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Girard, François 1963-

Overview
Works: 61 works in 397 publications in 8 languages and 7,299 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Animated films  Historical films  Autobiographical films  Anthology films  Romance films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, fmd, Performer, Scenarist, Film editor, Restager , Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about François Girard
 
Most widely held works by François Girard
The red violin by François Girard( Visual )

117 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece; how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and Italian and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La piccola Marjane vive in adorazione della nonna, una donna indipendente che emana un gradevole profumo di gelsomini. Abita a Teheran con i genitori, persone colte e dalle idee aperte… La sua serenità è sconvolta dalla rivoluzione komeinista della fine degli anni Settanta e dall’aggravarsi della guerra Iran-Iraq. A quattordici anni è costretta ad emigrare, da sola, in Austria, dove vivrà la sua adolescenza
Silk by François Girard( Visual )

49 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however, and Herve's wife Helene begins to suspect something is going on with her husband
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( Visual )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
The red violin = Il violino rosso = Le violon rouge :original motion picture soundtrack by John Corigliano( )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor Tamasaburro Bando, garden designer Julie Moir Messervy, choreographer Mark Morris, ice dancers Jayne Torvil and Christopher Dean, and filmmaker Atom Egoyan, each involving Bach's six Cello Suites. Also includes a 3-D animation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "carceri" (prison) etchings set to Bach's Cello Suite no. 2
Boychoir by François Girard( Visual )

29 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and French and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De elfjarige Stet komt in een muzikaal jongensinternaat terecht waar zijn gedreven koorleider Carvelle, die in Stet een uniek talent herkent, hem tot het uiterste drijft
Othello( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which the evil Iago plants the seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Metropolitan Opera give a live performance of Wagner's work. Daniele Gatti conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra with Jonas Kaufmann as the eponymous character
Thirty-two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrity-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an inpressionistic depiction of his life
Othello( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 essay-documentary: Filming "Othello," Welles's last completed film
Le Dortoir : from the stage play by Gilles Maheu and Carbone 14 : a film( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation télévisuelle de la pièce de Gilles Maheu 14 et de carbone 14. Cette dramatique dansée, située dans le dortoir abandonné d'une institution catholique des années 1960, raconte le retour dans sa mémoire et ses souvenirs d'un ancien étudiant suicidaire qui y revit les moments de joie, de répression et de colère qu'il a connus avec les étranges dualités de solitude et promiscuité, érotisme et violence, romantisme et dureté urbaine
Inspired by Bach. [featuring] the second cello suite( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yo-Yo Ma and film director Franco̧is Girard collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of Bach's second cello suite in the context of 3-D "virtual" computer renderings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's carceri (prison) etchings
4 Film favorites : Epic romance collection : Painted veil ; Dangerous liaisons ; Silk ; Affair of the necklace( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silk : Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however, and Herve's wife Helene begins to suspect something is going on with her husband. Painted veil : Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth. Dangerous liaisons : A scene of lust, seduction and revenge, when a lady is scorned-- set just prior to the French revolution. Affair of the necklace : In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace
The sound of the carceri : the second cello suite, composed by Johann Sebastian Bach : the Carceri d'invenzione, engravings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, architect( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores relationship between music and architecture by placing cellist Ma, playing Bach's Suite no. 2 for unaccompanied cello, in computer-generated three-dimensional recreation of Piranesi's prison etchings. Ma and sound producer work to create right acoustics for the imaginary space Ma performs in. Discussion and performance. One of a series of films presenting Ma's collaborations with artists from different disciplines, using Bach suites as starting points for new works in those artists' mediums
Secret world live by Peter Gabriel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singer/songwriter Peter Gabriel performs fifteen of his hit rock songs in concert
Opérascope : le film-opéra en Amérique by Réal La Rochelle( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yo-Yo Ma inspired by Bach. the music garden : suite no. 1 for unaccompanied cello ; The sound of the carceri : suite no. 2 for unaccompanied cello by Yo-Yo Ma( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma and garden designer Messervy tour gardens from Boston to Toronto to create a visual garden to interpret Bach's music. Explores relationship between music and architecture by placing cellist Ma, playing Bach's Suite no. 2 for unaccompanied cello, in computer-generated three-dimensional recreation of Piranesi's prison etchings
Le Procès de Kafka by Serge Lamothe( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The choir( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choir drama starring Dustin Hoffman. Following the death of his mother, eleven-year-old orphan Stet (Garrett Wareing) is encouraged to join the elite American Boychoir School run by Master Carvelle (Hoffman) after his talent is discovered by his public school principal Ms. Steel (Debra Winger). After being granted admission to the prestigious establishment, courtesy of the father who abandoned him (Josh Lucas), the undisciplined Stet finds himself warring with confident lead singer Devon (Joe West), a rivalry encouraged by Carvelle's ambitious assistant Drake (Eddie Izzard). But the choirmaster soon acknowledges that the group he has assembled is too talented to waste and they may represent the best chance to cement his legacy before finally retiring
 
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François Girard Canadees filmregisseur

François Girard French-Canadian film director and screenwriter

François Girard kanadischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

François Girard regista e sceneggiatore canadese

Girard, François

Girard, Francois, 1963-

Girard, Francoise

פרנסואה ג'ירארד

فرانسوا جرارد فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان کانادایی

지라르, 프랑소와 1963-

ジラール, フランソワ

フランソワ・ジラール

弗朗索瓦·基拉德

法蘭西斯·吉哈德

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