Apart from its strong indigenous film tradition, France has also been a gathering spot for artists from across Europe and the world. For this reason, French cinema is sometimes intertwined with the cinema of foreign nations. Directors from nations such as Poland (Krzysztof Kieślowski), Austria (Michael Haneke), Spain (Luis Bunuel) and Denmark (Carl Th. Dreyer) are prominent in the ranks of French cinema.
With a cinema of such rich film culture and tradition, we have to extend the list to 40 films to cover all the important works from French cinema. If you are interested in French films, don’t miss any of them.
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