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 Videos  | Bandes Dessinees  | Asterix on DVD


AST118 Astérix Le Gaulois $45.95
DVD.
AST426 Les 12 Travaux d'Astérix $45.95
Color, Approx. 77-90 mins. each, no subtitles.
AST435 Astérix et les Indiens/Astérix Conquers America $45.95
DVD.
AST436 Astérix Et Obelix aux jeux Olympiques $45.95
Asterix at the Olympic Games DVD.
AST665 Astérix et les Vikings $45.95
DVD.
INV001 Asterix Et Obélix Contre Cesar $45.95
105 min.
MZ0TI Asterix: Et La Surprise De Cesar $29.95
73min.
MZ7F4 Asterix chez les Bretons $29.95
Color, DVD, 75 min.
TV431 Astérix et Cléopâtre DVD $45.95
Color, Approx. 77-90 Minutes each, No Subtitles.
 
  Videos  | Bandes Dessinees  | Papyrus


IN009 Papyrus et Le Momie $19.95
DVD, All in French.
In this series for MS and HS students, the young hero, Papyrus, lives in ancient Egypt during the time of the Pharaohs. Papyrus and his friend Theti undertake heroic and fantastic adventures under the watchful eyes of the gods and other supernatural forces. Each title contains 8 episodes.
IN011 Papyrus: Triomphe De Bastet $19.95
DVD, All in French.
In this series for MS and HS students, the young hero, Papyrus, lives in ancient Egypt during the time of the Pharaohs. Papyrus and his friend Theti undertake heroic and fantastic adventures under the watchful eyes of the gods and other supernatural forces. Each title contains 8 episodes.
 
  Videos  | Bandes Dessinees  | Spirou & Fantasio


The popular series created in 1938, tells us the story of Spirou & Fantasio 2 journalists run into fantastic adventures, aided by Spirou’s pet squirrel Spip and their inventor friend the Count of Champignac. Each episode runs 104 min.
IN012 Coup de Foudre - Spirou & Fantasio DVD $19.95
Each episode runs 104 min..
The popular series created in 1938, tells us the story of Spirou & Fantasio 2 journalists run into fantastic adventures, aided by Spirou’s pet squirrel Spip and their inventor friend the Count of Champignac. Each episode runs 104 min.
IN013 Eclipse Totale - Spirou & Fantasio DVD $19.95
Each episode runs 104 min.
The popular series created in 1938, tells us the story of Spirou & Fantasio 2 journalists run into fantastic adventures, aided by Spirou’s pet squirrel Spip and their inventor friend the Count of Champignac. Each episode runs 104 min.
IN014 Hibernator - Spirou & Fantasio DVD $19.95
Each episode runs 104 min..
The popular series created in 1938, tells us the story of Spirou & Fantasio 2 journalists run into fantastic adventures, aided by Spirou’s pet squirrel Spip and their inventor friend the Count of Champignac. Each episode runs 104 min.
IN015 L'arche de Zorglub - Spirou & Fantasio DVD $19.95
Each episode runs 104 min..
The popular series created in 1938, tells us the story of Spirou & Fantasio 2 journalists run into fantastic adventures, aided by Spirou’s pet squirrel Spip and their inventor friend the Count of Champignac. Each episode runs 104 min.
IN016 Shamash - Spirou & Fantasio DVD $19.95
Each episode runs 104 min..
The popular series created in 1938, tells us the story of Spirou & Fantasio 2 journalists run into fantastic adventures, aided by Spirou’s pet squirrel Spip and their inventor friend the Count of Champignac. Each episode runs 104 min.
IN017 L'École des Petits Génies - Spirou DVD $19.95
Each episode runs 104 min..
The popular series created in 1938, tells us the story of Spirou & Fantasio 2 journalists run into fantastic adventures, aided by Spirou’s pet squirrel Spip and their inventor friend the Count of Champignac. Each episode runs 104 min.
IN018 Le Maître des Ombres - Spirou & Fantasio DVD $19.95
Each episode runs 104 min..
The popular series created in 1938, tells us the story of Spirou & Fantasio 2 journalists run into fantastic adventures, aided by Spirou’s pet squirrel Spip and their inventor friend the Count of Champignac. Each episode runs 104 min.
IN019 Paradis Perdu - Spirou & Fantasio DVD $19.95
Each episode runs 104 min..
The popular series created in 1938, tells us the story of Spirou & Fantasio 2 journalists run into fantastic adventures, aided by Spirou’s pet squirrel Spip and their inventor friend the Count of Champignac. Each episode runs 104 min.
 
