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Orion Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 16 works in 28 publications in 7 languages and 871 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Angel films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Romance films  Biographical films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Documentary 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 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from Spain. Comedy. A woman has been jilted by her lover. Her friend is in love with a terrorist. Her ex-lover's wife is crazy
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in German and English and held by 221 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
La gloire de mon père = My father's glory by Yves Robert( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in French and English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries 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
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 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the mysterious arrival of Babette, a refugee from France's civil war, life for two pious sisters and their tiny hamlet begins to change. Before long, Babette has convinced them to try something other than boiled codfish and ale bread--a gourmet French meal! Her feast scandalizes the elders, except for the visiting General. Just who is this strangely talented Babette, who has terrified this pious town with the prospect of losing their souls for enjoying too much earthly pleasure? Includes original theatrical trailer
MacArthur's children by Zhenghao Xiaotian( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries 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
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

A friendship between Jeanne, a philosophy teacher, and Natasha, a music student, leads to Natasha's matchmaking efforts between her divorced father and Jeanne
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
Offret = Sacrifice by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in Swedish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Le rayon vert = Summer by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a disastrous stay in the mountains, Delphine (Marie Rivière) ends up on the beaches of Biarritz where she meets Lena (Rosette Carita), a Swedish girl who smothers her with good advice. Delphine decides to go home after finding her efforts to have a good time were failing, only to meet the perfect stranger at the train station
La Gloire de mon père = My father's glory by Marcel Pagnol( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 13 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
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 11 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
El soplo al corazón( Visual )

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

Francia, años 50. Laurent Chevalier es un chico de catorce años que comienza a descubrir la vida. Su padre lo ignora, su madre lo venera y sus hermanos combinan gestos de cariño con el abuso propio de los mayores. En poco tiempo, Laurent pasa de ser virgen a tener una experiencia frustrada con una prostituta y a sufrir los intentos de seducción de un cura. Cuando se le detecta un soplo al corazón, Laurent, acompañado de su madre, irá a un balneario, en el que la vida social es digna de una gran ciudad
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
 
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