Denis Barbier


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Hotel Paradiso (1966) -- (Movie Clip) Difficulty In Speaking Aspiring philanderer Boniface (Alec Guinness) is pleased to hear his wife (Peggy Mount) will be out for the evening, their lawyer Martin (Douglas Byng) visiting Paris, presents a problem, early in director Peter Glenville's Hotel Paradiso, 1966, also starring Gina Lollobrigida.
Hotel Paradiso (1966) -- (Movie Clip) He'd Be Crushed To Death On location in Paris, Peter Glenville has directed himself through the title sequence but not yet made clear he's playing the playwright Georges Feydeau, instead introducing his actors, Robert Morley, Gina Lollobrigida, Alec Guinness and Peggy Mount, opening Hotel Paradiso, 1966.
Hotel Paradiso (1966) -- (Movie Clip) Even More Desirable Arriving at the Paris hotel for which the movie is named, Boniface (Alec Guinness) and Marcelle (Gina Lollobrigida) bring differing levels of enthusiasm to their first assignation, Akim Tamiroff their host, her husband (Robert Morley) also a guest, in Hotel Paradiso, 1966.
Le Grand Amour (1969) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Tours Probably the only comedy that opens with an extended aerial shot and a wedding staged inside the historic Saint Gatiens Cathedral, at Tours, France, writer, director and star Pierre Etaix marrying his real-life wife Annie Fratellini, in Le Grand Amour, 1969.
Le Grand Amour (1969) -- (Movie Clip) It Easily Becomes A Habit Still in his opening narrative taking place during his wedding, writer, director and star Pierre Etaix switches brides, baffles a waiter trapped in the flashback, and becomes entwined with Florence (Etaix's actual wife, Annie Fratellini), early in Le Grand Amour, 1969.
Belle De Jour (1967) -- (Movie Clip) You Can Be Very Cruel A famous opening by director Luis Bunuel, using real time and sound to reveal both more and less than meets the eye, introducing young wife and husband Severine (Catherine Deneuve) and Pierre (Jean Sorel), from the celebrated Belle De Jour, 1967.
Belle De Jour (1967) -- (Movie Clip) You Should See A Specialist Director Luis Bunuel shooting on location in Alpes-Maritimes, France, Severine (Catherine Deneuve), troubled with sexual frustration and fantasies, with husband Pierre (Jean Sorel) and friend Renee (Macha Meril), joined by her creepy boyfriend Husson (Michel Piccoli), early in Belle De Jour, 1967.
Belle De Jour (1967) -- (Movie Clip) What's The Matter With You? Inexplicably seeking out a brothel at a Paris address provided to her by a scary friend, chaste housewife Severine (Catherine Deneuve) meets Madame Anais (Genevieve Page), with just a flash of fantasy from director Luis Bunuel, in Belle De Jour, 1967.
Belle De Jour (1967) -- (Movie Clip) Most Of Those Are Called Remorse After her first shift as a prostitute, Severine (Catherine Deneuve) escapes a date with husband Pierre (Jean Sorel), imagines him with friend Husson (Michel Piccoli), and tells Anais (Genevieve Page) she'd like more work, director Luis Bunuel making it seem normal, in Belle De Jour, 1967.
Yoyo (1965) -- (Movie Clip) October 24, 1929 After opening segments silent with sound effects, nearly 30-minutes into the film, the first narration, as the Great Depression reduces the prospects of "Le Millionaire," the director, writer and star Pierre Etaix, in his highly-regarded first feature, Yoyo, 1965.
Le Grand Amour (1969) -- (Movie Clip) Ten Years Younger Writer, director and star Pierre Etaix as "Pierre," the bored husband having an affair with assistant Agnes (Nicole Calfan), with pal Jacques (Alain Janey) who has advice until his own wife appears in the cafe, in Le Grand Amour, 1969.
Le Grand Amour (1969) -- (Movie Clip) As A Good Christian Now establishing his ennui as a near middle-aged husband and executive, writer, director and star Pierre Etaix imagines how word gets about town in Tours, France, in Le Grand Amour, 1969.