Jean-Louis Barcelona

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Taxi 4 (2007)

Before being extradited to Africa to stand trial, a notorious Belgian criminal is entrusted to the Marseilles police department for less than 24 hours. But the wily crook convinces bumbling policeman Emilien he's a lowly Belgian embassy employee who got railroaded ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Krawczyk
CAST:  Samy Naceri  •  Frédéric Diefenthal  •  Emma Wiklund  •  Edouard Montoute

Before being extradited to Africa to stand trial, a notorious Belgian criminal is entrusted to the Marseilles police department for less than 24 hours. But the wily crook convinces bumbling policeman Emilien he's a lowly Belgian embassy employee who got railroaded ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Krawczyk
CAST:  Samy Naceri  •  Frédéric Diefenthal  •  Emma Wiklund  •  Edouard Montoute

Porn in the Hood (2012)

3 childhood friends who have never left their hometown in the suburb try to get into porn as a way earning easy money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franck Gastambide
CAST:  Ramzy Bedia  •  Medi Sadoun  •  Franck Gastambide  •  Jib Pocthier

3 childhood friends who have never left their hometown in the suburb try to get into porn as a way earning easy money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franck Gastambide
CAST:  Ramzy Bedia  •  Medi Sadoun  •  Franck Gastambide  •  Jib Pocthier

The Well Digger's Daughter (2011)

It's the beginning of the WWII. South of France. Patricia, 18, is the oldest daughter of a well-digger, Pascal, who considers her a princess because of her moral qualities. She's kind, devoted. One day, she briefly meets a young man, Jacques, the son of Mazel, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Auteuil
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Kad Merad  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin

It's the beginning of the WWII. South of France. Patricia, 18, is the oldest daughter of a well-digger, Pascal, who considers her a princess because of her moral qualities. She's kind, devoted. One day, she briefly meets a young man, Jacques, the son of Mazel, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Auteuil
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Kad Merad  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin

Half-Sister (2013)

When Nénette discovers the identity of her father in a letter, she quickly goes off in search of him. But instead of finding her father, she is met by her half-brother, Paul. Paul, a bitter man who gave up his dream to take over his father’s pharmacy business, is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josiane Balasko
CAST:  Michel Blanc  •  Josiane Balasko  •  Brigitte Roüan  •  Françoise Lépine

When Nénette discovers the identity of her father in a letter, she quickly goes off in search of him. But instead of finding her father, she is met by her half-brother, Paul. Paul, a bitter man who gave up his dream to take over his father’s pharmacy business, is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josiane Balasko
CAST:  Michel Blanc  •  Josiane Balasko  •  Brigitte Roüan  •  Françoise Lépine

The Love Punch (2014)

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Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company was fraudulent. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Hopkins
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Emma Thompson  •  Louise Bourgoin  •  Timothy Spall

Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company was fraudulent. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Hopkins
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Emma Thompson  •  Louise Bourgoin  •  Timothy Spall

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

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)

An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Louise Bourgoin  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Philippe Nahon

An adventure set in the early part of the 20th century, focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luc Besson
CAST:  Louise Bourgoin  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Philippe Nahon

OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009)

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French top secret agent, Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, is sent to Rio to buy microfilms from a running nazi. To do so, he has to team up with Mossad secret services.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Hazanavicius
CAST:  Jean Dujardin  •  Louise Monot  •  Pierre Bellemare  •  Reem Kherici

French top secret agent, Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, is sent to Rio to buy microfilms from a running nazi. To do so, he has to team up with Mossad secret services.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Hazanavicius
CAST:  Jean Dujardin  •  Louise Monot  •  Pierre Bellemare  •  Reem Kherici

Fanny (2013)

"Fanny" is the second part of the "Marseille trilogy", made by Marcel Pagnol with the generic name of "Marius, Fanny and César". Fanny falls in love and is abandoned by Marius. Now she discovers she is pregnant. Her mother and Marius's father, César, persuade her ...  (more)

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

"Fanny" is the second part of the "Marseille trilogy", made by Marcel Pagnol with the generic name of "Marius, Fanny and César". Fanny falls in love and is abandoned by Marius. Now she discovers she is pregnant. Her mother and Marius's father, César, persuade her ...  (more)

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

Serial Teachers (2013)

With only 12 percent of its pupils obtaining their baccalaureate, Jules Ferry High School is the worst school in France. The Inspector of Schools has already exhausted all the conventional means to raise standards at the school and he has no choice but to take the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre-François Martin-Laval
CAST:  Christian Clavier  •  Isabelle Nanty  •  Pierre-François Martin-Laval  •  Kev Adams

With only 12 percent of its pupils obtaining their baccalaureate, Jules Ferry High School is the worst school in France. The Inspector of Schools has already exhausted all the conventional means to raise standards at the school and he has no choice but to take the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre-François Martin-Laval
CAST:  Christian Clavier  •  Isabelle Nanty  •  Pierre-François Martin-Laval  •  Kev Adams

Vive la France (2013)

Muzafar and Feruz are two easy going shepherds from Taboulistan, a tiny country in Asia that is unknown to the rest of the world. To alert the world to his country’s existence, the son of Taboulistan’s president decides to instigate a program of publicity terrorism ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michaël Youn
CAST:  Michaël Youn  •  José Garcia  •  Isabelle Funaro  •  Ary Abittan

Muzafar and Feruz are two easy going shepherds from Taboulistan, a tiny country in Asia that is unknown to the rest of the world. To alert the world to his country’s existence, the son of Taboulistan’s president decides to instigate a program of publicity terrorism ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michaël Youn
CAST:  Michaël Youn  •  José Garcia  •  Isabelle Funaro  •  Ary Abittan

