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Facets Video (Firm)

Works: 907 works in 1,548 publications in 10 languages and 53,121 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Filmed plays  Televised plays  Historical television programs  Documentary films  History  Television plays 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Facets Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by Facets Video (Firm)
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
Camila by Maria Luisa Bemberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un magnifico film basado en un escandaloso romance de la vida real Camila es la historia de una muher pertenecienta a la alta sociedad Argentina del siglo XIX, durante el gobierno del dictador de Juan Manuel de Rosas. Cuando Camila conoce al joven y atractivo nuevo cura Ladislao Gutiérrez, su pasión se apodera de ella. Camila y Ladislao se embarcan en un peligroso romance que tendrá un deslenlace fatal. Camila ha sido nominada para un premio de la Academia en la categoría Mejor Film Extranjero." -- Back cover
Architectures 2 by Richard Copans( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series devoted to the most ambitious architectural creations of the 19th and 20th century, consisting of remarkable archive material, scale-models, and interviews with some of the greatest architects of our time"--Container
Deutschland, bleiche Mutter by Helma Sanders-Brahms( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in German and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film is set during World War II and follows newlywed Lene, whose young husband, a soldier, is sent to the front lines. Lene discovers that she is pregnant and is forced to take her child on a journey across the war-ravaged countryside ... Lene ... is by turns brave and foolhardy, resourceful and resilient, facing a bleak future with fierce determination"--Container
H.H. Holmes America's first serial killer by John Borowski( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story behind America's first serial killer who terrorized Chicago during the turn-of-the-century World's Fair. Chronicles his grisly life from childhood, to the cross-country man hunt to find him, and finally to his incarceration and execution
Tango our dance = Tango baile nuestro( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Director Jorge Zanada spent years researching and recording the tango's place in Argentine culture and exploring the machismo that drives the dance"--Container
Medea by Lars von Trier( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Danish and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea seeks vengeance against Jason after he betrays her in a search for the golden fleece
Heimat : a chronicle of Germany by Edgar Reitz( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in German and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional chronicle of life in Germany, from 1919 to 1982, as reflected in the fluctuating fortunes of the members of one family, initially peasant-farmers, in the fictitious village of Schabbach in the Rhineland. An extraordinary succession of mostly ordinary events and characters--history seen from ground level--vividly acted by a huge cast of both professional and nonprofessional actors
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Learś attempt to divide his kingdom among his three daughters leads to great tragedy
Edgar Reitz's Heimat II chronicle of a generation by Edgar Reitz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in German and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in 1960, Hermann Simon leaves his village of Schabbach to settle in Munich. Over the next ten years, Hermann becomes a talented musician, falls in love with an enigmatic cellist, struggles as an acclaimed avant-garde musician, and marries the girl next door
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in Russian and English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considered by many the finest screen adaption of Shakespeare's greatest work, Grigori Kozintsev's Hamlet is a spare, haunting interpretation based on a transaltion by novelist Boris Pasternak." -- Container
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural Spain around 1900, the scene is a household managed by a widowed mother of five daughters. Under the combined tyranny of the church and her need to protect her family's reputation, Bernarda Alba represses her daughters by enforcing an eight-year mourning period. The tensions build among the imprisoned women until the natural spirits of the daughters circumvent Bernarda, but with tragic results
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levi, an intellectual exiled by the Fascist government during World War II to a mountain village in southern Italy, discovers the resilience and dignity of people who live close to the land
Chahār shanbah sūrī = [Fireworks Wednesday]( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Persian and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of Tehran is preparing to celebrate the traditional New Year with the festival of fire, which falls on the last Tuesday night before the official New Year begins. A young woman named Rouhi is employed by a young couple to clean their house. Sweet and naive, Rouhi is engaged to be married, but her innocence is shattered when she finds her employers' household in crisis over accusations of infidelity
La planète sauvage = Fantastic Planet by René Laloux( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a distant planet an advanced race of creatures keep other people as pets until a revolt leads to harmony between them
Tre fratelli Three brothers by Piero Piccioni( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the lives and dreams of three brothers reunited in their small home town on the occasion of the funeral of their mother. Here, in the sunlight of the Italian countryside, they face their connection to each other and to themselves, in a film that is at once beautiful, full of humanity, and emotionally shattering
Méliès le cinémagicien by Georges Méliès( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 15 of Melies' short films
Werckmeister harmóniák Werckmeister harmonies by Béla Tarr( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Hungarian and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a frostbitten, fogbound provincial town lives a young postman, Janos Valushka. One day a traveling circus comes to town, displaying the stuffed body of the largest whale in the world in a corrugated metal trailer. Their arrival in the midst of a terminal frost prompts bizarre rumors which quickly run rife, alluding to a shadowy figure, dubbed the Prince, who supposedly accompanies the circus. Within a short time, the gathering tensions ignite, and an apocalyptic unrest is unleashed, the madness sweeping across the frigid, foggy community, and forever changing Janos' life. Bela Tarr, a Hungarian director more talked about than viewed, twists reality into impressionism in this adaptation from Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai's novel, while regarding the characters with great intensity through long, uninterrupted takes
Aventurera( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone after her mother runs off with another man and her father shoots himself, Elena attempts to make a new life for herself in Juarez but is drugged, seduced, and forced to work as a dancer and call girl in a nightclub. She soon rises to stardom as a dancer, but still plots revenge and escape
Brook by Brook, an intimate portrait by Peter Brook( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy of hamlet: Discover the new meaning in Hamlet in Peter Brook's original performances in Paris and its worldwide theatrical tour
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