Tag Archives: Claude Autant-Lara
The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961) Claude Autant-Lara, Louis Jourdan, Yvonne Furneaux, Pierre Mondy, Action, Adventure, Drama
Douce / Love Story (1943) Claude Autant-Lara, Odette Joyeux, Madeleine Robinson, Marguerite Moreno, Drama
Sylvie et le fantôme / Sylvie and the Phantom (1946) Claude Autant-Lara, Odette Joyeux, François Périer, Pierre Larquey, Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Marguerite de la nuit / Marguerite of the Night (1955) Claude Autant-Lara, Michèle Morgan, Yves Montand, Jean Debucourt, Drama, Fantasy
Le franciscain de Bourges / Franciscan of Bourges (1968) Claude Autant-Lara, Hardy Krüger, Béatrix Dussane, Jean-Pierre Dorat
Albert is a Franciscan monk and a medical orderly at a monastery in France. Although he is German, the kindly monk helps hide French resistance members. Albert tries to maintain the delicate balance between the warring factions by helping out the afflicted and not getting involved in political ideology.
Young Amélie is currently enjoying life as the kept woman of her reasonably well off boyfriend Étienne. But when Étienne is called off for military duty, he enlists his playboy friend Marcel to keep an eye on her….something of a problem seeing that he is currently looking for a woman with which to create a sham marriage so he can quickly inherit a large sum of money from his father. Then suddenly the Prince of Palestra enters into the picture and boldly asks for Étienne’s romantic favors to assess whether or not he would consider taking her as his bride. What’s a free-spirited girl to do?
Le mariage de Chiffon / The Marriage of Chiffon (1942) Claude Autant-Lara, Odette Joyeux, André Luguet, Jacques Dumesnil, Comedy
Odette Joyeux plays an eccentric young aristocrat called “Chiffon”, who is struggling to comply with the social conventions of the community. A widow, her mother (Suzanne Dantes) would like to remarry a rich noble. Without realizing it, Chiffon is in love with her uncle, a ruined pioneer of aviation …
Le diable au corps / Devil in the Flesh (1947) Claude Autant-Lara, Micheline Presle, Gérard Philipe, Denise Grey, Romance, Drama
During World War I, underage student Francois Jaubert meets and falls in love with Marthe Grangier, who is engaged to Jacques, a soldier at the Front. Though Francois pursues her ardently, they become separated and she marries Jacques. But when Marthe and Francois meet again, their mutual feelings prove stronger than ever, and they begin an extramarital affair…regardless of potentially tragic consequences.