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Pastoral Symphony

  On Christmas Eve, Jean Martens, a Swiss minister, takes in a blind half-crippled orphan and brings her up with his four children. But Gertrude grows to be a woman Read More

Le Silence de la Mer

  The story, which takes place in 1941, concerns the relationship of a Frenchman (Jean-Marie Robain) and his niece (Nicole Stéphane) with a cultured, naively idealistic German lieutenant, Werner von Read More

Savage Nights

  Savage Nights is the story of a bisexual filmmaker who celebrates his promiscuity and engages in unsafe sex even after he discovers he has AIDS. The movie is the Read More

Sans Soleil

  This experimental film by acclaimed French director Chris Marker collects footage recorded in various countries around the world and presents it in collage-like form. The movie features no synchronized Read More

A Simple Story

  Finding herself pregnant at the age of 39, Marie has an abortion without telling her lover Serge, because she has decided she must live without him. Her mother disapproves Read More

The Seven Deadly Sins

  Seven directors each dramatize one of the seven deadly sins in a short film. In “Anger,” a domestic argument over a fly in the Sunday soup escalates into nuclear Read More

Les Précieuses ridicules

  Les Précieuses ridicules, a one-act satire by Molière in prose, takes aim at the précieuses, the ultra-witty ladies who indulged in lively conversations, word games and, in a word, Read More

Identity Pieces

  This Belgian comedy follows African king Mani Kongo (Gerard Essomba), who journeys to Brussels in order to track down his daughter, Mwana (Dominique Mesa), who left their homeland to Read More

Small Cuts

  Small Cuts opens with journalist Bruno (Daniel Auteuil) and his wife, Gaelle (Emmanuelle Devos), having it out over his affair with Nathalie (Ludivine Sagnier). The tides of history are Read More

Le Misanthrope

  Le Misanthrope is a satiric comedy in five acts by Molière, performed in 1666 and published the following year.  The play is a portrait of Alceste, a painfully forthright Read More