CESAR DU MEILLEUR SECOND ROLE FEMININ

by romaric21 | created - 26 Jul 2012 | updated - 12 Aug 2012 | Public

Et si le césar du second rôle féminin avait existé avant 1976 ? Voici mes propositions.

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1. Le grand jeu (1934)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Pierre (Pierre Richard-Willm), a young lawyer, has enormous debts due to his mistress Florence (Marie Bell), and her whims of luxury life. Pierre has gone too far and put the family firm in... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Marie Bell, Pierre Richard-Willm, Charles Vanel, Georges Pitoëff

Votes: 292

Françoise ROSAY : César 1935

2. Crime and Punishment (1935)

107 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Director: Pierre Chenal | Stars: Harry Baur, Pierre Blanchar, Madeleine Ozeray, Lucienne Le Marchand

Votes: 81

Madelaine OZERAY : César 1936

3. Mayerling (1936)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, is fettered on all sides. He's bored; his father, the emperor, is domineering; his politics are more liberal than his father's, but he knows his views carry... See full summary »

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Marthe Régnier, Yolande Laffon

Votes: 595 | Gross: $0.24M

Gabrielle DORZIAT : César 1937

4. Harvest (1937)

127 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Director: Marcel Pagnol | Stars: Gabriel Gabrio, Orane Demazis, Fernandel, Marguerite Moreno

Votes: 279

Marguerite MORENO : César 1938

5. Hôtel du Nord (1938)

83 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A young couple, Renee and Pierre, take one night a room at the Hotel du Nord, in Paris, near the canal Saint-Martin. They want to die together, but after having shooted at Renee, Pierre ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Annabella, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Louis Jouvet, Arletty

Votes: 1,722

ARLETTY : César 1939

6. La fin du jour (1939)

99 min | Drama

7.8
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Aged penniless actors are living in a old people's home. They always talk about their past glory or failures. One day Raphael Saint-Clair comes; he has been a famous actor and had a lot of ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Victor Francen, Michel Simon, Louis Jouvet, Madeleine Ozeray

Votes: 458

Louise SYLVIE : César 1940

7. Four Flights to Love (1940)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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Before World War I in Paris, a budding artist, Pierre Leblanc, falls in love and marries Janine, a dressmaker's assistant. Pierre has a flair for designing clothes, and he and his bride ... See full summary »

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Fernand Gravey, Elvire Popesco, André Alerme, Monique Rolland

Votes: 115

Elvire POPESCO : César 1941

8. Le dernier des six (1941)

90 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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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... Superintendent Wenceslas Woroboyioetschik (aka ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lacombe | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Michèle Alfa, Suzy Delair, Jean Tissier

Votes: 176

Suzy DELAIR : César 1942

9. La symphonie fantastique (1942)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Renée Saint-Cyr, Lise Delamare, Jean-Louis Barrault, Jules Berry

Votes: 95

Renée SAINT-CYR : César 1943

10. Love Story (1943)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.3
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In Paris in 1887, Irène works as a governess to Douce, the grand-daughter of the dowager Countess de Bonafé. Douce believes she is in love with Fabien, the handsome manager of the estate. ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Odette Joyeux, Madeleine Robinson, Marguerite Moreno, Jean Debucourt

Votes: 193

Marguerite MORENO : César 1944

11. Cécile est morte! (1944)

90 min | Crime

6.2
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Director: Maurice Tourneur | Stars: Albert Préjean, Santa Relli, Germaine Kerjean, Luce Fabiole

Votes: 88

Germaine KERJEAN : César 1945

12. Children of Paradise (1945)

Not Rated | 189 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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The theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, Pierre Renoir

Votes: 15,595

Maria CASARES : César 1946

13. Un revenant (1946)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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A ballet producer returns to his native town and schemes to avenge himself on the family who tried to murder him 20 years before.

