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Poupaud, Melvil

Works: 152 works in 504 publications in 5 languages and 6,117 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romance films  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Christmas films  War films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Film editor, Singer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Melvil Poupaud
Most widely held works by Melvil Poupaud
By the sea by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple takes a vacation in France in the 1970s and find that their time in a sleepy seaside town, complete with a unique array of locals, strengthens their bond and reaffirms their marriage
Un conte de noël = Christmas tale by arnaud desplechin ( '08 ) Movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junon is the matriarch of the troubled Vuillard family, who come together at Christmas when they learn she needs a bone marrow transplant from a blood relative. The Vuillard's shared history of physical and mental illness, estrangement, self harm, and loss doesn't lead itself to the idea of a cheerful holiday season. Hopefully the Christmastime reunion, a scheme concocted by three of the youngest family members, will finally bring peace to their family
Mistérios de Lisboa by Raâul Ruiz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The core story centers on Joao, the bastard child of an ill-fated romance between two members of the aristocracy who are forbidden to marry, and his quest to discover the truth of his parentage. But this is just the start of an engrossing tale that follows a multitude of characters whose fates conjoin, separate and then rejoin again over three decades in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy
Broken English by Zoe Cassavetes( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love
A summer's tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

57 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young man torn between three women."
Laurence anyways by Xavier Dolan( Visual )

24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the '90s, Laurence (Melvil Poupaud) tells his girlfriend Fred (Suzanne Clement) that he wants to become a woman. In spite of the odds, in spite of each other, they confront the prejudices of their friends, ignore the council of their families, and brave the phobias of the society they offend. For 10 years, they try to live through this transition, and embark on a journey which, unbeknownst to them, may cost Fred and Laurence their love"--Container
The Lover by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor French teenager embarks on a love affair with a wealthy Chinese man in 1929 French colonial Vietnam, defying the boundaries of age, race and class
Le refuge = Hideaway by François Ozon( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mousse and Louis are young, beautiful, rich, and in love, but drugs have invaded their lives. After Louis' fatal overdose, Mousse soon learns she is pregnant. Feeling lost, Mousse escapes to a beautiful beach house far from Paris and is soon joined in her refuge by Louis' gay brother, Paul. The two strangers gradually develop an unusual and deeply moving relationship as Ozon continues his unique exploration of the nature of family and blood ties
Temps qui reste = Time to leave by François Ozon( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful fashion photographer learns that he has a brain tumor that will soon kill him. Hiding his diagnosis, he alienates his family and his boyfriend. During a stay with his grandmother his vulnerability is met with a big heart and sound advice
L'heure zero = Towards zero by Pascal Thomas( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Guillaume has the idea of inviting his ex-wife to the family reunion at the estate of his Aunt Camilla, his new wife Caroline becomes filled with rage. Guillaume hopes they will become friends but the two women hate each other. Things turn really ugly when Camilla is found dead in her bedroom, and only inspector Bataille can put together the pieces. As the inspector untangles her mysterious death, he also begins to unearth dark family secrets including a murderer in their midst
The broken( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gina is a successful radiologist who, on a busy street in London, believes she sees herself drive past in her own car. Stunned by this strange event, Gina follows the mystery woman up to her apartment. She stumbles onto a terrifying mystery that involves her family and closest friends, leaving her with no one to trust. Events go from strange to eerie when Gina's awareness slides from solid reality into a world that will haunt more than just her nightmares. Now, she must attempt to uncover the imposter and get her life back
Généalogies d'un crime = Genealogies of a crime by Raúl Ruiz( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the case of Hermine van Hug, a 1920s psychoanalyst who believed that criminal tendencies are formed at age five and who labeled her nephew a murderer before he reached adolescence. The nephew proved her right by strangling her
Trois vies et une seule mort by Raúl Ruiz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tantôt riche personnage qui aide un jeune couple, professeur en Sorbonne qui devient clochard ou maître d'hôtel, Marcello Mastroianni campe un personnage affecté par le syndrome de la multiplication de la personnalité. Pris dans le tourbillon de ce conte fantastique, Mastroianni vit trois vies et assume trois destins qui ne cesseront de s'entrecouper tout au long du film. (Source : 2015-06-10)
Un conte de Noël by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dysfunctional family whose matriarch is in need of a bone marrow transplant reunites for Christmas
Les lignes de Wellington = Lines of Wellington( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Portuguese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lavish, star-studded epic set during The Napoleonic Wars of 1810 chronicles a multitude of characters--soldiers and civilians, men, women and children, young and old--as their everyday lives are torn apart by war. Dragged through hills and valleys, between ruined villages, and across charred forests and devastated crops, none can escape the chaos of the times, no matter their station. The idealistic young lieutenant Pedro de Alencar; Clarissa Warren, the malicious little English girl; the shady dealer Penabranca; the vindictive Sergeant Francisco Xavier; and the lusty prostitute Martrio will all follow different paths to the lines of Torres, where the final battle will decide each of their fates
Le temps retrouvé = Time regained by Raúl Ruiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film based on Marcel Proust's novel Time regained
Fidelio : l'odysée d'Alice = Fidelio : Alice's odyssey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thirty-year-old Alice is a sailor about to embark on a journey she will not soon forget. Leaving her fiancé ashore, she joins the crew of an old cargo ship, the Fidelio, as a mechanic. Once on board, Alice discovers that she is replacing a man who has just died and that Gaël, the first great love of her life, is the ship's captain. Lulled by life aboard the ship and entranced by the limitless horizon of the wide open ocean, Alice succumbs to desire and begins an affair with Gaël. But she soon faces a difficult choice about what will make her truly happy: an unfettered life at sea, or grounded happiness at home?"--Container
Diary of a seducer by Danièle Dubroux( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in French and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intellectual and macabre spoof on relationships which intertwines the lives of seven Parisians through the powers of seduction. Gregoire, a self-absorbed philosophy student, shares Kierkegaard's Diary of a seducer with Claire, who becomes infatuated with him while under the book's mysterious spell. As she learns of Gregoire sordid secret, the livers of her mother, a classmate, and a psychoanalyst become involved in the suspense
Black heaven by Gilles Marchand( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teen lovers Gaspard and Marion find the owner of a lost cell phone dead with a half-conscious girl named Audrey lying next to him. Audrey proceeds to lure Gaspard into Black Hole, a dangerously addictive online game, where a beautiful singer seduces her victims to commit suicide in real life
Mistérios de Lisboa = Mystères de Lisbonne by Raúl Ruiz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Portuguese and French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une traversée de l'histoire du XIXe siècle aux côtés d'un orphelin, d'un curé étonnant, d'une comtesse assoiffée de vengeance et d'un pirate devenu homme d'affaires. Un feuilleton romanesque enthousiasmant
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A summer's tale
Alternative Names
Melvil Poupaud acteur, compositeur-interprète de variétés, réalisateur

Melvil Poupaud attore, regista e sceneggiatore francese

Melvil Poupaud francuski aktor, reżyser, scenarzysta i producent filmowy

Melvil Poupaud Frans acteur

Melvil Poupaud französischer Schauspieler und Filmregisseur

Melvil Poupaud French actor and film director

Poupard, Melvil

Poupaud, Melville

Мельвиль Пупо

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Trois vies et une seule mort