Gérard Depardieu

Gérard Depardieu

Date of Birth: 27 Dec 1948

Country: France

Biography: Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu is a French actor and film-maker. He has won a number of honours including a nomination for an Academy Award for the title role in Cyrano de Bergerac and the Golden Globe award for Best Actor in Green Card. In addition to a number of American awards, Depardieu is a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur, Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite and has twice won the César Award for Best Actor... (Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 176 (Actor), 2 (Director)

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    Between Strangers
    Toronto, 2001. Three women in spiritual crisis.
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    Bon Voyage
    At the start of World War II, the fate of the free world hangs in the balance at the posh Hotel Splendide in Bordeaux. Cabinet members, journalists, physicists, and spies of all persuasions gather in order to escape the Nazi occupation of Paris. High society socialites hobnob with jailbirds. Murderous intrigues, scientific secrets and love affairs flourish. (imdb)
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    City of Ghosts
    A con man flees to Southeast Asia when an international scam he was involved in goes sour. Suspecting he's been double-crossed by his long-time mentor, he sets off to Cambodia for his promised cut. What he finds there is a mysterious and hostile environment where even the most polished criminal can end up on deadly ground. (imdb)
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    The Closet
    A hilarious story of how one little rumor not only brightens a simple man's life, but also triggers an awakening of everyone around him. (Miramax Films)
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    CQ
    Paris, 1969. The filming of a sci-fi movie set in the year 2001 is in trouble. A young american is brought in to finish the movie...
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    The Man in the Iron Mask
    The Musketeers' most glorious, and dangerous, adventure begins with the rescue of a mysterious prisoner from a fortress island prison. But they soon realize that their mission may lead to the destruction of the very throne they serve. (MGM)
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    Vatel
    In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly. The prince wants a commission as a general, so the extravagances are to impress the king. In charge of all is the steward, Vatel, a man of honor, talent, and low birth. The prince is craven in his longing for stature: no task is too menial or dishonorable for him to give Vatel... (imdb)
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    102 Dalmatians
    Just when it seemed safe to come out of the kennel, Cruella De Vil is back and this time she's not alone.
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    Last Holiday
    Georgia Byrd (Queen Latifah) lives a small life tucked inside big dreams. When this shy cookware salesperson for a New Orleans retail outlet learns her days are numbered, she throws caution to the wind and embarks on a dream holiday vacation to a grand resort in Europe. (Paramount)
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    Loulou
    Pialat's portrait of contemporary France mocks prosperity as a substitute for social and sexual revolution (imdb)
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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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    Hamlet
    Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing. (imdb)
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    Camille Claudel
    Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin... (imdb)
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    1492: Conquest of Paradise
    Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people. (imdb)
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    The Last Metro
    In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs. (imdb)
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    Green Card
    A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that. (imdb)
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    Jean de Florette
    In a rural French village an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property... (imdb)
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    Nathalie
    Catherine (Ardant) is an attractive woman with a great career and a seemingly solid marriage to Bernard (Depardieu), her husband of 25 years. Their lives seem to be going well until Catherine discovers that Bernard is having an affair. Realizing that she does not really know her husband or what he really wants, Catherine hires Marlene (Béart), a beautiful prostitute, to act as "Nathalie," a woman who will seduce Bernard and extract answers to the questions that are obsessing her. (Koch Lorber)
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    Police
    A moody, jaded police detective, while investigating a drug ring, falls for a mysterious woman and is drawn into a shady and dangerous scheme. (imdb)
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    Ménage
    Gerard Depardieu plays a bisexual petty criminal named Bob who encounters a married couple arguing in a bar... (imdb)
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    Maîtresse
    While burgling a Paris flat, a thief is discovered by the owner. He is somewhat disconcerted by the fact that she is a dominatrix but the two are strongly attracted to each other and he soon moves in. As love grows her profession starts to pose problems which both of them find harder and harder to reconcile.
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    Get Out Your Handkerchiefs
    Solange is depressed: she's stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits.... (imdb)
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    The Bridge
    The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited engineer. (imdb)
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    Barocco
    The story of Barocco is about a girl (Adjani) that is in love with a boxer (Depardieu). They plan to went abroad after making a lot of money by cheating in a match. (imdb)
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    Shut Up!
    After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy Quentin Ruby is forced to take him along as he pursues his former partners in crime to avenge the death of the woman he loved and get to the money before they do. (imdb)
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    Cyrano de Bergerac
    Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy. (imdb)
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    1900
    Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu)... (imdb)
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    My Father the Hero
    A teenage girl on vacation in the Bahamas with her divorced father tries to impress a potential boyfriend that saying that her father is actually her lover. (imdb)
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    The Secret Agent
    London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to the London police, specifically Chief Inspector Heat. (imdb)
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    Changing Times
    Traveling from France to Tangiers, a man looks to reunite with his former love, though their romance ended some 30 years earlier.
