Claude and Marie Verneuil face a new crisis. The four spouses of their daughters, David, Rachid, Chao and Charles decided to leave France for various reasons. Here they are imagining their lives elsewhere. (imdb)
Following a fall during mistletoe picking, Druid Panoramix decides that it is time to secure the future of the village. Accompanied by Asterix and Obelix, he undertakes to travel the Gallic world in search of a talented young druid to transmit the Secret of the Magic Potion . (imdb)
Jeanne wakes up one morning and her life is about to take a funny turn, at first sight nothing has changed in her - to a small detail. (imdb)
A French intellectual who writes about living with an open-mind struggles to live up to his words when a Romani family begins camping on his front yard. (imdb)
The Prioux find a stranger in their home, a deaf named Patrick pretending to be their son.
The adventure of a Jewish kid and of his brother escaping the Nazi persecution in the occupied France. (imdb)
Knight Godefroy de Montmirail and squire Jacquouille are stranded in 1793. Using trickery to break free from their shackles, both perilously partake in the Montmirail family's run away in the quest for an exiting time-shift. (imdb)
Franck and his girlfriend Sonya, plus some of their friends go on holiday in Brasil. Franck, his friends, two girls and Sonya's grandmother leave to visit a cave, but everything goes wrong and their crazy adventures begin. (imdb)
When scanning a flee market, Michel buys an album, very precious to him. He rushes home to listen to it. As soon as he turns it on and settles down, he is disturbed by noise and constant disasters that don't allow him to just enjoy his album in peace. (Jonathan Moore)
Theo discovers a book about magic at the local library. In order to save his mother from wrongful accusations, Theo teams up with his friend Bonnav and Laura, to make a magic ring.
A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins. (imdb)
With 12% of success in a level, the Jules Ferry is the worst school in France. Having exhausted all the conventional methods, the Inspector of Schools, despair, relies on the advice of his assistant. The latter asked him to recruit a team of teachers in a new format: the worst students, the worst teachers to cure evil with evil ... This is his last chance to save the institution, provided that exceed the threshold of 50 % success in the tray. The inspector accepts, for better ... or for worse.
César Borgnoli, an unsuccessful car salesman from Italy, lives well beyond his means. In order to get out of his financial disaster, he agrees to a deal: he pretends to be the husband of his sister's girlfriend Kim so she can legally adopt a little girl from Thailand. Caesar believes this to be a great idea and is looking forward to his trip to Thailand. After all, he is going to be able to mix business with pleasure--so he thinks. (tcm.com)
In the 19th century Pyrénées, a stagecoach stops for the night at an isolated inn run by a couple of murderous thieves. The husband wants to kill and rob them all, but one of them is a priest whom the wife refuses to see harmed. (imdb)
A wealthy businessman takes advice from his chauffeur on how to put the spark back into his marriage. (imdb)
The characters from the first two films get together again, 27 years on. Bernard and Nathalie Morin, are the parents of a son who reveals a homosexual liaison; J.C. and Gigi are living together; Jérome Tarayre is divorced and seems unhappy in his new life; Christiane Weissmuller has joined an esoteric sect and wants revenge on Jérome who messed up an operation he performed on her; Popeye has become the proprietor of the hotel where the group has re-assembled, and is as unfaithful as ever. (Wikipedia)
A French diplomat and a translator go on a trip to save a special chip from hands of foreign governments. (imdb)
Jacques-Alain Marty, known as "Jam", is the owner of Vladis Entreprises, a large French group. Everything succeeds, but for a few weeks, Jam is no longer in its normal state. He is subject to crises of anguish, linked to a childhood trauma, to which he must find the antidote.
