Françoise Audé Cinéma d'elles -1981-2001

A fairly francocentric look at films directed by women during the years 1981-2001 or mostly. A couple of mistakes are in the book for example Catherine Breillat's Une vraie jeune fille pops up twice despite being made in 1976, there is the explanation that it was banned for a certain amount of time along with Virginie Despantes and Coralie Trinh-Thi's Baise Moi. I can't vouch for that as the word of truth but I'll leave it there.

Françoise Audé was a feminist film critic for Jeune cinema and then later Positif. She is known to have vigorously promoted films directed by women within Positif (a magazine that was seen as left-wing within French film circles or "firebrands" as Jacques Rivette…

  • The Governor's Party
  • Fathers' Day
  • Le jeu du renard
  • Feu sur le candidat
  • Every Other Weekend
  • No Fear, No Die
  • Plein fer
  • Caste criminelle
  • La fille du magicien
  • Overseas
  • Milena
  • Mima
  • Both Sides of the Street
  • Le jour des rois
  • Farendj
  • The Pleasure of Love
  • L’homme imaginé
  • Jacquot
  • Dirty Like an Angel
  • Jalousie
  • Night and Day
  • A Man and Two Women
  • My Life Is Hell
  • Nothing But Lies
  • On Guard
  • Border Line
  • Amelia Lópes O'Neill
  • Love After Love
  • Sam's Enough
  • Sans un cri
  • La règle du je
  • Max & Jeremie
  • Olivier, Olivier
  • Les mamies
  • Vagabond
  • And the Little Prince Said
  • La crise
  • Siméon
  • The Stolen Diary
  • Ivan & Abraham
  • Toxic Affair
  • Les histoires d'amour finissent mal... en général
  • Comment font les gens
  • Somewhere Near Conakry
  • Petits travaux tranquilles
  • A Shadow of a Doubt
  • Rupture(s)
  • Normal People Are Nothing Exceptional
  • Pas d'amour sans amour!
  • Son of the Shark
  • Je t’aime quand même
  • Mina Tannenbaum
  • Nobody Loves Me
  • Elles ne pensent qu'à ça...
  • Grande petite
  • Pas très catholique
  • Far from the Barbarians
  • I Can't Sleep
  • Lovers
  • Dieu que les femmes sont amoureuses
  • 6 Days, 6 Nights
  • Coming to Terms with the Dead
  • The Telegraph Route
  • Le fils préféré
  • Lou Didn't Say No
  • Rosine
  • One Hundred and One Nights
  • Forget Me
  • Venial Sin... Mortal Sin...
  • French Twist
  • On the Edge
  • Circuit Carole
  • Augustin
  • Adultère (mode d'emploi)
  • Pullman paradis
  • Kiss and Cry
  • Madame Petlet's True Story
  • God, My Mother's Lover and the Butcher's Son
  • Runaways
  • La croisade d'Anne Buridan
  • Lumière and Company
  • To Have (Or Not)
  • No Sex Last Night (Double-Blind)
  • Souviens-toi de moi
  • At All Costs
  • Diary of a Seducer
  • Sept en attente
  • Enfants de salaud
  • A Couch in New York
  • L'âge des possibles
  • Des lendemains qui chantent
  • Elle
  • A Saturday on Earth
  • Beautiful Green
  • Perfect Love
  • Je n'en ferai pas un drame
  • Microcosmos
  • Love, etc.
  • Will It Snow for Christmas?
  • Romaine