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1.
Vatel (2000)
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Vatel is in charge of the reception to the king Louis XIV. With the prince's political ambitions at stake, its essential to please him. But when he falls in love with the king's lover, passion and duty seem to contradict each other. (103 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
2.
It's Only the End of the World (2016)
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Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying. (97 mins.)
Director: Xavier Dolan
 
3.
A Christmas Tale (2008)
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The troubled Vuillard family is no stranger to illness, grief, and banishment, but when their matriarch requires a bone-marrow transplant, the estranged clan reunites just in time for Christmas. (150 mins.)
 
4.
The Apartment (1996)
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A recently engaged man sees a former lover and becomes obsessed with meeting her again. (116 mins.)
Director: Gilles Mimouni
 
5.
Bright Days Ahead (2013)
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The retired dentist Caroline attends a class for computer users. Although she is married, she falls in love with her significantly younger lecturer... (94 mins.)
Director: Marion Vernoux
 
6.
Life Is a Bed of Roses (1983)
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Three intertwined tales. On the eve of the First World War, Count Forbek starts to build a fantastic castle in the Ardennes forest... (110 mins.)
Director: Alain Resnais
 
7.
The Man Who Laughs (2012)
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During the reign of King James II, in 1685-1688, a proud noble refuses to kiss his hand. (95 mins.)
 
8.
C'est la vie (2001)
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(113 mins.)
 
9.
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.)
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
The Measure of a Man (2015)
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An unemployed factory worker is trying to make ends meet in working-class France. (91 mins.)
 
12.
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
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Jean, his loving wife and son live a simple, happy life. At his son's homeroom teacher Madamoiselle Chambon's request... (101 mins.)
 
13.
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.)
 
14.
He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not (2002)
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A young woman who is in love with a married doctor becomes dangerous when her attempts to persuade him to leave his wife are unsuccessful. However, when things are seen from his point of view, the real situation becomes clear. (92 mins.)
 
15.
My King (2015)
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Tony is admitted to a rehabilitation center after a serious skiing accident. Dependent of medical staff and painkillers, she takes the time to remember the tumultuous love story she lived with Georgio. (124 mins.)
Director: Maïwenn
 
16.
Two Friends (2015)
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Two best friends have their relationship tested when Abel tries to help his friend Clement with the latter's love interest Mona. (100 mins.)
Director: Louis Garrel
 
17.
From the Land of the Moon (2016)
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In 1950s France, Gabrielle is a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another man when she is sent away to the Alps to treat her kidney stones. Gabrielle yearns to free herself and run away with André. (120 mins.)
Director: Nicole Garcia
 
18.
False Confessions (2016 TV Movie)
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(82 mins.)
 
19.
Life and Nothing But (1989)
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Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past. (135 mins.)
 
20.
Coup de torchon (1981)
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A worn-out, ineffective police chief humiliated by everyone around him decides one day to improve his life, by any means. (128 mins.)
 
21.
A Sunday in the Country (1984)
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An elderly painter whose son visits with his family on the weekends, is also surprised by a visit from his still-single daughter. (90 mins.)
 
22.
For Sale (1998)
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A Private detective is hired to trace a woman who ran away and disappeared on her wedding day. The movie follows him and recounts the story of her life through her eyes and the eyes of those interviewed by the detective. (100 mins.)
Director: Laetitia Masson
 
23.
En avoir (ou pas) (1995)
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Alice, fired from her job on an assembly line, leaves her boyfriend and provincial home for an uncertain new life in Lyon... (89 mins.)
Director: Laetitia Masson
 
24.
Why (Not) Brazil? (2004)
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A film director, whose career is going downhill, reluctantly decides to adapt an inadaptable best selling novel. (92 mins.)
Director: Laetitia Masson
 
25.
Je suis venue te dire (1996 Short Film)
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(21 mins.)
Director: Laetitia Masson
 
26.
Nulle part (1993)
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(52 mins.)
Director: Laetitia Masson
 
27.
Chant de guerre parisien (1991 Short Film)
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(13 mins.)
Director: Laetitia Masson
 
28.
Dans ta bouche (2010 Video)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Laetitia Masson
 
29.
Petite fille (2010 TV Movie)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Laetitia Masson
 
30.
Coupable (2008)
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When the dead body of Mr Kaplan is found, a kitchen knife in the back, all eyes turn to the maid. When... (107 mins.)
Director: Laetitia Masson
 
31.
Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
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A film star comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself while starring in a revival of the play that launched her career. (124 mins.)
Director: Olivier Assayas
 
