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Two of French cinema’s biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire (Catherine Frot), a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Béatrice (Catherine Deneuve), the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire’s late father. Though polar opposites in almost every way, the two come to rely on each other as they cope with the unusual circumstance that brought them together in this sharp character study from the César-award winning director Martin Provost.
An intense French drama starring two newcomers.
Charlie is an average French s uburban teenager, but when she becomes fast friends with Sarah, the rebellious new girl at school, she discovers there’s nothing average about how she feels.
An inquisitive and brave young girl is a genius who resides with her domineering mom. The pair relocate to a new area where the girl encounters an individual by the name of “The Aviator.” The Aviator is a quirky and elderly man who has a lot of idiosyncrasies. After the young girl meets The Aviator, she learns about the Little Prince’s tale. The tale involves a pilot who crashes in the middle of the desert and stumbles upon the Little Prince, a boy who hails from a faraway planet. This tale bonds the girl and The Aviator and sends them on an unforgettable and exciting journey.
- La prophétie des grenouilles (2003)
In this animated feature, the world is engulfed by a mighty flood, and farmer Ferdinand (Michel Piccoli) ; his wife, Juliette (Laurentine Milebo) ; and their son struggle to survive. Ferdinand, a former ship’s captain, converts his barn into an ark and rounds up animals from the nearby zoo. The rescued animals get along well, until food runs short and the carnivorous creatures began to view their companions as lunch. Ferdinand must convince everyone to work together until the waters recede.