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Movies where French is spoken

  • Certified Copy

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    8

    James Miller has just written a book on the value of a copy versus the original work of art. At a book reading, a woman gives him her address, and the next day they meet and take a country-side drive to a local Italian village. Here, they discuss various works of art found in the town, and also the nature of their relationship - which gets both more revealed and concealed as the day progresses.

  • Chocolat

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    7

    A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.

  • Coco Before Chanel

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    5

    Several years after leaving the orphanage to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's both a seamstress for the performers and a singer, earning the nickname Coco from the song she sings nightly with her sister. A liaison with Baron Balsan gives her an entree into French society and a chance to develop her gift for designing increasingly popular hats. When she falls in love with English businessman Arthur Capel further opportunities open up, though life becomes ever more complicated.

  • Code Unknown

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    6

    Jean, a farm lad, wants to escape his silent father; he runs to Paris to his older brother, Georges, who's away covering the war in Kosovo. Angry, he throws a bag of half-eaten pastry into a beggar's lap. Amadou, a young Franco-African, berates him. The police arrive, arrest Amadou and deport the beggar. Georges's girlfriend Anne is upset; it colors her relationship with Georges when he returns from the war. Separate lives intersect for the one moment, around the pastry bag, and all are altered. We follow each as repercussions of the incident play out. Deaf children bookend the film pantomiming words, feelings, and situations: what they are expressing?

  • Coeurs

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    5

    In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.

  • Coffee and Cigarettes

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    2

    A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

  • Darkest Hour

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    7

    In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.

  • Dead Silence

    I have watched this movie once. This was on .

    6

    A widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.

  • Delicatessen

    I have watched this movie twice. The first time was the last time on .

    7

    Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who creates cannibalistic meals for his odd tenants.

  • Derailed

    I have watched this movie three times. The first time was the last time on .

    7

    When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, the two must turn the tables on him to save their families.

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