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Fichman, Niv

Works: 192 works in 480 publications in 6 languages and 8,574 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biography  Documentary films  Film adaptations  History  Anthology films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Performer, Production personnel, 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 )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,429 libraries worldwide
An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 863 libraries worldwide
"A plague of blindness strikes and threatens all of humanity. One woman feigns the illness to share an uncertain fate in quarantine, where society is breaking down as fast as their crumbling surroundings. Let blindness lead you on a journey where the only thing more terrifying than being blind is being the only one who can see"--Container
Enemy by Jake Gyllenhaal( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 753 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 )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Italian 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 )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and French and held by 595 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 )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 537 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 )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 399 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
Last night by Don McKellar( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
As the new millennium approaches, the world is known to be coming to an end. This modest comedy-drama examines how people face their impending doom. Mobs take to the street to party or riot, but some people spend their last hours seeking final fulfillment. Patrick is an architect who plans to meet the end having dinner alone, listening to Mahler. Sandra and Duncan, a married couple, make a suicide pact, but are caught apart and struggle to get together before the end. Craig uses his last hours for sexual conquest, and a fearful woman named Donna strives to find courage. As they cross paths with each other, they change the course of one another's final hours
The war symphonies Shostakovich against Stalin ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 231 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."
Antiviral by Brandon Cronenberg( visu )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 224 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
Passchendaele by Paul Gross( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 221 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
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 218 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
Inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor Tamasaburro Bando, garden designer Julie Moir Messervy, choreographer Mark Morris, ice dancers Jayne Torvil and Christopher Dean, and filmmaker Atom Egoyan, each involving Bach's six Cello Suites. Also includes a 3-D animation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "carceri" (prison) etchings set to Bach's Cello Suite no. 2
Clean by Olivier Assayas( visu )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Lee Hauser and Emily Wang are washed up. After several years of rock star fame in the 80s, Lee no longer has a recording contract-the carefree life, the easy money is gone. When Lee overdoses in a Canadian motel room, Emily is arrested and imprisoned. Starting over in Paris, Emily is broke, while old rock 'n' roll friends blame her for Lee's death. She is determined to establish a relationship with her son Jay, parked with Lee's parents in Vancouver since infancy. If she stays clean -- is she capable of seizing the opportunity that destiny now offers?
Inspired by Bach ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 103 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
Gunless Désarmé ( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 98 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
Falling down stairs [featuring Suite no. 3 for unaccompanied cello] by Johann Sebastian Bach( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Yo-Yo Ma and choreographer Mark Morris collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of dance inspired by Bach's third suite for solo cello
My war years-- Arnold Schoenberg by Arnold Schoenberg( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 88 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
The red violin Le violon rouge ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and French and held by 83 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
World drums ( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A gathering of 250 of the world's great percussionists, ranging from rock drummers to African tribal drummers, performing at the World Drum Festival (presented at Vancouver's Expo 1986). Culminates in a joint performance coordinated by Canadian composer John Wyre
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Ficham, Niv.
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