  Videos  | Bandes Dessinees  | Tintin Videos


Not only can you read the books but you can also watch Tintin in action!
AEP903 Tintin Video Set 1 $54.95
Video Set of 3 videos.
3 Film D'Animation Boxset Contains The Titles: L'Affaire Tournesol -Le Temple Du Soleil -Tintin Et Lac Aux Requins Vases, vitres, verres, tout se brise à Moulinsart.
AEP9031 Tintin set 1 - Disc 01 $39.95
Objectif Lune On a Marche sur la Lune
AEP9032 Tintin set 1 - Disc 02 $39.95
Au Pays de L'Or Noir Vol 714 pour Sidney
AEP9033 Tintin set 1 - Disc 03 $39.95
L'Ile Noir Le Sceptre d'Ottokar
AEP9034 Tintin set 1 - Disc 04 $39.95
Les 7 Boules de Cristal Le Temple du Soleil
AEP9035 Tintin set 1 - Disc 05 $39.95
L'Etoile Mysterieuse L'Oreille Cassee
AEP904 Tintin Video Set 2 $54.95
Video Set of 5 videos.
DISC 1: Le Crabe aux Pinces D'Or - Tintin au Tibet DISC 2: Le Lotus Bleu - L'Affaire Tournesol DISC 3: Les Cigares du Pharaon - Coke en Stock DISC 4: Le Secret de La Licorne - Le Tresor de Rackam le Rouge DISC 5: Les Bijous de La Castafiore - Tintin chez Les Picaros
AEP9041 Tintin set 2-Disc 01 $39.95
Le Crabe aux Pinces D'Or Tintin au Tibet
AEP9042 Tintin set 2-Disc 02 $39.95
Le Lotus Bleu L'Affaire Tournesol
AEP9043 Tintin set 2-Disc 03 $39.95
Les Cigares du Pharaon Coke en Stock
AEP9044 Tintin set 2-Disc 04 $39.95
Le Secret de la Licorne Le Tresor de Rackham le Rouge
AEP9045 Tintin set 2-Disc 05 $39.95
Les Bijoux de la Castafiore Tintin chez les Picaros
 
 Videos  | Children  | Babar the Classic Series


English with French Subtitles, 90Minutes Based on the beloved children's books by Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff, each of these DVD Collections features four endearing tales that explore core family values including acceptance, honesty and patience. Each set includes a bonus 8-Page Coloring Book.
MZ0057 Babar Best Friends Forever $19.95
DVD.
Episodes include: City Ways, Between Friends, Friendly Agreement, and An Elephant's Best Friend
MZ0059 Babar School Days $19.95
DVD.
Episodes Include: School Days, Kings of the Castle, Every Basket Has a Silver Lining, Peer Pressure.
MZ005G Babar and Father Christmas $19.95
DVD French, 70 minutes.
In this delightful holiday tale, Babar's children write a letter to pere Noel to ask him to visit Celesteville at Christmas. Their letter, however, never arrives because it is stolen by Babar's arch-enemy, Rataxes the rhinoceros, who wants all of santa's toys for himself! Can Babar find father Christmas and save the day for Celesteville? Includes 2 classic Babar TV bonus episodes: a child in the snow, the gift, plus an exclusive 8 page holiday coloring book
 
  Videos  | Children  | Disney Feature Films


AEP101 Dumbo DVD $36.95
All films are in French without subtitles.
AST123 L'Histoire des jouets VHS $5.95
All films are in French without subtitles.
DIS850 Fantasia 2000 $31.95
All films are in French without subtitles.
TV057 INDIEN DU PLACARD $14.95
All films are in French without subtitles.
 
