WorldCat Identities

S.E.D.I.F.

Overview
Works: 81 works in 206 publications in 3 languages and 8,232 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Motion pictures  Love stories 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by S.E.D.I.F.
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by François Truffaut ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman. Considered Truffaut's greatest film
Les quatre cents coups by François Truffaut ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in French and English and held by 2,049 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
Tous les matins du monde All the mornings of the world by Alain Corneau ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in French and held by 591 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
Le Dernier métro The last metro by François Truffaut ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in French and held by 589 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
Le dernier métro Last metro by François Truffaut ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 580 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
De battre mon coeur s'est arrete by Jacques Audiard ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 544 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
Sur mes lèvres Read my lips by Jacques Audiard ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in French and held by 395 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."--IMDb
The adventures of Antoine Doinel five films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 276 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 Four hundred blows ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a lonely Parisian youth whose alienation from his parents and teachers propels him into rebellion and small-time crime
Les quatre cents coups The 400 blows by François Truffaut ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in French and held by 198 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
L'accompagnatrice The accompanist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An awkward young pianist sacrifices her own chance at happiness by living in the dark shadow cast by a collaborator and his unfaithful wife in Nazi-occupied Paris
La Petite voleuse The little thief ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in French and held by 112 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
Remorques by Jean Grémillon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 108 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 peau douce Soft skin by François Truffaut ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierre Lachenay, a distinguished author and publisher with a wife and child, falls in love with a flight attendant, Nicole. Unable to decide between his wife and his mistress, Pierre keeps going back and forth between the two. Irritated, Nicole leaves Pierre, and an ironic, tragic twist of fate cuts short Pierre's plans to reconcile his marriage
The 400 blows by François Truffaut ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Con sólo doce años, Antoine Doinel se ve obligado no sólo a ser testigo de los problemas conyugales que sus padres no se atreven a afrontar, sino también a soportar las exigencias de un severo profesor. Un día, asustado porque no ha cumplido un castigo que el maestro le ha impuesto, decide ausentarse del colegio con su amigo René. Inesperadamente, ve a su madre en compañía de otro hombre; la culpa y el miedo lo arrastran a una serie de mentiras que poco a poco van calando en su ánimo. Deseando dejar atrás todos sus problemas, sueña con conocer el mar y traza con René un plan para escaparse
Jules and Jim by François Truffaut ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in French and held by 41 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 Franȯis 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
Le colonel Chabert by Yves Angelo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En 1817 un homme loqueteux se présente chez l'avoué Derville et déclare être le colonel Chabert, qu'on croyait décédé à la guerre dix ans plus tôt. Constatant que son interlocuteur dit la vérité, l'avoué se charge de légaliser son retour à la vie publique en tentant d'obtenir de l'ex-épouse de celui-ci la fortune considérable qui lui revient. Remariée à un comte et désormais mère, la "veuve" est cependant réticente à l'idée de partager ses biens et craint surtout que son second mariage ne soit annulé; chose qui arrangerait son nouvel époux, dont l'avancement est compromis par cette union avec une sympathisante de l'ancien régime
Essential art house ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and death of Colonel Blimp: "Famous British cartoon character Colonel Blimp was made flesh and blood in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's complex, humane portrait of a well-mannered soldier, whom the film follows through the first half of the twentieth century"--Container
Too beautiful for you by Bertrand Blier ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in French and held by 20 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
De battre mon coeur s'est arrete Beat that my heart skipped by Jacques Audiard ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this remake of Fingers, Tom, a ne'er-do-well, works with two scheming real estate men who have little or no morals. He decides to return to the piano, practicing Bachs' Toccata in E Minor for an important audition that could be a life-changing event
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
French (127)
English (7)
Italian (1)
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