WorldCat Identities

Zidi, Claude 1934-

Overview
Works: 212 works in 523 publications in 7 languages and 1,151 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Film adaptations  Police films  Comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Director, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Adapter, Conceptor, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A happily-married young carpenter decides that he will be happiest with both a wife and a mistress. Though he adores his wife and children, his passion for a post clerk leads to an adulterous affair and tragedy for his wife
Les Ripoux My new partner ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 102 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 )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 98 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
Astérix & Obélix contre César ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 50 B.C., Asterix and Obelix are a pair of comedic heroes living in a small but well-protected village in Gual, where a magic potion concocted by Druids turns the townsfolk into mighty soldiers. When Roman troops carve a path through Gaul to reach the English Channel, Caesar and his aide de camp Detritus discover the secret elixir and capture the Druid leader who knows its formula and Asterix and Obelix are sent off to rescue them
L'aile ou la cuisse by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 63 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
Les ripoux by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a corrupt veteran police detective in Paris who teaches his new by-the-book partner the finer points of graft and the good life
Asterix & Obelix take on Caesar ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 42 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
La zizanie by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 23 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
La totale! by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 23 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 )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequel to the film Les ripoux, concerning an odd couple of cops
Inspecteur la Bavure by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in French and held by 15 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
Association de malfaiteurs by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in French and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thierry, Gérard, Francis et Daniel sont restés très liés depuis leurs études à HEC. Ils sont tous bien installés, à l'exception de Daniel, éternel rêveur. Lassés de ses affaires chimériques, ses trois amis décident de lui faire croire qu'il a gagné au loto. Le canular fonctionne si bien que Daniel s'emballe et signe un accord avec un financier véreux
Astérix y Obélix contra César by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in French and Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans cette aventure fabuleuse on y verra Astérix se lancer dans un combat homérique contre Obélix...Obélix livrer Astérix aux Romains...Astérix rendre le pouvoir à un César déchu...Abraracourcix s'empare du chariot du trésor public romain, mais se le faire voler à son tour...La potion magique se faire supplanter par la Super-Potion-Magique de Mathusalix...Alors? Un "Astérix" à l'envers? Pas du tout
Les sous-doués passent le bac by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French high school students engage in comic hijinks
Les bidasses en folie by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy starring Les Charlots, a French pop music group, who are drafted into military service
Ripoux 3 by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
René, à la retraite, subsiste grâce à ses vieilles combines. Il se trouve mêlé malgré lui à une affaire de blanchiment d'argent, et c'est François, promu commissaire qui s'empare de l'enquête. Flanqué d'un stagiare plutôt nigaud, il va devoir choisir son camp: celui des souvenirs avec son vieux complice ou celui de la loi
Der Querkopf ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Asterix & Obelix contre César Asterix & Obelix : missie Cleopatra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Dutch and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De Gallische vrienden Asterix en Obelix vechten tegen het leger van Julius Caesar in het jaar 50 voor Christus .- De Gallische vrienden Asterix en Obelix helpen in het jaar 52 voor Christus de Egyptische kiningin Cleopatra met de bouw van een prachtig paleis
Banzaï by Claude Zidi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 8 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 !
Samye luchshie frant︠s︡uzskie komedii ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Russian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six French comedy films
 
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Languages
French (173)
English (15)
German (14)
Spanish (4)
Dutch (3)
Russian (2)
Italian (1)