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Deville, Michel 1931-

Overview
Works: 131 works in 386 publications in 5 languages and 1,218 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Director, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Attributed name, Author of dialog, Film editor, Restager , Adapter, Illustrator, Performer, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: PQ2683.I456, 843.914
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Most widely held works about Michel Deville
 
Most widely held works by Michel Deville
Un monde presque paisible Almost peaceful by Michel Deville( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in French and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the period immediately following World War II, the story follows a group of mostly Jewish Parisians as they restart their lives
La lectrice The reader by Raymond Jean( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in French and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Constance reads aloud to her boyfriend. One night she reads "The reader", a story of Marie who decides to advertise her services as a professional reader. An unlikely cast of characters respond to Marie's ad and soon she is sharing more than an appreciation for literature with her customers
Le Voyage en douce by Michel Deville( Visual )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two women who have been friends since childhood travel through the south of France and share jokes, meals, and erotic daydreams
La lectrice by Michel Deville( Visual )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Constance reads aloud to her boyfriend. One night she reads "La lectrice," a story of a woman, Marie, who decides to advertise her services as a professional reader. As Constance reads she is projected into the role of Marie, and as an unlikely cast of characters responds to Marie's ad, she is soon sharing more than an appreciation for literature with her customers
Almost peaceful ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in French and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the largely unexplored period immediately following World War II, the film follows a group of mostly Jewish Parisians who attempt to restart their lives and rekindle their capacity for happiness in the shadow of unspeakable horrors
La femme en bleu by Michel Deville( Visual )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After glimpsing a mystery woman in blue, Pierre begins an all-consuming search for her
La maladie de Sachs by Michel Deville( Visual )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Le quotidien d'un médecin de campagne, que son impuissance face à la souffrance de ses patients rend malade. Le docteur Sachs écrit, c'est une thérapie. Grâce à sa femme, il apprend à accepter la souffrance, car elle est inévitable. Et le bonheur, car il est possible
Péril en la demeure by Michel Deville( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un homme assez jeune, assez naïf, assez beau, pénètre un jour en une demeure. Un deuxième homme, puissant, pervers et beau aussi possède cette demeure. Un troisième homme, tueur et charmeur chargé de tuer le deuxième homme est charmé par le premier. C'est pour une très jeune, très belle fille que le jeune homme est entré dans la demeure. Mais y demeure aussi une femme secrète, fatale et dangereuse. Il y a enfin celle qui n'entrerera jamais dans la demeure. Elle épie, elle devine, elle imagine. Un film de fiction avec un suspense passionnant, tiré du roman "Sur la terre comme au ciel" de René Belletto
Le mouton enragé by Michel Deville( Visual )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unassuming bank teller who is determined to become a bank tycoon becomes involved in a tangled web of complicated love and tangled relationships
Le dossier 51 by Michel Deville( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quand un service de renseignements le décide, il peut tout savoir de nous, de vous, davantage même que vous n'en savez sur vous-même. (jaquette)
Eaux profondes by Michel Deville( Visual )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To discourage the numerous admirers of his wife, Vic oftens claims he was the murderer of one of her former lovers. Then a man is found dead in their swimming pool, is it an accident or murder?
La Petite bande by Michel Deville( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the misadventures of seven British school children who ran away from home and stow away on a ferryboat to France where they wreak havoc on the French countryside
Péril ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of a wealthy industrialist family which hires a musician to give lessons to their precocious daughter. But the wife seduces the young man and he soon becomes the pawn in a deadly game of lust
Péril en la demeure by Michel Deville( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David, a shy guitar teacher, becomes entangled in a web of intrigue when he is invited to the Tombsthay mansion to tutor Viviane, the daughter of a rich industrialist ... with a plot that includes voyeurism, robbery, kidnapping and suicide, not to mention murder and sex, Deville's film is a marvellous exercise in style, creating a threatening atmosphere where nothing is what it seems." [cover note]
Le paltoquet by Michel Deville( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wanneer een politiecommissaris een onderzoek instelt naar een moord worden de vier bridgespelers uit het plaatselijke café verdachten
L'ours et la poupée by Michel Deville( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feature film from France. Comedy. Following a minor car accident, a rich socialite sets out to seduce a country cellist
Nuit d'été en ville by Michel Deville( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Having made love for the first time, a young couple attempt to get to know one another. Neither had expected anything more than a one-night stand when he, Louis, accepted an invitation from her, Emilie, back to her apartment one hot summer's evening. As they talk, they enter into each other's lives, and it becomes clear that their relationship will last well beyond the next morning." -- Films de France
Dossier 51 by Gilles Perrault( Book )
7 editions published in 1978 in French and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En 1969, l'auteur, historien de ##L'orchestre rouge## et d'autres ouvrages concernant les secrets de la dernière guerre, s'est essayé au roman avec ce "dossier" qui en est vraiment un, ce qui donne un récit syncopé qui est presque une gageure, mais réussi
Un fil à la patte by Georges Feydeau( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the elite world of upper crust Paris, a man named Bois d'Enghein is about to marry Viviane Duverger, the daughter of a wealthy baroness, however, he has yet to break this news to his lover, Lucette, one of the most notorious divas in the city"--Http://www.hollywood.com
The case of Dr. Sachs by Martin Winckler( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this bestseller from France, a good doctor, trying to lead a worthwhile existence, is the object of affection for young woman for whom he performed an abortion, yet he does not believe in dating patients
 
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