A film by Xiaoshuai WANG
Lin, a sea captain, returns from a 6 month journey when he is told that his 25-year-old son Lin Bo has been gunned down by the police. In his quest to understand what happened, he realizes he knew very little about his own son. He starts a journey back to Chongqin, a city he once lived. He will understand the impact of his paternal repeated absence on the life of his child.
A film by Jean-Stéphane Bron
On January 11, 2008, the attorney Josh Cohen and his partners are mandated by the city of Cleveland to sue the 21 banks deemed responsible for the real estate foreclosures that have devastated the city. But the Wall Street banks that they attack avoid going to trial by all possible means.This film tells the story of a trial that should have taken place. A cinematic trial, but the story, the characters and the testimonies are real. For they all play themselves in Cleveland Court room: the judge, lawyers, witnesses and even the members of the jury.Step by step, witness after witness, the film reveals the workings on a human level of the risky sub-prime mortgage loans.
A film by Olivier MASSET-DEPASSE
Tania a Russian woman has been living for 8 years illegally in Belgium with her son Ivan . Always on the run, she is constantly scared of police controls until the day she gets arrested.She is put in a detention centre far away from her son who managed to escape when the police arrested Tania. Hoping to get the refugee status she waits to get out, but it doesn't stop the several attempts to expel her from Belgium.
A film by Katell Quillévéré
Anna, a young teenager, comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local priest, who is also a childhood friend. Anna clings to her beloved grandfather. She also grows close to Pierre, a free-spirited teenager who cares little about God. Anna is preparing for her confirmation, but her budding desire for Pierre shakes her faith. She longs to give herself over, body and soul but doesn't know if it is to God, or something else?
A film by Yann Samuell
"Dear me. Today I am seven years old and I'm writing you this letter to help you remember the promises I made when I was 7, and also to remind you of what I want to become..."Thus begins the letter that Margaret, a successful business-woman, receives on her fortieth birthday.
A film by Pierre Thoretton
Upon the death of Yves Saint Laurent, his life companion Pierre Bergé decides to sell their private art collection. This sale is considered "the auction of the century". Each object and art piece tells a story about their personal lives. This documentary, filled with rare material archives and exclusive images of their homes, tells their story: a story of love, art and ethics.
A film by Xavier de Choudens
Joseph goes out of jail where robberies got him locked up for 20 years. He goes to live in the house of his ex-cell mate who died in prison and left behind his daughter, Julie, as young and beautiful as she is swindler and provocative. Soon Joseph wants for one last time to do the thing he knows best: a spectacular casino robbery. Julie in search of a father figure accepts to be his accomplice. Together they form a unique duo torn between desire, friendship, youth and age.
A film by Michael Cohen
A woman, a man, a summer in Paris. Passion, break ups, reconciliations. A love story in disarray...
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 Jean-Loup Felicioli, Alain Gagnol
Dino is a cat that leads a double life. By day, he lives with Zoe, a little girl whose mother, Jeanne, is a police officer. By night, he works with Nico, a burglar with a big heart.One day, Dino the cat brings Zoe a very valuable bracelet. Lucas, Jeanne's second-in-command, notices this bracelet is part of a jewellery collection that has been stolen.One night, Zoe decides to follow Dino. On the way, she overhears some gangsters and discovers that her nanny is part of the gangsters' team...
A film by Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau
Frederick is a tree grower, and for nearly sixty years he has been cultivating a secret. His wife and eldest son are the only ones around him who know the truth. Pushed by the death of this son, with whom he had a conflictual relationship, he finally reveals what he just couldn't say to those near and dear to him: his homosexuality.
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 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.
A film by Robert Guédiguian
Despite losing his job, Michel lives happily with Marie-Claire his wife and their loving children and grandchildren, surrounded by their friends. In love for more than thirty years, they are proud of their union and political struggles, for their conscience is as clear as their view of life.
This happiness will be shattered when two young armed and masked men beat them up, tie them up, and snatch their wedding rings and their lifetime savings.
The shock will be even more violent when they discover that this brutal attack was organized by one of the young workers laid off at the same time as Michel, by one of their own people.