French film – À TROIS ON Y VA/ALL ABOUT THEM – out on dvd

All About ThemÀ TROIS ON Y VA/ALL ABOUT THEM (18) FRANCE 2015 BONNELL, JÉRÔME £15.99
Twenty-somethings couple are both are cheating on each another, but neither is aware that they are doing it with the same person, Mélodie.
In French with English subtitles

DVD available from-

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French Heist movie – LE DERNIER DIAMANT/LAST DIAMOND – out on dvd

LAST DIAMOND POSTERLE DERNIER DIAMANT/LAST DIAMOND (15) 2014 FRANCE BARBIER, ERIC £15.99
Professional safecracker played by Yvan Attal and Bérénice Bejo, are persuaded to do none more job stealing the 137-carat Florentine diamond.

Of course, they aren’t the only ones after the diamond.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available from-

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AQA CINEMA TITLES FOR FRENCH

SET AQA FRENCH FILMS FROM SEPTEMBER 2016

AU REVOIR LES ENFANTSAU REVOIR LES ENFANTS (PG) 1987 FRANCE MALLE, LOUIS £19.99 
Wartime drama set in a wintry catholic boarding school. The film probes the relationship between a young student and his reserved new Jewish classmate, who is hiding from the Germans.

    JANE CRITCHLEY ONLINE LANGUAGE GUIDE TO AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS
Contains among many files – Teacher Guide, Amelie and General Film Vocabulary,Lesson Starters, Synopsis, Adjectives, Adjectives Exercises, WJEC Mark     Scheme plus much more.

    STUDY GUIDE

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

    FILM VOCABULARY

    AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS ACTIVITÉS DE VOCABULAIRE

    VIEWING QUESTIONS FOR AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS

    VOCABULARY, INFORMATION & QUESTIONS ON THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, AND QUESTIONS & EXERCISES BASED ON THE SCENARIO

    AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS VOCABULARY QUESTIONS IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH TO HELP PREPARE FOR ASSESSMENTS

Pot LuckAUBERGE ESPAGNOLE/POT LUCK (15) FRANCE 2002 KLAPISCH, CEDRIC £19.99
Xavier moves into a Barcelona flat with a group of students on the European Erasmus program and soon finds himself thrust into a cultural melting pot.

    STUDY GUIDE BY SARAH LEAHY

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

    GERMAN LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

ClassENTRE LES MURS/CLASS (15) 2008 FRANCE CANTET, LAURENT £17.99
Absorbing Palme d’Or winning journey into a multicultural high school in Paris over the course of a school year.

Level: AS, A2, Dip 1, Dip 2, Dip 3, Subjects: GCSE Citizen

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY SARAH LEAHY

    INTERVIEW WITH LAURENT CANTET AND FRANÇOIS BÉGAUDEAU

    ONLINE RESOURCE COVERING – CHARACTER & IDENTITY DEBATE & CONFLICT, EDUCATION & FILM STUDIES –

    STUDY GUIDE TO THE FILM

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

La HaineLA HAINE (15) 1995 FRANCE KASSOVITZ, MATHIEU £19.99
Award winning film about a day on a tough Paris housing estate for three teenagers.

Level: AS, A2, KS4 , Subjects: Film Studies, French, History, Media Studies

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

    STUDY GUIDE

    STUDY GUIDE FOR STUDENTS OF AS/A2 FRENCH

 

400 blowsLES QUATRE CENTS COUPS/400 BLOWS (PG) 1959 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
Francois Truffaut’s semi-autobiographical first feature stars Jean-Pierre Léaud as Antoine Doinel, an unruly young Parisian whose unhappiness leads him into trouble. Frequently running away from school and home, Antoine spends much of his time playing with his friends on the streets of the city; but events take a more serious turn when the theft of a typewriter lands him in trouble with the police.

    400 BLOWS FILM GUIDE 

    400 BLOWS FRENCH FILM GUIDE

    FILM GUIDE IN FRENCH WRITTEN BY ALICE MENNESSON

    FRENCH CNC GUIDE TO LES 400 COUPS

 

A Very Long EngagementUN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANÇAILLES/VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT (15) 2004 FRANCE JEUNET, JEAN-PIERRE £19.99
As World War I draws to an end, Mathilde has received word that her fiance  Manech is wounded and lost in no-mans-land. She goes out to find him.

    FRENCH TEACHING MATERIALS

    FRENCH TEACHING WORKSHEET

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

 

ONLINE RESOURCES LISTED BY FILM

EDEXCEL CINEMA TITLES FOR FRENCH

 

AU REVOIR LES ENFANTSAU REVOIR LES ENFANTS (PG) 1987 FRANCE MALLE, LOUIS £19.99
Wartime drama set in a wintry catholic boarding school. The film probes the relationship between a young student and his reserved new Jewish classmate, who is hiding from the Germans. NOT AVAILABLE ON DVD AT PRESENT.  AWAITING RE-ISSUE.

JANE CRITCHLEY ONLINE LANGUAGE GUIDE TO AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS
Contains among many files – Teacher Guide, Amelie and General Film Vocabulary,Lesson Starters, Synopsis, Adjectives, Adjectives Exercises, WJEC Mark Scheme plus much more.

