La Guerre est déclarée (Declaration of War)

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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Le gamin au vélo (The Kid with a Bike)

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

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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Les Infidèles (The Players)

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. 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)

Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. 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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Monsieur Lazhar

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD. Philippe Falardeau directs Monsieur Lazhar, a film governed by the heart and colored with innocence and the purity of childhood, is touching and heartbreaking, if not a trifle sappy.

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The Fairy (La Fée)

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. Who says fairies aren't real?

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La Vie d'Adèle (Blue is The Warmest Color)

Get excited. In all types of ways. This year's favorite at the Palme d'or is now available on Netflix Instant Play. We're talking about the movie that caused a titillating stir among audiences all over, and I am not using that adjective lightly.

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Les Femmes du 6e étage

NOT AVAILABLE ANYMORE TO STREAM ON NETFLIX. NOW AVAILABLE ON NETFLIX DVD Here at FrenchFlicks, we know the French perspective. We are also aware of the American perspective. Now, thanks to Women on the 6th Floor (Les Femmes du 6e étage), directed by Philippe Le Guay, we are able to be exposed to the French haute bourgeoisie perspective on the Spanish hired help in the era of Madmen.

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