Film Countries Archives: France

Marie’s Story

Marie’s Story tells the true tale of Marie Heurtins, born deaf and blind, who, with the help of compassionate nun Marguerite, shows the world what she is capable of learning.

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Forbidden Games

A timeless evocation of childhood innocence corrupted, René Clément’s Forbidden Games tells the story of a young girl orphaned by war and the farm boy she joins in a fantastical world of macabre play. At once mythical and heartbreakingly real, this unique film features astonishing performances by its child stars and was honored with a special foreign language film Academy Award in 1952.

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In this vibrantly animated odyssey, a young boy ventures outside the forbidden cliff walls of his secluded West African village in 1916 in search of his older brother.

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