Spend this Valentine’s Day snuggled up on the couch alone or with a loved one and enjoy one of these hilarious French rom coms.
Amélie stars Audrey Tautou as a shy waitress struggling with isolation, who finds comfort in devoting her life to people around her. She resorts her own life to her own fantastical world and dreams of love and beauty. In doing so, she begins to leave behind her own life and sets out on a quest for love. This feel-good classic is the perfect date night film.
Set in 1958, Populaire follows the life of Rose Pamphyle. She is a secretary who is a whiz at fast typing. Her boss, Louis, starts training Rose to become the fastest typist in the world. Sparks fly along her way to becoming the world typing champion, but some personal issues get in the way of romance.
Amour et Turbulences (2013)
Can you imagine spending an entire international flight sitting next to your ex? Well, that is exactly what happens in Amour et Turbulences (Love and Turbulence). Former lovers, Antoine and Julie, are randomly neighbors on the same flight. Julie is on her way to marry the new love in her life, Franck but Antoine has something else up his sleeve…
L’Arnacoeur (Heartbreaker) is another romantic comedy about a charming guy named Alex. He runs a business with his sister that specializes in breaking up relationships. When Alex is hired by a wealthy man to stop his daughter from marrying a guy he doesn’t approve of, complications arise and things don’t turn out as expected.
Les Emotifs Anonymes (2010)
This quirky film is about how a woman, Angélique, falls in love with a man, Jean-Réne, who works in a chocolate factory. They both suffer from a social anxiety disorder and are both afraid of just about everything. As they fall in love, they both most find a way to overcome this to be together.
Now that you have some French rom coms to watch this Valentines Day, all that is left to do is grab the popcorn!