Lila and Mo meet at a bus stop. Lila has a paralyzing speech impediment. Mo is chatty and exuberant. Lila is preparing for her exams. Mo illegally races cars for a living. Opposites attract... See full summary »
Algiers, 1997. Terrorist wanting an Islamic and archaic state are everywhere. Women are oppressed, in a seek to take control of their bodies, clothing and public space. Young student Nedjma is passionate about making a fashion show.
After losing their baby, Grant and Christine visit a friend in his isolated and idyllic sea-side house. Over a long week-end, secrets are revealed and the life of the dead child is lived out in a series of fantastic dreams.
Romane and Philippe separate. After 10 years together, two children and a dog, they do not love each other anymore. They give birth to a "separation": two separate apartments, communicating only through the room of their children.
Olivier is fighting with his comrades at work against injustices, but one night his wife Laura leaves him and the kids on 9 and 6. He must now meet another struggle and face up to his new responsibilities. Can he find a new balance?
Lena Girard Voss
Loved this movie. Great idea: Girl takes part in drunken party with her boyfriend where random guy that they by coincidence met gets beaten and humiliated. Few days later, that guy turns out on her job as new employee. Such an idea can hardly produce bad film, but his one is excellent. Plot is well planned. Never gets boring and everything goes smoothly (has a reason for it). None of the characters is generic. Her character is first portrayed by shouting on the street and asking her mother when does she have appointment for pregnancy termination. That tells a lot about her. Her girlfriend wants to enter art school and applies with photos she took of her in car salon where she looks like a prostitute (nothing arty there but her girlfriend and her do not know that). The dog is big part of the plot. Never seen an animal that is so cleverly put in the story. Boyfriend is moron on his own right. Beside colourful characters I also loved that it was filmed during sunny hours (not during golden hours like everybody else). Lively characters really benefited from that setting.
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