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Legrand, Michel 1932-

Works: 2,053 works in 3,869 publications in 7 languages and 24,871 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  History  Interviews  Musical films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Performer, Actor, Arranger, Singer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Lyricist, Compiler, Adapter, Creator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Director, Scenarist, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Yentl by Barbra Streisand( visu )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
Yentl Mendel is the boyish daughter and only child of long widowed Rebbe Mendel. He teaches Talmud to local boys and secretly to Yentl since girls are not allowed to learn the law. When her father dies, Yentl is left all alone. She makes the momentous decision to leave the village and, disguised as a boy and calling herself Anshel, she seeks and gets admitted to a Yeshiva to study. She befriends Avigdor who is engaged to Haddas. Her family calls off the wedding when they discover Avigdor's brother committed suicide. Anshel then finds 'him'-self in the awkward position of being called into service as substitute bridegroom. But Haddas still wants Avigdor. After numerous complications, including Avidor and Yentl falling in love with each other and she telling him her secret, everyone gets what they want in life. Anshel, now Yentl once again, goes off to America to pursue her dream of serious study in Yeshiva, where she will be able to study without needing to hide her identity as a woman
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 by Jacques Demy( visu )
28 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 849 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
The Thomas Crown affair by John McTiernan( visu )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Thomas Crown is a rich, well-educated Boston businessman. He's very good at what he does, but business is apparently no longer enough of a challenge for him--he's bored to within an inch of his life. So Crown has adopted an interesting hobby--he robs banks. He robs banks with such intricate, elaborate, Rube Goldberg-esque plans that it is impossible to trace anything back to him. His sole pleasure in life is getting away with it all. Needless to say, neither the banks nor the Boston police appreciate Crown's hobby. Nor do the banks' insurers, who have to pay for it all. After the latest such, the insurance company brings in their big gun: investigator Vickie Anderson. She quickly homes in on Crown as the only person capable being the ringleader. She knows he did it. He knows he did it. We know he did it. But will she be able to prove he did it before he flees the country--and before she falls in love with him?
Lady sings the blues by Diana Ross( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Diana Ross stars in this musical drama charting the life of Billie Holiday, a life tormented by racism and drug abuse
Cléo de 5 à 7 by Agnès Varda( visu )
18 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 749 libraries worldwide
A girl waiting for the result of a medical examination wanders around Paris thinking she has cancer; the film focuses on her ever-changing moods, and her search for answers
Atlantic City by Louis Malle( visu )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 664 libraries worldwide
The casinos and slums of a changing Atlantic City are the setting for this story of dashed hopes, dreams, crime and love
Madeline music from the motion picture by Michel Legrand( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 633 libraries worldwide
In two straight lines (Carly Simon) -- What a wonderful world (Keb' Mo') -- Opening titles -- Madeline's theme -- Something's not right -- Madeline sneaks out -- Pepito's theme -- The idiot's popopov -- Genevieve's rescue -- The cuckoo and the nightingale -- She has no family -- Finale
Les parapluies de Cherbourg The Umbrellas of Cherbourg ( visu )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in French and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Story of two starcrossed lovers
Wuthering heights by Emily Brontë( visu )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
In the late 18th century, Mr. Earnshaw returns to his home, Wuthering Heights, with a young orphan named Heathcliff. Initially, Earnshaw's children, Cathy and Hindley, are unreceptive to the untamed urchin but in time the inevitable happens-- Cathy and Heathcliff fall in love
Yentl original motion picture soundtrack by Michel Legrand( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Vivre sa vie film en douze tableaux ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in French and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Follows Nana, a young Parisian who aspires to be an actress, but a downward spiral forces her into prostitution
Les Demoiselles de Rochefort by Jacques Demy( visu )
47 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Catherine Deneuve and her sister Françoise Dorléac play twins living in the picturesque seaside village of Rochefort-- Delphine teaches dance while Solange composes and gives piano lessons. As the girls dream of success and romance in the far-off big city, they don't realize that true love may be just around the corner
Une femme est une femme A woman is a woman by Jean-Luc Godard( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Offbeat homage to Hollywood musicals finds a stripper rousing her lover's jealousy by seducing his best friend
And now ... ladies and gentlemen by Claude Lelouch( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in French and English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
A thief (Jeremy Irons) on the run from a life of crime. A nightclub singer (Patricia Kaas) hoping to escape from the blues of heartache. Two lost souls who have become fugitives from the past...but now, fate is about to bring them together in the unfolding present. halfway around the world, in a mysterious and enchanted village, they will each seek a way to literally save their endangered lives, while discovering a love that will radically change them
Peau d'ane Donkey skin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 277 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
Lola by Jacques Demy( visu )
22 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Drama about a woman who must choose among three men. Restoration was done in 2000 by Ciné-Tamaris
4 by Agnès Varda ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Le bonheur. Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker
Bande à part by Jean-Luc Godard( visu )
19 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in French and held by 216 libraries worldwide
The story of two aimless thieves and an adventursome young girl who plan a robbery only to have it escalate into murder
The Michel Legrand songbook by Michel Legrand( score )
18 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Papa, can you hear me ?
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Alternative Names
Legrand, Michael 1932-
Légrand, Michel 1932-
Legrand, Michel Jean.
Legrand, Michel Jean 1932-
Legrand, Michele 1932-
Legrāns, Mišels 1932-
Michael Legrand
Michel le Grand
Легран, Мишель 1932-
ルグラン, ミシェル ジャン
French (156)
English (105)
Japanese (6)
Multiple languages (4)
Spanish (3)
German (3)
Italian (3)
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