WorldCat Identities

Hakim, Robert 1907-1992

Overview
Works: 90 works in 452 publications in 4 languages and 6,584 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Erotic films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  History  Biographical films  Comedy films  Short films 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Actor, pre, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Hakim
Belle de jour by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

58 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the castle town of Midland, a new king has come to power through treachery and violence. His demonic agents victimise the citizens unchecked, until the night when a battle weary soldier approaches the city. Covered in a slew of weapons and countless jagged scars, he calls himself the Black Swordsman. The sword he carries is the size of his grudge against the king, and he hunts the servants of evil with unrelenting fury"--Container
Plein soleil = Purple noon by René Clément( Visual )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in French and English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Ripley is employed by wealthy Mr. Greenleaf to bring back his playboy son Philippe, but instead they become firm friends and enjoy a luxurious life in the company of Philippe's fiancee Marge and her friend Freddie. When Mr. Greenleaf decides the mission has failed and cuts off Tom's funds he takes drastic action to maintain his new-found life of luxury
L'eclisse by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

61 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, after breaking off an affair with an older man, finds herself in Rome and alone. She becomes friends with a young stockbroker, but after he has an accident, she once again finds herself alone
La bête humaine by Jean Renoir( Visual )

36 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in French and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Train engineer Jacques lusts after the wife of his co-worker Roubaud. Roubaud kills his boss and Jacques witnesses the murder. In order to keep Jacques quiet, Roubaud allows Jacques to have an affair with his wife, creating a tragic love triangle
Pépé le Moko( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous ganster is safe from the police while hiding in the Casbah section of Algiers, but falls in love with a beautiful woman and is lured out of hiding
Casque d'or by Jacques Becker( Visual )

9 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in French and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie, surnommée Casque d'Or, est la maîtresse d'un mauvais garçon, Roland, qui fait partie d'une bande de malfaiteurs commandée par un certain Leca. Elle fait la connaissance d'un brave ouvrier menuisier, Manda, qu'elle aguiche par plaisir. Roland s'en offusque et s'en prend à Manda qui a le dessus sur lui et fait ainsi la conquête de Casque d'Or. Leca, qui convoite la jeune femme, provoque entre les deux hommes un combat meurtrier
Les bonnes femmes by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French and held by 311 WorldCat member 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
The long night( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and Italian and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Adams, a factory worker trapped inside his third-floor apartment after gunning down a mysterious gentleman, reconstructs the events leading up to the shooting through an intricate series of flashbacks
The southerner by Jean Renoir( Visual )

27 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realistic drama of life in the rural South in the mid-twentieth century. A family of tenant farmers struggles against poverty, illness and the elements during its first year on the farm
The hunchback of Notre Dame( Visual )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beautiful Esmeralda befriends Quasimodo, the mysterious hunchback who hides in the bell tower of Notre Dame Cathedral
Pépé le Moko by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

18 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in French and English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pépé le Moko ('Moko' is slang for a man from Marseilles) is a film about a man who tries to escape the police by hiding in the casbah of the city of Algiers. It is based on Henri La Barthe's novel of the same name. Pépé le Moko is an example of the 1930s French movement known as poetic realism, which combines gritty realism with occasional flashes of unusual cinematic tricks. The film is often seen as an early precursor of film noir
Thérèse Raquin by Marcel Carne( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in French and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gray view of city roofs provides both the first and the last image in this drama of stifled lives adapted from the novel by Emile Zola. Thérèse is married to her cousin Camille, a spoiled mama's boy unlikely to grow out of it, as Mama lives with them, pampering Camille and bullying Thérèse. His childhood friend Laurent, upon meeting Thérèse, falls in love almost instantly. This leads to a torrid affair, which spirals out of control into murder. A chance witness blackmails the lovers, and Mama--paralyzed by a stroke upon learning of Camille's death--suspects the truth. The witness is killed while crossing the street in front of a speeding truck. However, he has ordered his maid to mail a letter if he does not return, and the lovers are relentlessly pursued by their fate
Eva by Joseph Losey( Visual )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welsh writer Tyvian Jones (Stanley Baker) seems to have it all, style, an international best-seller, an apartment in Rome, a gorgeous fiancée, but he remains bitter. He meets his existential match in ennui in the mod seductress Eve
À double tour by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

6 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vintner brazenly carries on an affair with his beautiful neighbor right under the nose of his bitter wife. His daughter has herself caught the eye of a Hungarian ne'er do well, while his voyeur son begins to take liberties with his father's mistress. As family passions ripen, the stage is set for tragedy
La ronde( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in French and held by 106 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
Heartbeat( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Paris, a young woman runs away from a reform school, joins a pickpocket academy, and finds herself falling for the diplomat she's been blackmailed into stealing from
L'eclisse by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in Italian and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a young woman who leaves one lover only to drift into a relationship with another. Using the architecture of Rome as a backdrop for the couple's doomed affair, the director reaches the apotheosis of his modernist style, returning to his favorite themes: alienation and the difficulty of finding connections in an increasingly mechanized world
Isadora by Karel Reisz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isadora Duncan was the most iconic free-style dancer of the twentieth century who courted both admiration and scandal in equal measure. Her unique style of dancing made her the guests of King's, Queen's, nobility and Russian revolutionaries, ultimately making her the 'peoples' dancer'. But her Bohemian lifestyle and unorthodox morality led to a personal life that was marred by misunderstanding, tragedy and ultimately her own untimely death. --
Women of courage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

9 Classic Movies on 3 DVDs exposes the lives and adventures of extraordinary women and their heroic exploits
The southerner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story follows the struggles of an idealistic farmer (Zachary Scott) trying to raise a family and a crop of cotton in the face of extraordinary challenges, both natural and societal."--Container
 
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The southerner
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Alternative Names
Robert Hakim ägyptischer Filmproduzent

Robert Hakim Egyptian film producer (1907-1992)

Robert Hakim filmproducent uit Egypte (1907-1992)

Robert Hakim producteur de cinéma

Robert Hakim productor de cine exipcianu (1907–1992)

Languages
French (174)

English (82)

Italian (61)

Spanish (15)