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Veber, Francis

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Most widely held works by Francis Veber
La cage aux folles by Édouard Molinaro( Visual )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married
Le dîner de cons by Francis Veber( Visual )

118 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laugh-out-loud farce about a self-centered publisher who participates in a weekly ritual with his friends: to invite the stupidest person they can find to dinner. Lhermitte has found a doozy, civil servant Villeret but the well-meaning oaf intrudes on his life in unexpected ways
Le placard = Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

41 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

François (Daniel Auteuil) es contable en una fábrica de preservativos. Sin embargo, descubre que va a ser despedido por la dirección. La ayuda para salvarse de que ocurra finalmente el despido le llegará de su vecino Belone, quien le aconseja que se haga pasar por homosexual para demandar a la empresa en caso de que le eche, alegando discriminación en el trabajo. Ello marcará el inicio de toda una serie de malentendidos y descalabros para el pobre François
La doublure by Francis Veber( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught by a paparazzi with his celebrity model mistress, Eléna, billionaire CEO Pierre Levasseur hatches an unlikely scheme to avoid a messy divorce. He tells his wife that Eléna is not his lover, but the lover of Franc̦ois Pignot, a parking valet who accidentally wound up in the picture. To fool his wife, Levasseur gets Franc̦ois and the gorgeous Eléna to pose as a couple. This complicates things between Franc̦ois and his roommate Richard, as well as with his own fiancée, Emilie. When Levasseur's wife uncovers the plot, she plans to get even
The toy by Richard Donner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gleason is U.S. Bates, a megalomaniac millionaire who owns most of south central Louisiana. Pryor is Jack Brown, a former journalist who has worked his way down the vocational ladder to the position of janitor in Bates' department store. Bates' son, Eric, selects an elaborate toy--Jack Brown--and the relationship teaches Eric more about life that fun and games
Les Compères by Francis Veber( Visual )

36 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her teenage son runs away and her husband refuses to hunt for him, a frantic mother calls on two old lovers to help. This odd couple makes an hilarious search on the Riviera, bickering and competing as they defeat gangsters and motorcycle toughs to rescue the boy
La Chêvre = The goat by Francis Veber( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the dangerously clumsy daughter of a wealthy industrialist disappears from a Mexican resort, an equally clumsy young man is hired to help a top private eye to find her
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire = The tall blond man with one black shoe by Yves Robert( Visual )

29 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of an internal power struggle at a French secret service agency, Toulouse, the chief of the organization, plays a trick on Milan, a subordinate hungry for his job. Toulouse picks out a citizen at random and instructs his rival keep close watch. Completely oblivious to what's going on, the innocent "suspect" goes about his business, while all of his simple actions are being mis-interpreted by the eager Milan
My father, the hero by Steve Miner( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andre, a Frenchman divorced from his American wife takes his teenage daughter, Nicole, on vacation with him. She's desperate to appear as a woman and not a girl, so in order to impress a local boy, she makes up more and more ridiculous stories, starting with Andre being her boyfriend. Andre is desperate to make Nicole happy and so plays along with her crazy games, and the stories they make up get increasingly bizzare
Three fugitives by Francis Veber( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Komedie. Francis Veber creërde in 1986 "Les Fugitifs" een prettige Franse komedie met Gérard Depardieu en Pierre Richard in de hoofdrollen. De film was zo'n succes dat Veber besloot een letterlijke, Amerikaanse kopie te maken. Vers uit de gevangenis loopt Nolte op een ongelukkige dag de bank binnen die door een onhandige Short is uitgekozen voor een overval. De overval loopt natuurlijk in de soep en van de weeromstuit gijzelt Short Nolte. Omdat de politie ervan overtuigd is dat Nolte het criminele brein is achter de roof, slaan ze samen op de vlucht met medeneming van shorts autistische dochtertje. - (tv-gids)
Tais toi! = Shut up! by Francis Veber( Visual )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby (Jean Reno), a brooding outlaw, encounters Quentin (Gerard Depardieu), a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him and botches his solo escape, forcing them to make a break for it together
The man with one red shoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does Richard Drew, eccentric violinist and American bachelor, step off a plane in Washington, D.C. wearing one red shoe? While Drew doesn't know why he's being shot at, mugged, chased and seduced, Maddy Drove spends her time trying to save him from her own employers, Copper and Ross--two Central Intelligence Agency rivals
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
La Chèvre( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a wealthy industrialist disappears. A top private eye cannot find her, so her father hires a disaster-prone associate to help
Out on a limb( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of negotiating a multi-million dollar deal, hotshot Manhattan stockbrocker Bill Campbell receives a call for help from his young sister, who's convinced her stepfather is up to no good
Les fugitifs by Francis Veber( Visual )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank robber (Depardieu) is released from prison, only to find himself caught in another robbery situation as he is trying to open an account at a bank
Le dîner de cons : comédie en deux actes by Francis Veber( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le mercredi, pour Pierre Brochant et ses amis, c'est le jour du dîner de cons. Le principe est simple: chacun amène un con. Celui qui a dégoté le plus spectaculaire est déclaré vainqueur. Ce soir, Brochant exulte. Il a trouvé la perle. Le con idéal. "Un con de classe mondiale!" Francois Pignon, comptable au ministère des Finances, passionné de modèles réduits en allumettes. Mais ce qu'il ne sait pas, c'est que Pignon est un fieffé porteur de guigne passé maître dans l'art de déclencher des catastrophes..."--Back cover
Coup de tête by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joueur amateur au Club de Trincamp, François perrin est accusé d'un viol qu'il n'a pas commis. Jusqu'au jour où il marque involontairement le but de la victoire. Soudain, il se retrouve porté en triomphe par ceux qui l'ont traîné dans la boue...sa vengeance sera terrible
A Pain in the a--( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in French and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a hired killer crosses paths with a suicidal shirt salesman, the resulting calamity makes for one of the funniest, most original films you'll ever see
Camp nowhere : Baby, secret of the lost legend, My father the hero( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My father the hero: Andre, a Frenchman divorced from his American wife takes his teenage daughter, Nicole, on vacation with him. She's desperate to appear as a woman and not a girl, so in order to impress a local boy, she makes up more and more ridiculous stories, starting with Andre being her boyfriend. Andre is desperate to make Nicole happy and so plays along with her crazy games, and the stories they make up get increasingly bizzare
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
La cage aux folles
Alternative Names
Francis Veber francia filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró

Francis Veber Frans filmregisseur

Francis Veber französischer Journalist, Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Produzent

Francis Veber regista francese

Francis Veber ship

Fransis Veber

Veber, Francis, 1937-

Veber, Francis Paul 1937-

Франсис Вебер

Франсіс Вебер

Ֆրանսիս Վեբեր

פרנסיס ובר

פרנסיס ובר שחקן צרפתי

فرانسیس وبر فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان فرانسوی

베베르, 프랑시스 1937-

フランシス・ヴェベール

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