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Casarès, Maria

Overview
Works: 291 works in 694 publications in 8 languages and 4,618 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Experimental films  Film adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Fantasy films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Artist, Singer, Other, Costume designer, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maria Casarès
Les enfants du paradis by Marcel Carné( Visual )

31 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the popular theatre and underworld of 19th century Paris, the story intertwines the fates of four men who all love one woman: the beautiful and sophisticated actress Garance, whose emancipated and independent spirit belies the time in which she lives
Orphée = Orpheus by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

89 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the love of a poet for a princess who travels constantly from this world to the next. A legendary tale in a modern Parisian setting
Les dames du Bois de Boulogne = The ladies of the Bois de Boulogne by Robert Bresson( Visual )

31 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realizing that her lover Jean is losing interest in her, a society lady Helene gets revenge by tricking him into marrying a former prostitute Agnes. After the wedding Helene tells a stunned Jean about his wife's secret past
Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

42 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations
Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world. 2. An artist is driven mad by the sight of his own blood and a drawing of a mouth that seems to come to life. The combination sends him off on a series of bizarre adventures that strive to explain how artists become obsessed with their own works. 3. In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations
La chartreuse de Parme = the charterhouse of Parme by Christian-Jaque( Visual )

28 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in French and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabrice is a young archbishop who gives his heart and soul to romance rather than the Church, creating complications for everyone involved. The Countess of Sangeverine is but one of many who love Fabrice. From his prison window, Fabrice falls in love with the jailers daughter who takes a vow to the Virgin Mary never to see him again, even if his daring escape succeeds
Résidente privilégiée by Maria Casarès( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in French and Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Bonnes by Jean Genet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genet's provacative play about two treacherous maidservants who simultaneously love and hate their mistress. When they fail in their attempt to murder her, they get their just deserts
Someone else's America( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Serbian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Spanish immigrant lives with his blind mother above a small dingy bar he owns in Brooklyn. It is a story of loss, displacement, and ultimately the power of friendship
Phèdre by Jean Racine( Recording )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in French and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A neoclassical tragedy in which passion overcomes reason, thereby sending Phèdre to a dishonorable death
La lectrice = The reader by Michel Deville( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinated by the heroine of a novel, a woman decides to turn to reading at home to lonely people. Through a classified ad she placed, she meets Eric, a handicapped teenager, and his other "clients": a mischievous girl, a widow of General Marxist at heart, a CEO who is neurotically reading The Lover by Marguerite Duras , and a retired judge who a great admirer of the writings of the Marquis de Sade
Albert Camus vous parle by Albert Camus( Recording )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un inédit de l'écrivain est suivie d'extraits d'une de ses pièces et de deux de ses romans
Les Plus beaux poèmes de la langue francaise by Gérard Philipe( Recording )

10 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vijfentwintig uitgelezen gedichten en toneelfragmenten van de vijftiende tot de negentiende eeuw, voorgedragen door de Franse artiesten Maria Casares en Gérard Philipe
Le testament d'Orphée ou Ne me demandez pas pourquoi by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour en finir avec le jugement de dieu = To have done with the judgement of God by Antonin Artaud( Recording )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in French and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English language presentation, with a critical commentary of the seminal radiophonic performance work: "Pour en finir avec le jugement de Dieu". Made to celebrate the the centenary of Artaud's birth
Le Testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas = The testament of Orpheus, or, Do not ask me why( Visual )

in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern account of the Orpheus myth. The poet as an 18th century man, dies, enters space time, is revived and seeks his identity. This was Cocteau's last film and includes images and scenes from his earlier films as well as serving as a gathering of personal friends and admirers
Les enfants du paradis by Marcel Carné( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testament of Orpheus = Testament d'Orpheé( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations
Janus films presents Orpheus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Les dames du Bois de Boulogne = The ladies of the Bois de Boulogne
Alternative Names
Casarès, Maria 1922-1996

Casarès, Maria-Victoria

Casares Pérez, María Vitoria 1922-1996

Casares Quiroga, María

Casarès Quiroga, Maria 1922-1996

Casares y Pérez, María Victoria

María Casares 1922-1996 Spanish-French actress

Maria Casarès actrice française

María Casares actriz hispano-francesa

María Casares Frans actrice (1922-1996)

María Casares fransk skådespelare

Maria Casarès fransk skodespelar

María Casares fransk skuespiller

Maria Casarès französisch-spanische Schauspielerin (1922-1996)

Quiroga, María Casares

Quiroga, Maria Casarès 1922-1996

Казарес, Мария французская актриса

Мария Казарес

Марія Казарес

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ماریا کاسارس بازیگر فرانسوی

마리아 카자레스

Languages
French (264)

English (13)

German (12)

Spanish (11)

Galician (4)

Italian (2)

Serbian (2)

Russian (1)

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Le Testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas = The testament of Orpheus, or, Do not ask me why