A film by Robert Guédiguian
Ariane, a middle-aged woman, is lonelier than ever in her pretty house. It's her birthday. The candles on the birthday cake are lit. But all of her loved ones have sent their apologies - they're not coming. So she takes her pretty car and leaves her pretty suburban neighborhood to get lost in the big
sunny city of Marseille.
A film by Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz
trial story of Viviane Amsalem's five year fight to obtain her divorce in
front of the only legal authority competent for divorce cases in Israel, the
Rabbinical Court. Viviane and her lawyer must face the uncompromising attitude
of Elisha, the husband, who doesn’t even respond to the rabbis convocations.
When he is finally obliged to come to court, he keeps refusing the divorce
(Gett) even though they've been separated for years. Witnesses are called, the
procedure drags on, while Viviane is still unable to recover her dignity.
A film by Marilyne Canto
Wintertime. Elise, who works as a lecturer in a major Parisian museum, lives alone with Leo, her ten-year-old son. Her husband, Leo's father, has been dead a long while. She is having a love affair with a man named Paul. Their relationship is chaotic. Her attraction to him is only matched by her violent need to push him away. As for Paul and Leo, they get to know one another over time.
A film by Emma Dante
It's a Sunday afternoon. The sirocco wind blows pitilessly upon Palermo when Rosa and Clara, two women arriving to celebrate a friend's wedding, get lost among the city streets and end up in a sort of cul-de-sac: Via Castellana Bandiera. At the same moment, another car driven by Samira, in which the Calafiore family is amassed, arrives in the opposite direction and enters the same street. Neither Rosa at the wheel of her Multipla, nor Samira, an ancient and stubborn woman at the wheel of her Punto, intend to give way to each other. While the Calafiore family withdraw into the illegal building where they live and organise a gamble, with the complicity of the neighbours, on which one of the two women shall hold her position longest, Clara decides to leave the Multipla to continue her discovery of Palermo on the scooter of Nicolà², the youngest in the Calafiore family, who escorts her willingly.Evening falls, then night penetrates within the street and the neighbourhood houses, but the two women, resisting hunger, sleep and thirst, seem to be obeying a stubbornness holding no more rationality and persist in not yielding way to the other...
A film by Hélier Cisterne
15-year-old Chérif feels like a million bucks behind the wheel of a stolen car. Placed under the guardianship of his Aunt and Uncle, he has to return to his apprenticeship as a mason. It's his last chance. But every night, graffiti artists descend upon the city's walls. And with this, a whole new world opens up before him...