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October Films

Overview
Works: 206 works in 645 publications in 8 languages and 14,104 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Historical films  Personal narratives  Independent films  Documentary films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by October Films
The apostle by Robert Duvall( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,470 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
The last days( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the experiences of five Hungarian Holocaust survivors who fell victim to Hitler's brutal war against the Jews during the final days of World War II, and returned to their hometowns and ghettos and the concentration camps in which they were imprisoned
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the complex relationship between sisters Jacqueline Du Pré & Hilary Du Pré, two English musical prodigies who led very different lives
Festen = The celebration by Thomas Vinterberg( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 660 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 )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her adoptive parents die, a young black woman seeks out her natural birth mother only to discover her mother is white. Equally shocked to learn her daughter she gave up for adoption is black, Cynthia insists it's a mistake. But she soon realizes it's true and when she springs her newfound daughter on the rest of the family, the resulting chaos leads to a series of secrets and lies being revealed at last
Matewan by John Sayles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 480 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
One night at McCool's( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three men all lusting after one woman cause trouble at a bar
Cookie's fortune by Robert Altman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 428 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
Three seasons by Tony Bui( Visual )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 374 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 )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 374 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
Lost highway by David Lynch( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful jazz musician whose marriage is on the rocks, a man in black who threatens to expose him, a young mechanic with links to a mobster, and the mobster's moll are all riders on the lost highway, trapped in their worlds of desire, destiny and unknown destination where the truth is always a short way further down the road
The white balloon( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven-year-old Razieh has her heart set on a plump multi-finned goldfish she has seen in Tehran's market-place. Despite having many similar in the ornamental pond at home, she is determined to get the one she wants before the New Year celebrations begin in a few hours. Skilfully cajoling her mother into parting with her last 500 Toman note, she races into the dangerous and disorienting bustle of the city and her epic adventure begins
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 242 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
The insurgency( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 238 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
Secrets of the dead( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 220 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
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh ( '99 ) Movie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the story of the musical team Gilbert and Sullivan and the making of one of their most famous collaborations, the Mikado
Agnes Browne( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and French and held by 214 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
Tous les matins du monde = All the mornings of the world by Alain Corneau( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in French and English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a reclusive 17th century French composer and his two beautiful daughters are forever changed by a flamboyant young student
The muse by Albert Brooks( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Phillips is a veteran screenwriter of 17 films who is told he has lost his edge. A fellow writer with a string of successes under his belt refers Phillips to Sarah, a professional muse. In exchange for the royal treatment and a showering of expensive gifts, she will grace writers with her presence, which seems to magically spark profitable ideas in the client's mind. Is her power real or is it all in her clients' heads?
 
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