Simenon à l'écran

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Simenon à l'écran : analyse comparée d'œuvres romanesques et cinématographiques. Cours Bachelor d'Alain Boillat - UNIL printemps 2020

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1. Strangers in the House (1942)

95 min | Crime, Drama

Hector Loursat, attorney at law, lives with his daughter Nicole in a vast and shabby mansion in this provincial town. They dont talk to each other much, somehow holding the other one ... See full synopsis »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Raimu, Juliette Faber, Gabrielle Fontan, Héléna Manson

Votes: 306

Corpus examen écrit DVD en référence à Cinespace

2. Panique (1946)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

After an elderly maid is murdered, opinions are manipulated, evidence is planted, violence erupts, and panic ensues.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Viviane Romance, Michel Simon, Max Dalban, Émile Drain

Votes: 1,243 | Gross: $0.04M

Corpus examen écrit Disponible sur Moodle DVD en référence à Cinespace

3. The Truth of Our Marriage (1952)

110 min | Drama, Thriller

Francois Donge, a wealthy manufacturer, is fighting death at hospital. He officially suffers from a food poisoning. But actually, his wife Bebe deliberately poisoned him. Flashback: ten ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Jean Gabin, Jacques Castelot, Daniel Lecourtois

Votes: 475

Corpus examen écrit Disponible sur Moodle DVD en référence à Cinespace

4. Love Is My Profession (1958)

105 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

Married French lawyer Andre defends succesfully the case of Yvette, who committed a robbery. He falls in love with her, but she isn't true to him.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara | Stars: Jean Gabin, Brigitte Bardot, Edwige Feuillère, Nicole Berger

Votes: 1,132

Corpus examen écrit Disponible sur Moodle DVD en référence à Cinespace

5. The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974)

105 min | Crime, Drama

A Watchmaker finds out one day that his son has become a murderer. He tries to understand for whom and why.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jacques Denis, Yves Afonso

Votes: 1,802

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6. The Hatter's Ghost (1982)

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Labbé, a hatter in a French provincial town, leads the life of a respectable citizen but is in fact a serial murderer. The only person to suspect this is his neighbour Kachoudas, an ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Michel Serrault, Charles Aznavour, Monique Chaumette, François Cluzet

Votes: 964

Corpus examen écrit DVD en référence à Cinespace

7. Monsieur Hire (1989)

PG-13 | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A recluse is accused of murdering a young woman simply because his neighbors think he is strange.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Michel Blanc, Sandrine Bonnaire, Luc Thuillier, André Wilms

Votes: 5,674 | Gross: $1.42M

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8. In All Innocence (1998)

101 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

Cécile and Samira can't pay their expensive Paris rent. Walking down the street the two girls see an art gallery reception and finesse their way in. In attendance are Michel Farnèse, a very... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Jolivet | Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Carole Bouquet, Virginie Ledoyen, Guillaume Canet

Votes: 558

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9. Stranger in the House (1992)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Drama

Since the suicide of his wife, Jacques Loursat has gone downhill. Estranged from his daughter, his lawyer's pratice in ruins, he consoles himself with drink. One night he is woken by a ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Renée Faure, Cristiana Réali, Sébastien Tavel

Votes: 426

Corpus examen écrit

10. Red Lights (2004)

Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

74 Metascore

Antoine and Helene drive to South France to return their kids from a holiday camp. The traffic is dense and the atmosphere growingly tense; he is an alcoholic and becomes increasingly drunk... See full summary »

Director: Cédric Kahn | Stars: Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Carole Bouquet, Vincent Deniard, Alain Dion

Votes: 2,504 | Gross: $0.05M

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11. The Blue Room (2014)

R | 76 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

73 Metascore

In their blue hotel room, a clandestine couple of two married lovers plan an impossible future, as death shutters their already frail tranquillity. Now, the noose tightens more and more around innocents and sinners; but, was there a crime?

Director: Mathieu Amalric | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Léa Drucker, Stéphanie Cléau, Laurent Poitrenaux

Votes: 3,012 | Gross: $0.23M

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12. Night at the Crossroads (1932)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A gang of thieves utilizes a cross-road garage as the hideaway. During their last caper, the gang has accidentally murdered a jewel thief, and the heat is on.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Pierre Renoir, Georges Térof, Winna Winifried, Georges Koudria

Votes: 617

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14. La tête d'un homme (1933)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Willy Ferriere is dead broke and his mistress costs a lot. One day, he says in a pub that he would give 100,000 francs to get rid of his wealthy aunt. Someone lets him know it's a deal. The... See full summary »

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Harry Baur, Valéry Inkijinoff, Alexandre Rignault, Gaston Jacquet

Votes: 331

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15. Inspector Maigret (1958)

119 min | Crime, Drama

A serial killer is targeting women in the seedy district of Montmartre.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Gabin, Annie Girardot, Olivier Hussenot, Jeanne Boitel

Votes: 1,366 | Gross: $0.01M

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16. Three Rooms in Manhattan (1965)

110 min | Drama

When his wife leaves him, a young French actor, François Combe, moves to New York to work for a television company. One evening, he meets an attractive young woman, Kay Larsi, in a bar.