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Louis Jouvet, Gaby Morlay, François Périer, Jean Brochard

Votes: 154

Marguerite MORENO : César 1947

14. Quai des Orfèvres (1947)

Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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89 Metascore

Jenny Lamour wants to succeed in music hall. Her husband and accompanist is Maurice Martineau, a nice but jealous man. When he knew Jenny is making eyes at Brignon, an old businessman, in ... See full summary »

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier, Suzy Delair

Votes: 3,812 | Gross: $0.15M

Simone RENANT : César 1948

15. Dédée d'Anvers (1948)

95 min | Drama

7.2
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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 sailorman. They ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Bernard Blier, Simone Signoret, Marcello Pagliero, Marcel Dalio

Votes: 281

Jane MARKEN : César 1949

16. Gigi (1949)

82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Gilberte is a sixteen year old girl raised by her aunt and grandmother to be a demimondaine. But she's not ready for that yet, and spends her days in lessons and in teasing Mamita's old ... See full summary »

Director: Jacqueline Audry | Stars: Gaby Morlay, Jean Tissier, Yvonne de Bray, Frank Villard

Votes: 186

Yvonne de BRAY : César 1950

17. Dieu a besoin des hommes (1950)

100 min | Drama

7.5
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The island of Sein,in the nineteenth century,in Brittany.A crude population lives here,on these windy shores ,estranged from the rest of the world.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Pierre Fresnay, Madeleine Robinson, Daniel Gélin, Andrée Clément

Votes: 36

Madeleine ROBINSON : César 1951

18. The Pit of Loneliness (1951)

88 min | Drama

7.4
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Olivia, an English teenager, arrives at a finishing school in France. The majority of the pupils in the school are divided into two camps: those that are devoted to the headmistress, Mlle ... See full summary »

Director: Jacqueline Audry | Stars: Edwige Feuillère, Simone Simon, Marie-Claire Olivia, Yvonne de Bray

Votes: 82

Simone SIMON : César 1952

19. La vérité sur Bébé Donge (1952)

110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Francois Donge, a wealthy manufacturer, is fighting death at hospital. He officially suffers from a food poisoning. But actually, his wife Bebe deliberately poisoned him. Flashback: ten ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Jean Gabin, Jacques Castelot, Daniel Lecourtois

Votes: 236

Gabrielle DORZIAT : César 1953

20. The Adultress (1953)

Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A truckdriver kills the husband of the woman he loves, and becomes the object of blackmail.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Simone Signoret, Raf Vallone, Jacques Duby, Maria Pia Casilio

Votes: 926

Louise SYLVIE : César 1954

21. L'amour d'une femme (1953)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

7.1
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Marie Prieur, a young doctor, decides to settle down on Ushant, a remote island belonging to Brittany. Little by little she manages to be accepted by the population. One day she meets André... See full summary »

Director: Jean Grémillon | Stars: Micheline Presle, Massimo Girotti, Gaby Morlay, Paolo Stoppa

Votes: 115

Gaby MORLAY : César 1955

22. Razzia (1955)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Henri, the Man from Nantes, comes back to his country after a successful stay in the United States, where he was working for Liski, the drug dealer. With the fame of being a tough guy ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio, Lino Ventura, Albert Rémy

Votes: 758

Lila KEDROVA : César 1956

23. Gervaise (1956)

116 min | Drama

7.5
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Gervaise Macquart, a young lame laundress, is left by her lover Auguste Lantier with two boys... She manages to make it, and a few years later she marries Coupeau, a roofer. After working ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Maria Schell, François Périer, Jany Holt, Mathilde Casadesus

Votes: 902

Suzy DELAIR : César 1957

24. The Crucible (1957)

145 min | Drama, History

7.3
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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 seven months; she ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Rouleau | Stars: Simone Signoret, Yves Montand, Jean Debucourt, Alfred Adam

Votes: 250

Mylène DEMONGEOT : César 1958

25. Love Is My Profession (1958)

105 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

6.9
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Married French lawyer Andre defends succesfully the case of Yvette, who committed a robbery. He falls in love with her, but she isn't true to him.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Jean Gabin, Brigitte Bardot, Edwige Feuillère, Nicole Berger

