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Delerue, Georges 1925-1992

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Most widely held works by Georges Delerue
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

33 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Steel magnolias by Robert Harling( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in French and English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

90 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic new recruit arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his enemy is not just the Viet Cong, but also gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself
The black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec's horse, Black, has been kidnapped by a desert chieftain, and the boy is out to get him back! His adventures range across the exotic Sahara desert, and include tricky dealings with local tribes and a climactic big race
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

69 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before World War I, in Paris, a girl alternates between a French & a German student, and after the war they meet again to form a constantly shifting triangle
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Silkwood becomes contaminated with plutonium at her job, voices her protest at the indifference and denial of her company, and becomes a threat to the entire nuclear industry and the government agencies that monitor it. Based on a true story
Tirez sur le pianiste = Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( Visual )

51 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. Lena, a waitress at the bar, is in love with him. One of Charlie's brothers, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is being chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. But Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, who was once a virtuoso who gave up playing after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena. Charlie ends up stumbling into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Repressing his homosexual drives, a young man strives for an "acceptable" life as a member of the Italian Fascist Secret Service and as a middle-class would-be wife-chaser, until an odd series of events makes him a willing murderer
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to great wealth, the fiercely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting fascism in the 1930's. While traveling in Europe, playwright Lillian Hellman, a friend of Julia's, is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
Le dernier métro = The last metro( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
Anne of the thousand days ; Mary, Queen of Scots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Queen of Scots: The battle between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth, Queen of England comes alive in this epic film
Le mépris = Contempt( Visual )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in French and Multiple languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Capri, an Italian crew makes a German film of Homer's Odyssey; Fritz Lang directs with American money. Prokosch, the producer, with his sneer and red Alfa, holds art films in contempt and hires writer Javal to help Lang commercialize the picture. Against this backdrop, Javal's marriage to Camille, a young former typist, disintegrates. It opens with the couple talking in bed, she asking assurance that he finds her attractive. Later that day he introduces her to Prokosch, and, unawares, blunders unforgivably. The rest of the film portrays her, in their apartment and in public, expressing her hurt and change of heart and his slow grasp of the source of her contempt
Women in love by Ken Russell( Visual )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film portrays the sexual awakening of two young girls in the English Midlands during the 1920s, and the men they love
Le roi de coeur = King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in French and Undetermined and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Octobre 1918, le soldat britannique Plumpick est envoyé comme éclaireur dans une petite ville française récemment évacuée. Il découvre que les habitants de l'hôpital psychiatrique sont restés, et qu'ils ont investi la ville selon leur fantaisie. Loin de la guerre, un général Géranium, un duc de Trèfle ou une délicieuse Coquelicot l'accueillent chaleureusement comme "Roi de Coeur" dans leur univers..." [source : jaquette]
Crimes of the heart by Beth Henley( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three eccentric sisters reunite in their Southern hometown after the youngest is arrested for shooting her husband, and in facing each other must also confront a host of personal and family demons
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in French and English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of friendship between two artists and their love for the same woman
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A man for all seasons
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my loveBeachesPlatoonJoe versus the volcanoLe roi de coeur = King of hearts
Alternative Names
Delerue, G.

Delerue, G. 1925-1992

Delerue, G. (Georges), 1925-1992

Delerue, George.

Delerue, George 1925-1992

Delerue, Georges

Delerue, Georges Henri Jean Baptiste

Delrue, Georges 1925-1992

George Delerue

George Delerue compositor francés

Georges Delerue compositeur français

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Делерю, Жорж

Жорж Дельрю французький композитор

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