Tag Archives: france

73. Taxi (1998)

Daniel works as a pizza delivery boy until he gets a new job of being a taxi driver. With a souped-up engine, he speeds all over Marseilles eluding the local police force. Emilien is a police officer, who repeatedly keeps … Continue reading

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39. La Grande Illusion (1937)

Film 20 in C4 Top 100 War Films The French Great Escape! With cross-dressing! During World War I, two French aviators, the upper class de Boeldieu and Maréchal, are captured when the plane they are using in a reconnaissance mission is shot down by … Continue reading

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28. Europa Europa (1990)

Film 14 in C4 Top 100 War Films Solomon is in the bath, preparing for his bar mitzvah, when his house is attacked by Nazis during Kristallnacht. His sister is killed, so the family move to Poland. After the Nazis … Continue reading

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12. Belleville Rendez-Vous (2003)

After enduring a French silent film of 4 hours, it was a pleasure to watch a French, (nearly) wordless movie of 90 mins long. Especially as the film in question was the charming animation, Belleville Rendez-Vous. Champion is a lonely … Continue reading

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11. Napoléon (1927)

Film 5 in C4 Top 100 War Films Epic seems too short a word to describe this film. Originally running at 5.5 hours, this slightly cut down version coming in at just under 4 hours is still exhausting to watch … Continue reading

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1. Tournée (2010)

The new year has started, so I decided I needed to kick this blog off properly by going to the cinema. Tournée has a slight documentary feel to it, as the film follows a group of American burlesque performers travelling around … Continue reading

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