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A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist. Dir: Giuseppe Tornatore With: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili Drama 155 mins.
Il Postino: The Postman
Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice. Dir: Michael Radford With: Massimo Troisi, Philippe Noiret, Maria Grazia Cucinotta Biography | Comedy | Drama | Romance 108 mins.
In the Electric Mist
A detective in post Katrina New Orleans area has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching and corrupt local businessmen. Dir: Bertrand Tavernier With: Tommy Lee Jones, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 117 mins.
A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock With: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon Thriller United States-M 143 mins.
The Big Feast
A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death. Dir: Marco Ferreri With: Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret Comedy | Drama 130 mins.
The Night of the Generals
In 1942, in Warsaw, a Polish prostitute is murdered in a sadistic way. Major Grau, a man from German Intelligence that believes in justice... Dir: Anatole Litvak With: Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller | War 148 mins.
Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence... Dir: Mario Monicelli, Pietro Germi With: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Philippe Noiret Comedy 140 mins.
The Man Who Planted Trees
(1987 Short Film)
The story of one shepherd's long and successful singlehanded effort to re-forest a desolate valley. Dir: Frédéric Back With: Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer Animation | Drama | Family 30 mins.
In 'Round Midnight, real-life jazz legend Dexter Gordon brilliantly portrays the fictional tenor sax player Dale Turner... Dir: Bertrand Tavernier With: Dexter Gordon, François Cluzet, Gabrielle Haker Drama | Music 133 mins.
Coup de torchon
1938, in a French african colony. Lucien Cordier is the cop of this village, populated with blacks and a few whites (usually racialist and lustful)... Dir: Bertrand Tavernier With: Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, Stéphane Audran Comedy | Crime | Drama 128 mins.
Zazie dans le métro
This merry farce depicts a satirical view of the French society: Twelve years old Zazie has to stay two days with her relatives in Paris... Dir: Louis Malle With: Catherine Demongeot, Philippe Noiret, Hubert Deschamps Comedy | Fantasy 89 mins.
My New Partner
Rene is a "ripou", a rotten cop who makes ends meet by accepting bribes, presents and free drinks from the people he should be putting in jail... Dir: Claude Zidi With: Philippe Noiret, Thierry Lhermitte, Régine Comedy | Crime 107 mins.
The Comte de Gonzague schemes against his cousin, the Duc de Nevers, even though he is the Duke's heir and will inherit his estates... Dir: Philippe de Broca With: Daniel Auteuil, Fabrice Luchini, Vincent Perez Drama | Adventure 128 mins.
La fille de d'Artagnan
The story begins on the autumn of 1654 in South France. Eloise lives in a cloister. Her famous father left her there... Dir: Bertrand Tavernier With: Sophie Marceau, Philippe Noiret, Claude Rich Action | Adventure | Comedy 125 mins.
The Old Gun
In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban... Dir: Robert Enrico With: Philippe Noiret, Romy Schneider, Jean Bouise Drama | Thriller | War 103 mins.
The Return of the Musketeers
It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king... Dir: Richard Lester With: Michael York, Oliver Reed, Frank Finlay Action | Adventure | Comedy | Romance 102 mins.
Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II... Dir: Peter Yates With: Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret Drama | War United States-GP 107 mins.
All My Friends Part 2
The four old friends meet on the grave of the fifth of them, Perozzi, who died at the end of the first episode... Dir: Mario Monicelli With: Ugo Tognazzi, Gastone Moschin, Adolfo Celi Comedy | Drama 130 mins.
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?
Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed... Dir: Ted Kotcheff With: George Segal, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Morley Comedy | Mystery | Crime 112 mins.
What is going on here?!? French director, Michel Blanc (as Himself), just doesn't understand why his life is suddenly falling apart... Dir: Michel Blanc With: Michel Blanc, Carole Bouquet, Philippe Noiret Comedy 92 mins.
The Assassination Bureau
The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it... Dir: Basil Dearden With: Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas Action | Adventure | Comedy | Crime | Thriller United States-M 110 mins.
