The French Had A Name For It 4

It’s all true: renegade programmer Don Malcolm watched 100+ films to choose the lineup for Year Four of the stupendous FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT series. FRENCH 4 is several festivals rolled into one, with mini-tributes to Jean Gabin and Jeanne Moreau (both appearing in films you’ve never seen before—including one, Gas-Oil, in which they appear together!); a shout-out to master director Claude Chabrol (featuring two early films that play thrust-and-parry with film noir); and a freewheeling, frenetic reintroduction to 50s French icon Eddie Constantine (recently showcased in Bertrand Tavernier’s superb documentary My Journey Through French Film).
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