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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. But that's not the life Rose longs for. When she travels to Lisieux in Normandy,
60 year old legendary painter, Taillander, one day suddenly stops the work for which he is known. No longer painting, he becomes depressed and leaves home without purpose and without explanation to loved ones. During his self-imposed departure, he meets a curious young woman recently thrown out by
When Mathias was quite young, his father died of leukemia. To spare his feelings, however, Mathias was shielded from his father's illness and death and, thus, never truly mourned him. Now 40 and happily married with a daughter, Mathias spots a 10-year-old boy whom he believes is his earlier self and
Centers on recently retired Jean-Paul who lives with his wife Anne. His marriage seems happy and his children, Cathie and Mathieu, are now responsible adults. But the inability to communicate with one another bring dark clouds onto this peaceful horizon, which turn into a storm. Jean-Paul mistakenly
Andreï Filipov was a prodigy-the celebrated conductor of the Bolshoi Orchestra, the greatest orchestra in Russia. Today, aged 50, he still works at the Bolshoi, but as a cleaner. During the communist era, he was fired at the height of his fame for refusing to get rid of all his Jewish players-Zionis
Toni, having been abducted ten years previously, is brought back to his family by a policeman who is as haunted by the drama of the child's disappearance as the parents themselves.
Young Mia lives on an island that is currently being transformed into a lavish resort by an unscrupulous real estate developer. Her father Pedro is one of the laborers charged with constructing the resort, though lately the project has been beset by a series of mysterious problems. Then, she encount
Empty-nest syndrome hits Judith like a load of bricks. Just as her son is ready to head off on his own, her Holocaust-survivor mother begins slipping into Alzheimer's.
An ordinary father, a devoted wife, a studious daughter. The life of this seemingly content family is turned upside down by the discovery of a sports bag full of bank notes. Soon the outward image is shattered and the game of pretence begins.
The death of a cabaret owner and drag artist, and his decision to leave his establishment not to his protege of the past 40 years, Nicky Guazzini, but rather to Nicky's children by different mothers, leaves all concerned with difficult decisions to make.
April has been living in the "Trappistines of the Strict Observance" for 21 years. She was abandoned at birth in front of this isolated convent and raised by the sisters. It is time for her to utter her perpetual vows, and Sister Bernadette cannot but reveal the most buried secret of the monastery:
Stephane Miroux is an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. While slumbering, he is the charismatic host of "Stephane TV," expounding on "The Science of Sleep" in front of cardboard cameras. In "real life," he has a boring job at a Parisian calendar publisher and pines
A teen daughter of a chambermaid in a luxury Riviera hotel who dreams of becoming rich and famous.
It's the morning Johanna and Benjamin' s wedding, and while the former is in the bath prior to her extensive makeup, the latter is still coming round, covered in lipstick after a night of carousing. Johanna's mom, Gabrielle, fusses about the ceremony at her sprawling home, while Benjamin's more decl
Monsieur Andesmas eagerly awaits his daughter's arrival as he tries to escape his solitude. His mind journeys through memories for the last time while his body gets closer to death.
Grown up sisters Laure, Beatrice and Claire all live nearby each other in Lyon and are each successful in their own ways. But none of them is prepared when their long-lost father Louis shows up at their doorstep after a 15 year absence. Beatrice and Laure are at first angry and unforgiving, while Cl
Ange is a comedian, but can't make a living at it. Everyone likes him, but no-one takes him seriously. One day, he meets Conception, a Spanish comedian who seems full of life if equally unsuccessful.
In a provincial town, not far away from the train station, not too far from the big city of Paris, exists a nightclub where small town tastes are challenged by sexually ambiguous performers who tease and agitate conservative thinkers... Jean Marie and Nicole--a faithful couple for over 15 years--are
Set in Lisbon, an ensemble drama that explores the lives of a tight-knit group of friends. These women "of a certain age" are professionals: mothers, lovers and wives, each of whom is facing a mid-life crisis, questioning their lives and wondering if there isn't something more. Linda is a TV journal
A comedy of errors in which two mutually adoring individuals are kept apart by incriminating appearances.
