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  • Tell No One

    Directed by Guillaume Canet • Drama • With Francois Cluzet • 2006 • 125 minutes

    Tell No One is based on Harlan Coben’s international best selling thriller about pediatrician Alexandre Beck, who still grieves the murder of his beloved wife Margot Beck eight years earlier. When two bodies are foun...

  • The Invisible Witness

    Directed by Stefano Mordini • Drama • With Riccardo Scamarcio, Miriam Leone, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Maria Paiato • 2019 • 102 minutes

    “When I woke up, the nightmare began.” So begins the account of Adriano Doria (Riccardo Scamarcio), a wealthy Italian entrepreneur, describing the murky events of ...

  • Mesrine: Public Enemy #1

    Directed by Jean-Francois Richet • Drama • With Vincent Cassel;Ludivine Sagnier;Mathieu Amalric • 2008 • 133 minutes

    Now back in France, Mesrine is finally in police custody and facing justice for his crimes. After escaping a courtroom and kidnapping the judge at gunpoint, Mesrine is declared Pu...

  • Mesrine: Killer Instinct

    Directed by Jean-Francois Richet • Drama • With Vincent Cassel;Cécile de France;Gérard Depardieu;Ludivine Sagnier; • 2008 • 113 minutes

    Mesrine: Killer Instinct introduces us to Jacques Mesrine (Vincent Cassel), a loyal son and dedicated soldier back home and living with his parents after servin...

  • Viva Riva

    Directed by Djo Tunda Wa Munga • Drama • With Patsha Bay Mukuna • 2011 • 96 minutes

    Riva is a small time operator who has just returned to his hometown of Kinshasa, Congo after a decade away with a major score: a fortune in hijacked gasoline. Wads of cash in hand and out for a good time, Riva is...

  • 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...

  • The Great Game

    Directed by Nicolas Pariser • Drama • With Melville Poupaud, André Dussollier, Clémence Poésy • 2015 • 100 minutes

    Pierre (Melvil Poupaud), a onetime darling novelist disgusted with the publishing world, lets a duplicitous government insider (André Dussollier) tempt him into ghostwriting a manif...

  • 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 Clearstream Affair

    Directed by Vincent Garenq • Drama • With Gilles Lellouche, Charles Berling, Laurent Capelluto, Florence Loiret Caille, Grégoire Bonnet • 2016 • 102 minutes

    In this ripped-from-the-headlines French thriller, journalist Denis Robert (Point Blank's Gilles Lellouche) sets the world of finance ablaz...

  • The Great Man

    Directed by Sarah Léonor • Drama • With Claude Brasseur, Guillaume de Tonquédec, Noémie Schmidt, Frédérique Bel • 2014 • 107 minutes

    Markov and Hamilton are fellow French Legionnaire's at the end of their posting in Afghanistan. An ambush results in an abdication of duty-despite it stemming from...

  • Marseille

    Directed by Olivier Panchot • Drama • With Jail Lespert, Tcheky Caryo • 2014 • 90 minutes

    Alex, son of the Marseille mafia boss, joined the Foreign Legion to run away from a rival gang years ago. Now, Alex deserts and returns to his hometown decided to settle down with his ex-girlfriend. His arr...

  • Number One Fan (Elle l'Adore)

    Directed by Jeanne Herry • Documentary • With Sandrine Kiberlain, Laurent Lafitte • 2014 • 105 minutes

    Muriel is a big talker. In fact, she makes stuff up all the time and always tells tall tales.

    In first-time director Judith Herry’s tragi-comedy NUMBER ONE FAN, Sandrine Kiberlain (Life of Ril...

  • The Outsider

    Directed by Christophe Barratier • Drama • With Arthur Dupont, François-Xavier Demaison, Sabrina Ouazani • 2018 • 117 minutes

    Before the subprime mortgage crisis began unfolding in 2008, causing chaos in world markets and misery among millions of homeowners, another financial apocalypse was alre...

  • 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...

  • Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart

    Directed by Cédric Anger • Drama • 2016 • 111 minutes

    Cédric Anger, once a critic for Cahiers du Cinéma, wrote and directed this chilling chronicle of notorious serial killer Alain Lamare (here renamed Franck Neuhart and played by Guillaume Canet). In a truly mordant twist, while Lamare was terr...

  • The Assistant

    Directed by Christophe Ali & Nicolas Bonilauri • Drama • With Nathalie Baye, Malik Zidi, Jean-Stan Du Pac • 2018 • 87 minutes

    With his wife in labor, father-to-be Thomas (Malik Zidi) speeds to the hospital and, in the process, accidentally kills a young man on the road. The death sets into motio...