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

Romance is in the air in September on TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand! Stream some great rom-coms this month and fall in love with French cinema all over again.

The best of French cinema on TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand

Des gens qui s'embrassent— available beginning September 9

An unplanned event is sure to cause even more tension between two brothers who never see eye to eye.

Director: Danièle Thompson (2013)
Cast: Kad Merad, Monica Belluci, Éric Elmosnino
Genre: Comedy in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Four Weddings and a Funeral, situational comedies, films on families in crisis

Fleur de tonnerre— available beginning September 9

Loosely based on the life of Hélène Jégado, one of the first female serial killers in modern history.

Director: Stéphanie Pillonca (2017)
Cast: Déborah François, Benjamin Biolay, Catherine Mouchet
Genre: Thriller in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: not your classic serial killer thrillers, the ghostly landscapes of Brittany, fascinating portraits of complex characters

L'Effet Aquatique— available beginning September 16

A lanky forty-year-old falls madly in love with a swimming instructor. To seduce her, he pretends not to know how to swim, and asks her for swimming lessons.

Director: Solveig Anspach (2016)
Cast: Florence Loiret-Caille, Didda Jonsdottir, Samir Guesmi
Genre:  Romance in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Burlesque French comedy, the quirky cinema of the late Solveig Anspach

De l'or pour les chiens— available beginning September 23

An 18-year old making ends meet by doing small jobs in the South of France, decides to follow her crush to Paris, leading her to find shelter in a convent.

Director: Anna Cazenave Cambet (2021)
Cast: Tallulah Cassavetti, Julie Depardieu, Corentin Fil
Genre: Drama in French with English subtitles 

Watch it if you like: Coming of age stories, burning love-stories, a singular aesthetic à la Amelie

Une rencontre— available beginning September 30

A happily married family man encounters a woman one evening at a party, and there's an immediate attraction.

Director: Lisa Azuelos (2013)
Cast: Sophie Marceau, François Cluzet, Lisa Azuelos
Genre: Comedy in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Classic American romantic comedies, François Cluzet and Sophie Marceau who form a great on-screen couple

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