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 »
For some time now, women coming home at night have been savagely murdered by a mysterious serial killer. Inspector Lagrume thinks he has found the culprit in the person of Barberot, a local... See full summary »
As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Arsène Baudu and Hyacinthe, a pair of small-time crooks, fall prey to Alexandre Larsan-Bellac, who involves them (against their will) in high profile swindling. But their success is quite ... See full summary »
On the night of their tenth anniversary, Doctor Rene Richard accidentally discovers that his wife, actress Madeleine Richard, has been having an affair with a disturbed artist, Daniel ... See full summary »
This Jean Delannoy/Henri Jeanson collaboration is in the same ballpark as Touchez-pas le grisbi inasmuch as it stresses the 'gentlemanly' or 'civilized' aspect of the caper and they don't come much more civilized than 'gentleman's gentleman' Leonard (Paul Meurisse), who would probably feel naked without a bowler and umbrella - he even sports spats for God's sake - and combines his duties as valet to Noel Roquevert's avocat with masterminding a heist which involves the selection and training of a suitable team without breaking sweat. It's all very entertaining and Genvieve Page is along to provide a love-hate cop-villain relationship and by and large a good time is had by all.
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