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Ronet, Maurice 1927-1983

Overview
Works: 251 works in 642 publications in 3 languages and 4,125 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Interviews  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Director, Scenarist, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Maurice Ronet
Publications by Maurice Ronet
Publications by Maurice Ronet, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Maurice Ronet
Plein soleil by René Clément( visu )
35 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 839 libraries worldwide
A suspenseful thriller about a handsome, wealthy bachelor with a sexy girlfriend and all the finest things money can buy--and an envious friend who schemes to murder him and assume his identity
Le feu follet by Louis Malle( visu )
21 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good old days' friends. None of them will be helpful, increasing Alain's distress
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud by Louis Malle( visu )
29 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Julien is a former paratrooper, who now works for millionaire arms dealer Simon Carala. He is in love with Florence, Carala's wife. They plan to murder him and make it look like a suicide, but Julien forgets a rather important detail. Leaving the engine of his sports car running, he races up to the office to retrieve it, but fate intervenes, and Julien misses his rendezvous with Florence. She spends the night wandering the Parisian streets alone. Meanwhile brash teenager Louis and his girlfriend Veronique decide to "borrow" the car, which launches a disastrous stream of coincidence with sinister consequences
Ascenseur pour l'échafaud Elevator to the gallows ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in French and English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Love and fear produce death in this murder drama. The plot to murder his lover's husband backfires when Tavernier is charged with two other murders
La femme infidèle by Claude Chabrol( visu )
19 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in French and English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
A man suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears
La balance by Bob Swaim( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in French and held by 131 libraries worldwide
When a police informant is gunned down, a determined vice cop must recruit a new stool pigeon--one that can finally take down the unassailable mob boss. The line between the cops and gangsters becomes blurred as Dédé, a charismatic pimp, is forced to 'rat out' his former boss and nemesis, the elusive Massina
Le Feu follet The fire within ( visu )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in French and English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
After garnering international acclaim for such seminal crowd-pleasers as The Lovers and Zazie dans le métro, Louis Malle gave his fans a shock with The Fire Within (Le feu follet), a penetrating study of individual and social inertia. Maurice Ronet (Elevator to the Gallows), in an implosive, haunted performance, plays Alain Leroy, a self-destructive writer who resolves to kill himself and spends the next twenty-four hours trying to reconnect with a host of wayward friends. Unsparing in its portrait of Alain's inner turmoil and shot with remarkable clarity, The Fire Within is one of Malle's darkest and most personal films
Carve her name with pride by Lewis Gilbert( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The inspiring true story of Violette Szabo, a young British widow of a French officer, who braved death while working for the French Resistance in World War II
La ronde by Arthur Schnitzler( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in French and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The concentration on the romantic and sexual encounters of a series of middle class aristocrats, professionals and artists in the turn of the century Austria
Beau pere by Bertrand Blier( visu )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 92 libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Après avoir perdu sa mère dans un accident de voiture, une jeune fille de 14 ans doit choisir entre vivre avec son père ou son beau-père. Mais elle a déjà un très fort désir de vivre avec son beau-père, pour lequel elle ressent une forte attirnce sexuelle..."
How sweet it is! ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The Hendersons are sailing for Europe, and bound for a marital mix-up that has husband and wife entangled - and reconciled - in a bordello brouhaha
Nur die Sonne war Zeuge ( visu )
21 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in German and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Der junge, attraktive Amerikaner Tom Ripley liebt Luxus und Müßiggang. Das nötige Geld fehlt ihm ebenso wie jegliche moralische Hemmung. So schreckt er nicht vor Mord zurück, um auf diese Weise die Stelle eines reichen Schulfreundes einzunehmen, der es sich in Europa gutgehen lässt. Das Bankkonto des Toten öffnet Ripley, dem Meister der Verstellung, das Tor zum erträumten Paradies. Ist Ripley wirklich der perfekte Mord gelungen? (Quelle: www.prisma-online.de)
Casta diva a romanticized biography of Bellini ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"This film offers an account of Bellini from his days as a student at the Naples conservatory through the premiere of Norma."--Container
Brigitte Bardot ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Two weeks in September: A wife is torn between two lovers, her older husband and a much younger man
Fahrstuhl zum Schafott ( visu )
20 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Florence Carala und ihr Liebhaber Julien Tavernier planen zusammen das perfekte Verbrechen an ihrem Ehemann. Julien konstruiert ein unanfechtbares Alibi. Er tötet Simon Carala und täuscht einen Selbstmord vor. Durch Zufall, der Portier hat den Strom abgestellt, bleibt Julien im Fahrstuhl stecken. Während er versucht zu entkommen, stehlen Jugendliche sein Auto und töten zwei deutsche Touristen. Nun wird nach Julien gefahndet aufgrund eines Verbrechens, das er nicht begangen hat
Frantic ( visu )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in French and English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Love and fear produce death in this murder drama. The plot to murder his lover's husband backfires when Tavernier (Maurice Ronet) is charged with two other murders
Cry of the heart Le cri du coeur ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Love is hard, especially for a single mother with a spoiled child in the mix. When the home is torn apart by divorce, it seems like the end of the world, but when broken hearts mend and a single mother tries to start anew, she faces the resentment of her son and the prejudices of society. Can she begin a new life as her boy struggles with his teenage, sexual fascinations?
La Femme infidele The Unfaithful wife ( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in French and English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Charles suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears. He plans a confrontation with the younger man, Victor, but too late, Victor's been killed! Now to preserve his lifestyle, Charles must cover it all up and life must seem to go on as before
La piscine by Jacques Deray( visu )
18 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in French and English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa near St.-Tropez. The main feature of the villa is a swimming pool, stage for most of the action. After a visit Marianne invites former lover Harry and his teenage daughter Penelope to stay. Tension between the grown-ups rises especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope. The consequences are deadly
Ascenseur pour l'échafaud Lift to the scaffold ( visu )
10 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in French and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"Malle's first feature, a straightforward but classy thriller about an ex-paratrooper's attempt to dispose of his mistress' husband in a perfect murder. The performances of Ronet and Moreau will remain with the viewer for a long time ... as does the haunting, improvised score by Miles Davis."--Publisher's Web site
 
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Alternative Names
Robinet, Maurice 1927-1983
Robinet, Maurice Julien Marie 1927-1983
Languages
French (184)
German (34)
English (27)
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