Laurence Côte

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Fire (1997)

In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deepa Mehta
CAST:  Nandita Das  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Javed Jaffrey  •  Kulbhushan Kharbanda

In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deepa Mehta
CAST:  Nandita Das  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Javed Jaffrey  •  Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Scénarios sur la Drogue (2000)

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DIRECTION:  Vincent Perez  •  Marion Vernoux  •  Emmanuelle Bercot  •  Georges Lautner  •  Étienne Chatiliez  •  Santiago Otheguy  •  Franck Chiche
CAST:  Sylvie Testud  •  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Claude Jade  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi

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DIRECTION:  Vincent Perez  •  Marion Vernoux  •  Emmanuelle Bercot  •  Georges Lautner  •  Étienne Chatiliez  •  Santiago Otheguy  •  Franck Chiche
CAST:  Sylvie Testud  •  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Claude Jade  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi

Encore (1996)

The mid-life crisis of a middle-aged, depressive college professor/author provides the center of this French character study. Abel Vichac has really let himself go. Though a successful writer, and supposedly working on a book about 'regret,' he is barely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pascal Bonitzer
CAST:  Jackie Berroyer  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Natacha Régnier  •  Hélène Fillières

The mid-life crisis of a middle-aged, depressive college professor/author provides the center of this French character study. Abel Vichac has really let himself go. Though a successful writer, and supposedly working on a book about 'regret,' he is barely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pascal Bonitzer
CAST:  Jackie Berroyer  •  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Natacha Régnier  •  Hélène Fillières

Je règle mon pas sur le pas de mon père (1999)

Sauveur (Savior) needs someone to save him, and so he begins to look for his father, a fast- talking ladies' man. The son becomes attached to his misanthropic father, and soon a crippled woman photographer and a gigolo with a killer smile also enter the scene, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rémi Waterhouse
CAST:  Jean Yanne  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Laurence Côte  •  Yves Rénier

Sauveur (Savior) needs someone to save him, and so he begins to look for his father, a fast- talking ladies' man. The son becomes attached to his misanthropic father, and soon a crippled woman photographer and a gigolo with a killer smile also enter the scene, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rémi Waterhouse
CAST:  Jean Yanne  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Laurence Côte  •  Yves Rénier

Alissa (1998)

The son of an editor discovers that one of his father's writers is a former criminal from the Eastern bloc.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Didier Goldschmidt
CAST:  Laurence Côte  •  Yvan Attal  •  Oleg Yankovskiy  •  Elena Safonova

The son of an editor discovers that one of his father's writers is a former criminal from the Eastern bloc.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Didier Goldschmidt
CAST:  Laurence Côte  •  Yvan Attal  •  Oleg Yankovskiy  •  Elena Safonova

The Gang of Four (1989)

A quartet of aspiring actresses live together while studying with a demanding coach (Bulle Ogier). As they rehearse Pierre Marivaux’s La Double inconstance, offstage drama creeps into their lives in the form of a menacing mystery man (Benoît Régent) with a sinister ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Bulle Ogier  •  Benoît Régent  •  Fejria Deliba  •  Laurence Côte

A quartet of aspiring actresses live together while studying with a demanding coach (Bulle Ogier). As they rehearse Pierre Marivaux’s La Double inconstance, offstage drama creeps into their lives in the form of a menacing mystery man (Benoît Régent) with a sinister ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Bulle Ogier  •  Benoît Régent  •  Fejria Deliba  •  Laurence Côte

The Kiss of the Tiger (1988)

With the dangerous smoothness of a tiger stalking his prey, Peter has circled the au pair Michèle. She quickly succumbs to his fascinating charisma and experiences for the first time a hitherto unknown, tender security. "I'll kill you," says Peter, as gently as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Petra Haffter
CAST:  Stéphane Ferrara  •  Beate Jensen  •  Yves Beneyton  •  Kristina van Eyck

With the dangerous smoothness of a tiger stalking his prey, Peter has circled the au pair Michèle. She quickly succumbs to his fascinating charisma and experiences for the first time a hitherto unknown, tender security. "I'll kill you," says Peter, as gently as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Petra Haffter
CAST:  Stéphane Ferrara  •  Beate Jensen  •  Yves Beneyton  •  Kristina van Eyck

Room of Death (2007)

While on a joyride with the headlights turned off, two men hit and kill another man carrying a satchel full of money. The two men decide to take the money and throw the body into a pond and bury the money in a coal hill. The next morning the police discover the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Lot
CAST:  Mélanie Laurent  •  Éric Caravaca  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Jonathan Zaccaï

While on a joyride with the headlights turned off, two men hit and kill another man carrying a satchel full of money. The two men decide to take the money and throw the body into a pond and bury the money in a coal hill. The next morning the police discover the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Lot
CAST:  Mélanie Laurent  •  Éric Caravaca  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Jonathan Zaccaï

Travelling avant (1987)

Paris, October 1948. Nino, Gilles, Donald, Barbara and their friends are a new breed of spectators. They discover the cinema as art, they are moviegoers. They will try to realize their grand project: to found a film club. "My film first wants to be a testimony of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Charles Tacchella
CAST:  Thierry Frémont  •  Ann-Gisel Glass  •  Simon de La Brosse  •  Sophie Minet

Paris, October 1948. Nino, Gilles, Donald, Barbara and their friends are a new breed of spectators. They discover the cinema as art, they are moviegoers. They will try to realize their grand project: to found a film club. "My film first wants to be a testimony of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Charles Tacchella
CAST:  Thierry Frémont  •  Ann-Gisel Glass  •  Simon de La Brosse  •  Sophie Minet

