Martinez, Olivier 1966-
Most widely held works by Olivier Martinez
Unfaithful ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
When a chance encounter with a sexy stranger erupts into a full-blown affair, passion becomes obsession, and the true price of betrayal takes a shattering toll.
Before night falls ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
"Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crime he didn't commit, [poet] Reinaldo [Arenas] endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. Without a country, but not without integrity, he fled to America where he continued to fight for personal expression and produced a stirring body of work." -- Container.
Taking lives ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
Illeana Scott is a special agent with the FBI, who has a strong record as a criminal profiler. Scott is called in by a former Quantico colleague to assist two Canadian police detectives, Paquette and Duval, who are on the trail of a serial killer who has been killing in and around Montreal for almost two decades. Art gallery owner James Costa saw the killer during an assault, and now finds himself working as a decoy for Scott. As Scott and Costa follow the killer's trail, they find themselves becoming attracted to one another, which is not a comfort to Scott.
Blood and chocolate ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
With the Five on her tail, a beautiful and young werewolf named Vivian looks for peace in the arms of a man named Aiden while trying to escape the relentless infatuation of Gabriel. After a series of 'accidental' murders happen, it threatens to tear and expose her pack apart.
S.W.A.T ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
When things get too tough for the cops, the cops call on the Special Weapons and Tactics unti - better known as S.W.A.T. Two wisecracking, battle-hardened veterans team up with a pair of street smart rookies to form the most free-wheeling, but effective, S.W.A.T. team ever. Their first assignment: transport an international drug kingpin to federal custody, after he's offered $100 million to anyone who will free him.
Roman spring of Mrs. Stone ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
American actress Karen Stone flees to Italy after a failed Broadway performance. Adding to her distress, her husband dies suddenly. Desperate and alone, Karen is introduced to Paolo, an incredibly handsome gigolo. Before long, their casual fling becomes an obsession that spirals Karen's life out of control.
The horseman on the roof Le hussard sur le toit ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 348 libraries worldwide
In a world ravaged by revolution and violence, two strangers--a handsome renegade and a beautiful countess--find their only chance for survival in each other! Together they undertake a perilous cross-country journey where they will also discover unmatched danger, excitement ... and passion!
Before night falls ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 312 libraries worldwide
A look at the life of Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States.
The Horseman on the roof ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and held by 300 libraries worldwide
In a world ravaged by revolution and violence, two strangers--a handsome renegade and a beautiful countess--find their only chance for survival in each other! Together they undertake a perilous cross-country journey where they will also discover unmatched danger, excitement ... and passion! In French with English subtitles.
Angel of death ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Journey into the depths of Holy Week and a series of bizarre ritual killings. As the death toll mounts, it falls to detective Maria Delgado to stop the predator, before he claims his next victim.
La femme de chambre du Titanic ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in French and English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Horty, a foundry worker travels to England to witness the launching of the Titanic. Marie, a beautiful chambermaid due to board the ship, asks to share his room. Returning home to his wife, Horty's account of the night he met Marie will change his life and transform all those who hear it.
Un deux trois soleil ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in French and held by 87 libraries worldwide
A dreamlike tale of Victorine, a young girl growing up in the slums of Marseilles with her alcoholic father, and her crazy mother.
Bull fighter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
In this modern western, a shiftless drifter fascinated with bullfighting, is implicated in the accidental goring death of a crime boss' daughter and finds himself the unwitting target of a vicious manhunt.
La ciudad de los prodigios ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and French and held by 72 libraries worldwide
El joven y ambicioso Onofre Bouvila llega a Barcelona en busca de fortuna a finales del siglo XIX, época en la que España esta plagada de enfermedades y pobreza. Allí, Onofre conoce a Delfina, la hija de su arrendador, quien lo introduce a las esferas politicas de la sociedad.
IP5 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and held by 31 libraries worldwide
An adolescent Spanish graffiti artist and an 11-year-old black rapper from Paris embark upon a strange journey to Grenoble in the back of a delivery truck. Once there, the two steal a car and discover an old man sleeping in the back. The boys soon discover that he is not a man at all but an enigmatic forest spirit who teaches them important lessons about nature and life.
Before night falls Avant la nuit ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Im Havanna der sechziger Jahre kämpft der Autor Reinaldo Arenas gegen Zensur und Unterdrückung. Das Regime steckt den Freidenker und Homosexuellen in das berüchtigte El-Moro-Gefängnis. Ein Veröffentlichungsverbot treibt ihn schließssich ins Exil. Endlich in Freiheit erkrankt Arenas an Aids. (Quelle: cede.ch).
The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Karen Stone, a fading actress, is suddenly widowed. She decides to leave the stage and moves to Rome where she leads a comfortable but lonely life. Her friend, the Contessa, introduces her to a handsome young man who is interested in Karen and in her ability to take care of him.
La camarera del Titanic ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Horty, a French foundry worker, wins a contest and is sent to see the sailing of the Titanic. In England, Marie, saying she is a chambermaid on the Titanic and cannot get a room, asks to share his room. They do, chastely; when he awakens, she is gone, but he sees her at the sailing and gets a photo of her. When he returns home, he suspects that his wife Zoe has been sleeping with Simeon, the foundry owner. Horty goes to the bar, where his friends get him drunk and he starts telling an erotic fantasy of what happened with him and Marie, drawing a larger audience each night.
Le hussard sur le toit by Jean-Paul Rappeneau ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Il court, il court, le bel officier au visage d'ange, dans les ruellles et sur les toits, inlassablement il galope dans les chemins creux de la garrigue. Vers quoi ? Pourquoi ? Pour échapper à ces hommes en noir dans cette voiture attelée de chevaux noirs ? Il n'a pourtant pas l'air d'un bandit de grands chemins.
Before night falls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Action and adventure films Actresses Adultery Arenas, Reinaldo,--1943-1990 Authors, Cuban Betrayal Biographical films Biographical films Biography Blood accusation Bullfighters Cholera Countesses Criminal behavior Criminal profilers Cuba Detectives Drama Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Fortune hunters France Gays History Holy Week Horror films Human-animal relationships Italy Love Man-woman relationships Motion pictures Motion pictures, French Poets, Cuban Police--Special weapons and tactics units Prisons Québec--Montréal Revolution (Cuba : 1959) Serial murderers Serial murders Soldiers Thrillers (Motion pictures) Titanic (Steamship) Video recordings Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Werewolf films Werewolves
Multiple languages (3)