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Orion Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 15 works in 29 publications in 7 languages and 846 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 215 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
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in German and English and held by 214 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 84 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

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?
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
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 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 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host LeVar Burton introduces the book titled Summer by Ron Hirschi about animals growing, playing and learning in the summer, and talks about the harvesting of cranberries in the fall, animals in the winter, winter in various climates, and baby animals in the spring. Other books reviewed include Changes by Marjorie N. Allen and Shelley Rotner, Turtle in July by Marilyn singer, and Nature all year long by Clare Walker Leslie
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand( Visual )

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

A troupe of underemployed actors joins a charismatic young man to help a church update its annual Passion play, which attracts a city full of hope, praise, temptation and condemnation
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

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
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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