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Wellspring Media

Overview
Works: 619 works in 1,015 publications in 6 languages and 49,022 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Wellspring Media
Russian ark by Aleksandr Sokurov( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in Russian and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[A] modern filmmaker magically finds himself transported to the 18th century. There he embarks on a time-traveling journey through 300 years of Russian history. Filmed with a cast of thousands, three live orchestras and an army of technicians, Russian Ark is the longest uninterrupted shot in film history, and the first feature film ever created in a single take."--Container
Devil's playground ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the Pennsylvania Dutch tradition of Rumspringa (literally, 'Running around'), which is a period in a teenager's life, usually between the ages of 16 and 21 years old. During this time, they are set free to explore the world outside the Amish life. Eventually, they can make an informed decision before they make a commitment to join the church, or to leave it. The film follows four teenagers in their time of discovery
Muslims ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century world, looking at the influence of culture and politics on religion and the diverse interpretations of Islam among the Muslim people
Tarnation by Jonathan Caouette( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jonathan Caouette's spellbinding debut film re-imagines the whole idea of what a documentary can be. Having filmed his life since he was eleven years old, Caouette has woven together a psychedelic whirlwind of snapshots, super-8 home movies, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, snippets of '80s pop culture and dramatic re-enactments to create an epic portrait of an American family torn apart by dysfunction and reunited through the power of love ... Begins in 2003 as Caouette learns of his mother's lithium overdose back in his native Texas. Faced with the haunting remnants of his past, including a family history of mental illness, abuse and neglect, Caouette returns home to aid in his mother's recovery. During this time, he rekindles a touching relationship with his mother, another victim of a tumultuous childhood and discovers that family ties are never truly unbound"--Container
The beauty academy of Kabul ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of Western hairstylists open a beauty academy for Afghani women in post-Taliban Kabul
Ran by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 16th century Japan, an aging ruler attempts to divide his kingdom among his three sons. They turn against each other and betray their father, triggering events that ultimately shatter the kingdom, destroy the family, and drive their father insane. Based on Shakespeare's King Lear
In the realms of the unreal by Jessica Yu( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Henry Darger, an elderly recluse, spent his childhood in an Illinois asylum for feeble-minded children and his adulthood working as a janitor. He lived a quiet, nearly solitary existence, but his imaginary life was exciting, colorful and sexually provocative. When he died in Chicago in 1973, his landlady discovered in his room 300 paintings, some over 10 feet long, and a 15,000 page illustrated novel ("The realms of the unreal"), which told the epic story of the virtuous Vivian Girls, seven angelic sisters who lead a rebellion against godless, child-enslaving men"--Container
De battre mon coeur s'est arrete by Jacques Audiard( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tells the story of Tom, a real estate thug torn between a criminal life and his desire to become a concert pianist"--Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beat_That_My_Heart_Skipped
The business of fancydancing ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since their high school graduation, former Spokane Reservation best friends Seymour and Aristotle have taken different paths. Sixteen years later they are brought together following the sudden death of an old childhood buddy
Girl hood ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Liz Garbus presents the coming-of-age stories of two girls trying to make a life for themselves both inside and outside of Baltimore's juvenile justice system
Z by Costa-Gavras( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistent questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places
La grande séduction ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
St. Marie-La-Mauderne is a tiny fishing village in Quebec. For eight years the locals have stood in line for weekly welfare checks, remembering the good old days when the catch was good. A small company wants to build a factory on the island, but only if a full-time doctor lives in St. Marie. The situation seems hopeless until a young doctor in Montreal has an unfortunate incident with a traffic cop and finds himself on a boat to the faraway village. In order to convince Dr. Lewis to stay, the town resorts to just a bit of seductive subterfuge
Mystic Iran the unseen world by Aryana Farshad( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aryana Farshad's quest in her native Iran to explore the religious rituals and traditions that have fascinated the Western world for centuries. Includes rare glimpses of the women's chamber at the Great Mosque, the fire rituals in Zarathustra, and the dance of the Dervishes in Kurdistan
Feng shui creating environments for success and well-being ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how to create nurturing environments through the arrangement of furniture and choice of colors
Rois et reine Kings & queen by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expertly mixes comedy, tragedy, and melodrama to tell the emotionally gripping story of the interesting lives of two former lovers
Unknown white male a true story by Rupert Murray( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of how Doug Bruce, successful former stockbroker, loses his memory and struggles to learn who he was and who he will become
Ṭalā-yi surk Crimson gold ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Persian and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hussein is a pizza deliveryman in Tehran. Wounded in the Iraq-Iran war, he suffers from an unnamed illness for which he takes "medication." When not delivering pizza, he and his naïve, talkative friend Ali are petty thieves. Hussein is engaged to Ali's sister. His job brings him repeatedly to the doorways of Tehran's well-heeled, Westernized citizens, who treat him as though he were invisible. Hussein is upset by being treated like a second-class citizen, especially after bravely serving in the war. After being turned away by the owner of a posh jewelry story, and then treated with coldness and condescension on a return visit, Hussein decides that the humiliation is not to be borne. He might have seemed still and implacable, but he was not frozen, only waiting
Eating well for optimum health [the essential guide to food, diet, and nutrition] ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video provides the viewer information on how to make the best dietary choices for overall health and well being. Learn the latest information from nutritional science regarding fat, carbohydrates and protein
Gabrielle by Patrice Chéreau( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El reloj marca la hora equivocada. Un día alguien se va y regresa tarde. Cuando suena la campana al fin, el mundo ha cambiado drásticamente. Un día, juntos, un hombre y una mujer se ven como son realmente por primera vez. Uno quería esto, el otro no, uno quiere hablar, el otro no. Es duro vivir en la misma casa cuando no se quieren las mismas cosas
Buongiorno, notte by Marco Bellocchio( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a young woman assumes a life of domesticity to conceal her true identity as a member of the Red Brigades, Italy's terrorist underground
 
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