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Duchaussoy, Michel 1938-2012

Overview
Works: 240 works in 502 publications in 4 languages and 3,306 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Military history  Satire  War films  Fiction  Historical films  Film and video adaptations  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Costume designer, Other, Contributor, Commentator
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 525 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 )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and French and held by 410 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 by Bertrand Tavernier( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in French and held by 316 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 )
15 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in French and English and held by 263 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 )
29 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in French and English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
"An astute, beautifully acted study in obsession with a tight and complex screenplay by Paul Gegauff. When his son is killed in a hit and run accident, Charles is determined to take revenge. After a long investigation, a chance meeting introduces him to Paul, whom he suspects murdered his child. He decides to infiltrate his family by faking a love affair with Paul's sister-in-law, only to find that Paul's entire family also despise him. It is through their hatred that he plots his revenge"--container
Milou en mai May fools by Louis Malle( visu )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 192 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
L'âge de raison = The age of reason by Yann Samuell( visu )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and Turkish and held by 168 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
Nada by Claude Chabrol( visu )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in French and English and held by 166 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
Le médecin malgré lui ( 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
L'allée du roi by Nina Companeez( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in French and Undetermined and held by 48 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 )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in French and English and held by 45 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 the town where he works. 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 41 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 )
2 editions published between 2003 and 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
Tartuffe by Molière( visu )
10 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 33 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
The conspiracy = Le complot ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 30 libraries worldwide
In 1962, members of the OAS steal weapons and rob banks in their efforts to free General Challe from Tulle Prison. The police assign Paraux to assist Police Chief Lelong in tracking them down. Despite having men on the inside of the Police, Clavet may be losing control of some of his factions, as terrorist acts begin to play a part
Intimate strangers by Jérôme Tonnerre( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A woman mistakes a tax lawyer for a psychiatrist and shares her deepest secrets with him
Le roi se meurt by Yves André Hubert( visu )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in French and held by 25 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... Un grand classique
Le Complot ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and held by 24 libraries worldwide
After DeGaulle grants Algeria its independence, 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
Die untreue Frau ( visu )
7 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in German and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Der Anwalt Charles, dessen Ehefrau Hélène und ihr Sohn bewohnen eine gepflegte Villa in Versailles. Doch der Schein trügt: Hinter der schönen Fassade regieren Frust und Langeweile. Hélène sucht sich deshalb einen Liebhaber - den jungen Schriftsteller Victor. Charles wittert den Betrug und engagiert einen Privatdetektiv. Doch er kann seinen Zorn nicht zähmen und nimmt Rache
 
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Alternative Names
Duchaussey, Michel 1938-
Duchaussey, Michel 1938-2012
Duchaussoy, Michel
Languages
French (127)
English (24)
German (9)
Turkish (1)
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