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Senator Film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 111 works in 271 publications in 7 languages and 9,604 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Road films  Motorcycle films  War films  Christmas films  Spy films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Senator Film (Firm)
The Motorcycle Diaries = Diarios de motocicleta by Walter Salles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1952, twenty-three year old medical student Ernesto Guevara de la Serna (later better known as Ernesto Che Guevara) just one semester away from graduation, decides to postpone his last semester to accompany his twenty-nine year old biochemist friend Alberto Granado on his four month, 8,000 km long dream motorcycle trip throughout South America starting from their home in Buenos Aires. Their quest is to see things they've only read about in books about the continent on which they live, and to finish that quest on Alberto's thirtieth birthday on the other side of the continent in the Guajira Peninsula in Venezuela
Joyeux Noël = Merry Christmas by Christian Carion( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on true episodes, this film tells the story of German, French, and Scottish soldiers in the bloody trenches of World War I and the miraculous Christmas Eve truce they unexpectedly forge. Follows a French lieutenant, a Scottish priest, and a German tenor and his beloved Danish soprano as music and the spirit of Christmas create bonds between enemies
A most wanted man by Anton Corbijn( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"German intelligence agent Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in his final starring role) must race against time to solve a perilous mystery: Is the half-Chechen, half-Russian Muslim who's surfaced in Hamburg a victim seeking refuge, or a terrorist seeking revenge?"--Container
Charlotte Gray by Gillian Armstrong( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's World War II and Charlotte has been trained to be an undercover courier for England. She straps on a parachute and falls from the sky into Vichy France. There she will assist the French Resistance in its defiance of Nazi occupation. Once behind enemy lines, she keeps secret her personal mission to find her lover, an RAF pilot downed over France
The Harmonists by Joseph Vilsmaier( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in German and French and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, The Harmonists portrays the rise and fall of a successful vocal group in Germany that was disbanded in 1934 as part of the mounting persecution of Jews. The Comedian Harmonists did comic and romantic songs in intricate harmony, and were extremely popular, but as the Nazis became more powerful, the group were forbidden to sing songs by Jewish composers--and finally, because three of their members were Jewish, they were banned from performing in public
Enigma by Jeannot Szwarc( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still reeling from the disappearance of his lover, a brilliant code-breaker is summoned to Blechley Park, Britain's top-secret intelligence campus. Now he must face his toughest assignment to crack the Nazis' infamous Engima codes. Putting together the pieces of a puzzle, he discovers his lover's disappearance is linked to U-boats closing in on Allied cargo ships and to a mass grave in Poland
Aimée & Jaguar by Max Färberböck( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in German and English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Its the Battle of Berlin, during World War 2, two women find each other. One is single, Aimée, the other, Jaguar, is unhappily married with 4 children. In war torn Germany it was not safe to be Jewish, it was just as unsafe to be a lesbian. When Jaguar's husband, who is a German soldier, finds out about the relationship of his wife to Aimée, nothing but trouble becomes the result
Goethe! by Philipp Stölzl( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1772 Germany, the young and tumultuous Johann Goethe aspires to be a poet. After failing his law exams, he is sent by his father to a sleepy provincial court to mend his ways. Unsure of his talent and eager to prove himself, Goethe soon wins the praise and friendship of his superior, Kestner. But then Lotte Buff enters his life and nothing is the same as before. However, the young lovers are unaware that her father has already promised Lotte's hand to another man
The experiment by Oliver Hirschbiegel( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in German and Russian and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized interpretation of an experiment by Stanford University in 1971 which asked for 24 male students to volunteer for a simulated prison experience as prisoners or guards to determine behavioral and psychological consequences. The film draws strongly from a novelization that was loosely based the Stanford experiment and which featured a generally invented version. The time frame of the original experiment was two weeks, however the experiment was terminated after six days and accounts indicate there was no actual violence. In the filmed version an assortment of ever-spiraling abuse and retaliation culminates in a prisoner rebellion that unleashes even more violent and inhuman urges as personal and professional control alike is lost or abandoned
Crush by Sandra Brown( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The friendship between three middle-aged single women is put to the test when one of them begins an affair with a much-younger man