 Videos  | Educational Videos on French Culture and Language

Each of these Videos are in color, and a study sheet containing questions and answers can be accessed on the WEB. A unique way to expose your students to the French culture and civilization.
BT1748 MAGRITTE $23.95
ISBN: 9786306541744 ISBN10: 6306541748.
2000, DVD, Color, NR, 50 min.
'Magritte' puts the 'real' in surreal by enabling the viewer to see the world as the Belgian artist painted it. The filmmakers combine footage of places the artist lived with a black-and-white interview with Magritte and scenes from home-movie 'films' the artist made for his own enjoyment.
EVN06 Onze Siècles de Littérature Française $99.95
66 min.
Explore the diversity and richness of French literature from its beginnings up to the modern day philosophical musings of Sartre and Camus.
EVN067 Eleven Centuries of French Litterature $79.95
ISBN: 9781589502376 ISBN10: 158950237X.
65 min,.
This selective history of authors and of periods of French literature begins with the origin of the French language and continues through contemporary times.©1996
EVN105D Le Pays Basque $29.95
23 min., Teacher's Favorite.
Learn about the unique culture, language and heritage of the Basques people.
EVN16 French Cuisine $39.95
22 min.
French cuisine is considered an art by the rest of the world. Find out how and why this affair of the palate and mind developed.
EVN161 Faire des Achats $29.95
14 min. Librarian's Choice.
You will increase your vocabulary skills as you browse in the "boutiques" and "magasins" of fashion-conscious France.
EVN17 Les Vacances $29.95
12 min.
See the various sights and learn new vocabulary as you see where the French go on vacation.
EVN1850D Celebrating Cajun Culture $39.95
22 min. English. Teacher's Favorite..
A culture of French origin that predates the United States, yet remains a part of life in a section of Louisiana known as 'Acadia'.
EVN1949 Visitez Paris $19.95
19 min..
Visit the parisian monuments, museums, churches, parks, metro, shops & more.
EVN2010D MONT ST. MICHEL $29.95
24 min Librarian's Choice.
The history and architecture of this beautiful fortress are examined in detail.
EVN202 I Love Paris $19.95
Stroll along the Seine, stop at sidewalk cafe, visit ancient churches, ride the Metro, and you too will fall in love with the City of Lights.
EVN2127D CHRISTMAS IN QUEBEC $19.95
23 min. English.
Quebec's French legacy lives in the many Christmas customs that provide a European flavor to the holiday season.
EVN22 Apprenons l'Alphabet Francais $39.95
20 min..
The students will be introduced to each letter and its proper pronunciation while developing grammar skills and vocabulary.
EVN2200D Celebrating Bastille Day in Paris $19.95
16 min. Librarian's Choice. English.
Colorful parades, fireworks and much more, celebrate the storming of the Bastille and the start of the French Revolution.
EVN222 French Markets $19.95
10min.
French markets are essential ingredients in the lives of French citizens. Learn the important place their products and atmosphere hold in French culture.
EVN229 Nombres, Couleurs en Francais $39.95
22 min.
An introduction to numbers and colors, geared toward beginning French students.
EVN230 Les Parisiens $19.95
22 min.
Discover the work life and leisure of the inhabitants of Paris through entertaining scenes
EVN24 French Revolution $89.95
IN ENGLISH 46 min.
Explore the causes and results of the French Revolution in this two video set. Included is live footage from the 200th anniversary celebration.
EVN245 Noel a Paris $39.95
20 min.
Join Parisians as they welcome the Christmas and New Year holidays. Presented in simple French.
EVN247 Noel en France $19.95
10 min.
A beautiful video which will familiarize your students with French Christmas traditions. Librarian's Choice
EVN25 Noel au Quebec $19.95
27 min.
An introduction to the Quebec Christmas season, presented in simple French.
EVN252 Monuments of Paris $29.95
17 min Teacher's Favorite.
Join a tour of the most beautiful and memorable sites of Paris, in this easy to comprehend video.
EVN253 Les Monuments de Paris $29.95
The 'City of Light' reveals a treat in every corner. Come along on a guided tour of some of the city's most memorable sights. The French narration is easy to understand and after seeing the video, you'll be yearning to visit this capital city in person.
EVN254 Discovering France $29.95
75 min..
Journey though France and visit Brittany, Paris, Champagne, and Bordeaux.
EVN255D A LA PLAGE $19.95
11 min. French.
Visit the gorgeous beaches of France and learn vocabulary related to the seashore. Simply narrated, it will enhance listening skills.
EVN29 Passe Compose: Etre $39.95
13 min.
Learn about the 16 common verbs that use etre in the past tense.
EVN296D ANIMAUX DU MONDE $29.95
20 min. French.
The animals of the world will parade through this program to help beginning students improve their vocabularies.
EVN331 Basque Country $59.95
40 min.
The most ancient race of modern Europe has no country to claim as its own, yet remains strongly attached to its heritage. The Basques of France and Spain have a unique culture and a fascinating history.
EVN43 Le Marche $19.95
8 min.
A stroll through an open-air market will improve your students' basic French vocabulary and sentence structure, and increase their cultural knowledge. Librarian's Choice
EVN67 French Adjectives $59.95
21 min Teacher's Favorite.
This video explains the rules used when forming French adjectives, and numerous examples of how to use them. Footage was shot in France, thereby exposing students to the sights and sounds of French culture.
EVN70 Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler! $19.95
21 min..
Come along on a tour of the "Big Easy" during Mardi Gras. Learn about New Orleans' history and be dazzled by its unique cultural heritage.
EVN700 Art of Paris $39.95
20 min IN ENGLISH.
Since 1789, the Parisian art world underwent an evolution and developed the new styles: Romanticism, Realism, Cubism, Impressionism, Fauvism, and more
EVN73 Paris Je t'Aime $39.95
ISBN: 9781589501638 ISBN10: 1589501632.
20 min.
Explore the City of light and its delightful quartiers.
EVN74 Les Fables de La Fontaine $29.95
11 min. Teacher's Favorite.
Offered are a choice of easy to comprehend fables with beautiful illustrations which teach valuable life lessons.
EVN743D VIE D'UN CHIEN $39.95
24 min..
A charming look at canine life in France.
EVN745D A La Campagne $19.95
11 min French.
Discover the rural life in France, with its beautiful countryside, farms and villages and learn related vocabulary.
EVN747 Savoir et Connaitre $39.95
17 min.
The two "to know" verbs are easy to use once you understand the differences between them.
EVN82 All's Faire $59.95
34 min IN ENGLISH.
Learn the conjugation of this irregular verb while you enjoy scenes of French life.
EVN94 Imperfect Indicative: l'Imparfait $49.95
15 min.
Learn how to form the imperfect and use it in everyday conversation. Easy-to-understand explanations are accompanied by many examples and a quiz.
EVN943 Passe Compose of Regular Verbs $49.95
16 min Teacher's Favorite.
Learn how to conjugate the passe compose of regular verbs. Includes many examples and a quiz
EVN95 French Regular -IR Verbs $29.95
16 min.
Practical sentences will show you how regular IR verbs are conjugated. Have fun while increasing your fluency!
EVN953 French Regular -RE Verbs $29.95
14 min.
Enjoy glimpses of French life while learning more than 20 regular RE verbs.
EVN990D Les panneaux et les Affiches $19.95
21 min. Librarian's Choice.
Your student's reading comprehension skills will be put to the test in this video depicting every sign in France!
 
