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Sept Cinéma (Firm)

Overview
Works: 177 works in 391 publications in 10 languages and 9,551 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Comedy films  Gangster films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Internet videos 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sept Cinéma (Firm)
Mùi đu đủ xanh = L'odeur de la papaye verte by Anh Hùng Trân( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Vietnamese and French and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little things mean a lot to ten-year-old Mui, who is trained to be a house servant in Vietnam during the '50s. As she grows up in pre-war Saigon, she finds quiet love with a family friend. As she discovers the world around her, Mui marvels at every sight, sound, and scent she experiences while going about her workday life
La haine = Hate by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in French and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young, unemployed Frenchmen living in the ghettos surrounding Paris get embroiled in a violent conflict with the local police
Salaam Bombay! by Mira Nair( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Hindi and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krisha, a ten year old boy, has been abandoned in Bombay by his mother. He tries to earn money to go home while he lives in the streets
Yao a yao, yao dao wai po qiao = Shanghai triad by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang lord's life is greatly complicated when he begins to suspect that his mistress is having an affair
Cyclo by Anh Hùng Trân( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Vietnamese and Chinese and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, a young cyclo (pedicab driver) transports anonymous passengers through the teeming streets, trying to eke out a meager living for his two sisters and elderly grandfather
A summer's tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in French and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaspard, a recent university graduate, arrives at the seaside in Bretagne for three weeks' vacation before starting a new job. He's hoping his sort-of girlfriend, the fickle Lena, will join him there; but as the days pass, he welcomes the interest of Margot, a student of ethnology working as a waitress for the summer. Things start to get complicated when the spoken-for Margot encourages Gaspard to have a summer romance with her friend, Solene, and he complies
Dakan by Mohamed Camara( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in French and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first feature film on homosexuality from sub-Saharan Africa is a contemporary African reinterpretation of the age-old Romeo and Juliet conflict between love and social convention. When Sori and Manga tell their parents they are in love, they respond that, "It's impossible; since time began, it's never happened. Boys don't do that."
Nenette et Boni by Claire Denis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen year-old Boniface Pavone writes in his journal of the erotic dreams he has of the wife of the neighborhood baker. His estranged little sister, Nenette, reappears with a surprising revelation that will change him forever
Taxi blues by Pavel Lungin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Russian and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-working Moscow taxi driver, pining for the old days of Communism, starts to go over the edge when he meets up with a flaky, westernized, Jewish jazz musician who represents everything the taxi driver despises ... and secretly desires. The two form an unlikely dependence on each other
Fiorile by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Italian and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their reclusive grandfather in Tuscany, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious story of their ancestors -- a tragic tale filled with forbidden love, passion, vengeance and betrayal"--Container
Ma vie en rose : My life in pink by Alain Berliner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With six-year-old certainty, Ludovic believes he was meant to be a little girl and that the mistake will soon be corrected. Instead of the miraculous, Ludo finds rejection, isolation and guilt as the intense reactions of family, friends, and neighbors strip away every innocent lace and bauble
Bab El-Oued City by Merzak Allouache( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Arabic and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bab el-Oued is a working class district of Algiers. A young worker commits an act which puts the entire district in turmoil
Le pays des sourds = In the land of the deaf by Nicolas Philibert( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that takes the viewer into the land of the deaf, a world of silence inhabited by an estimated 130 million people worldwide. The filmmaker portrays the difficulties and joys of being deaf, offering portraits of a charismatic sign language teacher, a woman forced into a mental ward as a teen, a young man who remembers the first horrifying experience of using a hearing aid, and a deaf couple's marriage
Conte d'automne = Autumn tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in French and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the final tale of "Tales of the four seasons", best friends Magali, a widowed winegrower, and Isabelle, a happily married bookshop owner, have known each other since childhood. Magali admits that she would enjoy some male companionship, prompting Isabelle to place a lonely hearts ad on her behalf, with unexpected results
La Ville Louvre by Nicolas Philibert( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary film provides rare backstage look inside one of the world's most famous museums, the Louvre. The museum reveals itself to a film crew showing the work of a great museum which takes place behind the scenes and is rarely, if ever, seen by the public
Tableau ferraille by Moussa Sene Absa( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in French and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raconte l'histoire de l'ascension et de la chute d'un politicien idéaliste. Daam, un politicien bien-intentionné formé en Europe, doit choisir entre deux paradigmes sociaux illustré par ses deux épouses. Le film offre une vue sur la façon dont la modernisation, telle qu'elle est pratiquée en Afrique aujourd'hui, corrode les communautés traditionnelles et retarde le développement à la base
Amateur by Hal Hartley( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Multiple languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former nun turned pornographer helps an amnesiac crook discover who he really is, a search that involves sex, violence and death
Ernesto "Che" Guevara : le journal de Bolivie = the Bolivian diary = das bolivianische Tagebuch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary based on Guevera's diary of his futile 11-month attempt to spark a revolution in Bolivia in 1967
La fille seule = A single girl by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in French and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama showing a day in the life of a young Parisian woman named Valerie who is beginning a new job and who reveals to her boyfriend that she is four weeks pregnant
A summer in La Goulette by Ferid Boughedir( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Arabic and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A light-hearted cultural coming-of-age story set in 1967, in the Tunisian port city of La Goulette. Three men are best of friends: Youssef, a Muslim, Jojo, who is Jewish, and Giuseppi, an Italian Catholic, until the day their daughters swear to each other to lose their virginity by a certain date. Each daughter sets her sights on a boy of a different religion, thus challenging an inviolable taboo and causing rifts between their fathers. To further complicate matters, as the families attempt to resolve their own personal differences, the Six Day War breaks out in the Middle East, casting far greater doubt and dilemma into the lives of all concerned
 
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