Paloma is a serious and highly articulate but deeply bored 11-year-old who has decided to kill herself on her 12th birthday. Fascinated by art and philosophy, she questions and documents her life and immediate circle, drawing trenchant and often hilarious observations on the world around her. But as her appointment with death approaches, Paloma finally meets some kindred spirits in her building's grumpy concierge and an enigmatic, elegant neighbor, both of whom inspire Paloma to question her rather pessimistic outlook on life.
Dubai International Film Festival
Let Life In.
Did You Know?
Renée's cat is called 'Léon' in the French credits and in the dialogue, but is called 'Leo' in the English subtitles. This is because Tolstoy's Russian name of Lev is translated as 'Leo' in English and 'Léon' in French. See more
When Paloma feeds the anti-depressant pill to the fish, the fish dies instantly. The fish would not die this fast. See more
Happy families are all alike.
Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
[Quoting from Tolstoy's 'Anna Karenina'
Requiem en Ré mineur: Confutatis maledictis
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(as W.A. Mozart)
Performed by the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
(as Orchestre Philharmonique de Slovaquie) and the Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
(as Choeur Philharmonique de Slovaquie), conducted by Zdnenek Kosler
(as Zdeneck Kossler) See more