Votes: 968

Edwige FEUILLERE : César 1959

26. Maigret et l'affaire Saint-Fiacre (1959)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Inspector Maigret is traveling to the French countryside to visit his friend, the duchess of Saint-Fiacre. She has received a letter recently stating that she will die soon. A few days ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Gabin, Michel Auclair, Valentine Tessier, Jacques Morel

Votes: 794

Valentine TESSIER : César 1960

27. The Truth (1960)

127 min | Drama

7.6
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Dominique Marceau is on trial for the murder of Gilbert Tellier. The counsels duel relentlessly, elaborating explanations for why the pretty, idle and fickle girl killed the talented and ... See full summary »

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel, Sami Frey

Votes: 1,887

Marie-Josée NAT : César 1961

28. The Counterfeiters of Paris (1961)

98 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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"Le Dabe" retired many years ago and now he lives in the Tropics where he owns stables and horses. He is a very rich man. He was the king of all money counterfeiters. He is contacted from ... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Grangier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Martine Carol, Françoise Rosay, Bernard Blier

Votes: 843

Françoise ROSAY : César 1962

29. A Monkey in Winter (1962)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Albert is an inn owner who vowed never to drink again if he and his wife survived the war. They did, and the reformed alcoholic keeps his vow. But times have changed and soon after the war,... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Suzanne Flon, Gabrielle Dorziat

Votes: 1,834

Suzanne FLON : César 1963

30. The Day and the Hour (1963)

110 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.7
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It's the spring of 1944 and Therese is in a hurry to get back to Paris. The trains aren't running from the village where she has gone to visit her father's grave and to fill two suitcases ... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Simone Signoret, Stuart Whitman, Geneviève Page, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 195

Geneviève PAGE : César 1964

31. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.8
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86 Metascore

A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel

Votes: 17,914 | Gross: $0.02M

Anne VERNON : César 1965

32. Viva Maria! (1965)

Not Rated | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Somewhere in Central America in 1907: Maria II is the daughter of an Irish terrorist. After her father's death, she meets Maria I, a singer in a circus. She decides to stay with the circus,... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, George Hamilton, Paulette Dubost

Votes: 2,735

Paulette DUBOST : César 1966

33. A Matter of Resistance (1966)

93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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In the countryside near Normandy's beaches lives Marie, unhappy. It's 1945, she's married to Jérôme, a somewhat fussy milquetoast, diffident to the war around him and unwilling to move his ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Pierre Brasseur, Philippe Noiret, Henri Garcin

Votes: 624

Mary MARQUET : César 1967

34. The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)

G | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.7
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Two sisters leave their small seaside town of Rochefort in search of romance. Hired as carnival singers, one falls for an American musician, while the other must search for her ideal partner.

Director: Jacques Demy | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, George Chakiris, Françoise Dorléac, Jacques Perrin

Votes: 5,863 | Gross: $0.09M

Danielle DARRIEUX : César 1968

35. Stolen Kisses (1968)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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After being discharged from the army, Antoine Doinel centers a screwball comedy where he applies for different jobs and tries to make sense of his relationships with women.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 9,407

Delphine SEYRIG : César 1969

36. The Devil by the Tail (1969)

M | 90 min | Comedy

6.8
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A Marquise who lures motorists to her hotel by sabotaging their cars gets more than she bargains for when one guest turns out to be a bank robber on the run

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Yves Montand, Madeleine Renaud, Maria Schell, Jean Rochefort

Votes: 452

Madeleine RENAUD : César 1970

37. The Things of Life (1970)

GP | 89 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A highway engineer is involved in a car crash, after which, near death, he remembers his life leading up to the accident.

Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider, Gérard Lartigau, Jean Bouise

Votes: 2,974

Lea MASSARI : César 1971

38. Delusions of Grandeur (1971)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, History

7.3
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Don Salluste, a petty tyrant in his own home and minister of the King of Spain, falls from grace. Wanting revenge, he tries to compromize the Queen with his valet Blaze, introduced as his ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Oury | Stars: Louis de Funès, Yves Montand, Alice Sapritch, Karin Schubert

Votes: 5,142

Alice SAPRITCH : César 1972

39. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

8.0
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93 Metascore

A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Fernando Rey, Delphine Seyrig, Paul Frankeur, Bulle Ogier

Votes: 30,314 | Gross: $0.20M

Stéphane AUDRAN : César 1973

40. Day for Night (1973)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

Votes: 16,111 | Gross: $0.02M

Valentina CORTESE : César 1974

41. Vincent, François, Paul and the Others (1974)

118 min | Drama

7.7
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Three friends face mid-life crises. Paul is a writer who's blocked. François has lost his ideals and practices medicine for the money; his wife grows distant, even hostile. The charming ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Serge Reggiani, Gérard Depardieu

Votes: 1,604

Marie DUBOIS : César 1975

42. Cousin cousine (1975)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Two distant cousins meet at a wedding banquet for an elderly couple. Over time, a close friendship develops between them, but their spouses begin to think that they are more than just friends.

Director: Jean-Charles Tacchella | Stars: Marie-Christine Barrault, Victor Lanoux, Marie-France Pisier, Guy Marchand

Votes: 1,156 | Gross: $8.70M

Marie-France PISIER : César 1976

43. Barocco (1976)

110 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.3
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The story of a girl in love with a boxer. They plan to go abroad after making a lot of money by participating in an interview intended to discredit a politician at elections time. But the ... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Marie-France Pisier, Jean-Claude Brialy

Votes: 590

Marie-France PISIER : César 1977

44. La menace (1977)

117 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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The main character is unhappily married and has an affair. When his wife finds out, she lures his girlfriend to a cliff and throws herself of it, making the girlfriend look as her killer. ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Yves Montand, Carole Laure, Marie Dubois, Jean-François Balmer

Votes: 567

Marie DUBOIS : César 1978

45. Violette (1978)

Not Rated | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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In an interwar France struggling with profound social and political change, 18-year-old Violette Noziere rebels against the constraints of her claustrophobic, working-class (and possibly incestuous) family, with troubling consequences.

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran, Jean Carmet, Jean-François Garreaud

Votes: 1,663

Stéphane AUDRAN : César 1979

46. Le cavaleur (1979)

104 min | Comedy

6.3
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Pianist deemed Edouard Choiseur continues to run between sentimental and professional contingencies. When his wife threatened to leave him, he decided to devote some time to his family.

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Nicole Garcia, Jean-Claude Ventura, Annie Girardot

Votes: 217

Nicole GARCIA : César 1980

47. Every Man for Himself (1980)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

7.0
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An examination of sexual relationships, in which three protagonists interact in different combinations.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jacques Dutronc, Nathalie Baye, Roland Amstutz

Votes: 2,484

Nathalie BAYE : César 1981

48. Une étrange affaire (1981)

105 min | Drama

6.8
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Louis Coline assists the head of advertising of a department store in decline. He has little to do, but seems content with his marriage to Nina, his visits to his mother and grandmother, ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Gérard Lanvin, Nathalie Baye, Jean-Pierre Kalfon

Votes: 340

Nathalie BAYE : César 1982

49. L'étoile du Nord (1982)

PG | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Edouard Binet, an aimless Frenchman, has been travelling in North Africa for many years, and is sailing to Belgium. En route, he meets Sylvie Baron. He introduces her to Nemrod Lobetoum, a ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Simone Signoret, Philippe Noiret, Fanny Cottençon, Julie Jézéquel

Votes: 213

Fanny COTTENCON : César 1983

50. One Deadly Summer (1983)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery

7.4
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In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon. Everyone notices the provocative Eliane. She ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Alain Souchon, Suzanne Flon, Jenny Clève

Votes: 3,500

Suzanne FLON : César 1984

51. L'année des méduses (1984)

110 min | Drama

5.6
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Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.

