WorldCat Identities

Guffroy, Pierre 1926-2010

Overview
Works: 33 works in 69 publications in 5 languages and 907 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Motion pictures  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Children's films  Romantic plays  Road films 
Roles: ard, Interviewee, prs, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Pierre Guffroy
 
Most widely held works by Pierre Guffroy
The tenant by Roman Polanski( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 407 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 )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in German and English and held by 195 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 )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 170 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
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie = Discreet charm of the bourgeoisie by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 35 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
Money by Robert Bresson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 18 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
César & Rosalie by Claude Sautet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in French and German and held by 14 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 )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern account of the Orpheus myth dealing with narcissism and with the portrayal of the poet as one torn between the real world and that of the spirit and imagination
Mouchette by Robert Bresson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages 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 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Luis Buñuel collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Luis Buñuel collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 4 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

Pierrot le fou by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries 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
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
Valmont by Miloš Forman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vindictive widow Merteuil bets her friend debaucherous Valmont that he cannot seduce the virtuous (and married) Madame de Tourvel. If Valmont succeeds he may also bed Merteuil, but if he fails he must join a monastery. Set amongst the aristocracy in France in the 18th century
Pierre Guffroy chef décorateur et poète( Visual )

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

The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A love story set against the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968"--Film index international
L'envers du décor by Robert Salis( Visual )

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

Le directeur artistique et les divers artisans de la scénographie créent les décors, les costumes, les maquillages et coiffures. De concert avec le réalisateur, ils inventent l'univers visuel du film
Max et les ferrailleurs by Claude Sautet( Visual )

1 edition published in 1970 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Max n'est pas un policier comme les autres ; solitaire et intransigeant, il ne vit qu'avec une seule idée en tête : arrêter des malfaiteurs en flagrant délit. Il rencontre par hasard un ancien ami de régiment, Abel, qui se confie à lui sans savoir qu'il appartient à la police. Abel s'est acoquiné avec une bande de "ferrailleurs" de Nanterre. À défaut de grands truands, Max va s'efforcer de piéger ces amateurs dont il va téléguider les agissements
 
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Alternative Names
Guffroy, P. 1926-2010

Guffroy, Pierre-Jacques 1926-2010

Pierre Guffroy Frans scenograaf (1926-2010)

Pierre Guffroy französischer Artdirector und Szenenbildner

Pierre Guffroy Production designer, Art director

Pierre Guffroy scenografo francese

Пьер Гюффруа

ピエール・ギュフロワ

Languages
French (25)

English (13)

German (5)

Italian (2)

Spanish (2)