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October Films

Overview
Works: 158 works in 525 publications in 9 languages and 14,835 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Comedy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Personal narratives  Historical films  Documentary films  Independent films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about October Films
Publications by October Films
Most widely held works by October Films
The apostle by Robert Duvall( visu )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,486 libraries worldwide
Sonny is a gifted Southern Pentecostal preacher loved by his community in Texas. When Sonny loses control and commits a crime of passion, he is forced to run from the law. Hiding out in the small Louisiana town of Bayou Boutte, Sonny adopts a new identity as the Apostle E.F. and sets out on a new mission-- to find the road to redemption
The last days by James Moll( visu )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 957 libraries worldwide
Traces the experiences of five Hungarian Holocaust survivors who fell victim to Hitler's brutal war against the Jews during the final days of World War II, and returned to their hometowns and ghettos and the concentration camps in which they were imprisoned
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and French and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery
Hilary and Jackie by Hilary Du Pré( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and French and held by 727 libraries worldwide
The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
Festen = The celebration by Thomas Vinterberg( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 675 libraries worldwide
"Helge Klingenfeldt is a respected Danish patriarch whose country estate is the scene of a grand celebration in honor of his sixtieth birthday. His adult children and extended family have gathered together for the occasion, but no one is ready for the bombshell about to be delivered by his oldest son, Christian, in his birthday toast: a dark family secret that contributed to his twin sister's recent suicide."
Secrets & lies by Mike Leigh( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Hortense, an adopted Black woman in London, seeks out her natural birth mother only to discover the woman is white. Equally shocked to learn the daughter she gave up for adoption is Black, Cynthia insists it's a mistake. But she soon realizes it's true. When Cynthia brings her newfound daughter home to meet her family-from-hell, all the secrets and lies, the deceptions and animosities come pouring out
Cookie's fortune by Robert Altman( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
"The small southern town of Holly Springs hasn't had such a claim to fame since the advance of General Grant was halted there in 1862. But now the mysterious death of Holly Springs matriarch Jewel Mae, known affectionately as 'Cookie, ' has the small town in an uproar. Who is the murderer? Where is the murderer? Has there even been a murder?"--Container
Matewan by John Sayles( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powderkeg of racial hostility, corruption, and betrayal in a bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920's
One night at McCool's ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Three men all lusting after one woman cause trouble at a bar
Three seasons by Tony Bui( visu )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of several people living in or visiting post-war Vietnam, including James Hager (Harvey Keitel), an ex-G.I. searching for the daughter he left behind in the war
High art by Lisa Cholodenko( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and French and held by 368 libraries worldwide
A naive young woman's stock rises at a prestigious art magazine because of her budding sexual relationship with a once-brilliant lesbian photographer, who is currently addicted to heroin
Muse by Albert Brooks( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 357 libraries worldwide
A screenwriter hires a real-life Muse to inspire creativity
Lost highway by Richard Currey( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and French and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Fred Madison is a saxophonist who finds a video tape on his doorstep that shows the interior of his house. He becomes convinced that someone has broken in and calls the police. He finds another videotape showing him killing his wife. The police arrest him for murdering his wife. In prison, he inexplicably morphs into a young man named Pete Dayton and begins living a completely different life. When Pete is released, his and Fred's paths begin to cross in a surreal, suspenseful web of intrigue, orchestrated by a shady gangster boss named Dick Laurent
The white balloon by Jafar Panahi( visu )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 330 libraries worldwide
A young girl's desire for a pretty goldfish her family cannot afford, sparks an adventure
Cronos by Guillermo del Toro( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 314 libraries worldwide
An aging antique dealer, Jesus Gris, happens upon an elegant mechanized scarab. When opened, it painfully stabs whomever is holding it, but the wound brings youthful vigor and a vampire's need for blood. The device is relentlessly pursued by a dying tycoon, Dieter de la Guardia, whose nephew Angel, reluctant to see his uncle live a moment longer, must still do the old man's bidding. Meanwhile, Gris's desires endanger his own graddaughter, Aurora
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the story of the musical team Gilbert and Sullivan and the making of one of their most famous collaborations, the Mikado
Tous les matins du monde All the mornings of the world by Alain Corneau( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in French and English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
After his wife dies, devastated viol-player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe (played by Jean-Pierre Marielle) becomes a recluse, perfecting his playing and raising his two daghters. Colombe takes on a promising local student, Marin Marais (played by Gérard Depardieu), who begins an affair with one of the daughters (played by Anne Brochet). The affair ends bitterly and Marais breaks from the master, eventually becoming famous. Years later he resumes the lessons with his master until Brochet, still bitter, kills herself. Seeing the error in his ways, a grief-stricken Marais is comforted by an apparition of Sainte-Colombe
Salò, o, Le 120 giornate di Sodoma Salò, the 120 days of Sodom by Pier Paolo Pasolini( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 238 libraries worldwide
In the titles, Pasolini informs viewers that it is "1944-45 nell' Italia Settentrionale durante l'occupazione nazifascista [in Northern Italy during the Nazi-Fascist occupation]." That, along with the "Bibliografia essenziale" that precedes it, indicates that a political meaning, dealing with the corruption of absolute power, was uppermost in the filmmakers mind. Motives aside, Pasolini's interpretation of the Marquis de Sade's eighteenth century opus of torture and degradation remains banned in many countries, is deemed one of the most disturbing films ever made, and is still-- 30 years after its initial release-- notorious and controversial
The insurgency ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
The Iraqi insurgency continues to challenge the most highly trained and best-equipped military in the world. This investigation includes access to insurgent leaders, commanders of Iraqi and U.S. military units, and journalists who have risked their lives to meet insurgent leaders. Frontline explores the battle for one Iraqi town and presents testimony from civilians whose families were targets
Agnes Browne by Anjelica Huston( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and French and held by 235 libraries worldwide
A woman and her seven children living in central Dublin are thrown into emotional turmoil and financial crisis after the unexpected death of her husband
 
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Languages
English (150)
Vietnamese (17)
French (14)
Persian (12)
Danish (10)
Spanish (7)
Iranian [Other] (2)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
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