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Penzer, Jean

Overview
Works: 74 works in 122 publications in 4 languages and 437 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Religious films  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Biography  Black humor  Fiction 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Penzer
Une chambre en ville by Jacques Demy( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this musical melodrama set against the backdrop of a workers' strike in Nantes, Dominique Sanda plays a young woman who wishes to leave her brutish husband for an earthy steelworker, though he is involved with another. Unbeknownst to the girl, the object of her affection boards with her no-nonsense baroness mother
Buffet froid by Bertrand Blier( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in French and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Structured as an absurdly hilarious nightmare, BUFFET FROID has logic that is both twisted and stark: a husband befriends his wife's murderer, a high-ranking official plans his own assassination, a lost knife is found in the belly of a subway passenger. Together with the Chief of Police and a murderer who is afraid of the dark, [the protagonist] is drawn into an inescapable complicity of murder, treachery and paranoia which draws him closer and closer to a fateful end"--Container
Bernadette ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in German and French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Near Lourdes, France in the mid-1800, a young impoverished Bernadette was gathering wood for her family when she experiences a vision. Because authorities do not believe her at first, she is committed to an asylum. When she doesn't change her story, skeptics are gradually converted, and she is recognised as a saint. The grotto at Lourdes is proclaimed a sacred site of pilgrimage
La passante du Sans souci by Jacques Rouffio( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Human rights crusader Max Baumstein shoots the Paraguayan ambassador to Paris. Flashbacks explain that the ambassador was a Nazi who killed Max's foster parents. Romy Schneider's final film in which she plays the dual roles of Max's foster mother and his wife
Die Spaziergängerin von Sans-Souci ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A business man with a conscience "reveals a secret about himself that he kept hidden from his younger wife Lina ... It is the conclusion of a struggle that started many decades earlier, when Elsa Wiener, a German singer exiled in Paris, without money or relations, a refugee among many others, faced two daunting problems: surviving in a foreign city, and saving her husband Michel from the clutches of the Nazis."--IMDb
Leçon de Tenebres ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This performance features Maia Plissetskaia
Lady Oscar by Jacques Demy( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elevée par son père comme un garçon, nommée officier dans la garde personnelle de la reine Marie-Antoinette, Lady Oscar passe pour un homme aux yeux de la cour...Mais pas aux yeux d'André, son ami d'enfance qui travaille dans les écuries royales. La révolution gronde. lady Oscar sera obligée de choisir son camp
Les rendez-vous d'Anna by Chantal Akerman( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in French and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This strikingly composed 'road movie' with a feminist perspective follows the journey of a filmmaker, Anna, across Europe. Rendezvous and chance encounters result in attempts at verbal communication which somehow remain unresolved. Anna is a deliberately enigmatic figure, self-contained yet acted upon rather than acting
Préparez vos mouchoirs by Bertrand Blier( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a last desperate bid to save his disintegrating marriage, Rauol press-gangs the astonished Stephan into helping him spice up his tired relationship with his wife, Solange." [Container]
Trois places pour le 26 by Jacques Demy( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yves Montand revient à Marseille, sa ville natale, pour son nouveau spectacle autobiographique. Parmi ses fans, Marion, la petite parfumeuse, rêve de monter sur les planches. La partenaire de Montand déclare forfait, Marion reprend au pied levé le rôle principal et se jette dans ses bras
Le bel indifférent by Jacques Demy( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Le bel indifférent" : Dans une petite chambre d'hotel, une femme attent Emile, son amant. Il entre, s'allonge sur le lit et ouvre un journal. Elle lui fait des reproches, monologue, menace, supplie, furieuse ou soumise. En fait, il dort puis ressort sans un mot
Peur sur la ville by Henri Verneuil( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean Letellier and inspector Moissac are tracking Minos, a serial killer, whose victims are women --Internet Movie Database
Le vieil homme et l'enfant by Claude Berri( Visual )
2 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Occupation, a Jewish boy is sent under an assumed name to the country to live with an older couple. Friendship develops between the boy and the old man who is violently anti-Semitic but knows nothing of the boy's origins
Gerard Depardieu screen icons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buffet froid = Black comedy about solitude and dishumanization of the modern world, through the adventures of three men. First introduced is Alphonse Tram, an unemployed young man. His only neighbour is the police chief-inspector Morvandieu. Then a third man appears : he is Alphonse's wife's murderer. Mon pere, ce heros = André, a divorced Frenchman takes his teenage daughter, Nicole, on vacation with him to Mauritius. She's desperate to appear as a woman and not a girl, so in order to impress a local boy, she makes up more and more ridiculous stories, starting with André being her boyfriend. André is desperate to make Nicole happy and so plays along with her crazy games, and the stories they make up get increasingly bizarre. Tous les matins = Believing the only true music is that which is written down, legendary 17th-century baroque composer and cellist M. de Sainte Colombe is vehemently opposed to performing in public. This stance is challenged by the composer's protégé, Marin Marais, a man of more commercial sensibilities. Colonel Chabert = Colonel Chabert has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that the medical examiner has signed his death certificate. When he regains his health and memory, he goes back to Paris, where his "widow", Anne has married the Count Ferraud and is financing his rise to power using Chabert's money. Chabert hires a lawyer to help him get back his money and his honor
L'incorrigible Nepopravljiv ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Malevil by Christian de Chalonge( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tras un gigantesco estruendo, seis hombres y una mujer se encuentran aislados en el campo. Probablemente son los únicos supervivientes del planeta
L'alpagueur V misiji pravice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Détruire dit-elle suivi de : À propos de "Détruire dit-elle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On ne meurt que deux fois by Jacques Deray( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Staniland investigates the murder of an unsuccessful pianist. The victim's mistress accusses herself of the crime, but her confession is unconvincing. Staniland suspects she is protecting someone, possibly her brother
Le cinéma de papa by Claude Berri( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film autobiography of the life of Claude Berri's family between 1946 and 1962, in memory to his father
 
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Alternative Names
Penzer, Jean-Bernard.
Penzer, Jean-Bernard 1927-
Languages
French (44)
German (9)
English (3)
Spanish (1)