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Denis, Claire 1948-

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Chocolat by Claire Denis( Visual )

47 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young French woman returns to Cameroon with memories of her childhood in the last days before the country's independence
White material by Claire Denis( Visual )

38 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from France. Drama. Amidst civil and racial strife, a white French family tries to keep its coffee plantation in Africa
The story of film : an odyssey by Mark Cousins( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of film: an odyssey, written and directed by award-winning film-maker Mark Cousins, is the story of international cinema told through the history of cinematic innovation. Five years in the making, The Story of Film: An Odyssey covers six continents and 12 decades, showing how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other. It provides a worldwide guided tour of the greatest movies ever made; an epic tale that starts in nickelodeons and ends as a multi-billion dollar globalised digital industry. Described as a 'love letter' to the movies, Cousins visits the key sites in the history of cinema from Hollywood to Mumbai; from Hitchcock's London to the village where Pather Panchali was shot, and features interviews with legendary filmmakers and actors including Stanley Donen, Kyoko Kagawa, Gus van Sant, Lars Von Trier, Claire Denis, Bernardo Bertolucci, Robert Towne, Jane Campion and Claudia Cardinale
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and German and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again
Beau travail by Claire Denis( Visual )

55 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men in the French Foreign Legion, escaping some personal or legal entanglement, can leave their lives behind and take on a new identity. In an outpost in Djibouti, the men of the Legion yield to the rigid discipline and unvarying routine of life within it. When new recruit Sentain saves the life of a fellow soldier, brooding taskmaster Sgt. Galoup sets out to destroy him. The film observes how power functions among men, and considers the consequences of remaining a stranger, even as the Legionnaires must always remain strangers
35 rhums 35 shots of rum( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in French and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel is a middle-aged widower who makes his living driving a train and shares an apartment with his twenty-something daughter Josephine. Lionel and Josephine have a warm and caring relationship. Lionel's on-and-off girlfriend Gabrielle and their footloose friend Noe live in the same building. Together the four have fallen into a casual family relationship. But when Josephine and Noe become more than friends, Lionel is on edge
The intruder l'intrus( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 298 WorldCat member 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
Nenette et Boni by Claire Denis( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Teenage siblings Nenette and Boni were raised apart as a result of their parents' divorce. Their mother, who doted on her son Boni, has died. He works for an interesting couple as a pizza baker, and is surprised and enraged when his younger sister, having run away from boarding school, suddenly turns up. There's a problem that they must confront". IMDB
Les salauds by Claire Denis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following his brother-in-law's suicide, sea captain Marco goes AWOL to rescue his estranged sister and teenaged niece from a powerful, wealthy businessman, who just so happens to be his lover's husband. But Marco's attempt at heroism is soon thwarted as he delves further into the hellish world his sister has involved herself in, and the deception from those he trusted most
Vendredi soir Friday night by Claire Denis( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member 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
J'ai pas sommeil by Claire Denis( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member 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
Trouble every day by Claire Denis( Visual )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member 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
Correspondance : 1892-1945 by Andr Gide( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 133 WorldCat member 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
L'intrus The intruder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis is a brooding loner who lives with two large white dogs in a forest near the French-Swiss border. His estranged son Sidney lives with his wife in a village nearby. Louis is carrying on an affair with the local pharmacist and carrying a torch for a beautiful, feral local dog breeder. He suffers a mild heart attack, and buys a new heart on the black market. Then he travels to South Korea, where he buys a boat and sails it to his former home, a dilapidated shack on a remote island south of Tahiti. His dream is to find the son he sired decades earlier when he lived there. However, once he is settled, his body begins to reject the alien heart
Tōkyō monogatari by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows an aging couple, Tomi and Sukichi, on their journey from their rural village to visit their two married children in bustling, post-war Tokyo. Their reception is disappointing: too busy to entertain them, their children send them off to a health spa. After Tomi falls ill she and Sukichi return home, while the children, grief-stricken, hasten to be with her
35 rhums by Claire Denis( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and German and held by 94 WorldCat member 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
S'en fout la mort No fear, no die by Claire Denis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in France, Dah, an African immigrant from Benin, and Jocelyn, a West Indian man, supply and train cocks for a sleazy French restauranteur who organizes clandestine cockfights in the basement of his establishment. Confined all day long in the restaurant's basement, they train their rooster, a future champion named "S'en fout la mort". 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
Jacques Rivette, le veilleur by Claire Denis( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En compagnie de Serge Daney, Jacques Rivette joue avec franchise le jeu du portrait dans un film en 2 parties 1 : le jour. 2 : la nuit.Ils abordent les débuts de la bande des 4 (Truffaut, Godard, Rohmeur, Rivette) et les rendez-vous quotidiens aux Cahiers du cinéma avec André Bazin. Puis ils parlent de ses films dont des extraits sont présentés
Le montage comme articulation : unité, séparation, mouvement : [colloque, Paris 3, 17-19 novembre 2011]( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten minutes older( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Beau travail
Alternative Names
Claire Denis Film director

Claire Denis franzsische Filmregisseurin und Drehbuchautorin

Claire Denis regista, sceneggiatrice e attrice francese

Denis, Claire

Дени, Клер

קלייר דני

کلر دنیس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان فرانسوی


Beau travailNenette et BoniVendredi soir Friday nightClaire Denis