Jean-Michel Portal

Alors voilà, (1997)

A trucker, an accountant, a former plumber hospitalised after a suicide attempt... Presided over by the accountant, the three families decide to buy a truck, a trucker's dream. The father, practical joker, and larger-than-life lover, keeps a watchful eye. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Piccoli
CAST:  Maurice Garrel  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Arno  •  Roland Amstutz

A trucker, an accountant, a former plumber hospitalised after a suicide attempt... Presided over by the accountant, the three families decide to buy a truck, a trucker's dream. The father, practical joker, and larger-than-life lover, keeps a watchful eye. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Piccoli
CAST:  Maurice Garrel  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Arno  •  Roland Amstutz

Je suis un no man's land (2011)

Philippe is a singer and in the existence of a singer, there are times when everything accelerates especially when a crazy groupie, neglected parents, a lunar ornithologist and a tough childhood friend strive to complicate the life... How to get out ?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thierry Jousse
CAST:  Philippe Katerine  •  Julie Depardieu  •  Aurore Clément  •  Jackie Berroyer

Philippe is a singer and in the existence of a singer, there are times when everything accelerates especially when a crazy groupie, neglected parents, a lunar ornithologist and a tough childhood friend strive to complicate the life... How to get out ?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thierry Jousse
CAST:  Philippe Katerine  •  Julie Depardieu  •  Aurore Clément  •  Jackie Berroyer

No Big Deal (2003)

Three sons are sent on a journey to trace their father's checkered past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Rapp
CAST:  Sami Bouajila  •  Romain Duris  •  Jean-Michel Portal  •  Leonor Varela

Three sons are sent on a journey to trace their father's checkered past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Rapp
CAST:  Sami Bouajila  •  Romain Duris  •  Jean-Michel Portal  •  Leonor Varela

The Man I Love (1997)

This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the dreadful moment when one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stéphane Giusti
CAST:  Jean-Michel Portal  •  Marcial Di Fonzo Bo  •  Mathilde Seigner  •  Vittoria Scognamiglio

This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the dreadful moment when one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stéphane Giusti
CAST:  Jean-Michel Portal  •  Marcial Di Fonzo Bo  •  Mathilde Seigner  •  Vittoria Scognamiglio

Love Is in the Air (2005)

Yann Kerbec is a flight instructor: he evaluates pilots’ abilities under extreme conditions on flight simulators. But Yann has a big problem: he is so airsick since he was born in a plane, that he couldn’t even follow the love of his life when she moved to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rémi Bezançon
CAST:  Vincent Elbaz  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Elsa Kikoïne

Yann Kerbec is a flight instructor: he evaluates pilots’ abilities under extreme conditions on flight simulators. But Yann has a big problem: he is so airsick since he was born in a plane, that he couldn’t even follow the love of his life when she moved to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rémi Bezançon
CAST:  Vincent Elbaz  •  Marion Cotillard  •  Gilles Lellouche  •  Elsa Kikoïne

Our Happy Lives (1999)

Six people whose lives are intertwined struggle to find happiness amid broken relationships and painful life changes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Maillot
CAST:  Marie Payen  •  Cécile Richard  •  Camille Japy  •  Sami Bouajila

Six people whose lives are intertwined struggle to find happiness amid broken relationships and painful life changes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Maillot
CAST:  Marie Payen  •  Cécile Richard  •  Camille Japy  •  Sami Bouajila

Tumultes (1990)

A death in the family. Patrick dies and his three sisters gather at their parents' home in Normandy. Anne, the oldest, is steady, married with two children, showing little emotion. Isabelle, who's cut herself off from her family for eight years, returns from Paris. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Van Effenterre
CAST:  Bruno Cremer  •  Nelly Borgeaud  •  Julie Jézéquel  •  Clotilde de Bayser

A death in the family. Patrick dies and his three sisters gather at their parents' home in Normandy. Anne, the oldest, is steady, married with two children, showing little emotion. Isabelle, who's cut herself off from her family for eight years, returns from Paris. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Van Effenterre
CAST:  Bruno Cremer  •  Nelly Borgeaud  •  Julie Jézéquel  •  Clotilde de Bayser

Nuit noire, 17 octobre 1961 (2005)

