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A family attempts to survive a massive catastrophe in Paris. (imdb)
During World War I, a home care nurse treats a man who lost one leg on the front lines. A strong bond arises between them and evolves into a passionate love affair. (imdb)
La forêt (2014) - TV Movie
The Forest is both a vibrantly spontaneous and brutally funny family drama, and a glorious tribute to acting and theater - in other words, an Arnaud Desplechin film. With Michel Vuillermoz and Denis Podalydès as the nephew and his friend, Adeline D’Hermy as the niece, and Martine Chevallier in a stunning performance as the sublimely selfish aunt Raissa. Based on the play by Aleksandr Ostrovskiy.
A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution. (mubi.com)
In the large drawing room, the butler welcomes some friends whom the playwright, now deceased, asked to be summoned for the reading of his will and who all responded to the request. These 13 actors previously performed in his plays, including one in particular who was considered outstanding in her time. But is she still? (mubi.com)
When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him. (imdb)
After the death of his second wife, concert pianist André Polonski remarries his first wife, Swiss chocolate-company heiress Mika Muller. Soon a young piano student, Jeanne Polet, gets the idea that she may be André's daughter. She visits his house in Lausanne, gets to know André's son Guillaume who was born on the same day as she, and starts taking piano lessons from André... (imdb)
La Comédie-Française is the oldest continuous repertory company in the world, founded in Paris in the late 17th century. This is the first time a documentary film-maker has been allowed to look at all the aspects of the work of this great theatrical company. (Zipporah)
Former cop, Frank worked with his old friend George in a small flying club. Their quiet life will be disturbed by the arrival of Carole, the granddaughter of George. She is suspected of killing her boyfriend, then that is the work of a killer orders a Portuguese ugly. Franck hand to Lisbon with Carole... (Cinefil)
The scene is a pre-French Revolution Bastille, where various political prisoners are being held including the Marquis de Sade, who was unjustly accused of working for the overthrow of the king. (imdb)
Gwen is a young girl adopted by a nomad tribe in a desert post-apocalyptic world. In the desert, were only few animals, like ostriches or scorpions, can survive, a mysterious entity regularly drops gigantic replicas of everyday life objects from our world. When a young boy, Gwen's friend, is kidnapped by the entity, Gwen and an old woman called Roseline start on a trip to find him back. (Wikipedia)
A young American woman is kidnapped by an Arabian sheik and held captive in his harem. At first she frantically tries to escape... (imdb)
In early twentieth-century Brittany, two peasants marry, have a son, and live in traditional Breton ways: three generations under one roof, a division of labor between the sexes, elders' stories at night, politics and religion during their little free time. Times are hard: la Chienne du Monde drives some to suicide; Ankou (death) is close at hand. Pierre is born into this republican family, his lyric childhood interrupted by the outbreak of war and his father's conscription. (imdb)
Elisabeth, a 11 year old girl, visits Marcel, a mute gardener every morning with whom she shares a very particular friendship. During three years, their bond grows stronger, as Marcel seems to be the only person she can connect to. (imdb)
An old man called Pipe's daily life. He searches for excitement with the help of a motorbike and a camera in a rural area.
Without knowing it, newspaper photographer Daniele is caught up in a complex international situation involving super-secret conflicts between NATO, the CIA and the Pentagon. An American politician, whom she has been photographing, is the target of assassination conspiracy. Her husband, also news photographer, gets wind of it, and is killed. As she investigates, she also begins to know more than is safe for her. Unfortunately for her, her charming neighbor Julien, an old friend, is also involved. (Allmovie)
On a visit in the Norman countryside at the week-end, a young English woman, Helen Wells, who is looking for a country place to rent, is offered assistance by a Frenchman, Philippe Mansart, who is joining a hunting party later. Among the party, which includes supposedly respectable and influential locals, are the two Danville brothers, who come across Helen and assault her in a disused barn, before she manages to shoot one of them and escape...
In this comedy, a newly married groom finds himself overwhelmed by business expenses and becomes a crook. The trouble really begins when he falls in love with his victims. (Allmovie)
When her son is put on trial for murder, Teresa Leoni appeals to a senior judge, Président Leguen, to show leniency. When it becomes clear that her son's case will be prejudiced by his father's gangster past, Teresa takes matters into her own hands. She kidnaps Leguen's wife and threatens to kill her unless her son is acquitted. Leguen uses his powers to arrive at the desired outcome, but Teresa's victory proves to be anything but happy... (fr.wikipedia.org)
On 16 July 1942 in Paris, Paul, a young student, tries to save some of the Jews being rounded up by French police on order of the Nazis, to be shipped off to the Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp. (Wikipedia)
After the death of his mother, middle-aged insurance employee inherits her small cottage. Selling the cottage which is situated on unexploited ground near the center of a big city makes him a rich man and he buys a big house in the countryside. He decides to throw a big garden party at the house and invite all his colleagues from the office. Aided by alcohol, the guests gradually lose all their inhibitions and reveal personality traits and frustrations that they normally keep hidden. (imdb)