CESAR DU MEILLEUR ACTEUR

Quels acteurs auraient pu avoir le césar s'il avait existé avant 1976 ? Voici mes propositions . Le gagnant précède les 4 nominés. Je m'en tiens à 5 nommés ce qui modifie quelque peu les palmarès récents.
Voici les lauréats :

- 5 : Jean Gabin

- 3 : Gérard Philipe , Jean-Paul Belmondo , Philippe Noiret et Michel Serrault.

- 2 : Raimu , Harry Baur , Pierre Fresnay , Michel Simon , Charles Vanel , Fernandel , Bourvil , Lino Ventura , Alain Delon , Gérard Depardieu , Daniel Auteuil , Michel Bouquet et Mathieu Amalric .

- 1 : Louis Jouvet , Charles Boyer , Victor Francen , Fernand Gravey , Pierre Blanchar , Fernand Ledoux , Jean-Louis Barrault , Jean Marais , Bernard Blier , Pierre Brasseur , Charles Denner , Jean Desailly , Jean-Louis Trintignant , Michel Piccoli , Jean Yanne , Yves Montand , Michel Galabru , Jean Rochefort , Claude Brasseur , Philippe Léotard , Coluche , Christophe Lambert , Richard Bohringer , Jacques Dutronc , Claude Rich , Pierre Arditi , Gérard Lanvin , Philippe Torreton , André Dussollier , Jacques Villeret , Sergi Lopez , Adrien Brody , Omar Sharif , François Cluzet , Vincent Cassel , Tahar Rahim , Eric Elmosnino , Omar Sy.
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1.
Marius (1931)
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Marius is faced with a choice whether to fulfill his passion by sailing the seas or stay and marry the woman he loves. (130 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Korda
“ César 1932 : RAIMU ” - romaric21
 
2.
David Golder (1931)
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David is a poor but ambitious Polish Jew who reinvents himself as a powerful New York business magnate. After gaining wealth, he relocates to Paris, only to have his selfish and demanding wife squander his fortune. (86 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Harry BAUR ” - romaric21
 
3.
Le Million (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An impoverished painter and his rival engage in a race across Paris to recover a jacket concealing a winning lottery ticket. (81 mins.)
Director: René Clair
“ René LEFEBVRE ” - romaric21
 
4.
L'opéra de quat'sous (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The Gangster Macheath secretly marries the daughter of beggar king Peachum. When Peachum finds out, he instructs the police chief Brown to arrest and hang Macheath. If not, all the beggars of Soho will disturb the upcoming coronation. (104 mins.)
Director: G.W. Pabst
“ Albert PREJEAN ” - romaric21
 
5.
La Chienne (1931)
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A woman and her pimp exploit a painter for money. (91 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Michel SIMON ” - romaric21
 
6.
Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Boudu, a tramp, jumps into the Seine. He is rescued by Mr Lestingois, a gentle and good bookseller, who gives shelter to him... (85 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Meilleur acteur 1933 : Michel SIMON ” - romaric21
 
7.
Wooden Crosses (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The young and patriotic student Demachy joins the French army in 1914 to defend his country. But he and his comrades soon experience the terrifying... (115 mins.)
Director: Raymond Bernard
“ Pierre BLANCHAR & Charles VANEL ” - romaric21
 
8.
In the Name of the Law (1932)
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(95 mins.)
“ Gabriel GABRIO ” - romaric21
 
9.
Night at the Crossroads (1932)
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A gang of thieves utilizes a cross-road garage as the hideaway. During their last caper, the gang has accidentally murdered a jewel thief, and the heat is on. (75 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Pierre RENOIR ” - romaric21
 
10.
Topaze (1933)
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(103 mins.)
“ César 1934 : Louis JOUVET ” - romaric21
 
11.
La tête d'un homme (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Willy Ferriere is dead broke and his mistress costs a lot. One day, he says in a pub that he would give 100,000 francs to get rid of his wealthy aunt... (90 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Harry BAUR ” - romaric21
 
12.
L'épervier (1933)
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(106 mins.)
“ Charles BOYER ” - romaric21
 
13.
The Death Agony of the Eagles (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(125 mins.)
Director: Roger Richebé
“ Pierre RENOIR ” - romaric21
 
14.
Jofroi (1934)
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(52 mins.)
Director: Marcel Pagnol
“ Vincent SCOTTO ” - romaric21
 
