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Denis Lavant
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Country: France

Total Titles at Criticker: 36 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (36)
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The Nipple Whisperer (2021)
Maurice Sanders has a gift. He's a nipple whisperer. Once he was known as "Magic Sandy". But that was years ago, before Doris, a famous model and Sander's muse, fell ill. Now, after more than a decade, Doris wants to meet Maurice again. (imdb)
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La nuit des rois (2020)
A young man is sent to "La Maca", a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new "Roman" and must tell a story to the other prisoners. (imdb)
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Figurant (2019)
A man follows a group of workers coming for daywork in an industrial area. Soon, he's stripped from his clothes and identity, dressed in a military uniform and armed. His determination not to fall behind the others is then tested by a series of unsettling events.
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The Night Eats The World (2018)
The morning after a party, a young man wakes up to find Paris invaded by zombies. (imdb)
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Girls with Balls (2018)
All girls volley ball team The Falcons end up stranded in the middle of nowhere after their mini-van breaks down. Little do they know they landed in degenerate hunters' territory and the hunt is on. Thus begins a very long night where they must run for their lives and test their team spirit. But the girls are more resourceful than it appears. In the heart of the forest, the tables are about to turn between hunter and hunted... (imdb)
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Under the reign of Napoleon, François Vidocq, the only man to be escaped of the greatest penal colony of the country, is a legend of the low-Parisian fund. Left for dead after its last spectacular escape, the ex-penal colony prisoner tries to make him forget under the traits of a single trader. (imdb)
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3 Days in Quiberon (2018)
In a rehab clinic, Romy Schneider gives her last interview to two journalists. Three days, driven by romantic desire, professional ambition and the urge for living.
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The Mountain (2018)
In 1950’s-set The Mountain, a young man (Sheridan) who loses his mother and is raised by an emotionally stunted father goes to work with a doctor (Goldblum) who performs lobotomies and shock therapy. Lavant plays the leader of a cult who wants his daughter (Gross) to undergo the life-altering surgery. (deadline.com)
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As We Dig (2016)
A woman of Turkish ascent, following ancient Anatolian healing rites, dreams her way through fragments of memory, both personal and collective. Guided by a mythological character, Kheiron the Centaur, she travels freely between the ruins of an ancient Roman hospital and the streets of a mountain village, high above the river Euphrates. Time and space become dislocated, opening up passages between worlds. (Güldem Durmaz)
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Louis-Ferdinand Céline (2016)
1948 - Louis-Ferdinand Céline in Denmark, in exile, accused of collaboration with the Nazis during the occupation of the France. He is accompanied by Lucette, his wife and his cat Bebert.
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Boris sans Béatrice (2016)
Boris Malinovsky is going through Québec life with ruthless arrogance. This is a man who, clad in tailored suits, seems to have it all. But then his world begins to falter when his equally successful wife, a minister in the Canadian government, is confined to her bed with depression and is cared for in their remote holiday home. There, Boris receives phone calls from a mysterious stranger who confronts Boris with the kind of questions he would rather not have to think about. (berlinale.de)
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Eva no duerme (2015)
Social document charting Argentina's troubled history of social conflict and horrifically bloody dictatorships through the eyes of a general, a transporter, a dictator and revolutionaries, all tormented by the memory of Eva Peron. (imdb)
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Ich und Kaminski (2015)
Young journalist Sebastian Zöllner is writing an article on artist Manuel Kaminski. Zöllner hopes that Kaminski dies soon, so that he can cash in on his article. (imdb)
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Vingt et une nuits avec Pattie (2015)
Caroline's mother Isabelle is dead. While she stays at her mother's house, her body disappears. (imdb)
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Xi you (2014)
The face of an exhausted man breathing deeply, his face agitated and, nearby, the sea. A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille - so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town's goings-on. (berlinale.de)
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Michael Kohlhaas (2013)
In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored. (imdb)
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Holy Motors (2012)
We follow 24 hours in the life of a being (DL) moving from life to life like a cold and solitary assassin moving from hit to hit. In each of these interwoven lives, the being possesses an entirely distinct identity: sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, sometimes youthful, sometimes old to the point of dying; sometimes destitute, sometimes wealthy. By turns murderer, beggar, company chairman, monstrous creature, worker, family man... (mubi.com)
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My Little Princess (2011)
In France during the 70s, drama unravels when an experimental photographer starts taking highly erotic pictures of her nine year old daughter.
