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Taurand, Gilles

Overview
Works: 148 works in 354 publications in 5 languages and 3,071 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Adapter, Arranger, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gilles Taurand
Les adieux a la reine Farewell, my queen ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sidonie, who serves as reader to Marie Antoinette and displays a singular romantic devotion to the queen, witnesses the final days of the French Revolution from inside the walls of the Palace of Versailles. The film is seen from Sidonie's point of view, and the story takes place over the course of four days
Le temps retrouvé Time regained ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in French and English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1922, this film opens with Marcel Proust on his deathbed, looking through old photos and remembering his past. His own experiences gradually give way to the characters in his novel
L'armée du crime Army of crime ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation
L'enfant d'en haut = Sister by Ursula Meier ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Simon lives with his older sister in a housing complex below a luxury Swiss ski resort. Every day, he takes the lift up to the opulent ski world above, stealing equipment from rich tourists to resell to the local kids down in the valley. But when Simon partners with a crooked British seasonal worker, he begins to lose his boundaries, affecting his relationship with his sister and plummeting him into dangerous territory"--Container
La belle personne by Christophe Honoré ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful sixteen-year-old Junie attends a new school only to find herself in love with her charming Italian teacher while also being pursued by a fellow student
Le temps retrouvé by Raúl Ruiz ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is 1922 and Marcel Proust is on his deathbed remembering his life. Gradually his own experiences give way to the characters in his novel -- fiction eclipses reality
Les Égarés Strayed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the German occupation of Paris during World War II, a young widow flees the war-torn city with her two children and must rely on a mysterious young stranger in order to survive
Les roseaux sauvages Wild reeds by André Techiné ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poignant coming-of-age story set in southwest France in 1962. Sensitive young François is uncertain of his sexuality as he finds himself more attracted to his classmate Serge than to his platonic girlfriend Maïté. An older boy, Henri, is drawn into the circle, further complicating relationships. Through their passage into adulthood, the four experience a series of sexual and political conflicts as they explore the mysteries of the human heart
Catherine Deneuve 5-film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five classic French films from 1968 through 1984 starring actress Catherine Deneuve
Les voleurs by André Techiné ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sophisticated professor falls in love with a young thief and falls into a world of murder and self-destruction
Nettoyage à sec Dry cleaning ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jean-Marie and Nicole Kunstler, a hard-working French couple ... run a dry-cleaning establishment in the provincial town of Belfort. There is frission, the whiff of excitement that clings to the danger of crossing the boundaries that separate the conventional from the forbidden"--Container
A matter of taste Une affaire de goût ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in French and English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frédéric Delamont, a wealthy businessman, hires Nicolas, a young waiter, to be his personal food taster--with escalating stakes. Delamont's shrewd, bizarre plan is to make Nicolas into a counterpart so sensitive that he can anticipate and share all of his employer's exact tastes
L'armée du crime by Robert Guédiguian ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Paris, 1943. Missak Manoukian (Simon Abkarian) prend la tête d'un groupe de jeunes juifs, hongrois, polonais, roumains, espagnols, italiens, arméniens, déterminés à se battre pour libérer la France qu'ils aiment, celle des droits de l'homme. Face à leurs actions musclées et sanglantes, l'occupant et la police française contre-attaquent : filatures, dénonciations, chantages, tortures ... Tout est bon pour nuire à cette "Armée du crime". Ce film est leur histoire." (Source : jaquette)
Les adieux à la reine by Benoît Jacquot ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1789, at the dawn of the French Revolution, Versailles continues to enjoy a carefree and gay existence, far from the tumult engulfing Paris. When news comes to court of the storming of the Bastille, the palace empties out as nobles and servants flee. But Sidonie Laborde, a young reader totally devoted to the Queen, doesn't want to believe the rumors she is hearing. Protected by Marie-Antoinette, she feels that no harm can come to her. But she is unaware that these are the last three days that she will be at Marie-Antoinette's side
Diese Nacht ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in German and French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A major inconvenience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laurent has always wanted to be a professional soccer player, and spends every moment practicing for when that day finally comes. When he meets and falls for another player's mother, will he give up his lifelong dream for true love?
Farewell my queen Les adieux à la reine ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sidonie, who serves as reader to Marie Antoinette and displays a singular romantic devotion to the queen, witnesses the final days of the French Revolution from inside the walls of the Palace of Versailles. The film is seen from Sidonie's point of view, and the story takes place over the course of four days
Hotel des Ameriques by André Techiné ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Biarritz, au détour d'une rue, Hélène renverse Gilles en voiture. L'accident est sans gravité, mais le destin les réunit. La beauté de la jeune femme le fascine, mais celle-ci semble se cacher derrière des silences gênés, des expressions distraites et absentes. Prisonnière d'un amour passé, elle finit pourtant par avouer son lourd secret : l'homme qu'elle aimait éperdument s'est noyé, l'année précédente
Le promeneur du Champ de Mars by Robert Guédiguian ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatisation of the last years of a political leadership and a private life: that of Francois Mitterrand. As the President engages in his final battle with illness, a dedicated young journalist tries to extract from him some universal lessons on politics and history, love and literature and the certainties of life. But the old man hardly has any to give because for him, this is the moment when all time, past, present and future, blends into one; the time when only doubt remains, the time when all men are equal: the moment of the nearness of death
Home by Ursula Meier ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Au milieu d'une campagne calme et désertique s'étend à perte de vue une autoroute laissée à l'abandon depuis sa construction. Au bord du bitume, à quelques mètres seulement des barrières de sécurité, se trouve une maison isolée dans laquelle vit une famille. Les travaux vont reprendre et on annonce l'ouverture prochaine de l'autoroute à la circulation..."
 
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Alternative Names
Taurand, Gilles Raymond 1943-
Languages
French (131)
English (10)
German (1)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)