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Films la Boetie

Overview
Works: 41 works in 95 publications in 3 languages and 1,939 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Political films  Biographical films  Gangster films  Detective and mystery films  Crime films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Films la Boetie
Publications by Films la Boetie
Most widely held works by Films la Boetie
Le boucher = The butcher by Claude Chabrol( visu )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in French and held by 386 libraries worldwide
In a provincial French town, a sophisticated schoolmistress avoids attachments but strikes up a congenial friendship with the charmingly passionate local butcher, a veteran of Indochina. As a serial killer spreads terror throughout the countryside, the effort of these two people to come back from their emotional islands to some kind of mutual understanding and reality builds from oblique tenderness and humor to shattering tragedy
Les biches by Claude Chabrol( visu )
9 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in French and held by 287 libraries worldwide
"Socialite Frederique encounters young student Why on the streets of Paris, seduces her and whisks her off to spend winter with the chic crowd in St. Tropez. When architect Paul meets Why, he too charms her and comes between the two lovers. Frederique then seduces Paul out of jealousy, but finds herself feeling real love. Paul and Frederique invite Why to live together with them, resulting in a ménage-à-trois beset by jealousy, madness, and ultimately, murder"--Container
La femme infidèle by FremantleMedia( visu )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in French and English and held by 251 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
Que la bête meure by Claude Chabrol( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in French and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Charles Thenier's only son is killed in a hit and run accident. Bent on revenge, he resolves to track down the killer. During his search, he has an affair with a woman who may be the sister-in-law of the killer. The suspect's son attaches himself to Charles
La rupture by Claude Chabrol( visu )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in French and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A woman with a checkered past divorces her abusive, drug-addicted husband after he beats up their young son, breaking his leg and giving him a concussion. The husband's wealthy family tries to gain custody of the boy through the courts, but when that fails they hire a man to do whatever it takes to discredit the mother
Nada ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 144 libraries worldwide
French terrorists kidnap the American ambassador, leaving dead and wounded in their wake. Soon they begin quarreling as to his fate, while the police purge suspects in an attempt to destroy the Nada faction. As the violence escalates on both sides, the State and the terrorists are forced to use one another's methods in an increasingly desperate and relentless conflict
Juste avant la nuit ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in French and held by 117 libraries worldwide
"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. When one of their S & M games goes too far, Laura is accidentally strangled. Even though the police are struggling to solve the murder, Charles finds it difficult to cope with the situation and to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène. From Chabrol's most revered period of work between 1968 and 1974, this is a masterful exploration into friendship and the darker sides of human nature."--Container
La decade prodigieuse by Claude Chabrol( visu )
2 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in French and English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Divided into 10 days, the story focuses on the wealthy Van Horns. Orson Welles plays the eccentric tycoon who lives in an Alsatian chateau with his young wife and his adopted son, a sculptor given to hallucinatory fits that cause him to fear he has unknowingly committed murder. Of course, wife and son are having a passionate affair and being blackmailed, which sets in dizzying motion the complex plot
Barocco by André Techiné( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in French and held by 83 libraries worldwide
In this film-noir classic, a young woman convinces her boyfriend to accept a bribe to tell a lie that discredits a local politician. When the boyfriend is murdered, she is racked with guilt until she meet the killer, a dead-ringer for the murdered man. In order to hide from the police, he accepts the woman's need to "reinvent" him as her dead boyfriend, but can love transform his soul as well?
Le serpent = Night flight from Moscow ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in French and held by 33 libraries worldwide
A senior Soviet spy defects to the West and brings along a "gift" for his American hosts --a list of several high-ranking Western officials who are Soviet double agents
Les Innocents aux mains sales = Innocents with dirty hands by Claude Chabrol( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"Julie and her young lover Jeff plot to murder Julie's rich and impotent husband Louis Wormser and make it look like an accident. After the deed, Jeff disappears and Julie is arrested on suspicion of murdering her husband, but through the efforts of a clever and manipulative lawyer, she is released. Upon returning home, she discovers her husband, Louis, has returned in what proves to be the first of many plot twists in this tense thriller."--Container
La gueule ouverte by Maurice Pialat( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
About a 50 year-old woman dying of cancer
La femme écarlate ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Les noces rouges = Wedding in blood by Claude Chabrol( visu )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Lucienne and Pierre are having an affair; Lucienne's husband, Paul, is the mayor, and a French deputy, while Pierre is now the vice-mayor. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been very ill for years, but when she dies suddenly in an apparent suicide, the town gossips believe there may be more than meets the eye. In the meantime, Paul proposes a shady land deal to 'benefit the town, ' and wants Pierre's support. But then he discovers proof of his wife's affair. From Chabrol's most revered period of work between 1968 and 1974, this moving tale of adultery and political skulduggery was banned due to the similarities with a genuine murder case that shocked France."--Container
Who's got the black box? = La route de corinthe ( visu )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
After a NATO worker is murdered all eyes point to his widow as the killer. But she's innocent and will do anything to prove it and avenge her husband's death
Lucky Luciano ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The stray : A woman's compassion may be her downfall in this suspense drama. Kate (Angie Everhart) is a wealthy woman who runs a successful restaurant and is involved with the rough-edged but well-meaning Ben (Michael Madsen). One day, Kate's car hits Gil (Stefan Lysenko), a homeless man who was crossing the street. Kate is mortified and takes Gil to the hospital; when she learns that Gil has nowhere to go, she offers, over Ben's strong objections, to let him stay at her estate as he recuperates. As Gil recovers, Kate finds herself becoming attracted to the interesting stranger, but Ben soon learns that Gil has a few secrets that set him apart from just another guy who will work for food
La décade prodigieuse ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A sculptor, the son of an eccentric tycoon, suffers from hallucinatory fits that cause him to fear he has unknowingly committed murder. Meahwhile, he is having a passionate affair with Helene, the young wife of his father, and is being blackmailed. Paul Regis, a rational friend and philosophy professor, is drawn into the plot out of friendship and intellectual curiosity, but in the end, struggles with his sense of detachment
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi( visu )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
In 1946 the famous gangster Charles "Lucky" Luciano is deported to his native Italy. Luciano has just finished serving nine years in jail, and returns to Naples to instigate deals with other mobsters. Unknown to Lucky, his long-time nemesis, a former federal narcotics agent, continues to gather evidence in order to testify against him and put him away forever
Police Python 357 by Alain Corneau( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Franse thriller
Bad girls ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
An elegant older woman spirits away a young girl to St. Tropez. Here friendship between the two women blossoms into love only to be threatened by the arrival of a handsome guest
 
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