Tag: France

Micmacs (2009) 7.2

Micmacs (2009)

Avid movie-watcher and video store clerk Bazil has had his life all but ruined by weapons of war. His father was killed by a landmine in Morocco and one fateful night a stray bullet from a nearby shootout embeds itself i...

Time of the Wolf (2003) 6.6

Time of the Wolf (2003)

In an undefined time, the environment has been totally destroyed and now the water is contaminated and the animals have been burned. Georges Laurent travels with her wife Anne Laurent, their teenage daughter Eva and thei...

Populaire (2012) 6.9

Populaire (2012)

Spring, 1958. 21-year-old Rose Pamphyle lives with her grouchy widower father who runs the village store. Engaged to the son of the local mechanic, she seems destined for the quiet, drudgery-filled life of a housewife. B...

Paris (2008) 6.8

Paris (2008)

Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the bal...

Brothers by Blood (2020) 6

Brothers by Blood (2020)

A tale of family, friendships and betrayal in the violent world of the Philadelphia mob....

Blood for Dracula (1974) 6.2

Blood for Dracula (1974)

Udo Kier is without a doubt the sickliest of vampires in any director's interpretation of the Bram Stoker tale. Count Dracula knows that if he fails to drink a required amount of pure virgin's [pronounced "wirgin's"] blo...

Home (2009) 8.6

Home (2009)

With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked.::Dain Binder...

Cassandra’s Dream (2007) 6.7

Cassandra’s Dream (2007)

Two London brothers are hard-up for cash, and both have girls to look out for, too. When rich Uncle Howard comes to town and agrees to help them out, he admits his finances are under investigation, and he asks them to do...

Hamlet (1990) 6.7

Hamlet (1990)

Hamlet returns to Denmark when his father, the King, dies. His mother Gertrude has already married Hamlet's uncle Claudius, the new King. They urge Hamlet to marry his beloved Ophelia. But soon the ghost of Hamlet's fath...

The Wild Child (1970) 7.5

The Wild Child (1970)

1798. In a forest, some countrymen catch a wild child who can not walk, speak, read nor write. Doctor Itard is interested by the child, and starts to educate him. Everybody thinks he will fail, but with a lot of love and...

Sweet Movie (1974) 6.2

Sweet Movie (1974)

In the contest of the "most virgin" Miss Monde 1984, Miss Canada wins, and prize is the marriage with the milk industry tycoon with his fifty billion dollars fortune. In their honeymoon, Miss Canada "does not accept" the...

A Tramway in Jerusalem (2018) 5.2

A Tramway in Jerusalem (2018)

On a tramway that connects several of Jerusalem's neighborhoods from East to West, a mosaic of people from different religious and ethnic backgrounds are brought together.::IMDb Editors...

The Taste of Others (2000) 7.2

The Taste of Others (2000)

Three men, three women, opposites, possibilities, and tastes. Castella owns a industrial steel barrel plant in Rouen; Bruno is his flute-playing driver, Franck is his temporary bodyguard while he negotiates a contract wi...

Student Services (2010) (TV) 6.1

Student Services (2010) (TV)

Laura is a 19-year-old university freshman who desperately wants to do well in school. She works a part-time job but cannot make ends meet. One evening in which she is short of funds, she answers a personal ad online by ...

July 14 (1933) 7

July 14 (1933)

Jean is a young cab driver. Anna, a flower-girl neighbour, is in love with him. But he is still thinking to Pola, who just left him. Jean asks her to the bal. Many events (Pola's come back, two villains...) will disturb ...

La Marseillaise (1938) 7.1

La Marseillaise (1938)

A news-reel like movie about early part of the French Revolution, shown from the eyes of individual people, citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course the king Louis XVI, showing their own small problem...

Dingo (1991) 6.9

Dingo (1991)

Traces the pilgrimage of John Anderson, an average guy with a passion for jazz, from his home in outback Western Australia to the jazz clubs of Paris, to meet his idol, jazz trumpeter Billy Cross....

Sound and Fury (1988) 7.4

Sound and Fury (1988)

This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family, but since the death of his grandmother he spends most of his time alone, in a phantasy world, while his mother is...

Please, Please Me! (2009) 6.4

Please, Please Me! (2009)

Has Jean-Jacques an infallible way to seduce women or is he just fantasizing about it? His girlfriend Ariane wants to sort it out.::fa404748 (Gent, Belgium)...

Is Paris Burning? (1966) 6.9

Is Paris Burning? (1966)

In this sprawling, star-laden film, we see the struggles of various French resistance factions to regain control of Paris near the end of World War II. The Nazi general in charge of Paris, Dietrich von Cholitz (Fröbe), i...

