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Category : Films (7)
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  • Al Massir • de Youssef Chahine • Egypt - 1997 - 02h15m00
    Nour El Sherif  •  Laila Eloui  •  Mahmoud Hemida  •  Safia El Emari  •  Mohammad Mounir

    The film is about Averroes, a 12th-century philosopher from Andalusia who would be known as the most important commentator on Aristotle. Caliph al-Mansour orders the books burning of his works which concepts will influence not only the Enlightenment in the West but also all human thought. His disciples and his close relatives decide to make some copies.

  • Connu de nos services • de Jean-Stéphane Bron • Switzerland - 1997 - 01h04m00
    Claude Muret  •  Ernest Hartmann

    At the age of 50, Claude Muret – a former activist linked to several French-Swiss extreme- Leftist groups – pores over thirty years of files kept on him by the government services, like an album of his youth.

  • Campagne perdue • de Stéphane Goël • Switzerland - 1997 - 00h54m00

    Facing the crisis of their lives, six young farmers from a small village decide to pool their livestock in an enormous community stable. Unthinkable in normal times in such an individualistic society, this novel solution shows just how much people have been forced to change their ways. This tender and ironic film chronicles the three years it took to complete the project.

  • de Karim Dridi • France - 1997 - 01h40m00
    Rossy de Palma  •  Philippe Ambrosini  •  Patrick Bruel  •  Miou-Miou  •  Arielle Dombasle  •  Michel Galabru  •  Clotilde Courau  •  Raymond Gil  •  Andrès Roé  •  Thomas Langmann  •  Alain Rozanès  •  Rachid Arhab

    Karim Dridi directs this French comedy-drama that tells the story of struggling actor Angelo Bastiani (Philippe Ambrosini), a man who installs satellite dishes by day to fund his acting dream. After failing to get the part of a gangster he decides to take action and dresses as a robber to ambush the film’s director. This spurs him on to crash a dinner party of actors and take them all hostage.

  • de Michel Piccoli • France - 1997 - 01h38m00
    Maurice Garrel  •  Dominique Blanc  •  Roland Amstutz  •  Bernard Bloch  •  Roger Jendly  •  Pascal Elso  •  Michèle Gleizer  •  Nathalie Eno

    An unemployed, a bookkeeper and a former plumber live in the same building. They are Constantin's sons, a patriarch joker who watches them with his only daughter, Rose, with whom he has a unique relationship. The first fanciful long feature film directed by Michel Piccoli.

  • de Sylvie Verheyde • France - 1997 - 01h30m00
    Emma de Caunes  •  Jeannick Gravelines  •  Nils Tavernier  •  Karole Rocher  •  Ann-Gisel Glass  •  Mouss Benia  •  Emmanuel Nicolas  •  Aurélie Berrier

    Loic and Sophie are siblings living with their mother in a block of flats. Loïc is a talented photographer. He wants to go to Paris. Sophie doesn't know what she wants, she just wants something to happen. They have a fight sense in common.

  • de Mathieu Amalric • France - 1997 - 01h15m00
    Jean-Yves Dubois  •  Adriana Asti  •  Jeanne Balibar  •  László Szabó  •  Clotilde Mollet  •  René Ehni  •  Jean-Claude Biette  •  Malka Ribowska  •  Sava Lolov  •  Claire Duhamel

    A man staying in Paris for work arrives at his mother's, a book reviewer who lives alone in a huge house filled with books. Waiting for his new job to begin, the son has to extend his stay for one more week...