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Casarès, Maria

Overview
Works: 294 works in 628 publications in 8 languages and 4,434 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Artist, Singer, Other, Costume designer, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Maria Casarès
Les enfants du paradis by Marcel Carné ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about the theater and the individuals that made the stage their life. Includes the love story of four men for one woman
Orphée by Jean Cocteau ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'A hauntingly beautiful piece of cinema'.--The Times
Les dames du Bois de Boulogne The ladies of the Bois de Boulogne by Robert Bresson ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 479 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 )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 432 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
Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi by Jean Cocteau ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 350 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 206 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
Someone else's America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Serbian and held by 44 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
Résidente privilégiée by Maria Casarès ( Book )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phèdre by Jean Racine ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in French and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A neoclassical tragedy in which passion overcomes reason, thereby sending Phèdre to a dishonorable death
La chartreuse de Parme the charterhouse of Parme ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and held by 35 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
La chartreuse de Parme by Christian-Jaque ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the Marquis Fabrice del Dongo, a member of the clergy who chooses love over the church, and the many women in his life
Les Bonnes by Jean Genet ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in French and held by 34 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 30 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
Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne The ladies of the Bois de Bologne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Realizing that her lover is losing interest in her, a society lady gets revenge by tricking him into marrying a former prostitute. After the wedding the lady tells a stunned ex-lover about his wife's secret past, but the ending has more than one surprise twist. This is a modernized but fairly faithful adaptation of the story of Madame de La Pommeraye from Denis Diderot's novel Jacques le Fataliste
Les Plus beaux poèmes de la langue francaise by Gérard Philipe ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1959 and 1991 in French and held by 24 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
Albert Camus vous parle by Albert Camus ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 19 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 dames du Bois de Bologne by Robert Bresson ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1944 and 2004 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 18 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
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 18 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
La lectrice by Michel Deville ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 15 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
Macbeth by Claude Barma ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Casares
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
Quiroga, María Casares
Quiroga, Maria Casarès 1922-1996
Languages
French (225)
English (11)
German (7)
Spanish (6)
Galician (3)
Serbian (2)
Italian (2)
Russian (1)
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