Category Archives: Book and DVD recommmendations

La fille inconnue – the unknown girl

An excellent movie by the famous Belgian Dardenne brothers about a young doctor who gets accidently involved in solving a crime story, compelling… Un excellent film, realisé par les frères Dardenne qui raconte l’histoire d’une jeune doctoresse involontairement impliquée dans

‘A bras ouverts’ movie from the ‘ qu’est-ce qu’on a fait au bon Dieu’ director…

If you enjoyed ‘qu’est-ce qu’on a fait au bon dieu?’ you’ll love this one too! Si vous avez aimé ‘qu’est-ce qu’on a fait au bon dieu’? vous allez adorer celui-ci aussi… It's only fair to share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestTumblremail

Sage- femme The midwife

Claire is a midwife in a maternity hospital. She is humane and helpful and gives herself entirely to her patients. But for all that her life is not a bed of roses. Her hospital is about to close its doors

L’odyssee – a film about the life of Cousteau

In 1948, Jacques -Yves Cousteau was leading an idyllic life by the Mediterranean sea but he was dreaming of adventure.. In order to fulfil his dreams the charismatic sea explorer was prepared to do anything… A beautiful film which covers

Great short stories to help improve your French

Reading a whole long novel in a foreign language can be a daunting prospect at first, these short stories are ideal to get you started! It's only fair to share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestTumblremail

Bienvenue à Marly-Gomont – The African doctor

  Based on a true story this film tell the story of the difficulties that a doctor and his family encountered when coming from Congo trying to settle in a small village in rural France in the 70’s. Despite a

Nympheas noirs – livre

Si vous aimez Monet et Giverny vous adorerez ce livre plein de suspens et de rebondissements! A plot full of suspens set in the lovely town of Monet’s famous Giverny village. It's only fair to share...FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestTumblremail

Elle – movie

Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle’s life forever. When she resolutely tracks

Chocolat – Chocolate the clown

A beautiful film based on a true story with one of France favourite actors Omar Sy… The clown Chocolat (Rafael Padilla) becomes, in 1886, the first black artist of the French scene. He forms a comedy duo with white clown

Retour chez ma mère – Back to Mom’s

A great comedy to take your mind off the winter blues… Stephanie (Alexandra Lamy) is a 40-year-old architect who finds herself moving back in with her sexagenarian mother, Jacqueline (Balasko), after a bad business deal robbed her not only of