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Dauman, Anatole 1925-1998

Works: 63 works in 454 publications in 7 languages and 9,220 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Short films  Angel films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Romance films  New wave films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, Interviewee, Editor, pmn, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anatole Dauman
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

66 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mix of comedy, romance and personal reflection (on Berlin in particular) concerning two angels posted to Berlin. They encounter a variety of people, including actor Peter Falk on location shooting a film about the Nazi era, and a trapeze artist with whom one of the angels falls in love
Nuit et brouillard Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in French and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title of Resnais' astounding documentary on the Holocaust is taken from Hitler's decree that anyone who "endangered Germany's security" was to "vanish without trace (in the) night and fog" of the Third Reich. A harrowing look at concentration camps and the Holocaust, it carefully juxtaposes documentary footage shot in black-and-white by the Allied troops who liberated the camps, with contemporary colour footage of a tour of the ruins of Auschwitz in the 1950s
La jetée by Chris Marker( Visual )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in French and English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La Jetée" was the inspiration for Terry Gilliam's film "Twelve Monkeys" and is almost entirely narrated using black and white stills. After Paris is destroyed in a third world war, the survivors are forced to retreat underground where scientists conduct strange time-travel experiments in an effort to escape to a better past or future. In "Sans Soleil", an unknown woman reads the writings of a cameraman who travels the world to produce a study of "the dreams of the human race"; he is particularly attracted to the two extremes of Japan and Africa, and discusses the images that he creates with the woman
L'empire de la passion Empire of passion by Nagisa Ōshima( Visual )

70 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1895, a small Japanese village. Part-time barmaid Seki is married to Gisaburo, a hardworking rickshaw man. Toyoji is a younger man at loose ends since leaving the army. Toyoji seduces Seki, and they embark on a desultory affair. Later, an impetuous action of Toyoji's prompts the lovers to murder Gisaburo. Three years later, Gisaburo's ghost appears, a sad and confused lost soul whose vague desperation drives his murderers to anguished guilt. This film was director Oshima's venture into the kaidan (Japanese ghost story), and was highly acclaimed on its release in 1978
Mouchette by Robert Bresson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in French and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Faced with a dying mother, an absent, alcoholic father, and a baby brother in need of care, the teenage Mouchette seeks solace in nature and daily routine, a respite from her economic and prepubescent turmoil" -- Container
Masculin féminin 15 faits précis by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in French and Italian and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, a young idealistic would-be intellectual, struggles to forge a relationship with incipient pop star Madeleine in 1960s Paris
2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in French and English and held by 586 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
Chronique d'un été (Paris 1960) = Chronicle of a Summer (Paris 1960) by Jean Rouch( Visual )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in French and English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "cinéma vérité" exploration of daily life, happiness, work and alienation of Parisians in the city and on vacation at St. Tropez
La planète sauvage = Fantastic Planet by René Laloux( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a distant planet an advanced race of creatures keep other people as pets until a revolt leads to harmony between them
Muriel, ou, Le temps d'un retour by Alain Resnais( Visual )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in French and Spanish and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tras la muerte de su marido, Hélène, dueña de un negocio de antigüedades, cuida de su hijo adoptivo Bernard, un joven traumatizado por el recuerdo de Muriel, una mujer torturada durante la Guerra de Argelia. Hélène está buscando a Alphonse, su amor de juventud, al que no ve desde hace veinte años. Sin embargo, cuando, por fin, lo encuentra, ambos descubren que ya no tienen nada en común
Until the end of the world by Wim Wenders( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1999. As the threat of nuclear holocaust looms, a government killer stalks traveler Farber for his invention, while one woman will do anything for his love
Sans soleil Sunless by Chris Marker( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and French and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinctions between fiction and non-fiction film dissolve in this personal journey through the fabric of Tokyo life, and other points around the world
La jetée by Chris Marker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in French and English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While at the Orly Airport observation deck, a boy sees a man shot. Shortly afterwards World War III breaks out and Paris is destroyed by nuclear weapons. As one of the survivors, the now grown man is chosen as part of an experiment in time travel because he has a strong grasp on a moment in the past--the image of the man being shot at the airport. He is successfully sent back in time. But once in the past, he falls in love with a girl, and defies orders to return and be with her
La belle captive by Alain Robbe-Grillet( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in French and Spanish and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alain Robbe-Grillet's erotically-charged film portrays a man's obsession with a mysterious woman who steps out of his fantasies. Walter becomes fascinated with Marie-Ange after seeing her in a nightclub. One evening, he finds her bound in the middle of the road. After a surreal night of passion, he awakens the next morning to wonder if it all was just a dream."--Container
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danzig, 1927: Mit drei Jahren beschliesst Oskar Matherath nicht mehr zu wachsen. Niemals will er Teil der scheinheiligen Erwachsenenwelt sein. Mit schriller Stimme und seiner Blechtrommel protestiert der kleinwüchsige Störenfried fortan gegen die muffige Weimarer Republik und den aufkommenden Nationasozialismus. Erst nach Kriegsende legt Oskar seine Skepsis gegenüber der Welt ab. [...] (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
La bête the beast by Walerian Borowczyk( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An erotic fable originally part of the Immoral Tales (Contes Immoreaux) by Borowczyk. In the 18th century a beast lived in the woods of an aristocratic estate. Possessed of an insatiable lust it set upon the beautiful young lady of the house. Two centuries later, the tale of the beast would return in the dreams of an American heiress contracted to carry the male descendant of the same crumbling aristocratic family and their secret
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love. by Alain Resnais( Visual )

15 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unnamed pair consists of a Japanese man and a French woman in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with the consequences of war -- he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by acting in a motion picture while remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier
Contes immoraux Immoral tales by Walerian Borowczyk( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in Spanish and French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carnal desires know no bounds in these four tales of immoral lust. In the first story, two young cousins become lovers during a dangerous game of seduction. Then, a girl discovers true orgasmic bliss while in the throes of religious ecstasy. Next, the notorious Countess Bathory seizes beautiful country maidens for epic orgies of savage desire. Finally, Lucrezia Borgia instigates an unholy mʹenage-a-trois of incestuous love that shocked a century"--Container
Anatole Dauman, Argos films : souvenir-écran by Anatole Dauman( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronique d'un ete Chronicle of a summer by Jean Rouch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at several citizens's of Paris in the year 1960. Using new lightweight camera equipment the filmmaker's Jean Rouch and Edgar Morin asked passersby on the streets of Paris whether or not they were happy. The answers vary as much as the individuals interviewed. Mary Lou describes her experience as an immigrant and a single woman living in Paris. Marcelline describes the difficulty of adapting to life in Paris after having been deported to a German work camp by the Vichy police. The filmmakers interview recently arrived African and European immigrants as well as longtime Parisians to create a picture of Paris in the aftermath of World War II. The film was made in the summer of 1960 by the sociologist Edgar Morin and the ethnographer Jean Rouch, and was promoted as an example of the new film movement dubbed "cinema verite."
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Masculin féminin 15 faits précis
Alternative Names
Anatole Dauman Frans filmproducent (1925-1998)

Anatole Dauman französischer Filmproduzent

Anatole Dauman French film producer

Dauman, Anatole

Анаталь Дауман немецкий кинопродюсер

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L'empire de la passion Empire of passionMasculin féminin 15 faits précis2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elleSans soleil SunlessDie Blechtrommel The tin drumHiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love.