Year 2222. A former drug dealer who keeps someone alive artificially, tells how, in France in the 70s, he was involved in the operation that led to the complete legalization of drugs. And its consequences. Read More »
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Poulet au vinaigre / Chicken with Vinegar (1985) Claude Chabrol, Jean Poiret, Stéphane Audran, Michel Bouquet, Mystery, Crime, Thriller
When a small town begins losing its citizenry in a series of grisly murders, out-of-town police inspector Jean Lavardin (Jean Poiret) is sent to investigate. Read More »
La femme infidèle / The unfaithful wife (1969) Claude Chabrol, Stéphane Audran, Michel Bouquet, Maurice Ronet, Drama, Thriller
Charles Dasvellees (Michel Bouguet), an upper middle class businessman who suspects his wife Helene (Audran) of having an affair and hires a detective to prove himself right. Read More »
Il manoscritto del principe / The Prince’s Manuscript (2000) Roberto Andò, Michel Bouquet, Jeanne Moreau, Paolo Briguglia, Biography, Drama
Roberto Andò directs this biopic about Sicilian aristocrat Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa — who gained posthumous fame with his novel The Leopard Read More »
La rupture / The Breach (1970) Claude Chabrol, Stéphane Audran, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Michel Bouquet, Thriller, Drama
Hélène Régnier walks out on her drug-addicted husband Charles after he brutally attacks their infant son. She stays in a run-down hotel whilst her son convalesces in hospital and she files for divorce. Charles’s wealthy bourgeois father is adamant that Hélène will lose custody of her child and, to that end, he engages a former business associate of Charles, Paul Thomas, to discredit her. When Paul fails to uncover any incriminating evidence against Hélène he concocts a scheme that will destroy her reputation. Things do not go quite as planned…
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Un condé / The Cop (1970) Yves Boisset, Michel Bouquet, Françoise Fabian, Gianni Garko, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Gang war rages between friends roger dassa and those of mandarin.Barnero, an idealistic young police officer is shot by friends dassa. Favenin his colleague, police disillusioned, disillusioned and tired of having seen too decides to punish the murderers. Acting alone regardless of the laws and its hierarchy, he does not hesitate to shoot those who oppose him …
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Toto le héros / Toto the Hero (1991) Jaco Van Dormael, Michel Bouquet, Mireille Perrier, Jo De Backer, Comedy, Drama
Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred’s good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he and Alfred were switched at birth, and he can’t help seeing that his unhappiness should be Alfred’s, from the loss of his sister to his inability to have a relationship with the woman Evelyne. So, as his life is ending, he formulates a plan of revenge against his bitter enemy, his lifetime adversary, the man who stole his existence.
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Juste avant la nuit / Just Before Nightfall (1971) Claude Chabrol, Celia, Marina Ninchi, Michel Bouquet, Crime, Drama
Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of François. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife Hélène.
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Le Tigre se parfume à la dynamite / An Orchid for the Tiger (1965) Claude Chabrol, Roger Hanin, Margaret Lee, Michel Bouquet, Adventure, Crime, Comedy
Louis Rapiere aka Tiger is sent to Port-a-Pitre (French Guyane), to supervise the recuperation of a treasure from a sunken ship. A group of revolutionaries pirates the ship and robs the treasure, intending to sell it to an international terrorist organization, named Orchid. When he gets there, he demands that the French authority arrests the revolutionaries, but trying to prevent a general strike, the police does nothing. The Tiger finds himself acting alone, in a paralized territory – as the revoltionaries incited the people to the general strike anyway… and competing against American, Russian, and German spies. Everybody is very interested in the treasure, a rare mineral with tremendous impact on arms development, now about to fall into the Orchid’s clutch.
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