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Universal Pictures (France)

Works: 65 works in 95 publications in 3 languages and 2,086 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  History  Stop-motion animation films  Romance films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Universal Pictures (France)
Lacombe, Lucien by Louis Malle( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in French and Spanish and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a peasant boy in Vichy France, as he chooses between either becoming a Resistance member or a Gestapo recruit while becoming involved with a young Jewish girl
La veuve de Saint-Pierre by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and French and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story about revenge, fear and redemption. In 19th century St. Pierre, a convict sentenced to death strives to better himself in the eyes of the police chief's beautiful wife and that of the town that she has him working in. Since there is no guillotine or executioner, one of each has to be sent for from France
Panique au village = A town called Panic by Stéphane Aubier( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stop-motion animated film about toys come to life, based on the Belgian television series with the same title. Cowboy and Indian give Horse a homemade brick barbecue for his birthday, but too many bricks arrive and they destroy their house. Surreal adventures follow as the trio travels to the center of the earth, treks across frozen tundra, and discovers a parallel underwater universe where dishonest creatures live. With panic a permanent feature of life in this papier-mâché town, will Horse and his girlfriend ever be alone?
Des vents contraires = (Headwinds) by Jalil Lespert( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since his wife Sarah disappeared without a trace, Paul has been living alone with his two young children. But a year has gone by, and Paul is exhausted. He hopes for a new start by moving back to his home town, Saint Malo, France. But who, in fact, is Paul? A father who, to save the world in his children's eyes, must continually struggle with his own anxiety and thwart the impending threats on their lives
Frantz by François Ozon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, (1914-1918), the film recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's 'lost generation': Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing flowers on Frantz's grave
Camille Claudel 1915 by Bruno Dumont( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel. " -- IMDb
Ce que le jour doit à la nuit = What the day owes the night by Alexandre Arcady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great love story develops between Jonas and Emilie, which is soon unsettled by the conflicts troubling the country."--IMBD
Gainsbourg : vie héroïque by Joann Sfar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The untold story of a musical icon. You know the music, but do you know the man? His music was visionary, his lovers were legendary, his life was extraordinary. Gainsbourg takes you on a journey into the world of a musical icon. Based on the remarkable life of iconic French singer, poet, writer and actor Serge Gainsbourg, the film is a bold and evocative imagining of the precocious talent whose music, style and joie de vivre is adored by many. From Gainsbourgs youth growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris, when he was called Lucien Ginsberg, through to his transformation into the hard-living showman, enfant terrible and successful song-writer of the 60s and 70s (famous for his glamorous lovers including Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin), to his notoriety in the 80s
La vie nouvelle by Philippe Grandrieux( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seymour is a young American, adrift in desolate, lawless Eastern Europe. Then, in Sofia, a city corroded by nightmare and corruption, disease and hunger, a place of savage dogs and pornography and bodies, the very young and the almost dead, a beautiful prostitute. Helpless, obsessed, Seymour pursues her into a perverse and violent erotic underworld, a modern day Orpheus sacrificing everything to desire, driven by unbearable longing through sickness and madness towards death"--Publisher's Web site
The family( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weber, the head of the syndicate, attempts to lure Bronson into his employment using his beautiful wife. Realizing how he is being used, Bronson sets out on a vengeful path, methodically wiping out his enemies one by one
Le capital( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marc Tourneuil is an unscrupulous and ambitious man who is designated the CEO of a large French bank. Ignoring the fierce opposition of the board of directors, he takes control in an obsessive way, trying to maximize profits by any means necessary. However, a fraudulent alliance with an American hedge fund will lead him to make dangerous moves, putting the entire company and its shareholders in jeopardy
Tu seras mon fils = You will be my son by Gilles Legrand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One chooses neither his parents nor his children! Marseul Paul, owner of a prestigious viineyard in Saint Emilion has a son, Martin, who works with him on the family estate. But Paul, demanding and passionate winemaker, does not support the idea that his son might one day succeed him. He dreams of a son most talented, most charismatic, more consistent with his fantasies of father! The arrival of Philip, the son of his manager will change the life of the property. Paul falls in fascination before this ideal son. Thus begins a game of chess to be played by four: two fathers, two son, under the helpless gaze of women around them. And at least one of them has nothing to lose ..."--Universal Studios France
La squale by Fabrice Genestal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newcomer to a dangerous suburb of Paris, Désirée is a rebellious 16-year-old black girl (a "squale") who claims to be the daughter of a legendary underground hero. New gang leader Toussaint, a violent and unpredictable young man, meets his match in Désirée when they discover a surprisingly tender love for each other. Genestal's first film is based on his experiences as a teacher in a tough, urban school and inspired by his students' lives
Un air de famille = Family resemblances by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic drama about a dysfunctional family that gets together for dinner once a year
Molière by Laurent Tirard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere, a brilliant playwright, is released from prison by a rich man who wants him to direct a play where the rich man gets to seduce a pretty girl without his wife finding out. The wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise. Disguised as a priest, Molière becomes a guest in Jourdain's palace on the subtext of teaching Jourdain the craft of the stage, all this to the annoyance of Jourdain's wife, Elmire. But, soon after, the confrontation between Elmire and Molière turns seductive. Jourdain enlists the aid of a well-connected and scheming acquaintance to help him pursue the widowed marquise
Confidences trop intimes = Intimate strangers by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Por llamar a la puerta equivocada Anna termina contándole sus problemas matrimoniales a un consejero financiero llamado William Faber. Conmovido por su angustia, que a la vez le resulta excitante, Faber no tiene valor para decirle que en realidad no es psicólogo. De una cita a otra, se va creando un extraño ritual entre ellos. William se siente conmovido por la joven mujer a la vez que fascinado por oír los secretos que ningún hombre alcanza a oír. Pero, ¿quién es Anna? y ¿realmente la está engañando con este juego? Yendo mucho más allá en esta extraña relación, Anna y William empiezan a cuestionarse sus vidas y a pensar en sus seres queridos. Gracias a la perspectiva del otro, empiezan a ver todo de manera distinta, sin tener ni idea de dónde les llevará
Travail d'arabe : Momo le héros by Christian Philibert( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Momo, a young man of North African descent, is back from a short sentence in prison and looking for work in Southern France. Between his own attitude and a fair amount of racism against Arabs, this proves to be no easy proposition. Hired on a trial basis for a heating installation company, he has a tough time putting up with the racism of his employers
Martin Scorsese Courts-métrages et documentaires by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first films directed by Martin Scorsese. Includes 3 short films and 2 documentaries which directly inspired his later films
Grégoire Moulin contre l'humanité! = Grégoire Moulin versus mankind!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grégoire Moulin, a shy accountant, sets up a blind date with a dance teacher at a bar. What he needed to do was just to cross the road. But it didn't happen to be as easy as it seems especially because of the final game of French soccer championship the very same night!
Condition of the light-houses on the eastern coast : Mr. Winthrop, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted the following report: the committee on commerce, to whom was referred ... communications from the fifth auditor ... in relation to the existing condition of the light-houses on the Eastern coast, report by United States( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of Mitterrand, who held France's highest office for fourteen years from 1981 until 1995 after having revitalized it's political left. Includes archival footage and interviews with Mitterrand, his former cabinet members, and others
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