On TV Thursday March 24: the best French romantic comedy? – Movie News


Every day, find the programming of movies and series to watch on TV. Tonight: a false couple formed by Alain Chabat and Charlotte Gainsbourg, the last episodes of ‘Yellowjackets’ and the first part of a dystopian saga.

Grabher Thibault


Lend me your hand was born in 2006, from an original idea by Alain Chabat five years earlier, and became one of the most profitable French romantic comedies of the last fifteen years with no less than 3.7 million admissions.

If the starting point may seem cynical (a man decides to “rent” a woman to pass as his future wife…), the film gradually moves away from pure comedy to give way to a refreshing romantic dimension.

The mildly vulgar and uninhibited humor of Alain Chabat mixes with the unexpected comedic potential of a Charlotte Gainsbourg who has a field day when it comes to profanity. They thus form an irresistible duo, served by the staging of Éric Lartigau, who had already rubbed shoulders with the comic universe of Kad and O for But, who killed Pamela Rose? and A ticket to space.

Lend Me Your Hand by Eric Lartigau with Alain Chabat, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Bernadette Lafont…

Tonight on France 3 at 9:10 p.m.


TF1 – 21:10

Balthazar with Tomer Sisley, Constance Labbé, Yannig Samot…

From 10 years

Season 4, Episode 5: While doing his best to avoid Olivia Vésinet, Balthazar is teaching a class at the university when a student, William, takes him hostage. Balthazar is forced to reopen the case of William’s father. Did he really kill his wife or was it a miscarriage of justice? Balthazar must remain absolutely in control of the situation while he does his best to understand the truth…

CANAL+ – 9:10 p.m.

Yellow jackets with Melanie Lynskey, Tawny Cypress, Ella Purnell…

From 12 years

Season 1, episode 8: Callie is worried about her mother Shauna. She tries to make him understand that her lover Adam Martin has given her a false identity and hides a big secret. In 1996, Van survived her serious injuries after being attacked by a pack of wolves.

Art – 8:55 p.m.

The shadow assassin with Natalie Madueño, Tobias Santelmann, Helle Fagralid…

Season 2, Episode 4: Despite two new victims, the investigation is stalling. As her health declines, Alice visits a drug dealer whom she had sentenced to prison when she was a judge.

W9 – 9:05 p.m.

Criminal Minds: Unity Without Borders with Gary Sinise, Alana De La Garza, Daniel Henney…

From 10 years

Season 1, Episode 9 – An American teenager runs away to find her Turkish boyfriend in Antalya, from where he disappears. There, Garrett’s team discovers that the young woman has been tricked by someone posing as her friend, and that she has surely fallen into the clutches of terrorist recruiters…

TMC – 9:15 p.m.

Gary Ross’s The Hunger Games with Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth…

From 12 years

Each year, the Capitol requires each of its twelve districts to send one boy and one girl to compete in the Hunger Games, a nationally televised event in which “tributes” must compete to the death. The only survivor is the winner. 16-year-old Katniss volunteers to take her younger sister’s place in the competition. She finds herself facing overtrained opponents. Her only assets are instinct and a mentor, Haymitch Abernathy, who won the Hunger Games years ago but is now an alcoholic mess. In order to hope to return home one day, Katniss must, once in the arena, make impossible decisions between survival and her humanity, between life and love…

TF1 film series – 9:00 p.m.

Lethal Weapon 3 by Richard Donner with Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci…

From 10 years

Roger Murtaugh, a brilliant LAPD sergeant, is preparing to retire. But, after some recklessness, his teammate Martin Riggs says “Lethal Weapon” and he himself is demoted to the rank of a simple cop. The two friends then decide to continue on their own an investigation they had started on the trafficking of stolen weapons at their police station.

Honey 25 – 21:05

Frank Darabont’s Green Line with Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse…

From 12 years

Paul Edgecomb, a century-old resident of a nursing home, is haunted by his memories. Chief warden of Cold Mountain Penitentiary in 1935, he was responsible for ensuring the smooth running of capital executions by endeavoring to smooth the final moments of the condemned.

Among them was a colossus named John Coffey, accused of the rape and murder of two girls. Intrigued by this candid and shy man with magical gifts, Edgecomb forges very strong bonds with him.


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