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Blier, Bernard 1916-1989

Works: 397 works in 1,070 publications in 6 languages and 3,880 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  History  Crime films  Historical films  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author of introduction, Author, Other, Costume designer, Director, Editor, Interviewee, Film editor, Collector, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Bernard Blier
Most widely held works by Bernard Blier
Le jour se lève = Daybreak by Marcel Carné( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in French and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Besieged by police, a murderer waits in his apartment recalling the events that led him to kill before killing himself at daybreak
Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire = The tall blond man with one black shoe by Yves Robert( Visual )

39 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bumbling musician is chosen as a decoy by secret agents who falsely identify him as a super secret agent. He becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service, as he is hunted by numerous superspies who break into his home, bug his toothpaste and hire a voluptuous blonde woman to seduce him
Quai des orfèvres( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous husband is accused of murder after a man his wife was flirting with turns up dead
Les misérables by Victor Hugo( Visual )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a small time criminal, Jean Valjean, in 18th century France. Forced to endure poverty, imprisonment, and torture, his life is changed by the kindness of a Bishop. He tries to mend his ways, hounded by the vengeful police inspector Javert, who is determined to put him back behind bars
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
Buffet froid = Cold cuts by Bertrand Blier( Visual )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blier's farcical thriller stars Gérard Depardieu as Alphonse, a drifter obsessed with murder and death. Structured as an absurdist nightmare, the film has a logic that is at once twisted and stark. A husband befriends his wife's murderer, a high-ranking official plans his own assassination, a lost knife is found in the stomach of a subway passenger. Together with the Chief of Police, and a killer who is afraid of the dark, Alphonse is embroiled in an inescapable complicity of murder, treachery and paranoia which draws him closer and closer to a fateful end
Les tontons flingueurs by Georges Lautner( Visual )

30 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernand Naudin, un ancien truand est appelé par son ami d'enfance "le Mexicain" qui lui confie sa fille Patricia et ses affaires constituées par un tripot, une distillerie clandestine et une maison close, que Raoul et sa bande voudraient s'approprier. Fernand aura tôt fait de mettre bon ordre à tout cela
Passione d'amore by Ettore Scola( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in Italian and French and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862 a handsome young Italian cavalry captain is transferred far from his mistress. At his new post, the captain meets an ugly woman who falls madly in love with him and seduces him with the force of her passion, intelligence, and sadness
Les barbouzes by Georges Lautner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in French and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of an infamous arms dealer, four secret agents try to seduce his young widow to obtain his secrets for their respective countries
L'Ecole buissonnière = Passion for life by Jean-Paul Le Chanois( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1920, dans un petit village de Provence, Mr Pascal, instituteur, se heurte au manque d'interet de ses élèves. Il décide de changer radicalment ses méthodes. Il écoute les enfants, s'inspire de leurs découvertes, les emmène dans la nature. Les élèves vont retrouver le plaisir d'apprendre, et lui celui d'enseigner. Mais des parents et les notables ne voient pas cette petite révolution d'un bon oeil
Quai des Orfèvres by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

34 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in French and German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Malgré l'amour qu'elle porte à son mari Maurice, Jenny Lamour, chanteuse de music-hall, accepte de dîner avec Brignon, un vieillard vicieux. On le retrouve assassiné alors que Jenny confie à sa meilleure amie qu'elle a dû l'assommer car il devenait trop entreprenant. L'inspecteur Antoine est alors chargé de l'enquête
La grande guerra by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1917. Humour et héroïsme pendant la Première Guerre Mondiale, cette superproduction produite par Dino de Laurentis a remporté le Lion D'or au Festival de Venise. Mise en scène par le réalisateur du "Pigeon" et de "Mes Chers amis" avec son acteur fétiche Vittorio Gassman et Alberto Sordi étonnants de drôlerie dans ce film profondément humain, entourés de Silvana Mangano et Bernard Blier." (Source : jaquette)
100,000 dollars au soleil( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in French and German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocco and Angele hijack a truck in the Saharan desert. The head of the trucking company hires Rocco's friend, Herve and another employee to go after them and bring the valuable goods back
Hôtel du nord by Marcel Carné( Visual )

15 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : dans un petit hôtel sur le canal Saint Martin, chaque chambre a son histoire : un jeune couple d'amoureux aspire au suicide, une fille vit de ses charmes, son ami a livré des acolytes à la police ; certains couples sont mal assortis et puis surtout, il y a Arletty et Louis Jouvet qui voudraient changer d'"atmosphère"
The organizer by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Turin, an itinerant professor unites a ragtag group of textile workers in a strike against their factory
Série noire by Alain Corneau( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in French and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franck (Patrick Dewaere), vendeur à domicile, est marié à Jeanne. À la recherche d'un mauvais payeur, il rencontre Mona (Marie Trintignant), une adolescente de dix-sept ans, qui vit avec une riche mais détestable tante. Jeanne quitte Franck que son patron fait arrêter pour détournement de fonds. Mona rembourse sa dette et lui suggère de tuer sa tante pour s'emparer de son magot... (Jaquette)
Hôtel du Nord : d'après le roman de Eugène Dabit.( Visual )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Hôtel du Nord is a family-run hotel on the edge of the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris. As the family is celebrating a first communion, a young couple checks in, planning a double suicide. Only one shot is fired, and the man, Pierre, flees leaving his lover, Renée, to die in the room. But, he leaves the gun behind and she survives. A series of convoluted affairs between hotel patrons and staff, as well as passion-feuled travels across France, ensue - all to end the story in perfect symmetry. From the director of Les Enfants du Paradis (1945), Hôtel du Nord (1938) was inspired by the award-winning book (1928) by Eugène Dabit, whose parents owned the real Hôtel du Nord."--Container
Quai des orfèvres( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A music hall artiste is accused of murdering the man he took to be seducing his wife. [c.f. Halliwell's]
Monsieur gangster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dying mob boss nicknamed ''The Mexican'' asks his old friend and ex-gangster, Fernand Naudin, to come out of retirement to take over the family businesses and protect his soon to be married daughter
Grosse fatigue = Dead tired by Michel Blanc( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michel Blanc is an international film star, but he has a look-alike who is posing as him, making public appearances. This identical also happens to be sleazy, greedy and aggressive; and when he starts attacking women, duping business associates and assaulting fans, the real Michel finds himself chased by the law, shunned by his friends, and thrown behind bars!
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Buffet froid = Cold cuts
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Bernard Blier French character actor

Bernardus Blier

Blier, Bernard, 1916-

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Бернар Бліє

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برنار بلیه

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French (224)

English (18)

Italian (18)

German (3)

Spanish (3)

Russian (1)