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Resnais, Alain 1922-2014

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

204 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,650 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 )

242 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of a French film actress and a Japanese architect, each with a troubled past, who have a brief affair in postwar Hiroshima
L'Année dernière a Marienbad by Alain Resnais( Visual )

171 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces producer Alain Resnais's unconventional editing techniques. The story evolves a man, who reminds a woman of a conversation he claims they had last year at Marienbad, an exchange of interpretations about the statues of a man and a woman
Last year at Marienbad by Alain Robbe-Grillet( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiroshima mon amour : scénario et dialogues by Marguerite Duras( Book )

94 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 837 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
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 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mon oncle d'Amerique = My uncle from America by Alain Resnais( Visual )

85 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the narrative ovservations of real life human behavioural theorist Henry Laborit, My American uncle describes the complex motivations of a group of characters including René, a working class manager in a textile factory who is demoted and has to move away from his wife and young child, and Janine, an actress having an affair with a married writer and radio boss Jean
Les herbes folles = Wild grass by Alain Resnais( Visual )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 464 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
Muriel, ou, Le temps d'un retour by Alain Resnais( Visual )

62 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely woman is trying to sort her memories and present desires for the resumption of a long past love
La Guerre est finie by Jorge Semprún( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 401 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
Cœurs = Private fears in public places by Alain Resnais( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 392 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 )

61 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a group of anti-Franco exiles living in France
Vous n'avez encore rien vu = You ain't seen nothin' yet( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and held by 351 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 )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in French and held by 344 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
On connaît la chanson by Alain Resnais( Visual )

77 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six characters in search of love and luxury apartments
Loin du Việt-Nam = Far from Vietnam by Chris Marker( Visual )

22 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the work of a number of filmmakers who were opposed to the U.S. involvement in Vietnam but to varying degrees and for varying reasons. The fragmentary structure of at least seventeen different sections has been shaped by Marker so that the final effect is quite open-ended and coherent. At the centre is the sense of European impotence in the context of the war
Pas sur la bouche = Not on the lips by Alain Resnais( Visual )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 265 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 )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Agnès Varda's directorial debut she faithfully portrays the complicated relationship between a married couple ... set against the backdrop of a small Mediterranean fishing town. Shot with a documentary feel, the film also focuses on the daily struggles of the locals, and was radical enough to be later considered as one of the progenitors of the French New Wave" (container)
Stavisky ... by Jorge Semprún( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 1984 in French and English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'amour à mort = Love unto death by Alain Resnais( Visual )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the southern French town of Uzes, where an archaeological dig is in progress led by Simon. Simon meets and falls in love with Elisabeth, but his love fades after an encounter with death. They both turn to religion and Elisabeth decides to commit suicide
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Audience level: 0.43 (from 0.01 for Le style c ... to 0.82 for Hiroshima, ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love
Alternative Names

controlled identityRéval, Alex, 1922-2014

Alain Resnais director de cine francés

Alain Resnais director de cinema francés

Alain Resnais francouzský filmový režisér

Alain Resnais Frans filmregisseur

Alain Resnais französischer Filmregisseur

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 1922-2014

Renē, Alēns, 1922-2014

Resnais Alain

Resnais, Alain 1922-

Réval, Alex 1922-2014

Rezarail, Alzin 1922-2014

Αλέν Ρενέ

Ален Рене

Ален Рэнэ

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

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 MarienbadLast year at MarienbadHiroshima mon amour : scénario et dialoguesMon oncle d'Amerique = My uncle from AmericaOn connaît la chansonUncovering the Holocaust : the international reception of Night and fogL'Anneé dernière à Marienbad