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Icestorm International, Inc

Works: 121 works in 272 publications in 3 languages and 4,799 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  War films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Children's films  Romance films  Documentary films  Musical films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Inc Icestorm International
Die mörder sind unter uns = The murderers are among us by Wolfgang Staudte( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in German and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1945, after three years in a concentration camp, the artist Susanne Wallner returns to a Berlin in ruins. Despite her unspeakable experiences, she is filled with a renewed desire for life. When she goes back to her old apartment, she learns Dr. Hans Mertens has taken up residence there. He is a physician and a former officer and surgeon in the German army, who is haunted by the memory of the murder of 121 Polish civilians that he did not stop. Under Susanne's care, the broken man gathers new strength and courage. Then, by chance, Mertens meets his former captain and decides to take the law into his own hands."--Container
Jakob der Lügner = Jacob the liar by Frank Beyer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in German and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in a Polish ghetto with thousands of other Jews facing starvation or deportation to the death camps, Jacob is detained one evening at the local Gestapo headquarters. Eavesdropping, he overhears a radio report about a nearby Russian victory. At first he is silent, but circumstances compel him to pass on the good news of hope. A simple, somewhat dour man, the stubble-bearded Jacob suddenly becomes a hero as old friends and neighbors flock to him, pressing for information about the latest reports. Jacob feels compelled to make up stories to keep up the spirits of his comrades
The legend of Paul and Paula = Die Legende von Paul und Paula by Heiner Carow( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in German and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two neighbors--Paula, a single woman with two children, and Paul, a conservative bureaucrat stuck in a loveless marriage--begin to fall in love. The free-spirited Paula tries to liberate Paul from his complacent life, but it's not until tragedy and heartaches beset them both that he begins to fully appreciate her love. But is it too late?"--Container
Hot Summer (Heisser Sommer) by Joachim Hasler( Visual )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in German and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on the Baltic Sea, is the lovin' and fightin' of 10 teenage boys and 11 teenage girls on vacation. A musical version of coming of age. This bit of fluff lit up the East German box offices in 1968. There is a blend of pop songs, rock and upbeat lyrics
The Gleiwitz case : the Nazi secret plan to invade Poland by Gerhard Klein( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of a successful assault by Nazis, posing as Poles, on a German border radio station so that Hitler could "justify" his invasion of Poland. The film reflects on the possibilities and techniques of provocation. It shows how facts and opinions can be manipulated and how people are made to accept lies, murder, and war
Sun seekers = Sonnensucher by Konrad Wolf( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in German and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fall of 1950, Lutz and Emmi are arrested after the police raid a bar-room brawl. They are not sentenced to prison but instead they are forced to work in an uranium mine in Wismut. Their new home is full of characters with unusual destinies: old anarchists working next to former SS members and Russian officers. Emotions collide, as well as fists
Cecilia by Humberto Solás( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1830 Cuba, the son of a rich colonial family falls in love with a proud, beautiful, but poor mulatto girl. His father, however, wants him to marry a woman from his own social class
Coming Out by Heiner Carow( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in German and English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seems like a good thing when Philipp, a high-school teacher, starts a relationship with Tanja, but he cannot deny his passionate desire for a young man he meets in a concert ticket line
The golden goose( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in German and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klaus, a good-hearted shoemaker, is rewarded for his kindness with the gift of a golden goose, who helps him to win the hand of a princess by solving the king's problems
The story of Little Mook by Wilhelm Hauff( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in German and English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy, Mook, is banished from his home but meets a wondrous old woman who gives him magic racing slippers and a wand with which to hunt up hidden treasures. Convinced that he has found his fortune, Mook sets out for the Sultan's court where he is soon made the chief bursar. But Muck's career evokes much envy among the courtiers, so with a bit of magic, he has their heads fitted with donkey's ears. He also helps Prince Hassan find his beloved Amarza, the Sultan's daughter
Das war die DDR : eine Geschichte des anderen Deutschland( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in German and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A historical collage about the German Democratic Republic (Communist East Germany), in the form of stories told by East Germans, both prominent and unknown."--Front of container
When the wall came tumbling down : 50 hours that changed the world( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using never-before-seen footage, this compelling film shows what really happened November 9th-11th, 1989 during the fall of the Berlin Wall. General Secretary Gorbachev, President Bush, Chancellor Kohl, General Secretary Krenz, NBC news correspondent Tom Brokaw, and others describe first-hand what occurred behind the scenes
Aventuras de Juan Quin Quin = The adventures of Juan Quin Quin by Julio García Espinosa( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juan Quin Quin, a poor but shrewd farmer, lives on his wits in pre-revolutionary Cuba as a circus performer, a bull-fighter, a coffee planter, even playing the part of Christ with a traveling theatre company. Then he joins the Revolution
The devil's three golden hairs by Egon Schlegel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in German and English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is Hell! - literally - for poor Jacob who has to get his hands on the devil's three golden hairs. Only by delivering them to the King will he be able to save his own life and, as a bonus, marry the beautiful Princess. What a devilish deal!
Das singende, klingende Bäumchen by Francesco Stefani( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince takes a magical tree to a beautiful but spoiled princess, bringing the curses of an evil dwarf upon them both. Only by learning to love selflessly does the princess break the spell
Rotation by Wolfgang Staudte( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in German and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The main character, the mechanic Behnke, wants to join the Nazi party to secure a good living. However, after his Jewish neighbors are taken away, he changes his views. Trying to remain 'a non-political man, ' he withdraws from reality and becomes a Nazi laborer."--Container
Un Hombre de éxito = A successful man by Humberto Solás( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuba's history before the Revolution is chronicled through the story of two brothers, one a revolutionary man of action, the other an unscrupulous politician trying to steer a treacherous middle path between opposing political ideas
The Blum Affair (Affaire Blum)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a real case in Magdeburg during the Weimar Republic. The Jewish manufacturer Jacob Blum is framed for the murder of his accountant due to the accusations of Gabler, a thief and dealer of stolen goods. Anti-Semitic prosecutors accept these accusations, as they believe all Jews are criminals. Even with evidence indicating the crime was committed by Gabler, the prosecutors refuse to change their stance. Blum's only hope is a commissar in Berlin, who takes over the investigation and finds the real murderer."--Container
Berlin - Ecke Schönhauser = Berlin Schönhauser corner( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays young people in East Berlin in search of their purpose in life a few years before the contstruction of the Berlin Wall. An example of the subgenre of German cinema, "Berlin Films", in which the city and its streets become a principal protagonist
The rabbit is me = Das Kaninchen bin ich by Kurt Maetzig( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Morzeck is a young woman who has grown up in East Berlin. She attends school and works part time as a waitress in a local bar to make ends meet. Maria is a "working-class child" who is not allowed to study because her brother is in prison. The charge against him is very obscure: "agitation to threaten the security of the State." Maria falls in love with the much older and married Paul Deister. She is very happy in her new relationship, even after she realizes he is the judge who sentenced her brother to a lengthy prison sentence. After spending the summer in Paul's summer home, Maria begins to question the sentence passed on her brother by Paul
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German (81)

English (13)

Spanish (12)