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Piccoli, Michel 1925-

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Works: 943 works in 2,675 publications in 12 languages and 16,486 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Interviews  Erotic films  History  Horror films  Surrealist films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Singer, Costume designer, Other, Author, Film editor, Scenarist, Director, Contributor, Artist, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Belle de jour by Luis Buñuel( visu )
72 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
A surreal account of a surgeon's wife who works as a prostitute in the afternoon
Atlantic City by Louis Malle( visu )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 840 libraries worldwide
After 40 years as a bodyguard-boyfriend to an aging beauty queen, a drug-related slaying finds a man with a small fortune, a new car, and a new girlfriend
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( visu )
74 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 825 libraries worldwide
On Capri, an Italian crew makes a German film of Homer's Odyssey; Fritz Lang directs with American money. Prokosch, the producer, with his sneer and red Alfa, holds art films in contempt and hires writer Javal to help Lang commercialize the picture. Against this backdrop, Javal's marriage to Camille, a young former typist, disintegrates. It opens with the couple talking in bed, she asking assurance that he finds her attractive. Later that day he introduces her to Prokosch, and, unawares, blunders unforgivably. The rest of the film portrays her, in their apartment and in public, expressing her hurt and change of heart and his slow grasp of the source of her contempt
Le journal d'une femme de chambre by Luis Buñuel( visu )
28 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in French and English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
"When Celestine begins work as a chambermaid in a crumbling Normandy estate, she is privy to the most personal of details about each of the members of the household: M. Monteil's craving for sex, Mm. Rabour's embittered repression, father-in-law M. Rabour's refined fetishism. But when two unexpected and shocking events take place in the quiet country community, Celestine suspects that the staunchly right-wing farm labourer, Joseph, is involved, and does everything in her power to make him confess"--Container
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 627 libraries worldwide
An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and investigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy. The inquiry soon spins into a life-threatening escapade of espionage, betrayal and murder
Habemus papam We have a pope by Nanni Moretti( visu )
30 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 547 libraries worldwide
The newly elected Pope suffers a panic attack just as he is due to appear on St Peter's balcony to greet the faithful, have been patiently awaiting the Conclave's decision. His advisors, unable to convince him he is the right man for the job, seek help from a renowned psychoanalyst (and atheist). But his fear of the responsibility suddenly thrust upon him is one that he must face on his own
La voie lactée = The milky way by Luis Buñuel( visu )
29 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Two French beggars on their way to Spain's holy city of Santiago de Compostela meet stigmatic children, crucified nuns, and others on their pilgrimage
Le Doulos by Jean-Pierre Melville( visu )
41 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Le Doulos pays tribute to the American gangster films of the 1940's whilst retaining a uniquely French perspective. Where the Hollywood noir strives for clarity and simplification, Melville's films and Le Doulos in particular, retain their ambiguity, leading to a major coupe du théâtre at the film's finale
La belle noiseuse by Jacques Rivette( visu )
67 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 494 libraries worldwide
A painter suffering artistic burnout is inspired by his meeting with Marianne at his Languedoc villa. She is persuaded to pose for him as he attempts to recover the 'masterpiece' he had abandoned ten years earlier. The film becomes a playing out of the process of creation (of a painting/a film), a battle of wills between the artist and his model, the artist's wife (who has been his model) and Marianne's lover. This package contains two versions of the film both prepared by Rivette - the four-hour version more in the nature of a performance piece, which explains the process in exhaustive detail (including the hand of an actual artist, Bernhard Dufour, at work) while the two-hour version (minus Dufour's hand) is brisker, more in the nature of a short story, which provides a different perspective on the relationships
Holy motors by Léos Carax( visu )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 492 libraries worldwide
