Most Popular Feature Films/TV Series Released 1994-01-01 to 1994-12-31 With Country of Origin France


1. Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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64 Metascore

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

Votes: 798,780 | Gross: $32.35M

2. Stargate (1994)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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42 Metascore

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 155,750 | Gross: $71.57M

3. Muriel's Wedding (1994)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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63 Metascore

Muriel finds life in Porpoise Spit, Australia dull and spends her days alone in her room listening to Abba music and dreaming of her wedding day. Slight problem, Muriel has never had a date... See full summary »

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Bill Hunter, Sophie Lee

Votes: 29,540 | Gross: $15.19M

4. My Father the Hero (1994)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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A teenage girl on vacation in the Bahamas with her divorced father tries to impress a potential boyfriend by saying that her father is actually her lover.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Katherine Heigl, Dalton James, Lauren Hutton

Votes: 9,194 | Gross: $25.48M

5. Three Colors: Red (1994)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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100 Metascore

A model discovers her neighbor is keen on invading people's privacy.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Irène Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Frédérique Feder, Jean-Pierre Lorit

Votes: 68,515 | Gross: $4.04M

6. Fresh (1994)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Death and violence anger a 12-year-old drug courier, who puts his employer's against each other.

Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Sean Nelson, Giancarlo Esposito, Samuel L. Jackson, N'Bushe Wright

Votes: 10,257 | Gross: $8.09M

7. Three Colors: White (1994)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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88 Metascore

After his wife divorces him, a Polish immigrant plots to get even with her.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr

Votes: 48,389 | Gross: $1.46M

8. Double Dragon (1994)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.7
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Two brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader has the other half, and determines to get the brothers' half and have a complete medallion so he can gain absolute power.

Director: James Yukich | Stars: Robert Patrick, Mark Dacascos, Scott Wolf, Kristina Wagner

Votes: 9,151 | Gross: $2.34M

9. Sweet Valley High (1994–1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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The series revolves around the lives of Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield, beautiful blonde twins who live in the fictitious Sweet Valley, California, and their gang of friends. Elizabeth is ... See full summary »

Stars: Cynthia Daniel, Brittany Daniel, Amy Danles, Michael Perl

Votes: 1,322

10. Il Postino (1994)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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81 Metascore

Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.

Directors: Michael Radford, Massimo Troisi | Stars: Massimo Troisi, Philippe Noiret, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 27,819 | Gross: $21.84M

11. Erotic Confessions (1994– )

R | 30 min | Drama

6.5
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Anthology series wherein each episode, Jacqueline Stone (Ava Fabian) reads a letter sent in from women recounting their erotic experiences.

Stars: Bobby Johnston, Cory Lane, Kim Yates, Jennifer Burton

Votes: 215

12. Death and the Maiden (1994)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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72 Metascore

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Krystia Mova

Votes: 18,671 | Gross: $2.10M

13. Queen Margot (1994)

R | 159 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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: 14,295 | Gross: $2.02M

14. Highlander: The Final Dimension (1994)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Fantasy, Romance

4.3
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Deceived that he had won the Prize, Connor MacLeod awakens from a peaceful life when an entombed immortal magician comes seeking the Highlander.

Director: Andrew Morahan | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Mario Van Peebles, Deborah Kara Unger, Mako

Votes: 17,201 | Gross: $13.83M

15. Cemetery Man (1994)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Horror

7.3
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A cemetery man must kill the dead a second time when they become zombies.

Director: Michele Soavi | Stars: Rupert Everett, François Hadji-Lazaro, Anna Falchi, Mickey Knox

Votes: 17,016 | Gross: $0.25M

16. Uncovered (1994)

103 min | Thriller

5.9
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While restoring an old painting showing a woman and two men playing chess, Julia discovers the text "Who killed the knight" underneath the paint. The owner of the painting tells her that ... See full summary »

Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, John Wood, Sinéad Cusack, Paudge Behan

Votes: 1,798

17. Royal Deceit (1994)

R | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

5.8
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This re-telling of Hamlet goes back to the original Danish source material. The opening scenario remains the same: Hamlet's father murdered by his brother who then weds the widowed mother. ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriel Axel | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren, Christian Bale, Brian Cox

Votes: 1,713

18. Before the Rain (1994)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, War

8.1
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In the republic of Macedonia, amid war in Bosnia, an Albanian girl being hunted by Christians is offered protection by a monk who has taken a vow of silence.

Director: Milcho Manchevski | Stars: Katrin Cartlidge, Rade Serbedzija, Grégoire Colin, Josif Josifovski

Votes: 11,906 | Gross: $0.76M

19. La teta y la luna (1994)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A child cannot stand the idea of having a new brother and dreams about drinking milk from the breasts of his mother again. The child asks the moon to bring him a teet only for him.

