Top 5 French Picks to Watch on TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand in January 2023

In January, TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand presents in partnership with UniFrance a selection of newly released French movies from MyFrenchFilmFestival.

The best of new French cinema on TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand

Entre les vagues — Available from January 13

Two best friends with dreams of becoming successful actresses get cast in a high-profile play in Paris, but one of them has a secret that could jeopardize everything.

Director: Anaïs Volpé (2022)
With: Souheila Yacoub, Déborah Lukumuena, Matthieu Longatte
Genre: Drama in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Paris by night, melodramas, Blue is the Warmest color

Rien à foutre — Available from January 13

A 26-year-old flight attendant gets fired from a low-cost airline, forcing her to confront her past.

Director: Julie Lecoustre (2022)
With: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Alexandre Perrier, Mara Taquin
Genre: Drama in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you likeAdèle Exarchopoulos - star of Blue is the Warmest Color - as touching as ever, films on Gen Y, the movies of the Dardenne brothers (L'enfant, Rosetta)

Bootlegger — Available from January 13

A graduate student and a bootlegger are at odds with each other about a referendum allowing the free sale of alcohol on a reserve in Quebec.

Director: Caroline Monnet (2021)
With: Pascale Bussières, Devery Jacobs, Samian
Genre: Drama in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: politically-motivated films, Quebec's somptuous landscapes

Les magnétiques — Available from January 13

Brittany, 1980s. A bunch of friends yearning for excitement broadcast a free radio station from their hometown in the countryside.

Director: Vincent Maël Cardona (2021)
With: Marie Colomb, Joseph Olivennes, Fabrice Adde
Genre: Dramedy in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you likeCanadian movie C.R.A.Z.Y., the rock and punk 80's, comedies with a touch of melancholy

La traversée — Available from January 13

After a small village is looted and everyone is forced to flee, 2 siblings become separated from their parents, facing the road of exile alone.

Director: Florence Miailhe (2021)
With: Emilie Lan Dürr, Florence Miailhe, Maxime Gemin
Genre: Animated-film in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you likeAnimated films for adults, new and original types of illustration, Michel Ocelot's classics (Kirikou, Azur & Asmar)

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