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Even More Directors Series - Volume One - Bertrand Tavernier


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#1 of 19 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted August 01 2005 - 02:42 AM

Prominent French director Bertrand Tavernier may not have a distinctive style or unifying theme, but he is a superb craftsman with a diverse output. Holy Lola (2004) Laissez-passer (2002) ... aka Safe Conduct (International: English title) (USA) ... aka Salvoconducto (Spain) Histoires de vies brisées: les 'double peine' de Lyon (2001) Enfants de Thiès, Les (2001) (TV) Ça commence aujourd'hui (1999) ... aka It All Starts Today (Europe: English title) De l'autre côté du périph (1998) (TV) ... aka The Other Side of the Tracks (USA) Lettre, La (1997) (TV) Capitaine Conan (1996) ... aka Captain Conan Appât, L' (1995) ... aka Fresh Bait ... aka The Bait Fille de d'Artagnan, La (1994) ... aka D'Artagnan's Daughter ... aka Revenge of the Musketeers (USA: video title) ... aka The Daughter of D'Artagnan L.627 (1992) Guerre sans nom, La (1992) ... aka The Undeclared War Contre l'oubli (1991) (segment "Pour Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar") ... aka Écrire contre l'oubli ... aka Against Oblivion ... aka Lest We Forget Daddy Nostalgie (1990) ... aka Daddy Nostalgia (USA) ... aka These Foolish Things Vie et rien d'autre, La (1989) ... aka Life and Nothing But (International: English title) Lyon, le regard intérieur (1988) (TV) ... aka Lyon, Inside Out (International: English title) Passion Béatrice, La (1987) ... aka Beatrice (USA) ... aka Quarto comandamento (Italy) ... aka The Passion of Beatrice (USA: video title) 'Round Midnight (1986) ... aka Autour de minuit (France) Un dimanche à la campagne (1984) ... aka A Sunday in the Country Mississippi Blues (1983) ... aka Pays d'octobre (France) 8ème génération, La (1983) Ciné citron (1983) Philippe Soupault (1982) (TV) ... aka Philippe Soupault et le surréalisme (France) Coup de torchon (1981) ... aka Clean Slate ... aka Clean Up (International: English title) Une semaine de vacances (1980) ... aka A Week's Holiday (UK) ... aka A Week's Vacation Mort en direct, La (1980) ... aka Death Watch - Der gekaufte Tod (West Germany) ... aka Death in Full View ... aka Deathwatch (USA) ... aka Gekaufte Tod, Der (West Germany) Des enfants gâtés (1977) ... aka Spoiled Children Juge et l'assassin, Le (1976) ... aka The Judge and the Assassin Horloger de Saint-Paul, L' (1974) ... aka The Clockmaker of St. Paul (USA) ... aka The Watchmaker of St. Paul (UK) Que la fête commence... (1974) ... aka Let Joy Reign Supreme (USA) Chance et l'amour, La (1964) (segment "Une chance explosive") ... aka Amore e la chance, L' (Italy) ... aka Chance at Love (International: English title) Baisers, Les (1964) (episode 2 "Baiser de Judas") ... aka Baci, I (Italy) ... aka Voglia matta di donna Rank 'em, rate 'em, or admit you've never heard of him.

#2 of 19 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted August 01 2005 - 02:50 AM

It All Starts Today ***
Fresh Bait ***Posted Image
Life and Nothing But ***Posted Image
The Passion of Beatrice ***
'Round Midnight ****
Clean Slate ***
Death Watch ***
The Clockmaker ***Posted Image


#3 of 19 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted August 01 2005 - 03:00 AM

*1. Coup de Torchon - B+
2. Round Midnight - B+


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2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#4 of 19 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted August 01 2005 - 03:53 AM

Ratings from [img]http://static.hometheaterforum.com/imgrepo/4/4d/htf_images_smilies_star.gif"> to [img]http://static.hometheaterforum.com/imgrepo/4/4d/htf_images_smilies_star.gif[/img]
The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974)
Let Joy Reign Supreme (1974)
Chance at Love (1964) (segment "Une chance explosive")
Les Baisers (1964) (episode 2 "Baiser de Judas")

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Are you sure you haven't seen Coup de Torchon Criterion #106, Brook??
       

