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Adjani, Isabelle 1955-

Works: 224 works in 1,317 publications in 10 languages and 9,668 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Vampire films  Horror films  Silent films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Author of introduction, Narrator, Interviewee, Lyricist, Other, Creator, Costume designer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Isabelle Adjani
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Most widely held works by Isabelle Adjani
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

106 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most important collaborations in the history of art, that of legendary sculptor Rodin, and the creative prodigy Camille Claudel
Nosferatu a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

136 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker, against the wishes of his wife, departs on a journey over the Carpathian Mountains to arrange a real estate transaction for Count Dracula, with tragic results
La reine Margot Queen Margot by Patrice Chéreau( Visual )

142 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,289 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
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

80 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 867 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 )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 651 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 )

59 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet, timid file clerk whose unremarkable life begins to be increasingly overshadowed with dread and fear after he moves into his new home - an apartment building with an unhappy past. Adding to his paranoia are the building's other occupants, who do nothing to alleviate his growing obsession with the untimely, tragic fate of the apartment's previous tenant
La journée de la jupe by Mascaret Films( Visual )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating psychological study and a socio-critical investigation. Sonia Bergerac is a teacher at a tough junior high. Using a real incident with the French Ministry about teachers wanting a "skirt day", the film goes on to examine the need for educational reform and assistance for both teachers and students in crime-ridden, poorer communities. In Sonia's case, she simply wants to teach her class, but the constant barrage of insults, threats, and defiance from the students grows overwhelming. Scared and taking antidepressants, Sonia finds a gun in a bag belonging to one of her students, a local hoodlum and gangbanger. In the struggle to reclaim his weapon from her, she accidentally wounds him. When he and his fellow gangsters then threaten her life and the life of the other students, she breaks, taking some of her students hostage so she can finally teach a proper lesson on Molière. While locked in her classroom, the students begin to understand what they did to cause this situation
Subway by Luc Besson( Visual )

63 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 324 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 Diaboliques The devils by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 318 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 Dustin Hoffman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 306 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
Les soeurs Brontë The Brontë sisters by Malcolm Hossick( Visual )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 281 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 )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and German and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serge Pilardosse vient d'avoir 60 ans. Il travaille depuis l'âge de 16 ans, jamais au chômage, jamais malade. Mais l'heure de la retraite a sonné et c'est la désillusion : il lui manque des points, certains employeurs ayant oublié de la déclarer. Poussé par Catherine, sa femme, il enfourche sa vieille moto des années 70, une Mammuth qui lui vaut son surnom, et part à la recherche de ses bulletins de salaires. Durant son périple, il retrouve son passé et sa quête de documents administratifs devient bientôt accessoire
L'été meurtrier by Jean Becker( Visual )

47 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 257 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 Ryan O'Neal( Visual )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 185 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 )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A french author goes to Mexico to investigate the suicide of Antonieta Rivas Mercado, who died inside Notre Dame Cathedral in the 19020's
Possession by Andrzej Żuławski( Visual )

35 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this horror/suspense film, a young woman leaves her husband and lover without explanation, and both are determined to find out why. At first her husband suspects another man. He ultimately discovers something far more horrifying
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
Eye of the beholder by M. E Müller( Visual )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convinced that she is his long-lost daughter, detective Beauvoir follows serial killer Catherine around Europe, helping her to elude the police, until she falls in love with a blind artist
Herzog : the collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aguirre, the wrath of God: A band of Spanish conquistadors are sent by Pizarro to go up the Amazon in search of gold. As the soldiers and two women battle starvation, Indians, the forces of nature and each other, Don Lope de Aguirre (the self-styled "Wrath of God") is consumed by visions of conquering all of South America and leads a revolt, but Aguirre's megalomania turns the expedition into a death trip
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 Yasmina 1955-...

Isabella Adjani

Isabelle Adjani attrice francese

Isabelle Adjani Francia színésznő

Isabelle Adjani francuska aktorka

Isabelle Adjani Frans acteur

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

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

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איזבל אדג'ני

إيزابيل أدجاني

ایزابل آجانی

ئیزابێل ئەدجانی

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