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Cinécinéma (Firm)

Overview
Works: 139 works in 277 publications in 4 languages and 18,402 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Disaster films  Animated films  Prison films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Cinécinéma (Firm)
Publications by Cinécinéma (Firm)
Most widely held works by Cinécinéma (Firm)
The intouchables by Éric Toledano( visu )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,344 libraries worldwide
The story of friendship between an eccentric disabled millionaire and his street smart ex-con caretaker, this film depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humour between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common. From paragliding through the Alps to high speed thrill rides in a super-charged Aston Martin, they form an unexpected friendship - and embark on an inspiring adventure that will change their lives forever.--From container
Melancholia by Lars von Trier( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,263 libraries worldwide
"Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine's sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth threatening the very existence of humankind"--Container
Entre les murs = The class by Laurent Cantet( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and German and held by 1,233 libraries worldwide
Based on Bégaudeau's semi-autographical book Entre Les Murs (Between the Walls) "The Class" dramatizes a year in the life of a middle school in an immigrant heavy, multiracial neighborhood in Paris. The students are also nonprofessionals, and classroom sessions were improvised from workshops around specific themes. The documentary-approach to the filming puts the lie to the one-teacher-can-make-a-difference myth propagated by so many other films about school. The shifting classroom dynamics emphasize how traditions, economics, and language hold these students back, not only in education, but also with forging any kind of unified French identity. Additionally, the film suggests it is not just racists or reactionaries that are worrisome; it is when genuine idealists are finally worn down, when the gulf between meaning well and doing well becomes unbridgable. Until the system can be changed, both battles and victories will be moment to moment
Transporter 3 by Robert Knepper( visu )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Valentina is the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official. Frank Martin is given an offer he cannot refuse and ends up putting on his driving gloves to deliver Valentina from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to deal with the thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery. On top of that, he cannot let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective
Carnage by Roman Polanski( visu )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, the evening becomes quite chaotic as the parents become increasingly childish
Un prophète = a prophet by Jacques Audiard( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 912 libraries worldwide
El Djebena, Malik. #35-114T. How a does a timid boy become a violent gangster? Like this. Sentenced to six years in prison, 19-year-old Malik has his sneakers stolen right off his feet during his first venture into the exercise yard. Caught between the Corsican and Arab-Muslim factions, Malik--a bilingual, French-born Arab and non-observant Muslim--winds up being seen by the Corsicans as an Arab and by the Arabs as a Corsican. To survive, Malik works as an errand boy for the sinister Corsican crime boss who dominates the prison, César Luciani. Malik's intelligence comes to his aid--before long, he can speak to (or eavesdrop on) everyone in the prison. He does what he must to survive, including studying his boss carefully, warily making and then implementing his own plans. When Malik emerges from prison he is a man of the new Europe--albeit a criminal--a polite, industrious, and thoroughly self-made man
A cat in Paris ( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
"By day, a child's beloved companion-- by night, a rooftop-roaming thief! Meet Dino, a common house cat who lives a double life. He's the loyal pet of Zoe, a lonely little girl who lives with her busy single mother Jeanne, a police detective. But after sundown when Zoe goes to sleep, Dino sneaks off to accompany debonair cat burglar Nico, and their nightly prowls take them on breathtaking escapades across the rooftops of Paris. Eventually, Zoe discovers what Dino is up to and she too becomes drawn into a thrilling adventure involving jewels, gangsters and capital-T trouble, all leading to a nail-biting and acrobatic finale atop the gothic Notre Dame. In this unique, internationally heralded throwback to the traditional art form, every cell of the film has been hand-painted with a stunning & vibrant palette that mirrors the magic and whimsy of the city of lights, as does the cool retro jazz soundtrack"--Container
Ne le dis à personne = Tell no one by Guillaume Canet( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 799 libraries worldwide
"[P]ediatrician Alexandre Beck ... still grieves the murder of his beloved wife, Margot, eight years earlier. When two bodies are uncovered near where Margot's body was found, the police reopen the case and Alex becomes a suspect again. The mystery deepens when Alex receives an anonymous e-mail with a link to a video clip that seems to suggest Margot is somehow still alive and a message to 'Tell no one'."--Container
Un conte de noël = Christmas tale by Arnaud Desplechin( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and held by 705 libraries worldwide
A dysfunctional family whose matriarch is in need of a bone marrow transplant reunites for Christmas
Et maintenant, on va où? = Wa-hallā' la-wayn? = Where do we go now? by Nadine Labaki( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in Arabic and held by 581 libraries worldwide
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village
La fille du puisatier = The well-digger's daughter by Marcel Pagnol( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 499 libraries worldwide
In pre-World War II France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his saintly daughter when she gets in trouble with a dashing air force pilot
Le silence de Lorna by Jean-Pierre Dardenne( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Lorna is a young Albanian women who dreams of opening up a snack bar with her boyfriend. Without the money, she finds herself entwined in a vicious plan devised by mobster Fabio. A false marriage between Lorna and Claudy will allow her to get her Belgian citizenship. She is then expected to marry a Russian Mafioso who is anxious to get his hands on the Belgian identity papers, after Fabio kills Claudy to speed up the second marriage. But can Lorna keep quiet?
