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Also Known As: Died: September 12, 2010
Born: June 24, 1930 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Inspector Bellamy (2009)
Lisa, the first wife of an author who died suddenly and brutally, ends up by chance in the city that her husband fled two years earlier. Not knowing anyone who can help her, she contacts her ex-husband's second wife. The situation involves a police officer on the verge of retirement, who investigate
2.
Girl Cut in Two, A (2007)
Jaded novelist and too happily married "ladies man," Charles Saint-Denis' latest conquest is TV weathergirl Gabrielle Deneige. At once naïve and unstoppable, Gabrielle doesn't need to be convinced to enter into a sordid May-September relationship with a celebrated member of the intelligentsia. Howev
3.
Comedy of Power (2006)
Parisian judge Jeanne Charmant Killman has recently sanctioned the arrest of CEO Michel Humeau in a high-profile case of corruption and embezzlement at a giant state-supported company. As her investigation and interrogations proceed, Killman uncovers an immense scandal reaching into the highest leve
4.
Flower of Evil, The (2003) as Director
If time exists, can culpability be transmitted, like some diseases, from one generation to another? How does a fault that wasn't atoned for affect the culprit, but also his and her descendants and their families? These questions are challenged when, shortly after Francois returns home to his family'
5.
Merci Pour le Chocolat (2000) as Director
A mystery set in the environs of Lausanne concerning several plots which wind their way through the elegant homesteads of a couple of well-heeled French-Swiss denizens. Mika is the couture-attired, oh-so-perfect head of Muller Chocolates--a company that manufactures Swiss chocolates. Andre is her su
6.
Colour of Lies, The (1999) as Director
A 10 year old girl is found strangled in a small town in Brittany. When newly promoted detective Lesage begins to investigate, she interviews the last person to see the girl alive: art teacher Rene. But in this remote community, Rene and his wife have always been outsiders, not natives although they
7.
Swindle, The (1997) as Director
Betty and Victor are a pair of clever grifters, with years of history together. They specialize in well-planned, middle-range scams, bilking ordinary people of moderate sums of money, with a modus operandi that has kept them comfortable and out of trouble. The much younger Betty reveals that, for th
8.
Ceremonie, La (1996) as Director
The Lelievres are well-heeled, fashionable, and cultured -- a typical bourgeois family, steeped in the usual problems of upper-middle class life. After many failed attempts to find a suitable housekeeper for their country chateau, Catherine Lelievre retains Sophie, a prim young woman who cares for the family with a quiet, if unsettling, efficiency. Against her employers' wishes, Sophie strikes up a friendship with the local postmistress, Jeanne, a sly, loose cannon seething with hatred for the upper class in general, and for Catherine's husband Georges, in particular. The friends quickly form an intimate and insidious bond, buoyed by dark secrets. Jeanne uses Sophie to provoke the Lelievres, and Sophie -- emboldened by Jeanne's destructive impulses, unleashes a sinister and rebellious underside.
9.
Enfer, L' (1994) as Director
A hotel owner suspects his lovely young wife has been unfaithful and is unable to control both his paranoia and his jealousy.
10.
Oeil de Vichy, L' (1993) as Director
A study of French propaganda films and newsreels made for the collaborationist Vichy government (1940-44) of Marshall Petain during World War II.
11.
Betty (1992) as Director
In Paris, a young, unfaithful wife is repudiated by her husband and his upper class family. She reverts to her old lifestyle of liquor, multiple cigarettes and one-night stands until she winds up passed out at "Le Trou/The Hole," a bar restaurant near Versailles. There she is taken in by an older wo
12.
Madame Bovary (1991) as Director
