Search results for "Jean-Pierre Léaud"


Alphaville (1965) RT 90% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 1998

An American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Eddie Constantine  •  Anna Karina  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  Howard Vernon

Day for Night (1973) RT 100% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Jacqueline Bisset  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Jean-Pierre Aumont  •  Valentina Cortese

Irma Vep (1996) RT 91% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 1998

A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Maggie Cheung  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Nathalie Richard  •  Antoine Basler

La Chinoise (1967) RT 100% / Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2008

A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Anne Wiazemsky  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Juliet Berto  •  Michel Semeniako

Last Tango in Paris (1972) RT 81% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2003

A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Marlon Brando  •  Maria Schneider  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Catherine Breillat

Love on the Run (1979)

Beginning with "The 400 Blows," director Francois Truffaut made a series of films about the impetuous Antoine Doinel, in which this is the last. Antoine is now 30, working as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Marie-France Pisier  •  Claude Jade  •  Dani

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)

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

Pierrot le Fou (1965)

Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Jean-Paul Belmondo  •  Anna Karina  •  Graziella Galvani  •  Dirk Sanders

Stolen Kisses (1968)

The third in a series of films featuring François Truffaut's alter-ego, Antoine Doinel, the story resumes with Antoine being discharged from military service. His sweetheart ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Claude Jade  •  Delphine Seyrig  •  Michael Lonsdale

The Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Outside time and reality, the experiences of a poet. The judgement of the young poet by Heurtebise and the Princess, the Gypsies, the palace of Pallas Athena, the spear of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jean Cocteau
CAST:  Jean Cocteau  •  Françoise Arnoul  •  Claudine Auger  •  Charles Aznavour




The 400 Blows (1959)

For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents, Antoine spends his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Claire Maurier  •  Albert Rémy  •  Georges Flamant

The Dreamers (2003)

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

Two English Girls (1971)

At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Kika Markham  •  Stacey Tendeter  •  Philippe Léotard

Week End (1967) RT Audience 40%

A supposedly idyllic weekend trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Mireille Darc  •  Jean Yanne  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Jean-Pierre Kalfon

What Time Is It There? (2001)

When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tsai Ming-liang
CAST:  Kang-sheng Lee  •  Chen Shiang-chyi  •  Lu Yi-ching  •  Tien Miao

Masculin Féminin (1966)

The film stars French New Wave icon Jean-Pierre Léaud as Paul, a romantic young idealist and literary lion-wannabe who chases budding pop star, Madeleine (Chantal Goya, a real ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Chantal Goya  •  Marlène Jobert  •  Michel Debord

Pigsty (1969)

Two dramatic stories. In an undetermined past, a young cannibal (who killed his own father) is condemned to be torn to pieces by some wild beasts. In the second story, Julian, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Pier Paolo Pasolini
CAST:  Pierre Clémenti  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Alberto Lionello  •  Ugo Tognazzi

Made in U.S.A (1966)

Paula Nelson (Anna Karina), a female version of Humphrey Bogart's hard boiled detectives, goes to Atlantic City to meet her lover, Richard Politzer, at an unknown point in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Anna Karina  •  László Szabó  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Marianne Faithfull

A Girl is a Gun (1971)

Despite most Cahiers du cinéma critics admired many western authors, when they themselves became filmmakers few dared to overtly revisit that genre. One year after Alejandro ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Luc Moullet
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Rachel Kesterber  •  Michel Minaud  •  Luc Moullet

Le Journal du séducteur (1996)

A few stories are mixed, but all starts with Claire who one day brings back to Gregoire one of his books found at the university. Gregoire is the tenebrous romantic king, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Danièle Dubroux
CAST:  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Melvil Poupaud  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Karin Viard