Jean-François Stévenin (French: [stevnɛ̃]; born 23 April 1944) is a French actor and filmmaker. He has appeared in 150 films and television shows since 1968. He starred in the film Cold Moon, which was entered into the 1991 Cannes Film Festival.
Movies & TV shows
Women and men are lost in their thoughts at random hours of the day and streets of the city. From this sudden intimacy, the murmurs of their little inner voice let us hear the anxieties of love.
An aging mobster escapes from prison and is taken in by a beautiful blonde who wants him to kill her uncle because he guards her money but doesn't want her to use it. She wants the gangster to kill hi...
An elderly woman discovers an adolescent wild boar on her doorstep and decides to adopt the beast as her last -- and most beloved -- child.
A new way of experiencing film narrative has been created by the National Film Board of Canada and Seances. There are hundreds of thousands of new stories created by code. The audience will only have ...
The Mysteries of Paris: Jacques Rivette's Out 1 Revisited
In June 2015, forty-five years after OUT 1 was made, the filmmakers went to Paris to interview cast and crew members and to revisit some of the film’s most significant locations. THE MYSTERIES OF PARI...
Mirage d'amour avec fanfare
1925, In a mining town in the middle of nowhere in Chile. The daughter of an anarchist hairdresser falls deeply in love with a trumpeter. They will have to fight dictatorship in order to save their lo...
The Young One
Zico has a thirst for elsewhere. He embarks on a cargo shop in Le Havre. Soon, tensions with the rest of the crew and repeated damages undermine his dreams of adventures.
A man is beheaded. The head of the dead man told his story at the bottom of the basket. There was a scandal surrounding the Priest of Uruffe.
The Forbidden Room
A submarine crew, a feared pack of forest bandits, a famous surgeon, and a battalion of child soldiers all get more than they bargained for as they move toward progressive ideas on life and love.
The First Summer
Two sisters meet up late one summer to clear out the house of their deceased grandparents.
Two enigmatic figures with code names, Costello and the Colonel, bound seemingly by some mysterious revolutionary past, engage in an intense conversation concerning the architecture surrounding them, ...
François Truffaut l'insoumis
This portrait of the world-famous French director based on his personal correspondance reveals the little known insurgent side of his personnality. Featuring interviews with close collaborators, frien...
The Last Diamond
Simon, a burglar on probation, agreed to go on the biggest shot of his life: The flight of the "Florentine", a mythical diamond set auction by its owners. To succeed, he must approach Julia, expert di...
5 Movies · 1 TV show
The bonds of a 30-year friendship are tested when Walter's 20-year-old daughter, Clemence, falls in love with his friend Paul.
A person has a sadomasochistic relationship.
Le Renard jaune
Charles Senac, author of a single novel but crowned by the Prix Goncourt, is hated by the regulars of the bar-restaurant "Le Renard jaune" who regularly insult him. One morning he is found dead in his...
In 1991, a loving wife, a new-born daughter, and a dream job were all that Detective Alexandre Falco had. He was shot in the head outside. After 22 years, Falco can see that everything has changed.
A Senegalese teenager is recruited to pursue his dream of playing professional soccer in Europe.
Bright Days Ahead
There are good days to come. Time is running out for her to take care of her family. She realized that the new freedom was synonymous with boredom. She decided to join the senior club after initially ...
A drama was set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.
Of Snails and Men
One worker in a bankrupt factory finds an unusual solution to save his co-workers from unemployment. If it doesn't work the factory will be privatized and sold to a French company planning to convert ...
35-year-old Jean still lives with his mother in a small village in Corsica and works as a cook in the family's restaurant. His future, to his great despair, is all mapped out: he'll take over the rest...
Following a series of unsolved robberies, the authorities give carte blanche to commander Clara Damico. A well-known figure in organized crime is currently in prison. Commander Damico is willing to gi...
A young member of the European Parliament faces a conflict of interest as she leads an investigation into an oil tanker disaster.
A Burning Desire
Yann and Rose are young, they love and want to have a child. Nine months later ... still no baby in sight. They then show great imagination and try everything ... no matter what it is. But they wish...
