WorldCat Identities

Blier, Bernard 1916-1989

Overview
Works: 296 works in 954 publications in 7 languages and 3,624 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal films  Detective and mystery films  History  Prison films  Comedy films  Western films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Director, Editor, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other, Collector, Scenarist, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Bernard Blier
 
Most widely held works by Bernard Blier
Dam e sobh Day break by Marcel Carné( Visual )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in French and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Besieged by police, a murderer waits in his apartment recalling his past before killing himself at daybreak
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

47 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous husband is accused of murder after a man his wife was flirting with turns up dead
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire = The tall blond man with one black shoe by Yves Robert( Visual )

43 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional musician's life is changed when he is mistaken for a secret agent
I compagni The organizer by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in Italian and French and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn-of-the-twentieth-century Turin, an accident in a textile factory incites workers to stage a walkout. But it's not until they receive unexpected aid from a traveling professor that they find a voice, unite, and stand up for themselves. This historical drama by Mario Monicelli is a beautiful and moving ode to the power of the people, brimming with humor and honesty
Les misérables by Jean-Paul Le Chanois( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a small time criminal, Jean Valjean, in 18th century France. Forced to endure poverty, imprisonment, and torture, his life is changed by the kindness of a Bishop. He tries to mend his ways, hounded by the vengeful police inspector Javert, who is determined to put him back behind bars
Buffet froid by Bertrand Blier( Visual )

41 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blier's farcical thriller stars Gérard Depardieu as Alphonse, a drifter obsessed with murder and death. Structured as an absurdist nightmare, the film has a logic that is at once twisted and stark. A husband befriends his wife's murderer, a high-ranking official plans his own assassination, a lost knife is found in the stomach of a subway passenger. Together with the Chief of Police, and a killer who is afraid of the dark, Alphonse is embroiled in an inescapable complicity of murder, treachery and paranoia which draws him closer and closer to a fateful end
Les tontons flingueurs by Georges Lautner( Visual )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in French and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernand Naudin, un ancien truand est appelé par son ami d'enfance "le Mexicain" qui lui confie sa fille Patricia et ses affaires constituées par un tripot, une distillerie clandestine et une maison close, que Raoul et sa bande voudraient s'approprier. Fernand aura tôt fait de mettre bon ordre à tout cela
Hôtel du nord by Marcel Carné( Visual )

18 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in French and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : dans un petit hôtel sur le canal Saint Martin, chaque chambre a son histoire : un jeune couple d'amoureux aspire au suicide, une fille vit de ses charmes, son ami a livré des acolytes à la police ; certains couples sont mal assortis et puis surtout, il y a Arletty et Louis Jouvet qui voudraient changer d'"atmosphère"
Les barbouzes by Georges Lautner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in French and German and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of an infamous arms dealer, four secret agents try to seduce his young widow to obtain his secrets for their respective countries
100,000 dollars au soleil by Henri Verneuil( Visual )

14 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocco and Angele hijack a truck in the Saharan desert. The head of the trucking company hires Rocco's friend, Herve and another employee to go after them and bring the valuable goods back
L'Ecole buissonnière Passion for life by Jean-Paul Le Chanois( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a school teacher who tries to bring modern methods of edu cation into a small village in Provence (France) after World War I
The Great War and the shaping of the 20th century by Marie-Christine Bonneau-Darmagnac( Visual )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War I, the two protagonists (played by Sordi and Gassman) are cowards whose main concern is to survive at all costs
Passione d'amore Passion of love by Ettore Scola( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862 a handsome young Italian cavalry captain is transferred far from his mistress. At his new post, the captain meets an ugly woman who falls madly in love with him and seduces him with the force of her passion, intelligence, and sadness
Série noire by Alain Corneau( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a salesman who becomes a thief and murderer due to events beyond his control
Monsieur gangster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 29 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
Grosse fatigue Dead tired by Michel Blanc( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many scientists believe tiredness is the biggest health problem facing humanity and now they've got the evidence to prove it. New medical studies reveal that sleep deprivation can trigger and exacerbate many diseases including heart disease, obesity, diabetes and even depression"-SBS TV website
Marie-Octobre by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

17 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En 1944, ils formaient un réseau de Résistance. L'un d'eux a trahi. Des années plus tard, "Marie Octobre", seule femme du groupe, leur réunit pour découvrir qui a trahi... Et, à la fin de l'enquête, le traître devra mourir !
Entrée des artistes by Marc Allégret( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le Conservatoire, les élèves, leurs espoirs et désespoirs, leurs amours, leurs jalousies... avec comme professeur un Louis Jouvet magnifique, exaltant l'amour du théâtre ! Une peinture unique du milieu des jeunes comédiens transfigurée par les dialogues d'Henri Jeanson et le talent de ses interprètes. Un grand classique du cinéma français d'avant-guerre." (Source : jaquette)
Le bourgeois gentilhomme comédie-ballet in five acts by Jean-Baptiste Lully( Recording )

in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dedée d'Anvers by Yves Allégret( Visual )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about sailors and women at the port of Antwerp. A dockside prostitute falls for a sailor and arouses the jealousy of her protector
 
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Buffet froid
Alternative Names
Bernard Blier attore francese

Bernard Blier francia színész

Bernard Blier francouzský herec

Bernard Blier Frans acteur

Bernard Blier fransk skådespelare

Bernard Blier fransk skodespelar

Bernard Blier fransk skuespiller

Bernard Blier französischer Filmschauspieler

Bernard Blier French character actor

Bernardus Blier

Бернар Блие французский актёр

Бернар Бліє

Բեռնար Բլիե

برنارد بلیه بازیگر فرانسوی

ベルナール・ブリエ

Languages
French (269)

Italian (23)

German (18)

English (18)

Spanish (4)

Russian (3)

Chinese (1)

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