We’re talking classics here but also lighter, recent box office hits, as well as the meatier new French cinema that made headlines at the Cannes Film Festival and the César Awards. We're featuring a mix & match of platforms with French movies on Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Amazon Prime the Criterion Channel and the like, so you’re sure to find at least a couple of flicks available to you. Oh, and did we mention some are free to stream right here, right now, on FrenchFlicks? Because they are!
A biopic on the mostly unknown, yet fascinating story of Chevalier de Saint-Georges, nicknamed the Black Mozart, is in the works. De Saint-Georges was a son of a slave who became a renowned composer and a very close (wink wink) confidant of Marie-Antoinette.
You could say this is the perfect lockdown film... Netflix released Oxygen on Wednesday, its latest piece of original French content. It's an ambitious locked-in-a-box sci-fi film with Mélanie Laurent. Claustrophobics beware.
Your chance to watch the best of new French cinema will be not be stopped by the pandemic! UniFrance and Film at Lincoln Center have announced the line-up for the 26th edition of the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, which will be held online March 4-14.