Tag Archives: Yves Montand

Z

Z (1969) Director: Costa-Gavras Actors: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant Runtime: 127 min This is a movie about Greece in the years preceding the coup d’état of 1967 when pro-fascist military junta, known as “The dictatorship of the colonels”, took over the government. The year is 1963 and senior police officers, with the help […]

The Confession

L’aveu (1970) Director: Costa-Gavras Actors: Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Gabriele Ferzetti Runtime: 139 min The split between Tito and Stalin (1948), in the late 1940s and early 1950s, was followed by show trials of prominent Communists all over Eastern Europe and the wave of Stalinist purges in which tens of thousands suffered or lost their […]

The Wages of Fear

Le salaire de la peur (1953) Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot Actors: Yves Montand Runtime: 148 min Several foreigners of various nationalities are trapped in a village in South America. The road leads only to oil rigs, the railroad doesn’t exist, and airplane is the only means of transportation, but none of them can afford the ticket. […]