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1.

La Révolution Française

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A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the États-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when King Louis XVI lost all his authority and was put in prison). The second part carries the story through the end of the terror in 1794, including the deaths by guillotine of Louis XVI, Marie-Antoinette, Danton, and Desmoulins.
DVD
2010; 1989
Clemons (Stacks)
2.

Il a Déjà Tes Yeux

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"When French-African couple Paul and Sali discover the longed-for baby they are about to adopt is white, family chaos and confrontation ensue."--IMDb (viewed 7/27/2017).
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

Un de la Légion

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"On hearing that she has inherited a fortune from her aunt, Antoinette Espitalion returns to her native Marseilles, accompanied by her docile husband, Fernand. With his wife occupied with the formalities at the notary's office, Fernand slips into a pub for a quiet drink. As he gets slowly drunk, Fernand strikes up a conversation with another man, Pierre Durand. The latter profits from Fernand's intoxicated state by exchanging his identity papers with him. When Fernand finally comes to his senses, he is on a boat bound for Oran. He is about to take Durand's place as a volunteer in the French Foreign Legion ..."--Http://filmsdefrance.com.
DVD
2009; 1936
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

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)
5.

André Téchiné

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Hotel America: Hélène, a distracted anesthetist, almost runs down Gilles one evening on a Biarritz street. She is still numb from the drowning death earlier that year of her lover, a visionary architect. Gilles presses for a relationship, then backs away, deciding she could never love someone of lower class and limited prospects. But she does fall in love with him and gradually her depression eases. As she heals, he becomes obsessed with her lover's talents and his own limitations, behaving bizarrely and pushing her away.; I don't kiss: Pierre breaks away from his family life in rural France and moves to Paris where he finds it harder than expected to become an actor. He rejects the help of an older gay man and lives on the streets, where he meets a young female prostitute.; My favor [...]
DVD
2008; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

La Chambre des Officiers =: The Officers' Ward

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A young officer returns from the war with disfiguring facial wounds in the early days of WWI and spends the rest of the war in a hospital ward with other disfigured officers trying to come to terms with their lives.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Colette

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After marrying 'Willy', a successful Parisian writer, Colette is transplanted to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation, inspiring additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Peau D'ane

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A princess flees marriage to her father by wearing his prize donkey skin as a disguise. When a neighboring Prince comes to town, a romance is born.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

La Loi du Marché

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"In The Measure of a Man, Vincent Lindon ... gives his finest performance to date as unemployed everyman Thierry, who must submit to a series of quietly humiliating ordeals in his search for work. Futile retraining courses that lead to dead ends, interviews via Skype, a workshop critique of his self-presentation by fellow jobseekers; all are mechanisms that seek to break him down and strip him of identity and self respect. In his award-winning performance, Vincent Lindon is quietly heartbreaking, revealing the soul of the unemployed"--Container.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

The Source =: La Source des Femmes

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"A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well."--IMDb.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Westfront 1918: Vier von Der Infanterie

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G.W. Pabst brought the war movie into a new era with his first sound film, a mercilessly realistic depiction of the nightmare that scarred a generation, in the director's native Germany and beyond. Digging into the trenches with four infantrymen stationed in France in the final months of World War I, Pabst illustrates the harrowing ordeals of battle with unprecedented naturalism, as the men are worn away in body and spirit by firefights, and the disillusion that greets them on the home front.
DVD
2018; 1930
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Les Héritiers

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Based on a true story, set at the Lycee Leon Blum in the working-class banlieue of Creteil, teenage students from the rough Paris suburbs find their lives upended by memories of the Holocaust. A motivational history teacher has forced her unruly class of juniors to participate in the annual Concours national de la Resistance et de la Deportation (National Contest of Resistance and Deportation). Required to hand in a creative project on the theme of 'Children and Teenagers under the Nazi Regime', the mixed group of students, many of Islamic faith, gradually learned to overcome their prejudices, banding together in the name of tolerance and remembrance.
DVD
2015; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

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)
14.

Lucie Aubrac

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During the French Resistance, Lucie, a courageous wife, struggles to save her husband, Raymond Samuel, from a firing squad. He was arrested after blowing up a train during the war. Lucie is also a freedom fighter who goes by the moniker of Aubrac. She helps free Raymond by directly threatening a prosecutor. After his release, Raymond is given a new identity and sent to continue the fight in the North. Unfortunately, he is again arrested. This time he is given the death penalty. While he awaits his sentence in jail, Lucie tries to trick the Gestapo into giving other Resistance members the chance to save Raymond.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Drowning by Bullets

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On October 17, 1961, about 30,000 Algerians, ostensibly French citizens, took to the streets of central Paris to protest an 8:30 curfew, put in place in response to repeated terrorist attacks by Algerian nationalists. The protesters were met by a police force determined to break up the demonstration and were beaten, shot, even drowned in the Seine. This video exposes the massacre and the cover-up.
DVD
2001; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Grosse Fatigue

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A comedy about a celebrity whose life gets really complicated when he finds out that he has a double who is out to ruin him.
DVD
2003; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Vatel

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The Duc de Condé's employee, François Vatel, is in charge of cooking, and preparing shows for the French King Louis XIV when he visits the castle of Chantilly, owned by de Condé. If Vatel can impress the King, de Condé will gain his favors, and the destiny of France will change. While the King is visiting and three days of banquets ensue, Vatel falls in love with the King's mistress.
DVD
2001; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Journal de France

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"Travelling alone, internationally acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Raymond Depardon spent six years, along with his long-time partner and collaborator Claudine Nougaret, creating an extraordinary travel journal. Interspersed with his journey are remarkable glimpses from his archives, including an unforgettable meeting with Nelson Mandela. Intimate, compelling, revelatory, Journal de France offers a unique portrait of a country and its landscapes, an overview of a truly momentous career, and a fascinating résumé of the art of photography over the past half century."--Container
DVD
2014; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Retour En Normandie =: Back to Normandy

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Thirty years after working on a film based on a 19th century murder, a filmmaker returns to the scene of the film, and murder, to see what has become of the actors, who were actually residents of the region.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Chocolat

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From circus to theater, from anonymity to fame, the incredible destiny of Chocolat the clown (Omar Sy), the first black stage performer in France. The unprecedented duo he forms with Footit (James Thierrée) is very popular in Belle Epoque Paris, until easy money, gambling and discrimination take their toll on their friendship and Chocolat's career.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)