Tag Archives: Jean-Paul Belmondo

Docteur Popaul / Scoundrel in White (1972) Claude Chabrol, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Mia Farrow, Laura Antonelli, Comedy

Scoundrel in White (1972)
Dr Paul Simay is a lady’s man who claims to prefer ugly women. He makes his point by winning a bet that he can sleep with the most ugly women in a year. He therefore has no qualms about marrying Christine, a paraplegic with buck-teeth, especially when her father is a wealthy doctor who can advance his career. His views change when he meets Christine’s beautiful sister, Martine. When she realises that Paul has been cheating on her and has given her sister a child, Christine decides to extract a cruel revenge…

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Un singe en hiver (1962) Henri Verneuil, Jean Gabin, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Suzanne Flon, Comedy, Drama

Un singe en hiver (1962)
A young man, Gabriel Fouquet, arrives in a coastal town in Normandy to visit his daughter, who is staying in a boarding school. He ends up lodging in a guesthouse run by the aged Albert Quentin and his wife Suzanne. To forget his troubles, Gabriel hits the bottle, not realising that the teetotal Albert was once a heavy drinker. Twenty years ago, the latter pledged never to touch alcohol again if he and his wife survived the war. Through his friendship with Gabriel, Albert becomes nostalgic about his past, recalling his time as a sailor on an expedition to China. To drown their sorrows, the two men embark on a drinking binge which quickly gets out of hand…

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Seven Days… Seven Nights / Moderato cantabile (1960) Peter Brook, Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Pascale de Boysson, Drama

Seven Days… Seven Nights (1960)
In this drama, an industrialist’s wife finds herself bored by her opulent existence. One day, while she waits for her son to finish his music lesson, she hears a woman scream at a nearby bistro. She then sees a man being hauled away from a woman’s body. Her curiosity piqued, she becomes a regular at the cafe. There she meets one of her husband’s workers. Over drinks, they talk about the murder. As they converse, the worker realizes that the woman herself wants to die, and he abandons her.

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Male Hunt / La chasse à l’homme (1964) Édouard Molinaro, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean-Claude Brialy, Françoise Dorléac, Comedy

Male Hunt (1964)
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. Antoine immediately ditches his bride and heads for Greece, but not before giving his friend Antoine (Jean-Claude Brialy) his honeymoon cruise tickets. Aboard the boat, Antoine meets and falls in love. Meanwhile, Fernand falls in love with a swindler and becomes determined to marry her.

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Cartouche / Swords of Blood (1962) Philippe de Broca, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Claudia Cardinale, Jess Hahn, Action, Comedy, Adventure

Cartouche (Philippe de Broca, 1962)
In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot’s gang, but their ways are too ‘unethical’ for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and even distributing the takings with the poor. Thus, cartouche attracts the people’s sympathies, Venus’s love, and hate from the Police and Malichot… Cartouche can escape all the traps they set at him – except the entrapments of love. Eventually, he will be saved by a woman, at her own cost.

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