The Silence of Joan
In 1430, Joan of Arc, the prisoner of a powerful lord of the north of France is sold to the English. As a captive awaiting her death, she is approached by different men for whom she is believed to be ...
Let My People Go!
Everyone knows that Ruben is Jewish, gay, half-French, half-Finnish, a thief who can't help himself, and possibly a murderer. Ruben isn't the only person who doesn't know who he is. Ruben doesn't know...
Paris, April 1994. A young journalist is reporting on people who fled the massacres in Rwanda. Clément is a student of Hutu origin and her fiancée hasn't been able to leave the country. Clément was pe...
Mutual attraction leads two married couples to swap bedtime partners.
My Afternoons with Margueritte
An older and well-read woman bonds with a lonely man.
Dirty Money: Undercover
A Swiss policeman infiltrates an international money laundering ring. Based on a true story.
The unexpected meeting of a father and a son in the working world.
The man was trying to save his lost lover from a mob. The city of Santa Maria is falling into chaos as an armed military group prepares to take power in a coup. Ossorio used to call Santa Maria home, ...
When Ahab's mother dies in childbirth, the infant's gruff father places his son in the care of his pious aunt. It is Rose who sparks the imagination of the young boy by teaching him to read the Bible,...
A World of Ours
Noé comes into sixth grade at the same time he discovers a new city and a new house where he has just moved with his father, Marc. Coached by him, Noé takes intensive training of combat sport. And Mar...
Like a Star Shining in the Night
When one of them has a brush with death, a young couple finds out what love really means. The more time they spent together, the more they realized they never wanted to be apart. After they married, t...
Room of Death
Two men hit and killed another man while on a joyride. The money was buried in a coal hill. The missing blind girl's body was found in a warehouse near the site of the hit-and-run. The man who kidnapp...
Il a suffi que maman s'en aille...
A coupe get a divorce; the father gets to keep the youngest daughter.
Two young Nicaraguan children, Saslaya and her mute brother Dario, must travel to Costa Rica to find their long-lost mother.
1 Movie · 1 TV show
By the will of her uncle who was murdered, the head of a powerful mafia clan was created. In a world of men, murder and criminality, she becomes a respected, but also hated, woman.
A Summer Day
A small community is completely off-balance because of the sudden death of a teenager during a soccer match.
Isabelle Huppert stars as a pair of twin sisters in Werner Schroeter's gorgeously composed and utterly berserk opus stuffed to overflowing with sailors, drag queens, suicides, cemeteries, doppelgänger...
An old man in dressing gown and slippers is abandoned by his family on an area of highway while on vacation. He later finds himself in a hospital where a nurse, Gégène, calls him Mischka.
Man on the Train
Johnny Hallyday plays Milan, a man who steps off a train into a small French village. As he waited for the day when he would rob the bank, he ran into an old poetry teacher. There is a man named Jean....
All About Love
Maria is a bright and attractive but not especially responsible young woman who is used to having things go her way in life. Out of school and with no clear career path, Maria ends up taking a job put...
Brotherhood of the Wolf
In 18th century France, the King sent the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
2 Movies · 1 TV show
Genet à Chatila
A documentary about the French writer Jean Genet and his relations with the Palestinian revolution. One day after the September 1982 massacre at the refugee camp of Shatila in Beirut, Genet visits the...
This is a psychological drama about Louis Riquier, a veteran of the Algerian war and a divorced father whose wife has custody of their children and who barricades himself with the kids in his country ...
A Private detective is hired to trace a woman who ran away and disappeared on her wedding day. The movie follows him and recounts the story of her life through her eyes and the eyes of those interview...
Jeanne is a young weirdo girl who flies to Paris, and is hired by an old lady called Madeleine as an au pair. Jeanne lies to Madeleine, she says she comes from a very rich family. Young Madeleine's ad...
France, 17th century, during the reign of Louis XIII. When a dear friend, the Duke of Nevers, is treacherously assassinated by a powerful relative, a skilled swordsman, the noble Henri de Lagardère, s...
