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Films la Boetie

Overview
Works: 42 works in 89 publications in 3 languages and 1,787 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Films la Boetie
Le boucher by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in French and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress avoids attachments but strikes up a congenial friendship with the charmingly passionate local butcher, a veteran of Indochina. As a serial killer spreads terror throughout the countryside, the effort of these two people to come back from their emotional islands to some kind of mutual understanding and reality builds from oblique tenderness and humor to shattering tragedy
Les biches by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in French and held by 285 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 Claude Chabrol( Visual )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in French and English and held by 239 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 )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Thenier's only son is killed in a hit and run accident. Bent on revenge, he resolves to track down the killer. During his search, he has an affair with a woman who may be the sister-in-law of the killer. The suspect's son attaches himself to Charles
Nada by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 140 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
La rupture ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 139 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
Juste avant la nuit by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in French and held by 115 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 )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in French and English and held by 104 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
Les innocents aux main sales ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Julie and her young lover Jeff plot to murder Julie's rich and impotent husband Louis Wormser and make it look like an accident. After the deed, Jeff disappears and Julie is arrested on suspicion of murdering her husband, but through the efforts of a clever and manipulative lawyer, she is released. Upon returning home, she discovers her husband, Louis, has returned in what proves to be the first of many plot twists in this tense thriller."--Container
Le serpent Night flight from Moscow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 30 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 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
La gueule ouverte the mouth agape ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About a 50 year-old woman dying of cancer
La Rupture The breach ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman, with a checkered past, divorces her abusive, addict 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
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 14 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
La Rupture Rupture ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman, with a checkered past, divorces her abusive, addict 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
Les noces rouges Wedding in blood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama of passion in which love leads to murder. The unfulfilled wife of a Gaullist mayor who has little interest in sex, and the mayor's assistant, a quiet and patient man whose chronically-ill wife hates being touched, plan to murder their partners so they can unite
La Route de Corinthe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in French and held by 11 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 gueule ouverte by Maurice Pialat( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About a 50 year-old woman dying of cancer
Une partie de plaisir ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chabrol's dark vision of the complexities of modern day male dominated marriage. The story of a couple, Esther and Philippe, whose love is eroding away little by little, due mostly to Philippe's tyrannical will
Le Boucher The butcher ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress avoids attachments but strikes up a congenial friendship with the charmingly passionate local butcher, a veteran of Indochina. As a serial killer spreads terror throughout the countryside, the effort of these two people to come back from their emotional islands to some kind of mutual understanding and reality builds from oblique tenderness and humour to shattering tragedy
 
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French (52)
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Spanish (1)