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Demy, Jacques

Overview
Works: 293 works in 887 publications in 7 languages and 7,000 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Fiction  Musical films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Composer, Author of dialog, Librettist, Film editor, Lyricist, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Contributor, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, Actor, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Les parapluies de Cherbourg by Jacques Demy( visu )
52 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 919 libraries worldwide
Set in the French seaside town of Cherbourg, the all-sung dialogue tells of the relationship between shopgirl Genevieve who discovers that she is pregnant after her garage mechanic boyfriend, Guy, is drafted to fight in the Algerian war. She marries the decent and honourable diamond merchant, Roland Cassard, but lives with the knowledge that her true love lies elsewhere. In 1967, Jacques Demy directed another very personal homage to the Hollywood musical of the 1940s, 'Les Demoisellles de Rochefort', also starring Catherine Deneuve. Award: Cannes International Film Festival (1964): Palme d'or ; Prix Louis Delluc 1963
Duets by Tony Bennett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
Legendary crooner Tony Bennett returns with a new collection of superstar duets that includes collaborations with Carrie Underwood, Josh Groban, and Lady Gaga. Duets II also includes Bennett and Amy Winehouse performing Body and Soul
Les parapluies de Cherbourg The Umbrellas of Cherbourg ( visu )
11 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in French and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Story of two starcrossed lovers
Les Demoiselles de Rochefort by Jacques Demy( visu )
66 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 492 libraries worldwide
A romantic musical about two artistic twin sisters and two men, who are looking for love without realizing their ideal partner is nearby
Lola by Jacques Demy( visu )
45 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 336 libraries worldwide
New Wave director Jacques Demy made his filmmaking debut with this free-flowing feature about a cabaret singer and her amorous encounters. Awaiting the return of her lover who left her with child seven years earlier, Lola fills her life with performing and love affairs. Although attracted to a childhood friend, the romance ends abruptly with the unexpected return of her long-lost lover who whisks her away in his white Cadillac
Peau d'ane Donkey skin ( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in French and held by 279 libraries worldwide
A princess flees marriage to her father by wearing his prize donkey skin as a disguise. When a neighboring Prince comes to town, a romance is born
Les parapluies de Cherbourg by Jacques Demy( visu )
55 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Een parapluverkoopster is zwanger als haar geliefde wordt opgeroepen voor de oorlog in Algerije. Jaren later zien ze elkaar terug als beiden met een ander getrouwd zijn
Peau d'ane by Jacques Demy( visu )
27 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A princess flees marriage to her father by wearing his prize donkey skin as a disguise. When a neighboring Prince comes to town, a romance is born
Bay of angels ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A hypnotic tale of love at the roulette wheel as a compulsive gambler falls in love with a bank clerk on holiday
Événement le plus important depuis que l'homme a marché sur la lune by Jacques Demy( visu )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in French and English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
A comic fantasy of role reversal. A happy loving couple, Marco and Irene, lead a happy, normal life until one day ... the rabbit dies. Outrageous, but true ... Marco is in the family way
The Pied Piper by Jacques Demy( visu )
9 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A wandering piper is hired by a selfish mayor to rid his village of rats; but when the mayor refuses to pay him, the piper plays his way out of town, leading all the children of Hamelin after him--never to be seen again
Model shop ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
George Matthews cannot seem to get himself worked up about anything: the girlfriend he is about to lose, his soon-to-be repossessed car, or even his draft notice. One day, he sees a beautiful but detached model and he begins to follow her. From Malibu Beach to Beverly Hills mansions to Santa Monica Boulevard's cheap strip joints, Los Angeles is critically examined
La baie des anges by Jacques Demy( visu )
21 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in French and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A hypnotic tale of love at the roulette wheel as a compulsive gambler falls in love with a bank clerk on holiday
La Nouvelle Vague par elle-même The New Wave by itself by Robert Valley( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and held by 64 libraries worldwide
French film directors discuss how the post-war film movement in France attempted to revitalize cinema. Includes film clips from some of their most important works
Jacquot de Nantes by Agnès Varda( visu )
30 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Il était une fois un garçon élevé dans un garage où tout le monde aimait chanter. Puis il a voulu faire du cinéma mais son père lui a fait étudier la mécanique... [L'évocation d'une enfance heureuse, celle de Jacques Demy entre 1939 et 1949, à Nantes, où l'enfant, élevé dans un garage, rêvait de devenir cinéaste; Filmée par celle que "Jacquot" a rencontrée en 1958 et qui a partagé sa vie.]
The umbrellas of Cherbourg : vocal selections = Les parapluies de Cherbourg by Michel Legrand( score )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Une chambre en ville by Jacques Demy( visu )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in French and held by 48 libraries worldwide
In this musical melodrama set against the backdrop of a workers' strike in Nantes, Dominique Sanda plays a young woman who wishes to leave her brutish husband for an earthy steelworker, though he is involved with another. Unbeknownst to the girl, the object of her affection boards with her no-nonsense baroness mother
Les 7 péchés capitaux ( visu )
3 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Eight vignettes explore each of the seven deadly sins--avarice, anger, sloth, lust, envy, gluttony, and pride--as well as a new vice
Trois places pour le 26 by Jacques Demy( visu )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in French and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Yves Montand plays himself in this musical. He arrives in Marseilles by train to film his autobiography but in his spare time searches for his first love Mylène who is already married and has a daughter who dreams of starring in a musical. The film is seen as a retrospective on Demy's life and also Montand's
The essential Jacques Demy ( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Fate and coincidence, doomed love, and storybook romance surface throughout the French director's films, many of which are further united by the intersecting lives of characters who either appear or are referenced across titles
 
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