Tag: France

Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002) 6.6

Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002)

The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra bets against the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, that her people are still great, even if the times of the Pharaohs has long passed. She vows (against all logic) to build a new palace for Caesa...

The Gleaners & I (2000) 7.7

The Gleaners & I (2000)

An intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life as lived by the country's poor and its provident, as well as by the film's own director, Agnes Varda. The aesthetic, political and moral point of departure for Varda are g...

High Rollers (1976) 7.5

High Rollers (1976)

Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organizes his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help Philip escape. He su...

Afyon oppio (1972) 5.8

Afyon oppio (1972)

An American underworld up-and-comer relocates to Europe and immerses himself in the dangerous and mysterious world of heroin production....

The Hired Killer (1966) 6.1

The Hired Killer (1966)

Hit-man Clint Harris has one more job to do before he can retire. The corporation which hires him demands that Harris "erase" an ex-employee who has become a snitch for the police. At first Harris refuses, but in the ser...

Toni (1935) 7.2

Toni (1935)

In the 1920s, the Provence is a magnet for immigrants seeking work in the quarries or in agriculture. Many mingle with locals and settle down permanently - like Toni, an Italian who has moved in with Marie, a Frenchwoman...

Nobody’s Perfect! (2017) 5.3

Nobody’s Perfect! (2017)

A mechanic leaves his cheating wife to walk into the arms of a disappointed woman who owns a small town hotel.::Folkert Schram De Jong...

One on Top of the Other (1969) 6.8

One on Top of the Other (1969)

The wife of a doctor (Jean Sorel) is murdered. He had a mistress a long ago, since his wife (Marisa Mell) always begged herself out of engagements because she is a asthmatic. On the other hand, she enjoyed a part time jo...

Pirate Radio (2009) 7.4

Pirate Radio (2009)

This movie is an ensemble comedy in which the romance takes place between the young people of the 1960s and pop music. It's about a band of rogue DJs that captivated Britain, playing the music that defined a generation a...

Far from Vietnam (1967) 7.4

Far from Vietnam (1967)

In seven different segments, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy and support for the North Vietnamese army during the Vietnam war....

The City of Lost Children (1995) 7.5

The City of Lost Children (1995)

Set in a dystopian society, someone is kidnapping the children. Krank and his band of clones are using the children to harvest their dreams. Then they kidnap Denree, the brother of One, a fairground strongman. One sets o...

Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998) 7

Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)

Andy Tennant directed this Cinderella variant. The Brothers Grimm arrive at the home of a wealthy Grande Dame (Jeanne Moreau) who speaks of the many legends surrounding the fable of the cinder girl before telling the "tr...

Don’t Read This on a Plane (2020) 6.4

Don’t Read This on a Plane (2020)

"Don't Read This on a Plane" is a drama-comedy about a novelist hitchhiking across Europe to complete her book tour after her publisher goes bankrupt....

Tender Cousins (1980) 5.6

Tender Cousins (1980)

Summer 1939 in the Provence, France: the 14 years old Julien has a crush on his cousin Julia, who lives together with his family in their small hotel. Unfortunately she ignores him, because she's several years older. The...

Sins of the Flesh (1974) 5.8

Sins of the Flesh (1974)

Benoît is a coward and a voyeur, who gets his kicks from watching other couples make out. He cajoles his two new companions to attempt what he has never dared do: rob the safe in his father's factory, seduce his stepmoth...

Torment (1994) 7.1

Torment (1994)

Paul, an irritable and stressed-out hotel manager, begins to gradually develop paranoid delusions about his wife's infidelity. As he succumbs to green-eyed jealousy, his life starts to crumble. Each step on his downward ...

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) 7.4

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

In the early 1950's, the threat of Communism created an air of paranoia in the United States and exploiting those fears was Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin. However, CBS reporter Edward R. Murrow and his producer Fr...

The Piano (1993) 7.6

The Piano (1993)

It is the mid-nineteenth century. Ada cannot speak and she has a young daughter, Flora. In an arranged marriage she leaves her native Scotland accompanied by her daughter and her beloved piano. Life in the rugged forests...

Delicatessen (1991) 7.6

Delicatessen (1991)

Centered on a post-apocalyptic society where food is scrarce and used as currency. In an apartment building with a delicatessen on the ground floor. The owner of the eatery also owns the apartment building and is in need...

