2 Autumns, 3 Winters

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. Luckily for us, Netflix seems to have no problem posting early releases in their queue when it comes to French movies. With a U.S. release date of June 6, 2014, you may be pleasantly surprised to see this delightful rare treat already available in the comfort of your own home. 

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With a Friend Like Harry (Harry, un ami qui vous veut du bien)

 

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. FrenchFlicks struck gold with its choice this week as it curled up under a blanket one evening to watch With a Friend like Harry (Harry, un ami qui vous veut du bien). Dominik Moll directs an unpredictable thriller that keeps you guessing, along the beautiful and eerie backdrop of rural France. 

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The Triplets of Belleville

NOW ONLY AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. The Triplets of Belleville is a unique animated production that is not only  delightfully charming, but also possesses a premise that is a tad unsettling, and an animation that's a bit twisted. 

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Nobody Else But You (Poupoupidou)

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. Watching Nobody Else But You, directed by Gérald Hustache-Mathieu fulfills two American passions: reliving the Marilyn Monroe legacy, and solving a murder mystery.

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Declaration of War (La Guerre est déclarée)

 

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. This might just be the most moving piece in all of Netflix land. But don't be discouraged. I guarantee that it will not put a damper on your weekend, but will invigorate it! 

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The Kid with a Bike (Le gamin au vélo)

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD.  The Kid with a Bike is an incredible nugget of melancholy, directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.

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Laurence Anyways

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. Relationships are complex. Confusing gender roles definitely don't make them any easier.

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphandre et le papillon)

Difficult and tragic can somehow also be powerful and moving. If you can't learn something by the true story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, portrayed in Julian Schnabel's The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, then you might as well retire your efforts to learn anything at all.

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The Players (Les Infidèles)

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Here's a movie that without a doubt, defies expectations. The Players (Les infidèles) is a mixture of outrageous testosterone- driven American debauchery, reminiscent of Todd Phillips' The Hangover, and French hyper- sexual situational comedy.

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Romantics Anonymous (Les émotifs anonymes)

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What do you get when an anxiety ridden chocolatier comes into contact with a skittish shop owner who's afraid of everyone he meets? Well, of course, you have an epic tale of love between two lonely lovers, afraid of their own shadows.

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