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KimStim, Inc

Overview
Works: 128 works in 228 publications in 8 languages and 8,167 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Animated films  Short films  Comedy films  Experimental films  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Police films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Inc KimStim
The human scale : in 5 chapters( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the idea of planning large cities across the planet based on the humanistic values of interaction, inclusion, and intimacy, a concept originating from the work of architect Jan Gehl, author of Cities for people
Ressources humaines = Human resources by Laurent Cantet( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franck takes an internship in Human Resources at a factory where his father works. When Franck's efforts to better the company lead to the firing of many employees, including his father, a furious confrontation ensues
The shock doctrine by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using 'shock therapy' as a metaphor, the film investigates Klein's central idea of 'disaster capitalism.' When countries are jolted by catastrophic events such as war or natural disasters, they are often subjected to totally un-regulated 'free market' remedies that benefit corporations at public expense
Polițist, adjectiv = Police, adjective by Corneliu Porumboiu( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Romanian and Romani and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cristi is a young undercover cop who undergoes a crisis of conscience when he is pressured to arrest a teenager who offers hash to classmates. Not wanting to ruin the life of a young man he considers merely irresponsible, Cristi must either allow the arrest to weigh on his conscience or face censure by his serious superior, for whom the word 'conscience' has an entirely different meaning
The collected shorts of Jan Svankmajer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Czech and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Utilizing a delirious combination of puppets, humans, stop-motion animation and live action, Svankmajer's films conjure up a dreamlike universe that is at once dark, macabre, witty and perversely visceral. This is a collection of short works"--Container
Tatsumi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-war occupied Japan, young Tatsumi's passion for comics not only leads him becomes a means of supporting his poor family but also leads him to redefine the manga landscape. He pioneered gekiga (dramatic pictures), an alternative genre for adults which is by encouraging an alternative genre for adults which is realistic, disquieting and grapples with the darker aspects of life. This film celebrates the life of this master and five of his most compelling tales. A war photographer canptures a moving scene in the ruins of Hiroshima, only to be haunted by its sinster truth. A lonely factory worker parts with his beloved monkey, with tragic consequences. A despised prostitute severs ties with all men, beginning with her loutish father
Summer holiday = Boogie by Peter Yates( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and Romanian and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a blissful seaside vacation with his adorable wife and young son, Boogie bumps into his best friends from high school. They soon begin reminiscing about their 'glory days' of drinking binges and outrageous sexual escapades. Frustrated with his job and the constraints of his life, Boogie decides to indulge in one wild night of boozing and chasing women with his old pals. But he soon realizes that a life of marriage, parenthood, and responsibility might be the best fate of all
Daddy longlegs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divorced and alone, Lenny is the father of two young boys he gets to see a couple of weeks a year. He cherishes these days with the kids, being both a stern parent and lovable buddy, inventing myths and somehow living them, all while working overtime in the big city. When the going gets tough, Lenny uses some unusual, perhaps even hazardous, techniques to keep the kids safe from the world
Bestiaire by Denis Côté( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A meditation on the relationships between animals and people through the seasons at a Quebec safari park. This work about the act of looking slyly blurs the line between observers and observed. Despite lack of a traditional narrative, there is dramatic tension in each exquisitely framed shot: a cage door under attack from a growling lion; the scurrying striped legs of zebras in a pen; the long stare of a bull, straight into camera
Happy hour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Japanese and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slow-burning epic chronicling the emotional journey of four thirty-something women in the misty seaside city of Kobe. As they navigate the unsteady currents of work, domestic, and romantic lives, an unexpected rift opens between that propels each to a new, richer understanding of life and love
The astonishing work of Tezuka Osamu( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kimstim is proud to release this astonishingly imaginative collection of Osamu's 13 most innovative piecees, many of which are the master's own personal favorites"--Container
Pamgwa nat by Sang-su Hong( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Korean and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married man in his early 40s, Seong-nam is an award-winning painter who, after getting busted for smoking pot with an American exchange student in Seoul, impulsively flees to Paris. Crashing in a dingy hotel run by a fellow Korean and unable to speak a lick of French, he finds himself wandering aimlessly around Paris, trapped in both his art and life. After a chance encounter with an old flame, he eventually stumbles into the emotional lives of two very different Korean expats
Sabah by Ru8ba Nadda( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabah is a 40-year-old Arab woman living in Toronto. One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man: she's Muslim, he's not. Keeping him a secret from her family, she embarks on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide
Franz Kafka's a country doctor : & other fantastic films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Koji Yamamura's most remarkable works, including his masterpiece Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor, a nightmarish, virtuoso drawing-on-paper rendering of the famed short story and winner of seven Grand Prizes at major animation festivals worldwide
Labyrinth of darkness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Czech and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes all eight films of Czech filmmaker Jiri Barta which combine animation of objects and puppets with live-action to fashion gothic worlds of horror and fantasy infused with humor and moral examinations. Principally with sound and music but no dialogue
La captive = The Captive by Chantal Akerman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Simon is obsessed with Ariane and keeps her as his willing captive. She tolerates his elaborate desires, his endless interrogations and surveillance. Still Ariane is able to maintain her own reserve of privacy, her own mental and physical freedom. Although often affectionate to Simon. Ariane prefers women and so leads a double-life. But this only magnifies Simon's pain until his obsessive desires culminate in devastation and tragedy"--Container
Captivated : the trials of Pamela Smart by Pamela Smart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town murder in New England became one of the highest-profile cases of the twentieth century. As the first fully televised court case, the Pamela Smart trial rattled the consciousness of America. But did the media circus surrounding the case prevent a fair trial? Pulsating with sex, drugs, betrayal, and murder, the trial inspired twenty years of television shows, books, plays, and movies
The exquisite short films of Kihachiro Kawamoto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trip: A young girl sets off on a surreal metaphysical voyage to the learn the pain and joy of life
L'autre = The other by Youssef Chahine( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Arabic and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam, the son of a powerful Egyptian businessman and his American wife, a corrupt, domineering female industrialist, meets Hanane, an impoverished journalist. Unfortunately, Adam's mother will stop at nothing to get rid of Hanane. In the meantime, corruption is everywhere in Egypt, and Adam's rich parents and their friends in the government are at the heart of this system
The ossuary : and other tales( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Czech and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last trick: two magicians compete attempt to out-do each other in an escalating competition ; Don Juan: chronicles the life of the title character ; The garden: a man visits a friend in his garden and discovers some unusual practices ; Historia naturae: a study of various animal species ; Johann Sebastian Bach: an array of visual images accompany a pianist playing a piece by Bach ; The ossuary: a journey around the Sedlec Ossuary, a monument made of the skeletons of thousands of Black Death victims ; The Otrants Castle: a documentary-style story of a castle ; Darkness light darkness: the component parts of a human body go about reconstructing themselves into a whole ; Manly games: a spectator becomes drawn into an especially violent game of football
 
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