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…

  • Eau douce
  • Nenette and Boni
  • From Today Until Tomorrow
  • Nuits blanches
  • We're All Still Here
  • Parental Guidance
  • Quadrille
  • The Other Shore
  • I Hate Love
  • Autre chose à foutre qu'aimer
  • Clubbed to Death
  • Shadow Play
  • Marquise
  • After Sex
  • Transatlantique
  • Artemisia
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Sinon, oui
  • Sous les pieds des femmes
  • A Brother...
  • Un grand cri d'amour
  • Tomorrow and Again Tomorrow (Journal 1995)
  • Immigrants' Memories
  • Love, Math and Sex
  • L'Inconnu de Strasbourg
  • For Sale
  • Beware of My Love
  • Marie's Counter
  • Dormez, je le veux!
  • Place Vendome
  • Midnight Exam
  • Les Bruits de la Ville
  • La mère Christain
  • Victor...
  • Lila Lili
  • Toni
  • The New Eve
  • La révolution sexuelle n'a pas eu lieu
  • Venus Beauty Institute
  • Romance
  • From Behind
  • Les migrations de Vladimir
  • My Father, My Mother, My Brothers and My Sisters
  • La Tentation de l'innocence
  • Life Doesn't Scare Me
  • Augustin, King of Kung-Fu
  • New Dawn
  • The Children of the Century
  • Battle Cries
  • I Want It All
  • The Chip
  • Season's Beatings
  • Blue Away to America
  • Empty Days
  • Skin of Man, Heart of Beast
  • Who Plucked the Feathers Off the Moon?
  • Marry Me
  • Mamirolle
  • Vive nous!
  • Salsa
  • Love Me
  • The Taste of Others
  • Modern Life
  • Elle et lui au 14ème étage
  • Nadia and the Hippos
  • Les cendres du paradis
  • Beau Travail
  • The King's Daughters
  • Le premier du nom
  • Little Darling
  • Paris, My Little Body Is Very Tired of This Big World
  • A Real Young Girl
  • A little family conversation
  • La spirale du pianiste
  • Baise-moi
  • Les Terriens
  • The Gleaners and I
  • Unleaded
  • Sooner or Later
  • The Other Girls
  • Ouch
  • Princesses
  • The Captive
  • Every Other Saturday
  • Girls Can't Swim
  • Hair Under the Roses
  • The Secret
  • Tomorrow's Another Day
  • Bronx-Barbès
  • The Dark Room
  • Made in France
  • Les fantômes de Louba
  • Fat Girl
  • Du côté des filles
  • Trouble Every Day
  • Replay
  • How I Killed My Father
  • The Milk of Human Kindness
  • God Is Great and I'm Not
  • Chaos