STUDY GUIDE

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

FILM VOCABULARY

AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS ACTIVITÉS DE VOCABULAIRE

VIEWING QUESTIONS FOR AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS

VOCABULARY, INFORMATION & QUESTIONS ON THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, AND QUESTIONS & EXERCISES BASED ON THE SCENARIO

AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS VOCABULARY QUESTIONS IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH TO HELP PREPARE FOR ASSESSMENTS

ChorusLES CHORISTES (12) 2004 FRANCE BARRATIER, CHRISTOPHE £19.99
Set in 1949, a music teacher is hired as supervisor in a strict boarding school for troubled children and changes their lives through music.

Level: AS, A2 Subjects: Drama, French, Music

JANE CRITCHLEY ONLINE LANGUAGE GUIDE TO LES CHORISTES

Contains among many files – Teacher Guide, Amelie and General Film Vocabulary,Lesson Starters, Synopsis, Adjectives, Adjectives Exercises, WJEC Mark Scheme plus much more.

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY SARAH LEAHY

STUDENT PACK

TEACHERS’ PACK

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

TASKS FOR STUDENTS

LE DERNIER MÉTRO/LAST METRO (PG) FRANCE 1980 TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99LE DERNIER MÉTRO/LAST METRO (PG) FRANCE 1980 TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS £19.99
The year is 1942, and Paris is occupied by German forces. Jewish theatre owner Lucas Steiner (Heinz Bennent) has handed over the control of his theatre to his actress wife Marion (Catherine Deneuve) while he hides out in the cellar, hoping to avoid capture by the Nazis. During rehearsals for the next production, the presence of a womanising actor (Gerard Depardieu) and a Nazi-sympathising journalist cause many difficulties for Marion.

Eventually, she is forced to decide between her loyalty to her husband and her love for her countrymen, and acts out her solution in the production she has been rehearsing.

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

Two Days, One NightDEUX JOURS, UNE NUIT/TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT 2014 FRANCE  DARDENNE L & JP   DVD – £19.99   BLU RAY – £23.99

When Sandra returns to work after a leave of absence she is horrified to discover that her colleagues have  opted to take a bonus at the expense of her job. As she tries to process the information she has just two days

and one night to convince them they have made a mistake.

FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT

ClassENTRE LES MURS/CLASS (15) 2008 FRANCE CANTET, LAURENT £17.99
Absorbing Palme d’Or winning journey into a multicultural high school in Paris over the course of a school year.

Level: AS, A2, Dip 1, Dip 2, Dip 3, Subjects: GCSE Citizen

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY SARAH LEAHY

INTERVIEW WITH LAURENT CANTET AND FRANÇOIS BÉGAUDEAU

ONLINE RESOURCE COVERING – CHARACTER & IDENTITY DEBATE & CONFLICT, EDUCATION & FILM STUDIES –

STUDY GUIDE TO THE FILM

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

La HaineLA HAINE (15) 1995 FRANCE KASSOVITZ, MATHIEU £19.99
Award winning film about a day on a tough Paris housing estate for three teenagers.

Level: AS, A2, KS4 , Subjects: Film Studies, French, History, Media Studies

FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

STUDY GUIDE

STUDY GUIDE FOR STUDENTS OF AS/A2 FRENCH

UntouchableINTOUCHABLES/UNTOUCHABLE (15) 2011 FRANCE OLIVIER NAKACHE, O/TOLEDANO.E £19.99 Quadriplegic rich aristocrat is cared for by young Senegalese émigré. Despite their very different backgrounds and outlooks on life, the two men quickly form a strong bond, teaching each other important life lessons about acceptance, respect and the true meaning of friendship in the process.

IRISH FILM INSTITUTE FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

400 blowsLES QUATRE CENTS COUPS/400 BLOWS (PG) 1959 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99    BLU RAY – £19.99
Francois Truffaut’s semi-autobiographical first feature stars Jean-Pierre Léaud as Antoine Doinel, an unruly young Parisian whose unhappiness leads him into trouble. Frequently running away from school and home, Antoine spends much of his time playing with his friends on the streets of the city; but events take a more serious turn when the theft of a typewriter lands him in trouble with the police.

400 blows FILM GUIDE Blows

400 BLOWS FRENCH FILM GUIDE 400 coups

FILM GUIDE IN FRENCH WRITTEN BY ALICE MENNESSON

FRENCH CNC GUIDE TO LES 400 COUPS

A Very Long EngagementUN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANÇAILLES/VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT (15) 2004 FRANCE JEUNET, JEAN-PIERRE £19.99
As World War I draws to an end, Mathilde has received word that her fiancé Manech is wounded and lost in no-mans-land. She goes out to find him.

FRENCH TEACHING MATERIALS

FRENCH TEACHING WORKSHEET

LA VIE EN ROSELA VIE EN ROSE (12) 2007 FRANCE DAHAN, OLIVIER £19.99
A big screen treatment for one of France’s most revered singers, Edith Piaf.

