WorldCat Identities

Chabrol, Matthieu

Works: 137 works in 490 publications in 7 languages and 4,989 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  History  Crime films  Film noir  Romance films  Comedy films 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Other, Actor, Director, Narrator, Singer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Matthieu Chabrol
Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MPAA rating: PG-13
Merci pour le chocolat = Nightcap by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie-Claire, heiress of Muller chocolate, remarries pianist André to whom she was briefly married 18 years earlier. During their time apart, André had married Lisbet, now dead, and raised Guillaume. Rumours abound that Guillaume had been exchanged with another baby at birth
Inspector Bellamy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Bellamy tries to go on vacation but murder travels with him, not to mention his black sheep of a brother, his bored wife, and enough suspects to fill a cruise ship. A suspenseful mystery in which even the inspector has a motive no one would suspect
La cérémonie by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine hires the illiterate Sophie to work as her maid at her remote home in the French countryside. But Sophie soon falls under the influence of the mysterious Jeanne and suddenly the stage is set for murder, violence and betrayal
La demoiselle d'honneur = The bridesmaid by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merci pour le chocolat (Thank you for the chocolate) : "Intricate plots wend their way through the elegant homes of several well-heeled Swiss families. Isabelle Huppert stars as Mika, the head of a chocolate company who is married to a suave, concert pianist - whose first wife died years ago in a mysterious car accident"--Container
Une affaire de femmes = Story of women by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pendant l'occupation, Marie élève difficilement ses deux enfants, tandis que son mari Paul est prisonnier en Allemagne. Elle aide une voisine à mettre fin à une grossesse non désirée. Bientôt c'est l'engrenage. Les raisons ne manquent pas en ces temps difficiles : maris prisonniers, passades amoureuses ou liaisons coupables avec l'occupant. Petit à petit les services de Marie se rétribuent et lui donnent une certaine aisance matérielle et le désir d'une autre vie. Mais la France de Vichy n'aime pas que le bonheur individuel se déploie en marge de la morale officielle
L'ivresse du pouvoir = Comedy of power by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After locking up an embezzling CEO, Jeanne pushes the limits of her power even further and winds up in a dangerous game of threats and intimidation
The flower of evil by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and Spanish and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a seemingly perfect family, whose distinguished facade starts to crack when the wife ventures into local politics. On the eve of the election, a corpse appears, and the long dormant seeds of past family crime begin to bloom
L'enfer by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul and Nelly are a picture-perfect bride and groom and work hard to make their hotel a success. However, Paul can't shake the nagging feeling that Nelly is having an affair, and his jealousy grows to insane proportions
Betty by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betty Etamble, a promiscuous and alcoholic woman who has lost her family, ends an evening at a bar, and meets Laure, an elegant retiree who lives in a luxury hotel. Laure takes the girl under her wing, and gradually details of her sinister story unfold and evolves into a lethal game of cat and mouse
The color of lies by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in French and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a French fishing community, René is a primary suspect in the rape and murder of a young girl. His wife Viviane supports him even while conducting an affair with a celebrity writer. René and Viviane's lives come under close scrutiny, which puts further strain on their relationship. Meanwhile the chief of police is also looking at a TV journalist, a small-time crook who fences stolen goods, and a curious married couple who run a local shop
Poulet au vinaigre = Chicken with vinegar by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small town in France, an invalid bullies her teen aged son into obedience. They live on an estate marked for development, but they are refusing to sell. When a series of murders occur, the deceptively charming Inspector Lavardin gets to the bottom of it all
Inspector Lavardin by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in French and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspecteur Lavardin arrives at a cozy, seaside village to investigate the bizarre murder of an eminent Catholic author. The usually cool sleuth is shaken when he discovers that the victim's widow is none other than his old flame
Rien ne va plus = The swindle by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in French and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-time con artists Victor and Betty specialize in bilking ordinary people out of their money. As Betty tires of this, she begins to look for a bigger target and finds one in a handsome executive who helps money-laundering mobsters. Eventually Betty convinces Victor to join her in this con and slowly she begins to play both men against one another as the stakes grow higher
Masques by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in French and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roland Wolf is writing a book on the life of TV game show personality Christian Legagneur - or is he? He spends a weekend doing research for his project, in which he meets Legagneur's oddball friends and his juvenile charge who suffers from a mysterious ailment. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as Roland searches for the answers to his "research."
Le cri du hibou = The cry of the owl by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in French and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled young artist has a secret pastime: playing peeping tom with his beautiful neighbor. One day, he finally admits he has been spying on her, only to find she repays the obsession, ferociously
La fille coupée en deux by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy centered around a TV weather girl in Lyon, France and the two very different men who pursue her--one a famous author, the other a spoiled heir to a pharmaceutical fortune
The swindle = Rien ne va plus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor and Betty have established a very comfortable life together as two small-time con artists, but when Betty lures Victor into the perfect shakedown, the stakes get higher and the game turns into more than she bargained for
Les fantômes du chapelier by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un respectable chapelier, a tué sa femme impotente, mais fait croire qu'elle est encore en vie. Devenu meurtrier psychopathe, il étrangle les amies de celle-ci, envoyant à la presse locale des lettres anonymes pour annoncer ses crimes. Le petit tailleur juif, son voisin d'en face, a percé son secret. D'étranges rapports vont s'installer entre les deux hommes
Merci pour le chocolat : nightcap( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a Swiss chocolate company owner who remarries her first husband, widower pianist André, and moves him and her teenage stepson into her family's mansion. Their already off-kilter homelife is complicated by the arrival of a young woman who seeks piano lessons from André and may be his switched-at-birth daughter
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Chabrol, Mathieu

Matthieu Chabrol compositeur français de musique de film

Matthieu Chabrol compositor francés

Matthieu Chabrol Frans componist

Matthieu Chabrol franséische Filmkomponist

Matthieu Chabrol fransk komponist

Matthieu Chabrol fransk kompositör

Matthieu Chabrol französischer Filmkomponist

Matthieu Chabrol French composer

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