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Film archivist Serge Bromberg uncovers a treasure trove of imagery from an unfinished film called "L'Enfer" starring Romy Schneider and directed by the French master Henri-Georges Clouzot.
How can moon and time affect human mood and fate? In the manner of a Greek tragedy , this movie shows how the chaos of life ineluctably propels its characters towards violence and alienation. (imdb)
After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide... (imdb)
This movie tells the story of a group of right-wing cops have begun carrying out vigilante justice on drug dealers and other crime figures who might otherwise avoid punishment for their misdeeds. Police inspector Grindel (Delon) understands the feelings which motivate these deeds, but does not approve. However, he is not highly motivated to put an end to the group's activities until it begins to appear that they are now attacking fellow cops for reasons which are unclear. (imdb)
In Paris in the near future. Aging thieves Marc and Hans owe money to a tough American woman who gives them two weeks to pay. They scheme to steal and sell a new serum for a disease that's killing lovers, but they need someone with quick steady hands. They recruit Alex, a disaffected youth who's breaking up with Lise, his 16-year-old girlfriend. In the few days before the theft, Alex becomes enchanted with Anna, Marc's young mistress. They talk, they play, they sing, but she's in love with Marc. (imdb)
Spiros retires as a schoolteacher, his daughter is married, and he starts his annual journey with his bees to get honey from different areas. In his truck he finds a young girl who has just been abandoned and has no roots. Spiros lets her follow for a day... (imdb)
On a terrace in Rome, a group of Italian communist politicians and intellectuals have a party. (en.wikipedia.org)
In this oddball mix of music and drama, an actress (Carole Laure) in a traveling musical revue is involved with the show's director until she meets and falls for an aging ecological activist. He too is drawn to her, and together they try to stop a factory from being built over an old-growth forest. (imdb)
In Nazi-occupied France, a police inspector collaborates with the Gestapo while a thief works for the Resistance.
A detective is on a case of homicide and he gets more involved than his police department may have intended in this French mystery. (allmovie.com)
An absurd "Western" set in Paris following Custer, Buffalo Bill, Custer's boss, General Terry and a white woman-exploiting Indian scout.
Three friends face mid-life crises
Thia and Murelli, who live from shows of automobile stunts, are also involved in small burglaries. Thia falls by chance on a scene of jealousy, witnessing Jock kill both his wife and her lover. He decides to help Jock get out of trouble. Jock soon falls in love with Célia, the daughter of Murelli, and the young couple assists Thia and Murelli on a last big job.
Seven small rogues dream of stealing the beautiful jewels which are in Paris for an exhibition. One of them tries to involve Raphael who is a big shot in finance. Raphael refuses. The seven rogues will decide to try to carry out the theft themselves.
France, 1942, during the occupation. Philippe Gerbier, a civil engineer, is one of the French Resistance's chiefs. Given away by a traitor, he is interned in a camp. (imdb)
Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast of Congo stuffed with riches. The adventurers set off to find the loot... (imdb)
Marie-Chantal travels by train to her cousin's place to spend a winter holiday, when a stranger - apparently a fugitive from someone aboard - entrusts her with a jewel in the shape of a tiger with ruby eyes. Unknown to her, these false jewels contain a virus powerful enough to destroy all humankind. Doctor Kha is just one among many spies from different nations trying to get their hands on the tiger, or Marie-Chantal... It will give any nation a tremendous control over all others! (imdb)
Henri-Georges Clouzot's unfinished masterpiece.
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.
Burglar Maurice Faugel has just finished his sentence. He murders Gilbert Vanovre, a receiver, and steals the loot of a break-in. He is also preparing a house-breaking, and his friend Silien brings him the needed equipment. But Silien is a police informer ... A movie whose "all characters are two-faced, all characters are false", according to director Jean-Pierre Melville. (imdb)
Ram Bowen and Eddie Cook are two expatriate jazz musicians living in Paris where, unlike America at the time, Jazz musicians are celebrated and racism is a non-issue. When they meet and fall in love with two young American girls, Lillian and Connie, who are vacationing in France, Ram and Eddie must decide whether they should move back to America with them, or stay in Paris for the freedom it allows them. (imdb)
After the 8th September 1943 (when the Fascist Government was deposed), an Italian officer, Pietro Innocenzi, gives up his uniform and makes his way from the North to his home in Naples. Here he is drawn back into combat, this time on the side of the partesans who liberate the city. (bfi)
15 years after WWII ten members of the underground reunite to expose a traitor among them.
Jean Valjean, convicted of a minor crime, spends the rest of his life being pursued by a cruel and unrelenting policeman, Javert. (imdb)
La Seine a rencontré Paris (1957) - Short Film
Quotidian scenes of Paris along the quays beside the River Seine. Fishing, snoozing, cutting hair, washing clothes (imdb)
A struggling model concocts a story of being raped and beaten by three strangers and soon becomes a media darling. Complications arise when the police eventually arrest three suspects.
In an open-air dance hall, the members of Leca's gang are relaxing with their ladies.One of them, Marie, aka "Casque d'Or" (Golden Helmet) meets Manda, a carpenter (imdb)
This tale of intrigue finds Valentina Cortese involved in an assassination plot. She helps the police apprehend the conspirators after an innocent bystander is accidentally killed. (imdb)
An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes a maid and does similarly with the young man of the house (imdb)
Due to financial problems, the boarding-school of Saint-Loup is on the verge of closing its doors. In desperation, Jacquelin, the headmaster, has the idea to invite former students to a fund-raising reunion. Among the alumni, three men whose common point is to have been in love at the time with the headmaster's niece. One is a banker, the second a priest and the last one a globetrotter. All of a sudden, the peace of the assembly is disturbed: Jacquelin's niece has just been murdered.
An adaptation of Abbe Prevost's classic French novel 'Manon Lescaut', updated to post-World War II France, in which a former French Resistance activist rescues Manon from villagers who want to lynch her for collaborating with the Nazis. They move to Paris, but their relationship quickly turns stormy after they get involved in profiteering, prostitution and murder... (imdb)
Anthology film about the return of French POWs to civilian life after WWII.
A girl falsely imprisoned in a girl's reformatory has run ins with the headmistress.
Angelo, a glass-blower from Murano, and Georgia Maglia, the pretty daughter of a fascist magistrate, are chosen to be the stand-ins for the stars of a film version of "Romeo and Juliet" being shot on location in Venice. It is not long before they fall in love and their romance parallels that of Shakespeare's timeless heroes. Indeed their union is threatened by the schemings of Angelo, the Magia family's dubious tout... (imdb)
A banker responsible for a financial crisis dies, and his death is covered up. (imdb)
Paris, during the winter after its Liberation. Jean Diego meets up with his friend Raymond Lecuyer again. A tramp, pretending that he the Destiny, predicts Jean will meet the most beautiful girl in the world. The same evening, Jean meets Malou. He soon discovers that her brother Guy was the one that gave Raymond away to the Gestapo... (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.
In a college, three friends form a secret society. There objective - going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the day after he talks about it, he disappears. Then the second one vanishes. Are they gone to their dreams? That's when the art teacher is murdered. Suspicions now are too high so the third one decides to investigate. (imdb)