Marie-Christine Barrault

  • Krzysztof Zanussi – Paradigma AKA Power of Evil (1985)

    Krzysztof Zanussi1981-1990ArthouseDramaItaly
    Paradigma (1985)
    Paradigma (1985)

    An unsuspecting student thinks that the wife of an arms dealer is unhappy, but in reality she appears as cynical as her capitalist man.Read More »

  • Éric Rohmer – Ma nuit chez Maud AKA My Night at Maud’s (1969)

    1961-1970ComedyDramaEric RohmerFrance

    Thirty-four year old engineer Jean-Louis has just started a new job in Clermont. He leads a relatively solitary life not knowing anyone in town besides his work colleagues, he who has made a conscious decision that they should not become his de facto friends just because they work together. His choice not to socialize in town is due also in part to his situation and needing to make the long daily commute to/from Ceyrat where he currently lives. He has had his fair share of women over the course of his adult life, he now choosing to adhere more closely to his Catholic beliefs in approaching romantic and sexual relationships with women solely in the goal of love and marriage. Although not knowing her or having talked to her, he believes the pretty blonde he sees at church at Sunday morning services is the woman destined to be his wife.Read More »

  • Jean-Charles Tacchella – Cousin cousine (1975)

    1971-1980ComedyFranceJean-Charles TacchellaRomance

    Two distant cousins meet at a wedding banquet for an elderly couple. Over time, a close friendship develops between them, but their spouses begin to think that they are more than just friends.Read More »

  • André Delvaux – Een vrouw tussen hond en wolf (1979)

    Arthouse1971-1980André DelvauxBelgium

    The story of a woman’s love for two young men. Antwerp, 1940. Lieve marries Adriaan, a Flemish idealist who is drawn towards Germany by the occupation to the Eastern Front. She shelters the resistant François in 1942 and discovers with him what love is really about. At the liberation, she’s reunited with a bruised and sentenced Adriaan. In spite of her passion for François, she cannot bring herself to abandon him in these trying circumstances. But she slowly drifts away from her husband, while she senses that François, who is monopolized by his career, is slowly drifting away from her.Read More »

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