WorldCat Identities

Quettier, Nelly

Works: 30 works in 74 publications in 7 languages and 2,275 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Military films  Romance films  Coming-of-age films  Horror films  Detective and mystery films  Case studies 
Roles: Editor, Film editor, edm
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nelly Quettier
Holy motors by Léos Carax( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in French and German and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsieur Oscar, a mysterious, shadowy character, spends a day traveling through Paris in a limousine driven by his loyal chauffeur, Celine. During his travel, he journeys from one life to the next, taking on the appearances of a wide variety of characters, including a captain of industry, an assassin, a beggar, a monster, a reptilian sex god, a melancholy father, and a dying old man
Beau travail by Claire Denis( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in French and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men in the French Foreign Legion, escaping some personal or legal entanglement, can leave their lives behind and take on a new identity. In an outpost in Djibouti, the men of the Legion yield to the rigid discipline and unvarying routine of life within it. When new recruit Sentain saves the life of a fellow soldier, brooding taskmaster Sgt. Galoup sets out to destroy him. The film observes how power functions among men, and considers the consequences of remaining a stranger, even as the Legionnaires must always remain strangers
Les amants du Pont-Neuf = Lovers on the bridge by Léos Carax( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in French and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex (Denis Lavant) is a Parisian down-and-out who returns from a homeless shelter to his more regular bed under Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont-Neuf. There he meets Michele (Juliette Binoche), a young painter who is slowly going blind. The pair fall in love, but their happy life together is sure to be disrupted when Michele's past catches up with her. Directed by the controversial Leos Carax, 'Les Amants du Pont Neuf' was, at the time of its release, the most expensive French film ever produced
Wo 11( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming-of-age tale set in the final days of China's Cultural Revolution. Eleven-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in Guizhou Province. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have. When Wang is selected to lead his school in daily gymnastics, he is told he must wear a clean, new shirt, which forces his family to make a great sacrifice. Soon after, Wang has an encounter with a wounded, desperate man on the run. In no time their fates are intertwined
Vendredi soir = Friday night by Claire Denis( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Friday night in Paris. Laure has just finished packing her apartment, she is moving in tomorrow with her boyfriend. She leaves to go to dinner with friends and gets stuck in the middle of a mass transit strike which has thrown the city into chaos. As Laure takes in the sights and sounds of the city, a stranger approaches the car. She opens the door to the man, who in a single night, will change her life forever
J'ai pas sommeil by Claire Denis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Thierry Paulin, who with his male lover murdered over 20 elderly women in Paris in the 1980s
Amnesia by Nicholas Laughland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Ibiza in the early nineties, Jo is a twenty-five-year-old music composer. He has come over from Berlin and wants to be part of the nascent electronic music revolution, ideally by getting a job first as a DJ in the new nightclub on the island, Amnesia. Martha has been living alone in her house facing the sea for forty years. One night Jo knocks on her door. Her solitude intrigues him. They become friends even as the mysteries around her accumulate: that cello in the corner she refuses to play, the German language she refuses to speak. As Jo draws her into his world of techno music, Martha puts everything she had previously lived by into question
Trouble every day by Claire Denis( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in French and English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shane and his wife June are honeymooning in Paris. Their relationship becomes strained when he secretly visits a medical clinic where he was involved in experimental research on the human libido. At the same time, a Parisian woman preys upon the men she lures with the promise of sex
Y aura-t-il de la neige à Noël? = Will it snow for Christmas? by Sandrine Veysset( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving story of a mother and her seven illegitimate children. But far from presenting life as a drudge, Sandrine Veysset conveys the pleasure of a children's universe wrapped up in a land of dreams, play, and their mother's love. Focussing on the mother's extraordinary spirit and resilience in the face of the father's cruelty and exploitation, this heartrending story is set against the backdrop of changing seasons and the tough routine of farm life in the South of France