15.
Les Misérables (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The lives of numerous people over the course of 20 years in 19th century France, weaved together by the story of an ex-convict named Jean Valjean on the run from an obsessive police inspector, who pursues him for only a minor offense. (281 mins.)
Director: Raymond Bernard
“ Meilleur acteur : Harry BAUR ” - romaric21
 
16.
Liliom (1934)
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Two women love the same man in a world of few prospects. In Budapest, Liliom is a "public figure," a rascal who's a carousel barker... (118 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ Charles BOYER ” - romaric21
 
17.
Angele (1934)
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A young and naive peasant girl in Provence, who has been seduced and abandoned, moves to Marseilles and becomes a street-walker after having her baby. (145 mins.)
Director: Marcel Pagnol
“ FERNANDEL ” - romaric21
 
18.
Ces messieurs de la santé (1934)
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(115 mins.)
“ RAIMU ” - romaric21
 
19.
Le grand jeu (1934)
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Pierre (Pierre Richard-Willm), a young lawyer, has enormous debts due to his mistress Florence (Marie Bell)... (120 mins.)
Director: Jacques Feyder
“ Pierre-Richard WILLM ” - romaric21
 
20.
La bandera (1935)
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Pierre Gilieth has committed a murder in Paris. He flees to Barcelona, where he runs out of money. So he joins the Spanish Foreign Legion... (96 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Meilleur acteur 1936 : Jean GABIN ” - romaric21
 
21.
Crime and Punishment (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(107 mins.)
Director: Pierre Chenal
“ Harry BAUR & Pierre BLANCHAR ” - romaric21
 
22.
Le bonheur (1935)
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(98 mins.)
“ Charles BOYER ” - romaric21
 
23.
Flight Into Darkness (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Charles Vanel and Annabella star respectively as a daring WW I aviator and his loving but neglected wife... (111 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ Charles VANEL ” - romaric21
 
24.
Mayerling (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, is fettered on all sides. He's bored; his father, the emperor, is domineering;... (96 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ César 1937 : Charles BOYER ” - romaric21
 
25.
The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police's description... (80 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Jules BERRY ” - romaric21
 
26.
The Lower Depths (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A charismatic thief makes friends with a bankrupt baron who comes to live in the thief's slum. Meanwhile the thief seeks the love of a young woman, who is held emotionally captive by her slumlord family. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Jean GABIN ” - romaric21
 
27.
César (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Honoré Panisse is dying, cheerfully, with friends, wife, and son at his side. He confesses to the priest... (168 mins.)
Director: Marcel Pagnol
“ RAIMU ” - romaric21
 
28.
They Were Five (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Those five are unemployed penniless workers. Together they win 100,000 Francs with the national lottery... (101 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Charles VANEL ” - romaric21
 
29.
La Grande Illusion (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from. (114 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
“ Pierre FRESNAY ( césar 1938 ) & Erich VON STROHEIM ” - romaric21
 
30.
The Life and Loves of Beethoven (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Lyrical biography of the classical composer, depicted as a romantical hero, an accursed artist. (135 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
“ Harry BAUR ” - romaric21
 
31.
L'affaire du courrier de Lyon (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Historical drama based on a true case of miscarriage of justice, the "Joseph Lesurques case" of 1796. (102 mins.)
“ Pierre BLANCHAR ” - romaric21
 
32.
Pépé le Moko (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A wanted gangster is both king and prisoner of the Casbah. He is protected from arrest by his friends, but is torn by his desire for freedom outside. A visiting Parisian beauty may just tempt his fate. (94 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Jean GABIN ” - romaric21
 
33.
The Baker's Wife (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In this little Provencal village, a new baker, Aimable, settles down. His wife Aurelie is beautiful and much younger than he... (133 mins.)
Director: Marcel Pagnol
“ César 1939 : RAIMU ” - romaric21
 
34.
Rasputin (1938)
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Story of the Siberian monk Gregory Rasputin and the hold he exerted over the court of the last Russian czar, Nicholas. (116 mins.)
“ Harry BAUR ” - romaric21
 
35.
I Accuse (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After serving in the trenches of World War I, Jean Diaz recoils with such horror that he renounces love... (104 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
“ Victor FRANCEN ” - romaric21
 
36.
Port of Shadows (1938)
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A military deserter finds love and trouble (and a small dog) in a smoky French port city. (91 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
“ Jean GABIN ” - romaric21
 
