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Beauvois, Xavier

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Most widely held works by Xavier Beauvois
Of gods and men = Des hommes et des dieux by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

82 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monastery perched in the mountains of North Africa in the 1990s. Eight French Christian monks live in harmony with their Muslim brothers. When a crew of foreign workers is massacred by an Islamic fundamentalist group, fear sweeps though the region. The army offers them protection, but the monks refuse. Should they leave? Despite the growing menace in their midst, they slowly realize that they have no choice but to stay
Les adieux a la reine = Farewell, my queen by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in French and English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidonie, who serves as reader to Marie Antoinette and displays a singular romantic devotion to the queen, witnesses the final days of the French Revolution from inside the walls of the Palace of Versailles. The film is seen from Sidonie's point of view, and the story takes place over the course of four days
Les gardiennes = The Guardians by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in French and Undetermined and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An affecting human drama of love, loss, and strength unfolds against the backdrop of World War I. The women of the Paridier farm, under the deft hand of Hortense, the family's matriarch, must grapple with the workload while the men are off at the front. New tools allow the women to triumph over the land, newfound independence is acquired, yet emotions are stirred, especially when the men return
Le petit lieutenant by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antoine, an ambitious young rookie cop from Normandy, joins an elite plainclothes crime unit in Paris. He is happy, but misses his wife, who prefers the countryside and has stayed behind. His co-workers, drinking buddies, and mentors include cynical veteran Mallet and Moroccan Muslim Solo. He also develops a close relationship with his supervisor, Inspector Vaudieu, a recovering alcoholic who develops maternal feelings towards Antoine. When the body of a Polish drifter is found murdered along the Seine, a seemingly routine investigation suddenly turns violent and changes Antoine's life forever
Ponette by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ponette is a sad little girl. She has survived a car crash that killed her mother and left her with a broken arm. Her father takes to live with an aunt, who has two children roughly her age, explaining to his tearful, disbelieving daughter that her mother is not coming back. Not understanding the finality of death in an adult way, Ponette wonders why if Jesus gets to rise from the dead, why can't her mother? Thrown into a new environment, however, Ponette begins to heal and grow up in spite of herself. While grappling with confusing religious issues, and trying to understand the meaning of life and death, the film delves into the magical world of a four-year old, where stuffed animals have extraordinary powers, dolls are more than inanimate objects, and God is someone you can talk to and expect an answer from
Un beau soleil intérieur by Claire Denis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in French and German and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Parijs is een gescheiden kunstenares bijna obsessief op zoek naar de ware liefde
Des hommes et des dieux( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algerije, 1996. Een aantal monniken in een bergdorpje wordt bedreigd door fundamentalistische terroristen. Moeten ze blijven of vluchten?
Nord N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique pour le film "Nord" : "Une famille, dans une petite ville du Pas de Calais : le père, préparateur en pharmacie, s'enfonce de plus en plus dans l'alcool. La mère est clouée au chevet d'une enfant handicapée. Bertrand, le fils, cherche refuge auprès de pêcheurs de haute-mer, mais n'échappe pas à la désintégration générale."
Uomini di Dio = Des hommes et des Dieux by Michael Lonsdale( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1996. Algeria. Una comunità di monaci benedettini opera in un piccolo monastero in favore della popolazione locale aderendo all'antica regola dell'"Ora et Labora". Il rispetto reciproco tra loro, che prestano anche assistenza medica, e la popolazione locale di fede musulmana è palpabile. Fino a quando la minaccia del terrorismo fondamentalista comincia a farsi pressante. Christian, l'abate eletto dalla comunità, decide di rifiutare la presenza dell'esercito a difesa del monastero non senza trovare qualche voce discorde tra i confratelli. Una notte un gruppo armato fa irruzione nel convento chiedendo che si vada ad assistere due terroristi feriti. Dinanzi al diniego vengono chieste medicine che vengono rifiutate perché scarse e necessarie per l'assistenza ai più deboli. Il gruppo abbandona il convento ma da quel momento il rischio per i monaci si fa evidente. (Mymovies)
