Arte France Cinéma Original Movies
Here we collected the best movies from ARTE France Cinéma in order of popularity
The Worlds of Philip K. Dick
The American cult writer, Philip K. Dick was responsible for some of the most iconic novels of the twentieth century. This documentary looks behind the famous author and examines his unique vision of ...
Anaïs is twelve and bears the weight of the world on her shoulders. She watches her older sister, Elena, whom she both loves and hates. Elena is fifteen and devilishly beautiful. Neither more futile, ...
The Great Journey
Reda, summoned to accompany his father on a pilgrimage to Mecca, complies reluctantly - as he preparing for his baccalaureat and, even more important, has a secret love relationship. The trip across E...
The person is Mrs. Mrs. The eccentric teacher is despised by her students and colleagues. She faints after being struck by lightning on a bad night. She doesn't feel the same when she wakes up. Will s...
Love Is All You Need
Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a wedding in a beautiful old Italian villa.
Dancer in the Dark
Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive ...
A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives disturbed because they are free of Jihadists determined to control their faith. The brief occupation of Timbuk...
Aydin, a retired actor, owns a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal and his sister Necla, who is coping with her recent divorce. During the winter, snow covers the ground and bore...
Playing 'In the Company of Men'
Power and corruption—and the men who rule with them—are ruthlessly scrutinized in this multilayered French work set in a shadow realm of arms dealers and blood ties. Part Shakespearean family tragedy,...
A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, s...
Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as a head bartender in a trendy London pub. On Wednesday afternoons a woman comes to his house and has sex with him. One day, Ja...
When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions - because of the accidental death of his own family -invest...
Battle in Heaven
Set in Mexico City, Carlos Reygadas's sexually explicit drama centers on a man in turmoil over his past actions. Chauffer Marcos feels compelled to reveal a dark secret to his boss's daughter, Ana, a ...
April and the Extraordinary World
France was asleep in the 19th century, governed by steam and Napoleon VI, where scientists disappeared mysteriously, and a girl went to search for her missing parents.
The Measure of a Man
At the age of 51 and after 20 months on unemployment, Thierry starts a new job that soon brings him face to face with a moral dilemma. How much is he willing to accept to keep his job?
Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas
In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, this pious, upstanding man raises an army...
Paris, France, 2001. Octave Parango, a young advertiser working at the Ross & Witchcraft advertising agency, lives a suicidal existence, ruled by cynicism, irresponsibility and debauchery. The obstacl...
A New Life
Seymour, a young American, arrives in a city in Eastern Europe. He's accompanied by Roscoe who has come to negotiate the buying and selling of men and women. Seymour encounters Melania, one of Boyan'...
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
Before Dawn charts the years of exile in the life of famous Jewish Austrian writer Stefan Zweig, his inner struggle for the "right attitude" towards the events in war torn Europe and his search for a ...
School of Babel
They just arrived in France. They are Irish, Serbs, Brazilians Tunisians, Chinese and Senegalese ... For a year, Julie Bertuccelli filmed talks, conflicts and joys of this group of students aged 11 to...
Christian, Ben and Jean-Marie are fighting for political change of power and free elections in their country, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. But the incumbent President refuses to relinquish po...
Miroir mon amour
The story starts where the tale ends: Snow White wakes up to the age of sexuality and discovers a world where the dwarves have become tall, and her Prince Charming is deprived of charisma. And, most t...
Dom Juan & Sganarelle
Woman hero Dom Juan lives a life full of excesses and love affairs. When he seduces the nun Elvire, but shows no interest in her a short time later, he gets to deal with her vengeful brothers. Dom Jua...
After a perverted impulse drives them to kill, Alice and her boyfriend, Luc, drag the corpse into the woods, only to find themselves hopelessly lost. With no hope of being found, they chance upon a di...
Ava Gardner, the Gipsy of Hollywood
At the height of her fame in 1954, actress Ava Gardner transplanted herself from Hollywood to the country of Spain. As she lovingly stated in her autobiography, “I don’t know if it was the climate, th...
Zhenya and Boris are going through a divorce that is marked by resentment, frustration, and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, ...
Costi leads a peaceful life. At night he likes to read his 6-year-old son stories, to help him sleep. Their favourite is Robin Hood. Costi sees himself as the hero - righter of wrongs and defender of ...
A French family moves to a new neighborhood with during the summer holidays. The story follows a 10-year-old gender non-conforming child, Laure, who experiments with their gender presentation, adoptin...
La Chambre des magiciennes
Claire Weygand, a thirty-year-old young woman who is about to defend her anthropology thesis, unfortunately not only feels bad but even worse and worse with each passing day. The migraine attacks she ...
Tarzan is the super hero who never goes out of style. He was raised by apes in the African jungle and found his true love, Jane. He is entertaining and accessible by swinging through trees. The film t...
Based on a novel by Jean-Claude Izzo, this melancholic movie focuses on three sailors being the last remaining crew members on their ship which is aground in the harbor of Marseille. After the owner h...
At a wake one night in 1945, a group of aged women recall the life of one of their number. Sixty years before, Thérèse was barely 20 years old when she eloped with her boyfriend, Firmin, a blacksmith,...
Young dancers gather in a remote and empty school building to rehearse on a cold and wintry night. The all-night celebration turns into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn that their sangria is ...