WorldCat Identities

Brasseur, Claude 1936-

Overview
Works: 346 works in 862 publications in 4 languages and 3,595 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Caper films  Horror films  Mad scientist films  History  Detective and mystery films  Gangster films  War films  Silent films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Other, Scenarist, Creator, Adapter, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Claude Brasseur
  • Merci ! by Claude Brasseur( Book )
 
Most widely held works by Claude Brasseur
Bande à part Band of outsiders( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two burglars plan a robbery with a young woman they just met
Fauteuils d'orchestre Avenue Montaigne by Danièle Thompson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in French and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica is a beautiful young woman from the provinces who has come to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne. Jessica's customers include a popular TV actress who is courting a major Hollywood director for her first serious film role; a wealthy art collector who is about to liquidate a lifetime's worth of treasures at auction; and an illustrious classical pianist who is at odds with his manager/wife as to where his career is headed. Precisely because Jessica doesn't know how celebrated these people are, her guileless and completely unintimidated engagement in their lives has a transforming effect on them and ultimately her
Bande à part by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

39 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 326 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
Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whirlpool of fate: after the suspicious death of her father a young girl runs away from her brutal uncle and joins a gypsy camp
Détective by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two interwoven stories are set in the Hotel Concorde in St. Lazare. An unhappily married couple attempts to collect a debt from a boxing manager with ties to the mob. A hotel detective tries to solve a two-year old murder case with his tense nephew
Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion: Uninspired and overbudget, a bored Polish film director who is shooting a tedious movie in France, begins simultaneous love affairs with two very different women--Hanna, the owner of the hotel where his film crew stays, and Isabelle, a factory worker fired by Hanna's husband
Dom Juan by Marcel Bluwal( Visual )

18 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in French and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By transforming the character Don Juan from unscrupulous seducer into a man of overweening pride, cynicism, and disdain, Molière turned a Spanish theme into a thoroughly French play and offended so many that the play was withdrawn. Posterity has judged more kindly"--Container
La Boum by Claude Pinoteau( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about teenagers coming of age and adults facing midlife crisis
Band of outsiders by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2003 in French and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two bumbling burglars plan a robbery with a young woman they just met, but complication arise when they both fall for her
Le Jeu de l'amour et du hasard by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic romance based on the 1730 play by Marivaux. Anxious over a marriage of convenience that her father has arranged for her with a man she doesn't know, Silvia barrows the costume of her chambermaid Lissette, in order to examine the applicant anonymously. But the applicant in question, Gilding, has the same idea and has assumed the dress of his Bourguignon servant
A simple story( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in French and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman approaching middle age re-evaluates the relationships in her life as she prepares to leave the man she has been living with, aborts his baby and rekindles a romance with her ex-husband. She eventually decides to have a child by her ex-husband and raise it with the widow of a friend who killed himself
La Caporal épinglé The elusive corporal by Jean Renoir( Visual )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents six unsuccessful attempted escapes by the corporal (Jean-Pierre Cassel) and Patel (Claude Brasseur). Their escape attempts are usually farcical, due to lack of planning and rotten luck, but on the seventh attempt they succeed
L'autre côté de la mer by Dominique Cabrera( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Montero, an Algerian-born Frenchman (known as a pied noir) who chose to remain in Algeria after its independence from France in 1962 even though revolts against French emigrees have gotten worse, sets foot in France for the first time in the summer of 1994 to undergo a cataract operation in Paris and, while there, to visit family members who had fled during Algeria's war of independence. The young eye surgeon who treats him, Tarek Timzert, is of North African heritage, but considers himself French; he doesn't speak Arabic and has never visited the land of his ancestors, cutting himself off from his Algerian roots. The two men--one nearing retirement, the other just starting out in life-- form a mutually supportive bond, their meeting a catalyst for dealing with unsolved problems in their individual lives, and their connection to larger political questions
Chouchou by Merzak Allouache( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Moroccan immigrant dresses as a woman to get a job as a waitress; comedic complications, rather inevitably, arise
Pardon mon affaire( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in French and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted farcical romp in the best tradition of French romantic comedies about four buddies who undergo a series of complicated and bizarre adventures in the streets and bedrooms of Paris
Les yeux sans visage Eyes without a face by Georges Franju( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plastic surgeon, holed up in a Paris mansion, is obsessively slicing off the faces of kidnapped women and grafting the flayed skin onto the rotting countenance of his beloved young daughter, disfigured in an automobile accident
Orchestra seats( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica is a beautiful young woman from the provinces who has come to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne. Jessica's customers include a popular TV actress who is courting a major Hollywood director for her first serious film role; a wealthy art collector who is about to liquidate a lifetime's worth of treasures at auction; and an illustrious classical pianist who is at odds with his manager/wife as to where his career is headed. Precisely because Jessica doesn't know how celebrated these people are, her guileless and completely unintimidated engagement in their lives has a transforming effect on them and ultimately her
Le souper by Édouard Molinaro( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in French and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, le 6 Juillet 1815. La France est vaincue, Napoléon en fuite, Paris occupée par les troupes anglaises, prussiennes et russes. Que va devenir le pays, quels hommes mettre à sa tête ? A ces questions essentielles, seuls deux hommes sans scrupules, d'une puissance et d'une intelligence redoutables, sont en mesure de répondre : Talleyrand et Fouché. Ils se livreront un duel sans merci
La bride sur le cou( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sexy screwball comedy, dizzy model Sophie is devastated when her boyfriend runs off to a ski resort with an American heiress. With the help of custard pies, loaded rifles, speeding toboggans, and a screwy swami, Sophie soon finds adventure everywhere and love where she least expects it
La banquière by Francis Girod( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of a masculine self-made bank president in the 1920s in Paris
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bande à part Band of outsidersBande à partBand of outsiders
Alternative Names
Claude Brasseur attore francese

Claude Brasseur Frans acteur

Claude Brasseur fransk skdespelare

Claude Brasseur fransk skodespelar

Claude Brasseur fransk skuespiller

Claude Brasseur franzsischer Filmschauspieler

Claude Brasseur French racing driver

Espinasse, Claude 1936-

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Languages
French (193)

English (9)

German (6)

Italian (3)

Covers
Bande à partBand of outsiders