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Françoise Steps Out AKA Rue de l’Estrapade (1953) Jacques Becker, Daniel Gélin, Louis Jourdan, Anne Vernon
While Henri Laurent speeds along on the racing circuits, his pretty wife Françoise goes from luxury boutique Read More »
Just as four cell-mates are about to launch their elaborate escape from a tiny cell Read More »
Working class couple Antoine and Antoinette dream of a better life. Read More »
In an open-air dance hall, the members of Leca’s gang are relaxing with their ladies. Read More »
Hopes and love and ambitions and friendship in a group of young jazz-loving Parisians. Read More »
Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Read More »
Les aventures d’Arsène Lupin / The Adventures of Arsène Lupin (1957) Jacques Becker, Robert Lamoureux, Liselotte Pulver, O.E. Hasse, Crime, Mystery
Arsène Lupin, the multifaceted gentleman thief, steals two masterpieces from the President of the Council. Read More »
The middle age bon-vivant Max is a former gangster and close friend of his partner Riton. Read More »
Édouard et Caroline / Edward and Caroline (1951) Jacques Becker, Daniel Gélin, Anne Vernon, Elina Labourdette, Comedy
Edouard is a pianist, married with Caroline. This evening, they are invited to Claude’s. Read More »
A man is shot In the hotel of an imaginary South American country. Clarence and Montès, two inspector students Read More »
Goupi mains rouges / It Happened at the Inn (1943) Jacques Becker, Fernand Ledoux, Georges Rollin, Blanchette Brunoy, Drama
In a french lost village an old woman is killed and her savings stolen. Several members of her family, all called:”Goupi-…”, are suspected.
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La vie est à nous / The People of France (1936) Jacques Becker, Jacques B. Brunius, Jean Dasté, Simone Guisin, Documentary, Drama, History
A propaganda film of the communist party of France, showing who the comrades help the proletarian people against the capitalists. It also features propagandistic speeches of leading members of the party.
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A philandering young dress designer plays fast and loose with the hearts of all the fair maidens he encounters, and leaves them in a Paris lurch. But when he meets the fiancée of his best friend, he falls deeply and truly in love with her. The girl is soon faced with two choices; marry the reliable fiancée whom she doesn’t love, or run off with the dress designer with whom she is infatuated. She sees that she also has a third option and makes the wise choice…she rejects both. The dress designer is not too well equipped for accepting rejection, and he makes a bad decision.
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