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Du·ras

 (do͞o-räs′, dü-), Marguerite Originally Marguerite Donnadieu. 1914-1996.
French writer and director known for her emotionally revealing novels such as The Lover (1984) as well as for her experimental dramas and films.
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Duras

(French dyra)
n
(Biography) Marguerite, real name Marguerite Donnadieu. 1914–96, French novelist born in Giadinh, Indochina (now in Vietnam). Her works include The Sea Wall (1950), Practicalities (1990), Écrire (1993), and the script for the film Hiroshima mon amour (1960)
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Du•ras

(dʊˈrɑ, dyʊ-)
n.
Marguerite (Marguerite Donnadieu), 1914–96, French writer, born in Vietnam.
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Grace a lui, de grandes signatures de la litterature universelle ont ete devoilees aux amoureux des litteratures, du livre et des lettres entre autres Marguerite Duras, Emmanuel Carrere, Camille Laurens, Olivier Cadiot, Leslie Kaplan, Renaud Camus Valere Novarina, Rene Belletto, Martin Winckler, Mathieu Lindon, Guillaume Dustan, Atiq Rahimi.
Directed by Emmanuel Finkiel, the film is based on autobiographical novel (Diaries) by Marguerite Duras. It takes the audience back to 1944-1945 when France is under German occupation.
Marguerite Duras: Un Theete de Voix/A Theatre of Voices
The flick is an adaptation of Marguerite Duras' semi-autobiographical novel titled 'The War: A Memoir'.
"When women write, they translate...darkness." (Marguerite Duras, An Interview)
That's how the characters in this adaptation of French writer Marguerite Duras's two novels move about the stage for 90 minutes.
Hiroshima mon amour, la celebre oeuvre de Marguerite Duras ecrite pour le cinema en 1958 et portee a l'ecran par Alain Resnais en 1959, presente une histoire d'adultere hors-norme dans la mesure oU les deux heros, s'ils tombent violemment amoureux l'un de l'autre lors d'une rencontre de passage, expliquent qu'ils sont heureux avec leur epoux respectif: "Lui: 'Je suis un homme qui est heureux avec sa femme.'--Elle: 'Moi aussi je suis une femme qui est heureuse avec son mari.' Ceci est dit dans une emotion veritable" (OC II 45-46, italiques de l'auteur).
According to French novelist/screenwriter Marguerite Duras, 'Ecrire, c'est hurler sans bruit,' which means 'Writing is screaming in silence.'