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Daniel Auteuil

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Jean De FloretteJean De Florette (1986) Aro Favourite
Dir. Claude Berri
Feat. Yves Montand, Gerard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil
A modern classic of love, greed and revenge set against the beauty of 1920s French Provence, superbly performed by three of France's biggest…
Manon Des SourcesManon Des Sources (1986) Aro Favourite
Dir. Claude Berri
Feat. Yves Montand, Emmanuelle Beart, Daniel Auteuil
Indispensible sequel to JEAN DE FLORETTE concludes Marcel Pagnol's story of innocence, greed, envy and revenge in 1920s Provence. At the time the…
Romuald et JulietteRomuald et Juliette (1989) Aro Favourite
Dir. Coline Serreau
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Firmine Richard, Pierre Vernier
French comedy at its very best contrasts the lives of a yoghurt company director and a black mother–of–five cleaning lady who through…
Elegant Criminel, L' (1990)
Dir. Francis Girod
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Jean Poiret, Jaques Weber
Daniel Auteuil stars in this irreverent and witty biography of suave petty thief and condemned killer Pierre Lacenaire, whose brief flame burned…
My Favourite SeasonMy Favourite Season (Ma Saison Préférée) (1993) Recommended
Dir. Andre Techine
Feat. Catherine Deneuve, Daniel Auteuil, Marthe Villalonga
Involving French character drama, which observes the cracks in a woman's family dynamic when her elderly mother must move in with her due to poor…
Queen MargotQueen Margot (La Reine Margot) (1994) Recommended
Dir. Patrice Chereau
Feat. Isabelle Adjani, Vincent Perez, Virna Lisi
A bodice–ripping yarn of treachery and forbidden passions between warring Catholic and Protestant factions in late 1500s France. Isabelle…
Separation, TheSeparation, The (1994) Recommended
Dir. Christian Vincent
Feat. Isabelle Huppert, Daniel Auteuil
Isabelle Huppert and Daniel Auteuil provide a class double–act for this moving, mature portrait of a middle–class Parisian couple who put…
French Woman, AFrench Woman, A (Une Femme Francaise) (1995)
Dir. Regis Wargnier
Feat. Emmanuelle Beart, Daniel Auteuil
Emmanuelle Beart stars in this period tale of idyllic romance compromised by the reality of war. The director of INDOCHINE again embraces the…
Eighth Day, TheEighth Day, The (1996)
Dir. Jaco Van Dormael
Feat. Daniel Auteuil
The director of the much–loved TOTO THE HERO makes another film about magic at ground level, with Daniel Auteuil having his humdrum life…
Le BossuLe Bossu (On Guard) (1997)
Dir. Phillipe De Broca
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Vincent Perez, Fabrice Luchini
A classically composed swashbuckler in the Dumas tradition (THE THREE MUSKETEERS), in which a wittily vengeful fencing master (Auteuil) disguises…
Girl on the Bridge, TheGirl on the Bridge, The (1999)
Dir. Patrice Leconte
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Vanessa Paradis
This glossy slice of modern 'poetic realism' has an attractive visual component but its arch–Romanticism won't be everyone's glass of Chablis.…
La Veuve de Saint-PierreLa Veuve de Saint-Pierre (Widow Of Saint-Pierre) (1999)
Dir. Patrice Leconte
Feat. Emir Kusturica, Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil
In 1850, on a tiny island near Canada, an oafish Emir Kusturica is sentenced to die by guillotine. While waiting for an executioner to arrive from…
Escort, TheEscort, The (Mauvaise Passe) (1999)
Dir. Michel Blanc
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Stuart Townsend, Noah Taylor
A ruffled Frenchman (Auteuil) – family man and professor – in the throes of a mid–life crisis travels to London, where he enjoys…
Lost Son, TheLost Son, The (2000)
Dir. Chris Menges
Feat. Nastassja Kinski, Katrin Cartlidge, Daniel Auteuil
Noir–ish excursion into the world of child sex–slavery rings in the London criminal underworld, has Daniel Auteuil (A HEART IN WINTER) as…
Closet, TheCloset, The (Le Placard) (2001) Recommended
