4 French movies to watch on Netflix for Valentine’s Day

Because you don’t have to watch Amélie or Love Actually every year, we found 4 French films about love on this very special day. Whether you’re looking for a Bridget Jones’ copycat, a melodrama to use some of those tissues, a coming-of-age love-story, or the furthest film you can imagine from a romantic comedy, read on to find what you’re in the mood for.

If you’re looking for the French equivalent of Bridget Jones
Blind Date is a guilty pleasure that features the typically frazzled female lead, usually with an unhealthy dose of naiveté, going through an earth-shattering conundrum. Read our full review here
If you’re looking to cry, laugh, and cry some more.

Rust and Bone is a brutal yet tender melodrama. Behind all the raw emotions, it really is a film about lost souls, and about people who find love despite them. It also boasts unforgettable performances by Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts.

If you’re looking for a coming-of-age love story
Being 17 is not the typical romance you’ve seen 100 times before. It's a beautiful film about a young love that is raw and rocky. Read our full review here
If you’re not AT ALL in the mood for a love story
Take a chance with Raw (Grave), our coup de cœur of the year, a mix of teenage love, sex,… and cannibalism! Read our full review here

And of course, read all of our weekly reviews of French films on Netflix here

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