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A saucerful (well, half full) of French movies I thoroughly enjoyed watching...
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1.
Vatel (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly... (103 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
2.
The Story of O (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion... (97 mins.)
Director: Just Jaeckin
“ Rated NC-17, male chauvinism all over but gorgeous picture ” - Deleauvive
 
3.
Night Wind (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Philippe Garrel
 
4.
Subway (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Fred is living in the Paris Metro system. He is blackmailing Helena, whose safe he has robbed. Fred... (104 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
5.
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
“ Rated R (should be PG-13, more likely) ” - Deleauvive
 
6.
Le père Noël est une ordure (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two neurotics, working for a suicide hotline on the night of Christmas Eve, get caught up in a catastrophe when a pregnant woman, her abusive boyfriend, and a transvestite visit their office. (88 mins.)
 
7.
Asterix & Cleopatra (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home... (72 mins.)
 
8.
Delicatessen (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants. (99 mins.)
 
9.
HS - hors service (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
(95 mins.)
“ Some violence, male chauvinism ” - Deleauvive
 
10.
Enemy at the Gates (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A Russian and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad. (131 mins.)
 
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Le furet (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
From his locksmith's shop, a simple guy dreams of becoming a crime boss, at the wheel of his Cadillac surrounded by blonde bimbos... (88 mins.)
 
13.
A Crime in Paradise (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce... (89 mins.)
Director: Jean Becker
 
14.
The Professional (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Victim of a plot which has resulted in his imprisonment in a Central African jail for two years, a French secret agent arrives in Paris to settle accounts. (108 mins.)
Director: Georges Lautner
 
15.
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast. (142 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
 
16.
The Three Brothers (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Three half-brothers are reunited at their mother's funeral. After being told of their inheritance they quickly spend the money... (105 mins.)
 
17.
The Toy (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
When François, a journalist, is touring a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the owner... (95 mins.)
Director: Francis Veber
 
18.
La Chevre (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Mexico and the detective sent down to find her returns empty-handed... (95 mins.)
Director: Francis Veber
 
19.
Les visiteurs (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A medieval nobleman and his squire are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer... (107 mins.)
 
20.
Bunker paradise (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A cab driver is torn between disgust and contempt towards a small clique of rich, decadent, misanthropic friends and his secret wish to be one of them, when he drives their dying friend to their doorstep one night. (109 mins.)
Director: Stefan Liberski
 
21.
Farinelli (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Farinelli, is the artistic name of Carlo Broschi, a young singer in Handel's time. He was castrated in his childhood in order to preserve his voice... (111 mins.)
Director: Gérard Corbiau
“ Rated R ” - Deleauvive
 
22.
Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood... (169 mins.)
Director: Raoul Ruiz
 
23.
Mina Tannenbaum (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The film tells the story of two girls who are of totally different character. They know each other since... (128 mins.)
 
24.
The Restaurant (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Top-notch french restaurant owner Monsieur Septime is involved into crime when one of his famous guests disappears. (85 mins.)
Director: Jacques Besnard
 
25.
Taxi 3 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Out to stop a new gang disguised as Santa Claus, Emilien and Daniel must also handle major changes in their personal relationships. (84 mins.)
 
26.
Emmenez-moi (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
(98 mins.)
Director: Edmond Bensimon
 
27.
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task. (112 mins.)
 
28.
Savage Nights (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Jean is young, gay, and promiscuous. Only after he meets one or two women, including Laura does he come to realize his bisexuality... (126 mins.)
Director: Cyril Collard
“ A few softcore scenes ” - Deleauvive
 
29.
Le parfum d'Yvonne (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
How the life of Victor Chmara toppled during the course of a single day during the summer of 1958 ? (89 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
“ Diffused nudity. Thin plot but utterly evocative if you're in the right mood. ” - Deleauvive
 
30.
Smoking/No Smoking (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In Yorkshire, Toby Teasdale is the alcoholic director of a school and married with two children with Celia Teasdale that is very unhappy... (298 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
“ Smoking is the better one ” - Deleauvive
 
31.
Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Astérix and Obélix go to Egypt to help architect Numérobis who is building a palace for Cleopatra. (107 mins.)
Director: Alain Chabat
 
32.
Les bronzés font du ski (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Eight tourists who met in a holiday camp on the Ivory Coast are reunited for a skiing holiday. (90 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
 
33.
Inspector Maigret (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A serial killer is targeting women in the seedy district of Montmartre. (119 mins.)
Director: Jean Delannoy
 
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Le Samouraï (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After killing a night-club owner, professional hitman Jef Costello is seen by witnesses. His efforts to provide himself with an alibi fail and more and more he gets driven into a corner. (105 mins.)
 
