WorldCat Identities

S.E.D.I.F.

Overview
Works: 80 works in 244 publications in 2 languages and 8,710 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Romance films  New wave films  War films  Musical films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, prn, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by S.E.D.I.F.
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut( Visual )

47 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in French and English and held by 2,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fourteen year old boy suffering from neglect finds ways to conceal his true life by skipping school and losing himself in other activities
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

36 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in French and English and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends fall in love with the same woman, who has great difficulty choosing between them. Over the ensuing decades the 3 remain close friends, despite the sexual tension inherent in their situation
Le dernier métro by François Truffaut( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in French and held by 1,199 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
Tous les matins du monde = All the mornings of the world by Alain Corneau( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in French and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provocative tale of romance, lust, desire, and intrigue based on the lives of 17th century French composer Sainte Colombe and his protege, Marin Marais
De battre mon coeur s'est arrete by Jacques Audiard( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in French and English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of Tom, a real estate thug torn between a criminal life and his desire to become a concert pianist"--Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beat_That_My_Heart_Skipped
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in French and English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of friendship between two artists and their love for the same woman
Sur mes lèvres = Read My Lips by Jacques Audiard( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young secretary Carla is a long-time employee of a property development company. Loyal and hardworking, first to arrive and last to leave, Carla is beginning to chafe at the limitations of her career and is looking to move up. But as a 35-five-year-old woman with a hearing deficiency, she is not sure how to climb out of her humdrum life, though she is confident in her own abilities. Into her life comes Paul Angeli, a new trainee she decides to hire. Paul is 25 years old and completely unskilled, but Carla covers for him when the need arises because of his other qualities - he's a thief, fresh out of jail and very good-looking. It's a case of good meeting bad
La peau douce = the soft skin by François Truffaut( Visual )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in French and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrated literary scholar, seemingly happily married, embarks on an affair with a gorgeous stewardess, who is captivated by his charm and reputation. As their romance gets serious, the film grows anxious, leading to a wallop of a conclusion
The adventures of Antoine Doinel : five films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five films featuring the enthusiastic, melancholic, and hopelessy romantic trouble maker Antoine Doinel, played by Jean-Pierre Léaud. The films take Doinel from his troubled childhood through myriad frustrations and romantic entanglements, from his stormy teens through marriage, children, divorce, and adulthood
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, 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
L'accompagnatrice = The accompanist by Claude Miller( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in French and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durant l'hiver 1942-43, la jeune pianiste Sophie Vasseur est bien contente de quitter son pauvre univers familial pour aller travailler comme accompagnatrice de la cantatrice Irène Brice. Installée chez sa patronne, la jeune fille y découvre un monde fait de menues intrigues et de superficialité qui la séduit. Ainsi, alors qu'Irène connaît le succès et fréquente en secret Jacques Fabert, son mari Charles tente de mener à bien ses affaires sans se mouiller, ni avec les Allemands, ni avec les résistants. Ce petit jeu ne pouvant plus durer, le couple fuit en Angleterre, via le Portugal, amenant Sophie dans leurs baggages. À Londres, la pianiste continue à observer l'infidélité d'Irène, qui conduit Charles au suicide
Remorques by Jean Grémillon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Andre and the other members of the crew of the tugboat Cyclone, existence is harshly divided between the danger of the stormy seas and the safety of life at home with their patient women. When Andre meets temptation in the form of the alluring Catherine during a risky rescue, he comes perilously close to betraying his wife of ten years
La Petite voleuse = The little thief by Claude Miller( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in French and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Janine Castang a pretty young girl in the 1950's who thinks that stealing is the only way to make her way to adulthood
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama of three people in love and their relationships during the era of World War I
Le colonel Chabert by Yves Angelo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an army officer who, after being taken for dead, finds it impossible to reclaim his identity. Returning from the Napoleonic wars, Chabert seeks to recoup his social position and fortune from a wife who refuses to recognize his existence, has remarried, and is using up his money
Essential art house( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Orpheus: "Color photography of the Brazilian Carnival celebration and its sultry bossa nova beats ... Transplanting the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice to the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Black Orpheus brings Greek mythology to vivid, frenetic life"--Container
Jules et Jim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 27 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
Hôtel du nord by Marcel Carné( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hôtel du Nord is a family-run hotel on the edge of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris. As the family is celebrating a first communion, a young couple checks in, planning a double suicide. Only one shot is fired, and the man, Pierre, flees leaving his lover, Renée, to die in the room. But he leaves the gun behind and she survives. A series of convoluted affairs between hotel patrons and staff, as well as passion-fueled travels across France, ensue--all to end the story in perfect symmetry
Too beautiful for you by Bertrand Blier( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard est un homme comblé. Il est riche, a deux beaux enfants et, surtout, il est marié à Florence, une femme irréprochable, d'une beauté parfaite. Comment comprendre alors, qu'il es sente irrésistiblement attiré par sa nouvelle secrétaire, Colette, une fille "sympa" mais des plus ordinaires. Une folle liaison débutera pourtant entre eux, au risque de tout perdre
Jules et Jim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before World War I in Paris, a girl alternates between a French student, Jim, and a German student, Jules. After the war, they meet again and form a constantly shifting triangle
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Tous les matins du monde = All the mornings of the world
Alternative Names
SEDIF

Languages
French (171)

English (10)

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Tous les matins du monde = All the mornings of the worldLa peau douce = the soft skinThe adventures of Antoine Doinel : five filmsLa Petite voleuse = The little thiefEssential art house