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The 100 best French movies ever – Part 1

Amelie still seeks solitude. She amuses herself with silly questions about the world below, such as “How many people are having an orgasm right now?”

  Picture us with a clipboard! Here is the “Take One” of French District’s list of the best French movies ever. 1. Jean de Florette (1986) One of France’s most famous actors Gerard Depardieu plays a hunchback living in...

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Oh baguette, my French love!

One of the better known icons of French food, “bread”.

  Children grow up with being responsible for buying the family bread while the elderly get a breath of fresh air outside their homes by visiting the bakery. Every meal is adorned with more than one variety of bread...

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The best ways to learn French?…We give you three

André Gide said “Que l’on parle bien quand on parle dans le désert!”…Wondering if this is French?

It sure is French! The above quote literally means “We are so eloquent, when we talk in the desert!” French is a beautiful language not because of fancy pronunciations of its words, but because of the people that speak it! When...

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The great French love affair with la vie Américaine

Why do many French people live in the US?

The number of French people residing in America is increasing and the reasons of the move are worth musing over. We’ll look at some reasons for the Gallic flocking on the American lands. The first baby steps… A religious movement...

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