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Facets Video (Firm)

Works: 885 works in 1,559 publications in 10 languages and 52,856 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Documentary films  Historical films  Television mini-series  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Animated films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Facets Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by Facets Video (Firm)
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of the films in the Decalogue uses one of the Ten Commandments as a thematic springboard
Heimat a chronicle by Edgar Reitz( Visual )

43 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in German and English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the 1960s in Germany, focusing on the experiences of a young classical musician who moves to Munich to find a new life and new home
Hamlet by Grigoriĭ Mikhaĭlovich Kozint︠s︡ev( Visual )

10 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which tragedy occurs when an old king prematurely divides his kingdom among his daughters in the vain hope that they will care for him in his old age
Camila by Maria Luisa Bemberg( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un magnifico film basado en un escandaloso romance de la vida real Camila es la historia de una muher pertenecienta a la alta sociedad Argentina del siglo XIX, durante el gobierno del dictador de Juan Manuel de Rosas. Cuando Camila conoce al joven y atractivo nuevo cura Ladislao Gutiérrez, su pasión se apodera de ella. Camila y Ladislao se embarcan en un peligroso romance que tendrá un deslenlace fatal. Camila ha sido nominada para un premio de la Academia en la categoría Mejor Film Extranjero." -- Back cover
Contacts by Henri Cartier-Bresson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in French and English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's greatest photographers reveal the secrets behind their images in this collection of short, personal films. Using images (contact prints, proofs, prints, or slides) with commentary by the artists themselves to uncover the artistic processes of the greatest contemporary photographers from an original perspective. The viewer is thrust into the secret universe of creativity and into the heart and method of the evolution of a photographic body of work
Deutschland, bleiche Mutter by Helma Sanders-Brahms( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in German and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film is set during World War II and follows newlywed Lene, whose young husband, a soldier, is sent to the front lines. Lene discovers that she is pregnant and is forced to take her child on a journey across the war-ravaged countryside ... Lene ... is by turns brave and foolhardy, resourceful and resilient, facing a bleak future with fierce determination"--Container
H.H. Holmes America's first serial killer by John Borowski( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story behind America's first serial killer who terrorized Chicago during the turn-of-the-century World's Fair. Chronicles his grisly life from childhood, to the cross-country man hunt to find him, and finally to his incarceration and execution
Tango our dance = Tango baile nuestro( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Director Jorge Zanada spent years researching and recording the tango's place in Argentine culture and exploring the machismo that drives the dance"--Container
Medea by Lars von Trier( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Danish and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea seeks vengeance against Jason after he betrays her in a search for the golden fleece
Heimat : a chronicle of Germany( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in German and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional chronicle of life in Germany, from 1919 to 1982, as reflected in the fluctuating fortunes of the members of one family, initially peasant-farmers, in the fictitious village of Schabbach in the Rhineland. An extraordinary succession of mostly ordinary events and characters--history seen from ground level--vividly acted by a huge cast of both professional and nonprofessional actors
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her husband's death, Bernarda Alba forces her five daughters into eight years of strict mourning. The appearance of Pepe El Romano, a man who wishes to marry the eldest daughter, Angustias, unleashes a series of events which culminate in a tragic denouement
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levi, an intellectual exiled by the Fascist government during World War II to a mountain village in southern Italy, discovers the resilience and dignity of people who live close to the land
Chahār shanbah sūrī = [Fireworks Wednesday] by Asghar Farhadi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Persian and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of Tehran is preparing to celebrate the traditional New Year with the festival of fire, which falls on the last Tuesday night before the official New Year begins. A young woman named Rouhi is employed by a young couple to clean their house. Sweet and naive, Rouhi is engaged to be married, but her innocence is shattered when she finds her employers' household in crisis over accusations of infidelity
La planète sauvage = Fantastic Planet by René Laloux( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a distant planet, tiny humanoid creatures called Oms live in fear of the Draags. Draags are blue-skinned, red-eyed creatures standing over 40 feet tall. When a Draag child casually kills a human mother with a flick of her finger, she makes amends by adopting the dead woman's child as a pet. However, the new pet quickly figures out the secret of Draag brainpower and escapes to share his knowledge with a band of humans. Together, the humans make plans to bring down the reign of the Draags
Tre fratelli Three brothers by Piero Piccioni( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the lives and dreams of three brothers reunited in their small home town on the occasion of the funeral of their mother. "Here, in the sunlight of the Italian countryside, they face their connection to each other and to themselves, in a film that is at once beautiful, full of humanity, and emotionally shattering."
Méliès le cinémagicien by Georges Méliès( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes 15 of Melies' short films
Werckmeister harmóniák Werckmeister harmonies by Béla Tarr( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Hungarian and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a frostbitten, fogbound provincial town lives a young postman, Janos Valushka. One day a traveling circus comes to town, displaying the stuffed body of the largest whale in the world in a corrugated metal trailer. Their arrival in the midst of a terminal frost prompts bizarre rumors which quickly run rife, alluding to a shadowy figure, dubbed the Prince, who supposedly accompanies the circus. Within a short time, the gathering tensions ignite, and an apocalyptic unrest is unleashed, the madness sweeping across the frigid, foggy community, and forever changing Janos' life. Bela Tarr, a Hungarian director more talked about than viewed, twists reality into impressionism in this adaptation from Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai's novel, while regarding the characters with great intensity through long, uninterrupted takes
Aventurera by Alberto Gout( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone after her mother runs off with another man and her father shoots himself, Elena attempts to make a new life for herself in Juarez but is drugged, seduced, and forced to work as a dancer and call girl in a nightclub. She soon rises to stardom as a dancer, but still plots revenge and escape
Architectures 1 Architekturen 1 by Richard Copans( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A privileged, unprecedented inside look at the work of superstar architects and their most brilliant creations. Includes Germany's Bauhaus, the Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris plus the work of Jean Nouvel, Otto Wagner, Walter Gropius and more
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H.H. Holmes America's first serial killer
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