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Films du losange (Firm)

Works: 200 works in 581 publications in 6 languages and 15,610 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Melodrama  Fiction  Cross-cultural studies  Interviews  Motion pictures  Love stories  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 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 )
7 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 1,179 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
Danton by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic recounting of the power struggle between the leading figures of the French revolution, Danton and Robespierre. with the new republic in place, Robespierre heads the 'Committee for Public Safety" and has begun his "Reign of Terror", flushing out any dissenting voices and sending them to the guillotine. Danton returns to Paris after his self-imposed exile to call an end to the bloodshed, but in doing so makes a dangerous enemy of his former ally
Caché Hidden by Michael Haneke ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talk show host and his wife and son seem to be living an ideal life until clandestinely-filmed videotapes of their private lives start to show up on their front porch. As the tapes reveal more secrets, the resulting stress and fear leads to conflict, obsession, and deceit for the couple and brings back episodes from the husband's childhood when he wronged a young Algerian boy
Hitlerjunge Salomon Europa Europa by Agnieszka Holland ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in German and held by 713 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
Europa, Europa by Agnieszka Holland ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of a Jewish teenager who survived World War II by living as a Nazi for 7 years
La virgen de los sicarios Our lady of the assassins by Barbet Schroeder ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World-weary author Fernando has returned to his native Colombia to live out his days in peace. But Fernando's once-quiet hometown has become a hotbed of violence, drugs and corruption. On the brink of despair, Fernando meets Alexis, a beautiful but hardened street kid who lives by the rule of the gun. Together, they forge an unlikely relationship.--Container
Le genou de Claire by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in French and English and held by 532 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
Raja by Jacques Doillon ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and English and held by 493 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
Ma nuit chez Maud by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in French and held by 492 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
Koko a talking gorilla ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Koko, a Talking Gorilla is a documentary from 1978 that observes a zoo-born female gorilla in the fifth year of an experiment in human-simian communications. Dr. Penny Patterson has taught Koko hundreds of sign-language words in American Sign Language. Observing Koko's daily routine, her responses, her rejection of a new yellow sweater for her worn older red one, and her initiation of new subjects in conversation prompts more questions than it answers. What separates man from animal? The ability to construct a society, to speak, or to understand complex thought? No matter the conclusions, the film remains a compelling document of a fascinating experiment
Holy motors by Léos Carax ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in French and English and held by 413 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
L'amour, l'après-midi by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in French and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful young executive living in the suburbs with his new pregnant wife, finds himself more attracted to the other woman he meets in the city
Le Tartuffe pièce en cinq actes = Tartuffe : a play in five acts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Molière's play about the havoc created in a rich merchant's household when he falls under the influence of a charismatic and hypocritical religious zealot
Perceval le Gallois by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in French and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stylized film adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes' 12th century Arthurian romance featuring the knight Perceval
Six in Paris ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 269 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
Six contes moraux ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A succession of jousts between fragile men and the women who tempt them"--Container
Le Beau mariage by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An impulsive young art student, tired of the complications of freedom and insecurity, ends an affair with a painter and decides she wants to get married. She picks out a prosperous lawyer and confidently sets out to catch him, only to be ensnared by her increasingly obsessive scheming when she refuses to accept his polite indifference
Les nuits de la pleine lune Full moon in Paris ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in French and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman in Paris moves out on her lover in order to experience freedom and finds it brings only misery
Pauline a la plage by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in French and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenager, Pauline, and her cousin Marion are spending the summer at the beach in Normandy. They meet three eligible bachelors who seem interested in them, but soon romance is threatened by lies and deceit
Six contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneuse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bombastic, womanizing art dealer and his painter friend go to a seventeenth-century villa on the Riviera for a relaxing summer getaway. But their idyll is disturbed by the presence of the bohemian Haydée, accused of being a "collector" of men
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