Les aveux de l'innocent
Serge Perrin is 23 and unusually happy at the prospect of spending the rest of his life in jail for a series of crimes he did not commit. This black French comedy attempts to explain via flashback the...
Les frères Gravet
Gravet brothers meet in Beaune during their mother's funeral.
Raymond and Robert Bidochon lead a dismal life in a suburban HLM. The change, so hoped for by Raymonde, could come from a reality show, Grand Bonheur, in which they participate.
The World of Jacques Demy
Agns Varda made a documentary about her late husband. She has a piece similar to the one she has.
Black for Remembrance
This French thriller begins with a flashback to a small village dance where a six-year-old girl is kidnapped and killed. Seventeen years later the murder remains unsolved. The girl's parents Caroline ...
Jean-Louis is an naive, amiable orphan who spent his life with his elderly and very strict grandfather. Jean-Louis was a 25-year old virgin when a free-spirited young Parisian woman was temporarily st...
Ariel, a young French Jew, decides to leave his family to go to Israel and secretly become an agent of Mossad, the Israeli secret service. After years of training, his first mission is in Paris to ste...
Jacques Rivette, le Veilleur
This film of interviews with the film director Jacques Rivette was produced in collaboration with Serge Daney, film critic from “Cahiers du cinéma”, then of “Liberation”. In the course of their conver...
Le Grand Pardon 2
A government agent is trying to regain control of a turf war. From the movie.
A teen girl is wrongly suspected of a crime. A former cop is helping her to prove her innocence. The only problem with her behavior is that it brings the two of them more than once into trouble.
Based on a true story. The story is set on the sweeping French countryside where Serge Duval, a veterinarian, lives with his wife, Elisabeth and their two young children. One day, their young son Ol...
Mona and I
Mona is the girlfriend of Pierre, who is a member of a rather pathetic rock band in France. Their hero is the singer "Johnny Valentine " who, seeing that Mona is being neglected, decides to make her h...
This brooding, enigmatic story won the 1989 Prix George Sadoul at the Cannes Film Festival, in the category "Un Certain Regard," which focuses on "smaller" films. In the story, Gerard and his wife Ann...
The French Revolution
The decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem is a history of the French Revolution. The story from 1789 to August 10, 1792 is the first pa...
The Husbands, the Wives, the Lovers
In the summer holidays, a group of women stay behind in Paris whilst their husbands and children take a vacation on the sunny Island of Ré. The women – wives, frustrated spinsters and adolescents – pr...
How Good the Whites Are
The humanitarian aid expedition "Angeles Azules" (Blue Angels), comprising twelve Europeans and six trucks loaded with provisions to alleviate hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa, advances across the contine...
Lili, a pouty and voluptuous 14-year-old, is caravan camping with her family in Biarritz. She's self-aware and holds her own in a café conversation with a concert pianist she meets, but she has a wild...
Francois Marboni is a butcher who is being blackmailed for having an affair with the prostitute Rachel in this black comedy. He decides to hire a hit man when the blackmailer demands that he start cut...
Vent de panique
Roland and Martine, once child stars in a TV series, have sunk into a life of crime. Answering an ad from Isabelle, a young girl seeking work with children, they abduct her with the intention of selli...
I Hate Actors
A Hollywood studio is producing another spectacular when the top billed male stars suddenly show up as corpses, killed before the critics could ever put pen to paper. Under suspicion is a talent agent...
Menage develops into a very dark, very confusing probe into the seamier aspects of Parisian life after it begins as a comedy of sorts. Depardieu's gayness doesn't stop him from commiserating with thos...
Mexico / West Germany, 1986
The drama of the Indians of tropical Mexico in the early twentieth century. The Rebellion of the Hanged is the intense story of the rise of the oppressed pawns and their struggle to achieve freedom an...
John the Baptist was imprisoned for protesting Herod's marriage to his brother's wife. Jealousies rage and Herod's step-daughter and niece seduces Herod by means of a dance to give her the head of the...
In a routine look at what it means to finally leave adolescence behind — even in one’s mature years — this series of mood swings and sequences focuses on two grown men. Francois (Jean Francois Steveni...
