Three cops try to set up a sting by establishing their own Fencing operation. They have less than complete support from above and as they begin mingling more and more with the underworld ... See full summary »
The son of a French industrialist, Clément is a right wing extremist who belongs to a secret militant right wing organization that uses whatever means necessary, including violence, to ... See full summary »
A film critic accidentally kills his lover during a spat in which she falls and hits her head. In panic, he immediately covers up his involvement and leaves the apartment. A private ... See full summary »
William H. Macy,
Victor Garnier a perdu presque toutes ses économies en suivant les indications du directeur de la banque. Maintenant il n'a plus de sous. Mais une idée géniale lui vient à l'esprit: si la ... See full summary »
Louis de Funès,
The life of little St. Therese of Lisieux, depicted in minimalist vignettes. Therese and her sisters are all nuns in a Carmelite convent. Her devotion to Jesus and her concept of "the ... See full summary »
Set in the near future, Paula, a leftist writer, goes from Paris to the French town of Atlantic-Cité when she learns of the death of a former colleague and lover, Richard P. Is she there to... See full summary »
Ordo Tupikos, a french sailor with greek origins, discover that his first wife, Estelle, with whom he had remained married a few months only 16 years earlier, is now a famous movie star ... See full summary »
1961. Thomas Vlassenroot deserted the French Foreign Legion while fighting in Algeria. His lieutenant, Fraser, initiated the desertion for the two of them, Fraser believing he could do more... See full summary »
Edgar, the former accountant of the Martens factory, organizes a daring heist in Servage, a small town in the French Alps. His plan envisages neutralizing the police station, the fire station and the telephone switchboard during the night. When this is done, his men will be able to quietly hold up the bank, the post office safe, the payroll of the local factory and two or three department stores. To lead the commando, Edgar hires Georges, a professional gangster, eager to do a perfect job. The plan is brilliant but not everything will go according to it. Written by
Based on Richard Stark's Parker novel "The Score", this is a taut French crime movie reminiscent of Claude Sautet's early work, J.P.Melville or José Giovanni. The Parker character (Michel Constantin) is not developed as such, but is even better: just a bleak, meticulous professional who's heading a commando-like heist of a whole French mining during the night. One sub-plot in the book is developed to good effect: one of the telephone operators (Irene Tunc), bored and sexy, strikes up a friendship with one of the hoods and leaves with him.
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