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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 )

87 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,137 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 )

63 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,022 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
Le samouraï = The samurai by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

49 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 975 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 585 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 by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 536 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
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and French and held by 437 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 )

42 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 417 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 testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in French and held by 305 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
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in French and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orgon is a man of property duped by the false piety of the penniless Tartuffe. Orgon takes him into his house, believing him a paragon of virtue. Orgon orders his daughter to reject her fiance and marry Tartuffe. First Dorine, the family servant, tries a strategy to avert the marriage; then Orgon's son tries his hand. They anger Orgon, and to prove paternal power, he disinherits his son and makes Tartuffe his heir. Next Orgon's wife tries to bring her husband insight, a stratagem that partially backfires. With the bailiff at the door ordering Orgon to vacate his own home and with Tartuffe at court to prove Orgon's a traitor, all seems lost
I compagni = The organizer by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Italian and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compassionate story of the beginning of labor's struggle against degradation and exploitation during the 1880's
Follies : in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical returns with a new production that features two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters
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 )

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
Juste avant la nuit by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in French and held by 129 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 visitor by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 103 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!
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 50 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 49 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 )

30 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough but honest cop must clear his name after a corrupt colleague implicates him in a murder
La visita( Visual )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in Italian and English and held by 45 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."--Container
 
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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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Le cercle rouge = Red circleLe testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi