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Philippe Noiret

Philippe Noiret

Country: France

Total Credits at Criticker: 93 (Actor)

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    3 amis (2007)
    Claire, Caesar and Baptiste know each other from childhood. Inseparable, they face all the difficulties of life. When the wife of Baptiste and Claire summon Caesar to announce that she's leaving her husband, they have no choice but to announce the sad news to their friend, who immediately falls into a dark depression.
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    Marcello, una vita dolce (2006)
    Documentary that recreates the atmosphere of the life of Marcello Mastroianni, icon of Italian cinema.
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    Edy (2005)
    Edy is one of the best insurance salesmen around - especially when it comes to helping some of his clients get their hands on the life insurance of their spouses. But, it's been a while now that Edy has lost his desire to live. When he tries to put an end to it, fate plays a strange trick on him. Not only does he survive, but he finds himself with a corpse on his hands. Edy has only one solution - but yet again, fate makes fun of him. (marion-cotillard.org)
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    Les Côtelettes (2003)
    Les Côtelettes profiles the antics of two aging friends/antagonists who battle for the affections of one's maid. Leonce (Philippe Noiret) and Potier (Michel Bouquet) are polar opposites: the former a liberal member of the bourgeoisie, complete with a well-groomed son and an attractive mistress; the latter, a curmudgeonly right-wing ne'er-do-well who lives to upset the status quo. When Leonce's housekeeper Nacifa (Farida Rahouadj) enters the picture, the two become rivals, each attempting to bed (Michael Hastings, All Movie Guide)
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    Père et fils (2003)
    An old man comes up with a subterfuge to reconcile his estranged sons. (imdb)
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    Ripoux 3 (2003)
    François Lesbuche has become commissioner of IGS. Despite his rank and his willingness to be incorruptible, he does not hesitate to help his old friend Rene, who is a retired recluse on his barge...
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    Le Pique-nique de Lulu Kreutz (2000)
    A series of character studies about a group of intelligent but neurotic upper-middle class intellectuals at a beautiful resort in Evian, France.
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    On Guard! (1997)
    The story is set in early 1700s. Lafardere is former street urchin who became a best friend of Duke of Nevers. Nevers' heir is his evil cousin Gonzague. Gonzague, seeking wealth, kills Nevers and Nevers in his dying moments asks Lafardere to avenge him, however long that takes.
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    Les Palmes de M. Schutz (1997)
    A humoristic view of the lives of Marie and Pierre Curie and their discoveries around radioactivity. (imdb)
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    Les Grands ducs (1996)
    Three aging and failed comedians, Georges Cox, Victor Vialat and Eddie Carpentier, hit the road again with a lousy production of a lousy play, of course under the worst possible conditions. (imdb)
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    Fantôme avec chauffeur (1996)
    A chauffeur for a corrupt CEO, and a few hours later, his boss himself, are killed by the industrialist's associate. But their ghosts remain on Earth, and they try to tell the millionaire's teenage son the identity of the killer. (imdb)
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    Dead Tired (1994)
    What is going on here?!? French director, Michel Blanc (as Himself), just doesn't understand why his life is suddenly falling apart. This nightmarish comedy-thriller is all about identity. What defines a famous person? Is it their public self or their private self? What is the public's legitimate claim on their fame? With the glitterati of French Cinema starring as themselves, the anonymous faces in the audience gain a glimpse into the downside of public recognition. (imdb)
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    Il Postino (1994)
    Pablo Neruda, the famous Chilean poet, is exiled to a small island for political reasons. On the island, the unemployed son of a poor fisherman is hired as an extra postman due to the huge increase in mail that this causes. Il Postino is to hand-deliver the celebrity's mail to him. Though poorly educated, the postman learns to love poetry and eventually befriends Neruda. Struggling to grow and express himself more fully, he suddenly falls in love and needs Neruda's help and guidance more than ever. (imdb)
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    La fille de d
    This film tells the story of Eloise, the daughter of D'Artagnan, one of the three Musketeers. Left in a nunnery and dedicated to helping the less fortunate, Eloise discovers a conspiracy to overthrow the king of France. She enlists the aid of her father and the rest of the great--yet retired--Musketeers to thwart the plan. Enduring heart-stopping sword fights and ruthless treachery, Eloise and the Musketeers find themselves embroiled in the fight of their lives.
