IN PICTURES: France stages national tribute to film icon Belmondo

IN PICTURES: France stages national tribute to film icon Belmondo

Thousands turned out on Thursday in Paris to honour Jean-Paul Belmondo, who helped define French identity for six decades, with President Emmanuel Macron offering an emotional farewell to the film icon who died this week aged 88.

France set for rare national tribute to film star Belmondo

France set for rare national tribute to film star Belmondo

Jean-Paul Belmondo, icon of French New Wave cinema, dies at 88

Jean-Paul Belmondo, icon of French New Wave cinema, dies at 88

French film screenings with English subtitles to catch this autumn

French film screenings with English subtitles to catch this autumn

The 12 popular French films that teach you about France
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The 12 popular French films that teach you about France

French TV hit Call My Agent could be coming to America

French TV hit Call My Agent could be coming to America

French electrician sues Netflix for labelling him a radical Islamist

French electrician sues Netflix for labelling him a radical Islamist

French TV hit Lupin returns for second series

French TV hit Lupin returns for second series

French film screenings with English subtitles in June

French film screenings with English subtitles in June

French Rivera tourist businesses eagerly await return of Cannes film festival

French Rivera tourist businesses eagerly await return of Cannes film festival

Smoking features in 90 percent of all French films, study shows

Smoking features in 90 percent of all French films, study shows

French flock back to cinemas as doors reopen after lockdown

French flock back to cinemas as doors reopen after lockdown

French film club for English speakers returns to cinemas

French film club for English speakers returns to cinemas

French cinemas face 400-film backlog as they prepare to reopen

French cinemas face 400-film backlog as they prepare to reopen

French cinema club for English speakers has new online screenings

French cinema club for English speakers has new online screenings

Cannes Film Festival postponed to July due to Covid

Cannes Film Festival postponed to July due to Covid

French series ‘Lupin’ tops ‘Queen’s Gambit’ views on Netflix

French series ‘Lupin’ tops ‘Queen’s Gambit’ views on Netflix

How French TV is going global thanks to streaming

How French TV is going global thanks to streaming

Readers recommend: The best books, TV series and podcasts about France

Readers recommend: The best books, TV series and podcasts about France

Five French Christmas movies you need to watch

Five French Christmas movies you need to watch

Eight great French films to watch over the holidays

Eight great French films to watch over the holidays

Lost in Frenchlation: Virtual French cinema club expands to Australia

Lost in Frenchlation: Virtual French cinema club expands to Australia

French cinema club for English speakers goes online with virtual screenings

French cinema club for English speakers goes online with virtual screenings

Netflix apologises for ‘sexualising’ young girls in French film promo

Netflix apologises for ‘sexualising’ young girls in French film promo

Les Cesars: ‘French Oscars’ usher in reforms in response to sexism row

Les Cesars: ‘French Oscars’ usher in reforms in response to sexism row

Kissing is back in France – but only on film sets

Kissing is back in France – but only on film sets

French feel-good film storms box-office

French feel-good film storms box-office

These are the March screenings of French films with English subtitles in Paris

These are the March screenings of French films with English subtitles in Paris

Césars: The ‘French Oscars’ to go ahead with no Polanski and no Academy board

Césars: The ‘French Oscars’ to go ahead with no Polanski and no Academy board

The French films you can watch with English subtitles in Paris in February

The French films you can watch with English subtitles in Paris in February

Film blog: How France resisted the Hollywood franchises of the 2000s

Film blog: How France resisted the Hollywood franchises of the 2000s

Film blog: What French cinema audiences were watching in the 1990s

Film blog: What French cinema audiences were watching in the 1990s

Film blog: The French films breaking box office records in the 1980s

Film blog: The French films breaking box office records in the 1980s

November screenings of French films with English subtitles in Paris

November screenings of French films with English subtitles in Paris

Screenings of French films with English subtitles this autumn

Screenings of French films with English subtitles this autumn

Film blog: The 20 best French back-to-school movies

Film blog: The 20 best French back-to-school movies

Seven of the best French films for the summer

Seven of the best French films for the summer

French film-maker Luc Besson in bailout talks with US studio

French film-maker Luc Besson in bailout talks with US studio

Film blog: Are these the 10 funniest French comedies of all time?

Film blog: Are these the 10 funniest French comedies of all time?

Paris to host free outdoor French film screenings (with English subtitles)

Paris to host free outdoor French film screenings (with English subtitles)

Film blog: Why is America not keen on a ‘French ending’?

Film blog: Why is America not keen on a ‘French ending’?

