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Laurent, Christine

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Most widely held works by Christine Laurent
La belle noiseuse by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

39 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A painter suffering artistic burnout is inspired by his meeting with Marianne at his Languedoc villa. She is persuaded to pose for him as he attempts to recover the 'masterpiece' he had abandoned ten years earlier. The film becomes a playing out of the process of creation (of a painting/a film), a battle of wills between the artist and his model, the artist's wife (who has been his model) and Marianne's lover. This package contains two versions of the film both prepared by Rivette - the four-hour version more in the nature of a performance piece, which explains the process in exhaustive detail (including the hand of an actual artist, Bernhard Dufour, at work) while the two-hour version (minus Dufour's hand) is brisker, more in the nature of a short story, which provides a different perspective on the relationships
Histoire de Marie et Julien = The story of Marie and Julien by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DE MARIE ET JULIEN is a revival of his four-part project SCONES DE LA VIE PARALLE (1976). Only 'Duelle' and 'Norot̋' were completed. HISTOIRE DE MARIE ET JULIEN began shooting but was cancelled after two days. However, Rivette never completely let go of the story. Julien (Jerzy Radziwilowicz), about 40 years old, is a clockmaker with destruc- tive impulses who decides to blackmail Madame X (Anne Brochet) who traffics in stolen antiques. DVD
Gang of four by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anna, Joyce, Claude and Lucia are all students under the tutelage of Constance Dumas. Lucia moves in with the other girls in a small house outside of Paris. Soon after, Lucia is attacked on the street outside her home and saved by a mysterious stranger. Then she discovers that the stranger is involved with all the girls and is hiding a dark secret inside the house."--Container
Va savoir = Who knows? by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about three men and three women whose lives converge during the run of a play in Paris
Ne touchez pas la hache by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Armand de Montriveau, général français, débarque dans une île espagnole lors de l'expédition française pour rétablir l'autorité de Ferdinand VII. C'est dans le monastère qu'abrite cette île qu'il découvre que soeur Thérèse est la femme qu'il recherche depuis cinq ans. Il obtient l'autorisation de la voir en présence de la mère supérieure
Duchesse de Langeais = Duchess of Langeais by Jacques de Baroncelli( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently returned from Africa, she married and part of the highest society. She flirts with him, and soon he's captivated. His behavior is possessive, insistent. Then, it is her turn to become obsessed. Letters, balls, scandal, a kidnapping, and an ultimatum bring her to the cloister and him to melancholy"--IMdB
Joan the maid--the battles ; Joan the maid--the prisons( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two companion films tell the story of Joan of Arc. Battles describes her early life, hearing the voices, and the victory over the English. Prisons describes her capture, imprisonment, trial, and execution
L herbier Vilmorin : deux siècles de passion pour les plantes comestibles et d'ornement by Christine Laurent( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'épopée de la famille Vilmorin commence avant la Révolution française. Philippe de Vilmorin, fils d agriculteur, se passionne pour les plantes et invente en plein Paris le commerce scientifique des graines. Pendant plus de 200 ans et sur six générations, la famille est à la pointe de la recherche agronomique et horticole en France. Pour leurs travaux et par passion pour les végétaux, les Vilmorin constituent un herbier étonnant, le seul du genre arrivé jusqu'à nous. Cet herbier témoigne de l activité industrielle et scientifique des Vilmorin autour de la sélection des semences.Il a bien failli disparaître à la fin du siècle dernier mais l'enthousiasme des Verriérois l'a sorti de l anonymat. La commune de Verrières-le-Buisson, terre des Vilmorin de 1815 à 1966, s est attachée à valoriser ce patrimoine exceptionnel. En 2006, « l'herbier Roger de Vilmorin » qui comprend quelque 50 000 planches botaniques - dont un herbier dédié à Parmentier, une importante collection de blés, des aquarelles du Japon, un album d'iconographie de légumes...a été classé Monument historique. Ce livre raconte la contribution exceptionnelle des Vilmorin à l amélioration des plantes comestibles et d'ornement. Il s appuie sur la richesse de cet herbier dont les planches ont, pour la première fois, été photographiées. Sa sortie coïncide avec le 200e anniversaire de l installation de la famille de Vilmorin à Verrièresle-Buisson et avec le 10e anniversaire de son classement Monument historique
Joan the maid -- the prisons( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in French and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Prisons," the second segment in a two-part account of the life of Joan of Arc, begins in June, 1429, as Joan rejoins the Dauphin at Loches and embarks on a series of French victories over the English. But in May of the following year, Joan is captured and imprisoned. In January of 1431, the trial of Joan of Arc begins and during five months, she faces her two judges; accused of sorcery, impurity, wearing men's clothing and refusal to submit to English rule, she is condemned as a heretic and burned at the stake
La belle noiseuse : divertimento by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le peintre Frenhofer a abandonné toute activité après avoir renoncé à terminer un tableau, "la Belle noiseuse" qui devait être son chef-d'oeuvre et pour lequel sa femme avait servi de modèle. Un jour, pourtant, un jeune artiste vient lui rendre visite en compagnie d'une jeune femme. Il reconnaît en elle le modèle idéal
Jeanne la pucelle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Master filmmaker Jacques Rivette directs this richly detailed drama based on the legend of Joan or Arc. Sandrine Bonnaire gives a stunning performance as the young maid who believes she is compelled by the voice of God to save France from occupation by the English. Beginning with her childhood in Domremy, this first instalment culminates in her leadership of French troops into victory over the English on the battlefields of Orléans."--Back of container
Jeanne la pucelle by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In part two of Jacques Rivette's epic retelling of the life of Joan or Arc, 'The prisons' continues with Jeanne (Sandrine Bonnaire) leading her countrymen in victorious assaults on the English army. But when she is finally put on trial, she finds both her life and the sanctity of her body at stake."--Container
La bella mentirosa La belle noiseuse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrato de la relación entre el artista y sus modelos
Auto 2012 salon de Genève( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Arlésienne by Alphonse Daudet( )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeanne la pucelle : les prisons( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Les Prisons," the second segment in a two-part account of the life of Joan of Arc, begins in June, 1429, as Joan rejoins the Dauphin at Loches and embarks on a series of French victories over the English. But in May of the following year, Joan is captured and imprisoned. In January of 1431, the trial of Joan of Arc begins and during five months, she faces her two judges; accused of sorcery, impurity, wearing men's clothing and refusal to submit to English rule, she is condemned as a heretic and burned at the stake
La sentence des pourceaux fantaisie historique en trois saisons pour acteurs, bestiaux et musiciens by Olivier Perrier( )

3 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La noce chez les petits bourgeois by Bertolt Brecht( )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'occasione fa il ladro by Gioacchino Rossini( )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in Undetermined and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auguste, Auguste, Auguste by Pavel Kohout( )

3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in French and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Joan the maid--the battles ; Joan the maid--the prisons
Alternative Names
Laurent, Christiane Irène Yvonne Charlotte, 1948-

Languages
French (106)

German (5)

English (4)

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