Jenny Clève

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One Deadly Summer (1983)

In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder (she's myopic and hates ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Becker
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Alain Souchon  •  Suzanne Flon  •  Jenny Clève

In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She singles out Pin-Pon and soon is crying on his shoulder (she's myopic and hates ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Becker
CAST:  Isabelle Adjani  •  Alain Souchon  •  Suzanne Flon  •  Jenny Clève

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

Elisa (1995)

Marie has had a tough childhood ever since her mother Elisa committed suicide. She has spent most of her life in an orphanage and now makes a living as a small time criminal in Paris. Now she wants to unravel her past and find her father whom she blames for her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Becker
CAST:  Vanessa Paradis  •  Clotilde Courau  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Sekkou Sall

Marie has had a tough childhood ever since her mother Elisa committed suicide. She has spent most of her life in an orphanage and now makes a living as a small time criminal in Paris. Now she wants to unravel her past and find her father whom she blames for her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Becker
CAST:  Vanessa Paradis  •  Clotilde Courau  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Sekkou Sall

F as in Fairbanks (1976)

André Fragman, nicknamed "Fairbanks" after his childhood idol by his film projectionist father, returns home from military service. He meets and falls in love with Marie, an aspiring actress who is rehearsing for a stage production of 'Alice in Wonderland'. All ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Dugowson
CAST:  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Piccoli  •  John Berry

André Fragman, nicknamed "Fairbanks" after his childhood idol by his film projectionist father, returns home from military service. He meets and falls in love with Marie, an aspiring actress who is rehearsing for a stage production of 'Alice in Wonderland'. All ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Dugowson
CAST:  Patrick Dewaere  •  Miou-Miou  •  Michel Piccoli  •  John Berry

Far from Brazil (1992)

Since the departure of her husband, gone to live in Brazil, years ago, Juliette lives alone in a vast Norman property, with Honorine as her sole housekeeper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tilly
CAST:  Emmanuelle Riva  •  Jenny Clève

Since the departure of her husband, gone to live in Brazil, years ago, Juliette lives alone in a vast Norman property, with Honorine as her sole housekeeper.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tilly
CAST:  Emmanuelle Riva  •  Jenny Clève

IP5: The Island of Pachyderms (1992)

Young graffiti artist Tony (Olivier Martinez) and his friend Jockey (Sekkou Sall) jump-start an unexpected adventure on the streets of Grenoble, France, when they steal a car that's already occupied by an older man (Yves Montand) who's been sleeping in the back. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Beineix
CAST:  Yves Montand  •  Olivier Martinez  •  Géraldine Pailhas  •  Sekkou Sall

Young graffiti artist Tony (Olivier Martinez) and his friend Jockey (Sekkou Sall) jump-start an unexpected adventure on the streets of Grenoble, France, when they steal a car that's already occupied by an older man (Yves Montand) who's been sleeping in the back. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Jacques Beineix
CAST:  Yves Montand  •  Olivier Martinez  •  Géraldine Pailhas  •  Sekkou Sall

Le Meilleur de la Vie (1985)

Two quarreling lovers from opposite sides of the economic scale take central stage in this drama about Veronique and Adrien. Veronique is wealthy and from the provinces, Adrien is impoverished and his ancestors come from Brittany. In spite of their different ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renaud Victor
CAST:  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Jacques Bonnaffé  •  Jean-Marc Bory  •  Marie-Christine Barrault

Two quarreling lovers from opposite sides of the economic scale take central stage in this drama about Veronique and Adrien. Veronique is wealthy and from the provinces, Adrien is impoverished and his ancestors come from Brittany. In spite of their different ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renaud Victor
CAST:  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Jacques Bonnaffé  •  Jean-Marc Bory  •  Marie-Christine Barrault

Hurricane Rosie (1980)

Raoul has best chances to become next boxing champion in light-heavy weight. For a bet he tries to beat through a door with his bare fist. He wins the bet, but his hand is broken, his career ruined. He starts working on a fair; there he meets Hurricane Rosy the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Monicelli
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Faith Minton  •  Roland Bock  •  Gianrico Tedeschi

Raoul has best chances to become next boxing champion in light-heavy weight. For a bet he tries to beat through a door with his bare fist. He wins the bet, but his hand is broken, his career ruined. He starts working on a fair; there he meets Hurricane Rosy the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mario Monicelli
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Faith Minton  •  Roland Bock  •  Gianrico Tedeschi

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DIRECTION:  Simon Astier
CAST:  Fanny Cottençon  •  Jenny Clève  •  Jonathan Cohen  •  Marie-Julie Baup

Dossier 51 (1978)

French diplomat Dominique Auphal is put under surveillance by an unnamed secret service. They wish to find a weakness in his life in order to control him politically. Auphal becomes "File no. 51": his private life is spied, analysed and commented.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Deville
CAST:  Roger Planchon  •  François Marthouret  •  Patrick Chesnais  •  Jean Martin

French diplomat Dominique Auphal is put under surveillance by an unnamed secret service. They wish to find a weakness in his life in order to control him politically. Auphal becomes "File no. 51": his private life is spied, analysed and commented.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Deville
CAST:  Roger Planchon  •  François Marthouret  •  Patrick Chesnais  •  Jean Martin

The Murdered House (1988)

After World War I, a young ex-soldier, Sébastien Monge, returns to his home village. Ignorant of his past, he learns that, 24 years before, his entire family was slain in their home one stormy night. Only Sébastien, then a four-month old baby, was spared. Whilst ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Georges Lautner
CAST:  Patrick Bruel  •  Anne Brochet  •  Agnès Blanchot  •  Ingrid Held