 Videos  | Popular Films

AMZ044 Le Chateau de ma mere / La Gloire de mon Pere $39.95
DVD, 200 Minutes, Rated G, Philippe Caubere, Nathalie Roussel, IN FRENCH.
The story takes place in nearby Marseille in southern France at the turn of the century. La Gloire de mon Pere: A fascinating recollection of a young boy's life in turn-of-the-century South of France. Le Chateau de ma mere: A boy continues his love affair with the wild country of southern France.
AMZ045 Marius et Jeannette $39.95
DVD, 105 Minutes, Unrated.
Jeannette first meets Marius when he catches her trying to steal paint from the grounds of the cement factory he was hired to guard. Although it’s a precarious beginning, the two quickly turn their initial attraction into a budding romance.
AMZ04X Romantics Anonymous (Les Émotis Anonymes) $32.95
2010, Director JP Améris, with Isabelle Carré and Benoît Poelvoorde. 75 min, PG 13..
This is the story of a very shy chocolate-maker who meets her soul mate when she gets a new job, unfortunately he too is shy. With the future of the business hanging in the balance, Angelique & Jean-Rene must overcome their limitations in this delectable comedy.
AMZ055 Ridicule $29.95
DVD, Rated R, 102 Minutes, Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Director - Patrice Lecont.
Beautifully produced satire of aristocratic society set in and around the court of Louis XVI shortly before the French Revolution. This movie is centered on a young engineer who uses his sharp wit to mix with Versailles' movers and shakers in order to get help for his sick countrymen.
AMZ065 La Veuve de Saint-Pierre $19.95
DVD, Rated R, 112 Minutes, Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil, Director - Patrice Lecon.
After being sentenced to death for a heinous murder in 19th-century French Canada, a man is forced to stay with a local army captain and his wife while awaiting the delivery of a guillotine.
AMZ085 La Vie et Rien d'autre $34.95
DVD, Rated PG, 135 Minutes, Philippe Noiret, Sabine Azéma, Director - Bertrand Tavern.
Major Delaplane has been commissioned by the French government to find a body to be buried under L'Arc de Triounph. It must be the body of a soldier not claimed by his family. Meanwhile Irene de Courtil, a lady form a wealthy family is looking for her husband's remains.
AMZ090 The Class - Entre Les Murs $14.95
DVD, 128 Minutes, Rated PG13, François Bégaudeau, Agame Malembo-Emene.
The film centers on a single school year, where teacher, Mr. Marin, attempts to reach some of his students the best way he knows how. He is sincere and earnest and yet the apathy around him has certainly tainted his actions. This is a film strictly about the public school system and the film brilliantly layers itself with questions that present a great debate for the audience. A very powerful movie .
AMZ092 Little White Lies (Les Petits Mouchoirs) $24.95
Director G. Canet, 2010, DVD, 154 min. PG-13.
A near-fatal accident leaves one friend in the hospital while the rest go on their annual vacation in the southwest of France. But they are about to make some unexpected discoveries about one another in this comedy-drama with M. Cotillard, J. Dujardin.
AMZ095 Le Dernier Metro $49.95
DVD, Unrated, 131 Minutes, Catherine Deneuve, Gerard Depardieu, Director - F. Truffaut.
Marion Steiner, manages the Theatre Montmarte in the stead of her Jewish husband, director Lucas Steiner. He has purportedly fled France, but is really hiding out in the basement of the theater. The one hope to save the Montmarte is a new play starring the dashing Bernard Granger.
AMZS4JI Night of Truth $34.95
2004, 100 mins, Not Rated.
The ruling Nayak and the opposition Bonandes, have finally embarked on a path to peace after a decade of atrocities. To commemorate the reconciliation, a celebratory feast is planned. All seems to go well, until suddenly the fragile peace is shattered by the distant sound of drums that signal impeding trouble. Will the night of truth bring understanding or revenge?
BT0040 Le Placard $24.95
DVD, 89 min., Directed by. F. Veber.
Pignon is about to lose his position, fortunately for him, his coworkers start a false rumor that is a closet homosexual. In order to be 'politically correct' the firm keeps him employed. A sensational farce starring Depardieu, Autueil and Lhermitte.
BT0425 Inch'Allah Dimanche $19.95
ISBN: 9786309275875 ISBN10: 6309275879.
2006, 98 mins. DVD NR.
Zouina is a woman who is torn from her home in Algeria. With her three children and her abrupt mother-in-law, she rejoins her husband in France. She begins to take secret excursions with her children on Sundays, the one day that her husband and mother-in-law are out of the house. Through these little adventures, she comes to terms with the difficulties of immigration, change, and adaptation to a new culture.
BT0811 The Accidental Hero $18.95
ISBN: 9781893410817 ISBN10: 1893410811.
A difficult teen copes with tumultuous life changes in this story from the celebrated French TV movie series 'The Rebel Years'. Maillard is inclined to angry outbursts that overcome his worried single mother. When one of their arguments leads to a horrible car accident, their lives are forever changed. The movie ties in the themes of identity, memory, and family.
BT1560 Amelie $19.95
ISBN: 9786306953745 ISBN10: 6306953744.
J.P. Jeunet, 2001, 122 mins. R.
