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World Cinema Boxset
Bed & Board
Actor : Jean-Pierre Leaud, Claude Jade, Hiroko Berghauer, Barbara Laage, Dani Girard, Daniel Ceccaldi, Claire Duhamel, Daniel Boulanger
Some time after "Baisers Voles", Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Leaud) and Christine Darbon (Claude Jade) are married and Antoine works dying flowers, and Christine is pregnant and gives private classes of violin. When Christine is near to have a baby, Antoine decides to find a new job, and he succeeds due to a misunderstanding of his employer. In a business meeting, he meets the Japanese Kyoko (Mademoiselle Hiroko) and they have an affair. When Christine accidentally discovers that Antoine has a lover, they separate. But later they miss each other and realize that they do love each other.
Shoot The Piano Player
Actor : Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Mich Mercier, Serge Davri, Claude Mansard, Richard Kanayan, Albert R Jean-Jacques Aslanian, Daniel Boulanger, Claude Heymann, Alex JoffBoby Lapointe, Catherine Lutz
While playing piano in a bar, the pianist Charlie Kohler is approached by his crook brother Chico Saroyan, who has been chased by two gangsters. Charlie helps him to escape, but he upsets the two criminals, and they watch Charlie and the waitress Lena, who is in love with him. The shy Cahrlie tells his past to Lena, when he was the former famous pianist Edouard Saroyan, and he quited his successful career after the suicide of his wife, the also waitress Thse Saroyan. When his brother Fido Saroyan, who is raised by Charlie, is kidnapped by the gangsters, Charlie has to take an attitude with tragic consequences.
Woman Next Door
Actor : Gerard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, Henri Garcin, Mich Baumgartner, Roger Van Hool, Vnique Silver, Philippe Morier-Genoud, Nicole Vauthier, Muriel Combe, Olivier Becquaert
Seven years ago, Bernard and Mathilde met, fell madly in love and had a turbulent break-up. Destiny brings them back together when Mathilde - now married to Philippe- moves in next door to Bernard in the countryside around Grenoble. Bernard is now happily married to Arlette and has a son, Thomas. The witness and confidant to the two former lovers, Madame Jouve, narrates Bernard and Mathilde's tale of tragic love.
Actor : Jean Desailly, Francoise Dorleac, Nelly Benedetti, Daniel Ceccaldi, Laurence Badie, Philippe Dumat, Paule Emanuele
Pierre Lachenay, a middle-aged, well-known publisher and lecturer, is married to Franca, an unbalanced woman, and father of Sabine, a 10-year-old girl. While traveling to Lisbon for a lecture, Pierre Lachenay has a one night stand with Nicole, the Panair do Brasil air stewardess. He wants to see her again and again, they travel to Reims together, and Pierre hides the affair from his family, mostly to spare his daughter the anguish of a separation. Nicole is taking it lightly but Pierre, misunderstanding her feelings and expectations, decides to live with her. The couple's break-up leads to a tragic end.
Two English Girls
Actor : Jean-Pierre Leaud, Kika Markham, Stacey Tendeter, Sylvia Marriott, Marie Mansart, Philippe Leotard, Irene Tunc, Mark Peterson, Georges Delerue, Marie Iracane, Marcel Berbert, Jeanne Lobre, David Markham
At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister Muriel, for whom she intends Claude. During these holidays, Claude, Ann and Muriel become very close and he gradually falls in love with Muriel. But both families lay down a one-year-long separation without any contact before agreeing to the marriage. So Claude goes back to Paris when he has many love affairs before sending Muriel a break-off letter. At the end of the Nineteenth Century, the English teenager Ann Brown travels from Wales to Paris. There she befriends Claude Roc and invites him to visit her hometown, where she lives with her mother and her younger sister Muriel. When Claude arrives at her home, both Ann and Muriel become his close friends - but Ann pushes Claude towards Muriel and they fall in love with each other. However their mothers propose they separate for a year and do not communicate to see if they have real feelings for one another. But after six months in Paris, Claude is seduced by many lovers and sends a letter to Muriel calling off their commitment. When Claude meets Ann in Paris later, they have a love affair; but Claude still has feelings for Muriel.
Director : Francois Truffaut
Language : French
|Title:||Francois Truffaut set of 5 films (Bed and Board / Shoot the piano player / Woman next door / The soft skin / Two English Girls)||Studio / Distributor:||Enlighten Home Library|