36.
Le grand pardon (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
With the help of his binoculars, commissioner Duche monitors from his car the reception at the villa of Raymond Bettoun, the head of the clan of Jewish Pied-Noir. (130 mins.)
“ Some violence ” - Deleauvive
 
37.
Les Carabiniers (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
During a war in an imaginary country, unscrupulous soldiers recruit poor farmers with promises of an easy and happy life. Two of these farmers write to their wives of their exploits. (75 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
38.
2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In this film, 'Her' refers to both Paris, the character of Juliette Janson and the actress playing her... (87 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
39.
Time Masters (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Piel, a 7 or 8 year old boy, is alone on the desert planet Perdide, only survivor of an attack by giant hornets... (78 mins.)
Director: René Laloux
“ Great old school anime. Deeply moving and masterfully crafted. ” - Deleauvive
 
40.
The Sucker (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In this Franco-Italian gangster parody, a shop keeper on his way to an Italian holiday suffers a crash which totals his car... (111 mins.)
Director: Gérard Oury
 
41.
Story of Women (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Marie Latour, a woman of limited schooling, raises two children in a ratty flat during World War II in occupied France... (108 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
42.
Le fils préféré (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Nicole Garcia's film shows a family through an adult man's figure, and his weekdays. The main character... (100 mins.)
Director: Nicole Garcia
 
43.
Diva (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two tapes, two Parisian mob killers, one corrupt policeman, an opera fan, a teenage thief, and the coolest philosopher ever filmed. All these characters twist their way through an intricate and stylish French language thriller. (117 mins.)
 
44.
Contempt (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue. (103 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
45.
The Wages of Fear (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe. (131 mins.)
 
46.
Thieves (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son... (117 mins.)
“ Some nudity and violence (mutilation). The romance between Marie and Juliette deserved a bit more work. This said, an engrossing and poignant French thriller. ” - Deleauvive
 
47.
The Black Box (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Images flash through Arthur's brain, voices buzz in his mind, uttering disjointed words and sentences... (90 mins.)
Director: Richard Berry
 
48.
Le palanquin des larmes (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The story of three generations of a family in Shanghai against the backdrop of tumultuous times. (113 mins.)
 
49.
Grégoire Moulin contre l'humanité (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Grégoire Moulin, a shy accountant, sets up a blind date with a dance teacher at a bar. What he needed to do was just to cross the road... (90 mins.)
 
50.
Mon Oncle (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Monsieur Hulot visits the technology-driven world of his sister, brother-in-law, and nephew, but he can't quite fit into the surroundings. (117 mins.)
Director: Jacques Tati
 
51.
Aaltra (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. True a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up... (92 mins.)
 
52.
Le séminaire Caméra Café (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Employees of the Geugène Electro Stim company and their manager come to Paris for a corporate seminar. (95 mins.)
Director: Charles Nemes
 
53.
Le Plaisir (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Three stories about the pleasure. The first one is about a man hiding his age behind a mask to keep going to balls and fancying women... (97 mins.)
Director: Max Ophüls
 
54.
Le Jour se Leve (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events the led him to the killing. (93 mins.)
Director: Marcel Carné
 
55.
The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress. (108 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
56.
The Train (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France. (95 mins.)
 
57.
La femme défendue (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
This movie is foremost distinguished by the use of a subjective camera, and nearly 100 % of the time consists of close-up of Isabelle Carré's face... (100 mins.)
Director: Philippe Harel
 
58.
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet. (136 mins.)
 
59.
Diabolique (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress conspire to kill him, but after the murder is committed, his body disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women. (116 mins.)
Director: H.G. Clouzot
 
60.
Now We've Seen It All! (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
An advertising photographer (Francois) has agreed to sell the poetic script of one of his friends to a porn-maker without his knowledge... (100 mins.)
Director: Georges Lautner
 
61.
Les liaisons dangereuses (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Juliette Merteuil and Valmont is a sophisticated couple, always looking for fun and excitement. Both... (106 mins.)
Director: Roger Vadim
 
62.
The Great Spy Chase (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A cold-war spy parody. After the death of an armaments manufacturer, an international group of spies... (109 mins.)
Director: Georges Lautner
 
63.
Toto the Hero (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns... (91 mins.)
 
64.
Les Misérables (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The lives of numerous people over the course of 20 years in 19th century France, weaved together by the story of an ex-convict named Jean Valjean on the run from an obsessive police inspector, who pursues him for only a minor offense. (281 mins.)
Director: Raymond Bernard
 
65.
The Under-Gifted (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Baptiste 'Bebel' Lavalle and his classmates in Versailles' private high-school Louis XIV enjoy their... (92 mins.)
Director: Claude Zidi
 
66.
The Marquise of O (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count. (102 mins.)
Director: Éric Rohmer
“ Not an erotic movie, despite the title. ” - Deleauvive
 
67.
The Things of Life (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Pierre, a successful engineer in building highways has a traffic accident. Being seriously wounded,... (89 mins.)
Director: Claude Sautet
 
68.
Oscar (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Neurotic businessman must find the right man for his pregnant daughter. In fact, it is little bit complicated. (85 mins.)
 
69.
The Grand Highway (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother... (104 mins.)
 
70.
Le Cercle Rouge (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After leaving prison, master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist. (140 mins.)
 
