favorite french film

anonymous asked:

What are some of your favorite french films?

AMELIE!! duh

I watched Raw last week and liked that a lot! It’s pretty gross tho so if you don’t like body horror then.. pass. 

Anything by Céline Sciamma is great - Girlhood, Tomboy, and Water Lilies are all amazing. She also wrote My Life As A Zucchini which I haven’t actually seen yet but it looks very cute (and very sad but like… that’s me)

I’m working through Agnes Varda’s filmography right now and she’s like… fucking iconic pioneer of cinema & if you’re interested in French film you absolutely need to check her out!! My favorite films by her are Cléo from 5 to 7, Le Bonheur and Kung Fu Master. 

This is unintentionally becoming all female filmmakers but I’m gonna roll with it lol. You should check out the works of Claire Denis and Catherine Breillat as well. 

Some other random films: 

  • Persepolis - I’ve rec’d this before & it’s one of my favorite movies ever.
  • The Innocents 
  • 17 Girls 
  • Breathe
  • Student Services
  • 2 Days in Paris

EDIT: Here’s a list of films directed by French women! :) And here’s one of essential French films. Mubi is such a beautiful website I should really subscribe :* 


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anonymous asked:

Hi! What would you say are your top French films?

Hi anon! 

Here some of my favorite french films :

- La Belle et la Bête (Beauty and the Beast), 1946 dir. Jean Cocteau

- Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (Elevator to the Gallows), 1957 dir. Louis Malle 

- La Vérité (The Truth), 1960 dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot

- Le Trou (The Hole), 1960 dir. Jacques Becker

- L'Année dernière à Marienbad (Last Year at Marienbad), 1961 dir. Alain Resnais

- Baisers Volés (Stolen Kisses), 1968 dir. François Truffaut

- Peau d’Âne (Donkey Skin), 1970 dir. Jacques Demy

- La Nuit américaine (Day for Night), 1973 dir. François Truffaut 

- La Haine, 1995 dir. Mathieu Kassovitz

- Saint Laurent, 2014 dir. Bertrand Bonello

Even though i’m French i don’t watch a lot of french cinéma so feel free to give me some suggestion regarding french films (also goes for the foreign cinéma!)x   

(written by Lamija)

I love the French language and that makes me enamoured with French cinema. I’m a movie junkie in general, so when I got Netflix five years ago I discovered so many French films. Films that I didn’t know existed. Well I wanted to share some of my favorite French films in hoping that you’ll enjoy them as much as I did. Discovering something new is one of the best feelings.

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