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Daniel Gélin

Daniel Gélin

Date of Birth: 19 May 1921

Country: France

Total Credits at Criticker: 46 (Actor), 1 (Director), 1 (Writer)

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    The Man Who Knew Too Much
    A family vacationing in Morocco accidently stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering. (imdb)
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    Murmur of the Heart
    This is a jolly coming-of-age story about a 15-year-old boy named Laurent Chevalier who is growing up in bourgeois surroundings in Dijon, France.
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    La Ronde
    An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes a maid and does similarly with the young man of the house (imdb)
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    La Nuit de Varennes
    In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when revolutionists arrest the fleeing King Louis. (imdb)
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    Le Plaisir
    Three stories about the pleasure. The first one is about a man hiding his age behind a mask to keep going to balls and fancying women - pleasure and youth. Then comes the long tale of Mme Tellier taking her girls (whores) to the country for attending her niece's communion - pleasure and purity. And lastly, Jean the painter falling in love with his model - pleasure and death. (imdb)
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    Plucking the Daisy
    When ultra-respectable General Dumont discovers that his nubile daughter Agnes is "A.D.", author of a scandalous under-the-counter novel, he wants her shipped to a convent; but she escapes to Paris, planning to live with her brother, ostensibly a rich artist but really a poor guide in the Balzac Museum... (imdb)
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    Mister Frost
    When the police went to the house of the mysterious Mister Frost, he told them his backyard was full of bodies. Since he was institutionalized, he hasn't spoken a word for years. But now he'll speak again, to tell the new doctor that he's the Devil.
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    Line of Demarcation
    1941. A little town in the Jura is cut in half by a river that forms the border between Nazi-occupied France and the free zone. (imdb)
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    Retour de manivelle
    What do you do when you want to commit suicide whereas you have just had the suicide clause cancelled from your insurance contract? Just ask your wife! What do you do when the attractive new chauffeur surprises you in the process of distorting the truth? Just make him your lover! But beware : even the most elaborate schemes can backfire! (imdb)
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    Détruire dit-elle
    A professor, his wife, a student, and a married woman travel to a hotel on the edge of the forest for a week-long vacation. The forest represents the world outside their experiences and spheres of influence. When they enter the forest, their thoughts, words and actions become one. The married woman's husband comes to collect her although she is not ready to rejoin the real world. (all movie guide)
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    Les Enfants
    A seven year old 'child' (played by an adult) decides to leave school declaring that listening to the other pupils discussing their studies for a while has allowed him to acquire enough knowledge. (bfi.org.uk)
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    Rendez-vous de juillet
    Hopes and love and ambitions and friendship in a group of young jazz-loving Parisians. (imdb)
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    La verifica incerta
    A compilation film about stereotypes drawn from some 500,000 feet of colour footage of Cinemascope movies made in Hollywood between 1953 and 1958.
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    La vie est un long fleuve tranquille
    Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful and (apparently) contented children. The other family is poor, with rambunctious (even delinquent) children, often hungry, but with lots of laughter in the house. (imdb)
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    Itinéraire d\
    Sam Lion (Jean-Paul Belmondo) stars as a powerful international businessman who, in his youth, had been a carnival performer. Once more bitten by wanderlust, Sam Lion tries to escape his responsibilities by staging his own death. Hiding out in Tanzania, Lion meets Abert Duvivier (Richard Anconina), one of his own employees. (answers.com)
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    La proie pour l\
    Anna, twenty-seven, married to building contractor Eric, refuses to live in his wake. Craving independence, she can exist through the art gallery she runs. (imdb)
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    L\
    After discovering that his father, a prosecutor, sentenced a man to a life sentence under dubious circumstances, Etzel sets out to uncover the truth.
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    La morte saison des amours
    A routine, wordy romantic drama about far-from-routine relationships, this tale by Pierre Kast looks at the personalities and love life of two couples. (allmovie)
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    Rue de l\
    When a woman finds out her husband is cheating on her she moves into a room on the rue de l'Estrapade.
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    Édouard et Caroline
    Eduard, a pianist married to Caroline, is hounded by her uncle and cousin who dislike him because he's poor.
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    Slogan
    Pierre Grimblat's Slogan - the film where stars Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin fell in love, and soon after married - owes a lot to Richard Lester's own mix of fashionable cinematography and bonkers editing in films like The Knack... and How to Get It (1965), and his Beatles couplet, A Hard Day's Night (1964) and Help! (1965). (Surreal Moviez)
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    Si Versailles m\
    The history of the palace of Versailles from it's founding to the present.
