Tag: Romain Duris

Russian Dolls (2005) 7

Russian Dolls (2005)

Xavier is now thirty. No longer a student, he is not yet a well-balanced, fulfilled adult either. His career is unsatisfying: Far from being the renowned novelist he aimed to be he must be content with little jobs such a...

L’auberge espagnole (2002) 7.3

L’auberge espagnole (2002)

As part of a job that he is promised, Xavier, an economics student in his twenties, signs on to a European exchange program in order to gain working knowledge of the Spanish language. Promising that they'll remain close,...

Populaire (2012) 6.9

Populaire (2012)

Spring, 1958. 21-year-old Rose Pamphyle lives with her grouchy widower father who runs the village store. Engaged to the son of the local mechanic, she seems destined for the quiet, drudgery-filled life of a housewife. B...

Paris (2008) 6.8

Paris (2008)

Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the bal...

Ceasefire (2016) 5.9

Ceasefire (2016)

In the early 1920s, Georges Laffont, traumatized by the horrific trench warfar, decides to leave his life behind and travel to West Africa into the vast territories of Upper Volta in the company of Diofo, artist and also...

Mrs. Hyde (2017) 5.2

Mrs. Hyde (2017)

Mrs. Géquil is a teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she immediately feels reinvigorated and becomes a better and more engaging te...

Mood Indigo (2013) 6.5

Mood Indigo (2013)

Set in a charmingly surreal Paris, wealthy bachelor Colin spends his time developing his pianocktail (a cocktail-making piano) and devouring otherworldly dishes prepared by his trusty chef Nicolas. When Colin learns that...

The New Girlfriend (2014) 6.6

The New Girlfriend (2014)

Claire and Laura have been friends since primary school. Now, in their adult lives, with each happily married, to Gilles and David respectively, they are as close as ever. Then Laura dies after an illness and Claire's wo...

The Great Darkened Days (2018) 7

The Great Darkened Days (2018)

While a world war rages, Philippe, a draft-dodger from Quebec, takes refuge in the American West, surviving by competing in Charlie Chaplin impersonation contests. As Philippe makes his long journey home, he encounters v...

Heartbreaker (2010) 6.7

Heartbreaker (2010)

You could say Alex Lippi is a ladies' man but it is not true. Of course he has already wooed and charmed armies of women, young and less young, French and foreign. But Alex does it only on active service. Indeed he is ap...

In the Shadow of Iris (2016) 6.1

In the Shadow of Iris (2016)

Iris, the statuesque dark-haired wife of the wealthy Parisian banker, Antoine Doriot, vanishes into thin air while the latter settles the bill at an elegant restaurant downtown. Furthermore, things will take a turn for t...

The Big Picture (2010) 6.7

The Big Picture (2010)

Paul Exben is a success story - partner in one of Paris's most exclusive law firms, big salary, big house, glamorous wife and two sons straight out of a Gap catalog. But when he finds out that Sarah, his wife, is cheatin...

All the Money in the World-2017 6.8

All the Money in the World-2017

Rome, 1973. Masked men kidnap a teenage boy named John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer). His grandfather, Jean Paul Getty (Christopher Plummer), is the richest human in the world, a billionaire oil magnate, but he's noto...

Black Tide-2018 6.2

Black Tide-2018

A cop with a problem of alcoholism is investigating the missing of a teenage boy, same age as his son, with whom he has a problematic relationship. During the investigation, the cop bumps up with the missing boy's teache...

Hold Your Breath-2018 5.9

Hold Your Breath-2018

A couple lives in Paris with their daughter, who suffers from an incurable disease forcing her to live in an hermetic glass bubble. One day, a mysterious fog begins to spread in the Parisian streets, killing everyone tha...

Chinese Puzzle-2013 7

Chinese Puzzle-2013

Xavier is now forty years old. So are Wendy, Isabelle and Martine. At forty you are supposed to be more mature and live a a steadier life than at twenty. But not Xavier. Well, to be fair, he has made some progress in the...

The Beat That My Heart Skipped-2005 7.3

The Beat That My Heart Skipped-2005

Twenty-eight-year-old Tom leads a life that might be termed as criminal. In doing so, he follows in the footsteps of his father, who made his money from dirty, and sometimes brutal, real estate deals. Tom is a pretty har...