Parisian authorities clash with the Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) in director Alain Tasma’s recounting of one of the darkest moments of the Algerian War of Independence. As the war wound to a close and violence persisted in the streets of Paris, the FLN and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Tasma
CAST:  Clotilde Courau  •  Thierry Fortineau  •  Jean-Michel Portal  •  Ouassini Embarek

Parisian authorities clash with the Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) in director Alain Tasma’s recounting of one of the darkest moments of the Algerian War of Independence. As the war wound to a close and violence persisted in the streets of Paris, the FLN and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Tasma
CAST:  Clotilde Courau  •  Thierry Fortineau  •  Jean-Michel Portal  •  Ouassini Embarek

The Officers' Ward (2001)

The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Dupeyron
CAST:  Éric Caravaca  •  Denis Podalydès  •  Grégori Derangère  •  Sabine Azéma

The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Dupeyron
CAST:  Éric Caravaca  •  Denis Podalydès  •  Grégori Derangère  •  Sabine Azéma

The Beautiful Person (2008)

In the wake of her mother's tragic death, French teenager Junie transfers to a different high school. Though Junie lives mostly inside her own head, her beauty and stoicism win her the attention of the entire male student population. Junie begins dating the gentle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Honoré
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Léa Seydoux  •  Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet  •  Simon Truxillo

In the wake of her mother's tragic death, French teenager Junie transfers to a different high school. Though Junie lives mostly inside her own head, her beauty and stoicism win her the attention of the entire male student population. Junie begins dating the gentle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Honoré
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Léa Seydoux  •  Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet  •  Simon Truxillo

Burnt Out (2006)

François Durrieux, a man in his forties, married to Clémence and father of Benjamin, has been employed for years by the firm DSBO. In order not to lose his job, he always submits to his boss's demands whether it means working after office hours, canceling planned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fabienne Godet
CAST:  Olivier Gourmet  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Julie Depardieu  •  Marion Cotillard

François Durrieux, a man in his forties, married to Clémence and father of Benjamin, has been employed for years by the firm DSBO. In order not to lose his job, he always submits to his boss's demands whether it means working after office hours, canceling planned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fabienne Godet
CAST:  Olivier Gourmet  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Julie Depardieu  •  Marion Cotillard

Inéluctable (2008)

An Indian delegation, headed by Kuldip Badhwar, is going to Cateneau's French power plant to negotiate the purchase of four new generation nuclear reactors. Before signing the contract, the Indian representative requires guarantees on the safety of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Ary Abittan  •  Antoine Chappey  •  Thibault de Montalembert  •  Constance Dollé

An Indian delegation, headed by Kuldip Badhwar, is going to Cateneau's French power plant to negotiate the purchase of four new generation nuclear reactors. Before signing the contract, the Indian representative requires guarantees on the safety of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Ary Abittan  •  Antoine Chappey  •  Thibault de Montalembert  •  Constance Dollé

Welcome to Veraz (1991)

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DIRECTION:  Xavier Castano
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Roger Souza  •  Jean-Pierre Bagot  •  Madeleine Marie

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DIRECTION:  Xavier Castano
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Roger Souza  •  Jean-Pierre Bagot  •  Madeleine Marie

Why Not Me? (1999)

Four gay French expatriots share a business in Barcelona. When they and their parents are thrown together for a "coming out" party, another French Farce ensues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stéphane Giusti
CAST:  Amira Casar  •  Julie Gayet  •  Bruno Putzulu  •  Johnny Hallyday

Four gay French expatriots share a business in Barcelona. When they and their parents are thrown together for a "coming out" party, another French Farce ensues.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stéphane Giusti
CAST:  Amira Casar  •  Julie Gayet  •  Bruno Putzulu  •  Johnny Hallyday

Aniel (1998)

A young foreigner replaces sick worker in a factory. The mystery that surrounds him, along with his charm and nonchalance, soon make him an object of desire and hatred. The life of the factory and, in particular, that of one of its workers, are changed for good by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Roux
CAST:  Frédéric Pierrot  •  Jean-Michel Portal  •  Caroline Baehr  •  Sébastien Landry

A young foreigner replaces sick worker in a factory. The mystery that surrounds him, along with his charm and nonchalance, soon make him an object of desire and hatred. The life of the factory and, in particular, that of one of its workers, are changed for good by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Roux
CAST:  Frédéric Pierrot  •  Jean-Michel Portal  •  Caroline Baehr  •  Sébastien Landry