Jean-Claude Biette

Jean-Claude Biette – Le champignon des Carpathes (1990) (DVD)

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Une jeune fille doit interpréter le role d’Ophelie du “Hamlet” de Shakespeare dans le théâtre d’un metteur en scène américain quelque peu oublie. Quelque temps auparavant elle est sauvée in extremis lors de l’accident d’une centrale nucléaire. Mais Ophelie est malade. Robert son frère veut la soigner avec un drôle de champignon découvert par Marie au moment de l’accident. Pour Jean-Paul Civeyrac, étudiants de la Femis, “le vrai sujet du film est la possibilité compromise d’inventer une histoire, de faire un projet d’existence alors que le monde peut se détruire”. Read More »

Jean-Claude Biette – Saltimbank (2003)

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The Saltim Brothers: younger Frédéric runs the family bank, while older brother Bruno turned down the executive position in exchange for financing a theater. Between them and among them, various characters navigate. The brothers each try to control their elegant niece Vanessa’s future. Café owners Eve and Jim complicate matters with their lies and betrayals, and a strange exiled stage director arrives. The lack of money reveals everyone’s true colors on- and offstage. Read More »

Jean-Claude Biette – Loin de Manhattan (1982)

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A journalist tries to find out the mistery of the 8 years silent period of René Dimanche, a fictional painter. The art critic and the city of Paris will create and environment of decadence, but the film is quite funny too. A very important film about the time where french cinema mutated, saying goodbye to the nouvelle vague and jean eustache.
It’s a VHS rip, there’s nothing better. At the end you’ll find some trailers of some films by La Diagonale, that are quite interesting by theirselfs. Read More »

Jean-Claude Biette – Trois ponts sur la rivière (1999)

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The life of Arthur, a professor living in Paris, changes when Frank comes to live on the same floor of the building where he is residing. Read More »