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August, Bille 1948-

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Most widely held works by Bille August
Les misérables by Claude-Michel Schönberg( Visual )

82 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,132 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. DVD format
The House of the spirits by Bille August( Visual )

82 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 929 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 by Bille August( Visual )

46 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boat filled with Swedish immigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm at the end of the 19th Century. Lasse and his son Pelle find work on a farm, but are treated very poorly. Pelle is determined to make a better life
The color of freedom by Bille August( Visual )

48 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 554 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
Night train to Lisbon by Bille August( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin teacher Raimund Gregorius finds a book by Portuguese poet and doctor Amadeu de Prado and his life is irrevocably changed. Determined to learn more about the author, Gregorius boards the night train to Lisbon and begins to piece together an epic story of oppression and revolution, loyalty and betrayal, love and jealousy, played out against the backdrop of a brutal fascist dictatorship. In his exploration of Amadeu de Prado's life, Gregorius finds that life can change in an instant
Smilla's sense of snow by Bille August( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 469 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
Den Goda viljan = The best intentions by Kevin Hooks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in Swedish and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Ann Akerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. Urbane Anna can't stand living in the rural country and grows increasingly restless. She returns to Uppsala and the couple's love and commitment are put to the test
En säng för Martin = a song for Martin by Bille August( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous composer Martin meets concertmaster Barbara at one of his performances, and the two fall in love. After divorcing their spouses, Martin and Barbara marry and begin a happy life together. Five years later, as the couple is working on a new opera, Martin is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. As Martin's condition worsens and his personality changes, the couple strain to hold on to the love that once brought them together
Den goda viljan = The best intentions by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in Swedish and held by 133 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
Convicted( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 130 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 grey walls that imprison her, until the letters of a stranger, Frank Nitzche, awaken passions in her she thought had died long ago
Jerusalem by William Blake( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ganadora del premio Nobel Selma Lagerlöf nos presenta esta apasionante historia sobre el poder del amor y la búsqueda de un hombre por la fe. Escrita y dirigida por Bille August, director de Pelle el Conquistador y La Casa de los Espirítus, nos relata como Ingmar y Gertrude están profundamente enamorados, y se espera que pronto Ingmar herede las propiedades de su familia y sea el nuevo líder de la villa. Pero su felicidad se desvanece cuando un carismático predicador aparece y promete la salvación a todo aquel que lo siga hasta la Tierra Santa. La hermana mayor de Ingmar es tentada po sus palabras y vende la propiedad familiar al granjero Persson. Ingmar, se ve forzado a abandonar a Gertrude y se casa con la hija de Persson para salvar la granja familiar. Debido a la desesperación, Gertrude se une al predicador mientras la nueva esposa de Ingmar se da cuenta de como él está sufriendo y lo alienta a dirigirse a Jerusalem y traer a Gertrude de Regreso
Bille August's Twist + shout ; Zappa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Danish and held by 59 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
Meryl Streep collection : America's greatest actress in three films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of the spirits: Esteban works hard and eventually gets enough money to buy a hacienda and become a local patriarch. He becomes very conservative and is feared by his workers. A hauntingly romantic epic tale spanning three generations of the Trueba family. At its core is the stormy, yet passionate relationship between the supernaturally gifted Clara and her controlling husband Esteban, who resists change both politically and personally
Tales of innocence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indy witnesses a myriad of romantic miusadventures when he joins the French Foreign Legion
Night train to Lisbon by Greg Latter( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin teacher Raimund Gregorius finds a book by Portuguese poet and doctor Amadeu de Prado and his life is irrevocably changed. Determined to learn more about the author, Gregorius boards the night train to Lisbon and begins to piece together an epic story of oppression and revolution, loyalty and betrayal, love and jealousy, played out against the backdrop of a brutal fascist dictatorship. In his exploration of Amadeu de Prado's life, Gregorius finds that life can change in an instant
Das Geisterhaus alles, was zählt, ist das Leben selbst by Bille August( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mittlerweile 80-jährig, lässt der mächtige Patriarch Esteban sein Leben Revue passieren. Er erinnert sich an den Tod seiner ersten Braut, die Liebe seiner Frau Clara, die Eigensinnigkeit seiner Tochter Blanca und an den Revolutionär Pedro, der sich ausgerechnet in Blanca verliebt. Und natürlich an den unehelichen Sohn Esteban, der das Unglück über die Familie bringt. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Silent heart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of three generations gather over a weekend to say goodbye to Esther (Ghita Nørby) who suffers from an incurable disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and with the help of her husband Poul (Morten Grunwald) has chosen to pursue euthanasia when the weekend is over. But as the end approaches, the mother's decision becomes more and more difficult to handle for the daughters Heidi (Paprika Steen) and Sanne (Danica Curcic), and old conflicts come to the surface
Nachtzug nach Lissabon( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimund Gregorius, von seinen Schülern liebevoll "Mundus" genannt, Lateinlehrer und Altsprachengenie an einem Gymnasium, trifft auf der Kirchenfeldbrücke in Bern auf eine junge Portugiesin. Als diese sich in die kalten Fluten stürzen will, kann er sie gerade noch festhalten und retten. Doch kurz darauf verschwindet die Frau und zurück bleibt nur ihre Jacke mit einem Buch des portugiesischen Arztes Amadeu de Prado darin. In dem Buch entdeckt Raimund Gregorius durch Zufall ein Zugticket und entschliesst sich spontan dazu das Ticket zu nutzen. Er macht sich auf, zu einer abenteuerlichen Reise nach Lissabon. Auf der Suche nach dem Autor vor Ort, stösst Gregorius auf Teile eines Puzzlespiels mit höchsten Einsätzen, voller politischer und emotionaler Intrigen. Seine Reise überwindet Zeit und Raum, berührt Fragen der Geschichte, der Philosophie, der Medizin, trifft auf die Liebe, und wird zur befreienden Suche nach dem wahren Sinn des Lebens. (Quelle: www.cede.ch)
The house of mirth ; Les misérables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 30 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
Pelle, el conquistador( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El niño Pelle y su padre Lasse han conseguido trabajo en la granja Stone, en condiciones similares a la esclavitud. La granja es un lugar muy duro capaz de matar todos sus sueños. Lasse le dice a su hijo : si lo deseas, puedes conquistar el mundo. Pelle crece y va descubriendo poco a poco todas las facetas de la vida : el sexo, el frío invierno, la muerte... y contemplando el navegar de los grandes veleros, Pelle sueña con las tierras lejanas que algún día conquistará : España, América, China
 
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Jerusalem
Alternative Names
Bille August cinéaste et écrivain danois

Bille August dán filmrendező, operatőr, forgatókönyvíró

Bille August Dänischer Filmregisseur

Bille August Danish film director

Bille August Deens filmregisseur

Bille August duński reżyser filmowy

Bille August regista danese

Билле Аугуст

Білле Аугуст Данський кінорежисер

בילה אוגוסט

بیله آگوست

빌레 아우구스트

어거스트, 빌 1948-

アウグスト, ビレ

ビレ・アウグスト

比利·奧古斯特

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JerusalemThe house of mirth ; Les misérables