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    Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar
    The well-known little village from the Asterix and Obelix-comic books is in trouble: It is the last place not controlled by Rome... (imdb)
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    I Want to Go Home
    Joey Wellman, a cantankerous American cartoonist, accepts an invitation to come to an exhibition in Paris, because his estranged daughter Elsie is a student there. He arrives with his girlfriend Lena, and very soon wants to go home as the culture shock is too much for him... (imdb)
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    My American Uncle
    Prof. Henri Laborit (played by himself) uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety... (imdb)
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    San-Antonio
    While a terrorist epidemy strikes the world leaders, the commissaire San-Antonio and his partner, the lieutenant Bérurier, have to escort the French ambassador in a British hotel. But after a negligence of Bérurier (one more little sex affair...), San-Antonio witnessed, helpless, to the ambassador's abduction, organized by a gorgeous Italian girl... (imdb)
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    Asterix and Obelix: Mission Cleopatra
    The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesar within three months. Since all her architects are either busy otherwise or too conservative in style, this ambivalent honor falls to Edifis... (imdb)
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    36th Precinct
    In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion and the imminent departure of the Chief sets the scene for them to compete for the vacant throne... (imdb)
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    A Pure Formality
    Onoff is a famous writer who hasn't published any new books for quite some time and has become a recluse. When he is picked up by the police one stormy night, without any identification, out of breath and running madly, without clear memory of recent events, the Inspector is suspicious... (imdb)
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    Danton
    Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety, under Robespierre's incitement, has begun a series of massive executions, The Terror. Confident in the peoples' support, Danton clashes with his former ally, but calculating Robespierre soon rounds up Danton and his followers, tries them before a revolutionary tribunal and dipatches them to the guillotine. (imdb)
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    Napoléon
    Napoléon (2002) - TV Mini-Series
    The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story... (imdb)
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    Balzac: A Passionate Life
    Honoré de Balzac was a man who lived to write. His life was a hard, permanent struggle, from his cold relationship with his mother who was unable to give him the love he needed, to his unsuccessful attempts to make money out of printing and publishing books... (imdb)
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    Les Cent et une nuits de Simon Cinéma
    Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made... (imdb)
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    Boudu
    A 2005 remake of the classic 1932 Renoir film "Boudu Saved from Drowning".
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    La Vie en rose
    The life story of singer Edith Piaf. (imdb)
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    The Woman Next Door
    Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion of Bernard and Mathilde, who had a passionate love affair years ago. The relationship revives... A somber study of human feelings. (imdb)
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    Stavisky...
    Irrestisible charm and talent helps Serge Alexandre alias Stavisky, small-time swindler, to make friends with even most influential members of French industrial and political elite during the early 30s. But nothing lasts forever and when his great scam involving hundreds millions of francs gets exposed result is an unprecedented scandal that almost caused a civil war. (imdb)
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    Going Places
    Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeois characters value: whether it's cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive hairdresser, joins them as lover, cook, and mother confessor. She's on her own search for seemingly unattainable sexual pleasure. (imdb)
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    How Much Do You Love Me?
    In Paris, after winning the lottery, the clerk François goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to the prostitute Daniela to live with him until the end of his money. François is a lonely man, with heart problems and Daniela stays with him for eight days. Then, she decides to come back to her man, the mobster Charly, but she misses François and returns to his place. But once a whore, always a whore. (imdb)
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    The Return of Martin Guerre
    During the medieval times, Martin Guerre returns to his hometown in the middle of France, after being away in the war since he was a child. Nobody recognise him, and the people who knew him suspect he is not Martin, but he knows all about his family and friends, even the most unusual things. Is this man really Martin Guerre? (imdb)
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    Bye Bye Monkey
    A man walking on the beach near New York City finds the corpse of King Kong. He also finds Kong's orphaned son, and takes it to a friend who lives in the city, and they decide to raise it. (imdb)
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    I Am Dina
    In Northern Norway during the 1860s, a little girl named Dina accidentally causes her mother's death. Overcome with grief, her father refuses to raise her, leaving her in the care of the household servants. Dina grows up wild and unmanageable, with her only friend being the stable boy, Tomas... (imdb)
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    RRRrrrr!!!
    In 35,000 BC, the tribe of the Dirty Hairs is in war against the tribe of the Clean Hairs for eight hundred years, trying to get their shampoo. The chief of the Dirty Hairs sends his daughter Guy disguised to the enemy tribe to get some shampoo for his tribe. When the healer of the Clean Hairs tribe surprisingly kills two cavemen of his tribe, their imbecile chief assigns Pierre with curled hair and Pierre blonde to investigate the murder and find the criminal. (imdb)
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    Fugitives
    Jean Lucas, a former bank robber, is taken hostage by François Pignon, an amateurish and desperate bank robber right after being released from prison. Since Jean realizes no-one will believe he had nothing to do with the robbery, the two of them must flee from the police together.