Jeunet creates a world of color, movement and romance in a sensational film that charmed audiences around the world. Tautou is delightful as a fearless waitress/matchmaker resolved to help those around her find love and happiness. The movie was shot on location in Paris. Winner of the Cesar Award for Best Film, Director, Music and Production Design.
BT1755 Avenue Montaigne $39.95
ISBN: 9786311070543 ISBN10: 6311070545.
2006, 101 mins. DVD G.
Jessica is a beautiful young woman from the provinces who comes to Paris and lands a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne. Jessica's customers include some famous individuals. Precisely because Jessica doesn't know how celebrated these people are, her guileless and completely unintimidated engagement in their lives has a transforming effect on them and ultimately her.
BT4222 Lumumba $29.99
ISBN: 9786307314224 ISBN10: 6307314222.
Raoul Peck,, 2000, 115 mins, NR.
This enthralling drama depicts the true story of Patrice Emery Lumumba, the first leader of an independent Congo. The movie details how the U.S. government, through the CIA, conspired with Belgium to have Lumumba assassinated to protect business and Cold War power interests.
BT4651 Moliere $21.95
ISBN: 9781424872787 ISBN10: 1424872782.
2007, 115 mins. DVD PG-13.
Molière is rescued from debtor's prison by Monsieur Jourdain, a wealthy bourgeois, for his theatrical expertise to help him woo the beautiful Célimène, even as Molière falls in love with Elmire, Monsieur Jourdain's wife. It is from the heart of this tale, and from his passion for Elmire, that Molière the great dramatist is born.
BT5391 My Best Friend $26.95
ISBN: 9786311511213 ISBN10: 6311511215.
2006, 95 mins., DVD PG-13.
Catherine refuses to believe that her business partner the unlikeable François has a best friend so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a charming taxi driver to play the part. Nominated for two awards.
BT6839 La Vie en Rose $16.95
ISBN: 9786311589755 ISBN10: 6311589753.
2007 141 mins PG-13.
The immortal story of French singer Edith Piaf's rise from a childhood on the streets of Paris to a career as the highest paid entertainer in the world during her time and the 'Soul of Paris'. Marion Cotillard won the Academy Award in 2007 for Best Actress in this film, which features a number of Piaf's songs including La Vie en Rose, L'Eveil, and Mon Légionnaire.
BT7625 Joyeux Noel $34.95
ISBN: 9781424817627 ISBN10: 1424817625.
Written by: C Carion.
C , 2005, 116 mins, PG-13 , DVD.
View the true-life story of the spontaneous Christmas Martinique. A realistic look at colony life in the third Eve truce declared by Scottish, French and German world, seen through the eyes of an old woman who troops in the trenches of World War I. Enemies leave their weapons behind for one night as they band together in brotherhood and forget about the brutalities of war.
BT7684 Les Comperes $39.95
ISBN: 9786307527686 ISBN10: 6307527684.
1984, DVD, Color, Widescreen, PG, 88min.
Students 7th through 12th grades will laugh hysterically at the comical duo of Depardieu and Richard! When her 16 year old son runs away from their Paris home, Christine convinces two former lovers that they are the boy's father. Duped into a sense of responsibility, each man follows the boy's trail to Nice where along with finding their son, they also find manic days battling Riviera bikers and casino racketeers!
BT7838 Le Comte de Monte Cristo DVD $49.95
ISBN: 9781417200924 ISBN10: 1417200928.
1999, Color, French with English subtitles, 480 minutes..
France's foremost actor, Gérard Depardieu, leads an all-star international cast in this epic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic tale of love, intrigue, and revenge. Filmed on location throughout Europe, the award-winning, critically-acclaimed video holds the distinction of being the most-watched program in the history of French television.
FA0025 100% Arabica $29.95
ISBN: 9781565805415 ISBN10: 1565805410.
1997, 85 mins. DVD.
In this light-hearted musical comedy with a message, a North African pop group called Rap Oriental uses music to triumph over the bigotry and violence in 100% Arabica, the housing project on the outskirts of Paris that they call home.
FA2066 Black and White in Color $39.95
ISBN: 9780780026483 ISBN10: 0780026489.
1976, Color, French, German, and English with optional English Subtitles, 92', NR.
Winner of the 1976 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Black and White in Color is a satire based on racism, colonialism, and war. Set in the Ivory Coast during WWI, a group of French colonialists learn (too late) that they are at war with Germany and set off to destroy a German outpost. This special edition includes a bonus feature, The Sky Above, The Mud Below; the 1961 Academy-Award winning documentary produced by Arthur Cohn.
FA3234 The Dinner Game $19.95
ISBN: 9781588179036 ISBN10: 1588179036.
1998, French with English subtitles, 81 minutes.
A hilarious comedy by Francis Veber, director of Les Comperes, about two friends, a wealthy publisher and his equally rich friend, competing against each other to find the most obnoxious guest possible. At first the guest seems like to be the perfect fit. However, as the plot develops, the guest unwittingly destroys the publishers life. This is a fast and funny movie
FA645 Indochine $59.95
ISBN: 9786305730996 ISBN10: 6305730997.
