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Billie
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Gavalda, Anna

Billie / Anna Gavalda ; translated from the French by Jennifer Rappaport

New York : Europa, 2019

Résumé: This heartwarming story is about two unlikely friends who give each other the courage to do what they never thought possible. Through their trials and tribulations, they realize that they can always rely on each other to be there. Our story opens with Billie and Franck trapped in a gorge in the Cévennes Mountains. As Franck lies unconscious, Billie appeals to a star for protection by telling stories from their lives. Billie vividly recollects how her friendship with Franck changed her life and struggles with the idea that–thanks to her mistake–she might lose him forever. They met a decade prior when they were assigned as acting partners in class. For the first time, Billie felt someone respected her and Franck didn’t feel so alone. The blossoming of their friendship was comforting for both pitted against the harsh realities they faced. Billie is tough because she has to be: her mother left her when she was just an infant and she lives in poverty with her abusive father and stepmother. Franck is more reserved, afraid to reveal who he really is to his unemployed homophobic father for fear of being rejected. Together Billie and Franck rescue each other. These two outcasts find a home together in Anna Gavalda’s moving portrayal of platonic love and how far two people are willing to go for each other. Quirky, but gritty, this charming and emotional ode is for anyone who has felt the transformative power of friendship.

Leto [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Serebrennikov, Kirill

Leto [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] / regia: Kirill Serebrennikov

Russia ; Francia, 2018

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Résumé: Leningrad. Un été du début des années 80. En amont de la Perestroïka, les disques de Lou Reed et de David Bowie s'échangent en contrebande, et une scène rock émerge. Mike et sa femme la belle Natacha rencontrent le jeune Viktor Tsoï. Entourés d’une nouvelle génération de musiciens, ils vont changer le cours du rock’n’roll en Union Soviétique.

Terra Franca [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Terra Franca [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] / réalisé par Leonor Teles

Docks 66, 2018

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Résumé: Sur les berges du Tage au Portugal, un homme vit entre la tranquillité du fleuve et les relations qui le rattachent à la terre. Filmé aux quatre saisons, Terra Franca fait le portrait de la vie du pêcheur Albertino, entouré de sa femme Dalia et de ses filles, dont l'aînée s'apprête à se marier. La fin d'un cycle de vie, à hauteur de barque et de regard.

The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] / director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg

4k restoration

Abkco films, 2019

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Résumé: Un tripudio di superstar! La formazione originale degli Stones interpreta 6 classici del proprio repertorio (Jumpin' Jack Flash, Parachute Woman, No Expectations, You Can't Always Get What You Want, Sympathy For The Devil e Salt Of The Earth) con la partecipazione di The Who, Jethro Tull, Taj Mahal, Marianne Faithfull, Yoko Ono e il supergruppo The Dirty Mac. John Lennon, Keith Richards, Mitch Mitchell, Eric Clapton, le leggendarie performance del 1968 registrate agli Intertel Tv Studios di Londra, dirette dal regista Michael Lindsay-Hogg. Rock and Roll Circus è il primo video live d'archivio ad essere mixato con tecnologia Dolby Atmos e Dolby Vision, per un'esperienza davvero coinvolgente. Audio nuovo mix HD 192k 24 bit, Video 4k.

Peur sur la ville
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Roy, Adam

Peur sur la ville / Adam Roy

Paris : Hachette, 2018

Lire en français facile. Niveau A2

Résumé: La Chose dort depuis si longtemps qu'elle a oublié le temps. Cachée sous terre, elle attend l'Heure. Elle dort, elle se réveillera un jour. Quand la fin des êtres humains sera proche... Pour motiver les adolescents et les amener à lire en français, la collection Lire en français facile vous présente des histoires illustrées inédites, adaptées au niveau de langue des apprenants et proche de leurs goûts et de leur centres d'intérêt. A' la fin de chaque récit, un dossier pédagogique propose : - des activités pour une exploitation ludique du texte; - un lexique monolingue pour la compréhension des mots et expressions difficiles.