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    The Room Upstairs
    The local building-contractor Martin Roumagnac is fascinated by the fashionable Blanche Ferrand. To impress Blache, Martin presents her with a villa. However, this ruins him financially. Despite Martin's many efforts for the now femme-fatal Blanche, she is not able to chose between him and the rich consul De Laubry. (imdb)
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    Fantôme avec chauffeur
    A chauffeur for a corrupt CEO, and a few hours later, his boss himself, are killed by the industrialist's associate. But their ghosts remain on Earth, and they try to tell the millionaire's teenage son the identity of the killer. (imdb)
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    La voce del silenzio
    A group of men of differing circumstances and personalities gather at a monastery to undergo a course of spiritual reappraisal. (imdb)
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    Promotion canapé
    Two young women figure out that the best way to be promoted in the company, is to sleep with the CEO.
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    Christa
    Christa, An ariline stewardess looking for love, Has a series of intimate weekends with various men.
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    Les Secrets professionnels du docteur Apfelglück
    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)
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    Hitch-Hike
    The story of eighteen-year old Agathe (Agathe Aëms) with a firm independence of men even if she uses them to get to the côte d'azur.
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    Les Sultans
    Lisa, a young Italian living in Paris, waits at home for her lover to arrive. Late at night a phone call informs her that he is at a night-club with a pretty "Lolita"... Hurt deep inside, she attempts suicide but is saved by her neighbour. Luckily, the misunderstanding is soon cleared: the young girl was her lover's daughter in search of fatherly advice. Lisa learned the hard way that lovers are not the most important thing in men's lives... (movie-time)
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    La romana
    During the fascist era, Adriana a beautiful young model, becomes a prostitute after a love affair gone wrong. She meets Mino, a partisan who falls in love with her and wants to redeem her. (imdb)
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    Un Linceul n\
    Michel Dolannes resigns from a major newspaper as a journalist to launch a new journal 'Le Cosmopolite' which reveals all kinds of shady deals.One day, he is killed but who is the killer ? (imdb)
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    Les Bidochon
    Raymond and Robert Bidochon lead a dull life in a council flat in the suburbs. Change, as hoped by Raymonde, could come from a reality show, Great Happiness, in which they participate. (Allocine)
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    Dialogues of Exiles
    Chilean exiles in Paris discuss the problems facing them. They kidnap and attempt to re-educate a touring singer from their fatherland. (imdb)
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    Les Dents longues
    Upstart and talented young journalist Louis Commander multiplies the intrigues and betrayals to achieve his ends. (Allocine)
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    Vacances portugaises
    Françoise and Jean-Pierre invite some friends to a mansion in Portugal because they are bored.
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    The Moment of Truth
    On the night of their tenth anniversary, Doctor Rene Richard accidentally discovers that his wife, actress Madeleine Richard, has been having an affair with a disturbed artist, Daniel Prevost who has just attempted suicide. He confronts her and she spends the night trying to explain the reasons for her infidelity. (imdb)
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    The Servant
    18-year-old small town Aline arrives in Paris and is employed as house servant in Robert and Ulla Marbois' home. Robert takes a fancy towards Aline and they begin an affair.
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    Les marmottes
    In this bittersweet tale of couplings and uncouplings, a group of friends hole up for their annual Christmas gathering in Chamonix. (imdb)
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    Way of the Wicked
    A man falls in love with Lina, a hot girl with a racy past who creates a sensation among the workers. (imdb)
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    Maid in Paris
    A small-town schoolgirl visits Paris, falls for a police inspector, then decides to hang around and win his heart.
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    Adorables créatures
    André Noblet is a bit of a Casanova, but when he falls in love with the young and lovely Catherine, he decides to finally settle down. Still, he takes pleasure in remembering his past conquests: Christine, Minouche, Denise... Will he be able to get some peace at last? Perhaps - if Catherine allows it. (wikipedia.org)
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    Des feux mal éteints
    1962, in Algeria. The journalist Jérome Cartier is called into the ranks of the French army, where he meets his friend François. The latter is the victim of an attack by the OAS. Jérome tracks the culprits. (imdb)
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    ...Un ami viendra ce soir...
    When a Resistance commander and his forces disguise themselves as patients in a hospital, there is some confusion among the staff as to who is actually suffering from a real illness.
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    Miroir
    Portrait of a two-faced man. By day he is rich, brilliant and respectable financial officer Lussac; at night, he becomes "Mirror", a ruthless gang leader in Marseilles.
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    Hallucinations sadiques
    In a mysterious French castle dark meetings and apparitions happen, seasoned by nauseating erotic menages. The involvement frantically increases up to the amazing epilogue.
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