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Philippe Léotard

Philippe Léotard

French singer and actor (1940-2001)
August 28, 1940 (August 25, 2001)
Fr. 1996. Court drama by Michel Wyn with Corinne Dacla, Philippe Léotard, Jean-Claude Jay.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1994. Psychological drama by Jean Becker with Vanessa Paradis, Clotilde Courau, Gérard Depardieu. A young delinquent decides to leave her friends on the street in order to find and kill her father, whom she holds responsible for her mother's suicide.
Runtime: 114 min.

Free Fall

V.O.: Chute libre
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1993. Sentimental drama by Paul Boujenah with Gérard Darmon, Mathilda May, Philippe Léotard. Seduced by each other, a prison escapee and a mysterious young woman spend a night together before turning themselves in to the authorities.
Runtime: 79 min.
Fr. 1989. Social drama by Jean-Claude Dague with Jean Dolande, Lorène Russell, Thierry Imbert. The years of misery and humiliation a good guy endures in prison because he had the bad idea to stage a hold-up.
Runtime: 113 min.
Fr. 1988. Comedy by Gérard Zingg with Marie Louisa, Victoria Abril, Richard Bohringer. In 1942, the young heiress of an English lord must find his son, abandoned in the African jungle twenty years earlier.
Runtime: 90 min.

The Color of the Wind

V.O.: La Couleur du vent
Fr. 1988. Psychological drama by Pierre Granier-Deferre with Élizabeth Bourgine, Philippe Léotard, Fabrice Luchini. A young literary advisor in a publishing house maintains a correspondence with an American writer whom she has published without ever having met him.
Runtime: 84 min.

Le Sud

V.O.: Sur
Arg. 1988. Poetic drama by Fernando E. Solanas with Miguel Angel Sola, Susu Pecoraro, Philippe Léotard. Freed one summer night, a political prisoner wanders the streets of his neighbourhood recalling his past struggles and loves.
Runtime: 127 min.
Bel. 1988. History by André Delvaux with Gian Maria Volonté, Sami Frey, Mathieu Carrière. In the sixteenth century, a doctor wanted by the Inquisition returns to his hometown of Bruges under an assumed name.
Runtime: 110 min.
Fr. 1987. Documentary by Agnès Varda with Jane Birkin, Philippe Léotard, Jean-Pierre Léaud. Portrait of actress Jane Birkin alternating with sketches on various themes.
Runtime: 95 min.
Fr. 1987. Social drama by Frank Cassenti with Michel Jonasz, Erland Josephson, Wojtech Pszoniak. A young boy learns the story of his father, a Jewish communist who was unjustly accused of treason by Stalin's police.
Runtime: 90 min.
Suis. 1987. Moral study by Claude Goretta with Charles Vanel, Catherine Mouchet, Philippe Léotard. Mountaineers react differently when an old man considered to be a sorcerer tells them that the sun will disappear permanently.
Runtime: 118 min.
Fr. 1987. Dramatic comedy by Philippe Monnier with Philippe Léotard, Catherine Jarrett, Benoît Régent. A young university professor goes to the home of a great poet's widow to catalogue her husband's unpublished works.


V.O.: Le Paltoquet
Fr. 1986. Police comedy by Michel Deville with Michel Piccoli, Jean Yanne, Fanny Ardant. While investigating the murder of a stranger, a commissioner focuses his search on the regulars of a seedy caf
Runtime: 94 min.
Fr. 1986. Sentimental drama by Jacques Rouffio with Nicole Garcia, Sami Frey, Pierre Arditi. A businessperson with right-wing political views pursues a passionate affair with a socialist politician.
Runtime: 90 min.

Tangos, the Exile of Gardel

V.O.: Tangos, l'exil de Gardel
Fr. 1985. Musical drama by Fernando E. Solanas with Marie Laforêt, Miguel Angel Sola, Philippe Léotard. In Paris, a group of Argentines in exile seeks to put on a musical show under the patronage of a tango singer who died in 1935.
Runtime: 121 min.
Runtime: 101 min.
Runtime: 88 min.
Fr. 1984. Psychological drama by Pierre Zucca with Philippe Léotard, Laetitia Léotard, Jérôme Zucca. A teenage girl takes advantage of one of her father's many absences to discover his true personality.
Runtime: 100 min.
Fr. 1984. Sentimental drama by Alain Maline with Évelyne Bouix, Philippe Léotard, Tanya Lopert. The problems faced by a writer and her alcoholic husband when they reconnect after two years of separation.
Runtime: 85 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. 1984. Crime drama by Bob Decout with Philippe Léotard, Jacques Penot, Annie Girardot. Indebted and abandoned by his girlfriend, a man decides to become a hired killer and gets trapped.
Runtime: 92 min.
Runtime: 94 min.
Fr. 1983. Crime drama by Claude Berri with Coluche, Richard Anconina, Agnès Soral. With the help of a sassy girl, a night gas station attendant sets out to avenge the death of a young friend who was shot by mobsters.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1982. Crime drama by Robin Davis with Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, François Perrot. A retired hired killer is hunted down by the organization that employed him.
Runtime: 95 min.
Fr. 1982. Crime drama by Bob Swaim with Richard Berry, Nathalie Baye, Philippe Léotard. A police officer pressures a former gangster to be his informant.
Runtime: 100 min.
Fr. 1982. Dramatic comedy by Alain Jessua with Patrick Dewaere, Fanny Cottençon, Jacques Dutronc. A man lives in blissful optimism after undergoing a special treatment.
Runtime: 114 min.
Fr. 1981. Comedy by François Leterrier with Christian Clavier, Marie-Anne Chazel, Philippe Léotard. After a quarrel with his wife, a Parisian executive decides to spend his vacation in a hippie community.
Runtime: 85 min.
Runtime: 141 min.
Fr. 1980. Psychological drama by Bertrand Tavernier with Nathalie Baye, Michel Galabru, Gérard Lanvin.
Runtime: 102 min.
Fr. 1980. Psychological drama by Jean-Claude Morin with Philippe Léotard, Anne-Laure Meury, Henri Serre.