The story of a 19th Century farmer's daughter who dreams of a life of romance, is dulled by her marriage to a provincial doctor, finds passion with a philandering aristocrat, and who, in time, abandoned and blackmailed, commits suicide.
13.
Docteur M. (1991) as Director
In the not-too-distant future, an over-stressed city is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides. A policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful, enigmatic woman and the revelation of a sinister plot to manipulate the population through mass hypnosis.
14.
Quiet Days in Clichy (1989) as Director
Expatriate Henry Miller indulges in a variety of sexual escapades while struggling to establish himself as a serious writer in Paris.
15.
Blood of Others, The (1988) as Director
A couple of star-crossed lovers are caught up in the Resistance in Nazi-occupied France.
16.
Story of Women (1988) as Director
A working class woman in occupied France makes ends meet by performing abortions.
17.
Cry of the Owl, The (1987) as Director
A depressed draughtsman, seeking escape from his vindictive wife, becomes a peeping tom -- until his liason with the object of his desire leads to blackmail and murder.
18.
Masques (1987) as Director
19.
Poulet au Vinaigre (1985) as Director
A doctor, a butcher, and a notary need to buy a house belonging to the postman and his mother to close out a major real estate deal. Problem is, the eccentric mailman reads everyone's mail before he delivers. Once he figures out the plot, he decides that, no matter what lengths the townsfolk go to
20.
Les Fantomes du Chapelier (1982) as Director
21.
Cheval d'Orgueil, Le (1979) as Director
Film chronicles the daily life of Breton peasants.
22.
Violette (1978) as Director
23.
Les Innocents aux mains Sales (1978) as Director
Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the assassination of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following day, and becomes therefore prime suspect. Where is Louis' body? Where is Jeff? Is there any secret beyond a door?
24.
Les Liens du sang (1978)
Montreal: Late at night the teenage Patricia flees into a police department, covered all over with blood. She states together with her cousin she took shelter from rain in an entry way on their way home from a party, when an unknown man threatened them, forced her cousin to perform oral sex and then killed her. Patricia could barely escape. The police starts searching among the known sex criminals - but then Patricia changes her statement and states her brother Andrew, who had an affair with his cousin, was the murderer. Inspector Carella doesn't quite believe both the statements.
25.
Les Liens de sang (1977) as Director
26.
Alice, Or The Last Escapade (1977) as Director
A young woman, on the lam from a bad marriage, is forced by a storm to take refuge in a mysterious mansion where an old man and his valet seem to be expecting her.
27.
Death Rite (1976)
Strange passions and personalities collide at a holiday resort hotel in Tunisia. Vestar the stage magician, a clairvoyant, meets the wealthy but rather sinister Edouard. On their way to the hotel, Vestar claims that he has had a vision of a woman being murdered in the desert. Edouard, a member of the idle rich, decides to use his influence to make the prediction come true. Also arriving at the hotel are Sadry, returning home to visit his dying mother, and his irritating wife Sylvia. Staying at the hotel is Martine, an ex-girlfriend of Sabry who would like to spark the old passion again. The marriage is strained when Sylvia finds them together. It appears that the prophesied murder is connected with Sylvia. Vestar predicts certain details about her death that Edouard works to make authentic, although in fact his meddling alters the results. Sadry grapples with a variety of tensions and anger as events build toward the destiny of the three in the love triangle. It is said that this story is based on the novel Initiation au Meurtre, by best-selling French author Frederic Dard.
28.
Folies bourgeoises (1976) as Director
29.
Les Magiciens (1975) as Director
30.
Pleasure Party (1975)
