We look at lots of films in our French lessons – either French-made films or English-language films which we can get hold of with a French soundtrack and English subtitles.
On this page you will find lots of links and resources to help you to understand those films.
Allociné – everything about everything to do with French cinema.
French Nouvelle Vague – about this film movement
Entre les murs – la Classe
- IMDB listing & information for the film
- Film Education – lots of information and ideas to help you to look at this film.
- Wikipedia entry (in French) for the film.
- TV5 resources about the film
- TV5 film clips for Entre les Murs
- TV5 fiche pédagogique – Entre les Murs
- Entre Les Murs film resource – from Tyneside cinema
- Entre les Murs – Resource in English to use whilst watching the film (from TES)
- Atelier – Entre les Murs – ppt for teachers about the film.
- Entre les murs – avant de regarder – a pre-watching resource – a composite I’ve made from lots of others.
If you get to the end of key stage 3 and haven’t seen this film, you need to improve your attendance! French teachers (especially this one) like this film!
- IMDB listing and information for the film.
- Wikipedia listing (in French) for the film
- Les Choristes Film Education resource – lots of information and ideas for the film – English language resource
- Les Choristes Film education resource – french – information and ideas – French language resource
- NGfL resource – lots of exercises and language work
- Fiche Cinéma – Les Choristes
Les Triplettes de Belleville
- Les Triplettes de Belleville – film resource workbook.
- GCSE Ratatouille film resource workbook 2014 version – it’s not a French film, I know, but it is set in France, so it’s nearly there! Updated for the latest version that we’re using in class.
- Ratatouille – master presentation 2014 – this is the presentation that goes with the workbook: slide numbers are in the workbook.
This is a phenomenal film, but one you are unlikely (with us at least) to see unless you study A level French.
- Bande-annonce – La Haine – film trailer
- Wikipedia entry – in French
- Comme au Cinéma – film information
- La Haine – Film Education Resource in English.
- La Haine Français – Film Education Resource in French
- La Haine – Cornerhouse Study Guide – Resource in French
Le Grand Voyage
Completely overlooked film on the A level specification. We look at this film in year 10 when we are studying the theme of Voyages et Vacances
- Le grand voyage – film resource – put together from various resources.
- paragraph starters for group writing