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Éric Rohmer

Éric Rohmer

Date of Birth: 01 Dec 1920

Country: France

Biography: A leading director of the French New Wave, Eric Rohmer (his name, a pseudonym) led a very private life. His enduring films are marked by a consistent warmth, concentration on dialogue and a fondness of youth.

Total Credits at Criticker: 6 (Actor), 44 (Director), 35 (Writer)

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    An Autumn Tale
    Magali, 45, is a wine producer in the south of France. She's a widow, and her best friend, Isabelle, decides to find her a new husband. She puts an ad in the local newspaper and finds a nice man, Gérald. At Isabelle's daughter's wedding, Magali eventually meets Gérald. But there's another man around, Etienne... (imdb)
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    The Lady and the Duke
    An episodic look at Grace Elliott (1760-1823) and Philippe, the Duke of Orleans, during the French Revolution. In 1790, they are friends, no longer lovers. He suggests she leave France, she warns him to quit the Revolution. In 1792, she must escape Paris on foot. Less than a month later, she returns on an errand of mercy and shows great courage saving the governor of Tuileries. The Duke in turn steps in to protect Grace... (imdb)
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    A Tale of Winter
    Felicie and Charles have a serious if whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact... (imdb)
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    A Summer\
    A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in town. (imdb)
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    A Tale of Springtime
    Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. Jeanne is open and even-tempered, a philosophy teacher at a lycée... (imdb)
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    Chloe in the Afternoon
    The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene... (imdb)
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    Claire\
    Jérôme, a 35-year-old diplomat, is struck by teenage girl Claire and harbours an unquenchable desire to touch her knee ... (imdb)
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    My Night at Maud\
    The narrator (Jean-Louis), a devout Catholic, moves to a provincial town and vows to marry Francoise... (imdb)
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    The Collector
    Adrien goes to a villa on the Mediterranean. He is in vacation, and wants to do absolutely nothing. He has to share the villa with a friend... (imdb)
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    Summer
    It's July, and Delphine has nowhere to go for the summer. She feels very bored and "empty", but this won't last; one day she accidently meets someone who seems to be totally made for her... (imdb)
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    Les Nuits de la pleine lune
    Louise, a young woman, who recently finished her studies in arts, is working as a interior decorator trainee... (imdb)
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    L\
    In Paris outskirts Blanche, a young clerk, befriends Lea, a girl livelier than she is. Lea is going steady with Fabien who is a friend to Alexandre who is going steady with Adrienne but is however loved by Blanche. Somehow a way has to be found to get out of this emotional chaos!
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    Rendezvous in Paris
    Three stories of love and coincidence around the theme of dates in Paris. (imdb)
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    A Good Marriage
    Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not seem very interested. (imdb)
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    The Aviator\
    A young student is devastated when he finds that his girlfriend is cheating on him. In order to find out why she did it, he decides to spy on her and her lover. (imdb)
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    Suzanne\
    In the second of Rohmer's moral tales, he examines the relationship between two friends and a girl who at first appears easily exploited. It is a complex tale of feelings and misconceptions, acted out within the head of the main character, as part of Rohmer's attempt to more easily simulate the mindscape quality of literature within a film. (imdb)
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    The Girl at the Monceau Bakery
    Early new wave effort from Rohmer which was the first of his six moral tales. It concerns a young man who approaches a girl in the street, but after several days without seeing her again, he becomes involved with the girl in the local bakery. Eventually he has to choose between them when he arranges dates with them on the same day. (imdb)
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    Pauline at the Beach
    Fifteen year old Pauline and her older cousin, model-shaped Marion, go to the Atlantic coast for an autumn holiday. Marion ignores the approaches of a surfer and falls for Henri, a hedonist who is only interested in a sexual adventure and drops her soon. Pauline's little romance with a young man (Sylvain) is also spoiled by Henri. (imdb)
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    Perceval le Gallois
    Brought up in total ignorance of knighthood, Perceval meets one day five kights and he takes them for God surrounded by his angels, he decides to go to the court of the king Arthur to be rightly knighted... (Wikipedia.org)
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    The Marquise of O
    A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count. (imdb)
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    Triple agent
    France, 1936-37. The Popular Front wins elections, the Spanish Civil War begins, and Hitler and Stalin are manipulating and spying. The brilliant exile, Fiodor Voronin, a general at 20, is the deputy at the White Russian Military Union, probably slated to replace the aging Général Dobrinsky soon. Fiodor's Greek wife, Arsinoé, paints and stays away from politics, befriending Communist neighbors. Her health declines; the attentive Fiodor arranges care and, against the backdrop of Stalin's Great Purge, considers his options.(imdb)
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    Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle
    Reinette and Mirabelle are two young girls. Reinette lives in the countryside, Mirabelle in Paris. They meet during a holiday of Mirabelle in the country, when Reinette helps her to repair the tube of her bicycle and shows her the beauties of nature and in particular the 'blue hour'.(imdb)
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    The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque
    In 1992, the socialist mayor of a little French town with the help of his contacts in Paris get the money to build a multimedia house. But the socialist party lose his majority in the election. But... But... Well everything would have been all right without those seven hazards. (imdb)
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    Le Signe du lion
    Pierre (Jess Hahn) is a music student and already living on a shoestring when he hears that he has inherited a large sum of money. But just when it looks like his luck is changing for the better, his so-called inheritance is suddenly ephemeral. Saddled with debts, he wanders around the shadier side of the city throughout the summer, trying to survive but instead sinking deeper and deeper into the morass of poverty. His friends help out, and at the end it looks like his luck will be changing once again. (All Movie Guide)
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    Nadja in Paris
    Nadja in Paris (1964) - Short Film
    Nadja narrates her life in 1964 Paris.
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    Presentation, or Charlotte and Her Steak
    Charlotte is leaving. Before catching her train, she goes to her apartment for a quick snack -- a steak, as it happens. Walter accompanies her; the little time Charlotte will take to prepare and eat her steak represents his last opportunity to patch things up with her. A tall order, given the utterly unromantic circumstances... (imdb)
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    Une étudiante d\
    A short documentary about women in French universities in the 1960's.
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    Les Amours d\
    A romantic drama centered around a young shepherd and shepherdess and the ramifications of their forbidden affair. (imdb)
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    Les Métamorphoses du paysage
    A series of shots of the countryside and its transformation into an urban landscape, with a voiceover.
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    Paris vu par...
    Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are stories of love, flirtation and prostitution; Place d'Etoile (Rhomer) concerns a haberdasher and his umbrella; and La Muette (Chabrol), a bourgeois family and earplugs. (imdb)
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    Véronique et son cancre
    A tutor (Nicole Berger) faces seemingly simple questions from her young student. (imdb)
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    Catherine de Heilbronn
    In 1979, Eric Rohmer staged his own translation of Heinrich von Kleist's play Käthchen von Heilbronn at the Théâtre des Amandiers, Nanterre.
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    Louis Lumière
    Critic/filmmaker Eric Rohmer got Jean Renoir and Henri Langlois together to talk about the Lumiere films and then show selected ones.
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    Entretien sur Pascal
    A documentary short about Blaise Pascale
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    Fermière à Montfaucon
    Monique Sendron, farmer picarde of 60 years tells us about his life on the farm and in farm organizations.
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    Les jeux de société
    A series of short sketches about the games of French high society throughout history.
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    Bois ton café
    Bois ton café (1986) - Short Film
    Short, 3 minutes long, music video.
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    Stéphane Mallarmé
    An educational film on Stéphane Mallarmé.
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    Victor Hugo architecte
    Architecture is a major concern of Hugo's as representing throughout Paris and the rest of Europe an artistic genre which, Hugo argued, was about to disappear with the arrival of the printing press.
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    Bérénice
    Bérénice (1954) - Short Film
    Early short film by Eric Rohmer.
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    La sonate à Kreutzer
    La Sonata à Kreutzer is a 16mm film based on a Tolstoy story and was written and directed by Eric Rohmer and produced by Jean-Luc Godard. The film follows a man (Rohmer) whose wife starts to fall for a another man (Jean-Claude Brialy). The film is a great look into the Nouvelle Vague in 1956, with Godard in a supporting role and a scene shot in the offices of Cahiers du cinema, with cameos by Claude Chabrol, Francois Truffaut, and Andre Bazin.
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    Le canapé rouge
    How to stay at your lover's side (who's married to another woman) all day long without anyone noticing... (imdb)
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    Les cabinets de physique au XVIIIème siècle
    A look at scientific practice during the 18th century, featuring recreations of five experiments from the era.
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    Don Quichotte
    Don Quichotte (1965) - TV Special
    This TV program tries to show how the illustration from the 17th to 20th century of the famous novel written by Cervantès has in the same time improved and impoverished our knowledges of this novel. (Letterboxd)
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