Maria Schneider

  • Jacques Rivette – Merry-Go-Round (1981)

    Quote:
    So the story goes: Having completed only two (Duelle and Noroît) of the proposed four films in his quick-succession series Scenes from a Parallel Life, Jacques Rivette found himself hounded by investors and teetering on the edge of sanity. The result: Merry-Go-Round—a fascinatingly nonsensical ramble through the director’s own inland empire, featuring a scruffy Joe Dallesandro, as American abroad Ben Phillipps, and a sleepy-eyed Maria Schneider, as mystery woman Léo Hoffmann, wandering the French countryside in search of the elusive Elisabeth (Danièle Gegauff), the former’s girlfriend and the latter’s sister. Read More »

  • Dominique Goult – Haine AKA Killer-Truck (1980)

    A drifter on a motorcycle happens to be passing through a town immediately after a young school girl has been run over and killed by an unknown person on a motorcycle.Read More »

  • Enki Bilal – Bunker Palace Hôtel (1989)

    Plot:
    At some time in the future, a crumbling totalitarian state is racked by civil war between the old guard and the insurrectionists.
    The current leaders take refuge in the Bunker Palace Hotel, a subterranean shelter staffed by run-down androids. A rebel spy, Clara, manages to infiltrate the secret base, but her mission is unclear. Meanwhile, the assembled leaders await with growing impatience the arrival of their president…Read More »

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