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France 2 cinéma (Firm)

Overview
Works: 614 works in 1,592 publications in 5 languages and 64,280 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animal films  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, Funder
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about France 2 cinéma (Firm)
Publications by France 2 cinéma (Firm)
Most widely held works by France 2 cinéma (Firm)
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( visu )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,096 libraries worldwide
Follows bird migrations flying over the seven continents: from one pole to the other, from the seas to snowcapped mountains, from the canopy of heaven to mangroves and swamps
Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar( visu )
42 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 1,998 libraries worldwide
A woman must come to terms with the death of her 17-year-old son and her past when she seeks out her son's father
The ghost writer by Robert Harris( visu )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,616 libraries worldwide
When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever
Entre les murs = The class by Laurent Cantet( visu )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and German and held by 1,572 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
Oceans by Jacques Perrin( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in French and English and held by 1,394 libraries worldwide
En un paisaje enigmático evocando nuestros orígenes, los animales emergen del océano mientras una llama cegadora ilumina el horizonte. Una bengala desparece en la noche. Las estrellas aparecen como criaturas marinas de formas extravagantes jugando con la luz. El sol se alza sobre un mar de abundancia: barracudas, carángidos y atunes rojos se suceden con una insaciable fuerza de vida. Leones marinos y delfines irrumpen como destellos de vida fulgurantes. Hacen explotar un banco de peces y se dan un suculento banquete
Coco avant Chanel = Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 1,321 libraries worldwide
Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel
La grande bellezza = The great beauty by Paolo Sorrentino( visu )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 1,263 libraries worldwide
"For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. Since the legendary success of his only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and elite social circles. But on his sixty-fifth birthday, Jep unexpectedly finds himself taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries"--Container
The secret of Kells by Tomm Moore( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,177 libraries worldwide
Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan's determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil?
Carnage by Roman Polanski( visu )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 981 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
De rouille et d'os = Rust and bone by Jacques Audiard( visu )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 974 libraries worldwide
A homeless father and street boxer struggling to support his son and a horribly injured trainer of killer whales form an intensifying bond that fractures the considerable defensive armor each is accustomed to wearing
Indigènes = Days of Glory by Rachid Bouchareb( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in French and English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
The tale of a 1943 WW II French Algerian Unit facing discrimination by its European counterparts due to prejudice and ignorance. The French armed forces are preparing to land troops in Europe to win back their homeland from the Axis Powers, but they cannot accomplish their task without recruiting men from their African colonies. The Africans themselves start their long journey full of hope and anticipation, but as they get closer to their goal they realize that their enemy is not necessarily the Germans
Un prophète = a prophet by Jacques Audiard( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 929 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
Blue is the warmest color : (la vie d'Adèle - chapitre 1 et 2) by Abdellatif Kechiche( visu )
10 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 927 libraries worldwide
The colorful, electrifying romance that took the Cannes Film Festival by storm courageously dives into a young woman's experiences of first love and sexual awakening. Blue is the Warmest Color stars the remarkable newcomer Adèle Exarchopoulos as a high schooler who, much to her own surprise, plunges into a thrilling relationship with a female twentysomething art student, played by Léa Seydoux. Directed by Adbellatif Kechiche, this finely detailed, intimate epic sensitively renders the erotic abandon of youth. It has captivated international audiences and been widely embraced as a defining love story for the new century
Murder on a Sunday morning by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
When a 15-year-old black male is arrested for the murder of Mary Ann Stephens, everyone involved in the case--from investigators to journalists--is ready to condemn him, except for his public defence lawyer, Patrick McGuiness. A true tale of murder and injustice
Molière by Laurent Tirard( visu )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Molière is a down-and-out actor and playwright who is up to his ears in debt. The wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise
Swimming pool by François Ozon( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and French and held by 860 libraries worldwide
A British mystery author visits her publisher's home in the South of France, where her interaction with his unusual daughter sets off some touchy dynamics
Doogal ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
A group of friends must step forward as unlikely heroes to recover three magic diamonds, reverse the onset of a brutal winter and return the evil ice sorcerer Zeebad to his prison beneath the ground
Paris by Cédric Klapisch( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Pierre, a professional dancer with the Moulin Rouge, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment. When Elise, his sister with three kids and no husband, moves in to his place to care for him, Pierre does not change his new habits. -- www.imdb.com
8 femmes = 8 women by François Ozon( visu )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Un riche industriel est trouvé assassiné dans sa maison pendant que sa famille se réunit pour la saison des fêtes. La maison est isolée et les lignes téléphoniques ont été coupées. Huit femmes sont ses assassins potentiels. Chacune est un suspect et chacune a un motif. Une seule est coupable
Two days, one night = Deux jours, une nuit by Jean-Pierre Dardenne( visu )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 774 libraries worldwide
Sandra, who lives in Belgium, has just been released from a psychiatric hospital only to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. So, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker individually in order to win a majority of their votes, before time runs out
 
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France deux cinéma (Firm)
Languages
French (95)
English (51)
Spanish (38)
Italian (16)
German (1)
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