Dominique Zardi

Dominique Zardi

Date of Birth: 02 Mar 1930

Country: France

Biography: He acted in more than 600 films, including Fantômas with Louis De Funès and Jean Marais. He died of cancer at the age of 79.

Total Credits at Criticker: 61 (Actor)

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    Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq
    Paris. 1830. In the heart of the town, Vidocq, a famous detective, disappeared as he fights the Alchemist, an assassin that he has been pursuing for a few months (imdb)
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    Delicatessen
    Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who creates cannibalistic meals for his odd tenants. (imdb)
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    Pickpocket
    Michel takes up picking pockets as a hobby, and is arrested almost immediately, giving him the chance to reflect on the morality of crime... (imdb)
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    Madame Bovary
    In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary)... (imdb)
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    A Woman Is a Woman
    The film tells the story of exotic dancer Angéla as she attempts to have a child with her unwilling lover Émile. In the process, she finds herself torn between him and his friend Alfred.
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    Bad Girls
    Frédérique is a rich and beautiful woman who picks up a female street artist called "Why". It is December and they go to her villa in Saint Tropez... (imdb)
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    The Unfaithful Wife
    Charles Desvallées has good reasons to believe that his wife is cheating on him and hires a P.D. in order to prove himself right... (imdb)
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    Les Choses de la vie
    Pierre, a successful expert in building highways has a traffic accident. Being seriously wounded, he is lying waiting for death and remembering his past in flashbacks. (imdb)
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    The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob
    In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins from Slimane's country, but also the police, who think Pivert is a murderer... (imdb)
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    Just Before Nightfall
    Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect François Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into François in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by François. (imdb)
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    Magnet of Doom
    Dieudonné Ferchaux is a Parisian banker, an imminent investigation of his corrupt dealings has him taking off for the U.S., accompanied by a newly hired secretary, an ex-boxer. (Wordpress)
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    Que la bête meure
    Charles Thénier's nine year old son is run over by a reckless driver. He vows to have his revenge, yet the police investigation is fruitless. Partly following his hunches and partly by chance he discovers actress Hélène Lanson is the owner of the car. He seduces her under a false name as part of his revenge plan, but loses courage to carry it through as he develops feelings for her. (Wikipedia)
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    The Champagne Murders
    A champagne tycoon's (Furneaux) partner (Ronet) suspects his partner's gigolo husband (Perkins) of murders he's been framed for. (imdb)
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    Faut pas prendre les enfants du bon Dieu pour des canards sauvages
    A young lady tries to get his stolen money back, from the famous gangster Charles le Téméraire.
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    The Sleeping Car Murder
    Six people travel in a railroad sleeping car from Marseilles to Paris. Upon their arrival, a woman is found dead in one of the berths. The police investigate the other five passengers, suspecting that one of them committed the homicide, but the suspects are killed one by one. The last two must solve the case themselves before they become the next victims. (imdb)
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    La Horse
    A grandfather (Jean Gabin) kills a gangster who comes looking for his grandson at the family farm. The boy was involved in hiding heroin for the mob, but the grandfather finds the dope before the gang can retrieve it. He buries the dead goon in the back yard and drives his car into the stream. Soon other members of the gang come to the farm to search for the hidden drugs. (allmovie.com)
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    Max et les Ferrailleurs
    Max is a Paris detective, aloof, independently wealthy, and frustrated by gangs of robbers whom he cannot catch. To re-establish his stature and save face, he decides to inveigle a group of petty thieves (led by an old acquaintance) to rob a bank.
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    Les novices
    A nun and a hooker strike up an unusual friendship together.
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    The Gazebo
    Antoine Brisebard, a successful author, is victim of a blackmailer who threatens to reach it by revealing the past of his wife. Determined to get rid of Jo, the head of blackmail, he pretext of writing a piece police to collect from anyone who will listen the ingredients of the perfect crime. He is even thinking of hiding his body in the gazebo that his wife gave him to St.Antoine. Unfortunately when Jo picks up the money required, the plan of Brisebard to eliminate it doesn't go as planned. (Wikipedia)
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    Faites sauter la banque!
