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Poupaud, Melvil

Overview
Works: 131 works in 359 publications in 6 languages and 4,319 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Biography  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Film editor, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Melvil Poupaud
Un conte de noël by Arnaud Desplechin ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and held by 713 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
Broken English by Zoe Cassavetes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 534 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
Mistérios de Lisboa by Raúl Ruiz ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 517 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
The Lover ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and French and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una adolescente pobre francés emprende los amores con un hombre rico chino en 1929, desafiando las fronteras mayores como la edad, la raza y la clase social
Time to leave by François Ozon ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 339 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. A chance encounter with a roadside café waitress results in an unusual bargain that provides a happy, playful dimension to the proceedings
Laurence anyways by Xavier Dolan ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 307 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
Le refuge Hideaway by François Ozon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and English and held by 283 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."--Container
A summer's tale by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A graduate student takes a vacation and while waiting for his girlfriend, he becomes attracted to two other women. For the next three weeks, he must decide which woman he wants
L'heure zero Towards zero ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 132 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 )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 107 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
Trois vies et une seule mort by Raúl Ruiz ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Banker/armsdealer Luc Allamand is in a surrealistic shell game during which the primary players remain a mystery to each other. Fitting together the pieces to this clever puzzle, Luc's tangled life takes us on a dynamic journey through the lives of his adversaries. A fairy tale mixes comedy and suspense in this fictional examination of a person's capacity to host a multitude of identities
Généalogies d'un crime Genealogies of a crime ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in French and held by 87 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
Le temps retrouvé Time regained ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1922, this film opens with Proust on his deathbed remembering his life. Gradually his own experiences give way to the characters in his novel
Black heaven by Gilles Marchand ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and held by 41 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
Mysteries of Lisbon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Portuguese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raul Ruiz's masterful adaptation of the eponymous nineteenth century Portuguese novel. The core story centers on Joao, the 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
Généalogies d'un crime by Raúl Ruiz ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeanne, a psychiatrist, takes in her orphaned nephew René. Believing he possesses the personality of a killer, she begins to observe him carefully. A decade passes and the woman is killed. René is arrested for the crime. Dr. Georges Didier claims that he saw the crime, which happened during a bizarre group-therapy session that he hosted. But lawyer Solange isn't convinced of her client René's guilt and so begins an investigation of Didier's group. The film is based on the story of Hermine Hug-Hellmuth, a 1920s psychoanalyst who believed that criminal tendencies are formed at age five
Le refuge by François Ozon ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and English and held by 23 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
Un conte de Noël A Christmas tale ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dysfunctional family whose matriarch is in need of a bone marrow transplant reunites for Christmas
Mistérios de Lisboa Mystères de Lisbonne by Raúl Ruiz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 21 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
Sommer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in German and French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der schüchterne Mathematikstudent Gaspard verbringt seinen Urlaub in der Bretagne und wartet eigentlich auf seine Freundin Lena, die nachkommen soll. Diese lässt allerdings auf sich warten und so freundet sich Gaspard mit der lebensfrohen Margot an, mit der er einige Diskussionen über die Liebe führt. Sie nimmt ihn mit in eine Diskothek, wo ihm die hübsche Solene auffällt, die ihm alsbald am Strand begegnet. Für Gaspard wird es zunehmend schwer, sich wirklich auf eine der drei Frauen einzulassen. (Quelle: DVD-Hülle)
 
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Alternative Names
Poupard, Melvil
Poupaud
Poupaud, Melville
Languages
French (121)
English (25)
German (10)
Spanish (5)
Portuguese (4)
Japanese (1)
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