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Génovès, André

Works: 52 works in 172 publications in 3 languages and 2,545 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Political films  Detective and mystery films  Erotic films  Comedy films  Slasher films 
Roles: fmp, Producer, pre, Director, Author, Production personnel, Actor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about André Génovès
Publications by André Génovès
Publications by André Génovès, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by André Génovès
Le boucher = The butcher by Claude Chabrol( visu )
18 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in French and held by 486 libraries worldwide
A lonely schoolteacher is inexplicably drawn towards an ex-army butcher who may or may not be a serial killer plaguing a small town. Chabrol draws on Hitchcockian themes of exchanged guilt and shared secrets to construct a relationship between the characters that marries unspoken self-awareness with suspense over the unresolved nature of their bond
Les biches by Claude Chabrol( visu )
17 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in French and English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
A young student (female) is seduced by a socialite (also female) on the streets of Paris. They go off together to spend winter in St. Tropez. The young student then meets up with an architect (male), who comes between the two lovers. Out of jealousy, the socialite seduces the architect -- and they find real love for each other. The student is invited then by the architect and socialite to, in effect, form a ménage à trois beset by jealousy, madness and, ultimately, murder. A study in bisexuality and upper-class decadence
La femme infidèle by Claude Chabrol( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in French and German and held by 243 libraries worldwide
A man suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears
Que la bête meure by Claude Chabrol( visu )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in French and held by 218 libraries worldwide
A writer searches for the hit-and-run driver who killed his young son
La rupture by Claude Chabrol( visu )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in French and held by 195 libraries worldwide
A woman with a checkered past divorces her abusive, drug-addicted husband after he beats up their young son, breaking his leg and giving him a concussion. The husband's wealthy family tries to gain custody of the boy through the courts, but when that fails they hire a man to do whatever it takes to discredit the mother
Les Innocents aux mains sales = Innocents with dirty hands by Claude Chabrol( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and French and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Julie and Jeff are in love. They plot to murder Julie's husband and make it look like an accident. Julie is arrested for murder, but a clever lawyer gets her off. After going back home, Julie discovers her husband has returned
Nada by Claude Chabrol( visu )
3 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in French and held by 144 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
Juste avant la nuit by Claude Chabrol( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in French and held by 125 libraries worldwide
"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S & M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène."--Container
Barocco by André Techiné( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in French and held by 110 libraries worldwide
In this film-noir classic, a young woman convinces her boyfriend to accept a bribe to tell a lie that discredits a local politician. When the boyfriend is murdered, she is racked with guilt until she meet the killer, a dead-ringer for the murdered man. In order to hide from the police, he accepts the woman's need to "reinvent" him as her dead boyfriend, but can love transform his soul as well?
La decade prodigieuse by Claude Chabrol( visu )
2 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Divided into 10 days, the story focuses on the wealthy Van Horns. Orson Welles plays the eccentric tycoon who lives in an Alsatian chateau with his young wife and his adopted son, a sculptor given to hallucinatory fits that cause him to fear he has unknowingly committed murder. Of course, wife and son are having a passionate affair and being blackmailed, which sets in dizzying motion the complex plot
Ten days wonder by Claude Chabrol( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Divided into 10 days, the story focuses on the wealthy Van Horns. A psychological drama of sex and murder
Une vraie jeune fille ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in No Linguistic Content and French and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Alice has returned home from school for summer vacation and is stifled and bored by country life. She becomes infatuated with a young worker at her father's sawmill and when not lusting after him, she spends her days writing in her diary and dreaming up sexual fantasies
Mado by Claude Sautet( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and held by 46 libraries worldwide
"Middle-aged investor Simon faces the loss of everything when he learns his business partner, Julien, has amassed considerable debt with the unscrupulous businessman, Lépidon. When Julien is found to have committed suicide, Simon and his group find out just how deep they are in with Lépidon. Desperation sets in before Mado, a prostitute Simon frequents, offers a solution."--Container
La femme en bleu by Michel Deville( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
After glimpsing a mystery woman in blue, Pierre, a musicologist, begins an all-consuming search for her
Cry of the heart = Le cri du coeur ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Love is hard, especially for a single mother with a spoiled child in the mix. When the home is torn apart by divorce, it seems like the end of the world, but when broken hearts mend and a single mother tries to start anew, she faces the resentment of her son and the prejudices of society. Can she begin a new life as her boy struggles with his teenage, sexual fascinations?
La femme écarlate ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Een vrouw besluit, bedrogen door haar geliefe, hem te doden en daarna zelfmoord te plegen. Zij ontmoet een nieuwe liefde, maar volhardt in haar beslissing
Creezy : (la race des seigneurs) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A young politician on his way to becoming Prime Minister falls in love with a young fashion model wherein he must deal with the conflicts between his passion for the model and his ambitious career as a politician
Claude Chabrol's Pleasure party = (Une partie de plaisir) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Chabrol's dark vision of the complexities of modern day male dominated marriage. The story of a couple, Esther and Philippe, whose love is eroding away little by little, due mostly to Philippe's tyrannical will
Les noces rouges = Wedding in blood by Claude Chabrol( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in French and held by 21 libraries worldwide
"Lucienne and Pierre are having an affair; Lucienne's husband, Paul, is the mayor, and a French deputy, while Pierre is now the vice-mayor. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been very ill for years, but when she dies suddenly in an apparent suicide, the town gossips believe there may be more than meets the eye. In the meantime, Paul proposes a shady land deal to 'benefit the town, ' and wants Pierre's support. But then he discovers proof of his wife's affair. From Chabrol's most revered period of work between 1968 and 1974, this moving tale of adultery and political skulduggery was banned due to the similarities with a genuine murder case that shocked France."--Container
Une partie de plaisir ( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Phillipe and Esther live an apparently idyllic life with their daughter, Elise. In an attempt to preserve this bliss, Phillipe decides that he and Esther should each have affairs, being sure to tell each other openly about them. The plan backfires with tragic results as Phillipe becomes engulfed in jealously
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Alternative Names
André Génovès Frans filmregisseur (-2012)
André Génovès französischer Filmproduzent und Regisseur
André Génovès French producer, director and writer
Андре Женове Женове, Андре
אנדרה ז'נובה
French (103)
English (10)
German (1)
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