37.
The Curtain Rises (1938)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Marc Allégret
“ Louis JOUVET ” - romaric21
 
38.
Entente cordiale (1939)
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(110 mins.)
“ César 1940 : Victor FRANCEN ” - romaric21
 
39.
Le Jour se Leve (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events that led him to the killing. (93 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
“ Jules BERRY & Jean GABIN ” - romaric21
 
40.
Personal Column (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After one of her fellow taxi dancers is murdered by an unknown man who she met through a personal column advert, Adrienne Charpentier is recruited by the police to answer a series of similar adverts to try to track down the killer. (111 mins.)
Director: Robert Siodmak
“ Maurice CHEVALIER ” - romaric21
 
41.
La fin du jour (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Aged penniless actors are living in a old people's home. They always talk about their past glory or failures... (99 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Louis JOUVET ” - romaric21
 
42.
Four Flights to Love (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Before World War I in Paris, a budding artist, Pierre Leblanc, falls in love and marries Janine, a dressmaker's assistant... (103 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
“ César 1941 : Fernand GRAVEY ” - romaric21
 
43.
The Well-Digger's Daughter (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A rural maiden's two suitors go off to war, leaving her pregnant. (170 mins.)
Director: Marcel Pagnol
“ FERNANDEL & RAIMU ” - romaric21
 
44.
The Phantom Wagon (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(93 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Louis JOUVET ” - romaric21
 
45.
Les musiciens du ciel (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(98 mins.)
Director: Georges Lacombe
“ René LEFEBVRE ” - romaric21
 
46.
Volpone (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Volpone, an elderly Venetian, connives with his money-crazed servant to convince his greedy friends that he is dying... (94 mins.)
“ Harry BAUR ( césar 1942 ) & Louis JOUVET ” - romaric21
 
47.
Two Women (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(130 mins.)
Director: Léonide Moguy
“ Pierre BLANCHAR ” - romaric21
 
48.
The Last One of the Six (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Six friends promise to share their fortune in 5 years. The moment is very close, but one of the six is mysteriously murdered, then another... (90 mins.)
Director: Georges Lacombe
“ Pierre FRESNAY ” - romaric21
 
49.
Stormy Waters (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Andre Laurent, the captain of a tugboat, married Yvonne ten years ago. She has a heart disease but does not want to tell him... (91 mins.)
Director: Jean Grémillon
“ Jean GABIN ” - romaric21
 
50.
Pontcarral, colonel d'empire (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
(125 mins.)
Director: Jean Delannoy
“ César 1943 : Pierre BLANCHAR ” - romaric21
 
51.
“ Jean-Louis BARRAULT ” - romaric21
 
52.
The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Inspector Wens moves into a Paris boarding house to catch a serial killer. (84 mins.)
“ Pierre FRESNAY ” - romaric21
 
53.
Fantastic Night (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Denis is distracted: he's studying all day for philosophy exams and working all night at the flower market; plus... (103 mins.)
“ Fernand GRAVEY ” - romaric21
 
54.
Strangers in the House (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Henri Decoin
“ RAIMU ” - romaric21
 
55.
It Happened at the Inn (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In a french lost village an old woman is killed and her savings stolen. Several members of her family, all called:"Goupi-...", are suspected. (104 mins.)
Director: Jacques Becker
“ César 1944 : Fernand LEDOUX ” - romaric21
 
56.
Lumière d'été (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A shimmering glass hotel at the top of a remote Provençal mountain provides the setting for a tragicomic tapestry about an obsessive love pentangle... (112 mins.)
Director: Jean Grémillon
“ Pierre BRASSEUR ” - romaric21
 
57.
The Raven (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
French village doctor becomes target of poison-pen letters sent to village leaders, accusing him of affairs and practicing abortion. (92 mins.)
“ Pierre FRESNAY ” - romaric21
 
58.
L'éternel retour (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
This is a retelling of Tristan and Isolde, set in 1940s France. The script was written by Jean Cocteau. (107 mins.)
Director: Jean Delannoy
“ Jean MARAIS ” - romaric21
 
59.
Le colonel Chabert (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(102 mins.)
Director: René Le Henaff
“ RAIMU ” - romaric21
 