Director: Christopher Frank | Stars: Bernard Giraudeau, Valérie Kaprisky, Caroline Cellier, Jacques Perrin

Votes: 774

Caroline CELLIER : César 1985

52. L'effrontée (1985)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Clothilde Baudon, Julie Glenn, Bernadette Lafont

Votes: 1,472

Bernadette LAFONT : César 1986

53. Manon of the Spring (1986)

PG | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his death years earlier.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Emmanuelle Béart, Daniel Auteuil, Hippolyte Girardot

Votes: 18,020 | Gross: $3.94M

Emmanuelle BEART : César 1987

54. Agent trouble (1987)

90 min | Thriller

6.2
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Amanda Weber is a museum employee. Her nephew, Victorien, who feels that wild animals should not be kept in zoos, has been murdered, and she seeks to find out why and how. She knows that ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Richard Bohringer, Tom Novembre, Dominique Lavanant

Votes: 254

Dominique LAVANANT : César 1988

55. La vie est un long fleuve tranquille (1988)

90 min | Comedy

6.9
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Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful and (... See full summary »

Director: Étienne Chatiliez | Stars: Benoît Magimel, Valérie Lalande, Tara Römer, Jérôme Floch

Votes: 3,333 | Gross: $0.19M

Hélène VINCENT : César 1989

56. La vouivre (1989)

102 min | Drama

5.6
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Arsène Muselier returns to his home village at the end of the First World War. His only injury is a head wound, which sometimes provokes periods of delirium and fury. As he renews his ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Wilson | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Jean Carmet, Suzanne Flon, Jacques Dufilho

Votes: 103

Suzanne FLON : César 1990

57. May Fools (1990)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Like Vanya, in Malle's last film, Milou never left the family estate. His mother dies during the May 1968 student uprising in Paris. The brother who is the London correspondent for Le Monde... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Miou-Miou, Michel Piccoli, Michel Duchaussoy, Bruno Carette

Votes: 2,094 | Gross: $1.58M

Dominique BLANC : César 1991

58. Tous les matins du monde (1991)

Not Rated | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.6
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It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Anne Brochet, Guillaume Depardieu

Votes: 5,496 | Gross: $3.09M

Anne BROCHET : César 1992

59. Indochine (1992)

PG-13 | 159 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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This story is set in 1930, at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. A widowed French woman who works in the rubber fields, raises a Vietnamese princess as if she was ... See full summary »

Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Perez, Linh Dan Pham, Jean Yanne

Votes: 7,930 | Gross: $5.73M

Dominique BLANC : César 1993

60. Les visiteurs (1993)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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A medieval nobleman and his squire are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. He enlists the aid of his descendent to try to find a way to return home, all the... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marie Poiré | Stars: Christian Clavier, Jean Reno, Valérie Lemercier, Marie-Anne Chazel

Votes: 27,151 | Gross: $0.70M

Valérie LEMERCIER : César 1994

61. Queen Margot (1994)

R | 159 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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Young Queen Margot finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage amidst a religious war between Catholics and Protestants. She hopes to escape with a new lover, but finds herself imprisoned by her powerful and ruthless family.

Director: Patrice Chéreau | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Daniel Auteuil, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Vincent Perez

Votes: 14,487 | Gross: $2.02M

Virna LISI : César 1995

62. Les misérables (1995)

R | 175 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A variation on Victor Hugo's classic novel by means of the story of a man whose life is affected by and somewhat duplicated by the Hugo story of the beleaguered Jean Valjean.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Michel Boujenah, Alessandra Martines, Salomé Lelouch

Votes: 3,344 | Gross: $1.04M

Annie GIRARDOT : César 1996

63. Family Resemblances (1996)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and ... See full summary »

Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Catherine Frot, Agnès Jaoui

Votes: 3,801 | Gross: $0.32M

Catherine FROT : César 1997

64. Same Old Song (1997)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.4
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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 »

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

Votes: 3,477 | Gross: $0.03M

Agnès JAOUI : César 1998

65. Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)

122 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Friends of a recently deceased minor painter Jean-Baptiste take a train in Paris for Limoges, where he wished to be buried, and all the people on the train have their problems.

