Last updated February 22, 2024
Gérard Depardieu leads a star-studded cast in this TV miniseries, starring as Jean Valjean, a former prisoner who reinvents himself as a wealthy benefactor -- but whose past continues to hound him in the form of the heartless Inspector Javert.
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This adaption of the classic novel by Victor Hugo stars Gerard Depardieu as Jean Valjean, a Frenchman jailed for 19 years for stealing bread. Though he finds redemption and turns his life around, Valjean must still elude police inspector Javert.
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Returning to Normandy 50 years after they fought there as soldiers, British World War II vets Amos and Cyril meet up with Waldo, a vacationing American vet. But their new friendship turns sour when a pretty face emerges from the past.
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Director Orson Welles's brilliant adaptation of Franz Kafka's existential novel casts Anthony Perkins as Josef K, a bank clerk who finds himself at the mercy of a powerful and bizarre judicial system when he's arrested for an unnamed crime.
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Told in flashback, this epic drama about love, friendship and race traces a romantic triangle across the decades. When a white Inuit boy named Avik contracts tuberculosis, Walter -- a visiting cartographer -- whisks him off to Montreal for treatment. There, Avik falls in love with Albertine, a mixed-race North American Indian girl who later becomes Walter's mistress. Jason Scott Lee, Patrick Bergin, Anne Parillaud and John Cusack star.
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In an effort to flout bourgeois morality, two decadent drifters go on a bizarre crime spree. The vagabonds wander the French countryside looking for trouble -- and find it when they kidnap a jaded beautician and cross paths with a lusty ex-convict.
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Based on the acclaimed play by Wendy Kesselman, this film tells the story of Daisy (Claire Danes), a shy teenager who conceals her Judaism from her classmates at a Manhattan private school. Daisy's closest friend is her grandmother, Nana (Jeanne Moreau). A Holocaust survivor, Nana tells Daisy of her youth spent in a concentration camp just as Daisy is experiencing anti-Semitism at her school. Only Nana can help Daisy through this difficult time.
Details about I Love You, I Love You Not
When her father's death brings her estranged Israeli stepbrother, Uli (Liron Levo), back into her life, Ana (Juliette Binoche) leaves the comforts of France and travels back to Israel, where she hopes to find the now-grown daughter she left behind 20 years ago. Jeanne Moreau, Barbara Hendricks and Dana Ivgy co-star in this politically charged drama from director Amos Gitai, who also co-wrote the script.
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