La princesse de Montpensier by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Set in the 16th century. Marie de Mézières is deeply in love with her dashing cousin Henri de Guise. However, due to her father's political ambitions, she is forced into a marriage with the well-connected Philippe de Montpensier, whom she has never met. When Philippe is called away to fight, she is left in the care of Count Chabannes, an aging nobleman. It isn't long before she is exposed to the sexual and political intrigues of court
Les femmes du 6ème étage = The women on the 6th floor by Philippe Le Guay( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Paris, 1960. Jean-Louis lives a bourgeois existence with his neurotic socialite wife Suzanne while their children are away at boarding school. The couple's world is turned upside down when they hire Maria, a Spanish maid who introduces Jean-Louis to an alternative reality a few stories up on the sixth floor. Befriending a group of sassy Spanish maids, the women teach him there's more to life than stocks and bonds, and their influence on the house ultimately transforms everyone's life
Mon meilleur ami by Patrice Leconte( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Caught by a paparazzi with his celebrity model mistress, Elena, billionaire CEO Pierre Levasseur hatches an unlikely scheme to avoid a messy divorce. He tells his wife that Elena is not his lover, but the lover of Francois Pignot, a parking valet who accidentally wound up in the picture. To fool his wife, Levasseur gets Francois and the gorgeous Elena to pose as a couple. This complicates things between Francois and his roommate Richard, as well as with his own fiancee, Emilie. When Levasseur's wife uncovers the plot, she plans to get even
Miral : is this the face of a terrorist? by Julian Schnabel( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Miral is the story of a Palestinian girl coming of age amidst the war zone of the Israeli -- Arab conflict -- unflinchingly told through the perspective of Miral (Freida Pinto, Slumdog Millionaire) herself. Following the death of her troubled mother, Miral's father (Alexander Siddig) is forced to entrust her to the orphanage of Hind Husseini (Hiam Abbass), a woman whose commitment to peace through education has a profound impact on the maturing young woman as her epic journey to self-esteem and social consciousness proves both harrowing and hopeful. Also starring Willem Dafoe and Vanessa Redgrave
L'homme qui voulait vivre sa vie = The big picture by Eric Lartigau( visu )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Paul Exben is a handsome and successful Parisian lawyer with a perfect family and a glimmering future in the firm he co-owns with his mentor. But behind this perfect facade lies a restless spirit who's uncomfortable in his life and envies the freedom of his neighbor, Greg, an uncompromising photojournalist. After Greg's unexpected death throws his life into chaos, Paul embarks on a cross-continent odyssey of self-discovery and reinvention
Le voyage du ballon rouge by Xiaoxian Hou( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Simon is dealing with the increased fragility of his loving yet preoccupied mother, Suzanne. When a Taiwanese film student, Song, is hired to help care for Simon, a unique extended family is formed. The two become completely dependent on each other, yet both are lost in separate dreams mirrored by a delicate, shiny red balloon
Et soudain tout le monde me manque = The day I saw your heart by Jennifer Devoldère( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Eli, who's about to be 60, is expecting a baby with his new wife. Upon hearing this news, his two grown daughters, Dom, who is trying to adopt, and Justine, who flits from one boyfriend to the next, are shocked. To get closer to Justine, whom he has never gotten along with, Eli has the bright idea of making friends with all of her exes ... without her knowledge. But when Justine falls in love again and Eli is about to ruin everything, this family is on the verge of falling apart
 
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Alternative Names
Cinecinema.
Languages
French (50)
English (25)
Arabic (2)
German (1)
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