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Zidi, Claude 1934-

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Most widely held works by Claude Zidi
Le bonheur by Agnès Varda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This poetic and sensuous hymn to the happy life is the story of a young French carpenter in love with two women--his beautiful wife and the mistress who eventually replaces her. Varda portrays personal happiness as both a self-gratifying and destructive force
Asterix & Obelix take on Caesar by Claude Zidi( Visual )

70 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 50 B.C. and all of Gaul has been conquered by the Romans. All? No! One tiny village continues to resist the Roman occupation with the help of a magic potion which turns its inhabitants into invincible warriors
Les Ripoux My new partner by Claude Zidi( Visual )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran police detective teaches his new by-the-book partner the finer points of graft and the good life
True Lies by James Cameron( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special agent Harry Tasker is a top spy in the ultra-secret Omega Sector--although to his wife Helen, he's just a boring computer salesman. When Harry's two lives unexpectedly collide, both he and Helen find themselves in the clutches of international terrorists, fighting to save not only their marriage, but their lives
L'aile ou la cuisse by Claude Zidi( Visual )

41 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Duchemin is France's most reputed culinary expert, an esteemed food critic and author of the best-selling Duchemin restaurant guide. He is about to be received into the Académie Française and plans to retire, intending that his son Gérard will continue his work. Unfortunately, Gérard's sole ambition is to be a comedian and, without his father knowing, he works part-time as a clown in a travelling circus. Duchemin's mortal enemy is Jacques Tricatel, the supermarket magnate who is planning to open a chain of fast-food restaurants. When he hears about this, Duchemin agrees to appear on a chat show with Tricatel in order to expose him as an enemy of French cuisine. However, before the show goes out Duchemin loses his sense of taste and Tricatel discovers his son's secret pastime
La zizanie by Claude Zidi( Visual )

34 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industriel ambitieux, Guillaume Daubray-Lacaze agrandit son usine de matériel de dépollution, détruisant du même coup le jardin de sa femme Bernadette, férue dhorticulture. Décidée à se venger de son mari, elle quitte le domicile conjugal, et se présente contre lui aux élections municipales
Inspecteur la Bavure by Claude Zidi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in French and Russian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the beginning of the Fifties. Michel Clément, son of a police inspector, begins his career. A psychopath sows terror. The inspector, listening to only his courage, succeeds in stopping the killer, at the cost of his own life. On his deathbed, his wife swears to him that their son will become a policeman. The years pass and the son of the hero is promoted training inspector and his troubles begin. When he arrives at the prefecture, he is mistaken for an accomplice of Roger Morzini, public enemy no. 1. He is ordered to accompany a young journalist, Marie-Ann Frossant, daughter of a media magnate, in search of Morzini. But Morzini, evidently prefering to kidnap the young heiress than be captured himself, has a few surprises for Clément...woman who teaches to him the trade. They put all three in the search of Morzini which, meanwhile, was made change the face
Brust oder Keule( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les sous-doués passent le bac by Claude Zidi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French high school students engage in comic hijinks
Association de malfaiteurs by Claude Zidi( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatre potes issus de la même promo n'ont pas la même chance dans la vie. Thierry et Gérard, brillants chefs d'entreprises, décident de faire une farce à Daniel, le looser de la bande. La farce tourne au drame quand Daniel tombe dans les filets de Bernard, homme d'affaires peu scrupuleux
La totale! by Claude Zidi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Franȯis has convinced his wife and nearly everyone else that he is a pleasant, downtrodden civil servant who has been immured in a dead-end job. In reality, he is a very competent secret operative for the government. Meanwhile, Helene, the mother of his two children, has grown bored with her dull husband and is considering whether or not she should have an affair with an attractively sleazy used-car salesman who has been feeding her his standard seduction line: that he's a secret agent (which, in his case, is a lie). When Franȯis discovers this, he concocts a plan to teach his wife a lesson, which grows unexpectedly complicated when the two of them stumble across an international arms-smuggling cartel."--All Movie Guide
Ripoux contre ripoux by Claude Zidi( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lovable but corrupt policemen decide to go straight. They soon find, however, that honesty doesn't pay ... not if everyone else turns crooked
Les bidasses en folie by Claude Zidi( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy starring Les Charlots, a French pop music group, who are drafted into military service
Ein irrer Typ L'animal( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The funny misadventures of a dating duo of film stunt professionals in France
Ripoux 3 by Claude Zidi( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the stories of Ripoux and Ripoux contre ripoux about a pair of Parisian policemen
Astérix & Obélix contro Cesare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La pozione magica che il druido Panoramix somministra ai Galli li rende invincibili dinanzi alle legioni romane. L'infido Detritus riuscirà a impadronirsi della preziosa pozione. Asterix e Obelix dovranno darsi da fare per riprendere il controllo della situazione. (Mymovies)
Les sous-doués en vacances by Claude Zizi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French high school students engage in comic hijinks
Banzaï by Claude Zidi( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michel Bernardin works for Planet Assistance, an agency that assists French travelers all over the world. Up until now he has worked in the home office, but one day he discovers that, due to a costly blunder, his new job is to go out into the field and help clients in various locales - despite his fear of flying. His fiancée Isabelle, an air hostess, has promised to quit working a few days before their marriage. Yet she is still forced to accept a few more flights, which she must hide from Michel. Meanwhile, he is hiding his change in job duties from his future wife. The couple find themselves in Hong Kong at the same time, mixed up in a drug trafficking ring !
Les rois du gag( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les bidasses s'en vont en guerre by Claude Zidi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in French and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Grand slapstick comedy about four buddies serving in the army. Their long-suffering sergeant attempts to whip them into shape but the conflict spirals out of control." - - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071214/
 
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Alternative Names
Claude Zidi francouzský režisér

Claude Zidi Frans filmregisseur

Claude Zidi französischer Regisseur und Kameramann

Claude Zidi French film director

Claude Zidi regista francese

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