Tag Archives: Claude Brasseur

Jean Renoir – Le caporal épinglé aka The Elusive Corporal (1962)

Synopsis:
‘An upper-class corporal from Paris is captured by the Germans when they invade France in 1940. Assisted and accompanied by characters as diverse as a morose dairy farmer, a waiter, a myopic intellectual, a working-class Parisian, and a German dental assistant, the corporal tries to escape from prison camps, sometimes making it a few yards, sometimes reaching the French border.’
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Claude Sautet – Une histoire simple AKA A simple story (1978)

From rogerebert.com

Claude Sautet makes movies the way people live – he traces the connections between the mistakes, and celebrates the occasional victories. His movies aren’t tightly plotted, and we never have the feeling that his characters are doing something because the screenplay says they must. Sautet’s people take their chances like the rest of us. Read More »

Maurice Dugowson – Au Revoir à Lundi aka Bye, See You Monday [English Dub] (1979)

Bye, See You Monday is a French Canadian relationship drama based on a novel by Roger Fournier. Miou-Miou and Carole Laure star as a pair of attractive young housemates. Both ladies are involved with married men. Both approach these delicate relationships in different fashion and both learn a little something about what happens when one plays with fire. Au Revoir a Lundi, was filmed in 1979, but withheld from general release until the 1981 Moscow Film Festival. Read More »

Francis Rigaud – Nous irons à Deauville (1962)

Lucien (Michel Serres) and Dubois (Claude Brasseur), together with their wives go on holiday at the sea in Deauville. But once the trouble starts: rented villa completely destroyed, their luggage sent by train is lost at sea, they meet patron Lucien (Michael Galabryu) and constantly underfoot confused a fussy holidaymaker (Louis de Funes) Read More »