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Jacob, Irène

Overview
Works: 133 works in 446 publications in 8 languages and 8,000 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Romance films  Fiction  History  Interviews  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author of introduction, Vocalist, Instrumentalist, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Irène Jacob
 
Most widely held works by Irène Jacob
Othello by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Venice during 1570, Desdemona, daughter of a powerful nobleman, elopes with Othello, a proud Moor celebrated as the city's most awesome warrior. Iago, who has served alongside Othello for a decade, is angered when the general chooses another lieutenant, Cassio, as his second in command. In retribution, Iago sabotages Cassio's promotion and convinces Othello that the handsome officer is cuckolding him. Othello writhes under the tortures Iago has created, and in a fit of jealousy smothers Desdemona, who caresses her beloved husband as she dies
Trois couleurs. Three colors. Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A seductive story of forbidden love and the unknowable mystery of coincidence as a young model meets an unusual stranger
La double vie de Veronique The double life of Véronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weronika is a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, is a French music teacher. Though they are unknown to each other, the two women share an enigmatic, purely emotional bond. The two were born on the same day and each senses that somewhere there exists another person with whom their lives are intertwined
U.S. Marshals by Stuart Baird ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We are initiating a hard-target search for a fugitive in an ever-widening perimeter. We will navigate swamps, prowl Manhattan streets, search every house and doghouse. And since Marshal Sam Gerard leads the hunt, we will experience suspense, action and daring twists every step of the way
My life so far ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate. When the elder woman's son arrives with his French maid, everything gets thrown into turmoil
The double life of Veronique La double vie de Veronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Veronika lives in Poland. Veronique lives in Paris. They live their live simultaneously, with just a hint that they are not completely alone
Red by Krzysztof Kieślowski ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final installment in the director's trilogy named after the colors of the French flag, Red is the story of a beautiful young woman and her meeting with an unusual stranger- a meeting that leads her down a path of intrigue and secrecy
Blue, white, red three colors ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A bold trio of stories about love and loss ... [that] was a defining event of the art-house boom of the 90s. The films are named for the colors of the French flag and stand for the tenets of the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity--but that hardly explains their enigmatic beauty and rich humanity. Set in Paris, Warsaw, and Geneva, and ranging from tragedy to comedy, Blue, White, and Red ... examine a group of ambiguously interconnected people experiencing profound personal disruptions"--Container
Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three colors blue, white, red ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krzysztof Kieślowski's trilogy of the human condition in contemporary French society, with each film drawing its theme from a color in the French flag: liberty (Bleu), equality (Blanc) and fraternity (Rouge)
Victory ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reclusive and hard-hearted man living on a private island in the Dutch East Indies must protect his home, and the woman he rescues and eventually comes to love, from two brutish villains bent on revenge. Told by a sea captain at a hotel in the port town of Surabaya where Dutch entrepreneurs come to drink and wind down while listening to an all-female orchestra led by a creepy conductor
Incognito ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed in Amsterdam, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted
The big brass ring ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and Turkish and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An explicit tale of sex and scandal on the road to the presidency
The inner life of Martin Frost ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After working for three years on a novel, writer Martin Frost borrows the empty country house of friends for a long-needed rest. No sooner does he arrive, however, than an idea for a story comes to him. When he wakes the next morning, eager to begin his new tale, he is shocked to discover a young woman sleeping next to him in bed - the attractive, effervescent Claire. Presumably the niece of his hosts, she wittily overcomes Martin's initial resistance to her, and the two of them fall in love. But is Claire really the person she claims to be?
Red ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in French and English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young model has a chance meeting with an unusual stranger that leads her down a path of intrigue and secrecy. As her knowledge of the man deepens, she discovers an astonishing link between his past and her destiny
Rio sex comedy by Jonathan Nossiter ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sun-drenched splendor of Rio de Janeiro provides the backdrop to this sexy comedy of romantic entanglement. Among the tourists who find themselves footloose and under the sway of the city's erotic spell are a prominent British plastic surgeon warning that new looks don't solve old problems; a U.S. ambassador who seeks a break from his duties in one on the city's most dangerous shanty towns; and a French anthropologist whose proper nature is no match for the pleasures of Rio
The composer by Igor Stravinsky ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trois couleurs, blanc Three colors, white ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three colors: Red is the third part of Kieslowski's trilogy on France's national motto: Liberty, equality, and fraternity. Irene Jacob is a young model who meets a retired judge by chance when she rescues his dog from a car accident. Their initially fiery relationship mellows into a close friendship which ultimately liberates them both. A final twist of fate reveals the destinies of the characters from all three parts of the trilogy
Spy games ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the CIA intercepts a mysterious coded tape, an American agent and a beautiful Russian KGB agent play a game of spy vs. spy on an international, wintery battlefield of wits. In a time when these allegedly friendly forces are supposed to trust each other, Harry and Natasha find their countries at odds and their lives entangled. It's a deadly match whose outcome will tip the balance of power over the edge
Trois couleurs ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Rouge] The story of a beautiful young woman and her meeting with an unusual stranger, a meeting that leads her down a path of intrigue and secrecy
Sonate pour flûte, alto et harpe Syrinx : pour flûte seule ; Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune ; Les chansons de Bilitis ; Syrinx : version originale avec récitante by Claude Debussy ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Jacob, Irène Marie, 1966-
Zhakob, Iren
Zhakob, Iren 1966-
Languages
French (127)
English (72)
Polish (19)
Spanish (8)
German (4)
Japanese (1)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
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