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Fargeau, Jean-Pol

Works: 71 works in 282 publications in 6 languages and 3,813 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Military films  Melodrama  Erotic films  Film noir  Horror films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Other, Contributor, Interviewee, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jean-Pol Fargeau
Chocolat by Claire Denis( Visual )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman returns to Cameroon to trace her past. Soon the sights, sounds and smells sweep her back to her childhood and memories of the people who populated her youth
35 rhums = 35 shots of rum by Claire Denis( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and German and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel is a middle-aged widower who makes his living driving a train and shares an apartment with his twenty-something daughter Josephine. Lionel and Josephine have a warm and caring relationship. Lionel's on-and-off girlfriend Gabrielle and their footloose friend Noe live in the same building, and together the four have fallen into a casual family relationship. Lionel is on edge when Jospehine's friendship with Noe begins to evolve into a romantic relationship
Beau travail by Claire Denis( Visual )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men in the French Foreign Legion, escaping some personal or legal entanglement, can leave their lives behind and take on a new identity. In an outpost in Djibouti, the men of the Legion yield to the rigid discipline and unvarying routine of life within it. When new recruit Sentain saves the life of a fellow soldier, brooding taskmaster Sgt. Galoup sets out to destroy him. The film observes how power functions among men, and considers the consequences of remaining a stranger, even as the Legionnaires must always remain strangers
The intruder = l'intrus( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis is a brooding loner who lives with two large white dogs in a forest near the French-Swiss border. His estranged son Sidney lives with his wife in a village nearby. Louis is carrying on an affair with the local pharmacist and carrying a torch for a beautiful, feral local dog breeder. He suffers a mild heart attack, and buys a new heart on the black market. Then he travels to South Korea, where he buys a boat and sails it to his former home, a dilapidated shack on a remote island south of Tahiti. His dream is to find the son he sired decades earlier when he lived there. However, once he is settled, his body begins to reject the alien heart
Nenette et Boni by Claire Denis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen year-old Boniface Pavone writes in his journal of the erotic dreams he has of the wife of the neighborhood baker. His estranged little sister, Nenette, reappears with a surprising revelation that will change him forever
J'ai pas sommeil by Claire Denis( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Thierry Paulin, who with his male lover murdered over 20 elderly women in Paris in the 1980s
Les salauds by Claire Denis( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and Spanish and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following his brother-in-law's suicide, sea captain Marco goes AWOL to rescue his estranged sister and teenaged niece from a powerful, wealthy businessman, who just so happens to be his lover's husband. But Marco's attempt at heroism is soon thwarted as he delves further into the hellish world his sister has involved herself in, and the deception from those he trusted most
Trouble every day by Claire Denis( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shane and his new wife June are in Paris for their honeymoon. Meanwhile, a French doctor is experimenting with the human libido and causes ordinary people, including his own wife, to have an uncontrollable urge to have sex with someone and then kill them and eat their flesh. Shane is suffering from the same desires, and seeks out the doctor to find a cure
Pola X by Léos Carax( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in French and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, successful author is haunted by a recurring dream of a woman obscured in darkness
Hôtel de l'homme sauvage by Jean-Pol Fargeau( Book )

7 editions published in 1983 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyager by Jean-Pol Fargeau( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ici-bas by Jean-Pol Fargeau( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S'en fout la mort = No fear, no die by Claire Denis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in France, Dah, an African immigrant from Benin, and Jocelyn, a West Indian man, supply and train cocks for a sleazy French restauranteur who organizes clandestine cockfights in the basement of his establishment. Confined all day long in the restaurant's basement, they train their rooster, a future champion named "S'en fout la mort". Once Dah becomes entangled with the owner's mistress, all four characters are cast into a violent circle of gambling, desire, and agony that spins out of control
Brûle, rivière, brûle by Jean-Pol Fargeau( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goethe, Wilhelm Meister by Jean-Pol Fargeau( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biaboya, alors? by Jean-Pol Fargeau( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beau travail by Claire Denis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un péloton de la Légion étrangère oublié, abandonné quelque part dans le golfe de Djibouti. Les restes d'une armée fantôme qui joue à la guerre et répare les routes. A Marseille, l'ex-adjudant Galoup se souvient de ces temps heureux, de cette vie si bien orchestrée, de ses hommes, son cher troupeau. Mais ce qu'il a vraiment perdu, c'est son commandant. Son commandant qu'il n'a pas voulu partager avec un jeune légionnaire
Bastards( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipping captain Marco receives a phone call from his sister, urgently calling him back to Paris. Her husband has committed suicide, her daughter is missing and the family business has gone under. She holds her husband's business partner, Edouard Laporte, accountable and Marco sets out to expose his treachery. However, as he begins to scratch under the surface, Marco discovers a dangerous underworld of violence, corruption and exploitation that will culminate in a final, shocking revelation
Wilhelm Meister : [Théâtre du Gymnase-Armand Hammer, Marseille, 12 janvier 1988] by Jean-Pol Fargeau( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les marins perdus Izgubljeni mornarji by Claire Devers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in French and German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Aldébaran est un vieux bateau relégué depuis de longs mois dans le port de Marseille. Etrangers, sans droits, séparés de leur famille, les marins croupissent, sans le sou, dans la promiscuité et le dénument le plus total. Lorsqu'ils sont débauchés, seuls deux d'entre eux restent à bord : Abdul Aziz, le capitaine libanais, un homme dur et respecté, et Diamantis, son second, un Grec très indécis et presque contemplatif, marin par tradition et par goût
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Alternative Names
Fargeau, Jean-Paul

Fargeau Jean-Paul 1950-....