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Giraud, Claude 1936-

Overview
Works: 77 works in 154 publications in 4 languages and 870 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Internet videos  Film adaptations  History  Cultural television programs  Television plays  Fiction  Romance films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Claude Giraud
Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob = The mad adventures of Rabbi Jacob by Gérard Oury( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in French and English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A racist, anti-Semitic French businessman is forced to disguise himself as a Hasidic rabbi. Hilarity ensues
Phèdre by Jean Racine( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in French and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racine's classic French drama based on the Greek legend of Theseus, who returned from war with the Minoans to become king of Athens, and took Phèdre, daughter of the vanquished King Minos, to be his wife. Phèdre falls in love with his son Hippolyte, who does not return her love. In anger she prays to Neptune to destroy him, but when Hippolyte is killed, Phèdre kills herself in remorse
La ronde( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes a maid and does similarly with the young man of the house. The young man seduces a married woman. On and on, spinning on the gay carousel of life
Phedre by Jean Racine( Visual )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in French and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Racine's dramatization of the Greek classic based on the Greek legend of Theseus, who returned from war with the Minoans to become king of Athens, and took Phèdre, daughter of the vanquished King Minos, to be his wife. Phèdre falls in love with Theseus' son Hippolyte, who does not return her love. In anger she prays to Neptune to destroy him, but when Hippolyte is in fact killed after fighting a sea monster, Phèdre kills herself in remorse
L'Abyssin by Jean-Christophe Rufin( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A l'origine de ce livre, un fait historique : Louis XIV le Roi-Soleil, est entré en relation avec le plus ténébreux, le plus mythique des grands souverains de l'Orient, le Négus. L'Abyssin est le roman de cette fabuleuse ambassade. Jean-Baptiste Poncet, jeune médecin des pachas du Caire, sera, par une extraordinaire réunion de circonstances, le héros de cette épopée baroque et poétique à travers les déserts d'Égypte et du Sinaï, les montagnes d'Abyssinie, de la cour du Roi des Rois à celle de Versailles et retour. L'Abyssin, tout en empruntant sa langue à Diderot et son rythme à Dumas, est un roman bien actuel, une parabole sur la haine du fanatisme, la force, le la liberté et la possibilité du bonheur
Louvre, la visite by Charles Nemes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ce film vous ouvre les portes du Louvre et vous invite à une visite. Vous comprendrez l'histoire du palais. Vous découvrirez les chefs-d'œuvre qu'il abrite. Vous suivrez l'itinéraire le plus complet qu'on puisse imaginer, celui que seul un film permet de parcourir en une heure : de la pyramide à l'aile Richelieu, des peintures aux antiquités grecques, des salles égyptiennes aux vestiges du château du Moyen âge. Cette visite mène à la rencontre des trésors qui émerveillent, chaque année, les 5 millions de visiteurs du musée. Un film exceptionnel sur le plus grand musée du monde." [Source : jaquette]
Comment Wang-Fô fut sauvé by Marguerite Yourcenar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le vieux peintre Wang-Fô a un pouvoir magique : lorsqu'il peint un cheval, il doit l'attacher sinon celui-ci s'échappe. Un jour, l'empereur le convoque pour le menacer d'un terrible châtiment. Cette histoire est racontée sur le CD audio par Claude Giraud
Angélique : The complete 5-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Untamable Angelique: Angelique goes to the island of Langoustiers to search for her missing husband
Phedre( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film version of the play by Jean Racine, this is a study of powerful human emotions in the style of the Greek tragedy
Un roi sans divertissement by François Leterrier( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1840, le capitaine de gendarmerie Langlois est chargé par le procureur du Roi de se rendre sur un plateau désertique pour enquêter sur la disparition d'une jeune fille. A son arrivée en pleine tempête de neige, il est hébergé chez Clara, une ancienne tenancière de maison close, devenue aubergiste. Peu à peu, Langlois remarque que les habitants du village ont des comportements étranges
Velikolepnai︠a︡ Anzhelika = Merveilleuse Angélique by Bernard Borderie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the second film of the Angélique series, the heroine joins a group of bandits, rescues her children, becomes a successful businesswoman, and once again becomes entangled in the politics of 17th-century France and matters of the heart
Doit-on le dire? by Pierre Badel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Marquis had been deceived by his wife some time ago, his friend Gargaret revealed the truth to him, breaking his marriage in the name of virtue. Now that Gargaret has married the young and lovely Lucy, will the Marquis inform Gargaret of her infidelity?
L'Heritage by Basil Davidson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cachelin's daughter is considered an excellent "catch" because she is heiress to a great fortune, but there is a catch: she will only receive the inheritance if she has a child within three years of her wedding. A bizarre race with the stork takes place which husband and wife seem destined to lose until the fortuitous arrival of an attractive women [sic] permits a discreet and profitable conclusion. [In French]
Le cinéma de Jean Giono by Jacques Mény( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Artisan d'images", comme il se définit lui-même, romancier français le plus adapté au cinéma, Jean Giono s'est naturellement dirigé vers le 7e art, mais dans un tissu de relations complexes. Jacques Mény interroge ce paradoxe à l'aide d'interviews de proches et de critiques, qu'il mêle à de nombreux extraits de films, tels "Un Roi sans divertissement (1963) de François Leterrier ou "Les Âmes fortes" (2001) de Raoul Ruiz (Teddy Lussi)
Comment Wang-Fô fut sauvé by Marguerite Yourcenar( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voici l'histoire de Wang-Fô, le célèbre peintre chinois. Il parcourait le royaume des Han en compagnie de Ling, son fidèle disciple, à la recherche de nouveaux paysages. Ses tableaux étaient si beaux qu'on les disait magiques. Mais un jour, l'empereur convoqua le vieux maître pour le menacer d'un terrible châtiment... [Payot]
Angélique, the road to Versailles ; Angélique and the king( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angélique, the road to Versailles: Angelique is saved by the king of cutthroats, and eventually becomes a successful businesswoman
Un roi sans divertissement : de l'écrit à l'écran by Jacques Mény( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorsqu'il décide d'adapter son roman, Jean Giono entend bien rester maître de son œuvre. Il impose à François Leterrier son scénario, ses lieux de tournage et ses directives de mise en scène. S'il retrace l'histoire des deux naissances de cette œuvre - le roman (1947) et le film (1963) - Jacques Mény s'intéresse surtout à son côté sombre, alternant interviews et vues sur les paysages désolés de l'Aubrac. (Teddy Lussi)
Le Louvre, la visite by Charles Nemes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in Multiple languages and French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le mystère Giono by Jacques Mény( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans ce film, Giono lui-même décrit son parcours personnel, de l'enfance "pauvre et heureuse" au succès de son premier livre, "Colline". Les images d'archives, les entretiens filmés ou radiophoniques, se mêlent aux images d'aujourd'hui (sa maison à Manosque) et aux témoignages de ses proches. Giono nous raconte son plaisir d'écrire et sa conception du métier d'écrivain
Les compagnons de Jéhu by Michel Drach( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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