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Lorelle, Olivier

Overview
Works: 57 works in 244 publications in 7 languages and 2,931 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  History  Film remakes  Crime films  Ethnic films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Author, Adapter, Author of dialog, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Olivier Lorelle
Indigènes = Days of Glory by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

44 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a 1943 WW II French Algerian Unit facing discrimination by its European counterparts due to prejudice and ignorance. The French armed forces are preparing to land troops in Europe to win back their homeland from the Axis Powers, but they cannot accomplish their task without recruiting men from their African colonies. The Africans themselves start their long journey full of hope and anticipation, but as they get closer to their goal they realize that their enemy is not necessarily the Germans
Hors la loi = Outside the law by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three brothers fight for Algeria's independence from France after World War II
London river by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Elizabeth as she travels to London in the immediate aftermath of the bombings on July 7, 2005, after failing to hear from her daughter. Elizabeth is disturbed by the confusion of the metropolis and above all, by the predominantly Muslim neighborhood where her daughter lived. Her fear and prejudice escalate when she discovers her daughter was converting to Islam as she keeps crossing paths with Ousmane, a West African who has come from France to find his missing son
Two men in town by Alain Delon( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a troubled youth and eighteen years in prison, William Garnett is being released. With the help of an idealistic parole agent and his newfound Islamic faith, Garnett struggles to rebuild his life and overcome the violent impulses which possess him. However, Bill Agati, the sheriff of the small New Mexico border county where Garnett is released, has other ideas
Little Senegal by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After many years as a tourist guide in the Slave museum in Senegal, Alloune, 65, a widower living alone, decides to go to America in search of his ancestors, taken away from the village 200 years ago and sold as slaves in the New World. From Charleston to Little Senegal, New York, Alloune searches for his ancestors but also for an ideal vision of an African family, only to discover a strong ostracism between African and Afro-American communities. He is embodied by his nephew Hassan, a cab driver and his girlfriend Biram, an African with modern views of love and marriage; and Ida an older woman, faced with seeing her pregnant granddaughter destroyed by drugs and life on the street. -- uniFrance
Vivre au paradis = Living in paradise by Bourlem Guerdjou( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in Arabic and French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in France in 1961-1962, during the Algerian War ... focuses on Lakhdar, an immigrant construction worker in Paris who lives in the squalid and miserable conditions of the shantytowns. He longs to see his family and brings them from Algeria to live with him in his makeshift hut--with disastrous results."--Container
Indigènes by Rachid Bouchareb( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1943. La France libre a besoin d'hommes pour chasser l'occupant nazi. Saïd, Abdelkader, Messaoud, Yassir s'engagent dans l'armée africaine pour défendre la France. Adaptation du film rendant hommage à ces hommes d'Afrique
Omar m'a tuer by Roschdy Zem( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film based on a true story. In June, 1991, Ghislaine Marchal, a wealthy widow, is found dead in the basement of her villa near the French Riviera. Letters written in blood make the accusation: "Omar killed me." Some days later, Omar Raddad, her Moroccan gardener, is arrested. He says little, doesn't understand much French, and has the reputation for being calm and serious. Yet he is evidently guilty. Three years later, Pierre Emmanuel Vaugrenard, a journalist convinced of Omar's innocence, decides to lead his own investigation
Days of glory : Indigènes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a 1943 WWII French Algerian Unit facing discrimination by its European counterparts due to prejudice and ignorance. The French armed forces are preparing to land troops in Europe to win back their homeland from the Axis Powers, but they cannot accomplish their task without recruiting men from their African colonies. The Africans themselves start their long journey full of hope and anticipation, but as they get closer to their goal they realize that their enemy is not necessarily the Germans
