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Cloquet, Ghislain

Overview
Works: 105 works in 243 publications in 5 languages and 5,282 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Documentary films  Short films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Director
Classifications: D805.G3, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ghislain Cloquet
Nuit et brouillard Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )
14 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in French and English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years after the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, this piece documents the abandoned grounds of Auschwitz and Majdanek. One of the first cinematic reflections on the horrors of the Holocaust and contrasts the stillness of the abandoned camps' quiet, empty buildings with haunting wartime footage
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 863 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
Love and death by Woody Allen( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cowardly scholar Boris Grushenko has the hots for the beautiful Sonja, but cold feet for the Napoleonic Wars. Devastated by news of Sonja's plans to wed a foul-smelling herring merchant, Boris enlists in the army, only to return a penniless hero. Finally agreeing to marry him, Sonja settles down with poor Boris, to a rich life of philosophy, celibacy and meals of snow. But when the French troops invade Russia and Sonja hatches a zany scheme to assassinate Napoleon, Boris learns that God is an underachiever, there are no girls in the afterlife, and the angel of death can't be trusted
Le feu follet by Louis Malle( Visual )
7 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in French and English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alain Leroy is a self-destructive writer who is enduring a treatment in a private hospital because of his alcoholism. The doctor only sees the surface problem and declares it time for Alain to leave the hospital. Alain resolves to commit suicide, but first he goes to Paris and tries to reconnect with some old friends
Le trou by Jacques Becker( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in French and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Paris prison cell, five inmates use every ounce of their tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom. Four of the inmates have been together for a while in their cell, when Gaspard, the fifth inmate, is added to the cell. The original four inmates must decide if they want to take him into their confidence or not and whether to continue tunnelling or not
Peau d'ane Donkey skin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A princess flees marriage to her father by wearing his prize donkey skin as a disguise. When a neighboring Prince comes to town, a romance is born
Mouchette by Robert Bresson( Visual )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in French and English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unloved 14-year-old girl schoolgirl contemplates her unhappy life with her alcoholic father and dying mother [Halliwell's]
Nuit et brouillard Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )
8 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in French and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short documentary depicting four Nazi concentration camps by contrasting black and white films and images shot in the camps with contemporary color scenes of the same places, linked by commentary suggesting that it could happen again
Au hasard Balthazar by Robert Bresson( Visual )
15 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in French and Italian and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the donkey Balthazar as he is passed from owner to owner, some kind and some cruel but all with motivations beyond his understanding. Balthazar, whose life parallels that of his first keeper, Marie, is truly a beast of burden, suffering the sins of man. But despite his powerlessness, he accepts his fate nobly
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love. by Alain Resnais( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier
Les Demoiselles de Rochefort by Jacques Demy( Visual )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in French and English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical about missed connections and second chances. Twins Delphine and Solange, a dance instructor and a music teacher (played by real-life sisters Deneuve and Dorléac), long for big-city life; when a fair comes through their quiet port town, so does the possibility of escape
Mickey One ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After incurring the wrath of the mob, a comic flees Detroit for Chicago taking the name "Mickey One." As he returns to the stage and becomes successful, he fears that the mob will track him down. He wishes to square himself with the mob, but doesn't know what he did to anger them or what his debt is
Une femme douce Gentle woman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the teenage wife of a pawnbroker suddenly and inexplicably commits suicide, her distraught husband tries to understand why. As the story unfolds in flashbacks, a pattern of miscommunication and abuse is revealed
Peau d'ane by Jacques Demy( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of her fairy godmother, a princess flees marriage to her father by wearing his prize donkey skin as a disguise. When a neighboring Prince comes to town, a romance is born
Nathalie Granger by Marguerite Duras( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bored with their suburban existence, a housewife and her friend amble through the day, dealing with a washing machine salesman and the titular daughter's troubles at school
Four friends by Arthur Penn( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Steven Tesich and Oscar-nominated director Arthur Penn team up for this coming-of-age story set against the protest, prosperity, and broken promises of the 1960s
Donkey skin Peau d'ane ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A princess flees marriage to her father by wearing his prize donkey skin as a disguise. When a neighboring Prince comes to town, a romance is born
Les statues meurent aussi by Alain Resnais( Visual )
8 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1953 film essay, once banned in France, explores the effects of colonialism on the perception and appreciation of traditional African art and culture
Donkey skin by Jacques Demy( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A princess flees marriage to her father by wearing his prize donkey skin as a disguise. When a neighboring Prince comes to town, a romance is born
Die letzte Nacht des Boris Gruschenko ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1975 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angeklagt des Attentatversuchs auf Napoleon wartet ein kleiner russischer Soldat auf die Hinrichtung. Woody Allens grandiose Kostüm-Komödie
 
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Alternative Names
Cloquet, Ghislain Pierre.
Cloquet, Ghislain Pierre 1924-1981
Cloquet, Gislain 1924-1981
Languages
French (91)
English (26)
German (6)
Italian (5)
Spanish (1)
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