During World War II, an acting company in occupied Paris is notified that a German officer will be stopping by to see their play. The stage manager--who also happens to be the lover of ... See full summary »
An English novelist is lured, with disconcerting and disorienting results, into purchasing a crumbling mansion by what he imagines are the deliberately 'literary' ploys of its housekeeper (Leslie Caron) and two mysterious, lurking women.
Nicole, an isolated widow who lives alone in her mansion, leads a decadent and lustful life. Using her sexy body and her vast fortune to manipulate those around her, she is obsessed with controlling all the people in her life.
Leading up to their 500th match, the late twenty-something members of a Dutch amateur soccer team have their intimate bond put to the test as they each find themselves facing increasing responsibilities off the pitch.
Jean van de Velde
Danny de Munk,
In 1926 the tragic and untimely death of a silent screen actor caused female moviegoers to riot in the streets and in some cases to commit suicide - that actor was Rudolph Valentino. ... See full summary »
I was a young man when I first saw this film in one of Moscow cinemas, where there was a cultural week of French films. I liked it so much that I saw it twice or three more times later on. The music and the general atmosphere of the movie seemed so fresh and impressive for me, living in the communist country.
Lately I tried to find this film on DVD or in the Internet but only managed to get a RIP of quite bad quality. I'd like my daughter to watch this film and I wonder if she will like it the same way as myself.
It was a pity to know that the actor who played the main female character, died from AIDS at the age of just 32.
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