What to Watch on TV5MONDE and TV5MONDEplus in November 2022

If you are a fan of Girls, Sex and the City or Big Little Lies, look no further. TV5MONDE and TV5MONDEplus are bringing you the French and Québec answers to these cult US TV shows.

What to stream on TV5MONDEplus

Les Simone — Season 1-3 streaming

Three friends in their thirties lead lives as different as they are hectic. Newly qualified Maxim wants to drop everything to move to Montreal. Laurence, "miss perfect", continues her career in the media. Nikki, make-up artist by day and barmaid by night, is forever in search of thrills and excitement.

Director: Baptiste Drapeau (Canada, 2016-)
With: Anne-Élisabeth Bossé, Rachel Graton, Marie-Ève Perron, David Giguère
Genre: Dramedy in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Girls by Lena Dunham, Friends, Sex and the City

Lâcher prise — Season 1-4 now streaming

Thirty-something workaholic Valerie hits rock bottom and now must reflect on her past decisions to overcome depression.

Director: Stéphane Lapointe, Sébastien Gagné (Canada, 2017-)
Cast: Sophie Cadieux, Antoine Archambault, Sylvie Léonard
Genre: Dramedy in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: TV shows on midlife crises, Big Little Lies, TV shows from Québec

Masculin Féminin  Now streaming

A romance between young Parisians, shown through a series of vignettes.

Director: : Jean-Luc Godard (France, Sweden 1966)
Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Chantal Goya, Marlène Jobert
Genre: Drama in French with English subtitles

Watch if you like: The French New Wave, an intimate and daring look at the youth of France in the 60's


What to watch on TV5MONDE in October

L'amour presque parfait — November 22 & 29 at 11.30 PM ET/8.30pm PT

Recently dumped, depressed, and unemployed, an almost 40-year-old woman is about to give up hope. But a phone call (almost) changes everything. The man on the other line offers the perfect marriage proposal. Unfortunately, he thinks he’s talking to someone else

Director: Pascale Pouzadoux (France, 2022)
Cast: Maud Baecker, Tom Leeb, François Vincentelli, Nadia Roz, Isabelle Vitari
Genre: Comedy (mini-series) in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: French comedy series, The Hook Up Plan on Netflix, the French movie Wedding Unplanned

À la vie, à la terre, les Îles de la madeleine — November 9 at 8.30 PM ET/5.30pm PT

In the heart of the Gulf of St Lawrence, the Magdalen archipelago is in danger of disappearing with temperatures in Canada rising twice as fast as the rest of the planet. As locals and public authorities work to protect their lands, climate change is already a reality.

Presenter: Chloé Nabédian (France 2022)
Genre: Documentary in French with English subtitles

Watch if you like: Documentaries on the power of community, stories on climate change and how to fight it


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