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Léaud, Jean-Pierre 1944-

Works: 453 works in 1,894 publications in 9 languages and 16,559 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  New wave films  Film adaptations  Erotic films  Detective and mystery films  History  Documentary films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Other, Costume designer, Contributor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jean-Pierre Léaud
Most widely held works by Jean-Pierre Léaud
Les quatre cents coups = The 400 blows by François Truffaut( Visual )

179 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lonely Parisian youth whose alienation from his parents and teachers propels him into rebellion and small time crime
Last tango in Paris by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

41 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American widower in Paris, desolate at the unexplained suicide of his wife, plunges into a torrid sexual relationship with a stranger, a young French girl half his age
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in French and English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con sólo doce años, Antoine Doinel se ve obligado no sólo a ser testigo de los problemas conyugales que sus padres no se atreven a afrontar, sino también a soportar las exigencias de un severo profesor. Un día, asustado porque no ha cumplido un castigo que el maestro le ha impuesto, decide ausentarse del colegio con su amigo René. Inesperadamente, ve a su madre en compañía de otro hombre; la culpa y el miedo lo arrastran a una serie de mentiras que poco a poco van calando en su ánimo. Deseando dejar atrás todos sus problemas, sueña con conocer el mar y traza con René un plan para escaparse
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

46 editions published between 1697 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle class couple on a weekend trip get caught up in an armed liberation struggle. A sarcastic portrait of France in 1967
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

42 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Truffaut's 1973 film, an "homage to moviemaking," details the loves and lunacy of the closely-knit family of strangers that comprises an on-location film, cast and crew
Baisers volés = Stolen kisses by François Truffaut( Visual )

62 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to "400 Blows". 20-something Antoine (Leaud) freshly released from an army prison embarks on a series of ill-fated jobs, finally settling on an amusing stint as a private detective. In his ever-turbulent love life, Antoine finds himself torn between an attractive violinist (Jade) and a glamorous older married woman (Seyrig)
Domicile conjugal = Bed and board by François Truffaut( Visual )

61 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth and penultimate film in Truffaut's semi-autobiographical series about Antoine Doinel depicts our hero in the early years of marriage. Antoine and Christine become the proud parents of a son, but Antoine soon tires of domesticity and is lured into a disastrous affair with a Japanese girl
Le Havre by Aki Kaurismäki( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in French and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur la jaquette : Marcel Marx exerce le métier honorable mais non rémunérateur de cireur de chaussures dans la ville portuaire du Havre. Le destin met brusquement sur son chemin un enfant immigré originaire d'Afrique noire. Lorsqu'au même moment sa femme Arletty tombe gravement malade, Marcel doit combattre le mur froid de l'indifférence humaine avec pour seules armes son optimisme inné et la solidarité têtue des habitants de son quartier. Alors que l'étau de la police se reserre sur le jeune garçon, Marcel décide de montrer les dents
Irma Vep by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

46 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging director Henri Vidal has decided to film a remake of the legendary silent serial, Les vampires, in hopes of making a comeback. Vidal chooses Cheung to play Irma Vep, the leader of a band of jewel thieves. Arriving in Paris unable to speak a word of French, Cheung finds herself stuck in the middle of a stressful situation when the production begins to fall apart and Vidal suffers a nervous breakdown
L'amour en fuite by François Truffaut( Visual )

60 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Truffaut's fifth and final film of his semi-autobiographical "Antoine Doinel" series, we see Doinel in his 30's and newly divorced. Still ambivalent about relationships, the wrath of Doinel's mother forces him to confront his insecurities and rekindle some past relationships. Clips and characters from the four previous "Doinel" films makes this charming and sentimental film a must-see for any Truffaut fan. Loosely based on Truffaut's own life
Masculin féminin by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

81 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of restless youths are engaged in hopeless love affairs with music, revolution, and each other in throbbing 1960's Paris. A candid and wildly funny free-form examination of youth culture, mixing satire and tragedy as only Godard can
La chinoise by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

50 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1967. Disillusioned by their suburban lifestyles, a group of middle-class students, led by Guillaume and Veronique, form a smal Maoist cell and plan to change the world by any means necessary. After studying the growth of communism in China, the students decide they must use terrorism and violence to ignite their own revolution
Masculin féminin : 15 faits précis( Visual )

11 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, a young idealistic would-be intellectual, struggles to forge a relationship with incipient pop star Madeleine in 1960s Paris
Made in U.S.A. by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in French and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paula, a leftist writer, goes from Paris to the French town of Atlantic-Cité when she learns of the death of a former colleague and lover, Richard P
Deux Anglaises et le continent = Two English girls by Jean-Pierre Léaud( Visual )

57 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English sisters at the turn of the century are in love with the same man for seven years. His inability to choose between them (compounded by his overpossessive mother), and the girls' own powerful passions-- both expressed and repressed-- create a painful, emotionally charged triangle
Ni na bian ji dian by Mingliang Cai( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hsiao Kang is the only son in an uncommunicative family. When his father dies, he and his mother participate in Buddhist mourning rituals together, but otherwise cope with their profound grief separately and alone, crossing paths only out of routine obligation. Meanwhile, Hsiao Kang returns to his job as a watch vendor on the streets of Taipei. One afternoon, a young woman insists on buying a dual-time watch off his wrist for her trip to Paris, and he eventually relents, despite his superstitious belief that it will bring bad luck to them both. His feelings for the watch, tied to his anguish over his absent father and perhaps a hint of longing for its new owner, quietly compels him to reset every clock in the city to Paris time. Inevitably, despite the seemingly fated, intersecting lives of these three lonely and desperate people, the remedy for their emotional void seems indefinably out of reach. The film itself is poetic, generously compassionate, and achingly bittersweet
The adventures of Antoine Doinel : five films( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five films featuring the enthusiastic, melancholic, and hopelessy romantic trouble maker Antoine Doinel, played by Jean-Pierre Léaud. The films take Doinel from his troubled childhood through myriad frustrations and romantic entanglements, from his stormy teens through marriage, children, divorce, and adulthood
La Nuit americaine = Day for night( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leading lady is recovering from a nervous breakdown, another performer is soused on the set, unions threaten to walk, shooting must finish before the insurance lapses and a cat can't hit its mark. Is this any way to make a film?
Le gai savoir by Stéphane Xhroüet( Visual )

23 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in French and English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, Patricia and Emile meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the pathe to revolution> Scenes of the May '68 student revolts, the Vietnam war, posters, photographs, and cartoons form the backdrops to their words, which themselves are often their subject, as are images, sounds and juxtapositions. Based loosely on Jean Jacques Rousseau's incendiary treatise, "Emile, or on education", Godard's "Le gai savoir" is a montage, a meditation, a reflection on ideas - and how filmmaking is a path."--Container
Porcile by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in Italian and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a medieval cannibal is juxtaposed with that of the son of an ex-Nazi industrialist who prefers the company of pigs to that of his fiancée. In both cases, humans revert to animal behavior when they are removed from the spectrum of social rules and opinions
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Masculin féminin Masculin féminin : 15 faits précis
Les quatre cents coupsBaisers volés = Stolen kissesDomicile conjugal = Bed and boardL'amour en fuiteMasculin fémininMasculin féminin : 15 faits précisThe adventures of Antoine Doinel : five films
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Jean-Pierre Léaud fransk skodespelar

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