A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Thomas Bo Larsen,
Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Germain is a trucker experience. When involved in an accident that causes the death of a woman, her world stops spinning and falls into a worrying state. Consumed by guilt, Germain has not ... See full summary »
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Chloe is a young Canadian doctor who divides her time between Ramallah, where she works with the Red Crescent, and Jerusalem, where she lives next door to her friend Ava, a young Israeli soldier. Increasingly sensitive to the conflict, Chloe goes daily through the checkpoint between the two cities to get to the refugee camp where she monitors the pregnancies of young women. As she becomes friends with Rand, one of her patients, Chloe learns more about life in the occupied territories and gets to spend some time with Rand's family. Torn between the two sides of the conflict, Chloe tries as best she can to build bridges between her friends but suffers from remaining a perpetual foreigner to both sides. Following up her acclaimed debut-feature Le ring, filmmaker Anais Barbeau-Lavalette delivers with Inch'Allah the moving tale a young woman's encounter with war and its everyday life. Avoiding any political agenda, Chloe's story questions how one can internalize a foreign conflict without ... Written by
This powerful film is good, haunting, disturbing. But the Chloe character is fake, in- authentic and sad. Putting a white coat on a character does not make them a physician. Chloe as played is weak. There comes with education and experience in medicine an authority that is entirely lacking in this Chloe. This woman does not convey comfort with the bodies of the women she serves? Nor does she talk to them as if she has their best interests at heart. She repeatedly shuffles them in and out of clinics as if they are cattle, not humans.
A physician in her place would be a passionate advocate for all life; she would be a feminist. She would fight for life. But in the scenes wherein a child and baby die in her presence there is no attempt to save a life. She even states "I have blood on my shoes". Not: " I have blood on my hands". She lets a baby die without any attempt to breathe life into it.
Bizarre especially given the choice she makes by the end to truly have blood on her hands.
I went to the movie to see the choice a physician has made in extreme circumstances, but was met with a character that in no way understood or lived as a physician. Such a sad failure for a movie that could shock if written and acted as the story demanded
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