Tag Archives: Alain Delon
Attention, les Enfants Regardent / Attention, the Kids Are Watching (1978) Serge Leroy, Alain Delon, Sophie Renoir, Richard Constantini, Drama, Thriller
Le choc / Shock (1982) Robin Davis, Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, Philippe Léotard, Action, Crime, Romance
After his last contract, the hitman Martin “Christian” Terrier tells his only friend Michel that he will retire; however Michel advises that the Organization will never let him go. Christian visits his boss Cox to receive the payment for his last work and to inform his decision but Cox does not admit that he quits the Organization.
Plein soleil / Purple Noon (1960) René Clément, Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Laforêt, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tom Ripley is sent to Europe by Mr. Greenleaf to fetch his spoiled, playboy son, Philippe, and bring him back home to the States. In return, Tom will receive $5,000. Philippe toys with Tom, pretending he will go back home, but has no intentions of leaving his bride to be, Marge, and honoring his father’s wishes. After some time passes, Mr. Greenleaf considers the mission a failure and cuts Tom off. Tom, in desperation, kills Philippe, assumes his identity, and lives the life of a rich playboy. However, he will need all his conman abilities to keep Philippe’s friends and the police off the trail.
The Leopard / Il gattopardo (1963) Luchino Visconti, Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Drama
In the 1860s, a dying aristocracy struggles to maintain itself against a harsh Sicilian landscape. The film traces with a slow and deliberate rhythm the waning of the noble home of Fabrizio Corbero, Prince of Salina (the Leopard) and the corresponding rise to eminence of the enormously wealthy ex-peasant Don Calogero Sedara. The prince himself refuses to take active steps to halt the decline of his personal fortunes or to help build a new Sicily but his nephew Tancredi, Prince of Falconeri swims with the tide and assures his own position by marrying Don Calogero’s beautiful daughter Angelica. The climatic scene is the sumptuous forty-minute ball, where Tancredi introduces Angelica to society.
Le Samouraï (1967) [The Criterion Collection] Jean-Pierre Melville, Alain Delon, Nathalie Delon, François Périer, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Borsalino and Co. (1974) Jacques Deray, Alain Delon, Riccardo Cucciolla, Daniel Ivernel, Crime, Drama, Action
In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business for themselves, their easy-going approach to crime starts to change.
Les Félins / Joy House (1964) René Clément, Alain Delon, Jane Fonda, Lola Albright, Crime, Drama, Thriller
French filmmaker Rene Clement presents Alan Delon as a petty criminal on the run from the underground. On the Rivera, he seeks refuge in a flophouse whose soup line is served by Jane Fonda and Lola Albright. The two women move him to a Gothic mansion owned by Albright, a millionaires with a Salvation Army complex. Fonda, her cousin, is hot for him and repeatedly attempts to seduce him while someone is attempting to poison him; and his murderous former associates have got wind of his whereabouts.