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Bénichou, Maurice

Overview
Works: 113 works in 236 publications in 5 languages and 2,876 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Motion pictures  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Narrator, Other, Interviewee, Musician
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Maurice Bénichou
Caché Hidden by Michael Haneke ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talk show host and his wife are living an ideal life until videotapes of them show up on their front porch. As the tapes get more and more personal, they start investigating who is behind it. Will they find more than they bargained for?
Paris by Cédric Klapisch ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While waiting for a heart transplant that could save his life, Pierre reunites with his sister and her lively children. This rediscovery of his family and observation of the teeming streets outside his window give Pierre hope, and a new sense of how he might spend the time still left to him. A story about the middle-class and bourgeois, immigrants and students, fashion models and the homeless, and all the lovers and strangers whose paths could cross and change in Paris
Code inconnu récit incomplet de divers voyages = Code unknown : incomplete tales of several journeys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a bustling Paris street corner, four separate lives intersect, interweaving the stories of a promising actress, her photojournalist boyfriend, a teacher of African descent, and a Romanian illegal immigrant. A portrait of life in a fractured, lonely world
Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain by Jean-Pierre Jeunet ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in French and Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amâelie is a young woman who had a decidedly unusual childhood; misdiagnosed with an unusual heart condition, Amâelie didn't attend school with other children, but spent most of her time in her room, where she developed a keen imagination and an active fantasy life. Despite all this, Amâelie has grown into a healthy and beautiful young woman who works in a cafe and has a whimsical, romantic nature. She decides to step into the lives of others around her to help them out
La naissance de l'impressionnisme Manet, Monet, Renoir by Alain Jaubert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1er film: "Une femme nue couchée sur un lit. Le sujet appartient depuis fort longtemps à l'histoire de la peinture. Et pourtant Olympia provoque un violent scandale au Salon de 1865. Cette femme impudique qui regarde le spectateur droit dans les yeux ne correspond à aucun des canons classiques. Manet, déjà célèbre pour Déjeuner sur l'herbe, présenté au 'Salon des refusés' deux ans plus tôt, devient le héros de la jeune génération qui inventera l'impressionnisme."--Verso du conteneur
Caché by Michael Haneke ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A talk show host and his wife are living an ideal life until videotapes of them show up on their front porch. As the tapes get more and more personal, they start investigating who is behind it. Will they find more than they bargained for?
Hidden ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of anonymous videotapes and drawings unsettle a bourgeois family and as they get closer to solving the mystery of who is sending them, unpleasant secrets from the past rear their heads in a particularly extreme way
Le chat du rabbin by Joann Sfar ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in Algeria in the 1920s, a rabbi's cat who learns how to speak after swallowing the family parrot expresses his desire to convert to Judaism"--Internet Movie Database
Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain by Jean-Pierre Jeunet ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in French and Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amélie Poulain has led a sheltered life - educated at home by over-protective parents, she retreats into a fantasy world of her own. When she finally leaves home and finds work as a waitress in a Parisian café, life is pretty uneventful until a chain of events leads her to the discovery of a tin box containing a schoolboy's long forgotten mementos. It is then that Amélie discovers her true vocation in life - helping others find love and happiness - which she sets about in her own unique and magical way. When Amélie falls in love herself, she realises that creating neat solutions is not as easy as it seems
