Search results for "Julien Duvivier"

Lydia (1941) RT Audience 29%

Lydia MacMillan, a wealthy old woman who has never married, invites several men her own age to her home to reminisce about the times when they were young and courted her. In ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Alan Marshal  •  Joseph Cotten

Pépé le Moko (1937)

Pépé le Moko, one of France's most wanted criminals, hides out in the Casbah section of Algiers. He knows police will be waiting for him if he tries to leave the city. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Jean Gabin  •  Gabriel Gabrio  •  Saturnin Fabre  •  Fernand Charpin

Tales of Manhattan (1942) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: May 1996

Ten screenwriters collaborated on this series of tales concerning the effect a tailcoat cursed by its tailor has on those who wear it. The video release features a W.C. Fields ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Rita Hayworth  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Henry Fonda

Marie Antoinette (1938) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2006

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette (Norma Shearer) is arranged to marry Louis XVI (Robert Morley), future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Tyrone Power  •  John Barrymore  •  Robert Morley

The Great Waltz (1938) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Composer Johann Strauss risks his marriage over his infatuation with a beautiful singer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Victor Fleming  •  Josef von Sternberg  •  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Luise Rainer  •  Fernand Gravey  •  Miliza Korjus  •  Hugh Herbert

The Phantom Wagon (1939)

French version of the Selma Lagerlof story, most famously filmed in 1921 by Victor Sjostrom, about a poor sinner who only realizes what misery he's wrought when he dies on New ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Pierre Fresnay  •  Louis Jouvet  •  Micheline Francey  •  Marie Bell

The Impostor (1944)

The story concerns a condemned murderer named Clement (Jean Gabin), who is "liberated" when the Nazis bomb the French jail that holds him. During his escape, Clement comes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Jean Gabin  •  Ellen Drew  •  Richard Whorf  •  Dennis Moore

Under the Paris Sky (1951)

Fates of multiple otherwise disconnected characters intertwine miraculously under the sky of Paris. And it all happens in one day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Brigitte Auber  •  Jean Brochard  •  René Blancard  •  Paul Frankeur

The End of the Day (1939)

Aged penniless actors are living in a old people's home. They always talk about their past glory or failures. One day Raphael Saint-Clair comes; he has been a famous actor and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Louis Jouvet  •  Michel Simon  •  Madeleine Ozeray  •  Gabrielle Dorziat

Holiday for Henrietta (1952)

Two scriptwriters argue about the fate of Henrietta, a charming and gamine shopgirl. One favors a comical path for their heroine, who is overcome with sentimental love for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Dany Robin  •  Michel Auclair  •  Hildegard Knef  •  Michel Roux

David Golder (1931) RT Audience 100%

David is a poor but ambitious Polish Jew who reinvents himself as a powerful New York business magnate. After gaining wealth, he relocates to Paris, only to have his selfish ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Harry Baur  •  Paule Andral  •  Jackie Monnier  •  Jean Bradin

The Female (1959)

In Her Hands Men Were Puppets...Loving Her Was Like Walking Blindfolded Into a Jungle!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Brigitte Bardot  •  Lila Kedrova  •  António Vilar  •  Daniel Ivernel

Maria Chapdelaine (1934) RT Audience 50%

A young woman has three suitors on her father's logging ranch on the Quebec frontier.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Jean Gabin  •  Madeleine Renaud  •  Suzanne Desprès  •  Jean-Pierre Aumont

The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962) RT Audience 75%

The film consists of seven roughly 15 minute episodes, each showing what will happen if one or more of the Ten Commandments will be broken: Jérome Chambard is warned that he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Louis de Funès  •  Fernandel  •  Charles Aznavour  •  Lino Ventura

On Trial (1954)

Prosecutor Etzel discovers that his father has sentenced a man, Leonardo Maurizius, on mere presumptions. The young man, loving justice, makes it a point of honor to trace the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Daniel Gélin  •  Madeleine Robinson  •  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Charles Vanel

Poil de Carotte (1925)

The suffering and rebellion of 12-year-old François Lepic, nicknamed Poil de Carotte by his mother, who hates him. Occupied with the council elections, his father appears ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  André Heuzé  •  Henry Krauss  •  Charlote Barbier-Krauss  •  Fabien Haziza

Au Bonheur des Dames (1930) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2009

Denise, an orphaned girl, moves to Paris where she hopes to find work at her uncle's store. But the glamorous department store 'Aux Bonheur des Dames' across the street ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Dita Parlo  •  Pierre de Guingand  •  Germaine Rouer  •  Madame Barsac

The Little World of Don Camillo (1952)

In a village of the Po valley where the earth is hard and life miserly, the priest and the communist mayor are always fighting to be the head of the community. If in secret, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Fernandel  •  Gino Cervi  •  Vera Talchi  •  Franco Interlenghi