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    Tango (1993)
    Vincent, a stunt pilot, is acquitted of murdering his wife and her lover. However, a few years later, L'Elegant, the Judge in the case, comes to blackmail him. The Judge's nephew, Paul, is having trouble with his wife and they demand that Vincent kill her. The Judge, a confirmed bachelor, takes Paul and Vincent on the road to search for Paul's wife Marie. The three men get on well together, and spend their time discussing their relationship with women. (imdb)
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    Zuppa di pesce (1992)
    A villa by the sea in Tuscany between the 1950s and the late 70s. The film follows the development of Isabella and her relationship with her father and family. (bfi)
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    Max et Jérémie (1992)
    A socially awkward TV-addicted ambitious small time thug is ordered to take out a retiring professional hitman, a legend among his peers. However, the two grow to like each other and become friends instead and that's not what the mob wants. (imdb)
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    La Domenica specialmente (1991)
    Three very odd relationships provide the basis for this thought-provoking Italian anthology that is overseen by director Bernardo Bertolucci. (VH1.com)
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    Rossini! Rossini! (1991)
    Film commemorating Rossini, looking into his personality and aspects of his character ranging from a precarious childhood to his loves, humour, manic-depression, obssessions and his genius. (imdb)
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    A young man leaves his native town in southern France to discover Paris. Being too unexperienced and too naive, he drops into the reality of Paris 1991. He soon gives up his dream of becoming an actor and prostitutes himself. Throughout all these modern relationships, he keeps his innocence but becomes very emotionally blocked. (imdb)
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    The Palermo Connection  (1990)
    Carmine Bonavia wins election as the mayor of New York on a promise to legalize drugs. After the election... (imdb)
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    Ripoux contre Ripoux (1990)
    The partners are back and are in a tight spot! Francois is going through a moral crisis, and Rene is experiencing the same. But, honesty is not always the best policy. After being suspended for their actions, they return to face their far more crooked replacements. (imdb)
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    Uranus (1990)
    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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    La vie et rien d
    Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past. (imdb)
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    Cinema Paradiso (1988)
    A famous film director returns home to a Sicilian village for the first time after almost 30 years. He reminisces about his childhood at the Cinema Paradiso where Alfredo, the projectionist, first brought about his love of films. He is also reminded of his lost teenage love, Elena, who he had to leave before he left for Rome. (imdb)
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    Chouans! (1988)
    In 1793 when terror is widespread in France,peasants known as Chouans help the revolutionaries. (imdb)
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    Noyade interdite (1987)
    Molinat is assigned to the case of a man found with a bullet in his ear on the shore of a little Atlantic coast resort he knows well. Indeed, he used to live there before his wife disappeared at sea, never to be found again. As the ocean rejects a new corpse everyday, the mystery thickens and the list of potential suspects grows longer. This slows Molinat's progress as much as the cumbersome Leroyer, sent in to spy on him and hopefully impede his progress. (imdb)
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    Masques (1987)
    Roland Wolf wants to write a book about a TV game-show host, the hail-fellow-well-met Christian Legagneur, who invites Wolf to his country estate, promising several days of lengthy interviews. But Legagneur's laughter and easy intimacy are empty of content for a book, and he's constantly dashing off, promising Wolf more time later. Wolf seems to have his own mask: he's brought a gun with him, and he's curious about a woman who was a recent guest at the estate. (imdb)
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    The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987)
    A Jewish family and a homosexual doctor suffer persecution in Fascist Italy. Based on a novel by Giorgio Bassani.
