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Orion Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 16 works in 32 publications in 6 languages and 917 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Angel films  Drama  Fantasy films  Romance films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Orion Classics (Firm)
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy film about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who discovers her lover is a a Shiite terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in German and English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy about an angel who wanders through the streets of West Berlin and wishes he were mortal so that he could fall in love
L'ami de mon amie = My girlfriend's boyfriend by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the lives and loves of two very different young women
Karen Blixen's Babettes Gæstebud by Gabriel Axel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in Danish and French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AIn a remote fishing village along the coast of Jutland, two very moral and devout sisters give employment to a destitute French woman. Years later, Babette wins a lottery and in gratitude, spends it on preparing a French meal for the sisters and their parishioners
MacArthur's children( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of how the citizens of a small Japanese island coped with their nation's defeat after World War II. The occupation is seen through the eyes of a fifth grade teacher and her students
Conte de printemps = A tale of springtime by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This romantic comedy focuses on Jeanne, an attractive philosophy teacher and her relationships. All characters experience a moving journey to self awareness
End of the line( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the powerful Southland Railroad Company closes its railyard in tiny Clifford, Arkansas, jobs are lost and the future looks grim. But grizzled railroaders Haney and Leo refuse to give up. They "borrow" a locomotive and set out for Chicago to have a little talk with the president
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When attendance at a churchś annual Passion Play flags, a troupe of young actors is hired to stage a newer interpretation of the teachings of Jesus. While their newer, more modern version brings the house down, it also brings down the condemnation of church hierarchy, creating a strange parallel between the actors - now persecuted believers - and the authorities. But the actor, who is beginning to feel at peace with the character he plays (Christ), insists that the show will go on... no matter what happens to him in the process
Hey babu riba( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Serbian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about four middle-aged men who meet at a funeral in Belgrade to reminisce about their wayward youth back in 1953, when all of them were in love with the deceased, a beautiful girl named Esther
Monsieur Hire by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is brutally murdered and the prime suspect is a repressed man who's obsessed with his beautiful neighbor and spends his nights watching her through a bedroom window
Setouchi shōnen yakyūdan MacArthur's children( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Depicts the aftermath of Japan's involvement in World War II, her defeat and the subsequent Allied occupation as they affect the lives of a fifth grade teacher and her students on the island of Awaji in the Inland Sea
El soplo al corazón( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dijon, Francia, an̋os 50. La historia se centra en un adolescente llamado Laurent Chevalier (Benôit Ferreux), quien, en un ambiente familiar burgués, comienza a explorar sus crecientes deseos sexuales. En un tono distendido y normal (muy cercano a algunos postulados de la Nouvelle Vague), Louis Malle en ʺUn soplo en el corazónʺ,describe una historia sencilla y no por ello exenta de interés y profundidad. Una familia acomodada de París, padre medico,madre joven, tres hijos adolescentes, colegio de curas, conviven de forma absolutamente corriente a mediados de siglo
 
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