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Périer, François

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Most widely held works about François Périer
 
Most widely held works by François Périer
Le notti di Cabiria by Federico Fellini( Visual )

45 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 928 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 )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 869 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
Orphée by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

59 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A hauntingly beautiful piece of cinema'.--The Times
Le cercle rouge Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 580 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 )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in French and German and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame social. Le président d'un mouvement en faveur de la paix se rend dans une grande ville pour y donner une conférence. Une contre-manifestation s'organise alors et le conférencier est gravement blessé, puis meurt peu après. Le procureur général et le directeur de la police s'entendent alors pour défendre la thèse d'un accident. Le juge d'instruction chargé de l'affaire décide, malgré les pressions, de poursuivre une enquête serrée. Il conclut à l'assassinat et inculpe non seulement le meurtrier, mais également les gens haut placés qui ont tramé le complot
Orphée Orpheus( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Cocteau's play, this film is a modern-dress retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice legend
Gervaise by René Clément( Visual )

39 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 416 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 fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in French and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the worldwide political upheavals during the Sixties and Seventies. Interweaves footage from the Vietnam War and the antiwar protests in the U.S., May '68 in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Salvador Allende and the coup in Chile, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, et alia. Contains official images, film clips, news coverage trims and neglected reels
Le Tartuffe pièce en cinq actes = Tartuffe : a play in five acts( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 294 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
Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I compagni The organizer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn-of-the-twentieth-century Turin, an accident in a textile factory incites workers to stage a walkout. But it's not until they receive unexpected aid from a traveling professor that they find a voice, unite, and stand up for themselves. This historical drama by Mario Monicelli is a beautiful and moving ode to the power of the people, brimming with humor and honesty
Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 206 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 )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 198 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
Juste avant la nuit by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in French and held by 122 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. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène."--Container
Le fond de l'air est rouge A grin without a cat( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 69 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."
The octopus. La piovra( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First broadcast in Italy in 1984, The Octopus (La Piovra) is an international blockbuster, running 18 years and producing nine follow-up series. In Series 2, it gets personal for Police Inspector Corrado Cattani. His lust for revenge drives him undercover, where he discoversa multi-million dollar arms deal. Helped by a familiar foe, the Countess Olga Camastra, whose love for him leads her to break the criminals' code of silence, Cattani works both sides of the law as his battle with the Mafia reaches a shocking climax-- from container
The Elegant criminal( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He took pleasure from the bottle, from sex, from literature, and from the twist of the knife. The Elegant Criminal is a story of contradictions, propelled by the most curious motivations ever to emerge from the crininal mind ..."--Container
Nights of Cabiria by Federico Fellini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cabiria, a prostitute, throws herself into endless love affairs with the frantic persistence of a trapped bird, dashing body and soul against the vain hope of securing marriage and a happy family life
The octopus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 43 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?
 
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PERIER FRANCOIS

Pillu, François.

Pillu, François 1919-2002

Pillu, François Gabriel Marie, 1919-2002

Pilu, François-Gabriel 1919-2002

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