Béatrice Romand

  • Claude Faraldo – Themroc (1973) (HD)

    Claude Faraldo1971-1980ComedyFranceThe Films of May '68
    Themroc (1973) (HD)
    Themroc (1973) (HD)

    Themroc is a very unusual 1973 French film by director Claude Faraldo. Made on a very low budget with no intelligible dialog, Themroc tells the story of a French blue collar worker who rebels against modern society, reverting into an urban caveman.

    The Themroc history is about a typical middle-aged French worker who rebels against the absurdity of everyday life. He shares an apartment with his ​​mother and sister, every day goes to boring and non-profit work. But one day, all of a sudden, in complete frustration, he destroys all his property, demolishes the walls of his apartment, it literally turns into a cave and starts to act like a Neanderthal. His rebellion, his anti-social activities are amazingly attractive to the neighbors, and they soon begin to do the same. Police trying to find a way to contain his behavior.Read More »

  • Carlo Lizzani – La casa del tappeto giallo AKA House of the Yellow Carpet (1983)

    1981-1990Carlo LizzaniGialloItalyMystery

    Kevin Lyons on EOFFTV wrote:
    By the early 1980s, the giallo – that uniquely Italian blend of thriller and horror tropes laced with plenty of sex – was facing its final curtain. Dario Argento would return to the form throughout the decade but just about everyone else was getting ready to give up on it as Italian horror lurched towards the more visceral in the wake of Lucio Fulci’s worldwide success with Zombi 2 / Zombie Flesheaters Zombie [1979]. Those gialli that were still being made seemed a pale imitation of the excesses of their 1970s forebears.Read More »

  • Claude Faraldo – Themroc (1973)

    1971-1980Claude FaraldoComedyCultFranceThe Films of May '68

    Plot summary:
    From Channel 4 Film:
    Factory worker Piccoli gets into trouble when he’s caught watching his boss shag a secretary. It’s the final straw. Oppressed by the system, hounded by his mother (Herviale) and bored witless by his menial job, Piccoli cracks. He goes home, takes a sledgehammer to his possessions, turns his room into a cave and starts grunting like a horny Neanderthal before making a move on his sister, Romand.Read More »

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