Director: Patrice Chéreau | Stars: Pascal Greggory, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Charles Berling, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Votes: 1,673 | Gross: $0.06M

Dominique BLANC : César 1999

66. La bûche (1999)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas,... See full summary »

Director: Danièle Thompson | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Emmanuelle Béart, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Claude Rich

Votes: 1,523 | Gross: $0.15M

Charlotte GAINSBOURG : César 2000

67. The Taste of Others (2000)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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78 Metascore

Three men, three women, opposites, possibilities, and tastes. Castella owns a industrial steel barrel plant in Rouen; Bruno is his flute-playing driver, Franck is his temporary bodyguard ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Jaoui | Stars: Anne Alvaro, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Alain Chabat, Agnès Jaoui

Votes: 8,138 | Gross: $0.64M

Anne ALVARO : César 2001

68. The Piano Teacher (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.5
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79 Metascore

A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar

Votes: 44,193 | Gross: $1.90M

Annie GIRARDOT : César 2002

69. Embrassez qui vous voudrez (2002)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Two couple of friends, one very rich the other almost homeless, decides to go on Holiday. Julie, a single mother, joins them too. Once at seaside, it starts a complicate love cross among ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Blanc | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Jacques Dutronc, Carole Bouquet, Michel Blanc

Votes: 2,191

Karin VIARD : César 2003

70. La petite Lili (2003)

104 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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59 Metascore

A group of cinematic spend a holiday in the French countryside. The film provides insight in their relationships, including that between a young man and a local girl, Lili. She uses the ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Nicole Garcia, Bernard Giraudeau, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Ludivine Sagnier

Votes: 1,503 | Gross: $0.03M

Julie DEPARDIEU : César 2004

71. A Very Long Engagement (2004)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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76 Metascore

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 65,707 | Gross: $6.17M

Marion COTILLARD : César 2005

72. Les poupées russes (2005)

Unrated | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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67 Metascore

Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.

Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Romain Duris, Kelly Reilly, Audrey Tautou, Cécile De France

Votes: 17,592 | Gross: $0.32M

Cécile de FRANCE : César 2006

73. Avenue Montaigne (2006)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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64 Metascore

A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, and become acquainted with the "luxurious" world her grandmother has told her about since her childhood.

Director: Danièle Thompson | Stars: Cécile De France, Valérie Lemercier, Albert Dupontel, Claude Brasseur

Votes: 3,763 | Gross: $2.04M

Valérie LEMERCIER : César 2007

74. A Secret (2007)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, War

6.9
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72 Metascore

A 15-year-old boy unearths a shocking family secret.

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Cécile De France, Patrick Bruel, Ludivine Sagnier, Julie Depardieu

Votes: 2,715 | Gross: $0.62M

Julie DEPARDIEU : César 2008

75. Il y a longtemps que je t'aime (2008)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

7.6
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79 Metascore

A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.

Director: Philippe Claudel | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein, Serge Hazanavicius, Laurent Grévill

Votes: 18,465 | Gross: $3.17M

Elsa ZYLBERSTEIN : César 2009

76. À l'origine (2009)

130 min | Drama

7.2
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France, present day. A professional conman passes himself off as the boss of a construction site building a highway extension. He cons the whole region, hires dozens of workers and ... See full summary »

Director: Xavier Giannoli | Stars: François Cluzet, Emmanuelle Devos, Gérard Depardieu, Soko

Votes: 1,987

Emmanuelle DEVOS : César 2010

77. The Clink of Ice (2010)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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An alcoholic writer is visited by an incarnation of his cancer.

Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Albert Dupontel, Anne Alvaro, Myriam Boyer

Votes: 1,890

Anne ALVARO : César 2011

78. Les femmes du 6e étage (2010)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy

7.1
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52 Metascore

In 1960s Paris, a conservative couple's lives are turned upside down by two Spanish maids.

Director: Philippe Le Guay | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Sandrine Kiberlain, Natalia Verbeke, Carmen Maura

Votes: 8,506 | Gross: $0.72M

Carmen MAURA : César 2012