MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 17,858 this week

Ars (1959)

6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 59 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 92 titles
created 30 Apr 2011
 
a list of 16 titles
created 5 months ago
 
list image
a list of 394 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 30 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 14 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Ars" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Ars (1959)

Ars (1959) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ars.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A young girl separated from her lover by war faces a life altering decision.

Director: Jacques Demy
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A male Parisian driving school owner who goes to see his doctor and complains of feeling run down is pronounced four months pregnant. When the diagnosis is confirmed by a specialist, the ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Marcello Mastroianni, Micheline Presle
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two convicts break out of Mississippi State Penitentiary in 1936 to join a third on a long spree of bank robbing, their special talent and claim to fame. The youngest of the three falls in ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Altman
Stars: Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, John Schuck
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Delphine and Solange are two sisters living in Rochefort. Delphine is a dancing teacher and Solange composes and teaches the piano. Maxence is a poet and a painter. He is doing his military... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, George Chakiris, Françoise Dorléac
Lady Oscar (1979)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father who longed for a son and a heir insisted she be raised as a boy, alongside, Andre Grandier, the grandson of her nanny. When Oscar ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy
Stars: Catriona MacColl, Barry Stokes, Christine Böhm
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Christoph Schlingensief
Stars: Udo Kier, Margit Carstensen, Irm Hermann
Model Shop (1969)
Certificate: M Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

George Matthews is a young man who is having a bittersweet affair with a French divorcée in Los Angeles. Waiting to be drafted, he is unable to commit himself to anything or anybody, ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy
Stars: Anouk Aimée, Gary Lockwood, Alexandra Hay
El mar (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two boys (Ramallo and Manuel) and a girl in the Spanish Civil War are involved in the death of other two boys, one killed, the other suicided. This terrible secret will be with them for all... See full summary »

Director: Agustí Villaronga
Stars: Roger Casamajor, Bruno Bergonzini, Antònia Torrens
Documentary | Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

This is October 1955. The place is a village in Loire-Atlantique, La Chapelle-Basse-Mer, where an old clog-maker works and lives with his wife and their adopted son. The clog-maker's ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy
Stars: Yves Demy, Georges Rouquier
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Jacques Demy
Stars: Jacques Demy
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A pseudo-documentary on the life of Yves Montand, who plays himself, in this tribute to his long career. During a musical tour, Montand returns to Marseille and revisits the many highlights... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Demy
Stars: Yves Montand, Mathilda May, Patrick Fierry
Homesdale (1971)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Guests arrive at an expensive private guest house on a remote island near Sydney. The guest house and weird activities, like theatre sports and orienteering, are run by a leery eccentric. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Weir
Stars: Geoff Malone, Grahame Bond, Kate Fitzpatrick
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 December 1983 (Portugal)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Journées D'Un Curé De Campagne
17 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

Jean-Marie Vianney,Le Curé D'Ars became a saint and his family name "Vianney" became a first (Christian) name .As a former Sunday school pupil,I remember the day they showed us "Le Sorcier Du Ciel" by Marcel Blistène (1948).A dubious choice for nine -year-old brats for Vianney's fight against the Devil (represented by spooky noises) gave me goose flesh and at night I was afraid to switch off my lamp.

Demy's short has nothing to do with Blistène's (who said horror?) movie,for it's a simple documentary beginning with the fact that the holy man's body had remained intact when they opened his coffin,except for his face.

Although a Demy movie,it has nothing to do with Demy's feature films either.Very austere,very bleak,it is some kind of Bresson's work in miniature .Vianney was hated ,then adored by his flock ,who ,before he died ,stood in line in front of his confessional in which he spent half of his life.

Demy shows us a complex character:at first he appears as the humblest of all the creatures of God ,a male Bernadette Soubirous or Thérèse De Lisieux;then a demanding priest ,urging his villagers to repent ,which went against him and tarnished his image for a while (a girl even claimed she was pregnant by him);then a holy man who was praised to the skies by his whole congregation and well beyond..


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Ars (1959) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page