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Veber, Francis

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Most widely held works by Francis Veber
Le dîner de cons by Francis Veber( Visual )

115 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 987 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 doublure = The valet by Francis Veber( Visual )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 796 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
Le placard = Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

69 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 780 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 cage aux folles by Edouard Molinaro( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in French and held by 708 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
The toy by Richard Donner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 514 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 )

43 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 316 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 280 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
La Chêvre = The goat by Francis Veber( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 254 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
La cage aux folles( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renato and Albin, a middle-aged couple, are the managers and star performers at a glitzy drag club in St. Tropez. They agree to hide their sexual identities, along with their flamboyant personalities and home decor, when the parents of Renato's son's fiancée come for a visit. With its hilarious performances and ahead-of-its-time social message, there's nothing like the audacious, dazzling original movie
My father the hero by Edward S Feldman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 193 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 held by 156 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 birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 109 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)
The man with one red shoe by STAN DRAGOTI( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does Richard Drew, an eccentric violinist and American bachelor, step off a plane in Washington, D.C. wearing one red shoe?
Tais toi! = Shut up! by Francis Veber( Visual )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 90 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
La Chèvre by Francis Veber( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in French and English and held by 80 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
La cage aux folles( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renato and Albin--a middle-aged gay couple who are the manager and star performer at a glitzy drag club in Saint-Tropez--agree to hide their sexual identities, along with their flamboyant personalities, when the ultraconservative parents of Renato's son's fiancee come for a visit. A French farce about the importance of nonconformity and being true to oneself that inspired the major Broadway musical and the movie remake The Birdcage
Out on a Limb( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 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 2018 in 5 languages and held by 52 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 )

24 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 )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 47 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."
 
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Francis Veber francia filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró

Francis Veber Frans filmregisseur

Francis Veber französischer Journalist, Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Produzent

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Fransis Veber

Veber, Francis 1937-

Veber, Francis Paul 1937-

Франсис Вебер

Франсіс Вебер

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Ֆրանսիս Վեբեր ֆրանսիացի գրող

פרנסיס ובר

פרנסיס ובר שחקן צרפתי

فرانسيس فيبير

فرانسیس وبر فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان فرانسوی

ഫ്രാൻസിസ് വെബർ ഫ്രഞ്ച് ചലചിത്ര നടന്‍

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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