Most widely held works by Pierre Jansen
Les bonnes femmes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in French and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Four Parisian shop girls, Ginette, Rita, Jacqueline and Jane seek fulfillment and love. Rita has a fiance whose family is obsessed with social status. Jane has a boyfriend in the army, but she still enjoys herself with chance encounters. Ginette has a secret passion that keeps her away from her colleagues at nights. Jacqueline is lonely, but a mysterious motorcyclist constantly follows her.
Fantaisies et danses, extraites de A briefe and easye instruction (1568) by Adrian Le Roy ( )
12 editions published between 1962 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
La rupture ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in French and held by 133 libraries worldwide
A woman with a checkered past divorces her abusive, drug-addicted husband after he beats up their young son, breaking his leg and giving him a concussion. The husband's wealthy family tries to gain custody of the boy through the courts, but when that fails they hire a man to do whatever it takes to discredit the mother.
Ten days wonder ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Divided into 10 days, the story focuses on the wealthy Van Horns. A psychological drama of sex and murder.
L'etat sauvage Savage state ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in French and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Film set in the 1960s, portrays a handful of Europeans adrift in a young African nation struggling to create itself after independence from colonial rule.
La rupture ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in French and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Helene (Stephane Andran) is a good mother with a checkered past. She divorces her husband after he attacks her and her son over breakfast. Her former in-laws attempt to gain custody of the son by hiring a seedy penniless operative (Jean-Pierre Cassel) to destroy her reputation.
Le Boucher ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in French and German and held by 36 libraries worldwide
In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress avoids attachments but strikes up a congenial friendship with the charmingly passionate local butcher, a veteran of Indochina. As a serial killer spreads terror throughout the countryside, the effort of these two people to come back from their emotional islands to some kind of mutual understanding and reality builds from oblique tenderness and humor to shattering tragedy.
Who's got the black box? La route de corinthe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in French and German and held by 24 libraries worldwide
After a NATO worker is mudered all eyes point to his widow as the killer. But she's innocent and will do anything to prove it and avenge her husband's death.
La dentellière by Claude Goretta ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Pomme est apprentie-coiffeuse dans un salon parisien. Sa meilleure amie, la pétulante Marylène, l'emmène à Cabourg passer quelques jours de vacances. Mais Pomme se retrouve très vite seule, Marylène découchant fréquemment. Elle y rencontre un jeune étudiant, François, avec lequel elle sympathise. Au terme des vacances, François et Pomme décident de vivre ensemble et s'installent à Paris. Mais leurs occupations respectives, et surtout leur différence de milieu social et culturel les séparent peu à peu.
La femme infidele ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A man suspects his wife of infidelity so he hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears.
La 317ème section The 317th Platoon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in French and held by 22 libraries worldwide
On May 3rd 1954, as the battle of Dien Bien Phu is reaching its end, the 317th Platoon of auxiliary Laotian soldiers receive the order to retreat. The platoon is formed of four French and 41 Laotians under their command. The order is to reach the entrenched camp of Dien Bien Phu ; 8 days later, the platoon will be destroyed, Dien Bien Phu will have fallen. Schoendoerffer follows the men through the jungle as they are slowly annihilated in ambushes, in attacks, and by diseases. He captures the inarticulate anguish and solitude of each man trying to survive and of two in particular - a veteran sargeant to whom battle is a way of life, - and a young French officer fresh from military school. Their impersonal, hierarchical and rather hostile relationship becomes an unlikely friendship.
La ligne de démarcation ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The whole of the village on the boundary between occupied France and the South is involved when two Resistance parachutists land.
Les noces rouges ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in French and German and held by 12 libraries worldwide
"Dans une petite ville des bords de Loire, un ingénieur marié à une malade, devient l'amant de la femme du maire, politicien arriviste et sans scrupules. Las de respecter les convenances, les amants décident de supprimer leurs conjoints respectifs... Chronique de la bourgeoisie provinciale et approche sans concession de la vie politique française, ce film dénonce la corruption du personnel politique et notamment la collusion entre petits élus et députés."
Les Biches ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in French and German and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Socialite Frederique encounters young student Why on the streets of Paris, seduces her and whisks her off to spend winter with the chic crowd in St. Tropez. When architect Paul meets Why, he too charms her and comes between the two lovers, resulting in a ménage-à-trois beset by jealousy, madness, and ultimately, murder.
un voile qui s'illumnine de soi-- : rêveries pour 24 instruments à archet by Pierre Jansen ( )
2 editions published in 1972 and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Landru L'oeil du malin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in French and German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Landru ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in German and French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Landru: Landru lures women to his villa outside Paris, where he convinces them they will inherit his wealth, only to murder them and burn their bodies. L'œil du malin: A newspaper reporter, jealous of a marriage, breaks it up by telling the husband of the wife's affair.
Que la bête meure by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Pour venger la mort de son fils, tué par un chauffard, un homme se lance sur la piste du coupable. Il parvient bientôt à retrouver sa trace et devient un intime de sa famille. L'homme se révèle un être abject haï de tous.
Le boucher by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Popaul est un joyeux garçon qui a combattu en Indochine et en Algérie. De retour dans son village, il a tout naturellement repris la boucherie de son père. Popaul est amoureux de Mademoiselle Hélène, l'institutrice avec qui il a sympathisé, mais, pour elle, il ne peut être question d'amour. Un beau jour, tout le village est en effervescence : on a retrouvé le cadavre d'une jeune fille lacéré à coups de couteau...
La femme infidèle by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Charles est assureur, il a 40 ans et mène une existence bourgeoise avec son fils et sa femme Hélène. A 30 ans, Hélène est une belle femme qui ne travaille pas et semble s'ennuyer dans leur superbe villa. Bref, une vie de couple presque sans nuages. Un jour, Charles commence à avoir des doutes sur la fidélité de son épouse et engage un détective privé.
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