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Barr, Jean-Marc 1960-

Works: 164 works in 705 publications in 9 languages and 9,319 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Romance films  War films  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Cinematographer , Narrator, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Other, Commentator, Film editor, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jean-Marc Barr
Most widely held works by Jean-Marc Barr
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
Dancer in the dark by Lars von Trier( Visual )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selma, a Czechoslovakian immigrant, is a single mother working in a factory in rural America circa 1964. She is also afflicted by a hereditary disease, which will cost her her sight. Determined to protect her 10-year-old son from the same fate, Selma is saving her money to get him an operation. In the evenings, Selma escapes by rehearsing for a production of The Sound of Music with her best friend. When a neighbor betrays her trust, Selma's life spirals out of control and the lines between reality and fantasy blur
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Visual )

44 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery. In English with Korean subtitles
Europa by Lars von Trier( Visual )

82 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Hitchcock-like thriller, Leo Kessler, an American visiting devastated postwar Germany, is seduced by a beautiful woman and suddenly finds himself caught in a never-ending web of mystery and intrigue
Le divorce by James Ivory( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Walker travels to Paris to visit her pregnant stepsister Roxy, by chance arriving on the same day that Roxy's husband Charles-Henri leaves the marriage, apparently for another woman. As Isabel stays to offer help and support, the two young women start living it up with the locals and American expatriates, and Isabel finds herself being wooed by an older French man- who happens to be related to Roxy's ex-husband
The Big blue by Luc Besson( Visual )

103 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques and his friendly rival Enzo are considered masters of free-diving and have made a career out of this one-of-a-kind competition. Jacques' life-long obsession with diving comes from his unusual bond with the sea, while Enzo thrives on the challenges of its inherent dangers
Big Sur( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1962 novel by American literary icon Jack Kerouac, Big Sur recounts the events surrounding Kerouacs three brief sojourns to a cabin in Bixby Canyon, Big Sur, owned by Kerouacs friend and fellow Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti. The story departs from Kerouacs previous fictionalized autobiographical series in that the self inspired character is shown as a popular, published author Kerouacs previous works are restricted to depicting Kerouacs days as a bohemian traveller. Across Kerouacs subsequent trips to Big Sur and interleaved lifestyle in San Francisco, he drunkenly embarrasses Neal by introducing Billie to Neals wife, cannot emotionally provide for the increasingly demanding Billie, and finds himself increasingly unable to integrate into suburban life. Kerouacs inner turmoil culminates in his nervous breakdown during his third journey to Big Sur, which serves as his farewell to the beat generation
Manderlay by Lars von Trier( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While traveling across [Alabama in the 1930s], Grace discovers the isolated plantation of Manderlay, a place where no one knows that slavery has been long abolished. With a good heart and pure intentions, Grace tries to emancipate the slaves and open the residents' eyes to the truth, with shocking results"--Container
Searching for Debra Winger by Rosanna Arquette( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary is not only about film star Debra Winger, but also about the trials and tribulations of actresses in Hollywood who have reached "that certain age". Arquette interviews several of her colleagues, all of whom have their own personal horror stories about insensitive producers and casting directors who tend to think of over-40 actresses as being suitable only for mother, "other woman", and "hero's girlfriend" roles, if they bother to cast these roles at all. The women also discuss the difficulties in balancing a successful career and a private life
Tara Road by Maeve Binchy( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marilyn Vine's idyllic life in Connecticut is devastated by the tragic death of her only son, Dale, during his 15th birthday party. 3,000 miles away, Ria Lynch's marriage comes to a stunningly abrupt end in Dublin, Ireland, when husband Danny reveals that he is leaving her for his pregnant mistress, Bernadette. An accidental phone call brings these two otherwise unrelated women together and, in their mutual need for space and time alone, they agree to a two-month house exchange. In swapping homes, both women slowly find healing and strength through new surroundings and the kindness of others and gradually learn to accept the reality of their changed lives
Direktøren for det hele by Jens Albinus( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in Danish and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When decisions needed to be made at the office, the owner invented a nonexistent company president to hide behind. Now, forced to bring the "Boss" face-to-face with potential purchasers and employees, he hires a failed actor to play the part. Much to everyone's surprise, the unmasked boss plays the ultimate part by becoming a hero
Vandal by Hélier Cisterne( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a wayward young man who comes of age in the world of graffiti art
Non ma fille, tu n'iras pas danser by Christophe Honoré( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in French and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently liberated from her job and husband, Lena heads home to Brittany with her two children to escape the chaos of Paris. But no such luck. From the moment she arrives, she is confronted with unwanted advice, character analysis that borders on character assassination, and a few other unexpected surprises
Khodorkovsky by Cyril Tuschi( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Khodorkovski, l'homme d'affaires " le plus riche de Russie " s'oppose au Président Vladimir Poutine. A partir de ce moment, une lutte de titans commence. Poutine fait des menaces. Mais Khodorkovski revient en Russie sachant qu'il sera sans doute arrêté et emprisonné. Ce documentaire d'investigation nous livre un portrait personnel et brillant sur la personnalité complexe et controversée de l'oligarque Khodorkovski
Saint Ives by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and German and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's St. Ives Is a witty, romantic comedy that takes place during the Napoleonic Wars
Crustaces et coquillages = Cote d'Azur by Olivier Ducastel( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in French and German and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For summer vacation, Marc (Melki) and Béatrix (Tedeschi) take their two kids to the seaside house of Marc's youth, where their daughter takes up with a biker and their son roams the beach with his best friend, who is in love with him. Things get steamier when Béatrix's lover Mathieu shows up, and Marc's old flame appears
Nymphomaniac( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2: The story picks up with Joe's adulthood, where her journey of self-discovery leads to darker complications, near destruction, reconciling her decisions to move on
The plague by Albert Camus( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a city quarantined due to a highly contagious disease that is killing more people every day, three men face the greatest test of their lives, and each responds in a different way to the challenge
Robert Louis Stevenson's St. Ives( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic wars in France, the Count of St. Ives, a French nobleman, is taken prisoner by the British and taken to a prison in Scotland. Thinking that his entire family was murdered during the uprising, St. Ives finds that his brother and grandfather are still alive. His grandfather finds out St. Ives is alive. St. Ives escapes from prison and his grandfather proclaims his entire estate and fortune to St. Ives. But St. Ives's brother has other ideas. In the meantime St. Ives falls in love
E la chiamano estate( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Italian and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dino and Anna share an intense passion, but their relationship is far from conventional. An extreme emotional conflict prevents Dino from having sex with Anna. Instead, he satisfies his compulsive erotic urges with prostitutes, while seeking out Anna's ex-lovers to fulfill her unrequited desires. Mired in an increasingly untenable labyrinth of perversion, Anna embarks on a journey to ease Dino's pain and put his tormented psyche at rest
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Breaking the waves
Alternative Names
Jean-Marc Barr acteur français

Jean-Marc Barr Amerikaans acteur

Jean-Marc Barr attore e regista francese

Jean-Marc Barr francusko-amerykański aktor filmowy

Jean-Marc Barr Französisch-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Jean-Marc Barr French-American actor and director

Барр, Жан-Марк

Жан-Марк Бар

Жан-Марк Барр

Ժան-Մարկ Բառ

ژان-مارک بار

장마르크 바


Breaking the wavesThe Big blueSearching for Debra WingerSaint Ives