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Films la Boetie

Overview
Works: 32 works in 97 publications in 3 languages and 1,932 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Political films  Gangster films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Slasher films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Films la Boetie
Le boucher = The butcher by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in French and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murders in a small village are traced to a seemingly inoffensive young butcher who is courting a local school mistress
Les biches by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in French and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Socialite Frederique encounters young student Why on the streets of Paris, seduces her and whisks her off to spend winter with the chic crowd in St. Tropez. When architect Paul meets Why, he too charms her and comes between the two lovers. Frederique then seduces Paul out of jealousy, but finds herself feeling real love. Paul and Frederique invite Why to live together with them, resulting in a ménage-à-trois beset by jealousy, madness, and ultimately, murder"--Container
La femme infidèle by FremantleMedia( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in French and English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears. He plans a confrontation with the younger man, Victor, but too late, Victor's been killed! Now to preserve his lifestyle, Charles must cover it all up and life must seem to go on as before
Que la bête meure by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer searches for the hit-and-run driver who killed his young son
La rupture by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in French and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman with a checkered past divorces her abusive, drug-addicted husband after he beats up their young son, breaking his leg and giving him a concussion. The husband's wealthy family tries to gain custody of the boy through the courts, but when that fails they hire a man to do whatever it takes to discredit the mother
Nada by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French terrorists kidnap the American ambassador, leaving dead and wounded in their wake. Soon they begin quarreling as to his fate, while the police purge suspects in an attempt to destroy the Nada faction. As the violence escalates on both sides, the State and the terrorists are forced to use one another's methods in an increasingly desperate and relentless conflict
Juste avant la nuit by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in French and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S & M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène."--Container
La decade prodigieuse by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

2 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in French and English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into 10 days, the story focuses on the wealthy Van Horns. Orson Welles plays the eccentric tycoon who lives in an Alsatian chateau with his young wife and his adopted son, a sculptor given to hallucinatory fits that cause him to fear he has unknowingly committed murder. Of course, wife and son are having a passionate affair and being blackmailed, which sets in dizzying motion the complex plot
Barocco by André Techiné( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film-noir classic, a young woman convinces her boyfriend to accept a bribe to tell a lie that discredits a local politician. When the boyfriend is murdered, she is racked with guilt until she meet the killer, a dead-ringer for the murdered man. In order to hide from the police, he accepts the woman's need to "reinvent" him as her dead boyfriend, but can love transform his soul as well?
Claude Chabrol's Innocents with dirty hands = Les Innocents aux mains sales by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the murder of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following day, and becomes therefore prime suspect. Unfortunately, Louis' body has disappeared and so has Jeff
Le serpent = Night flight from Moscow( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A senior Soviet spy defects to the West and brings along a "gift" for his American hosts--a list of several high ranking Western officials who are Soviet double agents
La gueule ouverte : the mouth agape by Maurice Pialat( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a 50 year-old woman dying of cancer
La femme écarlate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een vrouw besluit, bedrogen door haar geliefe, hem te doden en daarna zelfmoord te plegen. Zij ontmoet een nieuwe liefde, maar volhardt in haar beslissing
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stray : A woman's compassion may be her downfall in this suspense drama. Kate (Angie Everhart) is a wealthy woman who runs a successful restaurant and is involved with the rough-edged but well-meaning Ben (Michael Madsen). One day, Kate's car hits Gil (Stefan Lysenko), a homeless man who was crossing the street. Kate is mortified and takes Gil to the hospital; when she learns that Gil has nowhere to go, she offers, over Ben's strong objections, to let him stay at her estate as he recuperates. As Gil recovers, Kate finds herself becoming attracted to the interesting stranger, but Ben soon learns that Gil has a few secrets that set him apart from just another guy who will work for food
Les noces rouges Wedding in blood by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lucienne and Pierre are having an affair; Lucienne's husband, Paul, is the mayor, and a French deputy, while Pierre is now the vice-mayor. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been very ill for years, but when she dies suddenly in an apparent suicide, the town gossips believe there may be more than meets the eye. In the meantime, Paul proposes a shady land deal to 'benefit the town, ' and wants Pierre's support. But then he discovers proof of his wife's affair. From Chabrol's most revered period of work between 1968 and 1974, this moving tale of adultery and political skulduggery was banned due to the similarities with a genuine murder case that shocked France."--Container
Who's got the black box? La route de corinthe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a NATO worker is murdered all eyes point to his widow as the killer. But she's innocent and will do anything to prove it and avenge her husband's death
La décade prodigieuse by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sculptor, the son of an eccentric tycoon, suffers from hallucinatory fits that cause him to fear he has unknowingly committed murder. Meahwhile, he is having a passionate affair with Helene, the young wife of his father, and is being blackmailed. Paul Regis, a rational friend and philosophy professor, is drawn into the plot out of friendship and intellectual curiosity, but in the end, struggles with his sense of detachment
Une partie de plaisir( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phillipe and Esther live an apparently idyllic life with their daughter, Elise. In an attempt to preserve this bliss, Phillipe decides that he and Esther should each have affairs, being sure to tell each other openly about them. The plan backfires with tragic results as Phillipe becomes engulfed in jealously
Elle cause plus... Elle flingue by Michel Audiard( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The portrait of the detective type: an intelligence far below average, but with lightning imbecility."--Container
Police Python 357 by Alain Corneau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franse thriller
 
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