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Hachette première et cie

Overview
Works: 59 works in 229 publications in 9 languages and 4,982 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Romance films  Dark comedy films  Dystopian films  Swashbuckler films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Hachette première et cie
Cyrano de Bergerac by J.-P Rappeneau( Visual )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cyrano, a master swordsman and poet, feels he cannot woo his beloved Roxane due to an unfortunate physical flaw: his grotesquely large nose. Resigning himself to helping another suitor, the dashing yet tongue-tied Christian, Cyrano uses his mastery of words to win Roxane for him. But when Roxane finds that she has fallen for Christian's mind - and not for his beauty - which of her two suitors will finally possess her heart?"--Container
Delicatessen by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in French and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a futuristic society where meat is a rare commodity, a delicatessen serves up its customers as a nutritious replacement
La vie et rien d'autre by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in French and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after World War I, Major Dellaplane helps two women search for the men they have lost in the war
Le hussard sur le toit = The horseman on the roof by J.-P Rappeneau( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member 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!"--Container
Monsieur Hire by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in French and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a provincial French apartment block, Monsieur Hire endures a solitary life of dulling work as a tailor and vitriolic scorn from his neighbors. Hire's only solace is an occasional night out bowling and the voyeuristic admiration of his neighbor. ... When police discover the nude body of another young woman in a nearby vacant lot, Hire becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation"--Container
She's so lovely by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and French and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen and first husband Eddie lived through some very wild times ... until an unforeseen crisis finally drove them apart. So when he walks back into her life after ten years ... Maureen must choose between her love for husband number two and the electricity she shares with Eddie!
Dom durakov = House of fools by Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in Russian and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychiatric patients become entrenched in the Chechen War after the staff split to find them a safer hospital. Soldiers take over the asylum, and then, a young female patient falls in love with soldier, which leaves her boyfriend, in a lurch
Arizona dream by Emir Kusturica( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freshly arrived in small-town Arizona from New York City, Axel plans to stay only long enough to be best man at his uncle's wedding, but he soon discovers that desert life has its charms-- including an attractive older woman and her intriguing daughter. This is the American release version, running approx. 23 min. shorter than the "Director's cut."
Urga = Close to Eden( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in Russian and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this cross-cultural comedy, Gombo, a Mongolian shepherd, and Sergei, a Russian road builder, strike up a friendship and go on the road together, headed for the city. Intending to buy a TV and condoms, Gombo is on his way to becoming a modern man, but present-day ways may not be so alluring after all
Entre nous = Between us( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in French and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Lyons in the 1950's, Madeleine and Lena are trapped in a rut of middle-class complacency. Their relationship deepens into a dependency that eventually bursts the confines of the provincial society around them
Coup de foudre by Diane Kurys( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in French and English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'histoire décrit la rencontre puis l'amitié entre deux femmes que tout oppose au lendemain de la seconde guerre mondiale, et la jalousie terrible et violente que cette amitié fait naître chez le mari de l'une d'elles
Tenue de soirée by Bertrand Blier( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob, a seductive, bisexual thief, entices Antoine and Monique, a bored and dissatisfied couple, into joining him as he robs wealthy homes. Turned on by the thrill of thievery, the couple soon abandons their world of middle-class predictability and a bizarre love triangle develops between the three in this darkly comedic sex caper
Unhook the stars by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mildred, a widow whose children are grown and living on their own. The only people who need her are her neighbors, Monica and her six-year old son J.J. Caring for J.J. while his mother works, Mildred develops a bond with the child, filling the emptiness in both their lives. Once J.J.'s family gets back on track, she realizes that she needs to get on with her own life
L'appat = Fresh bait by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shocking true story of greed and murder. Getting rich quick is the idea; robbery, torture, and murder are the plan. Nathalie, Eric, and Bruno lure men with the promise of sex with Nathalie. Two men enter the apartment, never to be seen alive again
Moi Ivan, toi Abraham = Ivan and Abraham by Yolande Zauberman( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in Yiddish and Multiple languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking place in a 1930's Polish shtetl in the years before Hitler's invasion, this is a tale of four young outcasts and the intolerance that forces them away from home. A bittersweet evocation of East European Jewry between the wars
The Elegant criminal( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He took pleasure from the bottle, from sex, from literature, and from the twist of the knife. The Elegant Criminal is a story of contradictions, propelled by the most curious motivations ever to emerge from the crininal mind ..."--Container
Arizona dream by Emir Kusturica( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freshly arrived in small-town Arizona from New York City, Axel plans to stay only long enough to be best man at his uncle's wedding, but he soon discovers that desert life has its charms-- including an attractive older woman and her intriguing daughter
Urga by Nikita Mikhalkov( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this cross-cultural comedy, Gombo, a Mongolian herder who lives a traditional life with his wife Pagma and family, and Sergei, a Russian road builder, strike up a friendship and go on the road together, headed for the city. On the way back from town where Gombo purchases condoms and a television, Mongol warriors ridicule Gombo for his trappings of civilization and the truck and television are destroyed. When Gombo returns home, Pagma and he leave their tent with the "urga," a pole with a noose used to catch cattle and mark out a space for lovemaking
Romantic comedy quadruple feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's so lovely. Maureen and first husband Eddie lived through some very wild times ... until an unforeseen crisis finally drove them apart. So when he walks back into her life after ten years ... Maureen must choose between her love for husband number two and the electricity she shares with Eddie!
Menage( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manipulative burglar befriends a couple and promises them great wealth if they do what he wants in this dark comedy
 
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