Showing posts with label French. Show all posts
Showing posts with label French. 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).

Revenge in the House of Usher (1982)

Directed by: Jesus Franco
Stars: Howard Vernon, Antonio Mayans, Lina Romay
Language: English, French (2tracks) | Subtitles: English
Country: Spain | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: Zombie 5, Revolt of the House of Usher
DescriptionA traveller arrives at the Usher mansion to find that the sibling inhabitants are living under a mysterious family curse: The brother’s senses have become painfully acute, while his sister has become nearly catatonic. As the visitor’s stay at the mansion continues, the effects of the curse reach their terrifying climax, and he must choose between his concern for his hosts’ safety, and his own.

Sahara Cross (1977)

Directed by: Tonino Valerii
Stars: Franco Nero, Michel Constantin, Pamela Villoresi
Language: English, German, Italian, French (4tracks)
Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
DescriptionA team of oil prospectors is trying their luck in the turbulent Sahara desert. One day their leader gets killed by some terrorists. The other team members immediately swear revenge and go after them. They manage to kill their friend’s murderer and capture two others. Along the way it becomes clear they have plans other than delivering them to the police.

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.

The Sadistic Baron Von Klaus (1962)

Directed by: Jesus Franco
Stars: Howard Vernon, Hugo Blanco, Gogó Rojo
Language: French Subtitles: English [srt]
Country: Spain | Imdb Info | Dvdrip
Also known as: La mano de un hombre muerto, Le sadique Baron Von Klaus
DescriptionWhen women are found knifed and gouged in the tiny hamlet of Holfen, everyone suspects the distantly related heir of Baron Von Klaus, a sadistic 17th century baron who cursed the village.

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.

Rampage: The Hillside Strangler Murders (2006)

Directed by: Chris Fisher
Stars: Joleigh Fioravanti, Bret Roberts, Brittany Daniel
Language: English, French (2tracks)  +  Commentary | Subtitles: English, French
Country: Usa | Imdb Info | Dvdrip + (Deleted scenes)
Also known as: The Hillside Strangler
DescriptionFollowing in the footsteps of Ed Gein, Speck, Dahmer and Gacy, travel back to Los Angeles, California, between 1977 and 1979, and reexperience the stomach-turning crimes of one of modern history’s most notorious serial killers: Kenneth Bianchi, better known as The Hillside Strangler.

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.

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

Radio de charme (1999)

Directed by: David Gilbert
Stars: Sandra Andriolit, Kenïa de Sienne, Olivia Del Rio
Language: French
Country: France | Imdb Info | Tvrip
DescriptionTwo girl-friends host a radio phone-in show in Paris.