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My Way (2012)
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A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from childhood in Egypt through success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978. (148 mins.)
 
2.
Looking for Hortense (2012)
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A wife pressures her husband to solicit work papers from his civil servant father. (100 mins.)
Director: Pascal Bonitzer
 
3.
Camille Rewinds (2012)
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Camille was only sixteen and still in high school when she fell in love with Eric, another student.... (115 mins.)
Director: Noémie Lvovsky
 
4.
A Few Hours of Spring (2012)
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Alain Evrard, a trucker who has just finished serving a prison sentence, is forced to temporarily move back to his mother's house... (108 mins.)
 
5.
Our Children (2012)
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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
 
6.
Populaire (2012)
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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
 
7.
Augustine (2012)
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A look at the relationship between pioneering 19th century French neurologist Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and his star teenage patient, a kitchen maid who is left partially paralyzed after a seizure. (102 mins.)
Director: Alice Winocour
 
8.
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.)
 
9.
The Conquest (2011)
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A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power. (105 mins.)
 
10.
Guilty (2011)
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A family man battles to prove his innocence after being accused of a heinous crime. (102 mins.)
Director: Vincent Garenq
 
11.
Angel & Tony (2010)
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Angèle, a beautiful young woman with a past, arrives in a small fishing harbor in Normandy. She meets Tony... (83 mins.)
Director: Alix Delaporte
 
12.
You Will Be My Son (2011)
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A story that focuses on the problematic relationship between Paul Marseul, owner of a prestigious vineyard in Saint Emilion and his son... (102 mins.)
Director: Gilles Legrand
 
13.
Romantics Anonymous (2010)
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What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René... (80 mins.)
 
14.
House of Tolerance (2011)
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Life in an elegant Parisian brothel in the early twentieth century. The madam essentially owns the women: their expenses exceed earnings... (122 mins.)
 
15.
Twiggy (2011)
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(81 mins.)
 
16.
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011)
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A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences. (107 mins.)
 
17.
The Source (2011)
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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
 
18.
Delicacy (2011)
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A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker. (108 mins.)
 
19.
Rebellion (2011)
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Dissidents in a French colony attack a police station and take hostages. (136 mins.)
 
20.
Of Gods and Men (2010)
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Under threat by fundamentalist terrorists, a group of Trappist monks stationed with an impoverished Algerian community must decide whether to leave or stay. (122 mins.)
Director: Xavier Beauvois
 
21.
On Tour (2010)
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Joachim, a former Parisian television producer had left everything behind - his children, friends, enemies... (111 mins.)
Director: Mathieu Amalric
 
22.
Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)
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A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62. (135 mins.)
Director: Joann Sfar
 
23.
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
 
24.
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.)
 
25.
Living on Love Alone (2010)
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Julie Bataille is fed up with student jobs. At 23, with a 5-years university degree, she wants to work for real... (85 mins.)
Director: Isabelle Czajka
 
26.
Black Venus (2010)
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The story of Saartjes Baartman, a Black domestic who, in 1808, left Southern Africa, then ruled by Dutch settlers... (162 mins.)
 
27.
The Tree (2010)
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After the death of her father, an 8-year-old girl becomes convinced that he is whispering to her through the leaves of the gargantuan tree that towers over her house. (100 mins.)
 
28.
Sarah's Key (2010)
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In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942. (111 mins.)
 
29.
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
 
30.
The Big Picture (2010)
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Paul Exben is a success story - partner in one of Paris's most exclusive law firms, big salary, big house... (114 mins.)
Director: Eric Lartigau
 
31.
The Concert (2009)
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Thirty years ago, Andrei Simoniovich Filipov, the renowned conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra, was fired for hiring Jewish musicians... (119 mins.)
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
 
32.
Wild Grass (2009)
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A wallet lost and found opens the door to romantic adventure for Georges and Marguerite. After examining the ID papers of its owner... (104 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
33.
Rapt (2009)
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A rich industrialist is brutally kidnapped. While he physically and mentally degenerates in imprisonment, the kidnappers, police and the board of the company of which he is director negotiate about the ransom of 50 million euro. (125 mins.)
Director: Lucas Belvaux
 
34.
Welcome (2009)
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Bilal is 17 years old, a Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe... (110 mins.)
Director: Philippe Lioret
 
35.
In the Beginning (2009)
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France, present day. A professional conman passes himself off as the boss of a construction site building a highway extension... (130 mins.)
Director: Xavier Giannoli
 
36.
The French Kissers (2009)
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A coming-of-age tale about an adolescent boy and his efforts to fit in amongst a varied cast of characters. (90 mins.)
Director: Riad Sattouf
 
37.
I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
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Given up for adoption as a toddler, troubled teenager Thomas becomes obsessed with tracking down his birth mother... (91 mins.)
 
