Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers. Read More »
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The story begins with the murder of a horse trader, which sets free a black stallion that roams through the snow and the village terrifying the people as it gallops. Read More »
A man returns to his hometown after 20 years: to the woman he loved and the man who tried to kill him. Read More »
In the early 16th century, Italy is ruled by the powerful Borgia family, led by César Borgia and his sister Lucrètè. Read More »
L’assassinat du Père Noël / The Killing of Santa Claus (1941) Roger Chapatte, Christian-Jaque, Harry Baur, Renée Faure, Marie-Hélène Dasté, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
High up in the French Alps, the inhabitants of a small mountain village are busy preparing for Christmas. Read More »
Voyage sans espoir / Voyage Without Hope (1943) Christian-Jaque, Simone Renant, Jean Marais, Paul Bernard, Drama
All the action takes place in darkness, in a runaway train where two mysterious men meet Read More »
Le gentleman de Cocody (1965) Christian-Jaque, Jean Marais, Liselotte Pulver, Philippe Clay, Adventure
An Embassy attache and a butterfly hunter become involved in a treasure hunt between two rival gangs. Read More »
François Premier / Francis the First (1937) Christian-Jaque, Fernandel, Mona Goya, Alexandre Rignault, Comedy
Honorin (Fernandel) is the simple and naive stage manager of a traveling theatre troupe, whose one ambition is to once play the role of the cavalier in the opera “Francis I, or the Loves of the Beautiful Ferroniere”.
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Madame Sans Gêne / Madame (1961) Christian-Jaque, Sophia Loren, Robert Hossein, Renaud Mary, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Catherine, an out-spoken Parisian laundress follows Napoleon’s army to the battlefront to be near her Sergeant Lefevre. The couple perform a deed of heroism which abets Napoleon’s victory, so that after the war the grateful Emperor bestows on the now married couple the title of Duke and Duchess. Catherine squabbles with Napoleon’s haughty sisters, scandalizes the nobility with her lack of courtly manners, flirts with the men – and consistently creates havoc as she remains true to her earthy background.
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D’homme à hommes / Man to Men (1948) Christian-Jaque, Jean-Louis Barrault, Bernard Blier, Hélène Perdrière, Biography, Drama, War
The story of the Swiss soldier, Henri Dunant (Jean-Louis Barrault), who was responsible for the founding of the Red Cross, and who was offered the first Nobel Peace Prize.
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