Monday, April 06, 2015

Un homme et une femme, 20 ans déjà 1986

Un homme et une femme, 20 ans déjà 1986 - Director: Claude Lelouch.
Anouk Aimée, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Richard Berry, Evelyne Bouix, Marie-Sophie L., Philippe Leroy, Charles Gérard, Thierry Sabine, Robert Hossein, Jacques Weber, Tanya Lopert, Nicole Garcia


 Jean-Louis and Anne have had their fling and separated. Now 20 years have passed. He is still dating various women. She is now a big time director who's most recent film was a very expensive bomb. She comes up with the idea of making a romance based upon her fling with Jean-Louis. She contacts him to gain his permission. Jean-Louis is still in racing and goes away for a desert rally while she begins filming. She finds the mood of their romance difficult to recapture in her film.

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Le puits aux trois vérités 1961

Le puits aux trois vérités 1961 - Director: François Villiers.
Die drei Wahrheiten - Illustrierte Film-Bühne: 6121
Michèle Morgan, Jean-Claude Brialy, Catherine Spaak, Scilla Gabel, Michel Etcheverry, Franco Fabrizi, Billy Kearns, Margaret Wagstrom, Ermanno Casanova, Yves Arcanel, Yane Barry, Marisa Pavan, Dany Saval, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Guy Béart, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Daliah Lavi.

Midnight in Paris, Faubourg St Honoré. In one house, a woman suddenly screams and the sound of a gunshot is heard. A short time later, Laurent Lénaud, a young painter, is running away with a suitcase. Arriving at a hotel, he enters a room where a young woman named Rossana is crying. The room is strewn with broken furniture and clothes lie on the floor. Laurent is almost certain that his wife Danielle is to blame for this. Meanwhile, in an expensive apartment a woman is responding to the questions put to her by police officer Bertrand. She is Renée Plèges, the owner of an antiques shop. That evening, she found her daughter Danielle shot dead. Renée explains that Laurent, her son-in-law, wanted to leave Danielle. When she refused to divorce him, he killed her. While Bertrand asks Renée to tell him everything she remembers since the first day she met Laurent, the latter recounts to his mistress Rossana the events that took place before Danielle's death. Two completely different stories emerge. Then Danielle's personal diary is found, bringing a third explanation of what took place that evening...

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Asphalte 1959

Asphalte 1959 - Director: Hervé Bromberger
Ich begehre Dich - Illustrierte Film-Bühne: 4696
Françoise Arnoul, Massimo Girotti, Jean-Paul Vignon, Dany Saval, Krestia Cassel, Anne-Marie Coffinet, Daniel Crohem


 For Nicole, marriage to a wealthy businessman brings comfort but not happiness. An endless round of travelling and business dinners has left her bored and jaded. When, one evening, she meets Michel, a close childhood friend, happy memories come flooding back to her. Whilst her husband is away on another business trip, she allows Michel to take her back to the working class area where she grew up. It is a decision she soon lives to regret...

Friday, April 03, 2015

Salto nel vuoto 1980

Salto nel vuoto 1980 - Director: Marco Bellocchio
Michel Piccoli, Anouk Aimée, Michele Placido, Gisella Burinato, Antonio Piovanelli, Anna Orso, Frédérique Alexandre

Mauro, a judge, is worried about his older sister Marta, who took care of him since he was a boy, and is now affected by psychic problems and suicide fantasies. She seems to recover from her depression when Mauro acquaints her with Giovanni, a brilliant actor at the edge of legality. Mauro become unconsciously jealous of this relationship, and try to get Giovanni arrested...@ by Francesco Benzi

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Gyewool Nabi 2011

Gyewool Nabi 2011 - Director: Kim Gyu-Min
Park So-Yeon, Jung Seung-Won, Im Jeong-hwan, Hong Seong-soo, Ra Kyeong-deok


Set in North Korea, 11-year-old Jin-Ho (Jeong Seung-Won) lives with his mom (Park So-Yeon). He supports his mom by cutting and selling wood. The one thing that Jin-Ho is afraid of is being left alone in the world.
One day, Jin-Ho has an argument with his mother over a problem caused by his friend Sung-Il. Jin-Ho goes into the mountains alone to cut trees. There he has an accident and becomes lost. His mother looks for him by going into the mountains and the police station, but she's unable to locate him. Jin-Ho wanders around in the mountain suffering from starvation and severe cold weather. Finally, he is able to come down safely out of the mountains, because his mother is at home waiting for him. What Jin-Ho doesn't know is that this is only beginning of his misfortunes ...

Les Grandes personnes 1961

Les Grandes personnes 1961 - Director: Jean Valère
Die Erwachsenen - Illustrierte Film-Bühne: 5663
Micheline Presle, Jean Seberg, Maurice Ronet, Françoise Prévost, Annibale Ninchi, Fernando Bruno

When she is abandoned by her lover Philippe, Michèle, a Parisian fashion designer, tries to kill herself. She is saved by her doctor and Ann, a young American nurse. Michèle's best friend Gladys is not pleased when Ann takes up residence in Michèle's apartment to keep an eye on her patient. Ann's presence proves to be a consolation when Michèle learns that Gladys is Philippe's latest mistress. One day, Michèle accepts Gladys's invitation to a party, even though she knows that Philippe will be there. At first, Ann ignores Philippe, aware of what he did to Michèle, but later that evening Michèle and Gladys notice that Ann is beginning to succumb to Philippe's irresistible charms...