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Delon, Alain 1935-

Overview
Works: 780 works in 2,089 publications in 8 languages and 11,122 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  New wave films  Biography  Historical films  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Zorro films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, Costume designer, Creator, Scenarist, Collector, Interviewee, Other, Director, Author of screenplay, Honoree, Artist, Film editor, Vocalist, Producer, Adapter, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Il gattopardo The leopard ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounting the years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy. Contains the original Italian version with optional subtitles, the English-language version and special features
Plein soleil by René Clément ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ulises: adaptación de "La Odisea" de Homero que narra los esfuerzos de Ulises por llegar a su hogar en Itaca tras los diez años de la Guerra de Troya
Le samouraï The samurai by Jean-Pierre Melville ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nightclub owner, he finds himself confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy employer, both of whom are determined to put an end to the career criminal
L'eclisse by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monica Vitti stars as Victoria, a young Roman woman just emerging from a stifling relationship with Riccardo, an aloof intellectual (Francisco Rabal). Vittoria meets Piero (Alain Delon), an arrogant young stockbroker with whom she begins a passionate affair. But there are still emotional ties between Vittoria and Riccardo
Le cercle rouge Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being pursued by a police superintendent
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Luchino Visconti ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rocco chronicles the tensions within a southern family - a mother and her five sons - who have moved to a northern Italian city. The drama unfolds in a series of episodes merging into each other in which each of the five sons moves in turn to occupy the centre of the stage. Nowell-Smith suggests that each brother, in a sense, represents a certain kind of solution to the problems faced by a southern immigrant family in this historical moment (the 1950s in Milan) yet they are not typical
Mr. Klein by Joseph Losey ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intriguing story of one man in search of another who shares his name - a man who has stolen his identity. Eventually Klein's search for the imposter becomes a trap into which he falls
Un amour de Swann Swann in love by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Swann, en quête de l'amour absolu, voue une passion infinie à Odette de Crécy... V.Schlöndorff fut le premier à oser adapter Proust et réalise un film académique, loin de la subtilité du style proustien
Zorro ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alain Delon plays the masked hero who saves the oppressed people of a small Mexican province from the evil Colonel Huerta
The yellow Rolls-Royce ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passion, intrigue, adventure, love-- everything happens in the yellow Rolls-Royce, a luxury automobile that ties together three stories as it passes from owner to owner. In the first, an aristocrat with a penchant for the racetrack discovers his wife has a penchant for backseat amour. Then a moll takes a spin down lover's lane in the Rolls while her mobster boyfriend is busy rubbing out the competition. Finally, an imperious widow purchases the car and drives straight into danger as she helps an anti-fascist escape the Nazis
Spirits of the dead ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Metzengerstein is the tale of a young woman who believes the spirit of the cousin she loved, killed in a stable fire she started, is in a horse that escaped. William Wilson is the story of a mean-spirited Austrian officer who kills his doppelgänger in a duel. Toby Dammit is about a film star who takes off on a drunken spree after his film is completed
The leopard Il gattopardo ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama about a mid-19th century Sicilian prince who recognizes the crumbling of the aristocracy and attempts to adjust to the many political and social changes around him
L'eclisse The eclipse ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in Italian and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vittoria, a translator, breaks off one affair to drift into another with her mother's stockbroker
Un flic by Jean-Pierre Melville ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Involves the efforts of a detective (Delon) to catch a team responsible for a lethal bank robbery, to foil a drug smuggling operation, and hold on to his mistress (Deneuve), whom he shares with a nightclub owner (Crenna), his friend and a prime suspect in the robbery"--Wikipedia
Un flic Dirty money ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris police Commissaire Edouard Coleman discovers that his nightclub-owner friend, Simon, also leads a group of bank robbers. When he's tipped off that the same robbers are planning a drug heist, Edouard means to defeat his two-faced friend. Meanwhile, Edouard has engaged in some doube-crossing himself. He shares the same woman, Cathy, with the man he calls his friend
Les félins Joy house ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in French and English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A conman finds himself on the run from the mob after seducing the wife of an American gangster. He hides away as the chauffeur of a beautiful widow and her young cousin, hopelessly entangled in a triangle of love and deception
Il Gattopardo by Luchino Visconti ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A historical drama set in 1860 about a Sicilian prince who recognizes the crumbling of the aristocracy and meets the changing scene and the rise of the middle class with pride
Scorpio by Michael Winner ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the heyday of the Cold War an aging C.I.A. agent suspected of selling secrets to the Russians becomes the target of a C.I.A.-hired assassin, code named Scorpio. The two men follow each other in a deadly duel that takes both of them half way around the globe
Borsalino and Co by Jacques Deray ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mafioso in 1934 Marseilles vows revenge against the killer who murdered his best friend. What he soon learns that the killer is hired by a new gang boss who intends to take down the mafia's operations
Lost command by Mark Robson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hungry for glory, Lieutenant Colonel Pierre Raspeguy (Anthony Quinn) is devastated when he is relieved of all command after leading his defeated French army out of Indochina. Offered the chance of a new command by a French Countess (Michele Morgan), Raspeguy enlists the help of two old war buddies in whipping a raw, untrained unit into shape. Their mission is to stop an Arab terrorist (George Segal) from ousting the French from Algeria, and Raspeguy is desperate to succeed at any cost
 
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Alternative Names
Delon, Alain
Languages
French (241)
Italian (131)
English (80)
German (47)
Spanish (14)
Multiple languages (3)
Russian (2)
Japanese (2)
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