Who doesn't love a bit of romance, especially with a bit of comedy thrown in? Alliance Française French Film Festival continues with their weekly themed highlights and this week in partnership with SBS Australia, you have a selection of great French romcoms ready to enjoy at home with SBS On Demand by simply adding their ID numberto the end of the following URL: https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/
First up you have UN HOMME À LA HAUTEUR - ID number: /164695558799 - Intrigued and charmed by a call from a man who has found her mobile phone, successful lawyer Diane plans to meet Alexandre as the chemistry between them is undeniable from the conversation they had. However, there is just one small little problem. A perfect match in every way but one; will they be up for the challenge?
MARIE-FRANCINE - ID number: /1585453123516 - Marie-Francine is doing it tough when at the age of 50 she has to move back in with her parents after being dumped by her husband and downsized out of her job. Life is tough when you're still that young girl you always were but in a middle-aged body. She will prove that 50 is the new 30.
VICTORIA - ID number: /1394202691700 - On the verge of an emotional breakdown as she battles to navigate in the world of the courtroom and the bedroom, Victoria is a 30 something divorced lawyer struggling to raise two daughters. Her life and her low sexual libido is thrown into chaos when she reconnects with an old friend and an old client.
ROSALIE BLUM - ID number: /1591613507976 - Vincent's life rotates around his work as a hairdresser and his overbearing mother who lives upstairs with a womanising cousin thrown in for good measure who is constantly trying to set him up. Experiencing a powerful déjà -vu with grocery store clerk Rosalie Blum; intrigued he begins following her around.
You're in for a feast of romance with romantically funny stories that also embrace more serious topics eg unemployment, single-motherhood, rural isolation, and so on. Hilarious winding messy situations are what romcoms are all about, so curl up, smile and enjoy.