Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud ( Lift to the Scaffold ) (1957)

Director: Louis Malle
Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Amedee , Lino Ventura

Celebrated director Louis Malle's debut film was a post-modern film noir, starring Jeanne Moreau as a woman who plots with her young lover (Maurice Ro... Read more

Army in the Shadows ( aka Army of Shadows ) (1969)

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Starring: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret

A.k.a. 'Army of Shadows'. Based on Joseph Kessel's novel, this war drama follows several months in the life of French Resistance fighter Philippe Gerb... Read more

Touchez Pas au Grisbi ( Hands Off the Loot ) (1954)

Director: Jacques Becker
Starring: Jean Gabin, Jeanne Moreau, Paul Frankeur, Lino Ventura, Rene Dary

Jean Gabin is at his most wearily romantic as aging gangster Max le Menteur in this gem from director Jacques Becker ('Le trou'). Having pulled off th... Read more

The Medusa Touch (1978)

Director: Jack Gold
Starring: Richard Burton, Lino Ventura, Lee Remick, Harry Andrews, Marie-Christine Barraul...

Lino Ventura is a French detective, Brunel, on loan to Scotland Yard investigating a mysterious series of uncanny disasters. They begin happening afte... Read more