Michel Delahaye

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Alphaville (1965)

An American private-eye arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Eddie Constantine  •  Anna Karina  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  Howard Vernon

An American private-eye arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Eddie Constantine  •  Anna Karina  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  Howard Vernon

Band of Outsiders (1964)

Cinephile slackers Franz and Arthur spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile. The misfit trio upends convention at every turn, be it through choreographed dances in cafés or frolicsome romps through ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Anna Karina  •  Claude Brasseur  •  Sami Frey  •  Danièle Girard

Cinephile slackers Franz and Arthur spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile. The misfit trio upends convention at every turn, be it through choreographed dances in cafés or frolicsome romps through ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard
CAST:  Anna Karina  •  Claude Brasseur  •  Sami Frey  •  Danièle Girard

Mr. Klein (1976)

Paris, France, 1942, during the Nazi occupation. Robert Klein, a successful art dealer who benefits from the misfortunes of those who are ruthlessly persecuted, discovers by chance that there is another Robert Klein, apparently a Jewish man; someone with whom he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Alain Delon  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Michael Lonsdale  •  Jean Bouise

Paris, France, 1942, during the Nazi occupation. Robert Klein, a successful art dealer who benefits from the misfortunes of those who are ruthlessly persecuted, discovers by chance that there is another Robert Klein, apparently a Jewish man; someone with whom he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Losey
CAST:  Alain Delon  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Michael Lonsdale  •  Jean Bouise

Out 1 (1971)

While two theater groups rehearse plays by Aeschylus, two solitary individuals wander the Parisian streets hustling the populace for cash.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Michèle Moretti  •  Hermine Karagheuz  •  Pierre Baillot  •  Marcel Bozonnet

While two theater groups rehearse plays by Aeschylus, two solitary individuals wander the Parisian streets hustling the populace for cash.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Michèle Moretti  •  Hermine Karagheuz  •  Pierre Baillot  •  Marcel Bozonnet

L'Amour fou (1969)

Follows the dissolution of the marriage between Claire, an actress and Sebastien, her director.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Bulle Ogier  •  Jean-Pierre Kalfon  •  Josée Destoop  •  Celia

Follows the dissolution of the marriage between Claire, an actress and Sebastien, her director.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Bulle Ogier  •  Jean-Pierre Kalfon  •  Josée Destoop  •  Celia

Donkey Skin (1970)

A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Demy
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Jacques Perrin  •  Jean Marais  •  Delphine Seyrig

A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry her father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Demy
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Jacques Perrin  •  Jean Marais  •  Delphine Seyrig

Holy Motors (2012)

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We follow 24 hours in the life of a being moving from life to life like a cold and solitary assassin moving from hit to hit. In each of these interwoven lives, the being possesses an entirely distinct identity: sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, sometimes youthful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leos Carax
CAST:  Eva Mendes  •  Kylie Minogue  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Edith Scob

We follow 24 hours in the life of a being moving from life to life like a cold and solitary assassin moving from hit to hit. In each of these interwoven lives, the being possesses an entirely distinct identity: sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, sometimes youthful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leos Carax
CAST:  Eva Mendes  •  Kylie Minogue  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Edith Scob

Drugstore Romance (1979)

Pierrot, mechanic in Paris, falls madly for a female chemist his senior—who at first refuses him, only accepting love after being diagnosed with a deadly illness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Vecchiali
CAST:  Hélène Surgère  •  Nicolas Silberg  •  Myriam Mézières  •  Christine Murillo

Pierrot, mechanic in Paris, falls madly for a female chemist his senior—who at first refuses him, only accepting love after being diagnosed with a deadly illness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Vecchiali
CAST:  Hélène Surgère  •  Nicolas Silberg  •  Myriam Mézières  •  Christine Murillo

The Shiver of the Vampires (1971)

A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Rollin
CAST:  Sandra Julien  •  Jean-Marie Durand  •  Michel Delahaye  •  Jacques Robiolles

A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Rollin
CAST:  Sandra Julien  •  Jean-Marie Durand  •  Michel Delahaye  •  Jacques Robiolles

Simone Barbès or Virtue (1980)

Simone and Martine are usherettes in a porno cinema in Montparnasse. Installed in the hall, they greet regulars, put men in their place, chat and pass the time. At midnight Simone departs to a lesbian nightclub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marie-Claude Treilhou
CAST:  Ingrid Bourgoin  •  Martine Simonet  •  Michel Delahaye  •  Sonia Saviange

Simone and Martine are usherettes in a porno cinema in Montparnasse. Installed in the hall, they greet regulars, put men in their place, chat and pass the time. At midnight Simone departs to a lesbian nightclub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marie-Claude Treilhou
CAST:  Ingrid Bourgoin  •  Martine Simonet  •  Michel Delahaye  •  Sonia Saviange

Exposed (1983)

Wisconsin farm girl Elizabeth Carlson leaves family and her English teacher lover behind and escapes to New York. There she soon makes a career for herself as a fashion model. During a vernissage she's approached by a mysterious man whose motives are unclear...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Toback
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Rudolf Nureyev  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ian McShane

Wisconsin farm girl Elizabeth Carlson leaves family and her English teacher lover behind and escapes to New York. There she soon makes a career for herself as a fashion model. During a vernissage she's approached by a mysterious man whose motives are unclear...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Toback
CAST:  Nastassja Kinski  •  Rudolf Nureyev  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ian McShane

