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Veber, Francis

Overview
Works: 291 works in 800 publications in 10 languages and 5,947 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Motion pictures  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Adapter, Film editor, Performer, Conceptor, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Francis Veber
Le dîner de cons The dinner game by Francis Veber ( Visual )
92 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierre and his snobbish friends have a standing date for dinner. Every week, they compete to see who can bring the biggest idiot to the party
La cage aux folles by Édouard Molinaro ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 902 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
La doublure by Francis Veber ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierre Levasseur is an important CEO who is photographed with his lover, Elena, a world-famous model. In an attempt to salvage his marriage, he tries to convince his wife that Elena is not his lover, but that of François Pignon, the porter who was passing by and ended up on the photograph. To make his story believable, Levasseur convinces Pignon and Elena to move in together and to pretend to be a couple. Things get more complicated when this creates tensions between Pignon and his former flatmate Richard and his love interest Émilie. Ultimately, Levasseur's wife discovers the truth and decides to play games with her husband
Le placard Closet ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life - and other people's too - are drastic
The toy by Richard Donner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. Bates' son is visiting him for a week, and is chauffeured to the family department store after hours to pick out anything he wants. This time, Eric has a more elaborate toy in mind, Jack Brown, the janitor at the department store
Les Compères by Francis Veber ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 337 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in French and held by 187 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
My father, the hero by Steve Miner ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 163 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 bizarre
La Chèvre by Francis Veber ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 133 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
Three fugitives by Francis Veber ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 123 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)
Le placard The closet ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
François, a dull and lonely accountant who works in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbor, in an effort to prevent the firing, creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay, hoping the factory management might be afraid of a lawsuit for sexual discrimination. Nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François' life are drastic!
The man with one red shoe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 81 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 closet ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in French and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Francois Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that Francois is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in Francois Pignon's life-- and other people's too - is drastic!
Out on a limb ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 61 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
The Tall blond man with one black shoe Le Grand blond avec one chaussure noire ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Farcical comedy of mistaken identity. A professional musician's life is changed when he is mistaken for a secret agent
Le placard by Francis Veber ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life-- and other people's too - is drastic!
Les fugitifs by Francis Veber ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After 5 years in prison, Lucas has decided to go straight. He is taken hostage by Pignon, one of the long-term unemployed, who has been forced to commit a bank hold-up in order to take care of his daughter. Wrongly accused of planning the hold-up and in danger of his life, Lucas is obliged to flee with his abductor
La Cage aux folles II by Édouard Molinaro ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The proprieters of a transvestite nightclub become entangled in international espionage
A Pain in the a-- ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in French and English and held by 39 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'emmerdeur by Édouard Molinaro ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 31 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
 
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French (245)
English (42)
Spanish (6)
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