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Parc Film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 21 works in 132 publications in 2 languages and 5,122 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Fantasy films  New wave films  Romance films  Science fiction films  History 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Parc Film (Firm)
Publications by Parc Film (Firm)
Most widely held works about Parc Film (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Parc Film (Firm)
Les parapluies de Cherbourg by Jacques Demy( visu )
26 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in French and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
Geneviève (Catherine Deneuve), a shop assistant, falls in love with Guy (Nino Castelnuovo), a gas station mechanic. A tender, bittersweet love story, sung throughout in French
Au hasard Balthazar = Balthazar by Robert Bresson( visu )
4 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in French and held by 717 libraries worldwide
"Follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding. Balthazar, whose life parallels that of his first keeper, Marie, is truly a beast of burden, suffering the sins of man. But despite his powerlessness, he accepts his fate nobly."--Container
2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle = 2 or 3 things I know about her by Jean-Luc Godard( visu )
13 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in French and English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Juliette, a bourgeois housewife, is a loving wife and mother whose domestic moments alternate with her days and nights as a call girl
Mouchette by Robert Bresson( visu )
15 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in French and held by 549 libraries worldwide
"Faced with a dying mother, an absent, alcoholic father, and a baby brother in need of care, the teenage Mouchette seeks solace in nature and daily routine, a respite from her economic and pubescent turmoil"--Container
Peau d'ane = Donkey skin by Jacques Demy( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in French and held by 407 libraries worldwide
With the help of her fairy godmother, 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 demoiselles de Rochefort by Jacques Demy( visu )
16 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in French and held by 400 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
La chinoise by Jean-Luc Godard( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in French and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Paris, 1967. Disillusioned by their suburban lifestyles, a group of middle-class students, led by Guillaume (Jean-Pierre Leaud) and Veronique (Anne Wiazemsky), form a small Maoist cell and plan to change the world by any means necessary. After studying the growth of communism in China, the students decide they must use terrorism and violence to ignite their own revolution. Director Jean-Luc Godard, whose advocacy of Maoism bordered on intoxication, infuriated many traditionalist critics with this swiftly paced satire
4 by Agnès Varda by Agnès Varda( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 279 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
Le bonheur by Agnès Varda( visu )
13 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in French and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse (Claire Drouot), young husband and father François (Jean-Claude Drouot) finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker. One of Agnès Varda's most provocative films, Le bonheur examines, with a deceptively cheery palette and the spirited strains of Mozart, the ideas of fidelity and happiness in a modern, self-centered world
Je t'aime je t'aime by Alain Resnais( visu )
4 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 185 libraries worldwide
"... a haunting tale of romantic obsession and time travel, a traumatic break-up caught in an endless loop"--Container
Une Femme douce ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in French and held by 112 libraries worldwide
When the teenage wife of a pawnbroker suddenly and inexplicably commits suicide, her distraught husband tries to understand why. As the story unfolds in flashbacks, a pattern of miscommunication and abuse is revealed
Les cent et une nuits ; Les créatures ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Les créatures: A novelist takes his pregnant wife to the French seaside to recover from the trauma of an auto accident which has scarred him and left her mute. He spends his time finishing a novel, using the townspeople as models for the story's characters
Le bonheur ; L'une chante l'autre pas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 8 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
Kamouraska by Claude Jutra( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Élisabeth is at the deathbed of her second husband Jérôme recounting her past, conveyed through a series of flashbacks; her first marriage to Antoine, the brutish Seigneur of Kamouraska, and her ensuing love affair with an American doctor George Nelson which leads to the brutal murder of Antoine
Raphaël, ou, le débauché ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Set in late 19th-century France. Aurore (Françoise Fabian) is a high-minded but flirtatious woman of society who charmingly refuses the attentions of one man, claiming she would have had to completely lost heart to marry such an old miser as he. She falls for completely debauched charmer Raphael (Maurice Ronet) and hopes at first to win him to a life of virtue. Unsuccessful in this and deeply obsessed with him, she then simply hopes to win him and, in the attempt, enters further and further into his depraved world
Les créatures by Agnès Varda( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Afin d'écrire un roman, Edgar s'est isolé quelques mois sur l'île de Noirmoutier avec sa femme Milène. Sa solitude est d'autant plus profonde que, à la suite d'un accident, sa compagne est totalement muette. Mais ils s' aiment et attendent un enfant. Au hasard de promenades, Edgar rencontre des personnages du quotidien qui alimentent son imagination et deviennent les "créatures" de son roman
Un Soir, un train ( visu )
1 edition published in 1968 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Mathias is a Flemish professor who takes a vacation when the university students go on strike. He decides he will visit his mistress Anne to get away from the social and political upheaval. He finds that Anne has embraced the social causes despite an illness that could lead to her death. In a surrealistic scene, the two argue before Mathias boards a train. He meets Anne there, but the two are unable to communicate and she eventually vanishes. Mathias and two other strangers wander into a foggy rural area where they encounter revelers who dance and speak a strange language. It seems the train has wrecked and his girlfriend is dead, but the dreamlike expressionisms that flash forward and backward play tricks with the time and sequence of events. Soon Mathias and Anne are off to London, but the time period is unclear in this symbolic but unevenly scripted feature
Benjamin : [press kit] ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
It begins with the orphaned Benjamin writing his memoirs. The story carries us through his first meeting with his aunt, whom he has never met, to becoming acclimated to a wealthier lifestyle, to his education in amour
Benjamin, ou Les mémoires d'un puceau ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Set in the late 18th century France, Benjamin is seventeen years-old orphan who has only known the castle of his ancestors. Benjamin decides to visit his rich aunt, the comtesse de Valandry. Benjamin, for the first time in his life, finds himself pursued by women, especially Anne, who is actually in love with another man, who just happens to be his aunt's lover
 
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Parc Films (Firm)
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English (4)
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