38.
Leaving (2009)
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Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle... (85 mins.)
 
39.
Coco Before Chanel (2009)
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The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world. (105 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
 
40.
Séraphine (2008)
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Based on the life of French painter Séraphine de Senlis. (125 mins.)
Director: Martin Provost
 
41.
Paris (2008)
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Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life... (130 mins.)
 
42.
The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (2008)
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Five key days in a family's life. (114 mins.)
Director: Rémi Bezançon
 
43.
Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 (2008)
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The story of notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine. (133 mins.)
 
44.
Home (2008)
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Life for an isolated rural family is upended when a major highway next to their property, constructed 10 years before but apparently abandoned, is finally opened. (98 mins.)
Director: Ursula Meier
 
45.
Anything for Her (2008)
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With no legal means left to him, a high school teacher devises a daring plan to rescue his wrongfully imprisoned wife from jail. (96 mins.)
Director: Fred Cavayé
 
46.
The Secret of the Grain (2007)
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At the port of Sète, Mr. Slimani, a tired 60-year-old, drags himself toward a shipyard job that has... (151 mins.)
 
47.
A Secret (2007)
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A 15-year-old boy unearths a shocking family secret. (105 mins.)
Director: Claude Miller
 
48.
Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
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A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house... (109 mins.)
Director: Jean Becker
 
49.
The Witnesses (2007)
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Paris, 1984: A group of friends contend with the first outbreak of the AIDS epidemic. (112 mins.)
 
50.
Hunting and Gathering (2007)
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When Camille (Audrey Tautou) falls ill, she is forced to live with Philibert and Franck (Guillaume Canet). A moving trio story. (97 mins.)
Director: Claude Berri
 
51.
Love Songs (2007)
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A musical interpretation of three lovers living in Paris. (91 mins.)
 
52.
The Grocer's Son (2007)
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Antoine Sforza, a thirty-year-old young man, left his village ten years before in order to start a new life in the big city... (96 mins.)
Director: éric guirado
 
53.
Water Lilies (2007)
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Summer in a new suburb outside Paris. Nothing to do but look at the ceiling. Marie, Anne and Floriane are 15. Their paths cross in the corridors at the local swimming pool, where love and desire make a sudden, dramatic appearance. (85 mins.)
Director: Céline Sciamma
 
54.
Roman de gare (2007)
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A popular novelist researches unlikely sources to find characters for her next bestseller. (103 mins.)
Director: Claude Lelouch
 
55.
Anna M. (2007)
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In the grips of delirious illusion, Anna, a young, gentle and shy young woman convinces herself that Doctor Zanevsky is fervently in love with her... (106 mins.)
Director: Michel Spinosa
 
56.
2 Days in Paris (2007)
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Marion and Jack try to rekindle their relationship with a visit to Paris, home of Marion's parents -- and several of her ex-boyfriends. (96 mins.)
Director: Julie Delpy
 
57.
Molière (2007)
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Imprisoned for debt, playwright Molière is rescued by an aristocrat who needs his help in order to seduce a young marquise. (120 mins.)
Director: Laurent Tirard
 
58.
Darling (2007)
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On a farm in the West of France, Catherine a plump little girl, dreams of escaping her joyless life... (93 mins.)
 
59.
Lady Chatterley (2006)
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A French adaptation of the second (and much less well-known) version of D.H. Lawrence's erotic tale. (168 mins.)
Director: Pascale Ferran
 
60.
Days of Glory (2006)
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During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination. (128 mins.)
 
61.
Don't Worry, I'm Fine (2006)
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(92 mins.)
Director: Philippe Lioret
 
62.
Quand j'étais chanteur (2006)
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Alain Moreau sings for one of the few remaining dance-bands in Clermont-Ferrand. Though something of... (112 mins.)
Director: Xavier Giannoli
 
63.
Poison Friends (2006)
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A group of college students are duped by a charming pathological liar (100 mins.)
 
64.
13 Tzameti (2005)
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Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him... (93 mins.)
Director: Géla Babluani
 
65.
The Passenger (2005)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Éric Caravaca
 
66.
Avenue Montaigne (2006)
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A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, and become acquainted with the "luxurious" world her grandmother has told her about since her childhood. (106 mins.)
 
