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Orion Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 15 works in 29 publications in 7 languages and 856 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Fantasy films  Angel films  Nonfiction 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 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distraught by the break-up with her boyfriend, Pepa prepares a soup laced with sleeping pills but is saved from suicide by her best friend Candela. But when Pepa's son arrives it's his fiance Marisa who inadvertently swallows the soup. As she snoozes, her fiance begins an affair with Candela
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in German and English and held by 216 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 )

5 editions published in 1991 in French and English and held by 86 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 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 58 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 by Masahiro Shinoda( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 57 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 17 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 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a young woman who sets out to have a happy vacation by herself. When her attempts to have a good time fail, she embarks on the journey home only to meet the perfect stranger at the train station
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 by Jovan Aćin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Serbian and held by 11 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
El soplo al corazón( Visual )

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

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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La gloire de mon père = My father's glory
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