Movies and TV shows set in south of france

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in south of france ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, serious, humorous, light and stylized films and TV shows about / with nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, french, couples, love and romance, male nudity, family relations, cigarette smoking, drinking and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in France, Italy, Belgium and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as south of france: The Man of My Life (2006), The Apparition (2018), Cop or Hood (1979), Farewell to the Night (2019), An Easy Girl (2019), Cezanne and I (2016), Some Too Quiet Gentlemen (1973), The Swimming Pool (1969), Bay of Angels (1963), Monkeys, Go Home! (1967).

List of movies set in south of france

The Man of My Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man vacationing in the country with his wife and children finds ideas he has of himself unexpectedly challenged in director Zabou Breitman's intimate drama.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, love triangle, couples, crumbling marriage, moral dilemma, unfulfillment, gender, midlife crisis, family relations, summer vacation, gay interest, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south of france, southern france, france
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The Apparition (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jacques is a journalist at a large regional newspaper in France. His reputation as an impartial and talented investigator attracts the attention of the Vatican who recruits him for a special task; taking part of a committee to investigate the ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: vatican, catholic church, pilgrimage, reporter, religion, investigation, faith, priest, journalist, catholic priest, lawyer, interview ...
Place: south of france, southern france, rome italy, jordan
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 6.7
 2K
Cop or Hood (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful, french noir
Plot: corruption, organized crime, investigation, police brutality, undercover cop, violence, attempted murder, employer employee relationship, police operation, chase, foot chase, murder investigation ...
Place: southern france, south of france, paris france, cote d'azur, nice france
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Farewell to the Night (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Muriel breeds horses in France and runs an almond plantation with her business partner from the Maghreb. A confident woman who spent her childhood and youth in Algeria, Muriel seems to enjoy a life that is both harmonious and fulfilled. She receives ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, feel good, touching, light ...
Plot: horse ranch, stolen money, grandmother grandson relationship, solar eclipse, islam, nurse, orphan, horse trainer, retirement home, police arrest, old woman, propaganda ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015
Place: south of france, france
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 5.5
 3K
An Easy Girl (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Naïma has just turned 16. This summer, she will have to decide what she wants from life if she doesn’t want to miss out. Then her cousin Sofia arrives, with an amazing body and a dangerously seductive lifestyle. Naïma desires only to follow her ...
Style: erotic, realistic, scenic, controversial, melancholic ...
Plot: 16 year old, summer vacation, sea, coming of age, female nudity, older man younger woman sex, seductress, oral sex, teenage girl, seaside, sex scene, skinny dipping ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
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Cezanne and I (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: They loved each other with the ardor of thirteen-year-old boys. Rebellion and curiosity, hopes and doubts, girls and dreams of glory – they shared it all. Paul was rich, Emile poor. They went skinny-dipping, drank absinthe, starved, only to ...
Style: factual, contemplative, atmospheric, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, painter, painting, infidelity, art, end of friendship, seaside, portrait painting, artist, novelist, portrait, nude painting ...
Time: 1890s, 1860s, 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: south of france, paris france, europe, france
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Some Too Quiet Gentlemen (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sleepy little village of Loubressac is well on its way to becoming a ghost town. To save the town, the local citizenry hatch a plan to attract tourists. To their horror, the plan misfires when a group of hippies are the first to move in. The ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious
Plot: nudism, murder, village, tractor, hippie, crime, ghost, criminal heroes, mystery, social relations, estate, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france, southern france
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The Swimming Pool (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set in a magnificent villa near a sun-drenched St. Tropez, lovers Jean-Paul and Marianne are spending a happy, lazy summer holiday. Their only concern is to gratify their mutual passion - until the day when Marianne invites her former lover and his ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, murder, haunted by the past, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime, deadly, graphic violence, crimes of passion, couples, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: french riviera, southern france, south of france, france, europe ...
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Bay of Angels (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A compulsive gambler falls in love with a bank clerk (Claude Mann) on holiday in Nice. At first, the two lovers simply use each other as good luck charms; but what happens to love when luck runs out?
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, atmospheric ...
Plot: casino, bank, gambling, roulette, gambler, passion, dishonesty, elderly, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: southern france, south of france, france, europe, cote d'azur ...
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Monkeys, Go Home! (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Henry Dussard, a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the local priest and a pretty villager. Desperate for laborers, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: farm, village, chimpanzee, olive, clergy, nothing goes right, family, down on your luck, village life, friends, social relations, animal life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france
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The House by the Sea (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: By a little bay near Marseille lies a picturesque villa owned by an old man. His three children have gathered by his side for his last days. It’s time for them to weigh up what they have inherited of their father’s ideals and the community ...
Plot: grief, refugee, nostalgia, older woman younger man relationship, seaside, family, fisherman, actress, grave, kiss, refugees, migrant ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south of france, southern france, mediterranean sea
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 7.2
 160
Cold as Summer (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female detective investigates the case of a young mother whose infant left behind has died.
Plot: female detective, lesbian interest, abandoned baby, investigation, solitude, female nudity, sex scene, beach, child murder investigation, smoking
Place: south of france, southern france
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 6.4
 5K
French Twist (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After learning of her husband's infidelities, a housewife invites an itinerant lesbian to move in with them. None of their lives will ever be the same again.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, lesbian love, lesbian, infidelity, lesbianism, menage a trois, real estate agent, couples, gays and lesbians, vengeance, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france, spain
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 5.6
 186
Meteorites (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nina, a 16-year-old girl, dreams of adventure. Meanwhile, she spends the summer between her village in the south of France and the theme park where she works. Just before meeting Morad, a teenage boy from an Algerian family living in the nearby ...
Plot: summer, meteorite, teenage girl, broken heart, coming of age, theme park, house party, sex scene, bare breasts, bus, unrequited love, pregnancy test ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south of france
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 6.7
 2K
