Search results for "Barbet Schroeder"

Barfly (1987) RT 78% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But they like each other's company- and Barfly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Mickey Rourke  •  Faye Dunaway  •  Alice Krige  •  Jack Nance

Kiss of Death (1995) RT 68% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Jimmy Kilmartin is an ex-con living in Astoria in the New York City borough of Queens, trying to stay clean and raising a family with his wife Bev. But when his cousin Ronnie ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  David Caruso  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Nicolas Cage  •  Helen Hunt

Koko: A Talking Gorilla (1978)

Koko: A Talking Gorilla is a documentary directed by Barbet Schroeder. The film is a study of Dr. Penny Patterson and her current scientific study, Koko, a gorilla.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Penny Patterson  •  Koko  •  Saul Kitchener  •  Carl Pribram

Maîtresse (1975)

A common thief (Depardieu) breaks into the house of a professional dominatrix (Ogier), and begins to help her "train" her clients. Though this world is alien to his experience ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Bulle Ogier  •  André Rouyer  •  Nathalie Keryan

Murder by Numbers (2002) RT 31% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Tenacious homicide detective Cassie Mayweather and her still-green partner are working a murder case, attempting to profile two malevolently brilliant young men: cold, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Ben Chaplin  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Michael Pitt

Reversal of Fortune (1990) RT 94% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Ron Silver  •  Annabella Sciorra

Single White Female (1992) RT 56% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Feb 1998

Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Bridget Fonda  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Steven Weber  •  Peter Friedman

More (1969) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Apr 2005

A German student, Stefan, who has finished his studies, then decides to have an adventure. After hitch-hiking to Paris, he commits crimes to get money. He then meets a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Mimsy Farmer  •  Klaus Grünberg  •  Heinz Engelmann  •  Michel Chanderli

Desperate Measures (1998)

San Francisco police officer Frank Connor is in a frantic search for a compatible bone marrow donor for his gravely ill son. There's only one catch the potential donor is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Andy García  •  Brian Cox  •  Marcia Gay Harden

General Idi Amin Dada: A Self Portrait (1974)

Filmmaker Barbet Schroeder shows the Ugandan dictator meeting his Cabinet, reviewing his troops, explaining his ideology.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • War
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Idi Amin  •  Fidel Castro  •  Golda Meir

Tricheurs (1984) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Swaying between pleasure and despair, Elric throws himself into his pathological passion for the casino. Meeting Suzie could have saved him, but the young woman also sinks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Jacques Dutronc  •  Bulle Ogier  •  Kurt Raab  •  Steve Baës

Our Lady of the Assassins (2000) RT 77% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2002

World-weary arthur Fernando has returned to his native Colombia to live out his days in peace. But Fernando's once-quiet hometown has become a hotbed of violence, drugs and ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Germán Jaramillo  •  Anderson Ballesteros  •  Juan David Restrepo  •  Manuel Busquets

Inju, the Beast in The Shadow (2008)

The writer and college professor, Alexandre Fayard, researches and gives lectures about the gruesome literary work of the mysterious Japanese writer Shundei Oe, considered by ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Benoît Magimel  •  Lika Minamoto  •  Shun Sugata  •  Maurice Bénichou

Terror's Advocate (2007)

A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Jacques Vergès

Before and After (1996) RT 32% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Two parents deal with the effects when their son is accused of murdering his girlfriend.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Liam Neeson  •  Edward Furlong  •  Alfred Molina

The Venerable W. (2017)

In Burma, the “Venerable Wirathu” is a highly influential Buddhist monk. Meeting him amounts to traveling to the heart of everyday racism and observing how Islamophobia and ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Bulle Ogier  •  Barbet Schroeder  •  Ashin Wirathu

Amnesia (2015)

Schroeder returns with this cross-generational relationship drama set against Europe’s electronic music scene.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barbet Schroeder
CAST:  Max Riemelt  •  Marthe Keller  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Corinna Kirchhoff

Céline et Julie vont En Bateau (1974)

A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives pre-empted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Juliet Berto  •  Dominique Labourier  •  Bulle Ogier  •  Marie-France Pisier

Out 1 (1971)

While two dueling theater groups rehearse plays by Aeschylus, two solitary individuals wander the Parisian streets hustling the populace for cash and unravel a conspiracy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette  •  Suzanne Schiffman
CAST:  Michèle Moretti  •  Hermine Karagheuz  •  Pierre Baillot  •  Marcel Bozonnet

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wes Craven  •  Alfonso Cuarón  •  Alexander Payne  •  Tom Tykwer  •  Sylvain Chomet  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Vincenzo Natali  •  Richard LaGravenese  •  Isabel Coixet  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Walter Salles  •  Bruno Podalydès  •  Oliver Schmitz  •  Gurinder Chadha  •  Nobuhiro Suwa  •  Daniela Thomas  •  Frédéric Auburtin  •  Christopher Doyle
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Axel Kiener  •  Julie Bataille  •  Bruno Podalydès