Carrière, Jean-Claude 1931-
Most widely held works about Jean-Claude Carrière
Most widely held works by Jean-Claude Carrière
Cyrano de Bergerac ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in French and Multiple languages and held by 921 libraries worldwide
In 17th-century Paris, a long-nosed poet and swordsman helps his handsome friend win the girl he himself loves.
The Mahabharata : a play based upon the Indian classic epic by Jean-Claude Carrière ( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 909 libraries worldwide
Gecomprimeerde versie van het oud-Indische epos over de strijd tussen goed en kwaad.
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in French and held by 886 libraries worldwide
"An upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined."--Container.
The Mahabharata ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 855 libraries worldwide
The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn.
Please, Mr. Einstein by Jean-Claude Carrière ( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 853 libraries worldwide
Sixty years after the death of Albert Einstein, a physics student interested in his theories about the nonexistence of time finds the eminent scientist in a central European office building and together they discuss such topics as light, relativity, and world peace.
Danton ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and Polish and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution.
Goya's ghosts ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Told through the eyes of celebrated Spanish painter Francisco Goya. Set against political turmoil at the end of the Spanish Inquisition and start of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon's army. Captures the essence and beauty of Goya's work which is best known for both the colorful depictions of the royal court and its people, and his grim depictions of the brutality of war and life in 18th century Spain. When Goya's beautiful muse is accused of being a heretic, the renowned painter must convince his old friend Lorenzo, a power-hungry monk and leader of the Spanish Inquisition, to spare her life.
Belle de jour ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in French and held by 707 libraries worldwide
Severine is a repressed, bored housewife, afraid of intimacy. Her husband, Pierre is kind, devoted, and understanding. Severine is aroused by the idea of domination and debasement, and gentle Pierre is hardly the type of person who would treat her cruelly in order to receive sexual gratification. Following the example of an acquaintance, she begins a double life as the girl called Belle de Jour, in the brothel run by Madame Anais. Her otherwise placid domestic life is threatened when an obsessed client, unable to possess her completely, begins to stalk her.
Violence and compassion by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho ( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 643 libraries worldwide
Conversions between French film writer Jean-Claude Carrière and His Holiness the Dalai Lama on issues such as women's rights, education, terrorism, the population explosion, environmental dangers, and the increase in violence.
The secret language of film by Jean-Claude Carrière ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and French and held by 606 libraries worldwide
In his first book about film, Europe's premier screenwriter turns a uniquely sophisticated and knowledgeable eye onto the evolution of the language of film over its first hundred years.
That obscure object of desire Cet obscur objet du désir ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Middle-aged man falls in love with a much younger woman in this satire of sexual obsession.
Le journal d'une femme de chambre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 463 libraries worldwide
A chambermaid with Paris flair gets a job at a country estate. The family she works for and the other staff members are a strange sort and she must learn the ways of country living and neighbor rivalry. After a child is murdered near the estate, she begins to have her suspicions as to whom may be responsible.
Belle de jour ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Subtle, erotic film about a wealthy young surgeon's wife who indulges her masochistic fantasies by working as a part-time prostitute in a Paris brothel.
Le fantôme de la liberté The phantom of liberty ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in French and English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
A perverse, playfully absurd comedy that compiles many of the illogical themes that preoccupied Bunuel through his career - from the hypocrisy of conventional morality to the arbitrariness of social arrangements.
Valmont ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 368 libraries worldwide
The vindictive widow Merteuil bets her friend debaucherous Valmont that he cannot seduce the virtuous (and married) Madame de Tourvel. If Valmont succeeds he may also bed Merteuil, but if he fails he must join a monastery. Set amongst the aristocracy in France in the 18th century.
La voie lactée The milky way ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in French and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Two French beggars on their way to Spain's holy city of Santiago de Compostela meet stigmatic children, crucified nuns, and others on their pilgrimage.
At play in the fields of the Lord ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
The tale of two men's experiences with a native Indian tribe in the Brazilian rain forest. One is an American mercenary hired to drive the Niaruna Indians off their land, who joins forces with them instead. The other is a missionary sent to convert the natives to Christianity.
Chinese box ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A British journalist in Hong Kong during the changeover from Great Britain's rule to China's is diagnosed with terminal cancer. With a prognosis of six months to live, he struggles to claim the love of the beautiful bartender from his past, a would-be socialite with marriage sights set elsewhere. Meanwhile, he takes to the streets with a free-spirited scam artist and a camcorder to record the end of his Hong Kong--the end of British Hong Kong.
Die blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in German and held by 222 libraries worldwide
A boy resolves to stop growing at the age of three, the same year the Nazis come to power.
The unbearable lightness of being ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
A Czech doctor, dedicated to promiscuity, is forced to choose between his wife and his lover.
Adaptations Adultery Books and reading Boredom Buddhism Buñuel, Luis,--1900-1983 Carrière, Jean-Claude,--1931- Christian heretics Comedy films Danton, Georges Jacques,--1759-1794 Dinners and dining Drama Einstein, Albert,--1879-1955 Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Foreign films France France--Paris French literature Germany Goya, Francisco,--1746-1828 History India Inquisition Kessel, Joseph,--1898-1979 Krishna (Hindu deity) Mahābhārata Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Married women Monks Motion pictures Motion pictures Motion pictures, French Prostitution Przybyszewska, Stanisława,--1901-1935 Reign of Terror (France : 1793-1794) Revolutionaries Robespierre, Maximilien,--1758-1794 Sex addiction Spain Surrealism Upper class Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women household employees
Carrière, J.-C. 1931-
Carrière, Jean Claude 1931-קרייר, ז׳אן־קלוד
Multiple languages (31)
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Greek, Modern (3)
Miscellaneous languages (3)