Stanislas Merhar

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Left Foot Right Foot (2014)

The loss of youth and innocence can be played for comedy or tragedy. The stunning black-and-white cinematography and hypnotic electric guitar that fill "Left Foot Right Foot", as portentous as they are beautiful, are a pretty clear indication which side of the coin ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Germinal Roaux
CAST:  Agathe Schlenker  •  Nahuel Pérez Biscayart  •  Dimitri Stapfer  •  Mathilde Bisson

The loss of youth and innocence can be played for comedy or tragedy. The stunning black-and-white cinematography and hypnotic electric guitar that fill "Left Foot Right Foot", as portentous as they are beautiful, are a pretty clear indication which side of the coin ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Germinal Roaux
CAST:  Agathe Schlenker  •  Nahuel Pérez Biscayart  •  Dimitri Stapfer  •  Mathilde Bisson

Merci Docteur Rey (2002)

A gay young man is recruited into an illicit love triangle to watch a much older man’s sexual liaison, but ends up witnessing what turns out to be his murder. The next day the young man's opera diva mother informs him that his estranged father has been in Paris... ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Litvack
CAST:  Dianne Wiest  •  Jane Birkin  •  Bulle Ogier  •  Roschdy Zem

A gay young man is recruited into an illicit love triangle to watch a much older man’s sexual liaison, but ends up witnessing what turns out to be his murder. The next day the young man's opera diva mother informs him that his estranged father has been in Paris... ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Litvack
CAST:  Dianne Wiest  •  Jane Birkin  •  Bulle Ogier  •  Roschdy Zem

Legacy (2006)

Three French hipsters and their translator travel through rural Georgia to claim a remote, ruined castle that one of them has inherited. En route, they encounter an old man and his grandchild who are on a journey to carry out a mysterious, morbid ritual designed to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Géla Babluani  •  Temur Babluani
CAST:  Sylvie Testud  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Olga Legrand  •  Pascal Bongard

Three French hipsters and their translator travel through rural Georgia to claim a remote, ruined castle that one of them has inherited. En route, they encounter an old man and his grandchild who are on a journey to carry out a mysterious, morbid ritual designed to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Géla Babluani  •  Temur Babluani
CAST:  Sylvie Testud  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Olga Legrand  •  Pascal Bongard

Almayer's Folly (2012)

A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chantal Akerman
CAST:  Stanislas Merhar  •  Marc Barbé  •  Aurora Marion  •  Zac Andrianasolo

A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chantal Akerman
CAST:  Stanislas Merhar  •  Marc Barbé  •  Aurora Marion  •  Zac Andrianasolo

The Art of Love (2011)

The Art of Love is composed of several chapters, which follows several Parisian couples.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emmanuel Mouret
CAST:  Emmanuel Mouret  •  Pascale Arbillot  •  Ariane Ascaride  •  Frédérique Bel

The Art of Love is composed of several chapters, which follows several Parisian couples.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Emmanuel Mouret
CAST:  Emmanuel Mouret  •  Pascale Arbillot  •  Ariane Ascaride  •  Frédérique Bel

Iris in Bloom (2011)

An 18-year-old beauty develops an attraction to an older photographer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Schefer  •  Valérie Mréjen
CAST:  Lola Créton  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Adèle Haenel  •  Valérie Donzelli

An 18-year-old beauty develops an attraction to an older photographer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Schefer  •  Valérie Mréjen
CAST:  Lola Créton  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Adèle Haenel  •  Valérie Donzelli

Franck Spadone (2000)

Professional pickpocket Franck Spadone and his co-horts rob a beautiful stripper (played by Monica Bellucci). But Spadone becomes infatuated with his victim, and soon finds himself in the midst of a gang war because of his affections for her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Bean
CAST:  Monica Bellucci  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Carlo Brandt  •  Antoine Fayard

Professional pickpocket Franck Spadone and his co-horts rob a beautiful stripper (played by Monica Bellucci). But Spadone becomes infatuated with his victim, and soon finds himself in the midst of a gang war because of his affections for her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Bean
CAST:  Monica Bellucci  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Carlo Brandt  •  Antoine Fayard

Workers for the Good Lord (2000)

After his wife leaves him, Fred goes on a cross-country crime spree in this dark but dreamy French comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Claude Brisseau
CAST:  Stanislas Merhar  •  Raphaële Godin  •  Emile Abossolo M'bo  •  Coralie Revel

After his wife leaves him, Fred goes on a cross-country crime spree in this dark but dreamy French comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Claude Brisseau
CAST:  Stanislas Merhar  •  Raphaële Godin  •  Emile Abossolo M'bo  •  Coralie Revel

The Art of Breaking Up (2005)

Lucette and Edouard: Two lovers passionate about sex, money and life. He is a spoiled but penniless child who wants it all while she is a celebrated figure of la vie parisienne who knows what she wants and what she is worth. Edouard is marrying a young, pretty and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Deville
CAST:  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Charles Berling  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Jacques Bonnaffé

Lucette and Edouard: Two lovers passionate about sex, money and life. He is a spoiled but penniless child who wants it all while she is a celebrated figure of la vie parisienne who knows what she wants and what she is worth. Edouard is marrying a young, pretty and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Deville
CAST:  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Charles Berling  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Jacques Bonnaffé

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DIRECTION:  Pupi Avati
CAST:  Raoul Bova  •  Edward Furlong  •  Marco Leonardi  •  Stanislas Merhar

Furia (1999)

In a desert town, sometime in the future, a repressive government regime restricts all forms of artistic expression. At night, Theo breaks the law, risking torture and death, to paint his work on public spaces. But when his lover Elia is arrested for committing the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Aja
CAST:  Marion Cotillard  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Wadeck Stanczak  •  Pierre Vaneck

