Search results for "Simone Signoret"

Casque d'or (1952) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2005

Ex-convict Georges Manda returns to the free world determined to go straight and takes a steady job as a carpenter. Unable to completely shake his connections with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jacques Becker
CAST:  Simone Signoret  •  Serge Reggiani  •  Claude Dauphin  •  Raymond Bussières

L'Adolescente (1979)

The summer of 1939. Marie, at 13, goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it's an idyllic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeanne Moreau
CAST:  Simone Signoret  •  Francis Huster  •  Laetitia Chauveau  •  Edith Clever

Les Diaboliques (1955)

In this classic of French suspense, the cruel and abusive headmaster of a boarding school, Michel Delassalle, becomes the target of a murder plot hatched by an unlikely duo -- ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Henri-Georges Clouzot
CAST:  Simone Signoret  •  Véra Clouzot  •  Paul Meurisse  •  Charles Vanel

Madame Rosa (1977) RT 83% / Audience 94%

Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to children of other prostitutes. Momo is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Moshé Mizrahi
CAST:  Simone Signoret  •  Michal Bat-Adam  •  Samy Ben-Youb  •  Gabriel Jabbour

Room at the Top (1959) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Dec 1999

In late 1940s Yorkshire, England, ambitious young man Joe Lampton (Laurence Harvey), who has just moved from the dreary factory town of Dufton, arrives in Warnley, to assume a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jack Clayton
CAST:  Simone Signoret  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Heather Sears  •  Donald Wolfit

Ship of Fools (1965) RT 81% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Simone Signoret  •  José Ferrer  •  Lee Marvin

La Ronde (1950) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2008

An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Max Ophüls
CAST:  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Simone Signoret  •  Serge Reggiani  •  Simone Simon

Gunman in the Streets (1950)

An American is on the run in the streets and back alleys of France.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Tuttle
CAST:  Dane Clark  •  Simone Signoret  •  Fernand Gravey  •  Robert Duke

The Deadly Affair (1966) RT Audience 61%

Charles Dobbs is a British secret agent investigating the apparent suicide of Foreign Office official Samuel Fennan. Dobbs suspects that Fennan's wife, Elsa, a survivor of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  James Mason  •  Simone Signoret  •  Maximilian Schell  •  Harriet Andersson

Army of Shadows (1969)

Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura) finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Jean-Pierre Melville
CAST:  Lino Ventura  •  Paul Meurisse  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Simone Signoret

The Flesh of the Orchid (1975)

A disturbed young woman is kept prisoner in a castle by her aunt for her money. The game-keeper, her guardian, tries to rape her but she escapes. In her flight she meets a man ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Patrice Chéreau
CAST:  Charlotte Rampling  •  Bruno Cremer  •  Edwige Feuillère  •  Simone Signoret

Ombre et lumière (1951)

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DIRECTION:  Henri Calef
CAST:  Simone Signoret  •  Jacques Berthier  •  Jean Marchat  •  Pierre Dux

The Crucible (1957) RT 67% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Salem, 1692. Industrious farmer, John Proctor, has twice made love to 17-year-old Abigail, a youth he and his wife have taken in. (His wife Elisabeth has rebuffed him for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Raymond Rouleau
CAST:  Simone Signoret  •  Yves Montand  •  Mylène Demongeot  •  Alfred Adam

Adua and Friends (1960)

When a brothel closes because of new laws, four of the prostitutes decide to go into business running a restaurant. They discover they cannot escape their past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonio Pietrangeli
CAST:  Simone Signoret  •  Sandra Milo  •  Emmanuelle Riva  •  Gina Rovere

Les Mauvais Coups (1961)

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DIRECTION:  François Leterrier
CAST:  Simone Signoret  •  Reginald Kernan  •  Alexandra Stewart  •  Marcello Pagliero

Dédée d'Anvers (1948)

Dedee is a prostitute, working in Monsieur Rene's night club on Antwerp's harbour. The porter is Marco, her pimp. Dedee is not happy, until she meets Francesco, an italian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yves Allégret
CAST:  Bernard Blier  •  Simone Signoret  •  Marcello Pagliero  •  Jane Marken

Die Windrose (1957)

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DIRECTION:  Yannick Bellon  •  Joris Ivens  •  Gillo Pontecorvo  •  Sergei Gerasimov  •  Alberto Cavalcanti  •  Alex Viany
CAST:  Yves Montand  •  Simone Signoret  •  Vanja Orico  •  Miguel Torres

The Cat (1971) RT Audience 25%

Courbevoie (France), 1971. Julien Bouin, a former typographist, and his wife Clemence, who used to perform in a circus, hardly talk to each other in their small house, soon to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Granier-Deferre
CAST:  Jean Gabin  •  Simone Signoret  •  Annie Cordy  •  Jacques Rispal

The Burned Barns (1973)

The body of a young woman is discovered near a farm. The judge Larcher is in charge and thinks that the farmers (Rose and Pierre) have a link with the murder.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jean Chapot
CAST:  Alain Delon  •  Simone Signoret  •  Bernard Le Coq  •  Miou-Miou