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Facets Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,043 works in 1,506 publications in 10 languages and 52,959 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Case studies  Interviews  Biographical films  Fiction 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
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 )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Polish and English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
Presents 10 short films, inspired by the Ten Commandments. Each story corresponds to a commandment and centers on different residents of the same modern Warsaw apartment complex. The themes are the universal ones of love, marriage, infidelity, parenthood, guilt, faith and compassion and focus on the complexities of human relationships
Camila by Maria Luisa Bemberg( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Recounts the true story of a young Catholic socialite from Buenos Aires, Camila O'Gorman, who falls in love and runs away with a young Jesuit priest, Ladislao Gutierrez, in 1847. Eventually they are found and executed by the repressive government. The film also makes a statement about the affect of dictatorship on personal and political freedom
H.H. Holmes America's first serial killer by John Borowski( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 419 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 man hunt to find him, and finally to his incarceration and execution
Medea ( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in Danish and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Medea seeks vengeance against Jason after he betrays her in a search for the golden fleece
Heimat a chronicle of Germany ( visu )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in German and held by 364 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 Schabbach 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
Korolʹ Lir King Lear by Grigoriĭ Mikhaĭlovich Kozint︠s︡ev( visu )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
King Learś attempt to divide his kingdom among his three daughters leads to great tragedy
Architectures 2 by Frédéric Compain( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and English and held by 324 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
Chahār shanbah sūrī Fireworks Wednesday ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Persian and held by 322 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
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 317 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
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Mario Camus( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 313 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
La planète sauvage by René Laloux( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 308 libraries worldwide
On a distant planet, tiny humanoid creatures called Oms live in fear of the Draags. Draags are blue-skinned, red-eyed creatures standing over 40 feet tall. When a Draag child casually kills a human mother with a flick of her finger, she makes amends by adopting the dead woman's child as a pet. However, the new pet quickly figures out the secret of Draag brainpower and escapes to share his knowledge with a band of humans. Together, the humans make plans to bring down the reign of the Draags
Méliès le cinémagicien by Georges Méliès( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in French and English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Includes 15 of Melies' short films
Gamlet ( visu )
2 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in Russian and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death
Tre fratelli Three brothers ( visu )
3 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 295 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in Hungarian and held by 284 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 in 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 284 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 by Peter Brook( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Tragedy of hamlet: Discover the new meaning in Hamlet in Peter Brook's original performances in Paris and its worldwide theatrical tour
La vie de Bouddha by Martin Meissonnier( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the story of Prince Siddhartha and his spiritual transformation into the Buddha
Dekalog The Decalogue by Krzyzstof Kieslowski( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Polish and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Presents 3 short films, inspired by the Ten Commandments. Each story corresponds to a commandment and centers on different residents of the same modern Warsaw apartment complex
Heimat a chronicle by Edgar Reitz( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in German and English and held by 281 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 farmers and craftsmen in a Rhineland village, later becoming soldiers, Nazi officials, industrialists, and famous artists
 
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Alternative Names
فتس ود (فرم)
Languages
English (16)
Polish (13)
Spanish (8)
German (7)
Russian (7)
French (5)
Italian (5)
Persian (3)
Danish (3)
Hungarian (2)
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