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1815. Jacquou, a young peasant from the Perigord region, lives happily with his parents. Because of a cruel and arrogant nobleman, the Count of Nansac, he becomes a miserable orphan. Jacquou grows up under the protection of the good priest Bonal, who has taken him in. Thanks to true friends and to L
Arriving with his wife, Claire, and child in the back country of France's most primitive region, the Ardeche, Etienne watches his life change in front of his eyes as he starts his new job in the ultramodern Douglas turkey farm, under the bemused gaze of his new boss, Chaumier.
Centers on the lives and loves of four women.
Ayme Pigrenet is a hard-working farmer who hires a marriage agency to help him find a wife. The agency advises him to head to Romania where he finds Elena, thus addressing the larger, darker reality of the continuing imbalance between the "two Europes" and its social consequences.
Pierre, a successful newsreader in France, returns to Algeria to keep the promise he made to his first love, Leila, when he left 30 years before.
Doting hairdresser dad Yvon is upset when his 17-year-old daughter Laetitia lands the lead role in a film by acclaimed director Stephane. Unwilling to let her work on the film, Yvon is finally persuaded when he hears the large salary his daughter will be paid.
A hotel owner suspects his lovely young wife has been unfaithful and is unable to control both his paranoia and his jealousy.
A man totally changes his life around by giving up his mundane ways in order to lead an unusual existence.
An American journalist is in quest of an interview with a reclusive French winemaker. In order to penetrate vineyard owner Francois de Paul's highly guarded privacy and pen an accurate portrait of him, Meredith Tolliver must overcome her fear of flying to join him in his passion for hot-air ballooni
A picaresque story of the coach and party that followed hard on the one which tried to transport Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette to safety in 1791.
François Perrin plays football at the AS Trincamp. During a training session, he gets into a fight with Bertier, the team's star, and is ordered off the field. The club's boss, who is also a powerful businessman, takes advantage of the situation and sacks him... But Perrin's revenge will be sweet.
French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them boots and rifles, the French attempt to make "proper" soldiers out of the Africans. A young, idealistic French geographer seems to be the only rational person in the town, and he takes over control of the "war" after several bungles on the part of the others.
To help a childhood friend, playwright Lillian Hellman carries money for the resistance into Nazi territory.
In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. For Frédérique it's the year of her first serious love, her first foray into politics (the Algerian question and "ban the bomb"), her first kiss from an older man, her first friend who runs away, and her first loss of friendship over values. For Anne, who watches her sister closely, it's a year of her first period and of learning to talk to boys, dealing with unfair teachers, and sorting things out with mom after getting in trouble.
Under the influence of drugs, a teenager, Eddy, kills a policeman. His father, Jacques, pleads extenuating circumstances and nearly succeeds in gaining the confidence of the policeman's widow. But the press reveals that Jacques is an ex-gangster who has spent time in prison.
Catherine, a young prostitute living in Paris, decides to incorporate herself after learning the basics of big business from her clients. She encounters both interest and setbacks in her search for investors.
Charles (Jean Gabin), a sixtyish career criminal fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cellmate, Francis (Alain Delon), to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned assault on the vault of a Cannes casino. Bad luck and Francis's lack of professionalism set the caper maddeningly askew, and the stolen cash resurfaces in an unexpected manner.
A hobo tries to get himself arrested to spend the cold winter in jail, gets involved in a dog-snatching scheme, and hops around in other adventures that eventually take him to the Riviera.
A Jewish soldier faces anti-Semitism when he enlists to fight World War II.
A girl from the slums rises to be an actress, has an affair with a high-government official, leaves him for another, and then must face the consequences.
A couple of friends decide to have a good time and play a trick on an unmarried woman. Therefore one of them has to pretend to fall in love with her.
A countess falls in love with a Parisian general, but another officer pines for her.
A café proprietor tries to turn a laundress into a dancing star, despite objections from his current girlfriend.
An aging gangster and his cohorts stage a bank robbery and then end up fighting amongst each other and their girlfirends over the money.
Three tales of heroic women who meet their destinies--two of which are based on actual historical characters.
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