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Carmet, Jean

Works: 182 works in 498 publications in 6 languages and 2,363 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Church history  Quotations  Biography  Interviews  Black humor  History  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Interviewee, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jean Carmet
Most widely held works by Jean Carmet
Black and white in color ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in French and German and held by 534 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
Die Faelschung ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in German and English and held by 244 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 colleague Hoffman, join a cynical international coterie of competitive fellow journalists. Outside, they take their lives in their own hands, dodging bullets and conducting interviews that are always just a trigger pull away from becoming executions
Buffet froid by Bertrand Blier( Visual )
34 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A farcical thriller features Gerard Depardieu as an unemployed drifter obsessed with murder and death
Germinal by Claude Berri( Visual )
35 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's mid 19th century, northern France. The story of the residents of a coal mining town, who are exploited by the mine's owner. One day they decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Violette Nozière by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
15 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 166 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
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 143 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
Le Petit théâtre de Jean Renoir Little theatre of Jean Renoir by Jean Renoir( Visual )
7 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 and a musical, between-the-acts performance by Jeanne Moreau
La controverse de Valladolid by Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe( Visual )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 79 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 curé de Tours by Honoré de Balzac( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film adaptation of Honoré de Balzac's novel Le curé de Tours
Les miserables by Robert Hossein( Visual )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 47 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 )
11 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
Eugénie Grandet by Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe( Visual )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 38 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
Buffet froid cold cuts ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unemployed drifter obsessed with murder and death, together with the Chief of Police and a murderer, is drawn into an inescapable complicity of murder, treachery and paranoia which draws him closer and closer to a fateful end
La victoire en chantant by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 26 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
La soupe aux choux by Jean Girault( Visual )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 24 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
Germinal d'aprés le roman d'Emile Zola ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a coal mining town in northern France during the mid-19th century. The coal miners go on strike against the exploitive mine owner, then the authorities repress them. The strike destroys one family, yet plants the seeds of change for future generations
Investigation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy man lives apart from his wife and openly pursues his mistress. When she becomes pregnant, he is desperate to marry her. When his wife refuses a divorce, he sees only one alternative, murder
Dog day Canicule ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A ruthless fugitive on the run from the law and carrying several million dollars hides out in the home of a farm family. The tables soon turn, when the family becomes more criminally depraved than he is, and begins to terrorize him instead of the other way around."--Container
Les fugitifs by Francis Veber( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les temps sont durs pour François Pignon qui doit soigner sa fille. Il s'est même résigné à braquer une banque. Il va jusqu'à prendre en otage Jean Lucas, un ancien repris de justice sortant tout juste de prison, pourtant bien décidé à devenir honnête
Le matou by Jean Beaudin( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grâce à un vieillard mystérieux appelé Ratablavasky, Florent réalise son rêve: devenir propriétaire d'un restaurant. En compagnie de sa femme Élise, il gère bientôt un profitable mais modeste casse-croûte sur la rue Mont-Royal à Montréal. Les habitués comme l'adorable monsieur Émile donnent vie à l'endroit. Mais bien vite, son associé, Slipskin, manoeuvre dans son dos et s'empare de l'entreprise. Florent se lance alors dans le commerce de meubles anciens pour réunir l'argent nécessaire à la mise en place d'un restaurant concurrent. (conteneur)
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French (202)
English (16)
German (12)
Spanish (3)
Italian (1)
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