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Leconte, Patrice

Works: 433 works in 1,313 publications in 7 languages and 6,694 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Fiction  Biography  Interviews  Motion pictures 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Film editor, Author of dialog, Restager, Performer, Author of introduction, Editor, fmd, Interviewee, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Ridicule by Patrice Leconte( visu )
76 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
Depicts life at the court of Louis XVI, circa 1780. The ever-fluid pecking order is determined by the quality and rapidity of one's rejoinders, and a man can be driven to suicide by the one thing that must be avoided at all costs - being the object of ridicule. Compassionate, upright engineer, Gregoire Ponceludon de Malavoy, is baron of an estate where peasants are dropping like flies, felled by diseases that breed in the fetid waters where they fish. Broke, but determined to drain the murderous swamps, Gregoire sets out from the provinces to plead his case at Versailles. But his mission is complicated when he finds himself locked in a dangerous triangle with two very seductive ladies - a sophisticated older woman who can help him and an innocent young beauty with nothing to offer but her love
L'homme du train Man on the train by Patrice Leconte( visu )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Feature film from France. Drama. Milan, arriving in the small town where he's to meet his co-conspirators to rob a bank, meets a retired teacher who offers to help
Mon meilleur ami by Patrice Leconte( visu )
37 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Caught by a paparazzi with his celebrity model mistress, Elena, billionaire CEO Pierre Levasseur hatches an unlikely scheme to avoid a messy divorce. He tells his wife that Elena is not his lover, but the lover of Francois Pignot, a parking valet who accidentally wound up in the picture. To fool his wife, Levasseur gets Francois and the gorgeous Elena to pose as a couple. This complicates things between Francois and his roommate Richard, as well as with his own fiancee, Emilie. When Levasseur's wife uncovers the plot, she plans to get even
Monsieur Hire by Patrice Leconte( visu )
50 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 564 libraries worldwide
"In a provincial French apartment block, Monsieur Hire endures a solitary life of dulling work as a tailor and vitriolic scorn from his neighbors. Hire's only solace is an occasional night out bowling and the voyeuristic admiration of his neighbor. ... When police discover the nude body of another young woman in a nearby vacant lot, Hire becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation"--Container
La fille sur le pont = The girl on the bridge by Patrice Leconte( visu )
47 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 414 libraries worldwide
A beautiful waif is prepared to leap to her death in the Seine but is rescued from her grim fate by a raffish carnival knife thrower
Le Mari de la coiffeuse The Hairdresser's husband by Patrice Leconte( visu )
51 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Ever since he was a boy, Antoine has wanted to be the hairdresser's husband, and when he marries a beautiful coiffeuse, the salon becomes their idyllic paradise. But how long can a perfect love last?
Confidences trop intimes Intimate strangers ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Por llamar a la puerta equivocada Anna termina contándole sus problemas matrimoniales a un consejero financiero llamado William Faber. Conmovido por su angustia, que a la vez le resulta excitante, Faber no tiene valor para decirle que en realidad no es psicólogo. De una cita a otra, se va creando un extraño ritual entre ellos. William se siente conmovido por la joven mujer a la vez que fascinado por oír los secretos que ningún hombre alcanza a oír. Pero, ¿quién es Anna? y ¿realmente la está engañando con este juego? Yendo mucho más allá en esta extraña relación, Anna y William empiezan a cuestionarse sus vidas y a pensar en sus seres queridos. Gracias a la perspectiva del otro, empiezan a ver todo de manera distinta, sin tener ni idea de dónde les llevará
A promise ( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's protégé. Separated first by duties and then by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another. Eight years later, with millions dead and Europe in ruins, the exile returns, to his homeland and to the woman he hopes has been waiting for him. But has their love survived the brutal passage of time?
Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumiere Brothers' first motion picture, 40 of the world's leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumiere film. Using the restored original camera, each director offered his own signature style to the film
The man on the train ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
A mysterious criminal (Mullen Jr.) rolls into a small town planning to knock off the local bank, assuming it will go off without a hitch. But when he encounters a retired poetry professor (Sutherland), his plans take an unlikely turn. With no place to stay, the professor generously welcomes him into his home. As the two men talk, a bond forms between these two polar opposites, and surprising moments of humor and compassion emerge. Beginning to understand each other more, they each examine the choices they've made in their lives, secretly longing to live the type of lifestyle the other man has lived, based on the desire to escape his own
Dogora by Patrice Leconte( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Patrice Leconte travels to Cambodia to create a sound and image symphony of a land and its people. From the city streets to rural villages, from factories to farmlands and beyond, discover the men, women, and children of this ever-surprising Southeast Asian nation at work, play, and peace, all moving at the speed of life. It's an extraordinary sensory journey
Les femmes aux cheveux courts : roman by Patrice Leconte( Book )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Thomas, 27 ans, jeune homme séduisant, cherche en vain la femme de sa vie. Employé dans une boutique de papeterie dirigée par madame Capliet, il travaille en compagnie de charmantes vendeuses, qui ne correspondent cependant pas à son idéal. C'est dans le métro qu'a lieu la rencontre tant attendue, en la personne de Colette. Premier roman du réalisateur
Les bronzés by Patrice Leconte( visu )
36 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A group of young French singles and couples on a charter holiday in western Africa trying their best to be make new conquests, while getting some sun at the same time
Les bronzés font du ski by Patrice Leconte( visu )
30 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 55 libraries worldwide
A group of wealthy libertines get together for a week-long ski vacation at Val-d'Isere
Le parfum d'Yvonne Yvonne's perfume by Patrice Leconte( visu )
36 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Feature film. Victor, staring into the flames of a bonfire, reflects on a romance he had with Yvonne in 1958 in a luxurious Swiss hotel on the edge of Lake Geneva
The girl on the bridge La fille sur le pont by Serge Frydman( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A girl on a bridge is preparing to end her life. Adèle looks determined to jump, but Gabor a knife thrower in search of a new assistant offers her an alternative. Adèle takes a gamble on fate and enters Gabor's strange but exciting world. As a double act they breathe life into each other, rediscover good fortune and are soon thrilling audiences across Europe. Adèle is in debt to Gabor for her new confidence in life and is sure it will help her find Mr. Right. However, the moment they are apart, luck deserts them and it is only now they realise the effect they had on each other
La veuve de Saint-Pierre by Patrice Leconte( visu )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
In 1850, op het Franse eiland Saint-Pierre ontstaat tussen een ter dood veroordeelde moordenaar en de vrouw van de kapitein een goede relatie
Le magasin des suicides by Patrice Leconte( visu )
5 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Een familie drijft al generaties lang een winkel in zelfmoordartikelen, maar dan brengt de vrolijke jongste zoon een heel andere sfeer in de familie en de klandizie
Cinema 16 European short films by Lukas Moodysson( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Summary: Celebrates some of the best short films to have come out of Europe in the last half-century. The majority of the films are accompanied by original audio commentaries, almost always by the directors themselves. Includes many of the early works by now famous filmmakers. Ridley Scott, Lars von Trier, Juan Solanas, Jan Svankmajer and Christopher Nolan are represented
Tango by Patrice Leconte( visu )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 37 libraries worldwide
An action-packed black comedy in which three men try to murder a woman, but instead find themselves involved in a series of bizarre encounters
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Alternative Names
Leconte, Patorice
Leconte, Patrice Claude François.
Patrice Leconte Frans acteur
Patrice Leconte französischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor
Patrice Leconte French film director and screenwriter
Patrice Leconte regista francese
Патрис Леконт
Патрыс Леконт
Патріс Леконт
פטריס לקונטה
باتريس لوكونت
پاتریس لوکنت فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان فرانسوی
ルコント, パトリス
French (398)
English (42)
German (14)
Spanish (6)
Japanese (5)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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