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Colette

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After marrying 'Willy', a successful Parisian writer, Colette is transplanted to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation, inspiring additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
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Violette

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Violette LeDuc is one of the foremost French writers of the twentieth century. In a beautifully mounted production, director Martin Provost depicts LeDuc's extraordinary life, from her low beginnings as the illegitimate daughter of a servant girl to becoming ensconced in France's literary elite. Violette LeDuc is determined, obsessed even, to make something of her life. Writing is her ticket out of misery, and with the encouragement and mentorship of Simone de Beauvoir, she achieves renown.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Fille Coupée En Deux

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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.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Enfants du Siècle

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A biographical history of the love affair between George Sand and Alfred de Musset that scandalized their families, friends and the salons of Paris in nineteenth century France.
DVD
2003; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Alain Robbe-Grillet

French writer and filmmaker Alain Robbe-Grillet was a theoretician and leader of the literary movement "Nouveau Roman. "In 1953,he published his first work with this narrative intent, Les gommes. He wrote screenplays including Last Year at Marienbad, directed by Alain Resnais in 1961. From 1972 to 1997, he taught in the United States at New York University (NYU) and Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Online
2016; 1980