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Veber, Francis

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Most widely held works by Francis Veber
La cage aux folles by Édouard Molinaro( Visual )

37 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married
Le dîner de cons by Francis Veber( Visual )

121 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,023 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 )

59 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

François (Daniel Auteuil) es contable en una fábrica de preservativos. Sin embargo, descubre que va a ser despedido por la dirección. La ayuda para salvarse de que ocurra finalmente el despido le llegará de su vecino Belone, quien le aconseja que se haga pasar por homosexual para demandar a la empresa en caso de que le eche, alegando discriminación en el trabajo. Ello marcará el inicio de toda una serie de malentendidos y descalabros para el pobre François
La doublure by Francis Veber( Visual )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When French tycoon Pierre Levasseur is spied with his supermodel mistress Elena, the pictures end up on the front page of a Paris daily. Telling his powerful wife Christine that there must have been a mistake, he declares Elena was actually with the other fellow in the photo. Trying to keep one step ahead of his dubious wife, Pierre engineers it so a naive car-park valet, François Pignon, appears to be Elena's boyfriend, moving her into his flat and his life. As Pierre's web of deceit widens, so do the possibilities of discovery and with them disaster after hilarious disaster
The toy by Richard Donner( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Bates' son is visiting him for a week, and is chauffeured to the family department store after hours to pick out anything he wants. This time, Eric has a more elaborate toy in mind, Jack Brown, the janitor at the department store
La Chêvre = The goat by Francis Veber( Visual )

35 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dedicated private eye searches for a businessman's daughter in Mexico, but the case is complicated by the amateur sleuthing of the client's accountant
Les Compères by Francis Veber( Visual )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her teenage son runs away and her husband refuses to hunt for him, a frantic mother calls on two old lovers to help. This odd couple makes an hilarious search on the Riviera, bickering and competing as they defeat gangsters and motorcycle toughs to rescue the boy
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire = The tall blond man with one black shoe by Yves Robert( Visual )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 283 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
My father, the hero by Steve Miner( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andre, a Frenchman divorced from his American wife takes his teenage daughter, Nicole, on vacation with him. She's desperate to appear as a woman and not a girl, so in order to impress a local boy, she makes up more and more ridiculous stories, starting with Andre being her boyfriend. Andre is desperate to make Nicole happy and so plays along with her crazy games, and the stories they make up get increasingly bizzare
Three fugitives by Francis Veber( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Funnyman Martin Short plays an inept, klutzy bank robber who, on his first heist, grabs Nick Nolte as a hostage. Nolte plays a notorious ex-con who is trying to go straight, so naturally no one believes he's innocent nor Short guilty, forcing the mismatched pair to become reluctant partners in crime"--Container
Tais toi! = Shut up! by Francis Veber( Visual )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stupid is as stupid does in this hilarious comedy by Francis Veber. Starring two of France's big names, Gerard Depardieu and Jean Reno, Veber's pits them against each other; one as the idiot, one who needs the idiot. The French police capture the idiot Depardieu and use him in an attempt to coerce Reno's character to confess the location of a large booty he has recently stolen. In a hair-brained escape, the two leave the confines of jail and begin a frantic run to escape an ever-closing-in Parisian police force
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
The man with one red shoe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does Richard Drew, eccentric violinist and American bachelor, step off a plane in Washington, DC wearing one red shoe? The CIA wants to know, and their investigation is just the beginning of this rollicking undercover comedy
Out on a Limb( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of negotiating a multi-million dollar deal, hotshot Manhattan stockbrocker Bill Campbell receives a call for help from his young sister, who's convinced her stepfather is up to no good
Les fugitifs by Francis Veber( Visual )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank robber (Depardieu) is released from prison, only to find himself caught in another robbery situation as he is trying to open an account at a bank
Le dîner de cons : comédie en deux actes by Francis Veber( Book )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le mercredi, pour Pierre Brochant et ses amis, c'est le jour du dîner de cons. Le principe est simple: chacun amène un con. Celui qui a dégoté le plus spectaculaire est déclaré vainqueur. Ce soir, Brochant exulte. Il a trouvé la perle. Le con idéal. "Un con de classe mondiale!" Francois Pignon, comptable au ministère des Finances, passionné de modèles réduits en allumettes. Mais ce qu'il ne sait pas, c'est que Pignon est un fieffé porteur de guigne passé maître dans l'art de déclencher des catastrophes..."--Back cover
Coup de tête by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joueur amateur au Club de Trincamp, François perrin est accusé d'un viol qu'il n'a pas commis. Jusqu'au jour où il marque involontairement le but de la victoire. Soudain, il se retrouve porté en triomphe par ceux qui l'ont traîné dans la boue...sa vengeance sera terrible
L'emmerdeur by Édouard Molinaro( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un tueur engagé pour accomplir une mission se voit contraint, dans un hôtel, de sauver la vie d'un commis voyageur aux tendances suicidaires. Celui-ci, reconnaissant et en mal d'amitié, va rapidement devenir un vrai pot de colle, faisant tourner la mission du tueur à la catastrophe
Le jaguar by Francis Veber( Visual )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perrin, Campaná y Wanú ... tres personajes diferentes entre sí, reunidos dentro del ascensor de un hotel de París. Wanú es un indígena del Amazonas que fue llevado a Europa por un grupo humanitario. En un instante, pasó de la Edad de Piedra, a la Ciudad de la Luz ; Campaná, intérprete de Wanú, nació en el Amazonas y creció en la magía y los rituales del infierno verde, es un especialista en díalectos, pero al estilo Indiana Jones ; Perrin es un joven vividor, seductor y simpático que acostumbra burlarse de de la gente ... hasta que el destino lo coloca frente a un extravagante ser que lo condujo a la selva amazónica hacia una delirante aventura que cambió su vida y su enfoque de los valores espirituales
A Pain in the a--( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in French and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a hired killer crosses paths with a suicidal shirt salesman, the resulting calamity makes for one of the funniest, most original films you'll ever see
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
La cage aux folles
Alternative Names
Francis Veber francia filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró

Francis Veber Frans filmregisseur

Francis Veber französischer Journalist, Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Produzent

Francis Veber réalisateur français

Francis Veber regista francese

Francis Veber ship

Fransis Veber

Veber, Francis 1937-

Veber, Francis Paul 1937-

Франсис Вебер

Франсіс Вебер

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פרנסיס ובר

פרנסיס ובר שחקן צרפתי

فرانسیس وبر فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان فرانسوی

베베르, 프랑시스 1937-

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