60.
The Woman Who Dared (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The wife of a mechanic and former fighter pilot falls in love with the idea of flying herself. This soon becomes an obsession and she undertakes a lofty feat: the longest solo flight ever made by a woman. (105 mins.)
Director: Jean Grémillon
“ César 1945 : Charles VANEL ” - romaric21
 
61.
L'ange de la nuit (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
(95 mins.)
“ Jean-Louis BARRAULT ” - romaric21
 
62.
La Rabouilleuse (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(100 mins.)
Director: Fernand Rivers
“ Fernand GRAVEY ” - romaric21
 
63.
Le père Goriot (1945)
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(103 mins.)
Director: Robert Vernay
“ Pierre LARQUEY ” - romaric21
 
64.
Vautrin the Thief (1943)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Pierre Billon
“ Michel SIMON ” - romaric21
 
65.
Children of Paradise (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her. (190 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
“ Jean-Louis BARRAULT ( césar 1946 ) & Pierre BRASSEUR ” - romaric21
 
66.
Twilight (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(99 mins.)
Director: Marc Allégret
“ Claude DAUPHIN ” - romaric21
 
67.
A Cage of Nightingales (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In France, in 1930, a supervisor of a boarding school for young offenders seeks to awaken the music by forming a choir, despite the skepticism of his boarding school director. (89 mins.)
Director: Jean Dréville
“ NOEL-NOEL ” - romaric21
 
68.
Angel and Sinner (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Ten people fleeing Rouen invaded by the Prussians, Rousset nicknamed ball of tallow among them, give to a Prussian to save other passengers who still despise. However, on later nobody could underestimate her being how brave . (103 mins.)
Director: Christian-Jaque
“ Louis SALOU ” - romaric21
 
69.
Beauty and the Beast (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her. (96 mins.)
Director: Jean Cocteau
“ César 1947 : Jean MARAIS ” - romaric21
 
70.
Pastoral Symphony (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A minister falls in love with a blind young woman he sheltered, but so does his son. (110 mins.)
Director: Jean Delannoy
“ Pierre BLANCHAR ” - romaric21
 
71.
Un revenant (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A ballet producer returns to his native town and schemes to avenge himself on the family who tried to murder him 20 years before. (100 mins.)
Director: Christian-Jaque
“ Louis JOUVET ” - romaric21
 
72.
Mr. Orchid (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the Charente, during the Nazi occupation, Edouard Martin, a fifty-year-old man with apparently peaceful life is in fact the leader of a resistance network. (95 mins.)
Director: René Clément
“ NOEL-NOEL ” - romaric21
 
73.
L'idiot (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Muichkine, a young Russian prince, returns home to St. Petersburg from a mental institution, determined... (101 mins.)
Director: Georges Lampin
“ Gérard PHILIPE ” - romaric21
 
74.
Monsieur Vincent (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
St. Vincent de Paul struggles to bring about peace and harmony among the peasant and the nobles in the midst of the Black Death in Europe, carrying on his charitable work in the face of all obstacles. (111 mins.)
Director: Maurice Cloche
“ César 1948 : Pierre FRESNAY ” - romaric21
 
75.
Le silence est d'or (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
1910 : A friend leaves his daughter, Lucette, with Emile a French film producer. Emile falls in love with her... (100 mins.)
Director: René Clair
“ Maurice CHEVALIER ” - romaric21
 
76.
Quai des Orfèvres (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Jenny Lamour wants to succeed in music hall. Her husband and accompanist is Maurice Martineau, a nice but jealous man... (106 mins.)
Director: H. G. Clouzot
“ Louis JOUVET ” - romaric21
 
77.
Devil in the Flesh (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
During World War I, the star-crossed affair of an underage French student with a woman engaged to a soldier. (110 mins.)
“ Gérard PHILIPE ” - romaric21
 
78.
Panic (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In the suburbs of Paris, an old maid has just been murdered. Every body talks about that, except the misanthrope Mr Hire... (91 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
“ Michel SIMON ” - romaric21
 
79.
La Chartreuse de Parme (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Fabrice del Dongo, a young archbishop, gives his all to romance rather than to the Church, creating complications for everyone around... (170 mins.)
Director: Christian-Jaque
“ César 1949 : Gérard PHILIPE ” - romaric21
 
80.
Man to Men (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The story of the Swiss soldier, Henri Dunant (Jean-Louis Barrault), who was responsible for the founding of the Red Cross, and who was offered the first Nobel Peace Prize. (96 mins.)
Director: Christian-Jaque
“ Jean-Louis BARRAULT ” - romaric21
 
