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Cast (feature film)

Lapidation of Saint Etienne (2012)
Etienne is a sick old man who lives alone in a cramped apartment. Even though the flat does not actually belong to him, he would never think of moving out. He also refuses to engage on the topic as he believes the souls of his dead wife and daughter are still present within its walls.
Rabbia, La (2008)
The story of a young director struggling to make his first film.
Corps sublimé, Le (2007)
Francesca Woodman, Jan Saudek and Joel-Peter Witkin: three major photographers discovering the human body.
1,2,3, Whiteout (2007)
A young woman who works for an inventor goes through a series of scientific expermiments.
Heartbeat Detector (2007)
Simon Kessler is a psychologist working in the Human Resources department of multinational petrochemical corporation SC Farb. His successful role in a recent corporate downsizing proved to SC Farb's managing director Karl Rose that Simon is the perfect candidate to sort out a delicate situation conc
Tiresia (2006)
According to ancient mythology, Tiresia was both a man and a woman. Blinded by the rage of the goddess, the gods granted him higher vision. This version of the myth takes place in the suburbs of Paris. Tiresia is a Brazilian transexual of extreme beauty, earning her living as a prostitute, she share
Clement (2001) as Francois
Marion is a hot-headed, free-spirited woman, carefree and uncompromising, as if the teenager in her had not quite disappeared. At her godson's birthday, she meets Clement, a captivating, provocative teenaged child. They begin to play a game of seduction; then turmoil sets in, followed by desire and
Appassionate (1999) as Protector
In 1920s Naples, a man so throroughly identifies with a murederous character in the film he has just seen that he goes home and kills his wife. Meanwhile in the present day, Rosa lives in the world of romantic Neopolitan love songs where she can dream endlessly about possessing her lover. However,
Louise (Take 2) (1998) as Louise'S Father
In the Metro, Louise meets a homeless man. He begs her to bring his child back to him. Louise picks up Gaby from school and leads him through her daily life of the street and the metro. While doing this she lets herself be seduced by Remi, a vagabond unlike the others.
Petites (1998)
Four teenage girls are best friends, living in their enclosed world of adolescent friendship, and trying to deal with the impingment of adult issues. Emilie is self-conscious about her weight, and is bullied by other students; Stella is more confident; while Marion is shy and Ines, a Spanish immigra
Foreign Body, A (1997) as The Father
Trapped in a tenuous marriage, mousy, unassertive Magali lets her husband live with the mistaken impression that she is expecting her first child. Her husband, Alain, a radio reporter, subsequently turns down a yearlong assignment in Canada as the prospect of fatherhood renews his interest in the re
Irma Vep (1996) as Jose Murano
Maggie Cheung, acting out her own role as one of the greatest stars of Asian cinema, comes to Paris to portray Irma Vep (the character created by Musidora) in a remake of the famous series "Vampires" directed by Louis Feuillade between 1915 and 1916. She does not speak a word of French, and therefor
Three Lives and Only One Death (1996) as 1st Beggar
In the first of four comical tales of social dissonance, a traveling salesman, Mateo Strano, walks out on his wife Maria. Twenty years later, he returns and lures her new husband to his apartment across the street where he has been hiding with strange, supernatural spirits. In the second tale, Georg
Encore (1996)
A character study of an intellectual's post-midlife crisis which is hitting him from all sides.
Birth of Love, The (1993) as Paul
Two middle-aged men who are living out entanglements of their own making--one can't be with the woman he loves, the other, loves a woman who wants nothing to do with him.
Dall'Altra Parte del Mondo (1992) as The German
A retired artist gets caught up in the troubled life of an immigrant prostitute with tragic consequences.
Power of Angel, The (1992)
Film based on a true story in which an actress is prohibited from performing by the Czech government in 1968 and organizes performances in her own apartment.
Year Of The Gun (1991) as Round Faced Man; Round-Faced Man
In Italy in the late 1970s, an American novelist is accused of being involved in the Red Brigades terrorist orginization and their kidnapping of Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro.
Treasure Island (1991) as Doctor/Father
A young boy imagines a series of adventures inspired by a tv adventure show and Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel.
Rorret (1989) as Rorret
The chilling tale of a crazed theater owner who shows only horror films and watches the reactions of his female patrons from behind the screen.
What Time Is It? (1989) as Fisherman
A father and son with very different interests come to terms with each other.
Man On Fire (1987) as Violente
A wealthy family in Italy hires former CIA agent John Creasy to protect their daughter, Samantha, from kidnappers. Creasy, burned-out from the horrors of combat in Vietnam and Beirut, has no interest in guarding a 12-year-old girl but needs the job. Initially irritated by Samantha's questions about
Hotel du Paradis (1986) as Tramp
Nanou (1986) as Giancarlo
A young British photography student travelling in France meets up with a free thinking, working-class French man, a dramatic change of pace from her staid British boyfriend.
Presence reele, La (1985) as Voice
Trauma (1984)
Amour a mort, L' (1984) as Michel Garenne
After an architect, pronounced dead, miraculously returns to life, his continues his life with greater intensity.
Gli Occhi, la Bocca (1984) as Giovanni
The Cassandra Crossing (1977) as Ambulance Driver; Swede
When a train''''s passengers are exposed to a deadly virus, it triggers an international incident.
Mr. Mean (1977)
Les Enfants du Placard (1977) as Nicolas
American Friend, The (1977) as Rodolphe
A dying man reluctantly takes on a job as a hit man in order to have money to leave to his widow.
Cambio de Sexo (1976) as Durand
Caro Michele (1976) as Osvaldo
Scarlet Letter, The (1973) as Pastor Dimmesdale
In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a child out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older stranger arrives, recognized by Hester but unknown to others as her missing husband. He poses as Chillingworth, a doctor, watching Hester and searching out the identity of her lover. His eye soon rests on Dimmesdale, a young overwrought pastor. Enmity grows between the two men; Chillingworth applies psychological pressure, and the pastor begins to crack. A ship stops in Salem, and Hester sees it as a providential refuge for her daughter, herself, and her lover. But will Dimmesdale flee with her?
Voyage en grande Tartarie (1973) as Sportsman
Beware of a Holy Whore (1971) as Jeff
A disgruntled German film crew waits in a Spanish seaside resort for money from Bonn to continue shooting.
In Nome del Padre (1971) as Salvatore
Paranoia (1969) as Peter Donovan
Kathryn West, a glamorous American widow, arrives in Italy several weeks after the death of her older, extremely wealthy husband. With the help of Brian, her lawyer, Kathryn moves into a luxurious villa and proceeds to lead a lonely, uneventful existence until one day, a handsome young man named Peter Donovan shows up at the front gate, looking for tools so he can fix his sports car. Kathryn lets him stay the night, and the next thing she knows, she's madly making love to him in the shower. Peter eventually moves in, and is soon joined by a free spirit he introduces as Eva, his sister. Kathryn enjoys their company and partying with them - until she begins to suspect that Peter and Eva aren't what they seem to be.
Grazie, Zia (1969) as Alvise
Fist in His Pocket (1968) as Alessandro
A deeply disturbed young man subject to seizures decides to murder members of his dysfunctional family.
A Bullet for the General (1968) as Bill Tate
El Chuncho's bandits rob arms from a train, intending to sell the weapons to Elias' revolutionaries. They are helped by one of the passengers, Bill Tate, and allow him to join them, unware he is an assassin working for the Mexican government

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