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Touchez Pas au GrisbiTouchez Pas au Grisbi (Hands Off the Loot) (1954) Recommended
Dir. Jacques Becker
Feat. Jean Gabin, René Dary, Jeanne Moreau
Laid–back though influential French noir chronicling a wealthy, retired racketeer (Gabin) who is pulled back into the life of crime when his…
Elevator to the GallowsElevator to the Gallows (Lift to the Scaffold, aka. Ascenseur Pour L'echafaud) (1958) Aro Favourite
Dir. Louis Malle
Feat. Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly
A young Jeanne Moreau stars in this elegant thriller about a crime of passion that backfires when the murderer gets trapped in a lift. Ambience par…
Amants, LesAmants, Les (Lovers, The) (1959)
Dir. Louis Malle
Feat. Jeanne Moreau, Alain Cuny
This helped push the envelope of frank sexuality in cinema and made a star of Jeanne Moreau, as the rich, bored housewife whose extra–marital…
400 Blows, The400 Blows, The (1959) Recommended
Dir. Francois Truffaut
Feat. Jean-Pierre Leaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Remy
Truffaut's first film rocketed him to fame as some kind of New Wave radical, but at a second glance this story of a teenage delinquent thrown in and…
Moderato CantabileModerato Cantabile (Seven Days...Seven Nights) (1960)
Dir. Peter Brook
Feat. Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jeanne Moreau
New Wave two–hander stars Jeanne Moreau as a bored housewife who falls for Belmondo's brooding stranger. Stunning wide–screen…
Femme Est Une Femme, UneFemme Est Une Femme, Une (A Woman is a Woman) (1961)
Dir. Jean-Luc Godard
Feat. Anna Karina, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean-Paul Belmondo
Godard flirts with the Hollywood musical, and any other idea that takes his fancy to tell his buoyant tale of a free–spirited stripper who…
Jules and JimJules and Jim (Jules et Jim) (1961) Recommended
Dir. Francois Truffaut
Feat. Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre
Jeanne Moreau stars in this famous New Wave melodrama caught up in the spirit of its swinging times. A twenty–year love triangle, lightening…
Notte, LaNotte, La (The Night) (1961)
Dir. Michelangelo Antonioni
Feat. Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, Monica Vitti
A compelling bout of urban alienation, with Marcello Mastroianni and Jeanne Moreau as a despairing married couple coming slowly apart at the seams.…
EvaEva (1962)
Dir. Joseph Losey
Feat. Jeanne Moreau, Sir Stanley Baker, Virna Lisi
Jeanne Moreau is that obscure object of desire which novelist Stanley Baker falls for, and is taken for a ride. Interesting, if lurid Losey melodrama…
Le Feu FolletLe Feu Follet (The Fire Within) (1963) Recommended
Dir. Louis Malle
Feat. Maurice Ronet, Jeanne Moreau, Alexandra Stewart
Brilliantly measured account of an alcoholic (Maurice Ronet) who makes a final social round to find reason why he should not take his own life. Rich…

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