Vive la France

Movies produced and/or co-produced via France for the years 2011 to 2014.

Will be updating as info becomes available. Enjoy.

A 'kissingbudha' original list.
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1.
The Theory of Love (2013)
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A young actor falls in love with a mysterious being encountered in a dream. (78 mins.)
Director: Jay Oswald
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
2.
Paddington (2014)
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A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven. (95 mins.)
Director: Paul King
“ UK | France | USA ” - kissingbudha
 
3.
Automata (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Jacq Vaucan is an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation who investigates cases of robots violating their primary protocols against altering themselves. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity. (109 mins.)
Director: Gabe Ibáñez
“ France | Spain ” - kissingbudha
 
4.
Bruno & Earlene Go to Vegas (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Earlene arrives at Venice Beach after running away from an estranged lover, only to become fast friends with an Australian skater who is also lost. Together, they set out into the desert to find themselves. (95 mins.)
Director: Simon Savory
“ UK | USA | France ” - kissingbudha
 
5.
Jappeloup (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A horse with amazing courage and a big heart. (130 mins.)
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
6.
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating. (117 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ Denmark | Germany | France | Belgium ” - kissingbudha
 
7.
The Dreamlife of David L (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The imaginary story of the director David Lynch as a student in art school. (90 mins.)
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
8.
Mood Indigo (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Wealthy, inventive bachelor Colin endeavors to find a cure for his lover Chloe after she's diagnosed with an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs. (131 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
“ L'écume des jours (original title)... France-Belgium co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
9.
Möbius (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An FSB officer falls in love with his agent, an American woman, who works as a trader in a Russian bank. (103 mins.)
Director: Eric Rochant
“ France | Belgium | Luxembourg ” - kissingbudha
 
10.
Only God Forgives (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death. (90 mins.)
“ France | Denmark ” - kissingbudha
 
11.
Amoureux (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Alex Quiroga
“ France | Spain ” - kissingbudha
 
12.
Une belle gifle (????)
Une Belle Gilfe, a twisting tale of triumph and sorrow, chronicles the life of French Olympic swimmer, Alfred Nakache. (120 mins.)
Director: Jean Bodon
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
13.
The Writer (????)
A brilliant American novelist must make an impossible choice; give up on his epic novel, or lose his beautiful muse who is making it possible. (90 mins.)
“ USA | France ” - kissingbudha
 
14.
W.A.K.A (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Mathilda is Marilyn, mother of Adam during the day and prostitute at night. She is ready for any sacrifice to raise her child... (97 mins.)
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
15.
Circles (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Five people are affected by a tragic heroic act. 12 years later, each of them will have to confront the past... (112 mins.)
Director: Srdan Golubovic
“ Krugovi (original title)... Serbia | Germany | France | Slovenia | Croatia ” - kissingbudha
 
16.
Matei copil miner (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Matei, a young boy on the verge of adolescence is fascinated by the past of the Transylvanian mining region he lives in... (80 mins.)
Director: Alexandra Gulea
“ France | Germany | Romania ” - kissingbudha
 
17.
Polypore (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A young man must cope with involuntary telepathy, a potion-induced transformation, teleporting agents and a clone reincarnation, all while dodging an evil corporation that wants to harvest his brain for knowledge. (70 mins.)
Director: Jesse Barack
“ USA | Japan | France | Spain ” - kissingbudha
 
18.
Adore (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A pair of childhood friends and neighbors fall for each other's sons. (112 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
“ France | Australia ” - kissingbudha
 
19.
A Cry from Within (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Sebastien is a psychological horror story about dark secrets destroying people and their families from the inside out. (96 mins.)
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
20.
Collision (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A couple on their honeymoon in Morocco survive a deadly car accident in the middle of the desert. (101 mins.)
Director: David Marconi
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
21.
Passionnaimants (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Alexander and Roxane, two teenagers, have been separated for several months and forced to write letters as they live in the same street just 9 numbers away ... (70 mins.)
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
22.
The Two Faces of January (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who flee Athens after one of them is caught up in the death of a private detective. (96 mins.)
Director: Hossein Amini
“ UK | USA | France ” - kissingbudha
 
