|Dracula and Son 1976 PG, 78 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Horror / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Edouard Molinaro
Cast: Christopher Lee, Bernard Menez, Marie-Helene Breillat, Catherine Breillat, Raymond Bussieres, Claude Genia, Anna Gael, Jean-Claude Dauphin, Bernard Alane, Mustapha Dali, Xavier Depraz, Jean Lescot, Geoffrey Carey, Albert Simono, Gerard Jugnot
Count Dracula (Christopher Lee) and his son Ferdinand (Bernard Menez) differ on the subject of vampires because Ferdinand becomes squeamish at the sight of blood. Now, the Communists take over the family's Transylvania castle, and they are banished from Romania. The Count and Ferdinand go their separate ways until they reunite in Paris where they meet beautiful Nicole (Marie-Helene Breillat), and both fall in love with her. Nicole chooses Ferdinand and accidentally exposes the Count to sunlight, which makes him disappear. A few years later, Nicole and Ferdinand have married and have two children. While playing, the daughter cuts her knee, causing the son to sprout fangs–and the family spirit continues.
|Last Tango in Paris 1973 NC-17, 136 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Cast: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Maria Michi, Gitt Magrini, Luce Marquand, Massimo Girotti, Catherine Breillat, Veronica Lazar, Marie-Helene Breillat, Dan Diament, Catherine Sola, Mauro Marchettil, Giovanna Galletti, Peter Schommer
This movie was banned in a number of cities in the 1970s, but by today's standards it is relatively tame. In fact, the director and stars were convicted of obscenity charges in Italy. It is the story of the torrid love affair between middle-aged American businessman Paul (Marlon Brando) and young Parisian Jeanne (Maria Schneider). Academy award nominations were received for Best Actor (Brando) and Director.
|A Real Young Girl 1976 N/R, 93 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama
aka: A Real Young Lady
Director: Catherine Breillat
Cast: Charlotte Alexandra, Hiram Keller, Rita Maiden, Bruno Balp, Georges Gueret, Shirley Stoler, Marie-Helene Breillat, Alexandra Gouveia, Christian Valentin, Alexandra Gouveia
Seventeen-year-old Alice (Charlotte Alexandra) returns home from school for the summer when she experiences sexual fantasies, often about a sawmill employee of her father's, and even makes passes at her father (who is having an affair with a young woman). She also keeps a diary, which chronicles other bizarre sexual actions and thoughts. This is director Catherine Breillat's first film, which was banned in France and not released for 25 years.
|1. Dracula and Son (1976)|
2. Last Tango in Paris (1973)
3. A Real Young Girl (1976)
aka: A Real Young Lady
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