FRENCH LANGUAGE GUIDE

 

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

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French triller – UNE CHANCE DE TROP/ NO SECOND CHANCE – issued on dvd

no-second-chanceUNE CHANCE DE TROP/ NO SECOND CHANCE: THE COMPLETE SERIES (15) 2016 FRANCE £19.99

Based on the novel by Harlan Coben, this six-part thriller is about a woman who must decide how far she will go for vengeance.

Dr Alice Lambert awakens from a coma to hear how an intruder broke into her house, murders her husband and kidnapped a six-month-old daughter. Believing her daughter is still alive, she recruits a former criminal investigator to help her in her quest.

 

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

French animated film -PHANTOM BOY – issued on dvd

phantom-boyPHANTOM BOY (PG) 2016 FRANCE ALAIN GAGNOL,A/FELICIOLI, J-L £19.99
Animated film about young cancer patient who’s treatment gives him the ability to leave his body and float around New York City as a spirit and use his new powers to defeat crime.

In French with English subtitles

PHANTOM BOY FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT

DVD available from-

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French drama – MÉDECIN DE CAMPAGNE /IRREPLACEABLE – released in dvd

IrreplaceableMÉDECIN DE CAMPAGNE /IRREPLACEABLE (12) 2016 FRANCE LILTI, THOMAS £15.99
Irreplaceable country doctor Jean-Pierre Werner (François Cluzet) becomes ill and a young doctor, Natalie, comes from the city to help him. But can she adapt to this new life and be able to replace such a respected doctor.

In French with English subtitles.

FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT FOR MÉDECIN DE CAMPAGNE

DVD available from

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THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER

childhood-of-a-leaderTHE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (12A) CORBET, BRADY IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH £17.99
Loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story about a young American boy living a dysfunctional and unhappy childhood with his diplomat father in France just after the end of the First World War. Here he becomes seduced by fascism.
In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

 

French mystery – LA FILLE INCONNUE/UNKNOWN GIRL – out on dvd and Blu ray

unknown-girlLA FILLE INCONNUE/UNKNOWN GIRL (15) 2016 FRANCE   DARDENNE, LUC & JEAN-PIERRE DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Dr. Jenny Davin  refuses a patient treatment, however when the patient is found dead the next day, the   Police turn to the doctor  for clues but without any useful information and feeling guilty about ignoring the woman’s pleas the night before, Devan takes it upon herself to find out more about the woman in question.
In French with English subtitles
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Some French films on dvd celebrating LGBT history month

