Titles You Haven't Rated (22)
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Fiona visits Paris for the first time to assist her myopic Aunt Martha. Catastrophes ensue, mainly involving Dom, a homeless man who has yet to have an emotion or thought he was afraid of expressing. (imdb)
Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested. (imdb)
It may be named after an 850-ton space station that famously spiralled out of control and hurtled back to Earth, but Le Skylab is a lightweight contraption that represents a confidently handled and shrewdly commercial fourth feature from writer-director-star Julie Delpy. (The Hollywood Reporter)
An over-protective mother makes her youngest child's life a hell in a obsessive care education.
Dimitri is a Russian-émigré who is suffering from a terminal disease. He checks into a French style hospice where he learns to his great shock that the average life expectancy is just short of a month. Far from accepting his condition, he fights the hospice's rules and its staff, until, fed up, he escapes into the countryside. Along the road, he encounters Suzanne, an optimistic, unflappable woman who volunteers at the hospice and soon the sparks even though the romance is inevitably doomed. (answers.com)
First of a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society concerns how a composer deals with the death of her husband and child (imdb)
This film deals with the uncomfortable topic of incest, yet it is a credit to the director that he conveys the story with grace and subtlety. (imdb)
The Six Day War breaks out as a Parisian woman's friends arrive at an Israeli kibbutz to celebrate her birthday.
A title with a comma in the middle for a film divided in two parts. A film in black and white with a dark side and a jovial side. The first part of the title evokes politics, as the story recalls the days of the Algerian War of Independence; the second part represents the mood that hovers over the eminently painful images. There isn't even a hint of daylight in the freedom of the title. It only lives metaphorically in the darkness and languor of the night. (Violeta Kovacsics)
Horace Tumelat,a powerful politician was raised by his uncle Eusèbe. He has to find a letter written by his uncle who committed suicide.
This complex and puzzling French drama walks the fine wavering line between the fictional and the very real as it tells the tale of a strangely erotic event in the life of a little girl and the musings of a schizophrenic woman. Also involved is an enigmatic spouse who prepares a surprise for a burglar. (Sandra Brennan, Rovi)
A father and son both fall in love with their au pair.
Running away from the police, Aden goes to the desert where he meets an uncivilized man who has a special link with Mother-Earth. He ends up by convincing the hermit to come along with him into another desert... the big town! (IMDB)
Jean Doucet is a popular schoolmaster teaching in a small town in Normandy. At least he was... Until the day one of his pupils, Catherine Roussel, a garage owner's daughter, accuses him of trying to rape her. But although Doucet (happily married to schoolmistress Suzanne) has always had a conduct above reproach, the Roussels decide to file a complaint against him... (imdb)
Six sketches with as many ways of murdering someone, and getting away with it. (imdb)
In the First World War, when Paris is expected to fall to the Germans, the attractive widow, Princesse de Bormes, organises a convoy of cars to evacuate the wounded from the front, and bring them back to her villa in Paris to recuperate. (imdb)
Gianni and Marietta get along wonderfully as lovers, but not as a couple. Despite being married, they agree to become lovers again. (imdb)
After Thérèse is acquitted of trying to poison her husband, Bernard Desqueyroux, she recalls the events that lead to her being charged (imdb)
A little French town during the Occupation. Barny is a young sexually frustrated widow, living with her little girl France. She is also a communist militant, and one days she enters in a church, randomly choses a priest and starts criticizing the religion. But the priest is a young handsome clever one, Leon Morin. He does not offer her the reaction she was expecting. She is disturbated. She starts frequenting him, impressed by Morin's moral strength. (imdb)
The bordellos of Rome are closing down, and four working girls decide to plough their hard-earned cash into an out-of-town trattoria. They need the support of a shifty but powerful ex-client to get them started. The business takes off and they begin to believe they have a chance of a new kind of life, without having to sell their bodies. However, the shadow of their pasts is ever-present. (Channel4.com)
1959. A French young woman has spent the night with a japanese man, at Hiroshima where she went for the shooting of a film about peace... (imdb)