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Fichman, Niv

Overview
Works: 140 works in 511 publications in 7 languages and 9,124 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Anthology films  Biography  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Director, tlp, Performer, Production personnel, Editor, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Niv Fichman
Publications by Niv Fichman
Most widely held works about Niv Fichman
 
Most widely held works by Niv Fichman
The red violin by François Girard( visu )
47 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,581 libraries worldwide
Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece - how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
28 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 916 libraries worldwide
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hoarding the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
Enemy by Denis Villeneuve( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 880 libraries worldwide
Narra la historia de un hombre, quien descubre viendo una película a un actor que es idéntico a sí mismo. Entonces, inicia la búsqueda del individuo con consecuencias inesperadas
Silk by Alessandro Baricco( visu )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 658 libraries worldwide
Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however, and Herve's wife Helene begins to suspect something is going on with her husband
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( visu )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and French and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
The saddest music in the world by Guy Maddin( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Isabella Rossellini stars as a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the world's saddest tune in this dark comedy
Hobo with a shotgun ( visu )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 418 libraries worldwide
"A hobo jumps from a freight car hoping for a fresh start in a new city. Instead, he finds himself trapped in an urban hell. This is a world where criminals rule the streets and Drake, the city's crime boss, reigns supreme alongside his sadistic murderous sons, Slick & Ivan. ... [The hobo] realizes the only way to make a different in this town is with ... [a] gun in his hand"--Container
Our man in Tehran ( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
The film explores the real story behind the Oscar-winning film Argo. In this gripping documentary, the story of the Canadian Caper is told by the man who knows it best, Ken Taylor, Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who hid the six Americans and obtained the counterfeit documents that allowed them to make their dramatic escape from Tehran
Last night by Don McKellar( visu )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and French and held by 279 libraries worldwide
At the stroke of midnight, the world is going to end. With time running out, a crazy group of big city dwellers is determined to go out with a bang
Passchendaele by Paul Gross( visu )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 264 libraries worldwide
When Sergeant Michael Dunne is wounded in battle during World War I, he is sent home to Calgary, Aberta. While recovering from his injuries, he becomes enamored with Sarah Mann, a beautiful young nurse. Sarah's brother, David, desperately wants to follow in Michael's heroic footsteps in order to impress his girlfriend's father, but he is not able to enlist because of his asthma. When strings are pulled and David is allowed to join the ranks, Michael finds himself fighting for the safety of the young man, for the heart of his true love, and for his own survival
Antiviral by Brandon Cronenberg( visu )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Celebrity obsession has reached an all-time high, with the public now clamoring to be infected with the same diseases their idols carry. At the Lucas Clinic, Syd March sells injections of live viruses to those fans who can afford it. But Syd also has a black market trade in illness, selling viruses smuggled in his own body to piracy groups. After super sensation Hannah Geist reveals a new disease she carries
The war symphonies Shostakovich against Stalin ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
A look at the Stalinist purges and the musical response Dmitri Shostakovich made through his symphonies Four to Nine, which he called "tombstones."
Inspired by Bach ( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Sarabande: "Yo-Yo Ma (playing himself) arrives in Toronto, amidst a certain amount of confusion, to perform in concert and teach a master class. In various time frames, parallel story lines develop involving a dying physician, the young female doctor taking over his practice, the old doctor's real estate agent, her boyfriend, Yo-Yo Ma, and his limosine driver. The characters come into contact with Bach's suite at various times and under different circumstances. All of them experience an emotional transformation, related to the depth of their relationship with the music and each other"--The Egoyan nucleus : web guide to Atom Egoyan
Inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the moods and emotions of Bach's fourth suite, Sarabande is a dramatic film written and directed by feature film director Atom Egoyan. The film weaves together numerous stories in a series of coincidences intimating themes of generosity and exchange
Eugene O'Neill's long day's journey into night ( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 205 libraries worldwide
This critically acclaimed production of Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical drama of a morphine-addicted mother and her tragic family unfolds over the course of a single day as the Tyrone family unflinchingly confronts its oldest, most haunting secrets. At the center of that maelstrom of blame, anger, and self-deception are moments of incredible compassion, pity, and love--and, behind it all, the profound tragedy that binds the family together. This classic translates to the screen with luminous warmth, resulting in a production that ranks high among screen adaptations of major stage works
Clean by Olivier Assayas( visu )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Emily Wang is a woman whose past is riddled with drugs and regrets. As a result, her husband, Lee, is found dead in a desolate motel room in Hamilton, Ontario, and landed Emily with a six-month jail sentence. The only thing that she desires for the future is a loving relationship with her son Jay, who is being cared for by Lee's parents, Albrecht and Rosemary. While Rosemary blames Emily for Lee's death, Albrecht recognizes the importance of the bond between a mother and her son, and tells Emily that the only way she can have a relationship with Jay is to become clean. Emily battles for a place in a world reluctant to forget the woman she was and unwilling to accept her as the woman she longs to be
Gunless Désarmé by Paul Gross( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 109 libraries worldwide
When American gunslinger The Montana Kid staggers into the Canadian Hamlet of Barclay's Brush, life for the 17 inhabitants is about to get exciting. The Kid gets into an altercation with Jack the town's blacksmith which leads to the Kid calling him out for some some frontier justice. But without a single gun to be found, adhering to the code of the Wild West may prove difficult
My war years-- Arnold Schoenberg by Arnold Schoenberg( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
No composer has been at once more despised, revered, controversial and ultimately more influential than Arnold Schoenberg. This program centers on the explosive years from 1906 to 1923, when he single-handedly transformed the language of music itself
Tectonic plates by Peter Mettler( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
"The geology of continental drift becomes a metaphor for the evolution of human culture ... An art student in Venice meets an array of characters who, twenty years later, form the inspiration for her paintings."--Container
World drums ( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
A gathering of 250 of the world's great percussionists, ranging from rock drummers to African tribal drummers, performing, at Vancouver Expo, 1986. Culminates in a joint performance coordinated by Canadian composer John Wyre
 
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Alternative Names
Ficham, Niv.
Ficham, Niv 1958-
Niv Fichman Canadian film director and producer
Niv Fichman filmproducent uit Israël
Нив Фичман
نیو فیخمان
Languages
English (227)
French (27)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
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