Viva la resistance ! : French Resistance movement

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1.
Is Paris Burning? (1966)
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The departure of the German army from Paris in 1944. (175 mins.)
Director: René Clément
 
2.
Army of Crime (2009)
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The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation... (139 mins.)
 
3.
Au Revoir les Enfants (1987)
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A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret. (104 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
4.
The Battle of the Rails (1946)
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This movie is a story about French railroad workers who were part of organized resistance during the German WW2 occupation. (85 mins.)
Director: René Clément
 
5.
Charlotte Gray (2001)
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A young Scottish woman joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France. (121 mins.)
 
6.
Female Agents (2008)
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In 1944, in London, Lieutenant Pierre Desfontaines assigns his sister Louise Desfontaines to convince... (117 mins.)
 
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La Grande Vadrouille (1966)
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A RAF Bomber is shot down over Paris by the Germans. Its crew land there by parachute. With the help... (132 mins.)
Director: Gérard Oury
 
8.
Line of Demarcation (1966)
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1941. A little town in the Jura is cut in half by a river that forms the border between Nazi-occupied France and the free zone. (120 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
9.
The Longest Day (1962)
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The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. (178 mins.)
 
10.
Lucie Aubrac (1997)
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A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French... (115 mins.)
Director: Claude Berri
 
11.
A Man Escaped (1956)
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A captured French Resistance fighter during WWII engineers a daunting escape from prison. (101 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
 
12.
Paris Calling (1941)
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Marianne Jannetier, a well-to-do Parisian, engaged to Andre Benoit, a high-ranking government official... (95 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
13.
Paris Underground (1945)
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Among the terrified refugees jamming the roads out of Paris in 1940 are Kitty de Mornay, a rich American divorced from her French husband... (97 mins.)
Director: Gregory Ratoff
 
14.
Reunion in France (1942)
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Frenchwoman Michele de la Becque, an opponent of the Nazis in German-occupied Paris, hides a downed American flyer... (104 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
15.
Secret Mission (1942)
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In this World War II suspense thriller, three British spies and a French resistance fighter sneak into occupied France to gather information about the German forces for a planned invasion. (94 mins.)
Director: Harold French
 
16.
Sisters in Resistance (2000 Documentary)
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Four women in the French Resistance tell of their adventures, arrest and deportation to Ravensbrück women's concentration camp during the Nazi Occupation. (60 mins.)
Director: Maia Wechsler
 
17.
The Sorrow and the Pity (1969 Documentary)
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From 1940 to 1944, France's Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Marcel Ophüls mixes archival... (251 mins.)
Director: Marcel Ophüls
 
18.
This Land Is Mine (1943)
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A mild-mannered school-teacher in a Nazi-occupied town during W.W.II finds himself being torn between collaboration and resistance. (103 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
19.
The Train (1964)
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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. (133 mins.)
 
20.
The Old Gun (1975)
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In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban... (103 mins.)
Director: Robert Enrico
 
21.
Mr. Klein (1976)
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Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France... (123 mins.)
Director: Joseph Losey
 
22.
To Have and Have Not (1944)
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During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sensuous lounge singer. (100 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
23.
The Last Metro (1980)
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In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs. (131 mins.)
 
24.
Passage to Marseille (1944)
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Five patriotic convicts are helped to escape imprisonment in Devil's Island so they can fight for occupied Free French forces against the Nazis. (109 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
25.
The Cross of Lorraine (1943)
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A group of French soldiers during WWII are captured by Nazis troops and sent to a military prison. There they will have to make use of his best resources to keep alive... and sane, while at the same time scheming a way out. (90 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett