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Orion Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 16 works in 30 publications in 6 languages and 818 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Detective and mystery films  Religious films  Romantic comedy films  Dystopian 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 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1988 Spanish feature film, directed by Pedro Almodovar. Spanish director Pedro Almodovar created a sensation with this nutty screwball comedy, about a slightly unbalanced actress in a desperate situation. This was Almodovar's international breakthrough film, and is one of his best loved. It is based on Coeteau's play The Human Voice
La gloire de mon père = My father's glory by Yves Robert( Visual )

5 editions published in 1991 in French and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of Marcel Pagnol, this film is the story of a very special summer that 11 year-old Marcel spent with his family in the Provençe countryside
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 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the lives and loves of two very different young women
MacArthur's children by Masahiro Shinoda( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 57 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
Karen Blixen's Babettes Gæstebud by Gabriel Axel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in Danish and French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babette, a superb French chef, lives an anonymous life among a pious congregation on the desolate coast of Denmark. As housekeeper and cook to two elderly, religious women, she's never called on the prepare anything very exciting; until one day, she wins 10,000 francs and decides to spend it all by creating the most memorable meal ever consumed, even though her guests will have no idea what they're eating
Conte de printemps = A tale of springtime by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in French and held by 49 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 34 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
Offret = Sacrifice by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in Swedish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dark and complex drama about redemption and the nuclear holocaust. When a middle aged intellectual in retirement on an island in the Baltic Sea witnesses signs of what he believes to be a nuclear holocaust, he offers to make the ultimate sacrifice in return for the salvation of mankind."--External container
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 13 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 by Jovan Aćin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Serbian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four teenage boys who are in love with the same girl risk their lives to save her in Communist Yugoslavia
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
Château de ma mère My mother's castle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Based on the autobiography of Marcel Pagnol, this film continues the story of Marcel's childhood; this time the family returns to the wild hills for Christmas
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
My Father's Glory My father's glory( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of Marcel Pagnol, this film is the story of a very special summer that 11 year-old Marcel spent with his family in the Provençe countryside
 
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