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Périer, François

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

88 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,165 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 )

85 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,033 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 cercle rouge Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

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

À peine libéré de prison, un truand monte un casse dans une bijouterie avec l'aide d'un gangster évadé et d'un ancien policier alcoolique. Le coup réussit. Le receleur, effrayé par l'importance du butin, leur recommande de s'adresser à un spécialiste. Ce dernier n'est autre que le commissaire chargé de l'enquête qui finit par leur tendre un piège
Z by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in French and German and held by 514 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
The sixties by Chris Marker( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in French and English and held by 452 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 )

42 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of mid-19th-century Parisian slums in which a young girl's dreams of a happy home and a successful laundry are cruelly destroyed by a drunken husband
Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in French and held by 308 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 Tartuffe pièce en cinq actes = Tartuffe : a play in five acts by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in French and held by 296 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 )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in French and Italian and held by 270 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 )

34 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 203 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 198 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 130 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. When one of their S & M games goes too far, Laura is accidentally strangled. Even though the police are struggling to solve the murder, Charles finds it difficult to cope with the situation and to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène. From Chabrol's most revered period of work between 1968 and 1974, this is a masterful exploration into friendship and the darker sides of human nature."--Container
The visitor by John Sturgeon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Italian and held by 63 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. 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 )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 54 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 octopus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 50 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 Elegant criminal( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 49 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
Police Python 357 by Alain Corneau( Visual )

31 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough but honest cop must clear his name after a corrupt colleague implicates him in a murder
 
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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

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Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi