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Claude Chabrol
[1930-2010]

auteur Claude Chabrol [1930-2010] at the Berlin Film Festival in February 2009          short profile

movies of Claude Chabrol

other works by Claude Chabrol

works about Claude Chabrol

links

family & friends

"You emerge from [Chabrol's] movies neither sunk nor defeated, but poised
on the brink of good cheer." — critic Anthony Lane, in 2010


     B I O

     h e r e

Claude Chabrol entry at Wikipedia
Claude Chabrol credits [1956-2010] at Internet Movie Database


Claude Chabrol received
a Silver Sail Award at Locarno International Film Festival, 1958
the Prix Jean Vigo for "Le Beau Serge" [1958]
a Golden Berlin Bear for "The Cousins" [1959]
nominations for two Golden Lion Awards at Venice Film Festival, 1959 & 1995
the FIPRESCI Prize at Berlin International Film Festival, 1973
the Golden Ciak Award for Best Film at Venice Film Festival, 1988
two Filmcritica 'Bastone Bianco' Awards at Venice Film Festival, 1988 & 2007
four César Award nominations, 1989 & 1996
two Seashell awards at San Sebastián International Film Festival, 1997
the Prix Louis Delluc for "Merci Pour le Chocolat" [2000]
and a Berlinale Camera Award, 2009



Links

Claude Chabrol entry at Wikipedia
Claude Chabrol credits [1956-2010] at Internet Movie Database
browse Claude Chabrol on DVD at Amazon

Claude Chabrol biography on New Wave Film Encyclopedia
Claude Chabrol article at Senses of Cinema
Pathfinder Home Ent. Chabrol pages



Movies  of  Claude Chabrol

Claude Chabrol credits [1956-2010] at Internet Movie Database
browse Claude Chabrol on DVD at Amazon

Chabrol Collection  "Claude Chabrol Collection" DVD Box Set [2003]
Pathfinder color DVD [5/2003] 8 disks for $71.99
includes eight feature films: "Les Biches" (aka 'Bad Girls') [1968]; "This Man Must Die" (aka 'Que la Bête Meure') [1969]; "The Unfaithful Wife (La Femme Infidele)"
[1969]; "La Rupture (The Breach)" [1970]; "The Butcher (Le Boucher)" [1970]; "Ten Days' Wonder" (aka "La Décade Prodigieuse") [1971] starring Orson Welles; "Nada"
[1974]; & "Innocents With Dirty Hands (Les Innocents aux Mains Sales)" [1975
Claude Chabrol's Tales of Deceit DVD box set  "Claude Chabrol's Tales of Deceit" DVD Box Set [2006]
Kimstim widescreen color DVD [11/2006] 5 disks for $80.99
contains five feature films: "Poulet au Vinaigre" (aka "Cop au Vin") [1985]; "Inspecteur Lavardin" [1986]; "Betty" [1992]; "L'Enfer" [1994]; & "The Color of Lies" (aka "Au Cœur du Mensonge") [1999]]; extras include audio commentary, featurettes & original French trailers
music from films of Claude Chabrol by composer Pierre Jansen  music from films of Claude Chabrol [2008]
Composed by Pierre Jansen, performed by Andre Girard,
Antoine Duhamel & others

Emarcy Import soundtrack CD [3/2008] 9 tracks for $16.98
includes music from the films "Docteur Popaul", "Juste Avant la Nuit",
"L'Œil du Malin", "La Décade Prodigieuse", "Landru", "Le Boucher",
and "Que la Bête Meure"
Claude Chabrol's Adaptations of Ruth Rendell's Novels La Cérémonie & La Demoiselle d'Honneur book by Damien Armengol  
"From Novel To Film: Claude Chabrol's Adaptations of Ruth Rendell's Novels La Cérémonie and La Demoiselle d'Honneur" [2010] by Damien Armengol
Lambert Academic Publng 8¾x6 pb [8/2010] for $90.00
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1959 Jan: Claude Chabrol's "Le Beau Serge" began the French New Wave movement

"Les Biches" (aka 'Bad Girls') [1968]

"This Man Must Die" (aka 'Que la Bête Meure') [1969]

"The Unfaithful Wife (La Femme Infidele)" [1969]

"La Rupture" (The Breach)" [1970]

"The Butcher" (Le Boucher)" [France 1970]

"Ten Days' Wonder" {aka "La Décade Prodigieuse"}
[France Dec 1971, USA April 1972]
Chabrol's Ten Days' Wonder  A young sculptor wakes up in a hotel room, hands bloodied and not knowing how he got there; he recruits a college professor to go with him to his father's country chateau, where they find family intrigue, adultery, and blackmail. Directed by Claude Chabrol; based on a 1948 Ellery Queen novel; starring Orson Welles, Michel Piccoli, Anthony Perkins & Marlène Jobert
Pathfinder dubbed color DVD [5/2003] for $17.99
Pathfinder dubbed color VHS [5/2003] for $19.98
Vivendi subtitled color VHS [5/93] for $18.99
full credits from IMDb

