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October Films

Works: 174 works in 577 publications in 8 languages and 14,450 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Documentary films  Personal narratives  Independent films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,482 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 Gus Van Sant( visu )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 960 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 )
9 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and French and held by 721 libraries worldwide
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His young, simple-minded, God-fearing Scottish wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty. She willingly takes lovers in the belief that it will cure her paralyzed husband
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
The story of the complex relationship between sisters Jacqueline Du Pré & Hilary Du Pré, two English musical prodigies who led very different lives
Secrets & lies by Mike Leigh( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
After her adoptive parents die, a young black woman seeks out her natural birth mother only to discover her mother is white. Equally shocked to learn her daughter she gave up for adoption is black, Cynthia insists it's a mistake. But she soon realizes it's true and when she springs her newfound daughter on the rest of the family, the resulting chaos leads to a series of secrets and lies being revealed at last
Matewan by John Sayles( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 480 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 this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920's
Cookie's fortune by Robert Altman( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 450 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
Three seasons by Tony Bui( visu )
36 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 377 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
Muse by Giorgio De Chirico( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 343 libraries worldwide
A screenwriter hires a real-life Muse to inspire creativity
Lost highway by Richard Currey( visu )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
"Fred, un musicien, mal dans sa peau, [est] convaincu que sa femme le trompe. Pourquoi se sent-il comme un étranger dans sa propre vie? Pourquoi sait-il si peu de choses sur sa femme? Qui lui envoie ces mystérieuses vidéocassettes qui démontrent, sans l'ombre d'un doute, que quelqu'un entre dans sa maison? Fred se retrouvera en prison accusé du meurtre de sa femme, mais l'a-t-il vraiment tuée?"--Conteneur
The white balloon by Jafar Panahi( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 297 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 289 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the story of the musical team Gilbert and Sullivan and the making of one of their most famous collaborations, the Mikado
Salò, o, Le 120 giornate di Sodoma = Salò, the 120 days of Sodom by Pier Paolo Pasolini( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 251 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 )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 247 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 ( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and French and held by 224 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
Secrets of the dead ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Captured German officers were taken to British country mansions where they were lured into a sense of comfort so they would speak freely. British agents had thoroughly bugged the homes and grounds to record conversations, which were translated in many cases by Jewish refugees from Germany who had joined the British army. The tens of thousands of pages of transcripts, recently rediscovered, helped save British lives by providing vital intelligence about blitzkrieg raiding patterns and the development of the V-2 rocket. They also showed differences of opinions in the officers' ranks about the worth of Hitler and his Nazi party and offered the first reports of the Nazi atrocities. This program combines archival footage from the war, translated dialogue, interviews, and superbly acted and emotionally charged reenactments. The descriptions of war crimes and images of concentration camp violence make this program appropriate for mature viewers, who likely will be enthralled by the content
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 English and held by 207 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
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English (148)
Vietnamese (23)
Persian (10)
French (9)
Italian (2)
Iranian [Other] (2)
Spanish (1)
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