INTERNATIONAL FILMS

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Here is a list of all my work in cinema to date, use the following filter to jump to works by country.


FRANCE


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VIOLETTE NOZIERES (VIOLETTE)
Claude Chabrol (1978)

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Paris, 1933. Violette Nozière (Isabelle Huppert) is a teenager living with her respectable lower middle-class parents (Stéphane Audran and Jean Carmet) who secretly spends her nights hanging around bars, sleeping with men and dreaming of escape. One night she meets and falls in love with a dissolute law student Jean (Jean-Francois Garreaud) and begins stealing money from her parents to give to him so he can pay off his gambling debts. When they discover the truth, Violette makes her mind up to murder them…

 

I played the role of Jean Dabin …….
Isabelle Hubert won the best actress award at Cannes Film Festival 1978


CONFIDENCE POUR CONFIDENCES (HEART TO HEART)
Pascal Thomas (1978)

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This insightful, utterly charming film is about the generation of girls who reached womanhood at a time when moral codes were undergoing spectacular changes (1950-1970). These changes are observed through the lives of three sisters, members of a modest family, each with her own very particular personality and dreams. The fifth feature by young director Pascal Thomas, Heart to Heart is a funny and intimate look at two turbulent decades that changed the nature of our lives.

I played the lead role as Paul-Louis


 LES TEMPS DES VACANCES (VACATION TIME)
Claude Vital (1979)

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Shortly before the holidays, Laurent, a young, good-looking math teacher, is posted at Marie’s school and takes rooms at her mother’s. Marie is smitten! But so is her mother, who goes on vacation with him to Djerba. Marie shortens her stay with her father in Austria to meet them there. Unfortunately, one night she surprises her mother and Laurent in each other’s arms and runs away.

 

Produced by Gaumont this is a love story in which I play the lead role of Laurent


UNE ROBE NOIRE POUR UNTUEUR (A BLACK SUIT FOR A KILLER)
José Giovanni (1981)

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Lawyer fiercely opposes the death penalty Florence Nat could not obtain the grace of one of his clients, Simon Risler. That at the time of execution, the prosecutor takes hostage and escaped. Wounded, he took refuge with the lawyer, who is treated by Alain Rivière, former surgeon fallen as a result of alcoholism. The latter, which was once the lover of Florence Nat and still maintains with her tender friendship relationships, even agrees to hide Risler in the large farm, south of the Paris region, where he now focuses on rehabilitation young drug addicts.

Produced by Gaumont this is a love story in which I play the lead role of Laurent


LES HOMMES PREFERENT LES GROSSES
(MEN PREFER FAT WOMEN)
Jean- Marie Poiré (1981)

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Her fiancé having left, Lydia finds a tenant too expensive apartment to herself. She decides to make an announcement to share with a girl but she wants the ugliest possible to be quieter with potential suitors. Rejoices at the sight of the monster who will share the apartment but is disappointed when she is replaced at the last moment by a lovely creature, Eva. His meeting with Eva will change his life.

 

Poiré recently directed The Visitors, a french box- office success.
Josianne Balasko (famous comedy writer and actress)


LA VIE EST ROMAN  (LIFE IS A BED OF ROSES)
Alain Resnais (1983)

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Three intertwined tales. On the eve of the First World War, Count Forbek starts to build a fantastic castle in the Ardennes forest. After the war he uses it to start a utopian society by brainwashing his friends, including his former fiancee, Livia, and her husband. In the present day, the castle is being used as an alternative school and, in the summer holidays, for an educational conference


 

LE 4e POUVOIR  (THE FOURTH POWER)
Serge Leroy (1985)

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The journalist Yves Dorget, upright man, investigating a weapons sale from France to a developing country.  
The government denies the facts but Dorget has a videotape that proves otherwise.


Combined with the presenter Catherine Square, they try to make the public thing, but under enormous pressure.

Poiré recently directed The Visitors, a french box- office success.
Josianne Balasko (famous comedy writer and actress)


L’AMI DE MON AMIE – (BOYFRIENDS AND GIRLFRIENDS)
Eric Rohmer (1986)

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Blanche falls for Fabien’s friend Alexandre (François-Eric Gendron) who fails to pay her any attention; seeming more interested in Lea. During Lea’s absence Fabien and Blanche enjoy each other’s company. The film follows the shifting sands of these relationships.

 

Eric Rohmer has won many awards in international film festivals.


À DEUX MINUTES PRÈS (NEARLY MISSED YOU)
Eric Le Hung (1989)

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Tristan and Virginia, both married badly, decide to leave together and form a legendary and romantic couple. But life is strewn with hazards and tricks that do not always make things easy .

 

 


I WANT TO GO HOME
Alain Resnais (1989)

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Joey Wellman, a cantankerous American cartoonist, accepts an invitation to come to an exhibition in Paris, because his estranged daughter Elsie is a student there. He arrives with his girlfriend Lena, and very soon wants to go home as the culture shock is too much for him.

 

Renowned and revered Director creating classics such as Hiroshima mon amour , Last year in MarienBad, Providence (won 10 Césars), Smoking no smoking (5 Césars).

This film starred Gérard Depardieu, John Ashton, Linda Lavin and Geraldine Chaplin and myself.


