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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 )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and Arabic and held by 2,714 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 Franois Truffaut( Visual )

64 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,730 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 )

57 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,262 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
The Black stallion returns by Walter Farley( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black, a stunning stallion and a world-renowned champion race horse, is stolen by mysterious foreigners. His young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno) frantically seeks his return. Alec stows away on a plane to Casablanca and crosses the perilous Sahara Desert. With the help of a special friend named Raj (Vincent Spano), Alec unravels the mystery of Black's theft
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen trabaja en una factoría nuclear. Cuando está reuniendo pruebas para entregárselas a un periodista sobre posibles fugas de plutonio, muere en circunstancias extrañas
Tirez sur le pianiste Shoot the piano player by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

33 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in French and Italian and held by 818 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
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 786 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 )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 730 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 )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 721 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
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

62 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 710 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
Le dernier métro Last metro( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew and was compelled to leave the country. His wife Marion, an actress, directs the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive with a new play, and hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. But Lucas is actually hiding in the basement
Le mépris Contempt( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 587 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
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 580 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
Crimes of the heart by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 577 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
Women in love by Ken Russell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 561 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 )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avant d'évacuer Marville, en 1918, les Allemands cachent une charge d'explosifs... Les Alliés chargent le soldat Plumpick d'en trouver la cachette, en ville ne reste que les pensionnaires de l'asile d'aliénés
L'amour en fuite Love on the run by Franois Truffaut( Visual )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conclusion of the Antoine Doinel series. Antoine is now in his thirties, in the process of divorcing Christine, enjoying moderate success as a novelist, and clinging to his romantic fantasies. The newly single Doinel finds a new object of his affections in Sabine, a record store salesgirl whom he pursues with the belief that without love, one is nothing. Along the way he renews his acquaintance with previous loves and confronts his past
Le vieil homme et l'enfant The two of us = The old man and the boy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Claude Berri's introduction on the title screens reads "This film is a true story but seen through the imagination a child particularly sensitive to the tragic events which surrounded him in occupied France. The warm affection of this family of good people who took him in nevertheless leaves him with a certain poetic nostalgia for this time and a deep gratitude toward them." This film is his re-telling and re-creation of the life of a small Jewish boy from in Nazi-occupied Paris, sent by his parents to the countryside to live with an elderly Catholic couple until France's liberation. Forced to hide his identity, eight-year-old Claude bonds with the irascible, staunchly anti-Semitic Grampa, who improbably becomes his friend and confidant
Twins by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious genetic experiment takes the wrong turn when twins -- who look nothing alike -- are born and then separated. Years later the unlikely siblings meet
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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

Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love.BeachesJoe versus the volcanoLe roi de coeur King of hearts