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Cosmos, Jean

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Publications by Jean Cosmos
Most widely held works by Jean Cosmos
La vie et rien d'autre Life and nothing but by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
38 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Two years after World War I, Major Dellaplane helps two women search for the men they have lost in the war
La princesse de Montpensier by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
7 editions published in 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Set in the 16th century, Marie de Mezieres is deeply in love with her dashing cousin Henri de Guise. However, due to her father's political ambitions, she is forced into a marriage with the well-connected Philippe de Montpensier, who she has never met. When Philippe is called away to fight, she is left in the care of Count Chabannes, an aging nobleman. It isn't long before she is exposed to the sexual and political intrigues of court
Laissez-passer Safe conduct ( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and held by 301 libraries worldwide
During the Nazi occupation of France during World War II, the nation's movie studios continued to operate. Jean Devaivre is an assistant director for Continental Pictures, a studio which has recently been taken over by the Germans and is headed by Dr. Greven. With a wife and son to support, Devaivre feels he has little choice but to continue with his work. Screenwriter Jean Aurenche, a man who lives for wine, women and song, refuses to work for Greven, and struggles to find a way to make a living with his words
Capitaine Conan by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in French and Spanish and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Conan, a dedicated career soldier, serves the band of fifty French irregulars under his command in the Great War. After the signing of the 1919 Armistice, Conan lays down his arms but his troops continue to fight
Le Bossu by Philippe de Broca( visu )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in French and held by 239 libraries worldwide
A swashbuckling French film set in the early 1700's. Lagardere is a former street urchin who becomes a best friend to the Duke of Nevers. When the Duke's heir and evil cousin, Gonzague slays the Duke for his fortune, the dying Nevers asks Lagardere to avenge him, however long it may take
Le colonel Chabert by Yves Angelo( visu )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in French and English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Story of an army officer who, after being taken for dead, finds it impossible to reclaim his identity. Returning from the Napoleonic wars, Chabert seeks to recoup his social position and fortune from a wife who refuses to recognize his existence, has remarried, and is using up his money
Dialogue avec mon jardinier by Jean Becker( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 43 libraries worldwide
"A painter and his gardener, otherwise old friends from primary school who meet up again in the painter's family home and re-establish and deepen their friendship amid amiable and caustic discussions"--Cineuropa web site
Safe conduct by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 43 libraries worldwide
"Bernard Tavernier's feature film is a fact-based war epic which examines the lives of two very different men working for Continental Films - a movie company financed by the Germans - during 1942 and 1943, and what motivated these two otherwise ordinary filmmakers during these extraordinary times."--Container
La Vie et rien d'autre : roman by Jean Cosmos( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in French and held by 37 libraries worldwide
" ... set in Eastern France, shortly after the First World War. The great French actor Philippe Noiret, in his 100th film role, gives an outstanding performance as Major Dellaplane, assigned with the grim task of finding and identifying 350,000 French soldiers listed as missing in action. In the course of his work he encounters the beautiful Irene (Sabine Azéma), who is seeking her husband and with whom he falls in love."[back cover note]
Effroyables jardins by Jean Becker( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 31 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
La princesse de Montpensier by Bertrand Tavernier( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
En octobre 2010, B. Tavernier sort une adaptation cinématographique de la nouvelle de Madame de Lafayette La princesse de Montpensier
Le grand Meaulnes by Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A coming-of-age story set in France in the years leading up to World War I. Two teenage boys experience love, loss, anguish and betrayal in a rural setting of great beauty
Monsieur Alexandre comédie en deux parties et douze tableaux by Jean Cosmos( Book )
5 editions published in 1965 in French and Undetermined and held by 27 libraries worldwide
La dictée : roman by Jean Cosmos( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in French and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Exilé après son engagement auprès des communards, Paulin Labarthe, un ancien imprimeur, se réfugie dans un village perdu où sa mère lui a légué une maison. Maria, une jeune veuve, le supplie d'apprendre à lire à son fils Louis. En échange, elle lui fera son ménage. Une histoire d'amour naît entre les deux personnages et Louis, jeune sauvageon inculte, fait de rapides progrès
Le bossu On guard ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Lagadere, a superb swordsman, vows to avenge the murder of his dashing friend, the Duke of Nevers. He is left to raise the Duke's daughter as his own and to restore her inheritance
La Bataille de Lobositz by Peter Hacks( Book )
8 editions published in 1969 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Fanfan la Tulipe by Gérard Krawczyk( visu )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and Spanish and held by 17 libraries worldwide
In this remake of the 1952 film of the same name, a young adventurer joins the army of Louis XV, after being convinced that doing so will eventually enable him to marry one of the king's daughters
La Fille de D'Artagnan D'Artagnan's daughter by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 17 libraries worldwide
"Pensionnaire du couvent auquel son illustre pere l'a confiee, Eloise assiste, impuissante, au meurtre de sa mere superieure, coupable d'avoir voulu proteger un malheureux esclave evade des griffes de l'odieux duc de Crassac et de son ame damne, la Femme en Rouge. En digne fille de son pere, Eloise s'insurge! Persuadee que ce meurtre est la trace d'un tenebreux complot contre le futur roi et decidee a venger sa mere adoptive, elle prend la route pour Paris. Eloise retrouve son pere et s'efforce de le convaincre que la couronne est en peril. Mais d'Artagnan veut rester sourd..." -- Container
Goya by Jean Cosmos( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 16 libraries worldwide
L'oreille en fièvre by Oswald d' Andréa( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gaudrat, Jean, 1923-....
Jean Gaudrat
Languages
French (198)
Spanish (12)
German (2)
English (2)
Italian (1)
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