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1. Yves Saint Laurent (2014)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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51 Metascore

A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

Writers: Laurence Benaïm, Jacques Fieschi, Jérémie Guez, Marie-Pierre Huster, Jalil Lespert | Director: Jalil Lespert | Stars: Pierre Niney, Guillaume Gallienne, Charlotte Le Bon, Laura Smet

2. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Not Rated | 121 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.2
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94 Metascore

In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.

Writers: Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas | Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Samia Kerbash

3. Mesrine: Killer Instinct (2008)

R | 113 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.6
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71 Metascore

The story of french gangster Jacques Mesrine, before he was called Public Enemy N°1.

Writers: Jacques Mesrine, Abdel Raouf Dafri, Jean-François Richet | Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Cécile De France, Gérard Depardieu, Gilles Lellouche

4. L'ennemi intime (2007)

111 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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61 Metascore

A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence.

Writers: Patrick Rotman, Florent-Emilio Siri | Director: Florent-Emilio Siri | Stars: Benoît Magimel, Albert Dupontel, Aurélien Recoing, Marc Barbé

5. The Names of Love (2010)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.3
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62 Metascore

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.

Writers: Baya Kasmi, Michel Leclerc | Director: Michel Leclerc | Stars: Sara Forestier, Jacques Gamblin, Zinedine Soualem, Carole Franck

6. Stranded (2010)

103 min | Action, Horror, War

5.2
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A platoon of French soldiers on a rescue mission in North Africa confront invisible evil creatures.

Writers: Sandra Martin, Hugues Martin | Directors: Hugues Martin, Sandra Martin | Stars: Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Thierry Frémont, Saïd Taghmaoui, Aurélien Wiik

7. Lost Command (1966)

Unrated | 129 min | Drama, War

6.7
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French Army Colonel Raspeguy leads his paratroopers in battle against the Communist Viet Minh in Indochina and against Algerian guerrilla during the Algerian War.

Writers: Jean Lartéguy, Nelson Gidding | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Alain Delon, George Segal, Michèle Morgan

8. Don't Change Hands (1975)

X | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.0
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A well-known politician woman receives a tape showing her son in a porno movie. She decides to hire a female detective to figure out who is trying to black-mail her.

Writers: Noël Simsolo, Paul Vecchiali | Director: Paul Vecchiali | Stars: Hélène Surgère, Jean-Christophe Bouvet, Myriam Mézières, Valérie Wilson

9. Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)

115 min | Drama

7.4
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In the seacoast town of Boulogne, Hélène sells antique furniture, living with her step-son, Bernard, who's back from military duty in Algiers. An old lover of Hélène's comes to visit - ... See full summary »

Writer: Jean Cayrol | Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Jean-Pierre Kérien, Nita Klein, Jean-Baptiste Thiérrée

10. Le parfum d'Yvonne (1994)

89 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Writers: Patrice Leconte, Patrick Modiano | Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Hippolyte Girardot, Sandra Extercatte, Richard Bohringer

11. The Colonel (2006)

110 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.1
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A "Reformed Colonel" is found dead in Paris, a couple of decades after Algeria's struggle for independence was won from France. Lieutenant Galois is assigned the investigation of this ... See full summary »

Writers: Costa-Gavras, Jean-Claude Grumberg, Laurent Herbiet, Francis Zamponi | Director: Laurent Herbiet | Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Robinson Stévenin, Cécile De France, Charles Aznavour

12. Cooking History (2009)

88 min | Documentary

7.4
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Interviews with military cooks from various European armies.

Director: Péter Kerekes | Stars: Vassily Nikolaevich Logunov, Franz Weinhart, Klavdia Matveevna Lobanova, Franz Wienhart

13. L'adieu (2003 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.0
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Writers: Yves Boisset, Virginie Brac, Alain Scoff | Director: François Luciani | Stars: Thomas Jouannet, Mélanie Doutey, Catherine Jacob, Gilles Lellouche

14. Nothing to Report (1973)

Drama, War

7.1
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Writers: Roland Perrot, Yves Boisset, Claude Veillot | Director: Yves Boisset | Stars: Jacques Spiesser, Jacques Villeret, Jacques Weber, Claude Brosset

15. Diamond Rush (1969)

102 min | Action, Crime

6.2
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Traumatized by the War of Algeria and by the accidental death of his wife and his son, Manu left the right road. His last caper was the attack of the Antwerp-Tangiers Express, carrying a ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Rank, Mireille de Tissot | Director: Claude Carliez | Stars: Jean Marais, Marie-José Nat, Horst Frank, Jacques Stany

16. Living in Paradise (1998)

105 min | Drama, History, War

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Set in France in 1961-1962 during the Algerian War, Living In Paradise is a thought-provoking examination of the lives of North African immigrants trying to find a place in the social system of Western Europe.

Writers: Brahim Benaïcha, Olivier Douyère, Bourlem Guerdjou, Olivier Lorelle | Director: Bourlem Guerdjou | Stars: Roschdy Zem, Fadila Belkebla, Omar Bekhaled, Farida Rahouadj

17. To Be Twenty in the Aures (1972)

100 min | Drama, War

7.0
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How to become a killing machine in Algeria when, at the start, you are a Pacifist Breton. Let Lieutenant Perrin deal with this bunch of rebels and make them "true soldiers", who know how to... See full summary »

Writer: René Vautier | Director: René Vautier | Stars: Alexandre Arcady, Hamid Djellouli, Philippe Léotard, Jacques Canselier

18. The Good Life (1963)

105 min | Drama, War

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After twenty-seven long months spent in Algeria, Frédéric Simon, a young photographer is determined to forget this time of trouble. Now that the Army has finally discharged him he wants to ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Enrico, Maurice Pons | Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Frédéric de Pasquale, Josée Steiner, Odile Geoffroy, Françoise Giret

19. The Book-Bag Boy (2003 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: Akli Tadjer | Director: Caroline Huppert | Stars: Alika Del Sol, Hammou Graïa, Yannis Belal, Pablo Valero

20. Les déracinés (1972)

90 min | Drama

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Writers: Richard Marillier, André Teisseire | Director: André Teisseire | Stars: Edmée Deniau, Guy Di Rigo, Dora Doll, Alain Doutey

21. Moudjahidate (2008)

75 min | Documentary

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Through interviews with former women combatants, this documentary recounts women's involvement and commitment to the struggle for Independence in Algeria.

Director: Alexandra Dols | Star: Danièle Djamila Amrane Minne

22. Un combat singulier (2004)

52 min | History

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Director: Xavier Villetard | Stars: Henri Alleg, Simone De Bollardière, Germaine Tillion

23. Claudia Love Forever (2010)

69 min | Documentary

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Director: Jérôme Marichy | Star: Claudia Bonnin

24. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
Episode: In Camera (1964)

85 min | Drama

7.8
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Three people, a man convicted of cowardice, a Lesbian and a self obsessed Blonde are put in a small, stark room with a few garish modern artworks and three benches. All have died and are in... See full summary »

Writers: Stuart Gilbert, Jean-Paul Sartre, Philip Saville | Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Harold Pinter, Jane Arden, Katherine Woodville, Jonathan Hansen