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French Films I've Seen

by Ally the Manic Listmaker
How many French films have I seen? I don’t know. 800? 1000? I don’t know. Let me list the ones I’ve seen here and maybe we can figure this one out. Due to MUBI’s limit, I have another list, French Films I’ve Seen Part Deux Here are lists I’ve created by several French directors (this will help me create my list): Chantal Akerman (Belgian) Olivier Assayas Jacques Audiard Claude Autant-Lara Laurence Ferreira Barbosa Jacques Becker Jean Becker Claude Berri Luc Besson Bertrand Blier Catherine Breillat Robert Bresson Guillaume Canet Marcel Carné Claude Chabrol Patrice Chereau René Clair René Clément Henri-Georges Clouzot Alain… Read more

How many French films have I seen? I don’t know. 800? 1000? I don’t know. Let me list the ones I’ve seen here and maybe we can figure this one out.

Due to MUBI’s limit, I have another list, French Films I’ve Seen Part Deux

Here are lists I’ve created by several French directors (this will help me create my list):

Chantal Akerman (Belgian)
Olivier Assayas
Jacques Audiard
Claude Autant-Lara
Laurence Ferreira Barbosa
Jacques Becker
Jean Becker
Claude Berri
Luc Besson
Bertrand Blier
Catherine Breillat
Robert Bresson
Guillaume Canet
Marcel Carné
Claude Chabrol
Patrice Chereau
René Clair
René Clément
Henri-Georges Clouzot
Alain Corneau
Catherine Corsini
Olivier Dahan
Jacques Demy
Claire Denis
Arnaud Desplechin
Michel Deville
Marguerite Duras
Julien Duvivier
Anne Fontaine
Georges Franju
Jean-Luc Godard
Michel Gondry
Sacha Guitry
Alice Guy-Blaché
Christophe Honoré
Benoît Jacquot
Agnès Jaoui
Cedric Klapisch
Diane Kurys
Patrice Leconte
Valérie Lemercier
Marcel L’Herbier
Chris Marker
Jean-Pierre Melville
Claude Miller
Luc Moullet
Gaspar Noe
François Ozon
Marcel Pagnol
Maurice Pialat
Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Alain Resnais
Jacques Rivette
Eric Rohmer
Pierre Salvadori
André Téchiné
François Truffaut
Agnès Varda

Some Belgium and Canadian films are on this list, if they are French-language.

Not in the database:
Autour d’une cabine (1895, Émile Reynaud)
Baignade en mer (1895, Louis Lumière)
Bienvenue parmi nous (2012, Jean Becker)
Gainsbourg, l’homme qui aimait les femmes (2010) (TV)
Les invités de mon père (2010)
J’ai horreur de l’amour (1997, Laurence Ferreira Barbosa)
Qu’un seul tienne et les autres suivront (2009)
Récréations (Claire Simon)
Les résultats du féminisme (Alice Guy-Blaché)
Sentiments provisoires (2010) (TV)
Les raquetteurs (Michel Brault)
La femme en bleu (1973)
Les amants du Tage (1955)
Le diable au coeur (1928)
Rose-France (1919)
Prométhée… banquier (1921)
État sauvage, L’ (1978)
Escamotage d’une dame chez Robert-Houdin (1896, Melies)
L’illusioniste double et la tête vivante (1900, Melies)
Le diable géant ou Le miracle de la madonne/The Devil and the Statue (1901, Melies)
Le cake-walk infernal/the infernal cakewalk (1903, Melies)
Étude cinégraphique sur une arabesque (1929, Dulac)
Disque 957 (Dulac)
Les Princesses de la piste (2005)
Grenouille d’hiver (2011)
Groove Your Life (2011, Vincent Burgevin, Franck Lebon)
La nouvelle guerre des boutons/The New War of the Buttons (2011)
La cabale des oursins (1992, Luc Moullet)
Ma petite entreprise (1999)
Le mélomane (Melies)
Rendez-vous à Kiruna (2012)
Mon amoureux (short film)
Mariage à Mendoza/Welcome to Argentina
Du vent dans mes mollets/Dandelions
Amitiés sincères/True Friends
Des gens qui s’embrassent (2013, Daniele Thompson)
505g (2013, short)
Argile/Clay (2012, short)
75 Canaries
Mademoiselle Kiki et les Montparnos (2013, short)
Jappeloup (2013, Christian Duguay)
11.6 (2013, Philippe Godeau)
Bad Toys II (2012, short)
Les lézards (2012, short)
*La collection donne de la voi(e)x Fuck UK (1 Feb. 2012) TV Episode
*Clean
(2013, short)
Présence féminine (1987, Eric Rochant, short)

I have seen 552 films on the Explore French Cinema list.

French films I need to check out:
Camping (apparently this one is a classic)
T’aime (and this one is not)

The following films are considered French according to the Explore French Cinema list
No Man’s Land 2001
The Tree 2010
The Pianist 2002
Kameradschaft 1931
Der Name der Rose 1986
Don Giovanni (1979)
The Fifth Element (1997)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Julia (2008)
Tess (1979)
Amen. (2002)

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