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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 2,880 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 )

85 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman. Considered Truffaut's greatest film
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

76 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A French actress (Emmanuele Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hiroshima, their consuming fascination impelling them to exorcise their own scarred memories of love and suffering. ... Delicately weaves past and present, personal pain and public anguish, in this moody masterwork"--DVD sleeve
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,413 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
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the thirty year relationship between two very different women who meet at the beach and become best friends
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

79 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but 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 957 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
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 930 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 863 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 827 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
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

41 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 815 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 day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 794 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 )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relata la historia de Marcello, un joven profesor de filosofía italiano que es seleccionado por la Ovra (Policía secreta fascista) para actuar como cebo en el asesinato de Quadri, su antiguo profesor de Universidad y disidente político exiliado en Francia. En su viaje, acompañado de su futura esposa Giulia, Marcello recordará su tormentoso pasado y las causas que le impulsan a colaborar en el asesinato
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 735 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 )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 645 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 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Scottish soldier is sent to disarm a bomb in a French village that has been evacuated except for the inmates of an insane asylum. He doesn't realize that all his new friends are mentally unstable until he is crowned King
Crimes of the heart by Beth Henley( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leading lady is recovering from a nervous breakdown, another performer is soused on the set, unions threaten to walk, shooting must finish before the insurance lapses and a cat can't hit its mark. Is this any way to make a film? FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT's sly, humorous Oscar-winning Best Foreign Language Film (1973) that speaks the language of everyone who loves movies
La peau douce = the soft skin by François Truffaut( Visual )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Lachenay, a distinguished author and publisher with a wife and child, falls in love with a flight attendant, Nicole. Unable to decide between his wife and his mistress, Pierre keeps going back and forth between the two. Irritated, Nicole leaves Pierre, and an ironic, tragic twist of fate cuts short Pierre's plans to reconcile his marriage
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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

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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 skin