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Leconte, Patrice

Works: 418 works in 1,244 publications in 7 languages and 6,336 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Biography  Interviews  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Film editor, Author of dialog, Performer, Editor, Author of introduction, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Ridicule by Patrice Leconte( visu )
72 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,041 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 )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 607 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 )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in French and Italian and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Unlikeable antiques dealer François always gets what he wants, but there's one thing he's never had: a friend. Challenged to a bet by his business partner, François must find someone who will pose as his best pal in just 10 days. Enlisting the assistance of charming taxi driver Bruno, François goes to outrageous lengths to be a likeable guy
Monsieur Hire by Patrice Leconte( visu )
47 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 566 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 Girl on the bridge by Patrice Leconte( visu )
56 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 450 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
Confidences trop intimes Intimate strangers ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 341 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
Le Mari de la coiffeuse The Hairdresser's husband ( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in French and held by 275 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?
Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumière Brothers' first motion picture, leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumière Film, using the restored original camera
The man on the train ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 118 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 96 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
La veuve de Saint-Pierre The widow of Saint-Pierre by Patrice Leconte( visu )
34 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Two men commit a senseless murder and one is sentenced to death, but must wait in prison while a guillotine can be shipped to Saint-Pierre et Miquelon; meanwhile the wife of the captain who is holding the prisoner, and the captain himself befriend the prisoner
Le mari de la coiffeuse by Patrice Leconte( visu )
33 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Een man die als kind gefascineerd was door zijn kapster trouwt op latere leeftijd met de vrouw van zijn dromen
Les bronzés by Patrice Leconte( visu )
35 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 55 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
Le parfum d'Yvonne Yvonne's perfume by Patrice Leconte( visu )
35 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Victor Chmara looks back at an idyllic summer in the late '50's which he spent with the beautiful aspiring actress Yvonne and her mystreious friend Dr. Meinthe. On their first encounter he was drawn to her and they seemed destined to be together, however the sun-filled days of social gatherings and passionate assignations would be all too fleeting
Les Bronzés font du ski by Patrice Leconte( visu )
29 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 51 libraries worldwide
A group of wealthy libertines get together for a week-long ski vacation at Val-d'Isere
Les femmes aux cheveux courts : roman by Patrice Leconte( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in French and English and held by 51 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
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
A promise ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 47 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?
Cinema 16 European short films by Lukas Moodysson( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A collection of 16 short films which feature previously unseen and early works by some of today's most notable European filmmakers, as well as award-winning films from its rising stars
Tango by Patrice Leconte( visu )
22 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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Leconte, Patorice
Leconte, Patrice Claude François.
ルコント, パトリス
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