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Films By Michel Deville

DEEP WATER (Michel Deville, 1981)
The most insane proof of love a man can give his wife is to 'get rid' of her lovers. In front of everyone, Vic (Jean-Louis Trintignant) puts up with the amorous games of Melanie (Isabelle Huppert). H… Read more

LA LECTRICE (Michel Deville, 1988)
A stylish frothy 'light read' of a film, La Lectrice recounts the adventures of a young woman who rents her services as a professional reader to to bourgeois clients ill-disposed to doing their own p… Read more

LE DOSSIER 51 (Michel Deville, 1978)
Michel Deville, previously a director of comedies, turns in Dossier 51 to a realistic account of secret service intelligence activities. ... The story tells of the efforts of the spies of a foreign p… Read more

PALTOQUET (Michel Deville, 1986)
... ... In a harbour cafe presided over by an aloof hostess and tended by a surly barman, four men meet regularly to play cards: the professor, the doctor, the honourable merchant and the journalist.… Read more

TONIGHT OR NEVER (Michel Deville, 1961)
Rarely screened, Tonight or Never features Anna Karina in her first major non-Godard role. ... The plans for a theatre production are tested when the lead actress falls ill - who will play the role? … Read more

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