Fernand, a groom-to-be who is dissuaded from stepping up to the altar by his two friends after they terrify him with their personal marriage horror stories. Read More »
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Adriana, a naive Italian country girl, moves to Rome to become a movie star and experiences the dark side of the business. Read More »
A group of people visit a weird old man who is a student of the black arts. Read More »
This surrealist film is made up of series of only vaguely connected episodes, most beautifully the dinner party scene where individuals sit lavatories around a dinner table Read More »
Tale follows a threesome of teens–one a rebellious type, another a more serious type, and the young girl who fits in the middle–as they parade around Paris with carefree attitudes. Read More »
Charles is a young provincial coming up to Paris to study law. He shares his cousin Paul’s flat. Read More »
Un meurtre est un meurtre / Murder Is a Murder (1972) Etienne Périer, Jean-Claude Brialy, Stéphane Audran, Robert Hossein, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Paul Kastner’s wife dies in tragic circumstances. Although Paul is, or seems, blameless, a stranger soon appears in town who maintains he has evidence to show Paul in fact murdered the woman. Read More »
Éducation sentimentale / Sentimental Education (1962) Alexandre Astruc, Jean-Claude Brialy, Marie-José Nat, Dawn Addams, Drama, Romance, Comedy
Frédéric, a shy small-town man, falls in love with Anne, a middle class woman married to Didier, who cheats on her with top model Barbara. Read More »
Inspecteur Lavardin (1986) Claude Chabrol, Jean Poiret, Jean-Claude Brialy, Bernadette Lafont, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Inspector Lavardin is induced to investigate the murder of a province’s notable who was taking himself as the moral guardian of his village. Read More »
Les innocents (1987) André Téchiné, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jean-Claude Brialy, Simon de La Brosse, Drama
The lines between love, sex, and politics become hopelessly blurred in this French drama. Read More »
Un homme de trop / Shock Troops (1967) Costa-Gavras, Charles Vanel, Bruno Cremer, Jean-Claude Brialy, Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Set in central France, the film follows French resistance fighters who press the battle on the Germans. Read More »
L’Année sainte / Holy Year (1976) Jean Girault, Jean Gabin, Jean-Claude Brialy, Nicoletta Machiavelli, Comedy
Max, a master thief, is spending some time behind bars, having been captured by a determined and crafty police officer. He has hidden a sizable amount of gold in Italy and is patiently waiting to get out so he can retrieve it. His prison companion wants to get out now and get the gold. So they escape, dress as priests and fly off for Italy.
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The immortal story of beautiful Manon, who – although she loves the tolerant De Grieux – takes many lovers to satisfy her thirst for luxury.
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La Mandragola / The Mandrake (1965) Alberto Lattuada, Rosanna Schiaffino, Philippe Leroy, Jean-Claude Brialy, Comedy
Adaptation of the comic play by Macchiavelli about a man’s attempt to bed a woman unable to have a child by pretending to be a doctor.
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Christine (1958) Pierre Gaspard-Huit, Romy Schneider, Alain Delon, Jean-Claude Brialy, Drama, Romance
Vienna, 1906. A passionate love story develops between Franz Lobheiner (Alain Delon) and the young Christine (Romy Schneider). Lobheiner is, however, currently seeing the married Baroness von Eggersdorf. Upon learning of his wife’s infidelity, the Baron von Eggersdorf provokes a duel with Lobheiner. But the former is no longer a real threat to the Baron. Lobheiner is now passionately in love with Christine. How will this love quartet end?
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