Romy Schneider plays Marie, a forty-something working woman whose tiresome existence has prompted her to inaugurate an affair. Marie eventually parts with her lover, aborting the pregnancy resulting from her liaison. She pauses long enough to take stock of her current situation, and to muse on its possible outcome.
This is the fourth film of the Angélique series. Having discovered that her beloved is still alive, Angélique boards a galley ship and sails the Mediterranean. However, their ship is attacked by pirates and Angélique once more finds herself in peril... (imdb)
Le mistral (1965) - Short Film
Scenes of life and landscape in Provence where a chilly wind called the Mistral blows down the valley of the Rhône to the Mediterranean (imdb)
...A Valparaíso (1962) - Short Film
A travelogue of Valparaiso, Chile, a city built on steep hills. Life is a constant struggle against geography (imdb)
An injured restaurant owner is told to avoid straining himself with his wife, and the young new garage manager across the street desires her.
She's working in a big store, he's a typographer and they lost their winning lottery ticket. (imdb)
A short documentary about the industrial area on the outskirts of Paris, where many of the poor and working class who could not afford the more expensive rents in the City found cheaper housing. (imdb)
A horse dealer is making his way across the mountains in a snowstorm when he is suddenly attacked by a stranger. His assailant is Jean-Baptiste, a reclusive man known locally as the Bellman. Having killed the horse dealer, Jean-Baptiste flees with his gold. He intends to share these ill-gotten gains with Fabret, a simpleminded old man whose daughter he has taken a fancy to. In fact, Fabret's daughter, Catherine, is in love with another man, a woodcutter named Peter.
In Paris in 1887, Irène works as a governess to Douce, the grand-daughter of the dowager Countess de Bonafé. Douce believes she is in love with Fabien, the handsome manager of the estate. However she cannot hope to marry him because of their class difference. Douce's widowed father, the Count de Bonafé, has a wooden leg, and is infatuated with Irène. Douce discovers that Fabien is planning to flee to Quebec with Irène, and also finds out that the Count has asked Irène to marry him.(imdb)