The Seven Deadly Sins (1962)

PHILIPPE DE BROCA, CLAUDE CHABROL, JACQUES DEMY, SYLVAIN DHOMME, JEAN-LUC GODARD, EDOUARD MOLINARO, ROGER VADIM, MAX DOUY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5. Original Title: Les sept péchés capitaux France/Italy, 1962.  Films Gibé, Franco London Films, Titanus.  Screenplay by Daniel Boulanger, Claude Chabrol, Jacques Demy, Jean-Luc Godard, Eugène Ionesco, Félicien Marceau, Claude Mauriac, Roger Peyrefitte,…

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Marguerite & Julien (2015)

VALERIE DONZELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Original title:  Marguerite et Julien France, 2015.  Rectangle Productions, Wild Bunch, Orange Studio, France 2 Cinema, Scope Pictures, Framboise Productions, Cofinova 11, Cinémage 9, SofiTVciné 2, Palatine Étoile 12, Canal+, Cine@, France Televisions, Region Ile-de-France, Cinémage 7 Développement, Cofinova 9, SCOPE Invest.  Screenplay by Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm,…

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Mr. Freedom (1969)

WILLIAM KLEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France, 1969.  Films du Rond-Point, O.P.E.R.A..  Screenplay by William Klein.  Cinematography by Pierre Lhomme.  Produced by Guy Belfond, Christian Thivat, Michel Zemer.  Music by Michel Colombier, Serge Gainsbourg.  Production Design by Jacques Dugied.  Costume Design by Janine Klein.  Film Editing by Anne-Marie Cotret. Mr. Freedom (former baseball player John Abbey) is a superhero who fights…

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Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)

WILLIAM KLEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Qui etes-vous, Polly Maggoo? France, 1966.  Delpire Productions.  Screenplay by William Klein.  Cinematography by Jean Boffety, Robert Boffety.  Produced by Robert Delpire.  Music by Michel Legrand.  Production Design by Bernard Evein.  Costume Design by Janine Klein.  William Klein’s satire of show business has a suspicious attitude towards mid-sixties fashion trends and celebrity culture…

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Band Of Outsiders (1964)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Bande A Part France, 1964.  Columbia Films, Anouchka Films, Orsay Films.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the novel Fools’ Gold by Dolores Hitchens.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Music by Michel Legrand.  Costume Design by Christiane Fageol.  Film Editing by Francoise Collin, Dahlia Ezove, Agnes Guillemot.   Three rascals, two men and one…

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Cesar And Rosalie (1972)

CLAUDE SAUTET Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB Original title:  Cesar Et Rosalie France/Italy/West Germany, 1972.  Fildebroc, Mega Film, Paramount-Orion Filmproduktion.  Scenario by Claude Sautet, Jean-Loup Dabadie, in collaboration with Claude Neron.  Cinematography by Jean Boffety.  Produced by Michelle de Broca.  Music by Philippe Sarde.  Production Design by Pierre Guffroy.  Costume Design by Annalisa Nasalli-Rocca.  Film Editing by Jacqueline Thiedot.   Claude Sautet’s intimate drama revolves…

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