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Ciné vidéo film

Overview
Works: 400 works in 482 publications in 7 languages and 498 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Fantasy films  Angel films  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  War films  Romance films  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ciné vidéo film
Stranger than paradise by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie, a disenchanted loner, is visited by his sixteen-year old Hungarian cousin Eva. Willie's equally slacker best friend Eddie also meets Eva, and the three become loose friends, until Eva decides to leave to visit Willie and Eva's Aunt Lottie in Cleveland. After a while Willie and Eddie are surprised to find that they miss Eva's companionship and take off for Cleveland in an old car. Finding Cleveland in winter to be disappointingly cold and unattractive, the three leave Cleveland for sunny Florida, landing there in off-season. Accidental involvement in a drug deal provides some unsuspected good fortune until it becomes time for Eva to go back home to Hungary
The great dictator by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in French and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin plays the double role of the persecuted Jewish barber as well as Adenoid Hynkel, dictator of Tomania. The barber is imprisoned, escapes, and is finally mistaken for the dictator. At that point, the barber makes an impassioned, humanistic speech which amazes the dictator's followers
Les demoiselles de Rochefort by Jacques Demy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic musical about two artistic twin sisters and two men, who are looking for love without realizing their ideal partner is nearby
La voce della luna by Federico Fellini( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in French and Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main character is certain that wells talk to him, that colonies are obsessed by echoes and that deserts are sad. His perceptions greatly increase during the time of the full moon
Monsieur Verdoux : a comedy of murders by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dark comedy first released during WWII, Henri Vedoux, played by Charlie Chaplin, supports his family by first marrying, and then killing wealthy widows. On another level the film is an indictment of war in which mass murder is legalized, celebrated and paraded. "Killing is the enterprise by which your system prospers," Verdoux says. "As a mass killer, I am an amateur by comparison."
Scener ur ett äktenskap by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in Swedish and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores fully a bond between two people, who won't give each other up, in or out of marriage. The film explores their relationship over a 20 year period, during which they grow, each in their own way"--External container
Die Fälschung = Le faussaire by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in French and German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un reporter en mission à Beyrouth découvre l'horreur de la guerre et refuse de remettre son article à son rédacteur ... Film honnête et audacieux destiné à attirer l'attention sur le conflit ..." (Adav)
Moi, un noir : (Treichville) by Jean Rouch( Visual )

in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives the portraits of a group of adolescent Africans from Treichville, and how they are influenced by motion pictures
Rumer Godden's The river by Jean Renoir( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the holy Bengal River in India, around which their daily lives unfold. Harriet lives in a house overlooking the river with her English family. One day, a young American arrives at the home of his cousin, Mr. John, a widower who lives next door to Harriet's family. The young man becomes the focus of attention for Harriet, her older friend Valerie, and for Mr. John's half-Indian daughter Melanie
L'empire de la passion = Empire of passion by Nagisa Ōshima( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in Japanese and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of sensually-depraved and tormented lovers, guilty of murdering the woman's aging husband, and his retribution against them, set in Japan in 1895
I want to go home by Alain Resnais( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American cartoonist is in Paris for a conference, and to see his estranged daughter. However, he has trouble adjusting to the culture, and wants to return home. Just when he is about to give up, he gets into the swing of the French way of living!
Paisan = Paisà by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the battle for Italy from 1943 to 1945 in six episodes that focus on interactions between Italian citizens and American military personnel
Devi by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in Bengali and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Goddess (originally titled 'Devi'), Doyamoyee is left alone with her husband's ageing father-in-law, a devoted follower of the goddess Kali. One evening, the aging widower she cares for has a dream that she is an avatar of Kali, and must be worshipped. Word spreads, and others come to believe that she is an incarnation of the deity. Hearing this alarming news, her husband, Umprasad, returns only to find Doyamoyee herself beginning to believe that she is an avatar; a belief which soon turns to tragedy
Les amants = The lovers by Louis Malle( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored provincial wife seeks excitement with her Parisian friends. Through a chance encounter, she finds love and fulfilment she craves for
Hamnstad = Port of Call by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl, involved with many men, has lost her self-respect; the love she shares with a sailor convinces her to value herself
Der Fangschuss = Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in German and French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Latvia in 1919 at the end of the Russian civil war, a Prussian soldier rejects the advances of an aristocratic woman. She retaliates by joining the Bolsheviks
L'Inde fantôme réflexions sur un voyage by Louis Malle( Visual )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En 1968, Louis Malle réalise l'Inde fantôme. Les différentes dimensions de l'Inde, culturelles, politiques et religieuses sont filmées comme un kaléidoscope d'images, de lieux, de rencontres. L'Inde fantôme est plus qu'un documentaire. L. Malle l'a conçu comme un journal de voyage, tissé de commentaires dans lesquels il décrit l'Inde, les réactions éprouvées et les émotions vécues au tournage
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in German and French and held by 2 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
 
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