In the mid-1930s a group of Croatian anarchists cross the dense forests at the northern Read More »
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Based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Blunderer. Read More »
The Wicked Go to Hell AKA Les salauds vont en enfer (1955) Robert Hossein, Marina Vlady, Henri Vidal, Serge Reggiani
Two convicts escape from jail after knocking their wardens out and putting on their uniform. Read More »
A young woman, married to a volatile alcoholic, has a competing claim Read More »
Two brothers ask their father about his communist years, then their mother, and sister. Read More »
In England during the Second World War, a German spy is pursued by the British secret Read More »
The Mona Lisa Has Been Stolen AKA Il ladro della Gioconda (1966) Michel Deville, George Chakiris, Marina Vlady, Margaret Lee
Vincent, who signs his blows with the name Romeo, manages to steal the Mona Lisa. Read More »
One dark night, in the deserted streets of Nice, an American car slowly drives past Victor Menda, then slowly pulls up. Read More »
Splendor is the name of an old movie theater managed by Jordan (Mastroianni), who inherited it from his father. Read More »
Le crâneur / The Hotshot (1955) Dimitri Kirsanoff, Marina Vlady, Raymond Pellegrin, Dora Doll, Crime, Drama
When Betty Bell, a dancer at a swanky nightclub Le Toboggan, is found dead in a telephone booth suspicion falls immediately on her lover, Philippe, a former stuntman. Read More »
Bordello (1985) Nikos Koundouros, Marina Vlady, Eleonora Stathopoulou, Vasilis Laggos, Drama, Erotic
Crete 1897. Greek rebels gained their freedom by fighting in the mountains. Read More »
Brulard, a French civil engineer on assignment in Sweden for a lumber company meets Ina, a local nature-girl type, falls in love, has an affair, tries to convert her to “civilization”, but ends up getting her killed by superstitious villagers instead.
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2 ou 3 choses que je sais d’elle / Two or Three Things I Know About Her… (1967) Jean-Luc Godard, Joseph Gehrard, Marina Vlady, Anny Duperey, Roger Montsoret, Comedy, Drama
In this film, ‘Her’ refers to both Paris, the character of Juliette Janson and the actress playing her, Marina Vlady. The film is a kind of dramatised documentary, illustrating and exaggerating the emotionless lives of characters in the new Paris of the 60s, where commercialism mocks families getting by on small incomes, where prostitution is a moneyspinning option, and where people are coldly resigned and immune to the human nightmares of Vietnam, and impending Atomic war.
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L’Ape regina / The Queen Bee / The Conjugal Bed (1963) Marco Ferreri, Ugo Tognazzi, Marina Vlady, Walter Giller, Comedy, Drama
A 40 years old man, Alfonso, finally succeeds to marry a virgin, educate, beautiful and very catholic woman. But soon she, Regina, starts stressing him because she wants to be pregnant. When the stress is at its peak Regina at last gets pregnant. Once the goal is reached the man is put aside and dies.
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