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Synapse Films (Firm : Novi, Mich.)

Overview
Works: 100 works in 139 publications in 3 languages and 2,558 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Propaganda films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: DD253.28 1934, 791.4372
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Publications by Synapse Films (Firm : Novi, Mich.) Publications by Synapse Films (Firm : Novi, Mich.)
Most widely held works by Synapse Films (Firm : Novi, Mich.)
Triumph des Willens das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag, 1934 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in German and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film, commissioned by Adolf Hitler to record the 1934 Nazi party rally in Nuremberg, is the "most powerful piece of propaganda ever produced". Included are many scenes of gatherings, marches, and parades with speeches given by Hitler, Goering, Goebbels, and Hess
Triumph of the will Triumph des Willens : das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag 1934 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in German and English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A record of the 1934 Nazi party rally in Nuremberg, commissioned by Adolf Hitler. Includes scenes of gatherings, marches, and parades; speeches given by Hitler, Goering, Goebbels, and Hess; monumental architecture designed by Albert Speer
Stalingrad ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Footage and eyewitness accounts from both the German and the Russian perspectives tell the story of the Battle of Stalingrad, which sealed the fates of hundreds of thousands of soldiers and civilians, and marked the beginning of the end for Nazi Germany
The definitive document of the dead ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intimate look at Romero's creative process. The Definitive Document of The Dead is a loving portrait of a horror legend, and a must-see for any hardcore horror fan!
Triumph of the will by Leni Riefenstahl ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts the rise of the NSDAP, including scenes of the NSDAP 1934 Reichsparteitag in Nuremberg
Triumph des Willen das document vom Reichsparteitag 1934 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The historical document of the 1934 Congress of the National Socialist German Workers Party, Party Day of Victory, September 4-10, Nuremberg. This film, commissioned by Adolf Hitler, is widely regarded as the "most powerful piece of propaganda ever produced". Included are gatherings, marches, and parade reviews. There are also speeches by Hitler, Goering, Goebbels, and Hess, along with samples of the monumental architecture designed by Albert Speer
Triumph des Willens Triumph of the will ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film, commissioned by Adolf Hitler to record the 1934 Nazi party rally in Nuremberg, is the "most powerful piece of propaganda ever produced". Included are many scenes of gatherings, marches, and parades. The viewer will also hear speeches given by Hitler, Goering, Goebbels, and Hess as well as samples of monumental architecture designed by Albert Speer
Dawn of the dead by George A Romero ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequel to cult horror film "Night of the Living Dead," where recently-dead corpses return to life to attack and devour the living. Two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. members and their friends fight the zombies and ruthless bandits for possession of a shopping mall
Teruo Ishii's Horrors of malformed men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Young medical student, Hirosuke, assumes the identity of a dead man in order to solve the mystery of a weird doppleganger. Traveling from circus sideshows to a desolate island, he discovers a web-fingered madman who surgically remakes normal human beings into misshapen monsters. But that is only the beginning, for Hirosuke has yet to learn the shocking truth about the strange island and his family's shameful past.""--Container
Invasion USA ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A mysterious stranger engages a diverse group of Manhattan bar patrons in a discussion on the best way to beat communism. Suddenly, a real Red Alert is declared and enemy parachutists by the thousands begin landing on American soil. Soon atom bombs are dropping, skyscrapers are crumbling and fifth columnists are taking over key industries. Through it all, a suave, street-smart reporter and a beautiful debutante desperately try to find time for romance amid the chaos."--Container
Wild zero ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Japanese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When aliens invade Earth, people return to life as flesh eating zombies
Kaidan hebionna Snake woman's curse (Kaidan hebi-onna) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In feudal Japan, killing a snake is bad luck, and ancient legends foretell a terrible curse that will befall anyone who brings harm to even a single serpent. When Chobei Onuma, the wealthy landlord of a rural village, causes the death of a poor farmer living on his land, and then enslaves the man's wife and beautiful daughter, he receives such a curse from the dead man's spirit. Madness and death await the Onuma family, proving that wealth and comfort are no protection from vengeful spirits bent on satisfying a death-grudge."--Container
Shiryo no wana Evil dead trap by Toshiharu Ikeda ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in Japanese and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: Nami hosts a late night home video program. She receives a tape which appears to be a real snuff film. She and her crew investigate the location where she meets a man looking for his brother who warns her to stay away. As she gets closer to the truth, she and her friends are subjected to a brutal nightmare
Budo the art of killing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on Japanese martial arts, including judo, aikido, sumo wrestling, and swordplay
The deli ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny, a delicatessen owner, plays the same numbers every week for his mother. The one week he doesn't play, his mother's numbers come up and he hatches a madcap plan to raise the prize money
Danse macabre ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A writer meets Edgar Allan Poe and Lord Blackwood at an inn. They bet him that he can't spend the night alone in a certain castle on All Soul's Eve. On that night, every person who ever died there re-enacts his deaths. He meets the beautiful Elizabeth Blackwood and discovers she has no heartbeat. He sees several horrible murders replayed by the dead inhabitants. When he discovers that they plan to kill him for his blood he runs outside and is impaled on an iron fence. Poe and Blackwood arrive and collect their money from his pocket
Long weekend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A couple attempts to revive their failing marriage by going on a weekend camping trip to a deserted stretch of Australian coastline. They carelessly litter, shoot guns, and even leave a wounded animal behind. Soon the animals begin to seek revenge
Stepfather II make room for Daddy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a daring escape from a psychiatric hospital, the Stepfather assumes a new identity and sets out in search of another family to marry into -- and kill
God has a rap sheet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight men from different ethnic backgrounds all end up spending the night in a filthy holding cell in New York City ... and they are not alone. Also inside the cell is an old man who claims to be God
Organ ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Japanese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Tokyo police officer falls victim to a Yakuza body-parts selling syndicate. Numata, the officer's brother, investigates and discovers the evil Yoko, leader of the syndicate. The alternate plotline involves Seaki, Yoko's biology teacher brother, as he conducts experiments on the reanimated, limbless body of the missing police officer-- keeping him alive with the blood taken from high school virgin girls"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Synapse Films (Firm : Bloomington, Ill.)
Languages
English (18)
German (16)
Japanese (6)