Ten Minutes from Naturists (2012)

Family caretakers Brussels advantage of the absence of his patrons to exchange a beautiful property against a holiday villa in Sunset Island ... They just did not know a small detail: Island Sunset is 100% nude! Meanwhile, the Levantains arrive in Brussels to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stéphane Clavier
CAST:  Christine Citti  •  Bruno Ricci  •  Macha Méril  •  Lionel Abelanski

Family caretakers Brussels advantage of the absence of his patrons to exchange a beautiful property against a holiday villa in Sunset Island ... They just did not know a small detail: Island Sunset is 100% nude! Meanwhile, the Levantains arrive in Brussels to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stéphane Clavier
CAST:  Christine Citti  •  Bruno Ricci  •  Macha Méril  •  Lionel Abelanski

Fair is Fair (2010)

Condamné pour un crime qui n'était, selon lui, qu'un accident, Constant réussit à s'évader de la prison où il purge sa peine... Après une fuite aveugle, livré à tous les hasards, Constant finit par échouer dans un coin perdu, près des berges désertes d'un canal.... ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isabelle Mergault
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Medeea Marinescu  •  Agnès Boury

Condamné pour un crime qui n'était, selon lui, qu'un accident, Constant réussit à s'évader de la prison où il purge sa peine... Après une fuite aveugle, livré à tous les hasards, Constant finit par échouer dans un coin perdu, près des berges désertes d'un canal.... ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isabelle Mergault
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Medeea Marinescu  •  Agnès Boury

The Trouble with You (2018)

Detective Yvonne is the widow of police chief Santi, a local hero in a town on the French Riviera. When she learns he was in fact a crooked cop, she tries to right his wrongs. Crossing paths with Antoine, a victim of Santi, sets off a series of wild events.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Salvadori
CAST:  Adèle Haenel  •  Pio Marmaï  •  Damien Bonnard  •  Audrey Tautou

Detective Yvonne is the widow of police chief Santi, a local hero in a town on the French Riviera. When she learns he was in fact a crooked cop, she tries to right his wrongs. Crossing paths with Antoine, a victim of Santi, sets off a series of wild events.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Salvadori
CAST:  Adèle Haenel  •  Pio Marmaï  •  Damien Bonnard  •  Audrey Tautou

Paris Pigalle (2018)

Paris, 1982. Franck and Serge are police investigators in charge of making a good catch in the Parisian porn industry. In order to infiltrate the mafia, they take over a peep show in Pigalle riddled with debts. In attempt to jump start the business, they begin to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cédric Anger
CAST:  Gilles Lellouche  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Camille Razat  •  Michel Fau

Paris, 1982. Franck and Serge are police investigators in charge of making a good catch in the Parisian porn industry. In order to infiltrate the mafia, they take over a peep show in Pigalle riddled with debts. In attempt to jump start the business, they begin to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cédric Anger
CAST:  Gilles Lellouche  •  Guillaume Canet  •  Camille Razat  •  Michel Fau

The Shiny Shrimps (2019)

Matthias Le Goff, an Olympic champion at the end of his career, makes a homophobic statement on TV. His punishment: coach the Shiny Shrimps, a flamboyant and amateur gay water-polo team. They have only one thing in mind: to qualify for the Gay Games in Croatia ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maxime Govare  •  Cédric Le Gallo
CAST:  Nicolas Gob  •  Alban Lenoir  •  Geoffrey Couët  •  Michaël Abiteboul

Matthias Le Goff, an Olympic champion at the end of his career, makes a homophobic statement on TV. His punishment: coach the Shiny Shrimps, a flamboyant and amateur gay water-polo team. They have only one thing in mind: to qualify for the Gay Games in Croatia ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maxime Govare  •  Cédric Le Gallo
CAST:  Nicolas Gob  •  Alban Lenoir  •  Geoffrey Couët  •  Michaël Abiteboul

The Time of Secrets (2022)

Marseille, July 1905. Nearly a teenager, Marcel Pagnol embarks in his last summer vacation before high school and returns, at last, to his beloved hills in Provence. What begins as a summer of boyhood adventures becomes one of the first loves, and unearthed secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Barratier
CAST:  Léo Campion  •  Guillaume de Tonquédec  •  Mélanie Doutey  •  François-Xavier Demaison

Marseille, July 1905. Nearly a teenager, Marcel Pagnol embarks in his last summer vacation before high school and returns, at last, to his beloved hills in Provence. What begins as a summer of boyhood adventures becomes one of the first loves, and unearthed secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Barratier
CAST:  Léo Campion  •  Guillaume de Tonquédec  •  Mélanie Doutey  •  François-Xavier Demaison

Fly Me Away (2021)

Thomas, a blasé young man, spends his nights in clubs and his days in bed. Until his father, Dr. Reinhard, fed up with his son’s escapades, cuts him off completely and forces him to take care of one of his young patients. Mar- cus, 12, was born with a serious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Barratier
CAST:  Yoann Eloundou Noah  •  Victor Belmondo  •  Gérard Lanvin  •  Andranic Manet

Thomas, a blasé young man, spends his nights in clubs and his days in bed. Until his father, Dr. Reinhard, fed up with his son’s escapades, cuts him off completely and forces him to take care of one of his young patients. Mar- cus, 12, was born with a serious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Barratier
CAST:  Yoann Eloundou Noah  •  Victor Belmondo  •  Gérard Lanvin  •  Andranic Manet
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