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    Germinal
    It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them (imdb)
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    Bogus
    Seven year-old Albert is the son of a Las Vegas circus performer. When she is killed in a car wreck, Albert is sent to live with his mother's foster sister, Harriet Franklin, a no-nonsense businesswoman struggling in New Jersey... (imdb)
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    Colonel Chabert
    Colonel Chabert (Gerard Depardieu) has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that the medical examiner has signed his death certificate. When he regains his health and memory, he goes back to Paris, where his "widow", Anne (Fanny Ardant) has married the Count Ferraud (Andre Dussollier) and is financing his rise to power using Chabert's money... (imdb)
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    All the Mornings of the World
    It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into wich he moves to dedicate his life to music and his two young daughters Madeleine and Toinette, avoiding the outside world. Rumor about him and his music is widespread, and even reaches to the court of Louis XIV, who wants him at his court in Lully's orchestra, but Monsieur de Sainte Colombe refuses... (www.imdb.com)
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    Buffet froid
    Black comedy about solitude and dishumanization of the modern world, through the adventures of three men. (IMDB)
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    Babylon A.D.
    Veteran-turned-mercenary Thoorop takes the high-risk job of escorting a woman from Russia to China. Little does he know that she is host to an organism that a cult wants to harvest in order to produce a genetically modified Messiah.
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    Unhook the Stars
    Character study about Mildred, an elderly woman who has spent her life caring for others. When her daughter finally leaves home, she finds that, for the first time in her life, she has nobody to worry about - but soon becomes involved in the life of Monica, a young mother whose husband has left her to look after her young son J.J.. As the relationship blossoms, Monica teaches Mildred that there is more to life than taking care of others. (imdb)
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    Concorrenza sleale
    Rome 1938, Umberto (Diego Abatantuono) and Leone (Sergio Castellitto) have got a men's costume shop, on the same street. Umberto is Catholic, Leone is Jewish. Racial Laws are approved in Italy in 1938 after Hitler's visit to Rome. (wikipedia.org)
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    Mesrine: Killer Instinct
    The first half of an epic biography of the real-life french gangster Mesrine. This film covers Mesrine's introduction into violence during the war between France and Algeria up to his exile in Montreal. This man was a gangster, thug, prison escape artist, bank robber and even a terrorist. In France, he is a legend.
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    Sous le soleil de Satan
    Dossignan is a very zealous rural priest. The dean Menou-Segrais tries to keep him reasonable. But Dossignan will be tempted by Satan, then will try to save the soul of Mouchette, a young girl who killed one of her lovers. A film about God's grace and mysticism. (imdb)
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    Asterix at the Olympic Games
    Our heroes' Olympic adventures
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    Le Garçu
    This rawly autobiographical film lays bare the character of a man who seems unable to do anything but demand that the world conform to his desires--and who loses everything in the process. Depardieu embodies Pialat's self-portrait with burly power, plumbing depths of self-absorption and cruelty as a successful bourgeois who muscles his way through life. (cinema.ucla.edu)
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    The Count of Monte Cristo
    The Classic tale from Alexandre Dumas. Edmond Dantes is unjustly sent to prison for 18 years. He escapes to reclaim his fiancée Mercedes and revenge against his nemesis, Mondego. (imdb)
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    Trop belle pour toi
    A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon embark on an affair. Though it would seem it has happened before his wife finds this particular entanglement of her husband's very difficult to accept. (imdb)
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    Two Men in Town
    A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past. (imdb)
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    Quand j\
    Alain Moreau has faild to become a famous and succesful singer, so he entertains small venues in Clermont-Ferrand with his chansons. As an elderly man he suddenly falls in love with a young woman.
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    Je préfère qu\
    One is too shy to start a relationship, other too unsettled to stay in one. Will their friendship help them to find the right woman for both? (imdb)
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    Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intiguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit. Camille follows her new friend through the discovery of sex and the darker side of life. As the film progresses Camille discovers Aids and the fear that she may have picked up the disease in her early encounters. (imdb)
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    The Moon in the Gutter
    In an urban netherworld, a despondent man named Gerard roams the streets, hunting for the perpetrator who raped his sister. She later took her own life. A gallery of grotesque types populates Gerard's netherworld. He suspects a waterfront drunkard and his cherubic sister, both of whom have crucial information about the rape. But Gerard may be hiding something. (rottentomatoes.com)
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    Nathalie Granger
    Brings together the brooding presence of two women, a sense of crisis surrounding daughter Nathalie's abandonment of her piano lessons and violent conduct at school, and a flailing washing machine salesman.
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    La femme du Gange
    Story of three lovers told with voice over narration.