The Immortal Story
(1968 TV Movie)
The Portuguese colony of Macao in the 19th century. Mr. Clay is a very rich merchant and the subject of town gossip... Dir: Orson Welles With: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Roger Coggio Drama 58 mins.
My New Partner II
The partners are back and are in a tight spot! Francois is going through a moral crisis, and Rene is experiencing the same... Dir: Claude Zidi With: Philippe Noiret, Thierry Lhermitte, Guy Marchand Action | Comedy | Crime 107 mins.
The Clockmaker of St. Paul
A Watchmaker finds out one day that his son has become a murderer. He tries to understand for whom and why. Dir: Bertrand Tavernier With: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jacques Denis Crime | Drama 105 mins.
Traces events in the life of Carlo, from his christening in 1906, where his grandfather reminds his... Dir: Ettore Scola With: Vittorio Gassman, Fanny Ardant, Stefania Sandrelli Drama | Romance 127 mins.
Very Happy Alexander
Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an authoritarian wife, who makes him work like a dog... Dir: Yves Robert With: Philippe Noiret, Françoise Brion, Marlène Jobert Comedy 100 mins.
Il deserto dei tartari
As his first assignment, lieutenant Drogo is sent to an isolated fortress on the borders of a desert and of a range of high mountains... Dir: Valerio Zurlini With: Vittorio Gassman, Giuliano Gemma, Helmut Griem Drama | History | War 140 mins.
Life and Nothing But
Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past. Dir: Bertrand Tavernier With: Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Pascale Vignal Drama | War 135 mins.
The Judge and the Assassin
France, 1893. Joseph Bouvier, a former Sergeant in the French military, shoots his beloved and attempts to kill himself... Dir: Bertrand Tavernier With: Philippe Noiret, Michel Galabru, Isabelle Huppert Crime | Drama | History 128 mins.
Vincent, a stunt pilot, is acquitted of murdering his wife and her lover. However, a few years later... Dir: Patrice Leconte With: Philippe Noiret, Richard Bohringer, Thierry Lhermitte Comedy 88 mins.
In the second of the Angélique series, the heroine joins a group of bandits, rescues her children, becomes a successful businesswoman, and once again becomes entangled in politics and matters of the heart. Dir: Bernard Borderie With: Michèle Mercier, Claude Giraud, Jean Rochefort Adventure | History | Romance 105 mins.
Roland Wolf wants to write a book about a TV game-show host, the hail-fellow-well-met Christian Legagneur... Dir: Claude Chabrol With: Philippe Noiret, Robin Renucci, Bernadette Lafont Comedy | Crime 100 mins.
After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists... Dir: Claude Berri With: Philippe Noiret, Gérard Depardieu, Michel Blanc Comedy | Drama 100 mins.
Three men face their mother's death. Dir: Francesco Rosi With: Philippe Noiret, Michele Placido, Vittorio Mezzogiorno Drama 113 mins.
Dir: Claude Zidi With: Philippe Noiret, Thierry Lhermitte, Lorànt Deutsch Comedy 105 mins.
I Don't Kiss
A young man leaves his native town in southern France to discover Paris. Being too unexperienced and too naive... Dir: André Téchiné With: Philippe Noiret, Emmanuelle Béart, Manuel Blanc Drama 115 mins.
Woman Times Seven
Seven mini-stories of adultery: "Funeral Possession," a wayward widow at her husband's funeral; "Amateur... Dir: Vittorio De Sica With: Shirley MacLaine, Elspeth March, Peter Sellers Comedy | Drama 100 mins.
La Pointe Courte
There are two parts to this film: sequences of life in the fishing village of La Pointe Courte (a government inspector's visit... Dir: Agnès Varda With: Philippe Noiret, Silvia Monfort 86 mins.
Let Joy Reign Supreme
France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine... Dir: Bertrand Tavernier With: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jean-Pierre Marielle Drama | History | War 114 mins.
Lady L. is an elegant, elderly lady who recalls the past loves and lusty adventures she has lived through. Dir: Peter Ustinov With: Sophia Loren, Paul Newman, David Niven Comedy 117 mins.
