New French Films

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1.
Omar Killed Me (2011)
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In the summer of 1991 an elderly woman Ghislaine Marchal is found murdered in the basement of her home... (85 mins.)
Director: Roschdy Zem
 
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The Kid with a Bike (2011)
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Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in a state-run youth farm. In a random act of kindness, the town hair-dresser agrees to foster him on week-ends. (84 mins.)
 
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Tomboy (2011)
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A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children. (82 mins.)
Director: Céline Sciamma
 
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Little White Lies (2010)
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A near-fatal accident leaves one friend in the hospital while the rest go on their annual vacation. But their secrets and personal grief threaten to drive them apart. (154 mins.)
Director: Guillaume Canet
 
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Pater (2011)
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Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier are pals. Like father and son. They sip port in bars dreaming of a film they might make... (105 mins.)
Director: Alain Cavalier
 
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The Women on the 6th Floor (2010)
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In 1960s Paris, a conservative couple's lives are turned upside down by two Spanish maids. (102 mins.)
 
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Monsieur Papa (2011)
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Marius, 12, has not seen his father for years and he misses him badly. Marie, his mother, a workaholic firm manager... (86 mins.)
Director: Kad Merad
 
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Case départ (2011)
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Two black brothers send back to slavery time (94 mins.)
 
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Special Forces (2011)
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A French journalist in Afghanistan is kidnapped by the Taliban. (109 mins.)
 
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The Monk (2011)
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Madrid, in the seventeenth century. Abandoned at the doorstep of a monastery, Ambrosio has been brought up by the Capucin Friars... (101 mins.)
Director: Dominik Moll
 
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Declaration of War (2011)
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When their young son is diagnosed with a brain tumor, young parents Roméo and Juliette unite in the fight for his survival. (100 mins.)
 
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Ducoboo (2011)
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The student Ducobu was again dismissed from a school. To get out of it, this attaching dunce will have... (96 mins.)
 
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The Well-Digger's Daughter (2011)
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In 1930s southern France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his daughter when she gets in trouble with the wealthy son of a shopkeeper. (107 mins.)
Director: Daniel Auteuil
 
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Vital Signs (2009)
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Simone leaves her lover and regular student life behind to help people who are about to die. (88 mins.)
Director: Sophie Deraspe
 
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The Big Dream (2009)
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Italian Revolution, 1968. Police officer, Nicolas, wants to become an actor. He goes out in plain clothes... (101 mins.)
Director: Michele Placido
 
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Les Tuche (2011)
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When the Tuche family wins 100 million euros, they will need to be accepted in swanky Monaco whilst staying true to themselves. (95 mins.)
Director: Olivier Baroux
 
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Restless (2011)
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The story of a terminally ill teenage girl who falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and their encounters with the ghost of a Japanese kamikaze pilot from WWII. (91 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
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Final Balance (2011)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Pierre Lacan
 
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The Names of Love (2010)
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A young, extroverted left-wing activist who sleeps with her political opponents to convert them to her cause is successful until she meets her match. (100 mins.)
Director: Michel Leclerc
 
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Fatal (2010)
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Fatal is now a huge star. Millions of fans, dozens of hits, 4 Music Music Awards of the best artist of the year... (95 mins.)
Director: Michaël Youn
 
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The Conquest (2011)
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A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power. (105 mins.)
 
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The Assault (2010)
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Based on a true story, a SWAT team is tasked with storming a high-jacked Air France plane to save its passengers. (91 mins.)
Director: Julien Leclercq
 
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Jaloux (2010)
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Thomas and Marianne, a feuding couple whose relationship has hit a wall, decide to spend a weekend at Thomas' uncle's lakeside cottage... (95 mins.)
Director: Patrick Demers
 
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Borderline (2011)
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An attorney stumbles upon a suitcase filled with cocaine. (88 mins.)
 
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7 Days (2010)
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A doctor seeks revenge by kidnapping, torturing and killing the man who raped and murdered his young daughter. (105 mins.)
Director: Daniel Grou
 
27.
Low Cost (Claude Jutra) (2010)
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Since the age of nine, David Miller has known the date of his death. As it approaches, he spends his final moments with those dear to him... (54 mins.)
Director: Lionel Baier
 
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The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
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In this delightful comedy Justine (Inglourious Basterds' Mélanie Laurent) flits from one boyfriend to the next while her immature father secretly befriends them all. (98 mins.)
 
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The Clink of Ice (2010)
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An alcoholic writer is visited by an incarnation of his cancer. (87 mins.)
Director: Bertrand Blier
 
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Black Heaven (2010)
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An innocent young man becomes enamored with a mysterious girl. He is lured into "Black Hole" - a dark, obscure video game world of avatars with deadly serious intentions in the real world. (105 mins.)
Director: Gilles Marchand
 
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Accomplices (2009)
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Both detectives on a sickening murder case struggle with being alone and childless in their 40s. As... (93 mins.)
 
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The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
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Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage... (139 mins.)
 
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No et moi (2010)
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Thirteen-year-old Lou Bertignac is a gifted but lonely child. At high school she is already in fifth grade... (105 mins.)
Director: Zabou Breitman
 
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Lourdes (2009)
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In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains. (96 mins.)
Director: Jessica Hausner