Best award winning movies with talented director from France

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with talented director from France! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with talented director from France, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

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2019-09-18 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cinematic triumph
  2. Ranked #1 for
    compelling portrayal
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visual poetry

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2 Holy Spider (2022)

A journalist descends into the dark underbelly of the Iranian holy city of Mashhad as she investigates the serial killings of sex workers by the so called "Spider Killer", who believes he is cleansing the streets of sinners.

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2022-07-13 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Zar Amir Ebrahimi, Mehdi Bajestani

Rating

rating icon 7.263
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gifted actor
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most riveting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    brutal murder

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3 Les Misérables (2019)

Inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, Stéphane, a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris and Gwada, Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions between local gangs. When an arrest turns unexpectedly violent, the three officers must reckon with the aftermath and keep the neighborhood from spiraling out of control.

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2019-11-14 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti

Rating

rating icon 7.597
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly charging
  2. Ranked #1 for
    forceful
  3. Ranked #1 for
    new kid on the block

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4 Petite maman (2021)

After the death of her beloved grandmother, eight-year-old Nelly meets a strangely familiar girl her own age in the woods. Instantly forming a connection with this mysterious new friend, Nelly embarks on a fantastical journey of discovery which helps her come to terms with this newfound loss.

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2021-06-02 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    childhood
  2. Ranked #1 for
    minimalist style
  3. Ranked #1 for
    comforting

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5 Annette (2021)

The story of Henry, a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humour and Ann, a singer of international renown. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple, healthy, happy, and glamourous. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional destiny, will change their lives.

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2021-07-07 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard

Rating

rating icon 6.77
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    confusing
  2. Ranked #2 for
    baby doll
  3. Ranked #2 for
    rather plain

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6 Crimes of the Future (2022)

With his partner, a celebrity performance artist publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances. An investigator from the National Organ Registry obsessively tracks their movements, which is when a mysterious group is revealed... Their mission — to use the artist's notoriety to shed light on the next phase of human evolution.

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2022-05-25 | Science Fiction / Horror

Cast

Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux

Rating

rating icon 6.101
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    corporeal theme
  2. Ranked #1 for
    exhibitionist
  3. Ranked #2 for
    welcome return

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7 Ford v Ferrari (2019)

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

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2019-11-13 | Drama / Action

Cast

Christian Bale, Matt Damon

Rating

rating icon 8.005
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    spot-on acting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    pure adrenaline
  3. Ranked #1 for
    real winner

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8 Pinocchio (2019)

In this live-action adaptation of the beloved fairytale, old woodcarver Geppetto fashions a wooden puppet, Pinocchio, who magically comes to life. Pinocchio longs for adventure and is easily led astray, encountering magical beasts, fantastical spectacles, while making friends and foes along his journey. However, his dream is to become a real boy, which can only come true if he finally changes his ways.

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2019-12-19 | Drama / Family

Cast

Federico Ielapi, Roberto Benigni

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    reasonably faithful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    mischievous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fully engaging

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9 Happening (2021)

France, 1963. Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her social background disappearing. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she has to confront shame and pain, even if she must risk prison to do so.

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2021-11-04 | Drama

Cast

Anamaria Vartolomei, Kacey Mottet Klein

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    controversial topic
  2. Ranked #2 for
    unglamorous
  3. Ranked #4 for
    gore factor

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10 The Endless Trench (2019)

A small village in Huelva, Andalusia, Spain, 1936. Higinio and Rosa have been married only for a few months when the Civil War breaks out. Higinio, being afraid of possible reprisals from the rebel faction, decides to use a hole dug in his own house as a temporary hideout.

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2019-10-31 | Drama / History

Cast

Antonio de la Torre, Belén Cuesta

Rating

rating icon 6.859
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pacifism
  2. Ranked #1 for
    never-ending
  3. Ranked #2 for
    seemingly endless

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