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Jocelyn is a successful businessman, selfish and misogynist. He tries to seduce a young pretty woman by pretending to be handicapped, till the day she presents him her sister in a wheelchair. (imdb)
This year, Patrick decided to test carpooling - Thinking of crossing France with Vanessa, he finds himself with three young dijonnais: Robert the charmer, Benji the beautiful kid and José the big mouth. Obviously, after the car-sharing, Patrick is forced to test the co-sleeping.
An elderly curmudgeon lets out a room in his large apartment rent-free to a young student - on condition that she does everything in her power to ruin his son's marriage. (imdb)
Charles Senac, author of a unique novel with success is found dead in his home. Senac was the most despised of the whole neighborhood, including customers and the patron of the Yellow Fox, one Bar-restaurant where he had his habits.
Arcachon. August. Jean-Pierre Savelli, an employee at the Mutuelles d'Assurances in Clermont-Ferrand, learns that Valérie, his fiancée, wants to take a break. To recharge his batteries and find calm and serenity, he decides to change his holiday destination - He lands at the Camping des Flots Bleus and falls on Patrick Chirac and his band of irreducible campers. The holidays can begin . Aperitif. (imdb)
A mythical comedy set on an island in the Aegean Sea before the founding of Ancient Greece.
The story of a cabaret in Nice called "Le perroquet bleu" (The blue parrot). The innkeeper, Gabriel(le) dies at the beginning of the movie and leave his business to his godchildren : Nino and Marianne, whom father (the magician played by Gérard Lanvin) had been taken under Gabriel's wing when he was fifteen years old. After the reading of the will, the fate of the Blue Parrot is in their hands. (imdb comments)
This film centers around Jessica (de France), a beautiful young woman from the provinces who comes to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on famed Avenue Montaigne, the city's nexus for art, music, theater and fashion. (ThinkFilm)
Camping at Blue Waves, it landed all over France. Like every year, this is the time of reunion around a drink customary for families accustomed. Except this year, Pic not have their location 17, the Gatineau are trying to share, and Patrick Chirac, the playboy of Dijon, is dumped by his wife.
Edda (2005) - TV Movie
The film chronicles Edda (Mussolini) Ciano daughter of Benito Mussolini from willful adolescence through her turbulent life. Her marriage to Galeazzo Ciano - Italian foreign minister and Fascist leader as well as life in the shadow of her father Il Duce. (imdb)
Franck and Paul are working as team buddies in their Paris police unit. They are sent on a mission in Toulon to solve a drug traffic mystery, but things get out of hand when Paul learns that Franck has an affair with Valeria, his wife, who also happens to work in the police forces (imdb)
On 24 June 1980 , Max, Serge, Lucien and Henri are trying to rob the jeweler Cartier. The attempt fails and Max is imprisoned. 25 years later, a year after his death, the remaining three accomplices discover that there is a nest egg to share into four, the last portion attributable to Max's, Rémy.
A North African immigrant to Paris gets work and finds romance despite his scatty character. (imdb)
Les Acteurs is a satirical take on the ups, downs, and numerous implications of life in showbiz as told by a variety of real-life French actors. (Tracie Cooper, Rovi)
Claude Langmann is a middle-aged auctioneer who is in a loving marriage with his second wife of 15 years. Though he is deeply in love with his wife and has remained faithful to her, he finds himself unable to perform in bed. His wife says she is satisfied with Claude's love and tenderness, but he visits a sex specialist anyway. There he learns of Viagra, which is not yet approved in France, though it is available in Switzerland over the counter. Soon Claude is on his way to Geneva (answers.com)
In this provocative drama, adolescent girl Victorine (Anouk Grinber) struggles with her approaching teenage years while living in a lower-class neighborhood of Marseilles. Her overbearing mother (Myriam Boyer) and her alcoholic father (Marcello Mastroianni) propel her into an almost constant dream world, until she befriends a mysterious woman and later encounters her first love, Petit Paul (Olivier Martinez), with whom she has a brief affair. (www.netflix.com)
Spino, a pathologist, receives an unidentified body which looks familiar to him... himself, 30 years younger.
France, 1815. After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon heads for exile. Royalists occupy Paris and attempt to restore the monarchy. However, the battle doesn't seem to be over. On July 6, Talleyrand, a shrewd politician of flexible convictions, invites chief of police and zealous revolutionary Fouché to supper and tries to convince him to serve the king. Over the meal they insult each other, accuse each other, and, at first sight, look like mortal enemies. (imdb)
People annoy and bore a Paris veterinarian (Jean Rochefort), until he meets someone (Miou-Miou) new and awkwardly falls in love.
