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Jean-Louis Trintignant

Jean-Louis Trintignant

French actor
December 11, 1930 (June 17, 2022)

The Most Precious of Cargoes

V.O.: La Plus précieuse des marchandises
Fr. 2024. Animation by Michel Hazanavicius. In a war-torn country, a poor lumberjack takes in a baby who has fallen off a train and raises him as her own.
Runtime: 81 min.

The Best Years of a Life

V.O.: Les Plus belles années d'une vie
Fr. 2019. Sentimental drama by Claude Lelouch with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Anouk Aimée, Marianne Denicourt. An antique dealer and a former race car driver meet again, 50 years after their brief love affair.
Runtime: 91 min.

happy End

V.O.: Happy End
Fr. 2017. Drama by Michael Haneke with Isabelle Huppert, Mathieu Kassovitz, Fantine Harduin. The tribulations of three generations of a family from Calais who made their fortune in the construction and public works industry.
Runtime: 107 min.
Fr. 2012. Drama by Michael Haneke with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert. Paralyzed on her right side after a failed operation, a former piano teacher is cared for at home by her husband, who is in his 80s.
Runtime: 127 min.

Béjart! Did You Say Béjart?

V.O.: Béjart!...Vous avez dit Béjart?...
Fr. 2004. Documentary by Serge Korber.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 2003. Dramatic comedy by Samuel Benchetrit with Sergi Lopez, Marie Trintignant, François Cluzet. An insurance man asks his wife and an actor to impersonate Janis Joplin and John Lennon in order to con a crazy cousin who admires both stars.
Runtime: 104 min.

Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train

V.O.: Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train
Fr. 1997. Psychological drama by Patrice Chéreau with Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Charles Berling, Pascal Greggory.
Runtime: 122 min.
Runtime: 88 min.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 1996. Science-fiction by Enki Bilal with Julie Delpy, Johan Leysen, Michel Piccoli.
Runtime: 102 min.

Three Colours Red

V.O.: Trois Couleurs - Rouge
Fr. 1994. Psychological drama by Krzysztof Kieslowski with Irène Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Lorit. An unexpected complicity develops between a cynical old judge and a sensitive young woman.
Runtime: 96 min.
Fr. 1994. Crime drama by Jacques Audiard with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean Yanne, Mathieu Kassovitz. An old travelling salesman abandons his wife and job to chase two mobsters who assaulted his best friend through France.
Runtime: 100 min.

Angel's Wing

V.O.: L'Instinct de l'ange
Fr. 1993. Drama by Richard Dembo with Lambert Wilson, François Cluzet, Jean-Louis Trintignant. When war broke out in 1914, a young middle-class man, reformed for health reasons, learned to fly and managed to join the Air Force.
Runtime: 113 min.
Fr. 1993. Mores comedy by Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe with Bernard Fresson, Caroline Sihol, Jean-Louis Trintignant. An upright judge must consider the petition of a scheming marquise who wants to have her estranged husband disenfranchised.
Fr. 1992. Crime drama by Dominique Roulet with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Grégoire Colin. An unorthodox police commissioner investigates the suspicious death of a man run over by a train.
Fr. 1991. Dramatic comedy by Bertrand Blier with Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anouk Grinberg, Gérard Depardieu. A young student is dragged into a wild ride by a strange and particularly wild girl.
Runtime: 117 min.
Fr. 1991. History by Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe with Jean Carmet, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Jean-Louis Trintignant. Wondering if Native Americans have souls, Charles V gathered philosophers and theologians in 1550 to discuss the matter.
Fr. 1990. Psychological drama by Christopher Frank with Caroline Cellier, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Philippe Morier-Genoud. A penniless aristocrat rushes to the bedside of her ailing former husband, whom she dreams of winning back.
Runtime: 85 min.
Fr. 1989. Science-fiction by Enki Bilal with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Carole Bouquet, Benoît Régent. While a revolution is rattling a tyrannical regime, dignitaries take refuge in a luxurious underground shelter.
Runtime: 95 min.
Suis. 1987. Psychological drama by Alain Tanner with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacob Berger, Laura Morante. A young man who has become the assistant to a popular director is asked to find an actress who has disappeared from the movie business.
Runtime: 102 min.

