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October Films

Overview
Works: 191 works in 502 publications in 9 languages and 14,610 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Personal narratives  Biographical films  Musical films  Comedy films  Horror films  Personal narratives‡vHungarian  War films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer
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 )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,495 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 )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 955 libraries worldwide
Traces the experiences of five Hungarian Holocaust survivors who fell victim to Hitler's 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 783 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 Emily Watson( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
Secrets & lies by Mike Leigh( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 620 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 )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
In the small southern town of Holly Springs, Jewel Mae, known as Cookie, has died mysteriously. Who is the murderer? Where is the murderer? Has there even been a murder? A small town comedy rich in hidden secrets and buried scandals
Matewan by John Sayles( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
The tale of a bitter clash between union and coal company in West Virginia in the 1920's
One night at McCool's ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Three men all lusting after one woman cause trouble at a bar
High art by Lisa Cholodenko( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
This film depicts a naive young woman whose stock rises at a pretentious art magazine because of her budding relationship with a once brilliant photographer who had a breakdown years ago. The question is how deeply Syd is willing to immerse herself in Berliner's hedonistic, heroin-infused, lesbian lifestyle
The white balloon ( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Seven-year-old Razieh has her heart set on a plump multi-finned goldfish she has seen in Tehran's market-place. Despite having many similar in the ornamental pond at home, she is determined to get the one she wants before the New Year celebrations begin in a few hours. Skilfully cajoling her mother into parting with her last 500 Toman note, she races into the dangerous and disorienting bustle of the city and her epic adventure begins
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the story of the musical team Gilbert and Sullivan and the making of one of their most famous collaborations, the Mikado
Lost highway by David Lynch( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
A successful jazz musician whose marriage is on the rocks, a man in black who threatens to expose him, a young mechanic with links to a mobster, and the mobster's moll are the riders on the lost highway, trapped in their worlds of desire, destiny and unknown destination
Cronos by Guillermo del Toro( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 318 libraries worldwide
The directorial debut from Guillermo Del Toro (Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth), Cronos combines a surreal and distincitve take on the classic vampire yarn with an allegory about US/Mexican relations. Cronos concerns elderly antique dealer Jesus Gris who, with his eight-year-old granddaughter Aurora, discovers an ancient artifact that once belonged to a 16th century alchemist. Unbeknownst to Gris, the device-which resemble an ornate mechanical beetle-houses an immortal parasite that will grant eternal life to its host. The cost? An extreme aversion to daylight and an agonising thirst for human blood
Three seasons by Tony Bui( visu )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 305 libraries worldwide
The beautiful city of Saigon is quickly fading into the neon glare of western progress, leaving four ordinary people as expatriates in their own country
Tous les matins du monde All the mornings of the world by Alain Corneau( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in French and held by 246 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
Agnes Browne ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and French and held by 240 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
Salò, o, Le 120 giornate di Sodoma Salò, the 120 days of Sodom ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 231 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 )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 229 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
Red firecracker, green firecracker Pao da shuang deng ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in Chinese and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Set against the close of the Ching Dynasty at the turn of the century, this is a tale of forbidden love and loyalty . With no male heirs to run their fireworks factory, the Chai family's beautiful daughter has been groomed for the role of master. Renounced of her femininity, she is clothed like a man and forbidden to marry, a role which she dutifully accepts until a rebellious young artist becomes employed at the factory. He unleashes in her an unbridled passion that challenges her loyalty to her ancestral heritage and threatens the tradition that has bound her
Secrets of the dead ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Spied upon by MI19 in a bugging operation of unprecedented scale and cunning, 4,000 German POW's revealed their inner thoughts about the Third Reich and let slip military secrets that helped the Allies win WWII
 
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English (119)
Vietnamese (8)
Persian (7)
French (6)
Spanish (6)
Chinese (4)
Iranian [Other] (2)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
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