Ni juge, ni soumise [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Ni juge, ni soumise [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] / un film de Jean Libon et Yves Hinant

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2018

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Résumé: Ni Juge ni soumise est le premier long-métrage StripTease, émission culte de la télévision belge. Pendant 3 ans les réalisateurs ont suivi à Bruxelles la juge Anne Gruwez au cours d’enquêtes criminelles, d’auditions, de visites de scènes de crime. Ce n’est pas du cinéma, c’est pire.

Le voyage en ballon [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Perreten, Marjolaine - Dyakov, Anton

Le voyage en ballon [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] : un programme de 4 courts métrages

Francia ; Russia ; Svezia, 2004-2015

Résumé: Dans la nature, au plus près du sol, fourmille une vie miniature. Des petites bêtes vivent leurs propres histoires, pleines de découvertes et de curiosités. Elles nous semblent si délicates et fragiles quand on les observe. Pourtant, en y regardant de plus près, on peut avoir quelques surprises!

Voyage à travers le cinéma français [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Voyage à travers le cinéma français [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] / un film de Bertrand Tavernier

Gaumont vidéo, 2017

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Résumé: Ce travail de citoyen et d’espion, d’explorateur et de peintre, de chroniqueur et d’aventurier qu’ont si bien décrit tant d’auteurs, de Casanova à Gilles Perrault, n’est-ce pas une belle définition du métier de cinéaste que l’on a envie d’appliquer à Renoir, à Becker, au Vigo de l’Atalante, à Duvivier, aussi bien qu’à Truffaut ou à Demy. À Max Ophuls et aussi à Bresson. Et à des metteurs en scène moins connus, Grangier, Gréville ou encore Sacha, qui, au détour d’une scène ou d’un film, illuminent une émotion, débusquent des vérités surprenantes. J’ai voulu que ce film soit un acte de gratitude envers tous ceux, cinéastes, scénaristes, acteurs et musiciens qui ont surgi dans ma vie. Bertrand Tavernier

Voyage sous nos pieds [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Voyage sous nos pieds [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] / écrit par Joël Leyendecker et réalisé par Vincent Amouroux

ZED, 2017

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Résumé: Le sous-sol est un univers inédit, jamais exploré. Nous voulons parcourir ce monde, en y plongeant à la verticale. Au cours d’un voyage spectaculaire, nous découvrirons les arcanes de la grande machinerie souterraine au travail. Ses différents locataires, en action, nous révèleront le fonctionnement du moteur caché de la planète et les perspectives renversantes qu’il ouvre sur les origines de la vie.

Everland
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Hunt, Rebecca

Everland / Rebecca Hunt

New York : Europa, 2015

Résumé: 1913. Dinners, Millet-Bass, and Napps—three explorers bound not by friendship, but by a dependence founded on survival—volunteer to leave their ship, the Kismet, and scout an uncharted and unknown island in the Antarctic, which Napps names “Everland.” While all three are enticed by the promise of adventure and reward, they are immortalized by the disastrous outcome of the expedition, their stories preserved for posterity. 2012. Brix, Jess, and Decker—three researchers with their own reasons for being so far from home—set out on a centenary field trip to survey the same island. Their equipment is more advanced than the previous group’s, and their purpose more scientific, but the harsh weather of Everland remains an unpredictable and deadly force: the adventure and the danger are inescapable. Under the harsh ultraviolet light of a sun which doesn’t set, and isolated from the world, they begin to echo the expedition of a hundred years ago. History, it seems, has a way of repeating itself—when theirs is written, what will it say?

The world is a wedding
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Jones, Wendy

The world is a wedding : in wich the unexpected nature of reality surprises Mister Wilfred Price / Wendy Jones

New York : Europa, 2015

Résumé: Set in 1926, two years after the end of The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals, Wendy Jones’ The World is a Wedding finds Wilfred Price married to Flora Myfanwy and trying to be the perfect husband. His efforts only intensify when he learns that Flora is expecting. But something doesn’t feel right to Flora: she doesn’t feel at home. Meanwhile, Grace (to whom Wilfred was very briefly married before he met Flora) has fled Narberth for London, trying to escape what has happened to her and the secret she carries because of it. But secrets are not so easily escaped—and Grace’s will affect Wilfred and Flora, too. A sophisticated comedy of manners, The World is a Wedding captures life in a small town in Wales and explores the complexities of marriage, motherhood, and masculinity and femininity with equal wit and insight.

