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Universal Pictures (France)

Overview
Works: 59 works in 77 publications in 2 languages and 1,806 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Animated films  Fiction 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures (France)
Lacombe, Lucien by Louis Malle( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in French and held by 602 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
The widow of Saint-Pierre( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in French and English and held by 523 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 )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 430 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 82 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
La veuve de Saint-Pierre The widow of Saint-Pierre( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 23 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
Camille Claudel 1915 by Bruno Dumont( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 11 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
Gainsbourg : vie héroïque by Joann Sfar( Visual )

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

Biographical film about Serge Gainsbourg (1928-1991), French singer, songwriter, actor, and director. He grew up in Nazi-occupied France and was notorious for his womanizing, alcoholism, and on-stage outbursts
Ce que le jour doit à la nuit What the day owes the night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 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
La vie nouvelle by Philippe Grandrieux( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 8 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
Tu seras mon fils 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
Le capital( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 6 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
La squale by Fabrice Genestal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 5 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
A town called Panic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and English and held by 5 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?
Confidences trop intimes by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

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

"Anna a rendez-vous pour un premier contact avec le Docteur Monnier, psychanalyste. Stressée par ce premier rendez-vous, elle se trompe de porte et est accueillie par M. Faber, un conseiller fiscal qui la prend, au premier abord, pour une cliente. Elle lui confie les secrets les plus intimes de sa vie maritale, et lorsque Faber se rend compte de l'erreur, il ne trouve pas le courage de lui dire la vérité. Cherchant à la joindre, il va demander ses coordonnées au docteur Monnier, mais se retrouve à plusieurs reprises en consultation avec le psychanalyste. Lorsque Anna découvre la vérité, elle continue à lui rendre visite et lui fait des confidences de plus en plus intimes. Il se noue entre eux une relation étrange, l'un ne pouvant plus se passer de l'autre."
Molière by Laurent Tirard( Visual )

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

Summary: Moliere is a down-and-out actor and playwright who is up to his ears in debt. 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
Grégoire Moulin contre l'humanité! Grégoire Moulin versus mankind!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 4 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!
Un air de famille by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dysfunctional family eats together one night a week. On this Friday night, family politics and fights disrupt a birthday party, thus illuminating truths about family life
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
Travail d'arabe Momo le héros( 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
 
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The widow of Saint-Pierre
Alternative Names
Universal (Firm : France)

Universal Pictures International France

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Languages
French (28)

English (8)

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