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Brach, Gérard

Works: 322 works in 1,148 publications in 8 languages and 10,841 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Church history  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Adapter, Conceptor, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Gérard Brach
Publications by Gérard Brach
Publications by Gérard Brach, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Gérard Brach
Most widely held works by Gérard Brach
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,111 libraries worldwide
"Todo comienza una hermosa mañana de finales de noviembre del año 1327 cuando Fray Guillermo de Baskerville (Sean Connery), un monje franciscano y antiguo inquisidor, y su inseparable discípulo el novicio Adso de Melk (Christian Slater), que es quien relata la historia, acuden a una abadía benedictina situada en el norte de la península italiana para intentar esclarecer la muerte del joven miniaturista Adelmo da Otranto. Durante su estancia en la abadía van desapareciendo misteriosamente más monjes, a quienes encuentran muertos al poco tiempo. Lentamente, y gracias a la información aportada por algunos monjes, Guillermo va esclareciendo los hechos. El móvil de los crímenes parecen ser unos antiguos tratados sobre la licitud de la risa que se encuentran en la biblioteca del complejo, de la cual se dice que es la mayor del mundo cristiano. ¿Quién es el asesino? ¿Qué hicieron sus víctimas para morir asesinadas? Nadie lo sabe." --AVH web site
Tess by Roman Polanski( visu )
53 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
In this adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance, Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant in late 19th century England, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives. Although Tess rejects the advances of the D'Urberville's son Alex, he forcibly seduces her, leaving her pregnant and alone. After her sickly baby dies, Tess falls in love with Angel, a parson's son, who abandons her on their wedding night after she confesses her past "sin." This forces Tess to return to Alex, a fateful decision with tragic consequences
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( visu )
44 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 980 libraries worldwide
Carol is a fragile, frigid young Belgian beauty cracking up over the course of a terrifying weekend. Left alone by her vacationing sister in their London flat, she finds herself haunted by specters, real and imagined, as her insanity grows to a violent pitch
Manon des sources Jean de Florette 2ème partie by Claude Berri( visu )
54 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Ten years after the tragic events of Jean de Florette, Manon (Jean's daughter) seeks revenge against those she holds responsible for her father's death
Jean de Florette by Claude Berri( visu )
51 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 534 libraries worldwide
The story of Jean Cadoret, a man who inherits a farm from his mother and foolishly hopes to become a gentleman farmer. But even before he arrives, his powerful neighbor is plotting to steal his land
The fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck by Roman Polanski( visu )
18 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and French and held by 510 libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Qui a dit que les histoires de vampires ne pouvaient pas être drôles ? En revisitant le mythe de Dracula, Roman Polanski a concocté une brillante satire du film d'épouvante : un vieux savant fantaisiste (Jack MacGowran), aidé de son jeune assistant (Roman Polanski), sont invités à passer la nuit au château du Comte Krolock. Parviendront-ils à sortir indemnes de ce lieu peuplé de créatures étranges, mais aux préoccupations pourtant bien terrestres, ou serviront-ils, ainsi que la jolie villageoise qui les accompagne (Sharon Tate), de tendres desserts au repas vampiresque du bal annuel ?..."
