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TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand - Playing this month

TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand - Playing this month

SIFF's French Cinema Now continues!

Scroll down to see November's lineup: Tribute to Lino Ventura

TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand is proud to offer a selection of films from the 2017 Seattle International Film Festival's French Cinema Now! Don't miss these recent releases! Tune in to TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand to enjoy this year's festival.

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In November: TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand honors Italian-born actor Lino Ventura, best known for his work in French cinema. Continue scrolling for more information on November's lineup of films.

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SIFF's lineup

Chouf (TV-PG)

Directed by Karim Dridi

Genre: Crime, Drama 2016

Official selection of SIFF French Cinema Now. Chouf: Means "look” in Arabic, but it is also the name and role of the watchmen in the drug cartels of Marseille. 

La mécanique de l'ombre (TV-PG)

Genre: Drama, 2016

Official selection of SIFF French Cinema Now. Unemployed and nearly broke, Duval accepts a job offer from a mysterious employer who wants him to transcribe tapped telephone calls.

Ouvert la nuit (TV-PG)

Directed by Edouard Baer

Genre: Comedy, 2016

Official selection of SIFF French Cinema Now. Luigi has one night to save his theater. One night in which to find a monkey capable of treading the boards and recovering the esteem of his Japanese director.

Orpheline (TV-PG)

Directed by Arnaud des Pallières

Genre: drama, 2016

Official selection of SIFF French Cinema Now. Using four different actresses to portray an enigmatic woman, director Arnaud des Pallières reveals the roots of the isolation that drives her desperate quest for freedom.

Paris la blanche (TV-PG)

Directed by Lidia Terki

Genre: drama, 2016

Official selection of SIFF French Cinema Now. Lacking news from her husband Nour, seventy-year-old Rekia, leaves Algeria for the first time in order to bring him back to the village.

Des plans sur la comète (TV-PG)

Directed by Guilhem Amesland

Genre: Romantic comedy, 2016

Official selection of SIFF French Cinema Now. Michel and Franck, two handyman and schemer brothers, arrive in a town for new work on a building site and new seduction possibilities.

En amont du fleuve (TV-PG)

Directed by Jihane Chouaib

Genre: drama, 2016

Official selection of SIFF French Cinema Now. When their long-lost father dies in Croatia under mysterious circumstances, strangers Homer and Joé discover that they are step-brothers. 

Now playing in November!

Douze heures d'horloge (TV-PG)

Directed by Geza Radvanyi

Genre: drama, 1959 - French

Three escaped convicts must race against the clock to find money and fake papers before the boat that is taking them out of the country departs. 

Les lions sont lachés (TV-PG)

Directed by Henri Verneuil

Genre: drama, 1961 - French, English subtitles

After divorcing her boring husband in Bordeaux, Albertine arrives in Paris for a fresh start, but she soon finds herself torn between two new lovers.

L'étrange Monsieur Steve (TV-PG)

Directed by Raymond Bailly

Genre: thriller, 1957 - French, English subtitles

Georges, a low-level bank clerk, partners with the mysterious monsieur Steve for a chance to get rich, but Georges knows there must be a catch.

Le silencieux (TV-PG)

Directed by Claude Pinoteau

Genre: thriller, 1973 - French, English subtitles

Georges, a low-level bank clerk, partners with the mysterious monsieur Steve for a chance to get rich, but Georges knows there must be a catch.

Le chemin des écoliers (TV-PG)

Directed by Robert Enrico

Genre: drama, 1959 - French, English subtitles

In German occupied Paris, 17-year-old Antoine takes after his war-profiteering father and turns to the black market to fund his mistress’s lavish tastes.

La septième cible (TV-PG)

Directed by Claude Pinoteau

Genre: thriller, 1984 - French

When Bastien Grimaldy, a former reporter turned writer, discovers he is at the center of a sinister plot, he decides to conduct his own investigation. 

Un témoin dans la ville (TV-PG)

Directed by Édouard Molinaro

Genre: thriller, 1959 - French

After Pierre Verdier is acquitted for killing his mistress Jeanne Ancelin, Jeanne’s husband sets out to avenge his wife’s death. 

Adieu poulet (TV-PG)

Directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre

Genre: thriller, 1975 - French

When a police officer and campaign volunteer are killed during a political scuffle, two detectives set out to determine if theses deaths were actually murders.  

Qui m'aime me suive (TV-PG)

Directed by Benoît Cohen

Genre: comedy, 2006 - French, English subtitles

Maxime, a successful doctor, grows bored with his comfortable life and decides to give up everything to start a rock band.
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