Films for the Holidays

December 21, 2012 | By French Culture
Le Père Noël est une ordure (1982)

Get ready for the holidays with some of our favorite Christmas classics from both sides of the Atlantic. Joyeuses fetes!


French Holiday Favorites

1. La Grande Illusion - Jean Renoir (1937)
2. Christmas Tale - Arnaud Desplechin (2008)
3. Quai des orfevres - Henri Georges Clouzot (1947)
4. Joyeux Noël - Christian Caron (2005)
5. Le Père Noël est une ordure - Jean Marie Poiré (1982)
6. 8 Women - Francois Ozon (2002)
7. La bûche - Daniele Thompson (1999)


US Holiday Favorites

1. Meet me in Saint Louis - Vincente Minelli (1944)
2. It's a Wonderful Life - Frank Capra (1946)
3. The Nightmare before Christmas - Henry Selick (1993)
4. The Shop around the Corner - Ernst Lubitsch (1940)
5. Miracle on 34th Street - George Seaton (1947)
6. White Christmas - Michael Curtiz (1942)
7. The Long Kiss Goodnight - Renny Harlin (1999)
8. The Holidays - Nancy Meyers (2006) 

 
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