|Famous Love Affairs 1961 N/R, 120 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama / Romance
Director: Michel Boisrond
Cast: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Simone Signoret, Alain Delon, Brigitte Bardot, Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Pierre Brasseur, Jean-Claude Brialy, Pierre Dux, Suzanne Flon, Dany Robin, Palau, Liliane Brousse, Guy Trejan, Agnes Laurent
Four different stories based loosely on fact are told–from Brigitte Bardot's story that is set in the Middle Ages to a mistress of Louis XIV that is sought by a dashing soldier.
|Goodbye Again 1961 N/R, 120 min.|
Director: Anatole Litvak
Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Yves Montand, Anthony Perkins, Jessie Royce Landis, Diahann Carroll, Pierre Dux, Lee Patrick, Peter Bull, Michele Mercier
Based on a story by Francoise Sagan, the plot for this film involves an older woman (Ingrid Bergman) who is torn between her longtime paramour (Yves Montand) and a dashing younger man (Anthony Perkins).
|The Grand Maneuver 1955 N/R, 104 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Comedy
Director: Rene Clair
Cast: Michele Morgan, Gerard Philipe, Brigitte Bardot, Yves Robert, Jean Desailly, Pierre Dux, Jacques Francois, Lise Delamare, Jacques Fabbri
Set in France during the early 20th century, this French offering involves the efforts of a cavalry lieutenant, Armand de la Verne (Gerard Philipe), to win a bet that he can seduce the young divorcee, Marie-Louise (Michele Morgan). Watch for a very young Brigitte Bardot in the role of Lucie.
|Monsieur Vincent 1947 N/R, 111 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
Director: Maurice Cloche
Cast: Pierre Fresnay, Aime Clariond, Jean Debucourt, Lise Delamare, Germaine Dermoz, Gabrielle Dorziat, Yvonne Gaudeau, Jean Carmet, Pierre Dux, Michel Bouquet, Gabrielle Fontan, Robert Murzeau, Marcel Peres, Marcel Vallee, Francette Vernillat
During Europe's epidemic of the bubonic plague–the Black Death–Vincent de Paul (Pierre Fresnay) struggles to help the French peasants and their nobility deal with the tragedy in their midst. He is canonized for his efforts. This biography received an Honorary Oscar for Outstanding Foreign Language Film.
|Special Section 1975 PG, 118 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama / Thriller
Cast: Louis Seigner, Michael Lonsdale, Jacques Perrin, Bruno Cremer, Pierre Dux, Henri Serre, Roland Bertin, Ivo Garrani, Francois Maistre, Jacques Spiesser, Heinz Bennent, Michel Galabru, Hubert Gignoux, Claude Pieplu, Eric Rouleau
Based on a true story involving Marxists killing a German officer in a Paris subway, this film explores forces behind the Vichy government's appeasement of Nazis even when judges and cabinet members were in no immediate danger themselves.
|Z 1969 PG, 125 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Cast: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacques Perrin, Charles Denner, Francois Perier, Pierre Dux, Bernard Fresson, Renato Salvatori, Marcel Bozzuffi, Gorges Geret, Julien Guiomar, Magali Noel, Clotilde Joano, Habib Reda
On his way to giving a speech opposing the use of the atomic bomb, Greek pacifist Z (Yves Montand) is attacked by right-wing political extremists. The police have done little to protect Z, and, later, when Z is killed after being clubbed on the head, the police also had not protected him. The Examining Magistrate (Jean-Luis Trintignant) is appointed to look into the matter and finds that there was, indeed, a cover-up involving the police. The film is based on the 1963 killing of Gregorios Lambrakis and employs flashbacks as a tool for intrigue. "Z" won Academy Awards for Best Foreign Picture and Editing and was nominated for Best Picture and Director.
|1. Famous Love Affairs (1961)|
2. Goodbye Again (1961)
3. The Grand Maneuver (1955)
4. La Vie Continue (1982)
5. Monsieur Vincent (1947)
6. Special Section (1975)
7. Z (1969)
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