List of French films of 1979

A list of films produced in France in 1979.

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Adolescent Jeanne Moreau Laetitia Chauveau, Simone Signoret, Edith Clever [1]
The Bronte Sisters André Téchiné Isabelle Adjani, Isabelle Huppert, Marie-France Pisier [2][3]
Les Bronzés font du ski Patrice Leconte Josiane Balasko, Michel Blanc, Marie-Anne Chazel [4][5]
Buffet froid Bertrand Blier Gérard Depardieu, Bernard Blier, Jean Carmet Comedy [6][7]
Le cavaleur Philippe de Broca Jean Rochefort, Nicole Garcia, Catherine Alric Comedy [8][9]
Clair de femme Costa-Gavras Yves Montand, Romy Schneider, Romollo Valli Drama French–Italian–West German co-production[10][11]
Collections privées Walerian Borowczyk, Just Jaeckin, Shuji Terayama Drama French–Japanese co-production[12]
Coup de tête Jean-Jacques Annaud Patrick Dewaere, France Dougnac, Jean Bouise [13]
The Dogs Alain Jessua Victor Lanoux, Nicole Calfan, Gérard Depardieu Thriller [14][15]
Don Giovanni Joseph Losey Ruggero Raimondi, Kiri Te Kanawa, Edda Moser Musical Italian–French–West German co-production[16][17]
Les Égouts du paradis José Giovanni Francis Huster, Jean-François Balmer, Lila Kedrova Crime [18][19]
Et la tendresse?... Bordel! Patrick Schulmann Jean-Luc Bideau, Bernard Giraudeau, Evelyne Dress Comedy [20][21]
Flic ou Voyou Georges Lautner Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marie Laforêt, Georges Géret Thriller [22][23]
Le gendarme et les extra-terrestres Jean Girault Louis de Funès, Michel Galabru, Maurice Risch [24]
The Hussy Jacques Doillon Madeleine Desdevises, Claude Hebert Comedy-drama [25]
The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting Raúl Ruiz Jean Rougeul, Anne Debois, Chantal Palay [26]
I as in Icarus Henri Verneuil Yves Montand, Michel Etcheverry, Pierre Vernier Thriller [27]
Laura David Hamilton James Mitchell, Maud Adams, Dawn Dunlap Adult, drama [28][29]
Love on the Run François Truffaut Jean-Pierre Léaud, Marie-France Pisier, Claude Jade Drama [30]
Lovers and Liars Mario Monicelli Goldie Hawn, Giancarlo Giannini, Claudine Auger Romance Italian–French co-production[31]
The Medic Pierre Granier-Deferre Véronique Jannot, Bernard Giraudeau, Alain Delon Drama [32][33]
Memoirs of a French Whore Daniel Duval Miou-Miou, Maria Schneider, Daniel Duval Comedy-drama [34][35]
Moonraker Lewis Gilbert Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Michel Lonsdale Action British–French co-production[36][37]
Nosferatu the Vampyre Werner Herzog Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz Horror West German–French co-production[38][39]
Série noire Alain Corneau Patrick Dewaere, Myriam Boyer, Bernard Blier Crime [40]
Tess Roman Polanski Nastassja Kinski, Leigh Lawson, Peter Firth Drama French–British co-production[41]
The Tin Drum Volker Schlöndorff David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler West German–French co-production[42]
Us Two Claude Lelouch Jacques Dutronc, Catherine Deneuve, Jacques Villeret Crime, romance [43]


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • 1970s film at
  • Films by year at
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