Les Quatre Cents Coups (The 400 Blows) (1959) – Francois Truffant (Niall McArdle)

Synopsis: A neglected young boy in Paris is sent to reform school for petty thievery. Advertisements

Madame de… (1953) Max Ophüls (Sight & Sound Critic Poll Series)

Top 100 position – Joint 93rd Short Plot Summary: In France of the late 19th century, the wife of a wealthy general, the Countess Louise, sells the earrings her husband … Continue reading Madame de… (1953) Max Ophüls (Sight & Sound Critic Poll Series)

The Battle Of Algiers (1966) – Gillo Pontecorvo

Short Plot Summary: The Battle of Algiers is a 1966 war film based on occurrences during the Algerian War against The French Government in North Africa, the most prominent being … Continue reading The Battle Of Algiers (1966) – Gillo Pontecorvo