1992, color, French with English subtitles, 160 minutes. Rated R.
Catherine Deneuve plays a plantation owner in Southeast Asia in the 1930s. She searches for her adopted Vietnamese daughter, who has fallen in love and become a revolutionary.
FA67865 Madame Bovary $34.95
ISBN: 9780792853862 ISBN10: 0792853865.
Written by: Claude Chabrol.
1991, PG-13, DVD.
The classic 19th century novel by Gustave Flaubert has been masterfully adapted to the screen by veteran filmmaker Claude Chabrol. Isabelle Huppert occupies the erotic title role of Emma Bovary, the unhappily married woman who wants more out of life. With Christophe Malavoy, Jean Yanne, Lucas Belvaux and Christiane Minazolli. In French with English / Spanish subtitles.
FA68692 Children of Paradise $39.95
Marcel Carne 190 min. French with English subtitles. Not Rated. (Collector's Edition).
Set in the 1840s, when pantomime and melodrama were at their height on Paris' famed theater street, the Boulevard du Crime, Marcel Carne's delicate yet elaborate portrait of the actors and thieves who made the Boulevard their home has all the passion, intelligence and authority of a truly great work of art.
FA700 Chocolat DVD $14.95
ISBN: 9780788827006 ISBN10: 0788827006.
2000, Color, French soundtrack, 121Min. PG-13.
Julia Binoche and Johnny Depp star in this movie about individuality, love and acceptance of differences. A single mother arrives with her daughter in a small, conservative French town where at first she is shunned but gradually endears herself to all
FA76494 The Chorus $19.99
ISBN: 9786309176936 ISBN10: 6309176935.
Christophe Barratier , 2004, PG, DVD.
Inspired by La Cage aux Rossignols, this film explores the uplifting effect that teachers can have on their students' lives. When an acclaimed orchestra conductor Pierre returns home to bury his mother, he finds his thoughts drifting to his childhood music instructor. Barratier's film captures scenes from childhood and adulthood with great grace, lyricism, and poignancy.
INT1390 La Grande Illusion $39.95
1937, B & W, French with English subtitles, 111 minutes.
One of Jean Renoirs masterpieces, this film tells of two French officers held in a German fortress during World War I. A story of friendship andcourage, the men creatively stage their escape over the Alps
INV0004 The Hedgehog / Le Herisson $31.95
Written by: M Achache.
2010, 100 min., Winner of 5 awards!.
Paloma is an 11-year-old, who has decided to kill herself on her twelfth birthday. In preparation, she documents her life and immediate circle, drawing biting and amusing observations on the world around her. Based on the book L’Elegance du Herisson.
INV789 Frisson des Collines DVD $23.95
2011, 103 mins., PG13.
In the summer of 1969, a 12 year old boy named Frisson wants nothing more than to see his idol, Jimi Hendrix, perform in person. With determionation on his side, he leaves his Quebec village on a mission to get to Woodstock.
INVKM Les Vacances du Petit Nicolas $29.95
L. Tirard, 2014, 97 mins, Color, DVD.
IV001 La Petite Maison Dans la Prairie - Noel a Plum Creek / Un Noel Inoubliable $24.95
100 Minutes, 2003, Color, Rated G.
The Wilders and Ingalls are getting together for Christmas. Snow starts to fall and soon they find themselves trapped by a snowstorm. To pass time, they reminisce about their shared experiences.
IV002 Monsieur Lazhar $29.95
2012, 94 Minutes, Color, Rated PG 13.
A moving and poignant story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher, and the 55-year old Algerian immigrant who offers his services as a substitute teacher and aids the process of collective healing.
JAN040 Diabolique $34.95
ISBN: 9780780021945 ISBN10: 0780021940.
1955, B&W, French with English subtitles, 107 minutes.
A taut suspense film by French director Henri Georges Clouzot that rivals Hitchcocks best. A cruel schoolmaster is murdered by his wife andmistress, or is he? With Simone Signoret
JAN914 Forbidden Games DVD $39.95
ISBN: 9786309805256 ISBN10: 6309805258.
1952, B&W, French with English subtitles, 102 minutes. Rated PG-13.
Winner of numerous awards, this startling antiwar film, directed by René Clément, is devastating without bloody battle scenes. Through the poignant story of an orphan girl (played by the young Brigitte Fossey) befriended by a peasant boy, we witness wars destruction of innocence
MZ0M4 Paris $19.95
Written by: C Klapisch.
2010, 130 Min., DVD, NR.
Paris is a lovely and moving film, full of offhand gestures and accidents that will linger in your memory. These are the stories of the middle class and bourgeois, immigrants and students, fashion models and homeless, and all the lovers and strangers whose paths could only cross and whose worlds are about to change forever in PARIS.
MZ0YWS Yeelen/Brightness $39.95
1987, 105 min, NOT RATED.
MZ10W Francofonia $39.95
87 Minutes, 2016, Color, NR.
MZ1PO Les Aventures Extraordinaires d'Adèle Blanc-Sec $39.95
Luc Besson, 2010, 103 Min, PG.
In Paris, it's panic stations! A 136 million-year old pterodactyl egg on a shelf in the natural history museum has mysteriously hatched, and the bird subjects the city to a reign of terror from the skies. But nothing fazes Adèle Blanc-Sec, whose adventures reveal many more extraordinary surprises. This extended cut version DVD features both the original French language and the official English dub. Subtitles are available in English.