Inspecteur Deblache (Claude Brasseur) is an aging, unhealthy bachelor, who, down on his luck, seduces Barbara, his partner and best friend's childlike wife played by soft-spoken, sexy Belgian pop star Lio. (mubi.com)
Alan Wolf is a former great name in the world of dance, who has been forced by injuries to retire and become an instructor. He trains talented young people who hope for a career as dancers. In particular, despite an incredibly harsh and demanding demeanor, he wins the fanatical adoration of his female students. Indeed, so ardent is their worship of him that when they are dismissed from his studio for artistic shortcomings, many of them become suicidally despondent.
The Red Orchestra which was implanted right into the very heart of the nazi empire was considered the most important espionage net of World War II. (imdb)
Simon, a Jewish police inspector, arrests Karim, a Muslim, in the bust of a drug smuggling cargo ship, only to realize that Karim is an undercover agent from the military intelligence, whose mission he was not aware of. The two men pursue the narcotics investigation, which will lead them to confront Middle Eastern terrorists together.
In this movie, someone is using a pirate radio broadcast to dish the dirt on the lives of the elite of a small French town. Among the suspects for this increasingly damaging activity are a cynical journalist and an unusually honest cop. The story proceeds to a climax in the town's church, while the increasingly vituperative townspeople clash with one another. (Allrovi)
A stuffy bank clerk has his humdrum existence turned upside-down when a free-spirited, larcenous gipsy girl falls in love with him. (imdb)
The marriage of the famous writer Alan and his young wife Lola is in a crisis. On a vacation in Haiti Lola wants to decide if their relationship still has a future.
An American general with highly confidential defence information has been kidnapped by terrorists and is being held in a cliff-top fortress in the Mediterranean. (imdb)
Paul Martin and François Leroux are brothers-in-law, friends, room-mates and gagmen without fame. But one day, one of the most famous television comics, Gaëtan, who has just laid off two his gagmen considered too old and not original enough, finds himself in the little theater where Paul and François where they produce themselves under the name of "Gagsters". (Wikipedia)
A Frenchman's (Claude Brasseur) brother (Daniel Auteuil) challenges his comfortable existence as a POW pianist in a German stalag.
A police commissioner (Claude Brasseur) uncovers corruption while investigating the murder of an attorney.
A man whose family were killed during an attempted robbery in a railway station decides to take the law into his own hands when the police do not track down the killers. (imdb)
Two years after the first "Boum", Vic - now 15 and a half years old - has a very calm love life, actually no boyfriend at all. Her parents are happily together again, Grandma Poupette thinks about finally marring her long-term boyfriend. But then Vic meets Philippe and is overcome by his charm. She's in heaven again and considers going all the way this time - a step, that her girlfriend Penelope already has taken. (imdb)
Emma Eckhert, from a modest background, became a big sensation between 1914 and 1938 as a banker and the head of a financial paper specialized in public savings. (imdb)
This is the story about the first love experiences of a teenage-girl. (imdb)
The team of Balestra Commissioner, territorial brigade, wait six in the morning to trap Sarlat, public enemy No. 1. But Fush and men of the anti-gang arrive and Ballestrat does not want their presence. A policeman died and Sarlat is still free. The head of the Interior Ministry's office gives Ballestrat order to cooperate with the anti-gang. But this is a separate group they will continue Sarlat. (Wikipedia)
Marco is married to Carla, a rich businesswoman. She's off to Geneva for two days; he has a tryst with Monique, a Swedish air hostess. Carla's flight is canceled, so she heads home about to catch Mario en flagrant. Mario's salvation is Enrico, an old school mate and hapless salesman who shows up to beg Mario to buy toilets so he won't lose his job. Mario signs an order in exchange for Enrico's posing as Monique's husband. (imdb)
Bank executive Rainier allows his firm to deliver adventurous investor Chevalier d'Aven a huge loan, with what he thinks is his employer Mirement's total backing. Chevalier's business proves indeed to be disastrous, which forces the bank to cover up its high deficits. News of the scandal breaks out, and the bank now sees Rainier as the one being responsible for it - he is laid off. Wife Celine and union representative Arlette suggest he should sue his former boss. (imdb)
Romy Schneider plays Marie, a forty-something working woman whose tiresome existence has prompted her to inaugurate an affair. Marie eventually parts with her lover, aborting the pregnancy resulting from her liaison. She pauses long enough to take stock of her current situation, and to muse on its possible outcome.
After his divorce, Frank Lanier raises his son Laurent, aged ten. It is very jealous of Janine, the new girlfriend of his father. One day, Frank expressed Laurent his planned trip to Bangkok with Janine, leading the boy, eager to accompany them, to participate in a robbery to pay his ticket ... (Allocine)
Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes jealous, and imagines various stratagems to identify the lover. In the meantime, Étienne and his friends acquire a weekend house for a very low price. (Wikipedia)
A bumbling film crew attempts to make a porno movie. Unfortunately, the cast are all egomaniacs or incompetents, and the set manager is too shy to purchase any equipment from the sex shops. Nevertheless, they make do with what they have.
