Best Movies of Claire Denis

Beau travail (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 165 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 91 | Earnings: $0.25M

This film focuses on an ex-Foreign Legion officer as he recalls his once glorious life, leading troops in Africa.


35 rhums (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 163 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 92 | Earnings: $0.18M

The relationship between a father and daughter is complicated by the arrival of a handsome young man.


L'intrus (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 155 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $0.04M

Louis Trebor, a man nearing 70, lives alone with dogs in the forest near the French-Swiss border. He has heart problems, seeks a transplant, and then goes in search of a son sired years ...


White Material (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 152 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $0.30M

Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in a Francophone African state, a white French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life.


High Life (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 146 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: null

A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.


Un beau soleil intérieur (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: null

Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love at last.


Vendredi soir (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $0.16M

Having packed up her possessions to move in with her lover, Laure is more unsettled than she appears. Needing to get out and have a change of scenery, she jumps in her car to go to have ...


Les salauds (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $0.01M

Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.


Trouble Every Day (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 100 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 40 | Earnings: $0.01M

Shane and June Brown are an American couple honeymooning in Paris in an effort to nurture their new life together, a life complicated by Shane's mysterious and frequent visits to a medical ...


Chocolat (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 74 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $2.32M

A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, ...


Nénette et Boni (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Teenage siblings Nenette and Boni were raised apart as a result of their parents' divorce. Their mother, who doted on her son Boni, has died. He works for an interesting couple as a pizza ...


J'ai pas sommeil (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.11M

Beautiful Daiga has emigrated from Lithuania to Paris and is looking for a place to stay and work. Theo is a struggling musician, and his brother Camille - a transvestite dancer. One of ...


S'en fout la mort (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Dah and Jocelyn come from Benin, Africa, to coach their rooster, "S'en fout la mort", for an illicit cock-fight in the basement of a restaurant.