WorldCat Identities

Karina, Anna 1940-

Works: 288 works in 1,325 publications in 8 languages and 8,649 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Caper films  Musical films  Road films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Interviewee, Costume designer, Lyricist, Other, Narrator, Scenarist, Adapter, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Anna Karina
Most widely held works by Anna Karina
Vivre sa vie : film en douze tableaux by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

103 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Nana, a young Parisian who aspires to be an actress, but a downward spiral forces her into prostitution. Features include: interviews, featurettes, commentary, stills gallery, theatrical trailer, and booklet
Pierrot le fou by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

149 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After attending a mindless party full of shallow chatter, Ferdinand (Jean-Paul Belmondo) feels his mundane world is closing in on him. Desperately wanting to escape, he finds himself in the arms of another woman. Unaware that Marianna's (Anna Karina) dark past still haunts her, they take off for the picturesque south of France. What proceeds is a roller coaster ride filled with passion, desperation and regret as these two lovers meet their final fate
Alphaville : une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

123 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret agent Lemmy Caution is sent on a mission to the futuristic city of Alphaville to convince professor Braun to return to the "outer planets."
Bande à part = Band of outsiders by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

88 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two burglars plan a robbery with a young woman they just met
Une femme est une femme = A woman is a woman by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

76 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offbeat homage to Hollywood musicals finds a stripper rousing her lover's jealousy by seducing his best friend
Madeinusa by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

62 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 540 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
Bread and chocolate by Franco Brusati( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic but poignant portrait of an Italian immigrant working odd jobs in prosperous Switzerland and trying desperately to fit in. Though his work becomes increasingly degrading, he tenaciously refuses to give up and go home. This hapless Everyman is eternally rejected yet ever-hopeful
Le petit soldat = The little soldier by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

70 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Godard's Algerian War film is an ironic study of freedom, war, and personal commitment. Bruno Forestier, a French Army deserter, works in Switzerland for a right-wing terrorist organization. Under orders to kill Palivoda, a Swiss broadcaster with Arab sympathies, Bruno meets and falls in love with Veronica Dreyer, who, unbeknownst to him, works for the Arabs. After several abortive attempts to eliminate Palivoda, Bruno is captured and tortured by the Arabs. In an attempt to attain freedom for himself and Veronica, Bruno finally kills Palivoda, only to discover that his side has apprehended Veronica and tortured her to death
La religieuse = the nun by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