A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later

V.O.: Un Homme et une femme, vingt ans déjà
Fr. 1986. Dramatic comedy by Claude Lelouch with Anouk Aimée, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Évelyne Bouix. After a hard professional failure, a film producer thinks of starting a musical based on a personal experience she had 20 years before.
Runtime: 120 min.
Fr. 1986. Psychological drama by Régis Wargnier with Christophe Malavoy, Jane Birkin, Jean-Louis Trintignant. An alcoholic violinist is urged by a friend who suffered from the same ailment to undergo rehab.
Runtime: 102 min.
Fr. 1985. Mores drama by André Téchiné with Juliette Binoche, Lambert Wilson, Wadeck Stanczak. A young actress is loved by two men, one of whom has perverted tendencies.
Runtime: 83 min.
Fr. 1985. Crime drama by Pierre Granier-Deferre with Alain Souchon, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Tanya Lopert. Two police officers follow an ex-convict believing that he will try to recover the loot from the robbery he once committed.
Runtime: 97 min.
Fr. 1984. Psychological drama by Christopher Frank with Marthe Keller, Caroline Cellier, Fanny Cottençon. The personal problems of three women who work in a radiology centre.
Runtime: 106 min.
Fr. 1983. Crime drama by Philippe Labro with Claude Brasseur, Gabrielle Lazure, Jean-Claude Brialy. A commissioner of the Crime Squad, assisted by a young journalist, investigates the murder of a prominent lawyer.
Runtime: 102 min.
Fr. 1983. Satire by Francis Girod with Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michel Serrault. The theft of a compromising letter causes many complications in the life of a state official.
Runtime: 108 min.
Fr. 1983. Drama by Jacques Deray with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Nicole Courcel, Bernard Haller. In a communist country, a university student is subjected to a police examination because of his faith in God.
Runtime: 90 min.
U.S. 1983. War drama by Roger Spottiswoode with Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman. The adventures of three American journalists who find themselves in Nicaragua in 1979 during the civil war.
Runtime: 128 min.

Confidentially Yours

V.O.: Vivement dimanche
Fr. 1983. Police comedy by François Truffaut with Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Philippe Laudenbach. A sassy secretary embarks on an investigation to save her boss who is accused of a double murder.
Runtime: 111 min.

The Day of Atonement

V.O.: Le Grand Pardon
Fr. 1982. Crime drama by Alexandre Arcady with Roger Hanin, Bernard Giraudeau, Jean-Louis Trintignant. An ambitious young mobster seeks to harm a Jew who has taken over the rackets in a Paris neighborhood.
Runtime: 136 min.
Fr. 1982. Crime drama by Boramy Tioulong with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Victor Lanoux, Marie-France Pisier. A novelist living in a town on the French Riviera becomes interested in a case of real estate speculation that seems suspicious.
Runtime: 107 min.
Fr. 1981. Psychological drama by Michel Deville with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Kljajic.
Runtime: 94 min.
Runtime: 119 min.
Runtime: 105 min.
Runtime: 98 min.

Passion d'amour

V.O.: Passione d'amore
It. 1980. Sentimental drama by Ettore Scola with Bernard Giraudeau, Valeria d'Obici, Jean-Louis Trintignant.
Runtime: 118 min.

I Love You All

V.O.: Je vous aime
Fr. 1980. Sentimental drama by Claude Berri with Catherine Deneuve, Serge Gainsbourg, Alain Souchon.
Runtime: 103 min.
Runtime: 130 min.