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    Baxter, Vera Baxter
    A study of a cold, remote thirtyish woman whose husband, a building operator, has practically sold her to get rid of a gambling debt. (bfi.org.uk)
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    Le Camion
    Marguerite Duras and Gerard Depardieu read a script about a truckdriver who picks up a middleaged woman on the road. (bfi.org.uk)
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    Une femme ou deux
    An ad executive (Weaver) impersonates an archeology professor (Westheimer) to avoid a situation with an obsessed former lover. She enlists the help of a hapless archeologist (Depardieu) who is at the airport to pick the real archeology professor (Weaver sees her lover and needs to escape). What follows is a series of conflicting and comical situations involving the "switcheroo." (imdb)
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    Mesrine: Public Enemy #1
    The story of notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine.
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    Je t\
    The petite waitress Johnny works and lives in a truck-stop, where she's lonely and longs for love. She develops a crush on the garbage truck driver Krassky, although her sleazy boss Boris warns her that he's gay. Maybe because of her boyish looks, Krassky likes her too. Both don't notice the growing jealousy of Krassky's boyfriend Padovan - until an escalation. (imdb)
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    Crime Spree
    A French gang of thieves flies over to Chicago for a one time job. However things seem to get out of hand soon. (imdb)
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    Pitch
    Two young writers try to pitch their script to the big and famous. (imdb)
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    Aime ton père
    Writer Léo Shepherd lives in rural France together with his daughter Virginia, who manages his affairs. One day Virginia gets a call from the Swedish Academy. Léo has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. His estranged son Paul tries desperately to contact him, but is denied every time by his sister. (imdb)
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    Fort Saganne
    French civilization in the desert. Saganne is of peasant stock, with courage and a forceful will. In 1911, he volunteers and is posted to the Sahara under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh. He catches the eye of Madeline, the daughter of the regional administrator. In the desert, Saganne is a leader, with the respect of Arabs, including Amajan, an independent warrior. (imdb)
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    Le plus beau métier du monde
    A mid-age high class teacher's life breaks down on his birthday, when the family finds out about a secret affair, and to be closer to his children he moves to Paris. He moves in to a trash-neighbourhood at the over-wild and rough high school he starts to work in. (imdb)
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    Élisa
    Marie has had a tough childhood ever since her mother Elisa committed suicide. She has spent most of her life in an orphanage and now makes a living as a small time criminal in Paris. Now she wants to unravel her past and find her father whom she blames for her mother's death. (imdb)
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    Michou d\
    Set in France during the struggle for Algerian independence, Messaoud's father can't look after him, so decides to put him and his older brother Abdel in foster care. Sent to the countryside, Abdel has to work on a farm, but Messaoud is taken in by a childless woman, who conceals his Arab origins from her fiercely Gaullist ex-army husband. Re-named Michel/Michou, and with his hair comically dyed blond, the young boy quickly steals the hearts of both foster-parents. (imdb)
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    Guardian Angels
    Gerard Depardieu plays a sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective who flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob. He leaves the boy in the hands of an earnest priest (Christian Clavier), who escorts him back to Paris. Soon Clavier and Depardieu are fighting it out, each shadowed by his good or evil guardian angel. (imdb)
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    The Machine
    A scientist invents a machine which can switch brains between bodies. what chaos will this new invention cause?
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    Les compères
    Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help. (imdb)
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    Temporale Rosy
    In the Seventies, Raoul and Rosy meet: he is a former boxer, she is a woman wrestler past her prime. They find love together, but she can not stand his machismo, and that leads to some temperamental clashes... Rosy will succeed yet, in the ring against other girls, and out of the ring, against her lover.
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    Les misérables
    Les misérables (2000) - TV Mini-Series
    Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character and great strength, is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread, an act that sets in motion a lifetime of misery for Valjean, as he is pursued by the uncompromising and brutal lawman Javert. (imdb)
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    Inspector Bellamy
    A well known Parisian inspector becomes involved in an investigation while on holiday. (imdb)
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    La chèvre
    A dedicated private eye searches for a businessman's daughter in Mexico, but the case is complicated by the amateur sleuthing of the client's accountant. (imdb)
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    Oh, Woe is Me
    Romance about Simon Donnadieu and his decision to leave his ever-loving wife Rachel. (imdb)
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    La parola amore esiste
    A woman with obsessive-compulsive disorder falls in love with a cello teacher from afar and struggles over trying to connect with him.