Phillipe and Esther live an apparently idyllic life with their daughter, Elise. In an attempt to preserve this bliss, Phillipe decides that he and Esther should each have affairs, being sure to tell each other openly about them. The plan backfires with tragic results as Phillipe becomes engulfed in jealously.
31.
Bench of Desolation, The (1974) as Director
32.
Une Partie de Plaisir (1974) as Director
33.
Les Noces Rouges (1973) as Director
Lucienne Delamare and Pierre Maury are having an affair. Lucienne's husband Paul is the mayor, and a French deputy. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been weak and sickly for years. Lucienne's husband holds no excitement for her, and he is always away in Paris on business. Pierre is now the vice-mayor, thanks to Paul. Lucienne and Pierre have a secret meeting spot by a lake along a country lane. Pierre's wife dies suddenly, by suicide the town gossips believe. Pierre confesses otherwise to Lucienne. Paul proposes a shady land deal which will "benefit the town", and wants Pierre's political support and collusion. Then Paul discovers proof of his wife's affair...
34.
High Heels (1972)
Doctor Popaul doesn't trust beautiful women: he says he prefers "moral beauty". Among colleagues he makes a bet who manages to sleep with the most ugly woman during the next year - and wins. Shortly after he meets the plain Christine on vacation in Tunesia. She leaves him after their first night, but by chance they meet again in Bordeaux. He learns that her father is a wealthy doctor who's very pleased to meet him and encourages him to become his son in law. Just on the wedding Popaul meets Christine's beautiful sister, who has the bad fortune to always marry the dumbest guy around. But Popaul knows how to help her out...
35.
Docteur Popaul (1972) as Director
36.
Juste avant la nuit (1971) as Director
Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect Frantois Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into Frantois in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by Frantois. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of Frantois. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife HTlFne.
37.
Who's Got the Black Box? (1970) as Director
When US radar installations in Greece are jammed and an undercover NATO security man is killed, suspicion falls on his widow, who sets out to find the real culprits and prove herself innocent.
38.
This Man Must Die (1970) as Director
Charles Thenier's only son is killed in a hit and run accident. Bent on revenge, he resolves to track down the killer. During his search, he has an affair with a woman who may be the sister-in-law of the killer. The suspect's son attaches himself to Charles, then kills his father...
39.
Break-Up, The (1970) as Director
Helene Regnier's husband Charles, who is mentally ill, injures their son Michel in a rage. Charles moves back in with his wealthy and manipulative parents, who blame Helene for their son's condition and vow to win custody of Michel. While the boy is in hospital, Helene rents a room in a boarding house nearby. The Regniers hire Paul Thomas, a family acquaintance who needs money, to find dirt on Helene before the court hearing on custody. Paul moves into the boarding house and, with the help of his girlfriend Sonia, who rarely wears clothes, plots to ruin Helene's reputation and then her very life.
40.
Boucher, Le (1970) as Director
Butcher Popaul meets schoolteacher Helene at a marriage in a small rural French village. They become friends. But girls are murdered in the area and Helene finds on the scene the lighter she offered to Popaul...
41.
La femme infidèle (1969) as Director
Charles DesvallTes has good reasons to believe that his wife is cheating on him and hires a P.D. in order to prove himself right. Once he knows the lover is writer Victor PTgala, he drives to his apartment, calmly presents himself as the husband, starts a conversation and then kills him cold-bloodedly. The police trace the wife but when she discovers by accident a picture that could incriminate her husband she decides to remain silent.
42.
Six in Paris (1968) as Dir of "La Muette"
Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are stories of love, flirtation and prostitution; Place d'Etoile (Rhomer) concerns a haberdasher and his umbrella; and La Muette (Chabrol), a bourgeois family and earplugs.
