Standing Tall

A brave and daring story of painful childhood and abandonment, but also of complicated parenthood graced our screens on Netflix this week.

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Diary of a Chambermaid

That was a spooky week! Time to dial it back this evening with the intriguingly beautiful period drama, Diary of a Chambermaid (Journal d'une femme de chambre, 2015). Lea Seydoux is enchanting as the embittered Célestine, a young chambermaid sent to work for the wealthy Lanlaire couple in Normandy.

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10 Jours en or

Feeling cynical? Perhaps Nicolas Brossette's 10 jours en or (2012) will soften your hardened heart.

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Sex Doll

The French are never afraid to tackle a compelling prostitution drama, and we found ourselves engrossed in an interesting one this week.

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To Each Her Own

Simone Benloulou (Sarah Stern) is in a tricky spot. Romantic entanglement, sexual identity, and family drama blend together to create one serious quest to find out what our leading lady wants... and who she wants it with.

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We are Family

We highly suggest that the kids join in on the fun for this one, as it includes a story of valiant young heroism and reminds us of the joys and delights of family.

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Women at War 1939-1945

The educational thrills continue in Part 2 of Women at War on Netflix. This time, we explore the years 1939-1945 and the achievements these gals attained during World War II. 

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Le Chalet

Finished with Call My Agent yet? Because we're coming at you with another recent delight of a French series, found on Netflix. It's called The Chalet and it's a mystery thriller that really creeps up on you.

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I am Not an Easy Man

Just in case you wanted your world turned upside down, we have the perfect suggestion for you. You may know Eleonore Pourriat as the shy and sickly mother from 2013's You'll be a Man. This year she stepped into the director's chair to create a surprisingly authentic and insightful piece about gender roles and identity in I am Not an Easy Man.

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The Climb

How high would you go for love?

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