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Périer, François

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Most widely held works about François Périer
 
Most widely held works by François Périer
Le samouraï = The samurai( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in French and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nightclub owner, he finds himself confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy employer, both of whom are determined to put an end to the career criminal
Le notti di Cabiria( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prostitute who works in the streets of Rome is continually deceived by men who claim to love her
Le cercle rouge( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in French and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being pursued by a police superintendent
Z( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistent questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places
Les fables de La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of fables in poetic form, read in French
Orphée = Orpheus( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in French and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world
Gervaise by René Clément( Visual )

44 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 19th-century Paris, a laundrymaid is deserted by her lover, settles with another man and is able to open her own laundry, but they both take to drink."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Le Samouraï by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

47 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught. One night however, after killing a night-club owner, he's seen by witnesses. His efforts to provide himself with an alibi fail and more and more he gets driven into a corner
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and French and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Marker's epic film essay on the worldwide political wars of the 60's and 70's: Vietnam, Bolivia, May '68, Prague, Chile, and the fate of the New Left. This sweeping, global contemplation of a defining decade's political history is divided into two parts, each part woven together to describe what Marker has called "scenes of the Third World War."
Orphée( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in French and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1950 update of the Orphic myth by Jean Cocteau that depicts a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his wife Eurydice and a mysterious princess. Seeking inspiration, the poet follows the princess from the world of the living to the land of the dead through Cocteau's famous mirrored portal. Orpheus represents the legendary Cocteau at the height of his abilities for peerless visual poetry and dreamlike storytelling
Nights of Cabiria by Federico Fellini( Visual )

52 editions published between 1957 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cabiria, a simple-minded prostitute, searches Rome for true love. She is romanced and abandoned by men who exploit her. She endures even in the face of tragedy with the vain hope of finding marriage and happiness
Orpheus by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

36 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the love of a poet for a princess who travels constantly from this world to the next. A legendary tale in a modern Parisian setting
Le testament d'Orphée, ou, Ne me demandez pas pourquoi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations
I compagni = The organizer by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In turn-of-the-twentieth-century Turin, an accident in a textile factory incites workers to stage a walkout. But it's not until they receive unexpected aid from a traveling professor that they find a voice, unite, and stand up for themselves. This historical drama by Mario Monicelli is a beautiful and moving ode to the power of the people, brimming with humor and honesty"--Container
Vivaldi raconté aux enfants by Jean Roy( )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in French and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follies : in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les fables de La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Écoutez quelques fables de Jean de La Fontaine
Le Tartuffe : pièce en cinq actes = Tartuffe : a play in five acts( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Molière's play about the havoc created in a rich merchant's household when he falls under the influence of a charismatic and hypocritical religious zealot
Jean Cocteau's Orphic trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world. 2. An artist is driven mad by the sight of his own blood and a drawing of a mouth that seems to come to life. The combination sends him off on a series of bizarre adventures that strive to explain how artists become obsessed with their own works. 3. In his last film Cocteau portrays an 18th century poet who travels through time on a quest for divine wisdom. In a mysterious wasteland, he meets several symbolic phantoms that bring about his death and resurrection. The film finished the circle of the journey begun in Blood of a Poet, exploring the torturous relationship between the artist and his creations
Stavisky-- by Alain Resnais( Visual )

32 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisite recounting of the climatic days in 1933 in the career of Stavisky, the con man turned international financier whose ruin resulted in political scandal and his own mysterious death. DVD
 
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Pillu, François Gabriel Marie, 1919-2002

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