Manuel Poirier

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DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Hélène Foubert  •  Sergi López  •  Corinne Darmon  •  Florence Giorgetti

Women or Children First (2002)

Tom, a Spaniard, is married to Sylvie and lives a quiet but a bit boring life in the Britanny countryside (west of France). Trouble comes when Tom ex girlfriend reappears, asking for help, announcing him that she had a girl from him 9 years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Sergi López  •  Marilyne Canto  •  Sylvie Testud  •  Sacha Bourdo

Tom, a Spaniard, is married to Sylvie and lives a quiet but a bit boring life in the Britanny countryside (west of France). Trouble comes when Tom ex girlfriend reappears, asking for help, announcing him that she had a girl from him 9 years ago.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Sergi López  •  Marilyne Canto  •  Sylvie Testud  •  Sacha Bourdo

Marion (1997)

Marion is ten and befriends a couple so much that they want her to live with them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
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Marion is ten and befriends a couple so much that they want her to live with them.  (more)

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Western (1997)

Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives the Spaniard a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Sergi López  •  Sacha Bourdo  •  Élisabeth Vitali

Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives the Spaniard a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Sergi López  •  Sacha Bourdo  •  Élisabeth Vitali

Out in the Country (1995)

In this French drama, an urban professional gives up his fast-track life in favor of the quiet of country life. Benoit now lives as a toymaker who sells games at his chic Paris art gallery. The film opens with young Lila as she is being released from prison. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Benoît Régent  •  Judith Henry  •  Sergi López  •  Jean-Jacques Vanier

In this French drama, an urban professional gives up his fast-track life in favor of the quiet of country life. Benoit now lives as a toymaker who sells games at his chic Paris art gallery. The film opens with young Lila as she is being released from prison. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Benoît Régent  •  Judith Henry  •  Sergi López  •  Jean-Jacques Vanier

Le Café du pont (2010)

During the war, on the banks of the Garonne, there is a café, the Café du Pont, where workers and sailors gather. Ten-year-old Pierrot's parents dedicate all their time and energy to the place. The German Occupation imposes restrictions and fear, but Pierrot knows ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Bernard Campan  •  Cécile Rebboah  •  Thomas Durastel  •  Julien Demarty

During the war, on the banks of the Garonne, there is a café, the Café du Pont, where workers and sailors gather. Ten-year-old Pierrot's parents dedicate all their time and energy to the place. The German Occupation imposes restrictions and fear, but Pierrot knows ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Bernard Campan  •  Cécile Rebboah  •  Thomas Durastel  •  Julien Demarty

La maison (2007)

Malo has separated from his wife and a divorce is in the works. His children leave with his wife on holiday, and he is lonely and depressed. His friend Rémi drags him to a party in the country, and driving back they see by chance a notice of a house being sold at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Sergi López  •  Bruno Salomone  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Barbara Schulz

Malo has separated from his wife and a divorce is in the works. His children leave with his wife on holiday, and he is lonely and depressed. His friend Rémi drags him to a party in the country, and driving back they see by chance a notice of a house being sold at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Sergi López  •  Bruno Salomone  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Barbara Schulz

Side Roads (2004)

Victor, a father, travels the roads with his teenage son, Felix. For Felix, the trip is a school of life, as his first romantic encounter helps him better understand his father and get closer to him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Sergi López  •  Kevin Miranda  •  Lucy Harrison  •  Mélodie Marcq

Victor, a father, travels the roads with his teenage son, Felix. For Felix, the trip is a school of life, as his first romantic encounter helps him better understand his father and get closer to him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Sergi López  •  Kevin Miranda  •  Lucy Harrison  •  Mélodie Marcq

Te quiero (2001)

Jean and Sylvia left France with a stolen diamond to start a new life in South America. They land in Lima to live their passion. But the diamond is not easy to sell. They meet a French couple and hope to sell them the stolen diamond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Philippe Bas  •  Marine Delterme  •  Patricia Farfan Villena  •  Maruschka Detmers

Jean and Sylvia left France with a stolen diamond to start a new life in South America. They land in Lima to live their passion. But the diamond is not easy to sell. They meet a French couple and hope to sell them the stolen diamond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Philippe Bas  •  Marine Delterme  •  Patricia Farfan Villena  •  Maruschka Detmers

De la lumière quand même (2000)

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DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Albert Dupontel  •  Michel Vuillermoz

Attention fragile

September, 1986. Alice and Martin are 17 years old. They come from provinces to Montesquieu high school in the capital. Like many youngs of their age, born in the 70s and nostalgic of a too comfortable childhood, they progress carefully in life. While Alice and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Aurélie Berrier  •  Mathieu Busson  •  Fanny Esteban  •  Micha Lescot

September, 1986. Alice and Martin are 17 years old. They come from provinces to Montesquieu high school in the capital. Like many youngs of their age, born in the 70s and nostalgic of a too comfortable childhood, they progress carefully in life. While Alice and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Manuel Poirier
CAST:  Aurélie Berrier  •  Mathieu Busson  •  Fanny Esteban  •  Micha Lescot