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Becker, Jacques 1906-1960

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Most widely held works by Jacques Becker
Touchez pas au grisbi = Hands off the loot by Jacques Becker( Visual )

71 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging gangster is unwillingly brought out of retirement after one of his associates unwittingly betrays him to a rival
Casque d'or by Jacques Becker( Visual )

76 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tale of doomed romance. When gangster's moll Marie falls for reformed criminal Manda, their passion incites an underworld rivalry that leads inexorably to treachery and tragedy
Le trou = The hole by Jacques Becker( Visual )

34 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in French and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Paris prison cell, five inmates use every ounce of their tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom. Four of the inmates have been together for a while in their cell, when Gaspard, the fifth inmate, is added to the cell. The original four inmates must decide if they want to take him into their confidence or not and whether to continue tunnelling or not
Jacques Becker by Jean Quéval( Book )

7 editions published in 1962 in French and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partie de campagne = A day in the country( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an idyllic country picnic, a young girl leaves her family and fiancé for a while, and succumbs to an all-too-brief romance
La vie est à nous un film réalisé collectivement par une équipe de techniciens, d'artistes et d'ouvriers by Jean Renoir( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produit par le Parti Communiste Français en vue de la campagne pour les élections de mai 1936, ce film fut tourné par une équipe de cinéastes et techniciens militants communistes ou sympathisants. C'est à la fois un documentaire, un montage de bandes d'actualités et une suite de sketches (extrait du résumé indiqué sur la jaquette)
Goupi mains rouges by Jacques Becker( Visual )

24 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small French village, a murder and the disappearance of a large sum of money set family members against each other
Antoine et Antoinette by Jacques Becker( Visual )

12 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy of working class life in postwar France. Antoine and his beautiful wife Antoinette lead a passionate but querulous life together. She is a flirt and he is a jealous hot head. To make things worse, Antoine loses a winning lottery ticket that looked like the key to a better life
Falbalas by Jacques Becker( Visual )

17 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un grand couturier s'éprend de la fiancée de son ami... Une habile et délicate évocation du monde de la mode et l'histoire d'une passion qui sombre dans la folie
Rendez-vous de juillet = July rendezvous by Jacques Becker( Visual )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a group of young people who spurn placid bourgeoisie comforts to find true love and maturity through jazz, art, theater, and camaraderie in postwar Paris. Lucien is trying to raise money to make films in Africa. He dreams of hiring his friends to work as his production team. The group's esprit de corps is tested as love affairs complicate loyalties and others find it difficult to join Lucien against their parents wishes
Les Amants de Montparnasse 19 = Montparnasse 19 by Jacques Becker( Visual )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1993 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Docudrama about the life and work of Amedeo Modigliani, the renowned Italian artist and painter
Ali Baba by Jacques Becker( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 1995 in French and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ali Baba accidentally discovers the magic cave where Abdul and his band of thieves hide their treasure. He takes enough gold to buy a slave girl from his master to be his wife, but sinister plans are being made to spoil his wedding night
Ali Baba et les 40 voleurs by Jacques Becker( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ali Baba is in love with a beautiful dancer who was sold to his master. He discovers by chance a secret den, filled with treasures that would allow him to repurchase his good friend. But the forty thieves await
The break; a novel by José Giovanni( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1983 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boudu sauvé des eaux by Jean Renoir( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saved from suicide by drowning, Boudou wreaks havoc in the home of his benefactor by seducing both his wife and mistress
Casque d'Or by Jacques Becker( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of love, death, friendship and jealousy during the Belle Epoque
París, bajos fondos( Visual )

8 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La historia transcurre en 1900. Marie, es una bella prostituta y amante de uno de los componentes de la banda de Felix. Amanda es deseada por muchos hombres, pero, un dia descubre al verdadero amor de su vida: un hombre sencillo, carpintero en un barrio parisino. El novio celoso provoca al carpintero iniciandose una pelea entre los dos hombres que termina con la muerte del novio
La Evasión( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manu, Roland, Jo y Vosselin son compañeros de celda en la prisión francesa de la Santé. A causa de unas obras de reestructuración y debido al cierre de varias celdas, Gaspard, un preso acusado de asesinato por su mujer es destinado con ellos. Después del juicio, los cuatro compañeros le explican un plan de fuga. Los cinco se ponen manos a la obra con los pocos recursos que disponen, pero aún y así, consiguen reventar el suelo, entrar en los subterráneos, construir llaves, esconder la tierra removida y fabricar unos rudimentarios muñecos que harán las funciones de engaño para los guardias. Finalmente se encuentran en las cloacas y caen alrededor de los muros de cemento que les separan de la libertad. La evasión está a punto de efectuarse hasta que llega el último día, un día que puede ser fatal
La vie est a nous : le temps des cerises et autres films du front populaire by Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La vie est à nous", film réalisé à la demande du Parti communiste français en vue des élections législatives de mai 1936, ce film est l'un des plus beaux exemples d'oeuvres chorale du cinéma français. Réalisée bénévolement par un collectif d'artistes et de techniciens (J. beker, J. P. Le Chamois, H. Alekan, J. B. Brunius, A. Zwobada, P. Unik, H. Cartier Bresson...), cette oeuvre fédératrice est un témoignage unique sur le souffle populaire qui a porté cette année 1936. Ce coffret propose également, quinze films militants tournée entre 1935 et 1938, qui témoignent de ces années d'effervescence politique et créative : longs-métrages de fiction, des reportages d'actualités sur les grèves de 1936 ou les premiers congés payés, mais aussi des documentaires réalisés par la CGT en 1938 sur les combats des differentes professions ("métallos", ouvriers du bâtiment, cheminots)
Les aventures d'Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notorious gentleman thief Arsène Lupin engages in a series of daring schemes to deprive his wealthy countrymen of rare jewels and priceless paintings. His activities arouse the interest of Kaiser William II of Germany, who arranges for Lupin to be kidnapped and brought to his castle. The Kaiser offers Lupin a challenge: to steal a jewel of great value from a secret hiding place. Should Lupin accept the wager?
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Le trou = The hole
Alternative Names
Jacques Becker cineasta

Jacques Becker francia filmrendező, színész, forgatókönyvíró

Jacques Becker francuski reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor

Jacques Becker Frans filmregisseur

Jacques Becker französischer Filmregisseur

Jacques Becker French screenwriter and film director

Jacques Becker réalisateur français

Jacques Becker regista francese

Ζακ Μπεκέρ Γάλλος σκηνοθέτης

Жак Бекер

Жак Беккер

Жак Беккер Французький сценарист і кінорежисер

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ژاک بکر فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان فرانسوی

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