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French News Round-up Posted by on Sep 14, 2021

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Keeping up with the news is a great way to expand your cultural knowledge and practice your vocabulary. This week we take a look at some of the latest headlines in a little French news round-up. French News Round-up It’s been a while since we’ve looked at what’s happening à la une des actualités françaises. The past…

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Powerful French Movie: “Hors-la-loi” (Outside the Law) Posted by on Sep 22, 2012

If you were looking to discover a new powerful French movie, then here is one strongly recommended for you to watch: It’s called “Hors-la-loi” (“Outside the Law.“) One film reviewer had this to say about it: “A tense, energetic historical drama on a grand scale — somewhere between Bertolucci and Michael Mann.” In the previous post…

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The Fabulous Destiny of (a “French Outlaw” from) Amélie Poulain Posted by on Sep 21, 2012

You may remember him as “Lucien, the grocer’s assitant” in the French romantic comedy “Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain” (“The Fabulous Destiny of Amelie Poulain.”)  You may have also seen him in “Indigènes” (translated as “Days of Glory” in English), by French-Algerian movie director Rachid Bouchareb. His name is Jamel Debbouze. He made a comeback in the sequel to “Indigènes“, directed by the same…

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