Showing posts with label France. Show all posts
Showing posts with label France. Show all posts

Superbiester! ‘Nen Freund zum Geburtstag (1982)

Directed by: Christian Lara
Stars: Valérie Dumas, Désirée Nosbusch, Sarah Siritzky
Language: German
Country: France  | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Une glace avec deux boules
DescriptionTeenager comedy from the early eighties.

Le battant (1983)

Directed by: Alain Delon, Robin Davis
Stars: Alain Delon, Anne Parillaud, François Périer
Language: French Subtitles: English
Country: France | Imdb Info | BDRip
Also known as: The Cache, The Fighter
DescriptionAlain Delon produced, directed, co-wrote, and starred in this story about a solitary thief, jailed for a jewel robbery and the murder of the jeweler, and set free after serving his prison term. His objective is to get his hands on the stolen jewels before a crowd of gangsters reaches them and/or kills him, and before the police can catch up with him again. The hero-thief-murderer manages to romance an attractive woman in the meantime, suggesting his future might be rosier than his past.

The Game Is Over (1966)

Directed by: Roger Vadim
Stars: Jane Fonda, Michel Piccoli, Peter McEnery
Language: French  Subtitles: English
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: La curée
DescriptionRenee Saccard is a pampered, selfish young wife of a middle-aged Parisian businessman who falls in love with her stepson but is driven to the point of madness when her husband tricks the stepson into betraying her.

The Seven Deadly Sins (1952)

Directed by: Yves Allégret, Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Michèle Morgan, Françoise Rosay, Jean Debucourt
Language: French Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: France  | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Les sept péchés capitaux
Description A French/Italian co-production with two episodes from Italy and five from France covering the seven deadly sins [ check imdb review for detailed plots]

A Very Special Woman (1979)

Directed by: Jean-Marie Pallardy
Stars: Karin Schubert, Jean-Marie Pallardy, Georges Guéret, Brigitte Lahaie
Language: German
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Liebesrausch – Aus Liebe weg vom Stoff, Une femme spéciale
DescriptionYasmine, a beautiful young newlywed with a serious drug problem. Her low-life husband (Georges Gueret) uses this addiction to manipulate her, forcing her to smuggle narcotics for him and even sleep with his gangster cronies to settle his drug debts. When Yasmine catches him in bed with another woman, she steals a large quantity of his heroin and goes on the run, with the smugglers in deadly pursuit.

Made in Sex (1976)

Directed by:  Jean-Louis van Belle
Stars: Dominique Beq, Willy Braque, Karine Gambier
Language: Italian  Subtitles: English
Country: France  | Imdb Info | Vhsrip
Also known as: Ragazze Supersexy , Les nouveaux talents
Description An obscure skinflick 

The School of Flesh (1998)

Directed by: Benoît Jacquot
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Vincent Martinez, Vincent Lindon
Language: French  Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: L’école de la chair
DescriptionFashion executive Dominique’s obsession for Quentin, a young bisexual hustler, fills her desire for physical love but leaves her taxed emotionally. Twists and turns in the relationship, along with the man’s violent and abusive nature, force Dominique to reconcile the conflicts created by her passion. In this quest, Dominique is aided [and sometimes hindered] by friends, clients, and Quentin’s former and current acquaintances.

Cat and Mouse (1975)

Directed by: Claude Lelouch
Stars: Michèle Morgan, Serge Reggiani, Philippe Léotard
Language: French Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Le chat et la souris, Seven Suspects for Murder
Description A very unorthodox police inspector is assigned to investigate a millionaire’s mysterious death. Who done it?

The Burning Court (1962)

Directed by: Julien Duvivier
Stars: Nadja Tiller, Jean-Claude Brialy, Perrette Pradier
Language: English, French (2tracks) | Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: La chambre ardente, The Curse and the Coffin
DescriptionA group of people visit a weird old man who is a student of the black arts. The man lives in an ancient, cursed castle. Soon people in the group start being killed off.

A la folie (1994)

Directed by: Diane Kurys
Stars: Anne Parillaud, Béatrice Dalle, Patrick Aurignac
Language: French Subtitles: English
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Six Days, Six Nights, Alice et Elsa
DescriptionAlice is a promising young artist in Paris. Her boyfriend Franck, a boxer, has just moved in to her attic flat. Then her sister Elsa, a bored housewife, leaves her unfaithful husband Thomas and turns up unannounced to stay with Alice and Franck. Elsa disrupts their life by playing psychological games with them, but they cannot bring themselves to throw her out.

Dernier atout (1942)

Directed by: Jacques Becker
Stars: Mireille Balin, Raymond Rouleau, Pierre Renoir
Language: French Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
DescriptionA man is shot In the hotel of an imaginary South American country. Clarence and Montès, two inspector students, must elucidate this murder to decide who is the winner of a shooting contest, but they do not know that the dead guy is the n°1 public enemy in the USA.

Plucking the Daisy (1956)

Directed by: Marc Allégret
Stars: Daniel Gélin, Brigitte Bardot, Robert Hirsch
Language: French Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Mademoiselle Striptease, En effeuillant la marguerite
DescriptionA Paris schoolgirl unwittingly ignites hellfire in the minds of men from Seine to Sorbonne.

Wuthering Heights (1985)

Directed by: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Fabienne Babe, Lucas Belvaux, Sandra Montaigu
Language: French Subtitles: English
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Hurlevent
DescriptionAcclaimed French director Jacques Rivette’s version of Emily Bronte’s classic novel. In condensing the novel for the screen, Rivette only uses the first half of the book and the setting has been changed to rural France in the 1930s. The vengeful Heathcliff is now the vengeful Roch (Lucas Belvaux), and Cathy is the more Francophone Catherine (Fabienne Babe).

Eaux profondes (1981)

Directed by: Michel Deville
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Sandrine Kljajic
Language: French Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
DescriptionMelanie enjoys flirting and having little affairs. Her husband Victor seems to bear her antics with utmost calm and nonchalance. This impression turns out to be wrong, very wrong indeed. 

Justine de Sade (1972)

Directed by: Claude Pierson
Stars: Alice Arno, Yves Arcanel, Michel Bertay
Language: English (dvdrip) +  English, French (2tracks-dvd)
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip + Dvd  [Uncut]
Also known as: The Violation of Justine
DescriptionTherese, a beautiful but naive young girl, who finds herself being passed around from depraved pervert to depraved pervert, enduring just about every kind of sexual degradation there is while still believing that some kind stranger will eventually help her.