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1. Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance, War

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A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.

Writer: Marguerite Duras | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dallas, Pierre Barbaud

2. Last Year at Marienbad (1961)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.

Writer: Alain Robbe-Grillet | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, Sacha Pitoëff, Françoise Bertin

3. Night and Fog (1955)

Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History

8.6
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The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.

Writer: Jean Cayrol | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Michel Bouquet, Reinhard Heydrich, Heinrich Himmler, Adolf Hitler

4. Private Fears in Public Places (2006)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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77 Metascore

In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.

Writers: Alan Ayckbourn, Jean-Michel Ribes | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Isabelle Carré, Laura Morante, Pierre Arditi

5. Same Old Song (1997)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Odile is looking for a new, bigger apartment. Her younger sister Camille just completed her doctoral thesis has fallen in love with an estate agent who is responsible for Odile's apartment ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Agnès Jaoui | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Pierre Arditi, Sabine Azéma, Jean-Pierre Bacri, André Dussollier

6. Wild Grass (2009)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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65 Metascore

A wallet lost and found opens the door to romantic adventure for Georges and Marguerite. After examining the ID papers of its owner, it is not a simple matter for Georges to turn the red ... See full summary »

Writers: Christian Gailly, Alain Resnais, Laurent Herbiet | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: André Dussollier, Sabine Azéma, Anne Consigny, Emmanuelle Devos

7. My American Uncle (1980)

PG | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Gruault, Henri Laborit | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Nicole Garcia, Roger Pierre, Nelly Borgeaud

8. Providence (1977)

R | 104 min | Drama

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Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, ... See full summary »

Writer: David Mercer | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud, David Warner

9. Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)

115 min | Drama

7.4
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In the seacoast town of Boulogne, Hélène sells antique furniture, living with her step-son, Bernard, who's back from military duty in Algiers. An old lover of Hélène's comes to visit - ... See full summary »

Writer: Jean Cayrol | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Jean-Pierre Kérien, Nita Klein, Jean-Baptiste Thiérrée

10. Not on the Lips (2003)

115 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a ... See full summary »

Writer: André Barde | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Isabelle Nanty, Audrey Tautou, Pierre Arditi

11. The War Is Over (1966)

121 min | Drama, War

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Diego is one of the chief of the spanish Communist Party. He is travelling back to Paris (where he lives) from a mission in Madrid. He is arrested at the border for an identity check but ... See full summary »

Writer: Jorge Semprún | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Yves Montand, Ingrid Thulin, Geneviève Bujold, Jean Dasté

12. Smoking/No Smoking (1993)

298 min | Comedy

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"Smoking" and "No Smoking" are two segments of the film which are based on closely connected plays. The original plays covered eight separate stories... See full synopsis »

Writers: Alan Ayckbourn, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Anne Dutter, Georges Dutter, Agnès Jaoui | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Pierre Arditi, Peter Hudson

13. Les Visiteurs du Soir (1942)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

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At the end of the 15th century, two minstrels Gilles and Dominique come from nowhere into the castle of Baron Hugues. Gilles charms Anne, Hughes' daughter, while Dominique charms both ... See full summary »

Writers: Jacques Prévert, Pierre Laroche | Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Arletty, Marie Déa, Fernand Ledoux, Alain Cuny

14. Je t'aime je t'aime (1968)

91 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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Recovering from an attempted suicide, a man is selected to participate in a time travel experiment that has only been tested on mice. A malfunction in the experiment causes the man to ... See full summary »

Writer: Jacques Sternberg | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Claude Rich, Olga Georges-Picot, Anouk Ferjac, Alain MacMoy

15. Stavisky... (1974)

PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama

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Irrestisible charm and talent helps Serge Alexandre alias Stavisky, small-time swindler, to make friends with even most influential members of French industrial and political elite during ... See full summary »

Writer: Jorge Semprún | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Boyer, François Périer, Anny Duperey

16. The Sign of Leo (1962)

103 min | Drama

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An American in Paris lives by sponging off his working friends, and throws a party using borrowed money when his rich American aunt dies, believing firmly in his horoscope.

