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Delerue, Georges 1925-1992

Overview
Works: 1,675 works in 3,943 publications in 11 languages and 31,965 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  War films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Romance films  New wave films  Film noir 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Musician, Performer, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Illustrator, msd, Actor, Narrator, Dedicator, Other, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Georges Delerue
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

29 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
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

62 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un amor entre una actriz francesa y un arquitecto japonés entrecortado por escenas reales del holocausto atómico en Hiroshima. Esta cinta inspirada en la novela de Marguerite Duras muestra la complejidad y el dolor de la guerra
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

68 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,313 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
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 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 )

75 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Platoon," a middle-class college student volunteers for the war in Vietnam because he considers it his patriotic duty. The first thing he encounters on the airport tarmac in Saigon is a cart of body bags. It's downhill from there: endless hikes, ditch-digging, heat, rain, bugs and snakebites, fear and confusion, sleeplessness, and terror when he finally sleeps. He will only gradually, unknowingly, become an adequate soldier--one who has left innocence far behind
The Black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 959 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 7 languages and held by 924 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 )

45 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid cafe pianist has given up his career as a concert pianist, a career which had destroyed his marriage. Events force his involvement with gangsters who once again cause him to be responsible for the destruction of his life
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

39 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 811 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
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

62 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un autor dramático acepta reescribir algunas escenas para "La Odisea", una película que se va a rodar en Capri bajo la dirección de Fritz Lang. En un primer encuentro con el productor, llamado Prokosch, el escritor deja que su mujer, Camille, se vaya en el coche con el productor a la finca de éste, lo cual da lugar a un grave mal entendido entre el escritor y su esposa, la cual cree que la han ofrecido como moneda de cambio para obtener un mejor pago. Como consecuencia de esta situación, el escritor se verá inmerso en una dolorosa crisis matrimonial
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 794 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 789 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
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 737 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 2010 in English and French and held by 641 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 )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 583 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)
Crimes of the heart by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 564 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
Le roi de coeur = King of hearts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 557 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
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 556 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 )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful publisher who often travels on business has his first extramarital affair
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in French and English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of friendship between two artists and their love for the same woman
 
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A man for all seasons
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

Georges Delerue compositor francés

Georges Delerue compositore francese

Georges Delerue francia zeneszerző

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 skin