In Paris, Ella, a.k.a. Hell, is a promiscuous and reckless teenager with absent upper class parents that does not study or work and spends her time going to night-clubs, using cocaine and ... See full summary »
Vincent is about to become a father. At a meeting with childhood friends he announces the name for his future son. The scandalous name ignites a discussion which surfaces unpleasant matters from the past of the group.
Alexandre de La Patellière,
Bahia Benmahmoud, a free-spirited young woman, has a particular way of seeing political engagement, as she doesn't hesitate to sleep with those who don't agree with her to convert them to her cause - which is a lot of people, as all right-leaning people are concerned. Generally, it works pretty well. Until the day she meets Arthur Martin, a discreet forty-something who doesn't like taking risks. She imagines that with a name like that, he's got to be slightly fascist. But names are deceitful and appearances deceiving... Written by
The script won the Sodapin grand prize in 2008, which was instrumental in securing financing for the film. See more »
When Bahia's mother is characterized by her likes and dislikes, she can be seen as a hippie in the 70s, and it is mentioned that she hates films of the 70s starring Alain Delon with the word "flic" (cop) in them. Then a poster of the film Pour la peau d'un flic is briefly shown. Yet, that film only opened in 1981. See more »
Hysterically funny! I was laughing out loud. Sara Forestier is a revelation. Her extroverted character ridicules the prejudice, history, culture and human personalities so smoothly, it makes it impossible to stay indifferent.
The free spirit is teaching the locked ones about the world and life. 10 stars for a fabulous script and acting. Intelligent and entertaining. With so much darkness and negativity in the world this casts a liberating candlelight against the cites of the political figures that have shaped the history.
I highly recommend this movie!
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