Mr. Freedom is a pro-American Right superhero who fights for God and country by beating, robbing, raping... Dir: William Klein With: John Abbey, Delphine Seyrig, Donald Pleasence Comedy 95 mins.
Les grands ducs
Three aging and failed comedians, Georges Cox, Victor Vialat and Eddie Carpentier, hit the road again with a lousy production of a lousy play... Dir: Patrice Leconte With: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort Comedy 85 mins.
Father and Sons
Dir: Michel Boujenah With: Philippe Noiret, Charles Berling, Bruno Putzulu Comedy 95 mins.
Who Are You, Polly Magoo?
In this excoriating satire of the fashion industry, Polly Maggoo is a 20-year-old Brooklyn-born fashion model in Paris... Dir: William Klein With: Dorothy McGowan, Jean Rochefort, Sami Frey Comedy | Drama 102 mins.
A Russian diplomat hatches a complicated plan to enable him to defect to the West. Dir: Henri Verneuil With: Yul Brynner, Henry Fonda, Dirk Bogarde Thriller 124 mins.
French civilization in the desert. Saganne is of peasant stock, with courage and a forceful will. In 1911... Dir: Alain Corneau With: Gérard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Deneuve Drama | History | War 180 mins.
Fantôme avec chauffeur
A chauffeur for a corrupt CEO, and a few hours later, his boss himself, are killed by the industrialist's associate. But their ghosts remain on Earth, and they try to tell the millionaire's teenage son the identity of the killer. Dir: Gérard Oury With: Philippe Noiret, Gérard Jugnot, Jean-Luc Bideau Comedy | Fantasy 78 mins.
Don't Touch the White Woman!
A highly stylized surreal farce about the events leading up to Custer's Last Stand anachronistically reenacted in an urban renewal area in modern Paris. Dir: Marco Ferreri With: Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli Biography | Comedy | Western 108 mins.
A Matter of Resistance
In the countryside near Normandy's beaches lives Marie, unhappy. It's 1945, she's married to Jérôme... Dir: Jean-Paul Rappeneau With: Catherine Deneuve, Pierre Brasseur, Philippe Noiret Comedy | Romance 93 mins.
Les rois du gag
Dir: Claude Zidi With: Michel Serrault, Gérard Jugnot, Thierry Lhermitte Comedy 98 mins.
Max & Jeremie
A socially awkward TV-addicted ambitious small time thug is ordered to take out a retiring professional hitman... Dir: Claire Devers With: Philippe Noiret, Christopher Lambert, Jean-Pierre Marielle Crime | Drama | Thriller 115 mins.
On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter
Antoine, a professor of Greek, and Lise, a police inspector, honeymoon in Greece. There they meet a young couple... Dir: Philippe de Broca With: Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Francis Perrin Comedy 100 mins.
Dir: Philippe de Broca With: Philippe Noiret, Vincent Schmitt, Raoul Billerey Adventure | War 143 mins.
Dir: Philippe de Broca With: Catherine Deneuve, Philippe Noiret, Jean-François Balmer Adventure | Comedy 101 mins.
Romance in the prime of life. When Lise's car bumps Antoine's bike, they recognize each other from a brief fling 20 years before while at the Sorbonne... Dir: Philippe de Broca With: Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Alric Action | Comedy | Thriller 105 mins.
Speriamo che sia femmina
A critique of the role of the male in modern Italian society and has demonstrated the possibility of a form of 'female bonding' between women who live, by choice, in a world without men Dir: Mario Monicelli With: Liv Ullmann, Catherine Deneuve, Philippe Noiret Comedy | Drama 120 mins.
A stranger enters into and forever alters the life of a couple. He claims to be pursued by certain authorities... Dir: Robert Enrico With: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Marlène Jobert, Philippe Noiret Drama | Mystery | Thriller 102 mins.
The Purple Taxi
Dir: Yves Boisset With: Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Noiret, Peter Ustinov Drama 120 mins.
Twist Again in Moscow
Igor, who manages a fancy hotel and is on the take, has to juggle several problems at once. He has a... Dir: Jean-Marie Poiré With: Philippe Noiret, Christian Clavier, Martin Lamotte Comedy 89 mins.
