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Adjani, Isabelle 1955-

Works: 269 works in 1,306 publications in 10 languages and 9,647 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Vampire films  Romantic comedy films  Horror 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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Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

100 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,324 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
La reine Margot Queen Margot by Patrice Chéreau( Visual )

137 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,276 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
Nosferatu the vampyre by Werner Herzog( Visual )

117 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,274 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
L'histoire d'Adèle H. The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

79 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 865 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 648 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 )

54 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 546 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 Jean-Paul Lilienfeld( Visual )

30 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 422 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
Quartet by Dustin Hoffman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 312 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
Diabolique by Jeremiah Chechik( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 309 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
Subway by Luc Besson( Visual )

60 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 293 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 )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 279 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 publish a successful novel. The family's good fortune, however, is short lived, and soon tragedy strikes
Mammuth by Benoît Delépine( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and German and held by 266 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 onto 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 )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 234 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 )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 183 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 )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 174 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
Barocco by André Techiné( Visual )

36 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 140 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 )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in German and held by 116 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
Possession by Andrzej Żuławski( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 113 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
Mortelle randonnée by Claude Miller( Visual )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 92 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 )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woyzeck: A soldier is driven into madness by his superiors, his wife and his doctors
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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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Bon voyage