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Devos, Emmanuelle

Overview
Works: 60 works in 263 publications in 4 languages and 7,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Biographical films  Fiction  Historical drama  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Emmanuelle Devos
Coco avant Chanel Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine( Visual )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel
Un conte de noël by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Junon is the matriarch of the troubled Vuillard family, who come together at Christmas when they learn she needs a bone marrow transplant from a blood relative. The Vuillard's shared history of physical and mental illness, estrangement, self harm, and loss doesn't lead itself to the idea of a cheerful holiday season. Hopefully the Christmastime reunion, a scheme concocted by three of the youngest family members, will finally bring peace to their family
De battre mon coeur s'est arrete by Jacques Audiard( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and Chinese and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tells the story of Tom, a real estate thug torn between a criminal life and his desire to become a concert pianist"--Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beat_That_My_Heart_Skipped
Artemisia by Agnès Merlet( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in French and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Artemisia Gentileschi is forbidden to fully pursue her own passion of painting. She convinces a renowned artist to tutor her. He not only liberates her into the world of art but initiates her into the world of sex and love
Le fils de l'autre ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A provocative tale, filmed in Israel and the West Bank, of two young men, one Israeli, the other Palestinian, who discover they were accidentally switched at birth, and the complex repercussions on themselves and their respective families
La moustache by Emmanuel Carrère( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a man shaves off his mustache, a trademark he's had for years, no one around him notices, instead insisting he's never even had one. Is he going insane, or is this some kind of strange conspiracy?
Les herbes folles by Alain Resnais( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lost wallet opens the door to Georges and Marguerite's romantic adventure. After examining the ID of its owner, it is not a simple matter for Georges to turn the wallet he has found into the police. Nor can Marguerite retrieve her wallet without being piqued with curiosity about the person who found it. As George and Marguerite navigate the social protocols of giving and acknowledging thanks, turbulence enters their everyday lives
Sur mes lèvres Read my lips by Jacques Audiard( Visual )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 436 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
Rois et reine Kings & queen by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expertly mixes comedy, tragedy, and melodrama to tell the emotionally gripping story of the interesting lives of two former lovers
Plus tard One day you'll understand ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the 1987 trial of Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie unfolds on television, Victor Bastien reviews old family documents and finds a distressing "Aryan declaration" authored by his late father. This new discovery throws Victor's conception of his family's history into darkness. His mother, Rivka, keeps a stubborn silence about the past, while Tania, his sister, defends their father's declaration. At the same time, Victor's wife and children grow concerned about his increasing distraction. Burning with the need to unearth the truth, Victor takes his family to the tiny village where Rivka's parents were forced to hide during the war
Gilles' wife ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in French and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A devoted wife struggles to save her marriage when she suspects her husband is having an affair with her younger sister
Violette by Martin Provost( Visual )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and German and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violette LeDuc is one of the foremost French writers of the twentieth century. In a beautifully mounted production, director Martin Provost depicts LeDuc's extraordinary life, from her low beginnings as the illegitimate daughter of a servant girl to becoming ensconced in France's literary elite. Violette LeDuc is determined, obsessed even, to make something of her life. Writing is her ticket out of misery, and with the encouragement and mentorship of Simone de Beauvoir, she achieves renown
Bancs publics Park benches ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As she does every morning, Lucie joins her colleagues at the office with a smile. It's a working day just like any other. Then suddenly, all activity in the office stops and attention turns toward a window of the building across the way and a banner reading 'Man Alone.' Is it a hoax? A cry for help? Everyone has their own interpretation, and will try to discover what lies behind the mysterious message
Esther Kahn by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Jewish migrant living in London at the turn of the 19th century works with her family in a sweatshop. But Esther is the weak link in the operation. She is slow and stubborn, she never has an opinion on anything and never feels anything for anyone. She decides to become an actress, because it is only in the theater that she awakens. It is on the stage that, one evening, she breaks through twenty years of suppressed life, and really begins to live--Container
Au plus près du paradis Nearest to heaven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While traveling on business in New York, a French author discovers that a charming and seductive American has replaced her usual photographer
The other son by Emmanuelle Devos( Visual )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"As he is preparing to join the Israeli army for his national service, Joseph discovers he is not his parents' biological son, and that he was inadvertently switched at birth with Yassin, the son of a Palestinian family from the West Bank"--Container
Cours toujours Dad on the run ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jonah, a young musician and father to a newborn son, learns at the last minute that, according to an obscure Jewish custom, he must rush to bury the foreskin of his just-circumcised son
Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in French and English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel
Comment je me suis disputé ... ("ma vie sexuelle") How I got into an argument ... ("my sex life") ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about a group of twenty-something grad students trying to cope with life, love and everything in-between
Comment je me suis disputé... (ma vie sexuelle) by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comment je me suis disputé... (ma vie sexuelle) : Les histoires d'amour et les histoires tout court de Paul, maître-assistant dans une faculté de la périphérie parisienne où il ne compte pas faire de vieux os
 
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Languages
French (141)
English (10)
German (3)
Chinese (1)
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