Watched: French Films

French films watched by me. Not in order.
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1.
Love Me If You Dare (2003)
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A love story between two psychopaths that turns into a dare-or-not-dare game. (93 mins.)
Director: Yann Samuell
“ One of my favorite films ever! ” - Darii
 
2.
Don't Look Back (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A psychodrama about a photographer whose pictures tell a different story to that of her perception. (111 mins.)
Director: Marina de Van
 
3.
Amélie (2001)
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Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. (122 mins.)
“ A classic French favorite. ” - Darii
 
4.
Lila Says (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two inner-city teenagers engage in an obsessive, innocent flirtation fueled by Lila's sexually explicit overtures. (89 mins.)
Director: Ziad Doueiri
“ Good story. ” - Darii
 
5.
The Class (2008)
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Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood. (128 mins.)
Director: Laurent Cantet
 
6.
Sheitan (2006)
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A group of youngsters go out to a disco late one night and accidentally run into a shepherd who has prepared himself for a night of Satanic worship. (94 mins.)
Director: Kim Chapiron
 
7.
Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died... (90 mins.)
Director: Gaël Morel
 
8.
Fat Girl (2001)
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Two sisters confront their sexual attitudes and experiences while on a family holiday. (83 mins.)
“ Good story. I enjoyed it . ” - Darii
 
9.
Them (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night. (77 mins.)
“ One of those movies where you either hate or love it. I hated it.
I didn't feel scared or wondering whats gonna happen next. I was more annoyed than anything by the screaming lady, the tons of mistakes that could of kept the characters alive. The best part of the movie was when the end credits came on and you learn its based on a true story. ” - Darii
 
10.
The Last Mistress (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy. (104 mins.)
 
11.
The Beautiful Person (2008 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Sixteen-year old Junie changes high school mid-year, following the death of her mother. She finds herself in the same class as her cousin Mathias... (97 mins.)
 
12.
Beautiful Lies (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her mother. (105 mins.)
 
13.
Nobody Else But You (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A bestselling crime novelist who is desperately looking for a new story hones his focus on the apparent suicide of a small-town woman, an aspiring model who thought she was the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe. (102 mins.)
 
14.
It's Not Me, I Swear! (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Léon is ten years old, has lots of problems and an overly fertile imagination. Of course, there is mom and dad who are always fighting... (110 mins.)
 
15.
The Hedgehog (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Paloma is a serious and highly articulate but deeply bored 11-year-old who has decided to kill herself on her 12th birthday... (100 mins.)
Director: Mona Achache
 
16.
Léon: The Professional (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade. (110 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
17.
The Prey (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Bank-robber Franck Adrien is serving a prison sentence after robbing a national bank. Before he was... (102 mins.)
Director: Eric Valette
 
18.
La Femme Nikita (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin. (117 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
19.
Sex Is Comedy (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A director struggles to film a difficult, intimate sex scene between two actors who happen to hate each other. (92 mins.)
“ watch after watching the french movie 'Fat Girl'. You will be understand this movie. ” - Darii
 
20.
Martyrs (2008)
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A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity. (99 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
 
21.
The Source (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well. (135 mins.)
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
 
22.
In the House (2012)
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A high school French teacher is drawn into a precocious student's increasingly transgressive story about his relationship with a friend's family. (105 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
23.
Populaire (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
1958. Rose is a terrible secretary but a demon typist. Her handsome boss resolves to turn her into the fastest girl in the world. (111 mins.)
Director: Régis Roinsard