Director: Bigas Luna | Stars: Biel Duran, Mathilda May, Gérard Darmon, Miguel Poveda

Votes: 2,512

20. War of the Buttons (1994)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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The children of Ballydowse & Carrickdowse engage in battles in which they cut off the buttons, shoe-laces, belts and braces of their captured opponents. This gets their opponents in trouble... See full summary »

Director: John Roberts | Stars: Gregg Fitzgerald, Gerard Kearney, Darragh Naughton, Brendan McNamara

Votes: 3,421

21. Burnt by the Sun (1994)

R | 135 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his village with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things... See full summary »

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Nikita Mikhalkov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Oleg Menshikov, Nadezhda Mikhalkova

Votes: 11,911 | Gross: $2.62M

22. A Pure Formality (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Onoff is a famous writer who hasn't published any new books for quite some time and has become a recluse. When he is picked up by the police one stormy night, without any identification, ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Roman Polanski, Sergio Rubini, Nicola Di Pinto

Votes: 7,661 | Gross: $0.20M

23. L'Enfer (1994)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Paul, an irritable and stressed-out hotel manager, begins to gradually develop paranoid delusions about his wife's infidelity. As he succumbs to green-eyed jealousy, his life starts to ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, François Cluzet, Nathalie Cardone, André Wilms

Votes: 3,288 | Gross: $0.19M

24. Nostradamus (1994)

R | 119 min | Biography, Drama

5.8
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Recounts the life and loves of the physician, astrologer, and famed prognosticator; his encounters with medieval science and the Inquisition; and his early struggles with his visions of the... See full summary »

Director: Roger Christian | Stars: Tchéky Karyo, F. Murray Abraham, Rutger Hauer, Amanda Plummer

Votes: 2,434 | Gross: $0.36M

25. Farinelli (1994)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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Farinelli, is the artistic name of Carlo Broschi, a young singer in Handel's time. He was castrated in his childhood in order to preserve his voice. During his life he becomes to be a very ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Corbiau | Stars: Stefano Dionisi, Enrico Lo Verso, Elsa Zylberstein, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 5,381 | Gross: $2.12M

26. Wild Reeds (1994)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

In a village in the Southwest of France, 1962. Maite and Francois are 18 years old. They are friends, not lovers. In Francois's classroom, there are Serge, whose brother has just married to... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Gaël Morel, Stéphane Rideau, Frédéric Gorny

Votes: 4,366 | Gross: $0.92M

27. Amateur (1994)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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53 Metascore

Isabelle is an ex-nun waiting for her special mission from God. In the meantime, she is making a living writing pornography. She meets Thomas, a sweet, confused amnesiac who cannot remember... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Martin Donovan, Elina Löwensohn, Damian Young

Votes: 4,773 | Gross: $0.86M

28. The Monster (1994)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.5
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A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, thanks to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Michel Blanc, Nicoletta Braschi, Dominique Lavanant

Votes: 8,116 | Gross: $0.64M

29. La fille de d'Artagnan (1994)

R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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The story begins on the autumn of 1654 in South France. Eloise lives in a cloister. Her famous father left her there. The young lady is enthusiastic about honour, faithfulness, affection to... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Philippe Noiret, Claude Rich, Sami Frey

Votes: 2,747 | Gross: $0.31M

30. See How They Fall (1994)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Simon is a sales representative about fifty. When Mickey, his cop friend, is being shot, he leaves everything to find the murderers. Two years before, Marx, an old gambler, met Frederic, a ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean Yanne, Mathieu Kassovitz, Bulle Ogier

Votes: 847

31. Little Indian, Big City (1994)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

5.6
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The Parisian broker Steph only needs the signature from his wife Patricia for their divorce - but she left 13 years ago for living with Amazonas indians. Steph finds her in the village and ... See full summary »

Director: Hervé Palud | Stars: Thierry Lhermitte, Ludwig Briand, Patrick Timsit, Miou-Miou

Votes: 3,330 | Gross: $1.00M

32. The Glass Shield (1994)

PG-13 | 109 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Michael Boatman, Lori Petty, Erich Anderson, Richard Anderson

Votes: 2,938 | Gross: $3.31M

33. Faust (1994)

97 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil. Svankmajer's Faust is a ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Svankmajer | Stars: Petr Cepek, Jan Kraus, Vladimír Kudla, Antonin Zacpal

Votes: 2,921

34. La cité de la peur (1994)

93 min | Comedy

7.8
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A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.

Director: Alain Berbérian | Stars: Chantal Lauby, Alain Chabat, Dominique Farrugia, Gérard Darmon

Votes: 6,323

35. Through the Olive Trees (1994)

G | 103 min | Drama

7.8
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The movie focuses on one of the events in Zendegi Edame Darad (1992), and explores the relationship between the movie director, and the actors. The local actors play a couple who got ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, Farhad Kheradmand, Zarifeh Shiva, Hossein Rezai

Votes: 4,197 | Gross: $0.04M

36. Highlander: The Animated Series (1994– )

30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.5
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In the post-apocalyptic medieval 27th century, Ramirez mentors young Quentin MacLeod who must seek pacified Immortals, gain their knowledge through a non-lethal form of Quickening, and free the land from the evil Immortal overlord Kortan.

