The best Jeanne Moreau’s movies

Jeanne Moreau

Jeanne Moreau

23/01/1928- 31/07/2017
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EverAfter

EverAfter
7.1/10
A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s UTOPIA. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical beauty, she has more than enough charm to capture the heart of a prince ... after beaning him with an apple.

The Lover

The Lover
6.8/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 22/01/1992
  • Character: Narrator
A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings and torrid encounters.

La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita
7.3/10
A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.

Viva Maria!

Viva Maria!
6.3/10
Gorgeous IRA operative Marie flees the British authorities and finds herself somewhere in the American continent, where she meets a stunning woman also named Marie, a singer in a traveling circus. The new friends start a vaudeville act that grows exponentially more popular after they incorporate striptease into their routine. When the singer Maria falls for a charismatic rebel, the girls leave the circus behind and recreate themselves as wild-eyed revolutionaries.

Until the End of the World

Until the End of the World
6.8/10
Set in 1999, Claire's life is forever changed after she survives a car crash with some bank robbers, who enlist her help to take the money to a drop in Paris. On the way she runs into another fugitive from the law Dr. Farber, an American who is being chased by the CIA. They want to confiscate a device his father invented which allows anyone to record their dreams and visions. On the run they travel the globe from Berlin to Lisbon to Moscow to Tokyo, ending up in Australia at his father's research facility, where they hope to play back the recordings Farber captured for his blind mother.

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows
8.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 03/06/1959
  • Character: Woman with Dog
For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents, Antoine spends his days with his best friend, Rene, trying to plan for a better life. When one of their schemes goes awry, Antoine ends up in trouble with the law, leading to even more conflicts with unsympathetic authority figures.

La Notte

La Notte
7.9/10
A day in the life of an unfaithful married couple and their steadily deteriorating relationship in Milan.

The Train

The Train
7.8/10
  • Genre: ThrillerWar
  • Release: 24/09/1964
  • Character: Christine
As the Allied forces approach Paris in August 1944, German Colonel Von Waldheim is desperate to take all of France's greatest paintings to Germany. He manages to secure a train to transport the valuable art works even as the chaos of retreat descends upon them. The French resistance however wants to stop them from stealing their national treasures but have received orders from London that they are not to be destroyed. The station master, Labiche, is tasked with scheduling the train and making it all happen smoothly but he is also part of a dwindling group of resistance fighters tasked with preventing the theft. He and others stage an elaborate ruse to keep the train from ever leaving French territory.

To Each His Own Cinema

To Each His Own Cinema
6.8/10
A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.

Elevator to the Gallows

Elevator to the Gallows
7.9/10
A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

Querelle

Querelle
6.7/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 05/08/1982
  • Character: Lysiane
A handsome Belgian sailor on shore leave in the port of Brest, who is also a drug-smuggler and murderer, embarks upon a voyage of highly charged and violent homosexual self-discovery that will change him forever from the man he once was.

Diary of a Chambermaid

Diary of a Chambermaid
7.4/10
  • Genre: CrimeDrama
  • Release: 01/01/1964
  • Character: Céléstine
Celestine has a new job as a chambermaid for the quirky M. Monteil, his wife and her father. When the father dies, Celestine decides to quit her job and leave, but when a young girl is raped and murdered, Celestine believes that the Monteils' groundskeeper, Joseph, is guilty, and stays on in order to prove it. She uses her sexuality and the promise of marriage to get Joseph to confess -- but things do not go as planned.

Going Places

Going Places
7.1/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 20/03/1974
  • Character: Jeanne Pirolle
Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeoisie holds dear, whether it’s cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive hairdresser, joins them as lover, cook, and mother confessor. She’s on her own search for seemingly unattainable sexual pleasure.

Chimes at Midnight

Chimes at Midnight
7.6/10
The culmination of Orson Welles’s lifelong obsession with Shakespeare’s robustly funny and ultimately tragic antihero, Sir John Falstaff; the often soused friend of King Henry IV’s wayward son Prince Hal. Integrating elements from both Henry IV plays as well as Richard II, Henry V, and The Merry Wives of Windsor.

Mr. Klein

Mr. Klein
7.5/10
Paris, France, 1942, during the Nazi occupation. Robert Klein, a successful art dealer who benefits from the misfortunes of those who are ruthlessly persecuted, discovers by chance that there is another Robert Klein, apparently a Jewish man; someone with whom he could be mistakenly identified, something dangerous in such harsh times.

Time to Leave

Time to Leave
7.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 16/05/2005
  • Character: Laura
Romain, 31, a gay photographer, learns that a malignancy may kill him within a few months. Decisions: treatment? work? how to tell his lover and his family. He remembers the sea and himself as a child. He stares in the mirror. He's cruel: facing death, he pushes people away - what's the point? He visits his grandmother to tell her; on the way, he chats briefly with a waitress. He looks at old photos, visits a childhood tree house. He takes pictures. Returning from his grandmother's, he stops for food and sees the waitress, Jany, again. She makes a request. He returns to an empty flat - his lover has left. Can Jany's proposition give him a way to move past self-pity?

Jules and Jim

Jules and Jim
7.7/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 23/01/1962
  • Character: Catherine
In the carefree days before World War I, introverted Austrian author Jules strikes up a friendship with the exuberant Frenchman Jim. Both men fall for the impulsive and beautiful Catherine, but it's Jules who wins her hand. After the war, Jim visits Jules, Catherine and their daughter in their Austrian home and discovers not only that his feelings for Catherine are unchanged, but also that they're reciprocated.

The Fire Within

The Fire Within
7.8/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 15/10/1963
  • Character: Eva
Alain Leroy is a suicidal recovering alcoholic who decides to visit his friends in Paris one last time in an attempt to find a reason to continue living.

The Bride Wore Black

The Bride Wore Black
7.2/10
Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal? What is her purpose?

The Last Tycoon

The Last Tycoon
6.2/10
F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.

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