32.
8 Women (2002)
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One murdered man, eight women, each seeming to be eager than the others to know the truth. Gimme, gimme, gimme some clues to make up my mind. And eventually enter the truth. Oh, thou cruel woman! (111 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
33.
In the House (2012)
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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
 
34.
Young & Beautiful (2013)
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After losing her virginity, Isabelle takes up a secret life as a call girl, meeting her clients for hotel-room trysts. Throughout, she remains curiously aloof, showing little interest in the encounters themselves or the money she makes. (95 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
35.
Quand la peur dévore l'âme (2007 Short Film)
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(25 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
36.
A Curtain Raiser (2006 Short Film)
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A young Frenchman is determined to dump his girlfriend due to her invariable excessive tardiness. (30 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
37.
Hideaway (Le refuge) (2009)
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Mousse and Louis are young, beautiful, rich and in love. But drugs have invaded their lives. One day... (88 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
38.
Potiche (2010)
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When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins... (103 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
39.
The New Girlfriend (2014)
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A young woman makes a surprising discovery about the husband of her late best friend. (108 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
40.
Russian Dolls (2005)
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Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite. (125 mins.)
 
41.
Heartbreaker (2010)
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Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so. (105 mins.)
Director: Pascal Chaumeil
 
42.
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
 
43.
A Prophet (2009)
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A young Arab man is sent to a French prison. (155 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
 
44.
Rust and Bone (2012)
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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
 
45.
Amant Double (2017)
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Chloé, a fragile young woman, falls in love with her psychoanalyst, Paul. A few months later she moves in with him, but soon discovers that her lover is concealing a part of his identity. (107 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
46.
Time to Leave (2005)
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A fashion photographer with terminal cancer elects to die alone, preparing others to live past him rather than prolong the inevitable with chemotherapy or be smothered in sympathy by those who know him. (81 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
48.
5x2 (2004)
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Five stages in the romance between a woman and a man. (90 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
49.
X2000: The Collected Shorts of Francois Ozon (2001 Video)
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Three naked couples sleep, make love, and awake in an empty skyscraper littered with millennium party debris in one of four provocative shorts from France's most acclaimed young director, Francois Ozon. (French with English subtitle) (63 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
50.
Under the Sand (2000)
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When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional. (92 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
51.
Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)
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In 1970s Germany, a 50-year-old businessman falls in love with a 20-year-old man. (82 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
52.
Criminal Lovers (1999)
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After a perverted impulse drives them to kill, Alice and her boyfriend, Luc, drag the body into the woods... (96 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
53.
X2000 (1998 Short Film)
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A man groggily awakes from an apparently wild New Year's Eve party to find both slumbering partyers and unexpected activity. (8 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
54.
Sitcom (1998)
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The adventures of an upper-class suburban family abruptly confronted with the younger brother's discovery of his homosexuality... (85 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
55.
See the Sea (1997)
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Sasha, a young British woman, is living with her baby daughter at Ile d'Yeu, a peaceful beach community... (52 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
56.
Scènes de lit (1998 Short Film)
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Seven brief scenes, each with a couple, explore the surprises and the changes of heart that can occur during sexual encounters... (25 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
57.
Peau contre peau (1991 Documentary)
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(8 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
58.
Le trou madame (1991 Documentary)
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(10 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
59.
Une goutte de sang (1991 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
60.
L'homme idéal (1996 Short Film)
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(5 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
61.
A Summer Dress (1996 Short Film)
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It's summer. Sébastien loves the singer Sheila. Lucia loves boys. And all Luc wants is to get a nice tan... (15 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
62.
Little Death (1995 Short Film)
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Family ties. Paul is an artist, his current project is to take photos of the faces of men during orgasm... (26 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
63.
Truth or Dare (1994 Short Film)
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Innocence gives way to experience. Two girls and two boys, probably about 14 or 15 years old, play a game of truth or dare... (4 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
64.
Une rose entre nous (1994 Short Film)
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An eccentric British woman picks up a young apprentice hairdresser on a wild night in Paris. (27 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
65.
Deux plus un (1991 Short Film)
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(9 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
66.
Victor (1993 Short Film)
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A well brought up young man commits an irreparable yet liberating act after a failed suicide attempt. (14 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
67.
Photo de famille (1988 Short Film)
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After a family dinner, the son poisons his mother, stabs his sister and chokes his father, then reunites the three of them on the living-room couch and takes a pictures of them, with him in the center, smiling, holding them still. (7 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
68.
Les doigts dans le ventre (1988 Short Film)
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A young woman wanders through Paris spending most of her time eating all the junk she can: in a fast-food... (12 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
69.
Mes parents un jour d'été (1990 Short Film)
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A man and his wife are having a holiday alone in their country house. The husband takes long rides on... (11 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
70.
Thomas reconstitué (1992 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
71.
Frost (2017)
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(132 mins.)
Director: Sarunas Bartas
 
72.
Dog (2017)
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Jacques Blanchot loses everything: his wife, his home, his job. He gradually alienates himself from the world around him. Until the day when the owner of a pet shop takes him in. (90 mins.)
 
