WorldCat Identities

Cloquet, Ghislain

Overview
Works: 105 works in 251 publications in 5 languages and 5,350 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Prison films  Documentary films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Short films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 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 )

15 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in French and English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black and white archival footage of German concentration camps in World War II is intercut with colour shots of the camps as they were in 1956 to create a moving counterpoint of present and past which poses the question - 'Who is responsible?'
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 888 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 )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 708 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 390 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
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 convicts use every ounce of tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom--unaware that a traitor may be among them
Peau d'ane Donkey skin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 278 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

Faced with a dying mother, an absent, alcoholic father, and a baby brother in need of care, the teenage Mouchette seeks solace in nature and daily routine, a respite from her economic and pubescent turmoil
Nuit et brouillard Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in French and held by 203 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 = Balthazar by Robert Bresson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in French and Italian and held by 125 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
Les Demoiselles de Rochefort by Jacques Demy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in French and English and held by 98 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
Peau d'ane by Jacques Demy( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in French and held by 95 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
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

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
Mickey One( Visual )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 76 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
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
Les statues meurent aussi by Alain Resnais( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in French and German and held by 16 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 13 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
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
 
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Alternative Names
Cloquet, Ghislain Pierre.

Cloquet, Ghislain Pierre 1924-1981

Cloquet, Gislain 1924-1981

Ghislain Cloquet belgischer Kameramann

Ghislain Cloquet direttore della fotografia belga

Ghislain Cloquet French cinematographer

Клоке, Гислен

گیلان کلوکه

ギスラン・クロケ

Languages
French (96)

English (27)

German (8)

Italian (5)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Au hasard Balthazar = BalthazarUne femme douce Gentle woman