23.
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss. (180 mins.)
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
24.
The Family (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard. (111 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ USA | France ” - kissingbudha
 
25.
Snowpiercer (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. (126 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
“ South Korea | USA | France ” - kissingbudha
 
26.
Grace of Monaco (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early 1960s. (103 mins.)
Director: Olivier Dahan
“ France | USA | Belgium | Italy ” - kissingbudha
 
27.
Drive in Holy Motors (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
DRIVE IN Holy Motors sketches the portrait of a discreet artist, all of whose films marked their era and will continue to deliver their aesthetic and visionary wealth. (45 mins.)
“ FRance ” - kissingbudha
 
28.
Social Butterfly (2013 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A 30-year-old American woman enters a teenage party in the South of France. Some of the guests wonder who she is and what she is doing there. (14 mins.)
“ USA | France ” - kissingbudha
 
29.
Horror Shorts Volume 1 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
What does a man who pulls a child from a fish, a Korean vampire industry of blood milk bottles, a table... (104 mins.)
“ USA | South Korea | Denmark | France | Switzerland ” - kissingbudha
 
30.
The Castle Project (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
As Brian and his team tackle the intimidating task of renovating the historic Croke Patterson Mansion in Denver... (86 mins.)
Director: Brian Higgins
“ USA | France | Italy ” - kissingbudha
 
31.
Die Tapferen Haende im Chaos der Zeit (2013 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  
There was once a hard working little tailor, whose house was filled with her wonderful creations. Full of ideas and courage... (20 mins.)
Director: Mika'Ela Fisher
“ France | Luxembourg ” - kissingbudha
 
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“ USA | France ” - kissingbudha
 
33.
7 Days in Havana (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A lesbian, an aspiring actor, an aspiring singer, a low-class marriage, a neighborhood community and 2 renowned directors have memorable less-than-24-hour-long experiences while living in/visiting the capital of Cuba. (129 mins.)
“ Spanish-French co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
34.
Amour (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ Austrian-French-German co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
35.
Aujourd'hui (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Satché is about to die. He decides to make his last day on this world the day of his life. (86 mins.)
Director: Alain Gomis
“ Senegalese-French co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
36.
Renoir (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste... (111 mins.)
Director: Gilles Bourdos
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
37.
Bel Ami (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A chronicle of a young man's rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's wealthiest and most influential women. (102 mins.)
“ British-French-Italian co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
38.
Camille Rewinds (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Camille was only sixteen and still in high school when she fell in love with Eric, another student.... (115 mins.)
Director: Noémie Lvovsky
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
39.
Captive (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Follows the hostage crisis of the Dos Palmas kidnappings in the southern Philippines, the life of the hostages whose survivors were freed after an awful year in captivity. (120 mins.)
“ Filipino-French-Italian co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
40.
Confession of a Child of the Century (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Paris, 1830: Octave, betrayed by his mistress, sinks into despair and debauchery. His father's death leads him to the country where he meets Brigitte... (120 mins.)
Director: Sylvie Verheyde
“ France-Germany-UK co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
41.
The Other Son (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth. (105 mins.)
Director: Lorraine Lévy
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
42.
The Tall Man (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children. (106 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
“ USA | Canada | France co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
43.
Contraband (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills. (109 mins.)
“ USA | UK | France co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
44.
Cosmopolis (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart. (109 mins.)
“ Canadian-French-Italian-Portuguese co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
45.
Ernest & Celestine (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine. (80 mins.)
“ Belgian-French co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
46.
Farewell, My Queen (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution. (100 mins.)
Director: Benoît Jacquot
“ Les adieux à la reine (original title)... France | Spain c0-production ” - kissingbudha
 
