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film

English translation of film

movie

In French, the word for movie is 'film'. This is used pretty much in the same context as it is in English, to refer to a cinema film or a movie. For example, if you want to say 'I am going to see a movie', you would say 'Je vais voir un film'.


Example sentences using: film

J'ai regardé un film hier.

English translation of J'ai regardé un film hier.

I watched a movie yesterday.

This is a simple past tense sentence. The word 'film' is used to denote a movie. In this case, the speaker is indicating that they watched a movie the previous day.

Ce film est ennuyeux.

English translation of Ce film est ennuyeux.

This movie is boring.

In this context, 'film' is anteceded by the demonstrative 'Ce', which translates to 'This'. The speaker is using it to express their opinion about a movie, stating it's boring.

Le film commence à 7 heures.

English translation of Le film commence à 7 heures.

The movie starts at 7 o'clock.

This sentence uses 'film' to refer to a movie screening. It's indicating that the screening is scheduled to begin at 7 o'clock.

English translation of J'aime le film que tu m'as recommandé.

I like the movie you recommended to me.

This sentence uses 'film' to denote a movie and is expressing a liking towards the movie which was suggested by someone else.

Je vais à la première du film demain.

English translation of Je vais à la première du film demain.

I'm going to the movie premiere tomorrow.

The word 'film' here refers to a movie. The speaker is using this sentence to indicate that they're attending the first public screening of the movie, which is taking place the following day.

On peut voir son influence dans ce film.

English translation of On peut voir son influence dans ce film.

You can see his influence in this movie.

The speaker is suggesting that someone's influence is noticeable in the movie denoted by 'film'.

Je ne comprends pas le film.

English translation of Je ne comprends pas le film.

I do not understand the movie.

In this case, 'film' is referring to a movie. The speaker is saying that they don't comprehend the plot or the message of the movie.

Ce film était très émouvant.

English translation of Ce film était très émouvant.

This movie was very moving.

The speaker uses 'film' to indicate a movie that they found extremely emotional or touching.

Le film est basé sur une histoire vraie.

English translation of Le film est basé sur une histoire vraie.

The movie is based on a true story.

The word 'film' in this sentence refers to a movie. The speaker is stating that the plot of the movie is grounded on actual events.

Aimes-tu le dernier film de ce réalisateur?

English translation of Aimes-tu le dernier film de ce réalisateur?

Do you like the latest movie from this director?

Here, 'film' is used to denote a movie. More specifically, the speaker is asking someone else if they liked the most recent film directed by a particular filmmaker.

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