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Audran, Stéphane 1932-

Overview
Works: 305 works in 859 publications in 8 languages and 11,496 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television plays  War films  Television adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Interviewee, Contributor, Composer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stéphane Audran
Karen Blixen's Babettes gæstebud by Isak Dinesen ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the mysterious arrival of Babette, a refugee from France's civil war, life for two pious sisters and their tiny hamlet begins to change. Before long, Babette has convinced them to try something other than boiled codfish and ale bread--a gourmet French meal! Her feast scandalizes the elders, except for the visiting General. Just who is this strangely talented Babette, who has terrified this pious town with the prospect of losing their souls for enjoying too much earthly pleasure?
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie Discreet charm of the bourgeoisie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in French and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined."--Container
Madeline by Daisy von Scherler Mayer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of the famous twelve little girls living in two straight lines, the smallest one is fearless Madeline. But something is not right at the boarding school in Paris run by Miss Clavell: the house next door is now the Spanish Embassy, kind Lady Covington has died, and Lord Covington is busily plotting to sell the school! Madeline springs into action - befriending the lonely Spanish boy next door, refusing to eat a chicken she has personally met, and facing down Lord Covington as he escorts a prospective buyer through the school. Madeline's perceptiveness, courage, and willingness to stick to her principles--along with Miss Clavell's calm reserve--allow everyone to face their fears with similar aplomb, to thus save both the day, and the school
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
The big red one ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Working with 70,000 feet of vault materials and director Samuel Fuller's shooting script, critic/filmmaker Richard Schickel heads a reconstruction of "The big red one" that adds over 40 minutes and transforms a truncated but admired war film into an epic masterwork. In his finest performances, Lee Marvin stars as the sergeant of peach-fuzzed riflemen fighting from North Africa to Normandy and across Europe in World War II
Le boucher by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 488 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
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie The discreet charm of the bourgeoisie by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in French and Spanish and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a dinner party at which the guests are interrupted whenever they try to eat
Coup de torchon by Bertrand Tavernier ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in French and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1938, en Afrique occidentale française. Lucien Cordier est l'unique policier d'une petite ville coloniale. Lorsque son officier supérieur lui fait prendre conscience de sa médiocrité, il se transforme en justicier inspiré par Dieu
Les biches by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in French and German and held by 363 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
The big red one by Samuel Fuller ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Named for the insignia of the First Infantry Division, this World War II combat film follows a handful of young GIs and their sergeant as they battle their way from North Africa through Sicily, Omaha Beach and Belgium to the ultimate horror of the concentration camp at Falkenau, Czechoslovakia
Les cousins by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in French and English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simple, good-hearted country cousin Charles comes to study at the Sorbonne in Paris where he stays at the luxury apartment of Paul, his cynical city cousin. Charles works hard but fails his exams, Paul doesn't but passes and gets Charles's girl. Chabrol's second feature film re-unites Jean-Claude Brialy and Gerard Blain, the two lead actors from his debut feature, 'Le Beau Serge'. Paul (Brialy) is a hedonistic and confident Parisian student living in his uncle's fashionable inner city flat. He spends his time drinking, carousing, sleeping with a variety of female friends and playing the role of matchmaker for his friends, arranging trysts in an ongoing merry go round of bed partners. He is an emotionally remote and decadent man, adhering to a dubious moral code, who approaches his friends love lives with devilish detachment. Charles (Blain) is his naive country cousin, a dedicated student, who stays with Paul whilst studying for his law exams. When Charles is introduced to Paul's swinging set, he instantaneously falls for Florence, a beautiful woman who is intrigued by Charles' innocence. Paul is perturbed as he observes the attraction between the two and the respect that Charles displays for Florence. A clash is inevitable as the rivalry for Florences affection grows. The contrast between the two main characters morality is acute, especially in their attitudes toward women. A dramatic study of class conflict and personal responsibility 'Les Cousins' is a riveting and perverse study of decadent Parisian student life. The City of Lights is captured by Decae's camera as if seen through the amazed eyes of Charles. The film won the Best Film award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1959. Also available on 16mm
La femme infidèle by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears. He plans a confrontation with the younger man, Victor, but too late, Victor's been killed! Now to preserve his lifestyle, Charles must cover it all up and life must seem to go on as before
Les bonnes femmes by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four Parisian shop girls, Ginette, Rita, Jacqueline and Jane seek fulfillment and love. Rita has a fiance whose family is obsessed with social status. Jane has a boyfriend in the army, but she still enjoys herself with chance encounters. Ginette has a secret passion that keeps her away from her colleagues at nights. Jacqueline is lonely, but a mysterious motorcyclist constantly follows her
Karen Blixen's Babettes gæstebud ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in Danish and English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the mysterious arrival of Babette, a refugee from France's civil war, life for two pious sisters and their tiny hamlet begins to change. Before long, Babette has convinced them to try something other than boiled codfish and ale bread--a gourmet French meal! Her feast scandalizes the elders, except for the visiting General. Just who is this strangely talented Babette, who has terrified this pious town with the prospect of losing their souls for enjoying too much earthly pleasure?
Betty by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 234 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
Violette Nozière by Claude Chabrol ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The daughter of a respectable middle-class couple, Violette Nozière leads a disreputable double life. Far from being the innocent young girl her parents mistake her for, she spends her nights with dissolute young men in the Latin Quarter of Paris. To acquire money for her latest lover, Violette resolves to commit an unthinkable crime."--Container
Six in Paris ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 170 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in French and held by 168 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
Maximum risk the other side of safe ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He is forced to kickbox his way from France to the U.S. and back while playing footsie with the FBI and Russian mafia. Not just muscles with a badge, the policeman must find the answers to some tough questions, none harder than what the heck is an accordian player doing in a sauna.--Summary from IMDB
Mistral's daughter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful and naïve Maggy Lunel arrives in Paris completely broke. She becomes an artist's model and the toast of Paris. She attracts the attention of painter Julien Mistral, an arrogant and selfish man who places his work above everything. Their paths diverge as Mistral's art catches the eye of a rich American woman who becomes his patroness and eventually his wife. During the war years in France, Mistral collaborates with the Nazis in order to continue with his work, a decision that will come back to haunt him years later. At the same time, Maggy has a daughter named Teddy who grows up and falls in love with Mistral herself, with whom she has a child named Fauve. As Mistral ages, he comes to terms with his selfish past and wartime betrayal through his art, leaving a beautiful legacy for his daughter, Fauve
 
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Alternative Names
Audran, Stephane 1932-
Dacheville, Colette Suzanne.
Dacheville, Colette Suzanne 1932- Frueherer Name
Dacheville, Colette Suzanne Jeannine, 1932-
Dacheville, Colette Suzanne Jeannine 1932- Frueherer Name
Dacheville, Collette Suzanne Jeannine, 1932-
Languages
French (194)
Danish (39)
English (33)
German (20)
Spanish (7)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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