47.
Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Sacha Keller is only interested in one night stands with 20-somethings and has a phobia of children. That is until he meets Charlotte, the divorced mother-of-three and ex-wife of one his employer's powerful clients. (110 mins.)
Director: James Huth
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
48.
Holy Motors (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar. (115 mins.)
Director: Leos Carax
“ France | Germany co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
49.
In the House (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
50.
On the Road (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. (124 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
“ French-American-Brazillian co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
51.
Our Children (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Like millions of other couples, Mounir and Murielle fall in love. Like millions of other couples, Mounir and Murielle have children... (111 mins.)
Director: Joachim Lafosse
“ Belgium-France co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
52.
Something in the Air (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In the months after the heady weeks of May '68, a group of young Europeans search for a way to continue the revolution believed to be just beginning. (122 mins.)
Director: Olivier Assayas
“ Après mai (original title)... France ” - kissingbudha
 
53.
Colosio: El asesinato (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In 1994, Mexico's ruling party's presidential candidate is brutally murdered. Nobody knows who's behind this event, it all points to a conspiracy. Andrés Vázquez, an intelligence expert, is commissioned to lead a secret investigation. (100 mins.)
Director: Carlos Bolado
“ Mexico | Spain | France | Colombia ” - kissingbudha
 
54.
Taken 2 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter. (92 mins.)
Director: Olivier Megaton
“ USA-French co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
55.
The Angels' Share (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
“ Belgian-French-Italian-British co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
56.
The Other Son (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth. (105 mins.)
Director: Lorraine Lévy
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
57.
Rust and Bone (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident. (120 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
“ De rouille et d'os (original title)... France | Belgium ” - kissingbudha
 
58.
Thérèse (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures. (110 mins.)
Director: Claude Miller
 
59.
No (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. (118 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
“ Chile | France | USA ” - kissingbudha
 
60.
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
When her adoptive father disappears, Sharon Da Silva is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood. (95 mins.)
“ France | USA | Canada ” - kissingbudha
 
61.
Love Is All You Need (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A hairdresser who has lost her hair to cancer finds out her husband is having an affair, travels to Italy for her daughter's wedding and meets a widower who still blames the world for the loss of his wife. (116 mins.)
Director: Susanne Bier
“ Denmark | Sweden | Italy | France | Germany ” - kissingbudha
 
62.
The Factory (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer. (104 mins.)
Director: Morgan O'Neill
“ USA | France ” - kissingbudha
 
63.
Maniac (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface. (89 mins.)
Director: Franck Khalfoun
“ France | USA ” - kissingbudha
 
64.
Three Worlds (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
This is the tale of a hit and run accident that results in the death of an illegal foreigner. Three men... (101 mins.)
“ Trois mondes (original title)... France ” - kissingbudha
 
65.
Passion (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder. (102 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Germany | France ” - kissingbudha
 
66.
Reality (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Luciano is a charming fishmonger whose unexpected and sudden obsession with being a contestant on a reality show leads him down a rabbit hole of skewed perceptions and paranoia. (116 mins.)
Director: Matteo Garrone
“ Italy | France ” - kissingbudha
 
67.
Canned Dreams (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Canned Dreams is a film about workers and their dreams on the journey of a canned food product. (75 mins.)
Director: Katja Gauriloff
“ Ireland | Norway | Portugal | France | Finland ” - kissingbudha
 
68.
Dead Shadows (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Chris' parents were murdered on the same day the Halley comet was visible from Earth. Eleven years later, a new comet lights up the Parisian sky, but as the night goes on, people begins to transform into horrible creatures. (75 mins.)
Director: David Cholewa
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
69.
Beyond the Hills (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany. (150 mins.)
Director: Cristian Mungiu
“ Romania | France | Belgium ” - kissingbudha
 
70.
Araf/Somewhere in Between (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
ARAF is the story of Zehra and Olgun whose lives are caught in a vacuum! The world in which they live... (124 mins.)
Director: Yesim Ustaoglu
“ Turkey | France | Germany ” - kissingbudha
 
71.
Upside Down (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love. (114 mins.)
Director: Juan Solanas
“ Canadian-French co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
72.
Horses of God (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A fictional account of the lives of the men responsible for the suicide bombings in Casablanca in 2003. (115 mins.)
Director: Nabil Ayouch
“ Les chevaux de Dieu (original title)... Morocco | Tunisia | Belgium | France ” - kissingbudha
 
73.
Night Across the Street (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A drama centered on an office worker on the verge of retirement who begins to relive both real and imagined memories. (110 mins.)
Director: Raúl Ruiz
“ Chile | France ” - kissingbudha
 
