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Brach, Gérard

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Most widely held works about Gérard Brach
 
Most widely held works by Gérard Brach
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in French and English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the deaths of two monks, a visiting brother discovers a secret library containing rare books considered lost to the world and dangerous to the Catholic faith
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

64 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,168 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
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

73 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol is a fragile, frigid young Belgian beauty cracking up over the course of a terrifying weekend. Left alone by her vacationing sister in their London flat, she finds herself haunted by specters, real and imagined, as her insanity grows to a violent pitch
Frantic by Roman Polanski( Visual )

50 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presumed innocent: A twist-filled whodunit where Ford is pledged to uphold the law yet determined to escape it. He plays Rusty Sabich, an attorney who's both the prosecutor of a murder case...and suspect #1!
Quest for fire by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

63 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three early-humans travel the savannah, encountering sabre-toothed tigers, mammoths, and cannibalistic tribes as they search for a flame to replace the fire that their tribe has lost
The fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck by Roman Polanski( Visual )

62 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Qui a dit que les histoires de vampires ne pouvaient pas être drôles ? En revisitant le mythe de Dracula, Roman Polanski a concocté une brillante satire du film d'épouvante : un vieux savant fantaisiste (Jack MacGowran), aidé de son jeune assistant (Roman Polanski), sont invités à passer la nuit au château du Comte Krolock. Parviendront-ils à sortir indemnes de ce lieu peuplé de créatures étranges, mais aux préoccupations pourtant bien terrestres, ou serviront-ils, ainsi que la jolie villageoise qui les accompagne (Sharon Tate), de tendres desserts au repas vampiresque du bal annuel ?..."
Jean de Florette by Claude Berri( Visual )

60 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City-dweller Jean de Florette (Gerard Depardieu) moves his family to the Provence countryside in the 1920s to forge a new life as a farmer. But his proud, cocky neighbouring rival Le Papet (Yves Montand) schemes with his simple-minded nephew Ugolin (Daniel Auteuil) to acquire some nearby land ensuring the novice owner never discovers an all-important natural spring on the property
The Lover by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

69 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor French teenager embarks on a love affair with a wealthy Chinese man in 1929 French colonial Vietnam, defying the boundaries of age, race and class
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

49 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 536 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
The Bear by Andre Lacombe( Visual )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the majestic mountains of British Columbia in 1885, centers on a precocious bear cub and an old grizzled Grizzly as they struggle to endure the harsh wilderness and survive their deadliest foe -man. An unrelenting battle of strength, wits, and ultimately, character is at hand, and there is no predicting the outcome when two of nature's greatest killers face off
Manon des sources Jean de Florette 2ème partie by Claude Berri( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in French and English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after the tragic events of Jean de Florette, Manon (Jean's daughter) seeks revenge against those she holds responsible for her father's death
Cul-de-sac by Roman Polanski( Visual )

42 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A withdrawn couple's isolated house is infiltrated by a rude, burly American gangster on the run. The three engage in a game of shifting identities and sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos
Le vieil homme et l'enfant The two of us = The old man and the boy by Claude Berri( Visual )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Claude Berri's introduction on the title screens reads "This film is a true story but seen through the imagination a child particularly sensitive to the tragic events which surrounded him in occupied France. The warm affection of this family of good people who took him in nevertheless leaves him with a certain poetic nostalgia for this time and a deep gratitude toward them." This film is his re-telling and re-creation of the life of a small Jewish boy from in Nazi-occupied Paris, sent by his parents to the countryside to live with an elderly Catholic couple until France's liberation. Forced to hide his identity, eight-year-old Claude bonds with the irascible, staunchly anti-Semitic Grampa, who improbably becomes his friend and confidant
Identificazione di una donna by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife leaves him, a film director finds himself drawn into affairs with two enigmatic women, while at the same time searching for the right subject (and actress) for his next film
Jean de Florette Manon des sources : Jean de Florette 2ème partie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in French and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean de Florette: Set amidst the rugged hills of Provence, this epic saga follows the heroic efforts of Jean Cadoret, who inherits a farm from his mother, Florette, and leaves his city job behind, hoping to create a "new Eden" with his wife and daughter. But, unbeknownst to Jean, his greedy neighbor, César Soubeyran, is plotting to steal the land out from under him with a wicked scheme that drives Jean to the brink of madness
Jean de Florette Manon of the spring = Manon des sources by Marcel Pagnol( Visual )

56 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1 Side A: **Widescreen Feature Film - Jean de Florette Disc 1 Side B: **Widescreen Feature Film - Manon of the Spring
Bitter moon by Roman Polanski( Visual )

42 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mild-mannered man attempts to rekindle the sexual fire in his marriage while on a vacation cruise. The only problem is he falls in love with another woman."--Container
Renegade by Jan Kounen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See the Old West in a new light as one man, Marshal Mike Blueberry, battles to unite the natives who raised him and the people he belongs to. When a killer comes to town, ancient legend and the strongest cowboys band together to take back what's theirs
Bye bye monkey by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the heart of New York City, Luigi and Lafayette, two foreign eccentrics, begin decaying in a surreal, rat-infested world. While walking along the Hudson River, Luigi discovers the corpse of King Kong. He also finds Kong's orphaned son, a newborn chimpanzee and brings him to his friend Lafayette, who decides to raise the infant as his own
Favorites of the moon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intertwining storylines of an art dealer, a thief, a police chief inspector, a gun dealer, an inventor, a beautician, several bums, and a crazy old man play out as an 18th century chinaware set and a 19th century portrait pass in and out of their hands. A surreal cinematic Rubik's cube that examines the bizarre twists of fate that draw people and possessions together and apart
 
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Alternative Names
Brâš, Žerâr.

Gérard Brach Frans filmregisseur

Gérard Brach französischer Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Gérard Brach French screenwriter and film director

Gérard Brach sceneggiatore e regista francese

Браш, Жерар

ז'ראר בראך

جيرار بارش

ブラッシュ, ジェラール

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FranticThe fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neckJean de FloretteThe LoverManon des sources Jean de Florette 2ème partieJean de Florette Manon of the spring = Manon des sourcesRenegadeBye bye monkey