Classy French period drama starring Pascal Greggory and Isabelle Huppert. A kind of French 'Upstairs, downstairs', but more meaty!
(2005) Starring:Pascal Greggory, Raina Kabaivanska, Isabelle Huppert Director:Patrice Chereau Certificate:
French art drama about the death of love and the end of a relationship. A well to do French couple, Jean and Gabrielle, (Pascal Greggory and Isabelle Huppert) live a well-heeled good life in their Paris home, their every whim catered by servants. On the surface, they are the matrimonial ideal and ..read more »
Top notch French period drama directed by ace director Patrice leconte.
(1996) Starring:Bernard Giraudeau, Judith Godreche, Jean Rochefort Director:Patrice Leconte Certificate:
This is a French costume drama from director Patrice Leconte that recalls both Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and Restoration (1995). Gregoire Ponceludon de Malavoy (Charles Berling) is a baron of the 18th century French countryside, wealthy in property and high in social position but poor in cash. ..read more »
Brilliantly comical and superby acted.Firmine Richard is a diamond.
Romuald & Juliette
(1990) Starring:Maxime Leroux, Pierre Vernier, Daniel Auteuil Director:Coline Serreau Certificate:
French romantic comedy starring Daniel Auteil as Romuald, a successful yoghurt mogul who is being betrayed by his staff: his workers are engaged in fraud and implicate him in the scheme, while his deputy is having an affair with Romuald's wife. The only person that he can trust is his black cleaner ..read more »