La couleur de l'instant ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Omar m'a tuer by Roschdy Zem ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le 24 juin 1991, Ghislaine Marchal est retrouvée morte dans la cave de sa villa de Mougins. Des lettres de sang accusent : "Omar m'a tuer". Quelques jours plus tard, Omar Raddad, son jardinier, est écroué à la prison de Grasse. Il parle peu, comprend mal le français, a la réputation d'être calme et sérieux. Dès lors, il est le coupable évident. Il n'en sortira que 7 ans plus tard, gracié, mais toujours coupable aux yeux de la justice. En 1994, révolté par le verdict, Pierre-Emmanuel Vaugrenard, écrivain convaincu de l'innocence d'Omar Raddad, s'installe à Nice pour mener sa propre enquête et rédiger un ouvrage sur l'affaire
L'atelier by Jean-Claude Grumberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in French and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dans un atelier de couture, à Paris, tenu par deux juifs, Monsieur Léon et Madame Hélène, une nouvelle employée, Simone, est engagée. Au milieu des rires, des pleurs et des petits tracas quotidiens, les couturières, qui travaillent avec Simone, découvrent le drame de la jeune femme: son mari, un juif roumain, a été déporté en 1943 et n'est jamais revenu. Après des années d'attente mêlées d'espoir et d'abandon progressif, Simone devra accepter un simple acte de décès sur lequel ne figurera même pas la déportation de son mari. Monsieur Léon et Hélène, hantés aussi par les fantômes du passé insistent pour qu'elle refasse sa vie
Caché escondido ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georges, de profesión periodista, empieza a recibir vídeos, rodados a escondidas en la calle en los que se le ve con su familia, acompañados por extraños e inquietantes dibujos difíciles de interpretar. No sabe quién se los manda. Poco a poco, el contenido de los vídeos se hace más personal. Georges empieza a pensar que se trata de alguien que le conoce desde hace mucho tiempo. Siente que tanto él como su familia están amenazados. Por desgracia, dicha amenaza no es explícita y la policía rehúsa tomar cartas en el asunto
Inconnu à cette adresse by Kathrine Kressmann Taylor ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Texte enregistré. Martin Schulse et Max Eisenstein, deux amis d'enfance, possèdent une galerie d'art à San Francisco. Malgré la crise qui a frappé les Etats-Unis puis le reste du monde depuis 1929, l'affaire marche plutôt bien. Martin, qui avait le mal du pays, rentre chez lui, à Munich. Max continue à faire tourner la boutique. Tout irait pour le mieux, mais en janvier 1933, le maréchal Hindenburg nomme à la chancellerie le chef du parti nazi, un certain Adolf Hitler. Max, qui est juif et qui s'inquiète pour sa soeur restée en Allemagne, demande à son grand ami Martin de veiller sur elle
Drôle de Félix Adventures of Felix by Olivier Ducastel ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Frenchman of Arab descent has a series of adventures during a trek through the French countryside
Omar m'a tuer Omar killed me ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film based on a true story. In June, 1991, Ghislaine Marchal, a wealthy widow, is found dead in the basement of her villa near the French Riviera. Letters written in blood make the accusation: "Omar killed me." Some days later, Omar Raddad, her Moroccan gardener, is arrested. He says little, doesn't understand much French, and has the reputation for being calm and serious. Yet he is evidently guilty. Three years later, Pierre Emmanuel Vaugrenard, a journalist convinced of Omar's innocence, decides to lead his own investigation
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn
Tout le monde n'a pas eu la chance d'avoir des parents communistes by Jean-Jacques Zilbermann ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En cet automne 1958, Irène consacre toutes ses énergies à la cause du parti communiste en vue du prochain référendum sur la constitution française. Mais à son grand malheur, son mari Bernard, qui tend plutôt vers la droite, voit d'un mauvais oeil son militantisme fervent. La situation empire lorsqu'Irène s'amourache du soliste des Choeurs de l'Armée Rouge qui donnent une série de spectacles à Paris
The color of the moment Japanese bridges, the Louvre Museum, Paris ; Claude Monet (1840-1926) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This program explores the 54 versions of Water Lilies from various viewpoints and harmonies of light"--Container
Les toits de Paris by Hiner Saleem ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Directed by the acclaimed Kurdish filmmaker Hiner Saleem, the film shows us life from the perspective of someone who is at the extreme end of the social spectrum, an old man who is literally counting down his last few days in the squalor and decrepitude of an existence that most of us would think unbearable."--Filmsdefrance.com
 
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