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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 )

30 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,877 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
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

84 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,863 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
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

76 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most influential films of all time, Alain Resnais' first feature is a beautifully realised parable of love and war set in bomb-ravaged Japan. Following Night and Fog, his devastating chronicle of the Nazi concentration camps, Resnais was asked to make a film about the atomic bomb, and responded with this moody masterwork, a love story in which a French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) and Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) exorcise their memories of war during a torrid affair amid the ruins of Hiroshima. Utilizing an innovative flashback structure and Academy Award-nominated screenplay by novelist Marguerite Duras, Resnais delicately weaves past and present, personal pain and public anguish, in a film that defined the French New Wave
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,104 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 )

78 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,074 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 )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Sahara, a young American boy must rescue his beloved horse from a desert chieftain
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Karen Silkwood who was poisoned by plutonium in her town plant. Speaking out against the plant's safety hazards, she lost her job, many of her friends and ultimately her life in a mysterious accident
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 859 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
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

72 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Camille falls out of love with her husband while he is rewriting the screenplay The Odyssey by American producer Jeremiah Prokosch. Just as the director of Prokosch's film, Fritz Lang, says the The Odyssey is the story of individuals confronting their situations in a real world, Contempt itself is an examination of the position of the filmmaker in the commercial cinema industry."--Container
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

40 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nazi-occupied Paris, a Jewish director is forced to hide in the basement of his theatre while his wife stars in its latest production
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 792 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
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Frederick Forsyth's best-selling novel of political intrigue, The Day of the Jackal, tells 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 (Edward Fox), 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
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 734 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 )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 643 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
Women in love by Ken Russell( Visual )

16 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nell'Inghilterra del 1920 una timida maestra si innamora di un ispettore scolastico, mentre la sorella, una scultrice anticonformista, dà vita a un rapporto passionale e torbido con un industriale. E anche tra gli uomini nascerà un sentimento ambiguo. (Mereghetti)
Le roi de coeur = King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

12 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 )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 566 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
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

35 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie about moviemaking on the French Riviera with the interplay between screen people in real life and the people they portray in films
La peau douce = the soft skin by François Truffaut( Visual )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful publisher who often travels on business has his first extramarital affair
Agnes of God by John Pielmeier( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When, at an isolated convent, the infant of a young nun is found strangled, a court-appointed psychiatrist must decide if the devout but troubled girl is fit to stand trial
 
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A man for all seasons
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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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Georges Delerue francouzský hudební skladatel

Georges Delerue Frans componist (1925-1992)

Georges Delerue fransk komponist

Georges Delerue fransk kompositör

Georges Delerue französischer Filmkomponist

Georges Delerue French composer

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Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my loveBeachesJoe versus the volcanoLe roi de coeur = King of heartsLa peau douce = the soft skinAgnes of God