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Adjani, Isabelle 1955-

Works: 291 works in 1,437 publications in 9 languages and 9,930 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Vampire films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Author of introduction, Other, Lyricist, Interviewee, Creator, Costume designer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Isabelle Adjani
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La reine Margot = Queen Margot by Patrice Chéreau( Visual )

117 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrown into a political marriage of convenience by her ruthlessly power-hungry family, the beautiful Margot soon finds herself hopelessly drawn into their murderous affairs. It's then she realizes her only hope of escape lies somewhere between the heroic soldier who loves her and the enemy husband who could save her
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

106 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historically accurate depiction of one of the most important collaborations in the history of art, that of legendary sculptor Rodin, and the creative prodigy Cmaille Claudel
Nosferatu : Phantom der Nacht by Werner Herzog( Visual )

102 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harber, against the wishes of his wife, departs on a journey over the Carpathian Mountains to finalize a real estate deal. When he arrives at his destination, he encounters Count Dracula and a series of tragic events
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

62 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adele, daughter of French author and patriot Victor Hugo, is beautiful, composed and filled with the same brilliant writing talent as her famous father. However, Adele is driven not by literary aspirations but by love. Impelled by a need that will not be denied, she has run away from home to follow her handsome, womanizing lover across an ocean to wintry Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wild with desire, shell risk everything to renew their brief affair
Bon voyage by J.-P Rappeneau( Visual )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of WW II, the fate of the free world hangs in the balance at the posh Hotel Splendide in Bordeaux. Cabinet members, journalists, physicists, and spies of all persuasions gather in order to excape the Nazi occupation of Paris. High society socialites hobnob with jailbirds and murderous intrigues, scientific secrets and love affairs flourish
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A displaced person becomes convinced that his fellow lodgers are out to murder him."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
La journée de la jupe = Skirt day by Jean-Paul Lilienfeld( Visual )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in French and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating psychological study and a socio-critical investigation. Sonia Bergerac is a teacher at a tough junior high. Despite the principal's warnings, she wears a skirt to work. She simply wants to teach her class but the insults are just too much. Scared and taking antidepressants, Sonia finds a gun in a bag belonging to one of her students. She takes her class hostage so she can finally teach a proper lesson on Moliere
Nosferatu the vampyre by Werner Herzog( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1850 in the beautiful, perfectly-kept town of Wismar. Jonathan Harker is about to leave on a long journey over the Carpathian Mountains to finalize real estate arrangements with a wealthy nobleman. His wife, Lucy, begs him hot to go and is troubled by a strong premonition of danger. Despite her warnings, Jonathan arrives four weeks later at a large, gloomy castle. Out of the mist appears a pale, wraith-like figure with a shaven head and deep-sunken eyes who identifies himself as Count Dracula. The events that transpire slowly convince Harker that he is in the midst of a vampyre. What he doesn't know, however, is the magnitude of danger he, his wife and his town are about to experience as victims of the Nosferatu
Diabolique by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife and mistress of a cruel schoolmaster collaborate in a carefully planned and executed attempt to murder him. The plan goes well until the body, which has been strategically dumped, disappears
Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quartet consists of novelist Marya Zelli, her Polish husband, Stephen, wealthy philanderer/artist H.J. Heidler and his wife, Lois. Though she has been indulgent of H.J.'s past indiscretions, Lois isn't keen on her husband carrying on an affair with Marya under their own roof. Meanwhile, Stephen sits in prison, jailed for his various petty thefts. Once Stephen is released, he learns about the triangle. When the dust settles, it is Marya who suffers the most
Subway by Luc Besson( Visual )

64 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred, a casual thief and cool rebel on the run, literally goes underground to escape his pursuers; he encounters a motley collection of subway denizens, including Helena, both his would-be lover and victim. "A sly mix of humor, whimsy, suspense and social comment."
Les soeurs Brontë = The Brontë sisters by André Techiné( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in French and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote English village, three sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, live a simple life with their brother, Branwell, and their father, the pastor Patrick Bronte. Although compelled to take posts as governesses or private tutors, the four siblings nurture their artistic aspirations. Branwell's poems begin to interest other writers and each of the sisters publishes a successful novel. The family's good fortune, however, is short lived, and soon tragedy strikes
Mammuth by Benoît Delépine( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and German and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After turning 60, working-class man Serge decides to retire and is ready to reap his pensioner's rewards. He runs into the implacable wall of bureaucracy after finding out that his former employers have neglected to declare his earnings. To receive full benefits he needs to go back to them and gather the missing affidavits. Encouraged by his wife, our hero climbs his old 1970s Mammoth motorcycle and sets off on a trip to recover lost wages and buried memories
L'été meurtrier by Jean Becker( Visual )

43 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eliane, a beautiful young woman, settles into a small town in France with her introverted mother and physically handicapped father. Traumatized by the knowledge that her mother was raped before she was born, Eliane thinks she is on a trail of vengeance when she is courted by a young garage mechanic whose father has the only clue to the identity of her mother's aggressors. But as the story unfolds, the tale becomes increasingly complex and leads inexorably to a stunning conclusion
The Driver by Walter Hill( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A skilled getaway driver faces finally being caught in a double-cross scheme planned by an obsessed detective
Antonieta by Carlos Saura( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna está documentándose para escribir un libro sobre el suicidio. Hay una historia que le llama especialmente la atención: la de Antonieta Rivas, una mujer muy fuerte, testigo de la revolución mexicana y amante de José Vasconcelos, aspirante a presidente de la República. Anna viajará a México para rastrear el pasado de Antonieta
Possession by Andrzej Żuławski( Visual )

35 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman asks her husband for a divorce, and he suspects there is another man. It's worse than that, and creepier, too
Barocco by André Techiné( Visual )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member 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?
Herzog/Kinski collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first film of the collaboration between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski, Don Lope de Aguirre dreams about conquering South America and leads his army on a doomed mission into oblivion. Jonathan Harker embarks on a long journey over the Carpathian Mountains to finalize real estate arrangements with a wealthy nobleman, little realizing that he is about to become involved with a dangerous vampire, Nosferatu. The third film in the collection, Woyzeck, focuses on a soldier battered beyond endurance by abuse from commanding officers, doctors and even his faithless wife. Fitzcarraldo has a mighty dream, to bring Enrico Caruso and Sarah Bernhardt together in a remote town in Peru for one great performance of Grand Opera. To achieve this he will have to overcome almost unsurmountable odds. Cobra Verde was a 19th century Brazilian bandit who is sent on a deadly mission to re-open the slave trade in West Africa. In meeting his mission he goes on to lead an army of women in a war against the local king. My best fiend is a film about the love-hate relationship between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski, two creative geniuses of the film industry
Ishtar : [screenplay] by Elaine May( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 9 pamphlets, 2 sheets loose copy, and 9 photographs
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Alternative Names
Adjani, Isabelle

Adjani, Isabelle Jasmine.

Adjani, Isabelle Jasmine, 1955-

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Isabella Adjani

Isabelle Adjani actrice française

Isabelle Adjani actriu francesa

Isabelle Adjani actriz francesa

Isabelle Adjani attrice francese

Isabelle Adjani Francia színésznő

Isabelle Adjani francuska aktorka

Isabelle Adjani Frans actrice

Isabelle Adjani Französische Schauspielerin

Isabelle Adjani French actress

Isabelle Adjaniová

İzabel Acani

Izabella Adžanī

Изабел Аджани

Изабел Ађани

Изабель Аджани

Ізабель Аджані французька актриса, співачка і продюсер, володарка багатьох престижних кінопремій

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