Eddy Mitchell

Eddy Mitchell began his career as a singer with the 60's French rock n' roll band Les Chaussettes Noires in 1960.He went solo in 1963 and 40 years later he is still touring and recording. He also began his real acting career in 1981 playing the part of Nono in Bertrand Tavernier's "Coup de torchon" after appearing as himself fronting his rock n'roll band in numerous black and white 60's French musical comedies. He also hosted from 1982 to 1998 the TV show "La dernière séance" showing only American movies from the 50's. He has written a semi autobiographical novel "P'tit Claude" and directed many commercials for television.

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Coup de Torchon (1981)

A pathetic police chief, humiliated by everyone around him, suddenly wants a clean slate in life, and resorts to drastic means to achieve it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Isabelle Huppert  •  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Stéphane Audran

A pathetic police chief, humiliated by everyone around him, suddenly wants a clean slate in life, and resorts to drastic means to achieve it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Isabelle Huppert  •  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Stéphane Audran

Round Midnight (1986)

Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that sparks a final ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Dexter Gordon  •  François Cluzet  •  Gabrielle Haker  •  Christine Pascal

Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that sparks a final ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Dexter Gordon  •  François Cluzet  •  Gabrielle Haker  •  Christine Pascal

Until the End of the World (1991)

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Set in 1999, Claire's life is forever changed after she survives a car crash with some bank robbers, who enlist her help to take the money to a drop in Paris. On the way she runs into another fugitive from the law Dr. Farber, an American who is being chased by the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Solveig Dommartin  •  William Hurt  •  Tom Waits  •  Chick Ortega

Set in 1999, Claire's life is forever changed after she survives a car crash with some bank robbers, who enlist her help to take the money to a drop in Paris. On the way she runs into another fugitive from the law Dr. Farber, an American who is being chased by the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Solveig Dommartin  •  William Hurt  •  Tom Waits  •  Chick Ortega

Happiness Is in the Field (1995)

Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" shows a woman from Gers who is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Étienne Chatiliez
CAST:  Michel Serrault  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Carmen Maura

Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" shows a woman from Gers who is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Étienne Chatiliez
CAST:  Michel Serrault  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Sabine Azéma  •  Carmen Maura

The Jackpot! (1991)

To his family, François Voisin is nothing more than a humdrum civil servant. In truth, for the past twenty years he has been working as a secret agent. All goes well until circumstances put his secret in danger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Zidi
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Miou-Miou  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Michel Boujenah

To his family, François Voisin is nothing more than a humdrum civil servant. In truth, for the past twenty years he has been working as a secret agent. All goes well until circumstances put his secret in danger.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Zidi
CAST:  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Miou-Miou  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Michel Boujenah

Rat Race (1980)

Jeune cadre dynamique, marié et père de deux enfants,Jérôme Ozendron rêve d'écrire et d'échapper à une vie qu'il estime médiocre. La rencontre avec un ancien camarade, devenu acteur, lui fait côtoyer le milieu du cinéma. Il rencontre, Natacha, une cover-girl, pour ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Leterrier
CAST:  Christian Clavier  •  Nathalie Baye  •  Anémone  •  Eddy Mitchell

Jeune cadre dynamique, marié et père de deux enfants,Jérôme Ozendron rêve d'écrire et d'échapper à une vie qu'il estime médiocre. La rencontre avec un ancien camarade, devenu acteur, lui fait côtoyer le milieu du cinéma. Il rencontre, Natacha, une cover-girl, pour ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Leterrier
CAST:  Christian Clavier  •  Nathalie Baye  •  Anémone  •  Eddy Mitchell

Populaire (2012)

Rose Pamphyle lives with her widowed father and is destined to marry a son of the local mechanic. When she travels out of town and applies for a secretarial job with an insurance agency run by Louis Échard, he learns that Rose can type with extraordinary speed - ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Régis Roinsard
CAST:  Romain Duris  •  Déborah François  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Shaun Benson

Rose Pamphyle lives with her widowed father and is destined to marry a son of the local mechanic. When she travels out of town and applies for a secretarial job with an insurance agency run by Louis Échard, he learns that Rose can type with extraordinary speed - ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Régis Roinsard
CAST:  Romain Duris  •  Déborah François  •  Bérénice Bejo  •  Shaun Benson

Les petits princes (2013)

JB suffers from a heart malformation .He falsifies his medical file ,so that he can enter a top athlete training center.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vianney Lebasque
CAST:  Paul Bartel  •  Reda Kateb  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Samy Seghir

JB suffers from a heart malformation .He falsifies his medical file ,so that he can enter a top athlete training center.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vianney Lebasque
CAST:  Paul Bartel  •  Reda Kateb  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Samy Seghir

Grand Départ (2013)

A tender coming of age story of two brothers thrown into turmoil by their father's declining health, GRAND DÉPART reveals a young man looking to his future, while struggling with his past. Between his domineering brother Luc (Jérémie Elkaïm) and his incorrigible ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Mercier
CAST:  Pio Marmaï  •  Jérémie Elkaïm  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Chantal Lauby

A tender coming of age story of two brothers thrown into turmoil by their father's declining health, GRAND DÉPART reveals a young man looking to his future, while struggling with his past. Between his domineering brother Luc (Jérémie Elkaïm) and his incorrigible ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Mercier
CAST:  Pio Marmaï  •  Jérémie Elkaïm  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Chantal Lauby

We Love You, You Bastard (2014)

