Tag Archives: french
Le Garcu / Le garçu (1995) Maurice Pialat, Gérard Depardieu, Géraldine Pailhas, Antoine Pialat, Drama
After serving in the trenches of World War I, Jean Diaz recoils with such horror that he renounces love and personal pleasure to immerse himself in scientific research, seeking a machine to prevent war.
La tortue sur le dos / a Turtle on Its Back (1978) Luc Béraud, Jean-François Stévenin, Bernadette Lafont, Virginie Thévenet, Comedy, Drama
Raging Bull (1980) Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Biography, Drama, Sport
When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he’s a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he’s a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment.
César runs a bar along Marseilles’ port, assisted by his 23 year old son, Marius. Colorful characters abound: M. Panisse, an aging widower and prosperous sail maker; Honorine, a fishmonger with a sidewalk stall near the bar; her daughter, Fanny, who helps her sell cockles; and, various old salts.