A happy couple, with children, are at a point of bliss in their lives...until bad news leaves them feeling like the carpet was torn from under their feet. Karine wrote and directed this ... See full summary »
Eddie, Dov, and Yvan are back, still working in Paris' Sentier textile district, This time they're confronting the high-stakes world of large distribution after striking a deal with Eurodiscount, a European hypermarket chain.
Re-adapting the themes of first love, the intoxication of desire, and failed ideological revolution to the May 68 generation through a chronicle of the parallel lives of a pair of childhood friends: pragmatic Henri and idealistic Jules.
Hard to talk about this work without revealing something capital. Let's say it's about falling in love and learning to get over it. On a cruise ship. a young man, "A", (Gad Elmaleh) confides to an old couple about his recent short love affair with a young woman, "Pollux" (Cécile de France) which ended abruptly.
The awkward and shy A meets the outgoing and lively Pollux. His thoughts ("A" narrates the story) during the affair are very humorous and typical of the guy who's too shy to go further and wouldn't have if it had not been for the girl who does all the right moves, something he could only dream of and never got before.
The truth about the abrupt ending of the relationship comes later, as a shock. The hero eventually learns how, as they say, to get a life. A superb, simple yet effective and memorable movie with two underrated young actors.
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