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Louis Malle
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Date of Birth: Oct 30, 1932

Country: France

Biography: Louis Malle (30 October 1932 - 23 November 1995) was a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He worked in both French cinema and Hollywood. His films include Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (1958), Atlantic City (1981), and Au revoir, les enfants (1987). (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 32 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (30) | Writer (13) | Actor (7)
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Elevator to the Gallows (2010)
Actress Michiko Kichise plays Meiko, the wife of a medical company chairman. She is having an affair with Tokito, a doctor played by Hiroshi Abe. Meiko and Tokito plot to kill the chairman at his office with plans to make it look like a suicide. When Tokito returns to the building in an attempt to destroy evidence, however, he becomes trapped in an elevator. (The Mainichi Daily News (http)
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Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)
An uniterrupted rehersal of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" played out by a company of actors. The setting is their run down theater with an unusable stage and crumbling ceiling. The play is shown act by act with the briefest of breaks to move props or for refreshments. The lack of costumes, real props and scenery is soon forgotten.
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Damage (1992)
A member of Parliament (Irons) falls passionately in love with his son's fiancée. They pursue their affair with obsessive abandon despite the dangers of discovery and what it would do to his complacent life and his son (imdb)
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Milou en mai (1990)
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)
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Au revoir les enfants (1987)
A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives... (imdb)
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God
In 1979, Louis Malle traveled into the heart of Minnesota to capture the everyday lives of the men and women in a prosperous farming community. Six years later, during Ronald Reagan's second term, he returned to find drastic economic decline. Free of stereotypes about America's "heartland," God's Country, commissioned for American public television, is a stunning work of emotional and political clarity. (criterion)
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And the Pursuit of Happiness (1986)
Documentary about the immigrant experience in the United States.
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Alamo Bay (1985)
A despondent Vietnam veteran in danger of losing his livelihood is pushed to the edge when he sees Vietnamese immigrants moving into the fishing industry in a Texas bay town. (imdb)
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De Weg naar Bresson (1984)
This is two films at once- it is a record of the filmmakers trying to land Bresson for an interview, all while explaining to us what is so unique about his movies. (surrealmoviez.info)
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Crackers (1984)
Garvey (Jack Warden) is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard... (imdb)
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My Dinner with Andre (1981)
Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
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Atlantic City (1980)
Lou is a small time gangster, who thinks he used to be something big. He meets up with a younger girl... (imdb)
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Pretty Baby (1978)
A pre-teen girl grows up in a house of prostitution in the Storyville section of New Orleans in 1917. (imdb)
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Black Moon (1975)
There is a war in the world between the men and the women. A young girl tries to escape this reality and comes to a hidden place where a strange unicorn lives with a family: Sister, Brother, many children and an old woman that never leaves her bed but stays in contact with the world through her radio. Since the content of this picture is not as important as the pictures and allegories, the simple plot can not be described further. (imdb)
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Place de la république (1974)
1 1/2 hours of an interviewer/camera crew on the streets of Paris trying to speak to people about anything. There are a few dull moments but it gives a fantastic view on life in Paris... (IMDB Comments)
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Humain, trop humain (1974)
A meditative investigation of the inner workings of a French automotive plant (criterion)
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Lacombe Lucien (1974)
A small town in the south-west of France, summer of 1944. Having failed to join the resistance, the 18 year old Lucien Lacombe, whose father is a prisoner in Germany and whose mother dates her employer, works for the German police. He then meets France Horn, the daughter of a rich jewish tailor. (imdb)
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Murmur of the Heart (1971)
This is a jolly coming-of-age story about a 15-year-old boy named Laurent Chevalier who is growing up in bourgeois surroundings in Dijon, France.
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Calcutta (1969)
With minimal narration by the director and very little context this is a kaleidoscope of stunning visuals from Calcutta, a city of 8,000,000 in the late 1960's: rich and poor, exotic and mundane, secular and religious, children and adults, animate and inanimate. Given only the images, the viewer can read any meaning she or he wants into the film. (imdb)
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Phantom India (1969)
Phantom India (1969) - TV Mini-Series
Malle called his gorgeous and groundbreaking Phantom India the most personal film of his career. And this extraordinary journey to India, originally shown as a miniseries on European television, is infused with his sense of discovery, as well as occasional outrage, intrigue, and joy. (criterion)
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Spirits of the Dead (1968)
Three renowned European directors (Federico Fellini, Roger Vadim and Louis Malle) each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit," (Fellini) featuring Terence Stamp as a disheveled drugged and drunk English movie star who nods acceptance in the Italian press and his producers fawn over him. "Metzengerstein" (Vadim) with Jane Fonda (Mrs. Vadim at the time) as a Mediveal countess who has a love-hate relationship with a black stallion - who, it turns out is really her dead lover... (imdb)
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The Thief of Paris (1967)
In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who squanders his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a rich neighbour. As an act of revenge, Georges steals the fiance's family jewels, and enjoys the experience so much that he embarks upon a life-time of burglary. (imdb)
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Viva María! (1965)
Somewhere in Middle America, 1907: Maria II, the daugther of an Irish terrorist, meets after the dead of her father Maria I, the singer of an circus (imdb)
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Bons baisers de Bangkok (1964)
A succession of images and impressions about Thailand and its people: street kids, peasant farmers, budhist priests, festivities to honor the royal couple....
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The Fire Within (1963)
Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good old days' friends. None of them will be helpful, increasing Alain's distress. (imdb)
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Vive le tour (1962)
Vive le tour (1962) - Short Film
Documentary about the Tour de France.
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A Very Private Affair (1962)
When Jill becomes a movie star, she soon discovers that her private life is destroyed by persistent fans that won't leave her alone. Her mothers ex-lover, Fabio, tries to protect her. (imdb)
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Zazie Rides The Metro (1960)
This merry farce depicts a satirical view of the French society: Twelve years old Zazie has to stay two days with her relatives in Paris, so that her mother can spend some time with her lover.
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Elevator to the Gallows (1958)
Florence Carala and her lover Julien Tavernier, an ex - paratrooper want to murder her husband by faking a suicide. But after Julien has killed him and he puts his things in his car, he finds he has forgotten the rope outside the window and he returns to the building to remove it... (imdb)
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The Lovers (1958)
Bored with her husband, bored with her polo-playing lover, will the middle-aged heroine go away with the young man who gave her a lift that day when her car broke down on the way back to her country estate from a weekend with her lover in Paris? (imdb)
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Le Monde du silence (1956)
One of the first films with underwater cinematography.
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Crazeologie (1953)
Crazeologie (1953) - Short Film
Louis Malle's first movie (short).
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