Goodbye First Love (2011) 6.6

Goodbye First Love (2011)

Spring of 1999: 15-year-old Camille and 19-year-old Sullivan are mad about each other. Sullivan, however, wants to go to South America for a year and this drives Camille to despair. He leaves in the fall and after a whil...

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) 6.7

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)

Robin of Locksley, known as the most skilled archer of the land, has just returned to England after fighting in the Holy Crusades, where King Richard the Lionheart is also fighting. Robin finds that much of what he knew ...

Casablanca, Nest of Spies (1963) 5.4
Don’t Crack Under Pressure II (2016) 6.8
A Korean in Paris (2015) 5.4

A Korean in Paris (2015)

A husband scours the underworld of Paris looking for his wife who went missing during their honeymoon two years ago. He shows her photo to prostitutes in the backstreets but to no avail, so his search continues....

Joy House (1964) 7

Joy House (1964)

French filmmaker Rene Clement presents Alain Delon as a petty criminal on the run from the underground. On the Rivera, he seeks refuge in a flophouse whose soup line is served by Jane Fonda and Lola Albright. The two wom...

A Couch in New York (1996) 5.9

A Couch in New York (1996)

Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both ...

Shanghai Triad (1995) 7.1

Shanghai Triad (1995)

Uncle Liu brings his cousin to Shanghai to work for 'Boss,' the leader of a powerful drug empire in the 1930's. Shuisheng, a simple country boy is awed and overwhelmed by the opulence and immense wealth he is suddenly su...

The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972) 7.3

The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972)

Two factions of the French Secret Service involve a seemingly normal orchestra player, Francois Perrin, into their battle as one side uses him as a decoy. Soon, agents are all over the place, and one of them, Christine, ...

Under the Sun of Satan (1987) 6.8

Under the Sun of Satan (1987)

A priest stuck in a rural congregation and burdened with his overwrought spirituality, finds purpose in a troubled woman accused of murder.::Will S...

My Uncle Benjamin (1969) 6.8

My Uncle Benjamin (1969)

Frankreich 17.Jh: Landarzt Benjamin liebt die reizende Gastwirtstochter Manette. Doch Manette kennt ihn als unverbesserlichen Schürzenjäger und verlangt vor der Liebe die Heirat. Als Benjamin bereit ist, verweigert Manet...

Mur murs (1981) 7.4

Mur murs (1981)

Agnes Varda's documentary on murals in Los Angeles....

Gloria Mundi (2019) 5.9

Gloria Mundi (2019)

Upon his release from prison, Daniel (Gérard Meylan) returns to his home in Marseilles to discover his daughter Mathilda (Anaïs Demoustier) has become a mother for the first time. Mathilde, a part-time sales associate, a...

Mouchette (1967) 7.8

Mouchette (1967)

Mouchette is a young girl living in the country. Her mother is dying and her father does not take care of her. Mouchette remains silent in the face of the humiliations she undergoes. One night in a wood, she meets Arsene...

“Solomon” (1997) (mini) 6.5

“Solomon” (1997) (mini)

David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon. The two young men are fierce rivals, since both are prospective heirs to the throne and only one can be succe...

Goodbye to Language (2014) 5.9

Goodbye to Language (2014)

The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country. The seasons pass. The man and woman meet again. The dog finds itself between them. The o...

Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998) 7.5

Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)

In a little village somewhere in Africa, a boy named Kirikou is born. But he's not a normal boy, because he knows what he wants very well. Also he already can speak and walk. His mother tells him how an evil sorceress ha...

Beau travail (1999) 7.4

Beau travail (1999)

This film focuses on ex-Foreign Legion officer, Galoup, as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in the Gulf of Djibouti. His existence there was happy, strict and regimented, but the arrival of a promising y...

Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012) 5.3

Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)

The school catches 18-year-old Romain video taping himself masturbating in class and suspends him. Though the school drops the matter after learning it's only one incident in a game in which all students participate, Rom...

Blackthorn (2011) 6.5

Blackthorn (2011)

In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorn) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.::Anonymous...

Two Weeks in September (1967) 5.4

Two Weeks in September (1967)

Cecile is a young and beautiful Frenchwoman married to a much older Englishman. She loves her husband and seems to be content with her life, until she meets a younger man and feels forgotten passions stirring within her....