Jacques Besnard

  • Jacques Besnard – Estouffade à la caraïbe AKA The Looters (1967)

    1961-1970AdventureCrimeFranceJacques Besnard

    One for all the Serge Gainsbourg and Jean Seberg completists.

    Guy Bellinger wrote:
    Morgan, a lapsed burglar, is drugged and shanghaied on board a yacht by beautiful Colleen. When he comes to, the athletic young man learns that Colleen and her friends want him to break open the vaults of a Caribbean island where a ruthless dictator has deposited a treasure stolen from his people. Despite the way he has been treated, Morgan accepts the mission. The group, supported by local resistant fighters, storm the fortress, but Colleen’s father gets killed during the attack. The treasure is finally retrieved and is returned to the people. Morgan and Colleen will say yes to each other for better or for worse.Read More »

  • Jacques Besnard – Le grand restaurant AKA The Restaurant (1966)

    1961-1970ActionComedyFranceJacques Besnard

    M. Septime rules the renowned Paris restaurant “Chez Septime” with an iron fist. Grovelling before his rich and powerful customers, M. Septime feels free to treat his employees like children at best or like slaves at worst. M. Septime would be very happy if things just continued the way they are. But Destiny will have it otherwise. Indeed one day, Novales, a South American president, disappears while dining in his restaurant and it looks as if Septime has something to do with itRead More »

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