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Universal Pictures (France)

Works: 74 works in 111 publications in 3 languages and 2,439 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  War films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Biographical films  Comedy films  Film remakes  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Universal Pictures (France)
Lacombe, Lucien by Louis Malle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in French and Spanish and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a peasant boy in Vichy France, as he chooses between either becoming a Resistance member or a Gestapo recruit while becoming involved with a young Jewish girl
Frantz by François Ozon( Visual )

7 editions published in 2017 in French and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War (1914-1918), the film recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's 'lost generation': Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare; and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing flowers on Frantz's grave
La veuve de Saint-Pierre by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in French and English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1850, à Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, un condamné à mort devient le protégé de l'épouse du capitaine qui en a la garde
Panique au village = A town called Panic by Vincent Patar( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stop-motion animated film about toys come to life, based on the Belgian television series with the same title. Cowboy and Indian give Horse a homemade brick barbecue for his birthday, but too many bricks arrive and they destroy their house. Surreal adventures follow as the trio travels to the center of the earth, treks across frozen tundra, and discovers a parallel underwater universe where dishonest creatures live. With panic a permanent feature of life in this papier-mâché town, will Horse and his girlfriend ever be alone?
Des vents contraires = (Headwinds) by Jalil Lespert( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since his wife Sarah disappeared without a trace, Paul has been living alone with his two young children. But a year has gone by, and Paul is exhausted. He hopes for a new start by moving back to his home town, Saint Malo, France. But who, in fact, is Paul? A father who, to save the world in his children's eyes, must continually struggle with his own anxiety and thwart the impending threats on their lives
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cold, suave British assassin is hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world
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
Camille Claudel 1915 by Bruno Dumont( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel."--IMDb
Lacombe Lucien : [un] film( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Louis Malle's film brilliantly relates the story of a young opportunist French peasant who joins the Gestapo during the Nazi occupation. Despite being a collaborator he falls in love with ... the daughter of a Jewish tailor, with profound effects on her family. A subtle, complex tale of guilt, innocence and the amorality of power"--Container
Ce que le jour doit à la nuit = What the day owes the night by Alexandre Arcady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great love story develops between Jonas and Emilie, which is soon unsettled by the conflicts troubling the country."--IMBD
Gainsbourg : vie héroïque by Joann Sfar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film about Serge Gainsbourg (1928-1991), French singer, songwriter, actor, and director. He grew up in Nazi-occupied France and was notorious for his womanizing, alcoholism, and on-stage outbursts
La vie nouvelle by Philippe Grandrieux( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seymour is a young American, adrift in desolate, lawless Eastern Europe. Then, in Sofia, a city corroded by nightmare and corruption, disease and hunger, a place of savage dogs and pornography and bodies, the very young and the almost dead, a beautiful prostitute. Helpless, obsessed, Seymour pursues her into a perverse and violent erotic underworld, a modern day Orpheus sacrificing everything to desire, driven by unbearable longing through sickness and madness towards death"--Publisher's Web site
Le capital by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marc Tourneuil is an unscrupulous and ambitious man who is designated the CEO of a large French bank. Ignoring the fierce opposition of the board of directors, he takes control in an obsessive way, trying to maximize profits by any means necessary. However, a fraudulent alliance with an American hedge fund will lead him to make dangerous moves, putting the entire company and its shareholders in jeopardy
The family( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weber, the head of the syndicate, attempts to lure Bronson into his employment using his beautiful wife. Realizing how he is being used, Bronson sets out on a vengeful path, methodically wiping out his enemies one by one
La squale by Fabrice Genestal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Désirée, surnommée "La Squale", débarque dans un lycée de banlieue où elle se présente comme la fille de Souleymane, caïd légendaire de la cité. De quoi dissuader quiconque de lui chercher des ennuis. Lorsqu'elle croise le regard de Toussaint, la petite frappe locale dont la bande vient de commettre un viol collectif, Désirée tombe éperdument amoureuse. Mais le lascar n'a d'yeux que pour Yasmine, une fille discrète et timide et ne tarde pas à la trahir. La Squale décide alors de se venger
Tu seras mon fils = You will be my son by Gilles Legrand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One chooses neither his parents nor his children! Marseul Paul, owner of a prestigious viineyard in Saint Emilion has a son, Martin, who works with him on the family estate. But Paul, demanding and passionate winemaker, does not support the idea that his son might one day succeed him. He dreams of a son most talented, most charismatic, more consistent with his fantasies of father! The arrival of Philip, the son of his manager will change the life of the property. Paul falls in fascination before this ideal son. Thus begins a game of chess to be played by four: two fathers, two son, under the helpless gaze of women around them. And at least one of them has nothing to lose ..."--Universal Studios France
Un air de famille = Family resemblances by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic drama about a dysfunctional family that gets together for dinner once a year
Martin Scorsese Courts-métrages et documentaires by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first films directed by Martin Scorsese. Includes 3 short films and 2 documentaries which directly inspired his later films
Confidences trop intimes = Intimate strangers by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Por llamar a la puerta equivocada Anna termina contándole sus problemas matrimoniales a un consejero financiero llamado William Faber. Conmovido por su angustia, que a la vez le resulta excitante, Faber no tiene valor para decirle que en realidad no es psicólogo. De una cita a otra, se va creando un extraño ritual entre ellos. William se siente conmovido por la joven mujer a la vez que fascinado por oír los secretos que ningún hombre alcanza a oír. Pero, ¿quién es Anna? y ¿realmente la está engañando con este juego? Yendo mucho más allá en esta extraña relación, Anna y William empiezan a cuestionarse sus vidas y a pensar en sus seres queridos. Gracias a la perspectiva del otro, empiezan a ver todo de manera distinta, sin tener ni idea de dónde les llevará
Molière by Laurent Tirard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere, a brilliant playwright, is released from prison by a rich man who wants him to direct a play where the rich man gets to seduce a pretty girl without his wife finding out. The wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise. Disguised as a priest, Molière becomes a guest in Jourdain's palace on the subtext of teaching Jourdain the craft of the stage, all this to the annoyance of Jourdain's wife, Elmire. But, soon after, the confrontation between Elmire and Molière turns seductive. Jourdain enlists the aid of a well-connected and scheming acquaintance to help him pursue the widowed marquise
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