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Viard, Karin

Overview
Works: 146 works in 459 publications in 5 languages and 5,185 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Comedy films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Karin Viard
Delicatessen by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( Visual )
31 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a futuristic society where meat is a rare commodity, a delicatessen serves up its customers as a nutritious replacement
Potiche by François Ozon( Visual )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A housebound trophy housewife steps in to manage the umbrella factory run by her tyrannical husband after the workers go on strike. To everyone's surprise, Suzanne proves herself a competent and assertive woman of action."--Container
Paris by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierre, a professional dancer with the Moulin Rouge, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment. When Elise, his sister with three kids and no husband, moves in to his place to care for him, Pierre does not change his new habits. And instead of dancing himself, it is Paris and the Parisians who dance before his eyes. Synopsis taken from www.imdb.com
Polisse by Maïwenn Le Besco( Visual )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on real child investigation cases, Polisse follows the lives of a tight-knit team of men and women working in the Child Protection Unit of the Parisian police. In the realm of some of society's worst criminals, the pressures of the job are matched only by the pressures in the personal lives of the officers. Only by putting aside their individual differences can they find the strength necessary to make a positive change in the community
L'emploi du temps Time out ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in French and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Vincent, a middle-class family man recently fired from his drab, middle-management job. Unable to tell his family about his firing, Vincent spends his workdays driving around the French countryside - "business trips" he tells his wife - keeping intact the reassuring routine of going to work and coming home to his wife and kids. As his family grows suspicious of his evasive behavior, Vincent is forced to spin a new tale, pretending to get a job working for the U.N. In a bid to keep the money coming in, he recruits old friends to invest in an imaginary emerging-markets investment scheme. Vincent also falls in with Jean-Michel, a black market dealer whose ignominious past serves as an ominous warning for Vincent's present course. Despite his efforts to maintain an undisturbed surface, Vincent's wife begins to suspect something amiss
My piece of the pie by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After losing her job at the local factory, single mother France enrolls in a housekeeper training program and lands a job cleaning the apartment of wealthy power broker Steve. When Alban, Steve's 3-year-old son, arrives on the doorstep to stay with his dad, Steve soon realizes he might need more than a cleaner. France realizes she might now have the perfect opportunity for payback against the man who almost single-handedly shut down the factory where she worked
Les enfants du siècle by Diane Kurys( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biographical history of the love affair between George Sand and Alfred de Musset that scandalized their families, friends and the salons of Paris in nineteenth century France
Le code a changé by Danièle Thompson( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is everyone in France having an affair? It certainly seems like it. A group of friends gather for a dinner party, seemingly all of them either about to start an affair, in the midst of one, or about to end one, sometimes with each other!
La séparation by Christian Vincent( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in French and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne tells her husband, Pierre, that she is in love with another man. He seems to accept this as a fact of life and refrains from asking the most burning questions. However, as Anne continues to see the "other man", Pierre becomes more violent and it begins to dawn on them that something intangible has happened which cannot be put right
Le couperet by Costa-Gavras( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Après quinze ans de loyaux services en tant que cadre très supérieur dans une usine de papier, Bruno D. se fait licencier avec quelques centaines de ses collègues pour cause de délocalisation. Trois années passent sans qu'il ne trouve un nouvel emploi. Il est maintenant prêt à tout pour retrouver un poste à son niveau, même passer à l'offensive
L'amour est un crime parfait by Arnaud Larrieu( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een docent letterkunde raakt in de problemen wanneer een van zijn studentes spoorloos verdwijnt
La nouvelle Eve by Catherine Corsini( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Camille is having the time of her life, enjoying all that Paris's decadent nightlife has to offer a young single woman. Things change when she meets and falls in love with Alexis, a married father of two and a militant political activist. Alexis, who at first rejects Camille, comes to believe that his fate is intertwined with hers, and so begins their rocky relationship
Rien à déclarer Nothing to declare by Dany Boon( Visual )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Belge-Francophobe customs officer is forced to team up with a Frenchman during the elimination of the Franco-Belge borders in the 90s
L'emploi du temps by Laurent Cantet( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Après son licenciement, Vincent, consultant en entreprise, s'invente un nouvel emploi du temps à Genève. Pour donner le change à son entourage, il est contraint de s'inventer une vie parallèle, de trouver de l'argent, d'étayer chaque jour davantage la fiction de son emploi. A force de mentir à tout le monde, Vincent tombe dans son propre piège
Potiche the trophy wife ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and personal complications arrive in the form of her ex-lover (Depardieu), a former union leader
Les enfants du siecle Children of the century ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the story of the terribly tempetuous and passionate love affair between George Sand (Juliette Binoche), and poet Alfred de Musset, two of the 19th century's most headstrong Romanticists
Haut les coeurs ! by Solveig Anspach( Visual )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pregnant with her first child, Emma discovers she has breast cancer: to go ahead with treatment will kill her unborn child but to delay is likely to kill her. Her doctor strongly advises her to have an abortion because of the incompatibility of treatment and pregnancy. She must decide between her life or the baby's
Potíche Trophy wife ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A housebound trophy housewife steps in to manage the umbrella factory run by her tyrannical husband after the workers go on strike. To everyone's surprise, Suzanne proves herself a competent and assertive woman of action."--Container
Change of plans ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When several French couples gather for a dinner party, their discussions reveal hidden secrets including affairs that some of them have had with each other
Le bal des actrices by Maïwenn Le Besco( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them
 
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