43.
The Champagne Murders (1968) as Director
The power-hungry, wealthy owner of a champagne company and her husband attempt to undermine a rich playboy with relevant insider's information by making him believe he's a murderer.
44.
Les biches (1968) as Director
FrTdTrique is a rich and beautiful woman who picks up a female street artist called "Why". It is December and they go to her villa in Saint Tropez, which is inhabited by a couple of odd gay men. Both women fall for the local architect Paul Thomas. However Why says that she is not interested in him, so FrTdTrique invites him to move into the villa.
45.
The Beautiful Swindlers (1967) as Dir of "Paris"
46.
Ligne de Demarcation, La (1966) as Director
During World War II, townsfolk from provincial Occupied France help a pair of spies and some Allied soldiers escape into Vichy territory.
47.
Les bonnes femmes (1966) as Director
Four female factory works seek romantic happiness while dodging their lecherous boss.
48.
Orchid For the Tiger, An (1965) as Director
Louis Rapiere aka Tiger is sent to Port-a-Pitre (French Guyane), to supervise the recuperation of a treasure from a sunken ship. A group of revolutionaries pirates the ship and robs the treasure, intending to sell it to an international terrorist organization, named Orchid. When he gets there, he demands that the French authority arrests the revolutionaries, but trying to prevent a general strike, the police does nothing. The Tiger finds himself acting alone, in a paralized territory - as the revoltionaries incited the people to the general strike anyway... and competing against American, Russian, and German spies. Everybody is very interested in the treasure, a rare mineral with tremendous impact on arms development, now about to fall into the Orchid's clutch.
49.
Marie-Chantal Contre le Docteur Kha (1965) as Director
Marie-Chantal travels by train to her cousin's place to spend a winter holiday, when a stranger - apparently a fugitive from someone aboard - entrusts her with a jewel in the shape of a tiger with ruby eyes. Unknown to her, these false jewels contain a virus powerful enough to destroy all humankind. Doctor Kha is just one among many spies from different nations trying to get their hands on the tiger, or Marie-Chantal... It will give any nation a tremendous control over all others! Marie-Chantal, a snob girl, will evade all attacks by sheer female cunning, and shows tigerish qualities in dealing with her male, and female foes.
50.
Ophélia (1964) as Director
Chabrol does a parodic take-off on "Hamlet" as a young man becomes enraged when his mother remarries his wealthy uncle after his father dies.
51.
Tiger Likes Fresh Blood, The (1964) as Director
52.
Landru (1963) as Director
France, WWI. Landru, the father of four Children, contacts Parisian women through newspapers, seduces and eventually kills them in order to feed his little family.
53.
Seven Capital Sins (1963) as Dir of "Greed"
Seven vignettes depict the comic side of the seven deadly sins.
54.
The Third Lover (1963) as Director
A struggling French writer becomes obsessed with a successful literary couple that have invited him to stay at their chateau. Enraged with jealousy, he schemingly plots to undermine their happiness and the end result is tragic.
55.
Les Godelureaux (1961) as Director
Tale follows a threesome of teens--one a rebellious type, another a more serious type, and the young girl who fits in the middle--as they parade around Paris with carefree attitudes.
56.
Leda (1961) as Director
Leda, the flirt of Monsieur Marcoux is murdered. His wife and the police think, that the murderer was the milk-man, the friend of the maid, but Marcoux' daughter's fiance Lazo, who is aware of the corrupt situation in that family doesn't agree with them.
57.
(1958) as Director
The relationship between two cousins with different personalities is challenged when one falls in love with the other''s friend.
58.
Le Beau Serge (1958) as Director
An ailing city dweller makes a therapeutic return visit to his home town in the country.