In a desert town, sometime in the future, a repressive government regime restricts all forms of artistic expression. At night, Theo breaks the law, risking torture and death, to paint his work on public spaces. But when his lover Elia is arrested for committing the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Aja
CAST:  Marion Cotillard  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Wadeck Stanczak  •  Pierre Vaneck

Dry Cleaning (1997)

A bored couple takes in a young man who turns their lives inside out  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anne Fontaine
CAST:  Miou-Miou  •  Charles Berling  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Mathilde Seigner

A bored couple takes in a young man who turns their lives inside out  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anne Fontaine
CAST:  Miou-Miou  •  Charles Berling  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Mathilde Seigner

The Captive (2000)

Arian lives in Simon's large parisian appartment. He wants to know everything from her, follows her, has her accompanied for her trips and constantly interrogates her. Knowing her taste for women and her double life only exacerbates his suffering, his helplessness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chantal Akerman
CAST:  Sylvie Testud  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Olivia Bonamy  •  Liliane Rovère

Arian lives in Simon's large parisian appartment. He wants to know everything from her, follows her, has her accompanied for her trips and constantly interrogates her. Knowing her taste for women and her double life only exacerbates his suffering, his helplessness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chantal Akerman
CAST:  Sylvie Testud  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Olivia Bonamy  •  Liliane Rovère

Almost Peaceful (2002)

Set during the largely unexplored period immediately following World War II, the film follows a group of mostly Jewish Parisians who attempt to restart their lives and rekindle their capacity for happiness in the shadow of unspeakable horrors. Variety called it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Deville
CAST:  Simon Abkarian  •  Zabou Breitman  •  Vincent Elbaz  •  Lubna Azabal

Set during the largely unexplored period immediately following World War II, the film follows a group of mostly Jewish Parisians who attempt to restart their lives and rekindle their capacity for happiness in the shadow of unspeakable horrors. Variety called it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Deville
CAST:  Simon Abkarian  •  Zabou Breitman  •  Vincent Elbaz  •  Lubna Azabal

The Letter (1999)

A well-bred, lovely, spiritual, sad young woman marries an attentive physician who loves her. She feels affection but no love. Soon after, without design, she falls in love with Pedro Abrunhosa, a poet and performance artist. He also loves her. She keeps her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Pedro Abrunhosa  •  Antoine Chappey  •  Leonor Silveira

A well-bred, lovely, spiritual, sad young woman marries an attentive physician who loves her. She feels affection but no love. Soon after, without design, she falls in love with Pedro Abrunhosa, a poet and performance artist. He also loves her. She keeps her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manoel de Oliveira
CAST:  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Pedro Abrunhosa  •  Antoine Chappey  •  Leonor Silveira

Adolphe (2002)

In the nineteenth century, Adolphe, a young man of twenty four carefree years, plans to obtain favors Ellenore, a beautiful woman of thirty years, much more vulnerable. This yields to his advances and he disclaims all. But already, Adolphe loves less. Yet the idea ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Benoît Jacquot
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Isild Le Besco  •  Jean Yanne

In the nineteenth century, Adolphe, a young man of twenty four carefree years, plans to obtain favors Ellenore, a beautiful woman of thirty years, much more vulnerable. This yields to his advances and he disclaims all. But already, Adolphe loves less. Yet the idea ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Benoît Jacquot
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Isild Le Besco  •  Jean Yanne

Les Ronds-points de L'hiver (2016)

Two police officers investigate a murder in the middle on an endless winter in a small town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laura Tuillier  •  Louis Séguin
CAST:  Serge Bozon  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Lola Créton  •  Rafaël Kebadian

Two police officers investigate a murder in the middle on an endless winter in a small town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laura Tuillier  •  Louis Séguin
CAST:  Serge Bozon  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Lola Créton  •  Rafaël Kebadian

In the Shadow of Women (2015)

Pierre and Manon are poor. They make documentaries with nothing and they live by doing odd jobs. Pierre meets a young intern, Elisabeth, and she becomes his mistress. But Pierre will not leave Manon for Elisabeth; he wants to keep both.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Clotilde Courau  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Léna Paugam  •  Vimala Pons

Pierre and Manon are poor. They make documentaries with nothing and they live by doing odd jobs. Pierre meets a young intern, Elisabeth, and she becomes his mistress. But Pierre will not leave Manon for Elisabeth; he wants to keep both.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Clotilde Courau  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Léna Paugam  •  Vimala Pons

Entre vents et marées (2014)

In Brittany, a notary is killed with shots to the head. His wife Joséphine is a suspect. Her husband had just sold part of their property to two shady real estate developers who wanted to transform the little fishing village into an ultra-modern marina for wealthy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josée Dayan
CAST:  Nicole Garcia  •  Muriel Robin  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Laure Marsac

In Brittany, a notary is killed with shots to the head. His wife Joséphine is a suspect. Her husband had just sold part of their property to two shady real estate developers who wanted to transform the little fishing village into an ultra-modern marina for wealthy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josée Dayan
CAST:  Nicole Garcia  •  Muriel Robin  •  Stanislas Merhar  •  Laure Marsac

Climats (2012)

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DIRECTION:  Caroline Huppert
CAST:  Yannick Renier  •  Raphaëlle Agogué  •  Ludmila Mikaël  •  Macha Méril

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DIRECTION:  Caroline Huppert
CAST:  Yannick Renier  •  Raphaëlle Agogué  •  Ludmila Mikaël  •  Macha Méril
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