67.
I Do (2006)
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At 43, Luis is a confirmed bachelor, happy with one night stands, a success as a creator of perfumes... (90 mins.)
Director: Eric Lartigau
 
68.
The Page Turner (2006)
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The girl Mélanie Prouvost is the beloved daughter of the butchers Mrs. Prouvost and Mr. Prouvost. She... (85 mins.)
Director: Denis Dercourt
 
69.
Dans Paris (2006)
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Anna has just left Paul who, annihilated by the separation, moves back with his father in Paris. His younger brother Jonathan... (92 mins.)
 
70.
Private Fears in Public Places (2006)
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In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn. (120 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
71.
The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
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Will Thomas still lead a life of crime and cruelty, just like his thuggish father, or will he pursue his dream of becoming a pianist? (108 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
 
72.
Joyeux Noel (2005)
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In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life. (116 mins.)
 
73.
Le petit lieutenant (2005)
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A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective. (110 mins.)
Director: Xavier Beauvois
 
74.
Live and Become (2005)
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In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews. In turn they are secretly carried to Israel... (140 mins.)
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
 
75.
The Last Mitterrand (2005)
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A young journalist (Lespert) helps the French President compile his memoirs. (116 mins.)
 
76.
Je ne suis pas là pour être aimé (2005)
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The fifty years old Jean-Claude has a boring life, working in a notary office of his own and as court official evicting tenants or seizing properties... (93 mins.)
 
77.
Regular Lovers (2005)
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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.
Entre ses mains (2005)
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In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties... (90 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
 
79.
Gabrielle (2005)
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The marriage between Gabrielle and Jean begins to fray after the discovery of a letter that belongs to Gabrielle. (90 mins.)
 
80.
Russian Dolls (2005)
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Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite. (125 mins.)
 
81.
Lemming (2005)
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The wife of a young engineer's boss dies. (129 mins.)
Director: Dominik Moll
 
82.
The Ax (2005)
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A chemist (Garcia) loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition. (117 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
83.
Walk on Water (2004)
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Following the suicide of his wife, an Israeli intelligence agent is assigned to befriend the grandchildren of a Nazi war criminal. (103 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
84.
Little Jerusalem (2005)
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A beautiful Jewish young woman still living with her orthodox family in a Parisian suburb, falls in love with a Muslim co-worker. (96 mins.)
Director: Karin Albou
 
85.
Anthony Zimmer (2005)
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In Nice, the international police force and the Russian mafia are chasing Anthony Zimmer, an intelligent... (89 mins.)
Director: Jérôme Salle
 
86.
Games of Love and Chance (2003)
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In the slums of Paris, a group of students - primarily North African and Southeast Asian immigrants... (117 mins.)
 
87.
36th Precinct (2004)
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In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies... (111 mins.)
Director: Olivier Marchal
 
88.
The Chorus (2004)
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The new teacher at a severely administered boys' boarding school works to positively affect the students' lives through music. (97 mins.)
 
89.
Kings & Queen (2004)
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Parallel storylines tell the current state of affairs for two ex-lovers: Nora's a single mother who comes to care for her terminally ill father; holed in up in mental ward, Ismael, a brilliant musician, plots his escape. (150 mins.)
 
90.
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
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Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. (133 mins.)
 
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The Story of My Life (2004)
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Raphael is a ghostwriter who takes a job writing for famous footy player Kevin. To his delight and his girlfriend... (90 mins.)
Director: Laurent Tirard
 
93.
Look at Me (2004)
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A french girl gifted with a great voice, has a complex about her weight and her appearance. (110 mins.)
Director: Agnès Jaoui
 
94.
A Common Thread (2004)
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Claire (Nymark), an unmarried pregnant teenager, finds an odd relation in Madame Mélikian (Ascaride), an older woman grieving over the death of her son. (89 mins.)
 
95.
Bon voyage (2003)
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An actress, a writer, a student, and a government worker band together in an effort to escape Paris as the Nazis move into the city. (114 mins.)
 
96.
Not on the Lips (2003)
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A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges... (115 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
97.
Feelings (2003)
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Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues: Nearing the end of his career... (94 mins.)
Director: Noémie Lvovsky
 
98.
Strayed (2003)
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Emmanuelle Béart stars as a widowed schoolteacher who flees Nazi-occupied Paris with her children. A teenaged boy comes to their rescue by leading them into the forest -- their best shot at survival. (95 mins.)
 
99.
Little Lili (2003)
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A group of cinematic spend a holiday in the French countryside. The film provides insight in their relationships... (104 mins.)
Director: Claude Miller
 
100.
Fear and Trembling (2003)
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A Belgian woman looks back on her year at a Japanese corporation in Tokyo in 1990. She is Amélie, born in Japan... (107 mins.)
Director: Alain Corneau