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Delerue, Georges 1925-1992

Overview
Works: 1,475 works in 3,437 publications in 9 languages and 27,639 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Historical films  Television adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Performer, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Illustrator, Contributor, Honoree, Actor, Narrator, Dedicator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Georges Delerue
Publications by Georges Delerue
Publications by Georges Delerue, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Georges Delerue
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
19 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and Arabic and held by 2,724 libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Jules et Jim Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( visu )
65 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,718 libraries worldwide
Story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman. Considered Truffaut's greatest film
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love. by Alain Resnais( visu )
52 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,238 libraries worldwide
"A French actress (Emmanuele Riva) and a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) engage in a brief, intense affair in postwar Hiroshima, their consuming fascination impelling them to exorcise their own scarred memories of love and suffering. ... Delicately weaves past and present, personal pain and public anguish, in this moody masterwork"--DVD sleeve
The Black stallion returns by Walter Farley( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 987 libraries worldwide
Black, a stunning stallion and a world-renowned champion race horse, is stolen by mysterious foreigners. His young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno) frantically seeks his return. Alec stows away on a plane to Casablanca and crosses the perilous Sahara Desert. With the help of a special friend named Raj (Vincent Spano), Alec unravels the mystery of Black's theft
Beaches by Garry Marshall( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 964 libraries worldwide
Explores the thirty year relationship between two very different women who meet at the beach and become best friends
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( visu )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 887 libraries worldwide
Karen Silkwood becomes contaminated with plutonium at her job, voices her protest at the indifference and denial of her company, and becomes a threat to the entire nuclear industry and the government agencies that monitor it. Based on a true story
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 783 libraries worldwide
Repressing his homosexual drives, a young man strives for an "acceptable" life as a member of the Italian Fascist Secret Service and as a middle-class would-be wife-chaser, until an odd series of events makes him a willing murderer
The day of the jackal by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 720 libraries worldwide
Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 717 libraries worldwide
Born to great wealth, the fiercely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting fascism in the 1930's. While traveling in Europe, playwright Lillian Hellman, a friend of Julia's, is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders
Platoon by Oliver Stone( visu )
63 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 674 libraries worldwide
Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself
Le mépris Contempt ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 587 libraries worldwide
On Capri, an Italian crew makes a German film of Homer's Odyssey; Fritz Lang directs with American money. Prokosch, the producer, with his sneer and red Alfa, holds art films in contempt and hires writer Javal to help Lang commercialize the picture. Against this backdrop, Javal's marriage to Camille, a young former typist, disintegrates. It opens with the couple talking in bed, she asking assurance that he finds her attractive. Later that day he introduces her to Prokosch, and, unawares, blunders unforgivably. The rest of the film portrays her, in their apartment and in public, expressing her hurt and change of heart and his slow grasp of the source of her contempt
Le dernier métro Last metro by François Truffaut( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
Crimes of the heart by Bruce Beresford( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 576 libraries worldwide
Three eccentric sisters reunite in their Southern hometown after the youngest is arrested for shooting her husband, and in facing each other must also confront a host of personal and family demons
Women in love by Ken Russell( visu )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 556 libraries worldwide
The film portrays the sexual awakening of two young girls in the English Midlands during the 1920s, and the men they love
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
Le roi de coeur King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( visu )
8 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 544 libraries worldwide
Avant d'évacuer Marville, en 1918, les Allemands cachent une charge d'explosifs... Les Alliés chargent le soldat Plumpick d'en trouver la cachette, en ville ne reste que les pensionnaires de l'asile d'aliénés
Tirez sur le pianiste Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( visu )
32 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in French and Italian and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. Lena, a waitress at the bar, is in love with him. One of Charlie's brothers, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is being chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. But Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, who was once a virtuoso who gave up playing after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena. Charlie ends up stumbling into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair
L'amour en fuite Love on the run by François Truffaut( visu )
28 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 490 libraries worldwide
The conclusion of the Antoine Doinel series. Antoine is now in his thirties, in the process of divorcing Christine, enjoying moderate success as a novelist, and clinging to his romantic fantasies. The newly single Doinel finds a new object of his affections in Sabine, a record store salesgirl whom he pursues with the belief that without love, one is nothing. Along the way he renews his acquaintance with previous loves and confronts his past
Le vieil homme et l'enfant The two of us = The old man and the boy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Director Claude Berri's introduction on the title screens reads "This film is a true story but seen through the imagination a child particularly sensitive to the tragic events which surrounded him in occupied France. The warm affection of this family of good people who took him in nevertheless leaves him with a certain poetic nostalgia for this time and a deep gratitude toward them." This film is his re-telling and re-creation of the life of a small Jewish boy from in Nazi-occupied Paris, sent by his parents to the countryside to live with an elderly Catholic couple until France's liberation. Forced to hide his identity, eight-year-old Claude bonds with the irascible, staunchly anti-Semitic Grampa, who improbably becomes his friend and confidant
Twins by Ivan Reitman( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Superstars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito team up for twice the laughs in this hilarious box-office blockbuster from director Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters). An ambitious genetic experiment takes the wrong turn when two twins - who look nothing alike - are born and then separated. Years later, the unlikely siblings meet: Julius, a highly educated but sheltered giant with a big heart, and Vincent, a pint-sized hustler with an insatiable lust for women and money. With girlfriends in tow and a hitman on their tail, the newfound brothers set off on a wild, cross-country misadventure to find their mother - but end up finding out more about themselves
 
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Delerue, G.
Delerue, G. 1925-1992
Delerue, G. (Georges), 1925-1992
Delerue, George.
Delerue, George 1925-1992
Delerue, Georges
Delrue, Georges 1925-1992
George Delerue
Languages
French (182)
English (110)
Italian (16)
German (14)
Spanish (10)
Multiple languages (3)
Arabic (1)
Catalan (1)
Dutch (1)
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