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Serge Mouret is a frail and devout young priest in a tough country parish. When he falls down and loses his memory, he is nursed back to health by Albine Read More »
Spotlight on a Murderer (1961) Georges Franju, Pierre Brasseur, Pascale Audret, Marianne Koch, Drama, Mystery
When he sees his days are old count Hervé p Kéraudren decides to hide in a secret alcove and to perish there, simply to frighten his heirs. Read More »
After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged. Read More »
Les yeux sans visage / Eyes Without a Face (1960) Georges Franju, Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel, Drama, Horror
After causing an accident that left his daughter Christiane severely disfigured, the brilliant surgeon Dr. Génessier works tirelessly to give the girl a new face. He does so however by kidnapping young women and attempting face transplants. He has been woefully unsuccessful to date. The doctor’s world begins to collapse around him when his daughter realizes just what he has been doing.
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In the First World War, when Paris is expected to fall to the Germans, the attractive widow, Princesse de Bormes, organises a convoy of cars to evacuate the wounded from the front, and bring them back to her villa in Paris to recuperate. The authorities will not give them passes until an innocent 16-year-old boy, Guillaume Thomas de Fontenoy, joins them and is mistaken as the nephew of the popular General de Fontenoy. The Princess is enraptured by Thomas and her daughter, Henriette, falls in love with him. However Thomas feels impelled to see more of the action of the war.
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