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Jarre, Maurice

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Most widely held works by Maurice Jarre
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

97 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic love story set against the Russian Revolution
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

77 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm-- changing their lives forever
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

111 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stationed in Cairo in 1916, Lawrence languished in the mapmaking department of British Intelligence until he was asked to find and gather information on Prince Feisal, leader of the Arab Allied forces in World War I. Lawrence of Arabia chronicles his desert journey inspired by his first military success when he led a small contingent of Arabs against the Turkish stronghold of Aqaba
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adela Quested is a plucky young woman who journeys from England with the free-spirited Mrs. Moore. Flouting convention, the two women accompany the handsome Dr. Azis on a tour of the mysterious Marabar Caves. But things turn ugly when Adela returns scratched and bloodied from the expedition. As British authorities urge her to press charges against Aziz, the line separating truth and fantasy begin to blur
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

113 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
Witness by Peter Weir( Visual )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly after the death of her husband, Amish woman Rachel Lapp takes her son Samuel on a trip to Philadelphia. While in the train station washroom, Samuel sees two men savagely murder a third. Philadelphia detective John Book discovers that people within the police force were involved, and is assigned to escort Rachel and Samuel back home, protecting the boy until the trial. Book blends in with the Amish community, but the corrupt cops Book has exposed are determined to keep their secret, and they come looking for Samuel--to silence him for good
Fatal attraction by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York attorney has a romantic fling while his wife is out of town, and then shrugs it off. But the woman involved with him won't be ignored, even if it means destroying his family to keep him
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

40 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
The man who would be king by John Huston( Visual )

35 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning from World War II, a young G.I. finds he has little in common with the wife he left behind. Disillusioned, he heads north to work as a traveling salesman where he meets the daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner. On her way home, she is terrified of what her father will do when he learns she is unmarried and pregnant. The young man gallantly offers to help by posing as her husband for one night, unaware that doing so will change both of their lives forever
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

36 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the life of Christ from His birth through His resurrection
Ghost by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

61 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghost will surprise you, delight you, make you believe. Patrick Swayze plays a ghost who teams up with a psychic (Whoopi Goldberg) to uncover the truth behind his murder - and to rescue his sweetheart (Demi Moore) from a similar fate
Gorillas in the mist : the story of Dian Fossey by Dian Fossey( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Dian Fossey's passionate involvement in the work to save the endangered mountain gorilla from poachers
Mad Max by George Miller( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vervolg op Mad Max 2 waarin Max moet vechten tegen barbaren in een apocalyptisch tijdperk
Ryan's Daughter by David Lean( Visual )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ireland in 1916, "Rosy Ryan is married to a meek, kindly schoolmaster. But an adulterous affair involving her and a dashing English major ignites a powder keg of dangerous emotions."--Container
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

52 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and investigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy. The inquiry soon spins into a life-threatening escapade of espionage, betrayal and murder
Jacob's ladder by Adrian Lyne( Visual )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob is a man living in a nightmare. Having survived Vietnam, he's back home in New York City. But memories of both his wartime demons and the accidental death of his son haunt and terrorize him. Jacob's grip on reality begins to slip and only his friend can save him
The professionals by Richard Brooks( Visual )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soldiers of fortune are hired by a rich rancher to rescue his wife from revolutionary Mexican kidnappers
Uprising by Jon Avnet( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and German and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Germany invaded Poland in Sept. 1939, the Germans decreed that all 350,000 Warsaw Jews be forcibly detained in the area known as the "Warsaw Ghetto". In fear for their lives, the Polish Jews form the Jewish Fighting Organization (JFO) to fight against this oppressive force. When the German troops march into the Ghetto, they are surprised and repulsed by the JFO fighters. The resisters may not be able to achieve victory, but they intend to live with honor--and if need be, die with honor--while lighting the torch for resistance in the occupied territories. Their resolve will be tested as the Nazi's promise to completely eradicate the Ghetto as a birthday present for Hitler
Fearless by Peter Weir( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man who survived a plane crash becomes more wildly alive and takes more risks when he discovers that the crash transformed him into a man without fear of death. Meanwhile, his wife struggles to find within him the man she married, and another survivor of the crash believes nothing and no one can heal her pain
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Dead Poets Society
Alternative Names
Jarre, Maurice 1924-2009

Jarre, Maurice-Alexis

Jarre, Maurice-Alexis 1924-2009

Marc Jarre

Maurice Jarre compositeur français

Maurice Jarre compositor francés

Maurice Jarre compozitor francez

Maurice Jarre francuski kompozytor muzyki filmowej

Maurice Jarre Frans componist (1924-2009)

Maurice Jarre fransk komponist

Maurice Jarre französischer Komponist

Maurice Jarre French composer

Maurice Jarre musicista e compositore francese

Mauritius Jarre

Moris Jarr

Moriss Žārs

Μωρίς Ζαρ

Жарр, Морис

Жарр, Морис 1924-

Морис Жар

Морис Жарр

Моріс Жарр

Մորիս Ժառ

מוריס ז'אר

מוריס ז'אר מלחין צרפתי

موريس جار

موريس جار ملحن فرنسي

موریس ژار

مۆریس جار

มอริส ฌาร์

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Dead Poets SocietyLawrence of ArabiaDie Blechtrommel = The tin drumWitnessFatal attractionThe man who would be kingMad MaxRyan's Daughter