French movies

13 Tzameti suspense thriller

13 Tzameti (2005) – a game of life and death

August 28, 2013

Last updated on June 20th, 2017 at 10:49 pm I had heard a lot about this suspense thriller 13 Tzameti for its sheer onscreen tension and emotion as a deadly gambling game for life that takes toll of one after other. Georgian filmmaker Gela Babluani teams up with his younger brother Georges Babluani, who plays the protagonist […]

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A Prophet (Un prophete) – a French prison thriller

June 3, 2013

Last updated on April 2nd, 2018 at 09:37 pm This French prison melodrama is one of the best I have seen in the last few years. I have had watched the popular TV series Prison Break, but A Prophet from the director Jacques Audiard is all the more engaging and thrilling in its own way. Released […]

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Mesrine (2008) – Killer Instinct / Public Enemy #1

October 28, 2012

Last updated on June 15th, 2017 at 11:05 am This French language crime drama portrays the real life tale of gangster Jacques Mesrine. Killer Instinct is the first part in a sturdy two-part series. Directed by Jean-François Richet, part of the story is based on the autobiographical book L’instinct de mort (Killer Instinct) by the gangster. […]

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