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Chabrol, Matthieu

Overview
Works: 120 works in 410 publications in 7 languages and 4,660 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  History  Film noir  Crime films  Caper films  Comedy films 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Other, Singer, Narrator, Director, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matthieu Chabrol
Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

39 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MPAA rating: PG-13
Merci pour le chocolat = Nightcap by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mika is the couture-attired, oh-so-perfect head of a company that makes Swiss chocolate. Andre is her suave concert-pianist husband whose first wife died years ago in a mysterious car acident. How is it then that Andre's teenage son has no musical talent, while the stunning Jeanne, who shares his birthday, is already a world-class pianist? And why does Mika insist that everyone sip the hot chocolate she prepares each evening?
Inspector Bellamy by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Bellamy tries to go on vacation but murder travels with him, not to mention his black sheep of a brother, his bored wife, and enough suspects to fill a cruise ship. A suspenseful mystery in which even the inspector has a motive no one would suspect
La cérémonie by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine hires the illiterate Sophie to work as her maid at her remote home in the French countryside. But Sophie soon falls under the influence of the mysterious Jeanne and suddenly the stage is set for murder, violence and betrayal
Une affaire de femmes = Story of women by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 364 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
La demoiselle d'honneur = The bridesmaid( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from France. Thriller. Screen adaptation of Ruth Rendell's crime novel. Middle class salesman Philippe's love for Senta, one of his sister's bridesmaids, is put to the test
L'ivresse du pouvoir = Comedy of power by Isabelle Huppert( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jeanne Charmant Killman, juge d'instruction, est chargée de démêler une complexe affaire de concussion et de détournements de fonds mettant en cause le président d'un important groupe industriel. Elle s'aperçoit que plus elle avance dans ses investigations, plus son pouvoir s'accroît. Mais au même moment, et pour les mêmes raisons, sa vie privée se fragilise. Deux questions essentielles vont bientôt se poser à elle: jusqu'où peut-elle augmenter ce pouvoir sans se heurter à un pouvoir plus grand encore? Et jusqu'où la nature humaine peut-elle résister à l'ivresse du pouvoir?"
L'enfer by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul seems to have it all, but is actually forced to work extremely hard to keep it all afloat. He begins to hear voices in his head questioning the choices he's made. What follows is Paul's downward spiral into the madness of deranged jealousy, where he realizes that hell is not a state of mind -- hell is himself
Betty by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betty Etamble, a promiscuous and alcoholic woman who has lost her family, ends an evening at a bar, and meets Laure, an elegant retiree who lives in a luxury hotel. Laure takes the girl under her wing, and gradually details of her sinister story unfold and evolves into a lethal game of cat and mouse
Au coeur du mensonge = The color of lies by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in French and English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a French fishing community, René is a primary suspect in the rape and murder of a young girl. His wife Viviane supports him even while conducting an affair with a celebrity writer. René and Viviane's lives come under close scrutiny, which puts further strain on their relationship. Meanwhile the chief of police is also looking at a TV journalist, a small-time crook who fences stolen goods, and a curious married couple who run a local shop
Poulet au vinaigre = Chicken with vinegar by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 131 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
Inspecteur Lavardin by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in French and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raoul Mons, écrivain catholique très connu, mène une vie assez austère avec sa femme Hélène, la fille de celle-ci et le frère d'Hélène, Claude Alvarez. Cependant, il est retrouvé assassiné sur la plage, complètement nu, avec le mot "Porc" inscrit en rouge sur son postérieur. Dépêché sur les lieux, l'inspecteur Lavardin mène l'enquête
Rien ne va plus = The swindle by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in French and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor and Betty have established a very comfortable life together as two small-time con artists, but when Betty lures Victor into the perfect shakedown, the stakes get higher and the game turns into more than she bargained for
Masques by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 99 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 )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert has been secretly spying on a beautiful woman and finds out that she shares his attraction; when she leaves her fiancé for him, he ends up missing and Robert is accused of murder
La fille coupée en deux by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy centered around a TV weather girl in Lyon, France and the two very different men who pursue her -- one a famous author, the other a spoiled heir to a pharmaceutical fortune
The flower of evil by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a seemingly perfect family, whose distinguished facade starts to crack when the wife ventures into local politics. On the eve of the election, a corpse appears, and the long dormant seeds of past family crime begin to bloom
La demoiselle d'honneur = The bridesmaid ; Merci pour le chocolat = [Thank you for the chocolate]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merci pour le chocolat (Thank you for the chocolate) : "Intricate plots wend their way through the elegant homes of several well-heeled Swiss families. Isabelle Huppert stars as Mika, the head of a chocolate company who is married to a suave, concert pianist - whose first wife died years ago in a mysterious car accident"--Container
L'ivresse du pouvoir by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jeanne Charmant Killman, juge d'instruction, est chargée de démêler une complexe affaire de détournements de fonds mettant en cause le président d'un important groupe industriel. Plus elle avance dans ses investigations, plus son pouvoir s'accroît. Mais au même moment, sa vie privée se fragilise
Das Leben ist ein Spiel Rien ne va plus( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in German and French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Chabrol, Mathieu

Matthieu Chabrol compositeur français de musique de film

Matthieu Chabrol compositor francés

Matthieu Chabrol Frans componist

Matthieu Chabrol fransk komponist

Matthieu Chabrol fransk kompositör

Matthieu Chabrol französischer Filmkomponist

Matthieu Chabrol French composer

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