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Becker, Jacques 1906-1960

Overview
Works: 159 works in 498 publications in 4 languages and 2,324 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  History  Political platforms  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Film editor, Author of dialog, Performer, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Casque d'or Golden Marie by Jacques Becker ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 516 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 )
61 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having pulled off the heist of a lifetime, Max looks forward to spending his remaining days relaxing with his beautiful young girlfriend. But when Riton, Maxś hapless partner and best friend, lets word of the loot slip to loose-lipped, two-timing Josy, Max is reluctantly drawn back into the underworld. Riton gets kidnapped by a mob boss in the hopes that there will be an exchange for the money, but nothing turns out as anyone has it planned
Le trou by Jacques Becker ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in French and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Paris prison cell, five convicts use every ounce of tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom--unaware that a traitor may be among them
Jacques Becker by Jean Quéval ( Book )
6 editions published in 1962 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Partie de campagne A day in the country ( Visual )
1 edition 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 )
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 )
13 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in French and held by 42 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
Touchez pas au Grisbi Grisbi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two gangsters rob a gold shipment and then have to worry about getting turned in by associates
Goupi mains rouges by Jacques Becker ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in French and held by 35 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 )
18 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philippe Clarence, a top Paris couturier and a womaniser, seduces his friend's fiancée. The film also takes a clear look at the world of haute couture
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
Les Amants de Montparnasse 19 Montparnasse 19 ( Visual )
4 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
Ali-baba ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1954 and 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 20 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 )
13 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 18 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...--http://filmsdefrance.com
Le trou by Jacques Becker ( Book )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1983 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casque d'Or by Jacques Becker ( Book )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of love, death, friendship and jealousy during the Belle Epoque
Rendez-vous de juillet by Jacques Becker ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Voilà une sacrée bande de copains : l'un veut faire de l'ethnologie, l'autre du théatre ou du cinéma, mais tous sont liés par l'amour du jazz. Pris dans un chassé-croisé amoureux, les couples se font et se defont. Et le groupe part en Afrique derrière l'ethnologue
Boudu sauvé des eaux by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A well-off bookseller rescues a tramp from a suicidal plunge into the Seine and his family dedicates itself to reforming him. He shows his gratitude by shaking the household to its foundations, challenging the hidebound principles of his hosts
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
Montparnasse 19 by Jacques Becker ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1957 and 1996 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
À Paris, en 1919, Modigliani, peintre d'origine italienne, végète dans le quartier Montparnasse. Le film raconte la destinée tragique de cet artiste qui, méconnu et incompris, noie son chagrin dans l'alcool et cache sa misère dans une mansarde. Un grand amour semble devoir le racheter un temps et ranimer son génie. Mais le malheureux ne peut survivre à des échecs successifs. Il meurt, seul et désespéré. Un odieux marchand s'empresse d'acheter ses oeuvres à vil prix
 
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