Patrick Lechat learns that his father, the famous writer Jo Lechat, has died leaving a huge fortune. Albert Moulinot, half-brother of Jo, lives deep in the Dordogne. It is the sole beneficiary of the legacy of Jo Lechat. While Patrick will meet Albert. The latter is quite ready to give up his inheritance because he does not want anything, it is for the abolition of money. Only Patrick must bring Albert to Paris to sign his waiver of inheritance. This will take longer than expected ... (Wikipedia)
Rémi François is a detective who is hired to find Ange Leoni, a Corsican who apparently has inherited a 2 million euros house. (imdb)
The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since all her architects are either busy otherwise or too conservative in style, this ambivalent honor falls to Edifis... (imdb)
Napoléon (2002) - TV Mini-Series
The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story... (imdb)
In this American retelling of the 1993 French comedy blockbuster "Les Visiteurs," a medieval count (Reno) and his faithful servant (Clavier) are accidentally transported forward in time from 12th century France to modern-day Chicago due to a wizard's flawed time-travel potion. (Hollywood Pictures)
Les misérables (2000) - TV Mini-Series
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character and great strength, is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread, an act that sets in motion a lifetime of misery for Valjean, as he is pursued by the uncompromising and brutal lawman Javert. (imdb)
The well-known little village from the Asterix and Obelix-comic books is in trouble: It is the last place not controlled by Rome... (imdb)
Knight Godefroy has to return to our time from 1023 to get back the sacred jewels that Jacquouille has taken to the 20th century. (imdb)
Bénédicte and Brice d'Hachicourt live in Jouy-en-Josas in the great bourgeois property that Bénédicte inherited from his father. Brice took over the family business (formerly specializing in food paper at the limit of filing for bankruptcy with the arrival of aluminum foil), which he renamed Toilnet.
Gerard Depardieu plays a sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective who flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob. He leaves the boy in the hands of an earnest priest (Christian Clavier), who escorts him back to Paris. Soon Clavier and Depardieu are fighting it out, each shadowed by his good or evil guardian angel. (imdb)
An upstanding provincial reporter becomes presenter of the TV news on a commercial network owned by an influential Italian businessman. He soon outgrows his family and neglects them terribly. Investigating a fascist terrorist cell, the reporter's integrity is called into doubt by the police. Soon after, his jealous wife unleashes her wrath live in TV. It goes from bad to worse until his wife's anger brings him back to his senses and back home. (imdb)
What is going on here?!? French director, Michel Blanc (as Himself), just doesn't understand why his life is suddenly falling apart. This nightmarish comedy-thriller is all about identity. What defines a famous person? Is it their public self or their private self? What is the public's legitimate claim on their fame? With the glitterati of French Cinema starring as themselves, the anonymous faces in the audience gain a glimpse into the downside of public recognition. (imdb)
Urbain and his grandmother are stingy. They buy gold with all their money, and hide it inside the bricks of a wall at their country house. Jackes, his chauffer, and his lover (who casualy is the Urbain's wife) don't know this fact and think they have the money hidden somewhere. When Urbain and his grandmother decide to transport the gold (with the house!) to Switzerland, in order to pay less tax, a crazy chase begins. (imdb)
A medieval nobleman and his squire are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer... (imdb)
All five stories in this anthology comedy are tied together by their theme: they concern the encounters of a youthful psychiatrist (Thierry Lhermitte) with his patients, or with people so crazy they ought to be his patients. Each one is filmed by a different director. (Allmovie)
Squale, an ace spy, is called back from South America to carry out a tough operation. Goal: dismantle an international arms traffic masterminded by an important French government official. Squale triggers off a squall that blasts away everything in its wake: people, cars, and helicopters. The Lemercier, Clavier and Reno trio steal the thunder in this uproarious operation.
