Things to Come

 

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD.Things to Come (L'avenir) is a mid-life crisis drama about a women played by Isabelle Huppert who is losing all of her bearings: a typical art-house French movie you could argue. But one that is touching, funny and incredibly human. Think Eat, Pray, Love without all the usual clichés of the genre.

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Rust and Bone

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD.  If Valentine's day still has you on a high of emotions, go deeper with Jacques Audiard's Rust and Bone (De rouille et d’os, 2012), starring the beautiful Marion Cotillard as the broken-hearted whale trainer.

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Call my Agent! (Dix pour cent)

There's a new medium in FrenchFlicks town and it's of the T.V. series variety. Think Entourage with more cigarettes and less girls in bikinis.

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Much Loved

This week, FrenchFlicks embarks on a colorful and tantalizing glimpse into the dark nightlife of Marrakech in Much Loved.

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Raw (Grave)

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix. Halloween season is officially upon us at FrenchFlicks now that Raw has arrived on Netflix!

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He Even Has Your Eyes (Il a déjà tes yeux)

This week, Netflix provides us a light-hearted and heartfelt French treasure, Lucien Jean-Baptiste's He Even Has Your Eyes. The film treats us to a much needed fresh look on the subject of race and is realistic and honest in its storytelling, as well as its acting.

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Fatima

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix. Fatima was the unforeseen best picture winner of the 2016 César Award, France's equivalent of our very own Oscars. It's the kind of low-key, unpretentious movie that still has a lot to say.

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They Are Everywhere (Ils sont partout)

In They Are Everywhere, César award-winning actor and director Yvan Attal expresses his take on anti-semitism, as well as his general malaise of being Jewish in a country with a strong sense of cultural pride. The Israeli-born Attal explores the question of what it means to be Jewish, and plays with Jewish stereotypes through anti-semite eyes.

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Being 17 (Quand on a 17 ans)

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD.  This week, FrenchFlicks relished in André Téchiné's gem, Being 17, (Quand on a 17 ans)Featured on Netflix, the film portrays a young love that is raw and rocky, and is most importantly, not the typical romance you've seen 100 times before.

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The African Doctor (Bienvenue à Marly-Gomont)

While America has been going through a period which can only be described as astonishing these past couple of weeks, FrenchFlicks has discovered a small nugget of humanity in cinema... on Netflix!

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