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Duchaussoy, Michel 1938-2012

Overview
Works: 242 works in 485 publications in 4 languages and 3,257 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Military history  Television adaptations  War films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Costume designer, Other, Commentator, Collaborator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Michel Duchaussoy
Publications by Michel Duchaussoy
Publications by Michel Duchaussoy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Michel Duchaussoy
The widow of Saint-Pierre ( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in French and English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story about revenge, fear and redemption. In 19th century St. Pierre, a convict sentenced to death strives to better himself in the eyes of the police chief's beautiful wife and that of the town that she has him working in. Since there is no guillotine or executioner, one of each has to be sent for from France
Amen by Costa-Gavras( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and French and held by 411 libraries worldwide
A German SS Lieutenant covertly collaborates with a young Italian priest in hopes of changing the Vatican's policies toward Germany during WWII, which both believe are exacerbating the Jewish Holocaust
La vie et rien d'autre Life and nothing but by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in French and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Two years after World War I, Major Dellaplane helps two women search for the men they have lost in the war
La femme infidèle by Claude Chabrol( visu )
21 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 290 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
Que la bête meure by Claude Chabrol( visu )
33 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 252 libraries worldwide
A writer searches for the hit-and-run driver who killed his young son
Milou en mai May fools ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Set in 1968, this is a colorful and comic portrait of an upper-class family in revolt, a clan that gathers to bury their matriarch and ends up almost killing each other
Nada by Claude Chabrol( visu )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in French and English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
French terrorists kidnap the American ambassador, leaving dead and wounded in their wake. Soon they begin quarreling as to his fate, while the police purge suspects in an attempt to destroy the Nada faction. As the violence escalates on both sides, the State and the terrorists are forced to use one another's methods in an increasingly desperate and relentless conflict
L'âge de raison by Yann Samuell( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
An executive at a multinational construction firm, Margaret's regimented lifestyle revolves around meetings, business dinners and pre-scheduled sex with her partner. But when a retired notary delivers a stack of letters written by Margaret when she was seven years old, the successful professional begins to rethink her existence. Moved by the words of herself at seven, Margaret returns to her childhood village to rediscover the fanciful dreams and playful idealism of her youth
Le médecin malgré lui by Molière( visu )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in French and English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
"A comedy of confusion and reconciliation: a father who opposes his daughter's suitor, a battered wife who arranges her husband' beating, some medical folderol, and a happy ending for all"--Container label
Intimate strangers by Patrice Leconte( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A beautiful, shy, and emotionally vulnerable woman mistakenly confides her deepest secrets to an accountant whom she thinks is her psychiatrist
L'allée du roi by Nina Companeez( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in French and Undetermined and held by 47 libraries worldwide
A historical drama based on the recollections of Francoise d'Aubigne, Marques de Maintenon, wife to Louis XIV, the King of France
La veuve de Saint-Pierre The widow of Saint-Pierre by Patrice Leconte( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and French and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story about revenge, fear and redemption. In 19th century St. Pierre, a convict sentenced to death strives to better himself in the eyes of the police chief's beautiful wife and that of the town that she has him working in. Since there is no guillotine or executioner, one of each has to be sent for from France
La mentale The code ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 43 libraries worldwide
After serving four years in prison, Dris is content to return to a quiet life. When a childhood friend approaches him about one more heist, he can't resist
Le misanthrope by Molière( visu )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in French and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Having lost all patience with the flattery and hypocrisy of fashionable society, Alceste has vowed to speak and act only with complete sincerity. Parodoxically, he falls in love with the epitome of all that he despises: the cruel coquette Celimene. When Alceste resolves to abandon society once and for all, he invites her to accompany him but she is more in love with her frivolous lifestyle than with him
Phèdre Phädra ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Based on the Greek legend of Theseus, who returned from war with the Minoans to become king of Athens, and took Phèdre, daughter of the vanquished King Minos, to be his wife. Phèdre falls in love with Theseus' son Hippolyte, who does not return her love. In anger she prays to Neptune to destroy him, but when Hippolyte is in fact killed after fighting a sea monster, Phèdre kills herself in remorse
Milou en Mai May fools by Louis Malle( visu )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Madame Vieuzac a mal choisi son moment pour mourir. On est en mai 1968, et son fils aîné Émile, dit Milou, a du mal à réunir sa parenté autour de la dépouille de l'aïeule dans le domaine familial du Sud-Ouest. Il y arrive pourtant et les discussions s'engagent sur la succession. Le frère et la nièce d'Émile voudraient vendre la propriété, ce qui le tourmente fort. Par ailleurs de curieux chassés-croisés amoureux s'engagent et l'enterrement est retardé à cause des évènements qui bouleversent la France
Le Complot by Rene Gainville( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and held by 26 libraries worldwide
After DeGaulle grants Algeria its independance, millions oppose him. A group of disenchanted Army officers plan a daring jailbreak of their imprisoned leader leading to an explosive three-way cat-and-mouse game. The central characters include a group of pro-Gaullists, a gang of left-wing insurgents, and the police
Tartuffe by Molière( visu )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Molière's timeless comedy about the scoundrel Tartuffe, who manipulates his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, an affluent bourgeois concerned with his own salvation, and whose wife and daughter Tartuffe attempts to seduce
Le roi se meurt by Yves-André Hubert( visu )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in French and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Le roi va mourir et il ne le sait pas. Or, les signes sont là : le royaume se lézarde, le palais menace de tomber en ruine. La nouvelle est imminente, et il faut bien la lui apprendre. C'est tou le sujet de cette tragédie bouffonne
Berthe by Claude Santelli( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in French and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The story of Henri, a passionate and womanizing Parisian physician, who sets out to rehabilitate the mentally and emotionally retarded Berthe. The family succeeds in marrying off Berthe to a fortune hunter, but things end badly for everyone
 
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Alternative Names
Duchaussey, Michel, 1938-
Duchaussey, Michel, 1938-2012
Duchaussoy, Michel
Languages
French (121)
English (21)
German (17)
Spanish (7)
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