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Blanc, Michel 1952-

Overview
Works: 147 works in 495 publications in 4 languages and 3,452 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Adapter, Producer, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Film editor, Narrator, Singer, Other, Interviewee, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Michel Blanc
Monsieur Hire by Patrice Leconte ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 553 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
Prospero's books by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prospero's books envisions a magical realm of exquisite beauty, where the innocence of love and dreams of revenge collide to create a tempest. Gielgud's Prospero, who has used the knowledge in his books to create his own fantastic world in exile, also provides the voices for every character
La fille du RER The girl on the train ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jeanne lives in a house in the suburbs with her mother Louise. The two women get on well together. Louise earns her living by looking after children. Jeanne is half-heartedly looking for a job. Louise harbors the hope of getting her daughter a job with Samuel Bleistein, a famous lawyer she knew in her youth. They are set on a collision course because of an incredible lie that Jeanne invents, a lie that grows into the biggest news and political story of the day."--Container
Et soudain tout le monde me manque The day I saw your heart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eli, who's about to be 60, is expecting a baby with his new wife. Upon hearing this news, his two grown daughters, Dom, who is trying to adopt, and Justine, who flits from one boyfriend to the next, are shocked. To get closer to Justine, whom he has never gotten along with, Eli has the bright idea of making friends with all of her exes ... without her knowledge. But when Justine falls in love again and Eli is about to ruin everything, this family is on the verge of falling apart
Les témoins by André Techiné ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of a writer, her boyfriend, a well-known doctor, and an attractive gay man all intersect when they are faced with the AIDS epidemic during the sexual revolution in the early 1980s
Uranus by Claude Berri ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a small village in post-World War II France. An informer seeking revenge on a tavern owner claims a Nazi collaborator is hiding in the tavern. This throws the village into an uproar
Tenue de soirée by Bertrand Blier ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob, a seductive, bisexual thief, entices Antoine and Monique, a bored and dissatisfied couple, into joining him as he robs wealthy homes. Turned on by the thrill of thievery, the couple soon abandons their world of middle-class predictability and a bizarre love triangle develops between the three in this darkly comedic sex caper
Il Mostro ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Italian and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vicious serial killer is on the loose committing rape and murder. Landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, due to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising yet innocent situations. An undercover policewoman is assigned to watch the suspect and find evidence for his arrest
Grosse fatigue Dead tired by Michel Blanc ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A movie star discovers an imposter is impersonating him
Il Mostro The monster ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in Italian and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A farce of mistaken identity. The life of a struggling con-artist becomes complicated when he is mistaken for a rapist and serial killer who has been terrorizing the area
L'exercice de l'État by Pierre Schoeller ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French Minister of Transport Bertrand Saint-Jean finds himself in the sordid dealings surrounding the privatization of railway stations, all the while his personal life is in turmoil
The favour, the watch, and the very big fish ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis Aubinard, a photographer of religious scenes, finds the perfect model to pose as Jesus, and meets and falls in love with beautiful and sensitive Sybil, but things start to unravel when Sybil fails to show for a meeting and the model begins to believe he really is Christ
Menage ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story unfolds as a classic struggle of identity in this shocking, disturbing and often hilarious film. The roguish burglar, Bob (Depardieu), befriends and easily manipulates Monique (Miou-Miou) and Antoine (Blanc) with promises of great wealth and a new life. Ultimately, the shackles of conventional behavior are broken as the couple slowly responds to Bob's designs"--Container
Les Bronzés font du ski by Patrice Leconte ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of wealthy libertines get together for a week-long ski vacation at Val-d'Isere
The day I saw your heart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eli, who's about to be 60, is expecting a baby with his new wife. Upon hearing this news, his two grown daughters, Dom, who is trying to adopt, and Justine, who flits from one boyfriend to the next, are shocked. To get closer to Justine, whom he has never gotten along with, Eli has the bright idea of making friends with all of her exes ... without her knowledge. But when Justine falls in love again and Eli is about to ruin everything, this family is on the verge of falling apart
Je vous trouve très beau by Isabelle Mergault ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Farmer Aymé Pigrenet is looking for a girl to help him out on the farm after his wife dies. He chooses a young Romanian woman from a dating agency
Dead tired Grosse fatigue ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in French and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A movie star discovers an imposter is impersonating him
Marche a l'ombre by Michel Blanc ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Denis est un professionnel de l'angoisse qui bourlingue avec son copain François, guitariste. De retour de Grèce ils "montent" à Paris. Mais l'ami qui devait les loger a disparu, ils se retrouvent seuls dans la capitale avec 40 francs en poche. Heureusement ils rencontrent Joseph, un africain qui les héberge dans un "squatt". Heureusement il y a Mathilde une ravissante danseuse dont François va tomber amoureux. Lorsqu'elle part pour Nex York, ils décident de la rejoindre ... sans même connaître son adresse!
Les bronzés by Patrice Leconte ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of young French singles and couples on a charter holiday in western Africa trying their best to be make new conquests, while getting some sun at the same time
Les bronzés 3 amis pour la vie by Patrice Leconte ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequel to Les bronzés and Les bronzés font du ski in which a group of friends that met on vacation reunite
 
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Alternative Names
Blanc, Michael 1952-
Languages
French (160)
English (32)
Italian (11)
Spanish (2)
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