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Films la Boetie

Overview
Works: 30 works in 96 publications in 3 languages and 1,929 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Gangster films  Crime films  Comedy 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 by Claude Chabrol( visu )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in French and held by 383 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 )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in French and English and held by 287 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
La femme infidèle by Claude Chabrol( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in French and English and held by 248 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 )
5 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 )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in French and held by 171 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 by Claude Chabrol( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 144 libraries worldwide
A small band of French terrorists calling themselves "Nada" kidnap the American ambassador, leaving dead and wounded in their wake. Soon they begin quarrelling 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 by Claude Chabrol( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in French and held by 118 libraries worldwide
"Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène."--Container
La decade prodigieuse by Claude Chabrol( visu )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in French and English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
In part an oblique hommage to Fritz Lang and Hitchcock this is one of Chabrol's most playful and innovative narratives. He took an Ellery Queen detective story with a metaphysical conceit: the solution hinges on the Ten Commandments. Chabrol interweaves the Christian element, the murder mystery and Greek mythology with its humanising of the gods. The plot, structured in ten acts (each one day), brings together an outsider Paul, a philosophy lecturer replacing the detective in the fiction, an unstable young man, Charle, and Orson Welles as his billionaire father, Theo, who plays God (shades of Kane and Mr. Arkadin) and disrupts the relationship between Charles and his stepmother Helene and engineers a tragedy
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?
Claude Chabrol's Innocents with dirty hands Les Innocents aux mains sales by Claude Chabrol( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the murder of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following day, and becomes therefore prime suspect. Unfortunately, Louis' body has disappeared and so has Jeff
Le serpent Night flight from Moscow ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in French and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A senior Societ 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
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
Een vrouw besluit, bedrogen door haar geliefe, hem te doden en daarna zelfmoord te plegen. Zij ontmoet een nieuwe liefde, maar volhardt in haar beslissing
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi( visu )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 16 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
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 )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in French and held by 12 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
Claude Chabrol's Pleasure party (Une partie de plaisir) ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Phillipe and Esther live an apparently idyllic life with their daughter, Elise. In an attempt to preserve this bliss, Phillipe decides that he and Esther should each have affairs, being sure to tell each other openly about them. The plan backfires with tragic results as Phillipe becomes engulfed in jealousy
Elle cause plus... Elle flingue ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"The portrait of the detective type: an intelligence far below average, but with lightning imbecility."--Container
La femme en bleu by Michel Deville( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
After glimpsing a mystery woman in blue, Pierre, a musicologist, begins an all-consuming search for her
Police Python 357 by Alain Corneau( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Franse thriller
 
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