Most widely held works by Liberator Productions
Dancer in the dark ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
Selma, a Czechoslovakian immigrant, is a single mother working in a factory in rural America circa 1964. She is also afflicted by a hereditary disease, which will cost her her sight. Determined to protect her 10-year-old son from the same fate, Selma is saving her money to get him an operation. In the evenings, Selma escapes by rehearsing for a production of The Sound of Music with her best friend. When a neighbor betrays her trust, Selma's life spirals out of control and the lines between reality and fantasy blur.
America so beautiful ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Americans have been taken hostage in Iran, but in the seedy dying discos of 1979 Los Angeles, a naive young immigrant is hostage to his own American dream. Houshang, or "Hank" when he is pretending to be Italian to get past prejudiced doormen, sees the disco club circuit as his ticket to a better life. Houshang's ambition leads to a chaotic and desperate journey of lost identity, forbidden love and betrayal.
The idiots ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Danish and French and held by 39 libraries worldwide
In this film, "made in accordance with the rules of the Dogma '95 Manifesto, which prescribes an excitingly radical new approach to filmmaking, Von Trier, director of 'Breaking the waves, ' has fashioned a truly original and thought-provoking piece of cinema. Following the exploits of a group of people who release their 'inner idiot, ' thus engaging in recklessly outrageous behaviour, 'The idiots' explores the relationships and motivations of those in the group and the subversive effect that they have on society at large. Furiously inventive, wickedly funny, and genuinely moving"--Container.
Dogma 2 the idiots = Les idiots ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Danish and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The members of a near-commune forsake their middle-class complacency to confront society. Led by Stoffer, they act like idiots, pretending to be spastic and performing socially unacceptable acts in public.
Chacun sa nuit One to another ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Brother and sister Lucie and Pierre share an intimate relationship which is torn apart when Pierre is found murdered; after the investigation drags, Lucie becomes determined to find the killer herself.
America so beautiful Amrīkā-yi zībā ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Story of a group of Iranian/Americans trying to fulfill their American dream in the shadow of prejudices born out of the Iran hostage crisis.
101 Reykjavík ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Icelandic and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A black comedy in which a young man's sexual impulses go haywire when he discovers that the woman he has just slept with happens to be his mother's lesbian lover. Set against Reykjavik's swinging nightlife, Hlynur soon finds that he can't continue resisting adulthood.
Antichrist ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Grieving for the loss of their infant son, a couple retreat to the solace of their remote woodland cabin to repair their troubled marriage. But once there, nature itself turns against them and a terrifying journey into violence and chaos begins" --Container.
The idiots dogma 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Danish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Story of a group of people who confront and subvert the norms and conventions of middle-class society by exploring and releasing their 'inner idiot'. Stoffer is supposed to be selling his uncle's house but instead it becomes the focal point for geeky group activities. Restaurant patrons are disturbed by the group's mischief, but single diner Karen develops an appreciation of their antics. Stoffer, at his birthday party, wishes for a "gangbang," and both clothes and inhibitions are soon discarded. But when Stoffer calls for the group members to let idiocy invade their personal daily lives, only Karen takes up the challenge.
Bailando en la oscuridad ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Narra las desventuras de una mujer de origen humilde durante la gran depresión de los años 30's en Estados Unidos, quién está a punto de perder totalmente la vista y para olvidarse de esto se refugia en un maravilloso y ficticio mundo de música y baile. Su pequeño hijo sufrirá el mismo destino si no logra conseguir el dinero para una costosa operación. Un inesperado evento transtornará sus planes, llevándola a experimentar la peor crueldad e incomprensión en carne propia.
Danser dans le noir ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Selma, émigrée tchèque et mère célibataire, travaille dans une usine de l'Amérique profonde. Elle trouve son salut dans la passion pour la musique, spécialement les chansons et les danses des grandes comédies musicales hollywoodiennes. Selma garde un lourd secret: elle perd la vue et son fils Gene connaîtra le même sort sauf si elle réussit à mettre assez d'argent de côté pour lui payer une opération.
The Kingdom. II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Danish and held by 1 library worldwide
Fiction. Drame fantastique. Mini-série télévisée. L'hôpital de Copenhague est hanté par le fantôme d'une fillette, morte au cours d'une opération pratiquée par le médecin Helmer. Avec Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen.
Barr, Jean-Marc,--1960- Björk Blind women Brothers and sisters California--Los Angeles Conformity Deneuve, Catherine,--1943- Denmark Detective and mystery films Discotheques Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film and video adaptations Foreign films France Grey, Joel,--1932- Hallgrímur Helgason,--1959- Horror films Iceland Iceland--Reykjavík Incest Interviews Iran Hostage Crisis (1979-1981) Iranian Americans Iranians Ivanek, Zeljko,--1957- Kier, Udo Kirkeby, Per Lesbians Morse, David,--1953- Mothers and sons Motion pictures Murder Musical films Musical theater--Production and direction Paterson, Vincent Role playing Rural women Sex Seymour, Cara Single mothers Stormare, Peter Trier, Lars von,--1956- United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Windeløv, Vibeke Working class women