Search results for "Irène Jacob"

Au revoir, les enfants (1987)

A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Gaspard Manesse  •  Raphael Fejtö  •  Francine Racette  •  Philippe Morier-Genoud

Othello (1995) RT 68% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jan 2000

The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Irène Jacob  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  Nathaniel Parker

The Double Life of Véronique (1991)

Véronique is a beautiful young French woman who aspires to be a renowned singer; Weronika lives in Poland, has a similar career goal and looks identical to Véronique, though ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Irène Jacob  •  Halina Gryglaszewska  •  Philippe Volter  •  Guillaume de Tonquedec

The Secret Garden (1993) RT 85% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jan 2000

A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Agnieszka Holland
CAST:  Kate Maberly  •  Heydon Prowse  •  Andrew Knott  •  Maggie Smith

Three Colors: Red (1994)

Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Irène Jacob  •  Jean-Louis Trintignant  •  Jean-Pierre Lorit  •  Frédérique Feder

U.S. Marshals (1998) RT 27% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jul 1998

U.S. Marshal Sam Gerard is accompanying a plane load of convicts from Chicago to New York. The plane crashes spectacularly, and Mark Sheridan escapes. But when Diplomatic ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Stuart Baird
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Wesley Snipes  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Joe Pantoliano

Spy Games (1999) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A romantic suspense-comedy about CIA agent Harry (Bill Pullman) and SVR agent Natasha (Irene Jacob) fighting to save the world, their lives and secret love in the post cold ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ilkka Järvi-Laturi
CAST:  Bill Pullman  •  Irène Jacob  •  Bruno Kirby  •  Udo Kier

The Big Brass Ring (1999) RT 67% / Audience 17%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become president of the United States. While making a stop in St. Louis, a chance encounter brings his past back to haunt him.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Hickenlooper
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Irène Jacob

Victory (1996)

Axel Heyst is an American recluse with a dubious past living in the Dutch East Indies port of Surabaya circa 1913. Staying in a German hotel there, Heyst becomes entranced ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Peploe
CAST:  Willem Dafoe  •  Sam Neill  •  Irène Jacob  •  Rufus Sewell

The French Kissers (2009)

A coming-of-age tale about an adolescent boy and his efforts to fit in amongst a varied cast of characters.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Riad Sattouf
CAST:  Vincent Lacoste  •  Anthony Sonigo  •  Alice Trémolière  •  Noémie Lvovsky

The Gang of Four (1989)

Four inseparable high-school seniors gain from each other the courage to face the harsh realities of their rapidly approaching adulthood.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Jacques Rivette
CAST:  Bulle Ogier  •  Benoît Régent  •  Fejria Deliba  •  Laurence Côte

The Prophecy (1993)

A popular middle-aged writer is warned by a fortuneteller that he will die in exactly 24 hours. He then meets a man, who claims to be him. The writer uses this bizarre ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Eldar Ryazanov
CAST:  Oleg Basilashvili  •  Irène Jacob  •  Andrey Sokolov  •  Alexey Zharkov

The Man Who Made Angels Fly (2013)

When the lights dim and the stage is revealed, Meschke channels life through the strings of his puppets, triggering the spiritual connection between the creator and his ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Wiktoria Szymanska
CAST:  Michael Meschke  •  Irène Jacob

Salaud on t'aime (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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Claude Lelouch
CAST:  Johnny Hallyday  •  Sandrine Bonnaire  •  Eddy Mitchell  •  Irène Jacob

Le moulin de Daudet (1992)

Based on the life of French novelist Alphonse Daudet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Samy Pavel
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Lorit  •  Irène Jacob

The Marcorelle Affair (2000)

François Marcorelle, an investigation magistrate in Chambéry, finds himself in the room of a young Polish girl that he met in a restaurant  (more)

DIRECTION:  Serge Le Péron
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Irène Jacob  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Philippe Khorsand

Rio Sex Comedy (2010) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Is this possible to reconcile individual happiness and social justice? It is the paradoxical search several foreigners installed in Brazil. Charlotte Rampling incarnates a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Nossiter
CAST:  Bill Pullman  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Irène Jacob