Highest Rated Titles With Frédéric van den Driessche
5. Galilée ou L'amour de Dieu (2005 TV Movie)
Biography, Drama, History
The Dialogues, Galileo's masterpiece, were published in 1632 with the approval of Catholic censors. It was applauded by intellectuals but nevertheless aroused the Church's ire. Despite his ... See full summary »
Une femme dans la Révolution (2013– )
Le peuple en scène
Episode 1: Those in the scene 1789. Manon, a young Vendee peasant girl, is treated cruelly by her family's tyrannical master. Convinced that society will never change, she flees to Paris, ... See full summary »
7. A Tale of Winter (1992)
114 min | Drama
Felicie and Charles have a serious if whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,940 | Gross: $0.21M
11. L'Autrichienne (1990)
98 min | Biography, Drama, History
Last days of queen Marie Antoinette stunningly portrayed by a director who's clearly done a massive historical research. An accurate plot and a very moving rendering.
14. Cache Cash (1994)
90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Antoine, 11, is on holiday with his grandfather. One night he catches thieves hiding their booty in a pond. Antoine seizes the 40 million. But Liza, his new friend, is the daughter of one of the criminals. Both children soon face threats.
16. Corto Maltese - La ballade de la mer salée (2002)
87 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime
In 1913, laconic sea captain Corto Maltese, adrift in the Pacific, gets rescued by his bandit friend Rasputin who's taking two rich shipwrecked teens to an island where his boss the Monk will hold them for ransom. WWI complicates things.
20. Germinal (1993)
R | 160 min | Drama, Romance
In mid-nineteenth-century northern France, a coal mining town's workers are exploited by the mine's owner. One day, they decide to go on strike, and the authorities repress them.
Votes: 3,749 | Gross: $0.38M
21. Des fleurs pour Algernon (2006 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After a successful experiment on Algernon, a mouse whose level of intelligence thanks to that procedure dramatically increased, the scientists decided to go further - the next "guinea pig" ... See full summary »
23. L'affaire Christian Ranucci: Le combat d'une mère (2007 TV Movie)
Crime, Drama, History
For many French people, he is the symbol of one of the most awful justice failure ever known. For others, he was a criminal who received the punishment he deserved. 27 years after "Le ... See full summary »
24. Lagardère (2003 TV Movie)
145 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The film takes place on the historical background of France in the early 18th century. The brave Lagarder, whose crowning sword makes the most skilled fencers tremble, await incredible, at times, deadly adventures.
28. Marthe Richard (2011 TV Movie)
Biography, Drama, History
The rich widow Marthe Richard is a mystery: was she a French resistant or a collaborator with the Germans? Is this politician who after WW II wants to close the French brothels an ex-prostitute?
30. Corto Maltese: La cour secrète des Arcanes (2002)
92 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
In 1918, civil wars are tearing Russia and China apart. Laconic adventurer Corto Maltese is hired by a Chinese secret society to capture a train that's taking Tzar's gold abroad. His friend Rasputin joins him, but only hell awaits them.
Maigret (1991– )
Death of a Harbour Master
87 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Maigret tries to find the person responsible for the death of a harbor master who, after disappearing for six weeks, could no longer speak and had no physical reactions to anything.
32. Le poulpe (1998)
100 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A private investigator (nicknamed Octopus after his long arms) travels to the small town of Angernaud with his bisexual girlfriend to collect the money he spent for the reconstruction of ... See full summary »
35. La vie en miettes (2011 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Mystery
Jonathan and Anaïs Hopkins have only been married a few months, but life together is a nightmare. Anaïs is unstable, cold in bed and often away visiting her sister. Or is she? When Jonathan... See full summary »
36. Artemisia Sanchez (2007– )
XVIII century. Calabria, in the southern Italy, is a land shocked by violence, bandits and abuse of power. There are, however, in this punished country, some people wishing progress and ... See full summary »
38. Saint-Exupéry: La dernière mission (1996 TV Movie)
104 min | Biography, Drama
Life and times of Antoine de Saint-Exupery, famous French pilot and even more famous writer who disappeared on a routine reconnaissance flight during WW2.
39. Le dernier Gaulois (2015 TV Movie)
Documentary, Animation, History
Thanks to recent archaeological discoveries, this docudrama movie association and documentary footage to rediscover the "true face" of the Gaulle. On comments from Clovis Cornillac. In 52 ... See full summary »
40. Le vagabond de la Baie de Somme (2015 TV Movie)
97 min | Crime, Drama
The unidentified body of a homeless man is found in a dune of the Bay of the Somme, a shotgun wound in his back. An accident or murder? The local gendarmes, commanded by Aurore Debac, ... See full summary »
44. La dame de Monsoreau (2008 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Diane of Meridor, aged 23 years, lives a happy country life with her father. For the first time, Diana has her coming out ball, organized by the count of Monsoreau, who, in spite of being ... See full summary »
47. Stavisky, l'escroc du siècle (2015 TV Movie)
The story of the rise of Alexander Stravisky, a brilliant and seductive crook, in Paris of the roaring twenties. But unchecked greed and corruption does not go unpunished. The political decadence he feeds off will also cause his downfall.
48. 7 ans de mariage (2003)
97 min | Comedy
A sexually frustrated husband learns to be careful what he asks for. His sex life virtually non-existent after only seven years of marriage, Alain and Audrey rarely find time for bedroom ... See full summary »
49. Le temps du silence (2011 TV Movie)
101 min | Drama
Manuel passes 18 months at Buchenwald before his return to Paris. He wonders even before his arrival who will have the patience and passion to listen to his narrative. He chooses silence.
51. Les chevaliers du ciel (2005)
Not Rated | 102 min | Adventure, Action
While in an international fair of exhibition of airplanes, a French Mirage 2000 of the last generation vanishes and pilots Antoine "Walk'n" Marchelli and Sebastian "Fahrenheit" Vallois are ... See full summary »
54. Jefferson in Paris (1995)
PG-13 | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
One of the obsessive speculations in American history is whether Thomas Jefferson, in the years before he became president, had an affair with (and fathered a child with) his 15-year-old ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,534 | Gross: $2.47M
59. The Exterminating Angels (2006)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy
A filmmaker holds a series of boundary-pushing auditions for his project about female pleasure.
Votes: 2,568 | Gross: $0.02M
61. Le bal des casse-pieds (1992)
99 min | Comedy
Henri Sauveur, a veterinarian in his fifties, is harassed by his parents, friends and working relationships. He leaves with Louise in Normandy to live the perfect love. But again, the pitfalls seem to wait for him.
63. Les Cordier, juge et flic (1992–2005)
90 min | Crime, Drama
La série a comme protagoniste le commissaire Cordier, avec une épouse ménagère et très bonne cuisinière et deux enfants: l'un est juge d'instruction et l'autre journaliste, tous les deux ... See full summary »
66. Louis Page (1997– )
Father Louis Page, a catholic priest, has lost his mother. Facing doubts in his faith, he decided to make a pilgrimage to Compostelle. On his way he's involved in many stories, trying to help people and to lighten his own burden.
68. Julie Lescaut (1992– )
90 min | Action, Crime
Julie Lescaut is divorced and works as the police commissar in Clairiéres, an imaginary village in the suburbs of Paris, where she tries to reconcile her stressful job with the education of her two teenage daughters.