WorldCat Identities

Films du carrosse (Firm)

Overview
Works: 54 works in 524 publications in 5 languages and 16,187 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  New wave films  History  Romance films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Short films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Films du carrosse (Firm)
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( Visual )

64 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lonely Parisian youth whose alienation from his parents and teachers propels him into rebellion and small time crime
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

70 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman. Considered Truffaut's greatest film
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stylish and poignant film about Jewish director Lucas Steiner (Heinz Bennent), who is forced to hide in the basement of his theater during the Nazi occupation while his wife (Catherine Deneuve) stars in its latest production. Romantic tensions mount when she and her leading man (Gérard Depardieu) begin to fall in love with each other. At the same time, a pro-Nazi theater critic ensconces himself in the theater causing stress to the entire cast"--Container
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film company at work. Actors arrive and depart; liaisons develop. Julie, the beautiful but possibly unstable lead, is recovering from a breakdown, aided by an older physician, her new husband. Alphonse is insecure, he babbles. When his fiance exits with a stunt man, he threatens to quit. Julie must convince him to stay. Alexandre, a consummate pro on the set, runs back and forth to the airport hoping a certain young man will visit. Severine, no longer young, hits the bottle and covers blown lines with emotional outbursts. At the center is Ferrand, the writer director, who must make constant decisions, answer a stream of questions, and deliver the film on schedule
L'enfant sauvage = Wild child by François Truffaut( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the capture of a young boy found living like an animal in the forest. Dr. Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard of the National Institute for the Deaf and Dumb, Paris, believes the child can be transformed into a civilized being. The doctor removes the boy from the institute into his own home. The boy, named Victor, is divided between his longing for the wilderness and his new life with the doctor. Itard, whose teaching strategies survive today in the Montessori Method, is unsure whether he is helping a savage become human or turning a forest child into a semi-civilized idiot
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 768 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
L'Argent de poche by François Truffaut( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in French and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poetic comedy about a group of children as they experience life from early childhood to adolescence. Truffaut explores the range of emotions from humour and fantasy to the serious side of life in this exploration of feelings
2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle = 2 or 3 things I know about her by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in French and English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliette, a bourgeois housewife, is a loving wife and mother whose domestic moments alternate with her days and nights as a call girl. DVD
Baisers volés = Stolen kisses by François Truffaut( Visual )

18 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stolen kisses is a continuation of the story of Antoine Doinel (first told in the film, The 400 blows). In many respects this is an autobiography of Francois Truffaut--his thoroughly dishonorable discharge from the army, his initially awkward but finally successful encounters with women
L'amour en fuite by François Truffaut( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in French and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further amorous adventures of Antoine Doinel. This fifth time out, the women from Doinel's past resurface to challenge his emotions
La mariée était en noir by François Truffaut( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newlywed sees her husband killed on their wedding day, and she exacts her revenge on his killers
Domicile conjugal = Bed and board by François Truffaut( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in French and English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antoine Doinel is now 26. He married Christine, who teaches the violin. They will have a baby. In a new job, Antoine meets Kyoto, a japanese woman and falls in love with her. They have a love affair. Christine discovers it and Antoine leaves the house
La peau douce = the soft skin by François Truffaut( Visual )

23 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrated literary scholar, seemingly happily married, embarks on an affair with a gorgeous stewardess, who is captivated by his charm and reputation. As their romance gets serious, the film grows anxious, leading to a wallop of a conclusion
Mississippi mermaid by François Truffaut( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in French and English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mail-order bride bride from France a Reunion Island tobacco planter has arranged doesn't turn out to be quite what he expected
Vivement dimanche! = Confidentially yours by François Truffaut( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in French and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When businessman Julien Vercel is accused of murdering his wife and her lover, he hides in his office to avoid capture. It is up to his secretary Barbara, who is secretly in love with him, to prove his innocence
La femme d'à côté = The woman next door by François Truffaut( Visual )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man's marriage is endangered when a woman with whom he had a passionate and painful affair several years ago moves in next door
L'homme qui aimait les femmes by François Truffaut( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While writing his autobiography, a French bachelor tells of his lifelong obsession with women, often going to ridiculous lengths to meet a woman who has caught his eye
Paris nous appartient by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in French and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film follows a young literature student who befriends the members of a loose-knit group of twenty-somethings in Paris, united by the apparent suicide of an acquaintance. Suspicious of the death, she investigates to see if conspiracy was involved
Deux Anglaises et le continent = Two English girls by Jean-Pierre Léaud( Visual )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poignant, turn of the century tale of two sisters in love with the same man
The adventures of Antoine Doinel : five films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five films featuring the enthusiastic, melancholic, and hopelessy romantic trouble maker Antoine Doinel, played by Jean-Pierre Léaud. The films take Doinel from his troubled childhood through myriad frustrations and romantic entanglements, from his stormy teens through marriage, children, divorce, and adulthood
 
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Les quatre cents coupsThe adventures of Antoine Doinel : five films
Alternative Names
Les Films du Carrosse

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L'Argent de poche2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle = 2 or 3 things I know about herBaisers volés = Stolen kissesL'amour en fuiteLa mariée était en noirLa peau douce = the soft skinVivement dimanche! = Confidentially yoursLa femme d'à côté = The woman next doorThe adventures of Antoine Doinel : five films