The 1985 French crime movie Cop's Honor was directed by José Pinheiro and starred Alain Delon as a retired police officer. His teenage daughter was killed by a gang of mysterious hooded killers and so...
Jim lives in an inn with his parents. The arrival of a strange captain will cause trouble for him and make him into a universe of adventures.
Robert Avranche, a middle-aged alcoholic garage owner, is sitting on a train reflecting on the emptiness of his life. An attractive young woman, Donatienne, suddenly enters the compartment and offers ...
Flight To Berlin
In this enigmatic thriller, Susannah (Tusse Silberg) is suddenly herded out of an apartment in the middle of the night and brought to a police station for extensive questioning about why she was in a ...
While shooting a film, the director becomes interested in the unfolding struggle of a young factory worker that has been laid off by a boss who did not like her union activities.
A Room in Town
Set against the backdrop of an increasingly violent strike, a worker falls in love with a middle-class daughter of his landlady.
Le Pont du Nord
Marie just got out of prison. In their pursuit of a mysterious briefcase carried by Marie's former lover, they roam the street of Paris, transformed into a giant board game, a maze with mysterious tra...
This drama about a barmaid caught up in events beyond her control is the first film directed by Juliet Berto, and was also based on her own concept for the story. The barmaid is trying to take care of...
Escape to Victory
A group of POWs in a German prison camp play the German National Soccer Team in this powerful film depicting the role of prisoners during World War II.
New Yorker Ben Phillips and mysterious Léo Hoffmann are strangers who are summoned to Paris by a mutual acquaintance. Upon arrival, they meet and soon find themselves tangled in a complex mystery.
Marc runs a psychotherapy course at a large country house belonging to his wife Colette. His clients are depressed and his job is to cure them of their neuroses.
The Boy Soldier
In the 1930s a young fellow, Simon Chalumet, is sent to a military school by his overbearing father, an ex-soldier who has little sympathy for his son's more gentle temperament, or for his interest in...
Two Lions in the Sun
Paul and Rene, two men in their forties weary with life. One a widower, the other is divorced and pays alimony to his ex-wife. They live together, go on vacations together. This last vacation has been...
The Dogs of War
Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
Mais où et donc Ornicar
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Roberte, 40, resistant during the war, Calvinist and anticlerical, is deputy to the chamber and inspector of Censorship. She married Octave, an old Catholic aesthete, professor of canon law, whom she ...
See Here My Love
The Church of the Final Revival, a cult that tried to recruit his girlfriend, now stalks him after he hired a female private detective to investigate.
Like a Turtle on Its Back
Unable to put a single word on paper, a youngish man with one novel to his credit finds that his life is crumbling to ruins around him because of his severe case of writer's block. He tries every reme...
Serge (Stevenin) is a dweller in the French provinces who happens upon Georges (Jacques Villeret), a Parisian motorist in distress. Serge arranges for the car to be taken to a nearby garage. Georges' ...
3 Movies · 1 TV show
Police Commissioner Moulin
The series follows the adventures of Jean-Paul Moulin, a police Commissaire, and his team as they solve crimes.
After breaking into a house he believes is empty, thief Olivier is caught by the owner, Ariane, who turns out to be a dominatrix. Despite Ariane's profession, an impulsive romance blossoms despite the...
The woman is in love with the man who killed her former boyfriend.
Various experiences of childhood are seen in several sequences that take place in the small town of Thiers, France. Vignettes include a boy's awakening interest in girls, couples double-dating at the ...
Bed and Board
Antoine Doinel, a Parisian everyman, has married his sweetheart Christine Darbon, and the newlyweds have set up a cozy domestic life of selling flowers and giving violin lessons, while he works on his...
The Wild Child
In 1798, a feral boy is discovered outside the town of Aveyron, France. Diagnosed as mentally impaired, he is relegated to an asylum. A young doctor named Jean Itard becomes convinced that the boy has...
The Butcher’s Daughter
Charly is the editor in chief. After her father's death, she takes over the business. Her passion in life was not what she wanted it to be. When Mar-tial, who worked for her father, wants to take it o...
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