Tag Archives: France
I Sent a Letter to My Love / Chère inconnue (1980) Moshé Mizrahi, Simone Signoret, Jean Rochefort, Delphine Seyrig, Drama
In ancient Rome a love story blossoms between Fabiola, daughter of a senator, and Rhual, a gallic gladiator. When Fabiola’s father is killed, the Romans blame the Christians and the persecution begins. Rhual confesses to be a christian and is accused of the murder and sentenced to fight to death in the arena.
One day, when I opened my refrigerator, I looked closely at a can of pineapple. It had been “made in the Philippines,” “packaged in Honolulu,” “distributed in San Francisco” and the label “printed in Japan”.
Amanti / A Place for Lovers (1968) Vittorio De Sica, Faye Dunaway, Marcello Mastroianni, Enrico Simonetti, Drama, Romance
Deux hommes dans Manhattan / Two Men in Manhattan (1959) Jean-Pierre Melville, Pierre Grasset, Christiane Eudes, Ginger Hall, Crime, Drama, Thriller
A French UN delegate has disappeared into thin air, sending reporter Moreau (Jean-Pierre Melville) and hard drinking photographer Delmas (Pierre Grasset) on an assignment to find him. Their only lead is a picture of three women.
Les Grandes manoeuvres / The Grand Maneuver (1955) René Clair, Michèle Morgan, Gérard Philipe, Jean Desailly, Comedy, Drama, Romance
A French lieutenant makes a bet that he can seduce any woman in town in the two weeks before his regiment leaves for maneuvers, but his chosen target (a Parisian divorcée) isn’t like other girls he’s known.