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Néa (1976) In Genève, bookseller and publisher Axel Thorpe catches willful, rich 16-year old Sibylle Ashby shop lifting. She brags about her writing, so he challenges her to produce a book. She writes an erotic novel that Thorpe publishes anonymously, and it becomes a best seller. She also tries to capture the love of this 40-year old ...
The swimming pool and the attack at the end sound like Catherine Breillat's Fat Girl, (2001). On the way back she becomes tired and decides to sleep at a rest stop, where an axe murderer arrives, killing Elena with an axe and strangling her mother.
Sounds like Entrusted from 2003, based on Loup Durand's novel Daddy. From an online recap: The film tells the story of Thomas von Gall (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), an 11-year-old chess genius who is kidnapped by the Nazis who want to use him to get to his mother, Maria (Giovanna Mezzogiorno). She is one of the leaders of the French underground helping the ...
Possibly La crise from 1992? The plot summary on IMDB indicates that this is a film about a lawyer who becomes unemployed and single on the same day. There are a couple other similarities with what you've mentioned above as well.
I found it myself, the movie in question is "Das Glück an der Autobahn" ("Comme un air d'autoroute") :) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3222994/?ref_=nm_flmg_com_3 The psychological trauma is, that he was raised as a foundling at that gas station... so this is his home and he is quite attached to it... The so called girlfriend is the daughter of the evil gas ...
Could be Cent mille dollars au soleil (1964) aka ''Greed in the Sun''. Rocco (Jean-Paul Belmondo) and his female accomplice, Angèle (Anne-Maire Coffinet) hijack a truck from a trucking company in the Saharan desert. The head of the trucking company, Castigliano (Gert Frobe, Goldfinger) hires Rocco’s friend, Hervé (Lino Ventura) and a newly ...
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