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Richard, Jean-Louis

Overview
Works: 66 works in 296 publications in 7 languages and 5,294 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  History  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Actor, Scenarist, Director, Adapter, Author of dialog, Performer, Other, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean-Louis Richard
Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a future when books are banned and destroyed by the government, a fireman in charge of the burning becomes involved with a schoolteacher who flaunts the law by collecting and reading books
La nuit américaine by François Truffaut ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film about the people involved in making movies
Le dernier métro Last metro by François Truffaut ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
La mariée était en noir by François Truffaut ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a bridegroom is shot on the steps of the church on his wedding day, his widow traces the group of men responsible and eliminates them one by one
La peau douce Soft skin by François Truffaut ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierre Lachenay, a distinguished author and publisher with a wife and child, falls in love with a flight attendant, Nicole. Unable to decide between his wife and his mistress, Pierre keeps going back and forth between the two. Irritated, Nicole leaves Pierre, and an ironic, tragic twist of fate cuts short Pierre's plans to reconcile his marriage
Day for night ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and French and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Francis Truffaut's 1973 film, an "homage to moviemaking," details the loves and lunacy of the closely-knit family of strangers that comprises an on-location film, cast and crew
Joan the maid--the battles Joan the maid--the prisons ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and French and held by 110 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
La sentinelle by Arnaud Desplechin ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathias, a medical intern, finds himself drawn into a world of international intrigue after discovering a shrunken human head in his luggage. This discovery soon consumes his life as he becomes obsessed with uncovering its origins. As the pieces of the puzzle begin falling into place, Mathias becomes a target for the French Secret Service who will do anything to protect their secrets
Le Dernier métro The last metro by François Truffaut ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Nazi-occupied Paris, a Jewish director is forced to hide in the basement of his theatre while his wife stars in its latest production
Le professionnel by Georges Lautner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story about a French secret service agent who is sent to assasinate an African dictator. When the political winds change, he is double-crossed by his own government. His scheme having been found out, he is sent to prison, but escapes and seeks revenge by organising a coup d'et́at
Emmanuelle by Just Jaeckin ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emmanuelle, feeling lonely, joins her husband on a trip to Bangkok. Here she finds herself with her husband's sexually uninhibited friends. She returns to Paris a changed woman
Post coitum animal triste by Brigitte Roüan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Diane aime son mari tendrement, ses enfants naturellement et son travail passionnément. Elle vit à Paris : tout va pour le mieux dans le meilleur des mondes. Jusqu'au jour où Emilio, un jeune hydraulicien, qui travaille pour une organisation humanitaire, lui tombe littéralement dans les yeux. Diane sort de la tranchée et prend tous les risques de l'amour fou. Elle pense sincèrement que la deuxième mi-temps de sa vie commence
Jeanne la Pucelle by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a richly detailed drama based on the legend of Joan or Arc. "Battles" depicts her as a 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 it culminates in her leading the French troops into victory over the English on the battlefields of Orléans. "The Prisons" continues with her leading her countrymen in victorious assaults on the English army. however when she is finally captures and put on trial, she finds both her life and the sanctity of her body at stake--Back of container
Vivement dimanche Confidentially yours by François Truffaut ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murders are happening in a small French town and evidence points to real estate agent Julien Vercel. Someone is framing Vercel, so in steps his beautiful secretary. She sets out to solve the mystery, encountering dark alleys, strange suspicious characters and more bodies
La sentinelle La vie des morts by Arnaud Desplechin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Sentinelle : Fils de diplomate français, un étudiant en médecine rentre d'Allemagne à Paris. A son arrivée, ouvrant sa valise, il découvre une tête réduite dont l'image va le hanter. Cette macabre découverte va être le début d'une incroyable enquête
La nuit américaine Day for night ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frictions and personality clashes beset the making of a romantic film in Nice
La Peau douce Silken skin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1964 and 1997 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lachenay, a publisher and lecturer, has an affair with an airline stewardess. The affair ends but not before Lachenay's wife finds out
Jeanne la pucelle ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and held by 7 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
Effetto notte ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agli studi della Victorine, a Nizza, il regista Ferrand gira un film hollywoodiano, Vi presento Pamela: dal primo ciack fino all'ultimo giorno di riprese i problemi produttivi si mescolano con le storie private e le fragilità psicologiche dei membri della troupe. (Mereghetti)
Mata Hari, agent H.21 by Jean-Louis Richard ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Paris 1917 : Dans un music-hall parisien se produit une superbe danseuse d'origine javanaise, MATA-HARI, dont le nom signifie "Fille du soleil". Ses danses orientales, plus suggestives que sacrées, lui valent d'être très en vogue. Les salons parisiens se disputent MATA-HARI, ses admirateurs civils et surtout militaires se multiplient. Cette femme, à la fois courtisane et espionne, nous semble tantôt pure et tantôt rouée, enfantine et diabolique, fragile et dangereuse
 
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Alternative Names
Richard, J. L. 1927-
Richard, Jean Marius
Languages
French (140)
English (42)
German (17)
Spanish (17)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (3)
Japanese (1)
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