#5 of 19 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted August 01 2005 - 04:01 AM

Surprising rating for 'Round Midnight, Bill...

#6 of 19 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted August 01 2005 - 04:01 AM

Yes Bill, there are a handful of Criterions that Netflix either no longer or never carried and Coup de Torchon is one of those. Salesman, Grey Gardens, and Most Dangerous Game are some others.
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#7 of 19 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted August 01 2005 - 04:28 AM

Steve, it's the subject matter...not a big fan of Jazz
       

#8 of 19 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted August 01 2005 - 04:59 AM

Half of that statement fits me, and I'll bet you can figure out which half. Posted Image
"Movies should be like amusement parks. People should go to them to have fun." - Billy Wilder

"Subtitles good. Hollywood bad." - Tarzan, Sight & Sound 2012 voter.

"My films are not slices of life, they are pieces of cake." - Alfred Hitchcock"My great humility is just one of the many reasons that I...

#9 of 19 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted August 01 2005 - 05:12 AM

I'm not either - I can only take it in small doses. Still, I found RM to be a highly evocative film.

#10 of 19 OFFLINE   Jim_K

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Posted August 01 2005 - 10:52 AM

Ratings out of Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image


BERTRAND TAVERNIER (1941 -     )

The Princess of Montpensier (2010)

In the Electric Mist (2009) Posted Image Posted Image
Holy Lola (2004)
Safe Conduct (2002) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Histoires de vies brisées: les 'double peine' de Lyon (2001)
Enfants de Thiès, Les (2001)
Ça commence aujourd'hui (1999)
De l'autre côté du périph (1998)
Lettre, La (1997)
Captain Conan (1996) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Bait (1995) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Revenge of the Musketeers (1994) Posted Image Posted Image
L.627 (1992) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Guerre sans nom, La (1992)
Contre l'oubli (1991) (segment "Pour Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar")
Daddy Nostalgie (1990) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Life and Nothing But (1989) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Lyon, le regard intérieur (1988)
Beatrice (1987) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

Round Midnight (1986) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Un dimanche à la campagne (1984)
Mississippi Blues (1983)
8ème génération, La (1983)
Ciné citron (1983)
Philippe Soupault (1982)
Coup de torchon (1981) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Une semaine de vacances (1980)
Death Watch (1980) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image
Des enfants gâtés (1977)
The Judge and the Assassin (1976) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

The Clockmaker of St. Paul (1974) Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

Chance et l'amour, La (1964) (segment "Une chance explosive")
Baisers, Les (1964) (episode 2 "Baiser de Judas")



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#11 of 19 OFFLINE   Elizabeth S

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Posted August 01 2005 - 01:34 PM

I've only seen "The Clockmaker of St. Paul" but have a couple more in my "to watch" pile.

#12 of 19 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted April 21 2006 - 03:49 AM

Update:

Coup de Torchon - B+
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

#13 of 19 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted December 13 2006 - 12:43 AM

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Posted February 02 2007 - 11:40 PM

Updated Master list...............................
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#15 of 19 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted May 03 2008 - 07:50 PM

Updated:

Round Midnight - B+
2002 Sight & Sound Challenge: 321  Last Watched: L'enfance Nue
Last 8 Films Watched: In the Loop - A- / It Might Get Loud - B+ / What Just Happened? - B / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - C- / Drums Along the Mohawk - A- / Punisher War Zone - B+ / Moon - C+ / A Man For All Seasons - B+

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Posted May 24 2008 - 02:33 PM

Coup de torchon (1981) - 7/10

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Posted March 07 2009 - 12:26 AM

Updated Master list...............................
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#18 of 19 OFFLINE   Bill McA

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Posted September 06 2009 - 07:39 AM

UPDATED:

In the Electric Mist (2009) [img]http://static.hometheaterforum.com/imgrepo/4/4d/htf_images_smilies_star.gif"> [img]http://static.hometheaterforum.com/imgrepo/4/4d/htf_images_smilies_star.gif[/img]


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Posted September 19 2010 - 03:25 AM

Update:


Captain Conan (1996)


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