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Noiret, Philippe

Works: 498 works in 2,012 publications in 7 languages and 12,180 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  War films  Action and adventure films  Coming-of-age films  Slapstick comedy films  History  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Other, Contributor, Singer, Artist, Composer, Dedicatee, Commentator, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Philippe Noiret
Most widely held works by Philippe Noiret
Il postino = The Postman by Michael Redford( Visual )

42 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The postman, enlists the aid of the poet Pablo Neruda to conquer the heart of a beautiful woman
Zazie dans le métro by Louis Malle( Visual )

32 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zazie is an energetic, saucy little girl from the suburbs who comes to Paris with her mother Jeanne for the weekend. Jeanne has an urgent appointment with her lover, so Uncle Gabby will be looking after Zazie. Zazie particularly wants to ride the Metro--the subway--but the train staff is on strike. So after the obligatory sightseeing trip to the Eiffel Tower, Zazie loses her uncle and embarks on a series of madcap, rather Rabelaisian adventures. While visually borrowing from silent films and cartoons, there is quite a lot of humor, social satire, cultural and linguistic commentary (drawn directly from the novel) that is incomprehensible without a thorough knowledge of French history and culture in the post-war period. To the average American viewer, it is best approached as a surrealistic, farcical slice of French life and enjoyed accordingly
Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

15 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and investigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy. The inquiry soon spins into a life-threatening escapade of espionage, betrayal and murder
La vie et rien d'autre by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

50 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... set in Eastern France, shortly after the First World War. The great French actor Philippe Noiret, in his 100th film role, gives an outstanding performance as Major Dellaplane, assigned with the grim task of finding and identifying 350,000 French soldiers listed as missing in action. In the course of his work he encounters the beautiful Irene (Sabine Azéma), who is seeking her husband and with whom he falls in love."[back cover note]
Coup de torchon by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Derrière l'apparence bonasse et lâche de Lucien Cordier se cache un être violent doublé d'un justicier qui va se venger de ceux qui ont cru le manipuler... Incursion dans le film noir
Tre fratelli Three brothers by Piero Piccioni( Visual )

32 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the lives and dreams of three brothers reunited in their small home town on the occasion of the funeral of their mother. "Here, in the sunlight of the Italian countryside, they face their connection to each other and to themselves, in a film that is at once beautiful, full of humanity, and emotionally shattering."
The big feast La grande bouffe by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

56 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En la obra de arte decadente y depravada de Ferreri, cuatro amigos con tres prostitutas y un maestro de escuela local en una villa de París se dedican a comer hasta morir
La Pointe-Courte by Agnès Varda( Visual )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Agnès Varda's directorial debut she faithfully portrays the complicated relationship between a married couple ... set against the backdrop of a small Mediterranean fishing town. Shot with a documentary feel, the film also focuses on the daily struggles of the locals, and was radical enough to be later considered as one of the progenitors of the French New Wave" (container)
4 by Agnès Varda by Agnès Varda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le bonheur. Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker
Murphy's war by Peter Yates( Visual )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy wages his own war against a German submarine in the Caribbean during World War II
Let joy reign supreme by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

30 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago and Philippe d'Orleans is the new regent. This film is a description of the court in this famed period of transition where the French Revolution smolders
The night of the generals by Anatole Litvak( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murder of a prostitute, who is also a German agent, draws the attention of Major Grau of German Intelligence, who discovers that the evidence points to three top-ranking Nazi generals. After following leads, Grau winds up in Paris and discovers that two of the generals are deeply involved in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Grau's case will go unfinished for twenty years until the true killer is brought to justice
Uranus by Claude Berri( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in French and German and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small village in post-World War II France. An informer seeking revenge on a tavern owner claims a Nazi collaborator is hiding in the tavern. This throws the village into an uproar
Les Ripoux My new partner by Claude Zidi( Visual )

58 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran police detective teaches his new by-the-book partner the finer points of graft and the good life
Revenge of the Musketeers by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

47 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eloïse discovers a plot to assassinate the young Louis XIV. She goes to Paris to enlist the help of her father, D'Artagnan, who then sets out to recruit the three other musketeers, Porthos, Aramis and Athos
The man who planted trees a tribute to the extraordinary animator Frédéric Back by Jean Giono( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Provençal France between 1910 and 1945, an anonymous narrator tells of initially meeting, and his subsequent visits with, a taciturn shepherd named Elzéard Bouffier - the 'man who planted trees'. Bouffier, after his wife and child died, moved to a remote and barren area to tend sheep. Seeing the devastated land, he resolved to change it by planting trees. And he did so -- for forty years. The results of this unrecognized, patient, continual effort, were astonishing
Il deserto dei tartari Desert of the tartars by Valerio Zurlini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in Italian and French and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For his first commission, infantry lieutenant Drogo is stationed at a remote desert garrison on the mist-shrouded border of the North Kingdom. Filling their days with endless drilling, the soldiers of Fortezza Bastiani spend the long nights wondering about an enemy no one has ever seen. As the days stretch into months, the strain of waiting for attack takes its toll on Drago's comrades: sadistic major Mattis, sardonic Lieutenant Simeon, cynical medic Rovine, and humiliated Captain Hortiz, who lives with the shame of having once sounded the alarm against an attack that vanished before anyone else could see."--Container
Touche pas a la femme blanche Don't touch the white woman by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a unique and anachronistic pastiche on the American western and a subversive swipe at the treatment of Native Americans. As the cavalry fights the Indians, coward General Custer is trying to fight off the advances of both Sitting Bull and Marie-Helene while modern day Parisian life goes on around them
The assassination bureau( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Victorian-era London, this amusing farce concerns a society of international assassins. In 1906 a lady journalist breaks up an international gang of professional killers by falling in love with their leader. Based on an idea from the book The Assassination Bureau Limited by Jack London and Robert Fish
Mémoire cavalière by Philippe Noiret( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P. Noiret dresse le bilan de sa carrière d'acteur dans un livre-testament qu'il venait d'achever avant sa mort en novembre 2006
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Filipp Nuare

Filips Nuarē

Noiret, Phillipe 1930-2006

Noiret, Pjhilippe 1930-2006

Philippe Noiret

Philippe Noiret acteur français

Philippe Noiret actor

Philippe Noiret actor francês

Philippe Noiret attore francese

Philippe Noiret francouzský herec

Philippe Noiret francuski aktor

Philippe Noiret Frans filmacteur

Philippe Noiret französischer Schauspieler

Philippus Noiret

Φιλίπ Νουαρέ

Нуаре, Филипп

Филип Ноаре

Филипп Нуаре

Філіп Нуаре

Філіп Нуарэ

פיליפ נוארה

فيليب نويريه

فیلیپ نوآره

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The big feast La grande bouffeMurphy's warUranusTouche pas a la femme blanche Don't touch the white womanThe assassination bureau