Tag Archives: Hippolyte Girardot

Maroun Bagdadi – La fille de l’air AKA The Girl in the Air (1992)

Synopsis:
Brigitte lives with her boyfriend, Daniel, who is on the run having escaped from prison for a series of armed robbery offences. Brigitte is a few months’ from giving birth when the couple’s home is raided by the police. At the time, Daniel is involved in a violent robbery which goes wrong – a policeman is killed and he is arrested. Both Daniel and Brigitte end up in prison, although Brigitte’s sentence is reduced to a few months. Daniel however must remain in prison for 18 years. Realising that this will destroy her husband, Brigitte resolves to rescue him in a daring prison escape involving a helicopter… Read More »

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 »