Pola X by Léos Carax( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, successful author is haunted by a recurring dream of a woman obscured in darkness
Beau travail by Claire Denis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a sergeant in the French Foreign Legion in Djibouti whose ordered life is turned upside down with the arrival of a new recruit who finds favor with the unit's commander. Loosely based on Herman Melville's Billy Budd
Paris musette by Jean-Pierre Beaurenaut( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the popular music form of Paris developed when the musette, or bagpipe, of the late-19th-century migrants from the Auvergne -- which gave its name to the cabaret dancing known as "bal musette"--Was combined with the accordian music of Italian immigrants on the eve of World War I; traces the history of musette in the context of social, economic, and political changes in Paris, particularly among the working-class residents, through and after World War II. Combines current interviews and scenes of modern Paris with archival film (still and moving), material from musical archives, classic film clips, and historical re-enactments
Petit indi by Marc Recha( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Catalan and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenager Arnau lives with relatives because his mother is in jail awaiting trial. He keeps songbirds as a hobby, and decides to sell his favorite one in an attempt to free his mother
ʻEmeḳ tifʼeret = A beautiful valley( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Hebrew and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The world of Hanna Mendelssohn, an 80 year old widow, disintegrates as the Kibbutz which she helped to found undergoes privatization"--IMDb
The Claire Denis collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha ... Martha by Sandrine Veysset( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Martha ... Martha : "De marché en marché, de coin de pêche en partie de Monopoly, Martha, Reymond et leur fillette Lise vivent et s'aiment à contre-courant." 2. Y'aura t'il de la neige à Noël? : "Dans une ferme du Sud de la France, une mère élève ses sept enfants. Le père des enfants mène une autre vie dans une ferme voisine."
Die Liebenden von Pont-Neuf( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex hat sein gesamtes Hab und Gut verloren. Michèle droht aufgrund einer schweren Krankheit zu erblinden. Die Pont-Neuf ist für die beiden Aussenseiter ein Fluchtpunkt aus der Normalität, in der sie keinen Platz mehr haben. Hier können sie ihre Freiheit ausleben: Sie als Malerin, er als Feuerschlucker. Es entwickelt sich eine leidenschaftliche Beziehung zwischen den beiden. Ihre Liebe gerät in Gefahr, als Alex Plakate entdeckt, mit Michèles Konterfei. Ihr Vater sucht sie, um ihre Augenkrankheit behandeln zu lassen. Pansich vor Angst, seine Geliebte zu verlieren, läuft Alex Amok. Mit schlimmen Folgen
History of a secret = Histoire d'un secret( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When filmmaker Mariana Otero was a young child, her mother disappeared. The family told her and her sister, Isabel, that their mother had gone to work in Paris, but later admitted thtat she was dead. Twenty-five years later, Otero's father confesses the secret he alone has carried for so long - her mother died in a back-alley abortion. Through Otero's individual story, the film also looks at the power of family secrets, how they are perpetuated, and how important it is to dispel them. Along the way Otero indroduces us to her mother - a promising painter named Clotilde Vautier
The night is young( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ci sarà la neve a Natale?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trama: Una madre e i suoi sette figli - di età compresa tra i pochi mesi e l'adolescenza - lavorano la terra di proprietà del loro padre naturale, un piccolo imprenditore agricolo non privo di mezzi e sposato legalmente con un'altra donna. La famiglia è costretta a lavorare anche d'estate, sotto il sole cocente, in un'atmosfera asfissiante, soprattutto dal punto di vista emotivo, dal momento che l'uomo detrae dai loro stipendi le spese che sostiene per il loro mantenimento. La madre cerca di difendere i figli circondandoli di affetto e rispondendo alle violente reazioni dell'uomo. Arrivato l'autunno, i bambini tornano a scuola, il lavoro nei campi continua relativamente sereno. Tuttavia, la situazione precipita quando il padre tenta di abusare della figlia più grande, provocando una definitiva rottura dei rapporti con la sua famiglia illegittima. E' Natale e, la sera dopo i festeggiamenti, quando tutti sono addormentati, la madre, con un gesto disperato, decide di suicidarsi con il gas insieme ai figli. Si sveglia improvvisamente: fuori sta nevicando. La donna spalanca le finestre e sveglia l'intera famiglia: i bambini giocano con la neve
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Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.27 for Amnesia / ... to 0.96 for Ci sarà l ...)

Beau travail
Vendredi soir = Friday nightY aura-t-il de la neige à Noël? = Will it snow for Christmas?