Das wunder von Bern by Sönke Wortmann( Visual )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in German and English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer, 1954. The Soviet Union is sending its prisoners of war home. Among them is the father of a quiet, football-loving 11-year-old, Matthias, who lives with his mother, sister and brother in a West-German mining town. The boy has long found a surrogate father in the local football player Helmut Rahn, who has "adopted" Matthias as his mascot. The return of the boy's father Richard casts a shadow over the once-happy family: broken by his years in captivity, Richard has trouble adapting to life in post-war Germany and alienates his family through his severity. For Richard, football is pointless, and so is the World Cup that's about to be held in Bern, Switzerland. Matthias, however, longs to be there with his idol, who's been chosen to play on the German team. Through his passion for the game and his fighting spirit, Matthias rekindles a love of life in his dad's heart. And so, as the final match of the World Cup begins, a little miracle of love and generosity leaps across borders to help another miracle occur - the victory of Helmut Rahn and the German team, the miracle of Bern
Life, above all by Khomotso Manyaka( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Northern Sotho and Sotho and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Chanda learns of a rumor that has spread through her village near Johannesburg and forced her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and school to find her mother and discover the truth
Once upon a time in the Midlands by Shane Meadows( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his girlfriend turns down a marriage proposal by her decent-but-dull boyfriend, small-time crook, Jimmy, drifts back into town to win back his old flame and pull off one final crime. Will she follow her head or her heart - and can her new beau handle the stiff competition? This smooth operator has more than met his match in a motley crew of oddball outcasts, as rekindled passions and old secrets up the ante in an uproarious love triangle
Lucky break by Peter Cattaneo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-time crook Jimmy Hands fears his luck may have run out. After a botched bank robbery, Jimmy finds himself in prison. But his fortune turns when the warden asks Jimmy to recruit prisoners to act in a musical he's written and plans to stage. Realizing this offers the possibility of a perfect escape route, Jimmy and his cast run the risk of being caught in both the stage's spotlights and the prison's searchlights, and, there's an attractive social worker to look out for
Miranda by Marc Munden( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank is a librarian with a deep romantic streak. He finds himself in love with Miranda, a beautiful stranger. He tells her of his feelings for her and they wind up in a whirlwind affair of sexual intrigue. Miranda presents many faces and Frank wonders if he can hold on to such an exotic creature
Hollow reed by Angela Pope( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martyn Wyatt is just settling into his new life; he has an ex- wife, a gay live-in partner, and limited visitation rights to his beloved son Oliver. When Oliver shows up bloodied at his father's house, Martyn's detemination to find the culprit becomes an obession that leads him back to the boy's own front door. A custody battle to save his son instigates an inquisition onto Martyn's lifestyle, questioning a gay father's ability to provide a safe haven for his own son
The Hollywood sign : the heist of a lifetime( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Hollywood has-beens intercept a gangster's plot to steal bundles of cash from a Vegas casino in a last-ditch attempt to fund their big comeback movie. With a little help from a beautiful director, the out-of-practice thespians take on the most dangerous roles of their lives and get caught up in the wildest heist in big screen history!
Straight shooter by Mamas and the Papas (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-Foreign Legionnaire Volker Bretz has gone on a killing spree targeting prominent politicians and powerful nuclear industry lobbyists, whom he blames for the death of his daughter. The man who can stop him is Frank Hector (Hopper), his former trainer at the Legion. But can Hector choose between his loyalties to his former comrade and the commands of his supperiors? The race is on to see who survives this brutal cat and mouse game of international espionage
Helden wie wir( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy depicts the everyday life in the former German Democratic Republic, and tells the love story of the son of a member of the "Stasi" and a girl whose family is not in good standing with the ruling Communist party
Beltracchi : die Kunst der Fälschung( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mesmerizing, thought-provoking yet surprisingly amusing documentary on the life and times of Wolfgang Beltracchi, who tricked the international art world for nearly 40 years by forging and selling paintings of early 20th-century masters. A larger-than-life personality who was responsible for the biggest art forgery scandal of the postwar era
 
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The Motorcycle Diaries = Diarios de motocicleta
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