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Elmaleh, Gad

Overview
Works: 141 works in 364 publications in 6 languages and 5,001 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Animated films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Singer, Scenarist, Interviewee, Other, Director, Lyricist, Film editor, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gad Elmaleh
The adventures of Tintin by Hergé( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unquenchably curious young reporter Tintin and his fiercely loyal dog Snowy discover a model ship carrying an explosive secret. Drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Tintin find himself in the sightlines of Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine, a diabolical villain who believes Tintin has stolen a priceless treasure tied to a dastardly pirate. With the help of Snowy, Captain Haddock, and bumbling detectives Thompson & Thompson, Tintin will travel half the world to find the final resting place of the Unicorn
Hors de prix Priceless by Pierre Salvadori( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene is with her elderly paramour, on the Riviera, to celebrate her birthday. When he falls asleep on her, she decides to slip down to the hotel bar. There, she mistakes barman Jean for a wealthy guest. He encourages the deceit by taking her up to the Royal Suite for the night. The following year, the same thing happens. This time her lover finds out and disowns her. Knowing Jean is a barman of little means doesn't stop her from wanting to be with him. Jean soon finds himself in Irene's shoes with an older and worldly-wise Madeleine. Even though they both have paramours, the two keep in increasingly close touch
La doublure by Francis Veber( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Levasseur is an important CEO who is photographed with his lover, Elena, a world-famous model. In an attempt to salvage his marriage, he tries to convince his wife that Elena is not his lover, but that of François Pignon, the porter who was passing by and ended up on the photograph. To make his story believable, Levasseur convinces Pignon and Elena to move in together and to pretend to be a couple. Things get more complicated when this creates tensions between Pignon and his former flatmate Richard and his love interest Émilie. Ultimately, Levasseur's wife discovers the truth and decides to play games with her husband
La rafle by Roselyne Bosch( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the true experiences of individuals caught up in the Vel' d'Hiv roundup. In the summer of 1942 the French government, on the orders of the Nazi occupiers, conducted mass arrests of Jews in Paris and herded them into the Velodrome d'Hiver and a nearby internment camp from which they were ultimately shipped to Auschwitz and executed. Over 13,000 victims, including over 4000 children, were subjects of this atrocity
Le capital( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and Spanish and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the CEO of France's Phenix Bank collapses on the golf course, Machiavellian young executive Marc Tourneuil (Gad Elmaleh) is crowned as his replacement. A whirlwind of power struggles, greed and deception ensues as Tourneuil's ascent is jeopardized by a hostile takeover attempt from American hedge fund manager Dittmar Rigule (Gabriel Byrne), erotic distractions from international supermodel Nassim (Liya Kebede), and adversaries with an agenda for destruction"--Container
L'Écume des jours = Mood indigo by Michel Gondry( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set in a charmingly surreal Paris about two newlyweds, Chloé and Colin, whose whirlwind courtship is tested when an unusual illness plagues Chloé : a flower begins to grow in her lungs
Train de vie Train of life by Radu Mihaileanu( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in French and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1941, and a tiny Jewish community in France is faced with some shocking news: the Nazis are coming. But Shlomo, the not-so-foolish village idiot, has a plan; before the Germans can dispatch them to camps, the townspeople will 'deport' themselves - to freedom. In a daring race against time, they build their own train and, masquerading as Nazis and their prisoners, attempt one of the greatest escapes in history
Salut cousin! Hey cousin!( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in French and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Algerian travels to Paris on business, where he meets up with his colorful cousin Mok
Salut cousin! by Merzak Allouache( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of two Algerian cousins and their mishaps in the racially volatile environment of Paris
The round up( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sewn on his chest. At 4am his family are awakened by shouts and banging on doors as men in black uniforms burst into apartments. Jo and his family are hauled out of their beds and onto buses. 13,000 Jews are crammed into the Winter Velodrome in Paris. This is the biggest round up in history and perpetrated by collaborating French police
Chouchou by Merzak Allouache( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Moroccan immigrant dresses as a woman and gets a job as a waitress; complications arise when a man falls in love with him and wants him to meet his parents
Would I lie to you? 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of a group of Jewish men in the fashion industry of Paris
Happiness never comes alone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacha Keller is only interested in one night stands with 20-somethings and has a phobia of children. That is until he meets Charlotte, the divorced mother-of-three and ex-wife of one his employer's powerful clients
The adventures of Tintin by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unquenchably curious young reporter Tintin and his fiercely loyal dog Snowy discover a model ship carrying an explosive secret. Drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Tintin find himself in the sightlines of Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine, a diabolical villain who believes Tintin has stolen a priceless treasure tied to a dastardly pirate. With the help of Snowy, Captain Haddock, and bumbling detectives Thompson & Thompson, Tintin will travel half the world to find the final resting place of the Unicorn
The valet La doublure( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When French tycoon Pierre Levasseur is spied with his supermodel mistress Elena, the pictures end up on the front page of a Paris daily. Telling his powerful wife Christine that there must have been a mistake, he declares Elena was actually with the other fellow in the photo. Trying to keep one step ahead of his dubious wife, Pierre engineers it so a naive car-park valet, François Pignon, appears to be Elena's boyfriend, moving her into his flat and his life. As Pierre's web of deceit widens, so do the possibilities of discovery and with them disaster after hilarious disaster
La doublure The valet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught by a paparazzi with his celebrity model mistress, Eléna, billionaire CEO Pierre Levasseur hatches an unlikely scheme to avoid a messy divorce. He tells his wife that Eléna is not his lover, but the lover of Franc̦ois Pignot, a parking valet who accidentally wound up in the picture. To fool his wife, Levasseur gets Franc̦ois and the gorgeous Eléna to pose as a couple. This complicates things between Franc̦ois and his roommate Richard, as well as with his own fiancée, Emilie. When Levasseur's wife uncovers the plot, she plans to get even
Mood indigo = L'écume des jours( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set in a charmingly surreal Paris about two newlyweds, Chloé and Colin, whose whirlwind courtship is tested when an unusual illness plagues Chloé a flower begins to grow in her lungs
Priceless Hors de prix( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who has never had much trouble choosing between love or money tries to teach a man the tricks of the trade in this sly romantic comedy
Un monstre à Paris by Bibo Bergeron( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une terrifiante créature sème la panique à Paris. Poursuivie sans relâche par le redoutable Maynott, elle trouve refuge dans le cabaret où chante Lucille, la belle au grand coeur. Emilie, timide projectionniste, et Raoul, inventeur exubérant, se retrouvent ainsi propulsés dans la chasse au montre. Mais si, derrière ces apparences trompeuses, le monstre n'était pas celui que l'on croit ? [Source : jaquette]
Un bonheur n'arrive jamais seul( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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