Most Popular Titles With Claude Autant-Lara
1. La belle et la bête (1946)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.
Votes: 20,599 | Gross: $0.30M
2. Love Is My Profession (1958)
105 min | Drama, Crime, Romance
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.
3. The Oldest Profession (1967)
119 min | Comedy, Drama
A collection of sketches on prostitution through the ages. 1) "The Prehistoric Era": A caveman discovers that a cavewoman is more attractive when cave paint is applied to her face. And she ... See full summary »
4. The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961)
132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Edmund Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he ... See full summary »
5. Four Bags Full (1956)
80 min | Comedy
Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by night during World War II and to deliver black market meat. As they walk along dark Parisian streets, they encounter various ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,727 | Gross: $0.02M
6. Marguerite de la nuit (1955)
125 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Based on novel by Pierre Dumarchais. The story of the aging pedant who sells his soul to Satan in exchange for youth and knowledge.
8. L'inhumaine (1924)
135 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Claire Lescot is a famous prima donna. All men want to be loved by her. Among them is the young scientist Einar Norsen. When she mocks at him, he leaves her house with the declared ... See full summary »
9. Rouge et noir (1954)
113 min | Drama, Romance
It's no holds barred for Julian in pursuit of upward mobility. Although expected to channel career aspirations into the Church of the post- Napoleonic era, his intensely romantic liaisons ... See full summary »
10. Tu ne tueras point (1961)
148 min | Drama, War
At the end of World War II, a French pacifist is arrested for refusing to fight. In prison, he befriends a German priest arrested for murder of a French Resistance fighter. They discuss morality, obedience, and religion.
11. L'auberge rouge (2007)
95 min | Comedy, Crime
In the 19th century Pyrénées, a stagecoach stops for the night at an isolated inn run by a couple of murderous thieves. The husband wants to kill and rob them all, but one of them is a priest whom the wife refuses to see harmed.
12. Nana (1926)
Not Rated | 150 min | Drama, Romance
When the vivacious and beautiful Nana bombs at the Théâtre des Variétés, she embarks on the life of a courtesan, using her allure and charisma to entice and pleasure men.
14. The Red Inn (1951)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
A group of travelers, including a monk, stay in a lonely inn in the mountains. The host confesses the monk his habit of serving a soporific soup to the guests, to rob their possessions and ... See full summary »
16. Sylvie et le fantôme (1946)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
On the eve of her 16th birthday, Sylvie's father needs cash to stay in his castle so he sells Sylvie's favorite thing, a painting of Alain, the lover of Sylvie's grandmother, killed in a ... See full summary »
17. The Seven Deadly Sins (1952)
127 min | Drama
A French/Italian co-production with two episodes from Italy and five from France covering the seven deadly sins---actually eight as two of the sins are covered in one episode while a new "... See full summary »
Directors: Yves Allégret, Claude Autant-Lara, Eduardo De Filippo, Jean Dréville, Georges Lacombe, Carlo Rim, Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Françoise Rosay, Jean Debucourt, Marcelle Praince
22. Love Story (1943)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
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 »
23. Fric-Frac (1939)
92 min | Comedy
Marcel works as assistant to a jeweller whose bossy daughter Renée keeps hitting on him. When he meets lovely Loulou and her lazy friend Jo, he is fascinated by the girl and somehow ... See full summary »
24. Lettres d'amour (1942)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
France, 1855. Zélie Fontaine, a twenty-odd-year-old widow and the post mistress of the small provincial town of Argenson, has accepted to receive love letters to Hortense de la Jacquerie, ... See full summary »
25. The Game of Love (1954)
106 min | Drama
Based on the novel by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. Friends since infancy, Philippe and Vinea have always regarded themselves as brother and sister. But as adolescence segues into puberty, the two youngsters fall in love.
29. Gloria (1977)
Two ten-year-old children, Gloria and Jacques, meet at the former's birthday party. It is love at first sight and they vow eternal love. Unfortunately, the First World War breaks out and ... See full summary »
30. Le bon Dieu sans confession (1953)
105 min | Drama
Based on the novel by Paul Vialar. Stuck in a loveless marriage, bourgeois industrialist Francois falls in love with Janine, another man's wife.
34. L'homme du large (1920)
86 min | Drama
Nolff, a tough Breton fisherman is happy: his wife has just given birth to a son, Michel. His only wish is to make him a fisherman like him. But when he becomes a man, Michel becomes a ... See full summary »
35. Le diable au coeur (1928)
120 min | Drama
Ludivine Bucaille stupidly wishes that Leherg and his son Delphin both die at sea. Amazingly, Leherg actually is lost at sea but his son somehow survives. His mother subsequently dies of ... See full summary »
42. The Mysterious Mr. Davis (1939)
58 min | Drama
A man, down on his luck, invents a business partner and build an aura around him that leads to opportunities and complications in equal measure.
43. Les patates (1969)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
France, 1942. During the Nazi Occupation, the Ardennes falls in the "forbidden zone" between the German Occupied North and the Vichy governed South. Its inhabitants face starvation as ... See full summary »
56. Fait-divers (1923)
A story of a love trio, an adultery, an expression of jealousy and the desire to murder without the help of titles, by the combination of images, their associations, editing, tricks, overprints, idling, and acceleration.
70. Boul se met au verre (1929)
Mr. and Mrs. Boul go separately to the spa town of Vittel to experience the waters. Without knowing it they are lodged next door to one another in the hotel. They each have a grand time ... See full summary »
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