French film blog: Five movies that show what France is really like

French film blog: Five movies that show what France is really like

French film blog: How foreigners learn to romanticise Paris through film

French film blog: How foreigners learn to romanticise Paris through film

Film blog: 10 quirky and charming French films

Film blog: 10 quirky and charming French films

‘Parasite’, South Korean comedy about class rage, wins Cannes gold

‘Parasite’, South Korean comedy about class rage, wins Cannes gold

What you need to know about this year’s Cannes film festival

What you need to know about this year’s Cannes film festival

Cannes race wide open as jury tries to pick winning film

Cannes race wide open as jury tries to pick winning film

Cannes film festival: The things we don’t talk about

Cannes film festival: The things we don’t talk about

French film blog: Six fun films to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mum

French film blog: Six fun films to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mum

French film blog: France’s American-style romcom you need to see this month

French film blog: France’s American-style romcom you need to see this month

French film blog: Why people don’t eat at the movies in France

French film blog: Why people don’t eat at the movies in France

French film blog: Why a movie can be hilarious in France but rejected in the US

French film blog: Why a movie can be hilarious in France but rejected in the US

French film blog: France’s love for divorce films shows Paris really isn’t the ‘City of Love’

French film blog: France’s love for divorce films shows Paris really isn’t the ‘City of Love’

Legendary French New Wave film director Agnes Varda dies at the age of 90

Legendary French New Wave film director Agnes Varda dies at the age of 90

The one French film you need to see this month

The one French film you need to see this month

‘Custody’ wins big at French film awards

‘Custody’ wins big at French film awards

French Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86

French Oscar-winning composer Michel Legrand dies aged 86

‘A Prophet’ creator takes on France’s war in Algeria

‘A Prophet’ creator takes on France’s war in Algeria

Champs-Elysées to be transformed into open air cinema for one night only

Champs-Elysées to be transformed into open air cinema for one night only

French domestic abuse thriller terrifying US audiences

French domestic abuse thriller terrifying US audiences

Star Wars spin-off ‘Solo’ to be presented at Cannes

Star Wars spin-off ‘Solo’ to be presented at Cannes

Six must-see new French films that have wowed France

Six must-see new French films that have wowed France

French cinema industry to get new equality watchdog in wake of Weinstein scandal

French cinema industry to get new equality watchdog in wake of Weinstein scandal

It’s the Cesar awards: What you need to know about this year’s ‘French Oscars’

It’s the Cesar awards: What you need to know about this year’s ‘French Oscars’

Controversial French film on Bataclan massacre ditched after survivors complain

Controversial French film on Bataclan massacre ditched after survivors complain

France’s Luc Besson seeks cash as film studio stumbles

France’s Luc Besson seeks cash as film studio stumbles

Paris and cinema: Why the French capital is the city of the silver screen

Paris and cinema: Why the French capital is the city of the silver screen

Stunning Paris pool immortalised in film ‘Amélie’ about to reopen

Stunning Paris pool immortalised in film ‘Amélie’ about to reopen

Charles Aznavour, the ‘French Frank Sinatra’, honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Charles Aznavour, the ‘French Frank Sinatra’, honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Why watching French movies can be the best way to learn the language

Why watching French movies can be the best way to learn the language

French film festival goes high-tech for Hollywood

French film festival goes high-tech for Hollywood

Five new French documentaries you should watch right now

Five new French documentaries you should watch right now

The five most romantic French films of all time

The five most romantic French films of all time

France’s film academy to honour George Clooney

France’s film academy to honour George Clooney

France’s Isabelle Huppert nominated for Best Actress Oscar for film ‘Elle’

France’s Isabelle Huppert nominated for Best Actress Oscar for film ‘Elle’

French actress wins big at Golden Globes

French actress wins big at Golden Globes

Five must-see French films for 2017

Five must-see French films for 2017

Are sexualized hot dogs too crude for French children?

Are sexualized hot dogs too crude for French children?

The must-see French films of the millennium – Part One
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The must-see French films of the millennium – Part One

The must-see French films of the millennium – Part Two
FOR MEMBERS

The must-see French films of the millennium – Part Two

Paris: Here’s how to find French cinema in English

Paris: Here’s how to find French cinema in English

Trained hawks will keep gulls away from Cannes VIPs

Trained hawks will keep gulls away from Cannes VIPs

The death penalty film stirring emotions at Cannes

The death penalty film stirring emotions at Cannes

Does French cinema also have a problem with race?

Does French cinema also have a problem with race?

This ain’t the Oscars: Diversity aplenty at French awards

This ain’t the Oscars: Diversity aplenty at French awards

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Gang film pulled from French cinemas over Paris attacks

French culture minister woos Hollywood studios

French culture minister woos Hollywood studios

France bars teens from seeing documentary on radical islam

France bars teens from seeing documentary on radical islam

New film to be shot in migrant hotspot Calais

New film to be shot in migrant hotspot Calais

Gérard Depardieu set to play Stalin in new film

Gérard Depardieu set to play Stalin in new film

French sci-fi film may be made abroad over tax

French sci-fi film may be made abroad over tax

The 10 best things about Paris that the movies never show

The 10 best things about Paris that the movies never show

French films come in for a bashing in France

French films come in for a bashing in France

Cinemas pull ‘France’s American History X’

Cinemas pull ‘France’s American History X’

