Diego is one of the chief of the spanish Communist Party. He is travelling back to Paris (where he lives) from a mission in Madrid. He is arrested at the border for an identity check but manages to go free thanks to Nadine, the daughter of the man whose passport is used by him. When he arrives in Paris, he starts searching one of his comrades, Juan, to prevent him from going to Madrid where he could be arrested by Franco’s police…
On 31 January 1977, the Centre George Pompidou opened its doors to the public in Paris. Three months later, on 6 May, Roberto Rossellini wrapped up the editing of a 54-minute film that testified to the public’s response to the project. The great Neo-Realist filmmaker was proposed by Jacques Grandclaude, spreadhead of the Communauté de Cinéma, to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to celebrate the opening of the building designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers.
Film version of David Goodis’ novel has lawyer Juan Milford wanting to run away with exotic dancer Diana Lander. Unfortunately, he’s also a kept, married man by wealthy older woman Amanda Merlino de Milford who promises to provide evidence of his criminal past to the police if he ever leaves her.
When a man is involved in a car accident, he begins to re-evaluate his life. Contemplating his life, his goals and the women in his life, he comes to the painful decision that he must make a choice between his wife and his mistress.
Eric is a novelist whose imagination is unusually powerful. While exploring a run-down mansion in the French countryside, looking for sites for his stories, he meets a girl dressed in clothes from another time. Returning to the site, he encounters a modern woman who says he probably met a ghost. He is fascinated by the situation which cannot be what it seems.
A washed-up concert pianist is found dead beside a railway track, leaving back at his apartment the biggest heap of clues anyone could wish for: a pile of tape recordings in which he rambles on about his obsessive love for one Barbara. When the lady in question turns up, she immediately confesses to the bemused cop on the case.
Fernard Bornard, the director of the botanical gardens of Paris, is deeply haunted by his fear of suffering and death. When Fernand’s son is brutally killed by the Nazis, he brings his grand daughter Philippine to live with him. Out of love for her, he leads her to believe that her father is still alive as a hero of the resistance by disguising himself as this war hero.
After one of her fellow taxi dancers is murdered by an unknown man who she met through a personal column ad, Adrienne Charpentier is recruited by the police to answer a series of similar adverts to try to track down the killer. She meets and falls in love with the charming nightclub owner and womanizer Robert Fleury, but clues begin to appear that suggest that it is he who is the murderer.