Lolo

For her sixth feature, Julie Delpy (Two Days in ParisTwo Days in New York) went full on comedy and embraced her inner Woody Allen, filling her latest feature film with her talent for witty dialogue and… her signature neurosis. 

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Trois souvenirs de ma jeunesse (My Golden Days)

It could have been the classic coming-of-age story Hollywood makes every year, but Arnaud Despeschin, in the style of François Truffaut and the New Wave, has an amazing talent of capturing the tourment of teenagers in the late 80’s.

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Mustang

If by chance you have a craving for a French-Turkish version of Sofia Coppola's Virgin Suicides , you're in luck.

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Valley of Love

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVDMysterious for some, frustrating for others, Valley of Love is less about the story and more about the dynamic between Isabelle Huppert and Gérard Depardieu, who found themselves on a weird quest in California's Death Valley.

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The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD.

There are American films centered around kidnapping stories, and then there are French ones, where explosions and car chases are substituted by conversations surrounding literature and cigarettes. 

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La dame dans l'auto avec des lunettes et un fusil

Behind this enigmatic (and long) title lies an equally enigmatic movie. The film may trigger a feeling of uneasiness for the viewer that is used to the linear storyline of mysterious dramas such as CSI and Law and Order, but this puzzle of a thriller proves to be rewarding for whoever likes to get lost in the plot, only to find their way out in the end. 

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Les invités de mon père (My Father's Guests)

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. Parents aren't easy. Even as you get older. Even if they happen to be a well-recognized human rights activist, welcoming undocumented immigrants to their upscale apartment in Paris.

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Breathe (Respire)

If you liked Blue is the Warmest ColorGirlhood17 Girls, and... Gone Girl, you will love this new take on adolescence.

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Marie's Story

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. This week on Netflix, FrenchFlicks witnessed the true story of a girl at the turn of the century, born deaf and blind, as told through the lens of Jean-Pierre Améris. We strongly encourage that you brace yourselves for something truly beautiful and inspiring. 

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Tout ce qui brille (All That Glitters)

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. It's ladies' week over here at FrenchFlicks, and we're excited to celebrate with these perfectly quirky fashionistas, Lila (Leïla Bekhti) and Ely (Géraldine Nakache), two best friends hoping to break into the glamorous world of Paris in All That Glitters.

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