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Taurand, Gilles

Overview
Works: 158 works in 435 publications in 4 languages and 3,703 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age films  Crime films  War films  Romance films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Author, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Restager , 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 by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 770 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 by Raúl Ruiz( Visual )

49 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1922, this film opens with Proust on his deathbed remembering his life. Gradually his own experiences give way to the characters in his novel
L'armée du crime = Army of crime by Robert Guédiguian( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in French and English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Paris, 1941, Armenian poet Missak Manouchian leads a motley crew of foreign-born resistance fighters in clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation. An initially reluctant Manouchian and his team must resort to guerilla tactics and radical measures in the name of liberty. News of their daring attacks, including the assassination of an SS general, eventually reaches Berlin
L'enfant d'en haut = Sister by Ursula Meier( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 325 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
Les roseaux sauvages = Wild reeds by André Techiné( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in French and German and held by 272 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
La belle personne = Beautiful person by Christophe Honoré( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in French and English and held by 220 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
Les Égarés = Strayed by André Techiné( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and German and held by 202 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
Vandal by Hélier Cisterne( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a wayward young man who comes of age in the world of graffiti art
Nettoyage à sec = Dry cleaning by Anne Fontaine( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 73 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
Les voleurs = Thieves by André Techiné( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An erotic psychological thriller from France, which interweaves a contemporary love triangle with a family chronicle and noirish intrigue. Through the shifting of narrative voices, this intricately woven series of flashbacks and flash-forwards reveals each character's piece of the puzzle. Writer/Director Andre Téchiné delves deep into the passions, spoken or unspoken, acknowledge but more often disavowed, of families and of lovers. -- Container
Catherine Deneuve : 5-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five classic French films from 1968 through 1984 starring actress Catherine Deneuve
A matter of taste = Une affaire de goût by Bernard Rapp( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 64 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
Diese Nacht( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice et Martin by André Techiné( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he is ten years old, Martin, the illegitimate son of Victor, is introduced to his father for the first time. Years later in Paris, the story finds Martin carrying the emotional scars of a troubled childhood and beginning a career as a male model. There he meets Alice, a reclusive violinist, who lives with Benjamin, Martin's brother. Alice and Martin are instinctively drawn together, however, their future is threatened by the darkness that shadows Martin
A major inconvenience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 28 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?
Le promeneur du Champ de Mars by Robert Guédiguian( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ce film raconte l'histoire d'une fin de règne et d'une fin de vie : celle de François Mitterrand. Alors que le Président livre les derniers combats face à la maladie, un jeune journaliste passionné tente de lui arracher des leçons universelles sur la politique et l'histoire, sur l'amour et la littérature. Des certitudes sur la vie. Mais le vieil homme n'en a guère à dispenser car c'est pour lui le moment où passé, présent et futur se confondent en un seul temps ; ce temps où seuls les doutes demeurent, ce temps où tous les hommes sont égaux : celui de la proximité avec la mort."
Home by Yann Arthus-Bertrand( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric family lives on the edge of an unused highway. Suddenly, the road is opened to traffic, surrounding them with noise and exhaust fumes. The family refuses to move, preferring to stay in the one place their mother calls home
Hotel des Ameriques by André Techiné( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 20 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
Exécution d'un soldat en gare de Metz : roman by Gilles Taurand( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nuit de chien by Werner Schroeter( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of people try to flee from a state-controlled South American city which is torn apart by competing military
 
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Les roseaux sauvages = Wild reeds
Alternative Names
Gilles Taurand französischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Gilles Taurand French writer and screenwriter

Taurand, Gilles Raymond 1943-

Торан, Жиль французский писатель и сценарист

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