40 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Jacques Rivette's feature film adaptation of Diderot's novel was banned in France for two years for its unforgiving representation of Catholic hierarchy. Rivette explores with poetic simplicity the events through which a young woman is forced to take up life in a convent. Freely adapted from the novel, the film tells the story of sixteen year old Suzanne and her inability to comprehend the motiviations of the adults around her, who want to save her and destroy her. After a brief respite while under the tutelage of a sympathetic mother superior, Suzanne is ultimately tormented and abused, culminating in a lengthy sequence in which starved and barefoot, she is left in solitary confinement and driven to near madness. After her escape, she realizes just how unprepared she is for life outside the convent walls and relinquishes her freedom once again, accepting employment in the confines of a bordello
Chinesisches Roulette = Chinese roulette by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A businessman, his wife and their lovers are forced by the couple's paraplegic daughter to participate in a rigorous game of truth-telling which leads to violence
Cléo de 5 à 7 by Agnès Varda( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film chronicles two hours in the life of a singer who is waiting to hear if she has terminal cancer
The Magus( Visual )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English teacher arrives on a sleepy Greek island to take up a vacant teaching post. The last man to hold the post committed suicide under mysterious circumstances. Slowly but surely, he is drawn into a bizarre game engineered by a reclusive local magician. The deeper into the game he is drawn, the more he senses danger ... yet cannot seem to untangle himself from the fascinating and compelling influence that the game is having on his mind
La ronde( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes a maid and does similarly with the young man of the house. The young man seduces a married woman. On and on, spinning on the gay carousel of life
Age of Uprising The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas by Arnaud Des Pallières( Visual )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in German and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der rechtschaffene Händler Michael Kohlhaas macht sich von Brandenburg auf in Richtung Sachsen, um dort Pferde zu verkaufen. Unterwegs werden willkürlich zwei von ihnen als Pfand für einen Passierschein einbehalten. Als Kohlhaas bei seiner Rückkehr die Pferde geschunden und seinen Knecht misshandelt vorfindet, schwört er Rache und zettelt einen blutigen Aufstand an. Der verzweifelte Kampf um Gerechtigkeit endet tragisch. Die Geschichte des Michael Kohlhaas basiert auf einem historischen Fall aus dem 16. Jahrhundert und präsentiert sich als zeitlose Parabel über Unrecht, staatliche Willkür und Widerstand (Quelle: Umschlag)
Alphaville une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :L'agent secret Lemmy Caution est envoyé en mission par les autorités des pays périphériques dans la cité futuriste d'Alphaville pour convaincre le professeur Braun de revenir dans les planètes extérieures
Vivre sa vie : film en donze tableaux = It's my life, a film in twelve scenes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemplates the soul of a girl who leaves her husband and child to become a prostitute, then tries to quit because she falls in love
Eine Frau ist eine Frau( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Stripteasetänzerin will unbedingt von ihrem Geliebten ein Kind; weil dieser sich weigert, bittet sie den gemeinsamen Freund, ihren Wunsch zu erfüllen. Godards erster Versuch mit Direktton, Farbe und Cinemascope ist inspiriert vom Musical und von den Hollywoodkomödien der 30er Jahre. Godard kopiert jedoch die Vorbilder nicht naiv, sondern analysiert ihre Elemente (z.B. Musik, Farbe); ihn interessiert die erzählte Geschichte weniger als die Erzählmethode. Daher sprechen die Darsteller bisweilen direkt zum Publikum, daher erscheinen zum erstenmal gedruckte Wörter auf der Leinwand. Trotzdem wurde diese "Idee eines Musicals" (Godard) ein ganz und gar unernster Film. (Lexikon des internationalen Films 2000/2001
Cléo de 5 à 7 ; Daguerréotypes by Agnès Varda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les dites cariatides: A short documentary on the neo-classical female statues found throughout Paris
Die Geschichte der Nana S( Visual )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susanne Simonin, la religieuse by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freely adapted from Diderot's 18th-century novel, the film tells the story of a 16-year-old girl compelled by her mother to enter a convent. Convinced by the mother superior, the girl accepts her vows, but soon meets with harshness and abuse when the kindly superior is followed by a cruel successor. Her desperate attempts at freedom land her first in another convent and finally, tragically, in the outside world
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bande à part = Band of outsiders
Alternative Names

AK 1940-

Anna Karina

Anna Karina actrice danoise

Anna Karina attrice, sceneggiatrice e regista danese

Anna Karina Dänische Schauspielerin

Anna Karina Danish-French actress

Anna Karina dansk-fransk skuespiller

Anna Karina danskfødt skuespillerinne

Anna Karina francia modell, színésznő, filmrendező

Anna Karina Frans actrice

Bayer, Hanna Karin Blarke.

Bayer, Hanna Karin Blarke 1940-

Bayer, Hanne K.‏

Bayer, Hanne K. 1940-

Bayer, Hanne Karin‏

Bayer, Hanne Karin 1940-

Blarke Beyer, Hanne Karin‏

Blarke Beyer, Hanne Karin 1940-

Karina 1940-

Άννα Καρίνα

Ана Карина

Анна Карина

Анна Каріна

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אנה קארינה שחקנית צרפתייה

آنا كارينا

آنا کارینا مدل، نویسنده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، کارگردان، و خواننده فرانسوی

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Bande à part = Band of outsidersUne femme est une femme = A woman is a woman