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1. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.
2. The Train (1964)
Unrated | 133 min | Thriller, War, Action
In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo.
3. L'Atalante (1934)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy.
4. Port of Shadows (1938)
Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A military deserter finds love and trouble (and a small dog) in a smoky French port city.
5. La più bella serata della mia vita (1972)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A salesman chasing by car a beautiful female biker in order to flirt finds a castle where he is accused in a game trial for murder.
6. Blanche (1972)
92 min | Drama, History
Blanche is the young, pure, beautiful wife of the Master of the castle, in a secluded land. Every man is in love with her, including the King and his servant Bartolomeo, visiting the Master.
7. The Head (1959)
97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A scientist invents a serum that keeps a dog's head alive after its body dies. When the scientist dies of a heart attack, his crazed assistant cuts off his head and, using the serum, keeps ... See full summary »
8. It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958)
100 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
Having doubts about the guilt of the obvious suspect in the murder of an eight year old girl, a police detective decides to investigate the case on his own.
9. The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)
122 min | Drama, History, War
Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.
10. La Chienne (1931)
95 min | Drama
Cashier Maurice Legrand is married to Adele, a terror. By chance, he meets Lucienne, "Lulu", and makes her his mistress. He thinks he finally met love, but Lulu is nothing but a ... See full summary »
11. The Two of Us (1967)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
Claude is a Jew. Because of the risks of an arrest (France is occupied by the Nazis), his parents send him away to an elderly couple in the country. Pepe, the husband, is a Petain supporter... See full summary »
12. Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy
Boudu, a tramp, jumps into the Seine. He is rescued by Mr Lestingois, a gentle and good bookseller, who gives shelter to him. Mrs Lestingois and the maid Anne-Marie (Mr Lestingois' mistress... See full summary »
13. Beauty and the Devil (1950)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
The Faust story retold, with an aged alchemist accepting the gift of renewed youth from the devilish Mephistopheles.
14. The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
143 min | Comedy, Drama
1) Jerôme Chambard, a retired man, taken in by nuns in a convent, swears like a trooper. 2) Françoise takes a lover because he has promised her a diamond necklace. 3) Denis, a seminarist, ... See full summary »
Writers: David Alexander, Michel Audiard, René Barjavel, Maurice Bessy, Julien Duvivier, Henri Jeanson, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Michel Simon, Lucien Baroux, Claude Nollier, Françoise Arnoul
15. Candide (1960)
88 min | Comedy
Based on the classic novel "Candide" by Voltaire, but set in the World War II era. In this story, Candide, a young Westphalian born in the castle of Thunder-ten-tronckh, is driven out of ... See full summary »
16. Bizarre, Bizarre (1937)
84 min | Comedy
A French farce set in Victorian London where a botanist and his wife get into trouble when they pretend to go missing in order to hide from their sanctimonious cousin -- an Anglican bishop who is leading a campaign against such writing.
17. Fabiola (1949)
96 min | Drama, History
In ancient Rome a love story blossoms between Fabiola, daughter of a senator, and Rhual, a gallic gladiator. When Fabiola's father is killed, the Romans blame the Christians and the ... See full summary »
Writers: Nicholas Patrick Wiseman, Alessandro Blasetti, Mario Chiari, Diego Fabbri, Jean-Georges Auriol, Antonio Pietrangeli, Cesare Zavattini, Emilio Cecchi, Vitaliano Brancati, Corrado Pavolini | Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Henri Vidal, Michel Simon, Louis Salou
18. La Poison (1951)
85 min | Comedy
Through a series of circumstances and plot twists an enterprising man manages to get away with murdering his wife, even though he cheerfully admits his guilt in court.
20. Panic (1946)
91 min | Drama
In the suburbs of Paris, an old maid has just been murdered. Every body talks about that, except the misanthrope Mr Hire. The same evening, Alice, just getting out of jail, arrives and ... See full summary »
22. Boys' School (1938)
98 min | Drama, Mystery
In a college, three friends form a secret society. There objective - going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the ... See full summary »
23. La fin du jour (1939)
99 min | Drama
Aged penniless actors are living in a old people's home. They always talk about their past glory or failures. One day Raphael Saint-Clair comes; he has been a famous actor and had a lot of ... See full summary »
24. Fric-Frac (1939)
92 min | Comedy
Marcel works as assistant to a jeweller whose bossy daughter Renée keeps hitting on him. When he meets lovely Loulou and her lazy friend Jo, he is fascinated by the girl and somehow ... See full summary »
25. Le dernier tournant (1939)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Frank, a hobo, ends up in a garage-truck stop in the middle of nowhere. Nick Marino, its naive owner, is a good man married to Cora, a young and sexy bitch, half his age. Frank, although ... See full summary »
26. Cyrano et d'Artagnan (1964)
145 min | Adventure
Duelist and poet Cyrano de Bergerac and musketeer d'Artagnan meet and team up to stop the conspiracy against King Louis XIII of France.
27. The Living Dead Man (1926)
170 min | Drama
Mathias Pascal, only son of a once rich family, marries beautiful Romalinda, who has a terrible mother-in-law. She controls her daughter, and soon his home life becomes a nightmare, as well... See full summary »
29. The Anatomy of Love (1954)
134 min | Comedy
A five-part compilation film. in "The Baby," a poverty-ridden couple with children decides that their recently-born child is too much and they decide to leave him him in a church for ... See full summary »
Writers: Giorgio Bassani, Alessandro Blasetti, Achille Campanile, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Sandro Continenza, Silvio D'Arzo, Eduardo De Filippo, Ennio Flaiano, Agenore Incrocci, Giuseppe Marotta, Alberto Moravia, Marino Moretti, Ercole Patti, Vasco Pratolini, Claude-André Puget, Anton Germano Rossi, Furio Scarpelli | Directors: Alessandro Blasetti, Paul Paviot | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Elisa Cegani, Memmo Carotenuto, Guido Celano
31. Ecco (1964)
100 min | Documentary
A documentary highlighting some of the oddest, strangest and more grotesque examples of human behavior. Included are a tour of the Grand Guignol theater in Paris, a man who sticks long ... See full summary »
32. Saadia (1953)
Approved | 82 min | Drama
Saadia is a wild, strange Arab girl whose life has been dominated by a local sorceress, a vengeful outcast in the community, who has convinced her she has the "evil eye" and brings disaster... See full summary »
38. Ladies Lake (1934)
106 min | Drama
A handsome but penniless young man takes a summer job as a swimming instructor in a picturesque Alpine lake resort. He falls in love with a young heiress who is staying there with her ... See full summary »
39. The Red Ibis (1975)
90 min | Comedy
Forty eight hours in an area around a Parisian canal where a former Tango champion meets a killer.
42. Shop Girls of Paris (1943)
83 min | Drama
Denise Baudu, an orphaned girl in need, decides to go to Paris where her uncle Baudu keeps a small draper's shop, "Le Vieil Elbeuf". The young woman hopes her kinsman will be able to give ... See full summary »
46. Strange Desire of Mr. Bard (1954)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
A terminally ill Mr. Bard, a casino bus driver forced to quit his job, miraculously wins a fortune playing roulette. Instantly becoming a millionaire, he wants to fulfill his life's dream: ... See full summary »