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    The Holes
    When he investigates his daughter's disappearance, a bookseller discovers an underground society, living literally under the streets of Paris. (imdb)
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    Choice of Arms
    This French production concerns a gangster (Yves Montand) who retires to the countryside after living a full life of traditional crime. After settling into his new residence with his wife (Catherine Deneuve), his home is invaded by an unruly punk (Gerard Depardieu) who has some new-fangled ideas about the way crime should work. The film appears in French with English subtitles. (allmovie.com)
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    Scoumoune
    In 1934, Roberto Borgo leaves Sicily for Marseille, where his childhood friend Xavier has just been condemned to 20 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Indeed, local gang leader, Villanova, has framed Xavier. Roberto confronts the mobster and kills him. Later, while helping Xavier's sister to fight an American gang of racketeers, Roberto is caught by the police and is put in the same prison with Xavier. (allmovie.com)
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    Le Tueur
    In this French police thriller, Le Guen (Jean Gabin) is an old-style police inspector, near retirement. When Gassot (Fabio Testi) escapes from the mental institute for the criminally insane, Le Guen is the best man to track him down. After all, he put him away years before. Gassot leaves behind a string of corpses and takes up with a prostitute while Le Guen chases him. Gerard Depardieu makes one of his first screen appearances here, in a small part. (imdb)
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    À l\
    France, present day. A professional conman passes himself off as the boss of a construction site building a highway extension. He cons the whole region, hires dozens of workers and cynically enjoys the profits of his scam until he meets the lady mayor of a small village that the road will go through. She intrigues and unsettles him, before revealing to him a world he never knew: feelings. How far will he go now to save his victims and save himself from his own lies?
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    La dernière femme
    Gérard is an engineer who is married to Gabrielle and has a nine-month-old son, for whom he cares deeply. When his wife leaves him for feminist reasons, he is left with custody of their son. To satisfy his romantic longings, Gérard embarks on an affair with Valérie, his son's daycare worker. (Wikipedia)
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    My Afternoons with Margueritte
    An illiterate man bonds with an older and well-read woman.
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    Mammuth
    Serge Pilardosse has just turned 60 and is about to retire from his job in a slaughterhouse. He has always worked from the age of sixteen, never been on sick leave. To make matters worse, his wife Catherine, who still works in a supermarket, notices that her husband will not get full retirement benefits since some of his former employers failed to do the requisite paperwork. So off goes Serge, riding his old Munch "Mammut" bike, in search of the missing documents (imdb)
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    Hello Goodbye
    Comedy about a french-jewish couple which moves from Paris to Tel Aviv. They can't speak Hebrew and their life gets much more difficult than it used to be.
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    The Dominici Affair
    In 1950s France, an old peasant patriarch was tried for the murder of a family of British campers. At the time, the case was a cause célèbre all over France. This movie made the old case famous all over again. At the time of his capture, Dominici (Jean Gabin) was adamant that he committed the crime. During the trial, however, he retracted his confession and gave evidence that pointed to his two sons and another person. (allmovie.com)
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    Le Viager
    Doctor Galipeau has a brother, Emile, whose wife has just given birth to a baby boy and who dreams of owning a house. He has just examined Louis Martinet, an old man who, according to him, is in the last stages. That is why he advises Emile to purchase Martinet's house for an annuity. Unfortunately for the Galipeaus, not only does Martinet recover but, month after month, year after year, the "dying man" proves hale and hearty as well! (imdb)
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    Inspector Blunder
    Coluche stars as the inept police inspector, Michel Clement. The senior Clement was a spectacular policeman, and Michel finds it particularly difficult to try and walk in his father's footsteps without tripping. At the moment he is after Roger Morzini, a dangerous gangster who eventually kidnaps Marie-Anne Prossant. She is a journalist traveling with Michel as he tries to track down Morzini. Her objective was to get an interview with the gangster, and now she has more than she bargained for (Allmovie)
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    My Father the Hero
    Veronique, living with her divorced mother, is going on holiday to Mauritius with her father. To impress a local boy, Benjamin, she manages to complicate the situation by making up stories about her father. She presents him as her lover, a mercenary and even a secret agent which gets her into trouble and then her father has to start playing along... (imdb)
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    Potiche
    Mr Pujol rules his factory with an iron fist. When he suffers from a stroke, his wife surprisingly takes over... with some unexpected consequences...
