Tag: FRANCE

July 2, 2018 / Documentary

Mourir à Madrid brings together several papers on the Spanish Civil War and integrates capturing different points of view, intended to represent the continuity of the suffering of the Spanish during the Franco regime. The death of Federico Garcia Lorca, Guernica, the defense of Madrid, the International Brigades, are some of the items comprised in this documentary.

WATCH MOVIE Mourir à Madrid (1963) AKA To Die in Madrid

June 29, 2018 / Foreign
June 29, 2018 / Foreign
June 1, 2018 / Foreign

Maldone is a canal worker, happy with his life after running away from his family estate. He falls in love with Zita, a young gypsy girl, during a local fete. However, after his brother dies, Maldone is called back to manage the estate. There, he takes up the life of a landowner and marries a neighbor’s daughter. Years later Maldone is still restless on the estate, and becomes obsessed with Zita, after meeting her by chance one evening.

WATCH MOVIE Maldone (1928) AKA Misdeal

May 26, 2018 / Foreign

Victor Meynard is an assassin for hire, and he’s proud of it. It’s part of his family’s business. However, in this comedy, there are occasions when he simply cannot bring himself to pull the trigger and make a “hit.” Instead, he adopts the boy who would have fallen to his gun, and trains him in the niceties of the assassin’s game. He is assigned to kill an art forger  who is much too cute for such a fate. When he adopts her as well, things really start to get out of hand. 

WATCH MOVIE Cible émouvante (1993) AKA Wild Target

May 26, 2018 / Foreign
May 22, 2018 / Foreign

French diplomat Dominique Auphal is put under surveillance by an unnamed secret service. They wish to find a weakness in his life in order to control him politically. Auphal becomes “File no. 51”: his private life is spied, analysed and commented.

WATCH MOVIE Le Dossier 51 (1978)

May 16, 2018 / Foreign

A handsome but penniless young man takes a summer job as a swimming instructor in a picturesque Alpine lake resort. He falls in love with a young heiress who is staying there with her father, but he also grabs the attention of tomboyish Puck who lives on the other side of the lake and who saves him from drowning one foggy night. Further havoc is caused by the arrival of Eric’s old sweetheart whose husband is wanted by the police.

WATCH MOVIE Lac aux dames (1934) AKA Ladies Lake