Jean-Pierre Cassel

Jean-Pierre Cassel (October 27, 1932 – April 19, 2007) was a French actor.

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Candide or The Optimism in the 20th Century (1960)

The film is a 20th-century adaptation of Voltaire's 1759 social satire novel Candide, ou l’Optimisme.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norbert Carbonnaux
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Daliah Lavi  •  Pierre Brasseur  •  Louis de Funès

The film is a 20th-century adaptation of Voltaire's 1759 social satire novel Candide, ou l’Optimisme.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norbert Carbonnaux
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Daliah Lavi  •  Pierre Brasseur  •  Louis de Funès

La Cérémonie (1995)

Sophie, a quiet and shy maid working for an upper-class French family, finds a friend in the energetic and uncompromising postmaster Jeanne, who encourages her to stand up against her bourgeois employers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Isabelle Huppert  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Jacqueline Bisset

Sophie, a quiet and shy maid working for an upper-class French family, finds a friend in the energetic and uncompromising postmaster Jeanne, who encourages her to stand up against her bourgeois employers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Chabrol
CAST:  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Isabelle Huppert  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Jacqueline Bisset

The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers (1964)

Five swindle stories, taking place in five international cities: Tokyo, Japan ("Fumiko's Five Benefactors" by Hiromichi Horikawa); Amsterdam, The Netherlands ("A River of Diamonds" by Roman Polanski); Naples, Italy ("The Road Map" by Ugo Gregoretti); Paris, France ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Claude Chabrol  •  Hiromichi Horikawa  •  Ugo Gregoretti
CAST:  Mie Hama  •  Ken Mitsuda  •  Nicole Karen  •  Arnold Gelderman

Five swindle stories, taking place in five international cities: Tokyo, Japan ("Fumiko's Five Benefactors" by Hiromichi Horikawa); Amsterdam, The Netherlands ("A River of Diamonds" by Roman Polanski); Naples, Italy ("The Road Map" by Ugo Gregoretti); Paris, France ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Claude Chabrol  •  Hiromichi Horikawa  •  Ugo Gregoretti
CAST:  Mie Hama  •  Ken Mitsuda  •  Nicole Karen  •  Arnold Gelderman

The Seven Deadly Sins (1962)

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Seven directors each dramatize one of the seven deadly sins in a short film. In "Anger," a domestic argument over a fly in the Sunday soup escalates into nuclear war. In "Sloth," a movie star would rather pay someone to tie his shoe than bend over to do it himself, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Roger Vadim  •  Claude Chabrol  •  Édouard Molinaro  •  Philippe de Broca  •  Jacques Demy  •  Sylvain Dhomme
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Danièle Barraud  •  Claude Rich  •  Jean-Claude Brialy

Seven directors each dramatize one of the seven deadly sins in a short film. In "Anger," a domestic argument over a fly in the Sunday soup escalates into nuclear war. In "Sloth," a movie star would rather pay someone to tie his shoe than bend over to do it himself, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Roger Vadim  •  Claude Chabrol  •  Édouard Molinaro  •  Philippe de Broca  •  Jacques Demy  •  Sylvain Dhomme
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Danièle Barraud  •  Claude Rich  •  Jean-Claude Brialy

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

Satire about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around the words of the marching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

Satire about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around the words of the marching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

Ready to Wear (1994)

Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an all-star cast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Sophia Loren  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Chiara Mastroianni

Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an all-star cast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Sophia Loren  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Chiara Mastroianni

Sade (2000)

A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Benoît Jacquot
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Marianne Denicourt  •  Jeanne Balibar  •  Isild Le Besco

A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Benoît Jacquot
CAST:  Daniel Auteuil  •  Marianne Denicourt  •  Jeanne Balibar  •  Isild Le Besco

Superman II (1980)

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Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by General Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to make himself human ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Margot Kidder  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jackie Cooper

Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by General Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world. But Superman, who attempts to make himself human ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  Christopher Reeve  •  Margot Kidder  •  Gene Hackman  •  Jackie Cooper

The Crimson Rivers (2000)

SmartMind blowingAction-packedMysterious

Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they start working together, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mathieu Kassovitz
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Nadia Farès  •  Dominique Sanda

Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they start working together, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mathieu Kassovitz
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Vincent Cassel  •  Nadia Farès  •  Dominique Sanda

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)

In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Buñuel
CAST:  Fernando Rey  •  Delphine Seyrig  •  Paul Frankeur  •  Bulle Ogier

In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Buñuel
CAST:  Fernando Rey  •  Delphine Seyrig  •  Paul Frankeur  •  Bulle Ogier

Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours ... (1965)

