Jacques Chailleux

Going Places (1974)

Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeoisie holds dear, whether it’s cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Jeanne Moreau

Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeoisie holds dear, whether it’s cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Jeanne Moreau

The Common Man (1975)

As every summer, Georges Lajoie, his wife Ginette and grown-up son Léon go on holiday to Loulou's campsite. They join old friends, the Schumachers and the Colins. Brigitte Colin, the daughter, is quite a pretty young girl now. One day, Georges rapes and murders her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Boisset
CAST:  Jean Carmet  •  Pascale Roberts  •  Ginette Garcin  •  Michel Peyrelon

As every summer, Georges Lajoie, his wife Ginette and grown-up son Léon go on holiday to Loulou's campsite. They join old friends, the Schumachers and the Colins. Brigitte Colin, the daughter, is quite a pretty young girl now. One day, Georges rapes and murders her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Boisset
CAST:  Jean Carmet  •  Pascale Roberts  •  Ginette Garcin  •  Michel Peyrelon

Car Cemetery (1983)

The plot is set in a post apocalyptic Junkyard where people take refuge from authority and are able to practice their fantasies and fetishes without being stopped by the police. These people are led by Emanou who is a sort of Messiah, who promises music rather than ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fernando Arrabal
CAST:  Juliet Berto  •  Alain Bashung  •  Roland Amstutz  •  Micha Bayard

The plot is set in a post apocalyptic Junkyard where people take refuge from authority and are able to practice their fantasies and fetishes without being stopped by the police. These people are led by Emanou who is a sort of Messiah, who promises music rather than ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fernando Arrabal
CAST:  Juliet Berto  •  Alain Bashung  •  Roland Amstutz  •  Micha Bayard

Thank You, Life (1991)

Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intriguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit. Camille follows her new friend through the discovery of sex and the darker side of life. As the film progresses, Camille discovers AIDS and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Anouk Grinberg  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Michel Blanc

Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intriguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit. Camille follows her new friend through the discovery of sex and the darker side of life. As the film progresses, Camille discovers AIDS and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Anouk Grinberg  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Michel Blanc

The Horse of Pride (1980)

In early twentieth-century Brittany, two peasants marry, have a son, and live in traditional Breton ways: three generations under one roof, a division of labor between the sexes, elders' stories at night, politics and religion during their little free time. Times ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Jacques Dufilho  •  Bernadette Le Saché  •  François Cluzet  •  Ronan Hubert

In early twentieth-century Brittany, two peasants marry, have a son, and live in traditional Breton ways: three generations under one roof, a division of labor between the sexes, elders' stories at night, politics and religion during their little free time. Times ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Jacques Dufilho  •  Bernadette Le Saché  •  François Cluzet  •  Ronan Hubert

Asphalte (1981)

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DIRECTION:  Denis Amar
CAST:  Carole Laure  •  Jean Yanne  •  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Philippe Ogouz

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DIRECTION:  Denis Amar
CAST:  Carole Laure  •  Jean Yanne  •  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Philippe Ogouz

Debout les crabes, la mer monte ! (1983)

Being in jail for five years, Marthe, a prostitute, is angry and needs vengeance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Grand-Jouan
CAST:  Martin Lamotte  •  Véronique Genest  •  Virginie Thévenet  •  Richard Bohringer

Being in jail for five years, Marthe, a prostitute, is angry and needs vengeance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Grand-Jouan
CAST:  Martin Lamotte  •  Véronique Genest  •  Virginie Thévenet  •  Richard Bohringer

Sortis de route (1988)

After a car accident, a twelve years old boy had to take care of his younger sister and their dog as they are lost in the Moroccan desert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruno Mattei
CAST:  Willy Roussel  •  Marie Cabanis  •  Pierre Gaziello  •  Marie-Pierre Casey

After a car accident, a twelve years old boy had to take care of his younger sister and their dog as they are lost in the Moroccan desert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruno Mattei
CAST:  Willy Roussel  •  Marie Cabanis  •  Pierre Gaziello  •  Marie-Pierre Casey

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DIRECTION:  Jean Marboeuf
CAST:  Vincent Cassel  •  Pierre Mondy  •  Danièle Evenou  •  Isabelle Renauld

Pétain (1993)

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DIRECTION:  Jean Marboeuf
CAST:  Jacques Dufilho  •  Jean Yanne  •  Jean-Claude Dreyfus  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel

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DIRECTION:  Jean Marboeuf
CAST:  Jacques Dufilho  •  Jean Yanne  •  Jean-Claude Dreyfus  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel

Act of Aggression (1975)

After his wife and daughter are raped and killed by a motorbike gang a man sets out to take revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Pirès
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Jean-Louis Trintignant  •  Claude Brasseur  •  Philippe Brigaud

After his wife and daughter are raped and killed by a motorbike gang a man sets out to take revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Pirès
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Jean-Louis Trintignant  •  Claude Brasseur  •  Philippe Brigaud