The Lady Banker (1980)

The scene is the restless Paris of the interwar years where an attractive and ambitious woman successfully makes her way in a world previously reserved for men: that of high finance. Originating from a humble background, she quickly becomes popular with small ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Romy Schneider  •  Marie-France Pisier  •  Claude Brasseur  •  Jean-Claude Brialy

The scene is the restless Paris of the interwar years where an attractive and ambitious woman successfully makes her way in a world previously reserved for men: that of high finance. Originating from a humble background, she quickly becomes popular with small ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Romy Schneider  •  Marie-France Pisier  •  Claude Brasseur  •  Jean-Claude Brialy

Blanche (1972)

Blanche is the young, pure, beautiful wife of the Master of the castle, in a secluded land. Every man is in love with her, including the King and his servant Bartolomeo, visiting the Master.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walerian Borowczyk
CAST:  Michel Simon  •  Georges Wilson  •  Jacques Perrin  •  Ligia Branice

Blanche is the young, pure, beautiful wife of the Master of the castle, in a secluded land. Every man is in love with her, including the King and his servant Bartolomeo, visiting the Master.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walerian Borowczyk
CAST:  Michel Simon  •  Georges Wilson  •  Jacques Perrin  •  Ligia Branice

At the Top of the Stairs (1983)

A woman returns after twenty years to Toulon where her husband, who collaborated with the nazis, was murdered. Her motives are unclear.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Vecchiali
CAST:  Danielle Darrieux  •  Hélène Surgère  •  Françoise Lebrun  •  Nicolas Silberg

A woman returns after twenty years to Toulon where her husband, who collaborated with the nazis, was murdered. Her motives are unclear.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Vecchiali
CAST:  Danielle Darrieux  •  Hélène Surgère  •  Françoise Lebrun  •  Nicolas Silberg

The Secret (1974)

A stranger enters into and forever alters the life of a couple. He claims to be pursued by certain authorities who intend to prevent him from disclosing a secret that only he holds, whence the title. Is he lying, or insane - or is he telling the truth? Who, if ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Enrico
CAST:  Jean-Louis Trintignant  •  Marlène Jobert  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Solange Pradel

A stranger enters into and forever alters the life of a couple. He claims to be pursued by certain authorities who intend to prevent him from disclosing a secret that only he holds, whence the title. Is he lying, or insane - or is he telling the truth? Who, if ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Enrico
CAST:  Jean-Louis Trintignant  •  Marlène Jobert  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Solange Pradel

The Nude Vampire (1970)

A young man falls in love with a beautiful woman being chased by sinister masked figures at night. He tries to track her down, and learns she's being held captive by his father and colleagues who believe she's a vampire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Rollin
CAST:  Olivier Rollin  •  Maurice Lemaître  •  Caroline Cartier  •  Ly Lestrong

A young man falls in love with a beautiful woman being chased by sinister masked figures at night. He tries to track her down, and learns she's being held captive by his father and colleagues who believe she's a vampire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Rollin
CAST:  Olivier Rollin  •  Maurice Lemaître  •  Caroline Cartier  •  Ly Lestrong

Ro.Go.Pa.G. (1963)

Four short films by four different directors dealing with the principles of modern life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pier Paolo Pasolini  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Roberto Rossellini  •  Ugo Gregoretti
CAST:  Rosanna Schiaffino  •  Orson Welles  •  Ugo Tognazzi  •  Ricky Tognazzi

Four short films by four different directors dealing with the principles of modern life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pier Paolo Pasolini  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Roberto Rossellini  •  Ugo Gregoretti
CAST:  Rosanna Schiaffino  •  Orson Welles  •  Ugo Tognazzi  •  Ricky Tognazzi

The Nun (1966)

In eighteenth-century France, a girl is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior treat her in radically different ways, ranging from maternal concern, to sadistic persecution, to lesbian desire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Anna Karina  •  Liselotte Pulver  •  Micheline Presle  •  Francine Bergé

In eighteenth-century France, a girl is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior treat her in radically different ways, ranging from maternal concern, to sadistic persecution, to lesbian desire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Anna Karina  •  Liselotte Pulver  •  Micheline Presle  •  Francine Bergé

A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)

Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He chooses Camille Bliss as his subject of study and begins to visit her in prison for interviews. Camille became acquainted with trouble at a young age and justifies her actions by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Bernadette Lafont  •  André Dussollier  •  Anne Kreis  •  Charles Denner

Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He chooses Camille Bliss as his subject of study and begins to visit her in prison for interviews. Camille became acquainted with trouble at a young age and justifies her actions by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Truffaut
CAST:  Bernadette Lafont  •  André Dussollier  •  Anne Kreis  •  Charles Denner

Femmes femmes (1974)

The fantasies and dreams of two over-the-hill actresses are intertwined with their realities, as the two roommates struggle to survive their day-to-day lives in the expensive and difficult world of Paris.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Vecchiali
CAST:  Hélène Surgère  •  Sonia Saviange  •  Huguette Forge  •  Michel Delahaye

The fantasies and dreams of two over-the-hill actresses are intertwined with their realities, as the two roommates struggle to survive their day-to-day lives in the expensive and difficult world of Paris.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Vecchiali
CAST:  Hélène Surgère  •  Sonia Saviange  •  Huguette Forge  •  Michel Delahaye
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