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Gruault, Jean

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Most widely held works about Jean Gruault
Most widely held works by Jean Gruault
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

125 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman. Considered Truffaut's greatest film
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

41 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adele, daughter of French author and patriot Victor Hugo, is beautiful, composed and filled with the same brilliant writing talent as her famous father. However, Adele is driven not by literary aspirations but by love. Impelled by a need that will not be denied, she has run away from home to follow her handsome, womanizing lover across an ocean to wintry Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wild with desire, shell risk everything to renew their brief affair
L'enfant sauvage = Wild child by François Truffaut( Visual )

51 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un jeune garçon nu, farouche et inapte au dialogue est retrouvé par des villageois dans la forêt. Il est recueilli par le professeur Jean Itard, qui va se consacrer exclusivement à l'éducation du jeune garçon, qu'il a renommé Victor. La tâche que s'est fixée le docteur pour civiliser le jeune garçon sera faite de satisfaction et de frustration
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV = The taking of power by Louis XIV by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

38 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatised account of how Louis XIV set about taking over the reins of government
Mon oncle d'Amerique = My uncle from America by Alain Resnais( Visual )

50 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 408 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
Deux Anglaises et le continent = Two English girls by Jean-Pierre Léaud( Visual )

52 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English sisters at the turn of the century are in love with the same man for seven years. His inability to choose between them (compounded by his overpossessive mother), and the girls' own powerful passions-- both expressed and repressed-- create a painful, emotionally charged triangle
Paris nous appartient by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

35 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film follows a young literature student who befriends the members of a loose-knit group of twenty-somethings in Paris, united by the apparent suicide of an acquaintance. Suspicious of the death, she investigates to see if conspiracy was involved
Jules and Jim; a film by François Truffaut( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... set before and after the First World War ... [this film] ... tells the story of a ménage à trois spanning 20 years. Two young students, Jules, an Austrian, and Jim, a Frenchman, encounter the beautiful Catherine in their quest to find the perfect woman. Free-spirited and independant, Catherine entrances both of them, and an extraordinary three-way love affair begins."
Les carabiniers by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men are conscripted to fight for the king. Film follows their experiences as soldiers and their subsequent return home. Upon their return they seek their promised booty, but we learn that the other side has won. Director Godard uses an experimental visual style and other techniques to distance the viewer from the story
Les soeurs Brontë = The Brontë sisters by André Techiné( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote English village, three sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, live a simple life with their brother, Branwell, and their father, the pastor Patrick Bronte. Although compelled to take posts as governesses or private tutors, the four siblings nurture their artistic aspirations. Branwell's poems begin to interest other writers and each of the sisters publishes a successful novel. The family's good fortune, however, is short lived, and soon tragedy strikes
La Chambre verte = The green room by François Truffaut( Visual )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a most personal and rigorous film, François Truffaut becomes Julien Davenne, a man who so loves the dead that he can no longer love the living. Davenne's obsession with the memory of the dead wife has spread to encompass all those he knew who are now gone, a process heightened by his guilt of surviving the first World War"--Slipcase
L'amour à mort = Love unto death by Alain Resnais( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elisabeth and Simon have been together as a couple for only a few months when Simon dies. To everyone's surprise he revives after a few minutes and appears to be quite healthy again. The couple's relationship appears to become more intense, but Simon is unable to come to terms with his near-death experience, feeling an irresistible desire to withdraw from life. Their friends Judith and Jérôme, a married couple of Protestant pastors, try to rationalise how Simon and Elisabeth must feel, offering guidance and consolation through theological and philosophical discussions, but the couple are beyond the reach of human understanding or explanation, and the pervasive and persuasive music of 'the other, ' of a love beyond death, exerts an irresistible attraction."
La religieuse = the nun by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

33 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Diderot's classic 18th century novel explores with poetic simplicity the moving tale of a 16 year old girl who is forced by her mother to enter a convent
La vie est un roman by Alain Resnais( Visual )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into three narratives. First section is set around the first decade of the twentieth century in the Ardennes, where Count Forbeck unveils his architect's design for a utopian city. In a modern day mirroring of the first story, a group of professors now inhabiting Forbeck's castle seek a new form of education through the use of the imagination, under the guidance of a guru named Guarini. The last segment depicts a Wagnerian fantasy landscape of kings and dragons, which arises from the imagination of the children of some of the professors at the school
Mon oncle d'Amérique by Jean Gruault( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eighties = Les annees 80 by Rolling Stones The( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in French and English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Années 80 is kind of dress rehearsal for Ackerman's uncompleted musical film La Galerie. The first sixty minutes of Les Années 80 distils some forty hours of rehearsal tapes for La Galerie, with Ackerman leading a cast of sixty-four from auditions to script readings to recording sessions ; a twenty-minute Busby Berkeley finale represents one finished section of the fullscale musical, filmed on location at the Toison d'Or shopping mall in Brussels
Belle Epoque : roman by Jean Gruault( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alain Resnais: a decade in film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I want to go home (1989): Cleveland cartoonist Joey Wellman accepts an invitation to show his work at an exclusive Parisian gallery. He suffers the pains of travel to a foreign country in hopes of reconciling with his estranged daughter Elsie, who is trying her best to rid herself of her American provinciality and become French by emulating the great intellectual Christian Gauthier
Susanne Simonin, la religieuse by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freely adapted from Diderot's 18th-century novel, the film tells the story of a 16-year-old girl compelled by her mother to enter a convent. Convinced by the mother superior, the girl accepts her vows, but soon meets with harshness and abuse when the kindly superior is followed by a cruel successor. Her desperate attempts at freedom land her first in another convent and finally, tragically, in the outside world
Jules et Jim : découpage intégral et dialogues by François Truffaut( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV = The taking of power by Louis XIV
Alternative Names
Gruaut, Jean 1924-2015

Jean Gruault auteur dramatique, comédien et scénariste

Jean Gruault Franse scenarioschrijver en acteur

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Jean Gruault fransk skuespiller

Jean Gruault französischer Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Jean Gruault French screenwriter and actor

Jean Gruault sceneggiatore e attore francese

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Mon oncle d'Amerique = My uncle from AmericaJules et Jim : découpage intégral et dialogues