February ... and a very different
type of film indeed. Here's Madonna in A la
February A nice programme here on
the French dream of motoring .. Conduire un
February Liven up your Sunday dinner
with some rutabaga .. or perhaps some pâtisson.
Here's a man who grows them in Légumes
February From traditional vegetables
to gritty British police drama. Here is an episode of the French version
of DCI Banks, called Beau Monstre.
February I need to inject a little
culture here, so here is an extract from a little series on Arte Télévision
called Grand Art.
February Toute l'histoire gave us a
nice programme on Espions,
du mythe à la réalité.
February French isn't just Victor
Hugo and Molière. It
is also ... Jean-Marie Bigard.
February And by dint of sheer
persistence, it seems our friends are developing a nice line in off-beat humour.
Have a look at Fais pas ci, fais pas
February Here is a very great French
actor indeed : Jean-Louis Barrault.
An 'extra' of the sort that makes anglosaxons giggle
unsympathetically. No-one in France was laughing, though.
The celebrated letter of Morry Taylor
A very welcome present in the mailbag this week was a clip from
Le meilleur de Florence Foresti, a real
nostalgia trip for me, because originally transmitted in 2005, when I had just
started to try to understand spoken French. Incidentally, if you have a
French video clip from TV or Internet, and you would like me to subtitle it...
don't hesitate to send it along.
February And a classic film from
1954. Le crime presque parfait is the uninspired French title for
Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder
We dive into March with a classic bit of French comedy. Louis de Funès
in Le Tatoué
My favourite of all great French comics is Pierre
Desproges. Another five minutes from his stage show
Here's your chance to learn all about what actually goes into a beef lasagne.
Viande de cheval !
Two excellent young stand-up comics here, from Le
meilleur des Stars du Rire
A clip from a super film - Shutter Island.
of events in my personal life I won't have time to make daily posts in the
immediate future. However, the two sites offer between them 60Gbytes of
audio and video - you should find plenty to amuse and instruct.
courage les amis !
The last four clips posted, in .avi format. If you want one
added, just drop me a message
AVI format files