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Casarès, Maria

Overview
Works: 278 works in 660 publications in 8 languages and 4,479 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Experimental films  Film adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romance films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Artist, Other, Costume designer, Singer, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maria Casarès
Les enfants du paradis by Marcel Carn( Visual )

28 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,393 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
Les dames du Bois de Boulogne The ladies of the Bois de Boulogne by Robert Bresson( Visual )

32 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 511 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
Orphée Orpheus( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 476 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
Orphée by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

60 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A hauntingly beautiful piece of cinema'.--The Times
Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

42 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 365 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 )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 202 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 )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in French and held by 88 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 Casars( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone else's America( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Serbian and held by 41 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
Les Bonnes by Jean Genet( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in French and held by 31 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
La Chartreus de Parme d'après l'oeuvre de Stendhal : un film( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young archbishop falls in love and wants to breaks his vows to the church. His aunt, the Countess of Sanseverina, is in love with him, and will stop at nothing to further his celibate career. An action/adventure film of Italian court life in the early 1800s, full of intrigue, ambition, duels, and passionate crimes
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 Grard Philipe( Recording )

9 editions published between 1959 and 1991 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
La lectrice by Michel Deville( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une jeune passionnée de lecture et dotée d'une voix agréable offre ses services pour lire à domicile... Une oeuvre enjouée et sensuelle, ludique et poétique, à la mise en scène virtuose
Les dames du Bois de Bologne by Films Raoul Ploquin (Firm)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2004 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who is growing apart from her lover finds he is also bored with the relationship. This disturbs her and she introduces him to a women he finds appealing who has been a prostitute, a damaging circumstance to one of his class
Macbeth by Claude Barma( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphée Orpheus by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

7 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in French and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Orpheus legend of Greek mythology, a princess, representing Death, helps Orpheus in hell where he goes in search of his dead love
Janus films presents Orpheus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 11 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
Casars, Maria 1922-1996

Casars, Maria-Victoria

Casares Prez, Mara Vitoria 1922-1996

Casares Quiroga, Mara

Casars Quiroga, Maria 1922-1996

Casares y Prez, Mara Victoria

Mara Casares 1922-1996 Spanish-French actress

Mara Casares actriz hispano-francesa

Mara Casares fransk skdespelare

Maria Casars fransk skodespelar

Mara Casares fransk skuespiller

Maria Casars franzsisch-spanische Schauspielerin (1922-1996)

Quiroga, Mara Casares

Quiroga, Maria Casars 1922-1996

Казарес, Мария французская актриса

Мария Казарес

Марія Казарес

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Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi