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15 incredibly beautiful films that you can admire endlessly


France is almost all associated with fashion, beauty, charm, coquetry. Films 100% reflect these ideas, bringing people to a world where heroes love to dress smartly, dream and fall in love. Love, served in the light frame of coquetry and grace - this is the motto of French films. Feel France at home!

French films would not have been so popular if they had not produced a whole galaxy of sex symbols, which had become role models. This group includes films with the participation of the most famous, stunning and supersexual celebrities - Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve, Alain Delon. And although the years have passed since the peak of their career, films with them do not become obsolete, and their amazing appearance still appeals to the envy of many and attempts to emulate.

The second and very extensive group of French films is dedicated to love, passion, romance, flirt. So, love reigns here in all facets of its manifestation. The French would not be French without love, this is their main feature, and they will tell you how they see love, feel it, suffer from it and then. Only having cured a broken heart, they want to plunge into this magical feeling again.

The third group of films on the topic of history, war. France has a rich historical and cultural heritage. The history of this country has already had many peaceful periods. Wars, revolutions made France shudder not only France itself, but the whole of Europe, which was greatly influenced by the events in France.

1. Train to Darjeeling

  • Drama, comedy, adventure.
  • United States, 2007.
  • Duration: 92 min.
  • IMDb: 7.2.

Any of the Wes Anderson films could be in this collection, but we will recommend this one to you - very warm, summery and inspiring to travel. Perfect symmetry, rich color palette and well-developed details - there are all the components that make Anderson's films so recognizable.

This is a story about three brothers who have not spoken to each other for a whole year now. In order to strengthen weakened family ties and restore relationships, the elder brother invites everyone to an incredible trip to colorful India in search of spiritual enlightenment. All this time, the brothers quarrel, reconcile and remember the past.

The films “Hotel Grand Budapest”, “The Kingdom of the Full Moon”, “Matchless Mr. Fox” and “Aquatic Life” are also recommended for viewing.

2. Foam days

  • Fantasy, romance, drama.
  • France, Belgium, 2013.
  • Duration: 125 min.
  • IMDb: 6.5.

This fascinating film by Michel Gondry based on the novel by the French writer Boris Viana. This is one of those rare cases where the film is not worse, and even something better than a book.

An amazing, touching and incredibly sad love story of the Knee, which lacks simple human happiness, and Chloe - a girl, in whose lungs the water-lily grows. Heroes fall in love, fly on dates on pink clouds, play an alcohol piano and enjoy the sun, which settled right on the ceiling of their apartment.

Gondry, in addition to the unique visual style, has one more thing: he is a true master of inventing all sorts of unusual things. Why are there only a machine for erasing the memory in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, a car bed from Pecan Pie, or charming hand-made decorations from Science of Sleep. However, in Pena Days, the director surpasses himself. See for yourself, it is worth seeing.

3. Mirror mask

  • Fantasy, adventure.
  • United States, United Kingdom, 2005.
  • Duration: 101 min.
  • IMDb: 7.0.

The self-titled adaptation of the surreal story by Neil Gaiman, which literally draws the audience into its strange and bizarre world. In many ways, this aftertaste remains because of the incredibly phantasmagoric characters: there are sphinx cats eating books, air fish, robots, watches, mysterious spider eyes and rotating giants. And also - beautiful masks, just like at the Venetian carnivals. If the paintings of Salvador Dali suddenly became a film, then definitely this.

The plot of the film is this: Helen’s bizarre fantasies, the daughter of circus performers, who cannot find harmony with themselves and the world around them, suddenly become a reality. The world of Light and Darkness, invented by a girl, is suspiciously similar to her real life. To save her seriously ill mother, Helen is forced to solve many mysteries and defeat the Dark Queen.

4. Crimson Peak

  • Horror, fantasy, thriller, drama.
  • USA, Canada, 2015.
  • Duration: 120 min.
  • IMDb: 6.6.

“Crimson Peak is my most beautiful film,” says director Guillermo del Toro. And this is actually the case. The costumes of the characters look so stylish, as if taken from some photo shoot for Vogue magazine, and the scenery seemed to have been transferred from some old aristocratic manor. Each frame is beautiful, precisely verified and brought to perfection.

The film was created according to all the canons of the Gothic melodrama: there are ghosts, an old mansion, and the frightening presence of some terrible secret. Edith, who without memory is in love with her fiance Thomas, throws everything and moves to him on the estate, about which evil fame goes. Frightening rustles, incomprehensible prohibitions and strange visions push the girl to the idea that the locals are not in vain shun her new home.

Also, Guillermo del Toro has another fascinatingly beautiful painting “The Labyrinth of the Faun”, which is also worth seeing.

5. Outland

  • Fantasy, drama, comedy, adventure.
  • USA, South Africa, India, 2006.
  • Duration: 117 min.
  • IMDb: 7.9.

Indian director Tarsem Singh, though not very well known, but without his "Outland" rarely does any compilation of beautiful films. The picture itself was shot in 26 different parts of the world with minimal use of special effects.

The stuntman Roy, who got into the hospital after an unsuccessfully executed stunt, dreams of committing suicide. In the hospital, he meets another patient - a little girl Alexandria, for whom she begins to compose a fabulous story about five brave heroes traveling the world in search of a cunning villain.

6. La La Land

  • Musical, drama, romance, comedy.
  • USA, Hong Kong, 2016.
  • Duration: 128 min.
  • IMDb: 8.2.