In order to boost circulation of his newspaper, Lord Rawnsley announces an air race and offers £10,000 to the first person who can fly across the English Channel. But one of the participants, Percy, plots to sabotage his competitor's planes. Will Percy triumph?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Sarah Miles  •  James Fox  •  Alberto Sordi

In order to boost circulation of his newspaper, Lord Rawnsley announces an air race and offers £10,000 to the first person who can fly across the English Channel. But one of the participants, Percy, plots to sabotage his competitor's planes. Will Percy triumph?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Stuart Whitman  •  Sarah Miles  •  James Fox  •  Alberto Sordi

The Boat on the Grass (1971)

Despite their social differences, poor David and the rich Olivier are the best friends. David took the young Eleanor in Olivier's Paris apartment. When Olivier meets her there, he takes her to the country, where the three build a boat on the meadow. Eleanore ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Brach
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Claude Jade  •  John McEnery  •  Valentina Cortese

Despite their social differences, poor David and the rich Olivier are the best friends. David took the young Eleanor in Olivier's Paris apartment. When Olivier meets her there, he takes her to the country, where the three build a boat on the meadow. Eleanore ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Brach
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Claude Jade  •  John McEnery  •  Valentina Cortese

Army of Shadows (1969)

Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must continue a quiet, seemingly endless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Melville
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Paul Meurisse  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Simone Signoret

Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must continue a quiet, seemingly endless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Melville
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Paul Meurisse  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Simone Signoret

The Love Game (1960)

Victor (Jean-Pierre Cassel) and Suzanne (Genevieve Cluny) are a couple at odds about commitment in this light, fast-paced comedy-drama by Philippe de Broca. Suzanne needs more reassurance from Victor about the future of their relationship. He is a painter with an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe de Broca
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Geneviève Cluny  •  Jean-Louis Maury  •  Robert Vattier

Victor (Jean-Pierre Cassel) and Suzanne (Genevieve Cluny) are a couple at odds about commitment in this light, fast-paced comedy-drama by Philippe de Broca. Suzanne needs more reassurance from Victor about the future of their relationship. He is a painter with an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe de Broca
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Geneviève Cluny  •  Jean-Louis Maury  •  Robert Vattier

That Lucky Touch (1975)

A European arms dealer meets a liberated woman journalist, who is writing a story about the ridiculous things men do with the armaments during a NATO war games meeting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Miles
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Susannah York  •  Shelley Winters  •  Lee J. Cobb

A European arms dealer meets a liberated woman journalist, who is writing a story about the ridiculous things men do with the armaments during a NATO war games meeting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Miles
CAST:  Roger Moore  •  Susannah York  •  Shelley Winters  •  Lee J. Cobb

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DIRECTION:  Marcel Bluwal
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Jean Rochefort  •  Anouk Ferjac  •  Anne Doat

Scrambled Eggs (1976)

Brumaire, the director of public relations at the Élysée, is trying to boost the rating of his government.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joël Santoni
CAST:  Jean Carmet  •  Jean-Claude Brialy  •  Anna Karina  •  Michael Lonsdale

Brumaire, the director of public relations at the Élysée, is trying to boost the rating of his government.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joël Santoni
CAST:  Jean Carmet  •  Jean-Claude Brialy  •  Anna Karina  •  Michael Lonsdale

Five Day Lover (1961)

Claire is a young mother and married to Georges, but she is also having an affair with bachelor Antoine, who is being kept by her good friend Madeleine, a wealthy fashion designer. But the meetings at Antoine's apartment, five afternoons a week, come to a halt when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe de Broca
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Micheline Presle  •  François Périer

Claire is a young mother and married to Georges, but she is also having an affair with bachelor Antoine, who is being kept by her good friend Madeleine, a wealthy fashion designer. But the meetings at Antoine's apartment, five afternoons a week, come to a halt when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe de Broca
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Micheline Presle  •  François Périer

Slices of Life (1985)

A series of humorous sketches on life: "A Night to Remember", "Summit Showdown", and "A Book? That's personal!"  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Leterrier
CAST:  Laura Antonelli  •  Michel Boujenah  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Christian Clavier

A series of humorous sketches on life: "A Night to Remember", "Summit Showdown", and "A Book? That's personal!"  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Leterrier
CAST:  Laura Antonelli  •  Michel Boujenah  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Christian Clavier

Baxter! (1973)

A young boy struggles to overcome his speech problem and strained relationship with his parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lionel Jeffries
CAST:  Patricia Neal  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Britt Ekland  •  Lynn Carlin

A young boy struggles to overcome his speech problem and strained relationship with his parents.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lionel Jeffries
CAST:  Patricia Neal  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Britt Ekland  •  Lynn Carlin
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