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Fox Lorber Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 409 works in 944 publications in 6 languages and 37,391 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  War films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Musical films  Samurai films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Fox Lorber Home Video (Firm)
Ran by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in Japanese and English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 16th century Japan, Lord hidetora, an aging ruler, attempts to divide his kingdom among his three sons, who turn against each other and betray their father, triggering events that ultimately shatter the kingdom, destroy the family, and drive their father insane
Le retour de Martin Guerre = The return of Martin Guerre by Daniel Vigne( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in French and English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 16th-century France, the film centers around the identity of Martin, a moody youth who mysteriously disappears, deserting his beautiful wife and son. Eight years later a handsome, vibrant man returns; the whole village accepts him as Martin. After he demands from his uncle the profit earned from the farm for those eight years, questions are raised as to his true identity. A case is brought against Martin and a tense courtroom drama unfolds. Only his wife holds the key to unlock the mystery
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( Visual )

9 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in French and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antoine Doinel, un écolier malicieux et turbulent de quatorze ans, se sent rejeté de ses camarades de classe et de son maître d'école. En compagnie d'un ami, il pratique volontiers l'absentéisme scolaire pour traîner dans les rues et fréquenter les cinémas du quartier de la Place Clichy. Peu aimé de ses parents, il délaisse progressivement l'école puis s'adonne à divers actes de délinquance. Ses mauvais coups le font échouer dans un centre de réhabilitation pour délinquants mineurs. La discipline est rude, l'atmosphère déprimante. Antoine profite d'une sortie sportive pour s'évader. Il court longtemps et se retrouve hors d'haleine, au bord de la mer
Ponette by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in French and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ponette is a sad little girl. She has survived a car crash that killed her mother and left her with a broken arm. Her father takes to live with an aunt, who has two children roughly her age, explaining to his tearful, disbelieving daughter that her mother is not coming back. Not understanding the finality of death in an adult way, Ponette wonders why if Jesus gets to rise from the dead, why can't her mother? Thrown into a new environment, however, Ponette begins to heal and grow up in spite of herself. While grappling with confusing religious issues, and trying to understand the meaning of life and death, the film delves into the magical world of a four-year old, where stuffed animals have extraordinary powers, dolls are more than inanimate objects, and God is someone you can talk to and expect an answer from
Breaker Morant by South Australian Film Corporation( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The events in the Boer war leading up to and including the court-martial of three Australian officers for murdering a prisoner
Les parapluies de Cherbourg by Jacques Demy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in French and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Guy and Genevieve, young lovers who live in the seaport of Cherbourg. They are separated when Guy must leave the pregnant Genevieve to fight in the war in Algeria. While he's away Genevieve's mother encourages her to marry an elegant diamond merchant who fell in love with her at first sight. Set during 1957-1963. The dialogue is entirely sung in French
Tanpopo by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in Japanese and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tampopo" follows a young widow who runs a small noodle restaurant in Tokyo and Goro, a cowboy hat wearing truck driver, as they attempt to devise the perfect bowl of top ramen
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in Spanish and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of an Argentinian businessman faces the ultimate challenge when she begins to suspect that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen from a family of "los desaparecidos."
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in French and English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stylish and poignant film about Jewish director Lucas Steiner (Heinz Bennent), who is forced to hide in the basement of his theater during the Nazi occupation while his wife (Catherine Deneuve) stars in its latest production. Romantic tensions mount when she and her leading man (Gérard Depardieu) begin to fall in love with each other. At the same time, a pro-Nazi theater critic ensconces himself in the theater causing stress to the entire cast"--Container
My dinner with André by Louis Malle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actor has dinner with his friend, a theater director, at an Upper West Side restaurant. Together they discuss everything from money to death to love and all the superstition in between. Playing variations on their own New York-honed personas, the two dive in with introspective, intellectual gusto. All captured in a delicate, but artful detachment
Stalingrad by Joseph Vilsmaier( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle of Stalingrad lasted from September 1942 to January 1943, and was one of the greatest bloodbaths in military history: a million people dead from mutual slaughter, starvation, and the bitter winter cold. The awesome battle that thwarted Hitler's Eastern Front conquests is told from the viewpoint of four German soldiers sent from the North Africa campaign to join the Sixth Army to take the city, a vital crossroads and defense industry center. Encircled by Soviet forces, one by one, the men are killed or captured and the myth of Nazi invincibility is destroyed
Lumière et compagnie = Lumière & company by Sarah Moon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively tip of the hat to the pioneers of the moving picture, this commemoration of the Centenial of the Lumiere Brothers' first "motion picture" is an anthology of short pieces by 40 contemporary filmmakers, {u0097}including Peter Greenaway, Spike Lee, David Lynch, Wim Wenders, and Zhang Yimou. They would make their own "Lumiere" films with a restored camera that once belonged to the Lumiere brothers. The filmmakers were required to work according to the same conditions under which the Lumieres made their films one hundred years ago: the sequence could not exceed the 52 seconds of film, could not use sound, and could not be artificially lit. Each director offers their own signature styles in their films, and in interviews offers their impressions on films and filmmaking
A Taxing woman by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in Japanese and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A subtly hilarious tale of Ryoko, Tokyo's hardest working tax inspector. The ruthless diligence of this innocent looking heroine is matched only by the intricate deceptions of Gondo, tax cheat extraordinaire
Irma Vep by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in French and English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malgré une certaine réticence de sa part, René Vidal, cinéaste sur le déclin, accepte de tourner un remake des Vampires de Louis Feuillade, voyant là sans doute l'occasion de redorer son blason
L'Année dernière a Marienbad by Alain Resnais( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in French and English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un lujoso hotel, un apuesto hombre trata de persuadir a una mujer casada para que huya con él de viaje
Pasqualino settebellezze = Seven beauties by Lina Wertmüller( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in Italian and English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time casanova with no political convictions and fewer brains shoots his sister's pimp to save the family honor. He is caught, tried, sent to an insane asylum, volunteers for the Italian army and ends up in a Nazi concentration camp, where he learns to survive at any cost
Tirez sur le pianiste = Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in French and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid cafe pianist has given up his career as a concert pianist, a career which had destroyed his marriage. Events force his involvement with gangsters who once again cause him to be responsible for the destruction of his life
Ma nuit chez Maud by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in French and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this French romantic comedy an engineer is seeking the perfect mate. Just when he thinks he has found her, he finds himself accidentally spending the night sharing the bed of a seductive divorcee, Maud
Les roseaux sauvages = Wild reeds by André Techiné( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in French and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poignant coming-of-age story set in southwest France in 1962. Sensitive young François is uncertain of his sexuality as he finds himself more attracted to his classmate Serge than to his platonic girlfriend Maïté. An older boy, Henri, is drawn into the circle, further complicating relationships. Through their passage into adulthood, the four experience a series of sexual and political conflicts as they explore the mysteries of the human heart
Vivre sa vie : Film en douze tableaux = My life to live : a film in twelve scenes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in French and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Nana, a young mother who leaves her family behind to pursue an acting career, but instead slips into a life of prostitution on the streets of Paris
 
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Les parapluies de CherbourgLumière et compagnie = Lumière & companyL'Année dernière a MarienbadPasqualino settebellezze = Seven beautiesMa nuit chez MaudLes roseaux sauvages = Wild reeds