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Universal Pictures (France)

Works: 58 works in 83 publications in 3 languages and 1,834 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Documentary films  Concert films  Filmed performances  Biographical films  History  Nonfiction films  War films  Historical films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Universal Pictures (France)
Lacombe, Lucien by Louis Malle( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in French and Italian and held by 618 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 by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and French and held by 541 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 )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stop-motion animation from Aardman. The adventures of an Indian called Indian, a cowboy called Cowboy, a horse called Horse, and a bear, strangely called Bear. In a town called Panic, nonsense and craziness will delight the young and the somewhat older
Des vents contraires (Headwinds) by Jalil Lespert( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 84 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
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 12 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
Camille Claudel 1915 by Bruno Dumont( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 12 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 12 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 nouvelle vision 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 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Désirée, surnommée "La Squale", débarque dans un lycée de banlieue où elle se présente comme la fille de Souleymane, caïd légendaire de la cité. De quoi dissuader quiconque de lui chercher des ennuis. Lorsqu'elle croise le regard de Toussaint, la petite frappe locale dont la bande vient de commettre un viol collectif, Désirée tombe éperdument amoureuse. Mais le lascar n'a d'yeux que pour Yasmine, une fille discrète et timide et ne tarde pas à la trahir. La Squale décide alors de se venger
Un air de famille Family resemblances 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
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 Michael Henry Wilson( 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
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
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!
Dont look back by D. A Pennebaker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeanne, a married writer with two children, starts to see unsettling changes around her. Her body is beginning to change. No one around her seems to notice. Her family dismisses these fears as the result of the stress of having to finish her next book, but Jeanne realizes that something far deeper, far more disturbing is taking place. A photograph at her mother's house sends her in search of a woman in Italy. Here, transformed into another woman, RosaMaria, she will discover the strange secret of her true identity
Francois Mitterrand tale of power by Patrick Rotman( 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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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.27 for Panique au ... to 0.84 for La vie nou ...)

The widow of Saint-Pierre
Alternative Names
Universal (Firm : France)

Universal (Firma : França)

Universal Pictures International France