Tag: Michel Piccoli

The Creatures (1966) 6.5

The Creatures (1966)

A young mute woman, living in a small village, is expecting a baby. Her husband is at the same time writing a novel and using the villagers as his characters. In the creative process, reality and imagination are constant...

Elsa la rose (1966) 6.8

Elsa la rose (1966)

The story of a poet's (Louis Aragon) love for his wife, the writer Elsa Triolet.::Anonymous...

The Prize of Peril (1983) 6.7

The Prize of Peril (1983)

In a futuristic society, contestants pit their survival skills against each other in a fight to the death for cash prizes, and the contest is aired live on television.::Anonymous...

La Grande Bouffe (1973) 7.2

La Grande Bouffe (1973)

Four middle-aged friends and members of the professional bourgeoisie, Ugo, a chef and restaurant owner, Marcello, an incorrigible womanizer and Alitalia pilot, Michel, a delicate television producer, and Philippe, a vene...

The Phantom of Liberty (1974) 7.9

The Phantom of Liberty (1974)

As unusual, eccentric, and bizarre vignettes of mundane and seemingly innocuous conventions of our social and private lives success one another, somehow, NapolΓ©on Bonaparte's troops, earthly monks, dangerous snipers, and...

On War (2008) 6.2

On War (2008)

After a freak accident, Burt finds himself locked in a coffin overnight. After surviving the ordeal, he decides to live his life purely for pleasure, but ultimately he finds himself in a bizarre war of the sexes. Starrin...

The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991) 7.6

The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991)

The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife in his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer decides to start worki...

Diary of a Chambermaid (1964) 7.5

Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)

Celestine, the chambermaid, has new job on the country. The Monteils, who she works for are a group of strange people. The wife is frigid, her husband is always hunting (both animals and women) and her father is a shoe-f...

Dangerous Moves (1984) 6.8

Dangerous Moves (1984)

Two masters of chess duel each other not only in their game but also in their different ideologies. The veteran Akiva is a Soviet Jew and ferocious Communist, master of his game but also dealing with a declining health w...

Contempt (1963) 7.6

Contempt (1963)

Paul Javal is a writer who is hired to make a script for a new movie about Ulysses more commercial, which is to be directed by Fritz Lang and produced by Jeremy Prokosch. But because he let his wife Camille drive with Pr...

The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967) 7.7

The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)

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 service. Simon owns a music sh...

One Hundred and One Nights (1995) 6.1

One Hundred and One Nights (1995)

Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made. Also, a line of movie stars comes to visit him, ...

Danger: Diabolik (1968) 6.5

Danger: Diabolik (1968)

In psychedelic swinging 60s style, the dreaded thief Diabolik wreaks havoc on a generic European country for his own financial gain and amusement. He shares an extravagant underground lair (and a giant bed of money) with...

The Dust of Time (2008) 6.6

The Dust of Time (2008)

A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character ...

Mauvais Sang (1986) 7.3

Mauvais Sang (1986)

Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. His determination leads him to break up with...

Walking a Tightrope-1991 7.5
Death in the Garden-1956 6.8

Death in the Garden-1956

Chark, an adventurer comes to small village in the near of a gold digger's camp. He is arrested by the local police, who accuse him of having comitted a bank robbery in a neighoured town. The police also confiscate the g...

Belle de Jour-1967 7.7

Belle de Jour-1967

Severine is a beautiful young woman married to a doctor. She loves her husband dearly, but cannot bring herself to be physically intimate with him. She indulges instead in vivid, kinky, erotic fantasies to entertain her ...

Topaz-1969 6.3

Topaz-1969

A high ranking Russian official defects to the U.S., where he is interviewed by U.S. Agent Michael Nordstrom. The defector reveals that a French spy ring codenamed "Topaz" has been passing N.A.T.O. secrets to the Russian...

Holy Motors-2012 7.1

Holy Motors-2012

In a dark movie theater filled with people watching a film. A man is sleeping on a bed with a sleeping dog next to another empty twin bed with the same sheets. He gets up and looks out the window and we see he is the man...

Atlantic City-1980 7.3

Atlantic City-1980

Atlantic City is a place where people go to realize their dreams, the promise of the future manifested by the demolition of the old crumbling buildings to be replaced by new hotels and casinos. Someone who recently came ...