6.4/10
98
2 user 2 critic

Galia (1966)

Newly arrived in Paris, Galia lives in a small apartment near Notre-Dame cathedral. One evening, whilst walking along the banks of the River Seine, she saves a young woman from drowning.

Director:

Georges Lautner

Writers:

Vahé Katcha (original scenario), Vahé Katcha (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

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

A young couple, Renee and Pierre, take one night a room at the Hotel du Nord, in Paris, near the canal Saint-Martin. They want to die together, but after having shooted at Renee, Pierre ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Annabella, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Louis Jouvet
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A man who is laid off from a steel factory desperately wants to chase a serial killer in a small city in Southern China.

Director: Yue Dong
Stars: Yihong Duan, Yiyan Jiang, Yuan Du
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

After World War I, a young ex-soldier, Sébastien Monge, returns to his home village. Ignorant of his past, he learns that, 24 years before, his entire family was slain in their home one ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner
Stars: Patrick Bruel, Anne Brochet, Agnès Blanchot
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

For a special mission to destroy drug dealers in Nice, hardcore bachelor inspector Campana has to don the role of a married man with a child. He adjusts himself well but will have to fight a lot before being able to achieve final victory.

Director: Georges Lautner
Stars: Alain Delon, Mireille Darc, Michel Constantin
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up. But it all goes south when Neuville reappears.

Director: Laurent Tirard
Stars: Jean Dujardin, Mélanie Laurent, Noémie Merlant
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

While he is trying to escape from a hit man, Carl (Hardy Krüger) is setting up a kidnapping in Beirut. He gets lost on his way, falling in love with Salène, a.k.a. "La grande sauterelle" (Mireille Darc).

Director: Georges Lautner
Stars: Mireille Darc, Hardy Krüger, Georges Géret
Comedy | Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A cold-war spy parody. After the death of an armaments manufacturer, an international group of spies is drawn into a high-stakes battle of wits to obtain the valuable military patents which... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner
Stars: Lino Ventura, Francis Blanche, Bernard Blier
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Antoine helps two former acquaintances escape the country, who repay him with a debt transfer. All he has to do is collect from some Léonard Michalon, but for that he will have to go into much trouble to keep the man alive.

Director: Georges Lautner
Stars: Lino Ventura, Mireille Darc, Jean Lefebvre
Le sucre (1978)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Civil servant Adrien Courtois comes to Paris in order to make his money bear fruits.

Director: Jacques Rouffio
Stars: Jean Carmet, Gérard Depardieu, Michel Piccoli
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In the countryside near Normandy's beaches lives Marie, unhappy. It's 1944, she's married to Jérôme, a somewhat fussy milquetoast, diffident to the war around him and unwilling to move his ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Pierre Brasseur, Philippe Noiret
Thriller | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who approach her.

Director: Georges Lautner
Stars: Alain Delon, Mireille Darc, Claude Brasseur
Comedy | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Ex-gangster Fernand (Lino Ventura) receives a call from a dying friend, a mob boss nicknamed "The Mexican". The doomed mobster talks Fernand into taking care of some criminal business and ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner
Stars: Lino Ventura, Bernard Blier, Francis Blanche
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mireille Darc ... Galia
Venantino Venantini ... Greg
Françoise Prévost ... Nicole
Jacques Riberolles Jacques Riberolles ... Matik
François Chaumette François Chaumette ... Wespyr
Edward Meeks Edward Meeks ... Un amant de Galia
Philippe Castelli Philippe Castelli ... L'homme au téléphone
Jacques Santi Jacques Santi ... Le bel homme à la terrasse
Henri Attal Henri Attal ... Un employé de la morgue
Raoul Saint-Yves Raoul Saint-Yves ... Gaston, le barman
Francis Lemonnier Francis Lemonnier
Louis Viret Louis Viret ... Le bistrot
Roland Catalano Roland Catalano
Carole Lebesque Carole Lebesque
Marlène Charell Marlène Charell ... (as Marlène Charrel)
Edit

Storyline

Newly arrived in Paris, Galia lives in a small apartment near Notre-Dame cathedral. One evening, whilst walking along the banks of the River Seine, she saves a young woman from drowning.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Meet Galia, tomorrow's woman, a tantalizing blonde, free, loving, uninhibited, with a smile that says "Come play with me...but not for keeps."

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French | Italian

Release Date:

26 January 1966 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Entrega en Venecia See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Brigitte Bardot turned down an offer to play Galia. See more »

Connections

References Ne nous fâchons pas (1966) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Birth of an actress
26 November 2006 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

When this movie was released,it got a PG 18.Today,well ...Yes we see briefly Mireille Darc in the nude,but it would not shock a nun today.

"Galia" is another offbeat production in Georges Lautner's uneven production,not as good as his strange works ("la Maison Assassinée" "Le Septième Juré " "La Route de Salina" ),but different from his usual commercial stuff ,the likes of "Ne Nous Fachons Pas".

Galia is the story of a "free girl" who plays around and treats men the way they treat girls.Enter a woman,Nicole who tries to commit suicide in the Seine.Galia takes in the desperate woman and tries to explain to her that men are numerous and that anyway they do not deserve one should die for their sake ! The first half of the movie is rather exciting,Mireille Darc portrays a woman-before-woman's lib ,close to Brigitte Bardot's attitude,who can do without a man to protect her...till she meets Nicole's hubby,an Italian sentimental macho..And it becomes much less exciting...cause Galia falls head over heels in love with that man .

There is also a detective story side ,sometimes we think of a conspiracy,which some disturbing pictures encourage: Nicole,hidden in her husband's apartment,an orgy,the morgue...

"Galia" is a sixties movie,when people used to eat condensed milk on "Triscottes "(a new hip rusk),when people were as far as politics and social concern as they could be ,a world about to collapse two years later when May 68 happened.


10 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed