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Arcand, Denys 1941-

Overview
Works: 214 works in 748 publications in 6 languages and 6,266 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Interviews  Film adaptations  Biography  Sources  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Contributor, wri, Composer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Denys Arcand
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
89 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,387 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 )
49 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,096 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
The decline of the American empire by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 451 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
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand ( Book )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sollicité par un religieux pour rénover la présentation d'un chemin de croix dramatique, un jeune acteur met au point une version révisée de la passion du Christ
Le déclin de l'empire américain by Denys Arcand ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in French and held by 130 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 )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 98 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
Le Déclin de l'empire amèricain by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 94 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
Duplessis by Denys Arcand ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in French and held by 84 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
Le déclin de l'empire américain The decline of the American empire ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in French and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The war between the sexes has never been funnier. This critically acclaimed comedy of marriage, infidelity and (of course) sex, explores the complex and comic relationships among eight intellectuals
L'âge des ténèbres Days of darkness by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in French and held by 65 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 )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 63 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 )
4 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 56 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]
The barbarian invasions by Denys Arcand ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rémy, divorced and in his early fifties is hospitalised. His ex-wife Louise asks their estranged son Sébastien to come home and see him. After hesitating, Sébastien returns to Montreal and as soon as he arrives, tries in every way possible to ease his father's ordeal. He reunites the merry band that marked Rémy's past: relatives, friends and former mistresses. Is the old irreverence, frienship and truculence still there? Do humour, hedonism and desire still inhabit their dreams? In the age of barbarian invasions, the decline of the American empire continues
Les invasions barbares The barbarian invasions ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in French and English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's not easy for a narrow-minded professor to reconcile with his equally stubborn son. But soon, father and son find themselves gathering with their wide and colorful circle of family and friends to confrom their differences, confess their secrets, and celebrate life
Hors champ : écrits divers, 1961-2005 by Denys Arcand ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 48 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 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
Mis últimos días : invasiones bárbaras ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and French and held by 31 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
 
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French (267)
English (80)
Spanish (9)
German (4)
Italian (1)
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