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Decae, Henri

Works: 304 works in 690 publications in 5 languages and 9,923 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Film noir  New wave films  Caper films  Interviews  Historical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Videographer , Other, Performer, Scenarist, Composer, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Henri Decae
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in French and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sensitively recreating the trials of Truffaut's own childhood, portraying aloof parents, oppressive teachers, petty crime, and a friendship that would last a lifetime
Les quatre cents coups = The 400 blows by François Truffaut( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in French and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Antoine Doinet lives in a cramped apartment with his mother and stepfather, neglected by them and unlucky at school. Living an intense imaginative life of his own he gets into trouble and is finally committed to reform school from which he escapes and runs towards the sea, which he has never seen
Le samouraï = The samurai( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in French and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nightclub owner, he finds himself confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy employer, both of whom are determined to put an end to the career criminal
Plein soleil = Purple noon by René Clément( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in French and English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-time conman Tom Ripley travels to Italy to convince wealthy playboy Philippe Greenleaf to return to America, on behalf of Greenleaf's father. Greenleaf refuses, leading Ripley to undertake extreme measures in order to get what he wants
Le cercle rouge( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in French and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being pursued by a police superintendent
Bob le flambeur = Bob the gambler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob the gambler and his friends learn that the Deauville Casino expects to pull in 800 million francs. On the night of the heist Bob plays the casino tables until the appointed time. Before the dawn breaks, some of the men and women will win, some will lose, and some will die
Les enfants terribles by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in French and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul et Elisabeth sont frère et soeur. Entre eux, existe un lien étrange et exclusif, qui peut les amener à refuser la présence des autres. Dans la demeure fmailiale, ils ont un bien à eux : leur chambre est un véritable sanctuaire où trône un trésor chargé d'une signification également connue d'eux seuls. Élisabeth rencontre Michaël et l'épouse, mais, le jour suivant, il meurt lors d'un accident..." (Source : jaquette)
Les amants = The lovers( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A restless bourgeois French woman finds her eye wandering from both her husband and her lover to an attractive passing stranger
Le beau Serge = Handsome Serge by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"François revient, après dix ans d'absence, dans la bourgade creusoise où il a grandi. Il y retrouve Serge, un ami d'enfance. Celui-ci a renoncé à toute ambition et s'adonne à la boisson. Il a épousé Yvonne, mais il tourne autour de Marie, sa belle-soeur, considérée comme la garce du village. Une succession d'événements dramatiques et l'amitié de François vont ouvrir les yeux de Serge sur son ignominie" [source : jaquette]
Les cousins( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Claude Chabrol crafts a sly moral fable about a provincial boy who comes to live with his sophisticated bohemian cousin in Paris. Through these seeming opposites, Chabrol conjures a darkly comic character study that questions notions of good and evil, love and jealousy, and success in the modern world. A mirror image of Le beau Serge, Les cousins recasts that film's stars, Jean-Claude Brialy and Gérard Blain, in startlingly reversed roles"--Container
The boys from Brazil by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezra Lieberman, célèbre chasseur de nazis, reçoit un étrange appel en provenance du Paraguay. Son correspondant l'informe qu'un complot se prépare. A sa tête, le sinistre docteur Mengele, terrifiant médecin nazi recherché par toutes les polices. Son objectif : assassiner 94 hommes à travers le monde. Quel est le but de ce complot ? Quel point commun réunit les 94 victimes ? Lieberman se lance dans une enquête, dont la solution est au-delà de ses pires cauchemars... (source : allociné)
Le silence de la mer = The silence of the sea( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1941. An idealistic, naive German officer in Nazi occupied France is assigned to the home of a middle-aged man and his grown niece. Their response to his presence - their only form of resistance - is complete silence
Les bonnes femmes by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in French and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 1960s Paris, four shop girls seek fulfillment and love
Cybèle : ou, Les dimanches de Ville d'Avray = Sundays and Cybele( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychologically damaged war veteran and a neglected child begin a startlingly intimate friendship, one that ultimately ignites the suspicion and anger of his friends and neighbors in suburban Paris. It becomes a stirring contemplation of an alliance between two troubled souls
Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob = The mad adventures of Rabbi Jacob by Gérard Oury( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in French and English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A racist, anti-Semitic French businessman is forced to disguise himself as a Hasidic rabbi. Hilarity ensues
Le Samouraï by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in French and English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught. One night however, after killing a night-club owner, he's seen by witnesses. His efforts to provide himself with an alibi fail and more and more he gets driven into a corner
Les quatre cents coups = The 400 blows( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The semi-autobiographical story of fourteen-year-old Antoine Doinel, portraying his aloof parents, oppressive teachers, petty crime, and a friendship that would last a lifetime. Also includes the short film, Antoine and Colette, which originally appeared as part of the film L'amour à vingt ans (Love at twenty), picking up Antoine's story a few years later, when he is living on his own and pursuing his first love affair, initiating a lifelong career of quixotic dreams and amorous restlessness
Léon Morin, priest( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Léon Morin is a devoted man of the cloth who is also the crush object of all the women of a small village in Nazi-occupied France. He finds himself most drawn to a sexually frustrated widow, a borderline heretic whose relationship with her confessor is a confrontation with both God and her own repressed desire. A triumph of mood, setting, and innuendo, Léon Morin, Priest is an irreverent pleasure from one of French cinema's towering virtuosos
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud = Elevator to the gallows by Louis Malle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in French and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resumen : Julien Tavernier, héroe de la guerra de Indochina, trabaja para el industrial Simon Carala, y es el amante de su esposa, Florence. Para poder vivir juntos, los amantes deciden matar al marido de modo que parezca un suicidio, pero ocurre algo que no estaba previsto. El director francés Louis Malle, tras codirigir con Bresson "Un condenado a muerte se ha escapado", y con Jacques Cousteau "El mundo del silencio", se estrena en la dirección en solitario con este policiaco basado en la novela de Noël Calef. (FILMAFFINITY)
Bobby Deerfield by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Intelligently directed by Sidney Pollack (The Way We Were), Bobby Deerfield (1977) is a romantic melodrama starring the beautiful young Al Pacino as an American driver on the European racing circuit who falls in love with an impulsive eccentric (Marthe Keller). Their love affair takes on added depth when she challenges his sullen introversion - and when he discovers her tragic secret. Highlighted by Henri Decaë's dreamy cinematography and a lovely score from the great Dave Grusin, available here as an isolated track."--Container
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Le cercle rouge
Le SamouraïLes quatre cents coups = The 400 blowsBobby Deerfield
Alternative Names
Decae, Henri

Decae, Henri 1915-1987

Decaë, Henry 1915-1987

Henri Decaë cinéaste, directeur de la photographie

Henri Decaë direttore della fotografia francese

Henri Decaë francuski operator filmowy

Henri Decaë Frans director of photography (1915-1987)

Henri Decaë französischer Kameramann

Henri Decaë French cinematographer

Анри Декэ

Анрі Декае

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אנרי דקאי

آنری دوکایی


French (107)

English (15)

Spanish (5)

Italian (2)

German (1)