Delpy, Julie 1969-
Most widely held works by Julie Delpy
Broken flowers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past.
Before sunset ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
Two strangers met by chance, spent a night together in Vienna, and parted before sunrise. Nine years later, Jesse has written a book about the encounter. During his accelerated European book tour, he meets up with Celine in Paris. Before Jesse's flight home, he joins Celine for a picturesque walk around the city and they have an intimate conversation, ending at Celine's apartment. Will they get the chance to fall in love all over again?
Before sunrise ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
A young American man meets a beautiful French student on a train bound for Paris, falls in love and asks her to share his last night in Vienna.
Waking life ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and German and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
Join Wiley Wiggins as he searches for answers to the question of whether we are sleepwalking through our waking state or wake-walking through our dreams.
Hitlerjunge Salomon ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in German and Russian and held by 995 libraries worldwide
This film dramatizes the bizarre but true story of Saloman 'Solly' Perel, a Jew who avoided the concentration camps and certain death by hiding in plain sight. After Kristallnacht, his family flees to Poland, but soon after Solly has lost his brother and is alone, living by luck and wits. Solly finds himself in a series of adventures: in a Russian orphanage, captured by a German unit, celebrated as a hero, and sent in triumph to a Hitler Youth School. Although born on the same day as the Führer, Solly is circumcised and so must avoid intimate encounters. He fends off both a homosexual Nazi and a beautiful, virulently anti-Semitic girlfriend who's dying to conceive an Aryan child for the Fatherland. Despite some narrow escapes, Solly thrives through the chaos, as it seems a higher power is keeping an eye on him.
The hoax ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the more money gets thrown at them. Inspired by the unbelievable true story of the man who faked the authorized autobiography of Howard Hughes and nearly pulled off the media scam of the 20th century.
2 days in Paris ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 885 libraries worldwide
French photographer Marion and American interior designer Jack attempt to rekindle their romance by visiting Europe, including a two-day stopover in Marion's native Paris.
Trois couleurs, blanc Three colors, white ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 841 libraries worldwide
Mysterious tale of a man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him. Forced to begin anew, he rebuilds his life, only to plan a dangerous scheme of vengeance against her.
The air I breathe ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
A film based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. Four very different people teetering on the edge of desperation are unexpectedly linked by their destinies. Filled with surprising twists and turns, this suspenseful, action-filled drama employs both brutal violence and aching poetry in a moving exploration of the search for happiness in a gritty urban world.
An American werewolf in Paris ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a pair of werewolves lives in Paris where her mother and stepfather are trying to overcome her lycanthropic disease. A trio of American tourists on a thrill seeking trip around Europe manage to stop her from plunging to her death from the top of the Eiffel tower and are embroiled in a horrific but often hilarious plot.
The passion of Ayn Rand ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Novelist Ayn Rand is attracted to her brilliant, young and handsome new protege. She convinces their spouses to tolerate an affair. This arrangement lasts for fifteen years, with devastating consequences for all, until her protege's interest turns to a young student of his own.
Frankenstein ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Obsessed with violating the laws of nature and of life and death, scientist Victor Frankenstein constructs a creature from the limbs of the dead. Once jolted into life, the creature proves to be even more human than his creator. He is knowledgeable, wise and also possesed with a conscience. Unable to inspire love, he chooses to inspire fear and vows to avenge the man who created and then abandoned him.
Voyager ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 207 libraries worldwide
A man meets and travels across Europe with a beautiful young woman whose love rejuvenates his life until phantoms from his past confront him with an unbearable truth--that neither is who they believe themselves to be.
White ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
The mysterious tale of a man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him. Forced to begin anew, he rebuilds his life, only to plan a dangerous scheme of vengeance against her! French and Polish with English subtitles.
Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three colors blue, white, red ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Krzysztof Kieślowski's trilogy of the human condition in contemporary French society, with each film drawing its theme from a color in the French flag: liberty (Bleu), equality (Blanc) and fraternity (Rouge).
Guilty hearts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Follow the lives of nine strangers living worlds apart as they look for love, happiness, success, and friendship against all odds. Carrying a burden of guilt, they must escape their pasts before they can move forward.
Crime and punishment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
An idealistic young man seeks to change the world and becomes a self-righteous murderer who slowly descends into a waking nightmare of guilt, fear, and madness.
Killing Zoe ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Zed, a safecracker, goes to Paris to help his buddy Eric pull a Bastille Day bank heist. Unfortunately, the heist goes sour and Eric becomes a drug-crazed sociopath.
Jean-Luc Godard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Passion: Uninspired and overbudget, a bored Polish film director who is shooting a tedious movie in France, begins simultaneous love affairs with two very different women--Hanna, the owner of the hotel where his film crew stays, and Isabelle, a factory worker fired by Hanna's husband.
Homo Faber ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
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Pillet, Julie 1969-
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