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Püha Tõnu kiusamine (2009)
The Temptation of St. Tony (Estonian: Püha Tõnu kiusamine) is a 2009 Estonian film directed by Veiko Õunpuu. The plot has been described as a black comedy and centers around a successful, middle aged man who becomes interested in questions about morality. The film is a co-production between companies from Estonia, Sweden and Finland. (Wikipedia)
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Tokyo! (2008)
"TOKYO!," the dynamic new film by three of world cinema's great visionaries: Michel Gondry, Leos Carax, and Bong Joon-ho. A uniquely entertaining modern-day triptych, "TOKYO!" explores Japan's multifaceted capital city through three indelible stories: a Kafkaesque fable about a young woman's bizarre physical transformation; an arch-punk mini-monster-movie in which a man rises from the sewers to wreak havoc on the city; and a beguiling tale about a hermit who ventures outside in search of love. (movieweb.com)
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Captain Ahab (2007)
In "Captain Ahab," French writer-helmer Philippe Ramos vividly imagines the formative years of the antagonist of Herman Melville's classic "Moby Dick." Told in five chapters, from Ahab's birth to his death at sea, highly stylized period pic has an intimate, rough-hewn feel. (Variety)
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Iyi Seneler Londra (2007)
What if the unexpected becomes your faith? Would you lay claim to it and stay or would you run away? International Performer Yasar Nur has arrived in London the night before her concert and a few days away from the New Year. A formidable destination for Yasar, and one that will resurface a history best left forgotten, on a night that can change it all. Pain, responsibility, decision and courage get Yasar through the night in her hotel room where communication becomes hope for everyone involved. (imdb)
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Mister Lonely (2007)
In Paris, a young American (Luna) who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe (Morton), who invites him to her commune in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin (Lavant) and her daughter, Shirley Temple. (imdb)
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Elegant (2006)
Elegant (2006) - Short Film
A talentless pianist discovers living gloves that help him on the road to success.
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Camping sauvage (2005)
Camille, 17, is caravan camping with her family at a lake in Gironde, where she's bored, pouty, and, toward her parents, foul-mouthed and rebellious. Her summer boyfriend, Fred, seems too young for her, so she starts hanging around Blaise, the camp's new sailing instructor, in part to make Fred jealous. (imdb)
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
"A Very Long Engagement" tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancée, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. (imdb)
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Promenons-nous dans les bois (2000)
A group of artists, composed of the young actors Wilfried and Matthieu and the actresses Sophie, Mathilde and the dumb Jeanne, is hired by a millionaire, Axel de Fersen, to present a performance of Little Red Riding Hood in his isolated castle to celebrate the birthday of his grandson. Meanwhile, the police advises that a serial killer is raping and killing young women in the woods around that area. (imdb)
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Beau Travail (1999)
This film focuses on ex-Foreign Legion officer, Galoup, as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in the Gulf of Djibouti. His existence there was happy, strict and regimented, but the arrival of a promising young recruit, Sentain, plants the seeds of jealousy in Galoup's mind. He feels compelled to stop him from coming to the attention of the commandant who he admires, but who ignores him. Ultimately, his jealousy leads to the destruction of both Sentain and himself. (imdb)
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Tuvalu (1999)
An experimental movie from Germany. The style evokes early 20th Century Silent movies and motifs commonly found in German expressionism. The sparse dialog is presented in a mix of European languages. The film focuses on Anton as he tries to win the heart of Eva and save his family's bath house from the wrecking ball. (Wikipedia)
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UNKLE Feat. Thom Yorke: Rabbit in Your Headlights (1998)
The Jonathan Glazer directed video for the song "Rabbit in Your Headlights" by UNKLE Feat. Thom Yorke.
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Wild Animals (1997)
Kim Ki-Duk's second film is the story of two illegal immigrants in Paris, a North-Korean former soldier and a South-Korean street painter, as they both struggle for survival in the French metropolis. Eventually, they develop a strong friendship whilst their association with the local underworld will have dramatic effects on their lives. (imdb.com)
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The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
Set against Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, while it was closed for repairs, this film is a love story between two young vagrants (imdb)
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Roundabout (1989)
Al and Elsa have been a couple for some time, now, but the chances that their relationship will be long-lived are few. When Al gets an opportunity to be cast in a movie role he jumps at the chance to provide a little material satisfaction for his beloved Elsa. (MUBI)
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Mauvais Sang (1986)
In Paris in the near future. Aging thieves Marc and Hans owe money to a tough American woman who gives them two weeks to pay. They scheme to steal and sell a new serum for a disease that's killing lovers, but they need someone with quick steady hands. They recruit Alex, a disaffected youth who's breaking up with Lise, his 16-year-old girlfriend. In the few days before the theft, Alex becomes enchanted with Anna, Marc's young mistress. They talk, they play, they sing, but she's in love with Marc. (imdb)
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Long Live Life (1984)
The movie starts with an interview with director Claude Lelouch. He pleads viewers not to disclose the plot of the movie after leaving the projection room. Even the movie's trailer shows only a long sequence of faces gazing speechlessly in space. "Like all my movies, this one is about a man and a woman", says Lelouch in the interview. (imdb)
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Boy Meets Girl (1984)
Leos Carax's (Pola X, Lovers on the Bridge) brilliant feature debut follows the relationship of an aspiring filmmaker (Denis Lavant), who has just been left by his lover and a suicidal young woman (Mireille Perrier), who is also reeling from a failed romance.
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