Writers: Paul Gégauff, Eric Rohmer | Director: Eric Rohmer | Stars: Jess Hahn, Michèle Girardon, Van Doude, Paul Bisciglia

17. You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (2012)

115 min | Drama

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69 Metascore

From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d'Anthac gathers together all his friends who have appeared over the years in his play "Eurydice." These actors watch a recording of the... See full summary »

Writers: Alain Resnais, Laurent Herbiet, Jean Anouilh | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Pierre Arditi, Sabine Azéma, Jean-Noël Brouté

18. La Pointe Courte (1955)

Not Rated | 86 min

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There are two parts to this film: sequences of life in the fishing village of La Pointe Courte (a government inspector's visit, the death of a child) alternate with others following a ... See full summary »

Writer: Agnès Varda | Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Silvia Monfort

19. Mélo (1986)

112 min | Drama, Romance

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In Paris in the 1920s, a concert violinist meets and falls in love with a stylish young flapper who's the wife of an old friend. Romaine instigates the affair with Marcel, and carries it ... See full summary »

Writers: Henri Bernstein, Alain Resnais | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Fanny Ardant, Pierre Arditi, André Dussollier

20. Toute la mémoire du monde (1956)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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This documentary explores the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, its priceless treasures and how humanity remembers itself.

Writer: Rémo Forlani | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Jacques Dumesnil, Dominique Raoul-Duval, Phil Davis, Chester Gould

21. Love Unto Death (1984)

92 min | Drama, Romance

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Elisabeth and Simon have been deeply in love for two months when Simon momentarily dies, but comes back to life. Simon does not want any further medical tests, but the couple are forced to ... See full summary »

Writer: Jean Gruault | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Fanny Ardant, Pierre Arditi, André Dussollier

22. Life Is a Bed of Roses (1983)

PG | 110 min | Drama, Comedy, Musical

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Three intertwined tales. On the eve of the First World War, Count Forbek starts to build a fantastic castle in the Ardennes forest. After the war he uses it to start a utopian society by ... See full summary »

Writer: Jean Gruault | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Ruggero Raimondi, Geraldine Chaplin, Fanny Ardant

23. Statues also Die (1953)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Chris Marker | Directors: Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Jean Négroni, François Mitterrand, Pope Pius XII, Sugar Ray Robinson

24. Guernica (I) (1950)

13 min | Short

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On April 26 1937 the small Basque town of Guernica was bombed without warning by the German aviation. Two thousand people, all civilians, got killed. Like millions all over the world, Pablo... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Éluard | Directors: Robert Hessens, Alain Resnais | Stars: María Casares, Jacques Pruvost

25. I Want to Go Home (1989)

100 min | Comedy

5.7
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Joey Wellman, a cantankerous American cartoonist, accepts an invitation to come to an exhibition in Paris, because his estranged daughter Elsie is a student there. He arrives with his ... See full summary »

Writer: Jules Feiffer | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Adolph Green, Laura Benson, Linda Lavin, Gérard Depardieu

26. Le chant du Styrène (1959)

19 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

6.9
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Poetic and aesthetic visit of a large polystyrene factory.

Writer: Raymond Queneau | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Pierre Dux, Sacha Vierny

27. Far from Vietnam (1967)

120 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.3
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In seven different parts, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy for the North-Vietnamees army during the Vietnam-war.

Writers: Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Jacques Sternberg | Directors: Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Agnès Varda, Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Anne Bellec, Karen Blanguernon, Bernard Fresson, Maurice Garrel

28. The Year 01 (1973)

90 min | Comedy

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Writer: Gébé | Directors: Jacques Doillon, Alain Resnais, Jean Rouch | Stars: Véronique Alain, Josiane Balasko, Georges Bernier, Romain Bouteille

29. Life of Riley (2014)

108 min | Comedy

6.1
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In the midst of rehearsals for a new play, amateur dramatics proponents Colin and Kathryn receive the shattering news that their friend George is fatally ill and only has a few months to live.

