Alain Delon - Five Film Collection:
French actor Alain Delon has captured hearts across Europe and the world in well over 80 films. Working with legendary filmmakers, such as Antonioni, Melville, Visconti and Losey, and co-stars, such as Nathalie Delon, Simone Signoret, Romy Schneider and fellow French heartthrob, Jean Paul Belmondo, he has won international recognition for roles depicting a broad range of characters, many with duplicitous personas. He is best known for his portrayals of complex loners, breathtakingly romantic lovers and cool, but psychopathic hoodlums.
'THE SWIMMING POOL (LA PISCINE)' 1969 (120 min.) (Der Swimmingpool)
The chilling portrait of male rivalry and jealously reunites real-life lovers ALAIN DELON and ROMY SCHNEIDER as a couple on vacation at a villa near St. Tropez. When her ex-love shows up unexpectedly with his beautiful teenage daughter (JANE BIRKIN), it creates a dangerous love triangle between the grown-ups that leads to deadly consequences.
'DIABOLICALLY YOURS (DIABOLIQUEMENT VOTRE)' 1967 (93 min.) (Mit teuflischen Grüßen)
A provocative French thriller places a wealthy man (DELON) at the center of an extraordinary plot after a car crash leaves him unable to remember who he is. With his wife (SENTA BERGER) convinced he is faking amnesia, he sets out to discover who and why someone wants him to believe he is going crazy and should end his life.
'THE WIDOW COUDERC (LA VEUVE COUDERC)' 1971 (92 min.) (Der Sträfling und die Witwe)
In this dark, intricate melodrama that explores the possibility of love between a young man and older woman, SIMONE SIGNORET plays a contented widow who allows a handsome stranger (DELON) to move in and work on her farm. Their secret affair and plans for the future take a dramatic turn when he succumbs to her jealous sister-in-law's seductive daughter.
'THE GYPSY (LE GITAN)' 1975 (102 min.) (Der Zigeuner)
A long-suffering gypsy (DELON) sets out to steal from the rich to provide sustenance to his fellow gypsies, all of them desperate and treated like trash by French society. Constantly outwitting the authorities as he moves deftly from place to place with the help of accomplices, this king of beggars ultimately cannot break the endless chain of displacement – his people's sad destiny.
'OUR STORY (NOTRE HISTOIRE)' 1984 (110 min.) (Geschichte eines Lächelns)
Sensual, dark and thought-provoking, this unpredictable tale of obsessive love stars DELON as a middle-aged alcoholic whose life is turned upside down by a train ride. Sitting alone in a compartment as he reflects on the emptiness of his world, a beautiful woman (NATHALIE BAYE) suddenly enters, makes love to him and just as suddenly leaves the train, compelling him to follow her.
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