Most widely held works about Bertrand Tavernier
Most widely held works by Bertrand Tavernier
Round midnight ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 714 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the friendship between an aging alcoholic jazz musician and a young French jazz fan. Inspired by the real-life friendship between jazz pianist Bud Powell and Francis Paudras.
In the electric mist ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 627 libraries worldwide
While on an investigation into a series of grisly murders, veteran detective Dave Robicheaux navigates his way through the Louisiana bayou and the dark, sultry world of New Orleans mobster 'Baby Feet' Balboni. Layers of corruption and long-dead secrets reawaken grudges and a lethal alliance.
The Lumière Brothers' first films ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
A look at the birth of the motion picture through 85 of the more than 1,500 films made by the Lumière Brothers between 1895 and 1897. These films include views of Moscow, New York, Paris, Saigon, and Jerusalem; vignettes of life in France; and comedy shorts.
La vie et rien d'autre Life and nothing but ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Two years after World War I, Major Dellaplane helps two women search for the men they have lost in the war.
Un dimanche à la campagne A Sunday in the country ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in French and held by 399 libraries worldwide
An aging Impressionist painter in pre-World War I France is revitalized one Sunday afternoon by a visit from his energetic daughter.
Coup de torchon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and held by 396 libraries worldwide
After Lucien Cordier, the only police officer in a small African village, is ridiculed by the local pimp, cheated on by his wife, and suffers his mistresses being beaten, he begins to get rid of the evil ones in his life.
Le corbeau The raven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 342 libraries worldwide
A mysterious writer of poison pen letters, known only as Le Corbeau, plagues a French provincial town, unwittingly exposing the collective suspicion and rancor seething beneath the community's calm surface. Brilliantly captures the spirit of paranoid pettiness and self-loathing turning an occupied French town into a twentieth-century Salem style witch-hunt--Container.
Laissez-passer Safe conduct ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 306 libraries worldwide
During the Nazi occupation of France during World War II, the nation's movie studios continued to operate. Jean Devaivre is an assistant director for Continental Pictures, a studio which has recently been taken over by the Germans and is headed by Dr. Greven. With a wife and son to support, Devaivre feels he has little choice but to continue with his work. Screenwriter Jean Aurenche, a man who lives for wine, women and song, refuses to work for Greven, and struggles to find a way to make a living with his words.
Ça commence aujourd'hui It all starts today ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 259 libraries worldwide
A teacher struggles to make a difference in the lives of his students.
L'Horloger de Saint-Paul The clockmaker ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in French and held by 217 libraries worldwide
A simple watchmaker's life is transformed when he learns that his son has committed a robbery and murder.
Mississippi blues ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 169 libraries worldwide
A film about southern culture and music, poor people who create art out of their lives, and the enduring cross cultural friendship of two unusual moviemakers.
Daddy nostalgie ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in French and held by 148 libraries worldwide
The estranged daughter of a screenwriter rushes home to her ill father to come to terms with her feelings for him.
Capitaine Conan ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in French and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Capitaine Conan, a dashing soldier who does not let World War I interfere with his pursuit of wine, women and song, leads a band of cutthroat commandos on the front lines of the Bulgarian border. Feared by his enemies and respected by his subordinates, Conan's cunning and blood lust serve him well in war. But when a peace treaty is signed and the soldiers are shipped to Bucharest, Hungary to await further orders, the trouble begins.
Un Dimanche à la campagne A Sunday in the country ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in French and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Monsieur Ladmiral, an aging impressionist painter, spends his usual Sunday afternoon visit with his family ruminating over life's small pleasures and inevitable disappointments until his daughter Irene arrives. Irene, a whirlwind of activity for whom life itself is an art, has a magical reviving effect on her father and the world suddenly takes on the beautiful hues and feelings of an Impressionist masterpiece.
Coup de torchon ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Recounts events in the life of the French police chief in a small African village. As his problems mount (with his wife, his mistress, the local pimp) the officer begins to get rid of those causing his difficulties, in this comedy/drama.
L.627 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Using the French anti-drug statute L.627 as its title and collaborating with a fifteen-year veteran of the Paris police, Tavernier plunges into the story of Lulu, a quietly dedicated narcotics cop who becomes part of a small, ill-equiped, but spirited drug squad often taking the law into their own hands.
Let joy reign supreme ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Miscellaneous languages and French and held by 99 libraries worldwide
France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago and Philippe d'Orleans is the new regent. This film is a description of the court in this famed period of transition where the French Revolution smolders.
Coup de torchon [Clean slate ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in French and held by 99 libraries worldwide
A black comedy about the seemingly incompetent police chief of a small African village who, surrounded by corruption, decides to wipe the slate clean with a killing spree of his own, waging a personal war against those who have offended him.
La guerre sans nom les appelés d'Algérie : 1954-1962 by Patrick Rotman ( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in French and held by 62 libraries worldwide
La princesse de Montpensier ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Marie de Mezieres is deeply in love with her dashing cousin Henri de Guise. However, due to her father's political ambitions, she is forced into a marriage with the well-connected Philippe de Montpensier, who she has never met. When Philippe is called away to fight, she is left in the care of Count Chabannes, an aging nobleman. It isn't long before she is exposed to the sexual and political intrigues of court.
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