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Ruf, Éric

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Most widely held works by Éric Ruf
L'homme qui voulait vivre sa vie = The big picture by Eric Lartigau( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Exben is a handsome and successful Parisian lawyer with a perfect family and a glimmering future in the firm he co-owns with his mentor. But behind this perfect facade lies a restless spirit who's uncomfortable in his life and envies the freedom of his neighbor, Greg, an uncompromising photojournalist. After Greg's unexpected death throws his life into chaos, Paul embarks on a cross-continent odyssey of self-discovery and reinvention
Poupoupidou( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rousseau is a bestselling crime novelist from Paris, troubled by writer's block. Candice Lecoeur is a local beauty gracing the famous Belle de Jura cheese packaging who has gotten it into her head that she might well be the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe. The two will meet in the coldest village in France, but only after Candice has been found dead
Phèdre by Jean Racine( Visual )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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'Ecole des femmes by Michel Favart( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnolphe s'apprête à épouser la jeune Agnès, sa pupille, à qui il voue une passion sans égale, et qu'il a éduquée à l'écart du monde pendant treize ans. Mais le jeune Horace est tombé amoureux d'Agnès
La Didone by Francesco Cavalli( Visual )

8 editions published in 2012 in Italian and Arabic and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the earliest operas deserving of the name, Didone is our first surviving musical version of the famous episode in Virgil's Aeneid where the Trojan hero loves and then cruelly leaves the noble Dido. Cavalli learnt at the feet of Monteverdi, and his dramatic transformation of the story is all the more expressive for its intimacy, worthy of the examples set by his master."--Container
Tartuffe, ou, l'imposteur : comédie en cinq actes by Molière( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy Orgon takes in a stranger, Tartuffe, an extremely pious and devout man of religion. Regarding him almost as a saint, Orgon plans to force his daughter to marry him, while disinheriting his son in his favor. Orgon's friends and family regard Tartuffe as a con man, but Orgon is deaf to their warnings. Then he overhears Tartuffe trying to seduce his wife, and orders Tartuffe to depart. In revenge, Tartuffe seeks to seize Orgon's property and have him arrested. In the end the King intervenes, Tartuffe is arrested, and harmony is restored. Highly controversial for addressing the issue of religious hypocrisy, the play was twice suppressed before permission was given to perform it freely
L'Ecole des femmes : comédie en cinq actes by Molière( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fearful of falling victim to marital infidelity, bachelor Arnolphe schemes to marry his guileless young ward, Agnès, whom he has had raised in a convent specifically to be his model wife. However, his naïve plan is spoiled when Agnès runs away with Horace--a fact that Arnolphe learns when Horace unwittingly asks him to conceal her at his home. Before Arnolphe can react, it is revealed that Agnès wealthy father has formally arranged her marriage to Horace, dashing his hopes forever
Trois souvenirs de ma jeunesse : nos arcadies = My golden days : our arcadias by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Après un séjour au Tadjikistan, Paul Dédalus revient en France. Arrivé à la douane, il est interpellé par la police avant d'être interrogé par Claverie, un fonctionnaire. Paul doit expliquer l'existence d'un parfait homonyme, qui aurait effectué un séjour en URSS à la fin des années 1980. Paul revient alors sur cette époque. Cette remontée dans le temps lui fait dérouler le fil de son enfance, sa jeunesse et sa rencontre avec Esther, qui va devenir son premier grand amour..." [Source : jaquette]
Comédie française : une histoire du théâtre by Agathe Sanjuan( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cet ouvrage retrace les grandes phases de l'histoire politique, administrative, juridique, artistique, technique, sociale et économique d'une institution très présente dans l'imaginaire culturel des Français comme des étrangers. Il s'appuie sur un exceptionnel fonds d'archives, conservées depuis sa fondation en 1680, et de nombreuses œuvres émanant de peintres, sculpteurs, architectes, comédiens ou metteurs en scène. Richement illustré de 230 documents, pour partie inédits, il articule de manière originale les regards croisés de la conservatrice-archiviste et de l'historien du théâtre. Il vise un public étendu, allant des spectateurs de théâtre et des étudiants aux amateurs d'art et d'histoire."--Page 4 de la jaquette
Exercices de style by Raymond Queneau( )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le narrateur prend le bus à une heure d'affluence. Il observe un jeune homme avec un chapeau et un cou trop long. Celui-ci s'énerve contre son voisin qui, dit-il, le bouscule chaque fois que passe quelqu'un. Voyant une place libre, il finit par aller s'asseoir. Deux heures plus tard, le narrateur voit le jeune homme place Saint-Lazare qui discute avec un ami de questions vestimentaires. Cette brève histoire est racontée quatre-vingt-dix-neuf fois, de quatre-vingt-dix-neuf manières différentes. Mise en images, portée sur la scène des cabarets, elle a connu une fortune extraordinaire. L'univers à la fois ludique et poétique d'Exercices de style est magnifiquement interprété par le jeu des voix de Clothilde de Bayser, Thierry Hancisse, Éric Ruf, Laurent Stocker et Florence Viala. Les cinq comédiens donnent corps à ces exercices explorant toutes les possibilités d'une langue qui se réinvente à chaque fois
Soudain dans la forêt profonde by Amos Oz( )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un village du bout du monde, encerclé par d'épaisses forêts profondes, tous les animaux ont disparu depuis des années. Seuls quelques habitants se souviennent encore du miaulement des chats ou du chant des oiseaux. À la nuit tombée, tous se barricadent dans les maisons, terrifiés par une créature mystérieuse qui parcourt les rues. Pourquoi les animaux sont-ils partis ? Quel est ce fantôme qui hante le village ? Pourquoi les grandes personnes refusent-elles de répondre aux questions des enfants ? Une petite fille intrépide et son ami décident un jour d'élucider ce mystère et d'aller vers la forêt
Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher by Arthur Honegger( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spectacle musical sur scène enregistré en direct à Montpellier le 13 juillet 2006
Cyrano de Bergerac un spectacle de la Comédie Française by Andy Sommer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of the soulful poet/philosopher and expert duelist named Cyrano who falls in love with the fair Roxanne, but is ashamed to woo her because of his huge nose. Instead he writes love letters for slow-witted, but handsome Christian in order to win her hand for him. She falls deeply in love with the author, but doesn't know they were written by Cyrano
J'accuse by Roman Polanski( Visual )

