French Cinema

  • Savage
    Movie

    Savage

    Movie

    Summertime. Somewhere in the South of France, teenagers are disappearing. The craziest rumors are spreading out, some people even talk about a wandering wild beast. Tempers flare as the police is left scrambling. Laura (Lily-Rose Depp), a young teenager, is trying to solve the mystery. One of her...

  • Ulysses & Mona
    Movie + 1 extra

    Ulysses & Mona

    Movie + 1 extra

    Ulysses is a 55-year-old contemporary artist who ran away from his family and ended his career four years earlier. Now, he spends his days in seclusion hitting tennis balls or listening to horror movies soundtracks. Mona is a 20-year-old art student. Between nude drawing workshops and boring theo...

  • The Bare Necessity

    Movie

    Pierre Perdrix has been enjoying an enchanted though restless existence since the enigmatic Juliette Webb burst into his life. A stranger who landed in his family’s unique world like a meteorite, and who by her presence alone will force this tight-knit microcosm to redefine their boundaries and f...

  • Meteorites

    Movie

    Nina, a 16-year-old girl, dreams of adventure. Meanwhile, she spends the summer between her village in the south of France and the theme park where she works. Just before meeting Morad, a teenage from an Algerian family living in the nearby projects, Nina sees a meteorite falling in the sky that ...

  • Calm at Sea

    Movie

    Few outside Europe are familiar with Guy Môquet, the symbol of the French Resistance against the Nazi occupation during the second World War, but to the country of France, he is a brave soul that lives forever in their hearts and minds. Calm at Sea, a narrative based on Môquet’s final days, is on...

  • The Nun
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    The Nun

    Movie

    Born to a bourgeois family in 1760s France, Suzanne is a beautiful young girl with a natural talent for music. Inexplicably, her parents abruptly decide to send young Suzanne off to a convent, where she resists structure at every turn until she discovers that she is an illegitimate child. Left wi...

  • The Sower
    Movie

    The Sower

    Movie

    In 1851, France’s autocratic President Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte has ordered the arrest of all the men of a remote mountain farming village following a Republican uprising. The women who have been left in isolation take an oath: if a man comes, they will share him as a lover. But when a mysterious...

  • Farinelli
    Movie

    Farinelli

    Movie

    In the 18th century during Handel's time, no man was more famous or more celebrated than the castrato, Farinelli. The incredible, true story of the world famous opera singer - who was castrated during childhood in order to preserve his voice - comes to life in this Oscar-nominated drama of high n...

  • Marie's Story
    Movie + 1 extra

    Marie's Story

    Movie + 1 extra

    At the turn of the 19th century, a humble artisan and his wife have a daughter, Marie, who is born deaf and blind and unable to communicate with the world around her. Desperate to find a connection to their daughter and avoid sending her to an asylum, the Heurtins send fourteen-year-old Marie to...

  • My King
    Movie + 1 extra

    My King

    Movie + 1 extra

    From director & actress Maïwenn (THE FIFTH ELEMENT) comes a gut-wrench tale of falling out of love. Admitted to a rehabilitation center after a serious ski accident, Tony (Emmanuelle Bercot) becomes dependent on the medical staff and pain relievers while looking back on a turbulent relationship s...

  • Breathe
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    Breathe

    Movie

    Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds, Beginners) directs this taut, nuanced story about the depths of female friendships and the dark side of teenage infatuations, based on the best-selling young adult novel by Anne-Sophie Brasme. Seventeen-year-old Charlie (Joséphine Japy) is frustrated by her ...

  • Marquise
    Movie

    Marquise

    Movie

    Sophie Marceau stars as Marquise, the beautiful street dancer who found fame and notoriety among the seventeenth century aristocratic elite under the stage name Mademoiselle Du Parc. Raising herself out of poverty, Marquise joins Molière’s theater company after capturing the heart of his lead act...

