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Carmet, Jean

Overview
Works: 181 works in 496 publications in 6 languages and 2,353 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Quotations  Church history  Biography  Interviews  Black humor  History  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Interviewee, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 536 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
"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
Germinal by Claude Berri ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the 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 165 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
A drama set in 13th century France revolving around Étienne de Bourbon, a Dominican friar sent by the pope to seek out heretics and a forest woman who performs ancient healing rituals. An historically accurate dramatization of the conflict between ancient customs and religious dogma
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 87 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
La controverse de Valladolid by Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 77 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 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film adaptation of Honoré de Balzac's novel Le curé de Tours
Les miserables by Robert Hossein ( Visual )
19 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
Investigation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 23 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
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
La soupe aux choux by Jean Girault ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 21 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
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)
Dog day canicule ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 16 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
Les fugitifs by Francis Veber ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bank robber (Depardieu) is released from prison, only to find himself caught in another robbery situation as he is trying to open an account at a bank
 
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Languages
French (196)
English (16)
German (11)
Spanish (3)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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