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Veber, Francis

Overview
Works: 314 works in 981 publications in 11 languages and 6,632 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Spy films  Film remakes  Fiction  Film sequels  Biography  Buddy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Adapter, Film editor, Performer, Author of introduction, Conceptor, Producer, Restager, fmd, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Francis Veber
Publications by Francis Veber
Most widely held works by Francis Veber
La cage aux folles by Édouard Molinaro( visu )
35 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 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 )
117 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,031 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 by Francis Veber( visu )
43 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 755 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
La doublure by Francis Veber( visu )
34 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 737 libraries worldwide
When French tycoon Pierre Levasseur is spied with his supermodel mistress Elena, the pictures end up on the front page of a Paris daily. Telling his powerful wife Christine that there must have been a mistake, he declares Elena was actually with the other fellow in the photo. Trying to keep one step ahead of his dubious wife, Pierre engineers it so a naive car-park valet, François Pignon, appears to be Elena's boyfriend, moving her into his flat and his life. As Pierre's web of deceit widens, so do the possibilities of discovery and with them disaster after hilarious disaster
The toy by Richard Donner( visu )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Gleason is U.S. Bates, a megalomaniac millionaire who owns most of south central Louisiana. Pryor is Jack Brown, a former journalist who has worked his way down the vocational ladder to the position of janitor in Bates' department store. Bates' son, Eric, selects an elaborate toy--Jack Brown--and the relationship teaches Eric more about life that fun and games
Les Compères by Francis Veber( visu )
37 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 315 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 by Francis Veber( visu )
27 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 265 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 )
28 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 260 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
My father, the hero by Steve Miner( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 173 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 bizzare
Three fugitives by Francis Veber( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Komedie. Francis Veber creërde in 1986 "Les Fugitifs" een prettige Franse komedie met Gérard Depardieu en Pierre Richard in de hoofdrollen. De film was zo'n succes dat Veber besloot een letterlijke, Amerikaanse kopie te maken. Vers uit de gevangenis loopt Nolte op een ongelukkige dag de bank binnen die door een onhandige Short is uitgekozen voor een overval. De overval loopt natuurlijk in de soep en van de weeromstuit gijzelt Short Nolte. Omdat de politie ervan overtuigd is dat Nolte het criminele brein is achter de roof, slaan ze samen op de vlucht met medeneming van shorts autistische dochtertje. - (tv-gids)
Tais toi! = Shut up! by Francis Veber( visu )
37 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Stupid is as stupid does in this hilarious comedy by Francis Veber. Starring two of France's big names, Gerard Depardieu and Jean Reno, Veber's pits them against each other; one as the idiot, one who needs the idiot. The French police capture the idiot Depardieu and use him in an attempt to coerce Reno's character to confess the location of a large booty he has recently stolen. In a hair-brained escape, the two leave the confines of jail and begin a frantic run to escape an ever-closing-in Parisian police force
The man with one red shoe ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Why does Richard Drew, eccentric violinist and American bachelor, step off a plane in Washington, D.C. wearing one red shoe? While Drew doesn't know why he's being shot at, mugged, chased and seduced, Maddy Drove spends her time trying to save him from her own employer, Copper and Ross
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 75 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
La Chèvre ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 67 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
Out on a limb ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 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 is convinced her stepfather is up to no good
Les fugitifs by Francis Veber( visu )
32 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 55 libraries worldwide
A bank robber (Depardieu) is released from prison, only to find himself caught in another robbery situation as he is trying to open an account at a bank
Le dîner de cons : comédie en deux actes by Francis Veber( Book )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"Le mercredi, pour Pierre Brochant et ses amis, c'est le jour du dîner de cons. Le principe est simple: chacun amène un con. Celui qui a dégoté le plus spectaculaire est déclaré vainqueur. Ce soir, Brochant exulte. Il a trouvé la perle. Le con idéal. "Un con de classe mondiale!" Francois Pignon, comptable au ministère des Finances, passionné de modèles réduits en allumettes. Mais ce qu'il ne sait pas, c'est que Pignon est un fieffé porteur de guigne passé maître dans l'art de déclencher des catastrophes..."--Back cover
Coup de tête by Jean-Jacques Annaud( visu )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Joueur amateur au Club de Trincamp, François perrin est accusé d'un viol qu'il n'a pas commis. Jusqu'au jour où il marque involontairement le but de la victoire. Soudain, il se retrouve porté en triomphe par ceux qui l'ont traîné dans la boue...sa vengeance sera terrible
A Pain in the a-- ( visu )
2 editions published in 1984 in French and English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
When a hired killer crosses paths with a suicidal shirt salesman, the resulting calamity makes for one of the funniest, most original films you'll ever see
Camp nowhere : Baby, secret of the lost legend, My father the hero ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
My father the hero: 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 bizzare
 
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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
베베르, 프랑시스 1937-
フランシス・ヴェベール
Languages
French (348)
English (59)
Spanish (15)
German (9)
Russian (7)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Catalan (2)
Dutch (2)
Swiss German (1)
Czech (1)
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