You searched for:

Subject
:
Motion Pictures, French
x
Subject
:
Feature Films
x
210 entries
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
1.

Les Égarés =: Strayed

Loading...
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)
2.

The Source =: La Source des Femmes

Loading...
"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 (Clemons Reserves)
3.

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg =: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Loading...
Geneviève, a shop assistant, falls in love with Guy, a gas station mechanic. But a life with him will not be in her future. A tender, bittersweet love story, sung throughout in French.
DVD
2017; 1964
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
4.

Ixcanul =: Volcán

Loading...
"The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing viewers in its characters' customs and beliefs, the film chronicles with unblinking realism, a disappearing tradition and a disappearing people."--Container.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

L'Écume des Jours =: Mood Indigo

Loading...
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)
6.

L'ennemi Intime: Violence Dans la Guerre d'Algérie

Loading...
A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Tout Ce Qui Brille

Loading...
Story of the friendship of two poor girls from Morocco in Paris.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

L'age D'or

Loading...
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)
9.

Lumière D'été

Loading...
At a remote mountain resort during World War II a young woman becomes involved in a series of events which result in double-cross and murder.
VHS
1989; 1942
Ivy (By Request)
10.

La Planète Sauvage [Videorecording] =: Fantastic Planet

Loading...
On a distant planet, tiny humanoid creatures called Oms live in fear of the Draags. Draags are blue-skinned, red-eyed creatures standing over 40 feet tall. When a Draag child casually kills a human mother with a flick of her finger, she makes amends by adopting the dead woman's child as a pet. However, the new pet quickly figures out the secret of Draag brainpower and escapes to share his knowledge with a band of humans. Together, the humans make plans to bring down the reign of the Draags.
DVD
2007; 1973
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Ten Minutes Older: The Cello

Loading...
"With complete creative freedom, eight internationally renowned directors bring their own unique interpretation of 'time' to the screen ... [This programme] takes in all human experience: birth, death, love, sex, the drama of the moment, history and ancient myth; and a great variety of locations from the jungles of South America to the streets of New York. Combined together in a feature film, their individual work gains new meanings and presents an intriguing and exciting experience for all film-lovers"--Container.; (Histoire d'eaux) As a means of coping with the present, an Indian migrant laborer in Italy has hopeful daydreams about the future and wistful reminiscences about the past.; (About time 2) The filmmaker, the writer, and the actors use three of the four split screens. In [...]
DVD
2004; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

L'ennemi Public No 1

Loading...
In the climactic second part of the Mesrine saga, Jacques Mesrine is back in France after his brazen assault on the maximum-security prison from which he daringly escaped. Once again in police custody and facing stern justice for his crime, 'the man of a thousand faces' escapes directly from the courtroom after kidnapping the judge at gunpoint. The life of Jacques comes once and for all to a full bloody circle.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Demain on Déménage =: Tomorrow We Move

Loading...
When Charlotte takes in her widowed mother, the ensuing clutter drives her to distraction. As Charlotte pursues her desperate, slapstick quest for peace, her solution is to relocate, but the flood of buyers only make the place more crowded.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Brève Traversée

Loading...
"What starts as a chance meeting between a 30-something English woman Alice (Sarah Pratt) and a 16 year-old French boy (Gilles Guillain) quickly develops into much more on an overnight ferry ride. As the conversation progresses, it is clear that although the two have virtually nothing in common, the sexual tension is evident. When they finally act on their growing attraction, a surprise twist is thrown in that will leave you wondering who really seduced who"--Container.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Around a Small Mountain

Loading...
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)
16.

Molière

Loading...
Molière is a down-and-out actor and playwright who is up to his ears in debt. The wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Le Petit Nicolas: Little Nicholas

Loading...
The film is narrated from the perspective of young Nicolas who is content with his life, is loved by his family and has fun with his school friends. One day, his classmate Joachim discovers his mother is pregnant and he is soon to have a little brother. Joachim laments about the extra responsibilities and the possible neglect as the baby will receive all the attention. That night, Nicolas overhears his parents talking and suspects his Mum is having a baby, and they will abandon him in the woods like Tom Thumb. Nicolas enlists the help of his friends to get rid of the baby by hiring a gangster to kidnap it, resulting in hilarious misadventures and laughs along the way.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Beau Travail

Loading...
Story of a sergeant in the French Foreign Legion in Djibouti whose ordered life is turned upside down with the arrival of a new recruit who finds favor with the unit's commander. Loosely based on Herman Melville's Billy Budd.
DVD
2002
19.

A Little Family Conversation

Loading...
Actress Hélène Lapiower documents the growing generational divide and melding of cultures within her Polish Jewish family, who migrated to Brussels, Paris, and New York.
DVD
2008; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Séraphine

Loading...
The true story of Séraphine Louis, a simple, devout housekeeper who in 1905, at the age of 41, began painting brilliantly colorful canvases. In 1912, a German art critic discovered her paintings while she was working as his maid. Tells the story of the relationship between the avant-garde dealer and the visionary cleaning lady, forging a testament to the mysteries of creativity and the resilience of one woman's spirit.
DVD
2010; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)