Tag Archives: french
En haut des marches / At the Top of the Stairs (1983) Paul Vecchiali, Danielle Darrieux, Hélène Surgère, Françoise Lebrun, Drama
Inch’Allah dimanche (2001) Yamina Benguigui, Fejria Deliba, Rabia Mokeddem, Amina Annabi, Biography, Drama
The story of an immigrant woman struggling against old world traditions. Zouina leaves her homeland with her three children to join her husband in France, where he’s been living for the past ten years.
Sylvie et le fantôme / Sylvie and the Phantom (1946) Claude Autant-Lara, Odette Joyeux, François Périer, Pierre Larquey, Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Les quatre cents coups / The 400 Blows (1959) François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Rémy, Guy Decomble, Crime, Drama
Seemingly in constant trouble at school, 14 year-old Antoine Doinel returns at the end of every day to a drab and unhappy home life. His parents have little money and he sleeps on a couch that’s been pushed into the kitchen. He knows his mother is having an affair and his parents bicker constantly.
Time of the Hunt / Le temps d’une chasse (1972) Francis Mankiewicz, Guy L’Ecuyer, Marcel Sabourin, Pierre Dufresne, Drama
Willy, Richard, and Lionel, three blue-collar friends from Montreal East, leave the city and travel to the countryside for a weekend of hunting. Richard’s wife forces him to bring along his young son, Michel. For these men, hunting represents total freedom and a chance to rid themselves of the frustrations of domestic life by proving their manhood.
Mon père est ingénieur / My Father Is an Engineer (2004) Robert Guédiguian, Ariane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Gérard Meylan, Drama
Je vous salue, Marie / Hail Mary (1985) Jean-Luc Godard, Myriem Roussel, Thierry Rode, Philippe Lacoste, Drama
In the suburbs of Paris, an old maid has just been murdered. Every body talks about that, except the misanthrope Mr Hire. The same evening, Alice, just getting out of jail, arrives and meets up with her lover Alfred again. They act as they do not know each other, for Alice went to jail to spare Alfred. But Mr Hire falls in love with Alice, and he knows Alfred is the murderer…