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Nouvelles éditions de films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 68 works in 247 publications in 4 languages and 11,737 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Coming-of-age films  Documentary films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films 
Roles: prn, Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Nouvelles éditions de films (Firm)
Au revoir les enfants by Louis Malle( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, a French boy at a Catholic boarding school befriends a new student and discovers that the school officials are hiding him from the Nazis because he is Jewish
Perfume : the Story of a Murderer by Tom Tykwer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1738 in Paris, a baby is born under a fishmonger's bloody table in a marketplace and abandoned. Orphaned, passed over to the monks as a charity case, already there is something about the tiny infant that is unsettling. No one will look after him; he is somehow too demanding and, even more disturbing, something is missing: he doesn't smell the way a baby should; indeed, he has no scent at all. Yet Jean-Baptiste Grenouille clings stubbornly to life, because he possesses an absolute sense of smell, and with it, he can read the world, discovering truths that elude ordinary men. As he leaves childhood behind and comes to understand his terrible uniqueness, his obsession becomes the quest to identify, and then to isolate, the perfect scent--that of life itself. Grenouille embarks on a monstrous quest, until the frenzy of his final triumph explodes in all its horrifying consequences
Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il veut = A man escaped by Robert Bresson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in French and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French Resistance fighter is sent to an infamous prison in Lyon in 1943, where 7,000 of the 12,000 prisoners housed there died either by natural means or by execution. Lt. Fontaine is certain that execution awaits him, and begins planning his escape. For a period of time he goes it alone, but reluctantly takes on a partner. He gets some help from a couple of prisoners allowed to stroll in the exercise yard, but for the most part he is a figure of isolation
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud = Elevator to the gallows by Louis Malle( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in French and English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julien is a former paratrooper, who now works for millionaire arms dealer Simon Carala. He is in love with Florence, Carala's wife. They plan to murder him and make it look like a suicide, but Julien forgets a rather important detail. Leaving the engine of his sports car running, he races up to the office to retrieve it, but fate intervenes, and Julien misses his rendezvous with Florence. She spends the night wandering the Parisian streets alone. Meanwhile brash teenager Louis and his girlfriend Veronique decide to "borrow" the car, which launches a disastrous stream of coincidence with sinister consequences
The Baader Meinhof complex by Uli Edel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germany 1967: murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism, and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the still-fragile German democracy. The radicalized children of the Nazi generation, led by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof, and Gudrun Ensslin, are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism. The man who understands them is also their hunter, the head of the German police force, Horst Herold
My dinner with André by Louis Malle( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actor has dinner with his friend, a theater director, at an Upper West Side restaurant. Together they discuss everything from money to death to love and all the superstition in between. Playing variations on their own New York-honed personas, the two dive in with introspective, intellectual gusto. All captured in a delicate, but artful detachment
Lacombe, Lucien by Louis Malle( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in French and English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces a young peasantś journey from potential Resistance member to Gestapo recruit. At once the story of a nation and one troubled boyś horrific coming of age, the disquieting portrait of lost innocence and guilt
Rue Cases-Nègres = Sugar cane alley by Euzhan Palcy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in French and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The teenage life and adventures of young José, who lives in a shanty-town on Martinique in the mid-1930s, comprises the body of this film. José lives with his grandmother and is well aware of the French colonial presence. He gets into mischief, learns valuable lessons on living from an old former slave, drinks too much one time, and even sets fire to one of the run-down shanties. Regardless of his pranks, José never neglects his education
Zazie dans le métro by Louis Malle( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in French and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Zazie, une petite fille de dix ans, débarque à Paris. Sa mère qui est venue passer le week-end avec son amant, la confie à son oncle Gabriel. Dans le taxi de Charles, Gabriel lui montre les monuments de la capitale, mais Zazie s'en moque. Ce qu'elle veut, c'est connaître le métro. Hélas ! A sa grande déception, le métro est en grève
Le souffle au coeur = Murmur of the heart by Louis Malle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in French and English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on the director's childhood, this film portrays a precocious fifteen-year-old boy as he journeys from childhood to adulthood, his story of sexual maturation, and the unorthodox relationship he has with his free-spirited mother
Les amants = The lovers by Louis Malle( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in French and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A restless bourgeois French woman finds her eye wandering from both her husband and her lover to an attractive passing stranger
Le feu follet = The fire within by Louis Malle( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in French and English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After garnering international acclaim for such seminal crowd-pleasers as The Lovers and Zazie dans le métro, Louis Malle gave his fans a shock with The Fire Within (Le feu follet), a penetrating study of individual and social inertia. Maurice Ronet (Elevator to the Gallows), in an implosive, haunted performance, plays Alain Leroy, a self-destructive writer who resolves to kill himself and spends the next twenty-four hours trying to reconnect with a host of wayward friends. Unsparing in its portrait of Alain's inner turmoil and shot with remarkable clarity, The Fire Within is one of Malle's darkest and most personal films
Black moon by Louis Malle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and French and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After skirting the horrors of an unidentified war being waged in an anonymous countryside, a beautiful young woman takes refuge in a remote farmhouse where she becomes embroiled in the surreal domestic odyssey of a mysterious family. Evocatively shot by cinematographer Sven Nykvist, 'Black Moon' is a Freudian tale of adolescent sexuality set in a post-apocalyptic world of shifting identities and talking animals. It's a cinematic daydream like no other
Der junge Törless = Young Törless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in German and English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an Austrian boys' boarding school in the early 1900s, shy, intelligent Törless observes the sadistic behavior of his fellow students, doing nothing to help a victimized classmate--until the torture goes too far. Adapted from Robert Musil's acclaimed novel, Young Törless launched the New German Cinema movement and garnered the 1966 Cannes Film Festival International Critics' Prize for first-time director Volker Schlöndorff
Damage by Louis Malle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged man and his son's fiancee are entangled in an intensely erotic affair that is as irrestible as it is destructive
Viva Maria! by Louis Malle( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in French and English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of an Irish anarchist (Brigitte Bardot) is on the lam in Central America, hiding with a touring carnival troupe, where she meets a singer (Jeanne Moreau) only to find themselves at the head of an armed peasant revolt
Calcutta by Louis Malle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in French and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When he was cutting PHANTOM INDIA, Louis Malle found that the footage shot in CALCUTTA was so diverse, intense, and unforgettable that it deserved its own film. The result, released theatrically, is at times shocking - a chaotic portrait of a city racked with social and political turmoil"--Container
And the pursuit of happiness by Louis Malle( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1986, Louis Malle (himself a transplant to the United States) set out to investigate the ever widening range of immigrant experience in America. Interviewing a variety of newcomers in middle- and working-class communities from coast to coast, Malle paints a generous, humane portrait of their individual struggles in an increasingly polyglot nation"--Container
God's country by Louis Malle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1979, Louis Malle traveled into the heart of Minnesota to capture the everyday lives of the men and women of a prosperous farming community. He returned six years later, during Ronald Reagan's second term, to find drastic economic decline. Free of stereotypes about America's heartland, GOD'S COUNTRY, commissioned for American public television, is a stunning work of emotional and political clarity"--Container
Vive le Tour! ; Humain, trop humain ; Place de la republique( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humain, trop humain: "A meditative investigation of the inner workings of a French automotive plant"--Container
 
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