L’ÂGE ATOMIQUE /ATOMIC AGE (18) 2012 FRANCE KLOTZ, HÉLÉNA £15.99
Victor (Eliott Paquet) and Rainer (Dominik Wojcik), two old friends, head into Paris for a night out to take in the excesses of the city, which eventually leads them to see their friendship in a different light.
LES AMOURS IMAGINAIRES/HEARTBEATS (15) 2010 CANADA DOLAN, XAVIER IN FRENCH £15.99
Drama chronicling a love triangle between three 20-something metrosexual friends in Montreal: Marie (Monia Chokri),  Frankie (Xavier Dolan) and Nicolas (Niels Schneider).
BEAU TRAVAIL (15) 1998 FRANCE CLAIRE DENIS £19.99
Director Claire Denis’ intensely physical study of tensions within a platoon of legionnaires stationed in North Africa.
LA BELLE SAISON /SUMMERTIME (15) 2015 FRANCE CORSINI, CATHERINE £15.99
Set in 1971 Paris, radical feminist Carole falls for fellow feminist Delphine. However when Delphine returns to the family farm to look after her sick father, Carole decides to join her but finds that the rural community isn’t as liberal as Paris.
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (15) 1979 FRANCE MOLINARO, EDOUARD £15.99
Comedy about two ageing homosexual lovers who pretend to be a normal married couple for the sake of their sons marriage plans.
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES II (15) 1980 FRANCE MOLINARO, EDOUARD £15.99
Sequel to this hit comedy.
CE QU’ON A/WHAT WE HAVE (15) 2014 CANADA DESMONS, MAXIME £15.99
Leaving a troubled life behind in Paris, gay teacher Maurice Lesmers (Desmons) move to the remote town of North Bay, Ontario and gets a job tutoring 15-year-old Allan (Alex Ozerov), who becomes infatuated with his teacher. When Maurice learns that Allan is being bullied by his peers he feels compelled to step in, to his own detriment.
COMING OUT (15) 2013 CANADA BLANCHARD, MATHIEU £15.99
The explosive lives, loves and losses of an intermingled group of Montrealers are explored as they confront  the subject of difference.
COMING OUT: SEASON 2 (15) 2014 CANADA IN FRENCH £15.99
Second season of the French-Canadian series about the gay community in Montreal
CRUSTACÉS & COQUILLAGES/COCKLES AND MUSCLES (15) 2005 FRANCEDUCASTEL, O/MARTINEAU, J£17.99
Hit comedy that looks at love and sexual identity over a balmy summer holiday.
LES DEMOISELLES DE ROCHEFORT (U) 1967 FRANCE DEMY, JACQUES £22.99
Musical comedy with Catherine Deneuve and Gene Kelly which the BFI files under ‘queer aesthetic’.
LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES (12) FRANCE 1949 B/W COCTEAU, JEAN £19.99
Compelling tale of incestuous obsession based on the Jean Cocteau.
I KILLED MY MOTHER (15) 2009 CANADA CANADA DOLAN, IN FRENCH £15.99
Directorial debut of young French-Canadian actor Xavier Dolan is a cathartic, fiercely compelling evocation of turbulent late adolescence. Visually stunning, with exquisite performances from Dolan himself – as the volatile, verbally savage Hubert – and a highly acclaimed cast including Anne Dorval and Suzanne Clément, I Killed My Mother was the winner of 22 international film awards in 2009, including three categories at Cannes.
L’INCONNU DU LAC/STRANGER BY THE LAKE (18) FRANCE GUIRAUDIE, ALAIN DVD – £15.99 BU RAY – £19.99
Franck is an attractive young male who falls in love with Michel, a lethally dangerous man in this tense thriller.
LES INVISIBLES (E) 2012 FRANCE LIFSHITZ, SÉBASTIEN £12.99
Award winning documentary about elderly homosexuals living in France. Director Sébastien Lifshitz speaks to male and female homosexuals who were born between the World Wars and who embraced their sexuality at a time when society excluded them.
LAURENCE ANYWAYS (12) 2012 CANADA DOLAN, £15.99
French-Canadian romantic drama about the effect of a sex change on a long-standing heterosexual relationship.
MÊME PAS MORT/TOMBOY (U) 2007 FRANCE SCIAMMA, CÉLINE £16.99
10-year-old tomboy Laure (Zoé Héran) moves to a different neighbourhood with her family, Laure is mistaken  for a boy by Lisa (Jeanne Disson) and decides to accept this new identity under the name of Michaël. She spends a summer with Lisa, playing games and experiencing first kisses, but it is only a matter of time before the truth emerges.
NÉS EN 68/BORN IN 68 (15) 2008 FRANCE DUCASTEL,OLIVIER £15.99
The film is set 20 years after a group of revolutionary students have grown up and their children are now maturing into rebellious adults just like their parents before them.
ORPHEE (PG) FRANCE 1949 B/W COCTEAU, JEAN £19.99
Jean Cocteau, the renowned poet, artist and writer, is another major figure in LGBT history and this film is his take on the Orpheus myth.
LES PETITS MOUCHOIRS/LITTLE WHITE LIES (15) 2010 FRANCE CANET, GUILLAUME DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Emotional drama in which a group of friends try to escape their problems by going on a trip to the seaside together. Despite their intentions to relax, however, they find themselves caught in a web of long-repressed lust and emotion.
THEO AND HUGO (18) 2016 FRANCE DUCASTEL, O/MARTINEAU,J DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
Intense tale shot in real time in which Theo and Hugo meet in a Paris clubs. As the night wears on, they discover they need to know more about each other and a relationship begins.
TOM À LA FERME/TOM AT THE FARM (15) 2013 CANADA DOLAN, XAVIER DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £14.99
Tom, played by Xavier Dolan, travels to the country from his home in the city to attend the funeral of his recently deceased boyfriend. When he arrives at the family home, he soon realises that his relationship has been kept secret from his lover’s family.
LA VIE D’ADÈLE /BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR (18) 2013 FRANCE KECHICHE, ABDEL.  DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Award-winning drama about 15-year-old Adèle who lead a typical teenage life of school, parents and boys. However Adele’s life is turned upside down after a chance encounter with a beguiling blue-haired Emma, which forces her to question her desires and assert herself as a woman and as an adult Throughout their relationship the two young women learn a lot about the pains and joys of being in love and the importance of staying true to oneself.
YVES SAINT LAURENT (15) 2014 FRANCE LESPERT, JALIL £15.99
Biopic following the life and work of the French fashion designer.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at

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History documentary of the Louvre – FRANCOFONIA – out on dvd and Blu Ray

francofoniaFRANCOFONIA (12A) 2015 FRANCE SOKUROV. ALEKSANDR DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
The film looks at the history of the Louvre, from its construction, to the Renaissance and the Nazi’s occupation of Paris in World War Two.

In Russian, French, German, English with English subtitles

 

 

 

ENGLISH FILM NOTES TO FRANCOFONIA

FRENCH FILM NOTES TO FRANCOFONIA

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French series – THE BUREAU: SEASON 1 – issued on dvd

bureauTHE BUREAU: SEASON 1 (15) 2015 FRANCE ROCHANT, ERIC £19.99
Box set of the first season of the French political drama. French intelligence officer Guillaume, is now back in Paris from Syria. He now needs to reconnect with his estranged daughter and ex-wife, adjust to life back at home, train an new recruit and work on the case of a missing undercover agent in Algeria.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

 

Joachim Lafosse’s drama -L’ÉCONOMIE DU COUPLE/AFTER LOVE – out on dvd

after-loveL’ÉCONOMIE DU COUPLE/AFTER LOVE (12A) 2016 FRANCE LAFOSSE, JOACHIM £15.99
After 15 years of being marriage with two children, Marie and Boris decide to divorce. However Boris won’t leave their shared home as he tries to hold on to what he has already lost.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO L’ÉCONOMIE DU COUPLE – AFTER LOVE

FRENCH LANGUAGE NOTES TO L’ÉCONOMIE DU COUPLE – AFTER LOVE

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

BRAQUO SEASON FOUR out on dvd

braquo-4BRAQUO SEASON FOUR (15) 2015 MARCHAL, OLIVIER £19.99
All eight episodes from the fourth season of this French police thriller.

