Stavisky... (1974)

Stavisky is the filmed biography of Serge Stavisky (Jean-Paul Belmondo), a con man whose schemes sparked a series of riots in the 1930s that nearly ruined the French government.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1974
DVD Release Date: October 1, 1991
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Nora Sayre
New York Times

A spell-casting mood piece that is also factually frustrating.

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TV Guide

The picture is technically brilliant, visually stunning, and ceaselessly interesting.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Like Charles Foster Kane, Alexandre Stavisky is a man of intriguing parts that make up any number of wholes.

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Dragan Antulov

A failed film, but attractive and interesting enough to earn the attention of all lovers of non-conventional cinema.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Quite a pleasure it it is to unpack, and more of a pleasure when there's something genuinely worthwhile inside of it all.

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Dennis Schwartz
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It's a stylishly glowing film, shimmering with both romantic images and haunting visions.

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