Most widely held works about Vladimir Cosma
Most widely held works by Vladimir Cosma
Le placard ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in French and held by 514 libraries worldwide
François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life-- and other people's too - is drastic!
Le dîner de cons ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in French and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Pierre and his snobbish friends have a standing date for dinner. Every week, they compete to see who can bring the biggest idiot to the party.
La gloire de mon père ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 445 libraries worldwide
The enchanting story of Marcel Pagnol's childhood in the south of France, and a very special summer when he was 11 years old. In the countryside of Provence he fell under the spell of the rugged hills, made new friends and strengthened the unique bond with his father.
La château de ma mère ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Sequel to La gloire de mon père, the story continues of Marcel Pagnol's childhood holidays in Provence. During a Christmas in the region Marcel's affection for the area deepens and he also learns to love and appreciate his mother's true nature.
Diva ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Cynthia Hawkins is the operatic superstar whose refusal to make a recording frustrates her adoring public. A young fan named Jules makes a secret tape and is stalked by thugs who plan to blackmail the diva. Jules also accidentally acquires a tape which tells of a top mobster's role in an international sex and drug ring. Two hired killers are out to get the tape.
Diva ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Jules, a young mail courier, is an impassioned fan of Cynthia Hawkins, a legendary, and determinedly unrecorded opera star. He smuggles a tape recorder into a performance and tapes her singing. At the same time, a prostitute hides a tape recording that details the career of a French mobster in Jules' delivery bag. Dizzying chases and bizaare plot twists follow, as Jules is pursued through Paris, aided by his two eccentric friends, Gorodish and his Vietnamese mistress, Alba.
Le bal ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Presents an ensemble cast set in a Parisian dance hall where stories are communicated with dance and music throughout five decades of French history. The film is done in pantomime, without dialogue. The music and dance illustrate key moments in French social history.
Diva original soundtrack recording by Vladimir Cosma ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
La Boum ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in French and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Comedy about teenagers coming of age and adults facing midlife crisis.
The closet ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in French and German and held by 92 libraries worldwide
François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life - and other people's too - is drastic!
The favour, the watch, and the very big fish ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Louis Aubinard, a photographer of religious scenes, finds the perfect model to pose as Jesus, and meets and falls in love with beautiful and sensitive Sybil, but things start to unravel when Sybil fails to show for a meeting and the model begins to believe he really is Christ.
Till we meet again ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The trials and tribulations of three woman, spanning the first half-century.
Le Père Noël est une ordure ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, she takes refuge at "SOS Distress", run by two neurotics, Thérèse and Pierre [imdb.com].
Euphonium concerto by Vladimir Cosma ( )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The very best of Vladimir Cosma by Vladimir Cosma ( )
19 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Asterix in Britain ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Le Père Noël est une ordure by Jean-Marie Poiré ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A comedy, the story revolves around a group of people who work at a struggling suicide prevention center (S.O.S. Détress-Amitié) in Venice on Christmas Eve. The busiest night of the year for the hotline involves a corpse and a stuck elevator before the night is through.
My mother's castle ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Young Marcel's mother has fallen in love with the tranquil radiance of Bastide Neuve after spending a blissful summer holiday there. Desperate to return to her beloved hills, she encourages her family to make the exhausting nine-mile trek on foot. But when they find an illegal shortcut through a private estate, their decision to choose the easy way over the long haul could permanently compromise Marcel's father's position as a schoolmaster. -- Container.
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Farcical comedy of mistaken identity. A professional musician's life is changed when he is mistaken for a secret agent.
La gloire de mon père ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Based on the autobiography of Marcel Pagnol, this film is the story of a very special summer that 11 year-old Marcel spent with his family in the Provençe countryside.
Accountants Action and adventure films Authors, French Aymé, Marcel,--1902-1967 Biographical films Blue collar workers Comedy films Comedy films Coming-of-age films Dance halls Dance--Social aspects Dinners and dining Drama Drug traffic DVD-Video discs Families Fans (Persons) Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Foreign films France France--Provence Gangsters History Homosexuality Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Megalomania Midlife crisis Mothers and sons Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Motion pictures Motion pictures, French Opera Operas--Excerpts Pagnol, Marcel,--1895-1974 Photographers Revues Singers Snobs and snobbishness Teenagers Thrillers (Motion pictures) Video recordings Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Cosma, Wladimir, 1940-....
Kosma, Vladimir, 1940-....
Kosma, Vladimir ca. 1942-
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