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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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Rendez-Vous

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Nina moves to Paris to become an actress where she has a profound impact on three men.
DVD
2005; 1985
Clemons (Stacks)
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Five Miles to Midnight

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A poor Parisian couple embark upon a simple get-rich-quick-scheme only to find themselves hurtling blindly down a winding road of desperation, deceit and madness.
DVD
2016; 1962
Clemons (Stacks)
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120 Battements Par Minute =: 120 Beats Per Minute

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In Paris in the early 1990s, a group of activists goes to battle for those stricken with HIV/AIDS, taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions. The organization is ACT UP, and its members, many of them gay and HIV-positive, embrace their mission with a literal life-or-death urgency. Amid rallies, protests, fierce debates and ecstatic dance parties, the newcomer Nathan falls in love with Sean, the group's radical firebrand, and their passion sparks against the shadow of mortality as the activists fight for a breakthrough.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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April and the Extraordinary World

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A family of scientists is on the brink of a powerful discovery when a mysterious force suddenly abducts them, leaving their young daughter April behind. Years later, April carries on her family's research in secret with her cat, Darwin, but soon finds herself at the center of a shadowy conspiracy and on the run from government agents, bicycle-powered airships, and cyborg rat spies!
DVDBlu-Ray
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Holy Motors

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Monsieur Oscar, a mysterious, shadowy character, spends a day traveling through Paris in a limousine driven by his loyal chauffeur, Celine. During his travel, he journeys from one life to the next, taking on the appearances of a wide variety of characters, including a captain of industry, an assassin, a beggar, a monster, a reptilian sex god, a melancholy father, and a dying old man.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Dheepan

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A former Tamil fighter, Dheepan poses, along with a woman and a girl, as a family so that they can immigrate to France. They are successful and decide to continue to live as a family, but they find themselves in a situation just as dangerous as war-torn Sri Lanka.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bande de Filles =: Girlhood

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Parce qu'on lui refuse son entrée en seconde générale, Marieme claque la porte de son collège de banlieue parisienne. Elle vit ses 16 ans comme une succession d'interdits. La censure du quartier, la loi des garçons, l'impasse de l'école. Elle rencontre alors trois autres jeunes filles, qui vont la prendre sous leur aile et lui apprendre à s'affirmer. Elles dansent, elles se battent, elles parlent fort, elles rient de tout. Marieme change son nom à Vic et entre dans la bande, pour vivre sa jeunesse.; "Fed up with her abusive family situation, lack of school prospects and the 'boys' law' in the neighborhood, Marieme ... starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her style, drops out of school and starts stealing to be accepted into the g [...]
DVD
2015; 2014
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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Les Misérables: From the Novel by Victor Hugo

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In nineteenth century France, a former convict tries to overcome his past and is asked to raise a prostitute's daughter, while being hounded by a policeman who vows to put him back behind bars.
DVD
2013
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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La Bande des Quatre =: Gang of Four

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"Anna, Joyce, Claude and Lucia are all students under the tutelage of Constance Dumas. Lucia moves in with the other girls in a small house outside of Paris. Soon after, Lucia is attacked on the street outside her home and saved by a mysterious stranger. Then she discovers that the stranger is involved with all the girls and is hiding a dark secret inside the house."--Container.
DVD
2001; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
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Avenue Montaigne

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A young waitress dreams of fame as she starts work at a bar next to a theater where she waits on the performers and subtly affects their lives.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Woman in the Fifth

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"American novelist Tom Ricks ... arrives in Paris determined to renew a relationship with his estranged wife and daughter. When a longed-for meeting goes poorly, he ends up in a seedy hostel on the outskirts of the city. Unable to pay for his room and board, he agrees to work as a night guard at a warehouse or the proprietor ... and spends the hours writing elaborate, imaginative letters to his daughter. One evening, after he's invited to a literary gathering, Tom meets Margit ..., an enigmatic translator whose magnetic presence and worldly manner intrigue the down-and-out author. She seduces him, haughtily dictating the time and place of their rendezvous in the Fifth Arrondissement. Their passionate affair coincides with a string of inexplicable events, and slowly Tom's anxieties an [...]
DVD
2012; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

The Girl

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Set in Paris, this is a film noir that follows the spiraling affair between two women - one a beautiful painter, the other a beautiful cabaret singer. The two meet and soon are involved in an ongoing relationship. While their passion is consuming, a relationship from the past threatens to tear them apart.
DVD
2001; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Waiting for the Moon

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An engrossing and fascinating exploration of the complex relationship of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas during a three-month period in 1936.
DVD
2006; 1987
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

La Bohème

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Puccini's bittersweet opera of high-spirited bohemians and the doomed love between Rodolfo, the idealistic poet and Mimi, the consumptive flower-maker, is a beautifully balanced series of tableaux depicting the infectious joie de vivre of youth and the tragic waste of disease and separation.
DVD
2002; 1993
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

The Moderns

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A struggling American painter living in Paris in the 1920s becomes involved in a plot to forge three paintings-- this leads to run-ins with a cold-blooded businessman who happens to be married to his ex-wife.
DVD
2002; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

L'appat: Fresh Bait

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A shocking true story of greed and murder. Getting rich quick is the idea; robbery, torture, and murder are the plan. Nathalie, Eric, and Bruno lure men with the promise of sex with Nathalie. Two men enter the apartment, never to be seen alive again.
DVD
2005; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
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Is Paris Burning?

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As the Nazis march through Europe in 1944, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Hitler sends a top general to determine if the city can be held. If not, Paris will be burned.
DVD
2003; 1966
Clemons (Stacks)