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August, Bille 1948-

Overview
Works: 234 works in 634 publications in 10 languages and 6,314 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Biography  Suspense fiction  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Performer, Scenarist, Film editor
Classifications: PQ2287.M5, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bille August
Les misérables by Columbia TriStar Home Video ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Valjean, the ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor, and the fanatical police inspector who dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean
The House of the spirits by Bille August ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The core of this epic tale spanning three generations of the Trueba is the stormy, yet passionate, relationship between the supernaturally gifted Clara and her controlling husband Esteban, who resists change both politically and personally
Pelle Erobreren Pelle the conqueror by Max von Sydow ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging Swedish widower and his young son immigrate to a small Danish island in hopes of a better life. They encounter deprivation and misery, but the strength of their love keeps them going
Smilla's sense of snow ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young boy from Greenland falls from the top of the house Smilla lives in, she suspects that this was not an accident. As she begins to investigate, she is pulled deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that could very well mean her death
The color of freedom ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse conformists. The violence of the system on its white citizens was considerably more hidden than on its black ones, but it was violence all the same. White's were obligated to remain as ignorant as possible or be persecuted by the status quo
Pelle erobreren by Bille August ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pelle en zijn vader verlaten Zweden om in Denemarken een betere toekomst te zoeken. Het harde plattelandsleven valt zwaar tegen
En säng för Martin a song for Martin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Swedish and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In midlife, two soul mates finally meet, and their passion is fueled by their duel love of music. Martin is a famous composer-conductor and Barbara is a gifted violinist. Abandoning their lackluster lives they plunge into a new and exciting world. When their blissful existence is threatened, Barbara is courageously determined to prove that love conquers all
Den goda viljan The best intentions ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Swedish and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A love story based on the lives of Ingmar Bergman's parents. Henrik Bergman, an impoverished Lutheran pastor, falls in love with a wealthy girl, Anna. Despite her mother's attempts to discourage the relationship, Anna's love grows stronger and the two eventually wed. A compelling look at the hardships, extreme faith and rigid discipline of Bergman's father and his lifelong commitment to his wife, this film sheds a powerful light onto the themes that have appeared in all of Bergman's best movies
Goodbye Bafana by Bille August ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het verhaal van James Gregory, die van 1966 tot 1990 onder meer op Robbeneiland de persoonlijke bewaker van Nelson Mandela was
Convicted ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlotte Cory is a convicted murderer spending her final days on Death Row. Her hopes and dreams are as lifeless as the walls that surround her. That is until the letters of a stranger awaken passions in her she thought had died long ago. While her attorney tries to appeal the verdict, Frank, the stranger, realizes he has fallen in love with Charlotte. Frank discovers that there are untold secrets behind the tragic circumstances of her imprisonment
Jerusalem by Bille August ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The beginning of the 20th century. Gertrud and Ingmar are in love with each other. While Ingmar is away during the winter, a religious wave spreads in the area, and Gertrud becomes a follower of the new christian belief. The new priest is very mesmerizing and he wants his followers to emigrate with him to Palestine. Ingmar's sister decides to follow him and sells the home which has been the family's for centuries. The only way for Ingmar to save it is to marry the daughter of the man who buys it, Barbro. With Ingmar married to another, Gertrud cannot stay and follows the others to Palestine. However, Ingmar does not love Barbro. He is still in love with Gertrud and eventually follows her
Tales of innocence ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indy witnesses a myriad of romantic miusadventures when he joins the French Foreign Legion
Bille August's Twist + shout Zappa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Danish and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twist and Shout is a gripping, sexy coming-of-age story in which four teenagers find love and heartbreak during the height of Beatlemania in 1960s Denmark. Zappa, the prelude to Twist and Shout, is the story of three teenagers in 1960s Copenhagen
Fräulein Smillas Gespür für Schnee by Peter Høeg ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Gletscherforscherin Smilla führt ein zurückgezogenes Leben in Kopenhagen. Lediglich die Freundschaft zu ihrem Nachbarsjugen Isajah kann die unterkühlte Grönländerin ein wenig erwärmen. Als der Junge eines Tages vom Dach fällt, gibt es für Fräulein Smilla keinen Zweifel: Es war Mord. Weil die Polizei an einen Unfall glaubt, beginnt die Schnee-Expertin selbst zu ermitteln. Mehr und mehr gerät nun Smilla selbst in die Schusslinie ihrer geheimnisvollen Gegner. Die Spur führt sie in das ewige Eis Grönlands und Dank ihres Gespürs für Schnee kommt sie der Wahrheit immer näher - und die ist so unglaublich wie schrecklich
Nachtzug nach Lissabon ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2013 in German and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The house of mirth Les misérables ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The house of mirth: The glittering yet treacherous world of New York High Society comes to life in the heartbreaking story of Lily Bart, a renowned beauty of exquisite charm who seeks a wealthy husband but winds up disgraced and discarded
Das Geisterhaus by Bernd Eichinger ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verfilmung von Isabel Allendes autobiographischem Roman, in dem sie sich mit dem Leben in ihrer Heimat Chile befasst: von sozialen Aufstieg des jungen Minenarbeiters Trueba (Irons) in der 1920er Jahren und seiner Liebe zur gutbürgerlichen Rosa; von seinem Leben als mächtiger Gutsbesitzer und Senator bis in die Zeit der Diktatur Pinochets 1973. (Arte-Text)
Zappa by Bille August ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in Danish and German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zappa, the prequel to Twist + Shout, is the story of three teenagers in 1960s Copenhagen
Night train to Lisbon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een Zwitserse leraar Latijn raakt zo geboeid door de filosofische overpeinzingen van een Portugese arts dat hij in een opwelling naar Lissabon afreist om meer over hem te weten te komen
Das Geisterhaus : alles was zählt ist das Leben selbst ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in German and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (137)
German (63)
Danish (37)
Spanish (30)
Swedish (25)
French (10)
Multiple languages (3)
Japanese (1)
Catalan (1)
Italian (1)
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