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Berto, Juliet

Overview
Works: 129 works in 287 publications in 4 languages and 1,713 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Experimental films  History  Silent films  Fantasy films  Short films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Scenarist, Director, Other, Film editor, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Juliet Berto
La chinoise by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in French and German and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1967. Disillusioned by their suburban lifestyles, a group of middle-class students, led by Guillaume and Veronique, form a smal Maoist cell and plan to change the world by any means necessary. After studying the growth of communism in China, the students decide they must use terrorism and violence to ignite their own revolution
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to collect an inheritance from a dying relative, a bourgeois couple travel across the French countryside while civilization crashes and burns around them. Featuring a justly famous centerpiece sequence in which the camera tracks along a seemingly endless traffic jam, and rich with historical and literary references, is a surreally funny and disturbing call for revolution, a depiction of society retreating to savagery, and, according to the credits, the end of cinema itself
Mr. Klein by Joseph Losey( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Nazi-occupied France 'Mr. Klein' is the riveting story of one man's search for another who shares his name, and who has stolen his identity
Le gai savoir by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in French and English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Godard's film about language is a modern interpretation of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Emile, a treatise on education in the style of a novel. The film is a colorful attack on the ways in which western society has poisoned its language by imbuing words with subtle meanings and built-in preconceptions which determine our actions. The filmmaker's protagonists are a young man and woman who meet in a television studio and conduct a dialogue illustrated by comic strips, interviews, street signs, outrageous printed puns and dozens of other devices. The film is a pure expression of cinema without conventional narrative plot, characters, and theme. (Does not circulate)
Céline et Julie vont en bateau Phantom ladies over Paris = Celine and Julie go boating by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in French and English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two girls meet and wind up sharing each others' lives -- same flat, same bed, same fiance, same clothes -- even the same imagination. The film spins a circular, tortuous fantasy around their lives while at the same time acting as a meditation on the art of cinema itself"--Container
Céline et Julie vont en bateau by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Céline (Juliet Berto), a magician, and Julie (Dominique Labourier), a librarian, meet in Montmartre and wind up sharing the same flat, bed, fiancé, clothes, identity and imagination. Soon, thanks to a magic sweet, they find themselves spectators, then participants, in a Henry James-inspired 'film-within-the film'-- a melodrama unfolding in a mysterious suburban house with the 'Phantom Ladies Over Paris' (Bulle Ogier and Marie-France Pisier), a sinister man (Barbet Shroeder) and his child"--Container
Slogan by Pierre Grimblat( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful film director leaves his pregnant wife at home when he attends the annual festival for advertising awards, and begins an affair with a young British woman
Monsieur Klein Mr. Klein( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in French and German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in France in 1942 at the beginning of the Nazi occupation, Mr. Klein tells of one man's search for another who has stolen his identity. Robert Klein (Alain Delon) is a well to do French Catholic art dealer; he is charming, cultivated and ruthless. One day he learns of another Mr. Klein, a jew who is using his identity to cover anti-Nazi resistance activities. As Klein becomes obsessed with the search for his imposter, he meets an elegant society lady (Jeanne Moreau) who is somehow involved with the Jewish Klein. Eventually, Klein's search becomes a trap into which he falls."--Container
Le cimetière des voitures Car cemetery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Combin[in]g punk rock and post-apocalyptic mayhem, Arrabal's outrageous adaptation of his infamous stage play is a gallows-humor romp in a wretched dystopia. The inhabitants of a junkyard at the edge of a nuclear crater live hand to mouth all the while being hounded by authorities from a corrupt government. Among them is Emanou, a punk rock star agitator doomed to betrayal by one of his own. A raucous and absurd retelling of the Christ story with thugs, murderers, pimps and punks."--Container
La Fille aux talons d'argile by Juliet Berto( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le sex shop by Claude Berri( Visual )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner of a bookstore in Paris turns his business into a sex shop when it fails to bring in enough money for his family to live on
Le gai savoir The joy of learning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, Patricia and Emile meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the pathe to revolution> Scenes of the May '68 student revolts, the Vietnam war, posters, photographs, and cartoons form the backdrops to their words, which themselves are often their subject, as are images, sounds and juxtapositions. Based loosely on Jean Jacques Rousseau's incendiary treatise, "Emile, or on education", Godard's "Le gai savoir" is a montage, a meditation, a reflection on ideas - and how filmmaking is a path."--Container
Neige by Juliet Berto( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1993 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Duelle] (une quarantaine)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tout oppose les deux magiciennes Leni et Viva, pourtant toutes deux doivent retrouver une pierre précieuse détenue par un homme étrange--"--Conteneur
Un amour à Paris by Merzak Allouache( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This romantic drama is about two strangers who meet and fall in love in Paris. Marie is a young Jewish girl from Algeria who comes to Paris in hopes of being a model. She is sidetracked when she meets Ali, a French-born Arab and ex-convict. Ali makes plans to meet up with an accomplice to get his share of the money from a robbery with hopes of traveling to Houston, Texas to become a "cosmonaut."
Détruisez-vous by Serge Bard( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the events leading up to the May 1968 student demonstrations in France
Le male du siècle by Claude Berri( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amusing comedy about a male chauvinist whose sexually liberated wife is taken hostage in a bank robbery. Claude, owner of a small men's clothing shop, begins to worry when his wife fails to return from the bank. That evening, while watching the news on TV, he learns why
Out 1( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories are intercut and eventually intermix involving the members of two theatrical troupes, stolen letters, blackmail, etc
Vladimir y Rosa( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soft and hard: Focuses on Godard and Miéville's life and work at their home in Rolle, Switzerland. An intimate conversation on cinema, television and image-making
Camarades by Marin Karmitz( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yan, an unambitious, unskilled and unemployed 22-year-old high school dropout, argues with his father, who kicks him out. His girlfriend threatens to leave him if he doesn't get a job. Yan moves in with a friend in Paris and accepts a job as an assembly line worker at the Billancourt Renault car factory, where he joins the union. His workmates manage to channel his rebellious attitude, involving him in their leftist campaign activities
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Bertho, Juliet

Berto, Juliette 1947-1990

Jamet, Annie Lucienne Marie-Louise 1947-1990

Juliet Berto Actress, Film director

Juliet Berto attrice e regista francese

Juliet Berto französische Schauspielerin, Filmregisseurin und Drehbuchautorin

Жюльет Берто

ジュリエット・ベルト

Languages
French (106)

German (7)

English (4)

Italian (1)