73.
Maryline (2017)
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A wannabe actress follows her dreams and moves to Paris. (107 mins.)
 
74.
Yoga Hosers (2016)
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Two teenage yoga enthusiasts team up with a legendary man-hunter to battle with an ancient evil presence that is threatening their major party plans. (88 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
 
75.
French Women (2014)
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A story about 11 women living in Paris. Each of them has her own problems: career, love life, children... (116 mins.)
Director: Audrey Dana
 
76.
Cornouaille (2012)
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A young woman inherits her family's historic home on the coast of Brittany, a house she has not been to since her father died there when she was age 12. (96 mins.)
Director: Anne Le Ny
 
77.
Low Profile (2012)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Cécilia Rouaud
 
78.
Persécution (2009)
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The solitary Daniel and Sonia share an uneasy love/hate relationship. Daniel's life is disrupted by... (98 mins.)
 
79.
Magical Words (1998 Short Film)
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A thirty years old man visits his alcoholic father to tell him once and for all what's on his mind : a full load of resentment and reproaches... (21 mins.)
 
80.
Liste noire (1995)
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At the trial of a judge who was found with a prostitute, a list of clients pops up. It contains the... (90 mins.)
 
81.
A Monster in Paris (2011)
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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
 
82.
The Key (2007)
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One morning, Eric Vincent, a thirty-something without a past and reluctant about fatherhood, receives a phone call from a stranger proposing him to retrieve the ashes of his late father, whom he never met. (115 mins.)
 
83.
Le soldat Rose (2006 TV Movie)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Jean-Louis Cap
 
84.
Noce blanche (1989)
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A teacher of philosophy encounters a complicated pupil; a seventeen year old girl who possesses quite a cynical view of the world... (92 mins.)
 
85.
My Angel (2004)
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A prostitute takes in a young orphaned boy. (94 mins.)
Director: Serge Frydman
 
86.
Girl on the Bridge (1999)
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One night, a fading entertainer intervenes when a woman contemplates suicide, beginning a strange, unpredictable relationship. (90 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
 
87.
The Fifth Element (1997)
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In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay. (126 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
 
88.
1 chance sur 2 (1998)
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When Alice gets out of jail, her mother who just died left her an audio message. Twenty year ago, Alice's... (104 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
 
89.
Léon Morin, Priest (1961)
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Set during occupied France, a faithless woman finds herself falling in love with a young priest. (117 mins.)
 
90.
Pleasure (And Its Little Inconveniences) (1998)
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Seemingly unrelated events connect several people: a young wounded soldier, a nurse, a failed comedian, and a murderer. (100 mins.)
 
91.
Un amour de sorcière (1997)
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Michael Firch is very skilled in computers and he goes to Paris to meet very important persons to discuss a contract... (102 mins.)
Director: René Manzor
 
92.
Secret Things (2002)
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Two young women find themselves struggling to survive in Paris, street-wise Nathalie, a stripper, and naïve Sandrine... (115 mins.)
 
93.
The Exterminating Angels (2006)
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A filmmaker holds a series of boundary-pushing auditions for his project about female pleasure. (100 mins.)
 
94.
Sound and Fury (1988)
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This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family... (95 mins.)
 
95.
Élisa (1995)
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Marie has had a tough childhood ever since her mother Elisa committed suicide. She has spent most of... (115 mins.)
Director: Jean Becker
 
96.
La règle de trois (2011 Short Film)
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(18 mins.)
Director: Louis Garrel
 
97.
Si tu meurs, je te tue (2011)
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In Paris' cosmopolitan and colorful 10th arrondissement, Philippe, who's fresh out of prison, crosses paths with Avdal... (95 mins.)
Director: Hiner Saleem
 
98.
Fleur de Tonnerre (2016)
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A serial killer strikes fear into the lives of residents of a quiet French community during the early 19th century. (100 mins.)
 
99.
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
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A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about Cinema. (100 mins.)
 
100.
Up for Love (2016)
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A lawyer dating a dashing, wealthy architect four and a half feet tall gets ribbed by her family, employees and jealous ex about his stature. (98 mins.)
Director: Laurent Tirard