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One of Luis Bunuel's most free-form and purely Surrealist films, consisting of a series of only vaguely related episodes - most famously... (imdb)
Several bourgeois friends planning to get together for dinner experience a succession of highly unusual occurrences that interfere with their expected dining enjoyment. (imdb)
Two tramps going on a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, meet different christian heresies. They meet too the Marquis of Sade. (imdb)
Benjamin is in love with Manette, the innkeeper's beautiful daughter, but she has no intention of giving in to the young doctor until she sees the marriage contract, and marriage does not fit in with Benjamin's spirit of independence.
A young lady tries to get his stolen money back, from the famous gangster Charles le Téméraire.
Gustave Manda, better known as Gu, a dangerous gangster, escapes from jail. He goes to Paris to join Manouche and other friends, and get involved in a gangland killing. Before leaving the country with Manouche, Gu needs a final job to get some money. But that's not so simple when you have Inspector Blot tracking you, and have to deal with the consequences of the shooting in Paris... (imdb)
Brassac (Jean Gabin) is a drunken veterinarian who can't resist bringing home stray animals and humans. Lilli Palmer plays his long-suffering wife Marie. When he brings home the prostitute Simone (Michele Mercier), Brassac is not sure he is acting out of concern or lust. He beats up the pimp who comes looking for Simone, and Brassac is happy when she later falls in love with his neighbor, and they make Brassac a "grandfather." (Allmovie)
Didier Formenter, the French scientist, has just put the final touch on an invention that will be able to destroy any sort of flying apparatus. An international crime gang is very interested in stealing this equipement to sell it to the higher bidder of lawless nations. Menaced, the scientist, who was friends with Nick Carter's father, calls Nick for help (imdb)
Maigret (Jean Gabin) is the detective who investigates a murder conspiracy. Gangsters from the United States try to kill a key government witness whose testimony could help land an influential mobster in jail. Maigret deals with the FBI and a series of shady underworld figures to save the life of the imperiled witness. The main character is a popular French detective taken from a novel by Georges Simenon. (allmovie.com)
The story of a man who has stopped drinking- and then dreaming- and who thanks to a young man who tries to forget a lost love in alcohol will turn drunk again during an exciting night. (imdb)
Three screenwriters pooled their talents for the French racetrack drama Duke of the Derby. Jean Gabin plays a handicapper who's been living high on the hog (or horse) for years. While playing the ponies at Britain's Epson Downs, Gabin finally outsmarts himself. The rest of the story concerns his feverish efforts to recoup his former glory. (AllMovie)
15 years after WWII ten members of the underground reunite to expose a traitor among them.
Bum Archimede wants to spend the winter in prison, but to get their proves not to be that easy. (imdb)
While Henri was a POW during the war, his wife passed away and he returned to face the challenges of bringing up three children alone. Henri may get drunk and angry at times but he also has a better side that will not stay buried. (imdb)
Former agent of the Second Bureau, Paul Lamiani (Lino Ventura) has become an honest father, a restaurant boss. One day, the DST called him and asked him to reconnect with a man named Raymond (Paul Frankeur), a mobster who was involved in trafficking in documents affecting National Defense.
Jean Gabin stars as Vallois, a vice inspector for the Paris police. Vallois takes special interest in the plight of drug-addicted Lucky (Najda Tiller), whom he considers to be more victim than criminal. Taking it upon himself to wean Lucky away from narcotics, Vallois also wins her love -- and, incidentally, smashes the dope ring responsible for her addiction. (allmovie.com)
Back from Indochina, Tony and Dick, two French soldiers, are now in possession of more than 20 million, entrusted by a trafficker. They buy a nightclub in the district of Montparnasse but are soon hunted by the thug who wants to recover his money. (themoviedb)
A garage owner (Jean Gabin) maintains his business as a front for his gang of criminals.
Martine Carol stars as Nana, a Parisian prostitute who rises from poverty to become the lover of a high-placed government bureaucrat, Comte Muffat (Charles Boyer). But as their affection for each other grows, they discover that society will exact a terrible price for their love. (Netflix)
Max, an old gangster, and his buddy Riton have got away with 50-million francs in gold bars, who think they ought to retire now... (imdb)
" Set in 1950, the film concentrates on five Parisian adolescents. Certain that the next war will herald the apocalypse, the youngster make plans to run off to a desert island and set up a new society. This, however, will require money, which is why the boys decide to pull off a "necessary" robbery. Idealism collapses in the face of cold reality, as the five youths suffer from the consequences of their actions. (NY Times)
On the occasion of his fiftieth birthday, divisional commissioner François Basquier recalls his professional career.
A series of people are affected by a fugitive killer.
Once a year the fair comes for one day to the little town 'Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre'. All inhabiters are scoffing at Francois, the postman, what he seems not to recognize. The rising of the flagstaff under his direction nearly leads into a catastrophy - but everybody tells him, how important his work is. (imdb)
A group of policemen look over three murder cases including a cutthroat that prays on young women, a madman that hid his deformed landlord's corpse in the floor, and a wine aficionado who buries his friend alive.
In the Charente, during the Nazi occupation, Edouard Martin, a fifty-year-old man with apparently peaceful life is in fact the leader of a resistance network. (imdb)
An aspiring singer tries to break into films during the early talkie era. She is hired to dub the singing and speaking voice of a silent-movie favorite. Sworn to secrecy, the fill-in must stand by in silence as the star receives all the praises and plaudits.
A gangster,Saget, who has stolen a lot of money, takes refuge in his hometown.There he meets a strange doctor who seems to know too many things about him and begins to blackmail him :much to the outlaw's surprise, he asks for a radiotherapy center to relieve the children's sufferings.He wants to help the whole town where lives Isabelle,"the hanged man 's daughter".She's been an outcast since.Her reason to live is not to get back to happiness but to make sure the others will not be happy.