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Arte France cinéma (Firm)

Works: 335 works in 642 publications in 7 languages and 29,264 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Romance films  Interviews  Comedy films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Latin jazz  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Arte France cinéma (Firm)
Caché Hidden by Michael Haneke ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talk show host and his wife and son seem to be living an ideal life until clandestinely-filmed videotapes of their private lives start to show up on their front porch. As the tapes reveal more secrets, the resulting stress and fear leads to conflict, obsession, and deceit for the couple and brings back episodes from the husband's childhood when he wronged a young Algerian boy
Être et avoir To be and to have ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Lopez is a remarkbly devoted teacher responsible for nurturing a dozen children ages 3-11 in all their school subjects and life's lessons. This film demonstrates how a teacher, if well trained, dedicated and sensitive to a child's educational and emotional needs can hugely influence a generation of children at their most critical time of development. The children in an isolated village in the heart of Auvergne made their schoolteacher an international celebrity
Nuovomondo Golden door by Emanuele Crialese ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Italian and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Sicilian farmer falls in love with a worldly British woman while both are attempting to immigrate to America
L'enfant by Jean-Pierre Dardenne ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small-time crook regrets his impulsive decision to sell his newborn son on the black market, and sets out to recover him
Cold souls by Sophie Barthes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul, an actor preparing for "Uncle Vanya" on Broadway, is mired in ennui. At the suggestion of his agent, he visits a company to have his soul removed and placed in cold storage. Once Giamatti has shed his soul, he finds acting much easier; he's also, suddenly, lousy, and his colleagues and loved ones are understandably perplexed. So he returns, demanding his old soul back, but there are complications: it's in St. Petersburg. Stolen by soul smugglers, it's been sold on the black market to a vapid Russian soap star. Suddenly thrust into the middle of a twisted black market of international soul trafficking, Paul journeys halfway around the world to reclaim what he'd so readily given away
Son of Rambow ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Proudfoot is looking for an escape from his family's stifling home life when he encounters Lee Carter, the school bully. Armed with a video camera and a copy of Rambo: First Blood, Lee plans to make cinematic history by filming his own action-packed video epic. Together, these two newfound friends-turned-budding-filmmakers quickly discover that their imaginative and sometimes mishap-filled cinematic adventure has begun to take on a life of its own
The Syrian bride Kalah ha-Surit ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Arabic and English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mona, promised in marriage by her father when she was a young girl, lives in the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights of Syria. Her wedding day has come, and she must cross the border into Israel in order to marry, knowing she will not be allowed back to her home and family
Calle 54 by Fernando Trueba ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Spanish and French and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation of concert and rehearsal footage offering a behind-the-scenes look into the lives of prominent Latin jazz artists of our time. Commentary on the artists is interspersed throughout
Il divo la spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven-time Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti's long career was dogged by persistent accusations of conspiracy, Mafia connections and state-sponsored terror. This compelling film explores the shocking political machinations and shady criminal underworld surrounding this fascinating and controversial figure
Le Havre by Aki Kaurismäki ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an African boy illegally arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre with others from his country, the police try to take them all in for deportation. But the boy escapes and is pursued by a relentless police inspector. Meanwhile, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home. Soon, the whole community finds themselves caught up in the little boy's plight and come together to help him get to London
Mademoiselle Chambon by Stéphane Brizé ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean is a burly and happily married housing contractor. One fateful afternoon, he picks up his son from school and meets the teacher, a willowy beauty named Mademoiselle Chambon. Their flirtation slowly builds over lingering glances and an impromptu violin solo in Chambon's apartment. Jean soon comes to a crossroads, having to choose between the intensity of his bond with Chambon or the responsibility and care he feels for his wife and child. Special features included
Sous le sable Under the sand by François Ozon ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in French and English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For years, Marie and Jean have spent their vacations at their country home. One day at the beach, Marie falls asleep while Jean goes for a swim. When she awakens, he is gone. Marie notifies the authorities and even after an extensive search, no body is found. Did he drown or did he just run off?
À ma soeur! by Catherine Breillat ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chubby pre-adolescent Anaïs is spending the summer with her short-tempered mother, her workaholic father, and her beautiful, boy-crazy older sister, Elena. Elena meets and begins dating Fernando, a handsome, older Italian law student, and makes Anaïs a co-conspirator in Fernando's midnight visits to their shared bedroom. Thus is Anaïs--mute witness to her sister's initiation into sex--left raging with jealousy and self-loathing. Anaïs avers that she is ready for her own sexual adventure, but what will happen when she has it?
35 rhums 35 shots of rum ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lionel is a middle-aged widower who makes his living driving a train and shares an apartment with his twenty-something daughter Josephine. Lionel and Josephine have a warm and caring relationship. Lionel's on-and-off girlfriend Gabrielle and their footloose friend Noe live in the same building. Together the four have fallen into a casual family relationship. But when Josephine and Noe become more than friends, Lionel is on edge
Le silence de Lorna ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lorna is a young Albanian women who dreams of opening up a snack bar with her boyfriend. Without the money, she finds herself entwined in a vicious plan devised by mobster Fabio. A false marriage between Lorna and Claudy will allow her to get her Belgian citizenship. She is then expected to marry a Russian Mafioso who is anxious to get his hands on the Belgian identity papers, after Fabio kills Claudy to speed up the second marriage. But can Lorna keep quiet?
Meduzot Jellyfish ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Hebrew and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While Batya, a struggling waitress, cares for a mysterious child that appeared to her out of the sea. Newlywed Keren nurses a broken leg and a ruined honeymoon. Filipino migrant worker Joy tries to support her son back home. A reflection on making connections and confronting destiny in a deconstructed urban landscape
Tomboy by Céline Sciamma ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Laure is 10 years old and a tomboy. On arrival in a new neighborhood, she lets Lisa and her crowd believe that she is a boy. Summer becomes a big playground and Laure pretends to be "Mikael", a boy like the others, different enough to get the attention of Lisa, who falls in love with him. Laure takes advantage of her new identity as if the end of the summer would never reveal her unsettling secret."--Container
Les plages d'Agnès The beaches of Agnès ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in French and English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An autobiographical reflection on art, life and the movies from director Agnès Varda. Varda takes beaches as her point of departure, and weaves photographs, vintage footage, film clips, and present-day sequences into a memorable voyage through her life, during which she confronts the joy of creation and the pain of personal loss, death and aging. It is a singular trip played out against the exciting context of the postwar explosion of cultural expression in France. She knew everyone: her colleagues in the French New Wave, the Black Panthers in California and even Jim Morrison, who would visit when in Paris
Depuis qu'Otar est parti-- = Since Otar left-- by Julie Bertuccelli ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three generations of women--ninety something grandmother Eka, her middle-aged daughter Marina, and twentyish, multilingual, well-educated, lively granddaughter Ada--share a rundown flat in T'bilisi, the capital city of the former Soviet Republic of Georgia. Eka is always certain of herself. Marina is never satisfied. Ada is fed up and trapped. Theirs is an accidental matriarchy, as Eka's beloved only son, the titular Otar, is in France. A trained doctor, he sends money home from his menial jobs as an undocumented laborer. Eka lives for his occasional letters and telephone calls, so when he is killed in an accident, Marina and Ada weave an intricate web of deception to spare the old woman from heartbreak. But what will happen when Eka decides to visit Otar in Paris?
Shun Li and the poet ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Italian and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.15 for Cold souls ... to 0.29 for À ma soeu ...)
Alternative Names
Arte FranceCinéma
آرت سينما فرنسا
French (47)
English (12)
Spanish (9)
Italian (8)
Arabic (2)
Hebrew (2)
German (1)