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  • Six in Paris

    Six in Paris


    Rouch: 2.7/4
    Chabrol: 2.5/4
    Rohmer: 2.3/4
    Godard: 2/4
    Douchet: 1.6/4
    Poullet: 1.1/4

  • The Sound of Music

    The Sound of Music


    7 of 9 critics gave it 0 stars.

  • Onibaba



    Surprising. No critic gave this more than 2 stars.

  • The Naked Kiss

    The Naked Kiss


    Very polarizing. The three Cahiers representatives gave it 3-4 stars, while 3 reviewers gave it 0 stars.

  • The Seven Deadly Sins

    The Seven Deadly Sins


    Le conseil rated the shorts individually. Averages are below (/4 stars). Star rating reflects average of the averages.

    Demy: 2.7
    Godard: 2.7
    Chabrol: 2.2
    de Broca: 0.7
    Dhomme: 0.5
    Molinaro: 0.5
    Vadim: 0.2

    Overall: 1.36

  • Pickup on South Street

    Pickup on South Street


    Surprising score. Two stars each from Rohmer and Rivette. One rating of four stars, one of zero. This didn't reach France until 1961, so most had seen Bresson's Pickpocket before Fuller's film.

  • Smiles of a Summer Night

    Smiles of a Summer Night


    Would have had a 4 (of 4) average if Rivette didn't give this one zero stars.

  • The Searchers

    The Searchers


    Perhaps the most surprising rating by the conseil. Only 1 major figure, Rohmer, rated the film; he gave it one star.

  • A Man Escaped

    A Man Escaped


    Unanimous ***; no **** rating available yet. The four-star rating was installed in the next conseil de dix, so it is possible that A Man Escaped (and the desire to distinguish between the great and the masterpiece) played into this decision.

  • Fear Strikes Out

    Fear Strikes Out

    Only 2 ratings, but both ***

  • Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot

    Ivan the Terrible, Part II: The Boyars' Plot


    Ratings for Parts I & II combined.

  • That Kind of Woman

    That Kind of Woman

    Only 2 ratings, but both ***