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Films du losange (Firm)

Overview
Works: 150 works in 692 publications in 7 languages and 17,762 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Historical films  History  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Films du losange (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Films du losange (Firm)
Amour by Michael Haneke( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Georges and Anne are a couple of retired music teachers enjoying life in their eighties. However, Anne suddenly has a stroke at breakfast and their lives are never the same. That incident begins Anne's harrowingly steep physical and mental decline as Georges attempts to care for her at home as she wishes"--IMDb
Europa Europa = Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish boy, separated from his family at the age of thirteen, takes on various identities to hide his Jewish heritage
Caché = Hidden by Michael Haneke( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This utterly compelling psychological thriller from Michael Haneke - one of cinema's most daring, original and controversial directors - stars Daniel Auteuil as Georges, a television presenter who begins to recieive mysterious and alarming packages containing covertly filmed videos of himself and his family. To the mounting consternation of Georges and his wife (Juliette Binoche) the footage on the tapes - which arrive wrapped in drawings of disturbingly violent images - becomes increasingly personal, and sinister anonymous phone calls are made. Convinced he knows the identity of the person responsible, Georges embarks on a rash and impulsive course of action that throws up some unpleasant facts about his past and leads to shockingly unexpected consequences -- Container
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Maximilien Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and German and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American sociopath who sells forged paintings in Germany arranges for a desperate art restorer to carry out a high-paying mob hit
Raja by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Raja is a nineteen-year-old orphan literally and figuratively scarred by life. Fred is an emotionally bankrupt westerner living amid his plush gardens and palm trees. Set against the backdrop of contemporary Marrakech, Raja is a cross-cultural drama about a wealthy middle-aged Frenchman's complex relationship with a local youth. Fred's attempts to seduce Raja, and their mutual attempt at manipulation, are fractured by their gross disparity of income, age and cultural sophistication"--Container
La virgen de los sicarios = Our lady of the assassins by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An older writer, Fernando, returns to his hometown, Medellin, Colombia. There he falls in love with 16-year-old assassin, Alexis. After Alexis is killed, Fernando hunts for his killer in the Medellin slums and falls in love with Wilmar, a boy who resembles Alexis
Le genou de Claire by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in French and English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirizes a diplomat's sexual temptations. On vacation with his fiancée, he flirts with a brash, charming nymphet, while harboring a secret, peculiar obsession for her stunning teenage sister
Holy motors by Léos Carax( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in French and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsieur Oscar, a mysterious, shadowy character, spends a day traveling through Paris in a limousine driven by his loyal chauffeur, Celine. During his travel, he journeys from one life to the next, taking on the appearances of a wide variety of characters, including a captain of industry, an assassin, a beggar, a monster, a reptilian sex god, a melancholy father, and a dying old man
Ma nuit chez Maud by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in French and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Louis Trintignant plays an engineer seeking the perfect mate. Just when he thinks he has found her, he finds himself accidentally spending the night sharing the bed of a seductive divorcee, Maud
A summer's tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in French and English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaspard, a recent university graduate, arrives at the seaside in Bretagne for three weeks' vacation before starting a new job. He's hoping his sort-of girlfriend, the fickle Lena, will join him there; but as the days pass, he welcomes the interest of Margot, a student of ethnology working as a waitress for the summer. Things start to get complicated when the spoken-for Margot encourages Gaspard to have a summer romance with her friend, Solene, and he complies
Koko, a talking gorilla by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koko, a six-year-old gorilla, is the subject of a controversial Stanford University research project conducted by Penny Patterson. A perceptive simian who communicates with humans via sign language, Koko knows more than 300 signs and can combine them to make new hybrid descriptions. Director Schroeder and cinematographer Almendros present a visual argument exposing the contradictions that arise when scientific experiments are used to graph human behavior onto animals
Six contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneuse by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in French and English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty and erotic look at the theme of resisting sexual temptations. Two older men spend their holidays in a house near St. Tropez with a beautiful young girl who collects men the way some people collect art. Both men try to resist being added to her collection, however, soon fall victim to her charm--Container
Pauline a la plage = [Pauline at the beach] by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in French and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager, Pauline, and her first boyfriend observe the adult antics around them
Conte d'hiver = a winter's tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in French and English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple, Félicie and Charles, meet while on holiday and fall deeply in love. In a fatal slip, she gives him the wrong address, and, as a result, he disappears from her life. Five years later, she's a Parisian hairdresser with a daughter and two lovers--but her true love, she knows, is forever lost. Or is he?
L'amour, l'après-midi by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful young suburban executive with a pregnant wife spends his afternoons with his unconventional Parisian lover
Les nuits de la pleine lune = Full moon in Paris by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in French and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the story of Louise, a young interior designer bored with her life in the sleepy suburbs with her live-in boyfriend Remi, an architect by trade and a homebody by nature. Eager to lead the life of an independent socialite in the city, Louise arranges to move back into her Paris apartment during the week
Perceval le Gallois by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in French and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stylized film adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes' 12th century Arthurian romance featuring the knight Perceval
Paris vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short films present stories of different neighborhoods of Paris. In "Rue Saint Denis", an experienced prostitute picks up a virginal dishwasher; in "Place de l'Etoile", a timid salesclerk thinks he has committed murder; in Montparnasse et Levallois, a woman is afraid she has mixed up letters to her two boyfriend; in "La muette" a young boy finds a way to ignore his obnoxious parents
Die Marquise Von O-- = The Marquise of O-- by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in German and French and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic wars, a young widow who is saved from an attempted rape finds herself mysteriously pregnant several months later. Unaware of how this happened, she is sent away by her family and ends up marrying her rescuer, whom she doesn't know is the child's father
 
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Ma nuit chez MaudA summer's taleSix contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneusePerceval le GalloisParis vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, RouchDie Marquise Von O-- = The Marquise of O--