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Poiré, Alain

Works: 114 works in 316 publications in 5 languages and 3,923 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Film remakes  War films  Historical films  Caper films  Action and adventure films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Adapter, Scenarist
Classifications: PQ2631.A26, 791.4372
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Publications about Alain Poiré
Publications by Alain Poiré
Publications by Alain Poiré, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Alain Poiré
Most widely held works by Alain Poiré
La gloire de mon père by Yves Robert( visu )
31 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in French and English and held by 944 libraries worldwide
Through frequent family visits to their summer home in Southern France, a boy learns to love and understand his mother's true nature
Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il vent A man escaped by Robert Bresson( visu )
24 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in French and held by 830 libraries worldwide
A French Resistance fighter is sent to an infamous prison in Lyon in 1943, where 7,000 of the 12,000 prisoners died either by natural means or by execution. Lt. Fontaine is certain that execution awaits him, and begins planning his escape. For a period of time he goes it alone, but reluctantly takes on a partner. He gets some help from a couple of prisoners allowed to stroll in the exercise yard, but for the most part he is a figure of isolation
Dinner for schmucks by Francis Veber( visu )
38 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Wealthy publisher Pierre Brochant faces his greatest social challege in this classic French comedy of errors. He is supposed to find a guest who must be an idiot, to bring to a dinner sponsored by his friends, who are wealthy and obnoxious yuppies engaged in a never-ending game of onupmanship
Le placard Closet by Francis Veber( visu )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 715 libraries worldwide
Francois Pignon works as an accountant in a rubber factory when he is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent that happening: he spreads the rumour that he is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they will be sued for secual discrimination
La Chêvre The goat by Francis Veber( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in French and Dutch and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a wealthy industrialist disappears. A top private eye cannot find her, so her father hires a disaster-prone associate to help
The Tall blond man with one black shoe Le Grand blond avec one chaussure noire by Yves Robert( visu )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in French and English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Farcical comedy of mistaken identity. A professional musician's life is changed when he is mistaken for a secret agent
La folie des grandeurs Delusions of grandeur by Gérard Oury( visu )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in French and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"Wacky Yves Montand is getting wacked by Louis de Funès, as they con the queen, con the court and con each other"--Container
Le vice et la vertu ( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Two sisters, Juliette and Justine, take opposite paths during the Nazi occupation of Paris during World War II. Juliette is a collaborator, while Justine supports the resistance movement. Justine is arrested and deported to a mysterious castle that is a brothel for Nazi officers. Juliette, the mistress of an SS colonel, finds Justine and tries to help her escape. But Justine wants to suffer the same fate as her fellow prisoners
The brain Le cerveau by Gérard Oury( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"Dapper robbing hood colonel Matthew, aka the Brain, masterminds a scheme to heist a Paris-to-Brussels railcar loaded with cash in this playful caper."--Container
Monsieur gangster ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A dying mob boss nicknamed ''The Mexican'' asks his old friend and ex-gangster, Fernand Naudin, to come out of retirement to take over the family businesses and protect his soon to be married daughter
Jean de Florette Manon of the spring = Manon des sources by Marcel Pagnol( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in French and English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Disc 1 Side A: **Widescreen Feature Film - Jean de Florette Disc 1 Side B: **Widescreen Feature Film - Manon of the Spring
Pardon mon affaire ( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in French and English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A lighthearted farcical romp in the best tradition of French romantic comedies about four buddies who undergo a series of complicated and bizarre adventures in the streets and bedrooms of Paris
Fantômas by Louis Feuillade( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Three films featuring the adventures of journalist Fandor, his girlfriend Hélène, Police Commissioner Juve as they pursue the criminal mastermind Fantômas
200 films au soleil by Alain Poiré( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Alain Poiré, directeur depuis 40 ans de Gaumont international et producteur, raconte son métier, dresse les portraits d'acteurs renommés tels que de Funès, Raimu, Michel Simon, Pagnol
My mother's castle a film ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
On a surprise Christmas visit to the country, young Marcel Pagnol learns to love and appreciate his mother's true nature
Cuisine et dépendances by Philippe Muyl( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Un couple de bourgeois invite un ami, perdu de vue depuis une dizaine d'années, mais devenu aujourd'hui une importante personnalité médiatique. C'est dire si l'événement est d'importance, surtout pour la femme, Martine, prête à mettre les petits plats dans les grands. Mais rien ne va se passer comme prévu
L'étudiante by Claude Pinoteau( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Three months before her final examinations, the ambitious teachership student Valentine concentrates herself completely on her studies. When jazz musician Edouard wooes her, she agrees on a date - planning for one night of pleasure. But when she comes to know him better, she realizes that he isn't as shallow as she thought and lust turns to love. But between her examination preparations and a tour with a jazz band there is no time left to be spent together
Manon des sources Jean de Florette ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Ten years after the tragic events of Jean de Florette, Manon (Jean's daughter) seeks revenge against those she holds responsible for her father's death
Jean de Florette by Claude Berri( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in French and English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Un paysan de Haute-provence, Ugolin, entreprend la culture des oeillets sur son modeste terrain et son oncle César, surnommé le Papet, lui prodigue des conseils. Les deux hommes guignent la terre d'un voisin qui meurt inopinément. L'héritier du défunt, Jean Cadoret, bossu, s'y installe avec sa femme Aimée et sa fille Manon. Pour le pousser à partir le Papet et Ugolin bouchent la source qui se trouve sur le domaine. Si bien que Jean se tue à la tâche en cherchant à bonne distance l'eau qui lui est nécessaire
La Boum by Claude Pinoteau( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Comedy about teenagers coming of age and adults facing midlife crisis
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Alternative Names
Alain Poiré Frans filmproducent (1917-2000)
Alain Poiré französischer Filmproduzent
Alain Poiré French film producer
Poiré, Alain Adrien Paul Léon 1917-2000
Пуаре, Ален
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French (158)
English (15)
Spanish (11)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (1)
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