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Périer, François

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posthumous Publications by François Périer, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by François Périer
Le notti di Cabiria by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 962 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 875 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 )
57 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 725 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 573 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
Z ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistent questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places
Orphée Orpheus ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 422 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
Gervaise by René Clément ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 418 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 )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and English and held by 402 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."
Le Tartuffe pièce en cinq actes = Tartuffe : a play in five acts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 312 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 )
3 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 272 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 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I compagni The organizer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 221 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 208 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 )
25 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 203 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in French and held by 109 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
The Elegant criminal ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 53 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
The octopus. La piovra ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 46 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 octopus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 40 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?
Police Python 357 by Alain Corneau ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tough but honest cop must clear his name after a corrupt colleague implicates him in a murder
A grin without a cat Le fond de l'air est rouge ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects archive footage from the Vietnam War, antiwar protests in the United States, the 1968 student riots in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, the coup in Chile that ended Salvador Allende's presidency, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, and more; to explore the history of political upheavals during the 1960s and 1970s
 
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Alternative Names
PERIER FRANCOIS
Pillu, François.
Pillu, François 1919-2002 Wirklicher Name
Pillu, François Gabriel Marie, 1919-2002
Pilu, François-Gabriel 1919-2002
Languages
French (219)
Italian (33)
English (20)
German (7)
Spanish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
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