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    La famiglia (1987)
    Traces events in the life of Carlo, from his christening in 1906, where his grandfather reminds his father that Carlo means "free man," to his 80th birthday party. The film principally explores his relationships with younger brother Guilio, with wife Beatrice, and with her sister Adriana, whom Carlo loved as a young man (imdb)
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    This film tells the story of a shepard who repairs the ruined ecosystem of a secluded valley by singlehandedly cultivating a forest over a thirty year period. (imdb)
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    Round Midnight (1986)
    Paris, 1959. The tenor sax player who has just been booked at the Blue Note was once known as one of the greats... (imdb)
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    Speriamo che sia femmina (1986)
    Elena lives on a Tuscan farm, separated from her ineffectual husband Leonardo, who is more concerned with his mistress Lolli than his wife or two daughters, Franca and Malvina. This collection of female figures inhabiting a world virtually without men is completed by Elena's sister Claudia and Elena's housekeeper Fosca. The only male in the house is a senile old uncle who spends most of his time knitting. This unusual stable female environment is suddenly shaken by several crises. (imdb)
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    Twist again à Moscou (1986)
    Igor, who manages a fancy hotel and is on the take, has to juggle several problems at once. (imdb)
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    Les Rois du gag (1985)
    Paul Martin and François Leroux are brothers-in-law, friends, room-mates and gagmen without fame. But one day, one of the most famous television comics, Gaëtan, who has just laid off two his gagmen considered too old and not original enough, finds himself in the little theater where Paul and François where they produce themselves under the name of "Gagsters". (Wikipedia)
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    Edouard is patriarch of a large family: his second wife, Jeanne, has just had a baby and finally had enough of his philandering. His eldest daughter, Dino, lives with Paul, a playwright: theirs is a passionate relationship dogged by the dissatisfactions of daily life. Another daughter Sidonie comes into adulthood in love with Jude, both are musicians, except that she has a phobia about performing in public. After Jeanne throws Edouard out, the film jumps ahead seven years to pick up the resoluti
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    Fort Saganne (1984)
    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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    Les Ripoux (1984)
    Rene (P. Noiret) is a "ripou", a rotten cop who makes ends meet by accepting bribes, presents and free drinks from the people he should be putting in jail (imdb)
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    The friendship between two men is put to the test when one is accused by a woman of having destroyed her sister. The man then asks his friend to trace his former lovers and find out which one he is accused of wronging.
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    Le Grand Carnaval (1983)
    During the Second World War, the Americans landed in Algeria, in the battle of North Africa. The landing took place near a small town called Tadjira. This sub-prefecture composed mainly of Algerians will welcome the American soldiers and live with them.
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    The African (1983)
    A travel agent travels to Africa intending to start a resort hotel only to encounter her crusty ex-husband and ivory smugglers. (imdb)
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    All My Friends Part 2 (1982)
    The four old friends meet on the grave of the fifth of them, Perozzi, who died at the end of the first episode. Time has passed but they are still up for adventures and cruel jokes, and while they recall the one they created together with the late friend, new ones are on their way, starting right there at the cemetery. (imdb)
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    The North Star (1982)
    This thriller about a mysterious psychopath was based on a novel by Georges Simenon. Edouard Binet (Philippe Noiret), an aimless Frenchman who has spent several years travelling in Northern Africa, is sailing to Belgium when he meets an attractive woman named Sylvie Baron (Fanny Cottencon). Edouard introduces Sylvie to Nemrod (Gamil Ratib), a wealthy Egyptian who is traveling with a cache of valuable jewelry. (allrovi.com)
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    Tre Fratelli (1981)
    In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a correctional institute for boys; from Turin, Nicola, a factory worker involved in labor disputes. Once home, each encounters the past and engages in reveries of what may come.(imdb)
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    Coup de torchon (1981)
    1938, in a French african colony. Lucien Cordier is the cop of this village, populated with blacks and a few whites (usually dumb, racialist and lustful) (imdb)
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    Birgit Haas Must Be Killed (1981)
    "Hangar" is a new agency whose purpose is to carry out missions even too sensitive for the police or intelligence services. In this film, the agency must eliminate a German female terrorist by the name of Birgitt Haas. The murder is to be disguised as a crime of passion, so an agent must lure Birgitt into falling in love. (imdb)
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    On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter (1980)
    Police director Lise Tanquerelle marries Antoine Lemercier, an expert in Greek history. While honeymooning in Greece, they are approached by Pochet, a young archaeologist who discloses his latest discovery to the couple. He has uncovered the buttocks of Venus Heroclitus. Agnes is Pochet's disgruntled wife who allows the statue to be stolen by a Greek sailor. When the sailor is found dead, Antoine and Porchet are indicted for murder. The two escape in order to track down the real culprit. (Allmovie)
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    Une semaine de vacances (1980)
    Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life. (imdb)
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    Pile ou face (1980)
    For inspector Baroni,Monsieur Morlaix is the main suspect who might have killed his wife. (imdb)
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    Due pezzi di pane (1979)
    Two minstrels singing for their supper in Rome discover they've both been lovers to the same woman, and one of them is the father of her infant son; a privilege neither is willing to concede.
