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Coutard, Raoul

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Most widely held works by Raoul Coutard
A bout de souffle = Breathless by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

43 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in French and English and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young car thief kills a policeman and goes on the run with his American girlfriend [c.f. Halliwell's, 1997 ed.]
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to collect an inheritance from a dying relative, a bourgeois couple travel across the French countryside while civilization crashes and burns around them. Featuring a justly famous centerpiece sequence in which the camera tracks along a seemingly endless traffic jam, and rich with historical and literary references, is a surreally funny and disturbing call for revolution, a depiction of society retreating to savagery, and, according to the credits, the end of cinema itself
Alphaville une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret agent Lemmy Caution travels to another galaxy and finds himself in a computer-run society which is dedicated to technology and outlaws emotion
Le mépris Contempt( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Capri, an Italian crew makes a German film of Homer's Odyssey; Fritz Lang directs with American money. Prokosch, the producer, with his sneer and red Alfa, holds art films in contempt and hires writer Javal to help Lang commercialize the picture. Against this backdrop, Javal's marriage to Camille, a young former typist, disintegrates. It opens with the couple talking in bed, she asking assurance that he finds her attractive. Later that day he introduces her to Prokosch, and, unawares, blunders unforgivably. The rest of the film portrays her, in their apartment and in public, expressing her hurt and change of heart and his slow grasp of the source of her contempt
Pierrot le fou by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dissatisfied in marriage and life, Ferdinand takes to the road with the babysitter, his ex-lover Marianne Renoir, and leaves the bourgeoisie behind"--Container
Bande à part Band of outsiders( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in French and English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two aimless thieves and an adventursome young girl who plan a robbery only to have it escalate into murder
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends fall in love with the same woman, who has great difficulty choosing between them. Over the ensuing decades the 3 remain close friends, despite the sexual tension inherent in their situation
Z by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un país regido por una precaria democracia y dominado por las fuerzas policiales y militares que pretenden erradicar cualquier amenaza izquierdista, un diputado de la oposición es asesinado en plena calle cuando acaba de presidir un mitin de carácter pacifista. La investigación del caso es encomendada a un joven magistrado consciente de que se trata de un crimen político cometido por dos sicarios a sueldo. Un ambicioso periodista utiliza métodos poco ortodoxos para acumular pruebas inculpadoras contra varios militantes de un partido de extrema derecha, mientras éstos derivan la responsabilidad hacia altos cargos de la policía y del ejército
2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliette, a bourgeois housewife, is a loving wife and mother whose domestic moments alternate with her days and nights as a call girl
Made in U.S.A by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paula, a leftist writer, goes from Paris to the French town of Atlantic-Cité when she learns of the death of a former colleague and lover, Richard P
Vivre sa vie : film en douze tableaux( Visual )

2 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in German and French and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Nana, a young Parisian who aspires to be an actress, but a downward spiral forces her into prostitution
Chronique d'un été (Paris 1960) = Chronicle of a Summer (Paris 1960) by Jean Rouch( Visual )

5 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in French and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The result of collaboration between filmmaker-anthropologist Jean Rouch and sociologist Edgar Morin, this work of what Morin would term cinema verite is a sociopolitical diagnosis of the early sixties in France. By interviewing a group of Paris residents in the summer of 1960, Rouch and Morin reveal the hopes and dreams of a wide array of people and give us a document of a time and place with extraordinary depth
Une femme est une femme A woman is a woman by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offbeat homage to Hollywood musicals finds a stripper rousing her lover's jealousy by seducing his best friend
Lola by Jacques Demy( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in French and German and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a woman who must choose between three men. Restoration was done in 2000 by Ciné-Tamaris
La peau douce = the soft skin by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in French and Spanish and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrated literary scholar, seemingly happily married, embarks on an affair with a gorgeous stewardess, who is captivated by his charm and reputation. As their romance gets serious, the film grows anxious, leading to a wallop of a conclusion
La chinoise by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in French and German and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Centres upon a small group of Parisian students who discuss the implications of the cultural revolution in China and how it may be possible to effect, by means of terrorism, a similar political and culutral upheaval in the West."--Container
Bande à part by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

22 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in French and German and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Jean-Luc Godard's breezy B-noir free-for-all, the unwittingly seductive Anna Karina agrees to aid her two male admirers in their plot to steal from her aunt."--Container
Le petit soldat The little soldier by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in French and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set during the Algerian War, [the film] follows Bruno Forestier, a disillusioned young deserter who becomes involved in the French nationalist movement. He is ordered to kill an Algerian sympathizer, and although he does not hold deep political beliefs, commits the murder and undergoes torture when captured. At the same time, he meets and falls in love with a woman who he does not know is fighting for the other side"--Container
L'aveu = Confession by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master of the political thriller became an instant phenomenon after the mammoth success of Z, and he quickly followed it with the perhaps even more riveting. Based on a harrowing true story, influential Czechoslovak dignitary who, in the early fifties, was abducted, imprisoned, and interrogated by fellow members of his country's Communist ruling party, their intentions vague, their methods terrifying
Rocky road to Dublin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features life in 1960s Ireland and it's clergy, cultural nationalism, and educational system
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A bout de souffle = Breathless
Alternative Names
Raoul Coutard Cinematographer, film director

Raoul Coutard franzsischer Kameramann und Fotograf

Raoul Coutard regista e direttore della fotografia francese

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Ραούλ Κουτάρ

Кутар, Рауль

Ռաուլ Կուտար

ラウール・クタール

Languages
French (255)

German (18)

English (13)

Spanish (6)

Italian (3)

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Bande à part Band of outsidersVivre sa vie : film en douze tableauxBande à part