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Chronique D'un Été (Paris 1960)

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By interviewing a group of Paris residents in the summer of 1960, Rouch and Morin reveal the hopes and dreams of a wide array of people and give us a document of a time and place with extraordinary depth.
DVD
2013; 1961
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cléo de 5 à 7

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A singer waiting for the result of a medical examination wanders around Paris thinking she has cancer.
DVD
2000; 1962
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Enfants du Paradis: The Children of Paradise

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Drama about the theater and the individuals that made the stage their life. Includes the love story of four men for one woman.
DVD
2012
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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Breathless: A Bout de Souffle

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A small-time hood kills a police officer and tries to leave France, but his American girlfriend betrays him to the police, leading to a deadly conclusion.
DVD
2007; 1960
Clemons (Stacks)
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2 Ou 3 Choses Que Je Sais D'elle

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Juliette, a bourgeois housewife, is a loving wife and mother whose domestic moments alternate with her days and nights as a call girl.
DVD
2009; 1967
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Dernier Métro: Last Metro

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Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement.
BookDVD
2009; 1980
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Feu Follet: The Fire Within

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Alain Leroy is a self-destructive writer who is enduring a treatment in a private hospital because of his alcoholism. The doctor only sees the surface problem and declares it time for Alain to leave the hospital. Alain resolves to commit suicide, but first he goes to Paris and tries to reconnect with some old friends.
DVD
2008; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
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Classe Tous Risques

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After hiding out in Milan for nearly a decade, former gang boss Abel Davos sneaks back into Paris, along with his children and appointed guardian, Eric Stark. Beset by backstabbing former friends, Abel begins a journey through the postwar Parisian underworld that is both throat grabbing and soul searching. A character study of a career criminal at the end of his rope.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Louis Malle's Elevator to the Gallows

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Florence Carala and her lover Julien Tavernier, an ex-paratrooper, want to murder her husband by faking a suicide.
DVD
2006; 1957
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Double Life of Veronique

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Weronika is a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, is a French music teacher. Though they are unknown to each other, the two women share an enigmatic, purely emotional bond. The two were born on the same day and each senses that somewhere there exists another person with whom their lives are intertwined.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Haine: Hate

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Three young, unemployed Frenchmen living in the ghettos surrounding Paris get embroiled in a violent conflict with the local police.
DVD
2007; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
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Jeux Interdits: Forbidden Games

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A timeless evocation of the loss of innocence, Rene Clement's devastating Forbidden games tells the story of a young orphan and her friend forced to fend for themselves in World War II France.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pickpocket

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Michel, an insignificant man who drifts into crime, is arrested and imprisoned. Upon release, he abandons an attempt at reform when a master pickpocket teaches him his art.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Trou

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In a Paris prison cell, five inmates use every ounce of their tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom. Four of the inmates have been together for awhile in their cell, when Gaspard, the fifth inmate, is added to the cell. The original four inmates must decide if they want to take him into their confidence or not and whether to continue tunneling or not.
DVD
2001; 1960
Clemons (Stacks)
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Les Enfants du Paradis: Children of Paradise

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Drama about the theater and the individuals that made the stage their life. Includes the love story of four men for one woman.
DVD
2002; 1945
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Million: The Million

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A musical comedy about a pair of young lovers who lose a lottery ticket worth a million francs and chase it frantically across Paris. Considered one of the very first musical films.
DVD
2000; 1931
Clemons (Stacks)
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French Cancan: Une Comédie Musicale

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Nineteenth-century Paris comes alive in Jean Renoir's tale of the opening of the Moulin Rouge. Jean Gabin plays Danglard, who makes the cancan all the rage while juggling the love of two beautiful women: an Egyptian belly-dancer and a naive working girl-turned-cancan star. Includes a cameo by Edith Piaf.
DVD
2004; 1955
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cléo de 5 à 7

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"Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer (Corinne Marchand) set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman's life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and melodrama, featuring a score by Michel Legrand (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) and cameos by Jean-Luc Godard and Anna Karina."--Container.
DVD
2007; 1961
Clemons (Stacks)
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Three Colors: Blue

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A young woman is drawn into an ever-widening web of lies and deceit as the secret life of her husband is revealed. The first of a trilogy by Krzysztof Kieslowski, followed by 'White' and 'Red.'
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)