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    Vincent, François, Paul... et les autres
    Three friends face mid-life crises
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    Le Cri du cormoran, le soir au-dessus des jonques
    Alfred doesn't work. He lets his wife do that. Instead, he plays the horses, and wanders about, hitchhiking. His sly laziness serves him in good stead when he is kidnapped by people he thought were giving him a ride. He wakes from unconsciousness in a coffin in Istanbul, pockets full of counterfeit cash. Another gang, not the one that kidnapped him, accosts him and tries to find out what kind of smuggling scheme would send him in the coffin; (Allmovie)
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    A Cursed Monarchy
    A Cursed Monarchy (2005) - TV Mini-Series
    Based on the novels of the same name by Maurice Druon. The series follows one of the most dramatic periods in French history, half a century of political intrigue, murder, treason, war and famine, which ultimately culminates in the 100 Years War. (imdb)
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    Uranus
    After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a simple man who likes to write poetry, who only wants to be left alone to do his job, becomes a target for Communist harassment as they try and locate a particular loyalist, and he pushes back. (imdb)
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    Les enfants de Timpelbach
    The children of a small European mountain village end up being its only residents, soon after the adults cannot take their behavior any longer. (imdb)
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    La Femme Musketeer
    The legend of Jacques D'Artagnan (Michael York) gets a gender-bending update in this swashbuckling adventure from stuntman-turned-director Steve Boyum. Though legendary swordsman Jacques D'Artagnan's best days may be well behind him, he has schooled his daughter Valentine (Susie Amy) well in the way of the sword. Now it's time for Valentine to strike out on her own. (allmovie.com)
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    Le pacte du silence
    Sister Sarah is living in Brazil, 25 years old, a Carmelite, and just about to move back to France. Her twin sister Gaelle has just been released from prison in Paris after serving ten years. Sarah begins experiencing severe abdominal pain, spawning the curiosity of Joachim a priest and doctor of medicine. (Written by k wedgwood)
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    Mirka
    Mirka is searching for his mother in an unidentified Balkan nation, he is befriended by Strix (Depardieu) who promises to help. Kalsan (Redgrave) is surprised at the sudden arrival of Mirka, a foreign child in her midst. In a turn of events, it emerges that he is her grandson. Unlike the villagers that participated in a silent infanticide against ethnic rape children, Kalsan saved Mirka and took him to a city orphanage. (wikipedia)
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    L\
    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)
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    Diamond 13
    A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers. (imdb)
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    Rive droite, rive gauche
    A Parisian lawyer (Gérard Depardieu) turns against the shady financier he is supposed to defend.
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    The Big Night
    This is the story of two half brothers, played by Benoît Poelvoorde and Albert Dupontel. The first has become "the oldest punk dog in Europe," and the second, good boy and full of future business, goes wrong following his dismissal / divorce ... In short, the brother's parents (Brigitte Fontaine and Areski Belkacem) want more of them. How do they get rid of these two sons? (mubi.com)
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    L\
    A tremendous congestion hit the Roma highway ring. The biggest traffic jam ever seen endures for more than 36 hours. People blocked in their cars react at the beginning normally. But the more the time advance the more we are witness of personal dramas, hysteric reactions and more. All the episodes are linked like one only plot. Cars and their hosts are a microcosm of stories part of a major universe: the congestion. (imdb)
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    Die linkshändige Frau
    For reasons that never become clear, a married woman (Edith Clever) with a young son becomes separated from her husband (Bruno Ganz). Now that he has cut off her allowance, she has to find some means by which to support her child and herself. (allmovie.com)
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    Je n\
    Conrad Lang is the handyman of a wealthy family, and accidentally sets fire to the large holiday home of which he was the guardian. He then returns to his childhood home on the wedding day of Phillipe and Simone...
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    Sept morts sur ordonnance
    Dr. Brézé and his sons, all surgeons with limited abilities fight any competition on their sector with all means. Especially a well-known operating surgeon Pierre Losseray, which wants to operate again after a cardiac infarct and a longer recovery break. Night for night he is terrorized by the old Brézé with calls, being accused by him of the murder of patients, threatens with measures of the physician chamber. (imdb)
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    Life of Pi
    The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean. (imdb)
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    Le grand frère
    Violence and intrigue ensue when a French doctor (Gérard Depardieu) kills his wife and lover and joins the Foreign Legion.
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    Bouquet final
    An American funeral director is recruited to a job in Paris. (imdb)
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    Les Clefs de bagnole
    Baffie is in his luxury pad. His pal Daniel comes by. They are going out. Baffie can't find his car keys. (imdb)
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    Dites-lui que je l\
    David is an accountant. He leaves town every Friday, pretending he is going to take care of his parents at their old people's home. But actually his parents are dead, and he spends the week-ends converting a chalet. He intends to live there with Lise, a woman he knows and loves since childhood. But Lise has just married another and has a baby. David's mad love does not see those facts as an obstacle... (imdb)
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    Astérix et Obélix: Au service de Sa Majesté
    Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans. (imdb)
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    I Love You All
    A woman invites all four men she loved in her life for the dinner of New Year's Eve at the same time and unites them all in her house. In sentimental flashbacks they recall the former times. (imdb)
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    Olé !
    Ramon Holgado is the driver of an important man. He's also his confidant, golf partner, and alibi for his escapades. His wife, Carmen, dreams of living under the sun of Andalusia with Ramon...
