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Julien and Marguerite de Ravalet, are the son and daughter of the Lord of Tourlaville, and have loved each other with great affection since childhood. But as young adults, their feelings have turned into a consuming passion and unable to resist their feelings, they enter into a scandalous, forbidden
1921, the beginning of the Golden Twenties. Not far from Paris. It is party day at Marguerite Dumont's castle and like every year, an array of music lovers gathers around. Nobody knows much about this woman except that she is rich and that her whole life is devoted to her passion of music. Marguerit
Côte d'Azur. 1915. In his later years, Auguste Renoir struggles with the loss of his wife, his crippling arthritis, and the news that his son Jean was wounded in action. But when radiantly beautiful Andrée enters his orbit, the old painter suddenly has a renewed verve for life. She eventually become
In Belle Epoque Paris, 19-year-old kitchen maid Augustine suffers an inexplicable seizure that leaves her partially paralyzed and is shipped off to an all-female psychiatric hospital specializing in the then-fashionable ailment of hysteria. Augustine captures the attention of renowned neurologist Dr
A teenage boy becomes intrusively close to his friend's family and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work, but the boy's intrusion will unleash a series of uncontrollable events
Thérèse has married less for love than for convenience, but it is not long before the casual disinterest shown her by her arrogant husband, Bernard, sets her mind in motion. Life is easy at first, as Bernard's pinewood estates keep them both in the lap of luxury. But when Thérèse's best friend Anne,
Astérix and Obélix leave the Brittany coast and voyage over to England where Queen Cordelia's besieged nation is under threat from Julius Cesar and his army. Along the way, the two Gauls encounter numerous characters that bring to mind the cross-channel rivalry between the two nations.
Heterosexual best friends Ben and Jeff revive their friendship on a questionable dare for them to make a gay porn film together after discussing it at a party. There's nothing to stop them, really, except Ben's wife.
Reuben is a French-Jewish gay mailman, living in fairytale Finland (where he got his MA in "Comparative Sauna Cultures") with his gorgeous Nordic boyfriend. But just before Passover, a series of mishaps and a lovers' quarrel exile the heartbroken Reuben back to Paris and his zany family, which inclu
On September 27, 1810, the French troops commanded by Marshal Massena, were defeated in the Serra do Buçaco by the Anglo-Portuguese army of general Wellington. Despite the victory, the Portuguese and the British are forced to march à frente of the enemy, numerically superior, in order to attract the
Nothing could have predicted that Joseph, an Israeli Jew who has to join the army in three months' time for his military service, and Yacine, a Palestinian Arab in France who has just passed his baccalaureate exams, would have met. But after they do, medical tests prove that the two boys were swappe
In the early 1970s, Paris is filled with political unrest. While his friends and his girlfriend are consumed with the political struggle of their times, high school student Gilles dreams of painting and making films, something that they cannot understand. During this time of change, Gilles becomes c
On February 2, 2011, Mahmoud was part of the armed groups coerced by the Egyptian Government, which carried out attacks on protestors in Tahir Square. Since that time, Mahmoud has lost his job and been ostracized by his own community that lives close to the Pyramids. He and his family are close to d
After spending several years in Germany, Alina has been reunited with her childhood friend Voichita, who is a novice nun in an isolated Orthodox convent in Romania. Alina wants to go to back Germany and wants Voichita to go with her. But Voichita has found refuge in faith and a family with the nuns
Nathalie is a beautiful, happy, and successful Parisian business executive who finds herself suddenly widowed after a three-year marriage to her soul mate. To cope with her loss, she buries herself and her emotions in her work to the dismay of her friends, family and co-workers. One day, inexplicabl
Louise, a young woman, struggles to raise her newborn baby and piece together the turbulent life of her recently deceased mother.
