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Recommendations for French films wanted!

Can someone help me out? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Looking for any genre in particular? Old or new? I certainly have not seen enough for me to be satisfied, but I could recommend a few from what I have seen.

To start, a couple classics I really enjoyed:

Grand Illusion (Criterion disc available)
Forbidden Games (don't believe an R1 release is available)
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One of my favorite movies of the past decade. I cannot recommend the movie enough.


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hmmmmmmm French Fries.....
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Originally posted by outer-edge
Looking for any genre in particular? Old or new?

Anything. If its good... I want to see it. Thanks!
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Down through the ages...

Les Vampires
L'Atalante
The Grand Illusion
Rules of the Game
Children of Paradise
Diary of a Country Priest
The Earrings of Madame de...
Diabolique
A Man Escaped
400 Blows
Les Bonnes Femmes
Breathless
Contempt
My Life To Live
A Hasard, Balthazar
Les Biches
Le Samourai
The Mother and The Whore
Celine and Julie Go Boating
My Night at Maud's
Day For Night
Cold Water
Un coeur en hiver
La Belle Noiseuse
Beau Travail
Time Out
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Brotherhood of the Wolf is awesome, definitely get the 3 disc Canadian set. I also highly recommend Nid De Guepes (released straight to video here as The Nest) an awesome remake of Assault on Precinct 13 with some great action and acting. For action/comedy go to the TAXI series (before the atrocious Latifah remake hits) and like the previous poster, Wasabi is a nice lite semi-take on Leon:The Proffesional.
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Horseman on the Roof

Le Pacte Des Loups is definitely great but it's an insane genre bender that mixes period drama, horror, and martial arts. So go into it with a real open mind or else you may not like it at first. Happens a lot.
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Try "La Soupe aux Choux"
or "Le Gendarme et les Extra-Terrestres"
with Louis de Funès
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Wages of fear
Diabolique
Le Corbeau
Cirque Le Rouge
Les Dames Du Bois De Boulogne
Shoot the Piano Player
Jules and Jim
Wild Child
Small Change
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Anything with Emmanuelle Beart like Un Coeur en Hiver or Nelly and Monsieur Armand or Manon of the Springs
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Originally posted by tofu
Anything with Emmanuelle Beart like Un Coeur en Hiver or Nelly and Monsieur Armand or Manon of the Springs
If you're going to watch Manon of the Spring, you must also watch Jean de Florette.
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wow, is she naked in that pic, or is it a real see through bra?
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It's a slip dress.
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Originally posted by Rypro 525
wow, is she naked in that pic, or is it a real see through bra?
I think you've seen too many porn stars with tacky tan lines.

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