La Terrasse

V.O.: La Terrazza
Runtime: 161 min.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1979. Psychological drama by Clarisse Gabus with Jane Birkin, Jean-Luc Bideau, Jean-Louis Trintignant.
Runtime: 95 min.
Fr. 1978. Drama by Christian de Chalonge with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Catherine Deneuve, Michel Serrault. A bank employee who was unjustly fired from his job seeks to defend his case.
Runtime: 108 min.
Suis. 1977. Dramatic comedy by Michel Soutter with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Delphine Seyrig, Lea Massari. A director sets out to bring a Chekhov play to the screen in order to get closer to his ex-wife by giving her a role.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1976. Police comedy by Gérard Pirès with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Bernadette Lafont, Lea Massari. An insurance company executive discovers he can use a computer to get rid of those who harm him.
Runtime: 89 min.

The Intruder

V.O.: Les Passagers
Fr. 1976. Crime drama by Serge Leroy with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Bernard Fresson, Mireille Darc. A man and his young stepson are chased by an unknown man on the road between Rome and Paris.
Runtime: 102 min.

The Desert of the Tartars

V.O.: Il Deserto dei Tartari
Fr. 1976. Psychological drama by Valerio Zurlini with Jacques Perrin, Giuliano Gemma, Vittorio Gassman. An officer spends his entire career in a border fortress waiting for hypothetical enemies.
Runtime: 137 min.
Fr. 1975. Psychological drama by Nadine Trintignant with Stefania Sandrelli, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Marthouret. After many misunderstandings, a photographer invites his wife to a second honeymoon in Morocco.
Runtime: 95 min.

La Femme du dimanche

V.O.: La Donna della domenica
It. 1975. Crime drama by Luigi Comencini with Marcello Mastroianni, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Louis Trintignant. A detective suspects that a group of wealthy people are involved in the murder of an architect.
Runtime: 109 min.
Fr. 1975. Crime drama by Jacques Deray with Alain Delon, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Claudine Auger. In 1947, a detective is assigned to find a murderer who has just escaped from a mental institution.
Runtime: 112 min.
Fr. 1974. Crime drama by Robert Enrico with Philippe Noiret, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Marlène Jobert. A writer decides to help a stranger who claims he is being pursued because of a state secret he has overheard.
Runtime: 100 min.
Fr. 1974. Crime drama by Gérard Pirès with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Catherine Deneuve, Claude Brasseur. A man tries to convince bikers that his wife and daughter were murdered.
Runtime: 102 min.
Fr. 1974. Crime drama by Alain Robbe-Grillet with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Philippe Noiret, Anicée Alvina. Threatened with kidnapping, a young woman is entrusted by her father to a detective who takes her to a strange house for safety.
Runtime: 109 min.

The Last Train

V.O.: Le Train
Fr. 1973. Sentimental drama by Pierre Granier-Deferre with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Romy Schneider, Maurice Biraud. As the Germans enter France, a man separated from his wife is lured by a stranger on a crowded train.
Runtime: 101 min.

Love at the Top

V.O.: Le Mouton enragé
Fr. 1973. Mores comedy by Michel Deville with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Romy Schneider. On the advice of a novelist friend, a shy bank employee gains the confidence of a wealthy financier and makes female conquests.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 1973. Chronicle by Michel Drach with Marie-José Nat, David Drach, Jean-Louis Trintignant. A filmmaker wants to film his memories as a Jewish child during the Occupation.
Runtime: 100 min.

The Escapade

V.O.: L'Escapade
Fr. 1973. Mores comedy by Michel Soutter with Marie Dubois, Philippe Clévenot, Antoinette Moya. A biologist arriving too early for a professional meeting meets a young girl whom he invites to stay with him.
Runtime: 99 min.