"Elf Episoden aus dem Leben von Monsieur Oscar, der von Sonnenaufgang bis Sonnenuntergang in einer weißen Stretch-Limousine durch Paris chauffiert wird und dabei jeweils in eine andere Existenz schlüpft [...]. Der hochenergetische Film bietet ein vom Hauptdarsteller Denis Lavant mit beängstigender Präsenz gemeistertes Stakkato voller Einfälle und cinephiler Anspielungen. Er strotzt vor visueller Kraft und Energie und lässt sich als hypnotisch-grotesker Versuch über das Menschsein an der Grenze zu Verfall und Tod interpretieren." [film-dienst.de]
Le fantôme de la liberté = The phantom of liberty by Luis Buñuel( visu )
39 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 450 libraries worldwide
A series of changing scenes and absurd situations based on the theme of liberty
Oedipus rex by Igor Stravinsky( file )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 411 libraries worldwide
The classical Greek drama of the tyrant king, translated by William Butler Yeats
The big feast = La grande bouffe by Marco Ferreri( visu )
65 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 396 libraries worldwide
En la obra de arte decadente y depravada de Ferreri, cuatro amigos con tres prostitutas y un maestro de escuela local en una villa de París se dedican a comer hasta morir
Dillinger è morto = Dillinger is dead by Marco Ferreri( visu )
15 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 369 libraries worldwide
A famous gas mask designer, trying to deal with his pill-addicted wife and the maid he is having an affair with, finds a gun that might have belonged to the famous John Dillinger
Les demoiselles de Rochefort by Jacques Demy( visu )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in French and held by 351 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
Vous n'avez encore rien vu = You ain't seen nothin' yet ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Based on two works by the playwright Jean Anouilh,You ain't seen nothin' yet opens with a who's-who of French acting royalty (including Mathieu Amalric, Michel Piccoli and frequent Resnais muse Sabine Azema) being summoned to the reading of a late playwright's last will and testament. There, the playwright (Denis Podalydes) appears on a TV screen from beyond the grave and asks his erstwhile collaborators to evaluate a recording of an experimental theater company performing his Eurydice--a play they themselves all appeared in over the years. But as the film unspools, instead of watching passively, these seasoned thespians begin acting out the text alongside their youthful avatars, looking back into the past rather like mythic Orpheus himself. Gorgeously shot by cinematographer Eric Gautier on stylized sets that recall the French poetic realism of the 1930s, You ain't seen nothin' yet is an alternately wry and wistful valentine to actors and the art of performance from a director long fascinated by the intersection of life, theater and cinema
Je rentre a la maison = I'm going home by Manoel de Oliveira( visu )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Gilbert Valance is a successful theater actor who learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have been killed in a car accident. Over time, Valence's life regains a semblance of normalcy - he takes care of his orphaned grandson, strolls the streets of Pairs, frequents his favorite cafe and retuns to the stage. But when an American film director casts him against type in an English-language production of Ulysses, Valance struggles to master the dialogue and his own emotions
Milou en mai = May fools by Louis Malle( visu )
30 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Set in 1968, a comic portrait of an upper-class family in revolt, a clan that gathers to bury their matriarch and ends up almost killing each other
Belle toujours by Manoel de Oliveira( visu )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Thirty-eight years after their last encounter, Henri thinks he sees Severine. He blackmails her into seeing him by threatening to tell her dark secret, and slowly gets revenge on her. A sequel to the 1967 classic Belle de jour
Dangerous moves by Richard Dembo( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in French and held by 253 libraries worldwide
A senior Soviet chessmaster and his former star pupil, now a dissident living in exile, square off in a highly publicized chess tournament. Both become pawns in a much larger game, however
 
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Michael Piccoli
Michel Piccoli aktor francuski
Michel Piccoli attore, regista e sceneggiatore francese
Michel Piccoli francouzský herec
Michel Piccoli Frans filmacteur
Michel Piccoli französischer Schauspieler
Michel Piccoli French actor
Piccoli, Jacques Daniel Michel.
Piccoli, Jacques Daniel Michel‏, 1925-
Piccoli, Jean Daniel 1925-
Piccoli, Michel
Μισέλ Πικολί
Мишел Пиколи
Мішель Пікколі
Пикколи, Мишель
מישל פיקולי
ميشيل بيكولي
میشل پیکولی بازیگر و کارگردان فرانسوی
미셸 피콜리
ミシェル・ピコリ
米歇爾·皮可利
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