A father arrives at his son's house one evening. They begin talking about women, love, relationships and things turn awkward fast. Dir: Bertrand Blier With: Philippe Noiret, Michel Bouquet, Farida Rahouadj Drama | Comedy 86 mins.
Les palmes de M. Schutz
A humoristic view of the lives of Marie and Pierre Curie and their discoveries around radioactivity. Dir: Claude Pinoteau With: Isabelle Huppert, Philippe Noiret, Charles Berling Biography | Comedy | Drama 106 mins.
Dir: Pierre Gaspard-Huit With: Jean Marais, Geneviève Grad, Gérard Barray Action | Adventure 108 mins.
Carmine Bonavia wins election as the mayor of New York on a promise to legalize drugs. After the election... Dir: Francesco Rosi With: James Belushi, Mimi Rogers, Joss Ackland Thriller 100 mins.
After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged... Dir: Georges Franju With: Emmanuelle Riva, Philippe Noiret, Edith Scob Drama 109 mins.
In Alexandria, in 1938, Darley, a young British schoolmaster and poet, makes friends through Pursewarden... Dir: George Cukor With: Anouk Aimée, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Forster Drama 116 mins.
Sadiel, rebel leader in a North African state, takes refuge in Switzerland in the aftermath of a coup... Dir: Yves Boisset With: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michel Piccoli, Jean Seberg Thriller 120 mins.
Une semaine de vacances
Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life. Dir: Bertrand Tavernier With: Nathalie Baye, Gérard Lanvin, Flore Fitzgerald Drama 102 mins.
The Down-in-the-Hole Gang
Dir: Pierre Tchernia With: Michel Serrault, Philippe Noiret, Michel Galabru Comedy | Fantasy | Adventure 94 mins.
The Gold Rimmed Glasses
A Jewish family and a homosexual doctor suffer persecution in Fascist Italy. Based on a novel by Giorgio Bassani. Dir: Giuliano Montaldo With: Philippe Noiret, Rupert Everett, Valeria Golino Drama 110 mins.
Pile ou face
Dir: Robert Enrico With: Philippe Noiret, Michel Serrault, Dorothée Crime | Drama | Thriller 105 mins.
Dir: Michel Boujenah With: Mathilde Seigner, Pascal Elbé, Kad Merad Comedy 93 mins.
Une femme à sa fenêtre
Romy Schneider plays an aristocratic woman in 1936 Greece, who amuses herself pursuing a shallow loveless affair with a nobleman, but unexpectedly falls in love with a political activist. Dir: Pierre Granier-Deferre With: Romy Schneider, Philippe Noiret, Victor Lanoux Drama 110 mins.
The Old Maid
Dir: Jean-Pierre Blanc With: Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Marthe Keller Comedy 85 mins.
L'étoile du Nord
Edouard Binet, an aimless Frenchman, has been travelling in North Africa for many years, and is sailing to Belgium... Dir: Pierre Granier-Deferre With: Simone Signoret, Philippe Noiret, Fanny Cottençon Crime | Drama | Thriller 124 mins.
Dir: Jean Becker With: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nadja Tiller, Jean-Pierre Marielle Comedy 94 mins.
A World War II drama where people, many of whom opposed to Nazism, get on board a train from France that could lead them to freedom. Dir: Sébastien Grall With: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Ticky Holgado, Rüdiger Vogler Drama | War 103 mins.
Especially on Sunday
Dir: Francesco Barilli, Giuseppe Bertolucci With: Philippe Noiret, Ornella Muti, Bruno Ganz Drama 118 mins.
Tout l'or du monde
Businessman Victor Hardy (Noiret) wants to buy the entire area around the small village of Cabosse. He claims that he wants to return to nature... Dir: René Clair With: Bourvil, Alfred Adam, Philippe Noiret Comedy 90 mins.
Molinat is assigned to the case of a man found with a bullet in his ear on the shore of a little Atlantic coast resort he knows well... Dir: Pierre Granier-Deferre With: Philippe Noiret, Guy Marchand, Élisabeth Bourgine Crime 102 mins.
