France has been at the forefront of cinema since the dawn of movies. With the most successful film industry outside of the United States, the country continues to turn out hundreds of feature-length titles every year.
Not to mention, the French language has a rich and often impossible to translate vocabulary - words like "Déformation professionnelle", which means a "quirk, trait or habit caused by one's occupation" (source: doesnottranslate.com)
From easy comedies to Cannes-winning oeuvres, many of the releases over the past two decades have been sensations on the world stage. Here, we present the best contemporary movies – all or partly in the French language – that are now streaming on Netflix.