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Delon, Alain 1935-

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Il gattopardo = The leopard by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

132 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounting the years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy. Contains the original Italian version with optional subtitles, the English-language version and special features
L'eclisse by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

103 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman who has just ended one relationship meets a stockbroker who lets the world of the stock market govern his every action
Plein soleil = Purple noon by René Clément( Visual )

52 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,027 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
Le samouraï = The samurai by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

63 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hired killer in a state of virtual living death goes about his business in a muted Paris, a city of shadows, only to fatally admit emotion (the love of a woman) into his life. His actions are analogous to hara-kiri committed by the solitary samurai. Melville takes the mythology of the gangster and removes all overt social comment in favour of romantic stylisation. Melville commented that his intention was "to show the mental disorder of a man who unmistakably had a tendency to schizophrenia."
Le cercle rouge = Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

79 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being pursued by a police superintendent
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

125 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luchino Visconti's operatic masterpiece tells the story of the Parondis, a poor family from a village in southern Italy who come to Milan seeking a better life. Following the death of her husband, proud Rosaria (Katina Paxinou) picks up stakes and moves to the city with four of her sons: Simone (Renato Salvatori), Rocco (Alain Delon), Ciro (Max Cartier), and Luca (Rocco Vidolazzi). Awaiting them in Milan is her oldest son, Vincenzo (Spiros Focas), who himself is preoccupied with his impending nuptials to the beautiful Ginetta (Claudia Cardinale). Divided into chapters focused loosely on each brother, the movie chronicles the Parondis' struggle to get by, as the brothers take odd jobs and the family endures life in a cramped tenement. Much of the movie's second half deals largely with Simone and Rocco. The loutish Simone eventually finds success as a boxer, and the family soon moves to a better neighborhood. Meanwhile, Rocco gets drafted by the military, and becomes a successful boxer himself upon his return. Complications arise when Nadia (Annie Girardot), a prostitute, enters their lives. Simone falls in love with Nadia first; however, Rocco eventually becomes the object of her affection. Simone's obsession with Nadia and his rapidly deteriorating behavior ultimately threaten to bring the family to ruin, even as the saintly Rocco tries to save his brother. At the peak of Rocco's success, Simone commits a crime that cruelly dashes Rocco's hopes of keeping the family together
Mr. Klein by Joseph Losey( Visual )

52 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Nazi-occupied France Mr. Klein is the riveting story of one man's search for another who shares his name, and who has stolen his identity
Un amour de Swann = Swann in love by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in French and English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy gentleman who thrives in the finest circles of high society risks everything for his erotic obsession with a voluptuous, promiscuous courtesan. Based on Marcel Proust's monumental masterpiece of modern literature, this elegant, sensual film recreates the glittering, lost world of the aristocracy
Is Paris burning? by René Clément( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The explosive, courage-filled story of the Allied resistance and Paris liberation of 1944!" -- Container
Un flic = Dirty money by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris police Commissaire Edouard Coleman discovers that his nightclub-owner friend, Simon, also leads a group of bank robbers. When he's tipped off that the same robbers are planning a drug heist, Edouard means to defeat his two-faced friend. Meanwhile, Edouard has engaged in some doube-crossing himself. He shares the same woman, Cathy, with the man he calls his friend
Spirits of the dead by Federico Fellini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metzengerstein is the tale of a young woman who believes the spirit of the cousin she loved, killed in a stable fire she started, is in a horse that escaped. William Wilson is the story of a mean-spirited Austrian officer who kills his doppelgänger in a duel. Toby Dammit is about a film star who takes off on a drunken spree after his film is completed
The yellow Rolls-Royce by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion, intrigue, adventure, love-- everything happens in the yellow Rolls-Royce, a luxury automobile that ties together three stories as it passes from owner to owner. In the first, an aristocrat with a penchant for the racetrack discovers his wife has a penchant for backseat amour. Then a moll takes a spin down lover's lane in the Rolls while her mobster boyfriend is busy rubbing out the competition. Finally, an imperious widow purchases the car and drives straight into danger as she helps an anti-fascist escape the Nazis
The girl on a motorcycle by Jack Cardiff( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wildly sexy time capsule from the swinging sixties, The girl on a motorcycle (1968) stars Alain Delon (Le samoura) and Marianne Faithfull, two actors at the height of their impressive cool, as lovers with a taste for the open road. Faithfull stars as Rebecca, a bored housewife who bolts from her home in the French countryside to visit her lover, Daniel (Delon), in Germany. Wearing nothing but a form-fitting black leather suit (the film was re-released in the U.S. as Naked under leather), the lusty Rebecca races across the country, and in flashback remembers the start of their affair. She recalls the initial, furtive glances in her father's bookstore, her elaborate sexual fantasies and their long-awaited consummation. Most important of all is the motorcycle itself, a gift from Daniel that seems to give her more pleasure than any man could deliver. Directed by legendary cinematographer Jack Cardiff (The red shoes) in pulsating psychedelic hues, The girl on a motorcycle has emerged from obscurity to become more than a cult favorite; it is a touchstone film of 1960s Euro youth culture
Zorro( Visual )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alain Delon plays the masked hero who saves the oppressed people of a small Mexican province from the evil Colonel Huerta
Les félins = Joy house by René Clément( Visual )

23 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in French and English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conman finds himself on the run from the mob after seducing the wife of an American gangster. He hides away as the chauffeur of a beautiful widow and her young cousin, hopelessly entangled in a triangle of love and deception
Scorpio by Michael Winner( Visual )

23 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the heyday of the Cold War an aging C.I.A. agent suspected of selling secrets to the Russians becomes the target of a C.I.A.-hired assassin, code named Scorpio. The two men follow each other in a deadly duel that takes both of them half way around the globe
Il gattopardo = The leopard by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

29 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luchino Visconti's The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) is an epic on the grandest possible scale. The film recreates, with nostalgia, drama, and opulence, the tumultuous years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a unified, democratic Italy. Burt Lancaster stars as the aging prince watching his culture and fortune wane in the face of a new generation, represented by his upstart nephew (Alain Delon) and his beautiful fiancee (Claudia Cardinale)
Deux hommes dans la ville by José Giovanni( Visual )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an early release from prison, an ex-safe cracker finds honest work and a new love. But when a vengeful cop begins to stalk him, and his ex-gang tries to lure him back, his determination to go straight is pushed to the breaking point
Lost command by Mark Robson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 109 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
Borsalino and Co. by Jacques Deray( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mafioso in 1934 Marseilles vows revenge against the killer who murdered his best friend. What he soon learns that the killer is hired by a new gang boss who intends to take down the mafia's operations
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Il gattopardo = The leopard
Alternative Names
Alain Delon aktor francuski

Alain Delon attore francese

Alain Delon francouzský herec

Alain Delon Frans acteur

Alain Delon Französisch-schweizerischer Filmschauspieler

Alain Delon French-Swiss film actor

Alain Delon Pranses-Suiso nga aktor

Alanus Delon

Aleñ Deloñ

Alēns Delons

Delon, Alain

Delon Alen

Αλέν Ντελόν

Ален Делон

Ален Делон французский актёр

Ален Дэлён францускі актор

Ален Дэлон

Делон, Ален

Ալեն Դելոն

אלן דלון

אלן דלון שחקן צרפתי

آلان ديلون

آلن دلون

อาแล็ง เดอลง

ალენ დელონი

알랭 들롱

アラン・ドロン

ドロン, アラン

阿倫狄龍

阿兰·德龙

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Le samouraï = The samuraiLe cercle rouge = Red circleThe yellow Rolls-RoyceLost command