Cast (feature film)

59.
Avida (2006)
The kidnapping of a plump billionaire's dog by a deaf-mute and 2 ketamine addicts goes wrong. The wealthy woman takes advantage of the situation to make them fullfil her last wishes.
60.
Son of Gascogne, The (1995) as Himself
The life of a Parisian tour guide (including his love life) suddenly moves into high gear when a conniving chauffeur passes him off as the son of a late, legendary New Wave filmmaker.
61.
Francois Truffaut: Stolen Portraits (1993) as Himself
Documentary essay on the life and career of French film director and critic Francois Truffaut (1932-1984), featuring film clips and interviews with his many associates.
62.
Sam Suffit (1992) as Mr Denis
Story of a 25-year-old free spirit who decides she must live a more socially acceptable life, but then manages to seduce her homosexual friend and confidant.
63.
Music For the Movies: Bernard Herrmann (1992) as Himself
A look and listen at the life and work of film score composer Bernard Herrmann.
64.
I Hate Actors (1988) as Lieberman
65.
Alouette, je te plumerai (1988) as Pierre Vergne
An old con-man fakes an illness and takes advantage of the kindness of one of his nurses.
66.
67.
Jeux d'artifices (1987) as Jacques' Father
68.
Summer on a Soft Slope (1987) as Priest
69.
70.
Thieves After Dark (1983) as Louis Crepin
71.
Polar (1982) as Theodore Lyssenko
73.
Animal, L' (1977) as Metteur En Scene
A movie about a good-for-nothing stuntman called Mike Gaucher (Jean-Paul Belmondo) who can't do one single job without something going wrong. His fiancTe wants to kill him, the film studios don't want to give him any more work and, as King Kong for a promotion in a supermarket, he winds up destroying some display shelves. The only role he plays well is pretending not to be able to hear, speak and walk in order to get money from the government. Then along comes the "beautiful" actor called Bruno Ferrari (also played by Jean-Paul Belmondo). Supposedly a fearless stuntman, Ferrari turns out to be afraid of heights once his feet leave the ground. So a stuntman is needed to prevent a scandal. And who is the man who looks most (or exactly) like Bruno? You guessed it, good-for-nothing Mike...
74.
Folies bourgeoises (1976) as Man In Publisher'S Officer
75.
Who's Got the Black Box? (1970) as Alcibiades
When US radar installations in Greece are jammed and an undercover NATO security man is killed, suspicion falls on his widow, who sets out to find the real culprits and prove herself innocent.
76.
Six in Paris (1968) as Husband
Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are stories of love, flirtation and prostitution; Place d'Etoile (Rhomer) concerns a haberdasher and his umbrella; and La Muette (Chabrol), a bourgeois family and earplugs.
77.
Les biches (1968) as Filmmaker
FrTdTrique is a rich and beautiful woman who picks up a female street artist called "Why". It is December and they go to her villa in Saint Tropez, which is inhabited by a couple of odd gay men. Both women fall for the local architect Paul Thomas. However Why says that she is not interested in him, so FrTdTrique invites him to move into the villa.
78.
Les bonnes femmes (1966) as
Four female factory works seek romantic happiness while dodging their lecherous boss.
79.
Orchid For the Tiger, An (1965)
Louis Rapiere aka Tiger is sent to Port-a-Pitre (French Guyane), to supervise the recuperation of a treasure from a sunken ship. A group of revolutionaries pirates the ship and robs the treasure, intending to sell it to an international terrorist organization, named Orchid. When he gets there, he demands that the French authority arrests the revolutionaries, but trying to prevent a general strike, the police does nothing. The Tiger finds himself acting alone, in a paralized territory - as the revoltionaries incited the people to the general strike anyway... and competing against American, Russian, and German spies. Everybody is very interested in the treasure, a rare mineral with tremendous impact on arms development, now about to fall into the Orchid's clutch.
80.
Marie-Chantal Contre le Docteur Kha (1965) as Barman
Marie-Chantal travels by train to her cousin's place to spend a winter holiday, when a stranger - apparently a fugitive from someone aboard - entrusts her with a jewel in the shape of a tiger with ruby eyes. Unknown to her, these false jewels contain a virus powerful enough to destroy all humankind. Doctor Kha is just one among many spies from different nations trying to get their hands on the tiger, or Marie-Chantal... It will give any nation a tremendous control over all others! Marie-Chantal, a snob girl, will evade all attacks by sheer female cunning, and shows tigerish qualities in dealing with her male, and female foes.
81.
The Liars (1964) as
82.
Paris Belongs to Us (1962) as
A young French girl becomes embroiled with some young Spaniards, who fear for their lives in regards to some organization is out to get them becuase of some supposed involvement in a conspiracy. But, the Spaniards chose suicide over murder.
83.
Breathless (1961) as
A small-time hood hides out from the cops with his American girlfriend.
84.
Le Beau Serge (1958) as Truffe
An ailing city dweller makes a therapeutic return visit to his home town in the country.

