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Jean-Paul Belmondo: Vol. 1 ( Moderato Cantabile / A Man Called La Rocca / Weekend at Dunkirk )

The legendary suave and sexy action man of 60s French cinema, here is a collection of three of Jean-Paul Belmondo's greatest roles. "Moderato Cantabile" (1960) - Anne, a wealthy, bored housewife, believes she has witnessed a murder in a quayside bistro. Rushing to the scene of the crime, she strikes up a conversation with Chauvin, an employee of her husband who also saw the crime. The troubled woman continues to return to the cafe, increasingly identifying herself with the murder victim and becoming obsessed with Chauvin. "A Man Called La Rocca" (1961) - Roberto goes to Marseilles to give a hand to his friend Xavier, wrongly imprisoned following a frame-up organised by his associate Villanova. Roberto sets out to seduce Villanova's mistress, but when Villanova is killed, Roberto ends up leader of the band... "Weekend at Dunkirk" (1964) - June 1940. On the beaches of Dunkirk which have been mercilessly shelled by German bombardments, thousands of French and English soldiers are waiting to depart for England. Julien abandons his three friends to attempt to embark at Bray-Dunes with the English aboard a freighter, when he meets the beautiful Jeanne, who is being tormented by a couple of ruthless soldiers. Together, Julien and Jeanne attempt to navigate the war-torn countryside, and to forge a romance in the face of human barbarity.

Year: 1960
Genre: War and Anti-War Films, French Cinema, Classic Drama, Deluxe Box Sets, Classic Cinema
Country: France, Italy
Director: Peter Brook, Jean Becker, Henri Verneuil
Starring: Catherine Spaak, Christine Kaufmann, Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Pierre Vaneck
Duration: 257 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
Subtitles: Yes
7.1/10
Location in store: Foreign (France)

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