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Guffroy, Pierre 1926-2010

Overview
Works: 23 works in 34 publications in 4 languages and 785 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Social problem films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Fiction  History  Crime films  Road films 
Roles: ard, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pierre Guffroy
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet, timid file clerk whose unremarkable life begins to be increasingly overshadowed with dread and fear after he moves into his new home - an apartment building with an unhappy past. Adding to his paranoia are the building's other occupants, who do nothing to alleviate his growing obsession with the untimely, tragic fate of the apartment's previous tenant
Frantic by Roman Polanski( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in German and English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the wife of an American cardiologist is kidnapped in Paris, he sets out to find her but encounters a web of language, locale, and bureaucracy
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral beauty as well as vivid storytelling
L'Argent Money by Robert Bresson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from a story by Tolstoy, Bresson's film tells of the tragic chain of events which ensue when two schoolboys pass a forged banknote in a photography shop. The note is transferred to the unwitting Yvon, a delivery driver, who is arrested for possessing it. Despite being cleared by the court, Yvon loses his job and becomes trapped in a disastrous spiral of theft, imprisonment and murder
Cesar and Rosalie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A divorcee living with a rich merchant becomes attracted to a young artist--a bittersweet romantic triangle where all the sides are never equal. Unexpectedly, the two men become friends
Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

1 edition published in 1959 in French and held by 6 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
Mouchette by Robert Bresson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unloved 14-year-old girl schoolgirl contemplates her unhappy life with her alcoholic father and dying mother [Halliwell's]
The Luis Buñuel collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Luis Buñuel collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Luis Buñuel collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pélerinage aux sources du premier art roman méridional by Danielle Ruset( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Guffroy chef décorateur et poète( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That obscure object of desire Cet obscur objet du désir by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis Bunuel's final film explodes with eroticism, bringing full circle to the director's lifelong preoccupation with the darker side of desire. Bunuel regular Fernando Rey plays Matthieu, an urbane widower, tortured by his lust for the elusive Conchita. With subversive flare, Bunuel uses two different actresses in the lead role: Carole Bouquet, a sophisticated French beauty and Angela Molina, a Spanish coquette. Drawn from Pierre Louys's 1898 novel, La Femme et le Pantin
Le charme discreto de la bourgeoise( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrealist and satirical film by Luis Buñuel in which an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined
Annuaire des anciens élèves de l'IDHEC : 1944-1954( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A love story set against the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968"--Film index international
Le fantôme de la liberté by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Surrealist film consisting of a series of vaguely related episodes including poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, police officers looking for a missing girl who is right under their noses, and most famously a dinner party scene with guests seated on toilet bowls while occasionally retiring to a little room to eat
L'envers du décor portrait de Pierre Guffroy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pierrot le fou Pierrot goes wild( Visual )

1 edition published in 1965 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part love story, part gangster thriller, Pierrot le Fou combines romance, adventure, and violence to create a colorful French version of the Bonnie and Clyde story
La insoportable levedad del ser( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Guffroy, P. 1926-2010

Guffroy, Pierre-Jacques 1926-2010

Pierre Guffroy franzsischer Artdirector und Szenenbildner

Pierre Guffroy Production designer, Art director

Pierre Guffroy scenografo francese

Languages
French (18)

English (11)

Spanish (1)

German (1)