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Becker, Jacques 1906-1960

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Casque d'or Golden Marie by Jacques Becker( Visual )

69 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 527 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
Touchez pas au grisbi Hands off the loot by Jacques Becker( Visual )

63 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

37 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in French and held by 412 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 awhile 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 tunneling or not
Jacques Becker by Jean Quval( Book )

7 editions published in 1962 in 3 languages 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 63 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 )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in French and held by 55 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)
Antoine et Antoinette by Jacques Becker( Visual )

14 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 45 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
Goupi mains rouges by Jacques Becker( Visual )

22 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 43 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
Falbalas by Jacques Becker( Visual )

17 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philippe Clarence runs a successful fashion house in Paris, but he is also a shameful womanizer. When he learns that his fabric supplier, Daniel, is engaged to be married, he flirts with the future bride, Micheline. However, Micheline falls instantly in love with Philippe and, when Philippe himself realizes he is in love for the first time in his life, the two plan to run away together. Unfortunately, fate intervenes and deals a devastating blow to their elopement
Touchez pas au Grisbi Grisbi( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two gangsters rob a gold shipment and then have to worry about getting turned in by associates
Les Amants de Montparnasse 19 Montparnasse 19( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Docudrama about the life and work of Amedeo Modigliani, the renowned Italian artist and painter
Le Trou The hole( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of prisoners plan a jailbreak. On the verge of freedom the prisoners discover that one of them has betrayed them in hopes of reducing his sentence
Rendez-vous de juillet by Jacques Becker( Visual )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voilà une sacrée bande de copains: l'un veut faire de l'ethnologie, l'autre du théâtre ou du cinéma, mais tous sont liés par l'amour du jazz. Pris dans un chassé-croisé amoureux, les couples se font et se défend. Et le groupe part en Afrique derrière l'ethnologue
Ali-baba( Visual )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 19 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 )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ali-Baba is sent to the local market to buy a new slave-wife for his master, Cassim. He returns with the beautiful Morgiane, and the lascivious Cassim is more than pleased. Aware of Morgiane's unhappiness, Ali-Baba sets off to buy her a parrot to cheer her up. A hoard of armed bandits suddenly appear and, terrified, Ali-Baba hides in a basket. He is taken to the bandits' secret treasure store - in a cave which opens to the words 'Open Sesame'. When the bandits have gone, Ali-Baba emerges from his hiding place and can scarcely believe what he sees. Enough wealth to make him the richest of men in Arabia...--
París, bajos fondos( Visual )

13 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 18 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
The break; a novel by Jos Giovanni( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1983 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boudu sauvé des eaux by Jean Renoir( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in French and English 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
Rendez-vous de juillet July rendezvous( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 11 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
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Alternative Names
Jacques Becker cineasta

Jacques Becker francia filmrendező, sznsz, forgatknyvr

Jacques Becker francuski reżyser, scenarzysta i aktor

Jacques Becker Frans filmregisseur

Jacques Becker franzsischer Filmregisseur

Jacques Becker French screenwriter and film director

Jacques Becker regista francese

Ζακ Μπεκέρ Γάλλος σκηνοθέτης

Жак Бекер

Жак Беккер

ژاک بکر فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان فرانسوی

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