  • Intimate Enemies

    Movie

    With a stunning soundtrack and striking cinematography, Intimate Enemies is a drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence. Young Lieutenant Terrien witnesses first hand the atrocities of war when he takes over an outpost in Algeria and must combat a ruthless guerrilla fo...

  • 2 Autumns, 3 Winters
    Movie + 1 extra

    2 Autumns, 3 Winters

    Movie + 1 extra

    Arman is 33 and ready to make a change, starting with a run in the park. When he literally bumps into Amélie - slightly cynical but nevertheless lovely - on the jogging path, he's dead-set on making a connection with her. As a bit of contrived fate brings them together, Arman's best friend Benjam...

  • Apaches
    Movie + 1 extra

    Apaches

    Movie + 1 extra

    A group of marginalized Corsican teens crash a vacation house, party all night and steal some valuables, including a gun. The returning homeowners turn to a local gangster who soon uncovers the leader of the culprits. When he confesses and promises to return everything he is seemingly off the hoo...

  • The Three-Way Wedding

    Movie

    Renowned playwright Auguste (Pascal Greggory) is struggling to complete his latest play. Looking for inspiration, he invites the cast to join him at his country estate. Harriet (Julie Depardieu), his leading lady, is also his ex-wife, and her leading man, Théo (Louis Garrel), is her new lover. Se...

  • Full Moon in Paris

    Movie

    One of Eric Rohmer’s most renowned films, FULL MOON IN PARIS was originally released in 1984 to universal acclaim. Heralded as "a small masterpiece" and "the very best of Rohmer" by The New York Times, it is the story of Louise (Pascale Ogier), a young interior designer bored with her life in the...

  • The Paris Opera
    Movie + 2 extras

    The Paris Opera

    Movie + 2 extras

    Sweeping in scope yet full of intimate moments, The Paris Opera offers a candid look behind the scenes of one of the world's foremost performing arts institutions. Over the course of one tumultuous season, director Jean-Stephane Bron nimbly juggles multiple storylines - from ballet and opera rehe...

  • A Bottle in the Gaza Sea
    Movie + 1 extra

    A Bottle in the Gaza Sea

    Movie + 1 extra

    Adapted from the award-winning novel by Valérie Zenatti and starring Hiam Abbass (SUCCESSION, BLADERUNNER 2049), 17-year-old Tal has emigrated from France to Jerusalem with her family, where she writes a letter expressing her refusal to accept that only hatred can reign between Israelis and Pales...

  • You Will Be Mine

    Movie

    Marie Dandin (Judith Davis), a promising young concert pianist, leaves home to study at the prestigious Lyons National Conservatory. Shy and innocent, she moves in with her childhood friend Emma (Isild Le Besco) who has lived alone since the death of her father years earlier. The intimate bond th...

  • Aliyah
    Movie

    Aliyah

    Movie

    Selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, ALIYAH is the feature directorial debut of Elie Wajeman (LES ANARCHISTES), described by The New York Times' Stephen Holden as "crackling [with] psychological intensity." Alex lives in Paris and sells drugs for a living, continuously paying off the...

  • Illegal
    Movie

    Illegal

    Movie

    Tania is a former teacher from Russia, living illegally in Belgium with her son, Ivan. One day she is stopped for a routine check by the police and is arrested. Separated from Ivan, who manages to escape, she is placed in an immigration detention center for women and children. While utterly refus...

  • Her Name is Sabine

    Movie

    An intelligent, moving and beautiful portrait of Sabine, a 38-year-old autistic woman, filmed by her sister, the famous French actress Sandrine Bonnaire. Through personal footage filmed over a period of 25 years, it is revealed that Sabine's growth and many talents were crushed by improper diagno...

  • Belle and Sebastian
    Movie + 1 extra

    Belle and Sebastian

    Movie + 1 extra

    Winner - Grand Prize - New York International Children's Film Festival. Based on the acclaimed children’s novel by Cécile Aubry, BELLE AND SEBASTIAN follows the courageous adventures of a young boy and his giant sheepdog amidst the stunning backdrop of the snow-covered Alps. In WWII-occupied Fran...