Our February Favorites on TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand

This February TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand features a lineup about love and friendship! Berthe Morisot follows the young artists friendship with Édouard Manet that helped her become one of the greatest Impressionist painters, and centers on the intense love story of two teens who are virtual opposites.  

The best French movies on the French platform TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand

M — available beginning February 18

Lila and Mo are complete opposites. She has a speech impediment and is very studious, while he is extremely chatty and races cars for a living. The two fall in love after meeting at a bus stop, but Mo has a dark secret.

Director: Sara Forestier (2017)
Cast: Sara Forestier, Redouanne Harjane, Jean-Pierre Léaud
Genre: Drama, in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Rust and Bone, My King, Romances with dark secrets, opposites attracting

La consolation — available from February 25

Daniel, a young pianist, has believed his mother was dead for years. When he discovers his mother is still alive, he sets off on a journey to meet her and discover the truth.

Director: Cyril Mennegun (2017)
Cast: Fanny Bastien, Ann-Gisel Glass, Jacques Bonnaffé
Genre: Drama, in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: August Rush, Dream like cinematography, nostalgia, films surrounding searching and uncovering the past

Tirez la langue mademoiselle — available from February 18

Boris and Dimitri are two doctors working in the 13th quarter in Paris, devoting all their time to their patients. One night everything turns upside down when they both fall in love with Judith, a diabetic.

Director: Axelle Ropert (2013)
Cast: Louise Bourgoin, Cédric Kahn, Laurent Stocker
Genre: Dramedy, in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Love triangles, sensual leading ladies, Louise Bourgoin films (The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec, I am a Soldier), French romantic comedies

Baden Baden — Available beginning February 4

After a disastrous job on a film shoot, 26-year-old Ana makes an impulsive decision to return home to Strasbourg, but she struggles to find a new direction for her life after living abroad for so long.

Director: Rachel Lang (2016)
Cast: Salomé Richard, Claude Gensac, Swann Arlaud
Genre: Dramedy, in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Charming, quirky heroines, French dramedies, an "indie" vibe, Tiny Furniture by Lena Dunham, Beginners

Berthe Morisot — available from February 25

Paris, 1865. At 25, Berthe Morisot dreams of living off her paintings. When she attends an exhibition and meets Édouard Manet, she is set on a path to becoming one of the grandes dames of Impressionism.

Director: Caroline Champetier (2012)
Cast: Marin Delterme, Malik Zidi, Alice Butaud
Genre: Biopic in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: French biopics, movies about arts, beautiful cinematography

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