Tag Archives: Nicole Garcia

Betty Fisher and Other Stories / Betty Fisher et autres histoires (2001) Claude Miller, Sandrine Kiberlain, Nicole Garcia, Mathilde Seigner, Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Grieving after the death of her young son Joseph, novelist Betty Fisher enters a dark depression. Hoping to bring her out of it, her mother Margot arranges to kidnap another child, Jose, to replace the son Betty lost. Although she knows it’s wrong, Betty accepts Jose as her new son. Meanwhile, Jose’s mother Carole is looking for her son with the help of her boyfriend Francois and some of his criminal cohorts.
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L’adversaire / The Adversary (2002) Nicole Garcia, Daniel Auteuil, Géraldine Pailhas, François Cluzet, Crime, Drama, Mystery

L'adversaire (2002)
Based on the 2000 book of the same name by Emmanuel Carrère, it is inspired by the real-life story of Jean-Claude Romand. L’Adversaire’s protagonist Jean-Marc Faure (Auteuil) pursues an imaginary career as a doctor of medicine in a plot more closely based on Romand’s life and Carrère’s book than was Laurent Cantet’s 2001 film L’Emploi du Temps. The film was nominated for a Palme d’Or at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
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La petite Lili / Little Lili (2003) Claude Miller, Nicole Garcia, Bernard Giraudeau, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Drama, Romance

La petite Lili (2003)
A group of cinematic spend a holiday in the French countryside. The film provides insight in their relationships, including that between a young man and a local girl, Lili. She uses the opportunity to work her way into the cinematic world, and for which she swaps her young friend for his mother’s lover. This settled filmmaker takes Lili on a trip to Paris. A few years later the young man has become a filmmaker himself. His first film is inspired by the mentioned holiday. Lili, by now an actress, learns about it and works herself in a refined way into its cast. Ending up as the star of this production. No more than that, for the young filmmaker remains faithful to his wife and young daughter.
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Les uns et les autres / Bolero (1981) Claude Lelouch, Robert Hossein, Nicole Garcia, Geraldine Chaplin, Drama, Music

Les uns et les autres (1981)
Trough fabulous Music this movie tracks three generations of musicians and dancers from Russia, Germany, France and the USA, from before World War II through the war and the Holocaust, to the 1980s. Their lives become intertwined through the historical circumstances, and the culmination is the presence of several, including a former Nazi pianist and a French Jewish Holocaust survivor at an anti-famine concert.
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La question / The Question (1977) Laurent Heynemann, Jacques Denis, Nicole Garcia, Jean-Pierre Sentier

La question (1977)
In Algiers, during 1957, the army was sent to restore order. Henri Charlègue, the editor of a newspaper sympathetic to the FLN, must go underground, but ends up being arrested with his friend Maurice Oudinot. During his arrest both be subjected to harsh interrogations, including cruel torture, since the French army wants sonsacarles much information as possible to stop the movement independentista.Viendo may be close to an end, Charlègue decides he can not die in anonymity without the terrible injustice that is being committed there are known and so, from the highest secrecy, gets to write on a piece of paper the conditions of detention and through his lawyer gets delivered it to your editor.
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