Michel Duchaussoy

Michel René Jacques Duchaussoy (29 November 1938 – 13 March 2012) was a French film actor, who appeared in more than 130 films between 1962 and 2012. At first a theater actor, he worked for many years in the Comédie Française, where he started his career in 1964.

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The Unfaithful Wife (1969)

Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Stéphane Audran  •  Michel Bouquet  •  Maurice Ronet  •  Louise Rioton

Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Stéphane Audran  •  Michel Bouquet  •  Maurice Ronet  •  Louise Rioton

May Fools (1990)

An eccentric family is re-united during the 1968 general strike in France, after the death of the grandmother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Paulette Dubost

An eccentric family is re-united during the 1968 general strike in France, after the death of the grandmother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Paulette Dubost

The Other Dumas (2010)

Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their artistic collaboration for they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Safy Nebbou
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Mélanie Thierry  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Catherine Mouchet

Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their artistic collaboration for they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Safy Nebbou
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Mélanie Thierry  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Catherine Mouchet

With Love... from the Age of Reason (2010)

The day she turns 40, Marguerite Flora, a successful rep for a nuclear power company, begins receiving letters she'd sent to herself at age seven. The letters tell her what to do if her life hasn't turned out the way she thought it should, when she was living in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yann Samuell
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Jonathan Zaccaï  •  Marton Csokas  •  Michel Duchaussoy

The day she turns 40, Marguerite Flora, a successful rep for a nuclear power company, begins receiving letters she'd sent to herself at age seven. The letters tell her what to do if her life hasn't turned out the way she thought it should, when she was living in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yann Samuell
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Jonathan Zaccaï  •  Marton Csokas  •  Michel Duchaussoy

Amen. (2002)

Kurt Gerstein—a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS—is horrified by what he sees in the death camps. he is then shocked to learn that the process he used to purify water for his troops by using Zyklon-B, is now used to kill people in gas chambers.  (more)

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

Kurt Gerstein—a member of the Institute for Hygiene of the Waffen-SS—is horrified by what he sees in the death camps. he is then shocked to learn that the process he used to purify water for his troops by using Zyklon-B, is now used to kill people in gas chambers.  (more)

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

Intimate Strangers (2003)

Because she picked the wrong door, Anna ends up confessing her marriage problems to a financial adviser named William Faber. Touched by her distress, somewhat excited as well, Faber does not have the courage to tell her that he is not a psychiatrist. From ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrice Leconte
CAST:  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Fabrice Luchini  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Anne Brochet

Because she picked the wrong door, Anna ends up confessing her marriage problems to a financial adviser named William Faber. Touched by her distress, somewhat excited as well, Faber does not have the courage to tell her that he is not a psychiatrist. From ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrice Leconte
CAST:  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Fabrice Luchini  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Anne Brochet

As Far as Love Can Go (1971)

The boyfriend of Isabelle has just committed suicide. Therefore Isabelle roams the streets of Paris until she decides to change her life radically and leave the city. She travels to the coast where she meets a young history professor on the beach...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frédéric Rossif
CAST:  Francine Racette  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Suzanne Flon  •  Stéphane Audran

The boyfriend of Isabelle has just committed suicide. Therefore Isabelle roams the streets of Paris until she decides to change her life radically and leave the city. She travels to the coast where she meets a young history professor on the beach...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frédéric Rossif
CAST:  Francine Racette  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Suzanne Flon  •  Stéphane Audran

So Woman! (2009)

Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-François Davy
CAST:  Hélène de Fougerolles  •  Zinedine Soualem  •  Valérie Kaprisky  •  Mylène Demongeot

Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-François Davy
CAST:  Hélène de Fougerolles  •  Zinedine Soualem  •  Valérie Kaprisky  •  Mylène Demongeot

Two Worlds (2007)

A French tradesman travels in time and liberates an oppressed tribe in another world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Cohen
CAST:  Florence Loiret Caille  •  Benoît Poelvoorde  •  Natacha Lindinger  •  Michel Duchaussoy

A French tradesman travels in time and liberates an oppressed tribe in another world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Cohen
CAST:  Florence Loiret Caille  •  Benoît Poelvoorde  •  Natacha Lindinger  •  Michel Duchaussoy

Labyrinth (2003)

Psychologist Dr. Brennac is asked by a colleague to help with the case of Claude, a patient on trial for multiple murders. Is Claude really guilty of the crimes, or is he a victim of his own mind?  (more)

DIRECTION:  René Manzor
CAST:  Lambert Wilson  •  Sylvie Testud  •  Frédéric Diefenthal  •  Michel Duchaussoy

Psychologist Dr. Brennac is asked by a colleague to help with the case of Claude, a patient on trial for multiple murders. Is Claude really guilty of the crimes, or is he a victim of his own mind?  (more)

DIRECTION:  René Manzor
CAST:  Lambert Wilson  •  Sylvie Testud  •  Frédéric Diefenthal  •  Michel Duchaussoy

Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 (2008)

The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-François Richet
CAST:  Vincent Cassel  •  Ludivine Sagnier  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Gérard Lanvin

The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-François Richet
CAST:  Vincent Cassel  •  Ludivine Sagnier  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Gérard Lanvin

Hidden Diary (2009)

In the 1950s, Louise left her husband when their children were still little. She was never heard from again. Her daughter Martine stayed in the small seaside town, where she became a doctor. Martine's daughter, Audrey, a thirty-year-old independent woman, returns ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Lopes-Curval
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Marie-Josée Croze  •  Marina Hands  •  Michel Duchaussoy

