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Schiffman, Suzanne

Overview
Works: 94 works in 431 publications in 7 languages and 5,832 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Director, Author of dialog, Adapter, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Suzanne Schiffman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Suzanne Schiffman
La nuit américaine by François Truffaut ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film about the people involved in making movies
L'histoire d'Adèle H. The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A laserdisc version of Truffaut's film about a woman who realises herself in self destruction, a story of unrequited love based on the actual journals written in code by the daughter of Victor Hugo who refers to herself only as Adele H. Beginning in 1863 Adele pursues an English lieutenant to Nova Scotia and Barbados. Truffaut's idea was to make a film with a maximum of inner violence about love involving only one person. The object of her love is worthless and Adele recognises him as such. Adele's obsession is with the emotion of love itself, l'amour fou which radically draws her to a refusal of identity on the outer limits of society. Truffaut called his film 'a musical composition for one instrument' and his single minded focus on Adjani as Adele carries us to 'a larger view of the notion of neurotically willed romanticism.' Kael recognises that The Story of Adele H. is, in a strange way, 'deeply, disharmoniously funny'
Le Dernier métro The last metro by François Truffaut ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 737 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
L'Argent de poche by François Truffaut ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories of children in a French village as they grow from children to adolescents to adulthood
Le dernier métro Last metro by François Truffaut ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in French and held by 577 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 )
32 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 443 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 )
33 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Comedy about a bachelor who is obsessed with women and, it turns out, they with him. To make sense of the fact that he falls in love with almost every woman he meets, he writes his autobiography."--Leonard Maltin's TV movies and video guide, 1987 ed
La femme d'à côté The woman next door by François Truffaut ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 400 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
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 244 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
Day for night ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and French and held by 208 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
Hurlevent by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 85 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
L'amour en fuite Love on the run by François Truffaut ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Further adventures of Antoine Doinel, hero of The 400 blows, Stolen kisses, and Bed and board. He is about to publish his first novel, get divorced, and he has fallen in love again
Le Dernier métro : scénario by François Truffaut ( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in French 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 )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in French and held by 57 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
Sorceress Le moine et la sorcière ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in French and held by 54 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 dernier métro The last metro ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew and was compelled to leave the country. His wife Marion, an actress, directs the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive with a new play, and hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. But Lucas is actually hiding in the basement
L'amour par terre by Jacques Rivette ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lors d'une représentation de "théâtre d'appartement", deux jeunes comédiennes, Charlotte et Emily, et leur partenaire, Silvano, sont remarqués par un auteur dramatique de renom, Clément Roquemaure. Il leur propose de venir interpréter dans ses appartements, pour une seule représentation organisée pour quelques amis, une pièce de sa création dont il n'a pas encore écrit la fin
Hurlevent Wuthering Heights ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 11 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
Love on the run L'Amour en fuite ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 8 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
Merry-go-round ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in French and German and held by 8 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
 
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French (258)
English (22)
Spanish (16)
German (8)
Multiple languages (7)
Italian (5)
Japanese (2)
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