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Pathfinder Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 216 works in 274 publications in 7 languages and 7,969 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Sports films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: fds, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pathfinder Home Entertainment (Firm)
Olympia by Leni Riefenstahl( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in German and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

pt. 2. The production tends to glorify the young male body and, some say, expresses the Nazi attitude toward athletic prowess. Miss Riefenstahl captures the grace of athletes during field hockey, soccer, bicycling, equestrian, aquatic and gymnastic events. Highlights are the Pentathlon and the Decathlon, which was won by American Glenn Morris; it ends with the triumphant conclusion of the games
Le boucher by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town". IMDB
La femme infidèle by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears. He plans a confrontation with the younger man, Victor, but too late, Victor's been killed! Now to preserve his lifestyle, Charles must cover it all up and life must seem to go on as before
Les biches by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Socialite Frederique encounters young student Why on the streets of Paris, seduces her and whisks her off to spend winter with the chic crowd in St. Tropez. When architect Paul meets Why, he too charms her and comes between the two lovers. Frederique then seduces Paul out of jealousy, but finds herself feeling real love. Paul and Frederique invite Why to live together with them, resulting in a ménage-à-trois beset by jealousy, madness, and ultimately, murder"--Container
Fish story by Yiyang Zhongcun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive comet is five hours from crashing into Earth, impending annihilation. Everyone is doomed. Five strangers are gathered to discuss and resolve the fate of the world in a record store. The song, 'Fish Story' by a nameless '70s band can be heard playing on the record turn table. The back of the album cover reads: 'There is a silent pause during the song. It was put there by the song writers intentionally.' Does this obscure punk song contain the ingredients to save the world?
Straight from the heart by Sanjay Leela Bhansali( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a famous musician learns that his daughter has fallen in love with one of his students, he sends him away and marries her to another man; when her devoted new husband realizes the degree to which she still loves the other man, he helps her search for him
Que la bête meure by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Thenier is a writer whose young son is struck down by a hit and run driver. Devastated by grief, Thenier begins a determined search for the murderer. When he finds the culprit, the two men begin a stalking cat-and-mouse game as one surprise follows another leading to a startling conclusion
Zaman l'homme des roseaux( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Arabic and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zaman and his wife Najma have built their happy life together in a house of reeds. When Najma falls ill, the doctor tells them she needs surgery or some medicine he does not have. Zaman sets off in his boat and journeys to Baghdad for the cure
La rupture by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman with a checkered past divorces her abusive, drug-addicted husband after he beats up their young son, breaking his leg and giving him a concussion. The husband's wealthy family tries to gain custody of the boy through the courts, but when that fails they hire a man to do whatever it takes to discredit the mother
La decade prodigieuse by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sculptor, the son of an eccentric tycoon, suffers from hallucinatory fits that cause him to fear he has unknowingly committed murder. Meahwhile, he is having a passionate affair with Helene, the young wife of his father, and is being blackmailed. Paul Regis, a rational friend and philosophy professor, is drawn into the plot out of friendship and intellectual curiosity, but in the end, struggles with his sense of detachment
Claude Chabrol's Innocents with dirty hands Les Innocents aux mains sales by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Julie and her young lover Jeff plot to murder Julie's rich and impotent husband Louis Wormser and make it look like an accident. After the deed, Jeff disappears and Julie is arrested on suspicion of murdering her husband, but through the efforts of a clever and manipulative lawyer, she is released. Upon returning home, she discovers her husband, Louis, has returned in what proves to be the first of many plot twists in this tense thriller."--Container
Nada by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small band of French terrorists calling themselves "Nada" kidnap the American ambassador, leaving dead and wounded in their wake. Soon they begin quarrelling as to his fate, while the police purge suspects in an attempt to destroy the Nada faction. As the violence escalates on both sides, the State and the terrorists are forced to use one another's methods in an increasingly desperate and relentless conflict
Aḥlām( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Arabic and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the true stories of three Iraqi people who endured life in a psychiatric hospital in Baghdad during the Iraq War and then were in the streets after their hospital is decimated. The film was shot in Baghdad in 2004. The Iraqi filmmaker had a camera in one hand and an AK-47 in the other. His crew was beaten and lined up to be shot by insurgents, the 14-year old boom boy was shot in the leg, and someone from the cast was kidnapped. Somehow the footage survived
Das Blaue Licht : eine Berglegende( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junta is hated by the people of the village who believe she is a witch. Only she can climb the nearby mountains to a cave high up, whence a mysterious blue light glows when the moon is full. She is driven out of town and takes to living in the mountains. Eventually when she shares the secret of the blue light with one man, he betrays it
Kŭrimja sarin Private eye( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Korean and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1900s, Seoul, Korean Empire. Hong Jin-ho is a down and out detective. He makes his living mostly by catching cheating spouses, until a corpse is discovered in the woods. A rich man's son is dead and the killer must be found. Gwang-soo, a medical student, teams up with Jin-ho to solve the murder. But what they discover is a conspiracy far more evil and sinister than anything they imagined
'Til death do us part( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes the viewer on a journey with incarcerated battered women, as they relate their stories from first falling in love, through the abuse by their spouses, the murder, trial, parole process, and finally, for one woman, freedom. It was thought in our society that a woman could leave an abusive relationship at any time, but the women in this film prove the contrary. Under the age of 24, isolated from their families, and with virtually no money, they all reached a point where there was a final beating in which the survival instinct prevailed. No one has heard their stories until now
Bollywood dreams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mili is a middle class young woman who wishes to be an actress, when she finds success her, her love interests get complicated
Juste avant la nuit by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène."--Container
Ssaibogŭjiman kwaench'ana = I'm a cyborg, but that's OK by Zanyu Piao( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Korean and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young-goon, a young woman who believes herself to be a cyborg, is institutionalized after a gruesome and nearly fatal attempt to recharge her batteries. Among the characters she meets in the mental hospital is Il-soon, a kleptomaniac who steals not only small items, but entire character traits from the other patients. Young-goon enlists Il-soon's aid to help her discover and complete her purpose as a cyborg, while he finds himself coming to care about her
Schlock the secret history of American movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild no-holds barred independent American filmmakers of the '50s and '60s tell their own story in this critically acclaimed survey of exploitation and sexploitation filmmaking
 
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