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Fargeau, Jean-Pol

Works: 80 works in 287 publications in 5 languages and 3,837 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 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daughter of a French official returns to Cameroon and recalls her childhood there in colonial Africa of the 1950s
35 rhums = 35 shots of rum by Claire Denis( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and German and held by 558 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. Together the four have fallen into a casual family relationship. But when Josephine and Noe become more than friends, Lionel is on edge
Beau travail by Claire Denis( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 438 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 )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 397 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 )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 238 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 held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J'ai pas sommeil est un film français de Claire Denis sorti le 25 mai 1994. Un des sujets de l'œuvre s'inspire largement de la vie du tueur en série Thierry Paulin, le "tueur des vieilles dames" qui fut actif dans le nord de Paris à la fin des années 1980. Synopsis: "Théo travaille au noir pour faire vivre sa famille, il vit avec Mona. Camille, le frère de Théo, écume les bars homosexuels. Une émigrée lituanienne, Daiga, arrive à Paris. Sans argent, elle cherche un point de chute. Au même moment, la peur règne à cause de plusieurs assassinats de vieilles dames dans le nord de Paris. Ninon donne des cours de karaté aux femmes âgées qui veulent pouvoir se défendre."
Les salauds by Claire Denis( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 216 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 )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 209 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

"Pierre vit avec sa mère, Marie, dans un château en Normandie. Ils sont riches, insouciants, et s'aiment passionnément. Mais un jour, alors qu'il va rejoindre sa fiancée, Pierre est frappé par une étrange apparition."--[Conteneur]
Beau travail by Claire Denis( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Herman Melville's 'Billy Budd', this film is a stunning combination of literature, music, poetry and dance that explores the near-mythical world of the French Foreign Legion. Galoup is a sergeant-major whose position and power are threatened when the bravery and heroism of new recruit Sentain attracts the attention of the platoon's commandant. Enraged, Galoup plots Sentain's downfall, a doomed course of action that leads to his own undoing
Hôtel de l'homme sauvage by Jean-Pol Fargeau( Book )

7 editions published in 1983 in French and Undetermined and held by 58 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 )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"--Dah est du Benin, Jocelyn des Antilles. Ils sont noirs et forment une belle équipe qui participe aux combats de coqs clandestins. Alors qu'ils sont sur un gros coup, la mort va s'en mêler ... - Boniface est pizzaiolo sur le port de Marseille. Il a rompu avec son père, Félix, depuis la mort de sa mère. Félix, marchand de luminaires, s'est occupé de sa fille, Nénette, qui a quinze ans. Un jour, celle-ci enjambe le mur du collège et débarque chez son frère qui ne veut pas la reconnaître. Elle bouscule ses mauvaises habitudes
Brûle, rivière, brûle by Jean-Pol Fargeau( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 26 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 )

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

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
Bastards( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 8 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
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Beau travail
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Alternative Names
Fargeau, Jean-Paul

Fargeau Jean-Paul 1950-....