WorldCat Identities

Kalfon, Jean-Pierre 1938-

Works: 169 works in 412 publications in 4 languages and 2,154 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Detective and mystery films  Erotic films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Satirical films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Singer, Other, Lyricist, Director, Interviewee, Author, Composer, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jean-Pierre Kalfon
Le chat du rabbin = Rabbi's cat by Joann Sfar( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Algeria in the 1920s, a rabbi's cat who learns how to speak after swallowing the family parrot expresses his desire to convert to Judaism"--Internet Movie Database
Vivement dimanche! = Confidentially yours by François Truffaut( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in French and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bodies are falling left and right in a small French town and evidence points to real estate agent Julien Vercel. Someone is framing Vercel, so in steps Barbara Becker, his beautiful secretary. She sets out to solve the mystery, encountering dark alleys, strange suspicious characters and more bodies
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

39 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un couple de petits bourgeois part en week-end dans sa maison de campagne. Sur la route, c'est l'enfer qui commence : embouteillages interminables, accidents épouvantables, sirènes d'ambulances... Bloqués au milieu de cette aventure cauchemardesque, ils y feront des rencontres déconcertantes... Une dénonciation virulente et apocalyptique de la bourgeoisie et de la société de consommation..." (Source : jaquette)
La question humaine = Heartbeat detector by Nicolas Klotz( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in French and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychologist working for a large corporation discovers a startling link between big business and Nazism
La vallée = The Valley by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The valley is remote and uncharted. The natives of New Guinea refuse to go there because it's where the gods live. But for a handful of 1970's dreamers and adventurers, it's where they must go
Le cri du hibou = The cry of the owl by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in French and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A relationship of frustration, violence and drama soon creeps up on four different people. A single spark will suffice: a forced meeting between two men, a fistfight, the disappearance of one of them, left unconscious at the river's edge ... and suspicions fall on Robert. Is Robert a reluctant killer or victim of an uncontrollable urge for revenge?
Les uns et les autres = Bolero by Claude Lelouch( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of war, passion and peace, an explosion of music, cinema, drama and dance, and an epic tribute to life itself. The lives of four families are traced across three continents and five decades through the turbulent years following World War II all the way up to the 1980's
Condorman by Charles Jarrott( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's nonstop comical chaos when a comic book artist bumbles his way into international espionage after adopting the identity of CONDORMAN, one of his comic book characters. And when a beautiful Russian spy wants him to help her defect, his life explodes into more fantasy and excitement than all of his comic strips put together. Full of laughs, special effects and danger, CONDORMAN is a high-flying adventure the whole family will enjoy
Saint-Cyr by Patricia Mazuy( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame de Maintenon, wife of Louis XIV, founds Saint-Cyr, a boarding school outside of Paris for the daughters of destitute nobility where girls are brought to acquire the language and manners befitting their rank. The school eventually becomes a source of nightmarish anxiety for her, as idle noblemen discover her young charges
Lulu by Alban Berg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lulu, a transsexual, lives with John. When a town drunk, a local at the bar where Lulu works, accuses her of murder, normal quickly goes out of hand. A detective starts a quirky investigation into the charge but gets nowhere. He believes Lulu is guilty and also wants her locked up for being who she is. Only a journalist who is in love with Lulu is her only hope in this cinematic menage a trois
La répétition by Catherine Corsini( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An erotic drama that follows the lives of two young women who find themselves drawn to one another
L'amour par terre by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film director (Clement) invites two actresses to his home to work on a performance. A magician named Paul is his current lover and lives in Clement's home. After the actresses arrive, they find themselves influenced by Paul's magic
Aux frontières du fantastique by Gérald Caillat( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Aux frontières du fantastique nous plonge dans l'univers fantasmatique des créatures de cinéma, incarnations de nos rêves ou cauchemars les plus fous. En trois épisodes - Créatures, Répliquants, et Revenants - de multiples extraits de long-métrages, documentaires, actualités, photos illustrent la puissance de ces mythes représentatifs de notre imaginaire collectif contemporain
Les baigneuses by André Derain( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of six dancers in one of the remaining live peep shows in Paris are affected by the appearance of a mysterious new customer
Châteaux forts by Nicolas Faucherre( )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commentaire: Passionnant et de grande qualité. Seule la navigation dans le logiciel est imparfaite. (N.L. Kopsits)
La chanson de Roland by Frank Cassenti( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in French and German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turold and his acting troop accompany pilgrims on the road to St. Jacques de Compostelle. In the twelfth century, each trip becomes a murderous adventure. The pilgrims are victims of all kinds of obstacles, and for them, the road becomes a cross to bear, a perpetual suffering. Bands of thieves and excommunicated lords divest and murder the voyagers. Dying on the road to St. Jacques is dying like the heroes in "Song of Roland."
Ce sentiment de l'été by Mikhaël Hers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Au milieu de l'été, Sasha, 30 ans, décède soudainement. Alors qu'ils se connaissent peu, son compagnon Lawrence et sa sœur Zoé se rapprochent. Ils partagent comme ils peuvent la peine et le poids de l'absence, entre Berlin, Paris et New York. Trois étés, trois villes, le temps de leur retour à la lumière, portés par le souvenir de celle qu'ils ont aimée." [source jaquette]
The dreamers by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American exchange student, pursuing his education abroad in Paris, becomes friends with a French brother and sister duo, moves into their apartment and is pulled into their incestuous games. Set against the background of the 1968 Paris student riots
La cicatrice intérieure by Philippe Garrel( Visual )

in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a highly experimental French film consisting of no more than 23 camera shots, total. It resembles nothing so much as one of Warhol's earlier films, except that it is more episodic. Nico of the Velvet Underground portrays a different woman in each of the episodes. The first three concern her "rescues" from Death Valley, Egypt and Iceland by a young man to whom she eventually says "stay away from me." Following that, she recites from various texts in German, French and English, makes various gnomic observations and encounters various men in various guises. All the men are played either by director Philippe Garrel or Pierre Clementi. -- Clarke Fountain"--All Movie Guide
Bobby Kennedy l'homme qui voulait changer l'Amérique by Patrick Jeudy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il était à deux doigts d'accéder à la Maison-Blanche. Mais le 5 juin 1968, cinq ans après la disparition de son frère John, Robert Kennedy meurt à son tour assassiné. Ce documentaire, s'appuyant sur des images d'archives, lui rend hommage
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Audience level: 0.47 (from 0.32 for Condorman ... to 0.93 for Ce sentime ...)

Alternative Names
Jean-Pierre Kalfon

Jean-Pierre Kalfon acteur français

Jean-Pierre Kalfon actor francés

Jean-Pierre Kalfon francouzský herec

Jean-Pierre Kalfon Frans acteur

Jean-Pierre Kalfon fransk skådespelare

Jean-Pierre Kalfon fransk skodespelar

Jean-Pierre Kalfon fransk skuespiller

Jean-Pierre Kalfon französischer Schauspieler

Jean-Pierre Kalfon French actor

Kalfon, Jean P. 1938-

Жан-Пьер Кальфон

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French (137)

English (18)

Spanish (5)

German (5)