A middle-aged tough cop, Georges Deblache, is trying to help and protect a criminal, Manoni, that he has known since they were both young. He orders his younger colleague and friend, Didier... See full summary »
Matthieu and Eric are two brothers who work at the same factory as their father in Normandy. When his father is dismissed for smoking on the factory floor, Matthieu is incensed and tries to have him reinstated, in vain. His brother has just got married and, with a child and mortgage on the way, is reluctant to stir up trouble. Likewise, Matthieu's fellow workers refuse to get involved. Then ... See full summary »
Solange is a filmmaker. She is married and a mother. She enjoys occasional sex with her husband but also feels drawn towards a bisexual actor named Jim. This doesn't prevent her from taking... See full summary »
Anatomy of a murder. Christophe has murdered Frédérique, his lover. He's in his 20s, an entrepreneur who likes to pick up chicks with his misogynist friend Philippe; she's in her 30s, a ... See full summary »
This is a good example of what can be called the "French politically correct cinema." A young Arab (A "beur" ), completely unscrupulous ,tries to use his girlfriend's bourgeois parents ,to make his way of life.Edwige,the young girl ,is of course sick and tired of her bourgeois milieu,in the grand tradition of the post-68 ideology.
He makes a manful attempt to crack the commercial coconut ( the big business of the Easter market,the chocolate hens(!)).He tries to convince his pals that they can earn much more money that way.
Perhaps,if France had had someone like Billy Wilder ,it would have succeeded...perhaps...or at least Etienne Chatiliez..
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