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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 )

40 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,067 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 )

140 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy publisher Pierre Brochant faces his greatest social challege in this classic French comedy of errors. He is supposed to find a guest who must be an idiot, to bring to a dinner sponsored by his friends, who are wealthy and obnoxious yuppies engaged in a never-ending game of oneupmanship
Le placard = Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

60 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 776 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 )

39 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When French tycoon Pierre Levasseur is spied with his supermodel mistress Elena, the pictures end up on the front page of a Paris daily. Telling his powerful wife Christine that there must have been a mistake, he declares Elena was actually with the other fellow in the photo. Trying to keep one step ahead of his dubious wife, Pierre engineers it so a naive car-park valet, François Pignon, appears to be Elena's boyfriend, moving her into his flat and his life. As Pierre's web of deceit widens, so do the possibilities of discovery and with them disaster after hilarious disaster
The toy by Richard Donner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 511 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 than fun and games
La Chêvre = The goat by Francis Veber( Visual )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dedicated private eye searches for a businessman's daughter in Mexico, but the case is complicated by the amateur sleuthing of the client's accountant
Les Compères by Francis Veber( Visual )

43 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 328 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
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire = The tall blond man with one black shoe by Yves Robert( Visual )

36 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bumbling musician is chosen as a decoy by secret agents who falsely identify him as a super secret agent. He becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service, as he is hunted by numerous superspies who break into his home, bug his toothpaste and hire a voluptuous blonde woman to seduce him
My father the hero by Steve Miner( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 180 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 )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 139 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 )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 107 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 birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In procinto di sposarsi con la figlia di un senatore reazionario, chiede al padre omosessuale e convivente da oltre vent'anni con il suo compagno di apparire eterosessuale. Crisi in famiglia. (Morandini)
Out on a Limb( Visual )

7 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 is convinced her stepfather is up to no good
Les fugitifs by Francis Veber( Visual )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 54 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 )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 47 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 )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 44 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
L'emmerdeur by Édouard Molinaro( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un tueur engagé pour accomplir une mission se voit contraint, dans un hôtel, de sauver la vie d'un commis voyageur aux tendances suicidaires. Celui-ci, reconnaissant et en mal d'amitié, va rapidement devenir un vrai pot de colle, faisant tourner la mission du tueur à la catastrophe
Le jaguar by Francis Veber( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grossstadt-Yuppie Perrin wird von dem Schamanen Wanu als Retter seines Indianervolkes auserwählt. Zusammen mit dem französischen Wissenschaftler Campana reist er in den dichten Urwald am Amazonas
Camp nowhere : Baby, secret of the lost legend, My father the hero( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 34 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
Que ça reste entre nous by Francis Veber( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and Czech and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les mémoires de Francis Veber, dramaturge, dialoguiste et scénariste. Héritier d'une lignée d'écrivains, sa famille ne tient pas à ce qu'il poursuive dans cette voie. Mais de toute évidence, il était fait pour raconter des histoires. C'est aussi l'histoire de ses pièces de théâtre et de ses films qu'il raconte, et de ses rencontres avec des acteurs, de Jacques Brel à Dany Boon
 
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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 réalisateur français

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

法兰西斯·威柏

法蘭西斯·韋伯

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Le dîner de consLa doublure