Living Together

Directed byAnna KARINA

With:Anna Karina,Jean Aurel,Lynn Berkley,Michel Lancelot

Synopsis:

Julie Andersen, a free-spirited young hippy, seduces a serious and established professor. Drawn into her world, he falls into drugs, starts wearing jeans and loses his job. Julie gets pregnant and evolves in quite another direction, finds a job and starts to become responsible. Can they manage to live together? Anna Karina’s debut as screenwriter, producer and director.

93min French

The Atlantic Wall

Directed byMarcel CAMUS

With:Bourvil,Jean Poiret,Peter McEnery,Sophie Desmarets

Synopsis:

Marcel Camus directs this gentle portrait of mild-mannered Léon (Bourvil), an innkeeper in Normandy who manages to stay clear of any political activity during the German Occupation until a British aviator shows up at his inn. Léon’s daughter falls in love with the British pilot and, just to complicate things, Léon finds himself caught up in a plot to assassinate Rommel !

110min French

The Last Adventure

Directed byRobert ENRICO

With:Alain Delon,Joanna Shimkus,Lino Ventura,Serge Regianni

Synopsis:

Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot’s license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast of Congo stuffed with riches. The adventurers set off to find the loot. Going with them is Laetitia, an artistic young woman who treats them like brothers, plays along with their schemes, makes sculptures of found objects, and dreams of buying an old fort on the French coast. The Congo tip turns out to be a trap and the adventurers must pick up the pieces.

110min French

Ruy Blas

Directed byPierre BILLON

With:Danielle Darrieux,Jean Marais,Marcel Herrand

Synopsis:

Jean Cocteau adapts Victor Hugos’s great romantic drama for the screen and asks Pierre Billon to direct. Jean Marais stars in a double role, both as Ruy Blas, the poor young student deeply in love with the Queen of Spain (the radiant Danielle Darrieux) and the man he strangely resembles, Don Cesare de Bazin. Because of this uncanny physical similarity, the unscrupulous chief of police, Don Sallustre (Marcel Herrand), engages Ruy Blas in order to manipulate the Queen. But the evil Don Sallustre underestimates Ruy Blas’ loyalty to his Monarch…

93min French

The Royalists

Directed byHenri CALEF

With:Jean Marais,Madeleine Robinson,Marcel Herrand

Synopsis:

During the tempestuous French Revolution, the Marquis of Montauran arrives in Brittany to lead an uprising of the local loyalist forces, the Chouans. The dashing Marquis (Jean Marais) meets with resistance but is joined by the lovely Republican spy, Marie de Verneuil (Madeleine Lebeau).

92min French

L’Arlesienne

Directed byMarc ALLÉGRET

With:Gaby Morlay,Louis Jourdan,Raimu

Synopsis:

Set in 19th Century Camargue, this poignant adaptation of Alphonse Daudet’s play, accompanied with Georges Bizet’s stirring score, follows the star-crossed loves and obsessions of charming Frédéri. This young son of wealthy farmers falls helplessly in love with a woman from Arles whom he dreams of marrying. His protective family learns that the woman, whose name is never mentioned and is only referred to as “the woman from Arles”, has already had an adventure with another man. Frédéri is crushed by this revelation. Despite the efforts of his family to help him and the affections oflovely Vivette, Frédéri cannot live without his Arlésienne…

92min French