Titles you haven't rated - Actor (28)
A normal life of Ben and aspirations to become a professional basketball player are crushed when he ends up in a hospital after an accident.
1959. Guilty of a double-murder, a man is beheaded. At the bottom of the basket that just welcomed it, the head of the dead man tells his story: everything was going so well. Admired priest, magnificient lover, his earthly paradise seemed to have no end. (imdb)
Along a fantastic, endless night, a character wanders through cold and bare streets and forests, deserted institutions, uninhabited places, walking, driving, looking, lonely - meeting ghostly apparitions that slip in its wake. Addicted to the teletechnologies of intimacy (telephone, implanted electronic chip), the character seems to feed on the absence of a lost love, whose absence haunts their wandering. (imdb)
À la recherche du temps perdu (2011) - TV Movie
Follows a young man, Marcel, from his childhood in Combray to his discovery of social life among the upper classes. (imdb)
A thrilling mystery that unfurls in the alleys and on the rooftops of the French capital, Paris, over the course of one adventurous evening. (imdb)
Nobody knows Auguste Maquet, and yet everybody knows "The Three Musketeers", Everybody knows Alexandre Dumas who wrote the swashbuckling masterpiece but who knows that Maquet is his co-writer? Nobody does, as his name does not appear on the cover. At least not Charlotte Desrives, the lovely daughter of a doctor stagnating in prison for his political opinions. The lively girl mistakes the shy Maquet for the fiery ex-revolutionary Dumas, begging him to help her to have her father released... (Guy Bellinger (imdb)
A man endeavors to collect memories of his grandparents who died in a concentration camp during the Holocaust. (imdb)
Tale of an obsessive woman (Anne Marie) who left her lover and got lost in herself.
Le Pendu (2007) - TV Movie
Two cousins, Suzanne and Alma, inherit a stately home on an island. They never met before, but unsure if they should sell the estate they decide to move in together. Some days later their ancestorr Gustave Frémy appears. He was hung more than 100 years ago.
A group of college students are duped by a charming pathological liar
Forty-year-old François has everything he needs to be happy: a family, work, friends... But a tragic event to do with his business puts into question the principles that rule his life. Will François be able to rouse himself and refuse to accept what he now considers intolerable? (marion-cotillard.org)
This serious drama is the second segment of the unprecedented trilogy of films from Belgian actor/director Lucas Belvaux.
The first installment of the trilogy focuses on Cecile. She is a teacher who is still madly in love with her husband Alain, a hypochondriac who is convinced that a routine operation will take his life. He doesn't want to alarm his wife, and she mistakes his secrecy for an affair. Enter Pascal, who is hired by Cecile to track Alain, but who falls in love with Cecile instead.
After nearly fifteen years behind bars, lefty revolutionary Bruno (Belvaux) escapes and heads back to Grenoble, France. His plan? Settle some old scores, hook up with his foxy ex-lover (Frot), and avoid the cop on his tail (Melki). An unexpected event, however, brings cop and crook closer than they ever could have expected. (imdb)
Jacques Laurent made pornographic films in the 1970's and '80's, but had put that aside for 20 years. His artistic ideas, born of the '60's counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. (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)
Gérard and Hélène are set to begin a new life together in Argentina. At the last minute, Gérard decides to separate and leaves his partner stranded at the airport. Unwilling to turn to her sister and emotionally traumatised, the abandoned Hélène makes the airport her home. She makes money by working as a prostitute and strikes up a friendship with a café worker Marco. It is a precarious lifestyle but she has mastered her dependency on men - or has she? (imdb review)
This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotionless slice-of-life story... (imdb)
Aged patriarch Constantin holds the reins of several families together. His three sons, a truck driver, an accountant, and an out-of-work plumber who spends most of his time in the hospital after numerous suicide attempts, frequently gather for Sunday dinner which inevitably brings out he worst in them all. (www.film.com)
A French school introduces a campaign to give African refugees shelter for one month at local families. Young Tonin too wants to help but his parents disagree, so he keeps Moussa, an African boy his own age, hidden in their house. (imdb)
A sensationalized retelling of the Rimbaud-Verlaine story. The great French poet Arthur Rimbaud wrote all his poems, which continue to amaze and inspire to this day, during a brief burst of activity in the early 1870s, when he was just a teenager (imdb)
The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging... (imdb)
Indochina during the 30's. One of the largest rubber-tree plantations is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud but imprudent woman. She lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. At an auction Eliane gets to know the young officer Jean-Baptiste... (imdb)
Guillaume de Burlador is a private tutor who hits a low point sufficiently severe for him to contemplate a somewhat theatrical suicide. Instead he is taken off by flying boat to a mad French colonial possession bedecked by mad servants and crazy decor. Three rather gorgeous women live there, and old Guillaume is a randy old stoat. (imdb)
Like Vanya, in Malle's last film, Milou never left the family estate. His mother dies during the May 1968 student uprising in Paris. The brother who is the London correspondent for Le Monde keeps turning up the volume of the radio for the latest news... (imdb)
Thomas (Régis Arpin) is the 12-year-old son of a millionaire who lives in a big mansion surrounded by woods in France. When his mother dies, his father hires a widow maid to take care of all while he is away. The woman brings her only son, Charles, to live with them and, hopefully, make company to lonesome Thomas. The rich boy and the poor one become enemies from the very first encounter... (IMDB Comments)
Martial's mother owns a chain of supermarkets. He had spent some years in a mental hospital because of pervasive indolence. Hoping that an active task may improve his condition, he is sent to inspect supermarkets in the province. At his first visit the manager had taken a large loan of money belonging to the firm. In the same city Martial starts a relationchip with Francine, without jealousy from her boyfriend Fernand. He decides to stay there for a while. (imdb)