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by annachrisanthak | created - 31 Oct 2016 | updated - 15 Jan 2017 | Public

a list of french movies i must watch to achieve my C2 exams

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1. Coco Before Chanel (2009)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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65 Metascore

The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.

Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain

Votes: 34,523 | Gross: $6.11M

2. Mon meilleur ami (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

6.7
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65 Metascore

Catherine, refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a charming taxi driver to play the part.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Dany Boon, Julie Gayet, Julie Durand

Votes: 5,591 | Gross: $1.42M

3. Paris (I) (2008)

R | 130 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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68 Metascore

Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the ... See full summary »

Director: Cédric Klapisch | Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Romain Duris, Joffrey Platel, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 10,658 | Gross: $1.01M

4. Three Colors: White (1994)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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88 Metascore

After his wife divorces him, a Polish immigrant plots to get even with her.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr

Votes: 49,988 | Gross: $1.46M

5. The Party (1980)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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This is the story about the first love experiences of a teenage-girl.

Director: Claude Pinoteau | Stars: Claude Brasseur, Brigitte Fossey, Sophie Marceau, Denise Grey

Votes: 6,496

6. The Science of Sleep (2006)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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70 Metascore

A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is love-struck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, Alain Chabat

Votes: 64,115 | Gross: $4.66M

7. The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)

R | 125 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Alex, who's homeless and addicted to alcohol, and Michèle, who's losing her sight, form a relationship while sleeping rough on Paris's Pont-Neuf bridge.

Director: Leos Carax | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Daniel Buain, Klaus-Michael Grüber

Votes: 9,799 | Gross: $0.12M

8. Heartbeats (2010)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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70 Metascore

The story of three close friends who are involved in a love-triangle.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Xavier Dolan, Monia Chokri, Niels Schneider, Anne Dorval

Votes: 21,999 | Gross: $0.06M

9. L'enfant d'en haut (2012)

Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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81 Metascore

A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.

Director: Ursula Meier | Stars: Léa Seydoux, Kacey Mottet Klein, Martin Compston, Gillian Anderson

Votes: 5,486

10. Des morceaux de moi (2012)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A precocious teenage girl in a small french town has a troubled relationship with her chronically-ill mom after her elder sister left home four year ago.

Director: Nolwenn Lemesle | Stars: Zabou Breitman, Tchéky Karyo, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Adélaïde Leroux

Votes: 390

11. The Beautiful Person (2008 TV Movie)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Sixteen-year old Junie changes high school mid-year, following the death of her mother. She finds herself in the same class as her cousin Mathias, who introduces her to his friends. All the... See full summary »

Director: Christophe Honoré | Stars: Louis Garrel, Léa Seydoux, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Esteban Carvajal-Alegria

Votes: 5,304

12. Love Songs (2007)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.2
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70 Metascore

A musical interpretation of three lovers living in Paris.

Director: Christophe Honoré | Stars: Ludivine Sagnier, Louis Garrel, Clotilde Hesme, Chiara Mastroianni

Votes: 7,911 | Gross: $0.10M

13. Ne te retourne pas (2009)

111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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A psychodrama about a photographer whose pictures tell a different story to that of her perception.

Director: Marina de Van | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Monica Bellucci, Andrea Di Stefano, Thierry Neuvic

Votes: 5,717

14. Pierrot le Fou (1965)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani, Aicha Abadir

Votes: 22,457

15. Ensemble, c'est tout (2007)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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When Camille (Audrey Tautou) falls ill, she is forced to live with Philibert and Franck (Guillaume Canet). A moving trio story.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Guillaume Canet, Laurent Stocker, Françoise Bertin

Votes: 10,568

16. Three Colors: Red (1994)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.1
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100 Metascore

A model discovers her neighbor is keen on invading people's privacy.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Irène Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Frédérique Feder, Jean-Pierre Lorit

Votes: 70,543 | Gross: $4.04M

17. Three Colors: Blue (1993)

R | 98 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

8.0
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85 Metascore

A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Benoît Régent

Votes: 70,172 | Gross: $1.32M

18. L'homme qu'on aimait trop (2014)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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57 Metascore

Agnès Le Roux, a young independent woman, returns to Nice in 1976 to have a new start in her life after a failed marriage. All while falling in love with an older lawyer.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Guillaume Canet, Catherine Deneuve, Adèle Haenel, Judith Chemla

Votes: 1,262 | Gross: $0.28M

19. Les infidèles (2012)

R | 109 min | Comedy

5.3
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43 Metascore

A series of short films set around the theme of infidelity.

Directors: Emmanuelle Bercot, Fred Cavayé, Alexandre Courtès, Jean Dujardin, Michel Hazanavicius, Jan Kounen, Eric Lartigau, Gilles Lellouche | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche, Géraldine Nakache, Priscilla de Laforcade

Votes: 6,987 | Gross: $0.01M

20. My King (2015)

Unrated | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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68 Metascore

Tony is admitted to a rehabilitation center after a serious skiing accident. Dependent of medical staff and painkillers, she takes the time to remember the tumultuous love story she lived with Georgio.

Director: Maïwenn | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Louis Garrel, Isild Le Besco

Votes: 7,840 | Gross: $0.05M

21. It's Only the End of the World (2016)

97 min | Drama

6.9
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48 Metascore

Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Vincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard, Léa Seydoux

Votes: 14,494

22. Notre jour viendra (2010)

90 min | Drama

6.2
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40 Metascore

The outcast red-haired teenager Rémy is bulled at school and lives with his estranged mother and sister in France. The also red-haired psychiatrist Patrick befriends Rémy and helps him to ... See full summary »

Director: Romain Gavras | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Olivier Barthelemy, Justine Lerooy, Vanessa Decat

Votes: 3,264

23. Éperdument (2016)

110 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.9
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Based on a true story, the impossible love between a prison director and one of its female inmates.

Director: Pierre Godeau | Stars: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Guillaume Gallienne, Stéphanie Cléau, Aliénor Poisson

Votes: 825 | Gross: $0.00M