Dir. Francis Veber
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Gerard Depardieu, Thierry Lhermitte
More comic gold from the king of French farce, Francis Veber, who understands the value of a good premise, great actors, and simple, unpretentious…
Apres VousApres Vous (After You) (2003)
Dir. Pierre Salvadori
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Sandrine Kiberlain, Jose Garcia
A well–meaning French maitre d' (Auteuil) saves a lovelorn Parisian (Garcia) from topping himself in a midnight park, before becoming…
36 Quai Des Orfevres36 Quai Des Orfevres (2004)
Dir. Olivier Marchal
Feat. Gerard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil
Gerard Depardieu and Daniel Auteuil partner again for this straight–faced policier as two veteran cops who compete for the top job while trying…
HiddenHidden (Cache) (2005) Recommended
Dir. Michael Haneke
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Benichou
A disquieting modern thriller that pulls no punches, depositing a climate of terrorism and fear onto the lives of two French professionals and their…
One Stays, One LeavesOne Stays, One Leaves (L' un reste, l'autre part) (2005)
Dir. Claude Berri
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Nathalie Baye
Witty French comedy with an undercurrent of angst in which two philandering middle–aged husbands do their utmost to juggle fresh–faced…
Valet, TheValet, The (La Doublure) (2006) Aro Favourite
Dir. Francis Veber
Feat. Gad Elmaleh, Daniel Auteuil, Alice Taglioni
Another inspired comic concoction from Francis Veber (dir. of most everything French and funny), that this time follows a meek parking valet who…
Conversations with My GardenerConversations with My Gardener (Dialogue avec mon jardinier) (2006) Recommended
Dir. Jean Becker
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Fanny Cottencon
Leisurely mateship comedy about a jilted artist (Auteuil) who retreats to his remote country home, forging a mid–life bond with a local…
My Best FriendMy Best Friend (2006) Recommended
Dir. Patrice Leconte
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Dany Boon
Daniel Auteuil lends his lovable persona to this textbook French comedy as a frosty antique dealer who has 10 days to disprove his work colleagues'…
Dinner Guest, The Dinner Guest, The (L'Invité) (2007)
Dir. Laurent Bouhnik
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Valérie Lemercier, Thierry Lhermitte
The side order of French fries to THE DINNER GAME’s comedic cassoulet, this overly contrived yet lightly amusing farce serves up a…
Me TwoMe Two (La Personne Aux Deux Personnes) (2008)
Dir. Bruno Lavaine, Nicolas Charlet
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Alain Chabat
This French farce sets up a straight–laced, friendless accountant for possession by the spirit of an 80s one–hit–wonder, with…
MR 73MR 73 (The Last Deadly Mission) (2008) Recommended
Dir. Olivier Marchal
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Olivia Bonamy, Philippe Nahon
Rock solid policier stars Daniel Auteuil as a drunken, burnt–out cop whose shot at redemption comes in the form of a woman requiring protection…
Someone I LovedSomeone I Loved (2009)
Dir. Zabou Breitman
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Marie-Josee Croze, Florence Loiret Caille
Nuanced romantic drama with Auteuil reflecting on his great lost love while attempting to console his jilted daughter–in–law.
Well-Digger's Daughter, TheWell-Digger's Daughter, The (2011)
Dir. Daniel Auteuil
Feat. Daniel Auteuil, Kad Merad, Sabine Azema
Daniel Auteuil covets the art house with his directorial debut, a bright, old–fashioned adaptation of a Marcel Pagnol novel centred on a feud…
JappeloupJappeloup (2013)
Dir. Christian Duguay
Feat. Guillaume Canet, Marina Hands, Daniel Auteuil
A workmanlike rendering of the feats of Jappeloup, a diminutive horse who went to triumph against the odds at the 1988 Seoul games, becoming a French…

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