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Riva, Emmanuèle

Overview
Works: 192 works in 564 publications in 7 languages and 6,492 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Pictorial works  Interviews  Love stories  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Photographer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Contributor, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Emmanuèle Riva
 
Most widely held works by Emmanuèle Riva
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love. by Alain Resnais( Visual )
153 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a love affair between a French actress and a Japanese architect, the actress recalls a dramatic love affair she had with a German soldier during World War II
Amour by Michael Haneke( Visual )
36 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Georges and Anne are a couple of retired music teachers enjoying life in their eighties. However, Anne suddenly has a stroke at breakfast and their lives are never the same. That incident begins Anne's harrowingly steep physical and mental decline as Georges attempts to care for her at home as she wishes"--IMDb
Trois couleurs by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in French and English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Devastated by the unexpected death of her husband and child, a young woman retreats from the world around her, but is soon drawn into a web of lies and passion as the secret life of her husband unravels
Kapò by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a Jewish girl from Paris sent to a concentration camp during World War II and her struggle to survive by becoming a collaborator
Blue, white, red three colors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A bold trio of stories about love and loss ... [that] was a defining event of the art-house boom of the 90s. The films are named for the colors of the French flag and stand for the tenets of the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity--but that hardly explains their enigmatic beauty and rich humanity. Set in Paris, Warsaw, and Geneva, and ranging from tragedy to comedy, Blue, White, and Red ... examine a group of ambiguously interconnected people experiencing profound personal disruptions"--Container
Léon Morin, prêtre by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )
30 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life during wartime is not simply men shooting at one another, but also women tending to their children. The widow Barny is one, an office worker in a rural village in occupied France, whose child's father was a Jewish man. When genial Italians occupy the village, all is well. Then the Nazis arrive, round up and shoot the Italians, and get down to the business of rounding up Jews. Barny has her daughter baptized as a Catholic for legal certification--and also sends her to hide on a farm in the country. A communist, she takes out her anger at this subterfuge by arguing with the priest, the young Father Morin. The priest and the widow begin a series of spiritually-cum-sexually-charged dialogues. Barny's crush on Father Morin offers a place for the film to examine religious conviction, while exploring the philosophy of belief and its meaning in everyday struggle
Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three colors blue, white, red ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krzysztof Kieślowski's trilogy of the human condition in contemporary French society, with each film drawing its theme from a color in the French flag: liberty (Bleu), equality (Blanc) and fraternity (Rouge)
Léon Morin, priest ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in French and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Léon Morin is a devoted man of the cloth who is also the crush object of all the women of a small village in Nazi-occupied France. He finds himself most drawn to a sexually frustrated widow, a borderline heretic whose relationship with her confessor is a confrontation with both God and her own repressed desire. A triumph of mood, setting, and innuendo, Léon Morin, Priest is an irreverent pleasure from one of French cinema's towering virtuosos
Trois couleurs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in French and English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman is left devastated by the unexpected death of her husband and child. She retreats from the world around her, but is soon reluctantly drawn into an ever-widening web of lies and passion as the dark, secret life of her husband begins to unravel
Trois couleurs, rouge by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in French and English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Devastated by the unexpected death of her husband and child, a young woman retreats from the world around her, but is soon drawn into a web of lies and passion as the secret life of her husband unravels
Adua e le compagne Adua and her friends ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wonderful example of Italian realism, this film tells the story of four prostitutes forced to fend for themselves when a new law closes the bordellos of Rome. They pool their savings to open a trattoria, but find they cannot get a license. A prominent fixer with connections obtains the license for them, on the condition that they conduct their old business upstairs and pay him an exorbitant monthly fee
The passion of Bernadette La passion de Bernadette ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The saint of Lourdes enters the convent and endures various trials. Through it all, Bernadette trusts in God and remembers the Virgin Mary's words to her: "I cannot promise you happiness in this life, only the next." Based on actual testimony taken from the canonization investigation
J'irai comme un cheval fou I will walk like a crazy horse ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arrabal's second film forsakes the political allegory present in Viva La Muerte for a dramatic discovery of faith and organized religion. The story follows a man, Aden, played by the American George Shannon, who flees society after the death of his controlling mother. Out in the wilderness he encounters the beauty of nature, and under the tutelage of a hermit named Marvel, becomes a "normal homme." Aden falls desperately in love with Marvel, who can communicate with animals, the clouds, and the sun. Upon returning to civilization, Marvel in tow, Aden is more aware than ever of the hideous and hypocritical nature of human society. Long considered a masterpiece of surrealist film, it stands as Arrabal's most delirious and devilish picture, an outrageous portrait of both other-worldly beauty and inner torment
Médée by Don Kent( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Video of the Festival d'Avignon production of Euripides play
I will walk like a crazy horse J'irai comme un cheval fou ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arrabal's second film forsakes the political allegory present in Viva La Muerte for a dramatic discovery of faith and organized religion. The story follows a man, Aden, played by the American George Shannon, who flees society after the death of his controlling mother. Out in the wilderness he encounters the beauty of nature, and under the tutelage of a hermit named Marvel, becomes a "normal homme." Aden falls desperately in love with Marvel, who can communicate with animals, the clouds, and the sun. Upon returning to civilization, Marvel in tow, Aden is more aware than ever of the hideous and hypocritical nature of human society. Long considered a masterpiece of surrealist film, it stands as Arrabal's most delirious and devlish picture, an outrageous portrait of both other-worldly beauty and inner torment
Phèdre by Jean Racine( Recording )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A neoclassical tragedy in which passion overcomes reason, thereby sending Phèdre to a dishonorable death
Tu n'as rien vu à Hiroshima by Emmanuèle Riva( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photographies prises par l'actrice E. Riva, alors qu'elle participait au tournage du film Hiroshima mon amour, réalisé en 1958. Ces images de la ville d'Hiroshima, de ses rues, de ses enfants, offrent un portrait attachant de la ville, treize ans après la bombe atomique. Le livre comporte en outre la correspondance d'A. Resnais à M. Duras écrite durant le tournage et un entretien avec E. Riva
Gli occhi, la bocca The eyes, the mouth ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man's tragic suicide compels his twin brother to free himself from his past
Gli occhi la bocca by Marco Bellocchio( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Burned-out, over-the-hill actor Giovanni returns to Bologna for the funeral of his twin, Pippo, a wealthy suicide unlucky in love. The family tells Pippo's mother it was an accident, but there's a problem, Vanda, Pippo's one-time fiancee, won't grieve and refuses to come to the funeral. At a family dinner, Vanda talks about the note Peppo left. Again the family tries to keep mom in the dark. They assign Giovanni to persuade Vanda to keep up appearances. He sees her unhappy relationship with her father, who suspects her of sleeping with a doctor. Why she sees the doctor, how Giovanni and she deal with their mutual attraction, and his rebirth become the film's focus." -- IMDb
Adua e le compagne [Adua and company] by Antonio Pietrangeli( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Four prostitutes abandon their working girl lifestyle after a change in the law closes their bordello. They open a restaurant. Flourishing, successful and happy they find that their past comes back to haunt them as they are reported to the police and forced to consider their old jobs as part of the landlord's tenancy agreement."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Riva, Emma 1927-
Riva, Emmanuèle
Riva Emmanuèle 1927-....
Riva, Emmanuelle.
Riva, Emmanuelle 1927-
Riva, Paulette Germaine.
Riva, Paulette Germaine 1927-
リヴァ, エマニュエル
Languages
French (214)
Italian (35)
English (20)
German (12)
Spanish (11)
Japanese (2)
Multiple languages (2)
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