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Ego Film Arts (Firm)

Overview
Works: 18 works in 153 publications in 6 languages and 4,175 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  History  Comedy films  Erotic films  Detective and mystery films  Short films  Western films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Ego Film Arts (Firm)
Publications by Ego Film Arts (Firm)
Most widely held works by Ego Film Arts (Firm)
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( visu )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens promises retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community. Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda and that everyone has secrets to keep
The saddest music in the world by Guy Maddin( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 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
Ararat by Atom Egoyan( visu )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
An examination of the the Siege of Van, which lead to the genocide of over a million Armenian people at the hands of Turkish troops, and its continuing influence on people's lives, presented through a drama about a making a film about the subject
Adoration by Atom Egoyan( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
Simon is a young orphan being raised by his uncle Tom. As his grandfather lay dying, Simon discovers how racist and backwards his uncle is. Simon's grandfather hated Simon's father and claims that he intentionally killed Simon's mother in a car crash. Simon's family narrative is cleverly knit into a news story presented to Simon by his high school French teacher as a translation exercise. The article is read by the teacher about an attempted bombing of an aircraft by a man who put explosives in his pregnant wife's luggage. Simon gets the idea to translate the story and write it from the perspective of the child in the woman's womb. The teacher encourages Simon to develop his story, present it to the class and to the world via the Internet as if he really was that child. The narrative of the car crash and the attempted bombing of the plane become intertwined as a way for the characters to deal with their past experiences. Simon's story takes a twist that involves everyone in his life
Exotica by Atom Egoyan( visu )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 352 libraries worldwide
An erotic table dancer at a strip club has sex with two mysterious, obessive strangers and gets involved in a deadly plot
Calendar by Atom Egoyan( visu )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
A mean-spirited, self-absorbed Canadian-Armenian photograher is hired to take pictures of Armenian historical churches for a calendar. He takes his wife along as a translator, and as they traverse the sites chosen for the calendar with the Armenian guide, their relationship begins to unravel. The photographer returns to Canada with his images, but without his wife, who has gradually felt drawn to her ethnic roots and has fallen in love with the guide
Speaking parts by Atom Egoyan( visu )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
A struggling actor working as a hotel custodian and gigolo finds himself the obsessional object of two women: a scriptwriter he hustled for a part in a movie and a hotel maid
The adjuster by Atom Egoyan( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and French and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Off-beat comedy about an insurance adjuster who gets a bit too involved with his work by manipulating and bedding his desperate clients
The essential Egoyan ( visu )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Two feature films plus three early short films by Atom Egoyan. Family viewing: A black comedy about a young man who discovers that his childhood home videos have been erased to make room for his father's homemade sex tapes. Next of kin: A young man having problems with his family undergoes video-therapy with his domineering parents. At the clinic, he comes across the videotapes of an Armenian family who gave their son up for adoption 20 years ago. He then pretends to be their long lost son and is instantly accepted
The captive by Atom Egoyan( visu )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Her parents, detectives, and Cassandra herself will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance
Family viewing by Atom Egoyan( visu )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
This black comedy seeringly portrays a family teetering on the edge. After a stepmother sleeps with her stepson as well as her husband, the son moves in with a telephone sex operator who becomes involved with his father
Foolproof by Ryan Reynolds( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Kevin, Rob and Sam know how to make a heist foolproof. That's where Leo comes in. He's got his eye on $20 million in untraceable bonds, and he wants these three experts to get it for him. As a little insurance, he's holding their latest plan hostage until they deliver. The pressure is on, and with so much at stake, even friends can't trust each other
The essential Egoyan by Atom Egoyan( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Four films and three early short films by Atom Egoyan
Next of kin by Atom Egoyan( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
A young man having problems with his family undergoes video-therapy with his domineering parents. At the clinic, he comes across the videotapes of an Armenian family who gave their son up for adoption 20 years ago. He then pretends to be their long lost son and is instantly accepted
Curtis's charm ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Buddies Jim and Curtis meet by chance, some time after they have been in rehab, and Jim tries to save Curtis from his delusions about the "voodoo juju" curse he thinks his mother in law has put on him. Jim concocts a good luck charm for Curtis, which has unexpected results for both of them
O doce amanhã The sweet hereafter ; O vento também tem segredos = Whistle down the wind ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The sweet hereafter: A small community is torn apart by a tragic accident which kills most of the town's children
Where the truth lies by Atom Egoyan( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Karen O'Connor, a young journalist known for her celebrity profiles, is consumed with discovering the truth behind a long-buried incident that affected the lives and careers of showbiz team Vince Collins and Lanny Morris
Pojmani ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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