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Rhombus Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 178 works in 632 publications in 5 languages and 15,234 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Television comedies  Television series  Detective and mystery films  Anthology films  Action and adventure films  War films 
Roles: Production personnel, prn, pmn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Rhombus Media (Firm)
Publications by Rhombus Media (Firm)
Most widely held works by Rhombus Media (Firm)
The red violin by François Girard( visu )
40 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,965 libraries worldwide
"En vue de la naissance de son premier enfant, le maître luthier italien Niccolò Bussotti entreprend ce qui sera sa plus grande réalisation. Mais lorsque sa femme meurt en couches, ce qui devait être un cadeau de célébration tourne rapidement à l'obsession. Accablé de douleur, Bussotti poursuit son travail, résolu à créer un hommage éternel à son amour: un violon parfait imprégné de son esprit. Ainsi commence l'histoire du Violon rouge, une histoire qui se déroulera de par les continents, les cultures et les siècles, inspirant passion et obsession dans toutes les vies qu'elle touchera"--Conteneur
Enemy by Denis Villeneuve( visu )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 946 libraries worldwide
Adam Bell, a glum, disheveled history professor who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double; a bit-part actor named Anthony St. Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 847 libraries worldwide
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hoarding the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and French and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
Snow cake by Marc Evans( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
An emotionally-traumatized man and a high-functioning autistic woman develop an unlikely relationship
The saddest music in the world by Guy Maddin( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Isabella Rossellini stars as a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the world's saddest tune in this dark comedy
Slings & arrows ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Bonus materials for the television show, Slings and Arrows
Hobo with a shotgun by Rutger Hauer( visu )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 396 libraries worldwide
"A hobo jumps from a freight car hoping for a fresh start in a new city. Instead, he finds himself trapped in an urban hell. This is a world where criminals rule the streets and Drake, the city's crime boss, reigns supreme alongside his sadistic murderous sons, Slick & Ivan. ... [The hobo] realizes the only way to make a different in this town is with ... [a] gun in his hand"--Container
Slings & arrows ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Based in a fictional Canadian town where legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure, to assume the Artistic Directorship after the sudden death of his mentor, Oliver Welles. When Geoffrey arrives he finds that Oliver is still there, in spirit anyway, and with his guidance (and often in spite of it) Geoffrey attempts to reconcile with his past while wrestling the Festival back from the marketing department. Despite a bitter leading lady, a clueless leading man, and a scheming General Manager, he manages to stage a remarkable production of Hamlet; the play that drove him mad
Slings & arrows ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Follows the fortunes of a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre troupe, exposing the high drama, scorching battles, and electrifying thrills that happen behind the scenes. Contains all 18 episodes from three seasons
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy
Our Man in Tehran ( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
The film explores the real story behind the Oscar-winning film Argo. In this gripping documentary, the story of the Canadian Caper is told by the man who knows it best, Ken Taylor, Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who hid the six Americans and obtained the counterfeit documents that allowed them to make their dramatic escape from Tehran
Hyena Road by Paul Gross( visu )
3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
A taut war action film about Canadian troops in Afghanistan as seen through the eyes of three very different men: A sniper who has never allowed himself to think of his targets as human and becomes implicated in the life of one; an intelligence officer who has never contemplated killing and becomes the engine of a plot to kill; and a legendary Mujahideen warrior who had put war behind him and is now the center of the battle zone. All stand at the intersection of a murky world of modern warfare and fluid morality
Last night by Don McKellar( visu )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and French and held by 303 libraries worldwide
At the stroke of midnight, the world is going to end. With time running out, a crazy group of big city dwellers is determined to go out with a bang
Slings & arrows : the complete collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Follows the fortunes of a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre troupe, exposing the emotional battles the members of the group inflict on each other behind the scenes. Contains all 18 episodes from three seasons
Passchendaele by Paul Gross( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and French and held by 275 libraries worldwide
When Sergeant Michael Dunne is wounded in battle during World War I, he is sent home to Calgary, Aberta. While recovering from his injuries, he becomes enamored with Sarah Mann, a beautiful young nurse. Sarah's brother, David, desperately wants to follow in Michael's heroic footsteps in order to impress his girlfriend's father, but he is not able to enlist because of his asthma. When strings are pulled and David is allowed to join the ranks, Michael finds himself fighting for the safety of the young man, for the heart of his true love, and for his own survival
Inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor Tamasaburro Bando, garden designer Julie Moir Messervy, choreographer Mark Morris, ice dancers Jayne Torvil and Christopher Dean, and filmmaker Atom Egoyan, each involving Bach's six Cello Suites. Also includes a 3-D animation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "carceri" (prison) etchings set to Bach's Cello Suite no. 2
Don Giovanni : Leporello's revenge = Le vengeance de Leporello : soundtrack from the Rhombus Media Film directed by Barbara Willis Sweete by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( file )
2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 249 libraries worldwide
 
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