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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 )

71 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,718 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.]
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

43 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of friendship between two artists and their love for the same woman
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

36 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un couple de petits bourgeois part en week-end dans sa maison de campagne. Sur la route, c'est l'enfer qui commence : embouteillages interminables, accidents épouvantables, sirènes d'ambulances... Bloqués au milieu de cette aventure cauchemardesque, ils y feront des rencontres déconcertantes... Une dénonciation virulente et apocalyptique de la bourgeoisie et de la société de consommation..." (Source : jaquette)
Bande à part = Band of outsiders by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

37 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two bumbling burglars plan a robbery with a young woman they just met. Problems begin immediately when they both fall for the girl and the plan goes haywire. The jewel-heist plot is merely a jumping off point for Godard's fast-paced mix of fantasy and spoof of Hollywood crime films
Alphaville : une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 750 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
Pierrot le fou by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

45 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving wife and child behind, Ferdinand takes off on a wild adventure with the babysitter Marianne. As they become entangled with murder and gangsters, mysterious events destroy their happiness and lead to an explosive finale
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in French and held by 598 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
2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle = 2 or 3 things I know about her by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

28 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 548 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
Z by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans les années 60 et dans un pays du bassin méditerranéen, un député progessiste est assassiné. Le juge d'instruction chargé de l'enquête, malgré les pressions exercées, met en évidence le rôle du gouvernement dans cet assassinat, notamment celui de l'armée et de la police." (Source : jaquette)
Made in U.S.A. by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

24 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 467 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
Une femme est une femme = A woman is a woman by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in French and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offbeat homage to Hollywood musicals finds an exotic dancer desperate to have a child with her lover, but when he refuses and turns her to his best friend, feelings become complicated
Vivre sa vie : Film en douze tableaux = My life to live : a film in twelve scenes by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Godard directs his then wife, Anna Karina, who plays Nana S., a provincial girl working as a shop assistant who, after separating from her husband, decides to become an actress. While watching the silent classic "The Passion of Joan of Arc", with tears streaming down her face, she abandons her ambition and drifts into a life of prostitution. The film is presented in twelve tableaux that guide us through Nana's sadly unfolding life until the shocking and poignant finale
Vivre sa vie : film en douze tableaux( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in French and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Nana, a young Parisian who aspires to be an actress, but a downward spiral forces her into prostitution
Lola by Jacques Demy( Visual )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in French and German and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 348 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 )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of five young French Marxist-Leninist-Maoists who through the course of a summer sort out their leftist philosophies
Le petit soldat = The little soldier by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in French and German and held by 304 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
Chronique d'un été (Paris 1960) = Chronicle of a Summer (Paris 1960)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
L'aveu = Confession by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a harrowing true story, the film presents the history of an 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
Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective: Godard's pastiche of genres from romance and gangster films to slapstick, melodrama, crime stories and film noir incorporates several stories set in one Parisian hotel, featuring a hotel detective and assistant, a fight promoter having an affair, and a Mafia chieftain
 
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A bout de souffle = Breathless
Alternative Names
Raoul Coutard

Raoul Coutard chef opérateur français

Raoul Coutard Cinematographer, film director

Raoul Coutard francia operatőr

Raoul Coutard francouzský kameraman

Raoul Coutard Frans director of photography

Raoul Coutard französischer Kameramann und Fotograf

Raoul Coutard French cinematographer, film director

Raoul Coutard regista e direttore della fotografia francese

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Ραούλ Κουτάρ

Кутар, Рауль

Рауль Кутар

Ռաուլ Կուտար

ראול קוטאר

ラウール・クタール

哈武·庫塔

拉乌尔·库塔尔

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Bande à part = Band of outsidersVivre sa vie : Film en douze tableaux = My life to live : a film in twelve scenesVivre sa vie : film en douze tableaux