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Facets Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,010 works in 1,771 publications in 9 languages and 53,077 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Animated films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Facets Video (Firm)
Publications by Facets Video (Firm)
Most widely held works about Facets Video (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Facets Video (Firm)
Dekalog = The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Polish and English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Ten, approximately one-hour films made for Polish television that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
Camila by Maria Luisa Bemberg( visu )
5 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Based on the tragic true story of Buenos Aires socialite Camila O'Gorman, who falls in love with, and runs away with, a young Jesuit priest, Uladislao Gutiérrez
Deutschland bleich Mutter by Helma Sanders-Brahms( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in German and held by 439 libraries worldwide
"The film is set during World War II and follows newlywed Lene, whose young husband, a soldier, is sent to the front lines. Lene discovers that she is pregnant and is forced to take her child on a journey across the war-ravaged countryside ... Lene ... is by turns brave and foolhardy, resourceful and resilient, facing a bleak future with fierce determination"--Container
Heimat : a chronicle of Germany by Edgar Reitz( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in German and English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
A fictional chronicle of life in Germany, from 1919 to 1982, as reflected in the fluctuating fortunes of the members of one family, initially peasant-farmers, in the fictitious village of Schachbach in the Rhineland. An extraordinary succession of mostly ordinary events and characters--history seen from ground level--vividly acted by a huge cast of both professional and nonprofessional actors
H.H. Holmes : America's first serial killer by John Borowski( visu )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
The story behind America's first serial killer who terrorized Chicago during the turn-of-the-century World's Fair. Chronicles his grisly life from childhood, to the cross-country manhunt to find him, and finally to his incarceration and execution
Medea by Luigi Cherubini( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in Danish and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Medea seeks vengeance against Jason after he betrays her in a search for the golden fleece
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 356 libraries worldwide
After her husband's death, Bernarda Alba forces her five daughters into eight years of strict mourning. The appearance of Pepe El Romano, a man who wishes to marry the eldest daughter, Angustias, unleashes a series of events which culminate in a tragic denouement
Tango our dance = Tango baile nuestro ( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 356 libraries worldwide
"The sensuality and stylized rituals adored by the inhabitants of Buenos Aires are captured in the complex art form of the tango. Jorge Zanada, the director, spent years researching the unique role of the tango in the national landscape, exploring the machismo and passion that feed the dance"--Container
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli = Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Levi, an intellectual exiled by the Fascist government during World War II to a mountain village in southern Italy, discovers the resilience and dignity of people who live close to the land
Edgar Reitz's Heimat II : chronicle of a generation by Edgar Reitz( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in German and held by 331 libraries worldwide
A chronicle of the 1960s in Germany, focusing on the experiences of a young classical musician who moves to Munich to find a new life and new home
Chahār shanbah sūrī = [Fireworks Wednesday] by Aṣghar Farhādī( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Persian and held by 329 libraries worldwide
All of Tehran is preparing to celebrate the traditional New Year with the festival of fire, which falls on the last Tuesday night before the official New Year begins. A young woman named Rouhi is employed by a young couple to clean their house. Sweet and naive, Rouhi is engaged to be married, but her innocence is shattered when she finds her employers' household in crisis over accusations of infidelity
Architectures 2 by Frédéric Compain( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in German and English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
"Una serie dedicada a las creaciones arquitectónicas más ambiciosos del siglo 19 y 20, consistentes en material de archivo notable, modelos a escala, y entrevistas con algunos de los más grandes arquitectos de nuestro tiempo"--Estuche
La planète sauvage = Fantastic Planet by René Laloux( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 309 libraries worldwide
A full length animated fantasy, set on the planet of the Draags in a far solar system
Tre fratelli = Three brothers by Francesco Rosi( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Italian and held by 305 libraries worldwide
A story about the lives and dreams of three brothers reunited in their small home town on the occasion of the funeral of their mother. "Here, in the sunlight of the Italian countryside, they face their connection to each other and to themselves, in a film that is at once beautiful, full of humanity, and emotionally shattering."
Werckmeister harmóniák = Werckmeister harmonies by Béla Tarr( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Hungarian and held by 294 libraries worldwide
In a frostbitten, fogbound provincial town lives a young postman, Janos Valushka. One day a traveling circus comes to town, displaying the stuffed body of the largest whale in the world in a corrugated metal trailer. Their arrival in the midst of a terminal frost prompts bizarre rumors which quickly run rife, alluding to a shadowy figure, dubbed the Prince, who supposedly accompanies the circus. Within a short time, the gathering tensions ignite, and an apocalyptic unrest is unleashed, the madness sweeping across the frigid, foggy community, and forever changing Janos' life. Bela Tarr, a Hungarian director more talked about than viewed, twists reality into impressionism in this adaptation from Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai's novel, while regarding the characters with great intensity through long, uninterrupted takes
Aventurera ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Left alone after her mother runs off with another man and her father shoots himself, Elena attempts to make a new life for herself in Juarez but is drugged, seduced, and forced to work as a dancer and call girl in a nightclub. She soon rises to stardom as a dancer, but still plots revenge and escape
Brook by Brook, an intimate portrait The tragedy of Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Brook by Brook: A revealing film about Peter Brook made by his son, Simon, offering a privileged view into Brook's family, theater, and films in a collective father-son journey that is personal and moving
 
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Languages
Spanish (19)
English (18)
Polish (16)
German (15)
Italian (13)
Danish (5)
Persian (4)
Hungarian (4)
French (2)
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