Successive Slidings of Pleasure

V.O.: Glissements progressifs du plaisir
Fr. 1973. Crime drama by Alain Robbe-Grillet with Anicée Alvina, Olga Georges-Picot, Michael Lonsdale. Strange circumstances surround the interrogation of a young woman suspected of the murder of a companion.
Runtime: 104 min.
Fr. 1973. Police comedy by Jean-Louis Trintignant with Jacques Dufilho, Luce Marquand, Vittorio Caprioli. A baker decides to avenge his son sentenced to death for homicide.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1973. Crime drama by Nadine Trintignant with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Juliet Berto, Michel Bouquet. A lawyer is assigned to defend a woman accused of killing her lover and investigates the circumstances of the crime.
Runtime: 99 min.

The Outside Man

V.O.: Un Homme est mort
Fr. 1972. Thriller by Jacques Deray with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ann-Margret, Roy Scheider. After murdering a mob boss, a contract killer realizes that he has a colleague on his tail.
Runtime: 105 min.

And Hope to Die

V.O.: La Course du lièvre à travers les champs
Fr. 1972. Crime drama by René Clément with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Robert Ryan, Lea Massari. A Frenchman pursued by gypsies takes refuge with criminals who use him to carry out a daring kidnapping.
Runtime: 140 min.

The French Conspiracy

V.O.: L'Attentat
Fr. 1972. Crime drama by Yves Boisset with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michel Piccoli, Gian Maria Volonté. A journalist, involved in a plot against a political leader against his will, threatens to reveal everything to the police.
Runtime: 105 min.

Without Apparent Motive

V.O.: Sans mobile apparent
Fr. 1971. Crime drama by Philippe Labro with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Dominique Sanda, Jean-Pierre Marielle. A police inspector seeks to identify the perpetrator of several murders in Nice.
Runtime: 101 min.

The Crook

V.O.: Le Voyou
Fr. 1970. Thriller by Claude Lelouch with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Christine Lelouch, Charles Denner. A man meticulously organizes the kidnapping of a bank employee's child and demands a ransom from the father's bosses.
Runtime: 120 min.
Fr. 1969. Psychological drama by Marcel Bozzuffi with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Bernard Fresson, Simone Signoret. A man from Rouen, who has spent ten years in the United States, finds his old friends transformed by life.

The Matriarch

V.O.: La Matriarca
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1969. Psychological drama by Nadine Trintignant with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Robert Hossein, Florinda Bolkan. An unstable man confesses to the murder of a young girl who committed suicide.
Runtime: 91 min.

The Conformist

V.O.: Il Conformista
It. 1969. Mores drama by Bernardo Bertolucci with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Dominique Sanda. A neurotic man lives a life that conforms to the norms of his society and joins the fascist party.
Runtime: 110 min.
Fr. 1969. Social drama by Costa-Gavras with Yves Montand, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacques Perrin. In Greece, an honest investigating judge looks into a political assassination.
Runtime: 127 min.

My Night at Maud's

V.O.: Ma nuit chez Maud
Fr. 1969. Psychological drama by Éric Rohmer with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Françoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault. A young Catholic engineer resists the advances of a divorcee out of respect for his future wife.
Runtime: 110 min.

The Great Silence

V.O.: Il Grande Silenzio
It. 1968. Western by Sergio Corbucci with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Klaus Kinski, Frank Wolff. In the snowy mountains of Utah, a gunslinger who cannot speak agrees to avenge a young widow whose innocent husband was killed by a ruthless bounty hunter.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 1967. Sentimental drama by Nadine Trintignant with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Valérie Lagrange, Annie Fargue. The mistress of an architect does not dare to admit to him that she is pregnant.
Runtime: 85 min.

I Am What I Am

V.O.: Col Cuore in gola
It. 1967. Crime drama by Tinto Brass with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ewa Aulin, Charles Kohler. While in London, a French man comes to the aid of a young woman who is involved in a murder.
Runtime: 105 min.

A Man to Kill

V.O.: Un Homme à abattre
Fr. 1967. Crime drama by Philippe Condroyer with Jean-Louis Trintignant, Valérie Lagrange, André Oumansky. A group of men search in South America for a former Nazi concentration camp leader.
Runtime: 85 min.