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Paradis film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 37 works in 115 publications in 11 languages and 8,591 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Spy television programs  Television mini-series  Cross-cultural studies  Fiction  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
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 )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,282 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 John Le Carré( visu )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,619 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 )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in French and held by 1,443 libraries worldwide
Set in French Indochina in the 1930's as the Vietnamese begin to rebel against French colonialism. Film dramatizes the last years of French rule through the relationship between French plantation owner Elaine and Camille, her adopted Vietnamese daughter. Camille becomes a Vietnamese revoutionary and a representative at the Geneva Conference after having a child by French officer Jean-Baptise, Elaine's past lover
Hua yang nian hua by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
A man and a woman move into neighboring Hong Kong apartments and form a bond when they both suspect their spouses of extra-marital activities in this masterful evocation of romantic longing and fleeting moments in time
Zui hao de shi guang Three times by Xiaoxian Hou( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 493 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 430 libraries worldwide
"A sweeping and romantic historical epic"--Container
El abrazo partido Lost embrace ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Ariel is a young man who lives in a Jewish working-class section of Buenos Aires. Since his father went missing in the war, his mother Sonia and brother Joseph work in the shopping and business district. With no interest in school or work, Ariel just ends up hanging out. He finally gets motivated by the idea of moving to Poland, so asks his grandmother, an ex-girlfriend, and Rabbi Benderson for help
Qianxi manbo Millennium mambo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 320 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 )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Chinese and Japanese and held by 178 libraries worldwide
"In Wong Kar Wai's quasi-sequel to In the Mood for Love, 2046 is a hotel room, a futuristic story, and a state of mind. Tony Leung returns as Chow, but perhaps not the same Chow who appeared in the first film. Starting three years later in 1966, we see Chow on various Christmases as he lives, loves, and writes in a hotel and nearby restaurants. Although he is less sensitive and more of a ladies man now, Chow's love life always seems to exceed his grasp."--Amazon.com
Fast food, fast women by Amos Kollek( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 124 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
Garage Olimpo desaparecidos ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Maria is a middle-class teacher living in a deteriorating mansion in Buenos Aires 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 if it means lying
Samsara by Pan Nalin( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Tibetan and Sino-Tibetan [Other] and held by 51 libraries worldwide
SAMSARA is a spiritual love story set in the majestic landscape of Ladakh, in the Himalayas, about one man's quest to find enlightenment. Tashi, a brilliant young disciple, is just completing three years of solitary meditation in a remote hermitage. Brought out of a deep trance, Tashi is taken back to his ancient monastery where he slowly recovers his strength, but his return has unexpected results. Despite a life devoted to the rigors of spiritual development, he finds himself experiencing a surprisingly profound sexual awakening. These feelings coincide with his journey to a village to perform a harvest blessing where he meets Pema, a beautiful young woman. For the first time, Tashi begins to question the spiritual values of his monastic existence, realizing that one has to experience worldly existence in order to renounce it. Through Tashi's eyes, this spiritual and moving love story chronicles one man's discovery of the promise of SAMSARA -- the world
Garage Olimpo ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Spanish and Italian and held by 47 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
El abrazo partido by Daniel S Burman( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 31 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
Verso sera By nightfall ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Explores the relationship between an aging professor and his daughter-in-law in the political and intellectual climate of the 1970s
Indochine Indo-China ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930s when Eliane runs one of Indochina's biggest rubber plantations and looks after her adopted Indochinese daughter. Eliane meets and falls in love with a French navy officer. Her teenage daughter, who knows nothing of the affair, falls in love with the same officer after he saves her from a terrorist
Topio stēn omichlē ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 12 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
In the mood for love Hua yang nian hua = Les silences du desir ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The story of two lonely people who discover in each other the intimacy they have lost in their marriages
In the mood for love by Kar-wai Wong( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A man and woman, drawn together by the discovery that their respective spouses are having an affair, slowly fall in love
Derecho de familia ( 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
 
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