The Chalet (Le Chalet)

Finished with Call My Agent yet? Because we're coming at you with another recent delight of a French series, found on Netflix. It's called The Chalet and it's a mystery thriller that really creeps up on you.

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I am Not an Easy Man (Je ne suis pas un homme facile)

Just in case you wanted your world turned upside down, we have the perfect suggestion for you. You may know Eleonore Pourriat as the shy and sickly mother from 2013's You'll be a Man. This year she stepped into the director's chair to create a surprisingly authentic and insightful piece about gender roles and identity in I am Not an Easy Man. 

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Rust and Bone

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. If Valentine's day still has you on a high of emotions, go deeper with Jacques Audiard's Rust and Bone (De rouille et d’os, 2012), starring the beautiful Marion Cotillard as the broken-hearted whale trainer.

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Call My Agent! (Dix pour cent)

There's a new medium in FrenchFlicks town and it's of the T.V. series variety. Think Entourage with more cigarettes and less girls in bikinis.

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Much Loved

This week, FrenchFlicks embarks on a colorful and tantalizing glimpse into the dark nightlife of Marrakech in Much Loved.

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Grave (Raw)

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix. Halloween season is officially upon us at FrenchFlicks now that Raw has arrived on Netflix!

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He Even Has Your Eyes (Il a déjà tes yeux)

This week, Netflix provides us a light-hearted and heartfelt French treasure, Lucien Jean-Baptiste's He Even Has Your Eyes. The film treats us to a much needed fresh look on the subject of race and is realistic and honest in its storytelling, as well as its acting.

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Ils sont partout (They Are Everywhere)

In They Are Everywhere, César award-winning actor and director Yvan Attal expresses his take on anti-semitism, as well as his general malaise of being Jewish in a country with a strong sense of cultural pride. The Israeli-born Attal explores the question of what it means to be Jewish, and plays with Jewish stereotypes through anti-semite eyes.

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Quand on a 17 ans (Being 17)

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. This week, FrenchFlicks relished in André Téchiné's gem, Being 17, (Quand on a 17 ans)Featured on Netflix, the film portrays a young love that is raw and rocky, and is most importantly, not the typical romance you've seen 100 times before.

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