Tag: France

The Return-2017 6.9

The Return-2017

THE RETURN is a 2016 documentary directed by Emmy Award winning director Erich Joiner chronicling Ford GT's return to 24 Hours of Le Mans after their 1966 1-2-3 victory....

Bacurau-2019 8.1

Bacurau-2019

Set in the near future, the film follows Teresa (Bárbara Colen), who comes home to Bacurau, a village in Brazil's semi-arid sertão, to attend her grandmother's funeral. Upon her arrival, Teresa immediately observes signs...

Let’s Dance-2019 5.5

Let’s Dance-2019

Joseph, passionate dancer of hip-hop, refuses to enter the company of his father to try his luck in Paris. With his girlfriend Emma and his best friend Karim, he joins the Paris crew of Yuri, a famous breaker, to try to ...

Rory O’Shea Was Here-2004 7.8

Rory O’Shea Was Here-2004

In Dublin, the crippled rebel Rory O'Shea moves to the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, affecting the lives of the residents. Rory is able to understand the unintelligible speech of Michael Connolly, who was...

Buck Privates Come Home-1947 7

Buck Privates Come Home-1947

Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a...

Baby Blood-1990 5.9

Baby Blood-1990

A cruel circus owner beats and abuses his pregnant wife. One day the circus receives a leopard newly captured in Africa, but the animal soon dies. However, an evil creature that was inside the leopard bursts out of the a...

Casanova, Last Love-2019 4.6

Casanova, Last Love-2019

In the eighteenth century, Casanova, known for his taste for fun and play, arrived in London after having to go into exile. In this city of which he knows nothing, he meets several times a young courtesan, the Charpillon...

The Backwoods-2006 5.7

The Backwoods-2006

Ledoyen and Considine play a young married couple at the end of the 1970s, who come to visit a friend (Oldman) who now lives in the Basque region because he has married a woman from there (Sánchez-Gijón). Their tranquil ...

The Crime of Padre Amaro-2002 6.7

The Crime of Padre Amaro-2002

Recently ordained a priest, 24-year-old Father Amaro is sent to a small parish church in Los Reyes, Mexico to assist the aging Father Benito in his daily work. Benito--for years a fixture in the church as well as the com...

Another Nine & a Half Weeks-1997 3

Another Nine & a Half Weeks-1997

When John travels to Paris to attend an art sale hosted by his old flame, he begins a torrid affair with a gorgeous woman (Angie Everhart) who used to be her best friend. As the erotic tension between them builds, John f...

Eat That Question-2016 7.5

Eat That Question-2016

In the 20th Century, Frank Zappa made his mark as a musician unlike any other in America. With a wild eccentric iconoclastic attitude guiding his distinctive music, which it was itself guided by a firm intellectual integ...

Why We Fight-2005 8

Why We Fight-2005

He may have been the ultimate icon of 1950s conformity and postwar complacency, but Dwight D. Eisenhower was an iconoclast, visionary, and the Cassandra of the New World Order. Upon departing his presidency, Eisenhower i...

My Little Eye-2002 5.5

My Little Eye-2002

Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras. Each has their reason for wanting to be there - fame, money, adventure. The prize - $1 m...

Sibyl-2019 6.1

Sibyl-2019

Alternately traumatic and sensual memories from that period keep intruding on 40ish Sibyl's otherwise mended life, like rude mental glitches. Perhaps that's partly why she hits the brakes on her day job, dropping multipl...

Becoming Cary Grant-2017 6.6

Becoming Cary Grant-2017

The future star grow up as Archie Leach, son of a tailor in Bristol, but was traumatized when his parent's marriage broke down, leading to his father leaving for another and the bottle, his mother utterly abandoning him ...

On Trial-1954 6.7

On Trial-1954

In this legal drama, told in flashbacks, the son of a judge, who had sentenced a man who may be innocent to 17 years in prison, tries to investigate the mysterious case.::Lawrence Chadbourne...

8 Women-2002 7.1

8 Women-2002

One morning at an isolated mansion in the snowy countryside of 1950s France, a family is gathered for the holiday season. But there will be no celebration at all because their beloved patriarch has been murdered! The kil...

I Lost My Body-2019 7.6

I Lost My Body-2019

In a Parisian laboratory, a severed hand escapes its unhappy fate and sets out to reconnect with its body. During a hair-raising escapade across the city, the extremity fends off pigeons and rats alike to reunite with pi...

Atlantics-2019 7.1

Atlantics-2019

In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promi...

Those Who Work-2018 6.7

Those Who Work-2018

Frank, a man of action who worked his way up all by himself, dedicates his life to work. No matter the place or the circumstances, be it day or night, he's on the phone, handling the cargo ships he charters for major com...

