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Brach, Gérard

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Most widely held works about Gérard Brach
Most widely held works by Gérard Brach
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

58 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,169 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
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,144 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
Frantic by Roman Polanski( Visual )

46 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery about the kidnapping of Dr. Richard Walker's wife, Sondra, by terrorists from their hotel suite, during a medical convention being held in Paris, France, and how they are finally reunited
The Bear by André Lacombe( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the mountains of British Columbia in 1885, the story centres on a precocious bear cub and an old grizzly struggling to endure the harsh wilderness and survive their deadliest foe - man
The fearless vampire killers, or, Pardon me, but your teeth are in my neck by Roman Polanski( Visual )

36 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 588 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 ?..."
Quest for fire by J.-H Rosny( Visual )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventure set at the beginning of history for modern man, as a peaceful tribe searches for fire and the knowledge to create it
Jean de Florette by Claude Berri( Visual )

55 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jean Cadoret, a man who inherits a farm from his mother and foolishly hopes to become a gentleman farmer. But even before he arrives, his powerful neighbor is plotting to steal his land by withholding irrigation water from a stream
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

61 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman's fear of men spirals out of control, with tragic results
Repulsion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 538 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
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

31 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 522 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 Lover by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 500 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
Cul-de-sac by Roman Polanski( Visual )

42 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 485 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 role-playing games of sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos
Manon des sources : Jean de Florette 2ème partie( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in French and English and held by 481 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
Le vieil homme et l'enfant = The two of us = The old man and the boy by Claude Berri( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in French and held by 427 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 )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 397 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manon of the spring: In this sequel to Jean de Florette, ten years after her father's death, Manon has no idea that her neighbor cheated her out of her father's land. But when she discovers that Soubeyran was directly responsible for her father's death, Manon goes after him with a vengeance
Jean de Florette ; Manon of the spring = Manon des sources by Claude Berri( Visual )

47 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manon of the spring: Ten years have passed since the tragic events of Jean de Florette. Jean's daughter Manon, now a beautiful young shepardess in the nearby hills, appears to accuse the Soubeyrans of killing her father. Tragedy results before César, the neighbor who destroyed Jean, learns the truth of his actions
Bitter moon by Roman Polanski( Visual )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 208 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 206 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 )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 103 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
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Alternative Names
Brâš, Žerâr

Gérard Brach cinéaste et scénariste

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

Ժերար Բրաշ

ז'ראר בראך

جيرار بارش


ブラッシュ, ジェラール


Jean de FloretteRepulsionThe LoverManon des sources : Jean de Florette 2ème partieJean de Florette ; Manon of the spring = Manon des sourcesRenegadeBye bye monkey