81.
Dédée d'Anvers (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Dedee is a prostitute, working in Monsieur Rene's night club on Antwerp's harbour. The porter is Marco... (86 mins.)
Director: Yves Allégret
“ Bernard BLIER ” - romaric21
 
82.
Ruy Blas (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Exiled from the court of Spain, Don Salluste, the chief of police, wants to take revenge on the Queen... (93 mins.)
Director: Pierre Billon
“ Jean MARAIS ” - romaric21
 
83.
The Loves of Colette (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(96 mins.)
Director: Jean Faurez
“ Louis SALOU ” - romaric21
 
84.
L'école buissonnière (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Soon after the Great War, the Provence village of Salezes gets a new boys' teacher: Mr. Pascal, a war hero with a diploma from a teachers' college... (89 mins.)
“ César 1950 : Bernard BLIER ” - romaric21
 
85.
Manon (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An adaptation of Abbe Prevost's classic French novel 'Manon Lescaut', updated to post-World War II France... (100 mins.)
“ Michel AUCLAIR ” - romaric21
 
86.
Rendezvous in July (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Hopes and love and ambitions and friendship in a group of young jazz-loving Parisians. (112 mins.)
Director: Jacques Becker
“ Daniel GELIN ” - romaric21
 
87.
Jour de Fete (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Once a year the fair comes for one day to the little town 'Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre'. All inhabitants are scoffing at Francois... (70 mins.)
Director: Jacques Tati
“ Jacques TATI ” - romaric21
 
88.
Le Silence de la Mer (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
1941 in a small town in Nazi occupied France. Against the will of its elderly male and his adult niece residents... (87 mins.)
“ Howard VERNON ” - romaric21
 
89.
Beauty and the Devil (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The Faust story retold, with an aged alchemist accepting the gift of renewed youth from the devilish Mephistopheles. (96 mins.)
Director: René Clair
“ Michel SIMON ( césar 1951 ) & Gérard PHILIPE ” - romaric21
 
90.
Manèges (1950)
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After having spent all his money to fullfill the smallest wish of his wife Dora, Robert is still madly in love with her... (91 mins.)
Director: Yves Allégret
“ Bernard BLIER ” - romaric21
 
91.
“ Pierre FRESNAY ” - romaric21
 
92.
Orpheus (1950)
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A poet in love with Death follows his unhappy wife into the underworld. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Cocteau
“ Jean MARAIS ” - romaric21
 
93.
The Red Inn (1951)
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A group of travelers, including a monk, stay in a lonely inn in the mountains. The host confesses the... (98 mins.)
“ César 1952 : FERNANDEL ” - romaric21
 
94.
Amazing Monsieur Fabre (1951)
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Pierre Fresnay plays the title role of a dedicated man, living in the south of France in the 19th-century and somewhat ahead of his time... (90 mins.)
“ Pierre FRESNAY ” - romaric21
 
95.
Dr. Knock (1951)
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Saint-Maurice, an ordinary peaceful village, lived healthily so much so that the local doctor's practice was scant... (98 mins.)
Director: Guy Lefranc
“ Louis JOUVET ” - romaric21
 
96.
Diary of a Country Priest (1951)
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A young priest taking over the parish at Ambricourt tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment. (115 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
“ Claude LAYDU ” - romaric21
 
97.
La Poison (1951)
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Through a series of circumstances and plot twists an enterprising man manages to get away with murdering his wife, even though he cheerfully admits his guilt in court. (85 mins.)
Director: Sacha Guitry
“ Michel SIMON ” - romaric21
 
98.
Fan-Fan the Tulip (1952)
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Swashbuckling adventures of young army recruit Fanfan la Tulipe during the reign of King Louis XV in 18th century France. (102 mins.)
Director: Christian-Jaque
“ César 1953 : Gérard PHILIPE ” - romaric21
 
99.
Forbidden Fruit (1952)
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A doctor in southern France takes a mistress but lives to regret it. (100 mins.)
Director: Henri Verneuil
“ FERNANDEL ” - romaric21
 
100.
The Truth About Bebe Donge (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Francois Donge, a wealthy manufacturer, is fighting death at hospital. He officially suffers from a food poisoning... (110 mins.)
Director: Henry Decoin
“ Jean GABIN ” - romaric21