    French comedian Louis de Funes stars as Garnier, a shopkeeper who gets taken advantage of by a local banker. He decides to retaliate by planning a bank robbery. Rather than going about it in a more conventional manner, Garnier begins digging a tunnel from his store, intending to reach the bank vault across the street. (allmovie.com)
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    Elle boit pas, elle fume pas, elle drague pas, mais... elle cause !
    This offbeat satirical comedy finds a beautiful and talkative housekeeper (Annie Girardot) working for several colorful employers. One is a former prostitute living with a prominent politician. Also included is a ribald bank teller and a strange man who helps out at a church for wayward boys and sings at a homosexual nightclub. The housekeeper's verbose nature leads to blackmail for her clients, with the two men meeting their deaths and the ex-prostitute wedding plans put in jeopardy. (Allmovie)
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    Le Toubib
    Jean-Marie (Alain Delon) has a successful practice in Paris when his marriage crumbles and he is sent to operate in a field hospital in an unspecified war zone in Europe. He is driven up the wall by Harmony (Veronique Jannot) an attractive assistant whose sunny disposition grates on the surgeon's nerves, or at least, on the one he has left. Then he discovers that Harmony is suffering from an incurable disease and the pathos begins. (Allmovie)
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    Man in a Hurry
    Alain Delon plays a married man whose drive for success and power blinds him to conventional morality. If he can climb to the top of his profession by being cold and ruthless, why not satisfy his sexual appetites in the same manner. (Allmovie)
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    Creezy
    Julien Dandieu, leader of the socialist political party PRU is asked to be part of the new conservative government as minister of foreign affairs. However his reputation is somewhat tarnished by his adulterous relationship with Creezy, a fashion model seen on every magazine cover. Ready to sacrifice his family for his career, he is eventually faced with the ultimate choice: his career ambitions or a lifetime with his beautiful girlfriend, who has recently mysteriously disappeared. (imdb)
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    Poulet au vinaigre
    In a small town in the French countryside, a young postman to strange behavior and his invalid mother and half-mad suffer repeated attacks of three local leaders to agree to sell their property ... Following an accident that is very similar to a crime, a sleuth, Inspector Jean Lavardin arrives to investigate. His very unorthodox methods allow it to soon to date a very serious business of real estate shenanigans, embellished with mysterious deaths, disappearances and dark grudges... (Wikipédia)
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    Les sièges de l\
    Paris, 1955. Guy, film critic of the Cahiers du Cinéma, often goes to see the films of Vittorio Cottafavi in a local cinema. One day he notices that Jeanne, film critic of "Positive ", the rival magazine, seems to be following him. He is intrigued. (imdb)
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    Sorrel Flower
    Catherine is left unmarried and pregnant when her mobster sweetheart is killed. With the help of another unmarried mother-to-be, Catherine goes looking for the stash of cash buried by her lover before his death. Soon other thugs and her suspicious neighbors are following their every move in an attempt to recover the lost loot. (cine classik)
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    Une veuve en or
    Delphine receives word she will inherit a sizeable fortune provided she is a widow. Her love for her husband Antoine is soon overtaken by her lust for money. A Jewish charitable organization will get the money if the husband lives. He goes to a local gangster for protection while his wife contacts a mob hitman to murder the man. In the shadows, the couple consorts with gangsters as they jockey for position to collect the coveted coin. (Allmovie)
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    Elle cause plus... elle flingue
    Rosemunde earns her living selling relics to the Catholic church. She manufactures them using a specialized machine made by her grandfather, which transforms corpses into bone. Needless to say, since she must have dead bodies in order to do this, the police take an interest in her affairs. In order to fend off their inquiries, she concocts a scheme using a hippyish Jesus-cultist, who is a dead-ringer for conventional notions of how Jesus looked. (Allmovie)
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    Solo
    During an orgy with minor girls, some old and wealthy notables are being murdered by a small group of leftist young revolutionaries.Very soon the police are tracking down Virgile Cabral, the leader of the group.Meanwhile, Virgile's brother, Vincent, a violonist(and a thief), comes back to Paris.They have not seen each other for three years. Vincent doesn't believe in the revolution.But by looking for his hunted down brother, he has no other choice than to be involved in a fight which is not his. (imdb)
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    Backfire
    David Ladislas (Jean-Paul Belmondo) is enlisted to transport mysterious, valuable cargo to a secret location. Given his instructions by tight-lipped gamine Olga Celan (Jean Seberg), David drives blissfully into ignorance and danger as his beautiful companion parcels out just enough information to get to the next checkpoint. The pair travels from Barcelona, Spain, to Lebanon, then to Syria and across the sea again to Greece and Italy, leading to a climactic encounter in Bremen, Germany.
