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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 )
32 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 915 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 861 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 )
58 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 727 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 575 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 475 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 421 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 )
38 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 19th-century Paris, a laundrymaid is deserted by her lover, settles with another man and is able to open her own laundry, but they both take to drink."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in French and held by 329 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 301 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 )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in French and held by 294 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 226 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 199 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. 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
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 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 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
Nights of Cabiria by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cabiria, a simple-minded prostitute, searches Rome for true love. She is romanced and abandoned by men who exploit her. She endures even in the face of tragedy with the vain hope of finding marriage and happiness
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
Languages
French (222)
Italian (37)
English (16)
German (8)
Spanish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
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