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Schiffman, Suzanne

Works: 120 works in 648 publications in 6 languages and 6,871 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  War films  Television interviews  Short films  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Director, Author of dialog, Adapter, Conceptor, Restager , Other, Writer of accompanying material, Contributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Suzanne Schiffman
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

50 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Truffaut's 1973 film, an "homage to moviemaking," details the loves and lunacy of the closely-knit family of strangers that comprises an on-location film, cast and crew
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

44 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 816 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 )

52 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film which communicates the perilousness and grace of childhood by depicting some humorous, serious and occasionally grim scenes from the lives of ten French schoolchildren
Le Dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

74 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nazi-occupied Paris, Jewish director Lucas Steiner is forced to hide in the basement of his theatre while his wife stars in its latest production. Romantic tensions mount as she and her leading man begin to fall in love. At the same time, a pro-Nazi theatre critic esconces himself in the theatre causing stress to the entire cast
Le dernier métro = The last metro( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
Vivement dimanche! = Confidentially yours by François Truffaut( Visual )

38 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in French and held by 420 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
L'homme qui aimait les femmes by François Truffaut( Visual )

40 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 410 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
La femme d'à côté = The woman next door by François Truffaut( Visual )

45 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young engineer's new neighbors are surprisingly his old lover and her husband. Though both are happily married, they can't stay away from each other, and an obsession drives them both mad
L'amour en fuite by François Truffaut( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in French and English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Après cinq ans de vie commune, Antoine et Christine Doinel décident de divorcer. Antoine est amoureux de Sabine qui est vendeuse dans un magasin de disques. Un jour, en accompagnant son fils Alphonse à la gare, il croise Colette, la jeune fille des Jeunesses musicales dont il était tombé amoureux à l'époque de L'Amour à vingt ans. L'Amour en fuite fait le point sur les aventures d'Antoine Doinel, en mêlant comme dans une mosaïque des images des précédents films de François Truffaut avec Jean-Pierre Léaud, avec des scènes inédites". (Source : Jaquette)
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in French and English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a medieval French healer and her perservance against a righteous monk, who comes to her village looking for heretics to condemn
La Nuit americaine = Day for night( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leading lady is recovering from a nervous breakdown, another performer is soused on the set, unions threaten to walk, shooting must finish before the insurance lapses and a cat can't hit its mark. Is this any way to make a film?
Le pont du Nord by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie is a claustrophobic ex-con who, shortly after wandering into Paris, encounters the wild and potentially troubled young woman Baptiste. Baptiste, a knife-wielding self-proclaimed karate expert accompanies Marie on her quest to solve the mystery behind the contents of her former lover's suitcase: an amalgam of clippings, patterns, and maps of Paris that points to a vastly unsettling labyrinth replete with signs and intimations whose menacing endgame remains unclear
Hurlevent by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Emily Brontë's doomed young lovers from Wuthering heights, updated to the French countryside of the 1930's
Le Dernier métro : scénario by François Truffaut( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in French and English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scénario et dialogues de ce film qui suit la double progression de la vie d'un théâtre et de l'histoire de l'Occupation. Césars du meilleur film, meilleur réalisateur, meilleur acteur (Gérard Depardieu) et meilleure actrice (Catherine Deneuve). [SDM]
Quand les étoiles rencontrent la mer by Raymond Rajaonarivelo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy born during a solar eclipse survives abandonment and superstitious ostracization from his village, condemning him to be trampled by a herd of cattle. By a miracle, he survives the stampede with only an injured foot, hence his name, Kapila, "the lame one." Rescued and raised by a childless woman, he eventually discovers love will change his destiny when he meets Fara. Together they make their own destiny
Out 1( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysteries of Paris : Jacques Rivette's Out 1 revisited: a feature-length documentary by Robert Fischer and Wilfried Reichart, containing interviews with actors Bulle Ogier, Michael Lonsdale and Hermine Karagheuz, cinematographer Pierre-William Glenn, assistant director Jean-François Stévenin and producer Stéphane Tchalgadjieff, as well as rare archival interviews with actors Jacques Doniol-Valcroze and Michel Delahaye, and director Jacques Rivette
Out 1 : spectre by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shorter, theatrical version of 'Out 1: Noli Me Tangere.'
Die letzte Metro Le dernier métro( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der jüdische Regisseur Steiner versteckt sich im Keller seines Theaters vor den Nazis. Nur seine Frau Marion kennt das Versteck. Jeden Abend steigt sie hinab, erzählt von den Proben und dem Leben oben. Je länger Steiner sich verbergen muss, desto mehr verliert er den Bezug zur Realität und schon bald auch seine Frau Marion, die sich in den Darsteller Bernard verliebt. François Truffauts Besatzungsfilm ist alles andere als todernst. Mit Ironie und Spitzfindigkeit inszeniert der Regisseur ein geniales Wechselspiel aus Theater und Wirklichkeit. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed as one of the finest films ever made, it charts, over twenty-five years, the relationship between two friends and the object of their mutual obsession. The legendary François Truffaut directs, and Jeanne Moreau stars as the alluring and willful Catherine, whose enigmatic smile and passionate nature lure Jules and Jim into one of cinema's most captivating romantic triangles. An exuberant and poignant meditation on freedom, loyalty, and the fortitude of love
L'Amour en fuite by François Truffaut( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in French and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The 400 Blows we first met Truffaut's alter ego Antoine Doinel, age 13. Now Doinel is in his thirties, newly divorced and renewing love affairs with several women from his past. But when his mother dies, he is forced to confront his emotional immaturity and inability to sustain a lasting relationship..."--External container
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Audience level: 0.38 (from 0.23 for Jules et J ... to 0.93 for Die letzte ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
La femme d'à côté = The woman next door
Alternative Names
Klochendler, Suzanne 1929-2001

Schiffman, Suzanne 1929-2001

Suzanne Schiffman Frans scenarioschrijfster (1929-2001)

Suzanne Schiffman französische Drehbuchautorin und Regisseurin

Suzanne Schiffman French film director and screenwriter

Suzanne Schiffman réalisatrice et scénariste française

Suzanne Schiffman sceneggiatrice e regista francese

Сюзанн Шиффман

סוזאן שיפמן

سوزان شیفمن فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان فرانسوی


Vivement dimanche! = Confidentially yoursLa femme d'à côté = The woman next doorL'Amour en fuite