Castigliano is head of a road shipping company located on the edge of the desert. Hans is to take a clandestine truckload worth one hundred thousand dollars into deepest Africa. Rocco learns of the plan, kills the driver, steals his truck, and takes off with his accomplice. Castigliano offers Marec a large reward if he can retrieve the stolen truck. The chase is on.
In 1912, the ‘unsinkable’ Titanic sails from Southampton with 2207 passengers on board. They excitedly dine and dance and the sea is incredibly calm. Then a look-out spots an iceberg looming up directly ahead. The boat steers away, but the submerged part of the berg rips a 300-foot gash under the waterline. The crew realise the vessel will sink in less than three hours. As those on board realise their fate, calm gives way to panic. There is a rush to the lifeboats, but there are not enough for all the passengers...
It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the so called "Battle of the Atlantic" to harass and destroy English shipping. With better escorts of the Destroyer Class, however, German U-Boats have begun to take heavy losses. "Das Boot" is the story of one such U-Boat crew, with the film examining how these submariners maintained their professionalism as soldiers, attempted to accomplish impossible missions, while all the time attempting to understand and obey the ideology of the government under which they served.
In July 1914, the steamer Gloria N leaves the port of Naples to embark on a strange cruise. On board, officials, artists, and Italian socialites are gathered together for diva Emée Tetua's funeral as her ashes are to be scattered on the high sea. But the solemn journey is disrupted by the rescue of Serbian fugitives.
Benjamin, winemaker, sees his wife dying in his arms following a long illness. Only one way for him: death. But a young Japanese women, coming specially to taste his wine, will gently bring him to mourn the death of his wife by a series of symbols and exchanges between two cultures.
Gouda El Masri had came back to Egypt after having spent 10 years imprisoned and tortured in Irak. Back in his shanty town - at the feet of the luxurious skyscrappers - he struggles to make a living in a country where the Government privatizes everything, even the water. Gouda joins popular demonstrations but he is rapidly told to "live like a aunt". Then he ended to work for a corrupted deputy. A brillant social satyr.
( HOW TO DESTROY THE REPUTATION OF THE GREATEST SECRET AGENT/THE ONE MAGNIFICIENT )Philippe De BROCA 1973 - 01:30
Francois Merlin is an espionnage-book writer. He likes to mix every-day character he can met in his book. In his book, he is Bob Saint Clar, his neighbour Christine appears as Tatiana and his editor Georges Charon as Colonel Karpoff.
Based on the Herman Wouk's Pulitzer Prize novel, featuring Robert Francis, Van Johnson, and Fred MacMurray as shipmates during WWII, aboard a destroyer-cum-minesweeper. Humphrey Bogart, in one of his greatest performances, boards the ship as her new captain and immediately establishes both his power over the men and his neurosis.
Reflets sur la Croisette, is a serie of 10 short movies from the famous François Chalais’ tv shows "Reflets de Cannes" and "Cinépanorama". Reflets sur la Croisette revives the glamorous and movie-loving atmosphere of the Cannes Film Festival of the 50’s and 60’s.