Stars: Miklos Perlus, Benedict Campbell, Katie Zegers, Don Dickinson

Votes: 395

37. The Patriots (1994)

138 min | Thriller

7.5
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At 18, Ariel Brenner leaves Paris and his family to live in Israel. He secretly joins the Mossad, the Isreali secret service. After years of training, his first mission is in Paris to steal... See full summary »

Director: Eric Rochant | Stars: Yvan Attal, Richard Masur, Allen Garfield, Yossi Banai

Votes: 936

38. L'eau froide (1994)

92 min | Drama

7.2
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Gilles and Christine a boy and a girl live in the outskirts of Paris, their families are ineffective and distant and they lead a purposeless life. They steal some records in a supermarket ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Virginie Ledoyen, Cyprien Fouquet, László Szabó, Jean-Pierre Darroussin

Votes: 745

39. Con gli occhi chiusi (1994)

113 min | Drama

5.7
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Director: Francesca Archibugi | Stars: Stefania Sandrelli, Marco Messeri, Debora Caprioglio, Alessia Fugardi

Votes: 89

40. Dead Tired (1994)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.4
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What is going on here?!? French director, Michel Blanc (as Himself), just doesn't understand why his life is suddenly falling apart. This nightmarish comedy-thriller is all about identity. ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Blanc | Stars: Michel Blanc, Carole Bouquet, Philippe Noiret, Josiane Balasko

Votes: 1,579 | Gross: $0.55M

41. Le péril jeune (1994)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that... See full summary »

Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Romain Duris, Vincent Elbaz, Nicolas Koretzky, Julien Lambroschini

Votes: 2,341

42. Un été inoubliable (1994)

82 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.5
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Romania in the 1920's. Marie-Thérèse Von Debretsy refuses the advances of her husband's commanding officer. As a result, the cosmopolitan family is reassigned to a dark and dangerous ... See full summary »

Director: Lucian Pintilie | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Claudiu Bleont, Olga Tudorache, George Constantin

Votes: 721 | Gross: $0.07M

43. Al-mohager (1994)

129 min | Drama

6.6
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The biblical tale of Joseph is told from an Egyptian perspective in this interesting character study. In this film, Joseph is called Ram. Ram, tired of his family's backward superstitious ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Youssra, Khaled Nabawy, Mahmood Hemaidah, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 618

44. J'ai pas sommeil (1994)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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Beautiful Daiga has emigrated from Lithuania to Paris and is looking for a place to stay and work. Theo is a struggling musician, and his brother Camille - a transvestite dancer. One of ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis | Stars: Yekaterina Golubeva, Richard Courcet, Vincent Dupont, Laurent Grévill

Votes: 879 | Gross: $0.11M

45. Colonel Chabert (1994)

110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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Colonel Chabert has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that the medical examiner has signed his death certificate. When he regains his health and memory... See full summary »

Director: Yves Angelo | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, Fabrice Luchini, André Dussollier

Votes: 1,495 | Gross: $0.73M

46. Le sourire (1994)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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After he learns that a heart attack may be imminent, Pierre Francois, an old psychiatrist, becomes physically attracted to Odile, a sensuous young woman. Odile later uses their relationship... See full summary »

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Richard Bohringer, Emmanuelle Seigner, Chantal Banlier

Votes: 282 | Gross: $0.06M

47. Asterix in America (1994)

85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Caesar has had enough when another legion is hacked to pieces by the damned single indomitable village in Gaul because of the druid's magic potion, so he decides to tackle the problem at ... See full summary »

Director: Gerhard Hahn | Stars: Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Henri Labussière, François Chaix

Votes: 5,322 | Gross: $0.77M

48. The Night and the Moment (1994)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.6
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A young marchioness who loves the way of free-thinking and flatterers invites an author into her house who pretends to seduce her...

Director: Anna Maria Tatò | Stars: Ivan Bacciocchi, Jean-Claude Carrière, Axelle Cummings, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 226

49. The Silences of the Palace (1994)

116 min | Drama

7.4
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As she grows up, Alia (the daughter of housemaid Khedija) learns the secrets of the peaceful palace where she and her mother live.

Director: Moufida Tlatli | Stars: Amel Hedhili, Najia Ouerghi, Hend Sabry, Fatima Ben Saïdane

Votes: 707

50. Le parfum d'Yvonne (1994)

89 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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How the life of Victor Chmara toppled during the course of a single day during the summer of 1958 ?

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Hippolyte Girardot, Sandra Extercatte, Richard Bohringer

Votes: 894