A romantic comedy, the story of a drug dealer, a film that mixes drama and comedy, the life of two totally opposite characters and another comedy are the 5 French films to recommend that Netflix offers.
The following is the detail of the best positioned French Netflix movies.
French romantic comedy of 2001 directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the script was written by Jeunet with the collaboration of novelist Guillaume Laurant in the dialogues. It stars Audrey Tautou.
The succession of misfortunes marked Amelie’s childhood, making her a different girl from the rest. He saw his mother die in the North Dame square and his father devote all his affection to a garden gnome. At twenty-two, she works as a waitress in a bar in Montmartre, owned by an old circus rider. Amelie’s life is simple: she likes to throw stones at the Seine, observe people and let her imagination fly.
French-Qatari film, directed by Houda Benyamina in 2016. It was screened in the section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and was also an official selection of the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.
Two teenage friends from the suburbs of Paris, both very adventurous, are determined to become rich or die trying. His plan is to follow in the footsteps of a famous drug dealer in the neighborhood, a place marked by drug trafficking and Islamism. Dounia is thirsty for power and success. Aided by Maimuna, her best friend, she decides to follow in the footsteps of Rebecca, a respected woman even in spite of dedicating herself to trafficking. But his encounter with Djiui, a young dancer, will open the possibility of seeing a new kind of life in his future.
Comedy and drama film published in 2015 and directed by Xavier Giannoli It is based on the life of Florence Foster Jenkins, although they moved the story to the 1920s in France The protagonist is Catherine Frot and plays an aristocrat and aspiring an opera singer who is convinced to have a great voice, despite not being true. The film received a total of eleven nominations in the 41st edition of the César Awards, winning in the categories of Best Actress, Best Costume, Best Sound and Best Production Design.
French film of 2011, directed by Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano. The film narrates the relationship between two totally opposite characters and coming from different environments. One, Driss, a young man of Senegalese origin, lives in a working-class neighborhood of Paris, with a criminal, vitalist, cheeky, funny and thoughtless background. The other, Phillippe, a rich quadriplegic older, educated and very little spontaneous, who needs a personal assistant. Driss goes to the interview waiting to be rejected and with the sole intention of being able to seal his papers to collect unemployment insurance. However, and to his surprise, he is hired, despite his impudence and not having any professional training. Phillippe’s motives, tired of dealing with caregivers who felt pity for him, was to see that he had no compassion for him and the challenge of getting the young rebel to be able to do a job and adapt to strict schedules and routines responsibly.
French comedy film, directed by Daniel Cohen. The star chef Alexandre Lagarde does not understand the new direction of the company that owns his restaurant, which prefers to bet on the new molecular cuisine. Gradually, members of Alexandre’s kitchen team are offered other positions. Lagarde is desperate and without ideas for the new menu that will be scored by the gastronomic critics of the Guide. Alexandre needs inspiration and a new assistant. And then he meets Jacky, a fan of haute cuisine, self-taught, stubborn and very, very talented.