2 editions published in 2020 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pendant les 12 années qu'elle dura, l'Affaire Dreyfus déchira la France, provoquant un véritable séisme dans le monde entier. Dans cet immense scandale, le plus grand sans doute de la fin du XIXème siècle, se mêlent erreur judiciaire, déni de justice et antisémitisme. L'affaire est racontée du point de vue du Colonel Picquart qui, une fois nommé à la tête du contre-espionnage, va découvrir que les preuves contre le Capitaine Alfred Dreyfus avaient été fabriquées. À partir de cet instant et au péril de sa carrière puis de sa vie, il n'aura de cesse d'identifier les vrais coupables et de réhabiliter Alfred Dreyfus. (Source : jaquette)
Le Malade imaginaire by Molière( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hypochondriac Argan's household revolves around his obsession with his chronic imaginary illnesses. Served by a pair of unscrupulous doctors, Argan even goes so far as to try to marry off his daughter Angélique to one of their sons so he would have a physician in the family. But Angélique is in love with Cléante, and it takes all of the wiles of servant Toinette to bring about their marriage. Le Malade Imaginaire was Molière's last play"--Container
Orsay( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orsay. Ancré le long de la Seine, il semble faire partie du paysage parisien depuis toujours. Il aura été gare, décor d'un film d'Orson Welles, les herbes folles l'auront envahi, il aura théâtre, lieu de transit de prisonniers de guerre, investi par l'Abbé Pierre, menacé de destruction, puis classé... Ce film revient sur les histoires de ce lieu unique et questionne tout autant ses enjeux actuels
L'école des femmes : comédie en cinq actes by Molière( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnolphe, the main protagonist, is a man of 42 years who has groomed the young Agnès since the age of 4. Arnolphe supports Agnès living in a nunnery until the age of 17, when he removes her and moves her to one of his abodes. His intention is to bring up Agnès in such a manner that she will be too ignorant to be unfaithful to him and he becomes obsessed with avoiding this fate. To this end, he tells the nuns who are instructing her from teaching her anything that might lead her astray. Right from the very first scene, Chrysalde warns Arnolphe of his downfall, but Arnolphe takes no notice. Soon Horace arrives on the scene and he and Agnès fall in love
Amphitryon by Molière( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Undetermined and French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic satire recounts how Jupiter takes on the form of the Theban general Amphitryon while that mortal is away at war, in order to spend the night with Amphitryon's beautiful wife, Alcmena
The big picture (DVD)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Duris is excellent ..."--Boston Globe
Partage de midi by Jacques Audoir( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ysé abandonne son mari pour avec Mesa. Elle quittera ce dernier pour un troisième homme qui ne la comblera pas. Ysé et Mesa sont liés l'un a l'autre. Lui, épris d'absolu et de Dieu, ne peut ni être satisfait par cette femme, ni s'en arracher. Elle aime cet homme qui la dépasse et la mène à son malheur, jusqu'à ce que triomphe <<l'espritvainqueur dans la transfiguration de Midi>>."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Éric Ruf actor de teatre francès

Éric Ruf actor de teatro francés

Éric Ruf actor de teatru francés

Éric Ruf antzerki aktore frantziarra

Éric Ruf ator de teatro francês

Éric Ruf attore teatrale francese

Éric Ruf Frans toneelacteur

Éric Ruf französischer Schauspieler

Éric Ruf French actor, designer and theatre director

Эрик Руфф

אריק רוף שחקן, מעצב ובמאי תיאטרון צרפתי

اريك روف

エリック・リュフ

艾瑞克·呂夫

艾瑞克·拉夫

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