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Argos Films

Works: 266 works in 799 publications in 7 languages and 17,440 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Erotic films  Short films  Interviews  New wave films  Ethnographic films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Argos Films
Most widely held works by Argos Films
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,261 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
Nuit et brouillard Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )

30 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black and white archival footage of German concentration camps in World War II is intercut with colour shots of the camps as they were in 1956 to create a moving counterpoint of present and past which poses the question - 'Who is responsible?'
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love. by Alain Resnais( Visual )

43 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a love affair between a French actress and a Japanese architect, the actress recalls a dramatic love affair she had with a German soldier during World War II
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum by Volker Schlndorff( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in German and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again
La jetée by Chris Marker( Visual )

37 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in French and English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SANS SOLEIL : Film d'essai. Des lettres d'un caméraman free-lance, Sandor Krasna, sont lues par une femme inconnue. Parcourant le monde, il demeure cependant attiré par ces deux "pôles extrêmes de la survie", le Japon et l'Afrique, plus particulièrement, la Guinée Bissau et les îles du Cap Vert. Le caméraman s'intéroge sur cette représentation du monde dont il est en permanence l'artisan, et le rôle de la mémoire qu'il contribue à forger
Au hasard Balthazar = Balthazar by Robert Bresson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in French and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding. Balthazar, whose life parallels that of his first keeper, Marie, is truly a beast of burden, suffering the sins of man. But despite his powerlessness, he accepts his fate nobly." -- Container
Mouchette by Robert Bresson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in French and English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Faced with a dying mother, an absent, alcoholic father, and a baby brother in need of care, the teenage Mouchette seeks solace in nature and daily routine, a respite from her economic and prepubescent turmoil" -- Container
L'Année dernière a Marienbad by Alain Resnais( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in French and English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrounded by guests in an old mansion, the narrator tries to persuade a woman that they have met before, and that she has agreed to leave her husband and go away with him
2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in French and English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliette, a bourgeois housewife, is a loving wife and mother whose domestic moments alternate with her days and nights as a call girl
Nuit et brouillard Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in French and English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines film footage and photos shot inside Nazi concentration camps and scenes of the death camps taken 10 years after the war, with narration describing the horrors that took place there
Masculin féminin 15 faits précis by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in French and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, a young idealistic would-be intellectual, struggles to forge a relationship with incipient pop star Madeleine in 1960s Paris
Chronique d'un été (Paris 1960) = Chronicle of a Summer (Paris 1960) by Jean Rouch( Visual )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in French and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By interviewing a group of Paris residents in the summer of 1960, Rouch and Morin reveal the hopes and dreams of a wide array of people and give us a document of a time and place with extraordinary depth
Der Fangschuss Coup de grace by Volker Schlndorff( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in German and French and held by 368 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
La planète sauvage = Fantastic Planet by Ren Laloux( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a distant planet, tiny humanoid creatures called Oms live in fear of the Draags. Draags are blue-skinned, red-eyed creatures standing over 40 feet tall. When a Draag child casually kills a human mother with a flick of her finger, she makes amends by adopting the dead woman's child as a pet. However, the new pet quickly figures out the secret of Draag brainpower and escapes to share his knowledge with a band of humans. Together, the humans make plans to bring down the reign of the Draags
Muriel, ou, Le temps d'un retour by Alain Resnais( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in French and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely woman is trying to sort out her memories and present desires for the resumption of a long past love
Offret Sacrificatio = The sacrifice( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in Swedish and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offret: Alexander's birthday party is interrupted by news that World War III has begun and mankind is hours away from annihilation. To avoid war, Alexander promises to God that he'll sacrifice all he has, even his son
Dans l'empire des sens In the realm of the senses( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is based on the tabloid sensation of 1936, the fatal love affair of Sada Abe, a former geisha turned maid, and Kichizo Yoshida, the owner of the Tokyo ryotei (Japanese-style restaurant) at which she worked. Abandoning his wife and his business, Kichizo gives himself up to two weeks of dissipation with Sada at a nearby inn, which climaxes in sadomasochistic love games--and his strangulation and mutilation. Kichizo is tired of life, of the militarism that has everywhere suppressed Eros in favor of Thanatos, and he and Sada are escaping, protesting, testing physical and psychological limits, while resisting a social order that condemns their actions and their very being
Die Faelschung( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in German and English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grateful for a respite from his imploding marriage, Hamburg newspaperman Georg arrives in civil war torn Beirut to chronicle the bloody Lebanese war. Inside a shell-pitted hotel, Georg and colleague Hoffman, join a cynical international coterie of competitive fellow journalists. Outside, they take their lives in their own hands, dodging bullets and conducting interviews that are always just a trigger pull away from becoming executions
L'empire de la passion Empire of passion( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 242 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love.
Alternative Names
Edv 1349

Neuilly-sur-Seine (Hauts-de-Seine)

Socit Argos films

French (227)

English (63)

German (52)

Japanese (7)

Swedish (6)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)

Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love.Die Blechtrommel The tin drumAu hasard Balthazar = Balthazar2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elleMasculin féminin 15 faits précis