French film – CHOCOLAT – issued on dvd

chocolatCHOCOLAT (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 regular racial discrimination and a growing gambling addiction which threaten to ruin his career.

In French with English subtitles

DVD available from-

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

 

French comedy drama – SAMBA- available on dvd

SambaSAMBA (15) 2014 FRANCE NAKACHE,O/TOLEDANO, E £15.99

French comedy drama starring Omar Sy and Charlotte Gainsbourg. When migrant Sambe Cissé (Sy) travels from Senegal to take a as a hotel dish washer in France. However he discovers his paper are not in order and he finds himself in am immigrant detention centre.

However immigration officer Alice (Gainsbourg) take an interest in his case and the two fight for him to stay in the country.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE FILM NOTES

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

INTOUCHABLES/UNTOUCHABLE (15) 2011 FRANCE OLIVIER NAKACHE Out 4 February

ImageINTOUCHABLES/UNTOUCHABLE (15) 2011 FRANCE OLIVIER NAKACHE, O/TOLEDANO.E    £19.99 Out 4 February

Paul (François Cluzet), a rich aristocrat and habitual thrill-seeker, becomes quadriplegic after a paragliding accident. Alone in the world and unable to care for himself in even the most basic ways, Paul employs young Senegalese émigré Driss (Omar Sy) as his carer.

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.

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

Review of the film from  the Irish Times – http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/theticket/2012/0928/1224324495552.html