Ogier, Bulle 1939-
Most widely held works by Bulle Ogier
Vénus beauté (institut) Venus Beauty (salon) ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Romantic comedy which follows the life of Angèle, a forty-something woman who makes her living at a Parisian spa and whose life has been a series of hedonistic and reckless one-night stands.
Belle toujours ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and German and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Thirty-eight years after their last encounter, Henri thinks he sees Severine. He blackmails her into seeing him by threatening to tell her dark secret, and slowly gets revenge on her. A sequel to the 1967 classic Belle de jour.
Maîtresse ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in French and held by 197 libraries worldwide
A young man stumbles into a subterranean world of sadomasochism when he is implicated in a burglary of a Paris apartment. The apartment's mistress runs a two-floor operation, respectibility above and a dungeon of punishment-seeking clients below.
Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie The discreet charm of the Bourgeoisie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in French and held by 136 libraries worldwide
An upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
Die dritte generation The third generation ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 111 libraries worldwide
An inept group of middle-class German radicals plot to kidnap the director of a multinational company. Their position is compromised by the arrival of two mysterious strangers, yet still they persist with their controversial strategy.
Seaside ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Seaside takes place in a small coastal town on the Bay of Somme where the year-round inhabitants find ways to make their lives work. From the stories presented, aided by close, revealing observations, we see a community perched between transition and stasis.
Bord de mer Seaside ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and Japanese and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a year in the lives of the inhabitants of a once-fashionable French seaside resort town. As the seasons change, they fall in and out of love, work at unfulfilling jobs, gamble away savings, and dream of escape. Life changes, yet remains the same.
La vallée The Valley ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in French and held by 59 libraries worldwide
The valley is remote and uncharted. The natives of New Guinea refuse to go there because it's where the gods live. But for a handful of 1970's dreamers and adventurers, it's where they must go.
Celine and Julie go boating ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in French and English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
"Two girls meet and wind up sharing each others' lives -- same flat, same bed, same fiance, same clothes -- even the same imagination. The film spins a circular, tortuous fantasy around their lives while at the same time acting as a meditation on the art of cinema itself"--Container.
La bande des quatre Gang of four ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in French and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"Anna, Joyce, Claude and Lucia are all students under the tutelage of Constance Dumas. Lucia moves in with the other girls in a small house outside of Paris. Soon after, Lucia is attacked on the street outside her home and saved by a mysterious stranger. Then she discovers that the stranger is involved with all the girls and is hiding a dark secret inside the house."--Container.
Merci Docteur Rey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Set against the troubles of young gay man, Thomas. First his opera diva mother, Elisabeth, comes for a visit. The only problem he has is that she doesn't know he's gay. When he accepts a blind date with someone from an online chat room, he ends up witnessing a murder and possibly discovering the identity of his real father. Eventually he ends up telling his story to a therapist, who is instead replaced by unstable voice-over actress Penelope.
Die dritte Generation ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Displaying a sense of humor that can most kindly be described as perverse, Fassbinder follows the exploits of a group of well-heeled German terrorists. Without truly taking sides, the director demonstrates how the terrorists are essentially shooting themselves in the foot. The more havoc they spread, the tighter the government restrictions against other radicals.
See how they fall ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in French and held by 36 libraries worldwide
A salesman tries to find the murderer of his best friend, a cop named Mickey. To do this, he realizes that he must abandon everything he knows.
Bord de mer Pebbles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Takes place in a small coastal town on the Bay of Somme where the year-round inhabitants find ways to make their lives work. From the stories presented, aided by close, revealing observations, we see a community perched between transition and stasis.
Tricheurs Cheaters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 24 libraries worldwide
An opulent drama about gambling addicts set on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Suzi meets Elric at the gaming tables and is drawn into his scheme to run the roulette wheel.
Duchesse de Langeais Duchess of Langeais ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 22 libraries worldwide
"In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently returned from Africa, she married and part of the highest society. She flirts with him, and soon he's captivated. His behavior is possessive, insistent. Then, it is her turn to become obsessed. Letters, balls, scandal, a kidnapping, and an ultimatum bring her to the cloister and him to melancholy"--IMdB.
The French art of seduction four enticing gems from the land of ooh la la ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 21 libraries worldwide
La vie promise: A prostitute and her estranged 14-year old daughter take to the road in hopes of putting their lives back together.
Ne touchez pas la hache Don't touch the axe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently returned from Africa, she married and part of the highest society. She flirts with him, and soon he's captivated. His behavior is possessive, insistent. Then, it is her turn to become obsessed. Letters, balls, scandal, a kidnapping, and an ultimatum bring her to the cloister and him to melancholy."--IMdB
La Salamandre by Alain Tanner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
"Rosemonde, l'insaisissable Salamandre, gagne sa vie en faisant des "petits boulots". Soupçonnée d'avoir tenté de tuer l'oncle qui l'héberge, elle fait la "une" des faits divers. Son histoire est confiée à un journaliste et à un écrivain, Pierre et Paul, chargés d'écrire le scénario d'un téléfilm. Mais la fantaisie de la Salamandre, son goût de vivre et sa définition de la vérité ne répondent en rien aux définitions et aux critères d'une société standardisée...
Die Dritte Generation La troisième génération by Rainer Werner Fassbinder ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Hiver 1978-1979, à Berlin. Un groupe de jeunes gens se réfugient dans l'action terroriste après que l'un des leurs a été abattu par la police. Ils veulent profiter du carnaval pour enlever Peter Lenz, le dirigeant d'une entreprise informatique. Mais celui-ci manipule en réalité les terroristes avec le soutien de la police et du chef du réseau, August Brem...Satire contre l'idéalisme perdu des contestataires de tout ordre, devenu terroristes pour la seule contemplation de la violence.
Action and adventure films Adventure and adventurers Beauty operators Black humor Cities and towns Comedy films Comedy films Compulsive gamblers Detective and mystery films Dinners and dining Drama Extortion Feature films Feature films Female friendship Fiction films Foreign films France France--Paris Gay men German farces Germany Germany--Berlin Health resorts Kidnapping Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Mothers and sons Motion pictures Motion pictures, French New Guinea Older women Online chat groups Prostitutes' customers Radicals Resorts Revenge Romantic comedy films Roommates Sadism Sadomasochism Seaside resorts Secrecy Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Upper class Upper class women Valleys Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women--Sexual behavior Young women
Thielland, Marie-France, 1939-
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