Villa Amalia by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ann, a gifted and brilliant musician whose sense of security falls to pieces when she witnessed her husband kissing another woman. Without hesitation, she abandons him and takes a headlong rush into a new beginning, embarking on a transnational journey that ultimately takes her to an isolated island villa and into the arms of local woman Giulia, with whom Ann begins to explore a whole new facet of life."--Container
Von Menschen und Göttern by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Kloster in den maghrebinischen Bergen. Acht christliche französische Mönche leben in Eintracht mit ihren muslimischen Brüdern. Als sich Terror in der Region breit macht und islamische Extremisten in das Kloster eindringen, müssen sie sich entscheiden: bleiben oder flüchten? Im Einklang mit der Lehre ihres Gründers und ihrem Glauben folgend harren sie aus - und bezahlen dafür einen hohen Preis. (Quelle: DVD-Hülle)
La rançon de la gloire by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vevey, 1977. Tout juste sorti de prison, Eddy est accueilli par son ami Osman. Ils ont tous les deux convenu d'un marché. Osman héberge Eddy en échange de quoi celui-ci s'occupe de sa fille de sept ans, Samira, le temps que sa femme Noor soit soignée à l'hôpital. Mais en cette période de Noël, le manque d'argent se fait cruellement sentir. Aussi, lorsque la télévision annonce la mort du richissime cinéaste Charlie Chaplin, Eddy a une brillante idée : subtiliser le cercueil du célèbre acteur et demander une rançon à la famille
Selon Matthieu by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One man's attempt to avenge his father has unexpected consequences. Matthieu (Benoit Magimel) and Eric (Antione Chappey) are two brothers who work in a factory alongside their father (Fred Ulysse). When the father is fired under dubious circumstances, Matthieu is outraged and tries to organize his co-workers to stand up to the bosses and have him reinstated. However, Eric, with a new wife to support, doesn't want to rock the boat, and the other men on the line express similar sentiments. After the father is struck and killed by a motorist while crossing the street (en route to apply for unemployment), a despondent Matthieu is convinced it was an act of suicide. Determined to get revenge against the men who stripped his father of his job and his dignity, Matthieu falls into an affair with Claire (Nathalie Baye), the wife of one of the factory owners, who has a gambling problem. Claire eventually discovers Matthieu's hidden agenda and breaks off their relationship; his attempt to expose her to her husband brings disastrous results
De bon matin by Jean-Marc Moutout( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Monday morning, Paul Wertret goes to his job at the bank where he is an account manager. He arrives as always exactly at 8 o'clock, takes out a gun, and kills two of his superiors. Then he closes himself up in his office. While waiting for the police to come, this man--up until now without a record--reviews the different sides of his life which led him to commit this act. Inspired by real events, the film tells the story of how an ordinary man is progressively worn down by his job
Serge Daney( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir = Don't forget you're going to die by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benoit (Xavier Beauvois) is an art student who is shocked to discover that he's been drafted into the Army. Eager to avoid military service, Benoit feigns illness, consults a psychiatrist for depression, and even tells the draft board he's gay, all to no avail. In a fit of desperation, Benoit attempts suicide, only to learn in the hospital that he has tested positive for HIV. Now that he has a real reason to be depressed, Benoit sinks into an emotional downturn and ends up in jail, where he is introduced to Omar (Roschdy Zem), who suggests that he can make big money fast by smuggling drugs. With nothing better to do, Benoit goes into business with Omar, and with his ill-gotten gains, he travels to Italy, where he meets a beautiful young woman named Claudia (Chiara Mastroianni). Benoit and Claudia quickly fall in love, but the lure of the drug market soon proves more powerful than Benoit's feelings for his girlfriend
De dioses y hombres by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A finales del siglo pasado, en un monasterio situado en las montañas del Magreb, ocho monjes cistercienses viven en perfecta armonía con sus hermanos musulmanes. Pero una ola de violencia y terror se apodera lentamente de la región. A pesar del creciente peligro que los rodea y de las amenazas de los terroristas, los monjes deciden quedarse y resistir
Des hommes et des dieux by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des hommes et des dieux : les images du film, les écrits des moines de Tibhirine. Un film de Xavier Beauvois, des photographies de Marie-Julie Maille by Xavier Beauvois( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine fatale Entscheidung( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Xavier Beauvois acteur, réalisateur et scénariste français

Xavier Beauvois francouzský herec, režisér a scenárista

Xavier Beauvois francuski aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta

Xavier Beauvois Frans acteur

Xavier Beauvois französischer Schauspieler, Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Xavier Beauvois French actor, film director and screenwriter

Xavier Beauvois regista, sceneggiatore e attore francese

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