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Rabier, Jean 1927-

Works: 208 works in 387 publications in 6 languages and 5,931 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  History  Short films  New wave films  Fantasy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Cinematographer , Actor, Photographer, Illustrator, Performer, Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jean Rabier
Cléo de 5 à 7 by Agnès Varda( Visual )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film chronicles two hours in the life of a singer who is waiting to hear if she has terminal cancer
Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story concerning a woman's abandoned pursuit of love and the three men who loved her
Les parapluies de Cherbourg by Jacques Demy( Visual )

27 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in French and English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geneviève (Catherine Deneuve), a shop assistant, falls in love with Guy (Nino Castelnuovo), a gas station mechanic. A tender, bittersweet love story, sung throughout in French
Le boucher = The butcher by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress avoids attachments but strikes up a congenial friendship with the charmingly passionate local butcher, a veteran of Indochina. As a serial killer spreads terror throughout the countryside, the effort of these two people to come back from their emotional islands to some kind of mutual understanding and reality builds from oblique tenderness and humor to shattering tragedy
Une affaire de femmes = Story of women by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in French and English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To survive Nazi-occupied 1940's France, Marie turns to illegally aborting pregnancies for a hefty fee. As her income increases, Marie moves her family to a posh apartment. Completely seduced by her lifestyle, Marie ignores her shell-shocked husband Paul. Things take a disastrous turn after one of Marie's "customers" dies and her husband turns her over to the authorities. Inspired by the real-life of Marie-Louise Girard, who was executed in 1943 by the Vichy Government, who'd declared abortion as a Crime Against the State because it diminished the number of potential soldiers
Le bonheur by Agnès Varda( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in French and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker. One of Agnès Varda's most provocative films, Le bonheur examines, with a deceptively cheery palette and the spirited strains of Mozart, the ideas of fidelity and happiness in a modern, self-centered world
La femme infidèle by FremantleMedia( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in French and German and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles est assureur, il a 40 ans et mène une existence bourgeoise avec son fils et sa femme Hélène. A 30 ans, Hélène est une belle femme qui ne travaille pas et semble s'ennuyer dans leur superbe villa. Bref, une vie de couple presque sans nuages. Un jour, Charles commence à avoir des doutes sur la fidélité de son épouse et engage un détective privé
Bay of angels by Jacques Demy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in French and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hypnotic tale of love at the roulette wheel as a compulsive gambler falls in love with a bank clerk on holiday
Les biches by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in French and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Socialite Frederique encounters young student Why on the streets of Paris, seduces her and whisks her off to spend winter with the chic crowd in St. Tropez. When architect Paul meets Why, he too charms her and comes between the two lovers. Frederique then seduces Paul out of jealousy, but finds herself feeling real love. Paul and Frederique invite Why to live together with them, resulting in a ménage-à-trois beset by jealousy, madness, and ultimately, murder"--Container
Que la bête meure by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour venger la mort de son fils, tué par un chauffard, un homme se lance sur la piste du coupable. Il parvient bientôt à retrouver sa trace et devient un intime de sa famille. L'homme se révèle un être abject haï de tous
Paris vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch by Jean Douchet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six directors release six vignettes set in different sections of Paris. Includes: Saint-Germain-des-Pres (Douchet); Gare du Nord (Rouch); Rue Saint-Denis (Pollet); Place de l'Etoile (Rhomer); Montparnasse and Levallois (Godard); and La Muette (Chabrol)
La rupture by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in French and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman with a checkered past divorces her abusive, drug-addicted husband after he beats up their young son, breaking his leg and giving him a concussion. The husband's wealthy family tries to gain custody of the boy through the courts, but when that fails they hire a man to do whatever it takes to discredit the mother
Poulet au vinaigre = Chicken with vinegar by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in French and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small town in France, an invalid bullies her teen aged son into obedience. They live on an estate marked for development, but they are refusing to sell. When a series of murders occur, the deceptively charming Inspector Lavardin gets to the bottom of it all
Les Innocents aux mains sales = Innocents with dirty hands by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman plans the murder of her husband with her lover, but when the job is botched, she becomes the only suspect
Juste avant la nuit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S & M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène."--Container
Inspecteur Lavardin by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in French and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspecteur Lavardin arrives at a cozy, seaside village to investigate the bizarre murder of an eminent Catholic author. The usually cool sleuth is shaken when he discovers that the victim's widow is none other than his old flame
Masques by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roland Wolf is writing a book on the life of TV game show personality Christian Legagneur - or is he? He spends a weekend doing research for his project, in which he meets Legagneur's oddball friends and his juvenile charge who suffers from a mysterious ailment. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as Roland searches for the answers to his "research."
Le cri du hibou = The cry of the owl by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled young artist has a secret pastime, playing peeping tom with his beautiful neighbor. One day, he finally admits he has been spying on her, only to find she repays the obsession, ferociously. However, her fiancé disappears and the artist is suspected of his murder
Le Bonheur by Agnès Varda( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amiable young carpenter decides that he will be happiest with both a wife and a mistress. His affair leads to tragedy for his wife
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Les parapluies de Cherbourg
Alternative Names
Jean Rabier Cinematographer

Jean Rabier direttore della fotografia francese

Jean Rabier francia operatőr

Jean Rabier Frans director of photography (1915-1997)

Jean Rabier französischer Kameramann

Jean Rabier French cinematographer

Rabier, Jacques 1927-

Rabier, Jacques 1927-2016

Rabier, Jean Bernard 1927-2016

Рабье, Жан


Les parapluies de CherbourgParis vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, RouchLe Bonheur