As usual there’s many films opening this weekend not the least of which are five foreign premieres courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston film department and their annual Five Funny French Films series. The selections cover some of the top comedies released in France in the last year that never found well deserved homes with American distributors.

From the MFAH website:

Friday, March 23, 7 p.m.
Romantics Anonymous
(Les émotifs anonymes)
Two bashful chocolatiers work together and fall in love.

Friday, March 23, 8:45 p.m.
The Day I Saw Your Heart
(Et soudain tout le monde me manque)
Mélanie Laurent stars in this romantic comedy about a serial dater who may have met the one.

Saturday, March 24, 7 p.m.
(Les Intouchables)
French blockbuster about the unlikely friendship between a quadriplegic and his unconventional caregiver.

Saturday, March 24, 9:15 p.m.
Low Cost
A hilarious tale of a grounded plane
and the passengers´ revolt.

Sunday, March 25, 5 p.m.
The Names of Love
(Le nom des gens)
A liberal woman meets her match in a middle-aged scientist.