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October Films

Overview
Works: 168 works in 548 publications in 9 languages and 14,701 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Biographical films  Horror films  Musical films  Historical films  Vampire films  Film adaptations  Independent films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by October Films
The apostle by Robert Duvall( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonny is a gifted Southern Pentecostal preacher loved by his community in Texas. When Sonny loses control and commits a crime of passion, he is forced to run from the law. Hiding out in the small Louisiana town of Bayou Boutte, Sonny adopts a new identity as the Apostle E.F. and sets out on a new mission-- to find the road to redemption
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and French and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His young, simple-minded, God-fearing Scottish wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty. She willingly takes lovers in the belief that it will cure her paralyzed husband
Hilary and Jackie by Hilary Du Pré( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
Festen = The celebration by Thomas Vinterberg( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Helge Klingenfeldt is a respected Danish patriarch whose country estate is the scene of a grand celebration in honor of his sixtieth birthday. His adult children and extended family have gathered together for the occasion, but no one is ready for the bombshell about to be delivered by his oldest son, Christian, in his birthday toast: a dark family secret that contributed to his twin sister's recent suicide."
Secrets & lies by Mike Leigh( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hortense, an adopted Black woman in London, seeks out her natural birth mother only to discover the woman is white. Equally shocked to learn the daughter she gave up for adoption is Black, Cynthia insists it's a mistake. But she soon realizes it's true. When Cynthia brings her newfound daughter home to meet her family-from-hell, all the secrets and lies, the deceptions and animosities come pouring out
Matewan by John Sayles( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powderkeg of racial hostility, corruption and betrayal in this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920's
Cookie's fortune by Robert Altman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small southern town of Holly Springs, Jewel Mae, known as Cookie, has died mysteriously. Who is the murderer? Where is the murderer? Has there even been a murder? A small town comedy rich in hidden secrets and buried scandals
One night at McCool's( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia trzech mężczyzn i dziewczyny. Wszystko zaczyna się w barze McCool's, gdzie bohaterowie poznają młodą kobietę o imieniu Jewel Valentine. Jewel manipuluje mężczyznami. Spełnia ich potrzeby i wie, jak dostać od nich to, czego chce
Three seasons by Tony Bui( Visual )

34 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the stories of several people living in or visiting post-war Vietnam, including James Hager (Harvey Keitel), an ex-G.I. searching for the daughter he left behind in the war
High art by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive young woman's stock rises at a prestigious art magazine because of her budding sexual relationship with a once-brilliant lesbian photographer, who is currently addicted to heroin
Muse by Eustache Le Sueur( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter hires a real-life Muse to inspire creativity
Lost highway by Richard Currey( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Madison is a saxophonist who finds a video tape on his doorstep that shows the interior of his house. He becomes convinced that someone has broken in and calls the police. He finds another videotape showing him killing his wife. The police arrest him for murdering his wife. In prison, he inexplicably morphs into a young man named Pete Dayton and begins living a completely different life. When Pete is released, his and Fred's paths begin to cross in a surreal, suspenseful web of intrigue, orchestrated by a shady gangster boss named Dick Laurent
The white balloon by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's desire for a pretty goldfish her family cannot afford sparks an adventure
Cronos by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alchemist perfects an invention (the Cronos device) which gives him the key to eternal life. Centuries later, an elderly antique dealer finds the hellish machine and becomes obsessed with its incredible powers. The more he uses the device the younger he becomes. When a ruthless millionaire comes looking for the Cronos device, there's hell to pay
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the less than stellar reception of "Princess Ida", the team of Gilbert and Sullivan is on the verge of breaking up, until a visit to an exhibition of Japanese art plants the seed for "The Mikado."
The insurgency( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iraqi insurgency continues to challenge the most highly trained and best-equipped military in the world. This investigation includes access to insurgent leaders, commanders of Iraqi and U.S. military units, and journalists who have risked their lives to meet insurgent leaders. Frontline explores the battle for one Iraqi town and presents testimony from civilians whose families were targets
Salò, o, Le 120 giornate di Sodoma = Salò, the 120 days of Sodom by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the titles, Pasolini informs viewers that it is "1944-45 nell' Italia Settentrionale durante l'occupazione nazifascista [in Northern Italy during the Nazi-Fascist occupation]." That, along with the "Bibliografia essenziale" that precedes it, indicates that a political meaning, dealing with the corruption of absolute power, was uppermost in the filmmakers mind. Motives aside, Pasolini's interpretation of the Marquis de Sade's eighteenth century opus of torture and degradation remains banned in many countries, is deemed one of the most disturbing films ever made, and is still-- 30 years after its initial release-- notorious and controversial
Agnes Browne( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and French and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman and her seven children living in central Dublin are thrown into emotional turmoil and financial crisis after the unexpected death of her husband
Secrets of the dead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spied upon by MI19 in a bugging operation of unprecedented scale and cunning, 4,000 German POW's revealed their inner thoughts about the Third Reich and let slip military secrets that helped the Allies win WWII
 
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Festen = The celebration
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Breaking the wavesFesten = The celebrationMatewanCronosSalò, o, Le 120 giornate di Sodoma = Salò, the 120 days of Sodom