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Guffroy, Pierre 1926-2010

Overview
Works: 23 works in 34 publications in 3 languages and 775 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures 
Roles: 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 386 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 209 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 116 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
When an innocent prank goes wrong, it becomes the definitive moment in a man's life. A forged 500 franc note is accidentally passed to an unsuspecting young man. Ignorant of its origins, he tries to use the bill but is apprehended for forgery
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 by Jean Cocteau ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1959 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Hors du temps et du réel, les expériences d'un poète : son jugement par Heurtebise et la Princesse, les Gitans, le palais de Pallas Athéna, la lance de la déesse qui le transperce, sa résurrection, la tentation du Sphinx, la fuite d'Oedipe et l'assomption finale
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
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
Pierre Guffroy chef décorateur et poète ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Pierrot le fou by Jean-Luc Godard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1965 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
After attending a mindless party full of shallow chatter, Ferdinand (Jean-Paul Belmondo) feels his mundane world is closing in on him. Desperately wanting to escape, he finds himself in the arms of another woman. Unaware that Marianna's (Anna Karina) dark past still haunts her, they take off for the picturesque south of France. What proceeds is a roller coaster ride filled with passion, desperation and regret as these two lovers meet their final fate
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
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
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
El Fantasma de la libertad ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Serie de viñetas entrelazadas por un personaje o una situación que conecta una historia con la siguiente. Unos soldados franceses entran a la catedral de Toledo durante la invasión napoleónica. Un capitán besa la estatua de una mujer y destruye la de un hombre. En la época actual, un matrimonio se escandaliza con unas postales que muestran monumentos de París. Un hombre ve pasar unos animales por su cuarto. En una escuela de policías, un gendarme dicta una lección sobre las distintas costumbres antropológicas. Un asesino es dejado en libertad después de matar a 18 personas. Una multitud furiosa asalta un zoológico gritando lemas de la resistencia anti-napoleónica, mientras un avestruz mira directamente al espectador
 
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Alternative Names
Guffroy, P. 1926-2010
Guffroy, Pierre-Jacques 1926-2010
Languages
French (19)
English (11)
German (1)