The Little Mermaid

V.O.: La Petite Sirène
Fr. 1980. Dramatic comedy by Roger Andrieux with Laura Alexis, Philippe Léotard, Evelyne Dress.
Runtime: 104 min.
Fr. 1978. Crime drama by Claude Barma with Simone Signoret, Philippe Léotard, Juliet Berto. Victim of a set-up by his wife and her lover, a night watchman accused of theft flees and barricades himself with his two children.
G.-B. 1978. Dramatic comedy by Peter Hammond with Tom Bell, Kika Markham, Philippe Léotard. A young journalist imposes herself on a yacht owner who is participating in a solo ocean race.
Fr. 1978. Social drama by Patrice Chéreau with Simone Signoret, Philippe Léotard, Robert Manuel. A retired schoolteacher accepts the management of a struggling local newspaper.
Runtime: 113 min.

Your Turn, My Turn

V.O.: Va voir maman, papa travaille
Fr. 1977. Sentimental drama by François Leterrier with Marlène Jobert, Philippe Léotard, Vladimir Andrès. Although married and mother of a young boy, a woman begins a romance with the divorced father of a little girl.
Runtime: 101 min.

Judge Fayard Called the Sheriff

V.O.: Le Juge Fayard dit Le Shérif
Fr. 1977. Crime drama by Yves Boisset with Patrick Dewaere, Aurore Clément, Philippe Léotard. An investigating judge tries to dismantle a gang with which politicians are associated.
Runtime: 112 min.
Fr. 1976. Dramatic comedy by Daniel Duval with Philippe Léotard, Albert Dray, Zoé Chauveau. Two brothers try to free their young sister from a reformatory.
Runtime: 95 min.
Fr. 1976. Moral study by René Féret with Philippe Léotard, Myriam Boyer, Marcel Dalio. The celebration of a young boy's first communion is an opportunity to remember the family past.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 1975. Drama by Serge Leroy with Mimsy Farmer, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Philippe Léotard. Hunters with common interests join forces to track down a young woman who has been raped by two of their own.
Runtime: 95 min.

Cat & Mouse

V.O.: Le Chat et la souris
Fr. 1975. Crime drama by Claude Lelouch with Serge Reggiani, Michèle Morgan, Philippe Léotard. The ups and downs of an unorthodox detective's investigation into the death of a construction contractor.
Runtime: 108 min.
Suis. 1974. Dramatic comedy by Claude Goretta with Gérard Depardieu, Marlène Jobert, Dominique Labourier. After his father's death, a young man realizes how bad the family business is and starts to pull off heists.
Runtime: 115 min.
Suis. 1974. Psychological drama by Alain Tanner with Philippe Léotard, Olimpia Carlisi, Juliet Berto. A candidate for a deputy's position has an affair with an Italian waitress.
Runtime: 115 min.

The Mouth Agape

V.O.: La Gueule ouverte
Fr. 1974. Psychological drama by Maurice Pialat with Philippe Léotard, Hubert Deschamps, Monique Mélinand. A woman with cancer who has only a few months to live is taken home to die surrounded by her loved ones.
Runtime: 85 min.
Can. 1973. Sentimental drama by Claude Jutra with Geneviève Bujold, Richard Jordan, Philippe Léotard. Unhappy with her husband, the Lord of Kamouraska, a young woman urges an American doctor to kill him.
Runtime: 123 min.
Fr. 1972. Drama by René Vautier with Alexandre Arcady, Hamid Djellouli, Philippe Léotard. In 1961, during the Algerian War, a French army commando hunts down rebels.
Runtime: 100 min.

Two English Girls

V.O.: Les Deux Anglaises et le continent
Fr. 1971. Sentimental drama by François Truffaut with Jean-Pierre Léaud, Kika Markham, Stacey Tendeter. At the turn of the twentieth century, a young Frenchman falls in love with the two daughters of his mother
Runtime: 116 min.
Fr. 1970. Crime drama by Claude Sautet with Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider, Bernard Fresson. A police inspector, disappointed by his successive failures, pushes small thugs to commit a robbery in order to catch them in the act.
Runtime: 112 min.

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