An unusual tale about the cathartic friendship between two men from radically different worlds. Harry is a salesman extraordinaire seemingly in control of his professional life. Yet, outside the confines of his office, Harry's world is deeply chaotic and he is trapped by his own emotional inertia. O
Successful Parisian businessman Stephan Marchado is in for the surprise of his life when, after thirteen years of separation from his wife Patricia, who now lives in South America, he ventures deep into the heart of the remote rain forest to get her to sign a formal divorce agreement. He didn't know
A successful, 40-year-old designer and a 70-year-old former trumpeter both return to high school to receive their belated diplomas.
Drama about a marriage gone wrong for two struggling actors, who do not want to hurt each other.
An elegant marrried man with a wandering eye, horrified that his wife has begun her own series of romantic adventures, decides--with his uncle's advice--the only rational reaction is to do away with her.
Fathers and sons, and political exile. In the fall of 1975, Franco is dying but repression continues. Jules and Eve, living well in exile in France, continue to assist the resistance. The underground calls with a job for either, and Eve goes, to the disappointment of their son, Laurent, visiting his parents at their seaside place in Cherbourg and not getting on well with his father. When a road accident in Spain brings tragedy, the father and son's conflict worsens. After Laurent and his girlfriend, Julie, pay a harrowing visit to Jules, Julie stays, taking Jules as a lover. Revelations and admissions about Jules and Eve make way for new ground for Jules and Laurent.
David is an accountant. He leaves town every Friday, pretending he is going to take care of his parents at their old people's home. But actually his parents are dead, and he spends the week-ends converting a chalet. He intends to live there with Lise, a woman he knows and loves since childhood. But Lise has just married another and has a baby. David's mad love does not see those facts as an obstacle...
In 19th century Northern France, an outsider enters a mining town and gets caught up in its politics.
A look at the life and career of French star Patrick Dewaere who committed suicide July 16, 1982.
A tolerant veterinarian turns the other cheek when annoyed but changes his nature when he falls in love.
The rise of a young man from left-wing student activism to full-scale terrorism.
A comedy of errors involving a bored librarian who learns that her husband is a secret service agent.
An eccentric family is re-united during the 1968 general strike in France, after the death of the grandmother.
The adventures of a woman who reads books to a variety of people.
An elderly jazz pianist takes refuge in New York and reflects on her past.
The passionate friendship between two women leads them to abandon their respective spouses and open a dress shop together.
Biopic about the last tragic months in the life of the 19th century writer.
The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" sixties. Max, a dissatisfied copy editor; Myriam, a redhead into tantric sex; and Marie, a supermarket checker who gives unauthorized discounts to the elderly, search for renewed meaning on a communal farm. The title character, a six-year-old child, is the carrier of their hopes for the future.
Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeois characters value: whether it's cars, peace of mind, or daughters. Marie-Ange, a jaded, passive hairdresser, joins them as lover, cook, and mother confessor. She's on her own search for seemingly unattainable sexual pleasure.
A newly married couple moves into the suburbs and receives complaints from their neighbors
The body of a young woman is discovered near a farm. The judge Larcher is in charge and thinks that the farmers (Rose and Pierre) have a link with the murder.
In this riot of frantic disguises and mistaken identities, Victor Pivert, a blustering, bigoted French factory owner, finds himself taken hostage by Slimane, an Arab rebel leader. The two dress up as rabbis as they try to elude not only assasins from Slimane's country, but also the police, who think Pivert is a murderer. Pivert ends up posing as Rabbi Jacob, a beloved figure who's returned to France for his first visit after 30 years in the United States. Adding to the confusion are Pivert's dentist-wife, who thinks her husband is leaving her for another woman, their daughter, who's about to get married, and a Parisian neighborhood filled with people eager to celebrate the return of Rabbi Jacob.
The sleepy little village of Loubressac is well on its way to becoming a ghost town. To save the town, the local citizenry hatch a plan to attract tourists. To their horror, the plan misfires when a group of hippies are the first to move in. The hippies' free and unconventional ways quickly upset the staid lives of the locals. Then one of the locals is found murdered, and suspicion inevitably falls on the newcomers. Eventually, the locals and the hippies join forces to solve the mystery, and in the course of their adventures learn to respect each others' ways.
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