 36.15 CODE PERE NOEL ( (GAME OVER)
René Manzor (1989)

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Thomas, a very intelligent and resourceful child, is left alone with his beloved and fragile granddad on Christmas Eve, when a psychopath dressed as Santa Claus breaks into their mansion and starts chasing them.  Thomas will do whatever he can to save himself and his granddad. 

 

Manzor also directed me in the Young lndiana Jones Chronicles.


LA  REVOLUTION  FRANCAISE (THE FRENCH REVOLUTION)
Robert Enrico / Richard T. Heffron (1989)

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A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France’s debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792  The second part carries the story through the end of the terror in 1794, including the deaths by guillotine of Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette, Danton, and Desmoulins.

(I am sure you’ ve heard about this Revolution)

Richard Heffron directed North and South starring Patrick Swayze


DAMES GALANTES (GALLANT LADIES)
Jean-Charles Tacchella (1990)

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The film tells of life Brantôme, character from the end of the 16th  century, which stops to make war to live his passion, women, and writes his memoirs: Vies des Dames Galantes.

 

 


 TRIPLEX
Georges Lautner (1991)

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Nicolas has lost everything. Framed by spiteful competitors, he ends up in jail. The young court-appointed defense lawyer gets him acquitted and from that moment on Nicolas dogs her every step. But the girl is not free. Her lover is also a lawyer, who was the prosecuting attorney for the plaintiffs who are actually his accomplices. That is when the trouble starts for this off-the-walls threesome caught in a crazy comedy..

Georges Lautner (the most popular comedy director in France.)


DU JOUR AU LENDEMAIN (ONE FINE DAY)
PH. Leguay (2006)

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Life is very ungrateful for François Berthier: a dog howls all night and keeps him awake, the coffee machine explodes in his face, it’s raining, the office manager at the bank humiliates and the threat of dismissal.

And overnight, all that was violent or painful for François miraculously turns.


SI C’ETAIT LU (PERFECT MATCH)
Anne-Marie Etienne (2007)

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Valentin (Marc Lavoine) is squatting in his uncle’s empty apartment in a chic district of Paris. Hélène (Carole Bouquet), is living with her son Jeremy in the apartment next door. She’s a successful writer denouncing social inequality and prejudices. But reality may not lie in books. Both Helene and Valentin will have to see beyond appearances, as they might have more in common than just a doorstep. Humour and tenderness mingle in this bittersweet romantic comedy.

TELEGAUCHO (PIRATE TV)
Michel LeClerc (2012)

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A budding film buff hoping to be the next Jean-Luc Godard winds up finding his true cinphile calling on Pirate TV in this earnest but protracted period comedy from writer-director Michel Leclerc .


SPAIN

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 FUEGO ETERNO (ETERNAL FIRE)
J.A. Rebolledo (1985)

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A 1985 Spanish drama film written and directed by Jose Angel Rebolledo. It was entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival.

Co-starring Angela Molina (Luis Bunuel’s  actress)


LLUVIA DE OTONO  (AUTUMN RAIN)
J.A. Rebolledo (1989)

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Daniel, a writer, lives with actress Marta who after years of hard work begins to succeed, while Daniel is quite the opposite and decides to leave the city in search of a story to tell.

 


MI NOMBRE ES SOMBRA (MY NAME IS SHADOW)
Gonzalo Suarez (1996)

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Dr. Beiral, torn by infighting between its social character and dark instincts which torment him get through his research, giving life to be monstrous that has long repressed self. Gonzalo Suarez version of the novel “Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde”.

 


¿DE QUE SE RIEN LAS MUJERES? (WHAT MAKES WOMEN LAUGH)
Joachim Orristrell (1997)

001_pOn the day of her father’s marriage to a woman barely out of college, Luci (Verónica Forqué) witnesses the death of her devoted husband, Carlos (Jordi Bosch), in an accident. Beside herself with grief, Luci finds comfort in her husband’s ghost, who suggests the impossible: that she move on. Luci refuses, until she finds out about his many infidelities. Determined to exact her revenge, Luci and her sisters start a nightclub act at a resort hotel, where Luci begins a sexual adventure of her own.


ME LLAMO SARA (MY NAME IS SARA)
Dolores Payás (1998)

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The film focuses on Sara, a woman in her forties who has a teenage daughter and works as a teacher. At one point Sarah feels her world crumbles to be aware of the passage of time and that, actually, is not happy with what has been built so far.


ITALY

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SOTTO IL VESTITO NIENTE II (TOO BEAUTIFUL TO DIE)
Dario Piana (1988)

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The police investigate a series of murders of models in Milan, all of whom attended the same party.

 

 

 


ARGENTINA


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MOMENTOS ROBADOS (STOLEN MOMENTS)
Oscar Barney Finn (1997)

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1947, in Patagonia, in a little village on the seaside. An abandoned house on the beach shelters Letty’s dreams, her loneliness that only Miguel, a very young pianist, may share with her. Tomas, her husband, loves Letty and eagerly defends her against all the village, while she keeps playing her part of a ‘femme fatale’ with a romantic past and a very adventurous file. But on a windy day, a handsome and strange foreigner appears, coming from the sea, a man just as those Bette Davis used to fall in love with. For Letty, reality begins to look like the most incredible dreams of her. But this will call the police inspector’s attention. With that mysterious spy, Letty will be involved in a story that will end as those stories she was so fond of when she was going to the movie theater of her little village.


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