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Lorelle, Olivier

Overview
Works: 61 works in 289 publications in 7 languages and 2,859 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  History  Film adaptations  Film remakes  Crime films  Ethnic films  Fiction 
Roles: Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Author, Adapter, Author of dialog, Other, Director
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 )

54 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,128 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 )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII. After losing their family home in Algeria, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France and Saïd moves to Paris to make his fortune in the shady clubs and boxing halls of Pigalle. Gradually, their interconnecting destinies reunite them in the French capital, where freedom is a battle to be fought and won.--IMDb
London river by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of the July 7th terrorist attacks in 2005, LONDON RIVER follows Elizabeth (BAFTA winner, Academy Awardʼ nominee Brenda Blethyn) from a small farming community in Guernsey as she travels to London in the immediate aftermath of the bombings 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 (Berlin's Silver Bear winner, Sotigui Kouyat)̌, a West African who has come from France to find his missing son. Although they come from very different backgrounds, Elizabeth and Ousmane share the same hope of finding their children alive. Putting aside their cultural differences, they give each other the strength to continue the search and maintain their faith in humanity
Two men in town( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 267 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 )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 234 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 his village two hundred years ago and sold as slaves in the New World
Vivre au paradis = Living in paradise by Bouriem Guerdjou( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in Arabic and French and held by 85 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
Days of glory : Indigènes( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 53 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
Indigènes by Rachid Bouchareb( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman historique. Roman philosophique
Omar m'a tuer by Roschdy Zem( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in French and held by 34 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
Gare du Nord by Claire Simon( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gare du Nord : "Paris, Gare du Nord, tout peut y arriver, même des trains. On aimerait y rester, mais il faut se dépêcher... Comme des milliers de vies qui s'y croisent, Ismaël, Mathilde, Sacha et Joan vont s'y rencontrer. Chaque jour, Ismaël est ébloui, fasciné, épuisé par ce lieu. C'est sur le quai du RER qu'il voit Mathilde pour la première fois. Peu à peu, ils tombent amoureux. Ils croisent Sacha et Joan. Sacha est à la recherche de sa fille disparue, Joan passe sa vie dans cette gare entre Lille, Londres et Paris. La gare est comme une bulle que tous traversent, Français, immigrés, émigrés, voyageurs, fantômes... C'est un carrefour où chaque vie passe vite et disparait." (source : jaquette)
Home by Ursula Meier( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and Italian and held by 28 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 )

18 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 )

3 editions published in 1997 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 10 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
La route d'Istanbul by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorsque la police lui apprend qu'Elodie, sa fille 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 nest pas la leur. Elisabeth parvient à reprendre contact avec Elodie mais est vite démunie face à cette jeune femme qu'elle ne reconnaît plus. Elle décide alors de partir en Syrie chercher sa fille et la convaincre de revenir en Belgique. Mère et fille arriveront-elles à se retrouver et à se comprendre ?
Ouragan( Visual )

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

Le film raconte le voyage de 15 000 km du phénomène climatique le plus dévastateur sur notre planète : l'ouragan. Force à la fois destructrice et indispensable à l'équilibre de la vie sur Terre. Son existence est brève mais dramatique : né en Afrique, il grandit au-dessus de l'Atlantique et meurt un mois plus tard en Amérique. Les survivants se confient. Leurs vies sont dévastées, jeunes et anciens livrent leurs peurs, et pourtant acceptent leurs pertes. Avec un regard qui passe du divin au terrestre, l'ouragan brise les équilibres, mais il ramène la lumière. [allocine.fr]
Hors-la-loi 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
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
Giochi d'estate summer games( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Italian and German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... In einer faszinierenden Mischung aus schonungsloser Direktheit und Feingefühl für Emotionen erzählt "Summer Games" von ersten Schritten des Erwachsenwerdens unter Eltern, die ihren Kindern kein Vorbild sein können. Beindruckend bei der Inszenierung sind vor allem die Jungendarsteller Armando Condolucci als Nic und Fiorella Campanella als Marie. ..." [3sat.de]
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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Alternative Names
Olivier Lorelle Frans scenarioschrijver

Olivier Lorelle französischer Drehbuchautor

Olivier Lorelle French screenwriter

Olivier Lorelle guionista francés

Olivier Lorelle sceneggiatore francese

Olivier Lorelle skenarist francez

Оливье Лорель

اوليفر لورل

اوليفر لورل كاتب سيناريو فرنسي

オリヴィエ・ロレル

奧利維·洛列勒

奥利维尔·洛雷勒

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