Depardieu, Gérard 1948-
Most widely held works about Gérard Depardieu
Most widely held works by Gérard Depardieu
Hamlet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,937 libraries worldwide
In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
La vie en rose ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 1,602 libraries worldwide
A dramatic retelling of the life of Edith Piaf, considered one of the great performers of France. Raised in a brothel, taken to work in a circus by her father, and eventually abandoned by her parents, she spent her teen years on the streets. Eventually "rescued" by a crime figure who gives her career a start, she makes her way to international success, despite recurring frailty, illness, wild moods, drug and alcohol problems.
The man in the iron mask ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,357 libraries worldwide
It is a time of both splendor and despair for the deeply divided French nation where the self-serving King Louis XIV enjoys the riches of the world while his people starve. Believing he is all-powerful, Louis fears no one -- except the one person who could bring an end to his absolute power: the man he condemned to wear an iron mask and imprisoned for life. But when the king's selfish excesses go too far, retired Musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis vow to free the mysterious prisoner who may be France's only hope for survival. Only one question remains: will their old comrade, the legendary d'Artagnan help them -- or destroy them?
Camille Claudel ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
A historically accurate depiction of one of the most important collaborations in the history of art, that of legendary sculptor Rodin, and the creative prodigy Camille Claudel.
Jean de Florette ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
The story of Jean Cadoret, a hunchback who inerits a farm from his mother and foolishly hopes to become a gentleman farmer. But even before he arrives, his powerful neighbor is plotting to steal his land. The ending is heartbreak and tragedy for Jean who is no match for his wily neighbor.
Cyrano de Bergerac ( Visual )
77 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
In 17th-century Paris, a long-nosed poet and swordsman helps his handsome friend win the girl he himself loves.
102 dalmatians ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
Stars Oddball, the spotless dalmatian puppy on a search for her rightful spots and Waddlesworth, the wisecracking, delusional macaw who thinks he's a rottweiler. This duo leads a posse of puppies on a mission to outfox the wildly wicked Cruella De Vil.
Danton ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,005 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.
Cyrano de Bergerac ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in French and held by 859 libraries worldwide
"Cyrano, a master swordsman and poet, feels he can not woo his beloved Roxane due to an unfortunate physical flaw: his grotesquely large nose. Resigning himself to helping another suitor, the dashing yet tongue-tied Christian, Cyrano uses his mastery of words to win Roxane for him. But when Roxane finds that she has fallen for Christian's mind - and not for his beauty - which of her two suitors will finally possess her heart?" -- Container.
Le retour de Martin Guerre The return of Martin Guerre ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 852 libraries worldwide
The plot revolves around the unraveling of the identity of a 16th century peasant who disappeared as a young husband, and the man who returns to resume his marriage nine years later.
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories.
Tous les matins du monde All the mornings of the world ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 802 libraries worldwide
A provocative tale of romance, lust, desire, and intrigue based on the lives of 17th century French composer Sainte Colombe and his protege, Marin Marais.
Le comte de Monte Cristo ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in French and Russian and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Tells the dramatic story of Edmond Dantes, a young French sailor who is falsely denounced as a political traitor and unjustly imprisoned for eighteen years without trial. After a daring escape, Dantes flees to the island of Monte Cristo, where he finds a colossal treasure bequeathed to him by a dying fellow inmate. Using these riches, he assumes a new identity and devises a plan of vengeance upon all those who betrayed him.
102 Dalmatians ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 651 libraries worldwide
Oddball is the newest puppy. She is searching for her spots. Waddlesworth is a macaw who thinks he's a rottweiler. After a spot of therapy Cruella De Vil is released from prison and is a changed woman who is devoted to dogs and good causes. She is delighted that her parole officer, Chloe, has a dalmatian family and big connections with a dog charity. But the sound of Big Ben can reverse the treatment so it is only a matter of time before Cruella is back to her incredibly ghastly ways, using her new-found connections with Chloe and friends to get at the dalmatians.
Hamlet ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and German and held by 644 libraries worldwide
First-ever full-text film of Shakespeare's greatest work. Branagh sets the timeless tale of murder, corruption and revenge in an opulent 19th-century world.
Germinal ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 620 libraries worldwide
The story of a miner's strike that destroys one family, yet plants the seeds of change for future generations.
Le placard ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life-- and other people's too - is drastic!
Le Dernier métro The last metro ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 578 libraries worldwide
"A stylish and poignant film about Jewish director Lucas Steiner (Heinz Bennent), who is forced to hide in the basement of his theater during the Nazi occupation while his wife (Catherine Deneuve) stars in its latest production. Romantic tensions mount when she and her leading man (Gérard Depardieu) begin to fall in love with each other. At the same time, a pro-Nazi theater critic ensconces himself in the theater causing stress to the entire cast"--Container.
Vatel ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 541 libraries worldwide
The Duc de Condé's employee, François Vatel, is in charge of cooking, and preparing shows for the French King Louis XIV when he visits the castle of Chantilly, owned by de Condé. If Vatel can impress the King, de Condé will gain his favors, and the destiny of France will change. While the King is visiting and three days of banquets ensue, Vatel falls in love with the King's mistress.
Napoleon ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 538 libraries worldwide
Drama about the years in the life of Napoleon Bonaparte from his first decisive battle to his bitter defeat and exile.
Biographical films Circus performers Claudel, Camille,--1864-1943 Comedy films Comedy films Cyrano de Bergerac,--1619-1655 Dalmatian dog Danton, Georges Jacques,--1759-1794 Denmark Depardieu, Gérard,--1948- Drama Fathers and daughters Fathers--Death Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Foreign films France France--Paris German Occupation of France (1940-1945) Hamlet (Legendary character) Historical films Historical films History Impostors and imposture Man-woman relationships Melodrama Motion pictures Motion pictures, French Murder Murder victims' families Musical films Nonfiction films Piaf, Edith,--1915-1963 Political science Princes Racism Revenge Robespierre, Maximilien,--1758-1794 Rodin, Auguste,--1840-1917 Romance films Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Tourists United States Video recordings Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women singers
Depardʹe, Zherar, 1948-
Depardieu, Gérard Xavier Marcel, 1948-Депардье, Жерар
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Multiple languages (50)
Greek, Modern (2)
Miscellaneous languages (2)