Tag Archives: Magali Noël

Sacha Guitry – Assassins et voleurs AKA Murderers and Thieves (1956)

Synopsis:
Surprised by a burglar (Michel Serrault), the doleful Philippe (Jean Poiret) regains his composure, then asks the thief for his assistance. It seems that Philippe wants to commit suicide but hasn’t the nerve to pull off the deed himself. In flashback, Philippe recounts the events that led up to this critical and anxious moment. As it turns out, our “hero” is a bigger criminal, both actual and moral, than the nonplused burglar could ever be. Read More »

Fernando Cerchio – Totò e Cleopatra (1963)

PLOT SYNOPSIS:
Returning from Egypt where he was bewitched by Cleopatra, Mark Antony is sequestrated by his wife, who sends a double (Totonno, a slave trader) to the Pyramids. Read More »