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    Le Témoin (1978)
    The painter Antonio Berti is called to Reims by his friend Robert Maurisson to restore the paintings of the cathedral. Robert loves young girls, and he kills one of them. Antonio happens to be at scene of the crime, and his friendship with Robert will be put to the test.
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    Dear Inspector (1978)
    Annie Girardot plays the old flame of Greek professor Philippe Noiret. The prof tries to rekindle the flames of passion, but Girardot seems curiously preoccupied. It turns out that she's a detective on the trail of a murderer. (Allmovie)
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    Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
    Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the (many) self-proclaimed greatest Chefs in Europe demand the mystery be solved. (imdb)
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    The Purple Taxi (1977)
    An ambitious musical adaptation of Michel Déon's best-selling novel, Un Taxi Mauve is set in Ireland during a time in which the nation announced it would no longer demand income taxes of artists, bringing a steady stream of creative bohemians to the Emerald Isle. Novelist Philippe (Philippe Noiret) is a French novelist recently relocated to Ireland, where makes friends with Jerry (Edward Albert), an American expatriate who left his home after the death of his girlfriend. (allmovie.com)
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    Une femme à sa fenêtre (1976)
    On August 4, 1936, General Metaxas declared martial law in Greece. A union leader using the name Boutros is sought in Athens by Primoukis, a ruthless police leader. Boutros narrowly escapes and, early the next morning, jumps through the window of Marchese Margot Santorini, the wealthy Austrian-born wife of Rico, a penniless Italian diplomat and playboy. Margot is bored and without purpose: aiding Boutros's escape invigorates her, and soon she is in love. (imdb)
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    A Common Sense of Modesty (1976)
    The film, divided into four episodes, is satirical the topic of sex in Italy.. (wikipedia)
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    The Desert of the Tartars (1976)
    As his first assignment, lieutenant Drogo is sent to an isolated fortress on the borders of a desert and of a range of high mountains. The mission of the garrison is to prevent a possible incursion by the fearsome Tartars, coming from beyond the desert... (imdb)
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    The Judge and the Assassin (1976)
    France, 1893. Joseph Bouvier, a former Sergeant in the French military, shoots his beloved and attempts to kill himself. Having survived with two bullets in his brain, he is released from the Dole medical facility. Then begins a five-year period of wandering on the roads of the South East of France, during which Bouvier rapes and eventually kills two dozen defenseless shepherds and farm servants of both sexes. (imdb)
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    Le jeu avec le feu (1975)
    The plot has Philippe Noiret as a corrupt tycoon teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. Desperate to raise a few francs, he decides to fake the kidnapping of his own daughter (Anicee Alvina) and pocket the ransom. He locks the girl up for safe-keeping in a deluxe Art Nouveau brothel, where he himself is a regular client. (imdb)
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    Le vieux fusil (1975)
    In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in the back country village where Julien has an old castle. One week later, Julien decided to meet then for the week end, but the Germans are already occupying the village. (imdb)
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    Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)
    France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion lead by a Breton squire and of the famine to become archbishop... Description of the life of the court in this period of transition where the French Revolution smoulders.
