L’AMOUR D’UNE FEMME/LOVE OF A WOMAN out on dual format dvd/Blu Ray

Love of a WomanL’AMOUR D’UNE FEMME/LOVE OF A WOMAN (PG) 1953 FRANCE GRÉMILLON, JEAN DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £24.99
Marie, a young doctor who moves to work on the remote French island of Ushant. Settling in well, she must make a difficulty decision when she falls for handsome engineer André, who wants her to live with him on te mainland.

to take up a new job. After initially struggling to win favour with the locals, Marie soon becomes a respected member of the small community and begins enjoying her new life.

However, when she meets and falls forLorenzi (Massimo Girotti), Marie must make some difficult choices as she decides whether or not to remain on Ushant or return to the mainland with André. The cast also includes Gaby Morlay, Paolo Stoppa and Marc Cassot.

In french with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

 

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French animated film – MA VIE DE COURGETTE/MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE – issued on dvd

My Life As a CourgetteMA VIE DE COURGETTE/MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE (PG) 2015 FRANCE BARRAS, CLAUDE £17.99
Adapted from the novel by Gilles Paris, this animated adventure tells the story of traumatised nine-year-old Courgette who is placed in a tough foster home after the sudden death of her mother. At the home Courgette befriends the other orphans and listens to their tragic tales.

However, when Camille’s shady aunt tries to take her from the home, Courgette and his new friends are forced to spring into action and save him from the aunt.

In French withy English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE FILMS NOTES TO MA VIE DE COURGETTE

FRENCH LANGUAGE NOTES TO MA VIE DE COURGETTE

ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES TO MA VIE DE COURGETTE

DVD available to buy at –

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SAGE FEMME/MIDWIFE – staring Catherine Frot and Catherine Deneuve issued on dvd

MidwifeSAGE FEMME/MIDWIFE (12) 2017 FRANCE PROVOST, MARTIN £15.99
The stable life of midwife Claire Breton (Catherine Frot) is thrown into turmoil by the sudden reappearance of her late father’s former lover Béatrice Sobolevski (Catherine Deneuve), who abandoned both of them three decades earlier.

Sobolevski, now diagnosed with cancer, is shocked to learn of her former partner’s death. However she is now hoping to reconnect with Claire and gradually the pair re-evaluate their contrasting outlooks on life.

 

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE NOTE TO THE MIDWIFE

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DVD available to buy at –

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French Sci-fi drama – SEULS/ALONE – released on dvd

aloneSEULS/ALONE (15) 2016 FRANCE MOREAU , DAVID £19.99
Sci-fi drama where a group of teens find themselves the last people left on earth and must escape the mysterious threat that has made everyone else disappear.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH FILM NOTES TO SEULS

DVD available to buy at –

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French WWII comedy -LA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON – issued on dvd

La Folle Histoire De MaxLA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON (12) 2016 FRANCE BARRÉ, JONATHAN £19.99
Buddy movie and comedy set in 1939.  Inseparable, utterly immature friends, Max and Léon, are in the army but decide to desert to return home to their old simple wine-drinking ways.

But their desire to desert leads them to have many adventures, joining the Free French Force, becoming secret agents and working for Vichy Ministry of Propaganda.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH FILM NOTES TO LA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO LA FOLLE HISTOIRE DE MAX ET LÉON

DVD available to buy at –

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Philippe Grandrieux film – MALGRÉ LA NUIT – out on dvd

Despite the NightMALGRÉ LA NUIT/DESPITE THE NIGHT (18) 2015 FRANCE GRANDRIEUX, PHILIPPE £15.99
Visually experimental film in which musician Lenz heads to Paris to searches for his lover. However when he finally tracks her down he finds her devastated by a tragic loss and she has sought oblivion in the murky Parisian underworld.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS NOTES TO MALGRÉ LA NUIT

 

DVD available to buy at –

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Jacques Becker’s films re-issued on dvd and Blu Ray

Casque d'OrCASQUE D’OR (15) 1952 FRANCE BECKER, JACQUES DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Set during the Belle Époque in Paris among petty criminals and prostitutes.

When Georges Manda falls for Marie, he faces the wrath of her boyfriend, the petty crook Roland. Gang boss Felix, who secretly lusts after Marie, orders the two to fight it out for her hand, hoping to eliminate his love rivals.

When his boyhood friend is subsequently framed for the murder, Georges, not realising Felix’s involvement, does the decent thing and turns himself in to the police. However, when Georges then discovers Felix’s role in his downfall, he escapes from custody and sets out on a mission to get his revenge.

Edward and CarolineÉDOUARD ET CAROLINE/EDWARD AND CAROLINE (12) 1951 FRANCE BECKER, JACQUES DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Comedy about husband and wife as they prepare to head to a party which results in an evening of rows, fights and threats of divorce.

Edouard and Caroline prepare to head to a party hosted by Caroline’s rich uncle Claude. With pianist husband Edouard expected to perform at the event, he wants the couple to be looking their best in a bid to impress Claude and his guests.

