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Mastroianni, Chiara 1972-

Overview
Works: 164 works in 365 publications in 7 languages and 6,030 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Narrator, Singer, Scenarist, Contributor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Chiara Mastroianni
Publications by Chiara Mastroianni
Most widely held works by Chiara Mastroianni
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi( visu )
34 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,312 libraries worldwide
In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family. Their long dream is realized when the hated Shah is defeated in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, Marji grows up to witnesses first hand how the new Iran has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this injustice, her parents send her abroad to Vienna to study. This change proves an equally difficult trial for Marji and finds herself in a different culture loaded with abrasive characters and profound disappointments that deeply trouble her. Even when she returns home, Marji finds that both she and her homeland have changed too much and the young woman and her loving family must decide where she truly belongs
Un conte de noël by Arnaud Desplechin( visu )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and held by 717 libraries worldwide
Junon is the matriarch of the troubled Vuillard family, who come together at Christmas when they learn she needs a bone marrow transplant from a blood relative. The Vuillard's shared history of physical and mental illness, estrangement, self harm, and loss doesn't lead itself to the idea of a cheerful holiday season. Hopefully the Christmastime reunion, a scheme concocted by three of the youngest family members, will finally bring peace to their family
Poulet aux prunes = Chicken with plums by Marjane Satrapi( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 511 libraries worldwide
"Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser-Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed and await death"--Container
Augustine by Alice Winocour( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 254 libraries worldwide
In Paris, 19-year-old Augustine suffers a seizure that leaves her partially paralyzed and is sent to a hospital specializing in the then-fashionable ailment of 'hysteria'. She captures the attention of renowned neurologist Dr. Charcot after she has another attack that appears to give her intense physical pleasure. He begins using her as his principal subject, hypnotizing her in front of his fellow doctors. As she displays her spectacular fits, the lines between doctor and patient become blurred
Les salauds = Bastards by Claire Denis( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Following his brother-in-law's suicide, sea captain Marco goes AWOL to rescue his estranged sister and teenaged niece from a powerful, wealthy businessman, who just so happens to be his lover's husband. But Marco's attempt at heroism is soon thwarted as he delves further into the hellish world his sister has involved herself in, and the deception from those he trusted most
Les Chansons d'amour Love songs ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 209 libraries worldwide
A young French couple asks an American girl to join them in this contemporary musical. The three walk the streets of Paris, party, read, and sleep together. Sometimes it's lighthearted, sometimes there are jealousies. When one dies, the other two must come to terms with death, new relationships, and possible commitments
Americano by Mathieu Demy( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in French and English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
After receiving news of his mother's death, Martin leaves his girlfriend and home in Paris and sets off for L.A. to tie up the loose ends of his rocky maternal relationship. As Martin digs deeper into his mother's past, he discovers she had a hidden relationship with a beautiful woman, who he finds at a seedy strip club in Tijuana, called the Americano. Martin discovers there may be more than he ever hoped to know about his mother's sordid past and his own problems with commitment
Les bien-aimés Beloved ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 182 libraries worldwide
In 1964 Paris, Madeleine works as a shoe salesgirl and a part-time prostitute. She falls in love with Jaromil, a Czech doctor she picks up, and the two continue to see each other for years despite Madeleine's marriage to another man. Meanwhile, Madeleine's daughter Vera has romantic trouble of her own: she is torn between her longtime boyfriend and an unobtainable American musician
Il est plus facile pour un chameau-- It's easier for a camel-- ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and held by 174 libraries worldwide
When Federica was a young girl she fantasized about countless adventures that took her to the far side of the world. Now the single, charming, thirty-something's fantasies have evolved. Federica's daydreams can only provide a meager distraction from the realities of her life. Her career, her boyfriend, her sister, her father all make Federica struggle to find meaning in her life. To make matters worse, the guilt of her wealth consumes her and pushes her over the edge
