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Colin, Grégoire

Overview
Works: 119 works in 318 publications in 6 languages and 4,186 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Film editor, Other, Licensee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Grégoire Colin
Publications by Grégoire Colin
Most widely held works by Grégoire Colin
Before the rain (a tale in three parts) by Milcho Manchevski( visu )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 795 libraries worldwide
In a monastery in Macedonia, a young man must abandon his vows of silence to save a girl from a hate-filled mob. In London, a woman torn between a loveless marriage and a passionate affair with a war photographer finds fate dictates a choice she couldn't make on her own. And in Yugoslavia, the photographer returns to a nation divided by religious hatred and violence. His efforts to salvage some small portion of peace will have an impact no one could foresee, and bring all three stories full circle
La vie rêvée des anges by Erick Zonca( visu )
27 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Optimistic hobo Isa, with her life in her backpack, has a gritty existence on the road, going from one town to another through northern France, working odd factory jobs and panhandling. After she loses a garment-factory job, her coworker Marie lets Isa share space in her Lille living quarters, an apartment belonging to a hospitalized mother and daughter. Isa goes through two tempestuous relationships, while becoming fascinated with the girl who lived in the apartment but now lies in a coma at the hospital
35 rhums 35 shots of rum ( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in French and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Lionel is a middle-aged widower who makes his living driving a train and shares an apartment with his twenty-something daughter Josephine. Lionel and Josephine have a warm and caring relationship. Lionel's on-and-off girlfriend Gabrielle and their footloose friend Noe live in the same building. Together the four have fallen into a casual family relationship. But when Josephine and Noe become more than friends, Lionel is on edge
Beau travail by Claire Denis( visu )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 487 libraries worldwide
Men in the French Foreign Legion, escaping some personal or legal entanglement, can leave their lives behind and take on a new identity. In an outpost in Djibouti, the men of the Legion yield to the rigid discipline and unvarying routine of life within it. When new recruit Sentain saves the life of a fellow soldier, brooding taskmaster Sgt. Galoup sets out to destroy him. The film observes how power functions among men, and considers the consequences of remaining a stranger, even as the Legionnaires must always remain strangers
The intruder l'intrus ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Louis lives an isolated existence on the French-Swiss border. When an ailing heart leads him to visit Geneva to pay for a replacement on the black market, he travels to his former home where he searches for his lost son
Nenette et Boni by Claire Denis( visu )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Nineteen year-old Boniface Pavone writes in his journal of the erotic dreams he has of the wife of the neighborhood baker. His estranged little sister, Nenette, reappears with a surprising revelation that will change him forever
Vendredi soir Friday night ( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 171 libraries worldwide
It's Friday night in Paris. Laure has just finished packing her apartment, she is moving in tomorrow with her boyfriend. She leaves to go to dinner with friends and gets stuck in the middle of a mass transit strike which has thrown the city into chaos. As Laure takes in the sights and sounds of the city, a stranger approaches the car. She opens the door to the man, who in a single night, will change her life forever
Sex is comedy by Catherine Breillat( visu )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Jeanne is a director struggling with a difficult sex scene between two actors who can't stand each other
Les salauds = Bastards by Claire Denis( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Following his brother-in-law's suicide, sea captain Marco goes AWOL to rescue his estranged sister and teenaged niece from a powerful, wealthy businessman, who just so happens to be his lover's husband. But Marco's attempt at heroism is soon thwarted as he delves further into the hellish world his sister has involved herself in, and the deception from those he trusted most
L'intrus The intruder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Louis is a brooding loner who lives with two large white dogs in a forest near the French-Swiss border. His estranged son Sidney lives with his wife in a village nearby. Louis is carrying on an affair with the local pharmacist and carrying a torch for a beautiful, feral local dog breeder. He suffers a mild heart attack, and buys a new heart on the black market. Then he travels to South Korea, where he buys a boat and sails it to his former home, a dilapidated shack on a remote island south of Tahiti. His dream is to find the son he sired decades earlier when he lived there. However, once he is settled, his body begins to reject the alien heart
Sade by Benoît Jacquot( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in French and German and held by 105 libraries worldwide
While incarcerated, the famous philanthropist and sexual predator educates a young woman about the carnal pleasures of life
A song of innocence ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 80 libraries worldwide
In 1877, a wealthy family employs Angèle-Marie, a young peasant, as a live-in wet nurse. An affectionate relationiship soon develops between Angèle-Marie and the young mistress of the household, Charlotte
Secret défense by Jacques Rivette( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in French and held by 80 libraries worldwide
A young scientist discovers, from her brother, that their father's death wasn't an accident, but that he was killed by his business partner and friend
Le fils de Gascogne ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"You're a provincial kid in Paris and suddenly you're the center of attention: Movie stars, famous directors and sexy women are doting on you because they all think you're the son of their long-dead legendary friend. You never knew your dad, the facts of this famous guy's life suggest that he might have fathered you. Your mom tells you nothing. All the fuss makes you uncomfortable at first but soon you find it's rather fun to be the son of the famous Gascogne. And in the midst of all of this you fall in love. It is, after all, springtime in Paris."--Container
Voleurs de chevaux In the arms of my enemy ( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 32 libraries worldwide
"In this epic adventure of vengeance, betrayal and love set in 1856, four young men (two pairs of brothers) cross paths in the savage wilderness of Eastern Europe."--Container
Proie Prey ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 31 libraries worldwide
One night, several deer inexplicably hurl themselves against the electric fence of a farm. Discovering deep bites on the animals' bodies, the farmer and visiting family members (who have gathered for a tense reunion) penetrate deep into the surrounding forest. They carry guns, expecting to encounter wild predators, but what they are bewildered to find is an environment ravaged by a mysterious evil force. And as the sun slowly sinks away, howling resounds through the forest
Olivier Olivier by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in French and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Only Olivier Duval's older sister doubts whether the young Paris street hustler her parents have embraced as their son is really her brother, who mysteriously disappeared six years before
The dreamlife of angels by Erick Zonca( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Optimistic hobo Isa, with her life in her backpack, has a gritty existence on the road, going from one town to another through northern France, working factory jobs and selling cards. After she loses a garment factory job, her co-worker Marie lets Isa share space in her Lille living quarters, an apartment belonging to a hospitalized mother and daughter. Isa goes through two tempestous relationships, while becoming fascinated with the girl who lived in the apartment but now lies in a coma at the hospital
Vendredi soir by Claire Denis( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"En novembre-décembre 1995, les grèves des transports paralysent Paris. Laure, une jeune femme, décide après mûre réflexion de s'installer chez son fiancé, François, médecin de profession. Alors qu'elle est prise dans les embouteillages, un auto-stoppeur se nommant Frédéric monte dans sa voiture
The intruder l'intrus ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Louis lives an isolated existence on the French-Swiss border. When an ailing heart leads him to visit Geneva to pay for a replacement on the black market, he travels to his former home where he searches for his lost son
 
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Colin, Gregoire 1975-
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