In This Section

Coups de Coeur

Discover our Monthly Selection from our Library

Every month, discover our selection of books, comics and DVDs available in our library.

Do not hesitate to ask us for a special author/book/movie to check if we have it in our library.
Moreover, we are always here to recommend you titles

 

November 2018:

 Films and Documentaries

  • Enjoy a true story - A Man Escaped

Directed by Robert Bresson

This film is based on the true story of Resistance fighter André Devigny, who was imprisoned and sentenced to death by the Nazis during the Second World War. A Man Escaped reconstructs his meticulous plans for escape.

This film is considered by some to be one of the greatest works of cinema.

 
  • Films the French like - Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cleopatra

Directed by Alain Chabat

When Cleopatra bets Julius Caesar that she can build a sumptuous palace in record time, Edifis the Architect is driven to desperate measures to get the job done – or get fed to the crocodiles!

A legendary comedy for all, starring Christian Clavier and Gérard Depardieu.

 

  • A feel-good film - Home

Directed by Ursula Meier

Home is a road movie in reverse about an offbeat family living peacefully in an isolated house alongside an abandoned motorway. But their lives change drastically when the road is opened to traffic.

Wind down your day with this film portraying contemporary life and how it is affected by the hustle and bustle of what we consider normal.

 

  • Classic Animation for the whole family - Pinocchio

When the woodworker Geppetto sees a falling star, he wishes that the puppet he just finished, Pinocchio, could become a real boy. In the night, the Blue Fairy grants Geppetto's wish and asks Jiminy Cricket to serve as the wooden boy's conscience. But the naive and trusting Pinocchio falls into the clutches of the wicked Honest John, who leads him astray to the sinful Pleasure Island, where one has no responsibilities.

A classic Disney loved by many, invites you to embark on Pinocchio’s journey and learn some life lessons along the way.

 Books and Comics

  • Enjoy a Classic - Le Chien des Baskerville - Novel by Arthur Conan Doyle

After his uncle's death, Sir Henry Baskerville returns from abroad and opens up the ancestral hall on the desolate moors of Devonshire.

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the legend of a supernatural hound, a beast that may be stalking the young heir on the fog-shrouded moorland that makes up his estate.

Join Sherlock and his trusty companion Watson on this mysterious case.
This edition is illustrated by Nicollet.

 

  • Hungry for adventure? - L'Etrange voyage de Monsieur Daldry - Novel by Marc Levy

 

Alice is a young woman leading a peaceful life in the 1950s London, making perfumes. During an outing to Brighton, a fortune teller makes a mysterious prediction about her future: she has two lives – one which she is aware of and another which is waiting for her. Alice is quite sceptical, but cannot stop thinking about the old woman’s words.
Her neighbour, Mr Daldry, an eccentric bachelor, finally convinces her to take the fortune teller’s prediction seriously. Soon, they both embark on a journey leading Alice into her past life.

Get ready for an amazing journey.

 

  • Begin to read in French - La Petite Poule Rousse

 A folk tale illustrated by Camille Semelet

In this adaptation of the traditional folk tale, the reader follows the little red hen that lives alone in a well-cared-for house. Close by lives an old fox. As traditional portrayal of foxes go, this one is mischief and malicious.
Can the clever little hen outwit the fox?

Feel like a kid again while practicing your French skills.