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Veber, Francis

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Publications by Francis Veber
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La cage aux folles by Édouard Molinaro( visu )
27 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married
Le dîner de cons by Francis Veber( visu )
88 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 992 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
La doublure by Francis Veber( visu )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Pierre Levasseur is an important CEO who is photographed with his lover, Elena, a world-famous model. In an attempt to salvage his marriage, he tries to convince his wife that Elena is not his lover, but that of François Pignon, the porter who was passing by and ended up on the photograph. To make his story believable, Levasseur convinces Pignon and Elena to move in together and to pretend to be a couple. Things get more complicated when this creates tensions between Pignon and his former flatmate Richard and his love interest Émilie. Ultimately, Levasseur's wife discovers the truth and decides to play games with her husband
Le placard Closet ( visu )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 633 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
The toy by Richard Donner( visu )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
U.S. Bates' son is visiting him for a week, and is chauffeured to the family department store after hours to pick out anything he wants. This time, Eric has a more elaborate toy in mind, Jack Brown, the janitor at the department store
Les Compères by Francis Veber( visu )
34 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 330 libraries worldwide
When her teenage son runs away and her husband refuses to hunt for him, a frantic mother calls on two old lovers to help. This odd couple makes an hilarious search on the Riviera, bickering and competing as they defeat gangsters and motorcycle toughs to rescue the boy
La Chêvre The goat ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in French and held by 235 libraries worldwide
When the dangerously clumsy daughter of a wealthy industrialist disappears from a Mexican resort, an equally clumsy young man is hired to help a top private eye to find her
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire = The tall blond man with one black shoe by Yves Robert( visu )
23 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 180 libraries worldwide
When an unsuspecting violinist, the tall blond man, is misidentified by the head of a spy network to his assistant as the target of their investigation and a superspy himself, a series of wacky misunderstandings and silly situations ensues. As the assistant, his henchman fall all over each other in their misguided attempts to discover the alleged superspy₂s vital secrets, his best friend happens by and only further complicates things
My father, the hero by Steve Miner( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Andre, a Frenchman divorced from his American wife takes his teenage daughter, Nicole, on vacation with him. She's desperate to appear as a woman and not a girl, so in order to impress a local boy, she makes up more and more ridiculous stories, starting with Andre being her boyfriend. Andre is desperate to make Nicole happy and so plays along with her crazy games, and the stories they make up get increasingly bizarre
Three fugitives by Francis Veber( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
"Funnyman Martin Short plays an inept, klutzy bank robber who, on his first heist, grabs Nick Nolte as a hostage. Nolte plays a notorious ex-con who is trying to go straight, so naturally no one believes he's innocent nor Short guilty, forcing the mismatched pair to become reluctant partners in crime"--Container
La Chèvre by Francis Veber( visu )
29 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 129 libraries worldwide
A dedicated private eye searches for a businessman's daughter in Mexico, but the case is complicated by the amateur sleuthing of the client's accountant
The closet ( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and French and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Francois 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 Francois 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 Francois Pignon's life-- and other people's too - is drastic!
The man with one red shoe ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Why does Richard Drew, eccentric violinist and American bachelor, step off a plane in Washington, DC wearing one red shoe? The CIA wants to know, and their investigation is just the beginning of this rollicking undercover comedy
Out on a limb ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 66 libraries worldwide
In the midst of negotiating a multi-million dollar deal, hotshot Manhattan stockbrocker Bill Campbell receives a call for help from his young sister, who's convinced her stepfather is up to no good
The Tall blond man with one black shoe Le Grand blond avec one chaussure noire ( visu )
12 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and French and held by 60 libraries worldwide
A bumbling musician is chosen as a decoy by secret agents who falsely identify him as a super secret agent. He becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service, as he is hunted by numerous superspies who break into his home, bug his toothpaste and hire a voluptuous blonde woman to seduce him
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 59 libraries worldwide
The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
Tais toi! Ruby & Quentin by Francis Veber( visu )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 59 libraries worldwide
After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby (Jean Reno), a brooding outlaw, encounters Quentin (Gerard Depardieu), a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him and botches his solo escape, forcing them to make a break for it together
Le placard by Francis Veber( visu )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 50 libraries worldwide
François (Daniel Auteuil) es contable en una fábrica de preservativos. Sin embargo, descubre que va a ser despedido por la dirección. La ayuda para salvarse de que ocurra finalmente el despido le llegará de su vecino Belone, quien le aconseja que se haga pasar por homosexual para demandar a la empresa en caso de que le eche, alegando discriminación en el trabajo. Ello marcará el inicio de toda una serie de malentendidos y descalabros para el pobre François
Le dîner de cons : comédie en deux actes by Francis Veber( Book )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Le scénario de film que Francis Veber a tiré de sa pièce. Pierre organise un fois par semaine un dîner de cons. Ce soir, il a trouvé un champion du monde, François. La soirée va devenir imprévisible
Les fugitifs by Francis Veber( visu )
27 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 48 libraries worldwide
After 5 years in prison, Lucas has decided to go straight. He is taken hostage by Pignon, one of the long-term unemployed, who has been forced to commit a bank hold-up in order to take care of his daughter. Wrongly accused of planning the hold-up and in danger of his life, Lucas is obliged to flee with his abductor
 
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Francis Veber francia filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró
Francis Veber Frans filmregisseur
Francis Veber französischer Journalist, Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Produzent
Francis Veber regista francese
Francis Veber ship
Fransis Veber
Veber, Francis, 1937-
Veber, Francis Paul 1937-
Франсис Вебер
Франсіс Вебер
Ֆրանսիս Վեբեր
פרנסיס ובר
فرانسیس وبر فیلمنامه‌نویس، ژورنالیست، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان فرانسوی
フランシス・ヴェベール
Languages
French (305)
English (60)
German (10)
Russian (3)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Catalan (2)
Dutch (2)
Swiss German (1)
Spanish (1)
Slovenian (1)
Czech (1)
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