It’s not for nothing that this bright and magical musical was nominated in 14 nominations at the 89th Academy Awards. The visual component of the film is fascinating, and lovers of the classics will easily find in it a lot of references to old Hollywood tapes.

To the impossibility of the romantic love story of a talented pianist who dreams of opening his own jazz club, and a young girl who is trying hard to become an actress. At first, it seems to be in love that they will be together forever, but life and the sudden success that has fallen on its head make their adjustments to their uneasy relationship.

  • Drama, romance.
  • United Kingdom, United States, Australia, 2015.
  • Duration: 118 min.
  • IMDb: 7.2.

The screen version of the acclaimed novel by Patricia Highsmith "The Price of Salt", shot with incredible taste. Vintage outfits, stunning architecture, the atmosphere of the pre-New York and impeccable stylization of the 50s - this is a real visual feast.

The story of a friendship that arose between a young saleswoman Terez and a wealthy lady Carol and gradually grew into something more.

8. The tree of life

  • Fantasy, drama.
  • USA, 2010.
  • Duration: 139 minutes
  • IMDb: 6.8.

Atmospheric and beautiful film writer and director Terrence Malick, the idea that he had been thinking about for almost 30 years.

A film about the eternal problems of fathers and children, questions of the universe and the most important aspects of life. This is the story of an ordinary American family, in which parents hold completely opposite views on raising their child Jack. When he grows up a bit and faces a harsh reality, problems from childhood make themselves felt.

9. The Great Gatsby

  • Drama, romance.
  • USA, Australia, 2013.
  • Duration: 143 minutes
  • IMDb: 7.3.

Dazzling, elegant and sparkling screen version of the novel by the American writer Francis Scott Fitzgerald. If you want to plunge into the atmosphere of crazy and luxurious parties of the 20s of the last century, then be sure to pay attention to this film.

The fateful meeting of the young writer Nick Carraway and the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby becomes the starting point for the start of the development of amazing events that affected a huge number of people associated with them. This is a sad, but plausible and instructive love story, which then want to review more than once.

10. The Incredible Life of Walter Mitty

  • Adventure, romance, drama.
  • United States, United Kingdom, 2013.
  • Duration: 114 min.
  • IMDb: 7.3.

Attention: after this film, the desire to leave everything and go all the way around picturesque Iceland is strengthened a hundred times! We recommend to look right before the holiday or in the event that you are pretty tired of the usual view outside the window.

Walter Mitty - an ordinary office worker, who is not very respected and appreciated by colleagues. He is modest, a little clamped, completely invisible and constantly hovers somewhere in the clouds. But one day something happens that is so important that Walter decides to completely change his life and embarks on a journey full of dangers in an incredibly beautiful Iceland.

11. Only lovers will survive

  • Fantasy, thriller, drama.
  • Germany, United Kingdom, France, 2013.
  • Duration: 118 min.
  • IMDb: 7.3.

Refined film with a mysterious atmosphere and incredibly beautiful actors.

According to Jim Jarmusch, this is a “crypto-vampire love story”, filmed according to his own script. Adam is a talented musician who doesn’t really like to leave the house. Eva - his wife, adoring poetry. They are not ordinary people, but the real vampires to whom one day they stop supplying blood.

12. Neon demon

  • Horror, thriller.
  • France, Denmark, USA, 2016.
  • Duration: 118 min.
  • IMDb: 6.3.

This is a beautiful, but not the most pleasant and rather cruel film. He does not like those who believe that the movie should be shot only about the good. But it will appeal to those who are ready for shock and provocation. The film is stylishly filmed and looks like pictures of glossy magazines.

Provincial Jessie, who has been dreaming of becoming a supermodel since childhood, immediately after graduation goes to Los Angeles to make the dream come true. After a while she succeeds in this, but she does not even suspect how tough the model business is and how strong the envy of the competitors are.

13. Long live Caesar!

  • Comedy, detective.
  • UK, USA, Japan, 2016.
  • Duration: 106 min.
  • IMDb: 6.3.

This film is doubly good: firstly, it is a comedy from the incomparable Coen brothers, secondly, this comedy also pleases the eye. Artists and screenwriters incredibly accurately recreate the atmosphere of a Hollywood film studio of the 30s – 50s of the 20th century in all its glory.

At the Capital Pictures studio an important event: they are shooting a film that has every chance of becoming a sensation and the main premiere of the year. In the midst of filming, a strange thing happens: no one knows where the actor who plays the main role disappears. After some time, it becomes clear that he was taken hostage by the mysterious organization “Future”, which demands a ransom.

14. Mad Max: Fury Road

  • Action, fantasy, adventure.
  • Australia, USA, 2015.
  • Duration: 120 min.
  • IMDb: 8.1.

Desert landscapes, memorable stunts, a real fleet of unusual cars and impressive special effects make this picture one of the best about the post-apocalypse.

The cult film about the adventures of Max Rokatanski, wandering on a scorched planet all alone. The mercenaries from the Citadel manage to capture him in captivity, from which he is trying with all his might to escape.

15. Dear Francis

  • Drama, romance, comedy.
  • USA, Brazil, 2012.
  • Duration: 86 min.
  • IMDb: 7.4.

Stylish black and white comedy by Noah Baumbach. The film is very rich, original and emotional, despite the lack of color. If right now you do not have enough lightness and carelessness, then we recommend it for viewing.

Frances Halladay is a young resident of New York who really wants to become a dancer, but has absolutely no abilities. However, this does not interfere with it, because the main thing is to believe in one’s own strength and not to give up on our plans.

If we suddenly missed something, leave in the comments the names of those films that you think you would deserve to be in this selection.