I regret everything
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Greenland, Seth

I regret everything : a love story / Seth Greenland

New York : Europa, 2015

Résumé: Life is an often-confusing mixture of heartache and hilarity, or so prove Seth Greenland’s appealing characters in this tenderly comedic story of modern love. Imbued with Greenland’s signature wit, I Regret Everything confronts the oceanic uncertainty of what it means to be young and alive. Jeremy Best, a Manhattan-based trusts and estates lawyer, has a second life as the poet Jinx Bell. To his boss’s daughter, Spaulding, Jeremy, at 33, is at first, already halfway to dead. When Spaulding, an aspiring 19-year-old writer, discovers Mr. Best’s alter writerly ego, the two become bound by a devotion to poetry. Their budding relationship offers them the possibility of enduring love, or the threat of tragic loss. A skilled wordsmith with a talent for telling humor, Greenland creates fully realized characters, people that come to understand themselves as complex renderings of the human condition—at its often best, and sometimes worst. I Regret Everything explores happiness and heartache with a healthy dose of skepticism, and an understanding that the reality of love encompasses life, death, iambic pentameter, regret, trusts and estates.

Mayumi and the sea
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Tseng, Jennifer

Mayumi and the sea / Jennifer Tseng

New York : Europa, 2015

Résumé: Books may be Mayumi Saito’s greatest love and her one source of true pleasure. Forty-one years old, disenchanted wife and dutiful mother, Mayumi’s work as a librarian on a small island off the coast of New England feeds her passion for reading and provides her with many occasions for wry observations on human nature, but it does little to remedy the mundanity of her days. That is, until the day she issues a library card to a shy seventeen-year-old boy and swiftly succumbs to a sexual obsession that subverts the way she sees the library, her family, the island she lives on, and ultimately herself. Wary of the consequences of following through on her fantasies, Mayumi hesitates at first. But she cannot keep the young man from her thoughts. After a summer of overlong glances and nervous chitchat in the library, she finally accepts that their connection is undeniable. In a sprawling house emptied of its summer vacationers, their affair is consummated and soon consolidated thanks to an explosive charge of erotic energy. Mayumi’s life is radically enriched by the few hours each week that she shares with the young man, and as their bond grows stronger thanks not only to their physical closeness but also to their long talks about the books they both love, those hours spent apart seem to Mayumi increasingly bleak and intolerable. As her obsession worsens, in a frantic attempt to become closer to the young man, Mayumi nervously befriends another librarian patron, the young man’s mother. The two women forge a tenuous friendship that will prove vital to both in the most unexpected ways when catastrophe strikes. Exquisitely written, Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness is part wry confession, part serious meditation. At its most anxious, it’s a book about time, at its most ecstatic, it’s a deeply human story about pleasure.

Hollow heart
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Di Grado, Viola

Hollow heart / Viola Di Grado ; translated from the Italien by Anthony Shugaar

New York : Europa, 2015

Résumé: A courageous, inventive, and intelligent novel from the author of 70% Acrylic 30% Wool In this courageous, inventive, and intelligent novel, Viola di Grado tells the story of a suicide and what follows. She has given voice to an astonishing vision of life after life, portraying the awful longing and sense of loss that plague the dead, together with the solitude provoked by the impossibility of communicating. The afterlife itself is seen as a dark, seething place where one is preyed upon by the cruel and unrelenting elements. The Hollow Heart will frighten as it provokes, enlighten as it causes concern. If ever there were a novel that follows Kafka’s prescription for a book to be a axe for the frozen sea within us, it is the Hollow Heart.

