With La Sept-Arte (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Riget (1994–1997)
TV-MA | 561 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.
Votes: 15,760 | Gross: $0.09M
2. The Jazz Singer (1927)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Music, Musical
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
Votes: 7,965 | Gross: $7.63M
4. Pola X (1999)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Romance
A young writer becomes intrigued with a mysterious dark-haired woman who claims to be his long-lost sister and he begin an unusual relationship with her prompting a downward spiral involving his domineering mother and lovely fiancée
Votes: 3,971 | Gross: $0.17M
6. Beefcake (1998)
91 min | Drama
This film looks at the 1950's muscle men's magazines and the representative industry that were popular supposedly as health and fitness magazines, but were in reality primarily being ... See full summary »
Votes: 894 | Gross: $0.28M
7. Vincent & Theo (1990)
PG-13 | 138 min | Biography, Drama
The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations which Vincent painted.
Votes: 3,254 | Gross: $2.23M
8. Wild Reeds (1994)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
In a village in the Southwest of France, 1962. Maite and Francois are 18 years old. They are friends, not lovers. In Francois's classroom, there are Serge, whose brother has just married to... See full summary »
Votes: 4,658 | Gross: $0.92M
9. Last Night (I) (1998)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.
10. Lumière et compagnie (1995)
88 min | Documentary
40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière brothers.
Directors: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Vicente Aranda, John Boorman, Youssef Chahine, Alain Corneau, Costa-Gavras, Raymond Depardon, Francis Girod, Peter Greenaway, Lasse Hallström, Hugh Hudson, Gaston Kaboré, Abbas Kiarostami, Cédric Klapisch, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Spike Lee, Claude Lelouch, Bigas Luna, Sarah Moon, Arthur Penn, Lucian Pintilie, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Jerry Schatzberg, Nadine Trintignant, Fernando Trueba, Liv Ullmann, Jaco Van Dormael, Régis Wargnier, Wim Wenders, Yoshishige Yoshida, Yimou Zhang, Merzak Allouache, Gabriel Axel, Michael Haneke, James Ivory, Patrice Leconte, David Lynch, Ismail Merchant, Claude Miller, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Jacques Rivette | Stars: Pernilla August, Max von Sydow, Merzak Allouache, Jeffe Alperi
11. West Beirut (1998)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,850 | Gross: $0.34M
12. Dong (1998)
95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
While never-ending rain and a strange disease spread by cockroaches ravage Taiwan, a plumber makes a hole between two apartments and the inhabitants of each form a unique connection, enacted in musical numbers.
13. La Commune (Paris, 1871) (2000)
345 min | Drama, History, War
In this war drama blurring the lines between documentary and fiction, the working class and the bourgeoisie of 19th century Paris are interviewed and covered on television, before and during a tragic workers' class revolt.
14. A Comédia de Deus (1995)
170 min | Comedy, Drama
João de Deus is the manager of an ice-cream shop owned by an ex-prostitute, Paraíso dos Gelados (Ice-Cream Paradise). Through a unmoved desire of perfection, he seeks, through cleansing and... See full summary »
15. The Fire That Burns (1997 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama
Two boys in their early teens in a strictly-run pre-WWII Catholic School form a firm friendship which is troubled by an abbot who is obsessed with the younger of the students.
16. Human Resources (1999)
TV-14 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
The 35-hour work week has all of France in its thrall. This film turns it into a feature about economic and familial politics. Frank, a business school graduate, returns to his provincial ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,353 | Gross: $0.12M
18. Le péril jeune (1994)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that... See full summary »
20. The Book of Life (1998)
Not Rated | 63 min | Comedy, Fantasy
The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New... See full summary »
21. Orson Welles: The One-Man Band (1995)
88 min | Documentary
Orson Welles' archives of unfinished/never released movies and the last years of his life from the perspective of Oja Kodar (life and artistic partner Of Orson Welles in his last years). ... See full summary »
22. L'homme que j'aime (1997 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »
25. Life on Earth (1998)
61 min | Comedy, Drama
In the last days of 1999, after a few shots of a French supermarket, abundant in food and color, we hear Dramane compose a letter home to his father in Mali whom he then visits in the ... See full summary »
26. La nuit Bengali (1988)
153 min | Drama
A British engineer becomes entangled in a forbidden romance with his Indian employer's eldest daughter. As their passion ignites, the East-meets-West clash of cultures leads to surprising ... See full summary »
29. Les marchands de sable (2000)
102 min | Drama, Thriller
Paris today, a working-class neighbourhood, a square. Two bars stand facing each other as they would in the main street of a town in the Far West. Marie is 25 years old and has come back to... See full summary »
31. Le petit voleur (1999)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama
A young man from the countryside of Marseille comes to the city, hoping to find a job. But circumstances will drive him to become a robber.
Votes: 560 | Gross: $0.04M
33. Midnight (1998)
75 min | Drama
On December 31st of 1999, the destiny brings a fugitive prisoner and a depressed middle class teacher together, as the new millennium approaches bringing hope to everyone.
34. Chile, the Obstinate Memory (1997)
59 min | Documentary
After decades of fascist rule in Chile, Patricio Guzman returns to his country to screen his documentary, Battle of Chile, which until the time of the filming was banned by authorities. His... See full summary »
36. The World of Jacques Demy (1995)
90 min | Documentary
In tribute to her late husband, the wife of the respected French director honors his life and artistic works by highlighting his vision in clips and interviews.
37. Les terres froides (1999 TV Movie)
62 min | Drama
Djamel is a 20 something French youth man of arab heritage looking for his father. When he finds him and comes forward as his son the man rebuffs him and to get his revenge Djamel involves his half brother. The man's closeted gay son.
39. Mossane (1996)
105 min | Drama
Mossane is a beautiful 14-year-old girl who has just reached marriageable age in a village in Senegal. She has many suitors, including a simple-minded farmer's son who plans to drag her ... See full summary »
40. Ganhar a Vida (2001)
115 min | Drama
During one winter night, a Portuguese teenager, Alvaro, loses his life in a fight between a youth gang and the cops in a suburb of Paris. Cidalia, a 36 year old cleaning woman, his mother, ... See full summary »
44. Les sanguinaires (1997)
67 min | Drama
In December of 1999, François organizes a retreat to a small island for himself, some friends, and their children to avoid the craziness of Paris during the turn of the millennium. Things ... See full summary »
45. 2 x 50 Years of French Cinema (1995 TV Movie)
51 min | Documentary
At a lakeside hotel, Michel Piccoli discusses the centennial of cinema with Jean-Luc Godard. Godard asks why should cinema's birthday be celebrated when the history of film is a forgotten ... See full summary »
46. Nationale 7 (2000)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
A sexual revolution starts in an internment center when an empathetic caretaker takes seriously the claim of a quadriplegic rude and nasty man to visit a prostitute. Should we all be granted sexual rights?
50. 3 Misses (1998)
11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Three interlocking tales of damsels in distress. An urban scene: a man sees a woman fall off the roof of the neighboring apartment building. A Western scene: a cowboy hears a woman tied to ... See full summary »
Director: Paul Driessen