Category Archives: French Film

The Fifth Element (1997) Rated TV-PG

In the future, a cab driver becomes a carrier of a weapon that keeps evil from Earth. Starring Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, and Ian Holm. I’m one that hails how great this film is. The story is interesting, and the … Continue reading

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Marie de Nazareth (1995) Rated NR

In Nazareth, a young girl lives a normal life until she is visited by an Angel and told she will give birth to a boy named Jesus. Starring Myriam Muller, Didier Bienaimé, and Eric Jakobiak. This film has some positive … Continue reading

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La Cage aux Folles (1978) Rated R

Two gay men hide their lifestyle when one partner’s son announces they are getting married. Starring Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault, and Claire Maurier. This is a brilliant comedy; the slapstick elements are just as funny as the humor in the film. … Continue reading

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Rust and Bone (2012) Rated R

Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and brother in-law after he is put in charge of his young son. There he befriends Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, and their relationship deepens after an accident. Based on Craig … Continue reading

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35 Shots of Rum (2008) Rated UR

A relationship between a father and daughter changes after the daughter meets a young man. Starring Alex Descas, Mati Diop, Nicole Dogué. This film follows the intricacies of life and how there are stages to each aspect of life. Here … Continue reading

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Miss Sloane (2016) Rated R

Elizabeth Sloane is a lobbyist who is willing to break the rules to get the results that she wants. Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessica Chastain, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mark Strong, John Lithgow, Alison Pill, Sam Waterston. I have mixed feelings about this … Continue reading

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The Intouchables (2011) Rated R

When an aristocrat becomes a quadriplegic, he hires a man from the projects to help care for him. Based on the true story of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo and Abdel Sellou. Starring François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny. This is … Continue reading

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Z (1969) Rated PG

After the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth, while government officials cover their tracks. Based on the novel Z by Vassilis Vassilikos. Starring Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant. Based on the true story … Continue reading

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The Artist (2011) Rated PG-13

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, and they fall in love. When talkies come on the scene, it sends both their careers into opposite directions. Starring Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Uggie. This is a … Continue reading

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The Ghost Writer (2010) Rated PG-13

A ghostwriter, hired to help write the memoir of a former Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in danger. Adapted from the book, The Ghost, by Robert Harris. Starring Ewan McGregor, Jon Bernthal, Tim Preece, Jim Belushi, Timothy … Continue reading

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