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Sarde, Philippe

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Most widely held works by Philippe Sarde
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

37 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 937 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 )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of William Golding's novel about a group of English boys who are stranded on an uninhabited island when the plane that is evacuating them from a war-threatened England crashlands. Without adult control, the boys regress to savagery
Ponette by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in French and German and held by 666 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 )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 16th century, Marie de Mezieres 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
Coup de torchon by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Derrière l'apparence bonasse et lâche de Lucien Cordier se cache un être violent doublé d'un justicier qui va se venger de ceux qui ont cru le manipuler... Incursion dans le film noir
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 386 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 )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 342 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
Le Bossu by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lagadere, a superb swordsman, vows to avenge the murder of his dashing friend, the Duke of Nevers. He is left to raise the Duke's daughter as his own and to restore her inheritance
Lancelot du Lac de Robert Bresson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Multiple languages and French and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lancelot is a ruthless and ignoble opportunist who returns from his impossible futile mission to locate the Holy Grail, only to callously rekindle his affair with the Lady Guinevere. He feels that he needs her consolation because of the heavy casualties and the disappointment of a failed mission
Les témoins by Andr Techin( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and held by 224 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 200 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
Les Égarés Strayed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 187 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
Uncovered by Jim McBride( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 166 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
Lucie Aubrac by Claude Berri( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, this is the dramatic tale of a husband and wife along with their associates in the French Resistance during several months of 1943
Barocco by Andr Techin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film-noir classic, a young woman convinces her boyfriend to accept a bribe to tell a lie that discredits a local politician. When the boyfriend is murdered, she is racked with guilt until she meet the killer, a dead-ringer for the murdered man. In order to hide from the police, he accepts the woman's need to "reinvent" him as her dead boyfriend, but can love transform his soul as well?
Le diable probablement The devil, probably( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in French and English and held by 98 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
La guerre du feu by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In de prehistorie gaan drie krijgers op zoek naar het onontbeerlijke vuur dat hun stam tijdens een veldslag ontstolen is
The Manhattan Project the deadly game( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old Paul Stephens has built a fully operational atomic bomb, hoping to win first prize at a major science fair; instead, branded as a terrorist, he becomes the object of a manhunt by the U.S. military
Alice et Martin un film de André Téchiné : musique originale by Philippe Sarde( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Le Bossu
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Phillippe Sarde

Sarde, Phillipe 1945-