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Matras, Christian 1903-1977

Overview
Works: 89 works in 210 publications in 5 languages and 2,743 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Romantic comedy films  Swashbuckler films  Historical films  War films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Cinematographer , Production personnel, Photographer, Film editor, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Christian Matras, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Christian Matras
Madame de-- ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of a 19th century General sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts, which sets off a chain reaction of deceit that includes her husband, his mistress, and her lover
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Réduite à la déchéance, la scandaleuse Lola Montès est contrainte de donner en représentation sa fabuleuse destinée sous le chapiteau d'un cirque gigantesque
Le plaisir by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of three ironic short stories by Guy de Maupassant ostensibly linked by a common theme: the paradoxical deceptions of pleasure. The first story, Le Masque, contrasts pleasure and old age in the story of an old man so addicted to dancing that he wears a mask to disguise his age. The second story, Le Modele, opposes pleasure and marriage. A young painter has an affair with his model, which after her attempted suicide ends with their marriage. The third, La Maison Tellier, is virtually a short feature. Pleasure and purity are opposed as the inmates of a city brothel spend a day in the country attending the first communion of the madame's niece
La voie lactée The milky way by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two French beggars on their way to Spain's holy city of Santiago de Compostela meet stigmatic children, crucified nuns, and others on their pilgrimage
Fanfan la Tulipe by Christian-Jaque ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feature film from France. Adventure. A swashbuckling womaniser is tricked by a fortune-teller into joining Louis XV's army
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in French and English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this classic tale of adventure, duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the German commandant, a fellow aristocrat, while simultaneously cooperating with his French comrades, who are commoners, in a daring escape
Grand illusion by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1968 and 1995 in French and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two French air corps officers, one an aristocrat, are shot down and captured during World War I. In spite of their different class backgrounds, they are drawn together in attempts to escape. The aristocrat sacrifices his own chances in order to aid his companion's escape
Madame de by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of a 19th century General sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts, which sets off a chain reaction of deceit that includes her husband, his mistress, and her lover
La ronde by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When it comes to matters of infidelity, everyone is considered an equal, whether it's a soldier, a maid, or an aristocrat in 1900's Vienna
Boule de suif by Christian-Jaque ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the end of 1870, everyone is trying to find a way to escape the Prussian army. Boule de suif, a prostitute, gets on a coach that she shares with a group of aristocrats and a bourgeois couple who despise her. When they get arrested, their fates are in her hands
La grand illusion Grand illusion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic tale of adventure. Duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner of war camp during World War I, when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the commandant yet must cooperate with his comrades in a daring escape
Entrée des artistes by Marc Allégret ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A murder mystery set among the students of the Paris Conservatory
Die Milchstrasse ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les espions by H.-G Clouzot ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spies from all sides converge on a psychiatric clinic where an atomic scientist is being hidden. [Halliwell's]
The mirror has two faces ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A school teacher marries a plain woman and ten years later their relationship is profoundly disturbed when she secretly undergoes plastic surgery that transforms her into a beauty
This special friendship ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'atmosphere dy livre a scandale de Roger Peyrefitte est parfaitement recreee par Jean Delannoy dans ce film sur l'amitie amoureuse, entre deux jeunes et beaux collegiens dans un persionnat de jesuites
L'aigle à deux têtes by Jean Cocteau ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A widowed and reclusive queen falls in love with the anarchist who has come to kill her
Die große Illusion ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in German and French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiction. Drame psychologique. En 1918, au cours d'une mission de reconnaissance, un avion français est abattu dans les lignes ennemies. Le capitaine et le lieutenant sont internés dans un camp allemand où ils doivent vivre au milieu de prisonniers français de différentes conditions. La guerre a rapproché les hommes, mais la "grande illusion" c'est de croire que tous peuvent fraterniser complètement. Avec Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim, Marcel Dalio, Dita Parlo
L'idiot by Georges Lampin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Muichkine, a young Russian prince, returns home to St. Petersburg from a mental institution, determined to spread decency and kindness in the harsh, cruel world. He becomes betrothed to an innocent young girl while trying to save a less-innocent woman from her own travail, but jealousy and his own naiveté combine to bring about tragedy
Les amants de Montparnasse by Jacques Becker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Paris, en 1919, Modigliani, peintre d'origine italienne, végète dans le quartier Montparnasse. Le film raconte la destinée tragique de cet artiste qui, méconnu et incompris, noie son chagrin dans l'alcool et cache sa misère dans une mansarde. Un grand amour semble devoir le racheter un temps et ranimer son génie. Mais le malheureux ne peut survivre à des échecs successifs. Il meurt seul et désespéré. Un odieux marchand s'empresse d'acheter ses oeuvres à vil prix
 
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French (92)
English (9)
German (8)
Spanish (8)
Italian (2)
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