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Annie Girardot, Maurice Ronet, O.E. Hasse, Roland Lesaffre

Votes: 374

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17. Betty (1992)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

A drunken self-destructive woman called Betty wanders through bars and meets a man that drives her to a restaurant outside Paris called Le Trou (The Hole). She meets the middle-aged ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Marie Trintignant, Stéphane Audran, Jean-François Garreaud, Yves Lambrecht

Votes: 1,240

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18. La Marie du port (1950)

88 min | Drama, Romance

Henri Chatelard is well in his forties, owns a restaurant and a cinema in the city, and appreciate women. When he meets Marie, a 18ish stronghead who just lost her father in a small ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Carné | Stars: Jean Gabin, Blanchette Brunoy, Nicole Courcel, Claude Romain

Votes: 310

Disponible sur Moodle

19. Forbidden Fruit (1952)

92 min | Drama

A doctor in southern France takes a mistress but lives to regret it.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Fernandel, Françoise Arnoul, Jacques Castelot, René Génin

Votes: 120

Disponible sur Moodle

21. Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case (1959)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Inspector Maigret is traveling to the French countryside to visit his friend, the duchess of Saint-Fiacre. She has received a letter recently stating that she will die soon. A few days ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Gabin, Michel Auclair, Valentine Tessier, Jacques Morel

Votes: 1,019

Disponible sur Moodle

22. The President (1961)

110 min | Thriller

At 73, France's ex-president, Emile Beaufort, faces declining health, but he still plays a vigorous role behind the scenes as a philosopher and, potentially, as a power broker. In ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Jean Gabin, Bernard Blier, Renée Faure, Henri Crémieux

Votes: 672

Disponible sur Moodle

23. Magnet of Doom (1963)

102 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

Broke French ex-paratrooper turned amateur boxer Michel Maudet becomes bodyguard for the fugitive corrupt banker Ferchaux.

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Vanel, Michèle Mercier, Malvina Silberberg

Votes: 1,171

Disponible sur Moodle

24. Le Chat (1971)

86 min | Drama

Courbevoie (France), 1971. Julien Bouin, a former typographist, and his wife Clemence, who used to perform in a circus, hardly talk to each other in their small house, soon to be demolished... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Jean Gabin, Simone Signoret, Annie Cordy, Jacques Rispal

Votes: 1,671

Disponible sur Moodle

25. La veuve Couderc (1971)

TV-14 | 92 min | Drama, Action, Romance

Her youth has been spent working for a farm family, being raped by father and son, marrying the son who has now left her a happy widow. She is happy because World War I is over and she is ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Alain Delon, Simone Signoret, Ottavia Piccolo, Jean Tissier

Votes: 1,212

Disponible sur Moodle

26. The Last Train (1973)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Romance, War

Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Romy Schneider, Maurice Biraud, Paul Amiot

Votes: 1,048

Disponible sur Moodle

27. Le voyageur de la Toussaint (1943)

102 min | Crime, Drama

Gilles Mauvoisin, the only descendant of his late uncle Octave, inherits his entire fortune. Uncle Octave was poisoned with arsenic and suspicion focused immediately on his widow, Colette ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Daquin | Stars: Assia Noris, Jules Berry, Gabrielle Dorziat, Guillaume de Sax

Votes: 60

29. The London Man (1943)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

"There are two roads: the wide one leads to perdition,the narrow one is not easy to follow,but it leads to happiness"

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Fernand Ledoux, Suzy Prim, Jules Berry, Mony Dalmès

Votes: 62

31. Last Refuge (1947)

90 min | Drama

Philippe and Sylvie have to do with Alvarez, dangerous band leader. They break with him and commit robbery and murder. Sylvie offers Philippe to take refuge in his calm family.

Director: Marc Maurette | Stars: Raymond Rouleau, Tramel, Noël Roquevert, Mila Parély

Votes: 7

33. The Baron of the Locks (1960)

92 min | Comedy

Antoine, said the Baron, hero of the First World War and penniless, lives in Deauville playing casino. He starts to win some nice money and a yacht as payment. The Baron goes to Monte Carlo. But his luck is likely to turn quickly .

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Jean Gabin, Micheline Presle, Jacques Castelot, Aimée Mortimer

Votes: 362

34. The End of Belle (1961)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Stéphane Blanchon, who teaches at the International College, lives a quiet comfortable life in Geneva. He is married to Christine, a cold, dry-hearted woman, and his sentimental life is ... See full summary »

Director: Édouard Molinaro | Stars: Jean Desailly, Alexandra Stewart, Monique Mélinand, Yvette Etiévant

Votes: 98

35. Maigret voit rouge (1963)

87 min | Crime, Drama

Division Commissioner Jules Maigret and his team hunt a ring of American racketeers sent to Paris to silence an embarrassing witness

Director: Gilles Grangier | Stars: Jean Gabin, Françoise Fabian, Roland Armontel, Paul Frankeur

Votes: 392

36. L'étoile du Nord (1982)

PG | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Edouard Binet, an aimless Frenchman, has been travelling in North Africa for many years, and is sailing to Belgium. En route, he meets Sylvie Baron. He introduces her to Nemrod Lobetoum, a ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre | Stars: Simone Signoret, Philippe Noiret, Fanny Cottençon, Julie Jézéquel

Votes: 259

37. Equator (1983)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Novel-based crime drama about naive Timar, who goes to Gabon, French Equatorial Africa in the 1950s with dreams of making fortune. He's seduced by Adele, a shady owner of a local hotel, Libreville, who uses him to commit murder.

Director: Serge Gainsbourg | Stars: Francis Huster, Barbara Sukowa, Reinhard Kolldehoff, François Dyrek

Votes: 94

38. L'ours en peluche (1994)

105 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

Professor Jean Rivière receives phone calls accusing him of murder. A teddy bear arrives by mail.

Director: Jacques Deray | Stars: Alain Delon, Laure Killing, Regina Bianchi, Paolo Bonacelli

Votes: 226

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