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The five most romantic French films of all time

No one makes romantic films like the French do - here are five of the best. And no, Amelie is not one of them. In the mood for a cosy movie night? Here are your best options, from the masters of French film (with English subtitles), Lost in Frenchlation. SPACE 1. Peau d'Âne (Once Upon a Time) by Jacques Demy, 1970 SPACE A musical fairy tale, starring Catherine Deneuve (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg) who is at her most beautiful in this film, and Jean Marais (Cocteau's Beauty and the Beast). Peau d'Âne is about a widowed king who insists that his......

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Why do the French have such ‘crazy’ and ‘sexy’ movie titles?

WE’VE COLLECTED 21 OF THE MOST BIZARRE, SEXIEST, AND CRAZIEST EXAMPLES OF WHEN THE FRENCH HAVE RENAMED ENGLISH MOVIE TITLES… IN ENGLISH. BUT WHY DO THEY DO IT? The French have a strange habit of changing English-language movie names to different English-language titles. So, for example, The Hangover became Very Bad Trip for its France release: Strange, sure. But far from the strangest. So Euro Trip, for example, became Sex Trip. In fact, we noticed that the French translation team seems to have an unusual affinity for the word "sex". Wild Things, meanwhile, became Sex Crimes. Sometimes the translators didn't even really......

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The Must-See French Films of the Millennium

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