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Cinema Arts Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 45 works in 53 publications in 2 languages and 1,490 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Silent films  Romantic comedy films  Political films  Film noir  Nonfiction films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Cinema Arts Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by Cinema Arts Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by Cinema Arts Entertainment (Firm)
Le boucher = The butcher by Claude Chabrol( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 361 libraries worldwide
A small group of people lie battered and bound on the floor of a dirty slaughterhouse covered in blood. Scared and confused, they soon learn their captors are snuff film producers and plan to torture them as creatively and heinously as possible before brutally killing them off one-by-one. Each scene is shot from either the killer or victim's point of view in order to fully capture the emotional torment of the prey and the unspeakable acts that will be perpetrated on their captive bodies
La rupture by Claude Chabrol( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A woman with a checkered past divorces her abusive, drug-addicted husband after he beats up their young son, breaking his leg and giving him a concussion. The husband's wealthy family tries to gain custody of the boy through the courts, but when that fails they hire a man to do whatever it takes to discredit the mother
Houdini, the movie star by Harry Houdini( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Terror Island: A swashbuckling inventor steers his high-tech submarine to a forbidden tropical isle to rescue the father of the woman he loves
Juste avant la nuit by Claude Chabrol( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 108 libraries worldwide
"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S & M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène."--Container
La decade prodigieuse by Claude Chabrol( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Divided into 10 days, the story focuses on the wealthy Van Horns. Orson Welles plays the eccentric tycoon who lives in an Alsatian chateau with his young wife and his adopted son, a sculptor given to hallucinatory fits that cause him to fear he has unknowingly committed murder. Of course, wife and son are having a passionate affair and being blackmailed, which sets in dizzying motion the complex plot
Bicycle bride ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Beena is a rebellious young Indian-American woman whose family still clings to old school beliefs about gender roles and marriage for women. Though she pursues her dreams of freedom, her stern mother has other ideas, including arranging a marriage for her daughter. When Beena meets a man from Sweden, James Dean, she is immediately smitten by his European charm. Will Beena give in to what her cultural heritage says is right, or follow her heart and possibly lose her family?
Barocco by André Techiné( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 84 libraries worldwide
In this film-noir classic, a young woman convinces her boyfriend to accept a bribe to tell a lie that discredits a local politician. When the boyfriend is murdered, she is racked with guilt until she meet the killer, a dead-ringer for the murdered man. In order to hide from the police, he accepts the woman's need to "reinvent" him as her dead boyfriend, but can love transform his soul as well?
Mado by Claude Sautet( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 41 libraries worldwide
"Middle-aged investor Simon faces the loss of everything when he learns his business partner, Julien, has amassed considerable debt with the unscrupulous businessman, Lépidon. When Julien is found to have committed suicide, Simon and his group find out just how deep they are in with Lépidon. Desperation sets in before Mado, a prostitute Simon frequents, offers a solution."--Container
The setting sun = Rakuyō by Otto Dix( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930s during the opium wars between Japan and China, tells the story of Lian, a rebel leader and her affair with a Japanese soldier
Cry of the heart = Le cri du coeur ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Love is hard, especially for a single mother with a spoiled child in the mix. When the home is torn apart by divorce, it seems like the end of the world, but when broken hearts mend and a single mother tries to start anew, she faces the resentment of her son and the prejudices of society. Can she begin a new life as her boy struggles with his teenage, sexual fascinations?
Maldonne by Sergio Gobbi( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 31 libraries worldwide
A musician named Jacques Christens is given a proposition by an old man. For ten million Francs he is asked to impersonate a certain Paul de Baer-a man who is supposedly exiled in The Amazon. Christens is told this scheme will save Mr. Baer from ruin. He wants nothing more than to complete his symphony in peace, but needs money and accepts the ten million. While living in Mr. Baer's villa, Christens begins to suffer a form of amnesia, as he comes to believe he actually is Mr. Baer
Le serpent = Night flight from Moscow ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in French and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A senior Soviet spy defects to the West and brings along a "gift" for his American hosts--a list of several high ranking Western officials who are Soviet double agents
L'occitanienne le dernier amour de Chateaubriand = The Occitan girl : Chateaubriand's last love by Jean Périssé( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
On a stormy evening in 1829, aging writer Rene de Chateaubriand takes refuge in a mountain retreat at Cauterets, a small town in the Pyrenees. Here, he meets Leontine de Villeneuve, an aristocratic woman forty years his junior who ignites his passion and who seems to be as equally attracted to him. Under the watchful gaze of the maitre d'hotel, Chateaubriand embarks on what will be his last great love affair, with a woman he will later refer to in his writings as L'Occitanienne
Les princes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Nara is a gypsy who has thrown his wife out of the house because a social worker talked her into using birth control pills. Now he lives with his 80-year-old mother and young daughter. They both provide a balance for Nara's violent behavior and illegal activities, despite the constant threat of eviction
La femme en bleu by Michel Deville( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
After glimpsing a mystery woman in blue, Pierre, a musicologist, begins an all-consuming search for her
Creezy : (la race des seigneurs) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A young politician on his way to becoming Prime Minister falls in love with a young fashion model wherein he must deal with the conflicts between his passion for the model and his ambitious career as a politician
Claude Chabrol's Pleasure party = (Une partie de plaisir) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Chabrol's dark vision of the complexities of modern day male dominated marriage. The story of a couple, Esther and Philippe, whose love is eroding away little by little, due mostly to Philippe's tyrannical will
La femme infidèle by FremantleMedia( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Charles suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears. He plans a confrontation with the younger man, Victor, but too late, Victor's been killed! Now to preserve his lifestyle, Charles must cover it all up and life must seem to go on as before
The convoys of shame by Raphaël Delpard( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
What is the price of peace? During World War II, the French were forced to ask themselves that very question, when the Nazi war machine marched through their streets. Forced to collaborate with Hitler in exchange for their safety, the French were torn. This tell-all film explores the grim logistics of the Holocaust. The film illustrates this calculated, methodical collaboration through archived footage, dramatic re-enactments, testimonials, and interviews with historical experts
The life and work of Claude Chabrol ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Chabrol discusses his work amid delicious meals with friends, ex-wives, and actors. Chabrol also speaks from the darkness of an isolated room. See and hear it all from the mouth of the master including his choices, his mistakes, and what he has learned in his illustrious career. Since 1958, he made almost a film a year. His works have been constantly remade in Hollywood (Unfaithful). These are the last words from Charbol, his last stamp in his unmatched cinematic career
 
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French (19)
English (6)
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