Pierre Granier-Deferre

Pierre Granier-Deferre – Le fils (1973)

Synopsis:
Ange leaves New York to fly to his native Corsica. His mother is dying and Ange, who was not present when his father died, wishes to be present at her death. In Corsica Ange finds his brother Baptiste who married Maria, the woman he loved. He finds out that his father was killed, but nobody wants to tell him the name of the killer. And finally he finds two killers expecting him. Read More »

Pierre Granier-Deferre – Adieu, Poulet AKA The French Detective (1975)

Synopsis:
When political thugs murder an opponent’s volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat’s pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning from his superiors. When he embarrasses Lardatte while disarming a hostage (the dead volunteer’s father), Verjeat is told he’s being transferred within a week. He speeds up his hunt for the goon and, with Lefévre, one of his young detectives, he engineers a complicated scheme to buy more time before the transfer. How should Verjeat play out his values of honor and duty? Read More »

Pierre Granier-Deferre – Paris au mois d’août AKA Paris In The Month Of August (1966)

Henri is alone in Paris during the month of August while his wife and children go on vacation. By chance he meets Pat, a beautiful young English woman who’s come to Paris for a photoshoot but who has nobody to show her the town. Read More »

Pierre Granier-Deferre – Le Chat (1971)

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After 25 years of married life, Julien and Clemence Bouin have ended up hating each other. Living in a dilapidated house soon to be demolished, their lives are filled with bitterness and regret for the happy past both have lost. When Julien adopts a stray cat and smothers it with affection, Clemence’s suppressed resentment turns to hatred… Read More »

Pierre Granier-Deferre – Le train AKA The Last Train (1973)

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Synopsis:

May 1940. Germany invades Europe, people panic and try to flee by any means possible. In France, Julien, a radio repairman, boards a train with his wife and child. As the men are placed in cattle cars with only the women and elderly allowed in the passenger cars, events begin their fateful turning as the insignificant repairman encounters an attractive fugitive and love begins – a doomed love. Read More »