Most widely held works about Claire Denis
Most widely held works by Claire Denis
Chocolat ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in French and held by 743 libraries worldwide
A young woman returns to Cameroon to trace her past. Soon the sights, sounds and smells sweep her back to her childhood and memories of the people who populated her youth.
Vendredi soir Friday night ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in French and English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
It's Friday night in Paris. Laure has just finished packing her apartment, she is moving in tomorrow with her boyfriend. She leaves to go to dinner with friends and gets stuck in the middle of a mass transit strike which has thrown the city into chaos. As Laure takes in the sights and sounds of the city, a stranger approaches the car. She opens the door to the man, who in a single night, will change her life forever.
Correspondance : 1892-1945 by André Gide ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Les 230 lettres ici rassemblées témoignent de la persistance, sur une quarantaine d'années, d'une estime et d'un attachement sincères entre M. Denis, le peintre catholique et A. Gide, le romancier hédoniste. Cette correspondance retrace également tout un pan de la vie artistique de la Belle Epoque.
Nenette et Boni ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Nineteen year-old Boniface Pavone writes in his journal of the erotic dreams he has of the wife of the neighborhood baker. His estranged little sister, Nenette, reappears with a surprising revelation that will change him forever.
J'ai pas sommeil ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in French and Multiple languages and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Thierry Paulin, who with his male lover murdered over 20 elderly women in Paris in the 1980s.
S'en fout la mort No fear, no die ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Set in France, Dah, an African immigrant, and Jocelyn, a West Indian man, supply and train fighting cocks for a sleazy French saloon owner. Once Dah becomes entangled with the owner's mistress, all four characters are cast into a violent circle of gambling, desire, and agony that spins out of control.
Beau travail ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in French and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Story of a sergeant in the French Foreign Legion in Djibouti whose ordered life is turned upside down with the arrival of a new recruit who finds favor with the unit's commander. Loosely based on Herman Melville's Billy Budd.
Trouble every day ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Shane and his new wife June are in Paris for their honeymoon. Meanwhile, a French doctor is experimenting with the human libido and causes ordinary people, including his own wife, to have an uncontrollable urge to have sex with someone and then kill them and eat their flesh. Shane is suffering from the same desires, and seeks out the doctor to find a cure.
La médiatrice et le conflit dans la famille by Claire Denis ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The intruder ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A man in need of a heart transplant journeys to his former home on a remote island near Tahiti to seek out a son that he abandoned long ago.
Beau travail Good work ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in French and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Story of a sergeant in the French Foreign Legion in Djibouti whose ordered life is turned upside down with the arrival of a new recruit who finds favor with the unit's commander.
Ten minutes older. The cello ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
"With complete creative freedom, eight internationally renowned directors bring their own unique interpretation of 'time' to the screen ... [This programme] takes in all human experience: birth, death, love, sex, the drama of the moment, history and ancient myth; and a great variety of locations from the jungles of South America to the streets of New York. Combined together in a feature film, their individual work gains new meanings and presents an intriguing and exciting experience for all film-lovers"--Container.
Vendredi soir ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Als tijdens de vrijdagavondspits in Parijs Laure volkomen vast komt te zitten, stapt een zelfverzekerde jongeman bij haar in de auto en beleven zij een eenmalig liefdesavontuur.
Chocolat ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A daughter of a French official returns to Cameroon and recalls her childhood there in colonial Africa of the 1950s.
En avoir (ou pas) by Laetitia Masson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
White material ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
De Franse plantage-eigenares in Afrika negeert waarschuwingen over een naderend rebellenleger met kindsoldaten omdat ze koste wat het kost de koffieoogst wil binnenhalen.
Ten minutes older: The trumpet - The cello 15 Regisseure - 15 Visionen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Undetermined and held by 10 libraries worldwide
35 rhums ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Een weduwnaar die zijn dochter alleen heeft opgevoed, beseft dat zijn taak er bijna op zit en dat hij haar duidelijk moet maken haar eigen weg te gaan.
The intruder l'intrus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Louis lives an isolated existence on the French-Swiss border. When an ailing heart leads him to visit Geneva to pay for a replacement on the black market, he travels to his former home where he searches for his lost son.
I can't sleep ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the stories of three immigrants, Daiga, a Lithuanian actress, who discovers a promised job is nonexistent; Theo, a West Indian musician who longs to return to Martinique; and Camille, a gay transvestite with a violent secret.
Armed Forces Authors, French Bernheim, Emmanuèle,--1955- Brothers and sisters Cameroon Cannibalism Children of divorced parents Colonies--Race relations Criticism, interpretation, etc. Denis, Maurice,--1870-1943 Diaries--Authorship Drama Erotic films Experimental films Families Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Film adaptations Foreign films France France.--Armée.--Légion étrangère France--Paris French Gay men Germany Gide, André,--1869-1951 Heart--Transplantation History Immigrants Islands Italy Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Motion pictures, French Nancy, Jean-Luc Older people--Crimes against Painters Race relations Records and correspondence Serial murderers Serial murders Sexual fantasies Social history Strikes and lockouts--Local transit Time Traffic congestion Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
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Multiple languages (2)