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Périer, François

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Most widely held works about François Périer
Most widely held works by François Périer
Orphée Orpheus by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

87 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the love of a poet for a princess who travels constantly from this world to the next. A legendary tale in a modern Parisian setting
Le notti di Cabiria by Federico Fellini( Visual )

79 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prostitute who works in the streets of Rome is continually deceived by men who claim to love her
Le samouraï The samurai( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nightclub owner, he finds himself confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy employer, both of whom are determined to put an end to the career criminal
Le cercle rouge Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master thief is fresh out of prison. Instead of toeing the line he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcholoic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being persued by a police superintendent
Z by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in French and German and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame social. Le président d'un mouvement en faveur de la paix se rend dans une grande ville pour y donner une conférence. Une contre-manifestation s'organise alors et le conférencier est gravement blessé, puis meurt peu après. Le procureur général et le directeur de la police s'entendent alors pour défendre la thèse d'un accident. Le juge d'instruction chargé de l'affaire décide, malgré les pressions, de poursuivre une enquête serrée. Il conclut à l'assassinat et inculpe non seulement le meurtrier, mais également les gens haut placés qui ont tramé le complot
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in French and English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Marker's epic film essay on the worldwide political wars of the 60's and 70's: Vietnam, Bolivia, May '68, Prague, Chile, and the fate of the New Left. This sweeping, global contemplation of a defining decade's political history is divided into two parts, each part woven together to describe what Marker has called "scenes of the Third World War."
Gervaise by René Clément( Visual )

41 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 19th-century Paris, a laundrymaid is deserted by her lover, settles with another man and is able to open her own laundry, but they both take to drink."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in French and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations
Le Samouraï by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

48 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A steely-eyed and enigmatic hitman is hired to do away with the boss of a nightclub, which places him under total surveillance by police. At the same time, he discovers that the man he is working for has marked him for death. His faultless planning of the hit and concrete alibi make it impossible for police to charge him. However, when he falls in love with a key witness, he becomes vulnerable
Le Tartuffe pièce en cinq actes = Tartuffe : a play in five acts by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in French and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Molière's play about the havoc created in a rich merchant's household when he falls under the influence of a charismatic and hypocritical religious zealot
I compagni The organizer by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in French and Italian and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compassionate story of the beginning of labor's struggle against degradation and exploitation during the 1880's
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stavisky by Alain Resnais( Visual )

32 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisite recounting of the climatic days in 1933 in the career of Stavisky, the con man turned international financier whose ruin resulted in political scandal and his own mysterious death
Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world. 2. An artist is driven mad by the sight of his own blood and a drawing of a mouth that seems to come to life. The combination sends him off on a series of bizarre adventures that strive to explain how artists become obsessed with their own works. 3. In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations
Juste avant la nuit by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in French and German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène."--Container
The visitor( Visual )

10 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-something stunning beauty Pina (Sandra Milo) takes out an ad in the personal column hoping to find a man to take her away from the tiny Italian village where she lives. For months now she has been trying to find the right one, a man with a solid career, a family in mind, and plenty of stamina. Adolfo (Francois Perier) lives in Rome running a profitable business. Looking to share his life with that special person willing to raise a family Adolfo replies to Pina's ad. The couple arrange to meet in the village where Pina lives. Incorporating flashbacks that highlight Pina's and Adolfo's lives, the complexity of the characters are slowly revelaed and when the two finally meet Pina quickly concludes that Adolfo is the one. He appears noble, cultured, and ready for a serious commitment, Pina can hardly believe her luck!
The octopus( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police inspector arrives in Sicily to investigate a pair of high-profile murders, but when the Mafia starts to push back, he ends up compromising to save his life and that of his family. What will prevent him from taking his own revenge against the Mob?
The octopus. La piovra( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most popular TV series ever in Italy, La Piovra has developed a cult popularity world-wide. Central character, Corrado Cattani is played by Michele Placido, and his character forms the backbone of a sprawling tale of the Mafia
Max et les ferrailleurs by Claude Sautet( Visual )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max n'est pas un policier comme les autres ; solitaire et intransigeant, il ne vit qu'avec une seule idée en tête : arrêter des malfaiteurs en flagrant délit. Il rencontre par hasard un ancien ami de régiment, Abel, qui se confie à lui sans savoir qu'il appartient à la police. Abel s'est acoquiné avec une bande de "ferrailleurs" de Nanterre. À défaut de grands truands, Max va s'efforcer de piéger ces amateurs dont il va téléguider les agissements
The Elegant criminal( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He took pleasure from the bottle, from sex, from literature, and from the twist of the knife. The Elegant Criminal is a story of contradictions, propelled by the most curious motivations ever to emerge from the crininal mind ..."--Container
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Le cercle rouge Red circle
Alternative Names
François Périer attore francese

François Périer Frans acteur

François Périer fransk skådespelare

François Périer fransk skodespelar

François Périer fransk skuespiller

François Périer französischer Schauspieler

François Périer French actor

Pillu, François.

Pillu, François 1919-2002

Pillu, François Gabriel Marie, 1919-2002

Pilu, François-Gabriel 1919-2002

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فرانسوا پریه بازیگر فرانسوی

Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoiLe Samouraï