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Spiesser, Jacques 1947-

Overview
Works: 89 works in 180 publications in 6 languages and 2,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Documentary films  War films  Crime films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical television programs  Historical reenactments (Television programs) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jacques Spiesser
Hors de prix = Priceless by Pierre Salvadori( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in French and English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene is with her elderly paramour, on the Riviera, to celebrate her birthday. When he falls asleep on her, she decides to slip down to the hotel bar. There, she mistakes barman Jean for a wealthy guest. He encourages the deceit by taking her up to the Royal Suite for the night. The following year, the same thing happens. This time her lover finds out and disowns her. Knowing Jean is a barman of little means doesn't stop her from wanting to be with him. Jean soon finds himself in Irene's shoes with an older and worldly-wise Madeleine. Even though they both have paramours, the two keep in increasingly close touch
Mon meilleur ami by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught by a paparazzi with his celebrity model mistress, Elena, billionaire CEO Pierre Levasseur hatches an unlikely scheme to avoid a messy divorce. He tells his wife that Elena is not his lover, but the lover of Francois Pignot, a parking valet who accidentally wound up in the picture. To fool his wife, Levasseur gets Francois and the gorgeous Elena to pose as a couple. This complicates things between Francois and his roommate Richard, as well as with his own fiancee, Emilie. When Levasseur's wife uncovers the plot, she plans to get even
Black and white in color( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in French and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sky above, the mud below: Long before PBS, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel made documentaries ubiquitous, films like this seminal if straightforward work were only available via local art house theaters. One of the earliest looks into native life on Papua New Guinea, this documentary follows a group of Europeans on a seven-month trek to bisect the island. During the perilous expedition (450 miles, as a crow flies) through jungle and across high altitudes, the group encounters tribes of headhunters and cannibals, observing and filming their rituals and ceremonies
Le dernier diamant = Last diamond by Éric Barbier( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in French and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Carrerra has just been released from prison and is now on parole. His friend Albert persuades him back to his old ways with the idea of a big-time heist of a celebrated diamond in Antwerp: the "Florentine." The jewel's owner, Marie Neuville, suddenly passes away and her daughter, Julia, is left in charge of the sale. Simon encounters Julia while posing as a friend of Julia's mother. Slowly but surely, the two become closer. He manages to use their relationship to get to the diamond and the heist is a success. However, another member of the heist has a different motive and Simon has to decide if he wants to continue with the crime or help Julia recover the diamond
Berlin 1885 : la ruée sur l'Afrique = the scramble for Africa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the first international conference on Africa, which established its division amongst the European powers, and created Congo as a personal possession of the Belgian king. Both a reenactment and a documentary
Ecoute le temps = Fissures( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte is a sound engineer who travels to the country home where her mother was just murdered. She is quickly frustrated by the lack of progress in the police investigation and decides to begin her own investigation. While listening to fresh sound recordings she has made in the house, Charlotte discovers a strange phenomenon. She can hear sounds from the past in her headphones. Soon she is using this ability to hear the past to piece together the last few days of her mother's life. She draws ever closer to discovering who killed her, even as the murderer returns to try and eliminate Charlotte
La truite = The trout by Joseph Losey( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frederique is a free-spirited and impish woman who has made an art of using her sexuality to get precisely what she wants from men. On a whim, Frederique leaves her disinterested husband and the family trout farm to travel to Japan with a wealthy businessman. Her enchantment soon gives way to reflection, navigation of the swiftly-changing sexual freedoms and responsibilities of a new era, and the quest for satori, the "world of ecstasy" experienced by her friend. But has Frederique grown up too fast, or not fast enough?"--Container
Captain Marleau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Marleau has a hunter's instinct, disguised under a deliberately offbeat veneer. As she says herself, she doesn't skim over cases; she plunges into them. Always on the prowl, she lies in wait for clues and her prey and takes them by surprise. In each episode, her hunt centers around a character played by a famous actor, men and women who are a match for the outstanding cop. The volume one DVD set includes episodes one through six of the series
