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Fathers and sons, and political exile. In the fall of 1975, Franco is dying but repression continues. Read More »
Reciprocal consolation. The background of two middle-aged people (Michel and Lydia) is gradually unfolded. Michel’s wife is incurably ill. Read More »
Uomini e lupi / Men and Wolves (1957) Giuseppe De Santis, Leopoldo Savona, Silvana Mangano, Yves Montand, Pedro Armendáriz, Drama
A draft, his wife, his son and a man who pretends to come to a miserable lobero people of Abruzzo. Read More »
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970) Vincente Minnelli, Barbra Streisand, Yves Montand, Bob Newhart, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Daisy Gamble, an unusual woman who hears phones before they ring, and does wonders with her flowers, wants to quit smoking to please her fiancé, Warren. Read More »
État de siège / State of Siege (1972) Costa-Gavras, Yves Montand, Renato Salvatori, O.E. Hasse, Drama, Thriller
In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used as a front for training foreign police in counterinsurgency methods) is kidnapped by a group of urban guerillas. Read More »
Tout feu, tout flamme / All Fired Up (1982) Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Yves Montand, Isabelle Adjani, Lauren Hutton, Comedy, Drama, Action
Victor Valance, an absent father who likes to gamble, returns home in order to take money from his family and gamble with it. Read More »
Delusions of Grandeur / La folie des grandeurs (1971) Gérard Oury, Louis de Funès, Yves Montand, Alice Sapritch, Comedy, History
Don Salluste, a petty tyrant in his own home and minister of the King of Spain, falls from grace. Wanting revenge, he tries to compromize the Queen with his valet Blaze, introduced as his cousin. But poor Blaze gets stuck with a rather repulsive duenna, who is madly in love with him and very keen on getting her way. This wild comedy takes off at a dashing pace set by the De Funes, Montand and Sapritch trio.
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The Wages Of Fear / Le salaire de la peur (1953) Henri-Georges Clouzot, Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves. The result is one of the greatest thrillers ever committed to celluloid, a white-knuckle ride from France’s legendary master of suspense, Henri-Georges Clouzot.
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L’aveu / The Confession (1970) Costa-Gavras, Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Gabriele Ferzetti, Drama, Thriller
Anton Ludvik, aka Gerard, is vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. He realizes he is watched and followed. One day, he is arrested and put into jail, in solitary confinement. Will be shown the mental tortures during the investigations and how a faithful top-ranking civil servant is made to confess to treason. Based on the true story of Czechoslovakian communist Artur London.
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