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    La Métamorphose des cloportes
    Three little criminals get a tip for a great coup with lots of money in it. Unfortunately they lack the starting funds to buy the required welding torch. So they persuade their successful colleague Alphonse to join their team. But the well thought-out coup fails, and Alphonse is the only one of them who ends up in jail for several years. When he's released, he's out for revenge. (imdb)
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    Le Roi des bricoleurs
    The industrial Gourmic, with the help of his brother-in-law Malju, retyping is a dilapidated house into a home spa and resell it to a minister. The construction contractor isn't a very honest kind and it is also the mayor of the spa. Conflicts between the characters are numerous delays in the completion, termination of moonlighting, damage or threat. (Wikipedia)
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    Ho!
    The quest for respect of a small time mob driver turns him into a notorious gangster. (imdb)
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    Par où t\
    Jerry Lewis plays a private detective who becomes friends with the philandering husband he was hired to investigate. The husband is definitely a reprobate and when he gets caught stealing he and Lewis beat feet to Tunisia. Unfortunately things don't get better for the hapless duo as they find themselves in the midst of a battle between two giant international chains of fast-food restaurants. (Allmovie)
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    Noyade interdite
    Molinat is assigned to the case of a man found with a bullet in his ear on the shore of a little Atlantic coast resort he knows well. Indeed, he used to live there before his wife disappeared at sea, never to be found again. As the ocean rejects a new corpse everyday, the mystery thickens and the list of potential suspects grows longer. This slows Molinat's progress as much as the cumbersome Leroyer, sent in to spy on him and hopefully impede his progress. (imdb)
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    Agent Trouble
    One sunny winter's morning a coach laden with tourists careers off the road and plunges into an icy lake in the Pyrenees. Fifty are killed. But this is not a straightforward road accident; it is an execution authorised by someone high up in the interest of national security. The only witness to the mass killing is Victorien, who saw that the passengers were gassed before they drowned....
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    Un drôle de paroissien
    Bad financial conditions compel an aristocratic family named Lachesnaye to do strange work. (imdb)
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    Le Miraculé
    The roman catholic pilgrimage to Lourdes depicted in an anticlerical way :hypocrisy, superstition and business. (imdb)
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    La Grosse caisse
    Louis Bourdin, a humble subway puncher at the RATP, boastful but fearful, works at the station Quai de la Rapée. He is so fanatical of detective novels that he writes one himself.
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    Le Complot
    By the early 1960s, the OAS is desperate to stop de Gaulle's freeing of Algeria. A small group, mostly from the military, steal weapons and rob a bank to prepare for a raid on Tulle prison to set General Challe free and spark civil war. OAS members within the police try to help their cause. The government appoints a mission director, Paraux, to track them down; he must work with the police, led by Lelong. The head of the secret OAS operation is Clavet, a decorated general. (imdb)
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    La Cage
    Divorced for years, Julian and Helen meet to conclude the sale of the country house they still own together. Helen, still in love with her ex-husband, imprisons him in a large cage in the basement.
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    On l\
    Following a mock car confusion, Antoine Malibran is involved in the armed robbery of the bank of the Seine. Antoine was just waiting for his girlfriend Carole, cashier of the bank, but appearances are against him and he is put in prison before he even understood why.
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    L\
    A prisoner escapes and kidnaps a woman with her he falls in love. He's involved in a bad business where politicians and underworld are leading the dance.He'll die like the albatross in Baudelaire's poem (imdb)
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    Chut !
