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Berri, Claude

Overview
Works: 61 works in 469 publications in 6 languages and 10,080 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Animal films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Comedy films  War films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Restager , Honoree, pmn, Adapter, Actor, Film editor, Author of dialog, Interviewer, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Claude Berri
 
Most widely held works by Claude Berri
La reine Margot = Queen Margot by Patrice Chéreau( Visual )

46 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She is beautiful. She is Catholic. She is the King's sister. She is Marguerite de Valois. Her brothers call her Margot. Henri de Navarre is Protestant. They say that he is rude, that he never shaves, that he smells of garlic and sweat. The two are forced to marry in a political move to reconcile France, ripped apart by the Wars of Religion
Jean de Florette by Claude Berri( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in French and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jean Cadoret, a man who inherits a farm from his mother and foolishly hopes to become a gentleman farmer. But even before he arrives, his powerful neighbor is plotting to steal his land by withholding irrigation water from a stream
La graine et le mulet = The secret of the grain( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the patriarch of a French-Arab family, Slimane, acts on his wish to open a portside restaurant specializing in his ex-wife's fish couscous, the extended clan's passions and problems explode
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance, Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant in late 19th century England, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives. Although Tess rejects the advances of the D'Urberville's son Alex, he forcibly seduces her, leaving her pregnant and alone. After her sickly baby dies, Tess falls in love with Angel, a parson's son, who abandons her on their wedding night after she confesses her past "sin." This forces Tess to return to Alex, a fateful decision with tragic consequences
Jean de Florette ; Manon of the spring = Manon des sources( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean de Florette: A man inherits a farm from his mother, but his powerful neighbor plots to steal it from him. Manon of the Spring: 10 years after his death, Jean's daughter finds out about their neighbor's treachery, and determines to take revenge
Germinal by Claude Berri( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in French and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a miner's strike that destroys one family, yet plants the seeds of change for future generations
Manon of the spring by Pi ya"." ai man niu( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in French and English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1 Side A: **Widescreen Feature Film - Jean de Florette Disc 1 Side B: **Widescreen Feature Film - Manon of the Spring
Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis by Dany Boon( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in French and English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philippe Abrams es director de correos de Salon-de-Provence. Esta casado con Julie, que con su carácter depresivo le hace la vida imposible. Para hacerla feliz, Philippe comete una estafa para que lo trasladen a la Costa Azul. Pero le descubren y lo trasladan a Berges, un pueblecito al norte de Francia. Para los Abrams, sudistas y llenos de prejuicios, el norte es terrible, un lugar helado, lleno de gente rústica, que hablan de manera incomprensible, el cheutimi. Philippe irá solo. Y para su sorpresa, descubrirá un lugar fantástico, unos compañeros amables, gente acogedora, y además encuentra un amigo: Antoine, el cartero y el hombre que toca las campanas en el pueblo, con una madre posesiva y que sufre de desamores. Cuando Philippe vuelve a Salon, Julie no quiere creer que él es feliz en el norte, piensa que le está mintiendo para que se traslade con él. Para simplificarse la vida, y contentar a Julie, Philippe le hace creer que efectivamente su vida es un infierno en Berges. A partir de entonces, su vida se vuelve una confortable mentira
Amen by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, tells the story of a German SS officer who joins a Vatican priest in a failed attempt to convince Pope Pius XII to speak out against the deportation and extermination of European Jews
Le vieil homme et l'enfant = The two of us = The old man and the boy by Claude Berri( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude is a Jew. Because of the risks of an arrest (France is occupied by the Nazis), his parents send him to stay with an elderly couple in the country. Pepe, the husband, is a Petain supporter and an anti-semite, but he does not know about Claude's religion. The film is the story of their mutual growing affection
Valmont by Miloš Forman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of the 18th-century French novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses, ' Colin Firth plays the handsome Valmont, who takes on a devious Countess' bet that he can get the virtuous wife of an older gentleman to have sex with him. He wins the bet, but inadvertently falls in love with his conquest
Manon des sources : Jean de Florette 2ème partie by Claude Berri( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in French and English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his death years earlier
Jean de Florette ; Manon des sources : Jean de Florette 2ème partie( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in French and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean de Florette: Set amidst the rugged hills of Provence, this epic saga follows the heroic efforts of Jean Cadoret, who inherits a farm from his mother, Florette, and leaves his city job behind, hoping to create a "new Eden" with his wife and daughter. But, unbeknownst to Jean, his greedy neighbor, César Soubeyran, is plotting to steal the land out from under him with a wicked scheme that drives Jean to the brink of madness
Lucie Aubrac by Claude Berri( Visual )

62 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raymond and Lucie Samuel are active in the French resistence in 1943 Lyon, using Aubrac as their underground pseudonym. When Raymond is arrested and sentenced to death, Lucie's passionate love for her husband drives her to risk everything to rescue him from the Gestapo. Based on a true story
The two of us by Claude Berri( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world of turbulence, this corner tells of two people caught up in one another for a brief time, and celebrates their lives, one life new and one life old; a nine year old Jewish boy and an old peasant
L'enfance-nue by Maurice Pialat( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in French and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

François Fournier is a troubled ten-year-old who has been in foster care since he was four. But his is a "temporary placement," meaning that his parents can come back for him any time. They never do. The story begins with François being shuffled from one foster home to another, as his insecurity leads him to engage in increasingly destructive behavior. He is placed with an older couple named Thierry, the newest addition to a ménage that includes Mrs. Thierry's mother, a very young girl, and a high-school age boy. They aren't afraid to share their lives with this new houseguest, and the impressionable boy seems to be settling down. For François, things just are what they are--and he's usually "temporary." A fascinating portrait of childhood, which is also an indictment of a failing social system
French twist = French twist by Josiane Balasko( Visual )

26 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in French and English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suburban housewife Loli is furious when she discovers her husband has been cheating on her for years. When the van of a tough-talking, tender-hearted lesbian named Marijo breaks down in front of Loli's house, things take an unusual turn
Tess( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy₂s Tess of the d₂Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral beauty as well as vivid storytelling
The bear by André Lacombe( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the majestic mountains of British Columbia in 1885, centers on a precocious bear cub and an old grizzled Grizzly as they struggle to endure the harsh wilderness and survive their deadliest foe--man. An unrelenting battle of strength, wits, and ultimately, character is at hand, and there is no predicting the outcome when two of nature's greatest killers face off
Ma femme est une actrice by Yvan Attal( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My Wife is an Actress (Orig. Ma Femme est une actrice) is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive co-star. Attal also wrote and directed the film. The film stars Terence Stamp among others
 
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Langman, Claude

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