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Last updated March 31, 2023

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The Concert

2009 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Russian maestro Andrey seizes a chance to reunite his orchestra and reclaim his life 30 years after politics destroyed his career. After intercepting an invitation sent to the Bolshoi, he gathers a ragtag band of ex-colleagues to realize his dream.
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Day of the Falcon

2011 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

To find peace after a long and bloody war, two kings declared a large piece of desert, the Yellow Belt, neutral territory, which neither king can claim. But when it is discovered that there is oil in the Yellow Belt, one king breaks the peace treaty and begins drilling for oil.
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Kings of Pastry

2009 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Acclaimed documentarians D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus venture inside the deliciously cutthroat Meilleur Ouvrier de France, the legendary French pastry competition, to capture this fascinating account of what it takes to be the best "patissier."
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Tell No One

2006 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Eight years ago, pediatrician Alexandre Beck (François Cluzet) was the prime suspect in his wife's murder. He's put all that behind him, but now that two dead bodies have been found near his home, he's suspected of wrongdoing once again.
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A Cat in Paris

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

In this Oscar-nominated animated feature, little Zoe discovers that her cat, Dino, moonlights as the companion to Nico, a burglar with a heart of gold. Soon Zoe is drawn into a thriller filled with gangsters, jewels and the rooftops of Paris.
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2009 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Based on the real-life experiences of a Gypsy family living in Nazi-occupied France, this poignant drama explores the broader definition of freedom through the eyes of characters who see permanency as punishment.
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A Gang Story

2011 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Edmond and Serge became friends in prison, and formed a gang of infamous bank robbers in the 1970s that disbanded in 1974 with an arrest. Retired at 60, Edmond now tends to his family and has found peace -- but then Serge comes back into the picture.
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2008 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Awestruck by the vibrant and imaginative artwork of uneducated housekeeper Séraphine Louis (Yolande Moreau) -- who spends her days doing menial chores -- German art critic Wilhelm Unde (Ulrich Tukur) takes the promising painter under his wing. Though her neighbors and others dismiss Séraphine's work, Unde is determined to turn the obscure French artist into a star in this revelatory biopic also starring Geneviève Mnich and Nico Rogner.
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Life After Django Reinhardt

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Born to Gypsy parents in 1910, musical genius Django Reinhardt is considered by many to be the single most important guitarist in the history of jazz. To honor the legend, a hundred of his disciples gathered for the Django 100 Centennial Tour.
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L'Amour Fou

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Yves Saint-Laurent -- synonymous with Le Smoking suit, the safari jacket and Studio 54 -- met Pierre Bergé in 1958. This intimate documentary pays tribute to their love affair, business partnership and extraordinary 50-year friendship.
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The Day I Saw Your Heart

2011 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Two sisters are shocked when their father, who is about to turn 60, announces that he is expecting a baby with his new wife. One sister is trying to adopt a child, while the other blames her commitment-phobic ways on her relationship with her dad.
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Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution

2009 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Jean-Paul Jaud's documentary visits a village in France where the mayor has mandated an all-organic menu for the lunch program in the local school. Farmers, parents, kids and health care advocates discuss the impact of the decision.
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1999 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

As the denizens of a Tibetan village prepare for their arduous annual trek to exchange salt for grain, the community's allegiances are split between the aging chieftain Tinle (Thilen Lhondup) and rebellious young Karma (Gurgon Kyap). Tinle tries to maintain his clout and preserve obedience to ancient customs when Karma challenges the old man's power. Director Eric Valli's mesmerizing tale received an Oscar nod for Best Foreign Language Film.
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2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Ilich Ramírez Sánchez -- aka Carlos the Jackal -- is an elusive Venezuelan terrorist who executed scores of assassination plots, abductions and bombings across Europe and the Middle East. This biopic follows Carlos from 1973 to 1994.
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Carlos: Miniseries

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Over the course of two decades, an elusive Venezuelan terrorist pulls off assassination plots, abductions and bombings across Europe and the Middle East and carries out devastating acts of politically motivated violence.
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Queen to Play

2009 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Intrigued by a pair of vacationing lovers playing chess, hotel maid Hélène sets her sights on mastering the game. With some coaching from a doctor who employs her services, Hélène hones her chess skills and begins to notice big changes in her life.
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District 13: Ultimatum

2009 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Set two years after the action in Pierre Morel and Luc Besson's District 13, this French-language sequel follows Capt. Damien Tomaso (Cyril Raffaelli) and Leito (David Belle) on their quest to clean up crime and corruption in the city. With the territory divided into five distinct neighborhoods created along ethnic lines, they have their work cut out for them. But they've also got a secret weapon: a will to defy the odds.
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Carlos: Miniseries

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Spanning two decades, this Golden Globe-winning miniseries follows Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal as he carries out assassination plots, abductions, bombings and other acts of politically motivated violence across Europe and the Middle East.
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The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch Poster

The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch

2008 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

When a billionaire suddenly dies, his corporation passes to his free-spirited son, Largo, who's languishing in a South American jail on phony charges. Now Largo must battle corrupt cops, corporate raiders and his own ambivalence about his new wealth.
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A Bottle in the Gaza Sea

2011 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

A random connection blossoms into love in this drama about Tal, a recent arrival to Israel, who witnesses a cafe bombing that traumatizes her. In response, Tal writes a heartfelt letter that follows an unlikely path to Naim, a young Palestinian.
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District 13

2004 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

In this stylized action-thriller, the Parisian government has sealed off the city's ghettos, the most dangerous of which is District B13. Joining forces to infiltrate the sector, an elite-unit cop and a former thug attempt to retrieve a stolen nuke.
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War of the Buttons

2011 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

The ongoing "war" between two rival groups of kids in neighboring French villages during the Nazi occupation mirrors the larger events of World War II in this drama adapted from the classic novel.
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I Do: How to Get Married and Stay Single

2006 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Successful perfume executive Luis (Alain Chabat) is happily single, but his mother and sisters want him to settle down. After they arrange a string of disastrous blind dates, Luis concocts a crazy scheme that will make his family happy without his getting married. All he needs to do is hire a girl to act as his fiancée and then dump him at the altar. But when Luis meets Emmanuelle, the plan takes a turn he never anticipated in this French comedy.
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2010 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Alex -- along with his sister, Melanie, and her husband, Marc -- earns money by breaking up relationships. But when Alex falls for a client's daughter, Juliette, he must decide if he'll bust up her wedding to Jonathan, who's truly perfect for her.
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2002 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Slim assembles a team of extreme-sports risk-takers to pull off five heists in five days. When one job nets them $20 million, they decide to retire, but a crooked cop forces them to continue their crime spree.
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