Croze, Marie-Josée 1970-
Most widely held works by Marie-Josée Croze
Le scaphandre et le papillon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,397 libraries worldwide
The story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, French editor of Elle magazine, who suffered a stroke at the age of 43, paralyzing his entire body except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind.
Les invasions barbares ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 939 libraries worldwide
A terminally ill middle-aged man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.
Ne le dis à personne Tell no one ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 938 libraries worldwide
"[P]ediatrician Alexandre Beck ... still grieves the murder of his beloved wife, Margot, eight years earlier. When two bodies are uncovered near where Margot's body was found, the police reopen the case and Alex becomes a suspect again. The mystery deepens when Alex receives an anonymous e-mail with a link to a video clip that seems to suggest Margot is somehow still alive and a message to 'Tell no one'."--Container.
Ararat ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
An Armenian director attempts to create a historical film about the Armenian genocide in Turkey, which proves surprisingly difficult (both logistically and emotionally) for all involved.
Le scaphandre et le papillon The diving bell and the butterfly ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The French editor of Elle magazine, Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind.
Des chiens dans la neige ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in French and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Antoine has been cuckolding Lucie for years. A violent argument results in Antoine's death. After lying about his whereabouts, Lucie discovers that he had a secret life involving gangsters, money laundering and violence. Followed, threatened and badgered by the gangsters, Lucie becomes trapped by her deceit. The body of Antoine disappears, other corpses appear, and, very quickly, the money becomes only the pretext of an alarming turn of events, in which Lucie learns how to lie, to live, and perhaps also to like. Wolves in the Snow is an intense drama set against the backdrop of Montreal.
Korkoro ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 146 libraries worldwide
During the Second World War, a Gypsy family travels the roads of France before learning that the Vichy regime no longer gives them the right to travel freely.
Maelström ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Bibiane, who accidentally hits a man while driving one rainy summer night. The victim is a fisherman who is left on the highway and returns home to slowly die. Guiltily attending the man's funeral, Bibiane strikes up a conversation with his son, Evian and soon the two have become romantically involved, with Bibiane unable to tell Evian her secret.
Murder on the Orient Express ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Poirot travels from Istanbul to London on the famed Orient Express, and is embroiled in the murder of a wealthy businessman when the train becomes snowbound. Also includes special features.
Ararat ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Edward, a veteran filmmaker of Armenian descent, is in Toronto shooting a film about the Siege of Van, which lead to the genocide of over a million Armenian people at the hands of Turkish troops. Raffi has been sent to Turkey to shoot background footage for the film. Raffi's mother Ani, an author and historian, is also involved in the project as a consultant. As Raffi attempts to re-enter Canada with cans of exposed film, he's detained by David, a suspicious customs official who has his own tenuous link to the film.
Les invasions barbares Barbarian invasions ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in French and English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Examines the varying personal politics - economic and sexual - at play among an aging group of friends, lovers, and ex-spouses. Remy and Louise are divorced. Their son Sebastien lives in capitalist splendor in London. Their estranged daughter sails boats throughout the world. But the slightly estranged family is brought together by Remy's losing battle with terminal cancer, and the hedonistic, ex-radical father and straight-laced son have to overcome their differences.
Nothing ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
What if you wished everyone and everything would just go away! Roommates David and Andrew wish just that and this is their tale.
The barbarian invasions ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 42 libraries worldwide
It's not easy for a narrow-minded professor to reconcile with his equally stubborn son. But soon, father and son find themselves gathering with their wide and colorful circle of family and friends to confrom their differences, confess their secrets, and celebrate life.
Tell no one ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Eight years after the heinous murder of his wife, pediatrician Alex Beck still grieves for his beloved wife, Margot. When two bodies are uncovered near where Margot's body was found, the police reopen the case and Alex becomes a suspect again. The mystery deepens when Alex receives an anonymous e-mail with a link to a video clip that seems to suggest Margot is somehow still alive.
Les invasions barbares by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Schmetterling und Taucherglocke ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"On December 8, 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor in chief of fashion magazine French Elle suffered a massive stroke, leaving him prisoner inside his own body, only able to communicate with the blinking of his left eye. Inside the Diving Bell, as he referred to his body, his memory and imagination, the Butterfly, remained untouched by the tragedy. Using a special alphabet, Bauby went on to defy the odds and fulfil his dream of writing a book, showing the amazing resilience of the human spirit." [box cover note].
Schmetterling und Taucherglocke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Le scaphandre et le papillon by Julian Schnabel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Ne le dis à personne by Guillaume Canet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"Sa femme Margot a été sauvagement assassinée par un serial killer. Totalement détruit, Alex ressasse jour après jour le souvenir bouleversant de son amour perdu. Huit ans ont passé. Alex reçoit un e-mail anonyme. Il clique : une image... le visage d'une femme au milieu d'une foule, filmé en temps réel. Celui de Margot...
Deux jours à tuer by Jean Becker ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Un jour, Antoine décide de saboter sa vie amoureuse, professionnelle en un week end...
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