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Carcassonne, Philippe

Overview
Works: 77 works in 186 publications in 3 languages and 5,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Dictionaries  Fiction  Biographical films  Historical drama  Motion pictures  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Publishing director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philippe Carcassonne
Coco avant Chanel Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel
Ridicule by Patrice Leconte ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in French and English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts life at the court of Louis XVI, circa 1780. The ever-fluid pecking order is determined by the quality and rapidity of one's rejoinders, and a man can be driven to suicide by the one thing that must be avoided at all costs - being the object of ridicule. Compassionate, upright engineer, Gregoire Ponceludon de Malavoy, is baron of an estate where peasants are dropping like flies, felled by diseases that breed in the fetid waters where they fish. Broke, but determined to drain the murderous swamps, Gregoire sets out from the provinces to plead his case at Versailles. But his mission is complicated when he finds himself locked in a dangerous triangle with two very seductive ladies - a sophisticated older woman who can help him and an innocent young beauty with nothing to offer but her love
Un cœur en hiver A heart in winter ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in French and English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An acutely observed triangular romance describing the emotional chaos caused by a violin maker, on the lives of his partner and a gifted and beautiful young violinist with whom both are in love. Music is an important feature of the film, reflecting the director's passion for the works of Maurice Ravel
Sur mes lèvres Read my lips by Jacques Audiard ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in French and English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Young secretary Carla is a long-time employee of a property development company. Loyal and hardworking, first to arrive and last to leave, Carla is beginning to chafe at the limitations of her career and is looking to move up."--IMDb
Adore ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Escape to a close-knit seaside community where friendship, love and lust collide... Adore is a sensual yet thought-provoking drama in which two lifelong friends find themselves entangled in passionate sexual relationships with each other's sons. As they struggle to make sense of conflicting emotions and desires, the lines between family, friendship and morality are blurred"--Container
Monsieur Hire by Patrice Leconte ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in French and Spanish and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a provincial French apartment block, Monsieur Hire endures a solitary life of dulling work as a tailor and vitriolic scorn from his neighbors. Hire's only solace is an occasional night out bowling and the voyeuristic admiration of his neighbor. ... When police discover the nude body of another young woman in a nearby vacant lot, Hire becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation"--Container
Un cœur en hiver by Claude Sautet ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in French and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An acutely observed triangular romance describing the emotional chaos caused by a violin maker, on the lives of his partner and a gifted and beautiful young violinist with whom both are in love. Music is an important feature of the film, reflecting the director's passion for the works of Maurice Ravel
My worst nightmare Mon pire cauchemar ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agathe is an uptight, impatient art dealer who lives in an expensive Parisian apartment with her wealthy publisher husband. Patrick is a skirt-chasing, unemployed single father who lives in a van with his son. He spent almost 7 years in jail and has a drinking problem. Agatha and Patrick's lives would never intersect except that their two sons are best friends and her husband has hired Patrick to remodel their apartment. Hilarity ensues as this odd couple relationship turns into Agathe's worst nightmare
Comment j'ai tué mon père My father and I ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean-Luc's father suddenly reappears after decades of practicing medicine in Africa. IN the face of a father who charms, disgusts and rejects him, Jean-Luc can no longer avoid confronting his own past
Par-dela les nuages by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in French and English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four stories of love and illusion. First two beautiful young lovers are unable to consummate their passion because the young man prefers impossible perfection. In the second story a women tells her stalker that she murdered her father. In the third story an effort is made to appease a wife and a mistress. The last story tells of a young man infatuated with a women who is soon to enter a convent
Le Cinéma by Claude Beylie ( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in French and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recueil de textes sur l'histoire du cinéma, la création du film, du scénario au tournage et å la distribution, et la place du 7e art dans notre civilisation. En annexe: récapitulatif des grandes dates de l'évolution, de l'audio-visuel et dictionnaires alphabétiques de 200 oeuvres cinématographiques représentatives et des créateurs
La fille de Monaco The girl from Monaco by Anne Fontaine ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful Parisian lawyer travels to defend an elderly widow accused of murder. The defendant's son hires a bodyguard for him, and the lawyer falls for an ambitious TV weather girl who sees him as a means to advance her career. To complicate matters, she was the bodyguard's former girlfriend, and he wants her back
Mama, there's a man in your bed ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A manager of a dairy products company is being framed by two employees who are preparing for a boardroom coup. The manager finds an unexpected ally in the cleaning lady, who has overheard incriminating evidence against the two men. Eventually the manager realises that he has also fallen in love with his ally
The illusionist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland. While performing in a village pub, he encounters Alice, an innocent young girl, who will change his life forever. Special features include commentary, Q & A, and a featurette
Dictionnaire des personnages du cinéma ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fin août, début septembre Late August, early September by Olivier Assayas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in French and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gabriel, in his early thirties, finds his life upended after separating from his partner Jenny and then discovering that his best friend Adrien, a writer, has a terminal illness. He becomes uncertain about his own career and hesitant over starting a new relationship with a younger woman, Anne
Le confessionnal by Robert Lepage ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French and English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dense with intrigue, this enigmatic story tells of two brother's adventurous quest into the past
La fille seule A single girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama showing a day in the life of a young Parisian woman named Valerie who is beginning a new job and who reveals to her boyfriend that she is four weeks pregnant
Nettoyage à sec Dry cleaning ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jean-Marie and Nicole Kunstler, a hard-working French couple ... run a dry-cleaning establishment in the provincial town of Belfort. There is frission, the whiff of excitement that clings to the danger of crossing the boundaries that separate the conventional from the forbidden"--Container
La Désenchantée The disenchanted ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beth is a young Parisian girl whose boyfriend, in the middle of a petty argument, dares her to bed the ugliest man she can find, to test her love for him. What follows is a test of love, courage and will
 
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Alternative Names
Ri-Mah 1955-
Languages
French (89)
English (13)
Spanish (1)
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