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The 100 best French movies ever- Part 2

On hearing “Je ne regrette rien” for the first time, had Edith Piaf exclaim, “You’re marvelous! This is exactly what I’ve been waiting for! It’s incredible! It’s me! That’s my life, it’s me.”

  So, continuing with our list of best French movies from last week, here are our recommendations –Take 2. Get your popcorn ready! 1. The City of Lost Children (1995) La Cité des enfants perdus A movie that began winning a...

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Stereotypically French!…Not our type!

“I am a rare species, not a stereotype.” said Ivan Coyote. Hearing about French stereotypes, one tends to wonder…true or faux?

Stereotypes! What would we do without them? There is the negative connotation to it - 'The tried and tested', 'The hackneyed', 'The clichés' et all. Social psychology would agree to the case being- you see, you generalize, and...

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Don’t say “Yes” to everything!

Different ways to say yes in French…Here we go with the wee again!

Light up someone’s face, draw smiles from a crowd, and get appreciated for your efforts…with these simple nuances. Let’s play a little with the art of saying a heartfelt “Yes” in French. Yes, I do! For the ultimate yes in English...

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Voyage into the world of French Wines!

Best wine regions of France – Terroir de French Wines

For a country that produces all kinds of wines, France has 7 regions that mark their own territory when it comes to wine! Wines are classified based on these places and these places make for appellations or label. Let the players...

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