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Paradis film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 38 works in 116 publications in 11 languages and 8,645 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Spy television programs  Television mini-series  Cross-cultural studies  Fiction  Romance films  Motion pictures 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paradis film (Firm)
Monsoon wedding by Mira Nair( Visual )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You are invited to join the festivities as one colorful and eclectic family gathers from all over the world for a traditional wedding - a non-stop four-day celebration as unpredictable as the monsoon season itself. Anything goes when love, lust, hope and happiness take them by storm and bring them ever closer. With this family, when it rains, it pours
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carré( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,643 WorldCat member 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( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in French and held by 1,434 WorldCat member 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, French by birth but born and raised in Indochina, and her adopted daughter Camille, an orphaned Annamese princess who becomes a Vietnamese revolutionary and representative at the Geneva Conference after having a child by French officer Jean-Baptiste, ?Eliane's past lover
Hua yang nian hua by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,037 WorldCat member 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( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 494 WorldCat member 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( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 437 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 355 WorldCat member 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 hangin 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 318 WorldCat member 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( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Chinese and Japanese and held by 186 WorldCat member 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 woman on the 2046 train. 2046 is the number of the room where he met his lost love
Fast food, fast women by Amos Kollek( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member 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( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Tibetan and Sino-Tibetan and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spiritual love-story set in the majestic landscape of Ladakh, Himalayas. Samsara is a quest; one man's struggle to find spiritual Enlightenment by renouncing the world. And one woman's struggle to keep her enlightened love and life in the world. But their destiny turns, twists and comes to a surprise ending
Garage Olimpo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Spanish and Italian and held by 48 WorldCat member 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 by the Argentinian junta 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
El abrazo partido by Daniel S Burman( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 24 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
In the mood for love Hua yang nian hua = Les silences du desir ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two lonely people who discover in each other the intimacy they have lost in their marriages
Topio stēn omichlē ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 12 WorldCat member 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 by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 10 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member 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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