Marie has had a tough childhood ever since her mother Elisa committed suicide. She has spent most of her life in an orphanage and now makes a living as a small time criminal in Paris. Now she wants to unravel her past and find her father whom she blames for her mother’s death.
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One Deadly Summer / L’été meurtrier (1983) Jean Becker, Isabelle Adjani, Alain Souchon, Suzanne Flon, Drama, Mystery
Eliane is obsessed by the violent rape of her mother back in 1955, the very incident which spawned her. In a real sense, her whole existence is given meaning by the rape. She is an extremely attractive girl, and she uses sex to get what she wants, and particularly to advance her designs of vengeance.
Effroyables Jardins / Strange Gardens (2003) Jean Becker, Jacques Villeret, André Dussollier, Thierry Lhermitte, Drama, War
Un crime au paradis / A Crime in Paradise (2001) Jean Becker, Jacques Villeret, Josiane Balasko, André Dussollier, Comedy
In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed Jojo from murder is the threat of the guillotine…