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Senator Film (Firm)

Works: 107 works in 247 publications in 7 languages and 9,388 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Road films  Christmas films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 1,629 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 )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,350 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 )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,221 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 664 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 )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry and his friends form "The Harmonists", a singing group in pre-war Germany. Changes in the nation's political tide force them to make decisions that will test their loyalty. When three of the six are disclosed as Jews, the group faces banning. A true story that proves the voice is mightier than the sword
Enigma by Michael Apted( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in German and English and held by 561 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 Stolzl( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young law student Johann Wolfgang von goethe is in love with Lotte, but Albert Kestner also has his eyes on her
The experiment by Oliver Hirschbiegel( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 329 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 Andie MacDowell( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 312 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
Life, above all by Khomotso Manyaka( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Northern Sotho and Sotho and held by 246 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
Das wunder von Bern by Sönke Wortmann( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in German and English and held by 246 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
Once upon a time in the Midlands by Paul Fraser( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 206 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 160 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
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
The Hollywood sign the heist of a lifetime( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 64 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 36 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
Last love by Sandra Nettelbeck( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew is a widowed, world-weary professor living alone in Paris. He sees no meaningful future for himself - until he meets Pauline, a free-spirited young dance instructor. From their first meeting, each provides what the other needs: someone to call family. Even as they both struggle to heal the wounds of their troubled pasts - including Matthew's attempts to reconnect with his estranged children - the bond they form leads them to rediscover the joy that only family and true friendship can offer
7 days to live( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the tragic death of their young son, Ellen and Martin Shaw move out to the country to start a new life. Eerie events become warnings of Ellen's own death
Hollow reed by Angela Pope( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 21 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 obsession that leads him back to the boy's own front door. A custody battle to save his son instigates an inquisition into Martyn's lifestyle, questioning a gay father's ability to provide a safe haven for his own son
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The Motorcycle diaries = Diarios de motocicleta
Alternative Names

Senator Film Production

Senator Film Production GmbH.

Senator Film Produktion

Joyeux Noël = Merry ChristmasEnigmaLucky break