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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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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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Dans la Maison =: In the House

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"A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work, but the boy's intrusion will unleash a series of uncontrollable events"--Container.
DVD
2013
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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L'ennemi Intime: Violence Dans la Guerre d'Algérie

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A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence.
DVD
2007
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)
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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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La Prisonnière

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Stanislas Hassler runs a modern art gallery and one day the wife of one the gallery's artists discovers his secret life: he photographs women in humiliating poses. Both fascinated and repulsed, Josée, the wife of the sculptor Gilbert, begins to participate in Stan's photography sessions.
DVD
2004; 1968
Clemons (Stacks)
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Father of My Children

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An independent film producer works himself to a physical and mental breaking point, leaving his family to suffer the consequences.
DVD
2011; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

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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L'age D'or

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Using a melange of strange and unrelated images, this surrealistic film about two lovers who mock convention is a statement by Buñuel on the nature of the bourgeoisie, the Church and the police. Banned in France within two weeks of its release.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

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)
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Mille Neuf Cent Quatre Vingt Un: 1981

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When his family moves into their new home, young Ricardo Trogi feels different from his classmates. He creates a new reality to avoid being discovered for what he really is. How long can the truth be denied?
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé

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Long before Jacques Cousteau and Richard Attenborough, a Frenchman named Jean Painlevé made documentaries that captured the natural world in a unique manner. "Science Is Fiction" collects 23 of these short films. Painlevé (1902-89) spent his life straddling the arts and the sciences, studying biology at the Sorbonne, but also hanging out with Man Ray and Luis Buñuel. Long fascinated by marine life, Painlevé helped develop the underwater camera, one of the first handheld cameras, and high-magnification lenses that allowed him to observe creatures like sea urchins, jellyfish, and mollusks in their natural habitats. Though relatively obscure in the United States, Jean Painlevé's films embrace genre, combining documentary, educational film, and avant-garde experimentalism to create a [...]
DVD
2009; 1925
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Around a Small Mountain

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On a winding mountain road, Vittorio stops to help Kate, whose car has broken down. After gallantly making the repair, without a single word spoken, he speeds off. When their paths cross again, Vittorio learns that Kate has returned to join her family's traveling circus after leaving under mysterious conditions many years ago. Intrigued by her story, Vittorio stays for the show, and the next one, and little by little is integrated into the circus and the lives of its performers.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Danton

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Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution.
DVD
2009; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Fanfan la Tulipe

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Charming rogue Fanfan flits from one adventure to the other after evading marriage by joining the army in the midst of the Seven Years' War. He's motivated less by patriotism than by a consultation with Adeline, a voluptuous phony fortuneteller who promises that he will find glory in the army, even win the hand of King Louis XV's daughter. Herself the daughter of a recruiting sergeant, Adeline is a charlatan, but the irrepressible Fanfan sets about fulfilling his "destiny," even as his would-be soothsayer finds herself falling in love with him. Flirting and fighting, trouble reliably finds Fanfan, who just as reliably evades it.
DVD
2008; 1952
Clemons (Stacks)