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    A Few Hours of Sunlight
    The film centers on a handsome Parisian journalist named Gilles. On the verge of a nervous breakdown and bored with his current girlfriend, he escapes to his sister's country home in Limoges, where he meets the equally bored (and married) Nathalie Silvener. The two enter into an instant affair that ultimately leads to tragedy. (imdb)
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    L\
    Film of Jacques Doillon, who entrusts a sequence on Nigeria to Jean Rouch and one on New York to Alain Resnais. The film has one complete duration of 87 minutes; script by Gébé with Gerard Depardieu, Josiane Balasko, Jacques Higelin and the team of Splendid. Originally a comic strip published in Charlie-monthly magazine, this film is an ecological and "tiers-mondiste" utopia . (KG)
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    Pas si méchant que ça
    In this comedy, a newly married groom finds himself overwhelmed by business expenses and becomes a crook. The trouble really begins when he falls in love with his victims. (Allmovie)
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    Le Sucre
    Civil servant Adrien Courtois comes to Paris in order to make his money bear fruits. (imdb)
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    Battle of the Brave
    In the mid-18th Century, as England and France battle over control of Canada, an epic romance between a peasant woman and a trapper unfurls. (imdb)
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    The Dogs
    After several inhabitants of a new city were bitten by dogs, a young doctor tries to stop to the climb of violence. (imdb)
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    A Farewell to Fools
    Set during World War II, somewhere in Transylvania. A German soldier is found dead near the village. The local authorities must find the culprit, or they will be all shot by the Nazis the morning after. There's no way to find the guilty one, but there's Ipu, the madman of the village, whom they promise a hero's funeral if he will claims responsibility and agrees to die in their place. He must decide, and time is running out. (imdb)
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    The Man Who Laughs
    Can titles make one a true aristocrat? Can riches make one a bourgeois? Can a monster be a hero? Abducted and mutilated as a child, Gwynplaine has become a popular fairground attraction as "The Man Who Laughs" due to the diabolical smile carved on his face. When he discovers that he is in fact the heir to titles and riches, Gwynplaine resolves to use his position to plead the cause of the poor and the abused. But the rich, noble and powerful never listen. They just keep on laughing at him. (film.iksv.org)
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    Cadences obstinées
    A former cellist stuck in a dead-end relationship with an obsessive architect
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    Turf
    The story of four friends: the Greek (osteopath), Fifi (who lives with her mother, and is a concierge), Fortuné (the West Indian who works at the Cogex), and Freddy. They frequent a Parisian horsetrack, Le Balto.
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    Welcome to New York
    Mr. Devereaux is a powerful man. A man who handles billions of dollars every day. A man who controls the economic fate of nations. A man driven by a frenzied and unbridled sexual hunger. A man who dreamed of saving the world and who cannot save himself. A terrified man. A lost man. (imdb)
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    United Passions
    FIFA, soccer's top governing body from founding to present day political struggles and allegations of corruption.
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    Les invincibles
    The announcement of an international petanque tournament organized by the famous Darcy, will change the life of Momo, and awaken his buried by the vagaries of life dream of becoming champion and live his passion. Galvanized by his meeting with Caroline, Momo will make peace with himself and confront prejudice. Downgraded, rejected, dented, they have become: The Invincibles.
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    La marque des anges - Miserere
    When a truck trafficking children is intercepted in the desert by the army, one of the traffickers is captured. Interpol agent Frank Salek comes to the police station with his partner to interrogate the prisoner. However, the man lures his partner and commits suicide in the toilet. Frank, who is addicted in pills and is haunted by his past, finds three names in the prisoner's cellular that is broken.
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    Viktor
    After spending seven years in jail for an art heist, Frenchman Victor Lambert returns to Moscow to uncover the circumstances behind his son Jeremy's brutal murder. He is backed by his lover Alexandra, and by his ex-partner-in-crime, choreographer Souliman.
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    Le Tartuffe
    Orgon is a man of property duped by the false piety of the penniless Tartuffe. Orgon takes him into his house, believing him a paragon of virtue, but over time Tartuffe schemes to take everything that Orgon possesses for himself.
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    Valley of Love
    Isabelle and Gérard go to a strange appointment in Death Valley, California. They have not seen each other for years and are here to answer to an invitation from their son Michael, a photographer, which they received after his suicide, six months ago. (imdb)
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    The End
    Gérard Depardieu sits alone at his dining table, talking to the dog. They then set out hunting together. But the nearby forest, where the dog disappears and the hunter gets lost shortly afterwards, turns into a mysterious place full of strange creatures. (berlinale.de)
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    Saint Amour
    For Bruno, the agricultural show in Paris marks the high point of his year since it means he can go on a wine tasting tour through France's wine-growing regions and drink his way from one stand to the next without even leaving the exhibition hall. His father Jean apparently has but one aim in mind: to win a prize with his breeding bull Nabuchodonosor. Bruno is sick of being a farmer and wants to get out of the family business.... (berlinale.de)
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    Tour de France
    Far'Hook is a 20-year-old rapper. Following a violent dispute with a rival, he's forced to leave Paris for a while. His producer, Bilal, suggests that Far'Hook acts as driver for Bilal's father, Serge, on a tour of French ports, following in the footsteps of the classic painter Joseph Vernet... (imdb)
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    Le divan de Staline
    While preparing for the creation of an oficial monument in his name, Stalin deals with suspicion and remorse.
