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Baron, Suzanne

Works: 20 works in 54 publications in 3 languages and 4,660 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  War films  Slapstick comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Film editor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Suzanne Baron
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in German and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
Mon oncle by Jacques Tati( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in French and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supremely amusing satire of mechanized living and consumer society
Lacombe, Lucien by Louis Malle( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in Undetermined and French and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a peasant boy in Vichy France, as he chooses between either becoming a Resistance member or a Gestapo recruit while becoming involved with a young Jewish girl
Black moon by Louis Malle( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After skirting the horrors of an unidentified war being waged in an anonymous countryside, a beautiful young woman takes refuge in a remote farmhouse where she becomes embroiled in the surreal domestic odyssey of a mysterious family. Evocatively shot by cinematographer Sven Nykvist, 'Black Moon' is a Freudian tale of adolescent sexuality set in a post-apocalyptic world of shifting identities and talking animals. It's a cinematic daydream like no other
Die Blechtrommel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
Die Faelschung by Dennis Waterman( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grateful for a respite from his imploding marriage, Hamburg newspaperman Georg arrives in civil war-torn Beirut to chronicle the bloody Lebanese war. Inside a shell-pitted hotel, Georg and his photographer colleague Hoffman join a cynical international coterie of competitive fellow journalists. Oustide, they take their lives in their own hands, dodging both Christian and Palestinian bullets and conducting interviews that are always just a trigger pull away from becoming executions. When Georg's affair with a beautiful German ex-pat widow evolves into something more than just an indulgence, Beirut's bloody whirlpool of brutality threatens to claim Georg's neutrality and his civilized self-control
Calcutta by Louis Malle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When he was cutting PHANTOM INDIA, Louis Malle found that the footage shot in CALCUTTA was so diverse, intense, and unforgettable that it deserved its own film. The result, released theatrically, is at times shocking - a chaotic portrait of a city racked with social and political turmoil"--Container
My dinner with André by Louis Malle( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actor has dinner with his friend, a theater director, at an Upper West Side restaurant. Together they discuss everything from money to death to love and all the superstition in between. Playing variations on their own New York-honed personas, the two dive in with introspective, intellectual gusto. All captured in a delicate, but artful detachment
L'Inde fantome : réflexions sur un voyage by Louis Malle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Louis Malle called his gorgeous and ground-breaking PHANTOM INDIA the most personal film of his career. And this extraordinary journey to India, originally shown as a miniseries on European television, is infused with his sense of discovery, as well as occasional outrage, intrigue, and joy"--Container
Mon oncle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supremely amusing satire of mechanized living and consumer society
Les vacances de Monsieur Hulot( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsieur Hulot takes a holiday, at a seaside resort, where his presence provokes one catastrophe after another
The complete Jacques Tati( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tati shorts: The charming short films directed by Jacques Tati: On demande une brute (1934) ; Gai dimanche (1935) ; Soigne ton gauche (1936) ; L'école des facteurs (1946) ; Cours du soir (1967) ; Dégustation maison (1977) ; Forza Bastia (1978)
Das versprechen = The promise by Margarethe Von Trotta( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two young lovers in East Berlin in 1961. Sophie is able to escape to West Berlin, but Konrad is forced to stay behind. The meet again briefly in 1968 in Prague and find some happiness. After marrying other people, they meet again later and look back on their unfortunate circumstances
Die Blechtrommel = Tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature chronicles Danzig in the 1920s/1930s and the life and times of Oskar Matzerath the son of a local dealer, a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time
Les maîtres fous by Jean Rouch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in French and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Haouka, a religious cult in Accra, Ghana. Shows the cult members living and working in Europeanized Accra and participating in a primitive tribal ceremony
The snows of Kilimanjaro : Scream of stone( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snows of Kilimanjaro: A writer, delirious from fever, reflects on his life. Scream of stone: A mountain climber returns from Cerro Torre after a climbing expedition goes horribly wrong. Public scrutiny leads to the climber ascending Cerro Torre for a second time
Atlantic City by Louis Malle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Atlantic City is being revitalized as gambling is legalized. Lou has spent the last forty years as a bodyguard to an aging beauty queen with a numbers-running sideline that suddenly escalates to mob violence. A drug-related slaying leaves him with a small fortune and a new life
Viva Maria! by Louis Malle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vi befinner oss i Mellom-Amerika på begynnelsen av 1900-tallet, og Maria I møter Maria II når hun tar seg jobb ved et sirkus. Under en sangopptreden blir hun ved et uhell verdens første kvinnelige stripper, og sirkuset blir raskt berømt. Når Maria I treffer den revolusjonære Flores, blir hun hodestups forelsket i ham. Men Flores blir drept, og Maria I får med seg Maria II i kampen mot diktaturet, kapitalismen og kirken. Filmen fikk i sin tid terningkast 4-5
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Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum Die Blechtrommel
Mon oncleDie Blechtrommel
German (25)

French (14)

English (9)