I need to clarify just in case someone tries to "get" me for something that I wrote below.
A few years ago, I put La France on my 2008 list. My entire 2008 list is a mess of years. Still Life and La France and Romance of Astrea and Celadon and others. Half of my 2008 list consisted on non-2008 films.
Now, I know better and I consider La France a 2007 film. It's still one of the best films I saw in 2008, but it's a 2007 film.
Once I changed my dating system, I could finally agree with Brandon that 2007 was one of the unrivaled best years in recent film history.