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Carmet, Jean

Works: 250 works in 716 publications in 6 languages and 2,990 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Musical films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  History  Comedy films  Concert films  Filmed performances 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Adapter, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PQ2287.M5, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jean Carmet
Most widely held works by Jean Carmet
Black and white in color( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in French and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sky above, the mud below: Long before PBS, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel made documentaries ubiquitous, films like this seminal if straightforward work were only available via local art house theaters. One of the earliest looks into native life on Papua New Guinea, this documentary follows a group of Europeans on a seven-month trek to bisect the island. During the perilous expedition (450 miles, as a crow flies) through jungle and across high altitudes, the group encounters tribes of headhunters and cannibals, observing and filming their rituals and ceremonies
Germinal by Claude Berri( Visual )

44 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day-by-day struggles of striking French coal-miners in 1884 at the Voreux mines of France
Die Faelschung by Dennis Waterman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in German and English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grateful for a respite from his imploding marriage, Hamburg newspaperman Georg arrives in civil war-torn Beirut to chronicle the bloody Lebanese war. Inside a shell-pitted hotel, Georg and his photographer colleague Hoffman join a cynical international coterie of competitive fellow journalists. Oustide, they take their lives in their own hands, dodging both Christian and Palestinian bullets and conducting interviews that are always just a trigger pull away from becoming executions. When Georg's affair with a beautiful German ex-pat widow evolves into something more than just an indulgence, Beirut's bloody whirlpool of brutality threatens to claim Georg's neutrality and his civilized self-control
Buffet froid = Cold cuts by Bertrand Blier( Visual )

39 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Structured as an absurdly hilarious nightmare, BUFFET FROID has logic that is both twisted and stark: a husband befriends his wife's murderer, a high-ranking official plans his own assassination, a lost knife is found in the belly of a subway passenger. Together with the Chief of Police and a murderer who is afraid of the dark, [the protagonist] is drawn into an inescapable complicity of murder, treachery and paranoia which draws him closer and closer to a fateful end"--Container
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire = The tall blond man with one black shoe by Yves Robert( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unsuspecting violinist, the tall blond man, is misidentified by the head of a spy network to his assistant as the target of their investigation and a superspy himself, a series of wacky misunderstandings and silly situations ensues. As the assistant, his henchman fall all over each other in their misguided attempts to discover the alleged superspy₂s vital secrets, his best friend happens by and only further complicates things
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a medieval French healer and her perservance against a righteous monk, who comes to her village looking for heretics to condemn
Violette Nozière by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The daughter of a respectable middle-class couple, Violette Nozière leads a disreputable double life. Far from being the innocent young girl her parents mistake her for, she spends her nights with dissolute young men in the Latin Quarter of Paris. To acquire money for her latest lover, Violette resolves to commit an unthinkable crime."--Container
Juste avant la nuit by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S & M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène."--Container
La controverse de Valladolid by Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe( Visual )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do the Indians of the new world have a heart? Such is the object of the controversy which opposed in 1550 to Valladolid, the capital of Spain, the canon philosophizes Sepulveda and famous Dominican Las Put, burning guard of the Indians. Were they repurchased by the blood of Christ or are theborn ones? In front of a papal legate, a representative of Charles QUINT and a whole assembly, the two adversaries clash. To confirm or cancel their declarations the legate made come from the new grounds several natives: One will be able to observe if they are or not capable of human feelings. Discusses ignited, deep, baroque, premonitory. Decision taken will depend, for centuries, the fate of tens of million men, but inevitably those which one believes
Le Petit théâtre de Jean Renoir = Little theatre of Jean Renoir by Jean Renoir( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renoir's last film is comprised of three separate stories rendered in a style that evokes the humanistic themes of his earlier work
Le curé de Tours by Honoré de Balzac( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film adaptation of Honoré de Balzac's novel Le curé de Tours
Eugénie Grandet by Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le portrait douloureux et fort d'un personnage mythique, le père Grandet qui aime sa fille mais voue à l'or une passion absolue à laquelle il sacrifie son propre bonheur. Une des plus grands rôles de Jean Carmet, écrit par Honoré de Balzac
Les miserables by Robert Hossein( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of minor crimes. When he is released from prison, he had built up a tremendous bitterness toward society. But an unthinkable act of mercy and generosity by a saintly small-town bishop alters his life, but he is still hounded for years by an unforgiving and unrelenting police inspector, Javert
Bouvard et Pecuchet by Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deux copistes employés à Paris se rencontrent par hasard et se lient d'amitié. L'un deux fait un héritage, l'autre apporte ses économies. Ils achètent un manoir en Normandie, rêve de toute leur existence, et quittent la capitale. Ils se livrent à toute une série d'études et d'expériences, embrassant toutes les connaissances de l'Humanité jusqu'à se perdre dans des abstractions philosophiques
La soupe aux choux by Jean Girault( Visual )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux paysans du Bourbonnais portés sur la bouteille et la misanthropie font la connaissance d'un extra-terrestre. Celui-ci découvre avec bonheur la recette de la soupe aux choux qu'il rapporte sur sa planète
La victoire en chantant by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Janvier 1915, en Afrique Noire. A des milliers de kilomètres de la côte, un comptoir français ignore tout de la guerre qui ravage l'Europe. On y coule des jours tranquilles dans la moiteur tropicale. Un jour, arrive la nouvelle du grand conflit. Graines de p'tits chefs et mâles sûrs de leur morale décident aussitôt d'aller s'emparer d'un petit poste allemand gardé par trois malchanceux soldats, à une journée de marche
Le retour du grand blond = The tall blond man returns by Yves Robert( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire, a comedy of mistaken identity in which a professional violinist's life is changed when he is mistaken for a secret agent. In this sequel, the musician travels to Rio de Janeiro where he manages to foil an attempt to murder him and he evens the score with a gang of killers--all by accident
Dupont Lajoie by Yves Boisset( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in French and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On holiday, a Parisian cafe owner, rapes and kills a lovely teenager, then blames it on Algerians. An Algerian is then murdered. Though the police inspector knows the Algerians are innocent and that French campers are guilty of a racial murder, he is silenced by a high government official
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in French and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qui na pas rugi en lisant le récit du calvaire de Jean Valjean, envoyé au bagne pour avoir volé du pain? Qui na pas pleuré en suivant la lente métamorphose du bagnard devenant un père aimant au contact de la bonté? Qui na pas serré les poings lorsque les généraux révolutionnaires sont dos au mur? Le génie de Victor Hugo na jamais été aussi bien servi que par le talent passionné de Robert Hossein, qui signe cette mise en images du plus beau roman du monde. Une oeuvre forte et unique mise en images avec passion
Dog day by Yves Boisset( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in French and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Cobb is running for his life. He carries the wages of betraying his country--a million dollars in cash. His only refuge from the police and Cobb's old partners in crime is a seemingly innocent farm. There, the heat of the dog day reaches a boiling point, as the two farmers and their sister plan to bargain for Cobb's life
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Audience level: 0.46 (from 0.16 for Les Misér ... to 0.93 for Je suis le ...)

Black and white in color
Alternative Names
Jean Carmet acteur français

Jean Carmet actor francés

Jean Carmet attore e sceneggiatore francese

Jean Carmet Frans acteur

Jean Carmet fransk skådespelare

Jean Carmet fransk skodespelar

Jean Carmet fransk skuespiller

Jean Carmet französischer Schauspieler (1920-1994)

Jean Carmet French actor

Жан Карме Французький актор

Карме, Жан

Ժան Կարմե

ژان کارمه بازیگر فرانسوی




Buffet froid = Cold cuts