The French movies to stream on TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand in July 2022

Coming of age stories, family comedies, TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand has a selection of films for the little ones and the young teens in July.

The best of French cinema on TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand

100 kilos d'étoiles

A teenager has one dream to become an astronaut. But there's a big problem: She weighs over 200 pounds. Just when everything seems lost, she meets three like-minded teenagers. Cannes Junior Screens Selection 2019.

Director: Marie-Sophie Chambon (2019)
Cast: Laure Duchêne, Angèle Metzger, Pauline Serieys
Genre: Drama in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Coming of age stories, Little Miss Sunshine, teen dramas


Raphaël Kessler, one of the kings of European reality TV, invites his best friends to celebrate his birthday by spending the weekend in his sumptuous residence in Marrakech.

Directors: Diane Kurys (1996)
Cast: Lambert Wilson, Michèle Laroque, Jean-Hugues Anglade
Genre: Comedy in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Dark comedies, The Dinner Game (Le dîner de cons), satires of the rich and powerful

Jacky au royaume des filles

In the Democratic and Popular Republic of Bubunne, women have the power, they rule and fight wars, while men wear headscarves and look after the home.

Director: Riad Sattouf (2014)
Cast: Vincent Lacoste, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Michel Hazanavicius
Genre:  Comedy in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Dystopian satire, The Handmaid's Tale — if it was turned into a comedy, Vincent Lacoste, the new face of French cinema

Le grand appartement

Francesca and Martin, caught between reality and fiction, lead a joyful bohemian lifestyle – that is way beyond their means, as they live in a huge, rent-controlled apartment, costing them next to nothing.

Director : Pascal Thomas (2006)
Cast: Laetitia Casta, Mathieu Amalric, Pierre Arditi
Genre: Comedy in French with English subtitles 

Watch if you like: Joyful fables, Amélie, comedies with a bit of fantasy and surrealism

Ma famille t'adore déjà

A modest young man meets his wealthy soon-to-be in-laws, quickly realizing they have some deep-seated issues.

Director: Jérôme Commandeur (2016) 
Cast: Arthur Dupont, Déborah François, Thierry Lhermitte
Genre: Comedy in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Comedies about dysfunctional families, French box-office hits, Why Him with James Franco

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