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Jaoui, Agnès

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Works: 132 works in 472 publications in 6 languages and 2,819 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Interviews  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical films  Film remakes 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Singer, Film editor, Author of dialog, Interviewee, Other, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Agnès Jaoui
Publications by Agnès Jaoui
Most widely held works about Agnès Jaoui
 
Most widely held works by Agnès Jaoui
Le goût des autres by Agnès Jaoui( visu )
60 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Feature film from France. Comedy. A rich businessman develops a taste for art and culture when he falls for his English teacher, an actress
Comme une image Look at me ( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in French and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Celebrity status has unexpected consequences for everyone who lives in its shadow, as the family, friends and hangers-on of a famous writer discover. Lolita's father is a writer whose fame has made him so self-centered he has no clue the effect his egotistical behavior has on everyone around him. Now that she has grown up, Lolita becomes even more determined to make him notice her-- especially since she's discovered a talent of her own and would like his approval. There are people she thinks will help her, but she always winds up competing against them for her father's attention. And when she meets a guy who likes her for herself, Lolita finds she may actually be more like her father than she would ever have imagined
Parlez-moi de la pluie by Agnès Jaoui( visu )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Feminist writer Agathe returns to France to help her sister, Florence, sort out their deceased mother's affairs. While there, Agathe decides to test the political waters and run in a local election. She also agrees to be interviewed for a documentary about successful women by two blundering reporters. As romantic entanglements, class resentments, and the uncooperative weather intrude, Agathe's life hysterically unravels, and the bumbling filmmakers are there to capture it all
Un air de famille Family resemblances by Cédric Klapisch( visu )
38 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 313 libraries worldwide
A dysfunctional family eats together one night a week. On this Friday family politics and fights disrupt a birthday party
On connaît la chanson by Alain Resnais( visu )
44 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Six characters in search of love and luxury departments [c.f. Halliwell's Film & Video Guide]
A family affair : un air de famille by Agnès Jaoui( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Comme une image by Agnès Jaoui( visu )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 70 libraries worldwide
"This is the story of Lolita Cassard, a 20-year-old girl who is angry at the whole world because she doesn't look like the girls in the magazines and who would love so much to be beautiful, at least in the eyes of her father. It's also the story of a man, Étienne Cassard, who doesn't look at other people very much because he spends so much time looking at himself. It's the story of a writer, Pierre Miller, who doesn't believe he'll ever become successful until the moment when he meets Étienne Cassard. It's the story of a singing teacher, Sylvia Miller, who believes in her husband and his talent, but who doubts her own and that of her pupil Lolita, until the moment when she realises she's the daughter of Étienne Cassard, that author she so admires. It's the story of human beings who know perfectly what they would do in someone else's place but don't do very well in their own"--Case-slip
Look at me by Agnès Jaoui( visu )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A reflection both on the corrupting power of fame and the disappointments of family life. Etienne is a famous novelist who is unconcerned by the unhappiness of his daughter Lolita, an overweight, sulky and insecure but gifted aspiring soprano. Lolita would love her father to look at her but unfortunately he is blinded by visions of himself. Lolita's apparent docility conceals a deep undercurrent of loathing, both for herself and for a world which she feels judges her solely on her appearance and, to add insult to injury, it seems that every person she meets wants to know her solely as a means of getting to her famous father
Cuisine et dépendances by Agnès Jaoui( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in French and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Théâtre avec cinq personnages: deux femmes, trois hommes
Du vent dans mes mollets by Carine Tardieu( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Een 9-jarig verlegen meisje dat zeer beschermd wordt opgevoed leeft op door haar vriendschap met een nieuw, wereldwijs klasgenootje
