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

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.

Quiet Days in Clichy (1990)

Directed by: Claude Chabrol
Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Nigel Havers, Barbara De Rossi
Language: English, French (2tracks) | Subtitles: French
Country: France | Imdb Info | BRrip
Also known as: Jours tranquilles à Clichy
DescriptionExpatriate Henry Miller indulges in a variety of sexual escapades while struggling to establish himself as a serious writer in Paris.

Up, Down, Fragile (1995)

Directed by: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Marianne Denicourt, Nathalie Richard, Laurence Côte
Language: French Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Haut bas fragile
DescriptionThe film follows the story of three girls in contemporary Paris. One searches for her lost mother since she knows she’s adopted. The other has come out of a coma and needs to have a love relationship aside from his mysterious father. The third one is a crook who redeems herself through love. The action is commented by songs and dance routines.

Frenchie King (1971)

Directed by: Christian-Jaque, Guy Casaril
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Claudia Cardinale, Michael J. Pollard
Language: English, German (2tracks)
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Les pétroleuses, Petroleummiezen
DescriptionOutlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.

The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life (1972)

Directed by: Ettore Scola
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Michel Simon, Charles Vanel
Language: Italian, French (2tracks) | Subtitles: English, Spanish
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Hdtvrip
Also known as: La più bella serata della mia vita, La plus belle soirée de ma vie
DescriptionA successful businessman whose destiny leads him to a secluded Swiss castle where his life is put on trial by a group of old law professionals. These four men, though retired, make it a practice to keep their legal skills sharp. Whenever a suitable villain stumbles across their path, they conduct a trial with all the trimmings. They assemble to analyze Sordi’s rise to power and his increasingly immoral behavior as he attained success, and the warped perceptions of right and wrong he has adopted to remain successful. It is a form of play, but these virtuoso lawyers are quite serious about it.

Fedora (1978)

Directed by: Billy Wilder
Stars: William Holden, Marthe Keller, Hildegard Knef
Language: English
Country: France  | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
DescriptionDown-on-his-luck Hollywood producer Barry ‘Dutch’ Detweiler attempts to lure Fedora, a famous but reclusive film actress out of retirement.

Prickly Problems (1974)

Directed by: Jean-François Davy
Stars: Philippe Gasté, Nanette Corey, Pierre Danny
Language: French
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: De dolle vrouwtjes, Q – Le gros lot
DescriptionGilles (Philippe Gaste), who operates a money losing garage, teams up with his friends Max (Pierre Danny), who operates a scrap yard, and lawyer Xavier (Jean Roche) to open a brothel catering to women. They get the idea from Gilles’ secretary Irma (Nanette Corey), a former prostitute. They are assisted in the implementation by Max’s wife Juliette (Anne Libert) and Sabine (Malisa Longo) who is mad for Gilles. Unfortunately Gilles has fallen for Florence (Corine O’Brien) the daughter of the conservative Prime Minister (Jean Paredes) and his wife (Yvonne Clech). When the Prime Minister tries to shut down the brothel Gilles decides to stand against him in the election.

Marianne’s Temptations (1973)

Directed by: Francis Leroi
Stars: Rosa Fumetto, Bob Asklöf, Bernard Tixier
Language: English
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Les tentations de Marianne
DescriptionThis is the story of innocent Marianne works in a ski resort high in the French alps. One night she agrees to go on a date with Bob, a young guy on vacation. Bob excites her in ways that her oafish boyfriend never could. On a whim, Marianne decides to follow Bob back to Paris. At first he is annoyed by the persistent demands of his unwanted guest. Then he hits on a plan to make money from Marianne’s naivety by using her as bait to attract rich clients whom he will then black-mail. However, Marianne is not quite as innocent as Bob thinks.

Rendezvous in July (1949)

Directed by: Jacques Becker
Stars: Daniel Gélin, Brigitte Auber, Nicole Courcel
Language: French Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Rendez-vous de juillet
DescriptionHopes and love and ambitions and friendship in a group of young jazz-loving Parisians.

Scoundrel in White (1972)

Directed by: Claude Chabrol
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Mia Farrow, Laura Antonelli
Language: English, French (2tracks)
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Docteur Popaul, Claude Chabrol’s High Heels, Play Now, Pay Later
DescriptionDoctor Popaul doesn’t trust beautiful women: he says he prefers “moral beauty”. Among colleagues he makes a bet who manages to sleep with the most ugly woman during the next year – and wins. Shortly after he meets the plain Christine on vacation in Tunesia. She leaves him after their first night, but by chance they meet again in Bordeaux. He learns that her father is a wealthy doctor who’s very pleased to meet him and encourages him to become his son in law. Just on the wedding Popaul meets Christine’s beautiful sister, who has the bad fortune to always marry the dumbest guy around. But Popaul knows how to help her out.

Secret Defense (1998)

Directed by: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Grégoire Colin
Language: French  Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: France | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
DescriptionA young biologist (Sylvie) is thrown into confusion when her brother (Paul) tries to persuade her that their father, who fell off a train five years ago, was actually killed by his right hand man (Walser). Walser now runs their father’s company. Sylvie is not convinced, but Paul has decided to have his revenge

S.A.S. San Salvador (1983)

Directed by: Raoul Coutard
Stars: Miles O’Keeffe, Raimund Harmstorf, Dagmar Lassander
Language: English
Country: France | Imdb Info | Vhsrip
Also known as: S.A.S. à San Salvador, Terminate with Extreme Prejudice
DescriptionEnrique Chacon kills Oscar Romero, a Catholic archbishop in San Salvador. The CIA calls a special agent, Malko Linge, a ruined prince who lives with an expensive woman – Countess Alexandra – to get rid of this nuisance of a man. He does, with many encounters with sweet girls, and macho villains