Le Silence De La Mer (1949)

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Starring: Howard Vernon, Nicole Stephane, Jean-Marie Robain

Aka 'The Silence of the Sea'. Jean-Pierre Melville's cinematic adaptation of French Resistance writer Vercors' acclaimed 1942 novel is one of the most... Read more

Le Bonheur ( Happiness ) (1964)

Director: Agnes Varda
Starring: Jean-Claude Drouot, Claire Drouot, Marie-France Boyer

Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse (Claire Drouot), young husband and father François (Jean-Claude Drouot) finds himself falling un... Read more

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)

Director: Jack Clayton
Starring: Bob Hoskins, Ian McNeice, Maggie Smith, Marie Kean, Wendy Hiller

Timid and self-deprecating, Judith Hearne (Maggie Smith in a BAFTA Award winning performance) is a middle-aged piano teacher living in 1950s Dublin. A... Read more

Macbeth (McKellen) (1979)

Director: Philip Casson
Starring: Judi Dench, Marie Kean, Ian McDiarmid, Bob Peck, Ian McKellen

Shakespeare's classic tale of the Scots nobleman whose ambition, spurred on by his alluring wife and an evil prophecy, leads him to treachery, murder... Read more

French Cancan (1954)

Director: Jean Renoir
Starring: Jean Gabin, Francoise Arnoul, Maria Felix

Nineteenth-century Paris comes vibrantly alive in Jean Renoir's exhilarating tale of the opening of the world-renowned Moulin Rouge. Jean Gabin plays... Read more

Love on the Run ( L'amour En Fuite ) (1979)

Director: Francois Truffaut
Starring: Claude Jade, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Marie-France Pisier, Dani

Antoine Doninel, separated from his family, is still having girl trouble. The further amorous adventures of the character first glimpsed in 'The 400 B... Read more

Le Notti Bianche ( White Nights ) (1957)

Director: Luchino Visconti
Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Maria Schell, Jean Marais

Aka 'White Nights'. Marcello Mastroianni, as a lonely city transplant, and Maria Schell, as a sheltered girl haunted by a lover's promise, meet by cha... Read more

Mirror Mirror (2012)

Director: Tarsem Singh
Starring: Julia Roberts, Mare Winningham, Michael Lerner, Nathan Lane, Sean Bean, Armie Ha...

Julia Roberts is delightfully diabolical as the evil Queen in this lighthearted adaptation of the Grimm fairy tale "Snow White." When she learns that... Read more

Orpheus ( aka Orphee ) (1949)

Director: Jean Cocteau
Starring: Maria Casares, Jean Marais, Francois Perier

Jean Cocteau's 1940s update of the Orphic myth depicts Orpheus (Jean Marais), a famous poet scorned by the Left Bank youth, and his love for both his... Read more

Riverdance: Live From New York City (1998)

Starring: Jean Butler, Colin Dunne, Maria Pages

Recorded live at New York's famed Radio City Music Hall, the acclaimed Irish dance company, with principal performers Jean Butler, Colin Dunne and Mar... Read more