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Veber, Francis

Overview
Works: 235 works in 979 publications in 10 languages and 6,613 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Drama  Drama  Film adaptations  Spy films  Film remakes  Fiction  Biography  Buddy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Adapter, Film editor, Performer, Author of introduction, Conceptor, Restager , Producer, Creator, fmd, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Francis Veber
Le placard = Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 757 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 )

34 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 739 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 )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 496 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
La Chêvre = The goat by Francis Veber( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 266 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
Three fugitives by Francis Veber( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Funnyman Martin Short plays an inept, klutzy bank robber who, on his first heist, grabs Nick Nolte as a hostage. Nolte plays a notorious ex-con who is trying to go straight, so naturally no one believes he's innocent nor Short guilty, forcing the mismatched pair to become reluctant partners in crime"--Container
Tais toi! = Shut up! by Francis Veber( Visual )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 93 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 76 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 employer, Copper and Ross
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 74 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
Les fugitifs by Francis Veber( Visual )

31 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 2006 in 5 languages and held by 48 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 37 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 36 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
L'Enlèvement by Francis Veber( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in French and German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'emmerdeur by Édouard Molinaro( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 26 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
Que ça reste entre nous by Francis Veber( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and Czech and held by 11 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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Francis Veber francia filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró

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Francis Veber französischer Journalist, Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Produzent

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Francis Veber ship

Fransis Veber

Veber, Francis, 1937-

Veber, Francis Paul 1937-

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