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Poiré, Alain

Overview
Works: 143 works in 305 publications in 3 languages and 3,895 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  War films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Silent films  History  Spy films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Adapter, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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
Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il vent A man escaped by Robert Bresson( visu )
19 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in French and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision
Le dîner de cons by Francis Veber( visu )
23 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in French and English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Laugh-out-loud farce about a self-centered publisher who participates in a weekly ritual with his friends: to invite the stupidest person they can find to dinner. Lhermitte has found a doozy, civil servant Villeret but the well-meaning oaf intrudes on his life in unexpected ways
Le placard Closet ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and held by 622 libraries worldwide
François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life - and other people's too - are drastic
La gloire de mon père by Yves Robert( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in French and held by 488 libraries worldwide
The enchanting story of Marcel Pagnol's childhood in the south of France, and a very special summer when he was 11 years old. In the countryside of Provence he fell under the spell of the rugged hills, made new friends and strengthened the unique bond with his father
La château de ma mère by Yves Robert( visu )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in French and English and held by 405 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
La Chèvre by Francis Veber( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in French and Dutch and held by 73 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 closet ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and French and held by 66 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 folie des grandeurs Delusions of grandeur ( visu )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in French and held by 41 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
The Tall blond man with one black shoe Le Grand blond avec one chaussure noire ( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in French and English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
In the midst of an internal power struggle at a French secret service agency, Toulouse, the chief of the organization, plays a trick on Milan, a subordinate hungry for his job. Toulouse picks out a citizen at random and instructs his rival keep close watch. Completely oblivious to what's going on, the innocent "suspect" goes about his business, while all of his simple actions are being mis-interpreted by the eager Milan
Manon des sources Jean de Florette 2ème partie by Claude Berri( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in French and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Ten years after the tragic events concerning Jean de Florette, his daughter Manon seeks revenge against those greedy farmers that she holds responsible for her father's madness and death
Monsieur gangster ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 28 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
Le vice et la vertu ( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 28 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
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire = The tall blond man with one black shoe by Yves Robert( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in French and held by 25 libraries worldwide
François, an unsuspecting violinist, is misidentified as a superspy by national intelligence, leading to outrageous antics
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
The dinner game Le diner de cons ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in French and English and held by 22 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
My father's glory a film by Marcel Pagnol( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 20 libraries worldwide
During a very special, life-changing summer with his family in the Provence countryside, 11-year-old Marcel learns the wild country's secrets, makes friends and strengthens the unique bond he has with his father
The Brain ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in French and English and held by 16 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
Le placard by Francis Veber( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life-- and other people's too - is drastic!
The closet le placard by Francis Veber( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life - and other people's too - is drastic!
Fantô̂mas by Louis Feuillade( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Three films featuring the adventures of journalist Fandor, his girlfriend Hélène, Police Commissioner Juve as they pursue the criminal mastermind Fantômas
 
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Alternative Names
Alain Poiré französischer Filmproduzent
Alain Poiré French film producer
Poiré, Alain Adrien Paul Léon 1917-2000
Пуаре, Ален
Languages
French (112)
English (13)
Dutch (1)
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