WorldCat Identities

S.E.D.I.F.

Overview
Works: 69 works in 243 publications in 3 languages and 8,634 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  New wave films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Romance films  Biographical films  Gangster films  Short 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 )

52 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in French and English and held by 2,530 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 )

53 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of friendship between two artists and their love for the same woman
Le dernier métro by François Truffaut( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in French and held by 1,196 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
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 602 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 563 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 )

15 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."--Distributor website
La peau douce = the soft skin by François Truffaut( Visual )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2015 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 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five films featuring the enthusiastic, melancholic, and hopelessly 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
L'accompagnatrice The accompanist by Claude Miller( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in French and held by 146 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 120 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 108 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
Le colonel Chabert by Yves Angelo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and held by 40 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 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
Hôtel du nord by Marcel Carné( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in French and held by 28 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 18 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
The First legion( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Priests are bewildered when one of their number is the centre of an apparent miracle
Remontons les Champs-Elysées by Sacha Guitry( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film proposes to detail the history of the famous Parisian thoroughfare of the title, beginning with its inception under the aegis of Marie de Medicis. Other famous historical personages depicted herein are Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who allegedly came up with the idea for the first open-air restaurant, and composer Richard Wagner, here seen as a frustrated café musician."--Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
Le ciel, les oiseaux et - ta mère! by Djamel Bensalah( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youssef, Christophe, Stéphane et Mike sont quatre copains de Saint-Denis. Aujourdhui : direction Biarritz pour 3 semaines de vacances. Cest la première fois quils quittent leur cité et ils nont quune idée en tête : plage, drague et fiestas ! Effectivement, les vacances tournent vite au délire
400 blows( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sensitively recreating the trials of Truffaut's own childhood, portraying aloof parents, oppressive teachers, petty crime, and a friendship that would last a lifetime
Un cœur en hiver A heart in winter by Claude Sautet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camile, a concert violinist, becomes intrigued by her lover's business partner, Stephane, an aloof repairer of fine musical instruments
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Tous les matins du monde All the mornings of the world
Alternative Names
SEDIF

Languages
French (182)

English (11)

Russian (1)

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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