Un air de famille by Agnès Jaoui( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Théâtre avec six personnages: trois femmes, trois hommes
Smoking No smoking by Alain Resnais( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in French and Spanish and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Mots-clés : destin ; déterminisme ; hasard ; personnalité - développement ; probabilités ; vie quotidienne
Cuisine et dépendances by Philippe Muyl( visu )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Jacques et Martine ont invité à dîner un ami qu'ils n'ont pas revu depuis 10 ans et qui entre-temps est devenu célèbre. Il arrive avec son épouse Charlotte et deux heures de retard. Parmi les invités : Georges qui fut autrefois l'amant de Charlotte et qui vit provisoirement chez Jacques, et Fred le frère de Martine, un joueur invétéré qui a emmené avec lui sa poule du moment. Georges boude, Fred gagne, Charlotte est lasse, Martine fulmine, et Jacques essaye de sauver la face
La maison de Nina by Richard Dembo( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in French and held by 25 libraries worldwide
"Tells the tale of the unsung heroes of the war: the people who dedicated their lives to helping the many orphaned children. Due to the horrors of World War Two, countless children - many of whom were Jewish - were left without parents. During and immediately after the war many of these children found special homes, such as the one run by the selfless and courageous Nina"-- Container
24 heures de la vie d'une femme by Laurent Bouhnik( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in French and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Au debut du XXe siècle, dans un casino de la Riviera, Marie Collins-Brown, une femme irréprochable, va vivre avec Anton, un joueur incorrigible, les 24 heures les plus intenses de sa vie. En voulant le sauver, elle s'enchaîne à un démon. Se déroulant à trois époques différentes, ce récit incandescent d'une passion singulière devient l'occasion d'un voyage dans le temps
Look at me Comme une image ( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Look at me is a witty story of friendship, ambition and betrayal in the Parisian literary world. The central figure is Lolita Cassard, a self-conscious 20-year-old, who worries about her figure. She would love to be considered 'beautiful' in the eyes of her father, renowned author Etienne Cassard. Another writer, Pierre Miller, is becoming disillusioned with his work as he doesn't believe he'll ever become successful. His wife, Sylvia, believes in Pierre's talent, but doubts her own teaching abilities, until she discovers that her pupil is the daughter of her favourite author, Etienne Cassard...[Container notes]
Le rôle de sa vie the role of her life by François Favrat( visu )
6 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
While an assistant at a fashion magazine, Claire Rocher (Karin Viard) meets movie star Elisabeth Becker (Agnès Jaoui). Everything seems to push them apart--their way of life, relationships, wealth, and of course fame. When Claire is hired as Elisabeth's personal assistant, her life goes into a tailspin. The two women start to bond, or so Claire thinks
Au bout du conte by Agnès Jaoui( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Il était une fois une jeune fille qui croyait au grand amour, aux signes et au destin ; une femme qui rêvait d'être comédienne et désespérait d'y arriver un jour ; un jeune homme qui croyait en son talent de compositeur mais ne croyait pas beaucoup en lui. Il était une fois une petite fille qui croyait en Dieu. Il était une fois un homme qui ne croyait en rien jusqu'au jour où une voyante lui donna la date de sa mort et que, à son corps défendant, il se mit à y croire
Smoking ( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in French and No Linguistic Content and held by 16 libraries worldwide
2 films intended to be shown together. Sixteen divergent conclusions emerge from eight main events. In Smoking Celia ends her marriage to her husband Toby and suggests to their handyman Lionel that they set up a bakery. Five weeks later Celia collapses with a nervous breakdown and Toby comes to her rescue. Five years later at a funeral Lionel is married and Toby and Celia are discussing a recuperative holiday. OR: when Celia collapses Lionel comes to the rescue and five years later she and Toby are living alone but Celia is running a food business. OR: Celia gives her marriage another chance and Lionel becomes obessed with her. OR: Celia blames herself for Lionel's obsession and at the funeral Lionel gives her a musical memento. OR: Lionel marries Sylvie, Celia's home-help. OR: Sylvie does not marry Lionel and becomes a journalist for a feminist magazine. No smoking follows the same pattern in that it delineates a series of alternative endings from the same opening sequence
Canta by Agnès Jaoui( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 15 libraries worldwide
 
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