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    My Friends (1975)
    Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every free moment together organizing complex and terrible jokes to all the people they meet, or just wandering around Tuscany. (imdb)
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    Le Secret (1974)
    A stranger enters into and forever alters the life of a couple. He claims to be pursued by certain authorities who intend to prevent him from disclosing a secret that only he holds, whence the title. Is he lying, or insane - or is he telling the truth? Who, if anyone, is after him? And what *is* - the secret ? (imdb)
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    Michel Descombes is a watchmaker in the district of Saint-Paul, Lyons. He lives quietly, alone with his almost grown-up son, Bernard. One day, the police come and say Bernard murdered a FACTORY OWNER. Superintendent Guiboud asks Michel for help. But Michel realizes how little he knows about his son. He also starts to feel he is unable to blame his son. (imdb)
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    Don
    An absurd "Western" set in Paris following Custer, Buffalo Bill, Custer's boss, General Terry and a white woman-exploiting Indian scout.
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    The Holes (1974)
    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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    Poil de carotte (1973)
    In rural France, an undernourished and unloved young boy attempts suicide. (imdb)
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    Night Flight from Moscow (1973)
    Vlassov (Yul Brynner) is a Soviet spy. In France, Vlassov defects. He is whisked to the U.S.A., where Allan Davies (Henry Fonda) takes over the case. After polygraph tests and cross-examinations, Vlassov names several Western European agents who are also spying for the Soviets. Davies wants to take the listed agents into custody; meanwhile, those on the list start dying under mysterious circumstances. (imdb)
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    La Grande bouffe (1973)
    A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death. (imdb)
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    La vieille fille (1972)
    Muriel (Annie Girardot) is a shy woman who bluffs and blusters around in order to hide her shyness and to protect her loneliness, even though she longs wistfully for a companion of some sort. She has been lonely so long that now she is an old maid and has never been wooed. But Muriel finally gets a glimpse of romance when Gabriel (Philippe Noiret) walks into the seaside hotel she is vacationing in.
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    The Assassination (1972)
    L'Attentat is a political thriller based largely on a true story (the Ben Barka affair), which recounts how the French government and the American CIA connived to have a socialist in exile murdered before he could return to his homeland and start a revolution.
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    Murphy
    In the last days of WW2, an Irish sailor who's one of the few survivors of a U-boat attack makes it to a South Seas island, then goes to the ends of the earth with what makeshift weapons he can find to destroy the submarine
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    Siamo tutti in libertà provvisoria (1971)
    Drama: a young architect is temporarily imprisoned for his involvement in a car accident. He shares a cell with a homicidal maniac and other hardened criminals and learns some grim lessons about jail intrigues. One prisoner who might reveal incriminating evidence against highly placed person is done to death with the complicity of the guards. (bfi)
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    Topaz (1969)
    A French Man and his family involved in the cold war between Russians and Americans. (imdb)
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    Mr. Freedom (1969)
    Mr. Freedom, a pro-America superhero who fights for God and country by beating, robbing, raping and killing anyone who looks like they might disagree with him.
