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Here are my recent recommendations to help you develop your cultural knowledge and French language skills!

Interview – BBC iPlayer

French politics.

Stephen Sackur speaks to the longtime leader of France’s far right, Marine Le Pen. She’s hoping to win the French presidency for her party, National Rally, in elections this spring.

The Hook Up Plan – Netflix

French Romcom.

When Parisian Elsa gets hung up on her ex, her best friends secretly hire a male escort to help her move on. But their plan works a little too well.

Untouchable

Heartwarming French film.

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caretaker, and an unlikely friendship forms.

The Promise – BBC iPlayer

French crime drama.

Grappling with the ghosts of the past. Twenty years after detective Pierre Castaing failed to find a missing girl, his daughter takes up the case. French noir from the creators of Spiral.

The Bonfire of Destiny – Netflix

French period drama.

After a devastating fire in 1897 Paris, three women find their lives upended by betrayals, deceptions and romantic turmoil. Inspired by real events.

The Parisien Agency

French Property reality TV.

This reality series follows the Kretz family and their luxury property business as they help clients buy and sell fabulous homes in France and abroad.

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