Two Days, One Night (Deux jours, une nuit)

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Two Days One Night is a classic underdog tale with an uniquely human heroine. Sandra (Marion Cotillard), an unstable wife and mother of two, is tragically flawed, and is made more powerful because of her trembling bravery, and how averse she is to pity.

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Bicycling with Molière (Alceste à Bicyclette)

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. Philippe Le Guay's refined Bicycling with Moliere is oddly humorous and human. Even better, it features yet another bang up acting job done by Fabrice Luchini. 

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If You Don't, I Will

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. Marriage. Dramatic enough to rival any Shakespearean classic. Sophie Fillières' If You Don't, I Will (2014) captures the grand finale of the famously challenging union that we all know and love. 

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On My Way (Elle s'en va)

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. You will never again find a movie quite like Emmanuelle Bercot's On My Way (Elle s'en va, 2013)Only in France will a film follow a French sixty-year-old woman embarking on a road trip in various rural towns for a pack of cigarettes.

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The Nun (La Religieuse)

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Guillaume Nicloux captures well the ever popular genre mashup of religious and eerie, in The Nun.

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On the Way to School (Sur le chemin de l'école)

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On the Way to School is a movie about heroes who have no superpowers, but do have outstanding courage and abnegation. This is a tale of sacrifice and friendship that will make you think long after viewing.

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Girlhood (Bande de filles)

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. Being a girl is more complicated than anyone could have ever expected, as made clear by Céline Sciamma's charming, but bewildering Girlhood.

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Polisse

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVDForget about Amelie or Midnight in Paris, Maïwenn shows you the dark side of Paris. Polisse, with style elements of a documentary, places its camera in a unit of the Paris police that specializes in crimes against children.

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Léon: The Professional

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. Want a taste of 90’s cult adventure? FrenchFlicks gives you the scoop on an English speaking film, but a classic French film none the less. Luc Besson, director of The Fifth Element, directs Leon: The Professional.

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Yves Saint Laurent

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Who knew? Yves Saint Laurent is undoubtedly fashion's official bad boy of the 20th century.

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