A girl of perhaps five or six is orphaned in an air raid while fleeing a French city with her parents early in World War II. Read More »
Tag Archives: Brigitte Fossey
The story takes place in France from 1935 to 1945 where a gang use a Citroën car to hold up stores and banks. Read More »
For Those I Loved (1983) Robert Enrico, Michael York, Brigitte Fossey, Jacques Penot, Biography, Drama, War
The true story of Martin Gray, a Polish survivor of the Holocaust, from how he survived the German invasion Read More »
Poslední motýl / The Last Butterfly (1991) Karel Kachyna, Tom Courtenay, Brigitte Fossey, Ingrid Held, Drama, War
Stage mime Antoine Moreau (Tom Courtenay) is compelled by the Gestapo to put on a performance for the children of Terezin, a “model” concentration camp, to convince the Red Cross observers that the camp is truly what it seems. Reluctant at first, Moreau slowly learns the true nature of the camp, including the meaning of the “transports” on which people leave. With a world-class orchestra (made up of people interned in the camp) and a cast of children, Moreau stages a show to end all shows.
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Le grand Meaulnes / The Wanderer (1967) Jean-Gabriel Albicocco, Brigitte Fossey, Jean Blaise, Alain Libolt, Drama, Romance
Rural France, the 1890s. Always in motion, Augustin wanders three times. First, as a youth, while a boarder near Bourges, he’s lost in the woods and finds a chateau where an engagement party’s in progress: there he falls eternally in love with Yvonne and she with him. Back at school, he hears she is in Paris, so he follows in a vain search and meets a woman, jilted by her lover. In the countryside a few year’s later, Augustin’s friend François finds Yvonne and brings Augustin to her. They marry, but the next day, Augustin leaves to fulfill a youthful promise he made to Yvonne’s brother. François comforts the pregnant Yvonne as they await Augustin’s return.
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La boum / The Party (1980) Claude Pinoteau, Claude Brasseur, Brigitte Fossey, Sophie Marceau, Comedy, Drama, Romance
13 years old Vic is new in her high school; soon she makes friends with Penelope. Together they check out the guys in quest for a great love. But Vic’s parents are their handicap, since they won’t allow her to attend the “boum”, a big party. But with some help of grandma Poupette it works out anyways and Vic falls in love with Matthieu. At the same time her parent’s marriage is on the edge when her father’s ex-girlfriend demands a last night together.
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