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Milestone Film & Video

Overview
Works: 280 works in 778 publications in 6 languages and 21,536 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Biography  Horror films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Milestone Film & Video
Le mystè̀re Picasso = The mystery of Picasso by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in French and English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French director Henri-Georges Clouzot created a film showing the process in which Pablo Picasso created his work. Captured is the moment and mystery of creativity as the master completed twenty artworks, ranging from playful black-and-white sketches to widescreen color paintings. Almost every painting created in this film was destroyed after it was finished. In 1984 the French government declared the film a national treasure
Tabu : a story of the south seas by F. W Murnau( Visual )

13 editions published between 1931 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lovers are doomed by a tribal edict decreeing that the girl is "tabu" to all men
The exiles by Kent Mackenzie( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne, her husband Homer, and their Mexican acquaintance Tommy Reynolds. Yvonne cooks dinner, Homer and Tommy drop her off at an "all-nite" movie and go to a bar, where they join a group on a joyride out to a hill--Hill X--and drunkenly greet the morning with tribal songs and dancing, while Yvonne sleeps in her neighbor's bed. A beautifully photographed slice of down-and-almost-out life, this is a portrait of women and men who are depressed over their diaspora, poverty, loneliness, alienation, lack of education and opportunity, and trying to escape the grip of a durable Los Angeles nightmare
Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed = The adventures of Prince Achmed by Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

16 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in German and English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first full-length animated film is still hailed as an enchanting masterpiece. Taken from 'Arabian Nights', the film tells the story of a sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse which sends the rider off on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the evil plan and soars headlong into a series of adventures, joining forces with Aladdin and the Witch of the Fiery Mountains, doing battle with the sorcerer's army of monsters and demons, and falling in love
Siddhartha by Conrad Rooks( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and German and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's spiritual odyssey, filmed on location in Rishikesh and Bharatpur, and based on Hesse's novella
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below"--Halliwell's Film and Video Guide
I︠A︡-- Kuba by Mikhail Kalatozov( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A través de cuatro historias, Soy Cuba describe la lenta evolución de Cuba, del régimen de Batista a la revolución de Fidel Castro. Son cuatro narraciones que refuerzan el ideal comunista frente al capitalismo. A lo largo de estos episodios, Cuba se libera de sus dependencias políticas para reafirmar su identidad, singular e independiente, con sus contradicciones y esperanzas
Grass : a nation's battle for life by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Minor and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow the tribe on its forty-eight day trek across deserts, streams, and mountains to reach pasture for their flocks. These three people were the first Westerners to cross the Zardeh Kuh Pass and the first to make this migration with the tribes
Winsor McCay : the master edition( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Winsor McCay was the first master of animation and one of its greatest and most influential artists. His creations -- Little Nemo, the intrepid traveler in slumberland, and the mischievous Gertie the Dinosaur -- were bona fide movie stars who continue to astonish audiences today. [This collection] features every surviving film by McCay ... Completing this exploration of the great filmmaker's work is John Canemaker's wonderful documentary 'Remembering Winsor McCay'"--Container
Maboroshi no hikari by Hirokazu Koreeda( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in Japanese and English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La soledad, el amor y la muerte se reflejan en esta historia de dos jóvenes que, después de casarse, él muere arrollado por un tren
Le chagrin et la pitié chronique d'une ville française sous l'occupation = The sorrow and the pity : stories of an occupied city( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with participants and newsreel footage, examines the occupation of France by the Germans during World War II as it occured in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. Concentrates on the themes of collaboration and resistance. DVD version
Hana-bi = Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Japanese and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Es una película sobre el amor y se centra esencialmente en dos matrimonios: Nishi, el protagonista, y su mujer, afectada de una enfermedad mortal; y su compañero inválido, Horibe, abandonado por su mujer y su hija. También es una película sobre la violencia y la muerte; la lucha contra el asesino que se da a la fuga, la feroz batalla contra los gángsters por una deuda o la muerte de la hija de Nishi que se presenta como fondo de la historia. Hana (flor) Bi (fuego) nos habla de esa ternura amorosa y de esa crueldad. En otras palabras, del amor y de la muerte como las caras de una misma moneda. Película conocida también como Fireworks Tomado de www.culturalianet.com
Silent Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of the cinema, pioneer filmmakers created these seven films based on the plays of William Shakespeare. Considered a "lowbrow" medium, the fledgling movie industry sought to elevate its status by immortalizing the classics and hiring the actors of the day. Most of these early photoplays were only one or two reels long but whatever they gave up in language and length, they made up for in exuberance, cinematic artistry, visual wit and bravura acting
I am Cuba : the ultimate edition( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[I am Cuba], director Mikhail Kalatozov and cinematographer Sergei Urusevsky's hybrid offspring of Soviet orthodoxy and Cuban tropicalismo, is a film of dazzling contrasts. In four intertwining stories of the revolution, Urusevsky's acrobatic camera takes the viewer on a dizzying ride through smoky nightclubs and rooftop pool parties, rickety shantytowns and rustling sugarcane fields, student protest rallies and remote guerilla outposts."--Container
 
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Milestone Film & Video

Milestone Film and Video

Languages
English (60)

Spanish (19)

French (16)

German (13)

Japanese (7)

Russian (4)