WorldCat Identities

Ronet, Maurice 1927-1983

Works: 200 works in 744 publications in 6 languages and 4,669 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  New wave films  Drama  Feature films  Gangster films  Nonfiction films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Adapter, Other, Director, Scenarist, Restager , Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Maurice Ronet
Plein soleil = Purple noon by René Clément( Visual )

46 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 988 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 = Elevator to the gallows by Louis Malle( Visual )

76 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 884 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 = The fire within by Louis Malle( Visual )

50 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 634 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 femme infidèle by FremantleMedia( Visual )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears. He plans a confrontation with the younger man, Victor, but too late, Victor's been killed! Now to preserve his lifestyle, Charles must cover it all up and life must seem to go on as before
Casta diva : a romanticized biography of Bellini by Carmine Gallone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 141 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
La balance by Bob Swaim( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in French and held by 127 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
La ronde( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 103 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
Lost command by Mark Robson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and English and held by 101 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
Carve her name with pride by Lewis Gilbert( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 100 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 )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 99 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
How sweet it is!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 84 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
Brigitte Bardot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love on a pillow: An innocent young woman clings to the abusive alcoholic whose life she saved
Who's got the black box? = La route de corinthe( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in French and German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a NATO worker is mudered all eyes point to his widow as the killer. But she's innocent and will do anything to prove it and avenge her husband's death
Les femmes = Women( Visual )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a womanizing novelist suffers from writer's block, he hires Clara as his new secretary and erotic inspiration
Cry of the heart = Le cri du coeur( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 29 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 )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 27 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
La femme écarlate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le métier de comédien : entretiens avec Hervé Le Boterf by Maurice Ronet( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in French and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fahrstuhl zum Schafott( )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nur die Sonne war Zeuge( Visual )

4 editions published in 1959 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der junge, attraktive Amerikaner Tom Ripley liebt Luxus und Müßiggang. 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:
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Lost command
Alternative Names
Maurice Ronet attore, regista e scrittore francese

Maurice Ronet Frans acteur

Maurice Ronet Französischer Schauspieler

Maurice Ronet French actor

Robinet, Maurice 1927-1983

Robinet, Maurice Julien Marie 1927-1983

Роне, Морис

موریس رونه بازیگر و کارگردان فرانسوی


Beau pere