Catherine Deneuve is a French actress, singer, model, and producer, best known for films such as ‘Repulsion’ (1965), ‘Tristana’ (1970), and ‘A Matter of Resistance (1966). She made her film debut in ‘Les Collégiennes as ‘Une grande,’ in 1957, as a teenager.
She had her first significant role in ‘Vice and Virtue’ (1963). She had her breakthrough role in the 1964 musical ‘Umbrellas of Cherbourg,’ which brought her a lot of opportunities. She gave great performance in films such as ‘Belle de Jour’ (1967), ‘Mississippi Mermaid’ (1969), ‘The Last Metro’ (1980), ‘Belle maman’ (1999), and ‘Indochine’ (1992), which also earned her first ‘Academy Award’ nomination for ‘Best Actress.’ Her notable roles in the 21st century came in films such as ‘8 Women’ (2002), ‘A Talking Picture’ (2003), ‘On My Way’ (2013), ‘Standing Tall’ (2015), and ‘The Midwife (2017). Catherine is also a 14-time ‘César Award’ nominee.
Carol is a disturbed young woman from Belgium, living and working in London as a manicurist. She suffers from an unusual fear of men and their advances trigger violent hallucinations and nightmares. The British psychological-horror film follows Carol's point of view and her vivid visions.
Tristana is orphaned at an early age, after which she is taken under the guardianship of a respected aristocrat named Don Lope. However, Don Lope has a weakness for women and he submits her into his sexual advantages. Soon, Tristana falls for an artist named Horacio, and now she must learn to take a stand in order to achieve independence from her atrocious guardian.
Dancer in the Dark is the story of a young East European immigrant, who comes to the USA with her young son with a dream in her eyes. Struggling to survive, herself suffering from degenerating eye condition, she continues to save money so that her son can undergo surgery to save his eyesight. But fate is not kind to her and she ends up being labeled as a communist sympathizer and murderer.
Edouard Coleman is a police chief in Paris, who has spent a huge part of his life in investigating violent crimes. He soon begins an affair with a beautiful but cold woman named Cathy, and he also befriends Simon, her boyfriend, who is the owner of a nightclub. Soon Edouard comes to know that Simon is also a ruthless bank robber, as well as a drug smuggler.
As bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion, it eventually becomes clear that there might be something mysterious up in the attic. Eventually it seems that someone is living up there.
Centuries-old vampire Miriam Blaylock, with her vampire cellist lover John, preys on unsuspecting club-goers. While casting spells on her lovers, Marian promises eternal life, without mentioning that they won’t enjoy eternal youth. As John starts aging rapidly, he turns to aging-specialist Dr. Sarah, who curiously visits him home, but gets seduced by Miriam. However, Miriam realizes it’s not easy to influence Sarah.
It Only Happens to Others is a French drama film which revolves around Catherine and Marcello, who are living secluded in their house, as they are unable to accept the loss of their nine-month old child.
After an argument with friends, Liza is left alone on a Mediterranean island where she meets comics’ illustrator Giorgio, who prefers to live away from city-life with his beloved dog Melampo. Liza falls for the man, but Giorgio ignores her and continues to talk with Melampo, which makes Liza jealous. After she lets Melampo drown, she is made to take his place.
A man is manipulated by his selfish girlfriend to steal a jewel. However, after the theft, he is forced to hide it in a guitar. Eventually, he has a change of heart and regrets his actions. He leaves his girlfriend and decdies to return the jewel. However, the only problem is that now he needs to find the guitar in which the jewel is located.
Howard Brubaker, a Wall Street broker, is successful professionally, but his personal life is not exactly perfect. At a cocktail party hosted by his boss, he meets and falls for a French woman, Catherine, who he later discovers is the boss’s wife. Catherine too is not quite satisfied in her relationship and the two soon decide to elope to Paris.
Male Hunt is a comedy film which tells the story of a young man Antoine, who is about to get married to Gisele. His friend Julien, who is a bachelor, tries to talk him out of the marriage, by telling him terrifying stories of his own experience.
This Italian comedy film shows the dressing room in a beach house which is being visited by a variety of characters including a female basketball team, two soldiers, etc. whose lives become entangled hopelessly.
An absurdist Western set in modern day Europe, the film is a fictionalized version of Custer's Last Stand, featuring Indians under the leadership of Sitting Bull being trapped in an urban renewal project in Paris. Meanwhile the railroad interest conspires with Pinkerton to bribe General Terry, who in turn employs General Custer to run field operations.
Saganne, a French peasant volunteers to join the French army and gets posted in Sahara. He serves under Colonel Dubreuilh and earns the respect of Arabs and fellow soldiers. Saganne, the military hero is sent on a diplomatic mission to Paris. With various accolades, including the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour in his kitty, his success and happiness is at stake with the onset of the Great War.
Professional killer, Martin Terrier, wishes to retire, but the organization doesn’t want him to quit. He retreats to the countryside, where he meets Claire and they fall in love. As they return to Paris, Martin is shocked to find that the organization has removed all his bank-money. He has to do one last job for them to get his money and freedom.
The film comprises of different sketches created by different writers and directors from partially real facts, and set in different cities. The swindlers appear in various forms…. In Tokyo, she is a bar-hostess, while a young prostitute swindles people in Naples. A trickster in Paris cheats an ardent admirer of Eiffel Tower, whereas a journalist in Marrakech gets entangled in counterfeit money.
During the time of the Nazi occupation of France, at the time of the Second World War, a woman is arrested and deported to a castle in Austria, where a Nazi officer makes her his mistress. Meanwhile, her sister plans to help her escape.
This is a French-Italian comedy film centered on an Italian driving instructor, who feels bloated after consuming too much chicken. Doctors diagnose that the hormones in the chicken have made him feminine enough to conceive and he has become pregnant. Undaunted, he agrees to have his condition published, becoming a role model for many men.
Margaux finds it difficult to manage her two children alone, after her American husband, Peter, returns to New York. When her boss asks to find new rock talent, she signs promising duo Jeremy and Michael. Soon Jeremy falls for Margaux, who is feeling abandoned, and befriends her children. As Peter decides to have a talk with Margaux, what will be her decision?
This comedy film tells us four different stories revolving around sex. The first one revolves around Angela, who is not sexually satisfied with her husband. Therefore, she begins to visit her neighbor every night by simulating sleep walking. The second one is about a shy man who meets his sensuous neighbor; the third story is about Prof. Hellberg whose students make him think he cheated on his wife during a high school reunion. The last story is about Sybill, who has a good time during a break at the opera.
Based on the 1844 classic novel The Three Musketeers, the film tells the story of a young boy d’Artagnan who witnesses the murder of his parents by Febre, who is the chief henchman of Cardinal Richelieu. He tries to fight Febre, but is nearly killed. Years later, he attempts to join the king’s elite guards, to find Febre, and avenge the murder of his parents.
Based on the life of Marjane Satrapi, the animated movie follows her journey from a young girl in Iran to growing up to be a punk-loving teenage and leaving for Paris. When she returns to Iran, it has become more intolerant with religious absurdities and liberals are being executed.