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Distrib Films US

Distrib Films US

Distrib Films US is a tasteful and leading distributor of high-quality French and foreign films in the United States.

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  • After Love

    Directed by Joachim Lafosse • Drama • With Bérénice Bejo, Cédric Kahn, Marthe Keller • 2017 • 100 minutes

    From the director of OUR CHILDREN comes the story of Boris (Cédric Kahn) and Marie (Bérénice Bejo), a couple who have decided to separate after 15 years. They have two girls they adore. How...

  • A Kid (Le Fils de Jean)

    Directed by Philippe Lioret • Drama • With Pierre Deladonchamps, Gabriel Arcand, Catherine de Léan • 2016 • 98 minutes

    Contemporary French cinema’s great humanist, Philippe Lioret (‘Welcome‘) casts ‘Stranger by the Lake‘ star Pierre Deladonchamps as the lead of his latest film “A Kid” as Matthie...

  • Becoming Traviata

    Directed by Philippe Béziat • Documentary • With Jean-François Sivadier, Natalie Dessay • 2012 • 112 minutes

    An exhilarating account of the creative process and a rousing, uniquely accessible rendition of Verdi's glorious opera. Director Beziat, known for his innovative documentaries on classica...

  • Citizens of the World

    Directed by Gianni de Gregorio • Drama • With Ennio Fantastichini, Giorgio Colangeli, Gianni Di Gregorio • 2019 • 92 minutes

    Three retirees decide to move away from Rome to find a better standard of living in a country where their meager pensions will go that much further. Planning for the trip ...

  • Conviction

    Directed by Antoine Raimbault • Drama • With Marina Foïs, Olivier Gourmet • 2019 • 110 minutes

    As a juror at Jacques Viguier’s trial, Nora (Marina Foïs) is convinced that he did not kill his wife. This intuition quickly becomes an obsession. She persuades Eric Dupond-Moretti (Olivier Gourmet), ...

  • The Girl with a Bracelet

    Directed by Stéphane Demoustier • Drama • With Roschdy Zem, Chiara Mastroianni, Melissa Guers • 2019 • 96 minutes

    At 16 years old, Lise (Melissa Guers) is accused of murdering her best friend. As the trial starts, her parents (Roschdy Zem and Chiara Mastroianni) stand right by her side. But once...

  • Guy

    Directed by Alex Lutz • Drama • With Alex Lutz, Tom Dingler, Pascale Arbillot • 2018 • 101 minutes

    Gauthier (Tom Dingler), a young journalist, finds a letter suggesting he might be the son of Guy Jamet (Alex Lutz in a César award-winning performance), a 72-year-old French pop singer who was fam...

  • Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor

    Directed by Thomas Lilti • Drama • With Vincent Lacoste, Jacques Gamblin, Reda Kateb • 2015 • 101 minutes

    HIPPOCRATES: DIARY OF A FRENCH DOCTOR is a darkly comic portrait of a Paris hospital as seen through the eyes of a young intern, Benjamin, played by Vincent Lacoste (Eden), who begins his in...

  • The Last Tycoons - Episode 6

    Directed by Florence Strauss • Documentary • 2020 • 56 minutes

    Episode 6 - The Immortals

    “People told me I’d catch the bug,’ and it must be quite a bug because I’ve had it for 30 years.” — Raymond Danon

    Raymond Danon projected a hard-nosed, no-nonsense persona. But that persona covered a deep ...

  • In Harmony

    Directed by Denis Dercourt • Drama • With Albert Dupontel, Cécile de France • 2016 • 90 minutes

    Marc (Albert Dupontel) is an equestrian stuntman. After being traumatically injured in a serious accident, he loses all hope of ever getting back on a horse. Florence (Cécile de France) works for an ...

  • In Her Name

    Directed by Vincent Garenq • Drama • With Daniel Auteuil • 2015 • 87 minutes

    A gripping and emotional legal drama based on a true story that moved France for three decades. Starring Daniel Auteuil (Jean De Florette) and Sebastian Koch (Homeland, The Life of Others).

    In 1982, André Bamberski (Da...