Baxter by Jérôme Boivin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in French and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baxter is a sociopathic bull terrier. The inner thoughts of the brooding Baxter reveal that he is unhappy with his situation-- living with an elderly woman who is afraid of him. In search of his ideal master, he successfully plots how to do away with the woman, and attempts a similar plan when he becomes dissatisfied with his next owner. It is not long before the ingenious Baxter finds the perfect guardian-- a lonely, introverted boy whose macabre interest in Hitler's personal life helps turn the all-too-willing canine into a thoroughbred killing machine
Un homme qui dort by Bernard Queysanne( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1974. Un étudiant refuse de continuer ses études et choisit de "vivre au point mort" ... Puis, il est peu à peu atteint par l'angoisse et l'inquiétude de cette vie
Berlin 1885, la ruée sur l'Afrique by Joël Calmettes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin 26 février 1885, en quatre mois, les diplomaties européennes se partagent l'Afrique noire. Entre fiction documentée et interviews d'historiens, c'est le récit de la rencontre de toutes les convoîtises qui scelle pour longtemps le destin d'un continent sans que ses représentants aient jamais été consultés... Instructif
Berlin 1885 : the division of Africa( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the first international conference on Africa, which established its division amongst the European powers, and created Congo as a personal possession of the Belgian king. Both a reenactment and a documentary
Les rois maudits by Josée Dayan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame historique. La suppression de l'ordre des Templiers en 1312 ouvre cette évocation d'une période particulièrement troublée de l'histoire de France. Les rois maudits, ce sont Philippe IV le Bel et sa descendance, condamnés par Jacques de Molay, le grand maître des Templiers, au moment de périr sur le bûcher. Contient aussi de la documentation complémentaire sur cette période de l'histoire de France et un jeu-questionnaire interactif. [SDM]
Hors de prix = : Priceless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the French Riviera, nothing comes cheap. And when it comes to men, Irene has very rich taste. One very confusing night, she is duped at her own game. Her knight in shining armor turns out to be a bartender. Irene, however, is the woman of Jean's dreams. The only way to win her heart back is to turn the tables on her. Audrey Tautou stars in a romantic comedy that proves true love is priceless
Section spéciale by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1941. Suite à l'assassinat d'un officier allemand par un jeune militant communiste, Pierre Pucheu, le ministre de l'Intérieur auquel les pleins pouvoirs viennent d'être attribués, tente de faire voter une loi d'exception pour juger six autres militants ..."--Boîtier
Sous les vents de Neptune by Josée Dayan( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police superintendent Adamsberg, away on business in Québec, is suspected of murdering a women with whom he was having a relationship after she is found with three trident-llke knife wounds. He is reminded of his younger brother Raphaël, who disappeared after being suspected of mudering his girlfriend thirty years ago. The bodies display the same trident-shaped wounds
Victor Schoelcher, l'abolition de l'esclavage by Paul Vecchiali( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1848. Louis Philippe abdique. La IIème République est proclamée. De retour d'un voyage au Sénégal, Victor Schoelcher, grand défenseur des droits de l'homme est déterminé à faire abolir l'esclavage. A Paris, devant le gouvernement provisoire et les représentants des colons, il va tout faire pour que son combat aboutisse. "
Berlin, la ruée sur l'Afrique : la Conférence de Berlin : les occidentaux préparent le partage de l'Afrique = 1885, Der Sturm auf Afrika : ein Kontinent wird geteilt Germany( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How Western diplomats decided the future of Africa, setting up rules for its colonization. The Berlin conference reconstituted minute by minute in camera. November 15, 1884. At the initiative of Bismarck, an international conference held in Berlin with representatives of all major European powers and those of the Ottoman Empire and the United States. At a time when under colonial Africa intensified, its goal is to organize the sharing of the Congo Basin and, more generally, to establish rules for the colonization of central Africa. For if the Europeans have long been settled along the coast, the heart of the continent is still almost entirely terra incognita ... For several weeks, diplomats who know nothing about Africa and will never set foot there, will draw boundaries in the name of free trade and the civilizing mission of the white man--www.artevod.com
Hamlet by Francis Huster( )

1 edition published in 1976 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los últimos días de mi vida( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The festive outdoor weddings between doctors and nurses are happy events for the inhabitants of a hospice for patients with final-stage cancer. Dimitri is the newest member; He is in his forties and seems too young to die. When he meets, Suzanne, one of the nurses, he sees the opportunity for life and love
 
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Жак Списсер

ژاکوس اسپیسر بازیگر فرانسوی

ジャック・スピエセル

スピセール, ジャック

雅克·斯皮埃塞

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