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Z | Movie Details for Director Costa-Gavras | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Z  127 min,  PG,  [Crime, Drama, History]  [Costa-Gavras]  [08 Dec 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  François Périer, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand
Plot:  Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.
Writer:  Vasilis Vasilikos (novel), Jorge Semprún (dialogue)
Language:  French, Russian, English    Country:  France, Algeria    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lumière and Company | Movie Details for Director Theodoros Angelopoulos, Vicente Aranda, John Boorman, Youssef Chahine, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Raymond Depardon, Francis Girod, Peter Greenaway, Lasse Hallström, Hugh Hudson, Gaston Kaboré, Abbas Kiarostami, Cédric Klapisch, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Spike Lee, Claude Lelouch, Bigas Luna, Sarah Moon, Arthur Penn, Lucian Pintilie, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Jerry Schatzberg, Nadine Trintignant, Fernando Trueba, Liv Ullmann, Jaco Van Dormael, Régis Wargnier, Wim Wenders, Yoshishige Yoshida, Yimou Zhang, Merzak Allouache, Gabriel Axel, Michael Haneke, James Ivory, Patrice Leconte, David Lynch, Ismail Merchant, Claude Miller, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Rivette | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Lumière and Company  88 min,  [Documentary]  [Theodoros Angelopoulos, Vicente Aranda, John Boorman, Youssef Chahine, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Raymond Depardon, Francis Girod, Peter Greenaway, Lasse Hallström, Hugh Hudson, Gaston Kaboré, Abbas Kiarostami, Cédric Klapisch, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Spike Lee, Claude Lelouch, Bigas Luna, Sarah Moon, Arthur Penn, Lucian Pintilie, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Jerry Schatzberg, Nadine Trintignant, Fernando Trueba, Liv Ullmann, Jaco Van Dormael, Régis Wargnier, Wim Wenders, Yoshishige Yoshida, Yimou Zhang, Merzak Allouache, Gabriel Axel, Michael Haneke, James Ivory, Patrice Leconte, David Lynch, Ismail Merchant, Claude Miller, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Rivette]  [20 Dec 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jeffe Alperi, Max von Sydow, Merzak Allouache, Pernilla August, Romane Bohringer, Theodoros Angelopoulos
Plot:  40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière brothers.
Writer:  Philippe Poulet (original idea)
Language:  French, English, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Greek, Japanese, Mandarin    Country:  France, Denmark, Spain, Sweden    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Missing | Movie Details for Director Costa-Gavras | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Missing  122 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Costa-Gavras]  [12 Mar 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, Metacritic 78/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 18 nominations.
Actors:  Jack Lemmon, John Shea, Melanie Mayron, Sissy Spacek
Plot:  When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.
Writer:  Costa-Gavras (screenplay), Donald E. Stewart (screenplay), Thomas Hauser (based on the book: "Missing")
Language:  English, Spanish, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Confession | Movie Details for Director Costa-Gavras | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Confession  139 min,  GP,  [Drama, History, Thriller]  [Costa-Gavras]  [09 Dec 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gabriele Ferzetti, Michel Vitold, Simone Signoret, Yves Montand
Plot:  Anton Ludvik, aka Gerard, is vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. He realizes he is watched and followed. One day, he is arrested and put into jail, in solitary confinement. ...
Writer:  Lise London (book), Artur London (book), Jorge Semprún (adaptation), Jorge Semprún (dialogue)
Language:  French, Spanish    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Special Section | Movie Details for Director Costa-Gavras | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Special Section  110 min,  PG,  [Drama, History, Thriller]  [Costa-Gavras]  [23 Apr 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ivo Garrani, Louis Seigner, Michael Lonsdale, Roland Bertin
Plot:  In occupied France during the WWII, a German officer is murdered. The collaborationist Vichy government decides to pin the murder on six petty criminals. Loyal judges are called in to convict them as quickly as possible.
Writer:  Costa-Gavras, Jorge Semprún, Hervé Villeré (book)
Language:  French, English, German    Country:  France, Italy, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
State of Siege | Movie Details for Director Costa-Gavras | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  State of Siege  120 min,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Costa-Gavras]  [08 Feb 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Jacques Weber, O.E. Hasse, Renato Salvatori, Yves Montand
Plot:  In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used as a front for training foreign police in counterinsurgency methods) is kidnapped by ...
Writer:  Franco Solinas, Costa-Gavras (original scenario), Franco Solinas (original scenario)
Language:  French    Country:  France, Italy, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Music Box | Movie Details for Director Costa-Gavras | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Music Box  124 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Costa-Gavras]  [19 Jan 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Armin Mueller-Stahl, Donald Moffat, Frederic Forrest, Jessica Lange
Plot:  A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.
Writer:  Joe Eszterhas
Language:  English, Hungarian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Capital | Movie Details for Director Costa-Gavras | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Capital  114 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Costa-Gavras]  [14 Nov 2012]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Céline Sallette, Gabriel Byrne, Gad Elmaleh, Liya Kebede, Natacha Régnier
Plot:  The newly appointed CEO of a giant European investment bank works to hold on to his power when an American hedge fund company tries to buy out his company.
Writer:  Karim Boukercha (screenplay), Costa-Gavras (screenplay), Jean-Claude Grumberg (screenplay), Stéphane Osmont (novel)
Language:  French, English    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
Betrayed | Movie Details for Director Costa-Gavras | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Betrayed  127 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Costa-Gavras]  [26 Aug 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 45%, External Reviews
Actors:  Betsy Blair, Debra Winger, John Heard, Tom Berenger
Plot:  An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.
Writer:  Joe Eszterhas
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mad City | Movie Details for Director Costa-Gavras | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  Mad City  115 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Costa-Gavras]  [07 Nov 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 37%, Metacritic 45/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Alda, Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta, Mia Kirshner
Plot:  A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.
Writer:  Tom Matthews (screenplay), Tom Matthews (story), Eric Williams (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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