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Le Déjeuner Sur L'herbe

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Comedy about a professor running for the "Presidency of Europe." His political platform advocates artificial insemination as the way to improving the future of the human race. His views on reproduction are radically altered when he meets a robust peasant girl with a burning desire to have a child.
DVD
2008; 1959
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
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3 Hommes et Un Couffin

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Three clueless and hedonistic bachelors are forced to trade dames for diapers when an infant is left on their doorstep.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Trafic

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The bumbling Monsieur Hulot, an auto company's director of design, takes his new vehicle (a camper tricked out with absurd gadgetry) to an auto show in Amsterdam. But he and his entourage find life on the road is filled with setbacks. The film is both a sight-gag comedy and a critique of car culture.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Charme Discret de la Bourgeoisie

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"An upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined."--Container.
DVD
2000; 1972
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Femme Infidèle

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A man suspects his wife of infidelity. He hires a private detective to watch her, who confirms his worst fears.
DVD
2003; 1969
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Roi de Coeur: King of Hearts

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A Scottish soldier is assigned the task of disarming a bomb in a small French town at the close of World War I. The townspeople have deserted the town leaving behind the inmates of the local insane asylum who embrace the soldier as their king.
DVD
2001; 1967
Clemons (Stacks)
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Os Canibais

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A dark comic operetta about the wedding night of Margarida and the viscount of Alveleda. The action becomes more surreal and macabre as the film progresses.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Caixa

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Everyday an old blind man sits in a doorway begging for money, while his daughter spends her days ironing and complaining. Their neighborhood is not wealthy, and many a passerby is envious of the old beggar's box of accumulating coins. It has been stolen before so the man and the daughter's boyfriend keep an eye on it, but eventually tragedy ensues when the box disappears again.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Rentrée des Classes

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Rentrée des classes: A boy manages to do all the wrong things on his first day of school: arriving late, not doing his homework and bringing a snake into the classroom.; Blue jeans: Two young men who drive a Vespa try to pick up girls in Cannes.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Naufragés de L'ile de la Tortue

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Two travel agents in Paris create a scheme to sell customers the "Robinson Crusoe" experience.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Maine Océan

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A lawyer comes to the aid of a Brazilian woman who is having a misunderstanding with two ticket-takers on the "Maine-Océan," a train which travels from Paris to Nantes. Later on, the four meet again on an island off the coast.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Twelve Tasks of Asterix

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Animated cartoon set in ancient Gallic France, with the invincible little warrior Astérix and his cohorts matching brains and brawn with the entire Roman Empire. Caesar tricks the Gauls into attempting an impossible series of superhuman tasks, with the freedom of Astérix's village and the future of Rome hanging in the balance.
DVD
2008; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
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Événement le Plus Important Depuis Que L'homme a Marché Sur la Lune

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A male Parisian driving school owner who goes to see his doctor and complains of feeling run down is pronounced four months pregnant. When the diagnosis is confirmed by a specialist, the result is an international media frenzy.
DVD
2005; 1973
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Charme Discret de la Bourgeoisie

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"Though elegantly attired and occupying posh settings, a group of friends find themselves unable to finish a meal in Luis Bunuel's surreal, hilarious social satire."--Container.
DVD
2008; 1972
Clemons (Stacks)