French people make very good movies about eternal values and the most important thing is that they do it naturally, in a warm way, without making the movies really pompous or too beautiful. Almost all French movies cause you to think deeply about important things.
Bright Side has made a list of 9 French movies for people who are tired of Hollywood films.
Starring: Vincent Cassel, Romain Duris, Sandrine Kiberlain, Élodie Bouchez.
François Visconti is investigating the disappearance of a teenager. Everyone looks suspicious: the boy’s parents, his schoolteacher, and others. The chances of finding him are becoming smaller with every passing minute.
Release date: April 6, 2018.
One Nation, One King
Starring: Gaspard Ulliel, Adèle Haenel, Olivier Gourmet, Louis Garrel.
The movie talks about the events that happened in 1789 in France at the start of the French Revolution.
Release date: September 7, 2018.
I Feel Good
Starring: Jean Dujardin, Yolande Moreauо, Jean-Benoît Ugeux, Jo Dahan.
Jacques’ relatives and friends work all the time, have useless hobbies, and do nothing else. He is going to be 50 years old soon and he doesn’t want to have the life that his friends have. Jacques wants to get rich as soon as possible and the fact that he only has a white robe and a pair of slippers doesn’t scare him.
Release date: August 11, 2018.
Promise at Dawn
Starring: Pierre Niney, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Didier Bourdon, Finnegan Oldfield.
The movie is based on Romain Gary’s autobiography. This is a story of a single mother who told her son he would have a great future even though the times were rough. And thanks to her unshaken faith and love, her son makes these dreams come true.
Release date: October 14, 2017.
A Faithful Man
Starring: Lily-Rose Depp, Louis Garrel, Laetitia Casta, Joseph Engel.
The story of a man whose life is always full of joy and disappointment. His ex-girlfriend returns to him after she had left him for his best friend who then died recently.
Release date: September 9, 2018.
Sink or Swim
Starring: Mathieu Amalric, Guillaume Canet, Benoît Poelvoorde, Leïla Bekhti.
If men really want to do something, you can’t stop them. In France, 7 friends unite to do one thing. They want to leave their adult lives and the problems they have behind. But the way they want to do this is really interesting.
Release date: May 13, 2018.
Mia and the White Lion
Starring: Daniah De Villiers, Mélanie Laurent, Langley Kirkwood, Lillian Dube.
An 11-year-old girl moves from London to Africa with her family. She grows up on a farm where she finds a friend — a white lion cub named Charlie. When the lion grows up, the girl’s father wants to sell the lion and in order to save her friend, the girl runs away from home.
Release date: October 21, 2018.
The Full House
Starring: Arnaud Ducret, Louise Bourgoin, Timéo Bolland, Michaël Cohen.
Antoine, a bachelor party-goer, lives in a great apartment with his friend Tom. But before Tom goes away to Los Angeles, he finds a roommate for his friend — a beautiful woman named Jeanne with 2 children.
Release date: January 19, 2018.
Rémi, Nobody’s Boy
Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Maleaume Paquin, Virginie Ledoyen, Ludivine Sagnier.
A 10-year-old orphan named Rémi meets a musician. Together they travel across 19th century France and Rémi practices his singing to earn money. Rémi enjoys his life, has animal friends, and also learns about his parents.
Release date: September 30, 2018.
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