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Périer, François

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Most widely held works about François Périer
Most widely held works by François Périer
Orphée = Orpheus by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

94 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the love of a poet for a princess who travels constantly from this world to the next. A legendary tale in a modern Parisian setting
Le notti di Cabiria by Federico Fellini( Visual )

66 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prostitute who works in the streets of Rome is continually deceived by men who claim to love her
Le samouraï = The samurai by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

51 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hired killer in a state of virtual living death goes about his business in a muted Paris, a city of shadows, only to fatally admit emotion (the love of a woman) into his life. His actions are analogous to hara-kiri committed by the solitary samurai. Melville takes the mythology of the gangster and removes all overt social comment in favour of romantic stylisation. Melville commented that his intention was "to show the mental disorder of a man who unmistakably had a tendency to schizophrenia."
Le cercle rouge = Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

24 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un maestro del robo es liberado de prisión, pero inmediatamente cruza la línea hacia la libertad, sus pasos lo llevan de vuelta al tenebroso mundo del crimen
Z by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans les années 60 et dans un pays du bassin méditerranéen, un député progessiste est assassiné. Le juge d'instruction chargé de l'enquête, malgré les pressions exercées, met en évidence le rôle du gouvernement dans cet assassinat, notamment celui de l'armée et de la police." (Source : jaquette)
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in French and English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Marker's epic film essay on the worldwide political wars of the 60's and 70's: Vietnam, Bolivia, May '68, Prague, Chile, and the fate of the New Left. This sweeping, global contemplation of a defining decade's political history is divided into two parts, each part woven together to describe what Marker has called "scenes of the Third World War."
Gervaise by René Clément( Visual )

43 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of mid-19th-century Parisian slums in which a young girl's dreams of a happy home and a successful laundry are cruelly destroyed by a drunken husband
Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in French and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film portrays an eighteenth-century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The final film in the Orphic trilogy
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in French and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Molière's play about the havoc created in a rich merchant's household when he falls under the influence of a charismatic and hypocritical religious zealot
Vivaldi raconté aux enfants by Jean Roy( )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world. 2. An artist is driven mad by the sight of his own blood and a drawing of a mouth that seems to come to life. The combination sends him off on a series of bizarre adventures that strive to explain how artists become obsessed with their own works. 3. In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations
Stavisky by Alain Resnais( Visual )

35 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisite recounting of the climatic days in 1933 in the career of Stavisky, the con man turned international financier whose ruin resulted in political scandal and his own mysterious death
The visitor by John Sturgeon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-something stunning beauty Pina (Sandra Milo) takes out an ad in the personal column hoping to find a man to take her away from the tiny Italian village where she lives. For months now she has been trying to find the right one, a man with a solid career, a family in mind, and plenty of stamina. Adolfo (Francois Perier) lives in Rome running a profitable business. Looking to share his life with that special person willing to raise a family Adolfo replies to Pina's ad. The couple arrange to meet in the village where Pina lives. Incorporating flashbacks that highlight Pina's and Adolfo's lives, the complexity of the characters are slowly revelaed and when the two finally meet Pina quickly concludes that Adolfo is the one. He appears noble, cultured, and ready for a serious commitment, Pina can hardly believe her luck!
Juste avant la nuit by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. When one of their S & M games goes too far, Laura is accidentally strangled. Even though the police are struggling to solve the murder, Charles finds it difficult to cope with the situation and to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène. From Chabrol's most revered period of work between 1968 and 1974, this is a masterful exploration into friendship and the darker sides of human nature."--Container
The octopus. La piovra( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most popular TV series ever in Italy, La Piovra has developed a cult popularity world-wide. Central character, Corrado Cattani is played by Michele Placido, and his character forms the backbone of a sprawling tale of the Mafia
The octopus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police inspector arrives in Sicily to investigate a pair of high-profile murders, but when the Mafia starts to push back, he ends up compromising to save his life and that of his family. What will prevent him from taking his own revenge against the Mob?
Hôtel du nord by Marcel Carné( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Hôtel du Nord is a family-run hotel on the edge of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris. As the family is celebrating a first communion, a young couple checks in, planning a double suicide. Only one shot is fired, and the man, Pierre, flees leaving his lover, Renée, to die in the room. But, he leaves the gun behind and she survives. A series of convoluted affairs between hotel patrons and staff, as well as passion-feuled travels across France, ensue - all to end the story in perfect symmetry. From the director of Les Enfants du Paradis (1945), Hôtel du Nord (1938) was inspired by the award-winning book (1928) by Eugène Dabit, whose parents owned the real Hôtel du Nord."--Container
Police Python 357 by Alain Corneau( Visual )

31 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough but honest cop must clear his name after a corrupt colleague implicates him in a murder
Profession, menteur by François Périer( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in French and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confidences intéressantes, sincères et sympathiques
Lettres à un jeune comédien by François Périer( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les souvenirs de l'acteur et surtout du comédien de théâtre, depuis ses débuts sous la direction de Louis Jouvet dans les années 30. Ses réflexions et ses interrogations sur le métier et le devenir du théâtre et la transmission du savoir théâtral
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Audience level: 0.41 (from 0.30 for Tartuffe / ... to 0.91 for Police Pyt ...)

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Le cercle rouge = Red circle
Alternative Names
François Périer acteur français

François Périer actor francés

François Périer attore francese

François Périer Frans acteur

François Périer fransk skådespelare

François Périer fransk skodespelar

François Périer fransk skuespiller

François Périer französischer Schauspieler

François Périer French actor

François Périer ranskalainen näyttelijä

Pillu, François.

Pillu, François 1919-2002

Pillu, François Gabriel Marie, 1919-2002

Pilu, François-Gabriel 1919-2002

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ペリエ, フランソワ

Le cercle rouge = Red circleLe testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi