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British Film Institute

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Works: 2,849 works in 6,207 publications in 5 languages and 146,139 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Periodicals 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Other, Distributor, Publisher, Editor, 475, Contributor, Collector, isb, Composer, Publishing director, pmn, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Philomena by Stephen Frears( visu )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,341 libraries worldwide
"Judi Dench stars in the story of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock and given up for adoption. Nearly 50 years later, Philomena meets Martin Sixsmith, a former BBC reporter looking for his next big story. Together, they embark on a journey to locate her long lost son. As the pieces of the puzzle come together, the unlikely travel companions form a comic and heartwarming friendship."--Container
Brooklyn by John Crowley( visu )
19 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,340 libraries worldwide
Ellis, an Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she has the opportunity to find work and a future - and love in the form of Italian-American Tony. When a family tragedy brings her back to Ireland, she finds herself absorbed into her old community, but now with eligible Jim courting her. As she repeatedly postpones her return to America, Ellis finds herself confronting a terrible dilemma - a heart-breaking choice between two men and two countries
Sight and sound ( serial )
in English and Spanish and held by 2,056 libraries worldwide
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( visu )
14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,706 libraries worldwide
"Maud (Mulligan), is a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst (Streep), Maud becomes an activist for the cause. When increasingly aggressive police action forces Maud and her dedicated fellow suffragettes underground, they engage in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with the authorities, who are shocked as the women's civil disobedience escalates and sparks debate across the nation. Inspired by true events, SUFFRAGETTE is a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of those who risked all they had for women's right to vote – their jobs, their homes, their children, and even their lives."--Publisher's description
Mr. Turner by Mike Leigh( visu )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,341 libraries worldwide
Explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies
45 years by Andrew Haigh( visu )
10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
"In this exquisitely calibrated film, Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay perform a subtly off-kilter pas de deux as Kate and Geoff, an English couple who, on the eve of an anniversary celebration, find their long marriage shaken by the arrival of a letter to Geoff that unceremoniously collapses his past into their shared present. Director Andrew Haigh carries the tradition of British realist cinema to artful new heights in 45 Years, weaving the momentous into the mundane as the pair go about their daily lives, while the evocatively flat, wintry Norfolk landscape frames their struggle to maintain an increasingly untenable status quo"--Container
The lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos( visu )
9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,278 libraries worldwide
In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of the City, are taken to the Hotel, where they are obligated to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into the Woods
Seven psychopaths by Colin Farrell( visu )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
Marty is a struggling screenwriter who wants nothing more than to finish his script. Instead, he becomes entangled with the Los Angeles gangster underworld when his odd, but well-meaning friends kidnap a volatile gangster's shih tzu. The ordeal gives Marty all the inspiration he needs; now, he must live long enough to finish his story
A united kingdom by Amma Asante( visu )
10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,248 libraries worldwide
The inspiring real-life romance of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (later Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments
Under the skin by Jonathan Glazer( visu )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,222 libraries worldwide
An existential, experimental science fiction film with erotic overtones that journeys to the heart of what it means to be human in which an alien in the form of a voluptuous young woman prowls the streets of Scotland in search of isolated lonely and unsuspecting men whom she lures into her otherworldly lair, where they are seduced, stripped of their humanity, and never heard from again
Pride by Matthew Warchus( visu )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
"Based on an incredible true story, Pride is a film about two seemingly opposite communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership. Set during the Thatcher era, the Welsh mining community struggle to make ends meet during the 1984 miners' strike. In London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decide to raise money for the miners in solidarity. The group call themselves 'LGSM' - Lesbian and Gays Support the Miners - and approach the Union of Mineworkers to pledge their support. But there is a problem - the Union seems unwilling to accept their help. Undeterred, the LGSM members single out a small mining village to make their donation in person. A terrific ensemble cast ... portray the real people who stood up and fought for their place in society. A rousing British crowd-pleaser in the spirit of Billy Elliot and The Full Monty, Pride is a funny, affecting and truly inspiring film."--Container
Belle by Matthew Goode( visu )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
The mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle in 18th century England
Testament of youth by James Kent( visu )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
Testament of youth is a searing story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain which became the classic testimony of that war from a woman's point of view. A powerful and passionate journey from youthful hopes and rdreams to the edge of despair and back again; a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times
'71 by Yann Demange( visu )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 925 libraries worldwide
A single night in the life of a young British soldier accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, he must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorienting, alien and deadly landscape
The BFI companion to the western by British Film Institute( Book )
27 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
A guide to Western films, cultural background of the West, and the careers of 300 Western actors, directors, and writers
The girl with all the gifts by Gemma Arterton( visu )
12 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Humanity has been all but destroyed by a fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its victims into flesh-eating 'hungries'. Only a small group of children seem to be immune to its effects. At an army base in rural England, these unique children are being studied and subjected to cruel experiments. When the base falls, one little girl escapes and must discover what she is, ultimately deciding both her own future and that of the human race
Anime : a history by Jonathan Clements( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 814 libraries worldwide
"This comprehensive history of Japanese animation draws on Japanese primary sources and testimony from industry professionals to explore the production and reception of anime, from its early faltering steps, to the international successes of Spirited Away and Pokémon"--Publisher's website
Free fire ( visu )
2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
In a colorful yet gritty 1970s Boston, Justine, a mysterious American businesswoman, and her wise-cracking associate Ord, arrange a black-market weapons deal in a deserted warehouse between IRA arms buyer Chris and shifty South African gun runner Vernon. What starts as a polite if uneasy exchange soon goes south when tensions escalate and shots are fired, quickly leading to a full-on Battle Royale where it's every man (and woman) for themselves
Home is where the heart is : studies in melodrama and the woman's film by Christine Gledhill( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Deals with feminism and melodrama
The BFI in the eighties by British Film Institute( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
B.F.I.
B.F.I. (British Film Institute)
BFI
BFI (British Film Institute)
BFI InView
BFI Publishing.
Britanski filmski institut
British Film Institute
British Film Institute brita organizaĵo
British Film Institute gemeinnützige Organisation im Vereinigten Königreich zur Förderung, Dokumentation und Erhaltung der Filmerzeugung
British Film Institute (Journals)
British Film Institute, London.
British Film Institute organisatie uit Verenigd Koninkrijk
British Film Institute Publishing.
Britský filmový institut
Brytyjski Instytut Filmowy
Film Institute
Film Institute London
Londres (GB)
The British Film Institute
Британский институт кино
Британський інститут кінематографії доброчинна організація у Великій Британії
מכון הסרטים הבריטי
برٹش فلم انسٹی ٹیوٹ
بنیاد فیلم بریتانیا
جمعية الأفلام البريطانية
영국 영화 협회
英国映画協会
英國電影協會
Languages
English (300)
French (2)
German (1)
Danish (1)
Spanish (1)
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