Writer (feature film)

85.
Inspector Bellamy (2009)
Lisa, the first wife of an author who died suddenly and brutally, ends up by chance in the city that her husband fled two years earlier. Not knowing anyone who can help her, she contacts her ex-husband's second wife. The situation involves a police officer on the verge of retirement, who investigate
86.
Girl Cut in Two, A (2007)
Jaded novelist and too happily married "ladies man," Charles Saint-Denis' latest conquest is TV weathergirl Gabrielle Deneige. At once naïve and unstoppable, Gabrielle doesn't need to be convinced to enter into a sordid May-September relationship with a celebrated member of the intelligentsia. Howev
87.
Comedy of Power (2006)
Parisian judge Jeanne Charmant Killman has recently sanctioned the arrest of CEO Michel Humeau in a high-profile case of corruption and embezzlement at a giant state-supported company. As her investigation and interrogations proceed, Killman uncovers an immense scandal reaching into the highest leve
88.
Flower of Evil, The (2003) as Screenplay (Adaptation And Dialogue)
If time exists, can culpability be transmitted, like some diseases, from one generation to another? How does a fault that wasn't atoned for affect the culprit, but also his and her descendants and their families? These questions are challenged when, shortly after Francois returns home to his family'
89.
Unfaithful (2002) as Source Material (From Film: "La Femme Infidele")
Edward and Connie Sumner are a wonderfully maintained middle-aged couple living the American dream. Together with their eight year-old son, a dog and a housekeeper, they share an enviable life in the suburbs of New York City. But no life goes unchallenged: This happy marriage, dampened by the routines of affluence, falls prey to an outsider when Connie has a fateful collision with a stranger on a Soho street. It's an encounter which assaults her with mystery, spontaneity, charm and risk. It will pull Connie into an affair which will become her obsession. When Edward innocently learns that his wife has lied to him, suspicion propels him to to uncover the devastating details of her infidelity. Tormented by the knowledge, he confronts her lover, only to discover a level of rage within himself that he could never have imagined.
90.
Merci Pour le Chocolat (2000) as Screenwriter
A mystery set in the environs of Lausanne concerning several plots which wind their way through the elegant homesteads of a couple of well-heeled French-Swiss denizens. Mika is the couture-attired, oh-so-perfect head of Muller Chocolates--a company that manufactures Swiss chocolates. Andre is her su
91.
Colour of Lies, The (1999) as Screenwriter
A 10 year old girl is found strangled in a small town in Brittany. When newly promoted detective Lesage begins to investigate, she interviews the last person to see the girl alive: art teacher Rene. But in this remote community, Rene and his wife have always been outsiders, not natives although they
92.
Swindle, The (1997) as Screenwriter
Betty and Victor are a pair of clever grifters, with years of history together. They specialize in well-planned, middle-range scams, bilking ordinary people of moderate sums of money, with a modus operandi that has kept them comfortable and out of trouble. The much younger Betty reveals that, for th
93.
Ceremonie, La (1996) as Screenwriter
The Lelievres are well-heeled, fashionable, and cultured -- a typical bourgeois family, steeped in the usual problems of upper-middle class life. After many failed attempts to find a suitable housekeeper for their country chateau, Catherine Lelievre retains Sophie, a prim young woman who cares for the family with a quiet, if unsettling, efficiency. Against her employers' wishes, Sophie strikes up a friendship with the local postmistress, Jeanne, a sly, loose cannon seething with hatred for the upper class in general, and for Catherine's husband Georges, in particular. The friends quickly form an intimate and insidious bond, buoyed by dark secrets. Jeanne uses Sophie to provoke the Lelievres, and Sophie -- emboldened by Jeanne's destructive impulses, unleashes a sinister and rebellious underside.
94.
Enfer, L' (1994) as Adaptation And Dialogue
A hotel owner suspects his lovely young wife has been unfaithful and is unable to control both his paranoia and his jealousy.
95.
Betty (1992) as Screenwriter
In Paris, a young, unfaithful wife is repudiated by her husband and his upper class family. She reverts to her old lifestyle of liquor, multiple cigarettes and one-night stands until she winds up passed out at "Le Trou/The Hole," a bar restaurant near Versailles. There she is taken in by an older wo
96.
Madame Bovary (1991) as Dialogues
The story of a 19th Century farmer's daughter who dreams of a life of romance, is dulled by her marriage to a provincial doctor, finds passion with a philandering aristocrat, and who, in time, abandoned and blackmailed, commits suicide.
97.
Madame Bovary (1991) as Adaptation
