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Little Bear Production

Overview
Works: 81 works in 252 publications in 4 languages and 4,245 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Documentary films  Biographical films  Film noir  Musical films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by Little Bear Production
Most widely held works by Little Bear Production
In the electric mist by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 824 libraries worldwide
While on an investigation into a series of grisly murders, veteran detective Dave Robicheaux navigates his way through the Louisiana bayou and the dark, sultry world of New Orleans mobster 'Baby Feet' Balboni. Layers of corruption and long-dead secrets reawaken grudges and a lethal alliance
Un dimanche à la campagne by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
23 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in French and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Monsieur Ladmiral, an aging impressionist painter, spends his usual Sunday afternoon visit with his family ruminating over life's small pleasures and inevitable disappointments until his daughter Irene arrives. Irene, a whirlwind of activity for whom life itself is an art, has a magical reviving effect on her father and the world suddenly takes on the beautiful hues and feelings of an Impressionist masterpiece
Coup de torchon by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in French and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Due to a rare form of amnesia, Private Investigator M.L. Pogue, who's the key witness in the murder trial of a dangerous mobster, forgets all the details of his life each time he falls asleep
Let's get lost by Jonas Elmer( visu )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Documentary on the life of jazz trumpeter and drug addict Chet Baker. Fascinating series of interviews with friends, family, associates and lovers, interspersed with film from Baker's earlier life and some modern-day performances
Laissez-passer = Safe conduct by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in French and held by 292 libraries worldwide
During the Nazi occupation of France during World War II, the nation's movie studios continued to operate. Jean Devaivre is an assistant director for Continental Pictures, a studio which has recently been taken over by the Germans and is headed by Dr. Greven. With a wife and son to support, Devaivre feels he has little choice but to continue with his work. Screenwriter Jean Aurenche, a man who lives for wine, women and song, refuses to work for Greven, and struggles to find a way to make a living with his words
Ça commence aujourd'hui = It all starts today by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in French and held by 256 libraries worldwide
A teacher struggles to make a difference in the lives of his students
Tout près des étoiles : les danseurs de l'Opéra de Paris = Etoiles : dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet by Nils Tavernier( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in French and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Celebrates the legacy of the famed Paris Opera Ballet by weaving together rehearsals, interviews and snapshots as the dancers work on classical ballets as well as contempary works. Delve into the psychology of dance by talking candidly with some of the biggest stars in dance today, who give perspectives on how and why they endure the emotional and physical hardships of the drive to be on stage
Capitaine Conan by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in French and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Conan, a dedicated career soldier, serves the band of fifty French irregulars under his command in the Great War. After the signing of the 1919 Armistice, Conan lays down his arms but his troops continue to fight
La vie et rien d'autre by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in French and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Two women search for the men they love in the aftermath of World War I in France. They encounter an imperious army officer, Major Dellaplane, a man obsessed with accounting for France's war casualities. The army wants to forget the mass of missing men and has ordered Dellaplane to find one certifiably French unknown soldier to honor with burial under the Arc de Triomphe. In the course of his mission, Dellaplane learns the fate of the women's loved ones and a shocking secret that may determine the fate of the women themselves
Daddy nostalgie by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 158 libraries worldwide
The estranged daughter of a screenwriter rushes home to her ill father to come to terms with her feelings for him
'Round midnight by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
This film dramatizes the friendship between the aging alcoholic jazz musician, Dale Turner (Dexter Gordon) and a young French jazz fan, Francis Borier (François Cluzet). The story was inspired by the real-life friendship between jazz pianist Bud Powell and Francis Paudras. Dale comes to Paris from New York to play saxophone in the Blue Note cafe. Although his performances are well-attended and well-received, and his friends strictly control his drinking, Dale sneaks away and goes on a binge. He is rescued and befriended by Francis, who, with patience and compassion, restores some of Dale's self-confidence and persuades him to stop drinking. Francis takes Dale into his small apartment where Francis, Dale and Francis' young daughter, Bérengère (Gabrielle Haker), live happily until Dale becomes homesick and decides to return to New York. Francis accompanies him, but is appalled by the drugs, violence and intensity of New York. He returns to Paris without Dale. Sometime later he learns of Dale's death
Mississippi blues by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A film about southern culture and music, poor people who create art out of their lives, and the enduring cross cultural friendship of two unusual moviemakers
L.627 by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in French and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Cinema-verité style drama about a policeman who joins the Paris Drugs Squad
Bait by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in French and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A shocking true story of greed and murder. Getting rich quick is the idea; robbery, torture, and murder are the plan. Nathalie, Eric, and Bruno lure men with the promise of sex with Nathalie. Two men enter the apartment, never to be seen alive again
Revenge of the Musketeers ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in French and held by 58 libraries worldwide
When legendary Musketeer D'Artagnan's beautiful daughter witnesses a murder in a convent, they become convinced that a plot against the future king of France is taking shape
Death watch ( visu )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
In a future civilization where television does virtually anything to get high ratings, a film director implants a video camera in the brain of a man who shoots a documentary about a dying woman, without her knowledge
Taking sides : der Fall Furtwängler by István Szabó( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
For almost 2,000 years Christian missionaries have travelled the globe, often risking their lives in the name of the Lord. To some they represent the ideal of human endeavour, but to others they are self-righteous zealots wreaking irreparable cultural damage. This documentary examines the history and current state of Christian missionary activity around the world
Quai d'Orsay by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"Thierry Lhermitte is a comic force of nature as the foreign minister Alexandre Taillard de Worms, who hurtles around the titular offices like a talking tornado. Frantically shielding him from imminent disaster every day are naïve graduate Arthur Vlaminck (Raphaël Personnaz) and world-weary chief of staff Claude Maupas (Niels Arestrup). As they manage crisis after crisis on the political front, the threat of an international war looms, bringing the stakes ever higher -- and the madness more frenzied!"--Alliance Française French Film Festival website
Veillées d'armes histoire du journalisme en temps de guerre by Marcel Ophüls( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in French and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The film follows Marcel Ophul's two journeys to Sarajevo in 1993. He goes there to work on a documentary but ends up also learning about truth and life
The Old Lady who walked in the sea by Laurent Heynemann( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 21 libraries worldwide
For high-rolling con artist Lady M. and her partner Pompilius, life is a lucrative game of jet-set blackmail and sophisticated scams. When Lady M. falls in love with a handsome, young beachcomber, her carefully balanced life of crime is threatened
 
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