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Perfect Love

  As Frédérique lies dead on her kitchen table at the hands of Christophe, police try to piece together the events that led to the gruesome killing. Frédérique’s teenage daughter Read More

Mondo

  Mondo (Ovidiu Balan), a young orphaned gypsy, finds himself in Nice, France, where he scouts out potential foster families, evades the police and meets an assortment of eccentric people. Read More

Deadly Circuit

  Mortelle Randonnée is a 1983 French thriller film inspired by the novel Eye of the Beholder by Marc Behm.  The plot revolves around Catherine, a serial killer who seduces Read More

Madame Bovary

    Flaubert’s story of the quest for fulfillment in love is an enduring classic. By marrying a local doctor, Emma Bovary feels that she will escape her provincial upbringing. Read More

Mama, There’s a Man in Your Bed

  Life is good for Romuald Blindet (Daniel Auteuil), the CEO of a yogurt company, or so he thinks. Reality crashes down on him when he finds out that his Read More

The Reader

  Constance is in bed with her boyfriend when he asks her to read aloud to him. As she reads, she begins to imagine herself as the heroine of the Read More

Safe Conduct

  In 1940s Paris, during the German occupation, two men in the film industry find different ways to deal with the Vichy regime stifling their creativity. Jean Devaivre (Jacques Gamblin) Read More

Hell

  The high-spirited Nelly (Emmanuelle Béart) is happy in her marriage, but her husband, Paul (François Cluzet), can’t get beyond his desire to buy out and take control of the Read More

L.627

  Tightly wound Parisian narcotics officer Lucien “Lulu” Marguet (Didier Bezace) teeters on the brink of job-related burnout despite his desire to wipe out the city’s drug dealers. His bureaucracy-minded Read More

My American Uncle

  Three Parisians with different dreams and backgrounds become close friends as they struggle with the trials of life.  Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories to discuss behaviorist theories of Read More