The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. Read More »
Tag Archives: Denis Podalydès
Laissez-passer / Safe Conduct (2002) Bertrand Tavernier, Jacques Gamblin, Denis Podalydès, Charlotte Kady, Biography, Drama, History
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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Rien de personnel / The Ordinary People (2009) Mathias Gokalp, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Denis Podalydès, Mélanie Doutey, Drama
A pharmaceutical company throws a gala party where all the employees from the top to the bottom are invited. Asked to participate in a role playing game which is actually a massive training simulation for the management team, rumors begin to circulate the the company may be acquired and everyone begins vying to save his or her own skin.
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