WorldCat Identities

Schiffman, Suzanne

Works: 110 works in 645 publications in 6 languages and 6,854 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  New wave films  Romance films  Historical films  War films  Television interviews  Short films 
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
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

77 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 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
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

57 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie about moviemaking on the French Riviera with the interplay between screen people in real life and the people they portray in films
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

43 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 )

53 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 725 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
Vivement dimanche! = Confidentially yours by François Truffaut( Visual )

41 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 424 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 )

41 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 414 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 370 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'amour en fuite by François Truffaut( Visual )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doinel is about to be divorced. His first novel has just been published, and the women in his life return to tempt him and teach him again
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman( Visual )

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

A drama set in 13th century France revolving around Étienne de Bourbon, a Dominican friar sent by the pope to seek out heretics and a forest woman who performs ancient healing rituals. An historically accurate dramatization of the conflict between ancient customs and religious dogma
Le pont du Nord by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in French and held by 129 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 101 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
The Last metro : François Truffaut, director 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 )

2 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 50 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and held by 38 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
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( 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
Die Frau nebenan La femme d'à côté( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als Mathilde mit ihrem Mann Philippe in ein neues Haus zieht, merkt sie bald, dass nebenan Bernard, ihr ehemaliger Geliebter, mit seiner Familie lebt. Bernard ist glücklicher Familienvater und über die erneute Begegnung mit seiner acht Jahre zurückliegenden grossen und doch verzweifelten Liebe nicht ganz glücklich. Doch die Gefühle sind stärker als erwartet. Nach und nach kommen sich die beiden, die sich einst gegenseitig zur Weissglut brachten, wieder näher und beginnen eine neue Romanze, die schnell die alte verhängnisvolle Macht über sie gewinnt. Diese Liebe ist von einem unüberwindlichen Gegensatz geprägt, der das Paar zugleich aneinander bindet und trennt. Ehemals angestaute Aggressionen schaffen sich Raum und der Versuch, die zerstörerischen Kräfte der grenzenlosen Leidenschaft zu bändigen, scheint nur schwer zu gelingen
Merry-go-round( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After receiving a telegram, Ben Phillips, an American, is looking for his former girlfriend Elisabeth, who is French. He meets up with her sister Léo and together the two travel France in hope that they uncover a conspiracy involving kidnapping, four million dollars and an airplane explosion
El último metro( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parigi durante l'occupazione nazista la proprietaria di un teatro cerca di continuare l'opera del marito regista, nascosto nei sotterranei perché ebreo, destreggiandosi abilmente tra i sospetti della Gestapo e quelli dei collaborazionisti: l'arrivo di un nuovo attore garantirà il successo dello spettacolo ma complicherà la vita privata della donna. (Mereghetti)
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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