  • In the Shadow of Women

    Directed by Philippe Garrel • Drama • With Clotilde Courau, Stanislas Merhar, Lena Paugam • 2017 • 73 minutes

    The new film by the great Philippe Garrel (previously seen at the NYFF with Regular Lovers in 2005 and Jealousy in 2013) is a close look at infidelity-not merely the fact of it, but the ...

  • Jealousy

    Directed by Philippe Garrel • Drama • With Louis Garrel, Anne Mouglalis, Rebecca Convenant, Olga Milshtein, Esther Garrel • 2013 • 76 minutes

    One of the major French filmmakers of the post-New Wave, Philippe Garrel has belatedly been recognized as a master in America, and JEALOUSY may be his mos...

  • Just a Sigh

    Directed by Jerome Bonnel • Drama • With Emmanuelle Devos, Gabriel Byrne • 2017 • 105 minutes

    In the short break between performances in Calais, stage actress Alix, played by the stunning Emmanuelle Devos (Desplechin's CHRISTMAS TALE), makes a quick escape to Paris. On the train, she meets a mys...

  • The Last Tycoons - Episode 1

    Directed by Florence Strauss • Documentary • 2020 • 56 minutes

    Episode 1: The Romantic Ones
    It takes a healthy dose of romanticism to try and build a film industry in a country whose economy is in ruins after war. But the producers in this episode were up for the challenge. Dissatisfied in Holly...

  • The Last Tycoons - Episode 2

    Directed by Florence Strauss • Documentary • 2020 • 56 minutes

    Episode 2: The Tenacious Ones
    “I came back here as though nothing had happened. The show must go on. Pretty stupid, I admit that. But that’s my character.” -- Pierre Braunberger

    During WWII, the Nazis seized the operations of any pr...

  • The Last Tycoons - Episode 3

    Directed by Florence Strauss • Documentary • 2020 • 56 minutes

    Episode 3: The Audacious Ones

    It takes nerve to forge ahead with a film when you’re broke, but it’s the kind of nerve that led to the production of some of the most successful mid-century French films.

    This episode argues that the ...

  • The Last Tycoons - Episode 4

    Directed by Florence Strauss • Documentary • 2020 • 56 minutes

    Episode 4: The American Way

    “The American Way” refers to studio production, in which producers don’t need to constantly search for financing—and directors don’t necessarily get the final cut, as enshrined in French law.

    By the 1960...

  • The Last Tycoons - Episode 5

    Directed by Florence Strauss • Documentary • 2020 • 56 minutes

    Episode 5: The Lovers

    This episode focuses on producers driven by a true passion for film. Mag Bodard was a trailblazer—a woman producing films during an almost completely male-dominated era. In addition to the usual challenges of f...

  • The Last Tycoons - Episode 7

    Directed by Florence Strauss • Documentary • 2020 • 56 minutes

    Episode 7 - Censorship

    In France, as elsewhere, the 1970s were an era that expanded the bounds of the permissible in film. There was an “anything goes” attitude — at least, anything that could make it past the censors.

    Emmanuelle w...

  • The Last Tycoons - Episode 8

    Directed by Florence Strauss • Documentary • 2020 • 56 minutes

    In this final episode, we meet a group of risk-taking producers at the tail end of a wide-open period of French cinema. Jean-Pierre Rassam lavished money on filmmakers he trusted, and didn’t bother reading scripts. (He also lived a l...

  • Lourdes

    Directed by Thierry Demaizière & Alban Teurlai • Documentary • 2021 • 92 minutes

    Lourdes is a beautiful mountainous village in the foothills of the French Pyrenees that went from a sleepy scenic town to a sacred wonder in 1858, when a 14-year-old peasant girl claimed to have seen the Virgin Mary...

  • The Mafia Kills Only in Summer

    Directed by Pierfrancesco Diliberto • Drama • With Cristiana Capotondi, Alex Bisconti • 2017 • 90 minutes

    Pierfrancesco Diliberto (a renowned TV host and political comedian, better known as Pif) wrote, directed, and stars in this subversive, irreverent feature debut about Arturo, a young boy who...

  • Maguy Marin

    Directed by David Mambouch • Documentary • 2020 • 105 minutes

    Star choreographer Maguy Marin burst onto the 1970s French new wave dance scene. A contemporary of Pina Bausch, Marin’s work stood out for its theatrical aesthetic, political commentary, and audacious integration of traditional dance ...