Tag Archives: Claude Rich

Yannick Bellon – La femme de Jean (1974)

After 18 years of married life, Jean leaves his wife, Nadine, so that he can start a new life with his mistress, Christine. Nadine is distraught by this rejection and sinks into a deep depression, which she finally manages to overcome with the support of her son, Rémi. She gets herself a job with a law firm and begins a relationship with a likeable engineer named David. With the latter’s help, Nadine resumes her studies and acquires a new lease of life. When Jean returns to her, she sends him away. Read More »

Michel Deville – Ce soir ou jamais AKA Tonight or Never (1961)

Synopsis:
‘Laurent is a poster designer who is about to begin rehearsals for his first stage play, a musical comedy. To celebrate this auspicious event, he holds a party at his apartment, to which his best friends are all invited. News that the lead actress in Laurent’s play has been run over by a bus laden with Dutch tourists puts a damper on the evening, but Laurent wastes no time looking for a replacement, not knowing that his girlfriend Valérie covets the part. As Valérie’s dreams of stardom are crushed she realises that her relationship with Laurent is over – or so she thinks. Either way, the evening will prove decisive for them both…’
– Films de France Read More »