Features episodes –

1 The Old Way
2 My Share of Hell
3 Nathan
4 Pharaohs
5 Eleven Millimeter
6 Bankster
7 A Neverending Game
8 All The Way And Until The End

Season One

We are immediately launched into a precinct governed by a spinning moral compass. Jean Hugues-Anglade (Suburra and Betty Blue) stars as Captain Eddy Caplan; in charge of patrolling the streets of Paris with a tough stance on law enforcement. When Caplan’s squad leader is placed under investigation for corruption, his team seeks justice by any brutal means necessary.

ALSO AVAILABLE

BRAQUO: THE COMPLETE SEASON THREE (15) 2014 MARCHAL, OLIVIER £19.99
The series follows a group of police using violent and unorthodox methods in their criminal investigations. When this is brought to the attention of Internal Affairs, the department is faced with the difficult and dangerous task of exposing the group’s methods and putting a stop to them.

The episodes are: ‘Affliction’, ‘Nos Funérailles’, ‘Odessa’, ‘Stoukatch’, ‘Le Lait et Le Miel’, ‘Prologue’, ‘Andreas’ and ‘Entre La Terre et L’Enfer’.

BRAQUO  SEASON TWO (18) 2011 FRANCE    MARCHAL, OLIVIER.        £29.99

The episodes are: ‘Les Damnés’, ‘Seuls Contre Tous’, ‘Tous Pour Un’, ‘Chèvres et Chacals’, ‘Infiltré’, ‘Mère et Patrie’, ‘Au Non du Pire’ and ‘4 Moins 1’.

BRAQUO SEASON ONE (18) 2010 FRANCE    MARCHAL, OLIVIER.        £39.99

All eight episodes from the first season of Olivier Marchal’s French police thriller series. The series follows a group of police led by Eddy Caplan (Jean-Hugues Anglade) who use violent and unorthodox methods in their criminal investigations. When this is brought to the attention of Internal Affairs, the department is faced with the difficult and dangerous task of exposing the group’s methods and putting a stop to them.

Meanwhile, Caplan and his colleagues attempt to discover who is responsible for smearing the reputation of their former leader who has committed suicide following spurious allegations of corruption. The episodes are: ‘Max’, ‘La Ligne Jaune’, ‘La Tête Dans le Sac’, ‘L’Autre Rive’, ‘Loin Derrière la Nuit’, ‘Tarif de Groupe’, ‘Tangente’ and ‘Eddy’.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at – http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

