Claude Pinoteau

Claude Pinoteau (25 May 1925 – 5 October 2012) was a French film director and scriptwriter. Born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts de Seine, Île-de-France, France. He died in Neuilly-sur-Seine, aged 87. His sister was the actress Arlette Merry. Source: Article "Claude Pinoteau" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

The Party (1980)

A thirteen-year-old French girl deals with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Claude Brasseur  •  Brigitte Fossey  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Denise Grey

A thirteen-year-old French girl deals with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Claude Brasseur  •  Brigitte Fossey  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Denise Grey

The Party 2 (1982)

A young French teenage girl after moving to a new city falls in love with a boy and is thinking of having sex with him because her girlfriends have already done it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Claude Brasseur  •  Brigitte Fossey  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Lambert Wilson

A young French teenage girl after moving to a new city falls in love with a boy and is thinking of having sex with him because her girlfriends have already done it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Claude Brasseur  •  Brigitte Fossey  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Lambert Wilson

The Slap (1974)

A Parisian teacher loses his cool when his teenage daughter tells him she plans to drop out of school and move in with her boyfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Annie Girardot  •  Francis Perrin

A Parisian teacher loses his cool when his teenage daughter tells him she plans to drop out of school and move in with her boyfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Annie Girardot  •  Francis Perrin

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DIRECTION:  Vincent Perrot
CAST:  Jean-Paul Belmondo  •  Jean Becker  •  Alain Belmondo  •  Paul Belmondo

Cache Cash (1994)

Antoine, 11, is on holiday with his grandfather. One night he catches thieves hiding their booty in a pond. Antoine seizes the 40 million. But Liza, his new friend, is the daughter of one of the criminals. Both children soon face threats.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Georges Wilson  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Joséphine Serre

Antoine, 11, is on holiday with his grandfather. One night he catches thieves hiding their booty in a pond. Antoine seizes the 40 million. But Liza, his new friend, is the daughter of one of the criminals. Both children soon face threats.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Michel Duchaussoy  •  Georges Wilson  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin  •  Joséphine Serre

Pierre and Marie (1997)

A humoristic view of the lives of Marie and Pierre Curie and their discoveries around radioactivity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Isabelle Huppert  •  Charles Berling  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Christian Charmetant

A humoristic view of the lives of Marie and Pierre Curie and their discoveries around radioactivity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Isabelle Huppert  •  Charles Berling  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Christian Charmetant

The Seventh Target (1984)

Bastien Grimaldy, a man driven to heightened anxiety as the plot against him begins to take effect. Bastien's personal relationships give him enough cause for anxiety -- between his new lover Laura and a feisty mother, life provides its own insecurities. When he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Lea Massari  •  Jean Poiret  •  Jean-Pierre Bacri

Bastien Grimaldy, a man driven to heightened anxiety as the plot against him begins to take effect. Bastien's personal relationships give him enough cause for anxiety -- between his new lover Laura and a feisty mother, life provides its own insecurities. When he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Lea Massari  •  Jean Poiret  •  Jean-Pierre Bacri

Snow and Fire (1991)

While the Nazis occupied most of France, Jacques (Vincent Perez) has been active in the liberation underground. Now that the Allies have freed a significant portion of their country from German control, he and his buddy Michel (Matthieu Roze) can join the Free ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Géraldine Pailhas  •  Vincent Perez  •  Elsa Zylberstein  •  Stéphane Guillon

While the Nazis occupied most of France, Jacques (Vincent Perez) has been active in the liberation underground. Now that the Allies have freed a significant portion of their country from German control, he and his buddy Michel (Matthieu Roze) can join the Free ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Géraldine Pailhas  •  Vincent Perez  •  Elsa Zylberstein  •  Stéphane Guillon

Smic Smac Smoc (1971)

Charles, Jean and Amidou are workmen at the La Ciotat shipyards and live in the same construction facility. One day, Amidou leaves them to marry Catherine, a salesgirl. The trouble for Charles and Jean is that going to their friend's wedding means buying new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Lelouch
CAST:  Catherine Allégret  •  Charles Gérard  •  Amidou  •  Jean Collomb