    Fritz Ducharrel has to fight real estate sharks in order to save the money received from land value tax. (imdb)
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    Les Araignées de la nuit
    During a presidential campaign, five candidates were murdered in turn. Questions arise: who was elected President he would be behind the disappearance of his opponents? Candidates and how were they financed their campaign? Could it be related to many holdups that occurred shortly before ? (Allociné)
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    L\
    William Chaminade (Bourvil) is a veterinarian who watches as a woman jumps off the roof of a small building. After the girl is caught by a folksinger with a striking physique, he rushes to offer assistance to the jumper and her hero. The woman is distraught over not having enough lovemaking, so the good doctor prescribes sex as the cure and enlists the folksinger to perform the services. (Allmovie)
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    L\
    Forty eight hours in an area around a Parisian canal where a former Tango champion meets a killer. (imdb)
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    Le Piège à cons
    Ten years after the French political upheavals of 1968, a maturing "soixante-huitard" falls in with some young radicals who are influenced by a book he had written. But does he still have the guts to translate his ideas into acts against the state? And is he still attractive to younger chicks ? (imdb)
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    Une nuit à l\
    Walter (Michel Blanc), the leader of a nudist colony, enlists the help of left-wing militant Henriette (Jacqueline Maillan) in this political satire. He feels he has been snubbed by the government when he mistakenly believes he should receive the Legion of Honor. The release of the film coincided with the elections in France, but none of the political issues of the time were reflected in the subject matter. (Allmovie)
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    Les Compagnons de la marguerite
    Jean-Louis Matouzec works for French National Library as an expert looking after the restoration of old manuscripts.He falsifies marriage certificates as his wife refuses divorce. (imdb)
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    Le Témoin
    The painter Antonio Berti is called to Reims by his friend Robert Maurisson to restore the paintings of the cathedral. Robert loves young girls, and he kills one of them. Antonio happens to be at scene of the crime, and his friendship with Robert will be put to the test.
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    Qu\
    To replace Hector Grogenol, the tyrannical boss of the factory "Tout pour la camping", put out of harm's way, collaborators call on his cousin Achille, a Provencal shepherd, thinking to use him. But this one will very quickly take his role of CEO seriously and show itself velléitaire. Fortunately, the young secretary Martine, will know how to use her charms to calm this man thirsting for power.
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    Le Bénévole
    In a Mediterranean city, the Rescue Volunteer Association expects a new director. A former trade unionist, Birgos, escaped from an asylum with Cleo, another internee, is taken for the replacement. While volunteers are used as free labor by the mayor and a local mafia Don Frisco, Birgos creates the union volunteers and requires compensation for their work. (Wikipedia)
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    Les Risques du métier
    Jean Doucet is a popular schoolmaster teaching in a small town in Normandy. At least he was... Until the day one of his pupils, Catherine Roussel, a garage owner's daughter, accuses him of trying to rape her. But although Doucet (happily married to schoolmistress Suzanne) has always had a conduct above reproach, the Roussels decide to file a complaint against him... (imdb)
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    Arsène Lupin contre Arsène Lupin
    André Laroche, an industrialist, has just passed away. Face to his grave, as he is being buried, Anne de Vierne, the wife of a magistrate, confesses to her son François that Laroche was in fact Lupin and that he is his natural child. But he is not the gentleman thief's only offspring! Lupin had indeed another son by a housemaid, Gérard Dagmar, a dancer, magician and - occasionally - burglar. (imdb)
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    Le Fils
    Ange leaves New York to fly to his native Corsica. His mother is dying and Ange, who was not present when his father died, wishes to be present at her death. In Corsica Ange finds his brother Baptiste who married Maria, the woman he loved. He finds out that his father was killed, but nobody wants to tell him the name of the killer. And finally he finds two killers expecting him. (imdb)
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    Furia à Bahia pour OSS 117
    A secret agent is dispatched to find a rare and valuable drug. (imdb)
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    Bonsoir
    Having first lost his wife then his job as a tweed tailor, Alex Ponttin (Michel Serrault from Happiness is in the field) has devised a novel way to keep himself in touch with society. He admits himself into people's homes, by pretending to be a relative or an official, and persuading his victims to give him a night's free board: He finds at first a lunch at the horrible couple Dumont (Jean-Pierre Bisson and Maike Jansen), where a thief follows him for a robbery.
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    Le Pactole
    Yves and Anne are a happy couple with a child. They live a quiet life until the day when .. (imdb)
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    Bartleby
    Bartleby is a loner who gets hired as a clerk when a lawyer is desperate to find a reliable assistant. Unfortunately Bartleby isn't happy with his work. He falls into passivity and depression. When the law office moves, Bartleby prefers to stay in the abandoned rooms. People get fascinated his strange behaviour. (Wikipedia)
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