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Paris Film Production

Overview
Works: 41 works in 182 publications in 4 languages and 4,383 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Erotic films  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Documentary films  Short films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paris Film Production
Belle de jour by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in French and English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Severine, a young Parisian housewife realizes that she is bored with her husband's lovemaking and begins to fill her days with erotic fantasies. When she discovers that a friend has been supplementing her income by working as a prostitute, Severine becomes curious and decides to try something similar. She contacts a Parisian madame and starts spending her afternoons working in a brothel. One of her weekly clients is a young gangster who quickly becomes obsessed with her
L'eclisse by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

30 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in Italian and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, after breaking off an affair with an older man, finds herself in Rome and alone. She becomes friends with a young stockbroker, but after he has an accident, she once again finds herself alone
La bête humaine by Jean Renoir( Visual )

25 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in French and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Train engineer Jacques lusts after the wife of his co-worker Roubaud. Roubaud kills his boss and Jacques witnesses the murder. In order to keep Jacques quiet, Roubaud allows Jacques to have an affair with his wife, creating a tragic love triangle
Pépé le Moko( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notorious Pépé le Moko is a wanted man--women long for him, rivals hope to destroy him and the law is breathing down his neck at every turn. On the lam in the Casbah of Algiers, Pépé is safe from the police until a Parisian playgirl compels him to risk his life and leave its confines once and for all
Plein soleil = Purple noon by René Clément( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in French and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel The Talented Mr. Ripley, this film stars Alain Delon as Tom Ripley, a duplicitous American charmer in Rome on a mission to bring his privileged acquaintance Philippe Greenleaf back to the United States; what initially seems a carefree tale of friendship soon morphs into a thrilling saga of seduction, identity theft, and murder
Les bonnes femmes by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in French and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Parisian shop girls, Ginette, Rita, Jacqueline and Jane seek fulfillment and love. Rita has a fiance whose family is obsessed with social status. Jane has a boyfriend in the army, but she still enjoys herself with chance encounters. Ginette has a secret passion that keeps her away from her colleagues at nights. Jacqueline is lonely, but a mysterious motorcyclist constantly follows her
Thérèse Raquin by Marcel Carné( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in French and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gray view of city roofs provides both the first and the last image in this drama of stifled lives adapted from the novel by Emile Zola. Thérèse is married to her cousin Camille, a spoiled mama's boy unlikely to grow out of it, as Mama lives with them, pampering Camille and bullying Thérèse. His childhood friend Laurent, upon meeting Thérèse, falls in love almost instantly. This leads to a torrid affair, which spirals out of control into murder. A chance witness blackmails the lovers, and Mama--paralyzed by a stroke upon learning of Camille's death--suspects the truth. The witness is killed while crossing the street in front of a speeding truck. However, he has ordered his maid to mail a letter if he does not return, and the lovers are relentlessly pursued by their fate
Pépé le Moko by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

12 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in French and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Parisian gangster lives in hiding in the Algerian casbah where the police can't get at him; but love causes him to emerge and be shot."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
La ronde( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in French and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes a maid and does similarly with the young man of the house. The young man seduces a married woman. On and on, spinning on the gay carousel of life
Belle de jour by Luis Bunuel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction. Drame psychologique. Mariée à Pierre, jeune chirurgien parisien, Séverine se sent insatisfaite et exprime dans des rêveries quotidiennes des désirs sexuels inassouvis. Elle se rend chez une certaine Anaïs, tenancière d'une maison de rendez-vous, et devient, sous un pseudonyme, une des hôtesses de cet établissement louche. Un voyou, devenu amoureux d'elle, découvre sa véritable identité et fait feu sur son mari qui est grièvement blessé. Un ami du couple, qui a surpris le secret de Séverine, s'empresse de renseigner Pierre. Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Page, Pierre Clementi, Francisco Rabal, Francoise Fabian, Macha Meril, Maria Latour Muni, Georges Marchal, and Francis Blanche
Casque d'or by Jacques Becker( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les milieux interlopes de Paris, Marie, surnommée "Casque d'or", fait la connaissance de Manda, un ancien voyou, et provoque une rixe entre ce dernier et son amant qui trouve la mort à l'issue du combat
Pot-bouille by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Octave Mouret monte à Paris et grâce à son pouvoir de séduction et son habileté en affaires réussit à s'infiltrer dans la bourgeoise régnante du négoce. Il ne tarde pas à gravir les échelons de la réussite sociale"--[allociné.fr]
La bête humaine = [The human beast]( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Train engineer Jacques lusts after the wife of his co-worker Robaud. Robaud kills his boss and Jacques witnesses the murder. In order to keep Jacques quiet, Robaud allows Jacques to have an affair with his wife, creating a tragic love triangle
3 films by the director Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grande illusion: Based on a true story from World War I, this powerful film tells of an attempted escape from a German prison of three French soldiers. Working-class Marechal, middle class Rosenthal and aristocratic Boieldieu are held in a fortress by German Commandant, von Rauffenstein. Through the relationships between the characters, Renoir shows how class is reaffirmed and transcends the social chaos of war
À double tour by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wealthy wine grower has trouble with his wife, his children, his best friend, and his mistress across the way, who is murdered"--Imdb.com
Eva by Joseph Losey( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction. Drame psychologique. Tyvian, écrivain dont la réputation est usurpée du fait qu'il ait publié sous son propre nom le livre de son frère, s'éprend d'Eva, une courtisane qui finit par se donner à lui sans amour. Comprenant qu'il ne pourra jamais la conquérir, il épouse une femme jeune et belle qui se tuera lorsqu'elle réalisera qu'il est toujours amoureux d'Eva. Mais cette dernière, malgré son insistance, refusera jusqu'au bout de répondre à la passion et à l'amour de Tyvian, préférant une vie d'aventures qui convient mieux au but qu'elle s'est fixé de faire payer aux hommes tout le mal qu'ils lui ont fait.--[StudioCanal.com]. Avec Jeanne Moreau, Stanley Baker, Virna Lisi, James Villiers
Belle de jour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mariée à Pierre, jeune chirurgien parisien, Séverine se sent insatisfaite et exprime dans des rêveries quotidiennes des désirs sexuels inassouvis. Elle se rend chez une certaine Anaïs, tenancière d'une maison de rendez-vous, et devient, sous un pseudonyme, une des hôtesses de cet établissement louche. Un voyou, devenu amoureux d'elle, découvre sa véritable identité et fait feu sur son mari qui est grièvement blessé. Un ami du couple, qui a surpris le secret de Séverine, s'empresse de renseigner Pierre. Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Page, Pierre Clementi, Francisco Rabal, Francoise Fabian, Macha Meril, Maria Latour Muni, Georges Marchal, and Francis Blanche
Reporters by Raymond Depardon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 minutes de silence pour John Lennon: Raymond Depardon filme, en long plan-séquence, l'hommage des américains à John Lennon après son assassinat. La minute de silence permet d'observer dans un mouvement de caméra à 360 degrés l'étrange immobilité des corps, recueillis, silencieux
Notre-Dame de Paris by Jean Delannoy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in French and Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans le Paris médiéval, la belle danseuse Esméralda déchaîne les passions. Au milieu des mendiants et des truands de la cour des Miracles, le drame se noue peu à peu entre Phœbus, le capitaine des gardes dont elle est amoureuse, le monstrueux Quasimodo et l'inquiétant alchimiste Frollo prêt à tout pour la belle"--Verso du conteneur
 
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French (116)

Italian (31)

English (4)

Spanish (1)