Fieschi, Jacques 1948-
Most widely held works by Jacques Fieschi
Coco avant Chanel Coco before Chanel ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 1,103 libraries worldwide
Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel.
Un cœur en hiver A heart in winter ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in French and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Camille, a concert violinist, becomes intrigued by her lover's business partner, Stephane. She interprets his distance as a sign of intellectual seduction. The love triangle that develops reveals the complexity and imperfection of the three characters.
Place Vendôme ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Marianne is the wife of a famous diamond jeweler. When he suddenly commits suicide, she learns that the business is in shambles and she is drawn back into the jewel dealing world. Forced to sell a cache of stolen gems her husband hid in their home, she finds herself confronted by plenty of would-be suitors, including the Russian mafia and the De Beers diamond cartel.
Les destinées sentimentales Sentimental destinies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 224 libraries worldwide
A sweeping epic spanning three decades and a world war. The film follows the life and loves of Jean Barnery, a provincial gentleman and reluctant heir to his family's porcelain empire.
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Nelly is a disheartened young Parisian with marriage and financial troubles. Introduced to the wealthy Arnaud by a mutual friend, Nelly agrees to assist him in his memoirs. The unlikely couple initially develop a playful flirtation, but their budding relationship is threatened when Nelly becomes involved with Arnaud's charming editor.
Comment j'ai tué mon père My father and I ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Jean-Luc's father suddenly reappears after decades of practicing medicine in Africa. IN the face of a father who charms, disgusts and rejects him, Jean-Luc can no longer avoid confronting his own past.
Nathalie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Upon discovering that her husband is cheating on her, Catherine hires a prostitute to seduce him and report back. A strange relationship develops between the two women and soon Catherine enters a world that changes her forever.
Sade ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 116 libraries worldwide
While incarcerated, the famous philanthropist and sexual predator educates a young woman about the carnal pleasures of life.
Dictionnaire des personnages du cinéma ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 99 libraries worldwide
L'ecole de la chair ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"Dominique is an accomplished fashion executive bored with her mundane life, until she meets Quentin, a much younger bisexual hustler/bartender. The pair enjoy a powerful chemistry despite their differences in age and background and enter into an arrangement where each gets what they desire most: Dominique, a bed partner, and Quentin, a home and financial security. But Quentin's mysterious air and vulnerable, yet violent nature force Dominique to look into his past."--Container.
Les destinées sentimentales ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Police ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in French and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"A moody, jaded police detective, while investigating a drug ring, falls for a mysterious woman and is drawn into a shady and dangerous scheme." -- IMDB.
L'homme à la mer by Jacques Fieschi ( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Un coeur en hiver by Claude Sautet ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"Camille Kessler, jeune violoniste, va bouleverser l'amitié et la vie de deux amis luthiers...
L'adversaire ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A doctor fools his friends and family about his education and career only to end up murdering his family and himself when the truth threatens to come out.
Nathalie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and German and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A professional, upper middle class wife fears her husband is unfaithful to her, and hires the prostitute Nathalie to seduce him and report all details of their relationship. Nathalie is stunning, charming, and cunning. Can Nathalie and her reports be trusted? Is the middle aged husband indeed unfaithful?
L'éternel garçon : roman by Jacques Fieschi ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Les destinées sentimentales : scénario d'après le roman de Jacques Chardonne by Jacques Fieschi ( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Police by Maurice Pialat ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Flics et voyous se ressemblent étrangement dans ce polar pas comme les autres, dans un milieu brutal et réaliste. Il mêle histoire policière et histoire d'amour et dévoile brutalement la solitude de l'individu.
L'adversaire ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 14 libraries worldwide
C'est une histoire vraie, celle de Jean-Claude Romand, mais les noms ont changé. Jean-Marc Faure a menti pendant 18 ans. Il a fait croire qu'il était médecin, qu'il travaillait à l'OMS à Genève. 18 ans de mensonges à ses parents, sa femme, ses enfants, ses amis, son amante. Et le 9 janvier 93, il craque ; ayant peur de voir sa famille tout découvrir, après avoir pensé à se suicider, il décide de les tuer.
Absentee fathers Adultery Algeria--Oran Authors, French Biographical films Biography Bisexual men--Sexual behavior Businesswomen Chanel, Coco,--1883-1971 Characters and characteristics Detective and mystery films Diamonds Dictionaries Drama Fashion designers Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Fieschi, Jacques,--1948- Film adaptations Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Foreign films France French Historical films History Jewelers Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Medical drama Melodrama Middle-aged women--Sexual behavior Mishima, Yukio,--1925-1970 Motion picture actors and actresses Motion pictures Motion pictures, French Orphans Prostitutes Protestants Revolution (France : 1789-1799) Sade,--marquis de,--1740-1814 Thrillers (Motion pictures) Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Video recordings Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women violinists