10 French Movies To Make Your Hot Summer Hotter
It's a hot summer, we can't deny. Our constant sweat mustache is a dead giveaway. Yet we couldn't say no to making it even hotter!
When on screen romances are the sizzle reel (see what we did here?) to our month of July - and our tan, the beach and rosé are the most important things in the world.
10 movies to inspire your summer lovin' and adventures in freedom:
Swimming Pool - François Ozon (2003)
When uptight British writer has trouble finding inspiration for her next novel, her publisher sends her to his French country home. Just as she gets accustomed to her new charmed life in Southern France, her peace and quiet is interrupted by the arrival of a girl who claims to be her publisher's daughter.
Keywords: torrid, suspense, charm | Trailer
One Deadly Summer | L'Été Meurtrier - Jean Becker (1983)
Éliane, a 20-year-old provocative beauty, moves to a village in Provence with her parents. Shortly after, she starts dating Pin-Pon, a shy mechanic who has grown obsessed with her. But Éliane has a darker reason for being here: avenge her mother from the three men who had brutally raped her twenty year earlier.
Keywords: revenge, sexy, suspense, hot hot hot madness | Trailer
A Burning Hot Summer | Un Été Brûlant - Philippe Garel (2011)
Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric, a movie star and a brooding painter engaged in a tempestuous relationship. Their once-happy and inspired marriage hits the rocks when Frédéric asks Paul and Élisabeth to move in with them and share their lavish lifestyle in Rome.
Keywords: Isabelle Adjani, art, jealousy, passion | Trailer
A Summer's Tale - Eric Rohmer (1996)
Gaspard, a young mathematician/musician, goes on holiday in Brittany before starting a new job. During these three weeks, he becomes attached to three women, all incredibly different, and has trouble choosing.
Keywords: charming, flirt, humorous | Trailer
An Impudent Girl | L'Éffrontée - Claude Miller (1985)
Charlotte is only thirteen but is ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship with him while teaching a young friend about the matters of life. Proving once again the French were never afraid of tackling taboo subjects.
Keywords: slapped, juvenile, teenager | Trailer
The Rendez-Vous Of Déjà-Vu | La Fille du 14 Juillet - Antonin Peretjatko (2013)
Hector tries to seduce his new crush Truquette during a shorter summer than usual, since the government decided to reduce the summer holidays by one month to offset the economic crisis.
Keywords: boobs, bare asses, quirky, summer crush | Trailer
The Swimming Pool | La Piscine - Jacques Deray (1969)
Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their summer holidays in a villa on the French Riviera. Marianne invites her former lover, Harry, and his teenage daughter Pénélope, to stay. Tension rises between them, especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope.
Keywords: seduction, jealousy, duel | Trailer
... And God Created Woman | Et Dieu Créa La Femme - Roger Vadim (1956)
In sunny St. Tropez, a young sexpot loves one brother but marries the other.
Keywords: Brigitte Bardot, Brigitte Bardot's legs, Brigitte Bardot dancing, St Tropez before it was cool
The Housekeeper | Une Femme de Ménage - Claude Berri (2002)
After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of Laura's company, and the annoyance of her intrusion in his new single life.
Keywords: new love, seduction, power | Trailer
Claire's Knee | Le Genou De Claire - Eric Rohmer (1970)
French diplomat Jérôme, while on a resort vacation, meets Claire, the teen-aged daughter of a friend. Though engaged to be married, Jérôme falls hopelessly in love, not with Claire but with Claire's knee.
Keywords: sex, obsession, fetish | Trailer