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Resnais, Alain 1922-2014

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Nuit et brouillard = Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )

238 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briliant documentary graphically showing the horror of the Nazi concentration camps
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

291 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most influential films of all time, Alain Resnais' first feature sees a French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hiroshima, their consuming fascination impelling them to exercise their own scarred memories of love and suffering. Utilizing an innovative flashback structure and an Academy Award-nominated screenplay by novelist Marguerite Duras, Resnais delicately weaves past and present, personal pain and public anguish, in this moody masterwork
L'Année dernière a Marienbad by Alain Resnais( Visual )

192 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toute la mémoire du monde: "A poetic piece about the French national library in Paris and the archiving of memory that looks forward to his later films."--Disc menu
Hiroshima mon amour : scénario et dialogues by Marguerite Duras( Book )

98 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenario voor de film van Alain Resnais, waarin de psychologische achtergronden getoond worden van twee mensen van verschillend etnische achtergrond, die in het geteisterde Hiroshima een korte maar hevige liefde beleven
Last year at Marienbad by Alain Robbe-Grillet( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'année dernière à Marienbad; [ciné-roman by Alain Robbe-Grillet( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muriel, ou, Le temps d'un retour by Alain Resnais( Visual )

96 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Characters from several generations struggle to come to terms with their past in contemporary Boulogne. In French, with English subtitles
Mon oncle d'Amerique = My uncle from America by Alain Resnais( Visual )

93 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Corman presents Alain Resnais' Mon oncle d'Amerique: a case study of three characters focusing on their pursuit of careers. This is intercut with segments of a lecture from Prof. Henri Laborit, a behavioral scientist speaking in pure documentary fashion, contributing his theories on memory. Also intercuts footage from other movies
Les herbes folles = Wild grass by Alain Resnais( Visual )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lost wallet opens the door to Georges and Marguerite's romantic adventure. After examining the ID of its owner, it is not a simple matter for Georges to turn the wallet he has found into the police. Nor can Marguerite retrieve her wallet without being piqued with curiosity about the person who found it. As George and Marguerite navigate the social protocols of giving and acknowledging thanks, turbulence enters their everyday lives
Vous n'avez encore rien vu = You ain't seen nothin' yet by Alain Resnais( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on two works by the playwright Jean Anouilh, this film opens with a who's-who of French acting royalty being summoned to the reading of a late playwright's last will and testament. This is an alternately wry and wistful valentine to actors and the art of performance from a director long fascinated by the intersection of life, theater and cinema
Aimer, boire et chanter = Life of Riley by Alain Resnais( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in French and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Riley has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Three couples react to the news with various degrees of emotion. The women are each separately invited to a seaside resort by Riley, and hidden resentments and insecurities in each relationship bubble to the surface, causing a re-evaluation of each couple's love
Cœurs = Private fears in public places by Alain Resnais( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan, un soldado recientemente expulsado del ejército, se refugia en la bebida para evadirse del mundo que lo rodea. A pesar de ello, su novia Nicole cree que aún pueden salvar su amor
La guerre est finie by Alain Resnais( Visual )

68 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a group of anti-Franco exiles living in France
La Guerre est finie by Jorge Semprún( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in French and English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The effect of the Spanish Civil War on the lives of a group of anit-Franco exiles living in France, and still actively working for the overthrow of the dictatorship, is the subject of Alain Resnais' new film. Called an incomparable thriller by some critics, it is also a beautiful love story and a moving document of our time."--Back cover
Same old song = on connaît la chanson by Alain Resnais( Visual )

85 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member 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
Loin du Việt-Nam = Far from Vietnam by Chris Marker( Visual )

25 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is an epic 1967 collaboration between great cinema directors, in protest of American military involvement in Vietnam
Pas sur la bouche = Not on the lips by Alain Resnais( Visual )

38 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A period musical comedy based om a 1925 Parisian operetta in which a seemingly happy married couple encounters a series of comical misunderstandings
La Pointe-Courte by Agnès Varda( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Agnes Varda's film career began with this graceful, penetrating study of a marriage on the rocks, set against the backdrop of a small Mediterranean fishing village. Both a stylized depiction of the complicated relationship between a married couple and a documentary-like look at the daily struggles of the locals, Varda's discursive, gorgeously filmed debut was radical enough to later be considered one of the progenitors of the coming French new wave
Je t'aime je t'aime by Alain Resnais( Visual )

19 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... a haunting tale of romantic obsession and time travel, a traumatic break-up caught in an endless loop"--Container
Stavisky ... by Jorge Semprún( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 1984 in French and English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.43 (from 0.01 for Le style c ... to 0.83 for Hiroshima, ...)

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Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love
Alternative Names

controlled identityRéval, Alex, 1922-2014

Alain Resnais director de cine francés

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Alain Resnais French film director

Alain Resnais réalisateur français

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Alanus Resnais

Alēns Renē

Leinai, Alun 1922-2014

Renais, Alain 1922-2014

Rene, Alen

Rene, Alen, 1922-

Rene, Alen 1922-2014

Renē, Alēns, 1922-2014

Resnais Alain

Resnais, Alain 1922-

Reval, Alex

Réval, Alex 1922-2014

Rezarail, Alzin 1922-2014

Αλέν Ρενέ

Ален Рене

Ален Рэнэ

Рене, Алан

Рене, Ален

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אלן רנה

אלן רנה שחקן צרפתי

רנה, אלין 1922-

רנה, אלין 1922-2014

רנה, אלן 1922-2014

الان رينيه

آلان رينيه مخرج أفلام فرنسي

آلن رنه فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، و کارگردان فرانسوی

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레네, 알랭 1922-2014

알랭 레네


レネ, アラン


L'Année dernière a MarienbadHiroshima mon amour : scénario et dialoguesLast year at MarienbadMon oncle d'Amerique = My uncle from AmericaSame old song = on connaît la chansonUncovering the Holocaust : the international reception of Night and fogL'Anneé dernière à Marienbad