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Jaoui, Agnès

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Works: 136 works in 497 publications in 6 languages and 2,852 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  Fiction  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical films  Film remakes 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Adapter, Singer, Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor, Interviewee, Author of dialog, 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 )
53 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 628 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 by Agnès Jaoui( visu )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 621 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
Parlez-moi de la pluie by Agnès Jaoui( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and held by 292 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 ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in French and held by 226 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 )
38 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Two Parisian sisters are caught in a web of dysfunctional relationships and romantic confusion. Odile, an upper-class wife and businesswoman, finds an escape from her submissive husband Claude when her old flame Nicholas unexpectedly returns. Camille, a naive tour guide, falls for the slimy, young realtor Marc, while overlooking Simon, a caring older man with a passion for history
A family affair : un air de famille by Agnès Jaoui( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Un air de famille by Cédric Klapisch( visu )
33 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 81 libraries worldwide
A dysfunctional family eats together one night a week. On this Friday night, family politics and fights disrupt a birthday party, thus illuminating truths about family life
Du vent dans mes mollets by Carine Tardieu( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Een 9-jarig verlegen meisje dat zeer beschermd wordt opgevoed leeft op door haar vriendschap met een nieuw, wereldwijs klasgenootje
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
Un air de famille by Agnès Jaoui( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Théâtre avec six personnages: trois femmes, trois hommes
Smoking No smoking by Alain Resnais( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in French and Spanish and held by 33 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 held by 30 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
Au bout du conte by Agnès Jaoui( visu )
7 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 27 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
La maison de Nina by Richard Dembo( visu )
11 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
Look at me Comme une image by Agnès Jaoui( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 21 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]
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
Rio Paris by Natalie Dessay( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in Undetermined and Portuguese and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Canta by Agnès Jaoui( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Look at me by Agnès Jaoui( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A young woman struggles with her self image and her troubled relationship with her father
Smoking ( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in French and No Linguistic Content and held by 15 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
 
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