French girls are known for their effortless but intriguingly seductive style. But style is more than just which pumps to wear with which leather handbag. It's also about personality and instead of distracting from it, letting their unique individuality speak for itself.
The annual showcase of some of the most exciting new cinematic voices from France runs the gamut from animation to queer romance to absurdist comedy. This is a great way to get a more concise and varied snapshot of what was noticed at Cannes, Locarno and Venice film festivals this year.
From 1935 to 2017, 15 actresses from France have been nominated for an Oscar for Best performance by an actress in a leading or supporting role, and 5 left the ceremony with the award. And no, Audrey Tautou or Brigitte Bardot are not one of them! Tell us your results in the comments!
This is the kind of question we get asked so often that we decided to dedicate a whole section of FrenchFlicks to answering your most frequently asked questions surrounding French cinema, helping to make it the biggest and easiest resource for watching French film in America.