WorldCat Identities

Arcand, Denys 1941-

Overview
Works: 194 works in 698 publications in 7 languages and 6,108 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Interviews  Film adaptations  Biography  Sources  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Creator, Composer, wri
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Denys Arcand
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
93 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taken with the idea of staging the Passion, the most famous story in the world, and playing the part of Jesus, Daniel sets off in quest of actors who are willing to drop everything and follow him. In search for information to help him better define his subject, Daniel makes startling discoveries on the life of Christ, discoveries which hold a powerful fascination for him. The show is born on a hot and muggy summer night. Grandiose, provocative, disturbing, it is upsetting to its audience
Les invasions barbares by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
74 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar winning French film about a narrow-minded professor, his son and their circle of family and friends
The decline of the American empire by Artificial Eye (Firm) ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film whch explores the complex, comic, and sexual relationships among eight Quebec intellectuals who are brought together for a Sunday dinner
Le déclin de l'empire américain The decline of the American empire by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film whch explores the complex, comic, and sexual relationships among eight Quebec intellectuals who are brought together for a Sunday dinner
Le déclin de l'empire américain by Denys Arcand ( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in French and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand ( Book )
7 editions published in 1989 in French and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stardom ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A naive, hockey playing tomboy, gets pulled from obscurity to become the super model of the media-mad world. Her rise and fall from stardom is captured by the paparazzi that hound her night and day. Along the way she uses man after man, until one day fate gives her a reality check and she finds herself asking the question - is it possible to be beautiful, rich, famous and happy too?
Love & human remains by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David is an actor in the longest running role of his career as a waiter. Candy is a book reviewer who hates to read. In their ever-hopeful and often hilarious search for new partners, these lovers-turned-platonic roommates discover that sometimes it's easier to get killed than it is to find romance
Duplessis by Denys Arcand ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Texte intégral de la fameuse série Duplessis télévisée au réseau français de Radio-Canada. L'illustration est assurée par une soixantaine de photos tirées de la production. Les principaux personnages cités font l'objet d'une notice biographique à la fin du volume
Les invasions barbares Barbarian invasions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the varying personal politics - economic and sexual - at play among an aging group of friends, lovers, and ex-spouses. Remy and Louise are divorced. Their son Sebastien lives in capitalist splendor in London. Their estranged daughter sails boats throughout the world. But the slightly estranged family is brought together by Remy's losing battle with terminal cancer, and the hedonistic, ex-radical father and straight-laced son have to overcome their differences
Hommage à la ville de Québec [videorecording] : célébrons 400 ans d'histoire = Tribute to Québec city : celebrating 400 years of history ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ce coffret composé de 3 DVD, accompagné d'un guide pédagogique, est destiné au réseau des établissements scolaires et des bibliothèques publiques à travers le Canada. Ce coffret permettra aux étudiants de connaître leur passé, leurs traditions, les valeurs et les attitudes qui ont forgé le Canada d'aujourd'hui ainsi que la richesse culturelle et historique de la ville de Québec"--ONF
L'âge des ténèbres Days of darkness by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean-Marc Leblanc, a desperate civil servant, escapes reality as we all know it, to imagine himself as the hero in imaginary adventures
Les invasions barbares : scénario by Denys Arcand ( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quelque vingt-cinq ans plus tard, le lecteur retrouve les protagonistes du ##Déclin de l'Empire américain## au chevet d'un Rémy qui, dévoré par un cancer, n'a plus que quelques jours à vivre. Mais davantage que ces personnages d'une génération vieillisante et désillusionnée, ce sont leurs enfants qui feront face à cette agonie dans ce qui pourrait être un règlement de comptes entre générations et qui devient une étonnante leçon d'amour. Maniant humour et émotion avec maestria, un regard à la fois critique et tendre sur le début du 21e siècle. [SDM]
Les invasions barbares The barbarian invasions ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in French and English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remy, un viejo maestro universitario, enfrenta una enfermedad terminal y es hospitalizado. Louise, se ex mujer, llama a Sebastián, el hijo de ambos, que vive en Londres y es un exitoso asesor financiero. Hace tiempo que hijo y padre no tienen nada de qué hablar, pero Sebastián decidió volver a Montreal para ayudar a su madre y apoyar moralmente a su padre. La cercanía de la muerte hace que padre e hijo salten la brecha generacional y el desapego reencontrándose
Hors champ : écrits divers, 1961-2005 by Denys Arcand ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le volume rassemble des textes de circonstance (discours de remerciement, réponses à des enquêtes, lettres ouvertes) aussi bien que des souvenirs (d'un concert de Glenn Gould ou du festival de Cannes), un essai sur les raports entre le cinéma et l'histoire, des textes sur le cinéma (Bergman, Mankiewicz, être cinéaste au Québec) ou la société québécoise (et tout particulièrement le texte liminaire). Ils ont en commun une écriture incisive, un regard froid et une franchise redoutable. [SDM]
Michel Brault, oeuvres 1958-1974 Michel Brault, works 1958-1974 by Michel Brault ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of ilms by a pioneer of Quebec cinema, who revolutionized film-making by freeing it from technical constraints to bring it closer to life
In the shadow of Hollywood by Sylvie Groulx ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in French and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the transformation of the world of cinema into huge entertainment complexes that overwhelm and overload our senses. Also addresses the dominance and motivations of the American film industry
Denys Arcand, l'oeuvre documentaire intégrale 1962-1981 by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of documentary films produced by Denys Arcard between 1962 and 1981
Un cynique chez les lyriques : Denys Arcand et le Québec by Carl Bergeron ( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les gens adorent les guerres et autres inédits : textes dramatiques by Denys Arcand ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comme chaque matin, le banquier Ross Nesbitt, cinquante deux ans, monte dans sa voiture et quitte son domicile de la banlieue ouest de Montréal pour se diriger vers son bureau du centre-ville. Il ne sait pas que son voyage, ce jour-là, va le conduire bien plus loin que la rue Saint-Jacques. En vingt-quatre heures, c'est toute la vallée du Saint-Laurent qu'il va parcourir et, surtout, tout le territoire de sa propre existence. Jusqu'à son ultime limite
 
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Languages
French (257)
English (81)
German (19)
Spanish (11)
Italian (3)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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