WorldCat Identities

Cloquet, Ghislain

Works: 76 works in 294 publications in 5 languages and 5,494 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Short films  History  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  New wave films  Gangster films  Romance films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ghislain Cloquet
Nuit et brouillard Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )

32 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,636 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
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 925 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 )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 731 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 )

18 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the last 48 hours in the life of a dissolute playboy - an "old young man" who has used up his life and is heading relentlessly toward suicide. The ghosts of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Marilyn Mornroe are invoked in the film, but Malle's vision of alcoholism, dissolution and suicide is one without self-pity or spurious sociology
Peau d'ane Donkey skin by Jacques Demy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in French and German and held by 405 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
Le trou by Jacques Becker( Visual )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaspard Claude es un joven inocente acusado de intento de asesinato de su mujer. Enviado a una cárcel de París, es instalado en una celda junto a otros cuatro duros criminales, los cuales han decidido escapar de la prisión construyendo un laborioso túnel. A regañadientes, convencen al joven para que se una a su plan de fuga y participe en las labores de construcción del túnel
Mouchette by Robert Bresson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unloved 14-year-old girl schoolgirl contemplates her unhappy life with her alcoholic father and dying mother [Halliwell's]
Les Demoiselles de Rochefort by Jacques Demy( Visual )

20 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delphine et Solange sont deux jumelles de 25 ans, ravissantes et spirituelles. Delphine, la blonde, donne des leçons de danse et Solange, la rousse, des cours de solfège. Elle vivent dans la musique comme d'autres vivent dans la lune et rêvent de rencontrer le grand amour au coin de la rue. Justement des forains arrivent en ville et fréquentent le bar que tient la mère des jumelles. Une grande foire se prépare et un marin rêveur cherche son idéal féminin
Au hasard Balthazar = Balthazar by Robert Bresson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 143 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 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most influential films of all time, Alain Resnais' first feature sees a French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hiroshima, their consuming fascination impelling them to exercise their own scarred memories of love and suffering. Utilizing an innovative flashback structure and an Academy Award-nominated screenplay by novelist Marguerite Duras, Resnais delicately weaves past and present, personal pain and public anguish, in this moody masterwork
Mickey One( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 79 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 )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in German and 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
Nathalie Granger by Marguerite Duras( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in French and held by 41 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 )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and German and held by 29 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
Les statues meurent aussi by Alain Resnais( Visual )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in French and German and held by 19 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
Classe tous risques by Claude Sautet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abel es un conocido delincuente italiano que, tras una prolífica carrera delictiva, ha recibido una orden de arresto y una posterior condena a muerte. Pero Abel no está dispuesto a ser linchado por la justicia italiana y decide huir a Francia con su familia con la ayuda de un viejo amigo
Lumière by Paul Paviot( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moyen métrage faisant revivre Louis Lumière et son frère Auguste à travers l'histoire des 50 premières années de cinéma. Aperçu des premiers films tournés par le père du cinématographe moderne
Un nommé La Rocca by Jean Becker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto se presenta en Marsella para ayudar a su amigo Xavier, preso tras una encerrona de su socio Villanova. Roberto seduce a la amante de Villanova y, cuando éste es asesinado, se erige como líder de la banda
La chambre by Michel Mitrani( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vive le tour by Louis Malle( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the annual 20-day Tour de France bicycle race held each July. Covering the 1962 race this fast moving essay shows the racers' tension of competition, the physical stresses, the eating and drinking while in motion, the collisions and spills, and the enthusiasm of the spectators
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Alternative Names
Cloquet, Ghislain Pierre.

Cloquet, Ghislain Pierre 1924-1981

Cloquet, Gislain 1924-1981

Ghislain Cloquet belgischer Kameramann

Ghislain Cloquet director of photography uit België (1924-1981)

Ghislain Cloquet direttore della fotografia belga

Ghislain Cloquet French cinematographer

Клоке, Гислен

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French (133)

English (38)

German (23)

Spanish (16)

Italian (11)

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