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French director Jacques Becker gets an HFA retrospective - The Boston Globe 10 Jan 2019, 8:00 am

French director Jacques Becker gets an HFA retrospective  The Boston Globe

Jacques Becker (1906-1960) is a classic case of the artist who comes in between. An assistant to Jean Renoir on several films in the '30s, he was too young to ...

Readers' tips: What are the best charities in France to donate to? - The Local France 23 Nov 2018, 8:00 am

Readers' tips: What are the best charities in France to donate to?  The Local France

Each week The Local asks its readers to share their tips about various aspects of living in France. This week we asked their opinion on which charities in France ...

Breaks With Tradition: “Hung Up On My Baby” - Stereogum 30 Oct 2018, 7:00 am

Breaks With Tradition: “Hung Up On My Baby”  Stereogum

This feels like one of those statements that seems obvious to the point of redundancy, but it's always worth pointing out: Isaac Hayes is one of the great pillars of ...

What to Watch This Weekend: 'L'aventure, c'est l'aventure' - Tablet Magazine 29 Jun 2018, 7:00 am

What to Watch This Weekend: 'L'aventure, c'est l'aventure'  Tablet Magazine

Every Friday, our resident film fanatic Alex Aciman will dig deep into the pile of cinematic masterpieces and fish out one forgotten classic you should watch ...

A Cannabis Cinema Crash Course - Weed - TheStranger.com 20 Apr 2018, 7:00 am

A Cannabis Cinema Crash Course - Weed  TheStranger.com

Forget the dopey comedies—feed your stoned brain with these nutzoid films.

Film Poll: Top 10 Movies by Year, 1999–2016 - Village Voice 13 Feb 2018, 8:00 am

Film Poll: Top 10 Movies by Year, 1999–2016  Village Voice

If nothing else, the movies remain the culture's supreme form of self-actualization.” That was former Voice film critic J. Hoberman in his introduction to the...

Claude Rich obituary - The Guardian 13 Aug 2017, 7:00 am

Claude Rich obituary  The Guardian

French stage and screen actor whose 1963 role in the comedy-thriller Les Tontons Flingueurs made him a star.

Jean-Pierre Melville: cinematic poet of the lowlife and criminal - The Guardian 8 Aug 2017, 7:00 am

Jean-Pierre Melville: cinematic poet of the lowlife and criminal  The Guardian

Watching the movies of Jean-Pierre Melville, whose centenary is this year, is about watching the faces of men: impassive, immovable, inscrutable. They exist in a ...

French director Jean-Pierre Melville celebrates a centennial, with an approach that never goes out of style - Los Angeles Times 1 Aug 2017, 7:00 am

French director Jean-Pierre Melville celebrates a centennial, with an approach that never goes out of style  Los Angeles Times

An American Cinematheque retrospective celebrates legendary French director Jean-Pierre Melville at 100 with nine essential titles.

French actor Claude Rich dies at age 88 - Montreal Gazette 21 Jul 2017, 7:00 am

French actor Claude Rich dies at age 88  Montreal Gazette

French actor Claude Rich, recipient of the prestigious César award for his lead role in the movie "Le Souper", died on Friday at the age of 88, according to ...

'Elevator to the Gallows': A legendary Louis Malle film returns to the big screen - Los Angeles Times 5 Aug 2016, 7:00 am

'Elevator to the Gallows': A legendary Louis Malle film returns to the big screen  Los Angeles Times

"Elevator to the Gallows" is as elegantly fatalistic as it sounds. Made in 1957, at a turning point in French cinematic history, it's saturated with the romantic ...

For the real smell of old Paris, watch a gangster film - Telegraph.co.uk 12 Jul 2016, 7:00 am

For the real smell of old Paris, watch a gangster film  Telegraph.co.uk

French gangster films from the Fifties and Sixties are often said to be entirely derivative of their American forebears.

Georges Lautner - obituary - Telegraph.co.uk 30 Dec 2013, 8:00 am

Georges Lautner - obituary  Telegraph.co.uk

Georges Lautner was a film director whose spoof thrillers and gentle comedies enchanted the French.

Classe Tous Risques – review - The Guardian 12 Sep 2013, 7:00 am

Classe Tous Risques – review  The Guardian

Here is a neglected gem: a superb French crime movie from 1960, now re-released as part of a season dedicated to its director, Claude Sautet, with a terrific role ...

Classe Tous Risques, the greatest ever French gangster movie - The Guardian 9 Sep 2013, 7:00 am

Classe Tous Risques, the greatest ever French gangster movie  The Guardian

Lino, José, Claude. Meet the three men, all dead now, who together made Classe Tous Risques; for my money, the greatest of all French gangster movies.

Gulping Comic Bonbons - New York Times 16 Mar 2013, 7:00 am

Gulping Comic Bonbons  New York Times

The French screenwriter Michel Audiard is honored with two comedies released on DVD by Olive Films.

ARMY OF SHADOWS Criterion Blu-ray Review - Collider.com 17 Jan 2011, 8:00 am

ARMY OF SHADOWS Criterion Blu-ray Review  Collider.com

Review of the Criterion Blu-ray of Army of Shadows movie. Army of Shadows movie is directed by Jean-Pierre Melville and was released in 1969.

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Italian Actor

July 14, 1919, (99 years old)

October 22, 1987

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