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Carrière, Jean-Claude 1931-

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Belle de jour by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
82 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sévérine, una joven casada con un atractivo cirujano, descubre la existencia de la prostitución matutina. Curiosa, Sévérine ingresa a la casa de citas de Anaïs y termina acostumbrándose a una doble vida. La aparición de Marcel, un delincuente que se enamora de Sévérine, complicará la cómoda situación de la protagonista
Danton by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The film centers on Georges Danton ... the popular revolutionary leader, who returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Maximilien Robespierre ... and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." In direct opposition to the government and Robespierre, Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution. What begins as a public cause, soon turns into a personal conflict between Danton and Robespierre. Robespierre subsequently has Danton arrested for treason and France's one voice for peace faces the guillotine"--Cassette container
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn
Goya's ghosts by Miloš Forman ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member 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
The Mahabharata : a play based upon the Indian classic epic by Jean-Claude Carrière ( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mahabharata is 3,500 years old and is the longest poem in any language. It is one of the founding epics of Indian culture and, with its mixture of cosmic drama and profound philosophy (one small section forms the Bhaghavad Gita) holds a unique place in world literature
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie Discreet charm of the bourgeoisie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 888 WorldCat member 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
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soldat et poète, Cyrano de Bergerac manie avec autant de verve les mots que l'épée. Il aime secrètement sa cousine Roxane, mais la laideur qui lui confère un nez proéminent l'empêche de se déclarer. Roxane lui demande de se faire protecteur d'un jeune homme qu'elle aime, Christian. Généreux, Cyrano vient en aide à son rival qui manque d'esprit pour déclarer sa flamme
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Czech doctor, dedicated to promiscuity, is forced to choose between his wife and his lover
Please, Mr. Einstein by Jean-Claude Carrière ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member 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
Copie conforme by Abbas Kiarostami ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James, écrivain anglais, donne une conférence en Italie pour la sortie de son nouveau livre. Il rencontre une galeriste française qui l'entraîne dans les ruelles d'un village toscan. Lorsque la jeune femme s'amuse à le faire passer pour son mari trop souvent absent, l'écrivain accepte de rentrer dans son jeu. Mais bientôt, il devient difficile de démêler le vrai du faux
That obscure object of desire Cet obscur objet du désir by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Middle-aged man falls in love with a much younger woman in this satire of sexual obsession
The secret language of film by Jean-Claude Carrière ( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean-Claude Carriere explores the vocabulary of that language - camera angles, lighting, the use of one actor rather than another, one setting rather than another, the subliminal messages contained in a full range of moviemaking techniques - and discusses the ways this vocabulary has been developed and used by some of the most exciting and ground-breaking directors and cameramen of our time
Le retour de Martin Guerre The return of Martin Guerre by Daniel Vigne ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and Spanish and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 16th-century France, the film centers around the identity of Martin, a moody youth who mysteriously disappears, deserting his beautiful wife and son. Eight years later a handsome, vibrant man returns; the whole village accepts him as Martin. After he demands from his uncle the profit earned from the farm for those eight years, questions are raised as to his true identity. A case is brought against Martin and a tense courtroom drama unfolds. Only his wife holds the key to unlock the mystery
Violence and compassion by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho ( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 WorldCat member 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
Valmont by Miloš Forman ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member 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
Le journal d'une femme de chambre by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Célestine takes a job as a chambermaid to a middle-class, provincial family and soon discovers the hidden vices and obsessions of her employers
Le fantôme de la liberté The phantom of liberty ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in French and English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A feature film from France, director Luis Bunuel's personal version of La Ronde, comprising eight different sketches each representing a different aspect of hypocrisy. The sketches use every type of comedy, from French farce to black jokes about cancer and murder
La voie lactée The milky way by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member 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
Die Blechtrommel by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in German and Italian and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
Chinese box by Wayne Wang ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member 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
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Alternative Names
Carrière, J.-C. 1931-
Carrière, J.-C. (Jean-Claude), 1931-
Carrière, Jean
Carrière, Jean-Claude
Carrière, Jean Claude 1931-
Carrière, Jean-Claude François 1931-
Karijer, Žan-Klod
カリエール, J. C
カリエール, ジャン・クロード
French (284)
English (215)
German (68)
Spanish (35)
Italian (8)
Chinese (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Polish (4)
Russian (1)