MZ1Q59 My Afternoon with Margueritte $31.95
2009, 92 Min., Color, DVD, PG.
Nicolas leads a peaceful existence until he overhears his parents talking about another child. He panics, soon a little brother will be there and his parents will no longer have time to take care of him. Very charming and funny!
MZ2LE8 Coco avant Chanel $18.95
105 min, DVD, PG 13.
Before she became Coco, the world-famous fashion designer, Gabrielle Chanel (Audrey Tatou) struggled to make ends meet. The director present, a woman who wasn’t worldly or sophisticated, but who saw no reason why fashion or “style,” as she called it, should be complicated or uncomfortable. In transforming herself, Coco Chanel transformed an entire industry
MZ416 Beauty and the Beast $39.95
1976, Color, 93 Min., PG.
An excellent 2003 restoration of one of the all-time great movie fantasies where the true love of a beautiful woman restores a beast to the handsome young prince he was. It was the first feature film by Jean Cocteau. The haunting, surreal visuals (candelabra made of human hands) and a sensitive performance by Jean Marais as the Beast imbue the film with an indelible mythical power.
MZ4NZ Delicatessen $15.95
J-P Jeunet, DVD, Color, 99 min. R.
This strange black comedy takes place in a butcher shop and revolves around the people who live in the apartments above. Filled with eccentric characters, silly satire, and romance it was hailed as one of the most auspicious directorial debuts of the ‘90s.
MZ4OM Wasabi $12.95
ISBN: 9781404905122 ISBN10: 140490512X.
G. Krawczyk, 2003, DVD, 94 mins. Rated R for some violence..
WASABI is both an action movie and a comedy, it is a high-energy Dirty Harry in Japan. Jean Reno stars as a Paris cop with sledgehammer fists and a short temper. Promoted to sudden fatherhood when he 'inherits' a spunky Japanese daughter he never knew, he becomes her droopy guardian angel, protecting her from an army of Yakuza gangsters.
MZ4SM The Butterfly DVD $29.95
2004, 80 Minutes, DVD, PG.
When 8 year old Elsa and her often absent mother move into the apartment next to Julien, the persistent Elsa adopts him as her surrogate grandpa. But when Julien leaves for a week-long hiking trip he discovers an uninvited companion!
MZ4ZB Potiche $21.95
F. Ozon, 2011, Color, DVD, 103 min, NR..
When her husband is taken in hostage by his striking employees in 1977, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be an effective leader. Business and personal complications arrive in the form of her ex-lover (Depardieu).
MZ59Y Les Visiteurs 1 & 2 $25.95
2001, 88 Min., PG.
In 12th century France, Count Thibault must find a cure for his fiancee who is under an evil spell. He and his servant request the help of a local wizard, but the sorcery goes amiss and the pair is transported to 21st century Chicago, where they meet Thibault's conniving descendant. With their immeasurable values of honor and courage, they inflict hilarious havoc as they foil diabolical plots as they try to find their way back home.
MZ5NX Micmacs $28.95
J-P Jeunet, 104 Min., 2010, NR.
Hurt by a stray bullet, Bazil teams up with a bunch of eccentrics and ends up undertaking an impossible task to try and destroy the two largest arms manufacturers in France. Ingenious ideas, impossible retro gadgets, and an unwavering sense of justice. It is the underdogs battling heartless industrial giants with all the imagination and fantasy of Buster Keaton.
MZ78W Persepolis DVD $19.95
2007, DVD: 95 min, PG-13, black and white.
Winner of the Cannes Jury Prize 2007 The true story of a young girl living in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Equally personal and political, Persepolis is a unique coming-of-age tale which also tells the history and transformation of a country. Winner of the Cannes Jury Prize 2007.
MZ7Z9E Le Prenom $25.95
DVD, 2014, M. Delaporte, 104 min, NR.
Le Prenom is a delightful, funny and entertaining movie. A very humorous rendition of the debates over baby naming.
MZ9EY De Battre, Mon Coeur s'est Arrêté $19.95
2005, Color, 107 Minutes, NR.
The Beat That My Heart Skipped, is a haunting, psychological drama in which a man struggles to choose between his life as a sleazy real estate con man like his father or his desire to become a classical pianist in honor of his late virtuoso mother.
MZB006 Women on the 6th Floor $34.95
with Fabrice Luchini, Carmen Maura. 2012. Unrated. 104 min..
1960s Paris. An upper-class couple's world is turned upside-down when they hire a Spanish maid, Maria. Through Maria, the husband, is introduced to an alternative reality in the servants quarters on the sixth floor. He befriends a group of Spanish maids, who teach him there is more to life than money, and whose influence changes everyone's life.
MZB008 Une Vie de Chat/Cat in Paris $24.95
Director A. Gagnol, 2012, DVD, 70 min., PG.
This enjoyable animated adventure is perfect for both adults and children. It is a witty 'animated noir' with a jazzy soundtrack and a thrilling climax on top of Notre Dame cathedral. The colors and graphics are sophisticated and captivating, perfect for this offbeat & engaging story.
MZB05 Mozart's Sister $39.95
(+ Audio CD) with Marie Feret, Marc Barbe. 2011. Unrated. 120 min..
