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Génovès, André

Works: 66 works in 169 publications in 3 languages and 2,538 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  Melodrama 
Roles: fmp, Producer, pre, Author, Director, Scenarist, Production personnel
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 )
17 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in French and held by 487 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 )
16 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in French and held by 315 libraries worldwide
"Socialite Frederique encounters young student Why on the streets of Paris, seduces her and whisks her off to spend winter with the chic crowd in St. Tropez. When architect Paul meets Why, he too charms her and comes between the two lovers. Frederique then seduces Paul out of jealousy, but finds herself feeling real love. Paul and Frederique invite Why to live together with them, resulting in a ménage-à-trois beset by jealousy, madness, and ultimately, murder"--Container
La femme infidèle by Claude Chabrol( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in French and German and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Helene predatory needs are causing problem in her marriage. Beleiving that his wife may be cheating on him, Charles hires a private detective. When his worst fears are confirmed, Charles confronts her lover in this tale of betrayal and murder
Que la bête meure by Claude Chabrol( visu )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in French and held by 217 libraries worldwide
When his son is killed in a hit and run incident, 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 Paul's family by faking a love affair with his sister-in-law, only to find that the entire family despises him. It is through this family hatred that Charles plots his revenge
La rupture by Claude Chabrol( visu )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in French and held by 196 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 )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in French and English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the murder of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following day, and becomes therefore prime suspect. Unfortunately, Louis' body has disappeared and so has Jeff
Nada ( 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in French and held by 121 libraries worldwide
"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. When one of their S & M games goes too far, Laura is accidentally strangled. Even though the police are struggling to solve the murder, Charles finds it difficult to cope with the situation and to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène. From Chabrol's most revered period of work between 1968 and 1974, this is a masterful exploration into friendship and the darker sides of human nature."--Container
Barocco by André Techiné( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in French and held by 111 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 98 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 54 libraries worldwide
Alice retourne à la maison pour les vacances d'été. Mais elle s'ennuie terriblement à la campagne où le rythme du temps est lent et monotone. Pour se changer les idées, elle s'entiche d'un jeune travailleur qui oeuvre sur la ferme de son père. Même si rien de physique ne se produit entre eux, elle passe ses journées à noircir les pages de son journal intime et à rêvasser à des fantaisies érotiques
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 between 2003 and 2008 in French and held by 30 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 29 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
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 )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in French and held by 20 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
Les Innocents aux main sales ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 10 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
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André Génovès Frans filmregisseur (-2012)
André Génovès französischer Filmproduzent und Regisseur
André Génovès French producer, director and writer
Андре Женове Женове, Андре
French (95)
English (9)
German (1)
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