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Becker, Jean 1933-

Overview
Works: 176 works in 469 publications in 7 languages and 1,593 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  War films  Fiction  History  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Producer, Restager, Author of dialog, Author, Film editor, Performer, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Jean Becker
Publications by Jean Becker
Most widely held works by Jean Becker
La tête en friche by Jean Becker( visu )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 609 libraries worldwide
An illiterate and lonely man bonds with an older and well-read woman
L'été meurtrier by Jean Becker( visu )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in French and German and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Eliane, a beautiful young woman, settles into a small town in France with her introverted mother and physically handicapped father. Traumatized by the knowledge that her mother was raped before she was born, Eliane thinks she is on a trail of vengeance when she is courted by a young garage mechanic whose father has the only clue to the identity of her mother's aggressors. But as the story unfolds, the tale becomes increasingly complex and leads inexorably to a stunning conclusion
Dialogue avec mon jardinier by Jean Becker( visu )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 125 libraries worldwide
A middle aged Parisian artist returns to his old family home in provincial France after his parents' death. He advertises for a gardener to maintain the sprawling land and to recreate his mother's vegetable garden, and finds the first applicant is an old school friend he hasn't seen since childhood
Les enfants du marais by Jean Becker( visu )
36 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 65 libraries worldwide
"Set in 1932, in a hamlet in the Marais, a quiet region of the River Loire, LES ENFANTS glows with a wonderful bouquet of eccentric friends who all look and behave as though they've never been out of sight of home, or ever wanted to be: Andre Dussollier as a dandy with a wind-up gramophone and a stack of jazz records; Michel Serrault as the self-made man of property; Jacques Villeret, lately seen in Le Diner de cons; and Jacques Gamblin as a contented couple of tradesmen; Isabelle Carre, as a local girl who is Gamblin's unpossessable beloved. Becker fills his frames with lovely landscapes, nice folk, charm, whimsy, gentle humor. The seasons change, but time stands still, since the characters don't know what we do: that Hitler is less than a decade away and the Occupation will turn this little paradise into history. A magical tale of friendship, mortality and the inevitability of fate."--Alexander Walker, BBC Online
Deux jours à tuer by Jean Becker( visu )
14 editions published in 2008 in French and English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Antoine, 42, has everything a man needs to be happy: a beautiful wife, two children, a successful career and friends he can count on. But one weekend he sabotages everything and heads to Ireland to see his father
Effroyables jardins by Jean Becker( visu )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 52 libraries worldwide
"For 15-year-old Lucien (Damien Jouillerot), there's nothing more embarrassing than his father Jacques' (Jacques Villeret) circus routine. Dressing up in funny feet, white makeup, and a bright red nose to entertain the village, he's a hit with everyone except his own son. But, as Jacques' best friend André (Andé Dussollier) explains, there's a history to his act that goes beyond simple clowning and to his experiences in the Second World War"--Http://www.bbc.co.uk
Welcome aboard = Bienvenue parmi nous by Jean Becker( visu )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Taillandier is a well-known painter in his sixties, but despite his success he finds himslef overwhelmed by depression and decides to give up on his art. With no direction or destination in mind, he leaves his home without giving an explanation to even those closest to him. During his travels he has an unlikely encounter with Marylou, a young girl rejected by her own mother and also seeking out her path in life
My afternoons with Margueritte ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
An illiterate and lonely man bonds with an older and well-read woman
A crime in Paradise = un crime au Paradis by Jean Becker( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Comedy based on the 1951 hit La Poison. Jojo's community come to his support when he stands trial for the murder of his chronically bad-tempered and spiteful wife LuLu, who has earned the frightened enmity of nearly everyone in town
