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Barr, Jean-Marc 1960-

Works: 193 works in 568 publications in 8 languages and 8,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Interviews  Fiction  Melodrama  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Cinematographer , Narrator, Producer, Scenarist, Other, Commentator, Film editor, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jean-Marc Barr
Most widely held works by Jean-Marc Barr
Dogville by Lars von Trier ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
Dancer in the dark by Lars von Trier ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selma, a Czechoslovakian immigrant, is a single mother working in a factory in rural America circa 1964. She is also afflicted by a hereditary disease, which will cost her her sight. Determined to protect her 10-year-old son from the same fate, Selma is saving her money to get him an operation. In the evenings, Selma escapes by rehearsing for a production of The Sound of Music with her best friend. When a neighbor betrays her trust, Selma's life spirals out of control and the lines between reality and fantasy blur
Le divorce by James Ivory ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isabel Walker travels to Paris to visit her pregnant stepsister Roxy, by chance arriving on the same day that Roxy's husband Charles-Henri leaves the marriage, apparently for another woman. As Isabel stays to offer help and support, the two young women start living it up with the locals and American expatriates, and Isabel finds herself being wooed by an older French man- who happens to be related to Roxy's ex-husband
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery
Europa by Lars von Trier ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leo Kessler, an American of German descent, visits Germany in 1945. He works as a night conductor on the Zentropa Railway Line, owned by a Nazi sympathizer. Leo attempts to remain neutral to the ongoing purging of loyalists by the Allied forces, but he falls in love with the railway magnate's daughter
The Big blue by Luc Besson ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French cult hit and Besson's first English-language film, Le Grand Bleu is a fictionalised account of the competition and relationship between two real-life divers. A story of love and solitude, friendship and rivalry, life and death
Big Sur ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an attempt to heal from the deterioration caused by the pressures of sudden fame and too much alcohol, famous Beat author Jack Kerouac escapes to an isolated, mist-shrouded cabin in the primitive landscape of the Big Sur woods. Instead of finding the peace he desires, he is foiled once again by his own inner demons and sets off on a visceral collision course of paranoia, sex, delirium tremens, misery and madness
Searching for Debra Winger ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary is not only about film star Debra Winger, but also about the trials and tribulations of actresses in Hollywood who have reached "that certain age". Arquette interviews several of her colleagues, all of whom have their own personal horror stories about insensitive producers and casting directors who tend to think of over-40 actresses as being suitable only for mother, "other woman", and "hero's girlfriend" roles, if they bother to cast these roles at all. The women also discuss the difficulties in balancing a successful career and a private life
Manderlay by Lars von Trier ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"While traveling across [Alabama in the 1930s], Grace discovers the isolated plantation of Manderlay, a place where no one knows that slavery has been long abolished. With a good heart and pure intentions, Grace tries to emancipate the slaves and open the residents' eyes to the truth, with shocking results"--Container
Tara Road by Maeve Binchy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marilyn Vine's idyllic life in Connecticut is devastated by the tragic death of her only son, Dale, during his 15th birthday party. 3,000 miles away, Ria Lynch's marriage comes to a stunningly abrupt end in Dublin, Ireland, when husband Danny reveals that he is leaving her for his pregnant mistress, Bernadette. An accidental phone call brings these two otherwise unrelated women together and, in their mutual need for space and time alone, they agree to a two-month house exchange. In swapping homes, both women slowly find healing and strength through new surroundings and the kindness of others and gradually learn to accept the reality of their changed lives
Direktøren for det hele by Jens Albinus ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Danish and Norwegian and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When decisions needed to be made at the office, the owner invented a nonexistent company president to hide behind. Now, forced to bring the "Boss" face-to-face with potential purchasers and employees, he hires a failed actor to play the part. Much to everyone's surprise, the unmasked boss plays the ultimate part by becoming a hero
Non ma fille, tu n'iras pas danser by Christophe Honoré ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in French and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recently liberated from her job and husband, Lena heads home to Brittany with her two children to escape the chaos of Paris. But no such luck. From the moment she arrives, she is confronted with unwanted advice, character analysis that borders on character assassination, and a few other unexpected surprises
The plague by Luis Puenzo ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and French and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a city quarantined due to a highly contagious disease that is killing more people every day, three men face the greatest test of their lives, and each responds in a different way to the challenge
Zentropa ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this Hitchcock-like thriller, Leo Kessler, an American visiting devastated postwar Germany, is seduced by a beautiful woman and suddenly finds himself caught in a never-ending web of mystery and intrigue
Saint Ives ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Louis Stevenson's St. Ives Is a witty, romantic comedy that takes place during the Napoleonic Wars
Robert Louis Stevenson's St. Ives ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Napoleonic wars in France, the Count of St. Ives, a French nobleman, captured in battle and brought to a POW camp in Scotland. Once there, adventure and daring await when he meets and falls in love with a local woman, befriends the camp's British Major, and discovers his long-lost grandfather living just down the road
Crustaces et coquillages Cote d'Azur ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For summer vacation, Marc (Melki) and Beatrix (Tedeschi) take their two kids to the seaside house of Marc's youth, where their daughter takes up with a biker and their son roams the beach with his best friend, who is in love with him. Things get steamier when Beatrix's lover Mathieu shows up, and Marc's old flame appears
Khodorkovsky Khodorkovskiĭ ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In October 2003, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, former head of the Russian oil company Yukos, was arrested on charges of tax evasion and fraud. This documentary uncovers the story behind his arrest and subsequent conviction, the story of a man who has transformed from the wealthiest man in Russia into a martyr for the cause of political freedom and rule of law. Includes footage from a meeting between Khodorkovsky and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as newsreel interviews with Putin himself
The scarlet tunic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the spectacular scenery of the lush English countryside, this romance tells the story of the doomed love between a young woman and a young soldier
Le grand bleu by Luc Besson ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacques and his friendly rival Enzo are considered masters of free-diving and have made a career out of this one-of-a-kind competition. Jacques' life-long obsession with diving comes from his unusual bond with the sea, while Enzo thrives on its challenges and dangers
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English (169)
French (58)
German (14)
Spanish (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (3)
Danish (2)
Norwegian (1)