Born claude henri jean chabrol on june 24, 1930 in sardent, a french village south of paris, he was the son of yves chabrol and his wife, madeleine delabre. Chabrol worked in many genres, from subtle thrillers to tongueincheek comedies, but his films were always observant and often witty critiques of. The writer requires a plot in order to start events moving on a blank page. Les biches aka bad girls 1968 full film claude chabrol youtube. Claude chabrol french film directors guy austin download. I created this video with the youtube video editor. French actresses stephane audran and marie trintignant. There is a certain amount of guilt in every individual claude chabrol the magical mystery world of claude chabrol, film quarterly, april 01, 1979. Claude henri jean chabrol was born on 24 june 1930 to yves chabrol and madeleine delarbre in paris and grew up in sardent, france, a village in the region of creuse 400 km 240 miles south of paris.
Chabrol was clearly as much inspired by gustave flauberts classic tome madame bovary which he adapted as a film with isabelle huppert immediately before this one as by georges simenons 1960 novel betty. Claude chabrol, born june 24, 1930, paris, francedied september 12, 2010, paris, french motionpicture director, scenarist, and producer who was frances master of the mystery thriller. Five slices of a psyche, by alexander miller by published september 29, 2016 updated september 30, 2016 although hes a championed director of nouvelle vague, hes bound to be the overlooked middle child behind frontrunning figures whose legacies soldier on unchallenged, but it can be frustrating for claude. Searching for a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the claude chabroldirected movie via subscription can be confusing. This account has reached the download cap, additional downloads. Want to watch betty on your tv or mobile device at home. While the payoff is sly, it is the film itself that is crafty enough to be entirely about the past while firmly set in. With the death of the 80yearold claude chabrol this september, french cinema lost another pioneer of the new wave. This title was previously released in various dvd editions. After attending the school of political science at the university of paris, he was a critic and public relations man for twentieth centuryfoxs. These flashbacks craft new narratives out of scenes and relationships weve already experienced. Marie trintignant, staphane audran, jeanfranaois garreaud, imdb rating.
Adapted from a novel by georges simenon, betty stars marie trintignant in the title role. With marie trintignant, stephane audran, jeanfrancois garreaud, yves lambrecht. More than once, claude chabrols films have explored nuances of good and bad within the same characters, keeping the audience guessing as to where the protagonists stand. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. Betty tells the story of her bourgeois life and her unhappy marriage to laure and also recalls.
For chabrol, brutality could erupt at any time within the most banal and everyday of settings, and his films frequently take a jaundiced, but keenly. They head to a bar near versailles called the hole, a gathering of lost souls where betty strikes a friendship with laure the superb stephane audran, a middleaged. He was married to aurore chabrol, stephane audran and agnes goute. If his point is that they dont have easily defined moral positions, betty is certainly a successful and piquant character study, though one that might not be enjoyed by viewers who find it difficult to watch films revolving. Media in category claude chabrol the following 35 files are in this category, out of 35 total.
One day in the 1960s, claude chabrol, the french director who specializes in the unsavory side of life, was having a drink with georges simenon, the writer who had a similar interest in the shadows. Before he directed le beau serge 1956 the first of some 60 films he would make in his long and successful career claude chabrol coauthored with eric rohmer the first serious book on the work of alfred hitchcock. In one of chabrols darkest dramas, marie trintignant gives an astonishing. Claude chabrol 24 june 1930 12 september 2010 was a french film director, a member of the french new wave nouvelle vague group of filmmakers who first came to prominence at the end of the. Based on one of georges simenons psychological novels, claude chabrols betty begins with the title character marie trintingnat walking into a bar where she picks up a man. Mar 17, 2014 directed by claude chabrol, with stephane audran, michel bouquet, maurice ronet charles desvallees has good reasons to believe that his wife is cheating on him and hires a p. Based on one of georges simenons psychological novels, claude chabrol s betty begins with the title character marie trintingnat walking into a bar where she picks up a man.
