Thirty-year-old Alice's occupation is rather unusual for a woman : she works as an engineer on a freighter. She loves her job and does it competently but even in a greasy blue overall a ... See full summary »
Anders Danielsen Lie
A single devastating event intertwines inextricably the lives of an unfortunate teenager, a weary woman with a critical degenerative heart condition and a team of compassionate doctors; all perfect strangers, perfectly interconnected.
Love Island tells the story of a pregnant French woman who lives in Sarajevo with her Bosnian husband and their daughter. They go for a vacation at a Croatian island, where things get ... See full summary »
Loïe Fuller was the toast of the Folies Bergères at the turn of the 20th century and an inspiration for Toulouse-Lautrec and the Lumière Brothers. The film revolves around her complicated relationship with protégé and rival Isadora Duncan.
An engaged but apolitical nurse gets involved in a far-right political party. Based on numerous recent events in France, it becomes about how Front National operates and how it is perceived by the French.
At the end of their tour of duty in Afghanistan, two young military women, Aurore and Marine, are given three days of decompression leave with their unit at a five-star resort in Cyprus, among tourists. But it's not that easy to forget the war and leave the violence behind.Written by
That's a film about post war traumatic disorders among young female soldiers who fought for the French army in Afghanistan. You deal here with a rather good character study, but that seems to hesitate about the lead to follow. That's a movie that should have been far better in that field. It remains interesting, supported by convincing actors and actresses. I think it lacked ambition. We can see it as a sort of documentary on just discharged soldiers, male or female, the period during which they prepare to get back into the real world, the civilization. Good try. I don't think this kind of topic has already been talked about in the French movie industry; or the period just after, once the former soldiers have returned home, and not the "in between". And let's not forget that now, In France, just after the terrible killings of Paris and Nice, the French army advertises to recruit many young folks. So, this film topic seems very in the mood, or not...
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