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Adjani, Isabelle 1955-

Overview
Works: 333 works in 1,199 publications in 7 languages and 9,424 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Vampire films  Biography  Romance films  Historical films  Comedy films  Road films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Author of introduction, Narrator, Lyricist, Interviewee, Creator, Costume designer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

83 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historically accurate depiction of one of the most important collaborations in the history of art, that of legendary sculptor Rodin, and the creative prodigy Camille Claudel
La reine Margot by Patrice Chéreau( Visual )

65 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrown into a political marriage of convenience by her ruthlessly power-hungry family, the beautiful Margot soon finds herself hopelessly drawn into their murderous affairs. It's then she realizes her only hope of escape lies somewhere between the heroic soldier who loves her and the enemy husband who could save her
L'histoire d'Adèle H. The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adele, daughter of French author and patriot Victor Hugo, is beautiful, composed and filled with the same brilliant writing talent as her famous father. However, Adele is driven not by literary aspirations but by love. Impelled by a need that will not be denied, she has run away from home to follow her handsome, womanizing lover across an ocean to wintry Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wild with desire, shell risk everything to renew their brief affair
Bon voyage by J.-P Rappeneau( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of WW II, the fate of the free world hangs in the balance at the posh Hotel Splendide in Bordeaux. Cabinet members, journalists, physicists, and spies of all persuasions gather in order to excape the Nazi occupation of Paris. High society socialites hobnob with jailbirds and murderous intrigues, scientific secrets and love affairs flourish
Nosferatu the vampyre by Werner Herzog( Visual )

34 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker, against the wishes of his wife, departs on a journey over the Carpathian Mountains to arrange a real estate transaction for Count Dracula, with tragic results
Nosferatu Phantom der Nacht by Werner Herzog( Visual )

43 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1850 in the beautiful, perfectly-kept town of Wismar. Jonathan Harker is about to leave on a long journey over the Carpathian Mountains to finalize real estate arrangements with a wealthy nobleman. His wife, Lucy, begs him not to go and is troubled by a strong premonition of danger. Despite her warnings, Jonathan arrives four weeks later at a large, gloomy castle. Out of the mist appears a pale, wraith-like figure with a shaven head and deep-sunken eyes who identifies himself as Count Dracula. The events that transpire slowly convince Harker that he is in the midst of a vampyre. What he doesn't know, however, is the magnitude of danger he, his wife and his town are about to experience as victims of the Nosferatu
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet, timid file clerk whose unremarkable life begins to be increasingly overshadowed with dread and fear after he moves into his new home - an apartment building with an unhappy past. Adding to his paranoia are the building's other occupants, who do nothing to alleviate his growing obsession with the untimely, tragic fate of the apartment's previous tenant
La journée de la jupe by Jean-Paul Lilienfeld( Visual )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating psychological study and a socio-critical investigation. Sonia Bergerac is a teacher at a tough junior high. Despite the principal's warnings, she wears a skirt to work. She simply wants to teach her class but the insults are just too much. Scared and taking antidepressants, Sonia finds a gun in a bag belonging to one of her students. She takes her class hostage so she can finally teach a proper lesson on Moliere
Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quartet consists of novelist Marya Zelli, her Polish husband, Stephen, wealthy philanderer/artist H.J. Heidler and his wife, Lois. Though she has been indulgent of H.J.'s past indiscretions, Lois isn't keen on her husband carrying on an affair with Marya under their own roof. Meanwhile, Stephen sits in prison, jailed for his various petty thefts. Once Stephen is released, he learns about the triangle. When the dust settles, it is Marya who suffers the most
Diabolique by Jeremiah Chechik( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife and mistress of a cruel schoolmaster collaborate in a carefully planned and executed attempt to murder him. The plan goes well until the body, which has been strategically dumped, disappears
La Reine Margot Queen Margot( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in French and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrown into a political marriage of convenience by her ruthlessly power-hungry family, the beautiful Margot soon finds herself hopelessly drawn into their murderous affairs. It's then she realizes her only hope of escape lies somewhere between the heroic soldier who loves her and the enemy husband who could save her
Subway by Luc Besson( Visual )

