Search results for "Philippe Noiret"

Coup de Torchon (1981)

In 1938 in the french West Africa, Lucien Cordier is a weak and corrupted policeman despised by the local bad boys. His wife is openly cheating on him and he hasn't got any ...  (more)

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

Il Postino: The Postman (1994)

Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Radford
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Massimo Troisi  •  Maria Grazia Cucinotta  •  Renato Scarpa

The Big Feast (1973)

A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Marco Ferreri
CAST:  Marcello Mastroianni  •  Ugo Tognazzi  •  Michel Piccoli  •  Philippe Noiret

Murphy's War (1971) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He is rescued, and ends up at a forgotten mission ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Siân Phillips  •  Horst Janson

Cinema Paradiso (1988)

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Giuseppe Tornatore
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Jacques Perrin  •  Marco Leonardi  •  Salvatore Cascio

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 ...  (more)

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

Topaz (1969) RT 64% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Frederick Stafford  •  Dany Robin  •  Claude Jade  •  Michel Subor

Zazie dans le Métro (1960)

A brash and precocious ten-year-old comes to Paris for a whirlwind weekend with her rakish uncle. He and the viewer get more than they bargained for, however, in this anarchic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Catherine Demongeot  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Hubert Deschamps  •  Carla Marlier

Uranus (1990) RT 89% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Oct 1992

After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Claude Berri
CAST:  Michel Blanc  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Jean-Pierre Marielle  •  Philippe Noiret

The Assassination Bureau (1969) RT 67% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jul 2004

The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Diana Rigg  •  Telly Savalas  •  Curd Jürgens

My New Partner (1984)

My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Claude Zidi
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Thierry Lhermitte  •  Régine  •  Grace De Capitani

The Night of the Generals (1967) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2007

An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Omar Sharif  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Christopher Plummer

Alexandre le bienheureux (1968)

Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an authoritarian wife, who makes him work like a dog. When she dies in a car crash, he decides to stay in bed, absolutely ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yves Robert
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Françoise Brion  •  Marlène Jobert  •  Jean Carmet

I Don’t Kiss (1991)

A good-looking but naive lad leaves his mountain village to try and make his way in Paris. He thinks maybe he will try acting but things don't go too well for him. Eventually ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Téchiné
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Hélène Vincent  •  Ivan Desny

Marianna Ucrìa (1997)

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DIRECTION:  Roberto Faenza
CAST:  Emmanuelle Laborit  •  Bernard Giraudeau  •  Laura Morante  •  Philippe Noiret

Laughter in the Dark (1969)

Swinging London in the 1960's. Deals with the affection of a middle-aged man for a very young woman, resulting in a mutually parasitic relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Nicol Williamson  •  Anna Karina  •  Jean-Claude Drouot  •  Peter Bowles

La Pointe Courte (1955)

The troubled relationship of a married couple on vacation brushes beside the ongoing conflict between fishing families and the authorities in La Pointe-Courte, Séte.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Agnès Varda
CAST:  Silvia Monfort  •  Philippe Noiret

Fantôme avec chauffeur (1996)

A chauffeur for a corrupt CEO, and a few hours later, his boss himself, are killed by the industrialist's associate. But their ghosts remain on Earth, and they try to tell the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Gérard Oury
CAST:  Gérard Jugnot  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Jean-Luc Bideau  •  Charlotte Kady

Tendre poulet (1977)

When Lise's car bumps Antoine's bike, they recognize each other from a brief fling 20 years before while at the Sorbonne. He's now a professor of Greek; she's loathe to tell ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Philippe de Broca
CAST:  Annie Girardot  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Catherine Alric  •  Hubert Deschamps

The Old Maid (1972) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Muriel is a shy woman who bluffs and blusters around in order to hide her shyness and to protect her loneliness, even though she longs wistfully for a companion of some sort. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Blanc
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Annie Girardot  •  Maria Schneider  •  Marthe Keller