The Blind Christ-2016 5.9

The Blind Christ-2016

Michael is an inhabitant of a remote village in the Chilean desert. But not any inhabitant. He is Christ....

Walled In-2009 4.8

Walled In-2009

A young woman who recently graduated from engineering school travels to a remote location to supervise the demolition of a mysterious building. She soon discovers the horrifying secrets of the building and its past inhab...

Spider-2002 6.8

Spider-2002

Dennis Clegg is in his thirties and lives in a halfway house for the mentally ill in London. Dennis, nicknamed "Spider" by his mother has been institutionalized with acute schizophrenia for some 20 years. He has never tr...

Saint Bernard-2013 5.1

Saint Bernard-2013

A classical musical conductor unravels into the abyss of insanity.::Anonymous...

In the Name of Love-1973 7.2

In the Name of Love-1973

An Italian official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released--but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensu...

Someone Behind the Door-1971 6.1

Someone Behind the Door-1971

Dr. Laurence Jeffries, a neurosurgeon, intent on his research, neglects his wife Frances. The frustrated woman accordingly takes a lover, Paul Damien, a French journalist. When he realizes what is going on, Laurence has ...

Fresh Dressed-2015 6.5

Fresh Dressed-2015

Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of Hip-Hop Urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton plantations to the gangs of 1970s in the South Bronx, to corporate America, and everywhere in-between. Supported by rich ar...

Inside Lehman Brothers-2018 6.6

Inside Lehman Brothers-2018

Messy mortgages taken out by Lehman Brothers caused a real estate crisis in America ten years ago. This led to a global financial crisis. Ten years later, the French journalist Jennifer Deschamps looks back on the bankru...

French Fried Vacation 2-1979 7.5

French Fried Vacation 2-1979

Eight tourists who met in a holiday camp on the Ivory Coast are reunited for a skiing holiday.::Anonymous...

Freeway-1996 6.8

Freeway-1996

Little Red Riding Hood for the 1990's: After her mom and step-dad are arrested, 15-year-old Vanessa Lutz decides that instead of once again being put into a foster home, she'd rather go and search for the grandmother she...

Syndromes and a Century-2006 7.5

Syndromes and a Century-2006

Story about director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's parents who were both doctors, and director's memories about growing up in the hospital environment.::Eraserhead-2...

Femme Fatale-2002 6.2

Femme Fatale-2002

The thief Laurie Ash steals the expensive diamond jewel called 'Eye of the Serpent' in an audacious heist during an exhibition in Cannes 2001 Festival. She double-crosses her partners and is mistakenly taken as Lily, a w...

Letters from Baghdad-2016 6.8

Letters from Baghdad-2016

Gertrude Lowthian Bell, sometimes called the "female" Lawrence of Arabia was a British adventurer, archaeologist and political powerhouse, who helped shape the modern Middle East after World War I. Voiced and executive p...

Kaena: The Prophecy-2003 6.1

Kaena: The Prophecy-2003

Axis, a gigantic coiling plant, stretches high above the clouds. At its center, is a village whose people are in mortal danger, because Axis is withering, it's sap is drying up. The people beg their gods for help, but to...

And Soon the Darkness-1970 6.6

And Soon the Darkness-1970

Jane and Cathy, two English women in their early twenties, are on a cycling tour. While traveling in rural France, they begin to disagree about the route. Cathy would prefer to take things in at a leisurely pace, while J...

A Pure Formality-1994 7.7

A Pure Formality-1994

Onoff is a famous writer who hasn't published any new books for quite some time and has become a recluse. When he is picked up by the police one stormy night, without any identification, out of breath and running madly, ...

My Brother’s Name Is Robert and He Is an Idiot-2018 5.5

My Brother’s Name Is Robert and He Is an Idiot-2018

Summertime. In the midst of undulating cornfields next to a country petrol station, 20ish Robert is helping his twin sister Elena prepare for her final school philosophy exam. They live in a world of their own. Sometimes...

Independencia-2009 6.4

Independencia-2009

Mimicking early silent films, Independencia creates a lush metaphor that plays with cinematic illusions and the cultural and mythical history of the Philippines.::Anonymous...

How to Stuff a Wild Bikini-1965 4.7

How to Stuff a Wild Bikini-1965

Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini, "stuffs" it with Cassandra, and sends her to distract adv...

The Secrets-2007 7

The Secrets-2007

In The Secrets, two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing, let alone speak out. Naomi, the studious, devoutly religious daughter of a promine...