EDEXCEL A LEVEL SET TITLES



Below are the French film and literature titles set for the EDEXCEL   A  level starting from September 2016. 

All the titles are available to buy from us (order details at the bottom of the page) 

SET EDEXCEL FRENCH FILMS FROM SEPTEMBER 2016


AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS (PG) 1987 FRANCE MALLE, LOUIS £19.99 
Wartime drama set in a wintry catholic boarding school. The film probes the relationship between a young student and his reserved new Jewish classmate, who is hiding from the Germans.

    JANE CRITCHLEY ONLINE LANGUAGE GUIDE TO AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS
    Contains among many files - Teacher Guide, Amelie and General Film Vocabulary,Lesson Starters, Synopsis, Adjectives, Adjectives Exercises, WJEC Mark     Scheme plus much more.

    STUDY GUIDE

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

    FILM VOCABULARY

    AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS ACTIVITÉS DE VOCABULAIRE

    VIEWING QUESTIONS FOR AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS

    VOCABULARY, INFORMATION & QUESTIONS ON THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, AND QUESTIONS & EXERCISES BASED ON THE SCENARIO

    AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS VOCABULARY QUESTIONS IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH TO HELP PREPARE FOR ASSESSMENTS

LES CHORISTES (12) 2004 FRANCE BARRATIER, CHRISTOPHE £19.99
Set in 1949, a music teacher is hired as supervisor in a strict boarding school for troubled children and changes their lives through music.

Level: AS, A2 Subjects: Drama, French, Music

    JANE CRITCHLEY ONLINE LANGUAGE GUIDE TO LES CHORISTES

    Contains among many files - Teacher Guide, Amelie and General Film Vocabulary,Lesson Starters, Synopsis, Adjectives, Adjectives Exercises, WJEC Mark     Scheme plus much more.

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY SARAH LEAHY

    STUDENT PACK

    TEACHERS' PACK

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

    TASKS FOR STUDENTS

LE DERNIER MÉTRO/LAST METRO (PG) FRANCE 1980 TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD - £15.99   BLU RAY -  £19.99
The year is 1942, and Paris is occupied by German forces. Jewish theatre owner Lucas Steiner (Heinz Bennent) has handed over the control of his theatre to his actress wife Marion (Catherine Deneuve) while he hides out in the cellar, hoping to avoid capture by the Nazis. During rehearsals for the next production, the presence of a womanising actor (Gerard Depardieu) and a Nazi-sympathising journalist cause many difficulties for Marion.

Eventually, she is forced to decide between her loyalty to her husband and her love for her countrymen, and acts out her solution in the production she has been rehearsing.

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

DEUX JOURS, UNE NUIT/TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT 2014 FRANCE  DARDENNE L & JP   DVD - £19.99   BLU RAY - £23.99
   When Sandra returns to work after a leave of absence she is horrified to discover that her colleagues have 
opted to take a bonus at the expense of her job. As she tries to process the information she has just two days 
and one night to convince them they have made a mistake.

ENTRE LES MURS/CLASS (15) 2008 FRANCE CANTET, LAURENT £17.99
Absorbing Palme d'Or winning journey into a multicultural high school in Paris over the course of a school year.

Level: AS, A2, Dip 1, Dip 2, Dip 3, Subjects: GCSE Citizen

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE BY SARAH LEAHY

    INTERVIEW WITH LAURENT CANTET AND FRANÇOIS BÉGAUDEAU

    ONLINE RESOURCE COVERING - CHARACTER & IDENTITY DEBATE & CONFLICT, EDUCATION & FILM STUDIES -

    STUDY GUIDE TO THE FILM

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

LA HAINE (15) 1995 FRANCE KASSOVITZ, MATHIEU £19.99
Award winning film about a day on a tough Paris housing estate for three teenagers.

Level: AS, A2, KS4 , Subjects: Film Studies, French, History, Media Studies

    FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

    STUDY GUIDE

    STUDY GUIDE FOR STUDENTS OF AS/A2 FRENCH

INTOUCHABLES/UNTOUCHABLE (15) 2011 FRANCE OLIVIER NAKACHE, O/TOLEDANO.E £19.99

      Quadriplegic rich aristocrat is cared for by young Senegalese émigré. Despite their very different backgrounds and outlooks on life, the two men quickly form a strong bond, teaching each other important life lessons about acceptance, respect and the true meaning of friendship in the process.

    IRISH FILM INSTITUTE FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GUIDE

   FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT FOR INTOUCHABLES

   ENGLISH LANGUAGE PRESS KIT TO INTOUCHABLES

LES QUATRE CENTS COUPS/400 BLOWS (PG) 1959 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD - £15.99    BLU RAY - £19.99
Francois Truffaut's semi-autobiographical first feature stars Jean-Pierre Léaud as Antoine Doinel, an unruly young Parisian whose unhappiness leads him into trouble. Frequently running away from school and home, Antoine spends much of his time playing with his friends on the streets of the city; but events take a more serious turn when the theft of a typewriter lands him in trouble with the police.

    400 BLOWS FILM GUIDE 

    400 BLOWS FRENCH FILM GUIDE

    FILM GUIDE IN FRENCH WRITTEN BY ALICE MENNESSON

    FRENCH CNC GUIDE TO LES 400 COUPS

UN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANÇAILLES/VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT (15) 2004 FRANCE JEUNET, JEAN-PIERRE £19.99
As World War I draws to an end, Mathilde has received word that her fiancé Manech is wounded and lost in no-mans-land. She goes out to find him.