Charles, Jean and Amidou are workmen at the La Ciotat shipyards and live in the same construction facility. One day, Amidou leaves them to marry Catherine, a salesgirl. The trouble for Charles and Jean is that going to their friend's wedding means buying new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Lelouch
CAST:  Catherine Allégret  •  Charles Gérard  •  Amidou  •  Jean Collomb

It Only Happens to Others (1971)

Catherine and Marcello are secluded in their house, living under the candlelight. Unable to accept the injustice behind the loss of their nine-month-old baby, they face a slow but definite self-destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nadine Trintignant
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Serge Marquand  •  Dominique Labourier

Catherine and Marcello are secluded in their house, living under the candlelight. Unable to accept the injustice behind the loss of their nine-month-old baby, they face a slow but definite self-destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nadine Trintignant
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Serge Marquand  •  Dominique Labourier

The Big Operator (1976)

The aging villain Émile Morland talks his old friend Aristide into helping him with to kidnap the son of a millionaire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Yves Montand  •  Agostina Belli  •  Aldo Maccione  •  Claude Brasseur

The aging villain Émile Morland talks his old friend Aristide into helping him with to kidnap the son of a millionaire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Yves Montand  •  Agostina Belli  •  Aldo Maccione  •  Claude Brasseur

The Angry Man (1979)

Romain Dupree arrives to Montreal from France only to be informed that his son is dead. However the deceased is not his son but an individual who was using his passport so Dupree begins a frantic search for his son who happens to be wanted by the local mob.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Laurent Malet  •  Holly McLaren

Romain Dupree arrives to Montreal from France only to be informed that his son is dead. However the deceased is not his son but an individual who was using his passport so Dupree begins a frantic search for his son who happens to be wanted by the local mob.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Laurent Malet  •  Holly McLaren

The Student (1988)

An ambitious teaching student's finals studies are interrupted by a passionate affair with a jazz musician.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Vincent Lindon  •  Élisabeth Vitali  •  Jean-Claude Leguay

An ambitious teaching student's finals studies are interrupted by a passionate affair with a jazz musician.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Vincent Lindon  •  Élisabeth Vitali  •  Jean-Claude Leguay

Lola Montès (1955)

Lola Montes, previously a great adventuress, is reduced to being the attraction of a circus after having been the lover of various important men.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Max Ophüls
CAST:  Martine Carol  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Henri Guisol  •  Lise Delamare

Lola Montes, previously a great adventuress, is reduced to being the attraction of a circus after having been the lover of various important men.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Max Ophüls
CAST:  Martine Carol  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Henri Guisol  •  Lise Delamare

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DIRECTION:  Philippe Kohly
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Michel Audiard  •  Brigitte Bardot  •  Bourvil

Un abbé nommé Pierre, une vie pour les autres (2005)

A documentary directed by Claude Pinoteau.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Henri Groues

A documentary directed by Claude Pinoteau.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Henri Groues

Jean Cocteau and His Tricks (2008)

Filmmaker Marc Caro interviews Claude Pinoteau, assistant director of Jean Cocteau's 1950 film ORPHEUS, about the special effects used in the film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Caro
CAST:  Claude Pinoteau

Filmmaker Marc Caro interviews Claude Pinoteau, assistant director of Jean Cocteau's 1950 film ORPHEUS, about the special effects used in the film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Caro
CAST:  Claude Pinoteau

The Silent One (1973)

Who is Anton Haliakov, who has just been abducted by the M.I.5 in London? A Soviet scientist apparently. But sixteen years before the man had another identity, Clément Tibère, and another nationality, French. So what led him to become Russian and to change ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Leo Genn  •  Suzanne Flon  •  Robert Hardy

Who is Anton Haliakov, who has just been abducted by the M.I.5 in London? A Soviet scientist apparently. But sixteen years before the man had another identity, Clément Tibère, and another nationality, French. So what led him to become Russian and to change ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Pinoteau
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Leo Genn  •  Suzanne Flon  •  Robert Hardy

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DIRECTION:  Frédéric Zamochnikoff
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Jean Becker  •  Yves Boisset  •  Mireille Darc