In a remote village where the church and the mosque stand side by side, the town's women attempt to keep their blowhard men from starting a religious war. Heartsick over sons, husbands and fathers lost to previous flare-ups, the women decide to unite in distracting their men with clever ruses, from
Rousseau is a bestselling crime novelist from Paris, troubled by writer's block. Candice Lecoeur is a local beauty, gracing the famous "Belle de Jura" cheese packaging, who has gotten it into her head that she might well be the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe. The two will meet in the coldest villa
Alessandro, an Italian man who teaches baroque music and lives in Strasbourg with his 15-year-old, crisis-stricken daughter Irina, and his brother Crampone, a harmless anarchist lunatic who hasn't stopped applying for political refugee status since Berlusconi came to power. Sometimes, Alessandro fee
A look at the connection between classic literature and contemporary teenage life as seen through the experience of one Marseille high school class studying the 17th century French novel "La princesse de Cleves". This classic tale of love and duty in the 16th century court of King Henri II has been
Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge regime caused the death of some 1.8 million people in Cambodia. Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch, directed the M13, a Khmer Rouge-controlled prison, for four years before becoming the head of S21. For the S21, he commanded the Khmer Rouge slaughter from 1975 to 19
After an 8-hour delay, stuck on a plane without ventilation, the passengers of the low-cost flight Djerba-Paris begin to lose their cool and take action to go back home.
In Paris, 1960, Jean-Louis lives a bourgeois existence absorbed in his work, cohabitating peacefully with his neurotic socialite wife Suzanne while their children are away at boarding school. The couple's world is turned upside-down when they hire a Spanish maid, María. Through María, Jean-Louis is
In 1958, the young French-Algerian couturier Yves Saint Laurent met and fell in love with the industrialist and patron Pierre Bergé, forging a relationship that would endure fifty years of extraordinary success, emotional turbulence and lingering devotion. In 2008, following the death of Saint Laure
Lucien Paumelle has always had strong convictions. A retired doctor, he remains a man of action, renowned for his involvement in numerous humanitarian causes. His commitment leads him to marry a young Moldavian woman, Tatiana, to avoid her being deported. But his children Babette and Arnaud soon rea
Isabelle works under Christine at the French subsidiary of a large US multinational. While both women appear to be similar and compatible, they are very different. Christine manipulates Isabelle and steals her brilliant ideas, turning them to her own advantage. A ruthless battle gradually breaks out
Mr Guy is the popular presenter of a television shopping programme. But TV celebrity is not enough for Mr Guy and he allows himself to become embroiled in a shady intrigue that links state secrets with a dangerous network of traffickers from the East. Through his meeting with Sam, a mysterious sec
To stop the highway-building project of a cynical mayor, Maxence Lafourcade, a stubborn farmer in the Pyrenees, teams up with Konchelsky, a rich American lawyer with a vacation home in the region. Problems start when Maxence falls in love with the lawyer's artsy daughter Scarlett, and when the mayor
Shot in 60 countries, shows how the environmental problems of the world are interlinked. Focuses on Brazil and the destruction of the rain forests, which are being cleared to make room for crops to be used to feed livestock, which are being raised to feed the growing human population.
This is a portrait of the early life of Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, the orphan who would build a fashion empire, define the modern woman and be known universally by her nickname - Coco. She journeys from a mundane seamstress job to boisterous cabarets to the opulent French countryside, possessing litt
A man takes his daughter-in-law away to the countryside, as her husband has just left her. Confronted with the sorrow of the young woman, the rather reserved father-in-law reveals to her his secret love life.
A recording of Amos Gitai's stage production of "La guerre des fils de lumiere contre les fils des tenebres." Set in 1st Century AD, it describes the Roman conquest of Judaea and destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70.
Follows what happens when two lawyers, who are married to eachother, want a divorce.
Lucie and Marion are in love. As their relationship grows, so does Lucie's desire to experience motherhood and to share that experience with Marion. But the prospect of starting a family brings complications for these two young women living in Paris. Everyone has an opinion for them. Their friends,
At the end of WWI, 20 year-old Angele is determined to become the first woman veterinarian. Her life is an adventurous one and she becomes the object of ruthless rivalry between the man she is supposed to marry, a visionary but unscrupulous industrialist, and a simple man who has withdrawn to the mo
Enters the universe of Maria Bethania, the famous Brazilian singer, providing insight into the intimate sphere of Bethania's creative process while focusing on the history of Brazilian music. First a muse of the so-called counter culture, and then the queen of romantic ballads, Maria Bethania chroni
A history of Cannes Film Festival's "Director's Fortnight" selection.
