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Films with: Deneuve, Catherine

8 femmes 8 women /
A wealthy industrialist is found murdered in his home while his family gathers for the holiday season. The house is isolated and the phone lines have been found to be cut. Eight women are his potential murderers. Each is a suspect and each has a motive. Only one is guilty.
DVD 2070
Belle de jour
Subtle, erotic film about a wealthy young surgeon's wife who indulges her masochistic fantasies by working as a part-time prostitute in a Paris brothel.
DVD 2475
Dancer in the dark
Selma, a factory worker in rural America and single mother, is losing her eyesight from a hereditary disease. Determined to protect her 10-year-old son from the same fate, Selma is saving her money to get him an operation. In the evenings, Selma escapes by rehearsing for a production of The sound of music with her best friend. When a neighbor betrays her trust, Selma's life spirals out of control and the lines between reality and fantasy blur.
DVD 2107
Dernier metro The last metro /
In Nazi-occupied Paris, Jewish director Lucas Steiner is forced to hide in the basement of his theatre while his wife stars in its latest production. Romantic tensions mount as she and her leading man begin to fall in love. At the same time, a pro-Nazi theatre critic esconces himself in the theatre causing stress to the entire cast.
DVD 681
Elle s'en va On my way
When her mother tells her that her married lover has ditched her for a 25-year-old beautician's assistant, Bettie, a former Breton beauty queen turned bistro owner, takes to the road and winds up at a dive bar named Le Ranch, for an evening of drunken revelry sets. Bettie's resentful daughter, Muriel, then asks her mother to chauffeur her son, Charly, to his grandfather's, and the pair sets out on a trip that will ultimately lead Bettie to revisit her past.
DVD 10566
Est-ouest East-West /
Follows the plight of a young couple and their child as they choose to go back to the Soviet Union in 1946.
DVD 1942
Fille du RER The girl on the train /
"Jeanne lives in a house in the suburbs with her mother Louise. The two women get on well together. Louise earns her living by looking after children. Jeanne is half-heartedly looking for a job. Louise harbors the hope of getting her daughter a job with Samuel Bleistein, a famous lawyer she knew in her youth. They are set on a collision course because of an incredible lie that Jeanne invents, a lie that grows into the biggest news and political story of the day."--Container.
DVD 10073
Flic A cop /
Paris police Commissaire Edouard Coleman discovers that his nightclub-owner friend, Simon, also leads a group of bank robbers. When he's tipped off that the same robbers are planning a drug heist, Edouard means to defeat his two-faced friend. Meanwhile, Edouard has engaged in some doube-crossing himself. He shares the same woman, Cathy, with the man he calls his friend.
DVD 5661
Hunger
A kinky couple from Manhattan satisfy their vampire thirst with victims in discos.
DVD 3256
Indochine
Set in French Indochina in the 1930s as the Vietnamese begin to rebel against French colonialism. Dramatizes the last years of French rule through the relationship between plantation owner Éliane, French by birth but born and raised in Indochina, and her adopted daughter Camille, an orphaned Annamese princess who becomes a Vietnamese revolutionary and representative at the Geneva Conference after having a child by French officer Jean-Baptiste, Éliane's past lover.
DVD 743
Liaisons dangereuses Dangerous liaisons /
The beautiful Madame de Merteuil seeks vengeance when her ex-lover tells her that he is now engaged to her young goddaughter, Cécile. She turns to her partner-in-crime, Valmont, famous for his Don Juan reputation to seduce Cécile. Valmont gets sidetracked when he goes to visit his aunt and falls for Madame Tourvel, a virtuous, married woman who knows of his womanizing ways, but that only makes the challenge more exciting to Valmont. Together, Madame de Merteuil and Valmont make a dangerous team and they will stop at nothing when it comes to matters of the heart.--Container.
DVD 4393
Lieu du crime
Thomas, a teenager suffering through his parents' divorce, is startled on a country walk by Martin, an escaped convict. The stranger demands that Thomas bring him money for train fare, but in complying, Thomas is nearly killed by Martin's violent accomplice. In a surprising scene, Martin saves Thomas's life. These striking events set the stage for Lili, Thomas's mother, a club owner. Trapped by both her struggles to raise Thomas and the village's provincial ways, Lili finds herself drawn to Martin, who she knows to be a criminal. As tangled impulses grow more intense, and the implications of both Lili's and Martin's quests for freedom escalate, this film unfurls a devastating portrait of the constraints both of childhood and of conventional morality.
DVD 12193
Ma saison préferée My favorite season /
Drama exploring the relationship between Emilie and her brother Antoine during an emotional eruption of their disfunctional family.
DVD 719
Mississippi mermaid
The mail-order bride is a mystery. Her appearance doesn't match the photo she sent, her likes and dislikes aren't those described in her letters. By the time the lonely businessman husband discovers who she is, it is too late, and he will even kill to keep her.
DVD 1518
Parapluies de Cherbourg The umbrellas of Cherbourg /
A tender, bittersweet love story, sung throughout in French.
DVD 671
Persepolis
In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family. Their long dream is realized when the hated Shah is defeated in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, Marji grows up to witness first hand how the new Iran has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this injustice, her parents send her abroad to Vienna to study. This change proves an equally difficult trial for Marji and finds herself in a different culture loaded with abrasive characters and profound disappointments that deeply trouble her. Even when she returns home, Marji finds that both she and her homeland have changed too much and the young woman and her loving family must decide where she truly belongs.
DVD 5317
Place Vendôme
Marianne is the wife of a famous diamond jeweler. When he suddenly commits suicide, she learns that the business is in shambles and she is drawn back into the jewel dealing world. Forced to sell a cache of stolen gems her husband hid in their home, she finds herself confronted by plenty of would-be suitors, including the Russian mafia and the De Beers diamond cartel.
DVD 1392
Pola X
A young, successful author is haunted by a recurring dream of a woman obscured in darkness.
DVD 1395
Repulsion
Carol is a fragile, frigid young Belgian beauty cracking up over the course of a terrifying weekend. Left alone by her vacationing sister in their London flat, she finds herself haunted by specters, real and imagined, as her insanity grows to a violent pitch.
DVD 6719
Rois et reine Kings & queen /
Expertly mixes comedy, tragedy, and melodrama to tell the emotionally gripping story of the interesting lives of two former lovers.
DVD 6760
Temps qui changent Changing times /
Antoine still has feelings for his first love Cécile after 30 years and arranges to be reunited with her in Morocco in the hopes of rekindling their love.
DVD 6601
Temps retrouvé Time regained /
Set in 1922, this film opens with Proust on his deathbed remembering his life. Gradually his own experiences give way to the characters in his novel.
DVD 1432
Touche pas à la femme blanche Don't touch the white woman /
Presents a unique and anachronistic pastiche on the American western and a subversive swipe at the treatment of Native Americans. As the cavalry fights the Indians, coward General Custer is trying to fight off the advances of both Sitting Bull and Marie-Hélène while modern day Parisian life goes on around them.
DVD 898
Tristana
After the death of her mother, young Tristana goes to live with her guardian, Don Lope, an older man who eventually breaks through his facade of respectability and seduces her. She repays him a hundred fold, preying on his jealousy and taunting him with perverse whimsies.
DVD 4291
Young girls of Rochefort les demoiselles de Rochefort /
Twins Delphine and Solange, a dance instructor and a music teacher, dream of big-city life; when a fair comes through their quiet port town, so does the possibility of escape.
DVD 13301