New French dvd releases for 2016

DVDs available from-

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L’AMOUR AU TEMPS DE LA GUERRE CIVILE/LOVE IN THE TIME OF CIVIL WAR (18) 2014 CANADA JEAN, RODRIGUE £15.99
French language drama following the lives of a group of drug addicts in Montreal.
LES ANARCHISTES/ANARCHISTS (12) 2015 FRANCE   WAJEMAN, ELIE £15.99
   Paris  1899,  brigadier Jean Albertini (Rahim) infiltrates a group of young, working-class anarchists and becomes romantically attached to Judith (Exarchopoulos) the girlfriend of the anarchists leader.
AVRIL ET LE MONDE TRUQUÉ/APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD (PG) 2012 FRANCE DESMARES, C/EKINCI, F £19.99
  Animated adventure set in 1941 in an alternative world . Napoleon V reigns over France while across the globe, scholars and scientist have mysteriously been disappearing for over 70 years depriving humanity of major inventions. Teenager April’s parents are also missing and she goes on a dangerous journey to find them.
D’ARDENNEN/THE ARDENNES (15) 2016 BELGIUM PRONT,  ROBIN FRENCH & DUTCH  £19.99
   Belgian crime drama.  Kenneth  is released after 4 years in prison and goes to stay with his brother Dave, who now is living with Kenneth’s girlfriend and they are expecting a child together. Unsure how his brother will react, Dave can’t bring himself to tell Kenneth the truth.
L’AVENIR /THINGS TO COME (12A)  2016 FRANCE  MIA HANSEN-LØVE £15.99
   Nathalie (Isabelle Huppert), a philosophy teacher,  re-evaluates her life after the death of her mother and the breakdown of her marriage.
BANG GANG (UNE HISTOIRE D’AMOUR MODERNE/ BANG GANG (A MODERN LOVE STORY) (18) 2015    FRANCE HUSSON, EVA £19.99
 Cautionary tale which unfolds over a hot summer, as  a group of Biarritz teens created their own earthly paradise of total liberation.   A  French version of Larry Clark’s Kids seen from a female point of view.
LA BELLE SAISON /SUMMERTIME (15) 2015 FRANCE  CORSINI, CATHERINE   £15.99  
  Set in 1971 Paris, radical feminist Carole falls for fellow feminist Delphine.  However when  Delphine returns to the family farm to look after her sick father, Carole decides to join her but finds that the rural community isn’t as liberal as Paris.
BELLE ET SÉBASTIEN, L’AVENTURE CONTINUE /BELLE AND SEBASTIAN: THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES (PG) 2015  DUGUAY,CHRISTIAN   £19.99
   Family adventure sequel, World War Two has ended and the villagers in the French Alps are rejoicing, however 10-year-old Sébastien (Félix Bossuet) learns that his friend Angelina (Margaux Châtelier) has gone missing after a plane crash and he sets off on a dangerous quest to save her with his dog Belle.
BRAQUO SEASON FOUR (15) 2015  MARCHAL, OLIVIER   £19.99
    All eight episodes from the fourth season of this French police thriller.
CE QU’ON A/WHAT WE HAVE (15) 2014 CANADA   DESMONS, MAXIME £15.99
   Leaving  a troubled life behind in Paris, gay teacher Maurice Lesmers (Desmons) move to the remote town  of North Bay, Ontario and gets a job tutoring 15-year-old Allan (Alex Ozerov), who becomes infatuated with his teacher. When Maurice learns that Allan is being bullied by his peers he feels compelled to step in, to his own detriment.
LES CHEVALIERS BLANCS/THE WHITE KNIGHTS (12A) 2015 FRANCE  LAFOSSE, JOACHIM £19.99
  Inspired by the 2007 Zoe’s Ark scandal in which humanitarian workers abducted  more than 100 African children, this intricately woven story recreates the failed operation, from the moment they arrive in an war torn African country to their attempt to flee to France.
THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (12A)    CORBET, BRADY IN ENGLISH £17.99
   Loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story about a young American boy living a dysfunctional and unhappy childhood with his diplomat father in France just after the end of the First World War.  Here he becomes seduced by fascism.
CHOCOLAT (12) 2016 FRANCE   ZEM,  ROSCHDY  £19.99
   Former slave Rafael Padilla becomes one of the most famous circus stars of the Belle Époque era in France. However, as the pressures of fame begin to take their toll, Padilla struggles with racial discrimination and a growing gambling addiction which threaten to ruin his career.
COSMOS (15) 2015   FRANCE  ZULAWSKI,  ANDRZEJ   DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £19.99 
  Based on a novel by Witold Gombrowicz, a struggling law student arrives at a secluded French guest house to meet up with his friends.  However disturbing omens make him worry about his safety.
LES COWBOYS (12) 2015 FRANCE  BIDEGAIN, THOMAS £19.99
 The  Balland family attend a western gathering in eastern France. However when their  sixteen-year-old daughter disappears, the father and his young son embark on dangerous search to find her in a  journey that begins to feel like an endless quest.
DANS LA COUR (15) 2014 FRANCE   SALVADORI, PIERRE   £19.99
   French comedy drama starring Catherine Deneuve and Gustave Kervern. Depressed eccentric Antoine (Kervern)  gets a job as a janitor in an old apartment building in Paris where he takes pleasure in the simplicity of his work and strikes  up a friendship with retired resident Mathilde (Deneuve), whose husband worries about her declining mental state.
DHEEPAN (15) 2015 FRANCE  AUDIARD, JACQUES   £19.99
  Winner of the 2015 Palme d’Or, a former soldier, a young woman and a little girl pose as a family to escape the civil war in Sri Lanka. They settle in a tough housing estate outside Paris, where, barely knowing each another,  they must try and build a new life together.
LES DIABOLIQUES (18) 1954 B/W  FRANCE  CLOUZOT, H.G.  DVD –  £12.99  BLU RAY – £19.99
    A man’s mistress and his wife join forces in this classic noir thriller.
DISPARUE/DISAPPEARANCE (15) 2015 FRANCE £28.99
   All eight episodes from the French drama series starring Francois-Xavier Demaison as Bertrand Molina, a detective sent to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a young teenager at a music festival in Lyon.
ENRAGÉS/RABID DOGS (15) 2015 FRANCE  HANNEZO,   ÉRIC £14.99
 A  carefully planned robbery goes horribly wrong and the three  robbers highjack a car whose passenger is a sick girl to the way to hospital.
ÉPERDUMENT/DOWN BY LOVE (15) 2016 FRANCE    GODEAU, PIERRE £15.99
  Based on a true story about a  married prison director Jean embark on a passionate love affair with one of the prisons inmates, the much younger Anna.
L’ÉTUDIANTE ET MONSIEUR HENRI /STUDENT AND MISTER HENRI (12) 2015 FRANCE  CALBÉRAC, IVAN  £19.99
  Ivan Calbérac adapts this comedy drama from his own play. Grumpy old Henri makes a deal with young student Constance that she can stay in his house for free for three months if she tries to break up his son Paul’s marriage.
FIDELIO, L’ODYSSÉE D’ALICE/FIDELIO, ALICE’S JOURNEY (15) 2014 FRANCE     BORLETEAU, LUCIE   £15.99
   Thirty-year-old Alice’s is happy in her job as an engineer on a male dominated freighter. However her loyally to her boyfriend is tested when Alice’s first love becomes the captain of the ship.
FIVE (15) 2015   FRANCE  GOTESMAN, IGOR £19.99
 Comedy about  five childhood friends who rent an expensive apartment in Paris. After Samuel cannot afford the rent he becomes a drug dealer in a desperate attempt to make some quick cash. However, after running into trouble with rival dealers, Samuel is forced to turn to his friends for help.
LA GLACE ET LE CIEL/ICE AND THE SKY(U) 2015    FRANCE   JACQUET, LUC   £15.99
    French documentary about global warming.
GODARD: THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION (15) FRANCE   5 DISCS
BLU RAY ONLY £69.99

Films featured are –
A BOUT DE SOUFFLE (PG) 1959 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Godard’s first film is now seen as the key film in the French new wave.

