Recent releases

Augustine

Directed by Alice Winocour
The powerful and darkly sensual drama based on the true story of the unusual relationship that developed between Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot,(Vinecent Lindon) a pioneering French neurologist and mentor to Sigmund Freud, and his star teenage patient. READ MORE

Eat Your Bones

Directed by Jean Charles Hue
18 year old Jason Dorkel belongs to a community of gypsies. He is about to celebrate his baptism when his half-brother Fred returns after fifteen years in prison. Together, with their last brother, the violent, hot-headed Michael and their Christian activist cousin, the four young people set off on a binge among the "gadjos" in search of a cargo of copper. READ MORE

Reality

Directed by Quentin Dupieux
Jason, a quiet cameraman, dreams of directing his first horror movie. Bob Marshall, a wealthy producer, accepts to finance his movie on one condition : Jason has 48 hours to find the best scream in the history of film. During his search, Jason gradually gets lost in a nightmare. READ MORE

Diplomacy

Directed by Volker Schlöndorf
In this riveting adaptation of the stage success by Cyril Gély, the great Volker Schlöndorff (Academy Award winner THE TIN DRUM) has created a psychologically elaborate game of political cat and mouse centered on the impending destruction of Paris at the end of WWII. Starring Niels Arestrup as the German General honor bound to obey all military orders andAndré Dussollier as the Swedish Consul who tries to persuade the General to spare the beloved 'City of Light.' READ MORE

Le Silence de la Mer

Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
A cultured, naively idealistic German officer is billeted in the home of a middle-aged man and his grown niece; their response to his presence—their only form of resistance—is complete silence. READ MORE

Letters to Max

Directed by Eric Baudelaire
A record of the epistolary encounter between French artist and filmmaker Eric Baudelaire and Maxim Gvinjia, former Foreign Minister of the breakaway Caucasian state of Abkhazia, Letters to Max is both a chronicle of a developing friendship and an ingenious, unusual essay film about the inherently speculative nature of nationhood. READ MORE

The River

Directed by Jean Renoir
Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, the film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the Bengal river around which their daily lives unfold. READ MORE

A Tale of Winter

Directed by Eric Rohmer
A young couple, Félicie and Charles, meet while on holiday and fall deeply in love. In a fatal slip, she gives him the wrong address, and, as a result, he disappears from her life. Five years later, at Christmas time, Félicie is a hairdresser in the Paris suburbs with a daughter (Charles’) and two lovers: the successful Maxence and the intellectual Loïc. She loves them both, but, as she says, “There’s love and love,” and the love that counts is the one she still holds for the long lost Charles. READ MORE

Far From Men

Directed by and written by David Oelhoffen
A French teacher in a small Algerian village during the Algerian War forms an unexpected bond with a dissident, and is then ordered to turn him in to the authorities. READ MORE

Marius

Directed by Daniel Auteuil
Marius wants a life on the sea. Fanny is secretly in love with Marius. When Marius finally gets his chance to go to sea, Fanny plots to keep him back by revealing her love for him. French w/English subs. READ MORE

Fanny

Directed by Daniel Auteuil
Fanny falls in love and is abandoned by Marius. She discovers she is pregnant. At the urging of her mother and Marius's father, César, she marries a much older man to save face. READ MORE

Belle and Sebastian

Directed by Nicolas Vanier
In occupied France, on the border of Switzerland, six year-old Sebastian tames and befriends an enormous yet gentle mountain dog, Belle, who quickly becomes the boy’s best friend and protector, despite the local villagers belief that she is the dangerous "beast" that has been attacking their sheep. When the Nazis arrive and begin rooting out resistance members along with the Jewish refugees they have been helping to escape, Belle and Sebastian prove their loyalty – to the village and each other – when they undertake a treacherous journey to help the cause. READ MORE

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