Married to Jeremie, Marie wants desperately to have a child. She has a 20 year old daughter from a former marriage with the police commissioner. When the gynecologist confirms they are unable to conceive a child together, they opt for adoption. However, it is a very lengthy and difficult process. When her daughter meets Joanna, a pregnant teenager willing to give up her child for adoption, Marie is thrilled. And so Joanna moves in... (imdb)
They are the best friends of the world. Five friends who shared everything: may 68, hippies years, the rock and their love for Bernadette. This Bernadette has left them to become a rock-star, and is back 15 years later for a weekend. Jean-Marie Poire describes with this movie the portrait of a generation with lots of humor served by excelent actors. (imdb)
Advertising executive Gérard Floque (Roland Giraud) has the worst day of his life in this routine comedy. He comes home after losing his job to find his daughter arrested on drug charges and his wife Cecile (Clémentine Celarié) in bed with a famous television personality (Gérard Rinaldi). Gerard finds romantic solace in the arms of his former secretary Martine (Marie-Anne Chazel). (Allmovie)
Igor, who manages a fancy hotel and is on the take, has to juggle several problems at once. (imdb)
In 1940, at the start of Nazi occupation of France, the Bourdelles, a family of musicians, refuse to perform in public until after their country has been liberated. Three years later, their Paris mansion is requisitioned by German soldiers and they are forced to live in the cellar. Whilst the General Spontz makes overtures with her daughter, Héléna Bourdelle, an ageing opera singer and her father, Papy, get caught up in resistance activity. (Allmovie)
Like his Abraham Jewish ancestor who abandoned his store of trinkets and religious idols for music, Isaac abandoned the making in the neighborhood of the Sentier in Paris, to create a musical group: Rock'n Torah.
Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, she takes refuge at "SOS Distress", run by two neurotics, Thérèse and Pierre. (imdb)
Antoine Bonfils is a household appliance salesman. His car breaks down close to a farm. Looking for help, he figures out that the people there live differently, like 'hippies'... (Wikipedia)
3 days in the lives of 6 friends who are nearly 30 years old, live in Grenoble, and have a rock band called the "Why Notes?". They're to play in Paris at Charles's school reunion. In getting to Paris and back, the characters interact with Aimee's ex-husband and her abrasive, cruel ex-mentor, Louise's would-be lover who turns out to have a husband, Mickey's long-time lover and her children, Bertrand's Germanic wife and their children who speak no French, and Frederic's distant mother. (imdb)
A birth takes place at the royal castle. Unfortunately, the queen dies and her baby, Snow White, is female. Even the intervention of a trainee fairy does nothing.
Yuppie, married and father of two children, Jerome Ozendron dream to write and escape a life he considers poor. Encounter with an old friend turned actor, makes him rub the movie. He meets Natasha, a cover girl, for whom he is willing to abandon his wife and children. Then he becomes the lover of Lilianne, a marginal which persecutes and pursues. He quit his job to devote himself to writing a novel. But nothing goes as he pleases. (Allocine)
Sequel to Les Bronzés (French Fried Vacation). A group of friends who met in a Club Med for single people reunite to go ski together. (imdb)
Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs. (imdb)
David is an accountant. He leaves town every Friday, pretending he is going to take care of his parents at their old people's home. But actually his parents are dead, and he spends the week-ends converting a chalet. He intends to live there with Lise, a woman he knows and loves since childhood. But Lise has just married another and has a baby. David's mad love does not see those facts as an obstacle... (imdb)
A young unemployed person, nourished by dreams and ideals, loses the pedals in contact with reality and a passion of disenchanted love.
Max and Riton, two lousy thugs, acting under the direction of Fano. After a missed break, he dismisses them before offering them to remember the biggest coup of the century : to steal funds from the pension fund of SNCF stored in a safe in the Gare de l'Est. To steal money, they imagine opening the chest through the toilets of the station. Thus, under various disguises, they manage to win the booty at the same time as full of surprises will arise during their long and audacious operation ... (Wikipédia)
Film of Jacques Doillon, who entrusts a sequence on Nigeria to Jean Rouch and one on New York to Alain Resnais. The film has one complete duration of 87 minutes; script by Gébé with Gerard Depardieu, Josiane Balasko, Jacques Higelin and the team of Splendid. Originally a comic strip published in Charlie-monthly magazine, this film is an ecological and "tiers-mondiste" utopia . (KG)