Tag: charles berling

Charles Berling as film director Georges Figon in I Saw Ben Barka Get Killed

I Saw Ben Barka Get Killed

    Ben Barka was a prominent revolutionary activist from Morocco who was “disappeared” by the French authorities in 1965. Co-writers/directors Serge Le Péron and Saïd Smihi tell his story as a dramatic reconstruction of what probably happened and cast the suave Charles Berling as the crooked film producer who

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Bruno Todeschini and Vincent Perez in Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train

Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train

    A bunch of reasonably familiar French faces (Charles Berling, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi among them) all get together in a talky French Big Chill sort of affair, concerned with the interaction of lots of individuals, as was director Patrice Chéreau’s recent Queen Margot. Though here we’re in the

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