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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 1,062 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 )

137 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,051 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 )

60 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 772 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 )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 728 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 508 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
La Chêvre = The goat by Francis Veber( Visual )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 338 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 )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 326 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
My father the hero by Steve Miner( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 178 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

"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
The man with one red shoe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 113 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
Tais toi! = Shut up! by Francis Veber( Visual )

43 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 105 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
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 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 )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in French and No Linguistic content 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 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perrin, Campaná y Wanú ... tres personajes diferentes entre sí, reunidos dentro del ascensor de un hotel de París. Wanú es un indígena del Amazonas que fue llevado a Europa por un grupo humanitario. En un instante, pasó de la Edad de Piedra, a la Ciudad de la Luz ; Campaná, intérprete de Wanú, nació en el Amazonas y creció en la magía y los rituales del infierno verde, es un especialista en díalectos, pero al estilo Indiana Jones ; Perrin es un joven vividor, seductor y simpático que acostumbra burlarse de de la gente ... hasta que el destino lo coloca frente a un extravagante ser que lo condujo a la selva amazónica hacia una delirante aventura que cambió su vida y su enfoque de los valores espirituales
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
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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