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Carrière, Jean-Claude 1931-

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Belle de jour by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

84 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Séverine, una joven casada con un atractivo cirujano, descubre la existencia de la prostitución matutina. Curiosa, Séverine ingresa a la casa de citas de Anaïs y termina acostumbrándose a una doble vida. La aparición de Marcel, un delincuente que se enamora de Séverine, complicará la cómoda situación de la protagonista
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

58 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film centers on Georges Danton ... the popular revolutionary leader, who returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Maximilien Robespierre ... and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." In direct opposition to the government and Robespierre, Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution. What begins as a public cause, soon turns into a personal conflict between Danton and Robespierre. Robespierre subsequently has Danton arrested for treason and France's one voice for peace faces the guillotine"--Cassette container
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( Visual )

74 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn
Goya's ghosts by Miloš Forman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A la fin du XVIIIème siècle, alors que le royaume d'Espagne subit les derniers sursauts de l'Inquisition et que les guerres napoléoniennes bouleversent l'Europe, le frère Lorenzo, impitoyable inquisiteur, s'en prend à Inès, la muse du peintre Francisco Goya. Abusivement accusée d'hérésie, Inès se retrouve emprisonnée. Pour Goya, c'est le début d'une période qui changera sa vie et son oeuvre à jamais. (Source jaquette)
The Mahabharata : a play based upon the Indian classic epic by Jean-Claude Carrière( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mahabharata is 3,500 years old and is the longest poem in any language. It is one of the founding epics of Indian culture and, with its mixture of cosmic drama and profound philosophy (one small section forms the Bhaghavad Gita) holds a unique place in world literature
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie Discreet charm of the bourgeoisie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined."--Container
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Visual )

61 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th-century Paris, a long-nosed poet and swordsman helps his handsome friend win the girl he himself loves
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life
Please, Mr. Einstein by Jean-Claude Carrière( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty years after the death of Albert Einstein, a physics student interested in his theories about the nonexistence of time finds the eminent scientist in a central European office building and together they discuss such topics as light, relativity, and world peace
Copie conforme by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James, écrivain anglais, donne une conférence en Italie pour la sortie de son nouveau livre. Il rencontre une galeriste française qui l'entraîne dans les ruelles d'un village toscan. Lorsque la jeune femme s'amuse à le faire passer pour son mari trop souvent absent, l'écrivain accepte de rentrer dans son jeu. Mais bientôt, il devient difficile de démêler le vrai du faux
That obscure object of desire Cet obscur objet du désir by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle-aged man falls in love with a much younger woman in this satire of sexual obsession
Le retour de Martin Guerre The return of Martin Guerre by Daniel Vigne( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and Spanish and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 16th-century France, the film centers around the identity of Martin, a moody youth who mysteriously disappears, deserting his beautiful wife and son. Eight years later a handsome, vibrant man returns; the whole village accepts him as Martin. After he demands from his uncle the profit earned from the farm for those eight years, questions are raised as to his true identity. A case is brought against Martin and a tense courtroom drama unfolds. Only his wife holds the key to unlock the mystery
The secret language of film by Jean-Claude Carrière( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his first book about film, Europe's premier screenwriter turns a uniquely sophisticated and knowledgeable eye onto the evolution of the language of film over its first hundred years
Valmont by Miloš Forman( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vindictive widow Merteuil bets her friend debaucherous Valmont that he cannot seduce the virtuous (and married) Madame de Tourvel. If Valmont succeeds he may also bed Merteuil, but if he fails he must join a monastery. Set amongst the aristocracy in France in the 18th century
Violence and compassion by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversions between French film writer Jean-Claude Carrière and His Holiness the Dalai Lama on issues such as women's rights, education, terrorism, the population explosion, environmental dangers, and the increase in violence
Le journal d'une femme de chambre by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Célestine takes a job as a chambermaid to a middle-class, provincial family and soon discovers the hidden vices and obsessions of her employers
Le fantôme de la liberté The phantom of liberty( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in French and English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feature film from France, director Luis Bunuel's personal version of La Ronde, comprising eight different sketches each representing a different aspect of hypocrisy. The sketches use every type of comedy, from French farce to black jokes about cancer and murder
Die Blechtrommel by Günter Grass( Visual )

55 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in German and Italian and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
La voie lactée The milky way( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in French and English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two French beggars on their way to Spain's holy city of Santiago de Compostela meet stigmatic children, crucified nuns, and others on their pilgrimage
Syngué Sabour, pierre de patience = The patience stone by Atiq Rahimi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Persian and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the best-selling novel by Atiq Rahimi. It tells a story of a young woman watching over her older husband, in a country torn apart by war. A bullet in the neck has reduced him to a comatose state. One day, the woman's vigil changes. She begins to speak truth to her silent husband, telling him about her suffering, her dreams and her secrets. After years of living under his control, with no voice of her own, she says things she could never have spoken before. Her husband has unconsciously become syngué sabour (The Patience Stone)- a magical black stone that, according to Persian mythology, absorbs the plight of those who confide in it. The woman's confessions are extraordinary and without restraint. But after weeks of looking after her husband, she begins to act, discovering herself in a relationship she starts with a young soldier
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Carrière, J.-C. 1931-

Carrière, J.-C. (Jean-Claude), 1931-

Carrière, Jean

Carrière, Jean-Claude

Carrière, Jean Claude 1931-

Carrière, Jean-Claude François 1931-

Karijer, Žan-Klod

Kāriyar, Zhān Klaūd, 1931-

‏کارير، ژان کلود.

کارير، ژان کلود, 1931-

カリエール, J. C

カリエール, ジャン・クロード

The unbearable lightness of beingPlease, Mr. EinsteinViolence and compassionBie xiang bai tuo shu