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Magnan, Philippe

Overview
Works: 7 works in 25 publications in 3 languages and 1,306 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Spy films  Historical films  History  Romance films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Political television programs  Thrillers (Television programs)  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Philippe Magnan
La veuve de Saint-Pierre by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While a guillotine and an executioner are sent from France, a convict sentenced to death on the isolated island of Saint-Pierre strives to better himself in the eyes of the police chief's beautiful wife. But when an event takes place turning public opinion against his execution, the town's politicians become even more determined to carry it out - and teach the police chief and his wife a lesson they will never forget."--Container
La princesse de Montpensier by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 16th century. Marie de Mézières is deeply in love with her dashing cousin Henri de Guise. However, due to her father's political ambitions, she is forced into a marriage with the well-connected Philippe de Montpensier, whom she has never met. When Philippe is called away to fight, she is left in the care of Count Chabannes, an aging nobleman. It isn't long before she is exposed to the sexual and political intrigues of court
L'affaire farewell by Christian Carion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1981 after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, U.S.-Soviet relations are at their lowest point in more than a decade. A French businessman based in Moscow, Pierre Froment, makes an unlikely connection with Grigoriev, a senior KGB officer disenchanted with what the Communist ideal has become under Brezhnev. Grigoriev begins passing him highly sensitive information about the Soviet spy network in the U.S
Rien à déclarer = Nothing to declare by Dany Boon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Belge-Francophobe customs officer is forced to team up with a Frenchman during the elimination of the Franco-Belge borders in the 90s
La veuve de Saint-Pierre = The widow of Saint-Pierre( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story about revenge, fear and redemption. In 19th century St. Pierre, a convict sentenced to death strives to better himself in the eyes of the police chief's beautiful wife and that of the town that she has him working in. Since there is no guillotine or executioner, one of each has to be sent for from France
Les hommes de l'ombre by Frédéric Tellier( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six months before the Presidential elections, the leader of the extreme right party who is ahead in the opinion polls, is assassinated before the eyes of Simon Kapita, President Marjories closest advisor. This attack creates disruption in the political spectrum and presages a bloody race for the Elyse. Throughout the final months of his Presidency, both right and left wing parties are involved in political manoeuvring, backstabbing and betrayals, while in his private life, his relationship with Elisabeth is tearing apart and becomes the target of the tabloids. For Simon Kapita, this last campaign becomes the one of all dangers
Le septième ciel ; Marianne by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marianne: A fictitious biography of a woman who is born into nobility, kidnapped and raised in poverty, and then moves up in society. Based on Marivaux's novel "La vie de Marianne", the film captures the spirit of mid-18th-century France
 
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