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Tavernier, Bertrand

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'Round midnight by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 896 WorldCat member 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 by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member 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
Coup de torchon by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

62 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member 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 pimps) the officer begins to get rid of those causing his difficulties
Un dimanche à la campagne by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

52 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member 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
Make way for tomorrow( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 'enormously moving Depression-era depiction of the frustrations of family, aging, and the generation gap' [-- Container], an elderly couple must move in with their adult children when they lose their home
La vie et rien d'autre by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

53 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after World War I, Major Dellaplane helps two women search for the men they have lost in the war
The Lumière Brothers' first films by Auguste Lumire( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member 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 princesse de Montpensier by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

11 editions published in 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 16th century, 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
Le corbeau = The raven by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 437 WorldCat member 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 by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in wartime France, this film depicts life during the Nazi occupation, against the background of the French film industry. The story follows two men who struggle to maintain their integrity while working for the German controlled Continental Film Studios
Ça commence aujourd'hui It all starts today by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

48 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The director of an inner-city kindergarten in Northern France, appalled by the poverty and lack of support for the families, teaches joy and hope despite their social conditions
L'Horloger de Saint-Paul The clockmaker by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

42 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple watchmaker's life is transformed when he learns that his son has committed a robbery and murder
The French minister( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a human whirlwind and a man confident in France's importance on the world stage. In this hilarious send-up of diplomacy and international politics, he takes on American neo-cons, corrupt Russians and the opportunistic Chinese while his hapless speech writer endures the eccentricities of his megalomaniacal boss and his sycophantic entourage
Capitaine Conan by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in French and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conan, a dedicated career soldier, serves the band of fifty French irregulars under his command in the Great War. After the signing of the 1919 Armistice, Conan lays down his arms but his troops continue to fight
Daddy nostalgie by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

33 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The setting is the Riviera in autumn. A retired English businessman has just been through heart surgery but it has, apparently, done little to relieve his constant pain or improve his long-term survival prospects. During his recuperation Caroline, his adult daughter, comes from Paris to be with him and her mother, Miche, and she and her father begin to communicate as adults for the first time." -- Container
La Guerre sans nom : les appelés d'Algérie, 1954-1962 by Patrick Rotman( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mississippi blues by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member 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
L.627 by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

39 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member 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
Amis américains : entretiens avec les grands auteurs d'Hollywood by Bertrand Tavernier( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entretiens du cinéaste passionné de cinéma américain avec des réalisateurs et des scénaristes américains comme John Ford, Tay Garnett, Henry Hathaway ,Edgar G. Ulmer, William A.. Wellman, Budd Oscar Boetticher, Delmer Daves, Stanley Donen, Robert Parrish, Richard Quine, Jacques Tourneur, John Huston, André De Toth, Roger Corman, Sidney Buchman, Edward Chodorov, Carl Foreman, Julian Halevy Zimet, Philiip Yordan, Herbert J. Biberman, John Berry, Abraham Polonsky, Elia Kazan, Joseph Losey, Robert Altman, Alexander Payne, Joe Dane, etc. Prix littéraire de la critique cinéma 1993
Revenge of the Musketeers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conspiracy to overthrow the King of France leads to courage, passion & adventure
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Laissez-passer Safe conduct
Alternative Names
Bertrand Tavernier Film director

Bertrand Tavernier Frans filmregisseur

Bertrand Tavernier franzsischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Bertrand Tavernier regista francese

Bertrandus Tavernier

Tavernier, Bernard 1941-

Бертран Таверние

Бертран Таверньє

Тавернье, Бертран

ברטראן טברנייה

برتران تاورنیه بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان فرانسوی

بيرتراند تافاري

タヴェルニエ, ベルトラン


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