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Berri, Claude

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Jean de Florette by Claude Berri ( Visual )
141 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French historical drama, which concerns a bizarre battle royale over a valuable natural spring in a remote French farming community
La reine Margot by Patrice Chéreau ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thrown into a political marriage of convenience by her ruthlessly power-hungry family, the beautiful Margot soon finds herself hopelessly drawn into their murderous affairs. It's then she realizes her only hope of escape lies somewhere between the heroic soldier who loves her and the enemy husband who could save her
Tess by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance, Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant in late 19th century England, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives. Although Tess rejects the advances of the D'Urberville's son Alex, he forcibly seduces her, leaving her pregnant and alone. After her sickly baby dies, Tess falls in love with Angel, a parson's son, who abandons her on their wedding night after she confesses her past "sin." This forces Tess to return to Alex, a fateful decision with tragic consequences
Germinal by Claude Berri ( Visual )
94 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in late 19th century Northern France, Germinal chronicles the uprising of a community of miners against the bourgeois mine owners
Manon of the spring by Claude Berri ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in rural France, Jean de Florette is the story of Jean Cadoret, a hunchback peasant who inherits a farm from his mother and strives to become a gentleman farmer. However, his powerful neighbor plots to steal his land. In Manon des sources, which is set ten years later, Jean's daughter determines to take revenge upon the men responsible for the death of her father
Manon des sources Jean de Florette 2ème partie by Claude Berri ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in French and English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years after the tragic events concerning Jean de Florette, his daughter Manon seeks revenge against those greedy farmers that she holds responsible for her father's madness and death
La graine et le mulet by Abdellatif Kechiche ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the patriarch of a French-Arab family, Slimane, acts on his wish to open a portside restaurant specializing in his ex-wife's fish couscous, the extended clan's passions and problems explode
Le vieil homme et l'enfant The two of us = The old man and the boy ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director Claude Berri's introduction on the title screens reads "This film is a true story but seen through the imagination a child particularly sensitive to the tragic events which surrounded him in occupied France. The warm affection of this family of good people who took him in nevertheless leaves him with a certain poetic nostalgia for this time and a deep gratitude toward them." This film is his re-telling and re-creation of the life of a small Jewish boy from in Nazi-occupied Paris, sent by his parents to the countryside to live with an elderly Catholic couple until France's liberation. Forced to hide his identity, eight-year-old Claude bonds with the irascible, staunchly anti-Semitic Grampa, who improbably becomes his friend and confidant
Amen by Costa-Gavras ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A German SS Lieutenant covertly collaborates with a young Italian priest in hopes of changing the Vatican's policies toward Germany during WWII, which both believe are exacerbating the Jewish Holocaust
Valmont by Miloš Forman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The vindictive widow Merteuil bets her friend debaucherous Valmont that he cannot seduce the virtuous (and married) Madame de Tourvel. If Valmont succeeds he may also bed Merteuil, but if he fails he must join a monastery. Set amongst the aristocracy in France in the 18th century
Lucie Aubrac by Claude Berri ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raymond and Lucie Samuel are active in the French resistence in 1943 Lyon, using Aubrac as their underground pseudonym. When Raymond is arrested and sentenced to death, Lucie's passionate love for her husband drives her to risk everything to rescue him from the Gestapo. Based on a true story
Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis by Dany Boon ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in French and English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a seaside town, on the French Riviera, at any cost. The trouble is that he is caught red-handed while trying to scam an inspector. Philippe is immediately banished to the distant unheard of town of Bergues, in the Far North of France. Leaving his child and wife behind, the crucified man leaves for his frightening destination, a dreadfully cold place inhabited by hard-drinking, unemployed rednecks, speaking an incomprehensible dialect called Ch'ti. Philippe soon realizes that all these ideas were nothing but prejudices and that Bergues is not synonymous with hell..."--Container
The two of us by Claude Berri ( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a world of turbulence, this corner tells of two people caught up in one another for a brief time, and celebrates their lives, one life new and one life old; a nine year old Jewish boy and an old peasant
Jean de Florette Manon des sources : Jean de Florette 2ème partie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in French and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean de Florette: Set amidst the rugged hills of Provence, this epic saga follows the heroic efforts of Jean Cadoret, who inherits a farm from his mother, Florette, and leaves his city job behind, hoping to create a "new Eden" with his wife and daughter. But, unbeknownst to Jean, his greedy neighbor, César Soubeyran, is plotting to steal the land out from under him with a wicked scheme that drives Jean to the brink of madness
L'enfance nue Naked childhood by Maurice Pialat ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
François Fournier is a troubled ten-year-old who has been in foster care since he was four. But his is a "temporary placement," meaning that his parents can come back for him any time. They never do. The story begins with François being shuffled from one foster home to another, as his insecurity leads him to engage in increasingly destructive behavior. He is placed with an older couple named Thierry, the newest addition to a ménage that includes Mrs. Thierry's mother, a very young girl, and a high-school age boy. They aren't afraid to share their lives with this new houseguest, and the impressionable boy seems to be settling down. For François, things just are what they are--and he's usually "temporary." A fascinating portrait of childhood, which is also an indictment of a failing social system
Les bonnes femmes by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four Parisian shop girls, Ginette, Rita, Jacqueline and Jane seek fulfillment and love. Rita has a fiance whose family is obsessed with social status. Jane has a boyfriend in the army, but she still enjoys herself with chance encounters. Ginette has a secret passion that keeps her away from her colleagues at nights. Jacqueline is lonely, but a mysterious motorcyclist constantly follows her
Uranus by Claude Berri ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leopold runs a bar in a small village devastated by war. When the village school teacher Watrin began teaching school in his bar, he discovered that deep within him lies the heart of a master poet. Butfor others in town life is not full of poetry. When he is suspected of harboring a war criminal, the village is soon in an uproar
Une femme de ménage The housekeeper by Claude Berri ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacques is a forlorn bachelor living alone after his wife left him. Deciding to get his life back in order, he hires a housekeeper, Laura, to plow through the mess in his apartment
Ma femme est une actrice by Yvan Attal ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Successful sportswriter Yvan and popular film star Charlotte enjoy a glamorous, sophisticated lifestyle in Paris. But when Charlotte relocates to London to star in a sexy movie opposite legendary ladies' man John, Yvan panics and travels back and forth from Paris to London to check on his wife. Even he can't prevent Charlotte from shooting a very intimate scene with her new leading man. Is Charlotte about to have an affair, or is she just acting?"--Container
French twist by Josiane Balasko ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in French and English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suburban housewife Loli is furious when she discovers her husband has been cheating on her for years. When the van of a tough-talking, tender-hearted lesbian named Marijo breaks down in front of Loli's house, things take an unusual turn
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Langman, Claude.
Langman, Claude 1934-2009
Langman, Claude,d1934 2009
Langmann, Claude
Langmann, Claude 1934-2009
Langmann, Claude Berel.
Langmann, Claude Berel 1934-2009
Langmann, Claude Beri.
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