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Ronet, Maurice 1927-1983

Overview
Works: 245 works in 700 publications in 4 languages and 4,405 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  New wave films  Gangster films  War films  History  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Adapter, Other, Scenarist, Director, Restager , Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Maurice Ronet
Plein soleil Purple noon by Ren Clment( Visual )

45 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Ripley is employed by wealthy Mr. Greenleaf to bring back his playboy son Philippe, but instead they become firm friends and enjoy a luxurious life in the company of Philippe's fiancee Marge and her friend Freddie. When Mr. Greenleaf decides the mission has failed and cuts off Tom's funds he takes drastic action to maintain his new-found life of luxury
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud by Louis Malle( Visual )

52 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julien is a former paratrooper, who now works for millionaire arms dealer Simon Carala. He is in love with Florence, Carala's wife. They plan to murder him and make it look like a suicide, but Julien forgets a rather important detail. Leaving the engine of his sports car running, he races up to the office to retrieve it, but fate intervenes, and Julien misses his rendezvous with Florence. She spends the night wandering the Parisian streets alone. Meanwhile brash teenager Louis and his girlfriend Veronique decide to "borrow" the car, which launches a disastrous stream of coincidence with sinister consequences
Le feu follet by Louis Malle( Visual )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good old days' friends. None of them will be helpful, increasing Alain's distress
La femme infidèle by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in French and English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears
Le Feu follet The fire within( Visual )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on the ghosts of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe, this drama is a suspenseful account of the last forty-eight hours of a man marked by suicide. A self-absorbed alcoholic writer leaves a clinic determined to kill himself, but decides to discover if any of his friends can give him a reason to change his mind. The author, Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, whose 1931 novel formed the basis of the film, killed himself in 1945 after having collaborated with the Nazis
La balance by Bob Swaim( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in French and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a police informant is gunned down, a determined vice cop must recruit a new stool pigeon--one that can finally take down the unassailable mob boss. The line between the cops and gangsters becomes blurred as Dédé, a charismatic pimp, is forced to 'rat out' his former boss and nemesis, the elusive Massina
Ascenseur pour l'échafaud Elevator to the gallows( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in French and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and fear produce death in this murder drama. The plot to murder his lover's husband backfires when Tavernier is charged with two other murders
Lost command by Mark Robson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Lieutenant Colonel Pierre Raspeguy leads his defeated and humiliated French army out of Indochina, he learns that he's been relieved of all command. A French Countess finagles a new position for him in Algeria and he persuades two wartime buddies to join him in shaping up a rag-tag unit. Raspeguy is forced to confront an Arab terrorist and launches a bloody battle against Segal's rebel forces
La ronde by Arthur Schnitzler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in French and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Paris during the summer of 1914 a succession of brief liaisons begins and ends with a soldier and a tart, but on the way moves humourously and sometimes poignantly through a fascinating panorama of society and of attitudes to love". IMDB
Carve her name with pride by Lewis Gilbert( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspiring true story of Violette Szabo, a young British widow of a French officer, who braved death while working for the French Resistance in World War II
Beau pere by Bertrand Blier( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After losing her mother in a car accident, a fourteen-year old girl had to choose whether to live with her father or stepfather. She has no desire to live with her father but has a strong sexual desire to live with her stepfather
Casta diva a romanticized biography of Bellini( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film offers an account of Bellini from his days as a student at the Naples conservatory through the premiere of Norma."--Container
How sweet it is!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hendersons are sailing for Europe, and bound for a marital mix-up that has husband and wife hilariously entangled - and reconciled - in a bordello brouhaha
Nur die Sonne war Zeuge( Visual )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der junge, attraktive Amerikaner Tom Ripley liebt Luxus und Müiggang. Das nötige Geld fehlt ihm ebenso wie jegliche moralische Hemmung. So schreckt er nicht vor Mord zurück, um auf diese Weise die Stelle eines reichen Schulfreundes einzunehmen, der es sich in Europa gutgehen lässt. Das Bankkonto des Toten öffnet Ripley, dem Meister der Verstellung, das Tor zum erträumten Paradies. Ist Ripley wirklich der perfekte Mord gelungen? (Quelle: www.prisma-online.de)
Brigitte Bardot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two weeks in September: A wife is torn between two lovers, her older husband and a much younger man
Fahrstuhl zum Schafott( Visual )

22 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florence Carala und ihr Liebhaber Julien Tavernier planen zusammen das perfekte Verbrechen an ihrem Ehemann. Julien konstruiert ein unanfechtbares Alibi. Er tötet Simon Carala und täuscht einen Selbstmord vor. Durch Zufall, der Portier hat den Strom abgestellt, bleibt Julien im Fahrstuhl stecken. Während er versucht zu entkommen, stehlen Jugendliche sein Auto und töten zwei deutsche Touristen. Nun wird nach Julien gefahndet aufgrund eines Verbrechens, das er nicht begangen hat
Frantic( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in French and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and fear produce death in this murder drama. The plot to murder his lover's husband backfires when Tavernier is charged with two other murders
Cry of the heart Le cri du coeur( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love is hard, especially for a single mother with a spoiled child in the mix. When the home is torn apart by divorce, it seems like the end of the world, but when broken hearts mend and a single mother tries to start anew, she faces the resentment of her son and the prejudices of society. Can she begin a new life as her boy struggles with his teenage, sexual fascinations?
La piscine by Jacques Deray( Visual )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in French and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa near St.-Tropez. The main feature of the villa is a swimming pool, stage for most of the action. After a visit Marianne invites former lover Harry and his teenage daughter Penelope to stay. Tension between the grown-ups rises especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope. The consequences are deadly
Les femmes Women( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a womanizing novelist suffers from writer's block, he hires Clara as his new secretary and erotic inspiration
 
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Maurice Ronet attore, regista e scrittore francese

Maurice Ronet Frans acteur

Maurice Ronet Franzsischer Schauspieler

Maurice Ronet French actor

Robinet, Maurice 1927-1983

Robinet, Maurice Julien Marie 1927-1983

Роне, Морис

موریس رونه بازیگر و کارگردان فرانسوی

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