Much Loved

This week, FrenchFlicks embarks on a colorful and tantalizing glimpse into the dark nightlife of Marrakech in Much Loved.

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Raw (Grave)

Halloween season is officially upon us at FrenchFlicks now that Raw has arrived on Netflix!

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He Even Has Your Eyes (Il a déjà tes yeux)

This week, Netflix provides us a light-hearted and heartfelt French treasure, Lucien Jean-Baptiste's He Even Has Your Eyes. The film treats us to a much needed fresh look on the subject of race and is realistic and honest in its storytelling, as well as its acting.

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Fatima

Fatima was the unforeseen best picture winner of the 2016 César Award, France's equivalent of our very own Oscars. It's the kind of low-key, unpretentious movie that still has a lot to say.

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They Are Everywhere (Ils sont partout)

In They Are Everywhere, César award-winning actor and director Yvan Attal expresses his take on anti-semitism, as well as his general malaise of being Jewish in a country with a strong sense of cultural pride. The Israeli-born Attal explores the question of what it means to be Jewish, and plays with Jewish stereotypes through anti-semite eyes.

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Being 17 (Quand on a 17 ans)

This week, FrenchFlicks relished in André Téchiné's gem, Being 17, (Quand on a 17 ans)Featured on Netflix, the film portrays a young love that is raw and rocky, and is most importantly, not the typical romance you've seen 100 times before.

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The African Doctor (Bienvenue à Marly-Gomont)

While America has been going through a period which can only be described as astonishing these past couple of weeks, FrenchFlicks has discovered a small nugget of humanity in cinema... on Netflix!

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Divines

With the Golden Globes hoopla fresh in our minds, and the alluring scent of the Oscars in the air, standards for good cinema are at an all time high. What's more, with dreary winter weather trudging on, we can't help but stay indoors and watch another life changing award-winner, this time a Cannes favorite, now available on Netflix for your viewing pleasure.

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Blind Date (Un peu, beaucoup, aveuglément)

Although Blind Date (Un peu, beaucoup, aveuglément) is not a holiday movie per se, it is a warm, feel-good experience, and let's face it: No one does the ingenue like the French. 

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Serial Killer 1 (L'affaire SK1)

Frédéric Tellier’s gripping thriller proves that car chases and gunfights are not a necessity in creating tension and keeping the spectators on the edge of their seats, especially when a movie, is based on true events. 

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