74.
Lockout (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates. (95 mins.)
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
75.
Love, Marilyn (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters. (107 mins.)
Director: Liz Garbus
“ USA | France ” - kissingbudha
 
76.
À moi seule (2012)
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(91 mins.)
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
77.
Imagine (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A blind teacher breaks the rules to help a female student rediscover the pleasures of life. (105 mins.)
“ Poland | Portugal | France | UK ” - kissingbudha
 
78.
La pirogue (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them. (87 mins.)
Director: Moussa Touré
“ France | Senegal | Germany ” - kissingbudha
 
79.
Americano (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A man who returns to Los Angeles to wrap up his mother's estate sets out in search of the mysterious woman named in her will. (105 mins.)
Director: Mathieu Demy
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
80.
The Artist (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. (100 mins.)
“ France | Belgium | USA ” - kissingbudha
 
81.
Beloved (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In London, a mother and daughter navigate their respective romances: Madeline rekindles an affair from thirty years earlier, while her daughter Vera is caught between a musician who cannot commit and her ex, who still pines for her. (133 mins.)
“ Les bien-aimés (original title)... France | UK | Czech Republic ” - kissingbudha
 
82.
Day of the Falcon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Set in the 1930s Arab states at the dawn of the oil boom, the story centers on a young Arab prince torn between allegiance to his conservative father and modern, liberal father-in-law. (130 mins.)
“ France | Italy | Qatar | Tunisia ” - kissingbudha
 
83.
Unknown (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is. (113 mins.)
“ UK | Germany | France | Canada | Japan | USA co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
84.
A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
The once-happy marriage between brooding painter Frederic and his movie-star wife Angele hits the rocks when another couple joins them on a Roman holiday. (95 mins.)
Director: Philippe Garrel
“ French-Italian-Swiss co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
85.
Chicken with Plums (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death. (93 mins.)
“ Belgian-French-German co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
86.
Colombiana (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young woman, after witnessing her parents' murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. (108 mins.)
Director: Olivier Megaton
“ French-American co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
87.
The Conquest (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power. (105 mins.)
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
88.
Declaration of War (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When their young son is diagnosed with a brain tumor, young parents Roméo and Juliette unite in the fight for his survival. (100 mins.)
“ La guerre est déclarée (original title)... France ” - kissingbudha
 
89.
Special Forces (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A French journalist in Afghanistan is kidnapped by the Taliban. (109 mins.)
“ Forces spéciales (original title)... France ” - kissingbudha
 
90.
Goodbye First Love (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A chronicle of the romance between Camille and Sullivan, which begins during their adolescence and picks up after Sullivan's 8-year absence from exploring the world. (110 mins.)
“ Un amour de jeunesse (original title)... French-German co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
91.
House of Tolerance (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Life in an elegant Parisian brothel in the early twentieth century. The madam essentially owns the women: their expenses exceed earnings... (122 mins.)
“ L'Apollonide (Souvenirs de la maison close)... France ” - kissingbudha
 
92.
Asylum Blackout (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm. (85 mins.)
“ USA | France | Belgium ” - kissingbudha
 
93.
The Intouchables (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
94.
Kurosawa's Way (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Eleven major filmmakers from Europe, Asia and America talk about Akira Kurosawa and explore some ways on which he influenced their own work. (52 mins.)
Director: Catherine Cadou
“ France ” - kissingbudha
 
95.
The Lady (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris. (132 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ French-British co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
96.
The Minister (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully... (115 mins.)
“ Belgian-French co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
97.
The Monk (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
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
“ French-Spanish co-production ” - kissingbudha
 
98.
A Monster in Paris (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer. (90 mins.)
Director: Bibo Bergeron
“ Un monstre à Paris (original title)... France ” - kissingbudha
 
99.
Outside Satan (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In a village on the French Opal Coast, a drifter engages in a perplexing relationship with a young woman who has suffered abuse. (110 mins.)
Director: Bruno Dumont
“ Hors Satan (original title)... France ” - kissingbudha
 
100.
Pater (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
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
“ France ” - kissingbudha