Labor boss Little Joe Braun (Mickey Rooney) is as crooked as they come, and Bill Gibson (Steve Cochran) knows that Little Joe lied under oath during a Senate hearing and can testify to his criminal affiliations.
Four friends, Etienne, Daniel, Simon and Bouly, have a hard time growing older and are still playing tricks among themselves. Etienne, who always stayed faithful to his wife, suddenly falls in love with Marthe after seeing her only once. He does everything he can to conquer her heart, "helped" by his friends. Hilarity ensues.
Diquet (Claude Brasseur) is a private investigator. Usually, he just follows people around and records what he sees them doing. His latest case becomes progressively stranger. After he is hired to follow a man's young mistress, the detective finds that her journeys begin to tie into his own life -- to episodes dating back to World War II, and to certain of his friends who are dead. (Allmovie)
An ordinary man is driven to violence in the name of revenge in this drama. Paul Varlin (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is a businessman who decides to take his wife and daughter on a vacation. While stopping for gas, Varlin's wife is accosted by a gang of motorcycle thugs, who progress from ogling her legs to raping both the wife and the young girl, and then killing them both. When Varlin discovers this horrible crime, he takes it upon himself to track down and kill the bikers in the name of justice. (allrovi.com)
On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who approach her. (imdb)
Doctor Galipeau has a brother, Emile, whose wife has just given birth to a baby boy and who dreams of owning a house. He has just examined Louis Martinet, an old man who, according to him, is in the last stages. That is why he advises Emile to purchase Martinet's house for an annuity. Unfortunately for the Galipeaus, not only does Martinet recover but, month after month, year after year, the "dying man" proves hale and hearty as well! (imdb)
Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and her husband Clovis. She tells Stanislas her life and her love affairs... (imdb)
A French resistance group liberates some German prisoners. Turns out one of them is a spy.. (imdb)
Paulo les Diams, his friend Walter, Jack of London and a Munich practice blithely trafficking in gold. A day a rival gang, this of Mario, attack. Correspondents in London and Munich disappear. Paulo is rescued by a fake reporter but true American policeman, who is promoted bodyguard of gangster. When the last member is strafed to death, Paulo angry. At that time a delegate of the union proposes a transaction. Paulo bows, preparing his revenge but is headed to the post by that he did not suspect. (Wikipédia)
Dom Juan ou le festin de pierre (1965) - TV Movie
Dom Juan seduced Elvire, before abandoning her for new conquests. Elvire pursues him and threatens him with the celestial curse. Dom Juan does not care and counts on his faithful Sganarelle to help him kidnap a young girl at sea. Following a shipwreck, they are thrown back by the sea on the coast, where two peasants rescue them. . True to form, Dom Juan decides to seduce the fiancée of one of his saviours, while promising marriage to another peasant, Mathurine. (wikipedia.org)
A triangle: Franz, Arthur, and Odile. Franz, a young man with Alain Delon good looks, has met Odile in an English class. She lives in Joinville with wealthy benefactors and has mentioned to Franz that Mr. Stolz keeps a pile of 10,000 franc notes unlocked in his room. Franz tells his friend Arthur, a swarthy guy whose shady uncle is pressing him for money. Arthur and Franz, who mimic American movie tough guys, case Odile's house, pressure her to assist them with a burglary, and make passes at her as well. She's alternately compliant and distressed. Will they pull off the heist? (imdb)
Henri-Georges Clouzot's unfinished masterpiece.
In this lightweight French comedy a pair of sharpers, Cathy (Jeanne Moreau) and her ex-husband Michel (Jean-Paul Belmondo) attempt to bilk a miserly millionaire out of his fortune during his visit to the French Riviera. Unfortunately for them, he is just as crafty as they are. (allmovie.com)
An upper-class corporal from Paris is captured by the Germans when they invade France in 1940. Assisted and accompanied by characters as diverse as a morose dairy farmer, a waiter, a myopic intellectual, a working-class Parisian, and a German dental assistant, the corporal tries to escape from prison camps, sometimes making it a few yards, sometimes reaching the French border. (imdb)
Moreau and Dubois, two friends decide to take a few days holiday in Deauville with their wives and the niece of one of them. However, the stay does not go as planned: a complicated journey, a home more than uncomfortable and uninhabitable villa come to torment the lives of two friends. (Allocine)
A brilliant surgeon, Professor Genessier, helped by his assistant Louise, kidnaps nice young girls.... (imdb)
While Henri was a POW during the war, his wife passed away and he returned to face the challenges of bringing up three children alone. Henri may get drunk and angry at times but he also has a better side that will not stay buried. (imdb)