    FRENCH TEACHING MATERIALS

LA VIE EN ROSE (12) 2007 FRANCE DAHAN, OLIVIER £19.99

A big screen treatment for one of France’s most revered singers, Edith Piaf.


SET EDEXCEL FRENCH LITERATURE FROM SEPTEMBER 2016


BEGAG, AZOUZ: LE GONE DU CHAÂBA 
  Autobiographical novel about  a young Algerian boy growing up in a shantytown in Lyon, known as The Chaâba by its residents.

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSION -
Editions du Seuil ISBN: 9782020800327 - £9.95

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - SHANTYTOWN KID : LE GONE DU CHAABA
University of Nebraska Press   ISBN 9780803262584 - £14.99

CAMUS, ALBERT:  L'ÉTRANGER 
Camus looks at all the  events leading up to a man shooting another man dead,  as well as exploring the issued of the meaninglessness of life. 

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
 Gallimard  ISBN: 9782070360024 - £7.25
 Routledge, ISBN: 9780415025867 -  £21.99

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - OUTSIDER
 Penguin  ISBN: 9780141198064 -  £7.99

COLETTE:  LE BLÉ EN HERBE
  Colette’s, at the time a  controversial novella, set in the 1920s describing the physicality relationship of two friends moving from childhood into adulthood.

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
 Garnier Flammarion, ISBN: 9782081354524  - £5.70

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - RIPENING SEED  - AT PRESENT OUT OF PRINT
Penguin Books Ltd   ISBN:  9780140183214 

ERNAUX, ANNIE:  LA PLACE 
A daughters  reflexion on her father's life beginning with her  father's birth in 1899 till is death in 1967

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
  Folio ISBN: 9782070377220 - £6.95
  Routledge  ISBN: 9780415059268 - £21.99

ENGLISH TRANSLATION -  A MAN'S PLACE
Seven Stories Press.  ISBN: 9781609804039 - £8.99

JOFFO, JOSEPH.: UN SAC DE BILLES 
 Memoir about young Joseph Joffo who, as a ten year old Jew, is given five thousand francs and instructed with his brother to flee Nazi-occupied Paris. 

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
  Routledge ISBN:  9780415017152 - £21.99
  Livre de Poche ISBN:  9782253029496  - £7.90
  Hachette  ISBN: 9782011611543  - £8.80

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - A BAG OF MARBLES
  Univ.Chicago Press.  ISBN:  9780226400693 - £18

MAUPASSANT, DE GUY: BOULE DE SUIF 
  The ten travellers, constituting a microcosm of French society, share a stagecoach to flee to Le Havre in the Franco-Prussian War.

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSIONS - 
  Editions Gallimard (Folio Plus Collège)  ISBN: 9782070793167 - £3.55
  Boule de suif : et autres nouvelles   Editions Larousse ISBN: 9782035834232 - £4.40

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - IN - THE BEST SHORT STORIES 
  Wordsworth Classics.   ISBN:  9781853261893 - £1.99

MAURIAC, FRANÇOIS: THÉRÈSE DESQUEYROUX 
 Cleared of poisoning her husband we follow Therese Desqueyroux through her banishment, escape to Paris, and final years of solitude.

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSION - 
 Livre de Poche   ISBN: 9782253004219   £7.60

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - THERESE
 Penguin Modern Classics ISBN:  9780141186221

MOLIÈRE: LE TARTUFFE
First performed in 1664 this play is about the religious fraud Tartuffe, who has wormed his way into the affections and household of rich merchant, Orgon.

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSION - 
 Larousse  ISBN: 9782035859174 -  £4.50

ENGLISH TRANSLATION -
 Nick Hern Books   ISBN: 9781854596376  - £4.99

PAGNOL, MARCEL: LE CHÂTEAU DE MA MÈRE
  The novel tells the story of growing up in Provence in the early part of the 1900s.

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSION -
  De Fallois  ISBN: 9782877065085  - £8.95

DVD -  LE CHATEAU DE MA MERE (U) 1991 FRANCE YVES, ROBERT £19.99
    One of the most successful French films based on a Pagnol novel, telling the story of growing up in Provence .

ROCHEFORT, CHRISTIANE:  LES PETITS ENFANTS DU SIÈCLE 
 Written in 1961 this  critique of postwar French society follows  Josyane Bouvier, who is living in a souless housing estates, from child to young woman.

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSION -
   Le Livre de Poche  ISBN: 9782253002949 -  £7.85

SARTRE, JEAN-PAUL :  LES MAINS SALES
  Intriguing play about political violence in which a young communist is sent to assassinate another party member who’s qualities he begins to admire. 

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSIONS -
  Folio.  ISBN:  9782070368068 - £8.35
  Routledge ISBN:  9780415039352 - £20.99

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - IN THE COLLECTION - NO EXIT AND THREE OTHER PLAYS
  Vintage ISBN:  9780679725169 - £14.95

VIGAN, DELPHINE DE: NO ET MOI 
 Lou Bertignac, who has an IQ of 160,  meets No, a teenage girl living on the streets, and Lou persuades her parents to let No live with them. No's presence forces Lou and her parents to finally face the sadness that has enveloped the family.

FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSION -
Livre de Poche  ISBN: 9782253124801  - £9.30

ENGLISH TRANSLATION - NO AND ME
   Bloomsbury  ISBN: 9780747599647 - £8.99 

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