Charlie Nelson

Man on the Train (2002)

A man, Milan (played by Johnny Hallyday) steps off a train, into a small French village. As he waits for the day when he will rob the town bank, he runs into an old retired poetry teacher named M. Manesquier (Jean Rochefort). The two men strike up a strange ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrice Leconte
CAST:  Jean Rochefort  •  Johnny Hallyday  •  Pascal Parmentier  •  Isabelle Petit-Jacques

A man, Milan (played by Johnny Hallyday) steps off a train, into a small French village. As he waits for the day when he will rob the town bank, he runs into an old retired poetry teacher named M. Manesquier (Jean Rochefort). The two men strike up a strange ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrice Leconte
CAST:  Jean Rochefort  •  Johnny Hallyday  •  Pascal Parmentier  •  Isabelle Petit-Jacques

Queen Margot (1994)

Paris, Kingdom of France, August 18, 1572. To avoid the outbreak of a religious war, the Catholic princess Marguerite de Valois, sister of the feeble King Charles IX, marries the Huguenot King Henry III of Navarre.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrice Chéreau
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Jean-Hugues Anglade  •  Vincent Perez

Paris, Kingdom of France, August 18, 1572. To avoid the outbreak of a religious war, the Catholic princess Marguerite de Valois, sister of the feeble King Charles IX, marries the Huguenot King Henry III of Navarre.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrice Chéreau
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Jean-Hugues Anglade  •  Vincent Perez

Marius (2013)

"Marius" takes place in Marseilles' Old Port, at the La Marine Bar, owned by César and his son Marius. Marius' biggest dream is to embark on one of the boats passing by his dad's bar and to set off to a faraway land. Fanny, a young and pretty seafood peddler, has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Auteuil
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Raphaël Personnaz  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Victoire Bélézy

"Marius" takes place in Marseilles' Old Port, at the La Marine Bar, owned by César and his son Marius. Marius' biggest dream is to embark on one of the boats passing by his dad's bar and to set off to a faraway land. Fanny, a young and pretty seafood peddler, has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Auteuil
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Raphaël Personnaz  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Victoire Bélézy

Diplomacy (2014)

The night of August 24, 1944. The fate of Paris is in the hands of General von Choltitz, governor of Grand Paris, who is preparing, on Hitler’s orders, to blow up the French capital. The descendent of a long line of Prussian military men, the general has never had ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Volker Schlöndorff
CAST:  Niels Arestrup  •  André Dussollier  •  Robert Stadlober  •  Burghart Klaußner

The night of August 24, 1944. The fate of Paris is in the hands of General von Choltitz, governor of Grand Paris, who is preparing, on Hitler’s orders, to blow up the French capital. The descendent of a long line of Prussian military men, the general has never had ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Volker Schlöndorff
CAST:  Niels Arestrup  •  André Dussollier  •  Robert Stadlober  •  Burghart Klaußner

Calm at Sea (2012)

October 1941. Eighteen months into France’s occupation by German troops, young Communist members of the Resistance shoot dead an officer of the German Army. In retaliation, Hitler demands the deaths of 150 Frenchmen, as 'retribution'. The targets are to be mostly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Volker Schlöndorff
CAST:  Ulrich Matthes  •  Jean-Marc Roulot  •  Marc Barbé  •  Jacob Matschenz

October 1941. Eighteen months into France’s occupation by German troops, young Communist members of the Resistance shoot dead an officer of the German Army. In retaliation, Hitler demands the deaths of 150 Frenchmen, as 'retribution'. The targets are to be mostly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Volker Schlöndorff
CAST:  Ulrich Matthes  •  Jean-Marc Roulot  •  Marc Barbé  •  Jacob Matschenz

Wild Target (1993)

Into the solitary life of middle-aged hitman, Victor Meynard, come two people: Antoine, a youth who becomes Victor's apprentice, and Renée, a bold thief Victor's been hired to kill because she cheated a mobster. When circumstances prevent Victor from killing her, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Salvadori
CAST:  Marie Trintignant  •  Jean Rochefort  •  Guillaume Depardieu  •  Patachou

Into the solitary life of middle-aged hitman, Victor Meynard, come two people: Antoine, a youth who becomes Victor's apprentice, and Renée, a bold thief Victor's been hired to kill because she cheated a mobster. When circumstances prevent Victor from killing her, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Salvadori
CAST:  Marie Trintignant  •  Jean Rochefort  •  Guillaume Depardieu  •  Patachou

On Guard (1997)

France, 17th century, during the reign of Louis XIII. When a dear friend, the Duke of Nevers, is treacherously assassinated by a powerful relative, a skilled swordsman, the noble Henri de Lagardère, seeks his rightful vengeance as he tries to protect the innocent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe de Broca
CAST:  Marie Gillain  •  Fabrice Luchini  •  Claire Nebout  •  Yann Collette

France, 17th century, during the reign of Louis XIII. When a dear friend, the Duke of Nevers, is treacherously assassinated by a powerful relative, a skilled swordsman, the noble Henri de Lagardère, seeks his rightful vengeance as he tries to protect the innocent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe de Broca
CAST:  Marie Gillain  •  Fabrice Luchini  •  Claire Nebout  •  Yann Collette

How I Became a Superhero (2020)

Paris 2020. While superheroes have assimilated into the Parisian society, they discover a new drug that gives themselves personal superpowers to mere mortals. Lieutenants Moreau and Schaltzmann are investigating the case with the support of two ex-superheroes, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Attal
CAST:  Pio Marmaï  •  Vimala Pons  •  Benoît Poelvoorde  •  Leïla Bekhti

Paris 2020. While superheroes have assimilated into the Parisian society, they discover a new drug that gives themselves personal superpowers to mere mortals. Lieutenants Moreau and Schaltzmann are investigating the case with the support of two ex-superheroes, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Attal
CAST:  Pio Marmaï  •  Vimala Pons  •  Benoît Poelvoorde  •  Leïla Bekhti