The story of a 19th Century farmer's daughter who dreams of a life of romance, is dulled by her marriage to a provincial doctor, finds passion with a philandering aristocrat, and who, in time, abandoned and blackmailed, commits suicide.
98.
Docteur M. (1991) as Screenwriter
In the not-too-distant future, an over-stressed city is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides. A policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful, enigmatic woman and the revelation of a sinister plot to manipulate the population through mass hypnosis.
99.
Madame Bovary (1991) as Screenwriter
The story of a 19th Century farmer's daughter who dreams of a life of romance, is dulled by her marriage to a provincial doctor, finds passion with a philandering aristocrat, and who, in time, abandoned and blackmailed, commits suicide.
100.
Quiet Days in Clichy (1989) as Screenwriter
Expatriate Henry Miller indulges in a variety of sexual escapades while struggling to establish himself as a serious writer in Paris.
101.
Story of Women (1988) as Screenwriter
A working class woman in occupied France makes ends meet by performing abortions.
102.
Masques (1987) as Screenwriter
103.
Cry of the Owl, The (1987) as Screenwriter
A depressed draughtsman, seeking escape from his vindictive wife, becomes a peeping tom -- until his liason with the object of his desire leads to blackmail and murder.
104.
Poulet au Vinaigre (1985) as Screenwriter
A doctor, a butcher, and a notary need to buy a house belonging to the postman and his mother to close out a major real estate deal. Problem is, the eccentric mailman reads everyone's mail before he delivers. Once he figures out the plot, he decides that, no matter what lengths the townsfolk go to
105.
Les Fantomes du Chapelier (1982) as Screenwriter
106.
Cheval d'Orgueil, Le (1979) as Screenwriter
Film chronicles the daily life of Breton peasants.
107.
Les Innocents aux mains Sales (1978) as Screenwriter
Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the assassination of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following day, and becomes therefore prime suspect. Where is Louis' body? Where is Jeff? Is there any secret beyond a door?
108.
Les Liens de sang (1977) as Screenwriter
109.
Alice, Or The Last Escapade (1977) as Screenwriter
A young woman, on the lam from a bad marriage, is forced by a storm to take refuge in a mysterious mansion where an old man and his valet seem to be expecting her.
110.
Folies bourgeoises (1976) as Screenwriter
111.
Les Magiciens (1975) as Screenwriter
112.
Les Noces Rouges (1973) as Screenwriter
Lucienne Delamare and Pierre Maury are having an affair. Lucienne's husband Paul is the mayor, and a French deputy. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been weak and sickly for years. Lucienne's husband holds no excitement for her, and he is always away in Paris on business. Pierre is now the vice-mayor, thanks to Paul. Lucienne and Pierre have a secret meeting spot by a lake along a country lane. Pierre's wife dies suddenly, by suicide the town gossips believe. Pierre confesses otherwise to Lucienne. Paul proposes a shady land deal which will "benefit the town", and wants Pierre's political support and collusion. Then Paul discovers proof of his wife's affair...
113.
Juste avant la nuit (1971) as Screenwriter
Charles Masson, an advertising executive, is having an affair with Laura, the wife of his best friend, the architect Frantois Tellier. Charles strangles Laura when one of their S&M games goes too far. Dazed, Charles walks out of the borrowed apartment in Paris and soon bumps into Frantois in a nearby bistro. They drive back together to Versailles, where they have beautiful neighboring houses designed by Frantois. The owner of the apartment had seen Laura and Charles together two months earlier, but she does not tell the police on the advice of Frantois. Even though the police do not seem to have any clues to the crime, Charles has a difficult time coping with the situation, and trying to live a normal life with his two children and loving wife HTlFne.
114.
Boucher, Le (1970) as Dialogue
Butcher Popaul meets schoolteacher Helene at a marriage in a small rural French village. They become friends. But girls are murdered in the area and Helene finds on the scene the lighter she offered to Popaul...
115.
Boucher, Le (1970) as Adaptation
Butcher Popaul meets schoolteacher Helene at a marriage in a small rural French village. They become friends. But girls are murdered in the area and Helene finds on the scene the lighter she offered to Popaul...
116.
Boucher, Le (1970) as Screenwriter
Butcher Popaul meets schoolteacher Helene at a marriage in a small rural French village. They become friends. But girls are murdered in the area and Helene finds on the scene the lighter she offered to Popaul...
117.
Break-Up, The (1970) as Screenwriter
