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Poiré, Alain

Overview
Works: 160 works in 330 publications in 5 languages and 4,138 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  War films  Historical films  Caper films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  History 
Roles: Producer, Author, Adapter, Scenarist
Classifications: PQ2631.A26, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Alain Poiré
 
Most widely held works by Alain Poiré
La gloire de mon père = My father's glory by Yves Robert( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in French and English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through frequent family visits to their summer home in Southern France, a boy learns to love and understand his mother's true nature
Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il veut = A man escaped by Robert Bresson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in French and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French Resistance fighter is sent to an infamous prison in Lyon in 1943, where 7,000 of the 12,000 prisoners housed there died either by natural means or by execution. Lt. Fontaine is certain that execution awaits him, and begins planning his escape. For a period of time he goes it alone, but reluctantly takes on a partner. He gets some help from a couple of prisoners allowed to stroll in the exercise yard, but for the most part he is a figure of isolation
Le dîner de cons by Francis Veber( Visual )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laugh-out-loud farce about a self-centered publisher who participates in a weekly ritual with his friends: to invite the stupidest person they can find to dinner. Lhermitte has found a doozy, civil servant Villeret but the well-meaning oaf intrudes on his life in unexpected ways
Le placard = Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 694 WorldCat member 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 - are drastic
Jean de Florette ; Manon of the spring = Manon des sources by Marcel Pagnol( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in French and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean de Florette: A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell
La Chèvre( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a wealthy industrialist disappears. A top private eye cannot find her, so her father hires a disaster-prone associate to help
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire = The tall blond man with one black shoe by Yves Robert( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in French and English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of an internal power struggle at a French secret service agency, Toulouse, the chief of the organization, plays a trick on Milan, a subordinate hungry for his job. Toulouse picks out a citizen at random and instructs his rival keep close watch. Completely oblivious to what's going on, the innocent "suspect" goes about his business, while all of his simple actions are being mis-interpreted by the eager Milan
La folie des grandeurs = Delusions of grandeur by Gérard Oury( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wacky Yves Montand is getting wacked by Louis de Funès, as they con the queen, con the court and con each other"--Container
Le vice et la vertu by Roger Vadim( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters, Juliette and Justine, take opposite paths during the Nazi occupation of Paris during World War II--Juliette is a collaborator, while Justine supports the resistance movement. Justine is arrested and deported to a mysterious castle that is a brothel for Nazi officers. Juliette, the mistress of an SS colonel, finds Justine and tries to help her escape. But Justine wants to suffer the same fate as her fellow prisoners
Monsieur gangster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dying mob boss nicknamed ''The Mexican'' asks his old friend and ex-gangster, Fernand Naudin, to come out of retirement to take over the family businesses and protect his soon to be married daughter
The brain = Le cerveau by Gérard Oury( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in French and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dapper robbing hood colonel Matthew, aka the Brain, masterminds a scheme to heist a Paris-to-Brussels railcar loaded with cash in this playful caper."--Container
The dinner game = Le diner de cons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy publisher Pierre Brochant faces his greatest social challege in this classic French comedy of errors. He is supposed to find a guest who must be an idiot, to bring to a dinner sponsored by his friends, who are wealthy and obnoxious yuppies engaged in a never-ending game of onupmanship
Pardon mon affaire( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in French and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted farcical romp in the best tradition of French romantic comedies about four buddies who undergo a series of complicated and bizarre adventures in the streets and bedrooms of Paris
The closet : le placard( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francois Pignon works as an accountant in a rubber factory when he is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent that happening: he spreads the rumour that he is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they will be sued for secual discrimination
200 films au soleil by Alain Poiré( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alain Poiré, directeur depuis 40 ans de Gaumont international et producteur, raconte son métier, dresse les portraits d'acteurs renommés tels que de Funès, Raimu, Michel Simon, Pagnol
Fantômas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three films featuring the adventures of journalist Fandor, his girlfriend Hélène, Police Commissioner Juve as they pursue the criminal mastermind Fantômas
Cuisine et dépendances by Philippe Muyl( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un couple de bourgeois invite un ami, perdu de vue depuis une dizaine d'années, mais devenu aujourd'hui une importante personnalité médiatique. C'est dire si l'événement est d'importance, surtout pour la femme, Martine, prête à mettre les petits plats dans les grands. Mais rien ne va se passer comme prévu
My mother's castle : a film( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a surprise Christmas visit to the country, young Marcel Pagnol learns to love and appreciate his mother's true nature
La Chêvre = The goat by Francis Veber( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in French and Dutch and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Campana is unsuccessful at finding a klutzy missing girl, her father enlists François' help because he shares her bad luck
Jean de Florette by Claude Berri( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in French and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un paysan de Haute-provence, Ugolin, entreprend la culture des oeillets sur son modeste terrain et son oncle César, surnommé le Papet, lui prodigue des conseils. Les deux hommes guignent la terre d'un voisin qui meurt inopinément. L'héritier du défunt, Jean Cadoret, bossu, s'y installe avec sa femme Aimée et sa fille Manon. Pour le pousser à partir le Papet et Ugolin bouchent la source qui se trouve sur le domaine. Si bien que Jean se tue à la tâche en cherchant à bonne distance l'eau qui lui est nécessaire
 
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Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il veut = A man escaped
Alternative Names
Alain Poiré Frans filmproducent (1917-2000)

Alain Poiré französischer Filmproduzent

Alain Poiré French film producer

Alain Poiré produttore cinematografico francese

Poiré, Alain Adrien Paul Léon 1917-2000

Пуаре, Ален

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