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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 )

35 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and Arabic and held by 2,834 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 )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of friendship between two artists and their love for the same woman
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,433 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
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

94 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows young Chris Taylor who 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
Beaches by Ealing Corporation( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the friendship of two very different women who meet on a beach as young girls, through good and bad times, career and marriage changes until together they must face a final challenge as only best friends can
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier
The black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 925 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
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 844 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
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

52 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 756 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
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

16 editions published between 1977 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 )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 680 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
Le roi de coeur = King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this outrageous madcap comedy, a Scottish soldier is sent into an abandoned French village to blow it up, until he finds there are still people left, from the local insane asylum!
Anne of the thousand days ; Mary, Queen of Scots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Queen of Scots: The battle between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth, Queen of England comes alive in this epic film
Women in love by Ken Russell( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 574 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 mépris = Contempt( Visual )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in French and held by 562 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
Crimes of the heart by Beth Henley( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 558 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
Agnes of God by Norman Jewison( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the infant of a young nun is found strangled in the convent, a court-appointed psychiatrist must decide if the troubled nun is fit to stand trial
Twins by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superstars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito team up for twice the laughs in this hilarious box-office blockbuster from director Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters). An ambitious genetic experiment takes the wrong turn when two twins - who look nothing alike - are born and then separated. Years later, the unlikely siblings meet: Julius, a highly educated but sheltered giant with a big heart, and Vincent, a pint-sized hustler with an insatiable lust for women and money. With girlfriends in tow and a hitman on their tail, the newfound brothers set off on a wild, cross-country misadventure to find their mother - but end up finding out more about themselves
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A man for all seasons
PlatoonBeachesHiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my loveJoe versus the volcanoLe roi de coeur = King of heartsAgnes of God
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

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Делерю, Жорж

Жорж Дельрю французький композитор

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ז'ורז' דלרו מלחין צרפתי

جورج ديليريي ملحن فرنسي

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