Films By Claude Goretta

A man is forced into stealing by the circumstances of his life and the pressures put upon him by the system. He has inherited a small factory from his father who made furniture, but he finds competition from plastic products has made his own too expensive. In desperation, he carts his furniture outside and begins to burn it. At the same time he takes to robbery, holding up banks, stores and post o... Read more
Euolaz—one of those comfortable, sprawling Swiss villages where the cattle trot home in the evening and the streets echo ... the sound of their bells. TV journalist Bernard Fontana arrives with his assistant Didier to record an interview with an expert on famine and malnutrition, who has retired to the Alps. ... The interview does not come off, but Fontana learns of another story—a fatal ... road ... Read more
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