Hello and welcome to somewhere-lefilm.com, a place packed with information about French cinema, so if you are a natural Francophile then browse our pages, we are sure to have a little something to pique your interest.

Are you curious about French cinema history? Find here articles that cover various aspects of it, from early French cinema, how it all got started, right up to this year’s comedy releases. We cover some of the better known films and a couple that are a little more in the shadows.

Oscar winners are not just for the American Hollywood blockbusters or British Independent films; there have been many french films, actors and actresses that have won this prestigious award in the film industry. Check out our lists and see if there is someone there you recognise. You might be surprised to find just how many French film stars you know.

There are many Hollywood A list stars that are French or have French parentage, of the likes of Gerard Depardieu, Marion Cotillard, Jean Reno, Eva Green and Brigitte Bardot who all hail from France and have been in some of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters in recent years.

Post War French cinema should not be missed, some of the best French films came from this era, so if you are looking for something between the 1940s and 1970s we are sure to have a good recommendation for you to enjoy.

If you have never watched a French film, perhaps you have avoided it as you do not understand the language, or if you think they might be pretentious, then you are missing out. The French do drama, action and comedy as well as anyone, and you can always put the subtitles on if you are worried that your French might be a little rusty.