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Société nouvelle de cinématographie

Works: 107 works in 233 publications in 3 languages and 2,863 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  New wave films  Experimental films  Crime films  Road films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Filmed operas 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Société nouvelle de cinématographie
A bout de souffle = Breathless by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

25 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a petty car thief kills a policeman in Paris, he tries to convince his American girlfriend to hide out with him in Italy
Pierrot le fou by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in French and English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After attending a mindless party full of shallow chatter, Ferdinand (Jean-Paul Belmondo) feels his mundane world is closing in on him. Desperately wanting to escape, he finds himself in the arms of another woman. Unaware that Marianna's (Anna Karina) dark past still haunts her, they take off for the picturesque south of France. What proceeds is a roller coaster ride filled with passion, desperation and regret as these two lovers meet their final fate
L'été meurtrier by Jean Becker( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in French and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 19-year-old girl seduces a villager into marrying her as the first step in a long-delayed act of revenge. [Halliwell's]
Lumiere d'été by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shimmering glass hotel at the top of a remote Provencal mountain provides the setting for a tragicomic tapestry about an obsessive love pentangle, whose principals range from an artist to a hotel manager to a dam worker
Breathless = À bout de souffle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Luc Godard's 1960 anything-goes crime narrative about a young thief on the run and his American girlfriend
Les nuits fauves = Savage nights by Cyril Collard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jean a 30 ans. À vouloir vivre trop intensément, sans savoir choisir, sans savoir dire non, il s'est brûlé les ailes : il est séropositif. La menace qui pèse sur lui et sa rencontre avec Laura, 17 ans, vont bouleverser son existence : il va s'ouvrir au monde, apprendre à aimer les autres, apprendre à aimer la vie."--Verso du conteneur
La religieuse = the nun by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Diderot's classic 18th century novel explores with poetic simplicity the moving tale of a 16 year old girl who is forced by her mother to enter a convent
La bandera = The flag by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in French and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having killed a man in Paris, Pierre Gilieth flees to Barcelona where he enlists in the Spanish Legion. Here he meets up with fellow countrymen Mulot and Lucas, and falls in love with a Moroccan girl, Aischa. Unbeknown to Pierre, Lucas is a detective who intends to betray him to the authorities
La vallée = The Valley by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in French and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The valley is remote and uncharted. The native of New Guinea refuse to go there because it's where the gods live. But for a handful of 1970's dreamers and adventurers, it's where they must go
Orphée = Orpheus by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the love of a poet for a princess who travels constantly from this world to the next. A legendary tale in a modern Parisian setting
Bye-bye by Karim Dridi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the concerns of a single mother who has placed her child in a day care center. Shows some activities in a particular center, giving the viewer an idea of what to expect and illustrating some beneficial aspects of day care
Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Italian and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aux confins de la mythologie antique et de la psychiatrie moderne, Pasolini fait du mythe d'Oedipe un film autobiographique. Il décline autour de sa propre vie le mythe antique tel que l'a raconté Sophocle. Les trois volets du film dépeignent, avec splendeur et sobriété, le drame intime d'une vie éclairée par la double lumière du mythe et de la psychanalyse
Grand duel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee van Cleef stars as a tough, gun-slinging sheriff out to defend a young cowboy accused of murder
Michel Tremblay : coffret collection hommage( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LE VRAI MONDE? A young man writes a stage play exposing family secrets. The action alternates between the real and the fictitious, and between a real setting and an environment created by computer graphics
Swimming pool by François Ozon( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa near St.-Tropez. The main feature of the villa is a swimming pool, stage for most of the action. After a visit Marianne invites former lover Harry and his teenage daughter Penelope to stay. Tension between the grown-ups rises especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope. The consequences are deadly
Un peu de soleil dans l'eau froide = A few hours of sunlight by Jacques Deray( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathalie is a young, beautifully radiant girl living in a small village just outside Paris. Unhappy in her relationship, one day she meet Gilles, a Parisian journalist and it is love at first sight. The two start a new life together in the city of love but as they settle in, Gilles shows his true self: restless, withdrawn, cynical and insecure in himself. All of the things Nathalie is not. By the time Gilles has decided to end the relationship, Nathalie has taken matters into her own hands to show her ultimate devotion
Le bel indifférent by Jacques Demy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La naissance du jour: Film explores the life of an aging woman who accepts the fact that she is alone and would never be involved in a relationship again. She must now transfer her attention to nature and accept the limits of human relationships
Les grandes gueules = jailbird's vacation by Robert Enrico( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hector Valentin (Lino) has inherited the family sawmill. His competitor, a modern business, tries to stop him. With the help of Mick, Laurent and a group of conditional parolees he beats the competition. However, the death of Mick in a fight brings his plans to a halt
Le gendarme a New York by Jean Girault( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The St. Tropez police squad goes to the International Police Convention in New York City to represent France. The daughter of the squad's sergeant stows away on the ship and turns the trip into a disaster for her father
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Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.27 for Breathless ... to 0.77 for Le bel ind ...)

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A bout de souffle = Breathless
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