Writers: Alan Ayckbourn, Laurent Herbiet, Alain Resnais, Jean-Marie Besset | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Hippolyte Girardot, Caroline Sihol, Michel Vuillermoz

30. Van Gogh (I) (1948)

20 min | Short

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Writers: Gaston Diehl, Robert Hessens | Director: Alain Resnais | Star: Claude Dauphin

31. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Henar Álvarez, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

32. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Monts Llussà, Crisol Tuà, Àlex Gorina

33. Gauguin (1950)

14 min | Short

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Writers: Gaston Diehl, Paul Gauguin | Director: Alain Resnais | Star: Jean Servais

34. La nuit des Césars (1976– )

Documentary

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Stars: Antoine de Caunes, Nathalie Baye, Jean Rochefort, Catherine Deneuve

36. Paris 1900 (1947)

74 min | Documentary

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Documentary limning the life of Paris and its citizens during "La Belle Epoque," the years between 1900 and 1914. Beginning with the Paris Exposition of 1900 and the completion of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Pierre Braunberger, Nicole Védrès | Director: Nicole Védrès | Stars: Claude Dauphin, Maurice Barrès, Sarah Bernhardt, Berthe Bovy

37. Grands soirs & petits matins (1978)

240 min | Documentary

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Writer: William Klein | Director: William Klein | Stars: Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Renaud, Alain Resnais

38. Van Gogh (II) (1948)

18 min | Short

6.5
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The biography of Dutch artist Van Gogh, illustrated only with images of his paintings and drawings, or details of those, and according dramatic musical score.

Writers: Gaston Diehl, Robert Hessens, Vincent van Gogh | Director: Alain Resnais | Star: Claude Dauphin

39. Imagine (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, History

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Wide ranging BBC arts programme.

Stars: Alan Yentob, Chuck Close, Richard Rogers, Martin Parr

40. Cinétracts (1968)

90 min | Documentary

6.1
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A series of 41 documentary shorts, directed (without credit) by several famous French filmmakers and each running between two and four minutes. Each "tract" espouses a leftist political ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Denis Bonan, Gérard Fromanger, Philippe Garrel, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, Jacques Loiseleux, Chris Marker, Jackie Raynal, Alain Resnais

41. Broadway by Light (1958)

12 min | Short

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Director: William Klein

42. Une visite (1955)

8 min | Short

7.2
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Writer: François Truffaut | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Francis Cognany, Florence Doniol-Valcroze, Laura Mauri, Jean-José Richer

43. Cinépanorama (1956–1966)

Documentary

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Stars: François Chalais, France Roche, Yves Montand, Martine Carol

44. Saint-Tropez, devoir de vacances (1952)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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Writers: Paul Paviot, Boris Vian | Director: Paul Paviot | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Eléonore Hirt, Josée Doucet, Boris Vian

45. L'encyclopédie audio-visuelle (1992– )
Episode: Gershwin (1992)

52 min | Documentary

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Writer: Edward Jablonski | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Pierre Arditi, Sabine Azéma, Philippe Baudouin, Betty Comden

48. Le mystère de l'atelier quinze (1957)

18 min | Short

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Writers: Rémo Forlani, Chris Marker | Directors: André Heinrich, Alain Resnais | Stars: Jean Burgot, Yves Peneau, Jean-Pierre Grenier

49. Quand le chat sourit (1997 TV Movie)

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Director: Sabine Azéma | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Pierre Arditi, Jane Birkin, André Dussollier

50. Visite à Hans Hartung (1947)

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Director: Alain Resnais | Star: Hans Hartung