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Cohn, Arthur 1928-

Works: 38 works in 210 publications in 9 languages and 6,181 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Film adaptations  War films  Nonfiction films  Motion pictures  Comedy films  Case studies  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Arthur Cohn
Most widely held works by Arthur Cohn
Central do Brasil Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy witnesses his mother's accidntal death, a lonely retired schoolteacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing. Although initially distrustful of each other, the two form an uncommon bond, as they venture from the bustling city to Brazil's barren and remote northeast region in search of the boy's father
One day in September by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the shocking and incredibly true story of the brutal massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by a team of extreme Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. From terrorist training in Libya to the terrorists sneaking into the Olympic Village to the tension-filled negotiations to the shocking conclusion at a German airport. Told with actual video shot during the crisis
The garden of the Finzi-Continis by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Schicksal zweier Familien, die dem gemeinsamen Schicksal nicht entgehen können. Eine Liebesgeschichte, die keine Erfüllung findet. Eine elegisch.leise Spieglung einer schrecklichen Zeit. (Quelle: Umschlag)
The children of Huang Shi by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with the Australian adventurer Lee, an unsentimental nurse. Along the way, Hogg befriends Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war. She helps the young Englishman, his friends and their sixty war orphans make their way to safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China
Abril despedaçado by Walter Salles( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two families, who both grow sugar cane, have been squabbling over the ownership of a piece of land for years. The disagreement then turned violent. The Breveses, a much smaller family, have been suffering more than their rivals and a steady drop in sugar prices has also left the family with little but their pride. When the eldest son of the Breves family is killed, his father orders his next-oldest son to kill one of the Ferreira boys. He finds himself questioning the wisdom of this bloody rivalry, and he ponders his fate while spending time with his younger brother
American dream by Arthur Cohn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the night: "More than a million Jewish children died in the Holocaust. This brief film is the result of a world-wide search for archival material showing some of these children. The footage we discovered - in the U.S.A., Israel, Britain, France and Germany - was often in extremely poor condition and always silent. It reveals the barest trace of what was lost"--Title screen
Black and white in color by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in French and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sky above, the mud below: Long before PBS, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel made documentaries ubiquitous, films like this seminal if straightforward work were only available via local art house theaters. One of the earliest looks into native life on Papua New Guinea, this documentary follows a group of Europeans on a seven-month trek to bisect the island. During the perilous expedition (450 miles, as a crow flies) through jungle and across high altitudes, the group encounters tribes of headhunters and cannibals, observing and filming their rituals and ceremonies
Dangerous moves by Richard Dembo( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Wettkampf um eine Schachweltmeisterschaft in Genf mit allen erdenklichen Tricks, Intrigen und Verrat geführt, wächst zu einem politischen Machtkampf aus. Im Hintergrund der Kalte Krieg zwischen Ost und West. Der alte sowjetische Schachmeister (Michel Piccoli) wird vom jungen, arroganten Exilrussen (Alexandre Arbatt) herausgefordert. Plötzlich wird das Spiel mehr zu einem psychologischen Nervenkrieg denn zum einem reinen Schachspiel. (Quelle: Umschlag)
A Brief vacation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clara is a factory worker whose life has become exceedingly grim. She, her two children, and her husband are living with his family, while he is laid up (and off from his job) with a broken leg. Her brother-in-law is a lay-about; her peevish mother-in-law worships her sons and exploits Clara, the only working adult in the household. One day she passes out on the factory floor, and the National Health Service diagnosis of tuberculosis is justification for sending her to a sanatorium in the mountains. There she meets a young man, and falls desperately in love. If, as Appollinaire said, "Sickness is the vacation of the poor," what will happen when Clara is well?
Woman times seven 7 stories of adultery( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seven sexy stories of love and adultery set against a Paris backdrop. Widow, seductress, model wife, or passionate lover, Shirley Maclaine stars in the seven roles of a woman's life in seven sketches
Sunflower by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a married Italian couple who are separated by World War II and then meet again years later in Russia only to realize that they cannot recapture the past
Les Choristes by Christophe Barratier( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1949, Clément Mathieu, profesor de música, es contratado para dar clases en un internado para niños. El sistema educativo del director Rachin, particularmente represivo, para mantener la autoridad hace muy complicada la vida en el internado. Gracias a la música, Clément transformará la vida en el internado
Two bits by James Foley( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is August 26. It is 1933. During the heat of summer in an Italian neighborhood in South Philly, it is the day that La Paloma--the newest movie theater in the neighborhood--opens. Until 6 pm, there is a special rate: get in for only 25 cents. Movie-mad Gennaro sets out to get two bits, spending all day roaming the streets, looking for odd jobs that will pay enough for him to afford a matinee. Gennaro's quest takes place in an America where the only thing scarcer than money is employment. When he finds his pockets are still empty after a day of unforgettable adventures, his mischievous Grandpa offers him an intriguing bargain
Unruheherd Mittlerer Osten by Arthur Cohn( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophia Loren award collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yesterday, today and tomorrow: three tales of women who use sex to get what they want out of the self-centered men in their lives
Russendisko( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three young Russian friends--Vladimir, Andrej and Mischa--move to Berlin just after the fall of the wall. Based on a best-selling German book, Russendisko is the story of their adventures in the city in the early 1990s."--Euronews
Escape from Huang Shi by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War 2 movie inspired by a true story. About young British journalist, George Hogg, who with the assistance of a courageous Australian nurse, saves a group of orphaned children during the Japanese occupation of China in 1937
Sophia Loren 4-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of Sophia Loren motion pictures. The history of Naples comes alive in the music and dance filled "Carosello Napoletano". In "Attila", Loren agrees to marry the Hun leader in order to save the Roman Empire. In "Madame Sans-Gêne", Loren plays the ex-laundress of Napoleon who falls for a sergeant in his army who goes missing. In "I girasoli", a newlywed in WWII is sent to the Russian front and turns up missing. Loren plays his wife, who years later finds out he is not dead
Novembertage( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history leading up to and the effects of reunification in Germany, with emphasis on opening the border at the Berlin Wall. Includes interviews with former members of the Stasi as well as interviews with many citizens
L'amour par terre by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film director (Clement) invites two actresses to his home to work on a performance. A magician named Paul is his current lover and lives in Clement's home. After the actresses arrive, they find themselves influenced by Paul's magic
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The garden of the Finzi-Continis
Alternative Names
Arthur Cohn film producer

Arthur Cohn filmproducent uit Zwitserland

Arthur Cohn Schweizer Filmproduzent

Артур Кон

ארתור כהן

アーサー・コーン (映画プロデューサー)

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