The Five French Films to Watch on TV5MONDE in November
Prepare to experience a variety of emotions on TV5MONDE, all month long! This November, choose between Tout le monde debout, the hilarious and tender first film of director Frank Dubosc, the documentary full of hope, Nul homme n'est une île, or the riveting drama about family and exile with Roschdy Zem, Ma fille.
Tout le monde debout (2018)
"The story progresses with fluidity and agility, mostly thanks to its excellent cast." - El Mundo
Directed by : Franck Dubosc
With : Franck Dubosc (Jocelyn), Alexandra Lamy (Florence), Elsa Zylberstein (Marie), Gérard Darmon (Max), Caroline Anglade (Julie), Laurent Bateau (Lucien), Claude Brasseur (Jocelyn's father), François-Xavier Demaison (the priest)
Genre : Comedy
Nul homme n'est une île (2018)
"Solidarity and respect for the land are the key themes of this earnest film, evoking a gilimmer of hope." - Le Journal du Dimanche
Genre : Documentary
"The standout of the film is clearly Rouxel. After bit parts in films such as 2015 Cannes opener Standing Tall, she here tackles her first lead role with ease." - Hollywood Reporter
With: Lambert Wilson (Rivière), Diane Rouxel (Laure), Corentin Fila (Loïc), Alex Descas (Albertini), Hélène Fillières (Weber)
Genre : Drama
Ma fille (2018)
Half drama, half thriller, Ma fille is first and foremost an interesting look at parent-child relationships when it comes to exile. Roschdy Zem flourishes in one of the best roles of his career.
“As a portrait of modern-day Paris and its discontents, Ma Fille packs a subtle punch" – Hollywood Reporter
With : Roschdy Zem (Hakim), Natacha Krief (Nedjma), Darina Al Joundi (Latifa), Camille Aguilar (Jessica), Doria Achour (Leïla), Faycal Safi (Morad), Meriem Serbah (Dounia)
Genre : Drama
This series, co-created by the director of the famous documentary, Les yeux dans les Bleus is notorious for the beautiful landscapes of Reunion Island as well as its countless twists and turns!
"Almost entirely shot on the magnificent Reunion Island amidst the glittering Indian Ocean, Cut revives the young adult genre." - Le Monde
With : Ambroise Michel (Adil), Élodie Varlet (Angèle), Édouard Montoute (Ruben), Stéphane Metzger (Maxime), Julie Boulanger (Laura), Antoine Stip (Charles), Sébastien Capgras (Jules), Nadia Richard (Lulu), Vincent Vermignon (Stefan)
Genre : Drama (Series)