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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 )

37 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,068 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 )

127 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,037 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 )

59 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 776 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!
La doublure by Francis Veber( Visual )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 733 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 502 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 )

35 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 340 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 330 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 )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farcical comedy of mistaken identity. A professional musician's life is changed when he is mistaken for a secret agent
My father the hero by Steve Miner( Visual )

6 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 bizarre
Three fugitives by Francis Veber( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 138 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 )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 97 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 86 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
The man with one red shoe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 71 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
Out on a Limb( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 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 )

33 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 49 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 )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quick-tempered soccer player gets kicked off the team and loses everything, even getting framed for rape. Things change when several key players are injured and he has to fill in. He stars in the game, then plans a surprise revenge for his "friends."
L'emmerdeur by Édouard Molinaro( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 37 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
A Pain in the a--( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in French and English and held by 34 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
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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-




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