A drunken wastrel, betty is adopted after a fashion by an older female alcoholic named laure, played by director claude chabrols wife at the time, stephane audran. Upgrade to a letterboxd pro account to add your favorite services to this listincluding any service and country pair listed on justwatchand to enable oneclick filtering by all your favorites powered by justwatch. Cycle claude chabrol usa du 12 juin au 31 juillet sur tv5monde usa by tv5monde. Chabrols betty is disarmingly at ease, letting the narrative form out of fragmented flashbacks. Why is it, simenon asked chabrol, that movie directors do not make more films without plots. B etty is one of writerdirector claude chabrol s darker and more contemplative films, a fascinating portrait of a woman in fact, two women who cannot live without love. Betty is a french psychological drama film directed by claude chabrol based on the homonymous novel by georges simenon. A drunken selfdestructive woman called betty wanders through bars and meets a man that drives her to a restaurant outside paris called le trou the hole. Claude chabrol simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Claude chabrol was born on june 24, 1930 in paris, france. While the payoff is sly, it is the film itself that is crafty enough to be entirely about the. Sometimes dubbed the french hitchcock, claude chabrol made his name as a director of mystery and crime thrillers that were really studies in character psychology as well as explorations of the social and class backgrounds of his protagonists. One day in the 1960s, claude chabrol, the french director who specializes in the unsavory side of life, was having a drink with georges.
When betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois inlaws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. The bored bisexual millionaire frederique stephane audran picks up a homeless young street artist named why jacqueline sassard, invites her back to her apartment, and seduces her. Along the days, betty tells the story of her bourgeois life and her unhappy marriage to laure and also recalls moments of her promiscuous life. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the. Film casting list, boxoffice, free download movie hdposter and buy bluray dvd mm52. Claude chabrol celebrity profile check out the latest claude chabrol photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. Betty is a french psychological drama film directed by claude chabrol based on the.
Claude chabrol is the kind of figure who could be reclaimed after death there are some films that might look much better years later thu 16 sep 2010 18. Chabrol s betty is disarmingly at ease, letting the narrative form out of fragmented flashbacks. From his first film le beau serge, 1958 to his last bellamy, 2009 the prolific chabrol directed an average of one film a year. The french film also features jeanfrancois garreaud and yves lambrecht. She meets the middleaged alcoholic laure from lyon, who is the lover of the le trous owner mario.
Betty 1992 is claude chabrols audacious examination of the life of betty etamble, a mysterious woman who recounts her fall from parisian bourgeois society into a demimonde of alcoholism and depravity to a curious listener in a bar. Chabrol was expected to become a pharmacist like his father and grandfather, but became obsessed with film as a boy, as well as lowbrow literature like thrillers and detective fiction. French actresses stephane audran and marie trintignant star. Join facebook to connect with betty chabrol and others you may know. Chabrol worked in many genres, from subtle thrillers to tongueincheek comedies, but his films. Marie trintignant, francois cluzet, isabelle huppert, stephane. French actresses stephane audran and marie trintignant star in. I am a fan of most films by director claude chabrol, but this was very disappointingly static to me, as hollywoodian screenplays go and this, french as it might be, is hollywoodian cinema after all. Marie trintignant, stephane audran, and jeanfrancois garreaud star in this stirring film based on the. Sep 16, 2010 claude chabrol is the kind of figure who could be reclaimed after death there are some films that might look much better years later thu 16 sep 2010 18. Like his colleagues and contemporaries jeanluc godard, francois truffaut, eric rohmer and jacques rivette, chabrol was a critic for the influential. Audran and marie trintignant star in betty directed by claude chabrol. Claude chabrol, born june 24, 1930, paris, francedied september 12, 2010, paris, french motionpicture director, scenarist, and producer who was frances master of the mystery thriller after attending the school of political science at the university of. Biography for claude chabrol turner classic movies.1292 1534 92 845 1263 223 1656 1359 896 1097 1363 466 1392 1063 524 700 910 945 1299 1431 492 336 766 769 537 1462 1055 791 404 1241 773 430 569 1616 1332 1011 472 613 338 477 861 792 333 1425 274