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Barr, Jean-Marc 1960-

Works: 133 works in 554 publications in 10 languages and 8,725 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Documentary television programs  Romance films  War films  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Cinematographer , Narrator, Producer, Author, Other, Scenarist, Film editor, Commentator, 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 )

38 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,563 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 )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,113 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
Le divorce by Diane Johnson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 876 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
Europa by Lars von Trier( Visual )

54 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo Kessler, an American of German descent, visits Germany in 1945. He works as a night conductor on the Zentropa Railway Line, owned by a Nazi sympathizer. Leo attempts to remain neutral to the ongoing purging of loyalists by the Allied forces, but he falls in love with the railway magnate's daughter
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Visual )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 719 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
The Big blue by Luc Besson( Visual )

78 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 514 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 )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an attempt to heal from the deterioration caused by the pressures of sudden fame and too much alcohol, famous Beat author Jack Kerouac escapes to an isolated, mist-shrouded cabin in the primitive landscape of the Big Sur woods. Instead of finding the peace he desires, he is foiled once again by his own inner demons and sets off on a visceral collision course of paranoia, sex, delirium tremens, misery and madness
Searching for Debra Winger by Rosanna Arquette( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 347 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 )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 332 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 Lars von Trier( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Danish and Norwegian and held by 293 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
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
Vandal by Hélier Cisterne( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a wayward young man who comes of age in the world of graffiti art
Saint Ives by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's St. Ives Is a witty, romantic comedy that takes place during the Napoleonic Wars
Khodorkovsky Khodorkovskiĭ by Cyril Tuschi( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In October 2003, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, former head of the Russian oil company Yukos, was arrested on charges of tax evasion and fraud. This documentary uncovers the story behind his arrest and subsequent conviction, the story of a man who has transformed from the wealthiest man in Russia into a martyr for the cause of political freedom and rule of law. Includes footage from a meeting between Khodorkovsky and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as newsreel interviews with Putin himself
Nymphomaniac( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 106 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
Crustaces et coquillages Cote d'Azur by Olivier Ducastel( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and German and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For summer vacation, Marc (Melki) and Beatrix (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 Beatrix's lover Mathieu shows up, and Marc's old flame appears
The plague by Gaetano Giulio Zumbo( 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic wars in France, the Count of St. Ives, a French nobleman, captured in battle and brought to a POW camp in Scotland. Once there, adventure and daring await when he meets and falls in love with a local woman, befriends the camp's British Major, and discovers his long-lost grandfather living just down the road
E la chiamano estate( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in Italian and held by 56 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 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

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ژان-مارک بار

장마르크 바


Breaking the wavesThe Big blueSearching for Debra WingerSaint Ives