Immortal (2004) 6

Immortal (2004)

This movie is set in the year 2095, hence the presence of mutant humans and extraterrestrials. The main character is known as Jill. She is not human. When she is discovered by Dr. Elma Turner she is found to be the most ...

Il Postino (1994) 7.7

Il Postino (1994)

Pablo Neruda, the famous Chilean poet, is exiled to a small island for political reasons. On the island, the unemployed son of a poor fisherman is hired as an extra postman due to the huge increase in mail that this caus...

The Brain That Changes Itself (2008) (TV) 7.6

The Brain That Changes Itself (2008) (TV)

The revolutionary science of "neuroplasticity" - a concept that expands not just our knowledge of how our brains work, but how we use them. For centuries the human brain has been thought of as incapable of fundamental ch...

La Grande Bouffe (1973) 7.2

La Grande Bouffe (1973)

Four middle-aged friends and members of the professional bourgeoisie, Ugo, a chef and restaurant owner, Marcello, an incorrigible womanizer and Alitalia pilot, Michel, a delicate television producer, and Philippe, a vene...

Lupin the 3rd: Napoleon’s Dictionary (1991) (TV) 6.5

Lupin the 3rd: Napoleon’s Dictionary (1991) (TV)

After Lupin steals an old fashion car from a museum in New York. He uses the car to compete in an old school car race in Europe. Reason why is he's after the grand prize, the Dictionary of Napoleon. The book contains the...

The Green Room (1978) 7

The Green Room (1978)

A French little town, at the end of the twenties. Julien Davenne is a journalist whose wife Julie died a decade ago. He gathered in the green room all Julie's objects. When a fire destroys the room, he renovates a little...

The American Friend (1977) 7.4

The American Friend (1977)

Tom Ripley has a sweet deal with an art forger. The forger creates the paintings; Tom sells them. But another criminal business associate wants Tom to go in for an even riskier enterprise: murder. Tom suggests his associ...

The Phantom of Liberty (1974) 7.9

The Phantom of Liberty (1974)

As unusual, eccentric, and bizarre vignettes of mundane and seemingly innocuous conventions of our social and private lives success one another, somehow, Napoléon Bonaparte's troops, earthly monks, dangerous snipers, and...

La pirate (1984) 5.5

La pirate (1984)

Shortly after returning home one evening with her husband, Alma is visited by her one-time lesbian lover Carole. In the ensuing emotional torrent, Alma allows herself to be abducted by Carole and taken to a hotel, pursue...

Quarter to Two Before Jesus Christ (1982) 5.9

Quarter to Two Before Jesus Christ (1982)

Rahatlocum is a North African Roman colony where Julius Caesar came to spend an expensive holiday. The revolt rumbles among the small people who find a leader in the person of Ben-Hur Marcel....

Camille (2019) 6.6

Camille (2019)

The story of Camille Lepage, a French photojournalist who was killed at age 26 in the Central African Republic....

Laloux sauvage (2010) 6.8

Laloux sauvage (2010)

René Laloux talks about his various films and his friendship with Roland Topor.::Woodyanders...

Enormous (2019) 6

Enormous (2019)

A world traveling pianist and her husband have decided not to have a baby, but then he sees a surprise childbirth on a flight and tampers with her pill.::Lawrence Chadbourne...

Adolescents (2019) 7.4

Adolescents (2019)

Born in a small, provincial French town, Anaïs and Emma have been best friends since childhood. It's a friendship that's blind to differences in social backgrounds and character. Given incredible access, Sébastien Lifshi...

Heroes Don’t Die (2019) 5.5

Heroes Don’t Die (2019)

Joachim is approached by a man believing him to be a Bosnian soldier who died on the day Joachim was born. Suspicious that he is the reincarnation of the soldier, Joachim travels to Sarajevo with his friends Alice and Vi...

Working Girls (2020) 6

Working Girls (2020)

Everyday, three sex workers cross the border from France into Belgium to practice their trade. At the end of one particularly hot summer, all three share a secret that will bind them together forever....

Just Kids (2019) 5.4

Just Kids (2019)

Jack 19, Lisa 17, and Mathis 10, become suddenly orphans. Each of them reacts in his own way to the family catastrophe....

Hunted (2020) 5.8

Hunted (2020)

Eve meets what she thinks is a charming guy in a bar. Yet things go terribly wrong once she realizes she has come across a psychopath and his accomplice. They engage in a death chase until she decides to fight back with ...

Amazon (1990) 5.5

Amazon (1990)

Widowed and broke Finnish businessman Kari takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and educated local woman warns him abou...

The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (2015) 5.5

The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (2015)

A secretary steals her boss' car to go joyriding. She visits a seaside town she swears she's never been to, but everyone knows her name. And when a body turns up in the trunk of the car, she is the lead suspect in a murd...