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Resnais, Alain 1922-2014

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

196 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,627 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 )

216 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier
L'Année dernière a Marienbad by Alain Resnais( Visual )

175 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,627 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
Last year at Marienbad by Alain Robbe-Grillet( Book )

35 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiroshima mon amour by Marguerite Duras( Book )

94 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 862 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
Mon oncle d'Amerique My uncle from America by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

59 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 513 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 by Alain Resnais( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 501 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's wedding by Alain Resnais( Visual )

65 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely woman is trying to sort out her memories and present desires for the resumption of a long past love
Cœurs Private fears in public places by Alain Resnais( Visual )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 407 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 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
Vous n'avez encore rien vu = You ain't seen nothin' yet by Alain Resnais( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and German and held by 362 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
La guerre est finie by Alain Resnais( Visual )

60 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Spanish revolutionary maintains his ideals even though he is warned he will be sold out. Aging, tired leftist Montand travels from Spain to Paris, reports to his political associates, and visits mistress Thulin
Aimer, boire et chanter = Life of Riley by Alain Resnais( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in French and held by 306 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
Loin du Việt-Nam = Far from Vietnam by Chris Marker( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 266 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 by Alain Resnais( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and English and held by 242 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 238 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)
On connaît la chanson by Alain Resnais( Visual )

70 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six characters in search of love and luxury departments [c.f. Halliwell's Film & Video Guide]
Stavisky by Alain Resnais( Visual )

56 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisite recounting of the climatic days in 1933 in the career of Stavisky, the con man turned international financier whose ruin resulted in political scandal and his own mysterious death
Stavisky ... by Jorge Semprún( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and French and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vie est un roman by Alain Resnais( Visual )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the beginning of the century Comte Michel Forbek began to build a fabulous chateau in the oriental style, but at the outbreak of World War I only a small part was completed. In 1918 the Comte was penniless and could not afford to finish his project
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hiroshima mon amour = = Hiroshima, my love.
Alternative Names

controlled identityRéval, Alex, 1922-2014

Alain Resnais francouzský filmový režisér

Alain Resnais Frans filmregisseur

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Alain Resnais French film director

Alain Resnais regista francese

Alanus Resnais

Alēns Renē

Leinai, Alun 1922-2014

Renais, Alain 1922-2014

Rene, Alen

Rene, Alen 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

רנה, אלין 1922-

רנה, אלין 1922-2014

רנה, אלן 1922-2014

الان رينيه

آلن رنه فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، و کارگردان فرانسوی

അലെൻ റെനെ

레네, 알랭 1922-2014

알랭 레네


レネ, アラン


L'Année dernière a MarienbadLast year at MarienbadHiroshima mon amourMon oncle d'Amerique My uncle from AmericaOn connaît la chansonL'Anneé dernière à MarienbadConcentrationary cinema : aesthetics as political resistance in Alain Resnais's Night and fog (1955)