Movies from all over the world may now be found on Amazon Prime. Every day, Amazon, which has no language restrictions, adds new and exciting films to its catalog. French art cinema has always been revered, so it’s no wonder that the streaming service offers such a large selection of French films. Because the list is so long, here is a selection of 16 of the best French movies now accessible on Amazon Prime Video. Awe-inspiring,’ he exclaimed. French love films, French dramas, and even French horrors are all included in this list.
10. Aliyah (2012)
Alex, a young Parisian, is at the crossroads of his personal and professional lives in the film Aliyah. For a living, he sells narcotics, and most of his money goes to Isaac, his overbearing brother. When Alex’s cousin plans to build a restaurant in Tel Aviv, he decides to go there to take advantage of the opportunity. When it comes to changing his future, there are two things that stand in the way: a complicated relationship and a troubled sibling. They are the protagonists of the film, which deals with relationships, urban life, and human impotence in the face of the circumstances..
9. Frantz (2016)
An unlikely friendship forms between a German and a French soldier during World War I in François Ozon’s drama “Frantz,” which is set during that conflict. During Frantz’s visit to a German town still mourning Germany’s defeat, villagers begin to ask him questions. The mysterious Frenchman’s visit to a German soldier’s cemetery becomes the talk of the town. While the other of the villagers are skeptical of Frantz’s motives, the fiancee of the fallen German soldier finds a friend in him. The film focuses on wartime love and grief, as well as the lives of those who survive the conflict.
8. Intimate Enemies (2007)
To convey the story of a young French officer posted to war-torn Algeria, ‘Intimate Enemies’ by Florent Emilio Siri tells the remarkable tale of brotherhood between the two men. He develops a friendship with an Algerian youngster while serving at a French outpost in Algeria. He also encounters a military veteran who is disillusioned. In the midst of Algeria’s struggle for independence from France, new acquaintances put him to the test. “Intimate Enemies” is a thought-provoking piece of cinema for those who enjoy war films.
7. Cold War (2018)
Polish-French collaboration “Cold War” swept the 2018 film festival circuit, even though it is technically a Polish film. Post-war Poland serves as the setting for an emotional love story. A rendezvous between a man and a woman, both of whom come from different social classes, results in unease and criticism. One could argue that such a union is impossible. They fall in love, but it is a tragic and poetic love story set in war-torn Poland during World War II.
6. Little White Lies (2010)
When a buddy died in a car accident, a group of friends decided to continue on their annual vacation despite the tragedy. They begin to spill their secrets and buried personal pain while they relax on a beach with drinks and laughs on their days off. Everyone’s relationships, convictions, friendship, and moral ambiguity are tested by what happened to their friend and the unexpected outcomes. The group is shown an underworld of little white lies as each person has to empty their own sack. “Little White Lies” stars François Cluzet and Marion Cotillard as the two protagonists.
5. Three Worlds (2012)
“Three Worlds” centers on a young man who is about to get married, as well as an accident victim and a bystander who happens to be there. Al is a young man with lofty aspirations, aiming to rise in both his social and professional spheres. Before his wedding to the rich daughter of his boss, he was involved in a hit-and-run accident. The next day, he wakes up feeling guilty and tries to find out more about the accident victim’s whereabouts. However, he soon learns the horrifying fact that a woman named Juliette was on her balcony the night before and saw him do his crime.
4. Dreams of Dust (2008)
‘Dreams of Dust’ by Laurent Salgues tells the story of a gold-mining town in Africa, with all of its idiosyncrasies. Nuggets can be found in tiny pieces by digging deep tunnels in the sandy soil of their town, where they are employed as miners by the adjacent mine. Until the tunnels collapse, they keep doing this for days or months at a time. There is nothing more heartbreaking than being caught up in an endless cycle of helplessness and petty existence. The film’s two protagonists, Nigerian farmer Mocktar and his female counterpart Coumba, remind us of the futility of existence and the value of dignity in life. A sudden and unexpected loss has left them both reeling. They have shown an amazing will and courage to get through this difficult time.
3. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
The terrible narrative of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, an olfactory prodigy in 18th-century Paris, is told in the German-French film ‘Perfume: The Story of a Murderer.’ With Ben Whishaw as Jean-Baptiste, Tom Tykwer’s film chronicles the ups and downs of Jean-life Baptiste’s until a dramatic ending. While searching for the best perfume in the world, Jean falls enamored with the concept of creating it. A dozen young women have been found dead in mysterious circumstances in the city where he finds his raw material. As parents of daughters begin to freak out, Jean is unrelenting in his pursuit of the final component needed to complete his masterpiece.
2. Laurence Anyways (2012)
Transgender lady named Laurence (then living as male) shows her inner longing to become her true self: woman. The story takes place in the late 1980s and early 1990s and chronicles the fatal love between Fred (Frédérique) and Laurence (then living as man). This movie is mostly about Lawrence’s battle to embrace her true self in the face of mockery and revulsion, but it also takes an interesting look at Fred, whose life is similarly destroyed by her lover’s decision. This sad melodrama is well worth the time it takes to watch.
1. Paris, Je T’Aime (2006)
The film ‘Paris, Je T’aime’ is a classic, bringing together twenty internationally renowned directors. They examined the city of lights from a variety of vantage points and created a collection of 18 short stories that represent the enduring affection for Paris. With a diverse cast and director, all 18 shorts take place in a distinct part of Paris. Tom Tykwer directs Natalie Portman as an American actress in “Faubourg Saint-Denis,” while Melchior Belson, a blind student, plays her devoted fan in the film.