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Little Bear Production

Overview
Works: 84 works in 267 publications in 4 languages and 4,291 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Documentary films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Musical films  Biography  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Little Bear Production
Publications by Little Bear Production
Most widely held works by Little Bear Production
In the electric mist by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 838 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 )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in French and held by 493 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 )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in French and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Recounts events in the life of the French police chief in a small African village. As his problems mount (with his wife, his mistress, the local pimps) the officer begins to get rid of those causing his difficulties
Let's get lost by Bruce Weber( visu )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 327 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 282 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 )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in French and held by 251 libraries worldwide
A teacher struggles to make a difference in the lives of his students
'Round midnight by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 210 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
Tout près des étoiles : les danseurs de l'Opéra de Paris = Etoiles : dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and held by 208 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 192 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
Daddy nostalgie by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
"The setting is the Riviera in autumn. A retired English businessman has just been through heart surgery but it has, apparently, done little to relieve his constant pain or improve his long-term survival prospects. During his recuperation Caroline, his adult daughter, comes from Paris to be with him and her mother, Miche, and she and her father begin to communicate as adults for the first time."--Container
La vie et rien d'autre by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in French and held by 153 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
Mississippi blues by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 106 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 94 libraries worldwide
Using the French anti-drug statute L.627 as its title and collaborating with a fifteen-year veteran of the Paris police, Tavernier plunges into the story of Lulu, a quietly dedicated narcotics cop who becomes part of a small, ill-equiped, but spirited drug squad often taking the law into their own hands
Bait by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in French and held by 90 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 55 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
Taking sides : der Fall Furtwängler by István Szabó( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
After Hitler took over power in 1933, many Jewish artists were forced to leave Germany, persuading others to protest through voluntarily exile more
Death watch ( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Set in a future civilization where television does virtually anything to get high ratings, a director implants a video camera in the brain of a man he hires to shoot a documentary about a woman who is dying, without her knowing it
Quai d'Orsay by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 37 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
La guerre sans nom by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in French and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Documentary explores the French-Algerian conflict through the reflections of veterans living in Grenoble. The film makes use of personal photographs to tell their story
The Old Lady who walked in the sea by Laurent Heynemann( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 20 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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Little Bear société de production cinématographique française fondée en janvier 1975 par Bertrand Tavernier
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