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Gruault, Jean

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Most widely held works by Jean Gruault
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

71 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends fall in love with the same woman, who has great difficulty choosing between them. Over the ensuing decades the 3 remain close friends, despite the sexual tension inherent in their situation
L'enfant sauvage Wild child by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

34 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatized account of Dr. Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard's efforts to civilize a young boy who was discovered living wild in a forest. The boy, named Victor, becomes increasingly divided between his longing for the wilderness and his new life with the doctor. Itard, whose teaching strategies survive today in the Montessori Method, is unsure whether he is helping a savage become human or turning a forest child into a semi-civilized idiot
L'histoire d'Adèle H. The story of Adele H. by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adele, daughter of French author and patriot Victor Hugo, is beautiful, composed and filled with the same brilliant writing talent as her famous father. However, Adele is driven not by literary aspirations but by love. Impelled by a need that will not be denied, she has run away from home to follow her handsome, womanizing lover across an ocean to wintry Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wild with desire, shell risk everything to renew their brief affair
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in French and English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of friendship between two artists and their love for the same woman
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

23 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in French and English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film on Louis XIV (1638-1715), King of France, directed by R. Rossellini (1906-1977)
Mon oncle d'Amerique My uncle from America by Alain Resnais( Visual )

44 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the narrative ovservations of real life human behavioural theorist Henry Laborit, My American uncle describes the complex motivations of a group of characters including René, a working class manager in a textile factory who is demoted and has to move away from his wife and young child, and Janine, an actress having an affair with a married writer and radio boss Jean
Jules and Jim; a film by Franois Truffaut( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set before and after the First World War ... [this film] ... tells the story of a ménage à trois spanning 20 years. Two young students, Jules, an Austrian, and Jim, a Frenchman, encounter the beautiful Catherine in their quest to find the perfect woman. Free-spirited and independant, Catherine entrances both of them, and an extraordinary three-way love affair begins
Deux Anglaises et le continent = Two English girls by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

29 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English sisters at the turn of the century are in love with the same man for seven years. His inability to choose between them (compounded by his overpossessive mother), and the girls' own powerful passions-- both expressed and repressed-- create a painful, emotionally charged triangle
Les carabiniers by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men are conscripted to fight for the king. Film follows their experiences as soldiers and their subsequent return home. Upon their return they seek their promised booty, but we learn that the other side has won. Director Godard uses an experimental visual style and other techniques to distance the viewer from the story
Les soeurs Brontë The Brontë sisters by Andr Techin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in French and German and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote English village, three sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, live a simple life with their brother, Branwell, and their father, the pastor Patrick Bronte. Although compelled to take posts as governesses or private tutors, the four siblings nurture their artistic aspirations. Branwell's poems begin to interest other writers and each of the sisters publishes a successful novel. The family's good fortune, however, is short lived, and soon tragedy strikes
La Chambre verte The green room by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a most personal and rigorous film, François Truffaut becomes Julien Davenne, a man who so loves the dead that he can no longer love the living. Davenne's obsession with the memory of the dead wife has spread to encompass all those he knew who are now gone, a process heightened by his guilt of surviving the first World War"--Slipcase
La vie est un roman by Alain Resnais( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into three narratives. First section is set around the first decade of the twentieth century in the Ardennes, where Count Forbeck unveils his architect's design for a utopian city. In a modern day mirroring of the first story, a group of professors now inhabiting Forbeck's castle seek a new form of education through the use of the imagination, under the guidance of a guru named Guarini. The last segment depicts a Wagnerian fantasy landscape of kings and dragons, which arises from the imagination of the children of some of the professors at the school
L'amour à mort by Alain Resnais( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elisabeth and Simon have been together as a couple for only a few months when Simon dies. To everyone's surprise he revives after a few minutes and appears to be quite healthy again. The couple's relationship appears to become more intense, but Simon is unable to come to terms with his near-death experience, feeling an irresistible desire to withdraw from life. Their friends Judith and Jérôme, a married couple of Protestant pastors, try to rationalise how Simon and Elisabeth must feel, offering guidance and consolation through theological and philosophical discussions, but the couple are beyond the reach of human understanding or explanation, and the pervasive and persuasive music of 'the other, ' of a love beyond death, exerts an irresistible attraction."--Www.dvdtimes.co.uk
Two English Girls Les Deux Anglaises et le continent by Jean-Pierre Laud( Visual )

23 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English sisters at the turn of the century are in love with the same man for seven years. His inability to choose between them (compounded by his overpossessive mother), and the girls' own powerful passions-- both expressed and repressed-- create a painful, emotionally charged triangle
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film charts the relationship between two friends and the object of their mutual obsession over the course of twenty-five years. The relationships explored are a poignant meditation on freedom, loyalty, and the fortitude of love
Suzanne Simonin, la Religieuse The Nun by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Diderot's classic 18th century novel explores with poetic simplicity the moving tale of a 16 year old girl who is forced by her mother to enter a convent
Mon oncle d'Amérique by Jean Gruault( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susanne Simonin, la religieuse by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freely adapted from Diderot's 18th-century novel, the film tells the story of a 16-year-old girl compelled by her mother to enter a convent. Convinced by the mother superior, the girl accepts her vows, but soon meets with harshness and abuse when the kindly superior is followed by a cruel successor. Her desperate attempts at freedom land her first in another convent and finally, tragically, in the outside world
The taking of power by Louis XIV( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercizing power and overplays his hand. Louis' mistress reports this to the king who arrests Fouquet. Louis and Colbert design a brilliant strategy to keep merchants making money, nobles in debt, the urban poor working and fed, and peasants untaxed. Years later, in a coda, Louis exercises the power of the sun
Love unto death ; Life is a bed of roses( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love unto death: Simon and Elisabeth are deeply in love, but the sudden death and miraculous revival of Simon throws their entire life into turmoil
 
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La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIVThe taking of power by Louis XIV
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Gruaut, Jean 1924-2015

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Mon oncle d'Amerique My uncle from AmericaJules and Jim; a filmThe taking of power by Louis XIV