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10th District Court

10th District Court

Director: Raymond Depardon
Year: 2004

Go behind closed doors with renowned director Raymond Depardon (winner of 3 Cesar Awards) for a rare, inside look at a Paris courtroom.

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36th Precinct

36th Precinct

Director: Olivier Marchal
Year: 2004

In the Parisian criminal world, Police are frustrated by a gang committing violent robberies. The chase becomes increasingly ruthless and blurs the usual lines of morality, until there seems no difference between the police and the criminals. Stars Gerard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil and Valeria Golino.

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Army of Crime

Army of Crime

Director: Robert Guédiguian
Year: 2009

In Robert Guédiguian’s taut, internationally acclaimed thriller, set during the French Resistance, Armenian poet Missak Manouchian (Simon Abkarian) and his French wife (Virginie Ledoyen) lead a ragtag assortment of volunteers — Jews, Poles, Hungarians, Italians, Spaniards and Armenians — in an assassination plot against the German occupiers and their French allies.

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Back to Normandy

Back to Normandy

Director: Nicolas Philibert
Year: 2007

Filmmaker Nicolas Philibert (To Be and to Have, In the Land of the Deaf) travels to the Normandy countryside to catch up with the locals he helped cast in a movie three decades earlier - a starting point for a remarkably rich exploration of memory, history, madness, life and death, and, of course, the cinema.

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Blame it on Fidel

Blame it on Fidel

Director: Julie Gavras
Year: 2007

Caught up in the political revolution sweeping France in the early 1970s, Fernando (Stefano Accorsi) and Marie (Julie Depardieu) reject the comforts of their bourgeois life and dedicate themselves full time to radical activism.

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The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard

Director: Michael Cacoyannis
Year: 1999

Anton Chekhov’s THE CHERRY ORCHARD is the timeless story of an aristocratic Russian family torn apart by buried secrets and changing times. Stars Alan Bates and Charlotte Rampling.

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La Chinoise

La Chinoise

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Year: 1967

Director Jean-Luc Godard, whose advocacy of Maoism bordered on intoxication, infuriated many traditionalist critics with this swiftly paced satire. Disillusioned by their suburban lifestyles, a group of middle-class students, led by Guillaume (Jean-Pierre Leaud) and Veronique (Anne Wiazemsky), form a Maoist cell and plan to change the world by any means necessary.

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Comedy of Power

Comedy of Power

Director: Claude Chabrol
Year: 2006

The latest thriller from French New Wave veteran Claude Chabrol is a timely and provocative account of corporate and political corruption was inspired by a real-life scandal involving a French oil giant and several top-level politicians.

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Custody

Custody

Director: Xavier Legrand
Year: 2018

A broken marriage leads to a bitter custody battle with an embattled son at the center in this tense family drama that will keep audiences guessing and leave them with their hearts in their throats.

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Dormant Beauty

Dormant Beauty

Director: Marco Bellocchio
Year: 2014

Isabelle Huppert (THE PIANO TEACHER) and Toni Servillo (THE GREAT BEAUTY,) star in Italian master Bellocchio's compelling ensemble drama in which characters in three interrelated storylines struggle with the moral impasses and compromises of modern life. Based on a real-life right-to-euthanasia case.

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