Step by Step
The police suspects Hubert Verkamen of having murdered a whole family. Verkamen keeps claiming he is... Dir: Philippe Blasband With: Benoît Verhaert, Philippe Noiret, Yolande Moreau Crime | Thriller 86 mins.
Dir: Jean-Paul Le Chanois With: Jean Gabin, Liselotte Pulver, Mireille Darc Comedy 105 mins.
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... Dir: Jacqueline Audry With: Gaby Morlay, Jean Tissier, Yvonne de Bray Comedy 82 mins.
Le grand carnaval
Dir: Alexandre Arcady With: Philippe Noiret, Roger Hanin, Richard Berry Comedy 130 mins.
An insurance salesman turns into a walking catastrophe himself. First film by StÃ©phan GuÃ©rin-TilliÃ©, starring Philippe Noiret and FranÃ§ois BerlÃ©and. Dir: Stéphan Guérin-Tillié With: François Berléand, Philippe Noiret, Yves Verhoeven Drama | Thriller 101 mins.
Cyrano et d'Artagnan
Dir: Abel Gance With: José Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sylva Koscina Adventure 145 mins.
Playing with Fire
Dir: Alain Robbe-Grillet With: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Philippe Noiret, Anicée Alvina Drama 112 mins.
A fanciful biopic of legendary conductor Arturo Toscanini as a very young man. Dir: Franco Zeffirelli With: C. Thomas Howell, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophie Ward Biography | Drama 109 mins.
Sicily 18th century, Marianna Ucria is a 12-year-old deaf-mute from an aristocratic family of Palermo... Dir: Roberto Faenza With: Emmanuelle Laborit, Bernard Giraudeau, Laura Morante Drama 108 mins.
Birgit Haas Must Be Killed
"Hangar" is a new agency whose purpose is to carry out missions even too sensitive for the police or intelligence services... Dir: Laurent Heynemann With: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Lisa Kreuzer Drama 105 mins.
Il comune senso del pudore
Dir: Alberto Sordi With: Alberto Sordi, Cochi Ponzoni, Florinda Bolkan Comedy 123 mins.
Famous Love Affairs
Dir: Michel Boisrond With: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Philippe Noiret, Dany Robin History | Romance 130 mins.
The Dog, the General, and the Birds
A long time ago, a young Russian general chose to sacrifice hundreds of birds to burn Moscow and save his motherland from the troops of Napoleon... Dir: Francis Nielsen With: Michel Elias, Tonino Guerra, Philippe Noiret Animation 75 mins.
Seven pals decide to take a few days'holidays to free up the time necessary to pull three enormous pranks... Dir: Yves Robert With: Philippe Noiret, Pierre Mondy, Claude Rich Comedy
Le peintre Antonio Berti est appelé à Reims par son ami Robert Maurisson pour restaurer les peintures de la cathédrale... Dir: Jean-Pierre Mocky With: Alberto Sordi, Philippe Noiret, Roland Dubillard Comedy | Crime | Drama 90 mins.
Lulu Kreutz's Picnic
Dir: Didier Martiny With: Philippe Noiret, Carole Bouquet, Niels Arestrup Drama 102 mins.
Algiers, 1940. MAMAN TITINE has lived alone with her five children ever since her husband JOSEPH, a Jewish post office employee... Dir: Roger Hanin With: Sophia Loren, Philippe Noiret, Marianne Sägebrecht Drama 104 mins.
Dir: Yves Robert With: Philippe Noiret, Dany Carrel, Gérard Lartigau Comedy | Fantasy 92 mins.
L'ami de Vincent
Dir: Pierre Granier-Deferre With: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Françoise Fabian Comedy | Drama 93 mins.
We follow Marcel Ophuls' two journeys to Sarajevo in 1993. He is starting a documentary about war correspondants... Dir: Marcel Ophüls With: Christiane Amanpour, Paul Amar, Sergio Apollonio Documentary | War 224 mins.
La nuit des Césars
(1976 TV Series)
With: Antoine de Caunes, Jean Rochefort, Nathalie Baye Documentary