A re-created account of the life of Nannerl, Wolfgang's older sister and a musical prodigy in her own right. She was the featured performer until their father gave the spot to Wolfgang as he toured him to the royal courts. As Nannerl approaches marriageable age she is forbidden to play the violin and compose music. But, a friendship which blooms with the son and daughter of Louis XV which offers her ways to challenge the sexual and social order.
MZC19G Le Petit Nicolas $19.95
2009, 92 min. Color, DVD, PG.
Nicolas leads a peaceful existence until he overhears his parents talking about another child. He panics soon a little brother will be there and his parents will no longer have time to take care of him. Very charming and funny
MZC9FE Bienvenue Chez Les Ch’tis $21.99
106 min. 2009, DVD, PG 13.
Philippe Abrams lives in the quaint northern town of Salon-de-Provence with his perpetually depressed wife Julie. His bosses transfer him to Bergues in the frozen north. Expecting the worst, Philippe is surprised to find that the people of Bergues are delightful and friendly, especially postman, who becomes a good friend. Funny and warm the humor succeeds in revealing regional cultural differences very particular to the French.
MZE7W Etre et Avoir/ To Be and to Have $29.95
2002, 108 min, DVD, G.
A documentary portrait of a one-room school in rural France, where the students, 4 to 11 years old, are educated by a single dedicated teacher. A charming movie which is perfect for French classes.
MZEYY The Rocket $26.95
C. Binamé, dir, 2005, 124min, PG, Color.
The Rocket is the story of Maurice Richard's rise to fame in the NHL after having to overcome ordeal after ordeal as a second class French Canadian during the 1950's. Even non-hockey fans will enjoy the emotion and dedication that one man puts into his art and his dream.
MZK1A La Rafle / The Round Up $24.95
2013, Color, DVD, 124 min, NR.
On 7/16/42 French authorities carried out a raid of Jews in Paris, resulting in the arrest of more than 13,000 families. After spending several days in the Velodrome d'Hiver stadium in summer with little food or water, families were deported to internment camps and finally, to Auschwitz, never to be seen again.
MZK20 Incendies $46.95
2 Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo, 130 Minutes, 2011, Rated R.
At the reading of their mother's will, twins Jeanne and Simon are given instructions to locate the father they believed was dead and the brother neither knew existed. They travel to the Middle East, to piece together the story of the woman who brought them into the world only to make a shocking discovery.
MZN0MQ The Triplets of Belleville $15.95
DVD, color, 2003, Animated, French only, 107 min, PG13.
A bicyclist is kidnapped from the Tour de France by mysterious gangsters; his grandmother travels to the city of Belleville where she tracks him down with the help of a musical trio gone to seed, the Belleville Triplets. In this hand-drawn movie; every scene mixes the silent comedy of Jacques Tati and Buster Keaton--in which the world of objects subtly fights with living beings for mastery. Unique and mesmerizing.
MZQS0C The Diving Bell & The Butterfly $21.95
2007, 112 mins, PG13.
This is a dazzling and expansive movie about love, imagination, and the will to live. After a stroke, Bauby can only move his left eye and through that eye he learns to communicate, one letter at a time. With the help of his speech therapist and a stenographer Bauby writes his memoirs.
MZSPA Diplomacy $39.95
84 Minutes, 2014, Color, NR.
As the Allies march toward Paris in 1944, Hitler orders his commander in the city to destroy the capital's famous landmarks. In a tense negotion, the Swedish consul must convince him to disobey and spare the 'City of Light.'
MZT8F Intouchables $22.95
With François Cluzet and Omar Sy, 2012, R, DVD.
When Driss an ex-con from the projects is hired to take care of an eccentric French aristocrat named Philippe his new job quickly becomes an unpredictable adventure. Speeding a Maserati through Paris seducing women and paragliding over the Alps is just the beginning. As this unlikely duo overcome adversity of every flavor in this true story they also shatter their preconceptions of love life and each other. A funny and very touching movie.
MZWJA Le Chef $29.95
A veteran chef,Reno, faces off against his restaurant group’s new CEO. The CEO wants the restaurant to lose a star from its prestigious Michelin rating, in order to bring in a younger chef, Young, who specializes in molecular gastronomy. An entertaining and delicious competition.
ORN018 Jean De Florette/Manon Des Sources DVD $27.95
1987, color, French with English subtitles, 122 minutes.
Marcel Pagnols epic saga of deceit, surrounding a French farm family, and the struggle that eventually leads to their downfall. Gérard Depardieu stars as the ambitious humpback who inherits the apparently drought stricken farm, with Yves Montand as his scheming neighbor. Part II of the saga of Jean de Florette finds Manon, Jeans daughter, as a young woman fighting to expose the crimes against her family and avenge her fathers untimely death.
STK965 l'Auberge Espagnole $19.95
VY898 Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme $49.95
ISBN: 663340100047.
1958, color, French with English subtitles, 97 minutes.
Performed by the Comédie Française. A delightful combination of music, dance and song. Words and music from Molière and Jean-Baptiste Lully

 

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