Spandau Ballet [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Spandau Ballet [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] : Soul Boys of the Western World : il film / diretto da George Hencken ; scritto da Chris Duveen

Koch Media, 2015

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Résumé: Se gli anni Ottanta resteranno per sempre una pietra miliare nella storia del costume e della cultura del secolo scorso, di certo gli Spandau Ballet rappresentano, con i loro 25 milioni di dischi venduti nel mondo e 23 singoli in hit parade, una delle band più iconiche, sconvolgenti e rivoluzionarie di quello straordinario decennio. Tony Hadley, Steve Norman, John Keeble e i fratelli Martin e Gary Kemp vengono così raccontati, attraverso filmati personali e materiale recentemente riportato alla luce, in quello che è l’affresco emozionante, intenso e possente di un’intera epoca che ha fatto storia. Dal costume alla musica, dai film alle tendenze, gli anni Ottanta hanno creato un mondo capace di scatenare emozioni e di lasciar sbizzarrire l’immaginario comune.

Maya [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Pinoteau, Jacques - Bernard, Raymond

Maya [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] / regia: Raymond Bernard

Master numérique restauré

Francia, 1949

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Résumé: Maya, mot d’origine hindoue qui signifie « illusion » sert de trame au récit qui se déroule dans un quartier portuaire de prostituées. Ainsi lorsque Bella pense trouver l’homme qui saura l’aimer pour ce qu’elle est, elle devra se résigner à lui donner l’illusion de vivre un rêve

The wild things
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Eggers, Dave

The wild things / Dave Eggers ; based upon the screenplay Were the wild things are ; screenplay by Spike Jonze and Dave Eggers ; based on the book by Maurice Sendak

New York : Vintage books, 2010

Résumé: Max is a rambunctious eight-year-old whose world is changing around him: His father is absent, his mother is increasingly distracted, and his teenage sister has outgrown him. Sad and angry, Max dons his wolf suit and makes terrible, ruinous mischief, flooding his sister’s room and driving his mother half-crazy. Convinced his family doesn’t want him anymore, Max flees home, finds a boat and sails away. Arriving on an island, he meets strange and giant creatures who rage and break things, who trample and scream. These beasts do everything Max feels inside, and so, Max appoints himself their king. Here, on a magnificent adventure with these funny and complex monsters, Max can be the wildest thing of all. In this visionary adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic work, Dave Eggers brings an imaginary world vividly to life, telling the story of a lonely boy navigating the emotional journey away from boyhood.

Let's Make Money [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Let's Make Money [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] / un film de Erwin Wagenhofer

MK2, 2008

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Lévi-Strauss [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Lévi-Strauss [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]

Arte Vidéo, 2008

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The worst intention
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Piperno, Alessandro

The worst intention / Alessandro Piperno ; translated from the Italien by Ann Goldstein

New York : Europa, 2007

Résumé: Daniel is the thirty-three-year-old heir to the checkered fortunes of the Sonninos, a Jewish-Italian family whose staggering rise and fall provides the backdrop to this remarkable tragicomedy. Daniel is on bad terms with himself, having inerited both his grandfather's extravagant passions and his father's glum servility. He is prone to the excess typical of his class—despite his family's crumbling textile empire—and is victim of a crippling infatuation with Gaia, the fountainhead of his erotic fantasties and fetishes. In Piperno's urgent, explosive writing, Daniel Sonnino emerges as an unlikely hero in a modern saga of personal liberty and public ritual, love and war, sex and betrayal, sin and forgiveness, set in the opulent neighborhoods of contemporary Rome. Winner of the prestigious 2005 Campiello Prize for Best First Novel and the 2005 Viareggio Prize, The Worse Intentions was the most talked-about debut for an Italian novelist in decades. It sold 80,000 copies in its first two weeks of publication, prompting Italy's leading daily newspaper to describe it as "a dangerous novel...Right from the title, this daring book proclaims the furiously bellicose and iconoclastic spirit that drives it." (La Repubblica) Reminiscent of Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint, The Worst Intentions is a lavish, important novel by one of Italy's most talented and promising young writers.