ALPHAVILLE (PG) FRANCE 1965 B/W GODARD, JEAN-LUC
    Stylish fantasy about a futuristic city ruled by a dictator.
LE MEPRIS (15) 1963 FRANCE GODARD, JEAN-LUC
    A film about making a movie with lots of movie-in-jokes.
PIERROT LE FOU  (15) 19765  FRANCE   GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Jean-Paul Belmondo stars in a  tragic tale of a romantic couple who cannot escape fate no matter how far they flee.

UNE FEMME EST UNE FEMME   (PG) 1961  FRANCE   GODARD, JEAN-LUC
Landmark film of the French New Wave that weaves a tale of desperation and deceit.
HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR (PG) 1959 FRANCE B/W  RESNAIS,  ALAIN DVD –  £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
 Maguerite Duras wrote the screenplay set in Hiroshima, which is a love story between a French  actress and a Japanese architect over shadowed by atomic bomb dropped on the city.
L’HERMINE/COURTED   2015 FRANCE  VINCENT, CHRISTIAN   £19.99
 Recently divorced judge Michel Racine, a man famed for his ruthless reputation, as he presides over the complex case of a man accused of killing his young child. However, Michel’s sullen outlook on life suddenly changes when he is reunited with long-lost love Ditte after she is selected to sit as a juror in the trial.
HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT (12A) 2015     JONES, KENT   £15.99
 Film-makers including Wes Anderson, David Fincher, Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater come together to discuss the influence of Truffaut’s book on modern cinema.
JACQUES RIVETTE COLLECTION (15)  DUAL FORMAT 16 DISCS BLU-RAY AND DVD £149.99
     The collection brings together some of the director’s hardest to see works, each restored, newly translated  and debuting on home video for the first time in UK.  Features – Out 1:  noli me tangere  (1971) ,  Out 1: Spectre (1974),  Duelle (une quarantaine) (1976), Noroît (une vengeance) (1976) and Merry-Go-Round (1981).
KALINKA (15) 2016 FRANCE  GARENQ, VINCENT £19.99
   French accountant André (Daniel Auteuil) is struggling for justice following the death of his daughter Kalinka at the hands of her  stepfather. After battling for decades, André finally takes the law into his own hands in a desperate attempt to force a retrial in France.
LA LOI DU MARCHÉ /MEASURE OF A MAN (PG) 2015 FRANCE   BRIZÉ, STÉPHANE   £15.99
 Struggling unemployed 51 year old manual worker  Thierry is finding it hard to get by.  However when he lands a job as  security guard monitoring a supermarkets CCTV system, he is not sure he likes the idea of arresting fellow desperate citizens who are trying to make ends meet.
LOVE (18) 2015 FRANCE   NOÉ GASPAR IN ENGLISH  DVD – £15.99   BLU RAY – £19.99
  Explicit romantic drama about an  American film student Murphy (Karl Glusman) who has split-up with his  French girlfriend Elektra (Aomi Muyock) after cheating on her with another woman, named Omi (Klara Kristin).
LUC AND JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE: THE EARLY WORKS (TBA) 1992 BELGIUM IN FRENCH       £19.99
  Double bill features –
Falsch (1987) Joe Falsch (Bruno Cremer), the sole Holocaust survivor of a Jewish family returns to Berlin 40 years after he left for New York in 1938.  In the arrival lounge he comes face to face with the Ghosts of the Falsch family.
Je Pense à Vous (1992) follows the life of proud steelworker Fabrice (Robin Renucci) who is unable to cope with the closure of the factory he worked in.
MAIGRET: SERIES ONE (15) 1982 FRANCE   £19.99
 Six episodes in which  detective Jules Maigret (Bruno Cremer) solves a number of complex cases in his unique, unhurried style.
MARYLAND/DISORDER (15) 2015 FRANCE   WINOCOUR, ALICE £17.99  
 On his return home,  Afghanistan veteran Vincent suffers with post-traumatic stress disorder . Getting a job as bodyguard for a dubious businessman’s wife, he becomes convinced that the woman he is protecting is in danger from a strange outside threat.
MÉDECIN DE CAMPAGNE /IRREPLACEABLE (12) 2016 FRANCE LILTI, THOMAS   £15.99
  Irreplaceable country doctor  Jean-Pierre Werner (François Cluzet) becomes ill and a young doctor, Natalie, comes from the city to help him.  But can she adapt to this new life and be able to replace such a respected doctor.
MON ROI (15) 20156  MAÏWENN   FRANCE  DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY – £24.99   
  While recovering from a skiing accident in a rehabilitation clinic a woman recalls her tumultuous ten-year relationship with her husband in this romantic drama.
NAPOLEON (U) 1927 FRANCE GANCE, ABEL 4-DISC DVD SET  3-DISC BLU-RAY SET – £34.99 