55 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric hero on the run from thugs, takes refuge overnight in the Paris Metro. A stylish melodrama with soundtrack of pop music
Mammuth by Benoît Delépine( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and German and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After turning 60, working-class man Serge decides to retire and is ready to reap his pensioner's rewards. He runs into the implacable wall of bureaucracy after finding out that his former employers have neglected to declare his earnings. To receive full benefits he needs to go back to them and gather the missing affidavits. Encouraged by his wife, our hero climbs onto his old 1970s Mammoth motorcycle and sets off on a trip to recover lost wages and buried memories
Les soeurs Brontë The Brontë sisters by André Techiné( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote English village, three sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, live a simple life with their brother, Branwell, and their father, the pastor Patrick Bronte. Although compelled to take posts as governesses or private tutors, the four siblings nurture their artistic aspirations. Branwell's poems begin to interest other writers and each of the sisters publishes a successful novel. The family's good fortune, however, is short lived, and soon tragedy strikes
Antonieta by Carlos Saura( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A french author goes to Mexico to investigate the suicide of Antonieta Rivas Mercado, who died inside Notre Dame Cathedral in the 19020's
The driver by Walter Hill( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A skilled getaway driver faces finally being caught in a double-cross scheme planned by an obsessed detective
L'été meurtrier by Jean Becker( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eliane, a beautiful young woman, settles into a small town in France with her introverted mother and physically handicapped father. Traumatized by the knowledge that her mother was raped before she was born, Eliane thinks she is on a trail of vengeance when she is courted by a young garage mechanic whose father has the only clue to the identity of her mother's aggressors. But as the story unfolds, the tale becomes increasingly complex and leads inexorably to a stunning conclusion
Barocco by André Techiné( Visual )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film-noir classic, a young woman convinces her boyfriend to accept a bribe to tell a lie that discredits a local politician. When the boyfriend is murdered, she is racked with guilt until she meet the killer, a dead-ringer for the murdered man. In order to hide from the police, he accepts the woman's need to "reinvent" him as her dead boyfriend, but can love transform his soul as well?
Nosferatu( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Varna, where Jonathan lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoul living off of men's blood. Inspired by a photograph of Lucy Harker, Jonathan's wife, Dracula moves to Varna, bringing with him death and plague... An unusually contemplative version of Dracula, in which the vampire bears the curse of not being able to get old and die
Herzog/Kinski collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in German and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first film of the collaboration between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski, Don Lope de Aguirre dreams about conquering South America and leads his army on a doomed mission into oblivion. Jonathan Harker embarks on a long journey over the Carpathian Mountains to finalize real estate arrangements with a wealthy nobleman, little realizing that he is about to become involved with a dangerous vampire, Nosferatu. The third film in the collection, Woyzeck, focuses on a soldier battered beyond endurance by abuse from commanding officers, doctors and even his faithless wife. Fitzcarraldo has a mighty dream, to bring Enrico Caruso and Sarah Bernhardt together in a remote town in Peru for one great performance of Grand Opera. To achieve this he will have to overcome almost unsurmountable odds. Cobra Verde was a 19th century Brazilian bandit who is sent on a deadly mission to re-open the slave trade in West Africa. In meeting his mission he goes on to lead an army of women in a war against the local king. My best fiend is a film about the love-hate relationship between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski, two creative geniuses of the film industry
 
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Alternative Names
Adjani, Isabelle

Adjani, Isabelle Jasmine.

Adjani, Isabelle Yasmina, 1955-....

Isabella Adjani

Isabelle Adjani attrice francese

Isabelle Adjani Francia sznsznő

Isabelle Adjani francuska aktorka

Isabelle Adjani Frans acteur

Isabelle Adjani Franzsische Schauspielerin

Isabelle Adjani French actress

Isabelle Adjaniov

Izabella Adžanī

Изабел Аджани

Изабел Ађани

Изабель Аджани

Ізабель Аджані

Իզաբել Աջանի

איזבל אדג'ני

إيزابيل أدجاني

ایزابل آجانی

ئیزابێل ئەدجانی

इसाबेल अदजानी

อิซาเบล อัดจานี

იზაბელ აჯანი

이자벨 아자니

アジャーニ, イザベル

イザベル・アジャーニ

伊莎贝尔阿佳妮

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