The 5 French Films to Watch on TV5Monde in September 2021
Thrillers, comedies, or documentaries on rural France, there's something for everyone this month on TV5MONDE.
Prendre le large
September 5 at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT. In French with English Subtitles.
Behind a critic of how globalization changed our world is a moving story of a women emancipating, with a startling performance from Sandrine Bonnaire.
A middle-aged factory worker's life is upended when she follows her employer to Morocco.
"Sandrine Bonnaire plays a French textile worker who follows her outsourced job to Morocco in this social drama-cum-travelogue." - Variety
Director: Gaël Morel (France 2017)
With: Sandrine Bonnaire, Mouna Fettou, Kamal El Amri, Lubna Azabal
Tout ce qu'il me reste de la révolution
September 12 at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT. In French with English Subtitles.
A comical feel good movie which behind its apparent candor carries a true and hopeful message.
"With its unwieldy title, there's something positively refreshing about Davis' debut" - RFI
Director: Judith Davis (France 2018)
With: Judith Davis, Malik Zidi, Claire Dumas
September 19 at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT. In French with English Subtitles.
A humanist look at the condition of work in rural France. Both beautiful and heartbreaking.
"A unique documentary that gives a voice to the little hands of the wine industry in France" - Les fiches du cinéma
Director: Paul Lacoste (France 2014)
La prunelle de mes yeux
September 26 at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT. In French with English Subtitles.
A light-hearted romantic comedy with punchy dialogues reminiscent of the Golden Age of Hollywood.
"A hipstered-up French version of a studio romantic comedy from the 1930s" - The Hollywood Reporter
Director: Axelle Ropert (France 2015)
With: Mélanie Bernier, Bastien Bouillon, Swann Arlaud
September 28 at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT. In French with English Subtitles.
Unexpected twists and a claustrophobic atmosphere make a Mont Foster a must-see for thrill seekers.
"Mont Foster is a sure-footed start that is far more interested in crafting its tension not from otherworldly beasts but what comes from within us all" - FilmThreat
Director: Louis Godbout (Canada 2019)
With: Laurence Leboeuf, Patrick Hivon, Laurent Lucas