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Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française

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Works: 2,342 works in 2,516 publications in 5 languages and 5,305 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Biographical films  Musical films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer, Editor, Performer, Distributor, Director, Sponsor, Artist, Contributor, Engraver, Publisher
Classifications: PQ2287.M5, 843.7
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The life of Leonardo da Vinci( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who painted the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper was considered the most brilliant mind of the Renaissance, if not in all of history. This portrait of Leonardo da Vinci is a compelling version of his life as well as a serious study of his work and the inventive capacity of this century genius
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV the taking of power by Louis XIV by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in French and English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercizing power and overplays his hand. Louis' mistress reports this to the king who arrests Fouquet. Louis and Colbert design a brilliant strategy to keep merchants making money, nobles in debt, the urban poor working and fed, and peasants untaxed. Years later, in a coda, Louis exercises the power of the sun
Lancelot du Lac de Robert Bresson by Robert Bresson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in French and Italian and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the last days of the doomed quest by Lancelot and the rest of King Arthur's knights for the Holy Grail, this is a tale of the end of the age of chivalry and the death of a dream
Milou en mai May fools by Louis Malle( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1968, this is a colorful and comic portrait of an upper-class family in revolt, a clan that gathers to bury their matriarch and ends up almost killing each other
The life and times of Josef Stalin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the documentary story of the man who subverted the Russian Revolution: born in 1879 in Georgia, a region colonized by Russia at the beginning of the 19th century; studied for the priesthood but soon abandoned piety for insurrection and agitation. By the time of the Revolution, his unique skills had emerged: to be in the right place at the right time and leave the speechifying to others while accumulating political power behind the scenes."--Container
I am a dancer by Rudolf Nureyev( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of the artistic temperament and achievements of Nureyev
La Nouvelle Vague par elle-même The New Wave by itself by Robert Valey( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French film directors discuss how the post-war film movement in France attempted to revitalize cinema. Includes film clips from some of their most important works
Picasso the man and his work by Edward Quinn( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was one of the greatest painters, printmakers, and sculptors of the 20th Century, and a founder of Modern Art. This unique film, a Cannes Film Festival Selection, reveals unknown aspects of Picasso's work and personality, and contains images of over 600 of his paintings, sculptures, and ceramics, many never before seen in public. In an unprecedented collaboration, Picasso gave filmmaker Edward Quinn unrestrained access to film him in Mougins, France, where Picasso lived and worked. Both a biography and an documentary on art history, the film uses many flashback sequences showing the mutations and evolution of his work in progress, as the film chronologically follow his works and life in parallel
Panorama of experimental music( Recording )

1 edition published in 1968 and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socrate by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scene opens in 404 B.C. after the conquest of Athens by Sparta. The philosopher Socrates' unpopularity increases because his former student, Critics, makes repressive use of his power. His life is saved temporarily by patriots who overthrow the tyrant in 403 B.C. But Socrates continues to arouse hostility among his fellow citizens. In 399 B.C. he is accused of being a threat to society. Socrates resolves to carry out his own defense at his trial, but despite his innocence he is condemned to death. The execution is postponed a month because the sacred ship is late in its yearly journey from Delos. Socrates refuses this chance to escape. When the ship comes in he drinks hemlock and dies among his friends
Les Dogon les chants de la vie, le rituel funéraire by François di Dio( Recording )

3 editions published between 1956 and 1974 in Undetermined and Niger-Kordofanian and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Field recording of native songs and dances
La merveilleuse visite The marvelous visit by Marcel Carné( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angel falls from the sky and is found unconscious by a priest and his assistant. They nurse him back to health but the naive young angel causes problems for them both when he strays into the local village where his curious behavior is greatly misunderstood. A charming and bittersweet fantasy that is also the last film by director Marcel Carne (Children of Paradise)
Musique Baoulé-Kodè by Charles Duvelle( Recording )

2 editions published in 1984 in Niger-Kordofanian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folkemusik fra Elfenbenskysten
Maria Stuarda by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Stuarda: Tragedia lirica in tre atti. Libretto: Giuseppe Bardari
Attention bandits by Claude Lelouch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fairy tale love story centered around jewel thieves and murderers ... Simon's quest for revenge and a love story between his daughter and some unforeseen suitors"--Container
Suite liturgique for female chorus, oboe, English horn, cello and harp by André Jolivet( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in Latin and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le malade imaginaire = De ingebeelde zieke by Molière( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hypocondriac's illnesses puts him at the mercy of the very people who are supposed to be tending him. Moliere's last play. While playing the lead Argan in a performance, Moliere himself became mortally ill
Mademoiselle un film pour les 90 ans de Nadia Boulanger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Nadia Boulanger teaching group classes. The film seen here underwent several transformations. When it was first done, it was divided into three different episodes, a form which left Bruno Monsaigeon dissatisfied. On the occasion of Nadia Boulanger's ninetieth birthday in 1997, he reworked it and made it more compact by removing some of the sequences that struck him as weak and by shooting some extra footage that allowed him to add the testimony of Igor Markevitch and Leonard Bernstein, two of Nadia's most famous disciples
Le Petit théâtre de Jean Renoir Little theatre of Jean Renoir by Jean Renoir( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in French and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Jean Renoir (1894-1979) is generally regarded as the most distinguished of all French film directors and there are few critics who would not rank him amongst the greatest directors of all time. Certainly the generous humanity he brought to his work made him one of the best-loved of French film-makes. His last film, "Le petit theatre de Jean Renoir", was originally made for television and consists of three short stories, each introduced by Renoir himself. In addition there is a brief interlude between the second and third sketch, during which Jeanne Moreau sings "Quand l'amour se meurt", a sad song of "la belle epoque". "Le dernier reveillon" is based on a tale by Hans Christian Andersen, in which an impoverished old couple, after inheriting the leftovers of a sumptuous meal, have their own final celebration before dying in the snow. "La cireuse electrique" is an operatic comedy, in which a floor-proud housewife subjects two successive husbands to the tyranny of an electric polisher until the second throws it out of the window of their high-rise flat, only to have his wife leap out after it. "Le roi d'Yvetot" is the story of an older husband, his young wife and the doctor who comes to attend to the dog, but stays to mend everything that needs fixing. The inevitable happens, but though at first the husband is shaken when he discovers the liaison between his wife and his friend, he soon realises that the three of them love one another too much to risk their happiness for the sake of common jealousy and convention. This last story features Fernand Sardou, Francoise Arnoul and Jean Carmet in the leading roles
Les misérables by Claude-Michel Schönberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Nazi occupation of France, Henri Fortin is a true and simple man whose life parallels that of Jean Valjean, the hero of the novel, Les Misérables
 
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