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    The Assassination Bureau (1969)
    The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the Bureau to assassinate its leader on the eve of World War I. (imdb)
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    Clérambard (1969)
    An impoverished aristocrat goes to desperate lengths to find something to eat. (Wikipedia)
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    Justine (1969)
    In Alexandria, in 1938, Darley, a young British schoolmaster and poet, makes friends through Pursewarden, the British consular officer, with Justine, the beautiful and mysterious wife of a Coptic banker. He observes the affairs of her heart and incidentally discovers that she is involved in a plot against the British, meant to arm the Jewish underground in Palestine. The plot finally fails, Justine is sent to jail and Darley decides to return to England. (imdb)
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    Alexandre le bienheureux (1968)
    Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an authoritarian wife, who makes him work like a dog. When she dies in a car crash, he decides to stay in bed, absolutely free and inactive. Just a dog is occupied to carry food and newspapers to him. (imdb)
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    The Night of the Generals (1967)
    The murder of a prostitute in Nazi occupied Warsaw draws Wehrmacht Major Grau into an investigation where the evidence points to one of three high ranking Generals. The trail leads Grau from Warsaw to Paris and straight into the 1944 plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, of which two of the Generals are deeply involved. Grau's case goes unfinished and it is not until 1965 when the true killer is brought to justice. (imdb)
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    Woman Times Seven (1967)
    Seven mini-stories of adultery: "Funeral Possession," a wayward widow at her husband's funeral; "Amateur Night," angry wife becomes streetwalker out of revenge; "Two Against One," seemingly prudish girl turns out otherwise; "Super Simone," wife vainly attempts to divert her over-engrossed writer husband; "At the Opera," a battle over a supposedly exclusive dress; "Suicides," a death pact; "Snow," would-be suitor is actually a private detective hired by jealous husband. (imdb)
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    Les Sultans (1966)
    Lisa, a young Italian living in Paris, waits at home for her lover to arrive. Late at night a phone call informs her that he is at a night-club with a pretty "Lolita"... Hurt deep inside, she attempts suicide but is saved by her neighbour. Luckily, the misunderstanding is soon cleared: the young girl was her lover's daughter in search of fatherly advice. Lisa learned the hard way that lovers are not the most important thing in men's lives... (movie-time)
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    Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
    Satire. Polly Maggoo is a fashion model in Paris, 20, on the runway at the big shows where magazine editor Miss Maxwell is the reigning opinion maker. The ridiculous passes for sublime. Polly becomes the subject of a vapid TV news documentary, "Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo?," and she's pursued by the filmmaker and by the prince of Borodine, a small country. (imdb)
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    Tendre voyou (1966)
    Tony Maréchal is a professional seducer. Having conquered countless women, proclaims that there is none that can resist his charm. To prove this makes a difficult challenge: to seduce baroness Minna von Strasshofer. (imdb)
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    A Matter of Resistance (1966)
    In the countryside near Normandy's beaches lives Marie, unhappy. It's 1945, she's married to Jérôme, a somewhat fussy milquetoast, diffident to the war around him and unwilling to move his wife to Paris, where she longs to live, shop, and party. A German outfit is bivouacked at Jérôme and Marie's crumbling château because its commanding officer is pursuing Marie. She's also eyed by a French spy working with the Allies as they plan D-Day. (imdb)
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    Lady L (1965)
    Lady L. is an elegant, elderly lady who recalls the past loves and lusty adventures she has lived through. (imdb)
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    Monsieur (1964)
    An inconsolable widower, who was a wealthy banker, is about to jump into the Seine, but a woman stops him. It is his former maid, Suzanne. She reveals to him that the mourned wife deceived him shamelessly. The banker forgets his suicide and decides to disappear.
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    Le Crime ne paie pas (1962)
    After viewing an unusual film about murder and the irony of fate, a man deliberately steps in front of a slow-moving vehicle, planning to use the minor accident which should result as an alibi for his own wife's murder which he has already engineered. However, what actually occurs is a very different scenario about the "art" of murder. (imdb)
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    The Masseuses (1962)
    Two industry managers from Milan are in Rome to get the contract to build a YMCA hostel. They get in touch with a masseuses ring and one of the masseuses is introduced to the president of the catholic association as the wife of one of the managers. During a vice squad roundup, the president is about to be discovered with one of the girls when he dies of a stroke. How will the others try to hide his death? (imdb)
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    Thérèse Desqueyroux (1962)
    After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged (imdb)
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    Tout l
    Businessman Victor Hardy (Noiret) wants to buy the entire area around the small village of Cabosse. He claims that he wants to return to nature, but he also intends to profit by selling the water from the village fountain, which is reputed to enhance longevity. However old farmer Mathieu and his sons (all played by Bourvil) don't want to sell... (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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    La Pointe-courte (1955)
    There are two parts to this film: sequences of life in the fishing village of La Pointe Courte (a government inspector's visit, the death of a child) alternate with others following a couple - He is from La Pointe Courte, she is Parisian - coming to terms with their changing relationship. (imdb)
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