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King of Hearts

  This quirky comedic war film focuses on Scottish soldier Charles Plumpick (Alan Bates), who is sent to a French town on a mission to disarm a bomb left behind Read More

The Soul of Bread

  Gao-bing works in a bakery in a small town. The owner, Mr Chiu, is so into his Rock ‘n ‘Roll band, and the apprentice Di doesn’t seem enthusiastic about Read More

Port of Shadows

  On a foggy night, Jean (Jean Gabin), an army deserter, catches a ride to the port city of Le Havre. Hoping to start over, Jean finds himself in a Read More

Jacques the Fatalist

  An adaptation of Denis Diderot’s novel “Jacques le Fataliste” brought to life through film. Jacques, the chauffeur, and his boss take an unusual trip, with a lot of obstacles, Read More

I Can’t Sleep

  In 1980s Paris, a series of murders captures public attention. Meanwhile, the gorgeous Daiga (Yekaterina Golubeva) moves from Lithuania to Paris, immigrant musician Theo (Alex Descas) struggles to raise Read More


  Composer Frédéric Chopin (Hugh Grant) is living in France, and his health is slowly deteriorating. Author Baroness Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (Judy Davis), who writes under the name George Sand, admires Read More

Irma Vep

  Washed-up French director René Vidal (Jean-Pierre Léaud) hopes to turn his career around with an update of “Les Vampires,” a silent-era masterpiece about about a notorious ring of thieves, Read More

Jules and Jim

  In the carefree days before World War I, introverted Austrian author Jules (Oskar Werner) strikes up a friendship with the exuberant Frenchman Jim (Henri Serre). Both men fall for Read More

The Lovely Month of May

  Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme’s LE JOLI MAI (The Lovely Month of May) is a portrait of Paris and Parisians during May 1962;the first springtime of peace after the Read More

Joan the Maid: The Prisons

  One of the most enduring tales in Western civilization is that of Joan of Arc, the illiterate teenager from a small village in northeastern France who, in 1429, led Read More