During a wedding celebration in a small rural French village, schoolteacher Helene (Stephane Audran) Read More »
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Everybody He Is Nice, Everybody He Is Beautiful AKA Tout le monde il est beau, tout le monde il est gentil (1972) Jean Yanne, Bernard Blier, Michel Serrault
According to “Radio closer to God”, nothing is conceived without God, especially shampoos Read More »
Hanna Kaufman is a Jewish-American, who moved to Israel and now works as a defense lawyer there. Read More »
Clint de la Roche is an insurance agent of royal decent. Read More »
Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. Read More »
Regarde les hommes tomber / See How They Fall (1994) Jacques Audiard, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean Yanne, Mathieu Kassovitz, Crime, Drama
Simon is a sales representative about fifty. When Mickey, his cop friend, is being shot, he leaves everything to find the murderers. Read More »
Oviri / The Wolf at the Door (1986) Henning Carlsen, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jean Yanne, Biography, Drama
This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin (Donald Sutherland), follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his wife, his children, and his former lover. Read More »
Week End / Weekend (1967) Jean-Luc Godard, Mireille Darc, Jean Yanne, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A supposedly idyllic week-end trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts to collapse under the weight of its own consumer preoccupations.
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Attention bandits! / Bandits (1986) Claude Lelouch, Jean Yanne, Marie-Sophie L., Patrick Bruel, Drama
On the day Jean Gabin dies, a kidnaper who also takes a fortune in jewels heisted from Cartiers murders Simon Verini’s wife. (Simon was fencing the jewels for a youthful gang who robbed Cartiers; he suspects them of the murder.) He’s framed for the theft and spends ten years in prison, writing to his daughter, Marie-Sophie, who’s 11 when he’s sent away. Released, he reconnects to Marie-Sophie and to the young thieves, seeks revenge, and is quickly arrested again. She doesn’t know what to make of her father, retreats to her Swiss fiancé, and is flummoxed when one of the young thieves falls for her. Is resolution possible when crime cuts across families and romance?
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Single father obsessed with murdering the hit&run driver who killed his only child, poses as a screenwriter to get close to an actress who was in the death car. He feels fully prepared to kill the pretty young woman if she was the driver, but as his knowledge of her family grows, so does his empathy for them.
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