In the 1950s, Louise left her husband when their children were still little. She was never heard from again. Her daughter Martine stayed in the small seaside town, where she became a doctor. Martine's daughter, Audrey, a thirty-year-old independent woman, returns ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Lopes-Curval
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Marie-Josée Croze  •  Marina Hands  •  Michel Duchaussoy

Sarah's Key (2010)

On the night of 16 July 1942, ten year old Sarah and her parents are being arrested and transported to the Velodrome d'Hiver in Paris where thousands of other jews are being sent to get deported. Sarah however managed to lock her little brother in a closet just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gilles Paquet-Brenner
CAST:  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Niels Arestrup  •  Frédéric Pierrot  •  Michel Duchaussoy

On the night of 16 July 1942, ten year old Sarah and her parents are being arrested and transported to the Velodrome d'Hiver in Paris where thousands of other jews are being sent to get deported. Sarah however managed to lock her little brother in a closet just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gilles Paquet-Brenner
CAST:  Kristin Scott Thomas  •  Niels Arestrup  •  Frédéric Pierrot  •  Michel Duchaussoy

Cache Cash (1994)

Antoine, 11, is on holiday with his grandfather. One night he catches thieves hiding their booty in a pond. Antoine seizes the 40 million. But Liza, his new friend, is the daughter of one of the criminals. Both children soon face threats.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Georges Wilson  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Joséphine Serre

Antoine, 11, is on holiday with his grandfather. One night he catches thieves hiding their booty in a pond. Antoine seizes the 40 million. But Liza, his new friend, is the daughter of one of the criminals. Both children soon face threats.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Georges Wilson  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Joséphine Serre

The Nada Gang (1974)

Nada, named after a gang of Spanish anarchists, is a small, confused band of French terrorists. They kidnap the American ambassador after one of his regular visits to an exclusive brothel. The gang starts to quarrel amongst themselves as to the diplomat's fate, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Fabio Testi  •  Mariangela Melato  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Lou Castel

Nada, named after a gang of Spanish anarchists, is a small, confused band of French terrorists. They kidnap the American ambassador after one of his regular visits to an exclusive brothel. The gang starts to quarrel amongst themselves as to the diplomat's fate, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Fabio Testi  •  Mariangela Melato  •  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Lou Castel

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Oganga, The Giver and Taker of Life (1999)

In the eleventh film in the series, in December 1916, Indy, still stationed in Africa, is promoted to Captain and then ordered to cross the jungle with Remy and Captain Boucher to pick up a shipment of weaponry. Along the way, Ubangan Sergeant Barthélèmy picks up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Ronny Coutteure  •  Bryan Pringle  •  Michel Duchaussoy

In the eleventh film in the series, in December 1916, Indy, still stationed in Africa, is promoted to Captain and then ordered to cross the jungle with Remy and Captain Boucher to pick up a shipment of weaponry. Along the way, Ubangan Sergeant Barthélèmy picks up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Sean Patrick Flanery  •  Ronny Coutteure  •  Bryan Pringle  •  Michel Duchaussoy

Dark Woods (1989)

In this gothic romance based on a 1950s novel by Robert Margerit, after a whirlwind romance, Violette (Beatrice Dalle), a Parisian girl, has married Gustave Dupin (Philippe Volter), a charming aristocrat, and returned with him to live on his country estate. There, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Deray
CAST:  Béatrice Dalle  •  Philippe Volter  •  Stéphane Freiss  •  Geneviève Page

In this gothic romance based on a 1950s novel by Robert Margerit, after a whirlwind romance, Violette (Beatrice Dalle), a Parisian girl, has married Gustave Dupin (Philippe Volter), a charming aristocrat, and returned with him to live on his country estate. There, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Deray
CAST:  Béatrice Dalle  •  Philippe Volter  •  Stéphane Freiss  •  Geneviève Page

Little Nicholas (2009)

Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a conversation that leads him to believe that his life might change forever, his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Tirard
CAST:  Maxime Godart  •  Valérie Lemercier  •  Kad Merad  •  Sandrine Kiberlain

Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a conversation that leads him to believe that his life might change forever, his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Tirard
CAST:  Maxime Godart  •  Valérie Lemercier  •  Kad Merad  •  Sandrine Kiberlain

Persecution (2009)

The solitary Daniel and Sonia share an uneasy love/hate relationship. Daniel's life is disrupted by the appearance of a stranger that proceeds to insinuate himself in his life. The man's persistence takes its toll on Daniel and Sonia, leaving Daniel alone with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrice Chéreau
CAST:  Romain Duris  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Jean-Hugues Anglade  •  Gilles Cohen

The solitary Daniel and Sonia share an uneasy love/hate relationship. Daniel's life is disrupted by the appearance of a stranger that proceeds to insinuate himself in his life. The man's persistence takes its toll on Daniel and Sonia, leaving Daniel alone with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrice Chéreau
CAST:  Romain Duris  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Jean-Hugues Anglade  •  Gilles Cohen

Fort Saganne (1984)

In 1911, a willful and determined man from peasant stock named Charles Saganne enlists in the military and is assigned to the Sahara Desert under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Corneau
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Catherine Deneuve  •  Sophie Marceau

In 1911, a willful and determined man from peasant stock named Charles Saganne enlists in the military and is assigned to the Sahara Desert under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Corneau
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Catherine Deneuve  •  Sophie Marceau
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