THE FRENCH CINEMA PART V : BRIGITTE BARDOT

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Don Juan (Or If Don Juan Were a Woman) (1973)
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Jeanne lives in Paris and believes she is the reincarnation of Don Juan. She visits a priest and tells him she has killed a man... (90 mins.)
Director: Vadim
 
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Frenchie King (1971)
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Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers. (94 mins.)
Director: Christian-Jaque
 
3.
Rum Runners (1971)
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In the prohibition years, the 'rumrunners' travel through the Caribbean Sea with the forbidden liquor barely escaping the ship patrols... (135 mins.)
Director: Robert Enrico
 
4.
Les novices (1970)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Guy Casaril
 
5.
The Bear and the Doll (1970)
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Cellist Gaspard is living in a big house in the country with his son and three nieces. He likes being quiet... (90 mins.)
Director: Michel Deville
 
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Les femmes (1969)
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Clara becomes a secretary who must cater to all the desires of the womanizing writer Jérôme, while he tries to write his memoirs. (86 mins.)
Director: Jean Aurel
 
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Shalako (1968)
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In 1880 New Mexico, a group of European hunters runs afoul of the Apache but is aided by an ex-cavalryman turned guide. (113 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
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Spirits of the Dead (1968)
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Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled drugged... (121 mins.)
 
9.
Viva Maria! (1965)
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Somewhere in Central America in 1907: Maria II is the daughter of an Irish terrorist. After her father's death... (120 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
10.
Agent 38-24-36 (1964)
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A Russian spy is supposed by the British Secret Service to steal some faked orders, but he is to stupid to succeed. His girlfriend tries to help him, but it seems he is to foolish to succeed. (105 mins.)
 
11.
Contempt (1963)
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Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue. (103 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
12.
Love on a Pillow (1962)
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A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him. (102 mins.)
Director: Roger Vadim
 
13.
A Very Private Affair (1962)
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When Jill becomes a movie star, she soon discovers that her private life is destroyed by persistent fans that won't leave her alone... (103 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
14.
Please, Not Now! (1961)
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Sophie, a flighty young model, learns that her boyfriend is planning to leave her for another woman... (85 mins.)
Director: Roger Vadim
 
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The Truth (1960)
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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... (130 mins.)
 
16.
Testament of Orpheus (1960)
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The Poet looks back over his life and work, recalling his inspirations and obsessions. (77 mins.)
Director: Jean Cocteau
 
17.
Come Dance with Me! (1959)
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Handsome dentist Herve Dandieu, temporarily separated from his new, delectable wife Virginie by a lovers' tiff... (91 mins.)
Director: Michel Boisrond
 
18.
The Female (1959)
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Handsome and rich Spanish gentleman abandons his wife and riches for his love of a young girl of poor stock who taunts and degrades him. Only after she has humbled him mercilessly does she offer him her love in the end. (101 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
 
19.
Love Is My Profession (1958)
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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. (105 mins.)
 
20.
The Night Heaven Fell (1958)
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Ursula leaves the convent where she was educated, to start living with her uncle, the count Ribera, and her aunt Florentine... (95 mins.)
Director: Roger Vadim
 
21.
La Parisienne (1957)
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Set against the picturesque springtime in Paris, the prime minister's daughter marries a buttoned down cabinet official, but when her new husband starts stepping out behind her back, the young bride takes of for the Riviera. (86 mins.)
Director: Michel Boisrond
 
22.
...And God Created Woman (1956)
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In sunny St. Tropez, a young sexpot loves one brother but marries the other. (95 mins.)
Director: R. Vadim
 
23.
Her Bridal Night (1956)
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A country girl is discovered by a Paris magazine and becomes a top model (95 mins.)
 
24.
Plucking the Daisy (1956)
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A Paris schoolgirl unwittingly ignites hellfire in the minds of men from Seine to Sorbonne. (101 mins.)
Director: Marc Allégret
 
25.
Naughty Girl (1956)
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Nightclub entertainer Jean Clery discovers too late that the 'baby' he agreed to take care of is a wild, shapely sex kitten. (86 mins.)
 
26.
Helen of Troy (1956)
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The Iliad's story of the Trojan war, told from the Trojan viewpoint. (118 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
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The Grand Maneuver (1955)
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A French lieutenant makes a bet that he can seduce any woman in town in the two weeks before his regiment leaves for maneuvers, but his chosen target (a Parisian divorcée) isn't like other girls he's known. (106 mins.)
Director: René Clair
 
29.
Doctor at Sea (1955)
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A bachelor doctor goes to sea to escape the boredom of shore practice, but studies the nurses more than medicine, and Brigitte Bardot is around. (93 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
 
30.
Caroline and the Rebels (1955)
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A young, innocent Brigitte Bardot plays the sister of the handsome French officer Juan D'Arandra. Close in a manner inappropriate of siblings... (105 mins.)
Director: Jean-Devaivre
 
31.
Royal Affairs in Versailles (1954)
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The history of the palace of Versailles from it's founding to the present. (165 mins.)
Director: Sacha Guitry
 
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Act of Love (1953)
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A former soldier on holiday in the French Riviera recalls his time in France during WWII, and his love for a French peasant woman. (95 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
33.
The Long Teeth (1953)
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A young journalist makes his debut in Lyon where he meets a young girl he falls in love with.He has big ambitions , nevertheless he hesitates to go to Paris. (105 mins.)
Director: Daniel Gélin
 
34.
The Girl in the Bikini (1952)
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When a 25-year old Parisian student, Gérard Morere, hears a lecture about a treasure Troilus lost at sea after the Peloponnesian War... (86 mins.)
Director: Willy Rozier
 
35.
Crazy for Love (1952)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Jean Boyer