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Menegoz, Margaret

Overview
Works: 134 works in 435 publications in 7 languages and 9,483 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Melodrama  Comedy films  Fiction  Cross-cultural studies  Personal narratives  Interviews  Motion pictures 
Roles: Producer, pmn, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Margaret Menegoz
Publications by Margaret Menegoz
Most widely held works by Margaret Menegoz
Amour by Michael Haneke( visu )
12 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
"Georges and Anne are a couple of retired music teachers enjoying life in their eighties. However, Anne suddenly has a stroke at breakfast and their lives are never the same. That incident begins Anne's harrowingly steep physical and mental decline as Georges attempts to care for her at home as she wishes"--IMDb
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( visu )
25 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,157 libraries worldwide
Dramatic recounting of the power struggle between the leading figures of the French revolution, Danton and Robespierre. with the new republic in place, Robespierre heads the 'Committee for Public Safety" and has begun his "Reign of Terror", flushing out any dissenting voices and sending them to the guillotine. Danton returns to Paris after his self-imposed exile to call an end to the bloodshed, but in doing so makes a dangerous enemy of his former ally
Caché Hidden by Michael Haneke( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 994 libraries worldwide
" ... un thriller psychologique où un animateur d'une émission littéraire et sa femme sont terrorisés par la réception de vidéocassettes où ils sont filmés clandestinement dans leur intimité. Envoyés anonymement, ces rubans révèlent toutefois des secrets enfouis. L'obsession, la méfiance et la trahison s'emparent du couple et les perturbent profondément ..."--Conteneur
Hitlerjunge Salomon Europa Europa by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in German and held by 712 libraries worldwide
A Jewish boy, separated from his family at the age of thirteen, takes on various identities to hide his Jewish heritage
Europa, Europa by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 651 libraries worldwide
Jewish by religion, brought up as a Communist, given elitarian training by the Nazis - that is the story of Salomon Perel's life. During WWII he flees from the Nazis, lands in a Russian orphanage at the age of 14 and is brought up in the Communist manner. When Hitler's troops march into the town, he claims to be an ethnic German, becomes a frontline interpreter and finally ends up in an elitarian school for members of the Hitler Youth. He is released from his role at the end of the war, a role which he was forced to adopt in order to survive. The epilogue shows the authentic Salomon Perel who emigrated to Palestine
La virgen de los sicarios Our lady of the assassins by Barbet Schroeder( visu )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 550 libraries worldwide
An older writer, Fernando, returns to his hometown, Medellín, Colombia. There he falls in love with 16-year-old assassin, Alexis. After Alexis is killed, Fernando hunts for his killer in the Medellín slums and falls in love with Wilmar, a boy who resembles Alexis
Raja by Jacques Doillon( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in French and English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
"Raja is a nineteen-year-old orphan literally and figuratively scarred by life. Fred is an emotionally bankrupt westerner living amid his plush gardens and palm trees. Set against the backdrop of contemporary Marrakech, Raja is a cross-cultural drama about a wealthy middle-aged Frenchman's complex relationship with a local youth. Fred's attempts to seduce Raja, and their mutual attempt at manipulation, are fractured by their gross disparity of income, age and cultural sophistication"--Container
Koko a talking gorilla ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Koko, a Talking Gorilla is a documentary from 1978 that observes a zoo-born female gorilla in the fifth year of an experiment in human-simian communications. Dr. Penny Patterson has taught Koko hundreds of sign-language words in American Sign Language. Observing Koko's daily routine, her responses, her rejection of a new yellow sweater for her worn older red one, and her initiation of new subjects in conversation prompts more questions than it answers. What separates man from animal? The ability to construct a society, to speak, or to understand complex thought? No matter the conclusions, the film remains a compelling document of a fascinating experiment
Le Tartuffe pièce en cinq actes = Tartuffe : a play in five acts ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Molière's play about the havoc created in a rich merchant's household when he falls under the influence of a charismatic and hypocritical religious zealot
Perceval le Gallois by Éric Rohmer( visu )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in French and held by 288 libraries worldwide
The tale of the Welsh Perceval who joins the equally naive Gawain in the quest for the Grail in this adaptation of the 12th century Arthurian manuscript. The film uses rhymimg couplets & a medieval chorus
Les nuits de la pleine lune Full moon in Paris ( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in French and held by 265 libraries worldwide
A young woman in Paris moves out on her lover in order to experience freedom and finds it brings only misery
Pauline a la plage by Éric Rohmer( visu )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in French and held by 221 libraries worldwide
A teenager, Pauline, and her cousin Marion are spending the summer at the beach in Normandy. They meet three eligible bachelors who seem interested in them, but soon romance is threatened by lies and deceit
Die Marquise Von O-- The Marquise of O-- by Heinrich von Kleist( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in German and French and held by 193 libraries worldwide
During the Franco-Prussian war, a young widow who is saved from an attempted rape finds herself mysteriously pregnant several months later. Unaware of how this happened, she is sent away by her family and ends up marrying her rescuer, whom she doesn't know is the child's father
Un amour de Swann Swann in love ( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in French and English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
"A wealthy gentleman who thrives in the finest circles of high society risks everything for his erotic obsession with a voluptuous, promiscuous courtesan."--External container
Le Beau mariage by Éric Rohmer( visu )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in French and held by 181 libraries worldwide
An impulsive young art student, tired of the complications of freedom and insecurity, ends an affair with a painter and decides she wants to get married. She picks out a prosperous lawyer and confidently sets out to catch him, only to be ensnared by her increasingly obsessive scheming when she refuses to accept his polite indifference
La femme de l'aviateur ou, "On ne saurait penser a rien" by Éric Rohmer( visu )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 172 libraries worldwide
A young man in love with a slightly older woman sees another man leaving her apartment, and, when he happens to see the other man later that day, starts to follow him
L'ami de mon amie My girlfriend's boyfriend by Éric Rohmer( visu )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in French and held by 162 libraries worldwide
"Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied whenever she meets him. Lea goes on holiday and Blanche, still smitten with the dashing Alexandre, begins to get to get know Fabien. A classic Rohmer tale."--IMDb website
Pauline a la plage Pauline at the beach ( visu )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in French and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Teenager Pauline spends a summer on the Normandy coast with her aunt Marion, where both become involved in complicated (and intersecting) romantic relationships
Mauvaise conduite Improper conduct ( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 137 libraries worldwide
"[T]ells the stories of 28 Cuban exiles from all walks of life -- writers, dancers, painters, doctors, laborers, and students -- all victims of their homeland's oppression... [P]rovides a history of Cuba under Fidel Castro's leadership, focusing on the regime's suppression of dissidents and free speech. In addition to speaking with the exiles, the program visits Little Havana in Miami. Although the program covers events only to the mid-1980s, its powerful stories provide a rare personal glimpse into life in Castro's Cuba and the effects of Castro's policies on the Cuban people." -- Container
Le rayon vert Summer by Éric Rohmer( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in French and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The story of Delphine, a sensitive Paris secretary, whose vacation plans are suddenly cancelled and her friends try to help her with advice and invitations with initially unsatisfactory results
 
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Languages
French (157)
German (24)
Spanish (19)
English (13)
Italian (2)
Polish (1)
Russian (1)
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