Non ma fille, tu n'iras pas danser by Christophe Honoré( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in French and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Recently liberated from her job and husband, Lena heads home to Brittany with her two children to escape the chaos of Paris. But no such luck. From the moment she arrives, she is confronted with unwanted advice, character analysis that borders on character assassination, and a few other unexpected surprises
Bancs publics Park benches ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 147 libraries worldwide
As she does every morning, Lucie joins her colleagues at the office with a smile. It's a working day just like any other. Then suddenly, all activity in the office stops and attention turns toward a window of the building across the way and a banner reading 'Man Alone.' Is it a hoax? A cry for help? Everyone has their own interpretation, and will try to discover what lies behind the mysterious message
L'heure zero Towards zero ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 132 libraries worldwide
When Guillaume has the idea of inviting his ex-wife to the family reunion at the estate of his Aunt Camilla, his new wife Caroline becomes filled with rage. Guillaume hopes they will become friends but the two women hate each other. Things turn really ugly when Camilla is found dead in her bedroom, and only inspector Bataille can put together the pieces. As the inspector untangles her mysterious death, he also begins to unearth dark family secrets including a murderer in their midst
Trois vies et une seule mort by Raúl Ruiz( visu )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Presents the four lives of a man with multiple personalities
Le temps retrouvé Time regained ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in French and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Set in 1922, this film opens with Proust on his deathbed remembering his life. Looking through photographs, he reflects on his past, recalling his life and the people he has known and loved. Gradually, the memories of his life are supplanted by the memories of the characters in his novels
Les bien-aimés by Christophe Honoré( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
In de jaren zestig besluit de jonge Madeleine haar man Jaromil achterna te gaan naar Praag. De komst van Russische tanks in de stad zorgt er echter voor dat ze van elkaar gescheiden raken en Madeleine naar Frankrijk terugkeert. Dertig jaar later wordt dochter Vera in Londen verliefd op een Amerikaan die haar gevoelens niet volledig kan beantwoorden. Zowel moeder als dochter blijven worstelen met hun ware emoties en kunnen de verleidingen van het leven nauwelijks weerstaan
Diary of a seducer by Danièle Dubroux( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 52 libraries worldwide
A darkly comic tale about the lengths people are willing to go for love --including murder
Les chansons d'amour by Christophe Honoré( visu )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 43 libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Par amour, Julie accepte de faire ménage à trois avec la collègue de son petit ami Ismaël. Mais cette situation finit par devenir pesante pour la jeune femme qui aimerait être à nouveau seule avec lui. Lorsqu'un incident vient mettre fin au trio amoureux, tout devient bancal, surtout dans la vie d'Ismaël qui essaie difficilement de gérer sa confusion des sentiments, entre légèreté et désespoir."
À vendre by Lætitia Masson( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in French and Undetermined and held by 28 libraries worldwide
After leaving her groom waiting for her at the alter, a sexy young woman goes on a cross-country journey of self discovery. The obsessive husband-to-be hires a private detective to track her down and bring her back. He finds himself drawn into her world and becomes obsessed with a woman he has never met. Ultimately, he is forced to choose between his job and his heart's desire
Un conte de Noël A Christmas tale ( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Junon is the matriarch of the troubled Vuillard family, who come together at Christmas when they learn she needs a bone marrow transplant from a blood relative. The Vuillard's shared history of physical and mental illness, estrangement, self harm, and loss doesn't lead itself to the idea of a cheerful holiday season. Hopefully the Christmastime reunion, a scheme concocted by three of the youngest family members, will finally bring peace to their family
La lettre by Manuel de Oliveira( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Mademoiselle de Chartres experiences her first heartbreak when a youth who believes in free love abandons her. Her mother's friend Mrs. Silva introduces her to Jacques de Cleves, a doctor of good reputation. Hoping to overcome her bitterness she agrees to marries him, but after the marriage falls in love with a young and fashionable singer. She confides in her husband, who becomes ill at the news, and in a childhood friend who has become a nun
 
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Alternative Names
Chiara-Charlotte Mastroianni
Mastroianni, Chiara-Charlotte 1972-
Languages
French (113)
English (6)
German (2)
Portuguese (2)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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