Le TrouLE TROU (12) 1960 FRANCE BECKER, JACQUES DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Based on the novel by former convict Jose Giovanni, Le Trou tells the true story of a group of inmates’ escape from a prison in Paris.

Wrongly convicted of the murder of his wife, Gaspard Claude is sent to Paris’s notorious Sante Prison, sharing a cell with four hardened criminals. Gaspard soon learns that his new cellmates have been planning a prison break and have begun digging a tunnel in an ambitious attempt to escape.

However, despite initially going along with the plan, Gaspard begins to have second thoughts when the guards inform him he is to be released soon.

Touchez Pas Au GrisbiTOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI (15) 1954 FRANCE BECKER, JACQUES DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99 Classic film noir based on the novel by Albert Siminon. Staring Jean Gabin as an ageing gangster.

Max and his colleague Riton, has stolen 50 million francs in gold bars. However rival gang boss Angelo is also after the gold.

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In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Isabelle Huppert French film – SOUVENIR – available on dvd

SouvenirSOUVENIR (12) 2016 FRANCE DEFURNE, BAVO £19.99
Isabelle Huppert plays a long forgotten European Song Contest runner-up who now works in a factory. However fellow factory worker Jean, a 21-year-old aspiring boxer want to help her relaunch her career, in this film of love, redemption and second chances.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE NOTES TO SOUVENIR

ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO SOUVENIR

FLEMISH LANGUAGE NOTES TO SOUVENIR

DVD available to buy at –

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PLEINS FEUX SUR L’ASSASSIN – issued on Dual format dvd/Blu Ray

Spotlight On a MurdererPLEINS FEUX SUR L’ASSASSIN/SPOTLIGHT ON A MURDERER (15) 1961 FRANCE FRANJU, GEORGES DUAL FORMAT DVD – BLU RAY £24.99
Count Hervé de Kerloguen has not long to live and, to annoy his heirs, he decides to hide in a secret room in his castle to die. With no body the counts heirs cannot claim his fortune. However suddenly the heirs die one by one. Is it murder or do they accidentally die?

In French with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –

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Diane Kurys’ – DIABOLO MENTHE/PEPPERMINT SODA – available as Dual Format DVD – Blu Ray

PEPPERMINT SODADIABOLO MENTHE/PEPPERMINT SODA (12) 1977 FRANCE KURYS, DIANE DUAL FORMAT DVD & BLU RAY £19.99
Coming of age debut film by Diane Kurys which offers an intricate view of adolescence in 1960s France.

Teenage sisters,   Anne and Frédérique couldn’t be more different.

Introverted thirteen year old Anne is on the threshold of adolescence and is trying to understand the world around.

While outgoing, politically aware fifteen year old Frédériqueis begins her first love affair.

Set in the early sixties,  the social and political climate of the post-Kennedy forms a backdrop for the unfolding drama of their lives at an oppressive school and with divorced parents

In French with English subtites

ENGLISH LANGAUGE TEACHING NOTES TO DIABOLO MENTHE

DVD available to buy at –

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French thriller – LA MÉCANIQUE DE L’OMBRE/SCRIBE – available on dvd

ScribeLA MÉCANIQUE DE L’OMBRE/SCRIBE (15) 2016 FRANCE KRUITHOF, THOMAS £15.99
Alcoholic unemployed accountant Duval receives an unexpected job offer from the mysterious businessman Clement. The job, to transcribing telephone conversations. However, this leads to him overhearing a conversation describing a recent murder, leaving
Duval in the middle of a major political conspiracy with little hope of escape.

In French with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –

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Historical French drama -GUILLAUME, LA JEUNESSE DU CONQUÉRANT/ WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR – released on dvd

William the ConquerorGUILLAUME, LA JEUNESSE DU CONQUÉRANT/ WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR (15) 2015 FRANCE DRUGEON,FABIEN £19.99
The story of William of Normandy’s childhood and his rise to becoming William the Conqueror.

In French withy English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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French thriller -NI LE CIEL NI LA TERRE /NEITHER HEAVEN NOR EARTH – issued on dvd

Neither Heaven Nor EarthNI LE CIEL NI LA TERRE /NEITHER HEAVEN NOR EARTH (12) 2015 FRANCE COGITORE , CLÉMENT £11.99
Thriller set among French NATO troops in the mountains of Afghanistan. While fighting the Taliban, as well as maintaining the fragile peace, Captain Antarès Bonassieu finds that fighters from both sides begin mysteriously disappearing without a trace.

In French withy English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT TO NI LE CIEL NI LA TERRE

DVD available to buy at

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French film – LA MORT EN CE JARDIN/ DEATH IN THE GARDEN – issued as Dual Format Dvd/Blu Ray

Death in the GardenLA MORT EN CE JARDIN/ DEATH IN THE GARDEN (12) 1956 FRANCE BUÑUEL, LUIS DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £22.99
Disparate group of adventurers, made up of two men and a woman,  find themselves caught up in an uprising in a South American village were the government is trying to seize land.

To flee they are forced to escape via the dangerous jungle in a desperate struggle for survival.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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