La tourneuse de pages (2006)

A talented young girl, Mélanie Prouvost (François) attends a try out in order to get into the Consevatory. She is a very talented piano player, but during the entry exam, she gets distracted by one of the judges, Ariane Fouchécourt (Catherine Frot) – an accomplished concert player, who give out an authograph to an admirer during her exam.

Rentrée des classes (1956)

A French short movie (his second)by Jacques Rozier . Beginning of the school year in a small town in the south of France. The boy needs to finish his vacation home work, and seeks out the help of an old man, who of course gets most questions wrong (the old man will be summoned by the…

Zéro de conduite (1933)

Zéro de conduite is a French movie by Jean Vigo. Summer vacation comes to an end and kids need to return to boarding school, a place without much joy and where the teachers don’t need much to punish you. Or, as the title indicates, give you a zero for bad behaviour. 4 among them decide to…

Vivre sa vie (1962) – To live one’s life

I recently saw a movie by Godard (on front row of the Nouvelle Vague – a movement in cinema that brought forth a drastic change) called Vivre sa vie. I found this to be a superb movie. I am pretty much positive about any movie I write about here (bloggers prerogative), but I don’t think I…