After World War I, a young ex-soldier, Sébastien Monge, returns to his home village. Ignorant of his past, he learns that, 24 years before, his entire family was slain in their home one stormy night. Only Sébastien, then a four-month old baby, was spared. Whilst ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Georges Lautner
CAST:  Patrick Bruel  •  Anne Brochet  •  Agnès Blanchot  •  Ingrid Held

The Children of the Marshland (1999)

The film is set in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river in 1918. Riton is afflicted with a bad-tempered wife and three unruly children. Garris lives alone with his recollections of World War I trenches. Their daily life consists of seasonal work ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Becker
CAST:  Jacques Gamblin  •  André Dussollier  •  Michel Serrault  •  Jacques Villeret

The film is set in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river in 1918. Riton is afflicted with a bad-tempered wife and three unruly children. Garris lives alone with his recollections of World War I trenches. Their daily life consists of seasonal work ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean Becker
CAST:  Jacques Gamblin  •  André Dussollier  •  Michel Serrault  •  Jacques Villeret

La garce (1984)

A policeman on night patrol picks up a young girl and rapes her. The following day she complains and he is given six years. On coming out of prison he gets work as a private detective, and is hired to watch a fashion seller - who turns out to be the girl he raped, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Pascal
CAST:  Isabelle Huppert  •  Richard Berry  •  Vittorio Mezzogiorno  •  Jean Benguigui

A policeman on night patrol picks up a young girl and rapes her. The following day she complains and he is given six years. On coming out of prison he gets work as a private detective, and is hired to watch a fashion seller - who turns out to be the girl he raped, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Pascal
CAST:  Isabelle Huppert  •  Richard Berry  •  Vittorio Mezzogiorno  •  Jean Benguigui

Femmes Fatales (1976)

Two men, fortyish, worn out by their wives, abandon everything to go and live in the back of beyond. There they meet a truculent priest, a boozer, Émile who recalls them to life's simple pleasures. Calm is what they want. But soon their example inspires thousands ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Jean Rochefort  •  Brigitte Fossey  •  Bernard Blier

Two men, fortyish, worn out by their wives, abandon everything to go and live in the back of beyond. There they meet a truculent priest, a boozer, Émile who recalls them to life's simple pleasures. Calm is what they want. But soon their example inspires thousands ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertrand Blier
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Jean Rochefort  •  Brigitte Fossey  •  Bernard Blier

XXL (1997)

Tunisian-Jewish businessman Alain Berrebi (Michel Boujenah) courts Ashkenazi princess Arlette Stern (Elsa Zylberstein). Her father David (Maurice Chevit) learns of the death of a rural Auvergne peasant who once hid David and his cousin Nathan (Felix Fibich) from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ariel Zeitoun
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Michel Boujenah  •  Elsa Zylberstein  •  Catherine Jacob

Tunisian-Jewish businessman Alain Berrebi (Michel Boujenah) courts Ashkenazi princess Arlette Stern (Elsa Zylberstein). Her father David (Maurice Chevit) learns of the death of a rural Auvergne peasant who once hid David and his cousin Nathan (Felix Fibich) from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ariel Zeitoun
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Michel Boujenah  •  Elsa Zylberstein  •  Catherine Jacob

Welcome to the Sticks (2008)

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Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a seaside town, on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dany Boon
CAST:  Kad Merad  •  Dany Boon  •  Zoé Félix  •  Lorenzo Ausilia-Foret

Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a seaside town, on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dany Boon
CAST:  Kad Merad  •  Dany Boon  •  Zoé Félix  •  Lorenzo Ausilia-Foret

Germinal (1993)

It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Berri
CAST:  Miou-Miou  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Renaud  •  Jean Carmet

It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claude Berri
CAST:  Miou-Miou  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Renaud  •  Jean Carmet

Doctor Francoise Gailland (1976)

Dr. Françoise Gailland has a hectic schedule, which causes her to have little time to spend with her family, which consists of her husband Gérard, her pregnant teenager daughter Élisabeth, and her sullen son Julien. However, she does manage to find the time to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Louis Bertucelli
CAST:  Annie Girardot  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Suzanne Flon  •  Isabelle Huppert

Dr. Françoise Gailland has a hectic schedule, which causes her to have little time to spend with her family, which consists of her husband Gérard, her pregnant teenager daughter Élisabeth, and her sullen son Julien. However, she does manage to find the time to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Louis Bertucelli
CAST:  Annie Girardot  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Suzanne Flon  •  Isabelle Huppert

Arrest Me (2013)

One evening, a woman enters a police station and confesses to having killed her violent husband several years ago. As she listens to her fantastic story, the policewoman is increasingly less inclined to arrest her. Just why is the woman so eager to confess her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Lilienfeld
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Miou-Miou  •  Marc Barbé  •  Yann Ebongé

One evening, a woman enters a police station and confesses to having killed her violent husband several years ago. As she listens to her fantastic story, the policewoman is increasingly less inclined to arrest her. Just why is the woman so eager to confess her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Lilienfeld
CAST:  Sophie Marceau  •  Miou-Miou  •  Marc Barbé  •  Yann Ebongé

Shipwrecked Children (1992)

Eight children of a wrecker live together on a strange island, in a supernatural happiness. Until their little paradise is disturbed when an old lady is discovered murdered there. They then embark on the investigation in search of the truth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jérôme Foulon
CAST:  Brigitte Fossey  •  Jacques Dufilho  •  Michel Robin  •  Jean Marais

Eight children of a wrecker live together on a strange island, in a supernatural happiness. Until their little paradise is disturbed when an old lady is discovered murdered there. They then embark on the investigation in search of the truth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jérôme Foulon
CAST:  Brigitte Fossey  •  Jacques Dufilho  •  Michel Robin  •  Jean Marais
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