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Arte France cinéma (Firm)

Works: 359 works in 674 publications in 8 languages and 29,893 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Fiction  Interviews  Parodies, imitations, etc  Film adaptations  Latin jazz  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Case studies 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georges, who hosts a TV literary review, receives packages containing videos of himself with his family -- shot secretly from the street -- and alarming drawings whose meaning is obscure. He has no idea who may be sending them. Gradually, the footage on the tapes becomes more personal, suggesting that the sender has known Georges for some time. Georges feels a sense of menace hanging over him and his family but, as no direct threat has been made, the police refuse to help
Être et avoir To be and to have ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 893 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 891 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 )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in French and English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bruno, a petty thief, reaches rock bottom when he sells his newborn son on the black market. In a bid to redeem himself in the eyes of his girlfriend, Sonia, the baby's mother, Bruno goes against all odds to bring their baby home
Cold souls by Sophie Barthes( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 738 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 by Garth Jennings( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 707 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 )
2 editions published in 2006 in Arabic and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mona's wedding day may be the saddest day of her life. Once she crosses the border between Israel and Syria to get married, she will never be allowed back to return to visit her family in the Golan Heights
Calle 54 by Fernando Trueba( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Spanish and French and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduced to Latin jazz in the 1980s, when he was beginning his career as a director, Fernando Trueba has since become a devoted fan of the music. Noted jazz artists have scored for some of his films and he took his love of the music one step further in which he gathered together a number of his favorite Latin jazz artists for a series of interviews and performances
Il divo la spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 597 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 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fate throws the young African refugee, Idrissa, into the path of Marcel Marx, a kindly bohemian who shines shoes for a living, in the French harbor city Le Havre. With inborn optimism and the support of most of his tight-knit community, Marcel stands up to the officials doggedly pursuing the boy for deportation
Mademoiselle Chambon by Stéphane Brizé( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 510 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
À ma soeur! by Catherine Breillat( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and held by 503 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?
Sous le sable Under the sand by François Ozon( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in French and English and held by 503 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?
Mùa hè chiēu thang dúng  la verticale de l'été = The vertical ray of the sun by Anh Hùng Trân( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in Vietnamese and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three sisters-Lien, Khanh, and Suong-whose parents have recently died come together on the anniversary of the mother's death, preparing the memorial dinner. The men in their lives include their brother Hai, and husbands Kien and Quoc. The family is, however, prey to all the romantic entanglements, confessions, secrets, passions and troubles that eventually ensnare all. With Chekhovian decorum, the film examines the domestic emotions and small eruptions of feeling that punctuate the slow, vaguely sorrowful serenity of the sister's daily lives
35 rhums 35 shots of rum ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 491 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 488 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?
Tomboy by Céline Sciamma( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 486 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
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1 edition published in 2008 in Hebrew and held by 478 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
Les plages d'Agnès The beaches of Agnès ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in French and English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A reflection on art, life, and the movies. ... [A] richly cinematic self portrait that touches on everything from the feminist movement and the Black Panthers to the films of husband Jacques Demy and the birth of the French New Wave."--Container
Shun Li and the poet ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Italian and held by 410 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 Venetian lagoon
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.16 for Cold souls ... to 0.29 for À ma soeu ...)
Alternative Names
Arte FranceCinéma
آرت سينما فرنسا
French (45)
English (12)
Spanish (9)
Italian (8)
Vietnamese (7)
Arabic (2)
German (1)
Hebrew (1)