WorldCat Identities

Sarde, Philippe

Works: 928 works in 2,462 publications in 6 languages and 12,285 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Horror films  Crime films  Romance films  Fiction  War films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Performer, Interviewee, Conductor, Producer, Compiler, Other, Actor, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Philippe Sarde
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance, Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant in late 19th century England, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives. Although Tess rejects the advances of the D'Urberville's son Alex, he forcibly seduces her, leaving her pregnant and alone. After her sickly baby dies, Tess falls in love with Angel, a parson's son, who abandons her on their wedding night after she confesses her past "sin." This forces Tess to return to Alex, a fateful decision with tragic consequences
Lord of the flies by William Golding( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following a plane crash a group of schoolboys find themselves on a deserted island. They appoint a leader and attempt to create an organised society for the sake of survival. Democracy and order soon begin to crumble when a breakaway faction forms and quickly regresses to brutal savage with horrifying consequences"--Container
Ponette by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in French and German and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ponette is a sad little girl. She has survived a car crash that killed her mother and left her with a broken arm. Her father takes her to live with an aunt, who has two children roughly her age, explaining to his tearful, disbelieving daughter that her mother is not coming back. Not understanding the finality of death in an adult way, Ponette wonders why if Jesus gets to rise from the dead, why can't her mother? Thrown into a new environment, however, Ponette begins to heal and grow up in spite of herself. While grappling with confusing religious issues, and trying to understand the meaning of life and death, the film delves into the magical world of a four-year old, where stuffed animals have extraordinary powers, dolls are more than inanimate objects, and God is someone you can talk to and expect an answer from
Quest for fire by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LASERDISC. Adventure odyssey that turns the hands of time back to the beginning of man's existence
Coup de torchon by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Lucien Cordier, the only police officer in a small African village, is ridiculed by the local pimp, cheated on by his wife, and suffers his mistresses being beaten, he begins to get rid of the evil ones in his life
La fille du RER = The girl on the train by André Techiné( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jeanne lives in a house in the suburbs with her mother Louise. The two women get on well together. Louise earns her living by looking after children. Jeanne is half-heartedly looking for a job. Louise harbors the hope of getting her daughter a job with Samuel Bleistein, a famous lawyer she knew in her youth. They are set on a collision course because of an incredible lie that Jeanne invents, a lie that grows into the biggest news and political story of the day."--Container
La princesse de Montpensier by Tavernier( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 16th century, Marie de Mézières is deeply in love with her dashing cousin Henri de Guise. However, due to her father's political ambitions, she is forced into a marriage with the well-connected Philippe de Montpensier, who she has never met. When Philippe is called away to fight, she is left in the care of Count Chabannes, an aging nobleman. It isn't long before she is exposed to the sexual and political intrigues of court
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet, timid file clerk whose unremarkable life begins to be increasingly overshadowed with dread and fear after he moves into his new home - an apartment building with an unhappy past. Adding to his paranoia are the building's other occupants, who do nothing to alleviate his growing obsession with the untimely, tragic fate of the apartment's previous tenant
Every time we say goodbye by Moshe Mizrahi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Royal Air Force officer is caught between the ravages of World War II and unrequited love. Flight Lieutenant David Bradford meets and falls in love with a beautiful Jewish girl, Sarah while recuperating from a leg wound in Jerusalem. Her family rejects him, however, and wages war on the couple by trying to keep them apart
Lancelot du Lac by Robert Bresson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après l'échec de la quête du Graal, les chevaliers de la Table Ronde reviennent à la cour du roi Arthur. Parmi eux, Lancelot s'éprend de la reine Guenièvre et subit pour elle une série d'épreuves. Un jeu des passions dangereux pour Arthur et ses chevaliers
Ghost story by John Irvin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a gloomy New England setting, four elderly men who gather once a week to thrill each other with tales of terror find one of their scariest stories coming to life. A woman they mistakenly left for dead fifty years earlier returns to life to get revenge
Les témoins = The witnesses by André Techiné( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a writer, her boyfriend, a well-known doctor, and an attractive gay man all intersect when they are faced with the AIDS epidemic during the sexual revolution in the early 1980s
Les soeurs Brontë = The Brontë sisters by André Techiné( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in French and held by 234 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
Le Bossu by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in French and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A swashbuckling French film set in the early 1700's. Lagardere is a former street urchin who becomes a best friend to the Duke of Nevers. When the Duke's heir and evil cousin, Gonzague slays the Duke for his fortune, the dying Nevers asks Lagardere to avenge him, however long it may take
Les Égarés = Strayed by André Techiné( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the German occupation of Paris during World War II, a young widow flees the war-torn city with her two children and must rely on a mysterious young stranger in order to survive
Alice et Martin : un film de André Téchiné : musique originale by Philippe Sarde( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma saison préferée = My favorite season by André Techiné( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in beautiful southwest France and marked by the symbolic passage of seasons, this film explores the turbulent relationship between Emilie and her brother Antoine during a particularly emotional eruption of their long-time dysfunctional family
Uncovered by Jim McBride( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia is an art restorer who is restoring a fifteenth-century painting. Her work on a Flemish painting reveals a hitherto undiscovered Latin phrase which translates as "Who killed the knight?". She goes to the art authorities she knows to find out what it might mean. Oddly, at the same time, a series of murders, including art experts, patrons and restorers has Julia scrambling to find out what is happening. She finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery of the deaths around her
L'Horloger de Saint-Paul = The clockmaker by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michel is a watchmaker in the district of Saint-Paul, Lyons. He lives quietly, alone with his almost grown-up son, Bernard. One day, the police come and say Bernard was arrested on charges ranging from arson to murder. When a superintendent asks Michel for help, he realizes how little he knows about his son
Le diable probablement = The devil, probably by Robert Bresson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles is a womanizing ringleader of a student environmental group, haunted by an overwhelming sense of nihilism that finally envelops him. He drifts through politics, religion and psychoanalysis, rejecting them all. Once he realizes the depth of his disgust with the moral and physical decline of the society he lives in, he decides that suicide is the only option
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Philippe Sarde compositore francese

Philippe Sarde Frans componist

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Philippe Sarde französischer Komponist

Philippe Sarde French composer

Phillippe Sarde

Sarde, Phillipe 1945-

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