A film by Benjamin Heisenberg
Based on a true story, Johann Rettenberger is a marathon runner but also a professional bank robber. He lives an official life with his girlfriend in Vienna and robs banks repeatedly throughout Austria. He is driven to stay in motion and motivated by the adrenaline effect of the robberies on his sportsman body . When the authorities finally locate him, he uses his marathon skills in an attempt to escape the largest deployment of police officers in Austria's post-war history.
A film by Emmanuelle Bercot
Laura, 19, a first-year university student, desperately wants to do well in school. Despite a part-time job, she is unable to make ends meet and becomes so short of funds that one desperate evening, having run out of options, she goes so far as to answer an ad on the Internet. 'Joe, 57, seeks female student for tender moments. One hundred euros an hour.' Just this once, she promises herself. Three days later, Laura is in a hotel room with Joe. And the spiral begins.
A film by Rainer FRIMMEL, Tizza Covi
Abandoned, the two-year-old girl Asia is found by Patti, a circus woman living with her husband
Walter in a trailer park in San Basilio on the outskirts of Rome. With the help of Tairo, a teenage boy who lives with his grandma in an adjacent container, Patti starts to search for the girl's mother.
La Pivellina is a film about a cosmos of outcasts in present-day Italy: a tale of courage and discrimination, of loss and togetherness, a look behind the corrugated-iron fence of a gated community.
A film by Nobuhiro Suwa, Hippolyte Girardot
Yuki, nine years old, learns that her parents are separating. Her father is French, and her mother is Japanese.
She is going to have to follow her mother to Japan, leaving everything behind in Paris, starting with her best friend Nina. Together, Yuki and Nina devise schemes in order to get her parents back together. Running away seems like the only solution in the end - the forest will be their new destination.
A film by Detlev Buck
SAME, SAME BUT DIFFERENT is the unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student travelling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben returns home to Germany he discovers that Sreyko is sick and he takes on the responsibility to save her. On the way he discovers a world where not everyone is dealt the same cards and where motivations are not always pure. Based on the true story of Benjamin Prà¼fer and Sreykeo SoRvan.
A film by Stephen Burke
Freddie and Maura are getting married - but not to each other. Maura to Wilson, a Nigerian immigrant, and Freddie to the uptight Sophie for the second time. Both weddings collide when they arrive at the same hotel for their receptions!
A film by Dominique Monféry
Natanael, seven, still doesn't know how to read. His eccentric old aunty bequeaths her house to his parents and her book collection to the young boy... Nat discovers that the books serve as a shelter for all the heroes found in children's literature. They are the original characters and are counting on him for protection. For if they leave the library, they will disappear along with their stories forever! When his parents start selling off the books, Nathanaà«l, who is shrunk by the evil witch Carabosse, braves everything to save his tiny friends...
A film by Lucas Belvaux
Stanislas Graff is a man of power. He is in full control of his multinational company and his family life. His public fame and wealth make him a perfect target for a kidnapping. A very high ransom is requested for his liberation, but the police and the family play against each other. Graff, whose secret life gets exposed to the media, is not the man he pretended to be. Upon his return from 60 gruelling days in captivity, he has to face the resentment of his loved ones who have discovered his true nature through the media.
A film by Denys Granier-Deferre
Bérangère and Vincent are getting married, respecting all the traditions of bourgeois weddings and society events. The distorting prism of the guests' points of view -cynical or funny, strained or moving - will reveal throughout the day everyone's shortcomings and the hypocrisy of the event: masks will fall and family secrets will errupt.