A Woman's Revenge (1990)

Suzy, a beautiful woman, is coming back to Paris to attend the funeral of her lover, a married man. Cecile, his wife, is holding Suzy responsible for his suicide. By finding Suzy in Paris, Cecile is trying to seek the truth by playing a psychological game on her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon
CAST:  Isabelle Huppert  •  Béatrice Dalle  •  Jean-Louis Murat  •  Laurence Côte

Suzy, a beautiful woman, is coming back to Paris to attend the funeral of her lover, a married man. Cecile, his wife, is holding Suzy responsible for his suicide. By finding Suzy in Paris, Cecile is trying to seek the truth by playing a psychological game on her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon
CAST:  Isabelle Huppert  •  Béatrice Dalle  •  Jean-Louis Murat  •  Laurence Côte

The Power of Speech (1988)

Godard blends elements of literature, cinema and other artistic medias from different historical periods in order to make a stance on how words can be subverted and manipulated to many different contexts, sometimes bearing a similar significance to the original ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Lydia Andrei  •  Jean Bouise  •  Laurence Côte  •  Jean-Michel Irribaren

Godard blends elements of literature, cinema and other artistic medias from different historical periods in order to make a stance on how words can be subverted and manipulated to many different contexts, sometimes bearing a similar significance to the original ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Lydia Andrei  •  Jean Bouise  •  Laurence Côte  •  Jean-Michel Irribaren

Thieves (1996)

In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings Juliette and Jimmy, Ivan's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Téchiné
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Laurence Côte  •  Benoît Magimel

In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings Juliette and Jimmy, Ivan's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Téchiné
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Daniel Auteuil  •  Laurence Côte  •  Benoît Magimel

Nouvelle Vague (1990)

Composed entirely by literary quotations from many different sources and from several historical periods, the loose narrative concerns a drifter found by a rich woman who soon falls in love with him. A drowning accident takes place and the drifter dies but some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Alain Delon  •  Domiziana Giordano  •  Jacques Dacqmine  •  Christophe Odent

Composed entirely by literary quotations from many different sources and from several historical periods, the loose narrative concerns a drifter found by a rich woman who soon falls in love with him. A drowning accident takes place and the drifter dies but some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Alain Delon  •  Domiziana Giordano  •  Jacques Dacqmine  •  Christophe Odent

Up, Down, Fragile (1995)

The film follows the story of three girls in contemporary Paris. One searches for her lost mother since she knows she's adopted. The other has come out of a coma and needs to have a love relationship aside from his mysterious father. The third one is a crook who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Marianne Denicourt  •  Nathalie Richard  •  Laurence Côte  •  André Marcon

The film follows the story of three girls in contemporary Paris. One searches for her lost mother since she knows she's adopted. The other has come out of a coma and needs to have a love relationship aside from his mysterious father. The third one is a crook who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Marianne Denicourt  •  Nathalie Richard  •  Laurence Côte  •  André Marcon

La Mère à boire (2015)

A parked car in a housing estate. Inside the car: Ariane and her thirteen-year-old son Thomas. They seem to be on the lookout for someone. When a woman appears in the street, Ariane freezes: will she manage to talk to her?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurence Côte
CAST:  Emmanuelle Devos  •  Diego Jaspard  •  Geneviève Mnich

A parked car in a housing estate. Inside the car: Ariane and her thirteen-year-old son Thomas. They seem to be on the lookout for someone. When a woman appears in the street, Ariane freezes: will she manage to talk to her?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurence Côte
CAST:  Emmanuelle Devos  •  Diego Jaspard  •  Geneviève Mnich

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DIRECTION:  Caroline Glorion
CAST:  Jacques Weber  •  Anouk Grinberg  •  Nicolas Louis  •  Salomé Stévenin

Nos Enfants chéris (2003)

30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux marmots. C'est décidé : on passera quelques ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Benoît Cohen
CAST:  Mathieu Demy  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Mathias Mlekuz  •  Laurence Côte

30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux marmots. C'est décidé : on passera quelques ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Benoît Cohen
CAST:  Mathieu Demy  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Mathias Mlekuz  •  Laurence Côte

Comme un avion (2002)

Lola, a young, energetic and cheerful student lives in Paris. She’s preparing to sit her law thesis, and works part-time at Chloroville, “Our green fingers look after your interior plants”. She has split up with Simon, a lawyer in his thirties who is always busy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marie-France Pisier
CAST:  Bérénice Bejo  •  Clément Van Den Bergh  •  Laurence Côte  •  Marie-France Pisier

Lola, a young, energetic and cheerful student lives in Paris. She’s preparing to sit her law thesis, and works part-time at Chloroville, “Our green fingers look after your interior plants”. She has split up with Simon, a lawyer in his thirties who is always busy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marie-France Pisier
CAST:  Bérénice Bejo  •  Clément Van Den Bergh  •  Laurence Côte  •  Marie-France Pisier

Gallant Ladies (1990)

Despite being busy with his profession of soldiery, Brantome manages to find much more time for amorous dalliances with the ladies of the 16th-century French court than for battles. Unfortunately for him, his true love, Victoire, is beyond his reach most of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Charles Tacchella
CAST:  Richard Bohringer  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Marianne Basler  •  Laura Betti

Despite being busy with his profession of soldiery, Brantome manages to find much more time for amorous dalliances with the ladies of the 16th-century French court than for battles. Unfortunately for him, his true love, Victoire, is beyond his reach most of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Charles Tacchella
CAST:  Richard Bohringer  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Marianne Basler  •  Laura Betti
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