Claude Faraldo

Claude Faraldo (March 23, 1936 – January 29, 2008) was a French actor, screenwriter and film director. He was born to Italian immigrants. He directed the French cult film classic Themroc (1973).

Themroc (1973)

Made without proper language, just gibberish and grunts, "Themroc" is an absurdist comedy about a man who rejects every facet of normal bourgeois life and turns his apartment into a virtual cave.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Miou-Miou  •  Béatrice Romand  •  Francesca Romana Coluzzi

Made without proper language, just gibberish and grunts, "Themroc" is an absurdist comedy about a man who rejects every facet of normal bourgeois life and turns his apartment into a virtual cave.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Miou-Miou  •  Béatrice Romand  •  Francesca Romana Coluzzi

Who Cares: Anatomy of a Delivery Boy (1971)

Experiencing something of a mid-life crisis after his beloved son marries and moves out, a factory worker makes some drastic changes in his life, moves in with the boy and his wife, and sets them all on the path to a communal lifestyle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Marie Dubois  •  Marie-Hélène Breillat  •  Paul Crauchet  •  Julian Negulesco

Experiencing something of a mid-life crisis after his beloved son marries and moves out, a factory worker makes some drastic changes in his life, moves in with the boy and his wife, and sets them all on the path to a communal lifestyle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Marie Dubois  •  Marie-Hélène Breillat  •  Paul Crauchet  •  Julian Negulesco

Thanks for the Gesture (2000)

A story about a man and his dog, this film is a wrought urban drama about the gritty realities of life on the street. Middle-aged Michel wanders the streets of Paris aimlessly until he happens upon an abused dog. When the police threaten to take the animal away, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
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A story about a man and his dog, this film is a wrought urban drama about the gritty realities of life on the street. Middle-aged Michel wanders the streets of Paris aimlessly until he happens upon an abused dog. When the police threaten to take the animal away, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
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Two Lions in the Sun (1980)

Paul and Rene, two men in their forties weary with life. One a widower, the other is divorced and pays alimony to his ex-wife. They live together, go on vacations together. This last vacation has been a washout and so is their return.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Jean-François Stévenin  •  Jean-Pierre Sentier  •  Catherine Lachens  •  Jean-Pierre Tailhade

Paul and Rene, two men in their forties weary with life. One a widower, the other is divorced and pays alimony to his ex-wife. They live together, go on vacations together. This last vacation has been a washout and so is their return.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Jean-François Stévenin  •  Jean-Pierre Sentier  •  Catherine Lachens  •  Jean-Pierre Tailhade

Flagrant Désir (1986)

In the Médoc, a young woman is found drowned. An accident, her influential family of winegrowers maintains. Or rather murder, as the American inspector Morrison suspects. If so, why? What secrets this family keeps?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Sam Waterston  •  Marisa Berenson  •  Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu  •  Lauren Hutton

In the Médoc, a young woman is found drowned. An accident, her influential family of winegrowers maintains. Or rather murder, as the American inspector Morrison suspects. If so, why? What secrets this family keeps?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Sam Waterston  •  Marisa Berenson  •  Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu  •  Lauren Hutton

Blanc de Chine (1988)

Mathieu is called on by the French government to investigate murders in the Asian community of Paris. With Chinese and Vietnamese engaged in a bloody slaughterfest, the key to the mystery lies with the orphan girl who Mathieu helped to escape during the fall of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denys Granier-Deferre
CAST:  Robin Renucci  •  Michel Piccoli  •  J.C. Quinn  •  Antoine Duléry

Mathieu is called on by the French government to investigate murders in the Asian community of Paris. With Chinese and Vietnamese engaged in a bloody slaughterfest, the key to the mystery lies with the orphan girl who Mathieu helped to escape during the fall of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denys Granier-Deferre
CAST:  Robin Renucci  •  Michel Piccoli  •  J.C. Quinn  •  Antoine Duléry

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DIRECTION:  Jacques Cluzaud  •  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Inge Meysel  •  Hildegard Knef  •  Micheline Presle  •  Anne-Marie Pisani

The Black Angel (1994)

Stephane, the wife of an older, prominent magistrate, coldbloodedly shoots a male visitor in her upscale home, then claims she was defending herself against a rapist. Victim turns out to be Wadek Aslanian, a gangster who's viewed as a modern-day Robin Hood. Paul, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Claude Brisseau
CAST:  Sylvie Vartan  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Tchéky Karyo  •  Alexandra Winisky

Stephane, the wife of an older, prominent magistrate, coldbloodedly shoots a male visitor in her upscale home, then claims she was defending herself against a rapist. Victim turns out to be Wadek Aslanian, a gangster who's viewed as a modern-day Robin Hood. Paul, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Claude Brisseau
CAST:  Sylvie Vartan  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Tchéky Karyo  •  Alexandra Winisky

The Honey Flowers (1976)

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DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Brigitte Fossey  •  Gilles Ségal  •  Claude Faraldo  •  Mireille Pame

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DIRECTION:  Claude Faraldo
CAST:  Brigitte Fossey  •  Gilles Ségal  •  Claude Faraldo  •  Mireille Pame