A film by Rachid BOUCHAREB
1943. They had never stepped foot on French soil but because France was at war, Saïd, Abdelkader, Messaoud and Yassir enlisted in the French Army, along with 130,000 other indigenous soldiers, to liberate the "fatherland" from the Nazi enemy. These heroes that history forgot won battles in Italy, Provence and the Vosges before finding themselves alone to defend an Alsatian village against a German battalion.
A film by Barbara Albert
At the funeral of a beloved teacher, five women in their early 30?s meet again, 14 years later. They will spend two days and one night together and experience unexpectedly a journey into their past. Old harms will break out, but old friendships will be found again...
A film by Denis Dercourt
Mélanie, aged about ten, seems to have a special gift for the piano.
She takes the Conservatory entrance exam, but fails after being distracted by the thoughtless behaviour of the chairwoman of the jury, a well known concert pianist. Bitterly disappointed, Mélanie gives up the piano forever.
Ten years later, Mélanie meets Mr. Fouchécourt, the husband of the woman who changed her life without a doubt. Soon, Mr. Fouchécourt recruits her into his home to look after his son.
Mrs. Fouchécourt soon warms to Mélanie when her musical sensitivity comes out, and the young woman becomes her personal page turner...
A film by Anne Fontaine
Take Odette, an old forgotten actress in retirement...
Take Augustin, part-time eccentric stage director, part-time pool boy at the Ritz...
Take Bettina, a reigning star of mainstream tv series...
Take Rapha?l, a young, dangerously handsome, social worker...
And now, let their dreams be fulfilled. It's Oh La La...
A film by Olivier MASSET-DEPASSE
Eve & Damien are passionately in love. After an accident, a gulf of silence slowly comes between them. The two of them run an unusual caf? called the Zoo, where they organize an annual competition for the best animal noise contest.
Eve communicates by gestures but no longer speaks. Damien can?t express his desires anymore either. The couple is on the verge of suffocating? When Eve realizes that she is losing Damien, she decides to change. She wants to show him she can learn to speak and meet his needs. Desperate to hang onto him, she is prepared to do anything, even lock him up, to prove her love to him.
A film by Joachim Lafosse
A woman lives alone with her twins in an old, renovated farm in Belgium. Although they were divorced long ago, she and her husband continue tearing each other apart in front of their children, two young adults incapable of looking after themselves.
Helpless and in a bid for survival, the mother leaves the house. In her absence, a fratricidal war breaks out?
A film by Robert Guédiguian
When Anna realises that her father escaped to Armenia to spend the last days of his life, she decides to go look for him and bring him back. Once there, she will discover the strength of the bounds that can tie a man to his native land?
A film by Bruno Dumont
Flanders. Demester shares his time between his farm and walks with Barbe, his childhood friend. He loves her, secretly and painfully, accepting from her the little that she can give him. Along with others his age, Demester leaves to be a soldier in a war in a far off land. Barbarity, camaraderie and fear turn Demester into a warrior. As the seasons go by, Barbe, alone and wasting away, waits for the soldiers to return. Demester comes back from war and learn to become a man again.
A film by Pascal Arnold, Jean-Marc Barr
Lucie and Pierre, brother and sister, 20 years old, share an intimate relationship surrounded by their group of friends. There are stories of friendship, love and sexual gambles. One day Pierre is found savagely murdered. By whom? The police investigation drags on. Lucie, aided by her friends, decides to find out who killed her brother...