The best French films you’ve never heard of

The best French films you’ve never heard of

Sophie Marceau: Queen of baring all at Cannes

Sophie Marceau: Queen of baring all at Cannes

Prince Harry unwitting star of French comedy

Prince Harry unwitting star of French comedy

Venice lifetime award for France’s Tavernier

Venice lifetime award for France’s Tavernier

French composer brings home Oscar for France

French composer brings home Oscar for France

‘Timbuktu’ sweeps French César awards

‘Timbuktu’ sweeps French César awards

Cannes festival: Coen brothers to head jury

Cannes festival: Coen brothers to head jury

French film and actress land US critics’ awards

French film and actress land US critics’ awards

Léa Seydoux is back as a Bond girl: Here’s seven things to know about her

Léa Seydoux is back as a Bond girl: Here’s seven things to know about her

VIDEO: Discovering Paris through seven movies

VIDEO: Discovering Paris through seven movies

French cinemas pull US horror film after violence

French cinemas pull US horror film after violence

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Anglos reject ‘racist’ French comedy film

‘Whiplash’ wins top prize at Deauville film fest

‘Whiplash’ wins top prize at Deauville film fest

Scarlett Johansson sues French author over novel

Scarlett Johansson sues French author over novel

The top five Anglo films vying for the Palme d’Or

The top five Anglo films vying for the Palme d’Or

French filmmaker Alain Resnais dies aged 91

French filmmaker Alain Resnais dies aged 91

Mayor tells sex worker clients: ‘We are watching’

Mayor tells sex worker clients: ‘We are watching’

VIDEO: Film about a woman’s world goes viral

VIDEO: Film about a woman’s world goes viral

US studios seek €2.5 m from French pirate site

US studios seek €2.5 m from French pirate site

Scarlett Johansson to marry French journalist

Scarlett Johansson to marry French journalist

No return to grace for French cinema’s bad boy

No return to grace for French cinema’s bad boy

France firm on culture ahead of US trade talks

France firm on culture ahead of US trade talks

From sister’s shadow to Cannes spotlight

From sister’s shadow to Cannes spotlight

VIDEO: First glimpse of Depardieu as DSK

VIDEO: First glimpse of Depardieu as DSK

Actress Keira Knightley weds in south of France

Actress Keira Knightley weds in south of France

Woody Allen recruits Firth for French film

Woody Allen recruits Firth for French film

Delighted Brigitte Bardot reunited with lost cat

Delighted Brigitte Bardot reunited with lost cat

Kidman to join Spielberg on Cannes festival jury

Kidman to join Spielberg on Cannes festival jury

Runners revealed for 2013 Cannes Festival

Runners revealed for 2013 Cannes Festival

Napoleon to be subject of Spielberg mini-series

Napoleon to be subject of Spielberg mini-series

Spielberg to lead Cannes Film Festival jury

Spielberg to lead Cannes Film Festival jury

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Amour scoops top prizes at French film awards

Ten great moments in French Oscar history

Ten great moments in French Oscar history

Film icon Deneuve shines at Berlin film festival

Film icon Deneuve shines at Berlin film festival

Depardieu ‘to build’ country cabin in Russia

Depardieu ‘to build’ country cabin in Russia

Belgium ‘lets Depardieu drive’ despite charges

Belgium ‘lets Depardieu drive’ despite charges

French Virgin stores bust as world goes digital

French Virgin stores bust as world goes digital

French films need boost in China: Marceau

French films need boost in China: Marceau

The woman at the heart of an erotic revolution

The woman at the heart of an erotic revolution

Burton escapes ‘horrible’ UK press for Paris

Burton escapes ‘horrible’ UK press for Paris

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Actor Delon’s son indicted after girl shot

French firm fined €32M over Spike Lee film

French firm fined €32M over Spike Lee film

Swiss court rejects Delon’s fake licence plate appeal

Swiss court rejects Delon’s fake licence plate appeal

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Isabelle Huppert honoured in Stockholm

French star Depardieu relieves himself in plane cabin

French star Depardieu relieves himself in plane cabin

Depardieu ‘was trying to pee into bottle’ on delayed flight

Depardieu ‘was trying to pee into bottle’ on delayed flight

French star Depardieu spills plane pee story

French star Depardieu spills plane pee story

French silent film wows critics

French silent film wows critics

‘The Lady’: Burma’s Suu Kyi biopic on release

‘The Lady’: Burma’s Suu Kyi biopic on release

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Film company collapse threatens French films

Spielberg shares storytelling secrets

Spielberg shares storytelling secrets

Sarko’s palace ‘illegally ripped Ben Stiller film’

Sarko’s palace ‘illegally ripped Ben Stiller film’

Silent film wins big at Golden Globes

Silent film wins big at Golden Globes

The Artist star named Man of the Year

The Artist star named Man of the Year

‘The Artist’ part of Gallic flavour at Oscars

‘The Artist’ part of Gallic flavour at Oscars

‘Bad taste’ film posters to be replaced

‘Bad taste’ film posters to be replaced

The Artist cleans up at the BAFTAs

The Artist cleans up at the BAFTAs

The Artist sweeps the board at Oscars

The Artist sweeps the board at Oscars

Wes Anderson to open Cannes festival

Wes Anderson to open Cannes festival

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Artist star to host Cannes opening

Let’s talk Covid-19: Call for video interviews for French film project

Let’s talk Covid-19: Call for video interviews for French film project

Cannes film festival postponed as France remains on lockdown

Cannes film festival postponed as France remains on lockdown