Search results for "Costa-Gavras"


Betrayed (1988) RT 45% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Mar 2000

An FBI agent (Debra Winger) falls in love with a white supremacist (Tom Berenger) whose group she infiltrates.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Debra Winger  •  Tom Berenger  •  John Heard  •  Betsy Blair

Missing (1982) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Sissy Spacek  •  John Shea  •  Melanie Mayron

Z (1969) RT 95% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Yves Montand  •  Irene Papas  •  Jean-Louis Trintignant  •  Jacques Perrin

Music Box (1989)

A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Armin Mueller-Stahl  •  Donald Moffat  •  Lukas Haas

Lumière and Company (1995)

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouedraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

Conseil de famille (1986)

DVD release: Jun 1998

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GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Fanny Ardant  •  Rémi Martin  •  Guy Marchand  •  Johnny Hallyday

Never Forget (1991) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Contre l'Oubli (Against Oblivion) is a compilation of 30 French filmmakers, Alain Resnais and Jean Luc Godard among them, who use film to make a plea on behalf of a political ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon  •  Jane Birkin  •  Bertrand Tavernier  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Alain Resnais  •  Philippe Muyl  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Claire Denis  •  Bernard Giraudeau  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Robert Kramer  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Alain Corneau  •  Chantal Akerman  •  Bertrand Blier  •  Jean Becker  •  Jacques Deray  •  Coline Serreau  •  Romain Goupil  •  Patrice Chéreau  •  Francis Girod  •  Michel Deville  •  René Allio  •  Martine Francke  •  Denis Amar  •  Jean-Michel Carré  •  Dominique Dante  •  Gérard Frot-Coutaz  •  Jean-Loup Hubert  •  Anne-Marie Miéville  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant
CAST:  Paul Amar  •  Robert Badinter  •  Guy Bedos  •  Jane Birkin

Amen. (2002)

The film "Amen." examines the links between the Vatican and Nazi Germany. The central character is Kurt Gerstein, a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS who is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Ulrich Tukur  •  Mathieu Kassovitz  •  Ulrich Mühe  •  Michel Duchaussoy

Shock Troops (1967)

DVD release: Oct 2006

A French resistance group liberates some German prisoners. Turns out one of them is a spy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Charles Vanel  •  Bruno Cremer  •  Jean-Claude Brialy  •  Michel Piccoli

Capital (2012)

The head of a giant European investment bank desperately clings to power when an American hedge fund company tries to buy them out.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Gad Elmaleh  •  Natacha Régnier  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Bernard Le Coq




The Little Apocalypse (1993)

In this cynical comedy, an renowned, out-of-work, unpublished "underground" writer from formerly Communist Poland is driven to unusually desperate measures in order to get his ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  André Dussollier  •  Pierre Arditi  •  Jiří Menzel  •  Anna Romantowska

Eden Is West (2009)

Elias (Riccardo Scamarcio) is an immigrant in his twenties who tries to get to Europe by a boat along with other illegal immigrants. When the boat is near the Greek shores and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Riccardo Scamarcio  •  Eric Caravaca  •  Ulrich Tukur  •  Anny Duperey

Mad City (1997) RT 37% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Nov 2001

A misguided museum guard who loses his job and then tries to get it back at gunpoint is thrown into the fierce world of ratings-driven TV gone mad.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Mia Kirshner  •  Alan Alda

Le Couperet (2005) RT 80% / Audience 82%

A chemist loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Karin Viard  •  José Garcia  •  Ulrich Tukur  •  Yvon Back

Hanna K. (1983) RT Audience 67%

A female American Israeli lawyer is defending a Palestinian charged by an Israeli court. It's a tough case because of strong political background. Meanwhile she finds out ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Jill Clayburgh  •  Jean Yanne  •  Gabriel Byrne  •  Mohammad Bakri

State of Siege (1972)

Like most of Costa-Gavras' political thrillers, the French State of Siege is based on a true story. The incident dramatized herein is the kidnapping of a U.S. official ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Yves Montand  •  Renato Salvatori  •  O.E. Hasse  •  Jacques Weber

The Confession (1970) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2015

The vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia, knowing he's being watched and followed, is one day arrested and put into solitary confinement by his blackmailers.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Yves Montand  •  Simone Signoret  •  Gabriele Ferzetti  •  Michel Vitold

Womanlight (1979)

No overview found.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Romy Schneider  •  Yves Montand  •  Heinz Bennent  •  Lila Kedrova

Spies Like Us (1985) RT 35% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Nov 1998

Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Steve Forrest  •  Donna Dixon