A modern-day Parisian town crier gradually learns that someone is using him to give cryptic warnings of a plague outbreak in the city. (imdb)
In Liège, a group of men gathers every day in a café situated near the steel factory which once reigned supreme. They play cards in a warm atmosphere but that hardly masks their quiet desperation. All unemployed, either because they can't find work like Patrick or because they have been made redundant like Robert and Jean-Pierre, they try to forget their lot... (imdb)
A writer living with her mother finds her apartment cramped and makes various desperate attempts to battle writer's block.
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)
In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary)... (imdb)
Pas de C4 pour Daniel Daniel (1987) - Short Film
The short film is presented as a trailer of a film (non-existent) named "No C4 for Daniel Daniel", supposed to follow a first film (also nonexistent) named "Daniel Daniel filibuster Sidereal".
Yvan, Anne and Henri are in a rock group. During an evening that turns into a nightmare, the three accidentally commit a murder. The police never suspect them, but they must live with the knowledge of what they have done.
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)
After doing some time in jail, René has finally said goodbye to his criminal past. But when his son is mortally ill and in desperate need of expensive medical help, René can't refuse the offer to crack a safe in a villa. What René and his pals don't know is that they serve as a decoy for criminals who have much bigger plans. Can he escape from the police ? (imdb)
This is a coming of age drama adapted from the 1952 Yves Gibeau novel of the same title. A young anti-militarist is forcibly sent to military school by his father. He's a bookish pacifist who endures being bullied by his superiors all throughout school, not out of weakness rather out of strength to deny violence it's coveted reciprocity. (imdb)