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Les Égarés =: Strayed

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After the German occupation of Paris during World War II, a young widow flees the war-torn city with her two children and must rely on a mysterious young stranger in order to survive.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Parapluies de Cherbourg =: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

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Geneviève, a shop assistant, falls in love with Guy, a gas station mechanic. But a life with him will not be in her future. A tender, bittersweet love story, sung throughout in French.
DVD
2017; 1964
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Les Espions

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Spies from all sides converge on a psychiatric clinic where an atomic scientist is being hidden. [Halliwell's].
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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L'Écume des Jours =: Mood Indigo

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A love story set in a charmingly surreal Paris about two newlyweds, Chloé and Colin, whose whirlwind courtship is tested when an unusual illness plagues Chloé : a flower begins to grow in her lungs.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Drôle de Félix =: Adventures of Felix

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This French comedy-drama features Felix, an unemployed, gay Frenchman of Arab descent, who has a series of adventures during a trek through the French countryside. The film examines the familiar theme of a man's search for his identity. Felix is forced to confront the anger he feels toward his father for abandoning him, and the fear and shame he feels, living as an outsider in a predominantly straight, Caucasian world.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Chef

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A veteran chef who faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its Michelin rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.
DVD
2014; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Capital

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When the CEO of France's Phenix Bank collapses on the golf course, Machiavellian young executive Marc Tourneuil is crowned as his replacement. A whirlwind of ruthless ambition, power struggles, greed and deception ensues as Tourneuil's brutal ascent is jeopardized by a hostile takeover attempt from a large American hedge fund led by Dittmar Rigule, erotic distractions from international supermodel Nassim, and adversaries with an agenda for destruction.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Nuits de la Pleine Lune: Full Moon in Paris

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A young woman in Paris moves out on her lover in order to experience freedom and finds it brings only misery.
DVD
1999; 1984
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tout Ce Qui Brille

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Story of the friendship of two poor girls from Morocco in Paris.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Monsieur Vincent

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A dramatization of the life of St. Vincent de Paul, who went from being a slave to advising royalty and devoted his life to helping the poor.
DVD
2008; 1947
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Young Girls of Rochefort

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Twins in a seaside French village teach dancing and piano while waiting for true love in this musical fantasy.
DVD
2003; 1967
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Liaisons Dangereuses

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Valmont and Juliette are two spouses who find sport in each other's extramarital conquests. But while staying at a ski resort, their games of passion come to a tragic end when Valmont falls in love.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Polisse

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Based on real child investigation cases, Polisse follows the lives of a tight-knit team of men and women working in the Child Protection Unit of the Parisian police. In the realm of some of society's worst criminals, the pressures of the job are matched only by the pressures in the personal lives of the officers. Only by putting aside their individual differences can they find the strength necessary to make a positive change in the community.
DVD
2012; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Subway

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Fred, a casual thief and cool rebel on the run, literally goes underground to escape his pursuers; he encounters a motley collection of subway denizens, including Helena, both his would-be lover and victim.
DVD
2001; 1985
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Ripoux

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Comedy about a corrupt veteran police detective in Paris who teaches his new by-the-book partner the finer points of graft and the good life.
DVD
2009; 1984
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Jean de Florette: Manon of the Spring

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Jean de Florette: Jean Cadoret inherits a farm from his mother, Florette, and leaves his city job behind, hoping to create a "new Eden" with his wife and daughter. But, unbeknownst to Jean, his greedy neighbor, Cesar Soubeyran, is plotting to steal the land out from under him with a wicked scheme that drives Jean to the brink of madness.; Manon of the spring: Ten years after her father's death, Manon has no idea that her neighbor Cesar Soubeyran cheated her out of her father's land. But when Manon discovers that Soubeyran was directly responsible for her father's death, she goes after him with a vengeance.
DVD
2007; 1986
Clemons (Stacks)
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100% Arabica

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The rising popularity of a local band threatens orthodox religious groups in a mixed Arab and African housing project outside Paris. Attendance at the mosque falls and drastic measures are taken to keep the balance of power in the hands of the religious leaders. No one can stop the infectious popularity of the music, however, and when all the musicians finally sing together, everyone is united.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Traversée de Paris

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Jean Gabin stars as a rogue in WWII France transporting a slaughtered pig (in four suitcases!) from a butcher to the black market, trying to avoid watchful Nazis and other pitfalls along the way. Serio-comic film questioning wartime morality.
DVD
1956
Clemons (Stacks)
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L'enfance Nue: Naked Childhood

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François Fournier is a troubled ten-year-old who has been in foster care since he was four. But his is a "temporary placement," meaning that his parents can come back for him any time. They never do. The story begins with François being shuffled from one foster home to another, as his insecurity leads him to engage in increasingly destructive behavior. He is placed with an older couple named Thierry, the newest addition to a ménage that includes Mrs. Thierry's mother, a very young girl, and a high-school age boy. They aren't afraid to share their lives with this new houseguest, and the impressionable boy seems to be settling down. For François, things just are what they are--and he's usually "temporary." A fascinating portrait of childhood, which is also an indictment of a failing so [...]
DVD
2010; 1968
Clemons (Stacks)
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Monsieur Hire

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"In a provincial French apartment block, Monsieur Hire endures a solitary life of dulling work as a tailor and vitriolic scorn from his neighbors. Hire's only solace is an occasional night out bowling and the voyeuristic admiration of his neighbor. ... When police discover the nude body of another young woman in a nearby vacant lot, Hire becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation"--Container.
DVD
2007; 1989
Clemons (Stacks)