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Pandora Film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 153 works in 481 publications in 9 languages and 24,290 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films  Horror films  Documentary television programs  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pandora Film (Firm)
Whale rider by Niki Caro( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whangara Māori people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You are invited to join the festivities as one colorful and eclectic family gathers from all over the world for a traditional wedding - a non-stop four-day celebration as unpredictable as the monsoon season itself. Anything goes when love, lust, hope and happiness take them by storm and bring them ever closer. With this family, when it rains, it pours
Donnie Darko by Richard Kelly( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[A]n edgy, psychological thriller about a suburban teen coming face-to-face with his dark destiny. [Donnie Darko is] a delusional high-school student visited by a demonic rabbit with eerie visions of the past, and deadly predictions for the future."--Container
White oleander by Peter Kosminsky( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingrid, a smart, free-spirited, and somewhat narcissistic artist kills her deceitful lover in a crime of passion. Even while serving a prison sentence, she exerts control over her adoring teenage daughter, Astrid, who's forced to spend her teenage years in a series of foster homes before becoming her own person. Explores the strange relationship of Ingrid and Astrid, and includes Astrid's relationship with her foster mothers. At first merely an appendage of her mother, Astrid develops as a result of her peripatetic adolescence
Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom = Spring, summer, fall, winter-- and spring by Ki-dŏk Kim( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the life of a Buddhist monk from childhood to the end of his days
Mostly Martha by Sandra Nettelbeck( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in German and Italian and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha is the chef who fusses and obsesses over each dish before it leaves the kitchen. The demands of her job and her natural shyness keep her from meeting new people. When her sister suddenly dies, Martha adopts Lina, her eight-year-old niece, completely changing both lives. Martha gets unexpected help from Mario, Martha's hunky new sous chef, who is not only a whiz on the chopping block but knows sundry magic tricks and jokes to keep Lina's spirits afloat. Just as Martha starts to grow attached to the girl, Lina's erratic father shows up demanding that he take her back to Italy with him
Only lovers left alive by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only lovers left alive: Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?
Blue collar comedy tour : the movie( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of highlights from standup comedy routines made during a tour across America during the summer of 2002. This comedy concert headlines the top names in so-called "redneck" humor: Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Ron White, and Larry the Cable Guy. This arrives after the four performers spent two years on the road and released the best-selling comedy record
Dead Man by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Blake, a young man in search of a fresh start, travels west during the latter half of the nineteenth century to a frontier town to take a post as an accountant. Upon his arrival, he's told the job is no longer available. That night he takes up with a prostitute. When her jealous ex-boyfriend surprises them in bed, Blake is wounded, while the prostitute and the ex end up dead. A wanted man, Blake retreats to the nearby woods, running into sympathetic Native American named "Nobody" who informs Blake that the bullet in his chest cannot be removed. His death certain, Nobody teaches Blake to face the dangers that follow a "dead man."
Ghost dog : the way of the samurai by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whitaker es un asesino a sueldo de Nueva York, un hombre de actitud tranquila en su vida diaria que se rige bajo el código de honor de los antiguos samuráis. Cuando la doctrina de Ghost Dog es traicionada por la mafia, debe encontrar una manera de defenderse sin romper el código del samurái
A walk to remember by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamie is a preacher's daughter whose self-confidence doesn't depend on the opinions of others. Landon is skating through high school on looks and bravado. But when events thrust him into Jamie's world, he begins an unexpected journey he will never forget. The remarkable steps to a life changed involve trust, hope, goals, faith and unconditional love
Le Havre by Aki Kaurismäki( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in French and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcel Marx, an old bohemian living in the French harbor city of Le Harve, stands up for a young African refugee when officials begin to pursue the boy for deportation
Tulpan by S Dvort︠s︡evoĭ( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Kazakh and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, acclaimed Kazakh documentarian Sergey Dvortsevoy's first narrative feature is a gorgeous melange of tender comedy, ethnographic drama and wildlife extravaganza. Following his Russian naval service, young dreamer Asa returns to his sister's nomadic brood on the desolate Hunger Steppe to begin a hardscrabble career as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must win the hand of the only eligible bachelorette for miles -- his alluringly mysterious neighbor Tulpan. Accompanied by his girlie mag-reading sidekick Boni (and a menagerie of adorable lambs, stampeding camels, mewling kittens and mischievous children), Asa will stop at nothing to prove he is a worthy husband and herder. In the tradition of such crowd-pleasing travelogues as The Story of the Weeping Camel, Tulpan's gentle humor and stunning photography transport audiences to this singular, harshly beautiful region and its rapidly vanishing way of life
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death
Mies vailla menneisyyttä = The man without a past by Aki Kaurismäki( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in Finnish and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man severely beaten and pronounced dead walks out of the hospital with no memory of his identity and finds a life richer than he expected on the outskirts of town
L'homme du train = Man on the train by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in French and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two strangers, a criminal named Milan and a retired poetry teacher, Manesquier, meet in a sleepy French village and gradually become unlikely friends. As their friendship grows, each develops a desire to trade his life with that of the other
35 rhums = 35 shots of rum by Claire Denis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 521 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, and together the four have fallen into a casual family relationship. Lionel is on edge when Jospehine's friendship with Noe begins to evolve into a romantic relationship
Underground by Emir Kusturica( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in Serbian and Italian and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragicomedy about love, friendship, betrayal, manipulation and lies. Deals with the conflicts of Yugoslav history of the past fifty years. The story starts from an underground manufacture of weapons of Belgrade, during WWII. The black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans forgets to mention to the workers that the war is over, and they keep producing. 50 years later, they become suspicious, and break out of their underground "shelter"--Only to convince themselves that the guy was right: the war is still going on
La princesse de Montpensier by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 16th century. Marie de Mézières is deeply in love with her dashing cousin Henri de Guise. However, due to her father's political ambitions, she is forced into a marriage with the well-connected Philippe de Montpensier, whom she has never met. When Philippe is called away to fight, she is left in the care of Count Chabannes, an aging nobleman. It isn't long before she is exposed to the sexual and political intrigues of court
The Congress by Ari Folman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, an aging actress decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount Studios, her alias will be controlled by the studio, and will star in any film they want with no restrictions
 
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Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom = Spring, summer, fall, winter-- and spring
Alternative Names
Pandora Filmproduktion GmbH

Pandora (Firm)

Pandora (Firm : Frankfurt)

Languages
English (141)

French (22)

German (15)

Finnish (15)

Korean (11)

Serbian (9)

Italian (3)

Kazakh (3)

Turkish (1)

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White oleanderBom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom = Spring, summer, fall, winter-- and springGhost dog : the way of the samuraiMies vailla menneisyyttä = The man without a past