Das Labyrinth der Wörter ( visu )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in German and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Es ist die Geschichte über eine dieser Begegnungen, die das ganze Leben verändern können: das Zusammentreffen in einem Park zwischen Germain (Gérard Depardieu), um die 50, praktisch Analphabet, und Margueritte (Gisèle Casadesus), einer kleinen alten Dame und leidenschaftlichen Leserin. Vierzig Jahre und hundert Kilo trennen sie. Eines Tages setzt sich Germain zufällig neben sie. Margueritte liest ihm Passagen aus Romanen vor und eröffnet ihm die Welt und die Magie der Bücher, von denen sich Germain immer ausgeschlossen fühlte. Für sein Umfeld, die Freunde im Bistro, die ihn bis jetzt für einen Einfaltspinsel hielten, wechselt die Dummheit mit einem Mal die Seite ... Aber Margueritte verliert immer mehr ihr Augenlicht und aus tief empfundener Freundschaft zu dieser charmanten, verschmitzten und aufmerksamen alten Dame, übt Germain lesen und zeigt ihr, dass er in der Lage sein wird, ihr vorzulesen, wenn sie selbst es nicht mehr kann. (Quelle: www.books.ch)
Conversaciones con mi jardinero ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Spanish and French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Un famoso pintor decide retirarse una temporada a su pueblo natal para instalarse en la casa donde pasó su infancia. Para cuidar del jardín contrata a un jardinero que resulta ser un antiguo compañero de colegio. Gracias a esto vuelven a retomar la amistad que habían dejado atrás
Elisa by Jean Becker( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"Marie has had a tough childhood ever since her mother Elisa committed suicide. She has spent most of her life in an orphanage and now makes a living as a small time criminal in Paris. Now she wants to unravel her past and find her father whom she blames for her mother's death."--IMDb
Un nommé La Rocca by Jean Becker( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 13 libraries worldwide
De retour à Marseille, Roberto La Rocca retrouve son amie Maude, prostituée, sous la coupe du caïd Villanova. Elle lui apprend que son ami Xavier Adé a été arrêté pour meurtre
Elisa ( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 13 libraries worldwide
S'étant enfuies de l'orphelinat, Marie et Solange vivent de divers expédients. Toujours accroché à leurs basques, le jeune Ahmed les aide d'ailleurs dans leurs larcins. Un jour, Marie décide pourtant de quitter ses amis afin de retrouver et de tuer son père qu'elle tient pour responsable du suicide de sa mère alors qu'elle n'avai que trois ans
French screen icons : Jean-Paul Belmondo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Weekend at Dunkirk: In June 1940, the beaches of Dunkirk are being mercilessly shelled by the Germans and thousands of French and English soldiers are waiting to be evacuated. When Julien abandons his friends to try and embark with the English aboard a freighter, he meets the beautiful Jeanne who is being tormented by soldiers
Elisa : roman by Denis Fernandez Récatala( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Il mio amico giardiniere ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Un pittore parigino si trasferisce in campagna dove incontra un vecchio amico di scuola che assume come giardiniere. Nascerà un grande affiatamento, fatto di ricordi e discussioni su due visioni opposte del mondo, quella urbana e sofisticata e quella naif del campagnard incolto ma sincero. (Mymovies)
Dejad de quererme ( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Antoine, 42 años, publicista, es un hombre de éxito. Está casado con Cécile, es padre de dos hijos, vive en una bonita casa no lejos de París y tiene muy buenas relaciones con los vecinos. Su discreta relación con la guapa Marion no va tan en serio como para perturbar su equilibrada vida. Sin embargo, un día como cualquier otro, su vida cambia. Durante una reunión con un cliente importante, pierde los estribos y, de paso, el proyecto. Su socio le propone que se tome unos días de vacaciones para descansar, pero Antoine está decidido a acabar de una vez por todas y ofrece venderle su parte. De vuelta a casa para el fin de semana, empieza a destruir sistemáticamente lo que ha construido durante años
Bon rétablissement by Jean Becker( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
La fortuna de vivir ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Becker, Jean, 1938-
Jean Becker Frans filmregisseur
Jean Becker französischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor
Jean Becker French film director, screenwriter
Jean Becker regista, sceneggiatore e attore francese
Ζαν Μπεκέρ Γάλλος σκηνοθέτης και σεναριογράφος
Жан Бекер
جين بيكر
베커, 장 1933-
베케르, 장 1933-
ジャン・ベッケル
Languages
French (177)
English (16)
German (13)
Spanish (13)
Italian (4)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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