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Facets Video (Firm)

Works: 955 works in 1,559 publications in 10 languages and 52,847 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Televised plays  Television interviews  Drama  Documentary films  Biographical films  Animated films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PQ6613.A763, 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)
Camila by María Luisa Bemberg( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
"Un magnifico film basado en un escandaloso romance de la vida real Camila es la historia de una muher pertenecienta a la alta sociedad Argentina del siglo XIX, durante el gobierno del dictador de Juan Manuel de Rosas. Cuando Camila conoce al joven y atractivo nuevo cura Ladislao Gutiérrez, su pasión se apodera de ella. Camila y Ladislao se embarcan en un peligroso romance que tendrá un deslenlace fatal. Camila ha sido nominada para un premio de la Academia en la categoría Mejor Film Extranjero." -- Back cover
H.H. Holmes : America's first serial killer ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 418 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 378 libraries worldwide
Medea seeks vengeance against Jason after he betrays her in a search for the golden fleece
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
King Learś attempt to divide his kingdom among his three daughters leads to great tragedy
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Depicts a power struggle between a widow and her adult daughter
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli = Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 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
Chahār shanbah sūrī = [Fireworks Wednesday] by Asghar Farhadi( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Persian and held by 330 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
La planète sauvage = Fantastic Planet by René Laloux( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 307 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
Werckmeister harmóniák = Werckmeister harmonies by Béla Tarr( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in Hungarian and held by 292 libraries worldwide
A circus arrives in a small village in Hungary. Instead of exotic animals and acrobats, it features jars of medical anomalies. Tensions mount in the village as a shadowy figure provokes violence among its inhabitants, inciting a slow paced decent into communal madness
Tango, baile nuestro = Tango, our dance ( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 187 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
Deutschland bleiche Mutter = Germany, pale mother by Helma Sanders-Brahms( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in German and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Love story set during and after the Nazi era. Explores the private lives of a young bride and her Nazi soldier husband, and her parents, by-standers who tolerated Hitler. While not excusing the actions of its protagonists, it uses them to show how easily the unthinkable can happen
The decalogue ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Polish and held by 156 libraries worldwide
10 films that each feature one of the 10 commandments as a thematic construct
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Spanish (11)
English (8)
Italian (5)
Russian (5)
Polish (4)
Danish (3)
Persian (3)
German (2)
French (2)
Hungarian (2)
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