Helene Regnier's husband Charles, who is mentally ill, injures their son Michel in a rage. Charles moves back in with his wealthy and manipulative parents, who blame Helene for their son's condition and vow to win custody of Michel. While the boy is in hospital, Helene rents a room in a boarding house nearby. The Regniers hire Paul Thomas, a family acquaintance who needs money, to find dirt on Helene before the court hearing on custody. Paul moves into the boarding house and, with the help of his girlfriend Sonia, who rarely wears clothes, plots to ruin Helene's reputation and then her very life.
118.
This Man Must Die (1970) as Screenwriter
Charles Thenier's only son is killed in a hit and run accident. Bent on revenge, he resolves to track down the killer. During his search, he has an affair with a woman who may be the sister-in-law of the killer. The suspect's son attaches himself to Charles, then kills his father...
119.
La femme infidèle (1969) as Screenwriter
Charles DesvallTes has good reasons to believe that his wife is cheating on him and hires a P.D. in order to prove himself right. Once he knows the lover is writer Victor PTgala, he drives to his apartment, calmly presents himself as the husband, starts a conversation and then kills him cold-bloodedly. The police trace the wife but when she discovers by accident a picture that could incriminate her husband she decides to remain silent.
120.
Six in Paris (1968) as Scr for "La Muette"
Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are stories of love, flirtation and prostitution; Place d'Etoile (Rhomer) concerns a haberdasher and his umbrella; and La Muette (Chabrol), a bourgeois family and earplugs.
121.
Les biches (1968) as Screenwriter
FrTdTrique is a rich and beautiful woman who picks up a female street artist called "Why". It is December and they go to her villa in Saint Tropez, which is inhabited by a couple of odd gay men. Both women fall for the local architect Paul Thomas. However Why says that she is not interested in him, so FrTdTrique invites him to move into the villa.
122.
Ligne de Demarcation, La (1966) as Screenwriter
During World War II, townsfolk from provincial Occupied France help a pair of spies and some Allied soldiers escape into Vichy territory.
123.
Marie-Chantal Contre le Docteur Kha (1965) as Screenwriter
Marie-Chantal travels by train to her cousin's place to spend a winter holiday, when a stranger - apparently a fugitive from someone aboard - entrusts her with a jewel in the shape of a tiger with ruby eyes. Unknown to her, these false jewels contain a virus powerful enough to destroy all humankind. Doctor Kha is just one among many spies from different nations trying to get their hands on the tiger, or Marie-Chantal... It will give any nation a tremendous control over all others! Marie-Chantal, a snob girl, will evade all attacks by sheer female cunning, and shows tigerish qualities in dealing with her male, and female foes.
124.
Ophélia (1964) as Screenwriter
Chabrol does a parodic take-off on "Hamlet" as a young man becomes enraged when his mother remarries his wealthy uncle after his father dies.
125.
The Third Lover (1963) as Screenwriter
A struggling French writer becomes obsessed with a successful literary couple that have invited him to stay at their chateau. Enraged with jealousy, he schemingly plots to undermine their happiness and the end result is tragic.
126.
Les Godelureaux (1961) as Screenwriter
Tale follows a threesome of teens--one a rebellious type, another a more serious type, and the young girl who fits in the middle--as they parade around Paris with carefree attitudes.
127.
Le Beau Serge (1958) as Dialogue
An ailing city dweller makes a therapeutic return visit to his home town in the country.
128.
(1958) as Screenwriter
The relationship between two cousins with different personalities is challenged when one falls in love with the other''s friend.
129.
Le Beau Serge (1958) as Screenwriter
An ailing city dweller makes a therapeutic return visit to his home town in the country.

Producer (feature film)

130.
(1958) as Producer
The relationship between two cousins with different personalities is challenged when one falls in love with the other''s friend.
131.
Le Beau Serge (1958) as Producer
An ailing city dweller makes a therapeutic return visit to his home town in the country.

Music (feature film)

132.
Docteur Popaul (1972) as Lyrics

Film Production - Main (feature film)

133.
Breathless (1961) as Artistic supv
A small-time hood hides out from the cops with his American girlfriend.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

134.
Bonheur se porte large, Le (1988) as Consultant
The wife of a boring man tries to teach him about life by mixing him up with a carefree young woman.

Cast (special)

135.
Music For the Movies: Bernard Herrmann (1995) as Interviewee
Life and career of composer, Bernard Herrmann, who wrote many scores for feature films.

Writer (short)

136.
Coup du Berger, Le (1956) as Screenwriter

Producer (short)

137.
Veronique and Her Dunce (1958)
A tutor attempts to assist a boy with his poor grades in this short film.
138.
Coup du Berger, Le (1956) as Producer

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