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Arcand, Denys 1941-

Overview
Works: 260 works in 840 publications in 7 languages and 6,748 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Short films  Independent films  Dark comedy films  Religious films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Restager , Performer, Film editor, Contributor, Other, Interviewee, Composer, Creator, wri
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Denys Arcand
Les invasions barbares = The barbarian invasions by Denys Arcand( Visual )

104 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,317 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
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand( Visual )

84 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troupe of underemployed actors joins a charismatic young man to help a church update its annual Passion play, which attracts a city full of hope, praise, temptation and condemnation
The decline of the American empire by Denys Arcand( Visual )

64 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four men and four women, all coming from the academic world, discuss their professional and sex lives around a diner, revealing themselves and their society as the evening goes by
Le déclin de l'empire américain by Denys Arcand( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in French and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stardom by Denys Arcand( Visual )

20 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 )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 103 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 it is easier to get killed than it is to find romance
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The priest in charge of the Passion Play in the Montreal Basilica decides on an update to keep the interest of a modern audience. The new director, cast and lead gradually and inevitably find that the story of the life of Christ has a powerful impact on their own lives
Duplessis by Denys Arcand( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in French and held by 89 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
L'âge des ténèbres = Days of darkness by Denys Arcand( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and held by 88 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
Hommage à la ville de Québec [videorecording] : célébrons 400 ans d'histoire = Tribute to Québec city : celebrating 400 years of history( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A remarkable box set tribute for the 400th anniversary of Québec City : nine historical films on three DVDs as well as user guides for teachers and students embarking on this fascinating journey to the heart of our history" -- Container
Les invasions barbares : scénario by Denys Arcand( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 59 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]
Michel Brault, oeuvres 1958-1974 = Michel Brault, works 1958-1974 by Michel Brault( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of films by a pioneer of Quebec cinema, who revolutionized film-making by freeing it from technical constraints to bring it closer to life
Hors champ : écrits divers, 1961-2005 by Denys Arcand( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 49 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]
Mis últimos días : invasiones bárbaras( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rémy se encuentra en el hospital, victima de un cáncer que lo consume inexorablemente. Sabiendo que el fin se encuentra cerca, su ex-esposa le pide a su hijo Sébastien que vuele desde Londres para acompañarle en su lecho de muerte. A pesar de no haberle dirigido la palabra en años, Sébastien accede y, haciendo uso de su dinero y contactos, no sólo se asegura de que Rémy disfrute de sus últimos días, sino que también se encarga de reunir en torno suyo a sus entrañables amigos, otros jóvenes iconoclastas que enfrentan ahora su propia decadencia. Otra obra maestra del director de "La Decadencia del Imperio Americano" y una provocativa reflexión sobre la amistad, el amor y la muerte dentro de las ideologias en esta época de invasiones bárbaras
In the shadow of Hollywood by Sylvie Groulx( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in French and English and held by 34 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
Un cynique chez les lyriques : Denys Arcand et le Québec by Carl Bergeron( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Maudite galette : dossier by Denys Arcand( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gina : dossier( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in French and held by 28 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 27 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
Inside the historical film by Bruno Ramirez( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From cinema's beginnings filmmakers have turned to the past for their stories, so much so that in many ways our historical culture is shaped more in the movie theatre than in the classroom. Inside the Historical Film argues how and why film can enrich our understanding of the past. Bruno Ramirez discusses a wide range of films, from various historical and national contexts, pointing to the role that film-crafts play in translating historical events into cinematic language. He takes the reader through the process of conception, research, design, and production of several films that he researched and co-wrote, explaining the decisions that were made to best convey historical knowledge. The practice-based quality at the core of Ramirez's analysis is further enhanced by conversations with world-renowned film directors, including Denys Arcand, Constantin Costa-Gavras, Deepa Mehta, Renzo Rossellini, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, and Margarethe von Trotta. Grounded in an appreciation for the interpretative value of making films and cinema's ability to reach large public audiences at personal and emotional levels, Inside the Historical Film seeks to understand historical films as both creative works and multi-layered representations of the past
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The decline of the American empire
Alternative Names
Denys Arcand Canadees filmregisseur

Denys Arcand Canadian Film director

Denys Arcand kanadischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Produzent

Denys Arcand kanadyjski reżyser

Denys Arcand regista e sceneggiatore canadese

Ντενύ Αρκάν

Дени Аркан

Дені Аркан

دنیس آرکند بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان کانادایی

ドゥニ・アルカン

丹尼斯·阿坎德

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StardomDenys Arcand's Le déclin de l'empire américain, and Les invasions barbaresDenys Arcand : a life in film