Magali plays in a brass band. Guillaume drives a small tourist train. Both spin a perfect love, they share modest dreams and their baby is about to come. But an unexpected news upsets their... See full summary »
Caught between an overbearing, manic-depressive brother and a father suffering from a neurodegenerative disease that is as funny as it is worrying, Romain no longer accepts to perform the ... See full summary »
Julien, 28, returns to his home town. He's spent the last 13 years in prison. Out on probation, he's obsessed by a girl... Emily. And one day, he reaches for her: "it's me". She turns around, looks at him and starts to scream.
Jean-Xavier de Lestrade
Julie Bataille is fed up with student jobs. At 23, with a 5-years university degree, she wants to work for real. She meets Ben by chance at a job interview. He's a guy who chose to live by ... See full summary »
An act of revenge takes an unexpected turn in this psychological drama from French writer and director Lola Doillon. Anna (Kristin Scott Thomas) flees a house on the outskirts of Paris and ... See full summary »
Kristin Scott Thomas,
Antoine is too depressed to go on playing in his rock band. After wandering in the streets, he decides to seek an occupation. Unskilled as he is, he is lucky to be hired as the caretaker of... See full summary »
Gustave de Kervern,
According to the principle in the title of this French movie, everything that could go wrong, will go wrong, an idea that runs loosely in the film. Elias, a man who had served time in prison, is working as an orderly in a Parisian hospital. When we meet him, he is five hours away from his probation period outside his jail. Should he mess up, he will end back where he came from, but Elias is intent in not going back.
A heist at the Meridien hotel, brings a gang of criminals to a room where a diamond merchant is assaulted and robbed of his precious treasure. The gang, making its getaway, run into problems, when another bandit, Rudy, forces the criminals to give up the loot. An accident occurs that lands Rudy at the emergency room at the hospital where Elias, who happens to have been his cell mate. Things go haywire from then on, as the criminals concentrate in locating the stones.
Directed by Christophe Campos, this comedy was shown recently on cable. The director co-wrote the screenplay with Mabrouk El Mechri. Unfortunately, the whole thing is a pastiche of gags that go nowhere. Laughter, so essential in movies such as this one is sorely lacking because M. Campos heavy handedness approach. Pio Marmai, a decent actor, has nothing to play in the film. Omar Sy, of "The Untouchables" fame, shows nothing as the big gorilla, a member of the gang.
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