Cry Wolf (1947) Peter Godfrey, Errol Flynn, Barbara Stanwyck, Geraldine Brooks, Crime, Drama, Mystery

Cry Wolf (1947)
Sandra Demarest arrives at the Caldwell estate, and announces to Mark Caldwell that she was secretly married to his nephew James, who recently died. Mark does not believe her, but allows her to remain at the manor while a search is made for a missing will that would prove her claim. Sandra befriends James’ sister, Julie, who tells of strange noises and agonized screams from the laboratory wing of the estate. Between verbal duels with Mark, Sandra secretly investigates the lab and learns that ominous things really are happening.

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De l’amour / All About Loving (1964) Jean Aurel, Anna Karina, Elsa Martinelli, Michel Piccoli, Comedy

De l'amour (1964)
Hélène, who has just broken up with Raoul, a dentist, lets herself be seduced (though not without great resistance) by the obstinate Serge. Raoul, a modern Don Juan, now focuses on charming Sophie, a pretty patient of his, but is beaten on the finish line by… the young woman’s ex-husband. On the prowl again, Raoul, usually an experienced lover, makes the first flop of his career with Mathilde, too beautiful and too quick-witted a creature for him…

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Deceiver (1997) Jonas Pate, Josh Pate, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Michael Rooker, Crime, Drama, Mystery

Deceiver (1997)
Textile company heir Wayland is accused of murder of a prostitute named Elizabeth, whose body was found cut in two in the park. The murder is investigated by tough detective Kennesaw and his less experienced partner Braxton. Wayland is a heavy drinker and compulsive liar, he is prone to memory losses and periods of heavy violence. He is rich enough to access necessary information, and he gets the interrogators’ own dark secrets – Kennesaw is angry about affairs his wife had and had let off steam with Elizabeth, and Braxton has gambling debts with Mook, who is demanding payment.

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Caro Michele / Dear Michael (1976) Mario Monicelli, Mariangela Melato, Delphine Seyrig, Aurore Clément, Comedy, Drama

Caro Michele (1976)
Michael is the younger son of a middle-class family, a strong-willed and free-thinking fellow, who is off in some distant country fighting for a revolutionary cause. Everyone in the family writes to him, describing the events of their lives, as they drift into a kind of conventionality which would perhaps have horrified them earlier. Only Michael’s girlfriend Mara (Mariangela Melato), the mother of his child, retains her independence, even though it is through the help of Michael’s increasingly conventional friends and family that she survives.

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César et Rosalie / Cesar & Rosalie (1972) Claude Sautet, Yves Montand, Romy Schneider, Sami Frey, Drama, Romance

Cesar et Rosalie (1972)
Rosalie is amicably divorced, dividing her time between her mother’s house, with her siblings and small daughter, and César’s. He’s self made, a scrap iron king, outgoing, amiable, in love with her. Enter David, an artist and Rosalie’s flame before her marriage. In a quiet, brooding way, he seeks to reclaim Rosalie. César’s jealous outbursts and attempts at cunning backfire and send Rosalie into David’s arms. César keeps trying: he buys Rosalie’s childhood seaside vacation home as a gift, wins her back, then must ask David to join them so Rosalie will be happy. When Rosalie discovers César and David’s complicity, she again asserts her freedom, leaving the men alone together.

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