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Kultur International Films

Overview
Works: 2,715 works in 4,560 publications in 6 languages and 182,610 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Biography  Made-for-TV movies  Nonfiction television programs  Televised operas  Documentary films  Filmed ballets 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, prn, Production personnel, Author, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about Kultur International Films
 
Most widely held works by Kultur International Films
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge as they unleash a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chief attraction of this 1977 adaptation is the pairing of Baryshnikov and Kirkland. In consequence, the storyline has been altered to keep Clara and the Nutcracker prince as the focus of the tale. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. A drunken male guest breaks it, and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off the Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom. There she is royally entertained, and they dance together. Shy and diffident Clara longs to remain in the dream world--safe on the brink of adulthood--but her love for her godfather and her family draw her back into the waking world, where adulthood and real romance await her
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Italian and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and the doomed love between Rodolfo, the idealistic poet and Mimi, the consumptive flower-maker
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Swan Lake is regarded as one of the greatest works in the art of ballet. The magic of Tchaikovsky's music, embodying the love of Prince Siegfried for the enchanted Swan Queen, has greatly contributed to making this the best-loved of all classical ballets ... Prince Siegfried celebrates his twenty-first birthday; his mother tells him it is time to marry, but he prefers to go hunting. Alone, by a lakeside, he sees a swan who turns to human form. She is an enchanted princess who can be saved only by ture love. He promises this, but is tricked by the wicked magician who disguises his own daughter as the swan-maiden"--Container
Voĭna i mir = War and peace by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

25 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in Russian and English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic adaptation of Tolstoy's novel, following the interconnected lives of three Russian aristocratic families, and how Napolean's invasion of 1812 affected them
Mark Twain tonight! by Mark Twain( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hal Holbrook's landmark one-man show is most startling in the freshness of Twain's stinging commentary on politics, the art of lying, religion, patriotism, slavery and man's notion that he is the Creator's pet
Martha Graham in performance by Martha Graham( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night journey: "Martha Graham's retelling of the legend of Oedipus, danced by Miss Graham as Jocasta, Paul Taylor as Tiresias, and Bertram Ross as Oedipus"
The post impressionists( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of post-impressionist painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, featuring expert commentary and location footage
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this two-part program, members of Ailey's dance company celebrate his memory by performing three works choreographed by Ailey himself, as well as a special ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove
The Nutcracker = Shchelkunchik by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Hoffman's fairy tale, "The Nutcracker and the mouse king," the beloved classical ballet takes place one Christmas Eve in a small 19th century Russian town. Marie's brother breaks the doll given to her by her Uncle Drosselmeyer. She falls asleep and has a wonderful dream about the nutcracker's coming to life. The ballet is performed
For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "choreopoem" that portrays the visions and frustrations of six young women who are trying to come to terms with themselves and with being African-American
The pirates of Penzance by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert and Sullivan's raucous and comedic operatic tale of Federic, a "slave to duty" pirate, and the lowly band of "orphaned" pirates, is captured in all its fun and glory in this never before released production
The post-impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of van Gogh, featuring expert commentary and location footage
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in Italian and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragic opera which takes place in Cyprus in the late 15th century. Otello, governor of Cyprus, returns victorious from battle with the Turkish fleet. His ensign, Iago, jealous of the promotion Otello has bestowed on Cassio, gets the latter drunk with the help of Rodrigo, a nobleman. The resulting brawl provokes the angry Otello to cancel the promotion of the disgraced Cassio. Through a series of cunning maneuvers, Iago suggests to Otello and seems to prove a liaison between Desdemona, Otello's wife, and Cassio. Recalled to Venice, Otello succumbs to his rage and strangles Desdemona. Iago's wife Emilia protests Desdemona's innocence, and word arrives that the dying Rodrigo has revealed Iago's treachery. Iago escapes and Otello kills himself
Lady day : the many faces of Billie Holiday by Matthew Seig( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sparkling documentary features rare TV and movie clips, along with commentary by a stellar group of jazz instrumentalists and singers who knew her well
Cage Cunningham by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines archival material and eight years of world tour footage to document the 50 year collaboration between composer John Cage and dancer/choreographer Merce Cunningham
Drawing the line : a portrait of Keith Haring by Elisabeth Aubert( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keith Haring was an artist who graduated from graffiti to being hailed as the successor to Warhol and Lichtenstein. He attempted to break the boundaries between the old and the new, while incorporating social issues into his work. Haring died of AIDS in February, 1990, at the age of 31
The best of Riverdance by John McColgan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a performance of Irish dance and music, with American, Spanish, and Russian performers as well
The face : Jesus in art( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trace the different ways in which Jesus has been represented in art by people throughout history and around the world from the early 3rd century to the present
Romeo and Juliet : ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famed Royal Ballet production of MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn
 
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