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Intouchables (2011)
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After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
 
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House of Tolerance (2011)
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Life in an elegant Parisian brothel in the early twentieth century. The madam essentially owns the women: their expenses exceed earnings... (122 mins.)
 
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Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 (2008)
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The story of notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine. (133 mins.)
 
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36 Quai des Orfèvres (2004)
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In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies... (111 mins.)
Director: Olivier Marchal
 
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Dose mortelle (1993 TV Movie)
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(84 mins.)
Director: Joyce Buñuel
 
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Inside (2007)
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Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby. (82 mins.)
 
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The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
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A ten-year-old scientist secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother, escapes home, and travels across the country aboard a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute. (105 mins.)
 
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Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)
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The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1. (113 mins.)
 
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Tais-toi! (2003)
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After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him... (85 mins.)
Director: Francis Veber
 
10.
Armored (2009)
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A newbie guard for an armored truck company is coerced by his veteran coworkers to steal a truck containing $42 million. But a wrinkle in their supposedly foolproof plan divides the group, leading to a potentially deadly resolution. (88 mins.)
Director: Nimród Antal
 
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The Round Up (2010)
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A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it. (115 mins.)
Director: Rose Bosch
 
12.
In Praise of Love (2001)
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In part one there is talk of a project on the subject of love, with the example of three couples, one young... (97 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
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Gainsbourg (2010)
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A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62. (135 mins.)
Director: Joann Sfar
 
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Jimmy P. (2013)
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A troubled Native American veteran forms an extraordinary friendship with his maverick French psychoanalyst as they try to find a cure to his suffering. (117 mins.)
 
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22 Bullets (2010)
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A retired mobster goes on a revenge spree after being left for dead with 22 bullets in his body by his former childhood friend. (117 mins.)
Director: Richard Berry
 
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Marquis (1989)
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The scene is a pre-French Revolution Bastille, where various political prisoners are being held: a woman who was raped and impregnated by the king... (83 mins.)
Director: Henri Xhonneux
 
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Jappeloup (2013)
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A horse with amazing courage and a big heart. (130 mins.)
 
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La pirogue (2012)
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A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them. (87 mins.)
Director: Moussa Touré
 
19.
De force (2011)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Frank Henry
 
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War of the Buttons (2011)
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Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who's Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what's happening. (100 mins.)
 
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Braquo (2009 TV Series)
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Four police officers of the SDPJ Hauts-de-Seine, Eddie Caplan, Walter Morlighem, Theo Wachevski and... (52 mins.)
 
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The 400 Blows (1959)
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Moving story of a young boy who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime. (99 mins.)
 
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L'enfant (2005)
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Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son. (95 mins.)
 
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Les diaboliques (1955)
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The wife and mistress of a cruel headmaster conspire to kill him; after the murder is committed, his corpse disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women. (117 mins.)
Director: H.G. Clouzot
 
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Breathless (1960)
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A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy. (90 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
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Dior and I (2014 Documentary)
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Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged... (90 mins.)
 
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Gemma Bovery (2014)
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Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker... (99 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
 
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Of Gods and Men (2010)
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Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay. (122 mins.)
Director: Xavier Beauvois
 
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Elle (2016)
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A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her. (130 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
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Incendies (2010)
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Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes. (131 mins.)
 
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La séparation (1994)
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One night at the cinema, Pierre reaches for out to take Anne's hand. She is annoyed and rebuffs him... (88 mins.)
 
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Navodneniye (1993)
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This is 1920: Sophia and Trofim Ivanytch have been living on Vassilievski Island, which is part of Petrograd... (99 mins.)
Director: Igor Minaiev
 
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Les possédés (1988)
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This story begins in 1870 at a little town somewhere in Russia. It processed the real "Nyecsajev story"... (116 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
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Coup de foudre (1983)
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In 1942 in occupied France, a Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile... (110 mins.)
Director: Diane Kurys
 
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Coup de torchon (1981)
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A worn-out, ineffective police chief humiliated by everyone around him decides one day to improve his life, by any means. (128 mins.)
 
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Pas de scandale (1999)
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In this low key satirical farce, a CEO is released from prison and rejoins his family, who have a difficult time with his complete change in character, moving from a captain of industry to an eccentric innocent. (105 mins.)
Director: Benoît Jacquot
 
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The Swindle (1997)
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Betty and Victor are a pair of scam artists. One day Betty brings in Maurice, a treasurer of a multinational company... (104 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
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Les palmes de M. Schutz (1997)
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A humoristic view of the lives of Marie and Pierre Curie and their discoveries around radioactivity. (106 mins.)
Director: Claude Pinoteau
 
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The King's Daughters (2000)
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Madame de Maintenon rises from humble beginnings to become a courtesan to the royal court and eventually marries King Louis XIV. With the king's indulgence, Maintenon opens a special school for girls. (119 mins.)
Director: Patricia Mazuy
 
40.
A Comedy of Power (2006)
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A magistrate investigates a corporate executive. (110 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
41.
Home (2008)
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Life for an isolated rural family is upended when a major highway next to their property, constructed 10 years before but apparently abandoned, is finally opened. (98 mins.)
Director: Ursula Meier
 
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My Worst Nightmare (2011)
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Agathe lives with her husband and son in a posh apartment in front of the Jardin du Luxembourg. Patrick lives with his son in the back of a van... (103 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
 
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Special Treatment (2010)
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Drawing some intriguing parallels between the work of the prostitute and that of the psychiatrist-both have clients... (95 mins.)
Director: Jeanne Labrune
 
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The Scapegoat (2013)
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There is something strange - some would even say abnormal - about the Malaussène family. But if you take a closer look... (92 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Bary
 
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The Nun (2013)
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1760s France. Suzanne is shocked when her bourgeois family sends her to a convent. There she faces oppression and torment, leading her to fight back and expose the dehumanizing effect of cloistered life. (112 mins.)
 
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Dead Man Down (2013)
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In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is helped by a woman seeking retribution. (118 mins.)
 
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Things to Come (2016)
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A philosophy teacher soldiers through the death of her mother, getting fired from her job, and dealing with a husband who is cheating on her. (102 mins.)
Director: Mia Hansen Love
 
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Maelström (2000)
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After plunging her car into a river, a woman encounters a man who helps her come to terms with her life. (87 mins.)
 
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Beauty and the Beast (1946)
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A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her. (96 mins.)
Director: Jean Cocteau