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Girard, François 1963-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 243 publications in 7 languages and 5,713 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Anthology films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about François Girard
 
Most widely held works by François Girard
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1970s Iran, Marjane "Marji" Satrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family. Their long dream is realized when the hated Shah is defeated in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, Marji grows up to witness first hand how the new Iran has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this injustice, her parents send her abroad to Vienna to study. This change proves an equally difficult trial for Marji as she finds herself in a different culture loaded with abrasive characters and profound disappointments that deeply trouble her. Even when she returns home, Marji finds that both she and her homeland have changed too much and the young woman and her loving family must decide where she truly belongs
The red violin by François Girard ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece - how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it
Silk ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however, and Herve's wife Helene begins to suspect something is going on with her husband
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
The red violin Le violon rouge ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and French and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece; how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it
Inspired by Bach. [featuring] the second cello suite ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yo-Yo Ma and film director Franco̧is Girard collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of Bach's second cello suite in the context of 3-D "virtual" computer renderings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's carceri (prison) etchings
Inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor Tamasaburro Bando, garden designer Julie Moir Messervy, choreographer Mark Morris, ice dancers Jayne Torvil and Christopher Dean, and filmmaker Atom Egoyan, each involving Bach's six Cello Suites. Also includes a 3-D animation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "carceri" (prison) etchings set to Bach's Cello Suite no. 2
Le Dortoir from the stage play by Gilles Maheu and Carbone 14 : a film ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dance drama telling of a man's journey back into memory and imagination to escape, and finally overcome, a personal crisis. A convent school dormitory is the setting for a chronicle of fleeting impressions told through dance, music and images ranging from the erotic to the violent, and are infused with a mixture of high romanticism and gritty urban toughness
The sound of the carceri the second cello suite, composed by Johann Sebastian Bach : the Carceri d'invenzione, engravings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, architect ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores relationship between music and architecture by placing cellist Ma, playing Bach's Suite no. 2 for unaccompanied cello, in computer-generated three-dimensional recreation of Piranesi's prison etchings. Ma and sound producer work to create right acoustics for the imaginary space Ma performs in. Discussion and performance. One of a series of films presenting Ma's collaborations with artists from different disciplines, using Bach suites as starting points for new works in those artists' mediums
Opérascope : le film-opéra en Amérique : avec les voix de Alain Resnais et François Girard by Réal La Rochelle ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Gabriel's secret world by Peter Gabriel ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Singer/songwriter Peter Gabriel performs fifteen of his hit rock songs in concert
Inspired by Bach ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yo-Yo Ma and film director Franco̧is Girard collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of Bach's second cello suite in the context of 3-D "virtual" computer renderings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's carceri (prison) etchings
Le Procès de Kafka by Serge Lamothe ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seta ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Francia, seconda metà dell'800. Hervè Joncour, figlio del sindaco di Lavilledieu, una cittadina francese, si innamora e sposa la bella Hèléne Fouquet. Abbandonata la carriera militare, per fare rifiorire le fabbriche da seta del paese, si deve recare in luoghi lontani per cercare uova di bachi da seta non affette dalla Pebrina. In questi viaggi continui, conoscerà un paese dai mille segreti, il Giappone. (Mymovies)
Yo-Yo Ma inspired by Bach. the music garden : suite no. 1 for unaccompanied cello ; The sound of the carceri : suite no. 2 for unaccompanied cello ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ma and garden designer Messervy tour gardens from Boston to Toronto to create a visual garden to interpret Bach's music. Explores relationship between music and architecture by placing cellist Ma, playing Bach's Suite no. 2 for unaccompanied cello, in computer-generated three-dimensional recreation of Piranesi's prison etchings
4 Film favorites Epic romance collection : Painted veil ; Dangerous liaisons ; Silk ; Affair of the necklace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silk : Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however, and Herve's wife Helene begins to suspect something is going on with her husband. Painted veil : Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth. Dangerous liaisons : A scene of lust, seduction and revenge, when a lady is scorned-- set just prior to the French revolution. Affair of the necklace : In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace
Soie by François Girard ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le dévouement d'Hervé Joncour envers sa ravissante épouse est mis à rude épreuve lorsqu'il doit entreprendre plusieurs missions commerciales périlleuses pour trouver des vers à soie qui assureront la survie de son village. Ses périples au Japon procurent des richesses considérables à la localité, mais attisent le conflit opposant son amour pour Hélène et son attirance envers la concubine sensuelle d'un seigneur local
The sound of the carceri suite no. 2 for unaccompanied cello by Yo-Yo Ma ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores relationship between music and architecture by placing cellist Ma, playing Bach's Suite no. 2 for unaccompanied cello, in computer-generated three-dimensional recreation of Piranesi's prison etchings
François Girard en trois actes François Girard's three-act journey ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in French and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
François Girard three-act journey is a fascinating documentary on the artistic universe and approach of François Girard, one of our greatest creators. In a few months only, François Girard staged three major works (The trial, Lost objects and Siegfried). This movie invites us to witness the genesis of these three shows as we follow the filmmaker who became a conductor in three theatrical worlds where music prevails
Thirty-two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kit includes 1pamphlet and 4 photographs
 
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Alternative Names
Girard, Francoise.
ジラール, フランソワ
Languages
English (118)
French (33)
Italian (4)
German (3)
Chinese (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Spanish (1)
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