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Delerue, Georges 1925-1992

Works: 1,362 works in 3,847 publications in 13 languages and 32,160 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  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, Narrator, Honoree, Contributor, Dedicator, Other, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Georges Delerue
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

48 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,804 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 )

89 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,786 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 )

70 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,464 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 Robert Harling( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,368 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 )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
The Black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 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 919 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 )

61 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 890 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 brother, 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 virtuose 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 dernier métro by François Truffaut( Visual )

53 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of love and adventure set in the milieu of the theatre during the German occupation of Paris in 1942. The theatre continues to operate amid Gestapo agents, black-marketeers, resistance fighters and Nazi collaborators
Le mépris Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

77 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 831 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
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

73 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grunt's view of the Vietnam War is provided in all its horrific, inexplicable detail. Bonus features included
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 802 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 Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1963, trois dirigeants de l'OAS engagent un tueur professionnel pour assassiner le Général de Gaulle. Sans identité, sans visage, son nom de code est Chacal et ses services valent un demi million de dollars ! Pour collecter les fonds, l'OAS commet une série de hold-up qui éveille l'attention de la police française. Tandis que le Chacal organise avec méthode et dans le moindre détail son meurtre, la police tente de le prendre de vitesse
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 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 )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 619 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
La nuit américaine by François Truffaut( Visual )

37 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 613 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
Women in love by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inglaterra, principios del siglo XX. Dos hermanas traban relación con dos hombres entre los que existe una extraña amistad, en una sociedad donde aún subsisten los valores victorianos, pero también hay gran curiosidad por los cambios sociales que se están produciendo
Crimes of the heart by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 573 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 by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 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
La peau douce = the soft skin by François Truffaut( Visual )

47 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 548 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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Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love.
Alternative Names
Delerue, G.

Delerue, G. 1925-1992

Delerue, G. (Georges), 1925-1992

Delerue, George.

Delerue, George 1925-1992

Delerue, Georges

Delrue, Georges 1925-1992

George Delerue

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 love.BeachesJoe versus the volcanoLe roi de coeur King of heartsLa peau douce = the soft skin