In 1958, Francoise Sagan is not yet 30. Her first novels have made her rich and famous. She leads a frivolous and wild life, surrounded by her group of friends. On August 8 of that same year, at the Deauville casino, she bets her final chips on the number 8 and wins 8 million francs. With this sum,
Paris, 1987. As the trial of Lyon's Gestapo head Klaus Barbie plays out on television, French businessman Victor Bastien finds himself distracted from his work and increasingly obsessed with piecing together the truth about his family's history. As he sorts through photographs, letters and memorabil
In the Islamic Republic of Iran, a country with strict social mores and traditional values, sex-change operations are legal. Over twenty years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa (religious edict) making sex change permissible for "diagnosed transsexuals." Yet homosexuality is still punishable by
Guillaume, his ex-wife Aude, and his current wife Caroline head to his Aunt Camilla's rambling country home in Brittany and right into an explosive mix or murder, twists, and turns. When Camilla is found dead in her bed, Inspector Bataille is left to determine what happened.
Elodie, a fifteen year old teen, decides with her best friend to sleep with boys for the first time. There is only one week before the holidays so their time is brief. Soon, they will be confronted with a new experience that is very different from how they envisioned it.
Parisian judge Jeanne Charmant Killman has recently sanctioned the arrest of CEO Michel Humeau in a high-profile case of corruption and embezzlement at a giant state-supported company. As her investigation and interrogations proceed, Killman uncovers an immense scandal reaching into the highest leve
Set in Paris, 1942, where Jean and Philippe, two young gay lovers in occupied France, risk their lives to hide a childhood Jewish friend named Sarah whose family has been killed by the Gestapo. They struggle to survive as a makeshift family in a pitiless society. When Jean's black-sheep brother--a N
A group of astronauts circle the earth in a spacecraft, but they cannot return, as our planet has become uninhabitable. The cause of this remains open: all-out war, outbreak of a new disease beyond control, radiation after the complete disappearance of the ozone layer, or whatever. The crew of the s
Examination of the controversial theories surrounding the origns of the AIDS virus, primarily a theory which contends the virus was first transmitted to children in the Belgian Congo through a contaminated polio vaccine.
Working in a funeral home, young Antoine is haunted by painful memories from his past. Recently orphaned, he turns to boxing to channel his emotions.
When Yehia goes to the USA, he falls in love with a girl and has a son. Years later, he wants to find his son, and get back with him, until he finds out his son died on September 11th in the World Trade Center.
French filmmakers Karel and Laurent examine the controversial actions and policies of the adminstration of George W. Bush. Includes interviews with Norman Mailer, Hans Blix, Richard Perle, David Kay, Colin Powell and others.
In Brussel's transsexual underworld, a serial killer who targets prostitutes is on the loose. In this atmosphere of uncertainty, sex worker Bo is called upon by Police Inspector Paul Huysmans to testify against her pedophile father. As Bo debates her decision, she daydreams of handsome waiter Johnny
Having packed up her possessions to move in with her lover, Laure is more unsettled than she appears. Needing to get out and have a change of scenery, she jumps in her car to go to have dinner with friends--only to become stuck in a terrible traffic jam. Laure completely forgot about the mass transi
Film director Jeanne is obsessed with directing a difficult sex scene between her young actress and actor who hate each other. Aided and prodded by her loyal assistant director, Leo, Jeanne is hell-bent on getting it right, wihtout compromise or dishonesty.
Bursting with imagination and having seen her share of tragedy and fantasy, Amelie is not like the other girls. When she grows up she becomes a waitress in a Montmartre bar run by a former dancer. Amelie enjoys simple pleasures until she discovers that her goal in life is to help others. To that end
A bright student, visiting a remote country house, finds the company of a young man with Down's Syndrome more satisfying than that of her artist-boyfriend who's been experiencing painter's block.
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