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Fortissimo Films

Overview
Works: 139 works in 321 publications in 9 languages and 12,407 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Dark comedy films  Religious films  War films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Fortissimo Films
 
Most widely held works by Fortissimo Films
What Maisie Knew by Scott McGehee( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City, a young girl is caught in the middle of her parents' bitter custody battle
The night listener( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions of the boy's identity comes up, the host's life is thrown into chaos
Disgrace by Steven E Jacobs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor David Lurie is a man whose world is shattered when he is fired for seducing a college student. He finds peace at his estranged daughter's modest farm in South Africa until a horrific incident of terror and violence forces Lurie to confront his beliefs and the disturbing racial complexities of the new South Africa
Tokyo sonata by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a family in Tokyo that live together but have grown apart and keep their separate lives a secret from each other
Jean-Michel Basquiat : the radiant child by Tamra Davis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker Samo in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side scene, sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for $200, and became best friends with Andy Warhol. Appreciated by both the art cognoscenti and the public, Basquiat was launched into international stardom. However, soon his cult status began to override the art that had made him famous in the first place
Sunset song by Terence Davies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of a Scottish farm girl, Chris, as she searches for her independence against the odds, in an epic rite of passage story set just before the First World War. The war and the struggles Chris endures test her resolve for love and her idyllic country farm life
Unmistaken Child by Nati Baratz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the 4-year search for the reincarnation of Lama Konchog. The Dalai Lama charges the deceased monk's devoted disciple, Tenzin Zopa, to search for his master's reincarnation, a child who may be anywhere in the world. Includes featurettes
Japanese story by Sue Brooks( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the background of an Australian desert landscape, so much space and so few people, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe
P.s. by Dylan Kidd( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise is a divorced, thirty-something admission's office at Columbia University's School of Fine Arts who is unfulfilled in her love life. That is, until a graduate school application crosses her desk and she arranges to interview the young painter. Scott bears the same name and has an uncanny resemblance to Louise's high school boyfriend and one true love, an artist who died in a car accident twenty years earlier. Within hours of the interview, Louise and Scott have embarked on a passionately affair. But is Scott just trying to wheedle his way into the Ivy League?
Borgman by Alex van Warmerdam( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in Dutch and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark suburban fable exploring the nature of evil in unexpected places, Follows an enigmatic vagrant who enters the lives of an upper-class family and quickly unravels their carefully curated lifestyle. Charming and mysterious, Camiel Borgman seems almost otherworldly, and it isn't long before he has the wife, children and nanny under his spell in a calculated bid to take over their home life
Dong xie xi du = Ashes of time : redux by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ouyang Feng is a heartbroken and cynical man who spends his days alone in the desert. He connects expert swordsmen with those seeking revenge and willing to for it. As Ouyang narrates his tale, he interweaves the stories of his unusual clients, old friends and future foes. He begins to realize the mistakes of his own past, and how his fear of rejection may have led him to a life of exile
Mysterious skin by Gregg Araki( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys, who played on the same Little League team, cross paths ten years later and unearth dark repressed secrets
When the road bends : tales of a gypsy caravan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of five gypsy bands from the musical world of the Roma, as they unite for a concert tour across North America and astound every audience they meet
Sǣng satawat( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Thai and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set primarily in two hospitals, the film tells two similar stories from two different periods, mirroring their respective eras' mores. At a small-town hospital, Toa is courting charming Dr. Tei. Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul tells the story of his parents who were both doctors, and his memories about growing up in the hospital environment
Gui zi lai le = Devils on the doorstep by Wen Jiang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banned in China, Jiang Wen's ravishingly photographed anti-war epic is set in 1945 in Japanese-occupied rural China where a peasant is forced to shelter two prisoners: one Japanese who wants to die, and his Chinese interpreter who wants to live
Schneider vs. Bax by Alex van Warmerdam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Dutch and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his birthday, a hitman reluctantly takes on the easy task of killing a reclusive writer, only to find the job a lot more difficult than expected
Eid milad Laila = Laila's birthday( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Arabic and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'At eight o'clock, it's Laila's birthday, okay?' Palestinian judge turned cab driver Abu's wife reminds her husband. On his young daughter's birthday, Abu faces a nerve-wracking shift in a Ramallah yellow cab, armed only with an ex-jurist's misplaced pride, a father's loyalty, and a sticker reminding passengers that smoking and carrying AK-47's are prohibited
Shortbus by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A therapist specializing in sexual issues admits she's never experienced an orgasm, with her husband or anyone else. Her ensuing search for a solution leads her to an underground salon and sex club known as "Shortbus."
U-Carmen eKhayelitsha by Mark Dornford-May( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Xhosa and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South African theater company Dimpho Di Kopane (DDK) performs an adaptation of Carmen set in contemporary South Africa. A cigarette factory worker, Carmen, has a destructive affair with a police sergeant
Warriors of the rainbow : Seediq Bale by Desheng Wei( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Multiple languages and Austronesian and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Japanese rule of Taiwan, the Seediq were forced to lose their own culture and give up their faith. Men were subject to harsh labor and kept from traditional hunting; whereas women had to serve the Japanese policemen and their families by doing the household work and giving up their traditional weaving work. Above all, they were forbidden to tattoo their faces. And these tattoos were seen as the Seediq's traditional belief to transform themselves into Seediq Bale
 
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P.s.Dong xie xi du = Ashes of time : redux