Summer Villa (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although a successful romance novelist, Terry Russell hasn't had luck in her own love life. After a disastrous first date with cocky, hot-shot New York chef Matthew Everston, she retreats to her friend's French villa for the summer to ...
Style: romantic, light, scenic, inspirational, romanticism ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: villa, summer, chef, novelist, love story, romance, creative block, mother and daughter, romantic triangle, summertime, writers, teenage daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern france, south of france, france
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 6.4
 474
The Sower (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Violette is old enough to marry in 1852 when her mountain village is brutally deprived of all its men following the repression of the Republicans ordered by Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte. The women spend months in total isolation. Desperate to one day ...
Plot: mountain village, provence, female director, missing man, getting home, on the run, missing brother, missing husband, literacy, reading, book, isolation ...
Time: 1850s
Place: southern france, south of france, france
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 5.7
 618
The Easy Way (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Albert Spaggiari is arrested in Nice and brought to a judge's office for interrogation, but he escapes to South America where he meets a journalist who is investigating the event.
Plot: bank robber, perfect crime, undercover, safecracker, exile, bank robbery, heist, fake moustache, robbery, escape, disguise
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: southern france, south of france, nice france, france
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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
Style: witty, humorous, funny, realistic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, fish out of water, friendship, french, provence, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, unlikely friendships, social relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france, flanders ...
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The Anarchist's Wife (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "The Anarchist's Wife" is the story of Manuela who is left behind when her husband Justo fights for his ideals against Franco's Nationalists during the Spanish Civil War. He is deported to a concentration camp, and upon his ...
Plot: spanish civil war, female director, fascism, leftist, anarchism, family relations, woman, love, female nudity, anti fascist, french resistance
Place: south of france, southern france, madrid
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 5.8
 382
Adored (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: South of France: Riki Kandinski and his elder brother Fredrico, come back to their family castle for their father's funeral. Fredrico knows nothing about his younger brother, but he notices that he is making big money and living in luxury all ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexual, sexy
Plot: brother brother relationship, introspection, fall in love, redemption, human nature, love and romance, family relations, transsexual, custody, estrangement, gay adoption, porn star ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: france, italy, rome italy, europe, southern france ...
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 6.5
 10K
Fat Girl (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elena is 15, beautiful and flirtatious. Her less confident sister, Anais, is 12, and constantly eats. On holiday, Elena meets a young Italian student who is determined to seduce her. Anais is forced to watch in silence, conspiring with the lovers, ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: virginity, first time, innocence lost, rape victim, rapist, virgin, fat girl, sexual abuse, underage sex, coming of age, manipulation, rape of a minor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern france, south of france, rome italy, paris france
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 6.7
 164K
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, 'The Nine Gates of the Shadow Kingdom' brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
Style: gothic, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: occult, devil, collector, supernatural, satanism, curses spells and rituals, danger, god or devil, secret society, lucifer, artifact, book ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, spain, new york, portugal ...
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 7.5
 4K
Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: semi serious, touching, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, romance, starting over, matchmaking, midlife crisis, human nature, parents and children, wedding, women, french countryside, kick-butt women ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, paris france ...
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 6.0
 1K
36 fillette (1988)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lili, a pouty and voluptuous 14-year-old, is caravan camping with her family in Biarritz. She's self-aware and holds her own in a café conversation with a concert pianist she meets, but she has a wild streak and she's testing her powers ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: lolita, family relations, coming of age, virgin, beach, love and romance, twentysomething life, suburbs, teenage love, dysfunctional family, innocence lost, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france, paris france
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The House That Screamed (1969)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Lilli Palmer owns and runs a school for wayward girls in France. Her absolute discipline has fostered a social order among the girls with rampant sex, lesbianism and torture the norm. Palmer also has an adolescent son (Moulder Brown) she tries to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, stylized ...
Plot: danger, boarding school, bullying, deadly, youth, society, woman in danger, obsession, secret, dark secret, humiliation, missing person ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france
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 7.4
 3K
Black Girl (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Senegal, France
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Eager to find a better life abroad, a Senegalese woman becomes a mere governess to a family in southern France, suffering from discrimination and marginalization.
Style: emotional, sincere, bleak, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: master servant relationship, maid, racism, power relations, confined, immigrants, life is a bitch, society, misfit, master and servant, suffering, disintegration ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: french riviera, france, africa, europe, southern france ...
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A Year in Provence (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Based on the 1989 best-selling memoir of the same name by Peter Mayle about his first year in Provence, and the local events and customs.
Plot: provence, vineyard, wine, countryside, cultural difference, comedy of manners, culture clash
Place: south of france, southern france, france
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Style: twists and turns, clever, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: con artists, farce, bet, rivalry, cons and scams, manipulations, casino, high society, paralysis, wheelchair, competition, roulette ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: french riviera, france, europe, south of france, riviera ...
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That Old Dream That Moves (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A chronicle of the last days of a factory that is about to shut down. Among the workers forced to idle away until the end of the week, Jacques, a young technician is busy dismantling a machine while, without noticing it, turning on some of the men ...
Plot: gay, factory, sexual attraction, countryside, job, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, worker, male nudity, shower, homosexuality
Place: south of france, southern france
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Two for the Road (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The ten-year marriage of Mark and Joanna Wallace is on the rocks. In flashback they recall their first meeting, memorable moments in their courtship and early wedded life, their travels through Europe, their broken vow never to have children, and ...
Style: stylized, witty, non-linear, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, on the road, architect, marriage, road trip, fall in love, pregnancy, bittersweet, romance, family problems, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: europe, england, france, south of france, southern france ...
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