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Cassel, Vincent 1966-

Works: 319 works in 1,026 publications in 7 languages and 19,242 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Church history  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Director, Author of introduction, Other, Author of dialog, Scenarist, 905, Film editor, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Vincent Cassel
Most widely held works by Vincent Cassel
Shrek by William Steig( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess from a tyrannical lord
Black swan by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )
49 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nina is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company. Her life, like most in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her mother Erica, a former ballerina who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: new dancer Lily, who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side - a recklessness that threatens to destroy her
A dangerous method by David Cronenberg( Visual )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The relationship between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung and his mentor Sigmund Freud is torn apart when Sabina Spielrein, a troubled but beautiful young woman, comes between them and forever changes the face of modern thought
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna, a midwife at a North London hospital, finds the diary of a Russian teenager who dies giving birth to a baby, and resolves to find the young girls' relatives in the hopes of providing the orphaned child with a loving family. As Anna follows the clues the diary provides, she finds evidence of a local Russian mob's criminal activities, and meets Nikolai, a formidable mob enforcer. Anna and Nikolai find themselves growing close as the Russian mobsters behind the girl's death become aware of Anna's discoveries regarding their crimes
Derailed ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles is a financially successful Chicago advertising director with a sick daughter and a slightly troubled marriage. Charles has a chance encounter with Lucinda, a lovely and quick-witted financial advisor who is also stuck in marital rut. Their chemistry is instant, but their eventual one-night-stand is interrupted by a mugger, who is out to milk Charles for every dollar he's got
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and German and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
La haine Hate by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Police viciously beat a 16-year-old housing estate kid they are questioning, leaving him almost dead. Responding to violence, teenagers from the estate turn their home into a 24hr war zone. Among the people blinded by hate are SaiÌd̤, Vinz and Hubert, youths who survive on petty crime and dealing dope. In the intensely volatile environment, the teenagers find a chrome-plated Smith and Wesson 44 that a plain clothes cop has lost. If killing a cop with his own gun doesn't express their rage then what will?
Trance by Danny Boyle( Visual )
20 editions published in 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a blow to the head during his attempted robbery of a 27 million dollar Goya painting, Simon, an art auctioneer, awakens to find that the painting, and his memory, are missing. Forced by his ruthless crime partner Frank to undergo hypnosis, Simon enters into a deadly love triangle with his seductive hypnotist
Birthday girl ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and German and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Internet love connections and mail-order brides rarely ever work out, and John should have known. Having never been lucky in love and tired of waiting for the perfect woman to come along, John decides to take his chances and orders a mail-order bride from Russia. At first, things seem perfect even though Nadia doesn't speak much English. But when Nadia's 'cousins' unexpectedly arrive to celebrate her birthday, John is drawn into their web of corruption and crime
Le pacte des loups Brotherhood of the wolf by Christophe Gans( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and French and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast
Mesrine ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first of two parts charts the outlaw odyssey of Jacques Mesrine, the legendary French gangster of the 1960s and 1970s who came to be known as French Public Enemy No. 1 and the Man of a Thousand Faces. Infamous for his bravado and outrageously daring prison escapes, Mesrine carried out numerous robberies, kidnappings, and murders in a criminal career that spanned continents until he was shot dead in 1979 by France's notorious anti-gang unit
Sur mes lèvres Read my lips by Jacques Audiard( Visual )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carla works in a real estate office and has a hearing problem. Carla makes the acquaintance of Paul, a small-time criminal who has just been released from prison on parole. Before long, it becomes obvious that Paul is having an influence on Carla's normally stable nature. Carla and Paul's actions go from malicious to seriously criminal when Paul hatches a scheme to rob a nightclub owner to whom he owes money -- a scheme that involves Carla's keen skill as a lip reader
L'ennemi public no 1 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the climactic second part of the Mesrine saga, Jacques Mesrine is back in France after his brazen assault on the maximum-security prison from which he daringly escaped. Once again in police custody and facing stern justice for his crime, 'the man of a thousand faces' escapes directly from the courtroom after kidnapping the judge at gunpoint. The life of Jacques comes once and for all to a full bloody circle
Métisse Café au lait by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in French and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lola, a West Indian beauty, confronts her two lovers with her impending motherhood, then flatly refuses to reveal which of the two men is the father
Les rivières pourpres by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )
35 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Parisian detective investigates the gruesome murder of a member of staff from a top university in a small town in the French Alps. Meanwhile, in nearby city, a local policeman investigates the desecration of a tomb and the break-in at a local school. The clues of the cases eventually link, leading the two lawmen to join forces to solve their cases
The reckoning by Paul McGuigan( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 14th century England, the story involves a priest who leaves the church after committing adultery. He falls in with a troupe of traveling actors. The group ends up in a small town where a mute woman is accused of witchcraft and murder. Drawn to the woman, the troupe re-creates the events in hopes of drawing a crowd and solving the crime
The messenger the story of Joan of Arc by Luc Besson( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Joan of Arc
Irréversible by Gaspar Noé( Visual )
29 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex and Marcus are a couple whose story is told over the course of a fateful evening in a series of long takes. An emotional odyssey that unspools in reverse from gut-wrenching violence to sweetly observed moments of sublime tenderness
Le pacte des loups Brotherhood of the wolf ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in French and English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 18th-century France, a mysterious beast ravages the Gevaudan countryside, killing both humans and animals. The king dispatches two men to destroy the creature, but the pair must unleash a dark power and reveal a terrible secret to stop the carnage
Adrift ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While spending summer vacation with her family on the idyllic southeast coast of Brazil, fourteen-year-old Filipa discovers that her father, a famous author, is betraying her mother by dallying with a beautiful young American woman. Wrestling with the truth, Filipa will soon discover that her father's infidelity is only the first of many dark secrets that lurk beneath the surface of her seemingly perfect family
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Cassel, Vincent