A film by Alex de la Iglesia
1937 Spanish civil war, circus' clowns are recruited by force to join the militia and the butchery starts as they are still in their clown costume.Years after, Javier y Sergio, two terrifyingly disfigured clowns battle to the death to win an acrobat's ambiguous love. Their incredible confrontation is a satirical reflection of Franco's dictatorship during which the story takes place. As in the drama between the two Spains, both clowns destroy the object of their love in their struggle.
A film by Benoit Jacquot
In 1865 Timothee, a wanderer, arrives in a village in southern France pretending he is deaf and mute. He is struck by the beauty of young woman, Josephine, and asks for hospitality at the house of Dr Hughes, her father. At dinner, he makes strange tricks giving Josephine a weird reaction. The next day, he comes back when she is alone and make her fall in a state of hypnotic lethargy before taking advantage of her. Overwhelmed by his powerful hypnotic gift, she follows him even though she seems to be disgusted and afraid of him. He takes her deep in the woods and continues to abuse her until he is arrested and trialed. But how did Josephine accept to follow him ?
A film by Nanouk Leopold
At the hospital where she works, Charlotte (Sandra Hà¼ller) carefully selects male patients to have sex with in an appartment she has rented in town. The secret moments she spends with a variety of men - corpulent, hairy, elderly - give Charlotte a fulfilment she cannot find in her one-child marriage with Max. When Max finds out what Charlotte has been up to, their marriage breaks down. Charlotte and Max desperately try to save their relationship. After Charlotte has been evicted from her profession, the couple moves to India to start a new life. But even her newborn twin babies cannot prevent Charlotte from longing for the past, when she gave free reign to her passions inside.
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.