Most widely held works by Germaine Dermoz
Germaine Dulac's Smiling Madame Beudet and, The seashell and the clergyman ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Smiling Madame Beudet: A study in domestic conflicts, this film portrays the life and dreams of a housewife in a small town who is married to a repulsive businessman. Seashell and the clergyman: A clergyman, committed by his calling to celibacy but in love with a romantic beauty, is afflicted by sexual torments he is unable to resolve. Experimental techniques are used to study his state of mind.
Germaine Dulac's Smiling Madame Beudet ; and, The seashell and the clergyman ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1922 and 1982 in French and held by 50 libraries worldwide
The romantic, "smiling" Madame Beudet is married to a dull and insensitive tradesman who irritates her so much that she dreams of other lovers and of killing him.
The Smiling Madame Beudet The seashell and the clergyman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Two early silent films.
La Souriante Madame Beudet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1922 and 1980 in French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A sensitive and intelligent woman in provincial France is trapped in a marriage to a coarse, materialistic man. She escapes through daydreams, which the film renders with purely cinematic devices.
La Cinémathèque Suisse présente: La souriante Mme Beudet d'après la pièce de Deny Amiel et André Obey = Madame Beudet's sonniges Lächeln ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Germaine Dulac's The smiling Madame Beudet and The sea shell and the clergyman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
VHS. The Smiling Madame Beudet is a story of an intelligent woman trapped in a loveless marriage. Her husband is used to playing a stupid practical joke in which he puts an empty revolver to his head and threatens to shoot himself. One day, while the husband is away, she puts bullets in the revolver. However, she is stricken with remorse and tries to retrieve the bullets the next morning. Her husband gets to the revolver first only this time he points the revolver at her. In the Seashell and the clergyman, a clergyman, committed by his calling to celibacy but in love with a romantic beauty, is afflicted by sexual torments he is unable to resolve.
Poil de carotte <France, 1951> by Paul Mesnier ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Le célèbre roman de Jules Renard est ici porté à l'écran pour la troisième fois dans une adaptation de Paul Mesnier et Albert Vidalie. Dans un style sobre et sans bavures, Paul Mesnier mène les trois protagonistes : Germaine Dermoz dans le rôle de l'hautaine Mme Lepic, majestueuse dans l'exercice de sa vertue, Raymond Souplex dans le rôle de son taciturne mari, replié sur lui-même et ses occupations et Cri-cri Simon, le souffre-douleur.
Monsieur Vincent by Maurice Cloche ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1947 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
La vie de saint Vincent de Paul, modeste curé, puis aumônier des galères et fondateur d'hôpitaux... Prix d'interprétation pour Pierre Fresnay à Venise, en 1947...
Das Lächeln der Mme Beudet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1922 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
La Souriante Madame Beudet the smiling Madam Beudet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
La souriante Madame Beudet La coquille et le clergyman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 0 libraries worldwide
La coquille et le clergyman: Un clergyman amoureux d'une beauté romantique triomphe de son rival, mais ne parvient pas à dominer ses complexes. -- La souriante Madame Beudet: Dans le calme feutré de la province, l'épouse d'un marchand de draps rêve d'idylles romantiques et de passions fatales, où elle aurait le beau rôle. Son mari est un butor, qui lui joue la comédie du suicide. Un jour, le coup part... et brise un bibelot sur la commode. La routine bourgeoise reprend son cours.
Germaine Dulac trois films de la grande pionnière du cinéma muet (1882-1942) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 0 libraries worldwide