6.6/10
101
3 user 2 critic

The House of the Bories (1970)

La maison des Bories (original title)

Writers:

(scenario and dialogue), (from the novel by)
Reviews
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Fric-Frac (1939)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

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 »

Director: Maurice Lehmann
Stars: Fernandel, Michel Simon, Arletty
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young woman in a deep depression leaves her husband and returns to her parents. She discovers her father is having an affair, becomes jealous of his mistress and tries to turn his feelings in her direction.

Director: Jacques Doillon
Stars: Jane Birkin, Michel Piccoli, Natasha Parry
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Parisian Thomas Platz is suddenly made the guardian of a baby - then pretends to be its real father in order to win back Marie, the girlfriend who dumped him a year before. Stuck between ... See full summary »

Director: Clément Michel
Stars: Raphaël Personnaz, Charlotte Le Bon, Jérôme Commandeur
Le Trou (1960)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

In prison four long-sentence inmates planning an elaborate escape cautiously induct a new inmate to join in their scheme which leads to distrust and uncertainty.

Director: Jacques Becker
Stars: André Bervil, Jean Keraudy, Michel Constantin
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In the woods, a 13-year-old boy is grabbed by an escaped convict and told to bring money later that day. The boy does as he's told, only to be attacked by the convict's partner. A murder ... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné
Stars: Nicolas Giraudi, Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux
The Good Life (2013)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Yves is living in hiding with his sons, Sylvain and Pierre. Two years before, he had abducted them from their mother after a judge ruled against him. But the boys are growing up now, and ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Denizot
Stars: Zacharie Chasseriaud, Nicolas Bouchaud, Jules Pélissier
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman
Stars: Clark Gable, Loretta Young, Jack Oakie
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and has no family of his own. He decides to leave his estate to the family of his first love, who turned down his marriage proposal years ago because ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Sirk
Stars: Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson, Charles Coburn
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A cynical tragicomedy focusing on the different ways of love in the times of the sexual revolution. Nicholas Mallet, an inconspicuous and shy bank employee, one day successfully invites ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Deville
Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Romy Schneider
Camouflage (1977)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A group of students are spending the summer vacation at a university camp studying the science of linguistics. One of the camp directors, Jaroslaw, is a young professor who prefers the ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi
Stars: Piotr Garlicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Christine Paul-Podlasky
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.

Director: Christopher Frank
Stars: Bernard Giraudeau, Valérie Kaprisky, Caroline Cellier
Young Tiger (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The film follows Many, an illegal worker, and his day to day life.

Director: Cyprien Vial
Stars: Harmandeep Palminder, Vikram Sharma, Elisabeth Lando
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Maurice Garrel ...
...
Hélène Vallier ...
Claude Titre ...
Madeleine Barbulée ...
Jean-François Vlerick ...
Laurent Durras (as Jean-François Maurin)
Marie Véronique Maurin ...
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 August 1970 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Das Haus der Bories  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Like a painting
13 December 1999 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

The story? The husband is a scientific man. He's boring and severe with his wife and two children. The woman is the victim. She's bored with her husband and her life. And here comes the third one : a German translater. He's young, handsome, loves life and the children can play with him. You know what happens next! O.K., we saw that a thousand times in movies! But this simple French movie is very beautiful, because of the photography. Views of countryside looks like the works of a great painter. Indoor photography is also superb! This movie looks like Terence Malick before Malick. I really don't understand why the Internet movie database says this movie is like Le dîner de cons (1998)! It's not a comedy and had really nothing to do with this movie! If you want to compare, look at Jean Renoir's Une partie de campagne (but that Renoir movie was in Black and white!) Or compare it to any Malick picture.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The House of the Bories (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page