Category: france

If It Were Love (2020) 6.4

If It Were Love (2020)

They are fifteen young dancers of various origins and horizons. They are touring Crowd, Gisèle Vienne's dance piece on the 90's rave scene. Following them from theatre to theatre, If It Were Love documents their work ...

The Marriage Came Tumbling Down (1968) 5.8

The Marriage Came Tumbling Down (1968)

Jacques spends his summer vacation with his grandfather, Jericho, in the company of his wife Marie. The malicious ancestor quickly realizes that his grandson's marriage is on the brink of breakdown. He does everything...

House of Time (2015) 5.7

House of Time (2015)

Robert d'Eglantine invites five of his friends to spend a week-end in his castle, lost in the woods. He explains to them that he studied secret documents on nazi scientific research during World War II. These research...

Mama Weed (2020) 6.1

Mama Weed (2020)

Based on the novel by Hannelore Cayre, the story centers around Patience Portefeux, an underpaid, overworked French-Arabic translator in charge of phone surveillance for a narcotics police unit. When she realizes she ...

Lektionen in Finsternis (1992) 8

Lektionen in Finsternis (1992)

This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames, with few interviews and no explanatory narration. Hell itself is presented in such beautiful sights and music that one has to be fascinated by it.

The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976) 7.7

The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976)

When Julius Cesar fears, that he will probably never be able to defeat the gaulic village of Asterix and his friends, he has the idea of offering the Gauls a deal: if they are able to solve twelve tasks that he select...

Masculin Féminin (1966) 7.6

Masculin Féminin (1966)

Paul is young, just demobbed from national service in the French Army, and disillusioned with civilian life. As his girlfriend builds herself a career as a pop singer, Paul becomes more isolated from his friends and p...

Please, Please Me! (2009) 6.4

Please, Please Me! (2009)

Has Jean-Jacques an infallible way to seduce women or is he just fantasizing about it? His girlfriend Ariane wants to sort it out.

Spirits of the Dead (1968) 6.5

Spirits of the Dead (1968)

Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled, drugged and drunk English movie star who nods acceptance in the Italian press and his producers fawn over him. "Metzenge...

The Extra Man (2010) 5.8

The Extra Man (2010)

Louis, a young teacher enamored of the age of F. Scott Fitzgerald, loses his job when he's caught trying on a bra he finds in a campus office. He decides to go to New York City to find himself and to be a writer. He a...

Sirocco (1938) 7

Sirocco (1938)

Town trollop Safia, much against her better judgment, falls in love with Matteo, a beggar and mystic in the native quarter of Sirocco. She flees to France, first as the mistress and then wife of a wealthy archaeologis...

The Phantom of Liberty (1974) 7.9

The Phantom of Liberty (1974)

As unusual, eccentric, and bizarre vignettes of mundane and seemingly innocuous conventions of our social and private lives success one another, somehow, Napoléon Bonaparte's troops, earthly monks, dangerous snipers, ...

Laloux sauvage (TV Movie 2010) 6.9

Laloux sauvage (TV Movie 2010)

René Laloux talks about his various films and his friendship with Roland Topor.

Sound and Fury (1988) 7.4

Sound and Fury (1988)

This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family, but since the death of his grandmother he spends most of his time alone, in a phantasy world, while his mother...

Line of Demarcation (1966) 6.9

Line of Demarcation (1966)

1941. A little town in the Jura is cut in half by a river that forms the border between Nazi-occupied France and the free zone.

Micmacs (2009) 7.2

Micmacs (2009)

Avid movie-watcher and video store clerk Bazil has had his life all but ruined by weapons of war. His father was killed by a landmine in Morocco and one fateful night a stray bullet from a nearby shootout embeds itsel...

Le marginal (1983) 6.4

Le marginal (1983)

Fed-up with the inefficiency of the Marseille police, Paris sends drug-enforcement specialist Philippe Jordan to Marseille. He's supposed to assist the local law enforcement dismantle the drug networks, especially mob...

Lost in New York (1989) 5.9

Lost in New York (1989)

Lost in New York is a 1989 made for television film directed by Jean Rollin, which is one of his most personal films and has a runtime of just 52 minutes.

Fat Girl (2001) 6.5

Fat Girl (2001)

A Ma Soeur! is a provocative and shocking drama about sibling rivalry, family discord and relationships. Elena is 15, beautiful and flirtatious. Her less confident sister, Anais, is 12, and constantly eats. On holiday...

Russian Dolls (2005) 7

Russian Dolls (2005)

Xavier is now thirty. No longer a student, he is not yet a well-balanced, fulfilled adult either. His career is unsatisfying: Far from being the renowned novelist he aimed to be he must be content with little jobs suc...

Picpus (1943) 5.9

Picpus (1943)

Picpus is a street and a subway stop where a number of murders have been committed, Maigret tries to find the killer.

Demain tout commence (2016) 7.4

Demain tout commence (2016)

Samuel parties hard in the Marseille area of France and is awoken one morning by a woman carrying a baby she claims is his. She drives off leaving him with a wailing infant; he gives chase to London where he finds wor...

Miss Chazelles (2019) 6

Miss Chazelles (2019)

Clara and Marie are rivals. Clara is the first successor, while Marie won the Chazelles-sur-Lyon Prize. The tension rises between Clara's friends and Maries's family, but the girls are ambivalent.

The Lady (2011) 7.1

The Lady (2011)

THE LADY is an epic love story about how an extraordinary couple and family sacrifice their happiness at great human cost for a higher cause. This is the story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. Despit...

The 317th Platoon (1965) 7.5

The 317th Platoon (1965)

In 1954, the Indochina War begins to come to a close following France's defeat by the Viet Minh at the deadly Battle of Dîen Bîen Phû. French forces are in full retreat and risk being overrun at every turn -- includin...

Ao: The Last Hunter (2010) 6.4

Ao: The Last Hunter (2010)

When his clan, including his wife and baby girl Néa, are massacred, Ao, a desperate Neanderthal, decides to leave the North country where he has been living for the South where he was born. His aim is to join his twin...

Le combat dans l’île (1962) 6.6

Le combat dans l’île (1962)

The son of a French industrialist, Clément is a right wing extremist who belongs to a secret militant right wing organization that uses whatever means necessary, including violence, to achieve its goals. His wife Anne...

Low Cost (2011) 4.6

Low Cost (2011)

When their tour operator vanished without paying their trip back to France, the passengers of Low Cost flight Djerba Beauvais are desperate to go home.

Kiss of the Dragon (2001) 6.6

Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

Liu Jian, a police officer from China, comes to Paris to help the vice squad apprehend a Chinese drug lord and his unknown French connection. The French connection is Richard, the head of the vice squad, who intends t...

The New Watchdogs (2011) 7.6

The New Watchdogs (2011)

This documentary takes an in depth look at France's mass medias and shines a light on corporate and political interests that shape the news.