"Nada" [1974]

"Innocents With Dirty Hands (Les Innocents aux Mains Sales)" [1975]

"Poulet au Vinaigre" (aka "Cop au Vin") [1985] /tt0089832/

"Inspecteur Lavardin" [1986] /tt0091270/

"Les Dossiers Secrets de l'Inspecteur Lavardin" [TV series 1988-89] /tt0174386/

"Betty" [1992]

"L'Enfer" [1994]

"La Cérémonie" (1995) based on Ruth Rendell's novel "A Judgement in Stone"

"The Color of Lies" (aka "Au Cœur du Mensonge") [1999]

"La Demoiselle d'Honneur" [2004]
based on Ruth Rendell's novel "The Bridesmaid"

"A Girl Cut In Two" [2008] /tt0901485/

"Inspector Bellamy" [2009] /tt1188983/



Other  Works  by  Claude Chabrol

Et Pourtant Je Tourne, Operateur et Monteur book by Claude Chabrol  
"Et Pourtant Je Tourne (Operateur et Monteur)" [1978]
by Claude Chabrol, cinéaste

Ramsay Editions French-language pb [2/99] out of print/scarce
Hitchcock First Forty-Four Films book by Eric Rohmer & Claude Chabrol   "Hitchcock: The First Forty-Four Films" [1979]
by Eric Rohmer & Claude Chabrol, Translated by Stanley Hochman

Roundhouse Publng pb [10/92] out of print/used
Ungar Publng 8½x5¼ hardcover [5/79] out of print/used

see also Magic Lantern's Alfred Hitchcock [1899-1980] Page

Conversations with Claude Chabrol book by François Guérif   "Conversations avec Claude Chabrol: Un Jardin Bien a Moi" [1999]
by François Guérif

Denoel Editions French-language pb [1999] out of print/imported
Pensées, Répliques et Anecdotes book by Claude Chabrol  "Pensées, Répliques et Anecdotes" [2002]
by Claude Chabrol

Le Cherche-midi Editeur French-language 8x5¼ pb [1/2002] out of print/imported
Wie Man einen Film Macht / How One Makes A Film book by Claude Chabrol & François Guérif  "Wie Man einen Film Macht (How One Makes A Film)" [2004]
by Claude Chabrol, mitt François Guérif

Autorenhaus Verlag 7¼x4¾ pb [3/2004] out of print/imported
Comment faire un film book by Claude Chabrol & François Guérif  "Comment Faire un Film" [2004]
by Claude Chabrol & François Guérif

Rivages Editions French-language mass pb [4/2004] out of print/imported



Works  About  Claude Chabrol

"La Nouvelle Vague par Elle-même" TV documentary [1964]
Directed by André S. Labarthe & Robert Valey; interviewees include Claude Chabrol, Jacques Demy, Georges Franju,
Jean-Luc Godard, Henri Langlois, Jean-Daniel Pollet, Jacques Rivette, Jean Rouch, Jacques Rozier, François Truffaut
& Agnès Varda; video/DVD not available; full credits from IMDb

Claude Chabrol biography by Robin Wood & Michael Walker  "Claude Chabrol" biography [1970]
by Robin Wood & Michael Walker

Praeger/Littlehampton 6½x6 pb [10/70] out of print/used
Praeger/Littlehampton hardcover [10/70] out of print/used
Claude Chabrol biography by Guy Braucourt  "Claude Chabrol" biography [1971]
by Guy Braucourt

Editions Pierre Seghers French-language pb [1971] out of print/imported
Claude Chabrol biography by Joël Magny  "Claude Chabrol" biography [1987]
by Joël Magny

from Cahiers du Cinéma; scarce at Amazon France, not available at Amazon.com
Claude Chabrol biography by Christian Blanchet  "Claude Chabrol" biography [1989]
by Christian Blanchet

Rivages Cinéma French-language mass pb [1989] out of print/imported
Claude Chabrol biography by Guy Austin  "French Film Directors: Claude Chabrol" [1999]
by Guy Austin

Manchester Univ Press 7¾x5¼ pb [12/99] for $25.00
Manchester Univ Press 8¼x5¼ hardcover [12/99] for $59.95
Claude Chabrol book by Wilfrid Alexandre  "Claude Chabrol: La Traversée des Apparences" [2003]
by Wilfrid Alexandre

Le Félin 9x6 pb [1/2003] out of print/imported



Family  &  Friends

Agnès Goute (married 1956, divorced 1962)
son Matthieu Chabrol, a composer who scored most of his father's films from the early 1980s

actress Stéphane Audran (married 1964, divorced 1980?)
son, actor Thomas Chabrol

Aurore Paquiss (married 1983-2010)
a script supervisor since the 1950s

He had four children



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