71.
The Last Metro (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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.)
 
72.
Mon oncle d'Amérique (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival... (125 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
73.
La Grande Illusion (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During the first World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from. (114 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
74.
Carnival of Sinners (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Roland Brissot bought for a nickel a talisman that gives him love, fame and wealth. The talisman is a cut left hand... (78 mins.)
 
75.
Un Coeur en Hiver (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins... (105 mins.)
Director: Claude Sautet
 
76.
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A French striptease artist is desperate to become a mother. When her reluctant boyfriend suggests his best friend to impregnate her, feelings become complicated when she accepts. (85 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
77.
Regular Lovers (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet... (183 mins.)
Director: Philippe Garrel
 
78.
Fantastic Planet (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders. (72 mins.)
Director: René Laloux
 
79.
Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In a troubled African village, an unusual baby is born. (74 mins.)
Director: Michel Ocelot
 
80.
Quai des Orfèvres (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Jenny Lamour wants to succeed in music hall. Her husband and accompanist is Maurice Martineau, a nice but jealous guy... (106 mins.)
Director: H. G. Clouzot
 
81.
Le petit prince a dit (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A divorced Swiss couple must come to terms with their daughter's life-threatening illness. He, a scientist... (115 mins.)
“ Don't watch this if you recently lost someone you loved ” - Deleauvive
 
82.
A Sunday in the Country (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In France, before WWI. As every Sunday, an old painter living in the country is visited by his son Gonzague... (90 mins.)
 
83.
Marius (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
César runs a bar along Marseilles' port, assisted by his 23 year old son, Marius. Colorful characters abound: M... (130 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Korda
 
84.
Dance Program (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Christine, newly widowed and consumed by the memory of a ball she attended age 16, decides to track down the men she danced with that night and discover their fates. (144 mins.)
Director: Julien Duvivier
 
85.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison... (183 mins.)
Director: Robert Vernay
 
86.
The Adversary (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When a man murders his wife, children and parents, the ensuing investigation reveals that he's been living a lie for almost 20 years. (129 mins.)
Director: Nicole Garcia
“ Splendid but depressing movie with Daniel Auteuil. ” - Deleauvive
 
87.
So Long, Stooge (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Lambert, a burned-out case, works the night shift at a gas station, rarely speaking, living alone, drinking... (100 mins.)
Director: Claude Berri
 
88.
La vérité si je mens! (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The sentimental and comedic adventures of Eddie, a non-Jew trying to pass as Jewish though totally ignorant of Jewish traditions, as he works in a Jewish community. (100 mins.)
Director: Thomas Gilou
“ The one I preferred. ” - Deleauvive
 
89.
La belle noiseuse (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The former famous painter Frenhofer revisits an abandoned project using the girlfriend of a young visiting artist. Questions about truth, life, and artistic limits are explored. (238 mins.)
Director: Jacques Rivette
“ Some nudity. ” - Deleauvive
 
90.
Secret Things (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Two young women find themselves struggling to survive in Paris, street-wise Nathalie, a stripper, and naïve Sandrine... (115 mins.)
“ A few (judiciously introduced) softcore scenes. ” - Deleauvive
 
91.
Coup de torchon (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
1938, in a French african colony. Lucien Cordier is the cop of this village, populated with blacks and a few whites (usually racialist and lustful)... (128 mins.)
 
92.
Le septième juré (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In a moment of madness a respectable pharmacist kills a young woman who is sun-bathing by a lake. Unable to take in what he has done, he flees from the scene of the crime and behaves as if nothing has happened. (90 mins.)
Director: Georges Lautner
 
93.
The Lover (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1929 French Indochina, a French teenage girl embarks on a reckless and forbidden romance with a wealthy, older Chinese man, each knowing that knowledge of their affair will bring drastic consequences to each other. (115 mins.)
“ rated NC-17 (should be R IMHO). Depressing but flamboyant movie about the end of an era. The narrative voice-over is a bit annoying though. Don't watch this if you have stiff moral standards. ” - Deleauvive
 
94.
Crying Freeman (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is... (102 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
“ This one grows on you. I wasn't too impressed with our romantic ninja in briefs (he quietly enters his victim / temptress room in this outfit) the first time, then I decided to give Crying Freeman another chance. I don't regret I did! ” - Deleauvive
 
95.
Eyes Without a Face (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face. (90 mins.)
Director: Georges Franju
 
96.
Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy. (137 mins.)
 
97.
Pardon Mon Affaire (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Quatre amis, Etienne, Daniel, Simon et Bouly ont du mal à grandir et, la quarantaine révolue, continuent de se jouer des tours... (110 mins.)
Director: Yves Robert
 
98.
Girl on the Bridge (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows... (90 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
 
99.
Buffet Froid (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Black comedy about solitude and the dehumanization of the modern world, through the adventures of three men... (89 mins.)
Director: Bertrand Blier
 
100.
The Names of Love (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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
“ Rated R ” - Deleauvive