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Suzanne Schiffman (1929–2001)

Suzanne Schiffman was born on September 27, 1929 in Paris, France as Suzanne Klochendler. She is known for her work on The Last Metro (1980), Day for Night (1973) and The Story of Adele H (1975). She died on June 6, 2001 in Paris. See full bio »


(age 71) in Paris, France

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Known For

The Last Metro
Day for Night
Day for Night Writer
The Story of Adele H
The Woman Next Door


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 2005 Icaros' Dream
 2003 Fool's Song (writer)
 2001 Stolen Tangos (screenplay)
 1989 Femme de papier (TV Movie)
 1989 Corps perdus
 1987 Sorceress (scenario)
 1985 Wuthering Heights (scenario)
 1985 Rouge-gorge (scenario)
 1984 Flügel und Fesseln (additional writer)
 1984 Love on the Ground (scenario)
 1983 The Man Who Loved Women (first story)
 1983 Confidentially Yours (writer)
 1981 Paris s'en va (Short) (scenario)
 1981 Merry-Go-Round (scenario)
 1981 Le Pont du Nord (scenario)
 1981 The Woman Next Door (original scenario)
 1980 The Last Metro (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1979 Love on the Run (scenario)
 1976 Small Change (original scenario)
 1975 The Story of Adele H (screenplay)
 1973 Day for Night (screenplay)
 1971 Out 1 (scenario - uncredited)
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French screenwriter, latterly director, associated with Francois Truffaut for whom she worked at first on continuity, as assistant and co-screenwriter. She was previously a student of art history at the Sorbonne.

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