Highest Rated Titles With Jean-Pierre Dardenne
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2. La Promesse (1996)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Igor and his father, Roger, are making a decent living renting apartments to illegal immigrants and sometimes working them illegally (among other scams). But when the building inspector ... See full summary »
4. Cannes Film Festival 2011 (2011 TV Movie)
The Cannes International Film Festival (French: Festival du Cannes), is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from ... See full summary »
5. Beyond the Hills (2012)
Not Rated | 150 min | Drama
The friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.
6. The Son (2002)
103 min | Drama, Mystery
A joinery instructor at a rehab center refuses to take a new teen as his apprentice, but then begins to follow the boy through the hallways and streets.
8. Rust and Bone (2012)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.
9. Rosetta (1999)
R | 95 min | Drama
Young and impulsive Rosetta lives with her alcoholic mother and, moved by despair, she will do anything to maintain a job.
12. Two Days, One Night (2014)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama
Sandra, a young Belgian mother, discovers that her workmates have opted for a significant pay bonus, in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.
13. L'enfant (2005)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.
14. The Kid with a Bike (2011)
PG-13 | 87 min | Drama
Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hair-dresser agrees to foster him on week-ends.
15. The Ax (2005)
122 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A chemist (Garcia) loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition.
17. Marina (2013)
118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The true story of Rocco Granata, an Italian coal miner's son who followed his passion for music against his father's wishes and social barriers.
20. The Silence of Lorna (2008)
R | 105 min | Drama
Sokol and Lorna, two Albanian emigrants in Belgium, dream of leaving their dreary jobs to set up a snack bar. They need money, and a permanent resident status. Claudy is a junkie - he needs... See full summary »
21. The Colonel (2006)
110 min | Crime, Drama, History
A "Reformed Colonel" is found dead in Paris, a couple of decades after Algeria's struggle for independence was won from France. Lieutenant Galois is assigned the investigation of this ... See full summary »
23. The Living World (2003)
70 min | Fantasy, Drama
An ogre keeps in his castle two children, whom he intends to eat. A knight and his companion will try to save them, and will be assisted by the ogre's wife, who thus will also get rid of her husband. A medieval story in contemporary settings.
26. To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about Cinema.
Writers: Manoel de Oliveira, Atom Egoyan, Olivier Assayas, William Chang, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Amos Gitai, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Aki Kaurismäki, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Nanni Moretti, Kar Wai Wong, Yimou Zhang, Jingzhi Zou | Directors: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Olivier Assayas, Bille August, Jane Campion, Youssef Chahine, Kaige Chen, Michael Cimino, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, David Cronenberg, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Manoel de Oliveira, Raymond Depardon, Atom Egoyan, Amos Gitai, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Aki Kaurismäki, Abbas Kiarostami, Takeshi Kitano, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Claude Lelouch, Ken Loach, David Lynch, Nanni Moretti, Roman Polanski, Raoul Ruiz, Walter Salles, Elia Suleiman, Ming-liang Tsai, Gus Van Sant, Lars von Trier, Wim Wenders, Kar Wai Wong, Yimou Zhang | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Pegah Ahangarani, Anouk Aimée, Leonid Alexeenko
30. The Minister (2011)
115 min | Drama
Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully. He has no choice but to go to the scene of the ... See full summary »
32. Faute de soleil (1995)
If Jean drinks, it is because he has permanently lost vision due to an accident. He and his brother Charles work for Minot, the manager of a striptease joint named 'The New Rêve'. It is in ... See full summary »
33. White Elephant (2012)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
While working alongside his long-time friend and colleague in building a hospital for the residents of a Buenos Aries shantytown, a troubled priest finds solace in a young, atheist social worker.
34. Vie sauvage (2014)
102 min | Drama
Paco and Nora once were an ideally matched couple. Both loved nature, nomadic or semi-nomadic life and agreed to raise their children far from the corruption of the consumer society. But ... See full summary »
35. Stormy Weather (2003)
91 min | Drama
A very sad but genuinely human story. The middle-aged Icelandic woman Loa is seriously mentally ill. Finally it turns out that her husband is a latent alcoholic who submits to his addiction... See full summary »
38. The Front Line (2009)
100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An Italian man looks back from his jail cell on his youthful exploits as a political extremist with understanding, candour and remorse.
39. The Milk of Human Kindness (2001)
94 min | Drama
A woman, scared by motherhood and her new born baby, runs away from her home and family to find a shelter at her upstairs neighbor's place.
42. First Love (2002)
8 min | Drama, Short
In a schoolyard, kids play tag at recess. Back in class, Pol sits beside Justine. When the teacher's back is turned he twirls her hair. After school the boys scoff some candy and share it ... See full summary »
45. Je fais le mort (2013)
104 min | Comedy
A has-been actor takes a job playing the victims in a homicide reenactment, where he sparks with the civil officer investigating the real-life crime.
49. Gilles Jacob: CIitizen Cannes (2010 TV Movie)
67 min | Documentary
In Cannes, from the top of the stairs of the Palais du Festival, Gilles Jacob has seen the film world come to him for more than 30 years. To the impassioned spectator of the whole world's ... See full summary »