Set in 1973 during the coup d'etat in Chile, Max recalls his encounters in London during Worl War II with French aviator Antoine, a childhood hero he first met in his native country one ... See full summary »
Franssou, a charming Parisian English teacher, who shares part of her life with a boring middle-aged lover, dreams of another life. So, when she unexpectedly inherits 50,000 euros, she ... See full summary »
Muriel is beautiful, free-spirited and bed-ridden since a horrific accident. Leo is a drunk middle-aged ex-boxer. Desperate for work and unqualified, he interviews for Muriel, who hires him... See full summary »
Margarita Rosa de Francisco
In the Seventeenth Century, while Hungary is fighting the Turks, the population of a small village in the Carpathian Mountains faces the evil Countess Elizabeth Bathory, accused of drinking... See full summary »
During the restaurant scene, Pablo steps onto the table to punch Walter. It is clear from the angles of his knees, and the height of the table, that he stepped onto an intermediary platform that would not be in a restaurant. See more »
After the credits there is a short scene in English in which Brigitte's band discuss their (lack of) love life. See more »
The influence of American culture on French media is huge.Most of the French people are passionate about English books,cinema and music.This is because of the fact that American troops were stationed in France on many occasions and their presence has left an indelible mark on the psyche of most of the French people who are not satisfied with what is produced in their country in the fields of arts and culture.This is the reason why since a long time Hollywood cinema is able to dominate cinema culture all over France.Janis and John is a good example of domination of Anglo Saxon culture over French culture.All credit must go to director Samuel Benchetrit for making a film about how French people view two of the most popular musical legends.Janis and John is an intelligent film as it has its own fair share of laughs.It has not been able to become a cult film despite the fact that it was one of the last films in which Marie Trintignant played a leading role before her untimely death.One of the most troublesome aspect of this film is the lack of good music whether in the form of some good songs or some good background score.The positive aspect of this film is the impeccable acting from versatile actors such as Jean Louis Trintignant,Sergi Lopez and François Cluzet.
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