Gerard Depardieu - Screen Icons Collection DVD|
Set Comprises: Buffet Froid Bertrand Blier's Csar Award winning surreal comedy in which Gerard Depardieu stars as a suspected serial killer pitted against an ageing police inspector. Mon Pere Ce Hero Veronique living with her divorced mother is going on easter's holiday to Mauritius with her father. To impress a nice looking boy Benjamin she manages to complicate the situation several times because she makes up a story where her father is presented as her lover and in addition he is a hero and secret agent but with a somewhat criminal past. Tous Les Matins Du Monde It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into wich he moves to dedicate his life to music and his two young daughters Madeleine and Toinette avoiding the outside world. Rumor about him and his music is widespread and even reaches to the court of Louis XIV who wants him at his court in Lully's orchestra but Monsieur de Sainte Colombe refuses. One day a young man Marin Marais comes to see him with a request he wants to be taught how to play the viol. Le Colonel Chabert A dishevelled man visits a lawyer in 1817 Paris claiming the rank and fortune of the dead Colonel Chabert.from£14.95 | RRP:
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Four films starring the acclaimed French actor, Gerard Depardieu. In 'Buffet Froid' (1979), unemployed loner Alphonse Tram (Depardieu) becomes the prime suspect in a serial killing investigation after his knife is found sticking out of a body on the Metro. As the net closes around him and the bodycount escalates, he goes on the run with a couple of unlikely allies: the ageing police inspector who lives upstairs, and a depressive who has murdered his wife. In 'Mon Pere ce Heros' (1991), Depardieu stars as Andre, an estranged father who takes his teenage daughter Veronique (Marie Gillain) away on holiday. While they are away, Veronique begins to act strangely and, by spying on her, Andre finds that she is experiencing her first love and has created a convoluted story in which she has cast Andre as her much older lover. 'Tout les Matins du Monde' (1991) is based on the lives of two 17th century composers, Sainte Colombe and Marin Marais. The old Marais (Depardieu) looks back on his apprenticeship with Sainte Colombe (Jean-Pierre Marielle). Conflict arises between them when Marais (Guillaume Depardieu) leaves for the Grand Siecle Royal Court. Finally, in 'Le Colonel Chabert' (1994), when Colonel Chabert (Depardieu) returns from the Napoleonic wars after being presumed dead for over ten years, he finds a society that no longer stands for the values that he holds dear. After a money-spinning plan set up by a lawyer and the Colonel's former wife, the Colonel loses all faith in the society and turns to a simple life.
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