Search results for "Francis Girod"

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Lumière and Company (1995)

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouedraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

The Savage State (1978)

L'Etat Sauvage is based on the novel by Georges Conchon which won the highly esteemed Prix de Goncourt. The story chronicles the mindless racism of both the departing French ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Marie-Christine Barrault  •  Claude Brasseur  •  Jacques Dutronc  •  Doura Mané

Rene the Cane (1977)

"René la Canne" was the second collaboration between Francis Girod and Ennio Morricone, coming after "Le Trio Infernal" (1974) and before "La Banquière" (1980). His film is an ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Sylvia Kristel  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Stefano Patrizi

Never Forget (1991) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Nov 2013

Contre l'Oubli (Against Oblivion) is a compilation of 30 French filmmakers, Alain Resnais and Jean Luc Godard among them, who use film to make a plea on behalf of a political ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon  •  Jane Birkin  •  Bertrand Tavernier  •  Jean-Luc Godard  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Alain Resnais  •  Philippe Muyl  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Claire Denis  •  Bernard Giraudeau  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Robert Kramer  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Alain Corneau  •  Chantal Akerman  •  Bertrand Blier  •  Jean Becker  •  Jacques Deray  •  Coline Serreau  •  Romain Goupil  •  Patrice Chéreau  •  Francis Girod  •  Michel Deville  •  René Allio  •  Martine Francke  •  Denis Amar  •  Jean-Michel Carré  •  Dominique Dante  •  Gérard Frot-Coutaz  •  Jean-Loup Hubert  •  Anne-Marie Miéville  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant
CAST:  Paul Amar  •  Robert Badinter  •  Guy Bedos  •  Jane Birkin

Le Bon Plaisir (1984)

In Paris, a women's bag, which contains an embarrassing letter from the french president, is stolen.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Michel Serrault  •  Jean-Louis Trintignant  •  Hippolyte Girardot

Un ami parfait (2006)

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GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Antoine de Caunes  •  Jean-Pierre Lorit  •  Carole Bouquet  •  Martina Gedeck

Le Trio infernal (1974)

Marseilles, 1919. Georges Sarret is a distinguished and respected lawyer, recently honoured for his services in the First World War. He takes as his lover Philomène Schmidt, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Horror
DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Romy Schneider  •  Mascha Gonska  •  Philippe Brizard

Descent Into Hell (1986)

The marriage of the famous writer Alan and his young wife Lola is in a crisis. On a vacation in Haiti Lola wants to decide if their relationship still has a future...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Claude Brasseur  •  Sophie Marceau  •  Betsy Blair  •  Hippolyte Girardot

Délit mineur (1994)

French drama starring Caroline Cellier, Claude Brasseur and Niels Arestrup  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Caroline Cellier  •  Claude Brasseur  •  Niels Arestrup  •  Christopher Thompson

Le grand frère (1982)

The plot in this story weaves around like a New Year's reveler at four in the morning, heading first in one direction and then in another, with the intention of going home if ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Souad Amidou  •  Hakim Ghanem  •  Jean Rochefort

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 ...  (more)

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

L'enfance de l'art (1988)

This drama attempts to be a film within a film. In the outer story, Andre Dussolier stars as a film director working with drama students at the Paris Conservatory, making a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Clotilde de Bayser  •  Michel Bompoil  •  Anne-Marie Philipe  •  Yves Lambrecht

Transfixed (2001) RT 9% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's infuatuated with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Robinson Stévenin  •  Richard Bohringer  •  Stéphane Metzger  •  William Nadylam

Mon premier film: Claude Chabrol (2003)

Documentary about the making of French director Claude Chabrol's first film Le Beau Serge in 1958.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Francis Girod
CAST:  Claude Chabrol  •  Jean-Claude Brialy  •  Bernadette Lafont

Zanzibar (1989)

In this "inside look" at French filmmaking, Marechal (Francis Girod) - who is a has-been director - a producer, Vito Catene (Andre Marcon) and Camile Dor (Fabienne Babe), a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Pascal
CAST:  Fabienne Babe  •  André Marcon  •  Francis Girod  •  Dominique Maurin

My Brother-in-Law Killed My Sister (1986)

Two members of the French Academy agree to help the attractive young veterinarian Esther investigate the suspicious death of her sister. Esther is convinced her brother-in-law ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rouffio
CAST:  Michel Serrault  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Jean Carmet

Playing With Fire (1975)

Philippe Noiret plays a rich, Parisian banker whose daughter, Carolina, is kidnapped by a ruthless organization. They threaten to have her abused by the sadistic clients of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Robbe-Grillet
CAST:  Jean-Louis Trintignant  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Anicée Alvina  •  Sylvia Kristel

L.627 (1992) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: May 1995

Lulu is a tough streetwise narcotics cop who, like a Frank Serpico or a Dirty Harry Callahan, doesn’t play by the rules or kowtow to his weak and/or corrupt superiors. Lulu ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bertrand Tavernier
CAST:  Jean-Paul Comart  •  Charlotte Kady  •  Jean-Roger Milo  •  Didier Bezace

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