Gare du Nord by Claire Simon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Géographie humaine : La gare du Nord compte chaque jour 550 000 passagers. Ce portrait documentaire de la gare est constitué de rencontres éphémères où chacun dit sa vie en quelques mots avant de prendre son train et de disparaître
Home by Ursula Meier( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Au milieu d'une campagne calme et désertique s'étend à perte de vue une autoroute laissée à l'abandon depuis sa construction. Au bord du bitume, à quelques mètres seulement des barrières de sécurité, se trouve une maison isolée dans laquelle vit une famille. Les travaux vont reprendre et on annonce l'ouverture prochaine de l'autoroute à la circulation..."
Les diables by Christophe Ruggia( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph and Chloe, abandoned as infants, are now 13 and 15 years old. They have spent years in orphanages and children's homes, or on the run together. Social services have placed them for adoption with several supportive families, but ultimately each new home fails to address Joseph and Chloe's needs. Thirteen year old Joseph is convinced that Chloe, who is severely autistic, will recover if they can find their biological parents. After yet another escape attempt, Chloe is put in a mental hospital and Joseph is sent to a home for delinquent boys
L'homme qui lisait : suivi de Victoire by Olivier Lorelle( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kini & Adams = La traversée du jour by Idrissa Ouedraogo( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two men in a village in Zimbabwe who dream of escaping rural life for the big city while they work on an old car. Their friendship is shattered by jealousy over a woman
Hors-la-loi : librement inspiré du scénario original d'Olivier Lorelle et Rachid Bouchareb by Eric Kannay( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le 8 mai 1945, Abdelkader, Messaoud et Saïd sont témoins du massacre de Sétif. Pour les jeunes frères, la métropole apparaît comme un eldorado de liberté. Récit de leur déconvenue dans la France des années 1960, à Nanterre dans les bidonvilles, à Pigalle, où la pègre italienne est bientôt débarquée par les caïds arabes. Avec en toile de fond, la bataille entre le FLN et la police
Ouragan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3: "L'est des États-Unis, les Caraïbes et l'Amérique Latine sont durement frappés par les ouragans depuis des milliers d'années. Avec les changements climatiques attendus, seront-ils plus violents encore ? Si oui, les personnes qui vivent en bord de mer, dont le nombre est toujours croissant, se trouveront d'autant plus menacées par ces phénomènes climatiques destructeurs. La détérioration irrémédiable des défenses naturelles le long des côtes, comme celle des récifs coralliens, les expose encore davantage."
La route d'Istanbul by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorsque la police lui apprend qu'Elodie, sa fille unique de 19 ans, est en route pour rejoindre la Syrie, la vie d'Elisabeth bascule. Elle est sous le choc et ne comprend pas ce geste car cette guerre n'est pas la leur. Elisabeth parvient à reprendre contact avec Elodie mais elle est vite démunie face à cette jeune femme qu'elle ne reconnaît plus. Seule dans son combat, elle décide alors de partir en Syrie chercher sa fille et la convaincre de revenir avec elle en Belgique. Mère et fille arriveront-elles à se retrouver et à se comprendre ?
Méfie-toi de l'eau qui dort by Jacques Deschamps( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les trois amours de Jean : au fil d'une rivière, le secret d'une adolescente, la robe rouge d'une femme éblouissante, les silences d'une femme de chambre
Tage des Ruhms die vergessenen Helden des Zweiten Weltkrieges( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indigènes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1944-1945 : la libération de l'Italie, de la Provence, des Alpes, de la vallée du Rhône, des Vosges, de l'Alsace, ont été essentielles à la victoire des alliés ... Et à la place que la France a pu prendre en leur sein après l'armistice. Cette remontée victorieuse et meurtrière vers l'Allemagne a été le fait de la 1ère Armée française, recrutée en Afrique pour mieux tromper la surveillance des commissaires allemands et des fonctionnaires de Vichy : 200 000 hommes, parmi eux 130 000 "indigènes" dont environ 110 000 Maghrébins et 20 000 Africains ... Le reste étant constitué aux deux tiers de pieds-noirs, et, pour un tiers, de jeunes Français qui ont fui l'occupation. Le film raconte l'histoire oubliée des soldats dits "indigènes" à travers l'épopée de quatre d'entre eux. Abdelkader, Saïd, Messaoud et Yassir sont des voltigeurs. Réputés pour leur endurance, leur sens du terrain, leur courage dans le corps à corps, on les envoie en première ligne ..."
 
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Olivier Lorelle Frans scenarioschrijver

Olivier Lorelle französischer Drehbuchautor

Olivier Lorelle French screenwriter

Olivier Lorelle guionista francés

Оливье Лорель

اوليفر لورل

اوليفر لورل كاتب سيناريو فرنسي

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