Fortunately, the large paid streaming platforms are not the only ones that can entertain us during the lockdown. Once the Netflix, Canal +, Amazon Prime and other catalogs have been peeled, there are still many streaming services to explore, which are full of great classics and nuggets of cinema.
The first few times. Troubling, luminous, poetic… Those behind a camera mark forever the career of a director who gradually draws the outlines of his cinema. During confinement, France Télévisions agrees with the first steps of flagship directors and puts 14 French-speaking films online on its site. The opportunity to review Birth of Octopuses by Céline Sciamma , I Killed My Mother by Xavier Dolan , The Queen of Apples by Valérie Donzelli , or Métis by Mathieu Kassovitz .
Named in tribute to its founder fmovies free Langlois , the ephemeral streaming platform of the Cinémathèque française , launched especially for containment, offers a new film every evening, free of charge, from its vast catering catalog. A program revealed day by day, for the effect of surprise, and which will remain available until the end of confinement. There are rare nuggets of auteur cinema, such as The Fall of the Usher House by Jean Epstein , according to Edgar Allan Poe , to be rediscovered from home.
It is one of the sure values (and free) of the offer of streaming sites in France. Arte ‘s catalog is full of films, documentaries and short, funny and entertaining programs, for all tastes and all generations. In particular, the films by Eric Rohmer and Jacques Rivette are available , a captivating documentary in several episodes on the birth of drug trafficking, or the comedy series À musée vous, à musée moi , which makes the most famous paintings in the world speak.
Classic Free Movies
For English speakers, this site offers a free catalog of films that have fallen into the public domain, a mine of forgotten nuggets for cinema lovers. Comedies, dramas, horror films or old documentaries, you can find everything from John Wayne westerns to classics with Ava Gardner and Buster Keaton , including Alice in Wonderland ..