Tai is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. They were born in a land of scorched earth, where fathers bury their children. ... See full summary »
The solitary Daniel and Sonia share an uneasy love/hate relationship. Daniel's life is disrupted by the appearance of a stranger that proceeds to insinuate himself in his life. The man's ... See full summary »
In Marseille, the young Serbian-Albanian Adria Shala is an illegal immigrant traumatized by her past. Every now and then Adria recalls her life in Kosovo, when she was saved from rape by a ... See full summary »
A chronicle of the last days of a factory that is about to shut down. Among the workers forced to idle away until the end of the week, Jacques, a young technician is busy dismantling a ... See full summary »
Set in France in 1961-1962 during the Algerian War, Living In Paradise is a thought-provoking examination of the lives of North African immigrants trying to find a place in the social system of Western Europe.
Monday morning. Paul Wertret, 50, heads off to his job as a manager at the International Credit and Trade Bank. He arrives at 8 o'clock on the dot, as usual. He enters a meeting room, takes... See full summary »
It's Independence Day in Lebanon: three women who've never met before are on the same bus heading to visit a prison situated in a remote area of the country. Traveling through an arid ... See full summary »
For a movie that's called Feelings Factory (international/english title), there's not many feelings floating around here. Of course this is meant to be like that, to show us, that right now there is not much love floating around.
And even if we believe in the "concept" of love, we try to find it the wrong ways. Like at love shows, on the internet etc. (not actually anything that is in the movie, those are just examples). Well the good news is, that it achieves it's goal. The bad news? It achieves it's goals! While the characters are portrayed great by the actors, you're not really into them. You're not really feeling them or care for them, that much. Which leaves you with a bad taste at the end of the movie or at least a confused feeling ...
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