NEW FRENCH CINEMA ON DVDS – SUMMER-AUTUMN 2015
LES ÂMES DE PAPIER/PAPER SOULS (12) 2013 FRANCE LANNOO, VINCENT £15.99
Comedy drama about a widower and acclaimed novelist who now writes touching eulogies for people to read at the funerals.
ATTILA MARCEL (12A) 2013 FRANCE CHOMET, SYLVAIN £10.99
Comedy drama about a 30-something musician who lives in Paris with his two aristocratic aunts.
BANDE DE FILLES/GIRLHOOD (15) 2014 FRANCE SCIAMMA, CÉLINE DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – 22.99
16-year-old Marieme suffers from abuse at home and unable to achieve the grades and only discovers a sense of identity befriends a gang of three girls.
LES COMBATTANTS (15) 2014 FRANCE CAILLEY, THOMAS £15.99
LES CROIX DE BOIS/WOODEN CROSSES (PG) 1932 FRANCE BERNARD, RAYMOND £19.99
1914, enthusiastic student Gilbert Demachy (Pierre Blanchar) joins his countrymen to fight the Germans. Gilbert bonds with the rest of his fellow soldiers as the company constantly loses men, regroup and moves on, leaving their fallen friends comrades behind.
ELLE L’ADORE (15) 2014 FRANCE HERRY, JEANNE £19.99
Sandrine Kiberlain and Laurent Lafitte star in this French comedy about a woman obsessed with a pop star.
ENGRENAGES 5 /SPIRAL: SERIES 5 (18) 2014 FRANCE £24.99
All 12 episodes from the fifth series of the gritty crime drama set in Paris
FANNY (PG) 2013 FRANCE AUTEUIL, DANIEL £15.99
Romantic drama set in the 1920s France which is adapted from the second play in Marcel Pagnol’s ‘Marseilles Trilogy’.
LES GARÇONS ET GUILLAUME, À TABLE!/ME, MYSELF AND MUM (15) 2013 GALLIENNE, GUILLAUME £17.99
Camp comedy in which Gallienne shows how his mother treated him as the daughter she never had and how this led to him becoming seriously confused about his sexuality while growing up.
GLISSEMENTS PROGRESSIFS DU PLAISIR/SUCCESSIVE SLIDINGS OF PLEASURE (18) 1974 FRANCE ROBBE-GRILLET, ALAIN
DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Thriller written and directed by Alain Robbe-Grillet.
HIPPOCRATES (15) 2015 FRANCE LILTI, THOMAS £15.99
French comedy drama about a young doctor.
JE M’APPELLE HMMM/MY NAME IS HMMM..(15) 2013 F 2013 B, AGNÈS £22.99
Fashion designer Agnès B. makes her directorial debut with this drama about a runaway eleven-year-old girl.
THE LEOS CARAX COLLECTION (18) FRANCE DVD – £28.99 BU RAY – £38.99
Box set containing – Mauvais Sang/the Night is Young, Boy Meets Girl and Holy Motor
LOU! (12A) 2014 FRANCE NEEL, JULIEN £19.99
Comedy adapted from his comic book series. Lou is a 12-year-old girl who gets on well with her single mother, despite the fact that she often acts more immature than her daughter.
LA MAISON DE LA RADIO (PG) 2013 FRANCE PHILIBERT, NICOLAS £15.99
Documentary which goes behind the scenes of the French public radio broadcaster ‘Radio France’.
MARIUS (12) 2013 FRANCE AUTEUIL, DANIEL £15.99
First part of Marcel Pagnol’s ‘Marseilles Trilogy’.
MEA CULPA (18) 2014 FRANCE CAVAYÉ, FRED £14.99
A police officers caused a car accident while driving drunk and his career and life spiralled out of control.
MOMMY (15) 2014 CANADA DOLAN, XAVIER IN FRENCH £19.99
A widowed mother decides to home school her ADHD-suffering son. Although she is struggling for money and patience, how far is she prepared to go to better her son’s future?
LA PROCHAINE FOIS JE VISERAI LE COEUR /NEXT TIME I’LL AIM FOR THE HEART (15) 2014 FRANCE ANGER, CÉDRIC £19.99
True story of a serial killer who works as a police officer.
LE ROI DE L’ÉVASION/KING OF ESCAPE (18) FRANCE 2009 GUIRAUDIE, ALAIN £15.99
Forty-three-year-old farm worker Armand Lacourtade is stuck in a loveless homosexual life. On encountering a fearless teenage girl, he totally changes tack. They both become attracted to each other. But is this really what Armand was dreaming of?
LES TÉMOINS/WITNESSES: THE COMPLETE SEASON ONE (15) 2014 FRANCE £19.99
The series follows Sandra Winckler (Marie Dompnier), the young detective in charge of a case involving unrelated dead bodies being left inside model homes. When a photo of retired detective Paul Maisonneuve (Thierry Lhermitte) is found at the crime scene, he is forced to return to duty and help Winckler conduct her investigation.
TIMBUKTU (12A) 2014 FRANCE SISSAKO, ABDERRAHMANE £15.99
Set in the Malian city of Timbuktu during the jihadist takeover of the country in 2012.
VIVRE SA VIE (15) 1962 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Award winning examination of a womans decline as a Paris prostitute. The film uses documentary style interviews to tell the story.
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