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Paradis film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 23 works in 123 publications in 12 languages and 8,727 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Film adaptations  History  Romance films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Television programs)  Television mini-series 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Paradis film (Firm)
Publications by Paradis film (Firm)
Most widely held works by Paradis film (Firm)
Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair( visu )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,302 libraries worldwide
Love, lust and hope envelop an upper middle-class Indian family and their world-wide guests as they celebrate for four days the arranged marriage of their daughter to an East Indian man from Texas
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,677 libraries worldwide
At the height of the Cold War, a precarious operation goes deadly wrong, and the head of British Intelligence wonders if a double agent is leaking vital secrets. Brought out of retirement to expose the potential mole, master spy George Smiley is the only one who can be trusted to expose one of their own. Or can he? As the emotional and physical tolls mount on the high-ranking suspects, Smiley will be forced into the ultimate international spy game where everyone's motives are in question
Indochine by Régis Wargnier( visu )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in French and Chinese and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
Set in French Indochina in the 1930s as the Vietnamese begin to rebel against French colonialism. Dramatizes the last years of French rule through the relationship between plantation owner Eliane and her adopted daughter, an orphaned Annamese princess, who becomes a Vietnamese revolutionary after having a child by Eliane's former lover, a French officer
Hua yang nian hua In the mood for love by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
A man and woman, drawn together by the discovery that their respective spouses are having an affair, slowly fall in love
Zui hao de shi guang Three times by Xiaoxian Hou( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 489 libraries worldwide
A rapturous and beautiful love story set in three different eras - a pool hall in 1966, a 1911 brothel, and present-day Taipei. The director brings to life the culture of each period as the tales unfold
La princesse de Montpensier by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Set in the 16th century, Marie de Mezieres is deeply in love with her dashing cousin Henri de Guise. However, due to her father's political ambitions, she is forced into a marriage with the well-connected Philippe de Montpensier, who she has never met. When Philippe is called away to fight, she is left in the care of Count Chabannes, an aging nobleman. It isn't long before she is exposed to the sexual and political intrigues of court
El abrazo partido Lost embrace by Daniel S Burman( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 391 libraries worldwide
"On one level an ethnic drama about Jewish exile (in Argentina) and on another a more universal tale of growing up and coming to terms with one's parents for the first time as an adult. Both themes come together as the film's hero, Ariel Makaroff, realizes with a shock that to be his parents' child means to be, in some significant way, what they are--which is to say, not only Jewish but human. "http://www.jamesbowman.net
Qianxi manbo Millennium mambo by Xiaoxian Hou( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Working as a hostess in a trendy bar, a young beauty finds herself mercilessly torn between two men: Hao-hao, her neurotic and jealous live-in boyfriend, and Jack, the mysterious and enterprising gangster who may be her undoing. Chronicles the fleeting, finite blooming of a young woman
2046 by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Chinese and Japanese and held by 201 libraries worldwide
A young man, who has tried to forget his lost love by meeting different young women, starts to write a novel about a young man falling in love with a machine-made young woman on the number 2046 train
Garage Olimpo desaparecidos ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Spanish and Italian and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Maria is a middle-class teacher living in a deteriorating mansion with her Italian mother. They've rented out rooms for extra money and one of the tenants is Felix, a secret officer assigned to watch her. One day Maria is kidnapped and taken to Garage Olimpo, one of the many undercover detention places at the time, where she is brutally interrogated. Her only hope is through Felix who is in love with her and is willing to do anything to win her approval, even it it means lying
Fast food, fast women by Amos Kollek( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
On her 35th birthday, Bella, an overworked waitress, is set up on a date with Bruno, an irresponsible cab driver and father of two. One of Bella's regulars, a long time widow, responds to an ad and meets Emily. Soon, however, a random encounter changes Bella's life in a way she could never have imagined
Samsara by Pan Nalin( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Tibetan and Sino-Tibetan [Other] and held by 63 libraries worldwide
In the majestic setting of the Himalayas, the brilliant young monk Tashi returns to the world after three years of solitary meditation in a remote hermitage. At a harvest festival he meets the beautiful Pema, and chooses to quit monastic life for the challenges and wonders of the wider world
Verso sera By nightfall by Francesca Archibugi( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Italian and French and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Professor Brusci's ordered life is disrupted when he suddenly needs to care for his granddaughter and deal with her mother
Topio stin omichli Landscape in the mist by Thodōros Angelopoulos( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Follows the journey of two children as they head from Greece to Germany in search of their father. Voula and Alexandros are determined to track down their absent dad and they meet a number of interesting figures along the way
Derecho de familia by Daniel S Burman( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Dr. Ariel Perelman (Daniel Hendler) chose a different career path from that of his attorney father. As he begins to raise his own son, however, he realizes that he and his father have more in common than he originally thought. When Dr. Perelman's office is unexpectedly closed for several weeks, he does not inform his wife, and, instead, takes the time to spend with his son at school and with his father at his (father's) office
Fine pena mai paradiso perduto ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Antonio Perrone, a young university student, becomes a mafia boss in 1980s Italy
Shik Chic by Bakhtier Khudoĭnazarov( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in Russian and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Three young Russian friends amuse themselves in a small seaside town with a series of minor adventures, one of which involves stealing a new suit. The teenagers want to mimic the "chic" exhibited by the tourists who visit the resort town across the harbor from their rural town
Massoud l'afghan by Christophe de Ponfilly( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Documentary of the leader of the North-Alliance in Afghanistan who was killed on Sept. 9, 2001, filmed over several years
Sammy 2 escape from paradise ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sammy and Ray, leatherback turtles, are enjoying an atoll's water and sand, shepherding new hatchlings Ricky and Ella out to sea. Suddenly, a poacher swoops in and ships them off to be part of an aquarium show for tourists in Dubai. The kingpin of the place, Big D the seahorse, enlists them in his plans for a great escape. While Sammy and Ray hatch their own breakout plans, Ricky and Ella arrive, determined to break in to rescue them. After a series of adventures and narrow escapes, the gang meet up with Shelly, Sammy's first and only love
Sanguepazzo by Marco Tullio Giordana( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
At dawn on April 30, 1945, five days after Liberation, the two blood-soaked corpses of Osvaldo Valenti and Luisa Ferida were found in the outskirts of Milan, executed by partisans. Idolized by the public, the famous (and infamous) couple were stars of the Fascist-endorsed 'white telephone' cinema. Drug addicts, with a tendency towards sexual promiscuity, their private lives were as wild as the villainous, depraved characters they portrayed
 
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