  Abel Gance’s film telling the story Napoleon’s youth and early military career, which has been   digitally restored by film historian Kevin Brownlow and the BFI National Archive.
LA NUIT AMÉRICAINE/DAY FOR NIGHT – THE CRITERION COLLECTION (12) 1973 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS  BLU RAY  £27.99 Witty homage to the movie business with Francois Truffaut playing  a director making a melodrama, but encounters many obstacles.
PHANTOM BOY (PG) 2016 FRANCE  ALAIN GAGNOL,A/FELICIOLI, J-L £19.99
   Animated film about young cancer patient who’s treatment  gives him the ability to leave his body and float around New York City as a spirit and use his new powers to defeat crime.
PENSION COMPLÈTE/FRENCH CUISINE (12) 2015 FRANCE   SIRI, FLORENT EMILIO £19.99
 Comedy about a married couple who run a restaurant together but their relationship is on the rocks. He is obsessed with winning a Michelin star, she has hit forty and dreams of having her first child.
QUE TA JOIE DEMEURE/JOY OF MAN’S DESIRING (E) 2014  FRANCE CÔTÉ, DENIS £15.99
 The film examines workplace relationship by using actors as numbered factory workers, the film explores ideas surrounding the function of labour and the importance of work to society and individuals.
RESET (TBA) 2015 FRANCE    DEMAIZIÈRE,T/TEURLAI, A £19.99
 Film follows Paris Opera Ballet  new choreographer Benjamin Millepied as he is tasked with reimagining some of the company’s famed work for the modern era.
RÉSISTANCE : THE COMPLETE SERIES (12) 2015 FRANCE £24.99
   Six-part French drama series set in Paris in 1940. 17-year-old Lili Franchet and her young friends band together to oppose the Nazi occupation by  producing and distributing the underground ‘Resistance’ newspaper.
LA RÉSISTANCE DE L’AIR/THROUGH THE AIR (15)   2015 FRANCE    GRIVOIS, FRED £19.99
   Rifle champion Vincent escape everyday life at the firing range.  Here he meets  50-year-old Renaud  who offers him a tempting and usual well-paid job.
LES REVENANTS 2/THE RETURNED: SERIES 2 (18) 2013 FRANCE        £24.99
All eight episodes from the second series of the French supernatural drama.
LA RONDE  (PG) FRANCE 1950  OPHULS, MAX   DVD – £12.99   BLU RAY – £17.99
 A circular tale of love and seduction based on the Arthur Schnitzler work.
LES SALAUDS/BASTARDS (18) 2013 FRANCE DENIS, CLAIRE £19.99
  Marco receives a call from his sister, urgently calling him back to Paris. Her husband has committed suicide, her daughter is missing and the family business has gone under and his sister suspects her husband’s business partner.
THEO AND HUGO (18) 2016  FRANCE DUCASTEL, O/MARTINEAU,J DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
  Intense tale shot in real time in which Theo and Hugo meet in a Paris clubs.   As the night wears on, they discover they need to know more about each other and a relationship begins.
TOUT EN HAUT DU MONDE /LONG WAY NORTH (PG) 2015 FRANCE  CHAYÉ, RÉMI   £17.99
   Animated film  set in 1892 in Russia, where 15-year-old Russian aristocrat Sasha  adores her explorer grandfather Oloukine. When he doesn’t return from his latest trip to the North Pole, Sasha persuades a crew to head north in search of the great ship.
LE TOUT NOUVEAU TESTAMENT/BRAND NEW TESTAMENT (15) 2016 BELGIUM   DORMAEL, JACO VAN £19.99
  In this black comedy  God is alive and living in Brussels, mischievously tormenting humans from an outdated PC in a grim apartment.
UN HOMME À LA HAUTEUR /UP FOR LOVE (12A) 2016 FRANCE TIRARD, LAURENT   £19.99
   Romantic comedy in which beautiful divorced lawyer, Diane, connects with Alexandre,  a man she meets to retrieve her lost phone. They hit it off as soon as they meet and Diane is charmed by Alexandre, but he is not the man that Diane imagined for herself .
VALLEY OF LOVE (15) 2015 FRANCE  GUILLAUME NICLOUX   £15.99
  Black comedy starring Gérard Depardieu and Isabelle Huppert as a long-estranged couple who are brought together in Death Valley, California, by the suicide of their adult son Michael.
VICTOR YOUNG PEREZ/SURVIVING AUSCHWITZ (15) 2013 FRANCE  OUANICHE, JACQUES £15.99
   Biopic about the young  Jewish Tunisian boxer ‘Young’ Perez (Brahim Asloum) who went on to become a world flyweight champion but was arrested in Paris in 1943 and  sent to Auschwitz t serve as a slave labourer and box for the viewing pleasure of the SS.
ZARAFA (PG) 2012 FRANCE  LIE,J/BEZANÇON, R   £17.99
   Animated feature following a young boy’s adventure as he goes on a journey from Sudan to Paris.

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