The Thinking Man's Guide to 31 Best French Films on DVD

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Criterion Collection: Adventures of Antoine Doine [DVD] [1960] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
1.  Criterion Collection: Adventures of Antoine Doine [DVD] [1960] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Jean-Pierre Léaud
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  "François Truffaut is the best director ever. These films are autobiographical with 400 Blows his masterpiece about childhood. The actor Jean-Pierre Léaud starts as a 14 y.o. and ages with the series"
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Breathless [DVD] [1960] [US Import]
2.  Breathless [DVD] [1960] [US Import] DVD ~ Jean-Paul Belmondo
The list author says:
  "Jean-Luc Godard and Truffaut (400 Blows) were The New Wave. This is a true film noire with Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg giving great performances. Very Parisien."
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Criterion Collection: Children of Paradise [DVD] [1944] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
3.  Criterion Collection: Children of Paradise [DVD] [1944] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Arletty
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Au Revoir Les Enfants   (DVD) (Subtitled)
4.  Au Revoir Les Enfants (DVD) (Subtitled) DVD ~ Gaspard Manesse
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Tirez Sur Le Pianiste (aka Shoot The Piano Player) (aka Shoot The Piano Player) (Subtitled) (DVD)   [1960]
5.  Tirez Sur Le Pianiste (aka Shoot The Piano Player) (aka Shoot The Piano Player) (Subtitled) (DVD) [1960] DVD ~ Charles Aznavour
The list author says:
  "Truffaut again doing film noire with the singer Charlie Aznavour giving a great acting performance."
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Jules Et Jim [DVD]
6.  Jules Et Jim [DVD] DVD ~ Jeanne Moreau
The list author says:
  "Truffaut's love triangle. Jeanne Moreau is amazing. Beautiful film."
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Criterion Collection: Band of Outsiders [DVD] [1964] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
7.  Criterion Collection: Band of Outsiders [DVD] [1964] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Anna Karina
The list author says:
  "Godard's homage to his lover, the beautiful Anna Karina."
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Woman Next Door [DVD] [1982] [US Import] [NTSC]
8.  Woman Next Door [DVD] [1982] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Gérard Depardieu
The list author says:
  "Truffaut's love tragedy. Fanny Ardant is remarkably beautiful. Truffaut and Ardant were married but he died young in 1984."
£64.82   Used & New from: £7.99
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L'Atalante [DVD] [1934] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
9.  L'Atalante [DVD] [1934] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Dita Parlo
£80.95   Used & New from: £24.55
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Rififi [1954] [DVD]
10.  Rififi [1954] [DVD] DVD ~ Jean Servais
£7.69   Used & New from: £2.82
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Mr Hulot's Holiday (Les Vacances De M.Hulot) [VHS] [1953]
11.  Mr Hulot's Holiday (Les Vacances De M.Hulot) [VHS] [1953] VHS Jacques Tati
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  "VHS - DVD available from Criterion"
Used & New from: £7.70
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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Mon Oncle [VHS] [1958]
12.  Mon Oncle [VHS] [1958] VHS Jacques Tati
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  "VHS - DVD available from Criterion"
Used & New from: £3.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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La Règle du jeu [1939] [DVD]
13.  La Règle du jeu [1939] [DVD] DVD ~ Marcel Dalio
£7.83   Used & New from: £5.64
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Wages Of Fear [DVD] [1955]
14.  Wages Of Fear [DVD] [1955] DVD ~ Yves Montand
£9.43   Used & New from: £6.90
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Three Colours: Red [DVD] [1994]
15.  Three Colours: Red [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ Irène Jacob
£6.99   Used & New from: £2.67
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Three Colours: Blue [DVD] [1993]
16.  Three Colours: Blue [DVD] [1993] DVD ~ Juliette Binoche
£6.96   Used & New from: £0.15
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Indochine [1991] [DVD] [1993]
17.  Indochine [1991] [DVD] [1993] DVD ~ Catherine Deneuve
£15.98   Used & New from: £2.03
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

La Reine Margot [DVD] [1995]
18.  La Reine Margot [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Isabelle Adjani
£6.10   Used & New from: £4.05
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Madame Bovary [1991] [DVD] [1993]
19.  Madame Bovary [1991] [DVD] [1993] DVD ~ Isabelle Huppert
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Criterion Collection: Joan of Arc [DVD] [1928] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
20.  Criterion Collection: Joan of Arc [DVD] [1928] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Renée Maria Falconetti
£17.08
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Camille Claudel (Ws Sub) [DVD] [1989] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
21.  Camille Claudel (Ws Sub) [DVD] [1989] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Isabelle Adjani
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La Belle Et La Bete [1946] [DVD]
22.  La Belle Et La Bete [1946] [DVD] DVD ~ Jean Marais
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Belle De Jour [DVD] [1967] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
23.  Belle De Jour [DVD] [1967] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Catherine Deneuve
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The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg [DVD] [1964]
24.  The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg [DVD] [1964] DVD ~ Catherine Deneuve
Used & New from: £7.18
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

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Three Colours: White [DVD] [1994]
25.  Three Colours: White [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ Zbigniew Zamachowski
£7.00   Used & New from: £0.27
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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