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Ciné vidéo film

Overview
Works: 400 works in 482 publications in 7 languages and 499 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Angel films  Film adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  War films  Fantasy 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, his 16 year old Hungarian cousin, Eva, and Willie's best friend, Eddie, visit New York, Cleveland and Florida. Contrasts the idea of the American dream with the reality for those who don't fit in
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
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 perecuted Jewish barber and Adenoid Hynkel, dictator of Tomania. The barber is imprisoned, escapes, and is finally mistaken for the dictator, at which point he makes an impassioned, humanoistic speech which amazes the dictator's followers
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."
L'Inde fantôme réflexions sur un voyage by Louis Malle( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and French and held by 3 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
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!
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)
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
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
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

1895, a small Japanese village. Part-time barmaid Seki is married to Gisaburo, a hardworking rickshaw man. Toyoji is a younger man at loose ends since leaving the army. Toyoji seduces Seki, and they embark on a desultory affair. Later, an impetuous action of Toyoji's prompts the lovers to murder Gisaburo. Three years later, Gisaburo's ghost appears, a sad and confused lost soul whose vague desperation drives his murderers to anguished guilt. This film was director Oshima's venture into the kaidan (Japanese ghost story), and was highly acclaimed on its release in 1978
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
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
Dyrygent = The conductor by Bruno Monsaingeon( Visual )

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

Shows how a conductor of a community symphony orchestra acts as teacher, team leader, and musical interpreter for his musicians
Il signor Max by Mario Camerini( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gianni, the owner of a newsstand, impersonates the nobleman Count Max. He courts a noblewoman but ends up falling in love with her maid Lauretta
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

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

A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in post-war Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining
Infanzia, vocazione e prime esperienze di Giacomo Casanova, veneziano Casanova, un adolescent à Venise by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le jeune Casanova passe son enfance à Venise entre sa grand-mère et une mère volage, avant d'être envoyé en pension à Padoue. Il y fait la connaissance du père Don Gozzi, qui sera à l'origine de sa carrière ecclésiastique. Devenu adulte, Casanova revient à Venise où sous l'influence de son nouveau protecteur, le marquis Malipiero, et de l'illustre courtisane Millescudi, il décide d'abandonner la soutane et de désormais suivre les élégants, mais néanmoins mensongers, chemins du libertinage ... (Source : jaquette)
Les amants = The lovers by Louis Malle( Visual )

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

A sensuous but bored provincial wife attempts to find love and a more meaningful life in an adulterous relationship with a younger man. Truffaut called the film "the first night of love in the cinema." The film's guiltless treatment of an illicit affair, however, caused a furor of protest and censorship upon its release. It also made an international star of Jeanne Moreau
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
 
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