What to Watch on TV5MONDE in June 2022

What to watch? A tragic musical biopic, a documentary on the cliché of the Parisienne girl, or a cuthroat political thriller... It's all on TV5MONDE USA in June!

3 French films to watch in June

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Django — June 19 at 8:35 pm ET/5:35 pm PT

Occupied Paris, 1943. Django Reinhardt is at the peak of his career. A brilliant care-free guitarist, his swing is as light as air and his concerts a triumph, whilst elsewhere in Europe his gypsy brothers are persecuted. Things become more complicated when Nazi propaganda wants him to play in Germany

Director: Étienne Comar(France, Spain 2016)
With: Reda Kateb, Cécile de France, Beata Palya
Genre: Biopic in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: Musical biopics, personal stories intertwined with History, Gypsy music

Françoise Hardy, une icône — June 20 at 3:00 pm ET/12:00 pm PT

Françoise Hardy is one of the few French artists to have lost none of her aura amongst audiences of all generations. Her androgynous silhouette, her photogenic looks and her style inspired innumerable designers. We look back at her life and career, through her interviews with Mireille Dumas.
Director: Mireille Dumas(France 2021)
Genre: Documentary in French with English subtitles

Watch it if you like: The sixties fashion and culture, classic French songs

Tueurs— June 21 at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT 

Whilst carrying out his very last robbery, Frank Valken sees a commando of killers arrive and execute all the witnesses. Amongst the victims, the magistrate who was investigating the Crazy Gunmen, an affair dating back thirty years. The perfect suspect, Frank escapes to try to prove his innocence.

Director: François Troukens (Belgium 2016)
Cast: Olivier Gourmet, Lubna Azabal, Kevin Janssens, Bouli Lanners
Genre: Thriller, in French with English subtitles

Watch if you like: French political thrillers, Noir fiction, Heat by Michael Mann


Favorite French series to watch in June

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L'art du crime, Season 5 — June 5 juin at 11:00 pm ET/8:00 pm PT

A wealthy collector, Pierre Chassagne's close friend and Camille Claudel enthusiast, has been murdered. The investigation leads Antoine and Florence to the Rodin Museum, but all the clues point to the heart-wrenching love affair between Camille Claudel and Auguste Rodin. Can a broken heart make you mad enough to kill?
Director: Philippe Claudel (France 2021)
Cast: Cyril Descours, Déborah François, Philippe Duquesne, David Mora, Diane  Rouxel, Frédéric Pierrot
Genre: Thriller, in French with English subtitles

Watch if you like : French police drama series, the history of art, Columbo

The French documentary to watch in June

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La Parisienne démystifiée — June 27 at 3pm ET/12pm PT (English ST)

When we talk about Parisienne around the world, the image of a white woman, tall, thin, elegant, on a bike, a cigarette with lips comes spontaneously to mind. Yet Paris is one of the most mixed cities in the world. Rokhaya Diallo deconstructs the cliché by showing today’s Parisiennes in their diversity.

Director: Rokhaya Diallo (France 2021)
Genre: Documentary in French with English subtitles

Watch if you like : Paris of the past and present, understanding the reality behind clichés


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