Tag Archives: Bertrand Tavernier

L’horloger de Saint-Paul / The Watchmaker of St. Paul (1974) Bertrand Tavernier, Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jacques Denis, Crime, Drama

L'horloger de Saint-Paul AKA The Watchmaker of St. Paul (1974)
Michel Descombes is a watchmaker in the district of Saint-Paul, Lyons. He lives quietly, alone with his almost grown-up son, Bernard. One day, the police come and say Bernard murdered a FACTORY OWNER. Superintendent Guiboud asks Michel for help. But Michel realizes how little he knows about his son. He also starts to feel he is unable to blame his son.
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Laissez-passer / Safe Conduct (2002) Bertrand Tavernier, Jacques Gamblin, Denis Podalydès, Charlotte Kady, Biography, Drama, History

Laissez-passer (2002)
In occupied France, German-run Continental Films calls the shots in the movie business. Assistant director and Resistance activist Jean Devaivre works for Continental, where he can get “in between the wolf’s teeth and avoid being chewed up”. Fast-living screenwriter Jean Aurenche uses every possible argument to avoid working for the enemy. For both, wartime is a battle for survival.
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Revenge of the Musketeers / La fille de d’Artagnan (1994) Bertrand Tavernier, Sophie Marceau, Philippe Noiret, Claude Rich, Action, Adventure, Comedy

Revenge of the Musketeers (1994)
The story begins on the autumn of 1654 in South France. Eloise lives in a cloister. Her famous father left her there. The young lady is enthusiastic about honour, faithfulness, affection to the poor people, and life of course. She seems powerless when the leader of the nuns is executed because she tried to save an unlucky servant who escaped from odious Crassac and his evil Muse, the Red Lady. Eloise is seized with a fit of temper.
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