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Pretty Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 20 works in 70 publications in 6 languages and 5,976 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Coming-of-age films  New wave films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pretty Pictures (Firm)
The Danish girl by Tom Hooper( Visual )

15 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer
Kinsey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
À bout de souffle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in French and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time criminal kills a police officer, setting in motion a tragic series of events for both himself and his American girlfriend
Trembling before G-d by Sandi Simcha Dubowski( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Trembling Before G-D is an unprecedented feature documentary that shatters assumptions about faith, sexuality, and religious fundamentalism. Built around intimately-told personal stories of Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay or lesbian, the film portrays a group of people who face a profound dilemma - how to reconcile their passionate love of Judaism and the Divine with the drastic Biblical prohibitions that forbid homosexuality. Vividly shot with a courageous few over five years in Brooklyn, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, London, Miami, and San Francisco, Trembling Before G-D is an international project with global implications that strikes at the meaning of religious identity and tradition in a modern world"--Container
Kinsey by Liam Neeson( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinsey (Liam Neeson), who in 1948 irrevocably changed American culture with his book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male. Interviewing thousands of people about the most intimate aspects of their lives, Kinsey lifted the weight of secrecy and shame from a society in which sexual practices were mostly hidden. His work sparked one of the most intense cultural debates of the past century - a debate that rages on today
The shape of things by Jacques Giraldeau( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam is a college student who works part-time as a security guard at the university's art museum. One evening, Adam spies student, Evelyn, preparing to deface a statue - she is offended that a fig leaf has been used to "censor" a statue of a nude male. Adam and Evelyn begin dating, and she begins remaking Adam into the sort of boyfriend she'd prefer. Under her influence, Adam loses weight, gets contact lenses, changes his hairstyle, starts dressing better, and assumes a cooler and more confident personality. Adam's pal Philip notices the changes in his friend and isn't happy
Ingrid Bergman : in her own words( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in Swedish and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Stig Björkman allows us unprecedented access to Ingrid Bergman's world, culling from the most personal of archival materials: letters, diary entries, photographs, and Super eight and sixteen mm footage Bergman herself shot, and following her from youth to tumultuous married life and motherhood. Intimate and artful, this lovingly assembled portrait, narrated by actor Alicia Vikander, provides luminous insight into the life and career of an undiminished legend
À bout de souffle by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in French and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a couple of murky days in the lives of two erratic young lovers in Paris, their temporary home. He is a car thief and hoodlum, on the lam after having casually killed a policeman while trying to get away with a stolen car. She is an expatriate American newspaper street vender who writes occasional stories
Breathless = À bout de souffle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Luc Godard's 1960 anything-goes crime narrative about a young thief on the run and his American girlfriend
Independent's day( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "look at the world of independent filmmaking and the role the Sundance Film Festival plays in this world, as seen through the eyes of those who have been there or desperately want to be ... reveals what it's really like to get an independent film financed, made, delivered, selected, and ultimately, distributed"--Amazon.com
Show me a hero by Paul Haggis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an America generations removed from the greatest civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the young mayor of a mid-sized American city is faced with a federal court order that says he must build a small number of low-income housing units in the white neighborhoods of his town. His attempt to do so tears the entire city apart, paralyzes the municipal government and, ultimately, destroys the mayor and his political future
Breathless = A bout de souffle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time criminal kills a police officer, setting in motion a tragic series of events for both himself and his American girlfriend
Wadjda by Haifaa Al-Mansour( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Arabic and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WADJDA is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, a neighborhood boy she shouldn't be playing with, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. She wants the bicycle desperately so that she can beat Abdullah in a race. But Wadjda's mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself. At first, Wadjda's mother is too preoccupied with convincing her husband not to take a second wife to realize what's going on. And soon enough Wadjda's plans are thwarted when she is caught running various schemes at school. Just as she is losing hope of raising enough money, she hears of a cash prize for a Koran recitation competition at her school. She devotes herself
Han nyŏhaksaeng ŭi ilgi = A schoolgirl's diary( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in Korean and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North Korean teenager's struggle to understand her father's devotion to his country, and to scientific achievement at the expense of his own family's happiness
Manos sucias( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A desperate fisherman and a naive young man embark on a dangerous journey trafficking drugs up the Pacific coast of Colombia. Hidden beneath the waves, they tow a narco-torpedo filled with millions of dollars worth of cocaine. Together they must brave the war-torn region while navigating the growing tension between them."--IMDb website, 07/01/2016
Omar by Hany Abu-Assad( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Arabic and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Palestinian freedom fighter agrees to work as an informant after he's tricked into an admission of guilt by association in the wake of an Israeli soldier's killing
Independent's day the ultimate insider's look at the crazy world of Sundance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A "look at the world of independent filmmaking and the role the Sundance Film Festival plays in this world, as seen through the eyes of those who have been there or desperately want to be ... reveals what it's really like to get an independent film financed, made, delivered, selected, and ultimately, distributed"--Amazon.com
Trembling before G-d (2001) by Sandi Simcha Dubowski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Built around intimately-told personal stories of Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay or lesbian, the film portrays a group of people who face a profound dilemma-- how to reconcile their love of Judaism and the Divine with the Biblical prohibitions that forbid homosexuality
Kkot p'anŭn ch'ŏnyŏ = The flower girl( Visual )

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

Life of poor family during Japanese occupation. Kkotpuni sells flowers to make money for her family and she is getting more influenced by her brother who enlists in the communist military
Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom Printemps, été, automne, hiver ... et printemps by Ki-dŏk Kim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A Buddhist monk passes through the various stages of life
 
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