List of French films of 1959

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A list of films produced in France in 1959.

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The 400 Blows François Truffaut Jean-Pierre Léaud, Robert Beauvais, Claire Maurier Drama [1]
All the Boys Are Called Patrick Jean-Luc Godard Drama (short)
Archimède le clochard Gilles Grangier Jean Gabin, Darry Cowl, Bernard Blier Comedy French-Italian co-production[2]
Black Orpheus Marcel Camus Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lea Garcia Fantasy, romance French-Italian-Brazilian co-production[3][4]
Come Dance with Me! Michel Boisrond Brigitte Bardot, Henri Vidal, Dawn Addams Mystery French-Italian co-production[5]
Les Cousins Claude Chabrol Gérard Blain, Jean-Claude Brialy, Juliette Mayniel Drama [6]
Du rififi chez les femmes Alex Joffé Nadja Tiller, Robert Hossein, Silvia Monfort Crime French-Italian co-production[7]
la Fievre monte a El Pao Luis Buñuel Gerard Phillipe, María Félix, Jean Servais Drama French-Mexican production[8]
General della Rovere Roberto Rossellini Vittorio De Sica, Hannes Messemer, Vittorio Caprioli Drama Italian-French co-production[9]
Head of a Tyrant Fernando Cerchio Massimo Girotti, Isabelle Corey Historical Co-production with Italy
Hercules Unchained Pietro Francisci Steve Reeves, Sylvia Lopez, Sylva Koscina Adventure, fantasy Italian-French co-production[10][11]
Hiroshima Mon Amour Alain Resnais Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas Drama French-Japanese co-production[12]
The Indian Tomb Fritz Lang Debra Paget, Paul Christian, Paul Hubschmid Adventure West German-French-Italian co-production[13][14][15]
Les liaisons dangereuses Roger Vadim Jeanne Moreau, Gerard Phillpe, Jean Valerie Drama French-Italian co-production[16]
Pickpocket Robert Bresson Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Pierre Leymarie Drama [17]
The Sign of Leo Éric Rohmer Jess Hahn, Michèle Girardon, Van Doude Comedy-drama [18]
Pourquoi viens-tu si tard? Henri Decoin Henri Vidal, Michèle Morgan, Claude Dauphin Drama
Stars at Noon Jacques Ertaud, Marcel Ichac Roger Blin Adventure Entered into the 9th Berlin International Film Festival
The Tiger of Eschnapur Fritz Lang Debra Paget, Paul Hubschmid, Claus Holm Adventure West German-French-Italian co-production[19][20][21]
The Verdict Jean Valère Marina Vlady, Robert Hossein Drama Entered into the 1st Moscow International Film Festival

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Erickson, Hal. "The 400 Blows". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Pavlides, Dan. "Archimède le clochard". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Black Orpheus". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Orfeu Negro". Bifi.fr (in French). Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "Come Dance with Me!". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  6. ^ Hobart, Tana. "Les Cousins". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  7. ^ Erelewine, Iotis. "Du rififi chez les femmes". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  8. ^ Erickson, Hal. "La Fievre monte a El Pao femmes". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  9. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "Il General della Rovere". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  10. ^ Eder, Bruce. "Hercules Unchained". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Ercole e la regina di Lidia". BFI Film & Television Database. London: British Film Institute. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  12. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Hiroshima Mon Amour". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  13. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "The Indian Tomb". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Das indische Grabmal". BFI Film & Television Database. London: British Film Institute. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Das indische Grabmal". Filmportal.de. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  16. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Les liaisons dangereuses". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  17. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Pickpocket". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  18. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "Le Signe du Lion". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  19. ^ Mannikka, Eleanor. "The Tiger of Eschnapur". Allmovie. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  20. ^ "Der Tiger von Eschnapur". BFI Film & Television Database. London: British Film Institute. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Der Tiger von Eschnapur". Filmportal.de. Retrieved February 18, 2013. 

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