Quest for fire by Jean-Jacques Annaud( visu )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Hace 80.000 años la supervivencia del hombre en una tierra inexplorada y desconocida dependía de la posesión del fuego, una forma de combatir el frío y ahuyentar a las fieras. La tribu de los Ulam lo tenía, sabían cuidarlo y usarlo pero no sabían crearlo;de modo que preservarlo era su gran desafío. Cuando un torpe Ulam resbala y cae sobre el fuego apagándolo, la tribu sabe que su existencia está gravemente amenazada. Tres hombres comienzan su propia búsqueda de la preciada llama para devolvérsela a los Ulam
The tenant by Roman Polanski( visu )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 486 libraries worldwide
A quiet, timid file clerk whose unremarkable life begins to be increasingly overshadowed with dread and fear after he moves into his new home - an apartment building with an unhappy past. Adding to his paranoia are the building's other occupants, who do nothing to alleviate his growing obsession with the untimely, tragic fate of the apartment's previous tenant
Frantic by Roman Polanski( visu )
40 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Frantic: After his wife disappears in Paris, American Richard Walker must confront a bewildering web of language, locale and bureaucracy as he scrambles to find her
The Lover ( visu )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 480 libraries worldwide
A poor French teenager embarks on a love affair with a wealthy Chinese man in 1929 French colonial Vietnam, defying the boundaries of age, race and class
Cul-de-sac by Roman Polanski( visu )
29 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 435 libraries worldwide
A withdrawn couple's isolated house is infiltrated by a rude, burly American gangster on the run. The three engage in role-playing games of sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos
Le vieil homme et l'enfant The two of us = The old man and the boy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Director Claude Berri's introduction on the title screens reads "This film is a true story but seen through the imagination a child particularly sensitive to the tragic events which surrounded him in occupied France. The warm affection of this family of good people who took him in nevertheless leaves him with a certain poetic nostalgia for this time and a deep gratitude toward them." This film is his re-telling and re-creation of the life of a small Jewish boy from in Nazi-occupied Paris, sent by his parents to the countryside to live with an elderly Catholic couple until France's liberation. Forced to hide his identity, eight-year-old Claude bonds with the irascible, staunchly anti-Semitic Grampa, who improbably becomes his friend and confidant
The Bear by Andre Lacombe( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Set in the mountains of British Columbia in 1885, the story centres on a precocious bear cub and an old grizzly struggling to endure the harsh wilderness and survive their deadliest foe - man
Identificazione di una donna by Michelangelo Antonioni( visu )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in Italian and held by 371 libraries worldwide
After his wife leaves him, a film director finds himself drawn into affairs with two enigmatic women, while at the same time searching for the right subject and actress for his next film
Jean de Florette Manon des sources : Jean de Florette 2ème partie ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in French and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Jean de Florette: Set amidst the rugged hills of Provence, this epic saga follows the heroic efforts of Jean Cadoret, who inherits a farm from his mother, Florette, and leaves his city job behind, hoping to create a "new Eden" with his wife and daughter. But, unbeknownst to Jean, his greedy neighbor, César Soubeyran, is plotting to steal the land out from under him with a wicked scheme that drives Jean to the brink of madness
Bitter moon by Roman Polanski( visu )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 222 libraries worldwide
"A mild-mannered man attempts to rekindle the sexual fire in his marriage while on a vacation cruise. The only problem is he falls in love with another woman."--Container
Renegade ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
See the Old West in a new light as one man, Marshal Mike Blueberry, battles to unite the natives who raised him and the people he belongs to. When a killer comes to town, ancient legend and the strongest cowboys band together to take back what's theirs
Bye bye monkey ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
In the heart of New York City, Luigi and Lafayette, two foreign eccentrics, begin decaying in a surreal, rat-infested world. While walking along the Hudson River, Luigi discovers the corpse of King Kong. He also finds Kong's orphaned son, a newborn chimpanzee and brings him to his friend Lafayette, who decides to raise the infant as his own
Tanz der Vampire ( visu )
22 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Roman Polanskis berühmte Blutsauger-Parodie ist die vielleicht komischste Horror-Komödie aller Zeiten! Millionen Zuschauer in aller Welt lachten sich halbtot, als ein schusseliger Professor und sein tollpatschiger Assistent auf die Jagd nach dem legendären Vampir Graf Krolok gingen und in eine Familienfeier der Untoten geraten. In den Karpaten mischen sich Grusel und Gekicher. Und das furiose Finale im Spiegelsaal wurde ein Stück Filmgeschichte. So komisch können Horrorgestalten sein. (Quelle: Umschlag)
The phantom of the Opera by Dario Argento( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A series of terrifying accidents and brutal murders leaves a bloody body trail in the subterranean caverns of an opera house basement. Born into the murky sewer waters below the theater stalks a man/monster raised by creatures of the underworld. This Phantom's dark and grotesque life is shattered when he becomes obsessed with a beautiful young singer, seducing her with his chilling but erotic presence
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ブラッシュ, ジェラール
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