Tag Archives: Fabrice Luchini

Christian Vincent – La discrète AKA The Discreet Girl (1990)

Synopsis
Antoine, an unsuccessful writer, is taken aback when his girlfriend, Solange, leaves him for another man. Usually, it is he who ends a relationship, not his partner. In a fit of pique, he decides to take his revenge, not against Solange, but against all womankind. Jean, an ageing book dealer, suggests that Antoine should avenge his wounded male pride by seducing a woman selected at random and then, once she is in love with him, coldly dumping her. Read More »

Pierre Zucca – Vincent mit l’âne dans un pré (et s’en vint dans l’autre) (1975)

Synopsis(from All Movie Guide):
Living a dismal life taking care of his uncommunicative and nearly blind father, Vincent (Fabrice Luchini), a sculptor, tries to make life better for himself but fails for a variety of reasons. Read More »

Patrice Leconte – Confidences trop intimes AKA Intimate Strangers (2004)

Erotic Suspense After Mistaken Identity

In Patrice Leconte’s sardonic psychological thriller, ”Intimate Strangers,” Sandrine Bonnaire portrays a Gallic answer to one of Alfred Hitchcock’s sleek blond women of mystery. Imagine the Grace Kelly of ”Rear Window” or the Kim Novak of ”Vertigo” sprawled seductively on an analyst’s couch, smoking cigarettes and confiding her sexual frustration to a repressed, wide-eyed shrink who is obsessed with her. Read More »

François Ozon – Potiche (2010)


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Synopsis :
When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and personal complications arrive in the form of her ex-lover (Depardieu), a former union leader. Read More »