Titles you haven't rated - Actor (20)
Under the pressure of her mother and sister, failed-writer Eleonore Berthier undergoes a complete makeover and gets hired as an assistant in a publishing house specializing in erotic romances.
Jeremie, a young man at his breaking point, leaves Paris to return to his intrusive mother in Limousin. (imdb)
Memorable (2019) - Short Film
An aging painter and his wife struggle increasingly to cope with his advancing dementia. (imdb)
When their factory is closed down, some irreducible people stay to live in the factory city where they've been spending all their lives. A group of them also keeps going to work, to repair the machinery.
A man who has lost his only child will stop at nothing to bring the men responsible for the death to justice in this taut thriller from France. Raoul Kraft (Clovis Cornillac) is a hard-bitten loner who works as a lumberjack in a woodland community and after a hard day of felling trees prefers to spend his evenings in solitude. Raoul was never a good prospect for a happy long-term relationship, and his only marriage ended in divorce, but he loves his son, who is now college age.
Two brothers and a sister witness the disappearance of their childhood memories when they must relinquish the family belongings to ensure their deceased mother's succession. (imdb)
Le Pendu (2007) - TV Movie
Two cousins, Suzanne and Alma, inherit a stately home on an island. They never met before, but unsure if they should sell the estate they decide to move in together. Some days later their ancestorr Gustave Frémy appears. He was hung more than 100 years ago.
The break-up of a peasant family as seen through the eyes of an 11-year-old. The mother lives in her room as a recluse. The older brother drinks heavily. His father, dominated by the grandmother, is a powerless witness to the destruction of his family. The boy, although comforted a little by the Moroccan maid and the presence of his cat, decides to put an end to the family chaos. (Yahoo!)
A writer living with her mother finds her apartment cramped and makes various desperate attempts to battle writer's block.
Pierre, a youth, comes from his grandmother's in France to stay with his parents in the Canary Islands. His father talks oddly about his lost youth and leaves abruptly for France. Mom promises to take Pierre to a nightclub, remarking that people will think he's her lover. He prays. His father dies in France, and his mother wants him to empty his father's office; Pierre finds it full of pornography... (imdb)
A thought-provoking, radical essay on the matrix of art, life and virtual reality which deliberately toys with narrative conventions. (Palm Pictures)
Two troubled children struggle to survive on their own while trying to make it across country in search for their unknown parents.
A haunting and riveting exploration of the human body as a boundary -- and a battleground -- between the individual and the often unreachable world outside. (Wellspring Media)
Judge Francois Marcorelle finds himself drawn into a series of surprising events.
Responsibility versus happiness. Jean Barnery is a young Protestant cleric in Barbazac in 1900 when he divorces his severe wife after falling in love with Pauline, the independent-minded niece of an upper-crust parishioner. Jean's also an heir to a high-end porcelain factory in Limoges. He gives his fortune to his wife to assuage his guilt over the divorce. He pursues Pauline; they marry and live idyllically in Switzerland. Then, duty calls... (imdb)
The story of two young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. (Picture This! Entertainment)
The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited engineer. (imdb)
Bruno Sachs is the sole general practitioner of the municipality where he practices. The waiting room of the doctor's office is always full. Some of his patients are regular, as Mr. Guénot, which comes just renew his prescriptions and doctor would see the groom or the couple Renard: she keeps complaining while her husband, taciturn, that is sicker 'it. (cinema-francais.fr)
A woman and her seven children live on a farm in Southern France. In spite of the hard work and the mediocre accommodation, their life would be a happy one, but for one person: the owner of the farm an egotistic and authoritarian individual, who is also the lover of the woman and the father of all her children... (imdb)
Using extended, extreme close-ups that visually isolate the characters from their environment and also serve to reinforce their intimate, yet emotionally dissociated encounters, the film illustrates the ambiguous and indeterminate structure of Paul and Markus' lives as they struggle to reconcile with an idle intellectualism that has replaced their once determined, youthful idealism. (Acquarello - Strictly Film School)