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    Marseille
    Marseille (2016) - TV Series
    A tale of power, corruption and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the French port city of Marseille. (imdb)
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    Streghe Verso Nord
    A young writer who wrote a fantasy novel about witches meets a man who reveals to him that everything he wrote is true: witches are real, they're beautiful and they're everywhere. So he's asked to join an international organization dedicated to neutralizing them one by one in the only possible way: you get close to them, headbutt them and then drag their bodies for seven steps to the North.
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    Let the Sunshine In
    Adapted from Roland Barthes' A Lover's Discourse: Fragments, which deconstructs the language of love. (imdb)
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    La Dream Team
    When a fit of anger leads to a serious injury, a sidelined soccer star returns to his hometown and reluctantly agrees to train the local youth.
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    Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero
    The true story of the most decorated dog in American military history - Sgt. Stubby - and the enduring bonds he forged with his brothers-in-arms in the trenches of World War I. (imdb)
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    Carbone
    Danger of losing his business, Anthony Roca, an ordinary man, develops a scam that will become the heist of the century. Overtaken by the crime, he will have to deal with betrayal, murder and settling
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    Nausicaa
    Nausicaa (1970) - TV Movie
    A television film made by Agnès Varda. Very much based on her own life, the film follows a girl, whose father is from Greece, studying ancient art in France. The film was never broadcast for political reasons related to its portrayal of Greeks, and is now only available in reconstructed form.
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    Disco
    The main subject of this movie is the rebirth of disco music at the mid-2000s in a town of France. The film is at first humorous, with a lot of clichés about Saturday Night Fever, but it doesn't disparage the disco culture at any time. In fact, all the people involved in this film are fans of disco, dance and funk music. (wikipedia.org)
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    Les confins du monde
    Indochina-war, 1945: French Robert is the only survivor of a massacre in which his brother has perished. Blinded by revenge, Robert rejoins the forces in search of the assassins. But meeting the young Indochinese Maï disrupts his mission. (imdb)
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    Au rendez-vous de la mort joyeuse
    Thriller about a haunted house in the French countryside. (imdb)
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    Amoureux de ma femme
    A man fantasizes about his best friend's new girlfriend. He is willing to throw caution to the wind to fulfill his wildest dreams. (imdb)
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    Fahim
    The story of Fahim Mohammad, world junior chess champion, born in Bangladesh in 2000, and currently playing in France.
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    L\
    A pair of Italian filmmakers go to Rome to find a star for their first project.
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    Thalasso
    Provocative French writer Michel Houellebecq meets Gérard Depardieu at a sea water therapy center. Together, they try to survive the health regime to which they are subjected by the establishment. But events quickly derail their routine. (imdb)
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    Illusions perdues
    An adaptation of Honoré de Balzac's novel "Lost Illusions". (imdb)
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    Umami
    France's leading chef throws himself into a quest seeking the flavor that has confounded his life since he was defeated by a Japanese chef's bowl of noodles as a young man.
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    Maigret
    In Paris, a young girl is found dead in a Parisian square, wearing an evening dress. Commissioner Maigret will try to identify her and then understand what happened to the victim. (imdb)
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    Niente può fermarci
    "Nothing can stop us" is a On the Road comedy. And 'the journey of formation of 4 "particular" boys, to the affirmation of self and acceptance of their differences. A fun and spectacular journey through Italy, the French countryside and Spain will lead them to Ibiza, the party capital. Friendship, complicity, adventures and summer loves are the ingredients of this romantic comedy. (imdb)
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    Des hommes
    In a village where everyone knows everyone, four veterans of the Algerian War are haunted by their past.
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    Robust
    An aging and disenchanted film star gets a new assistant in the form of a young female security officer.
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    Les Volets Verts
    The twilight of a sacred monster, Jules Maugin, an actor at the height of his glory. Under the famous personality, the big mouth, and the social shell, lies the intimate portrait of a man laid bare.
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    Blanche
    In 17th century France, cardinal Mazarin's death squad kills young Blanche's parents. She grows up to become a thief and steels a substance called Powder of the Devil and a coded letter that were sent to cardinal Mazarin. He is furious. (imdb)
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    Maison de retraite
    To avoid going to prison, Milann, 30, is forced to do 300 hours of community service in a retirement home, Les Mimosas. His first few weeks are a living hell! But he is quickly adopted by the pensioners, and in particular by a group of 7 inseparable friends who, each in their own way, teach him their vision of life. As the weeks go by, Milann discovers that the establishment is taking advantage of its residents' vulnerability to rip them off.
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