A war photographer and absent father, who spends more time taking care of his camera than his four daughters, enjoys a happy life in the Alps with his new girlfriend. But his life is turned upside down the day that his best friend tries to reconcile him with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Lelouch
CAST:  Johnny Hallyday  •  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Irène Jacob

A war photographer and absent father, who spends more time taking care of his camera than his four daughters, enjoys a happy life in the Alps with his new girlfriend. But his life is turned upside down the day that his best friend tries to reconcile him with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Lelouch
CAST:  Johnny Hallyday  •  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Irène Jacob

Kill the Referee (1984)

Michel, a referee has to suffer the consequences of having whistled a penalty against a team which is supported by football hooligans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Mocky
CAST:  Eddy Mitchell  •  Michel Serrault  •  Carole Laure  •  Laurent Malet

Michel, a referee has to suffer the consequences of having whistled a penalty against a team which is supported by football hooligans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Mocky
CAST:  Eddy Mitchell  •  Michel Serrault  •  Carole Laure  •  Laurent Malet

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DIRECTION:  Didier Kaminka
CAST:  Grace de Capitani  •  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Michel Sardou  •  Claude Rich

The King's Cake (1986)

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DIRECTION:  Jean-Michel Ribes
CAST:  Roger Hanin  •  Jean Rochefort  •  Jacques Villeret  •  Eddy Mitchell

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DIRECTION:  Jean-Michel Ribes
CAST:  Roger Hanin  •  Jean Rochefort  •  Jacques Villeret  •  Eddy Mitchell

Frankenstein 90 (1984)

French cybernetics genius Victor Frankenstein carries on the work of his notorious ancestor and creates a monster, albeit one with a penchant for philosophy, etiquette and occasional bouts of murderous rage. But when the creature develops a hunger for l'amour, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Jessua
CAST:  Jean Rochefort  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Fiona Gélin  •  Herma Vos

French cybernetics genius Victor Frankenstein carries on the work of his notorious ancestor and creates a monster, albeit one with a penchant for philosophy, etiquette and occasional bouts of murderous rage. But when the creature develops a hunger for l'amour, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Jessua
CAST:  Jean Rochefort  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Fiona Gélin  •  Herma Vos

Big City (2007)

Description : Set in the American Wild West, this French-language film quickly overcomes its dire beginning--the Native American ambush of a group of immigrants--and becomes an enjoyable comedy. When the adults of Big City leave for the ambush site, the children ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Djamel Bensalah
CAST:  Vincent Valladon  •  Paolina Biguine  •  Jérémy Denisty  •  Samy Seghir

Description : Set in the American Wild West, this French-language film quickly overcomes its dire beginning--the Native American ambush of a group of immigrants--and becomes an enjoyable comedy. When the adults of Big City leave for the ambush site, the children ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Djamel Bensalah
CAST:  Vincent Valladon  •  Paolina Biguine  •  Jérémy Denisty  •  Samy Seghir

I Love You (1986)

In another indictment of the flaws of our so-called civilization, this satire from the late director Marco Ferreri features Christopher Lambert as Michel, a miserable man who has failed at love and finds solace in a mechanical key holder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marco Ferreri
CAST:  Christophe Lambert  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Flora Barillaro  •  Agnès Soral

In another indictment of the flaws of our so-called civilization, this satire from the late director Marco Ferreri features Christopher Lambert as Michel, a miserable man who has failed at love and finds solace in a mechanical key holder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marco Ferreri
CAST:  Christophe Lambert  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Flora Barillaro  •  Agnès Soral

American Cuisine (1998)

Following his discharge from the Navy for hitting a superior officer, Loren takes a chance and moves to France, to learn haute cuisine under a four star chef...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Yves Pitoun
CAST:  Jason Lee  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Irène Jacob  •  Isabelle Petit-Jacques

Following his discharge from the Navy for hitting a superior officer, Loren takes a chance and moves to France, to learn haute cuisine under a four star chef...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Yves Pitoun
CAST:  Jason Lee  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Irène Jacob  •  Isabelle Petit-Jacques

The Society of the Spectacle (1973)

Guy Debord's analysis of a consumer society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Debord
CAST:  Leonid Brezhnev  •  Fidel Castro  •  Guy Debord  •  Jacques Duclos

Guy Debord's analysis of a consumer society.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Debord
CAST:  Leonid Brezhnev  •  Fidel Castro  •  Guy Debord  •  Jacques Duclos

Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy (1994)

A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Berbérian
CAST:  Sam Karmann  •  Alain Chabat  •  Jean-Christophe Bouvet  •  Chantal Lauby

A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Berbérian
CAST:  Sam Karmann  •  Alain Chabat  •  Jean-Christophe Bouvet  •  Chantal Lauby

Lovely Rita (2003)

Edgar Lamarck - an accountant and auditor is coming to the the shipyard on Cote d'Azur in order to check the statements. After completing his mission, he decides to relax and spend the night with the green-eyed blonde with a curvy shape who he met on a porn site. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stéphane Clavier
CAST:  Christian Clavier  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Arielle Dombasle  •  Julie Gayet

Edgar Lamarck - an accountant and auditor is coming to the the shipyard on Cote d'Azur in order to check the statements. After completing his mission, he decides to relax and spend the night with the green-eyed blonde with a curvy shape who he met on a porn site. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stéphane Clavier
CAST:  Christian Clavier  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Arielle Dombasle  •  Julie Gayet
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