A film by Stefan Liberski
Her head filled with dreams, Amélie, 20, goes back to Japan, where she spent her childhood. To earn a living, she decides to give private classes in French and meets Rinri, her first and only student, a young Japanese man with whom she soon has an intimate relationship. Between surprises, happy times and the pitfalls of a culture shock that is both poetic and amusing, she discovers a side of Japan she had never seen before…
A film by Lyes Salem
During the first euphoric years following the Independence of Algeria,
two friends, Djaffar and Hamid, face a bright and promising future. Over the
decades, secrets and betrayal drive them apart.
A film by Cyprien Vial
Many, a 17-year-old Indian
boy from Punjab, has been taken care of by the French Government when he
arrived in Paris 2 years ago. On the way to an exemplary integration, he
divides his time between school, friends, his girlfriend Elizabeth and the Sikh
temple. His life could be the one of an average teenager if he didn’t feel the
pressure to send money to his parents back home…
A film by Bruno Deville
‘Chubby’… That’s how people
call Kevin, 100kg, age 12, and certainly not destined to a glorious future. Gobbing in fries, patisserie and dairies, he’s only waiting for the cardiac
arrest… unless he changes. And Kevin will change! But not exactly as expected.
A film by Abd Al Malik
The true story of a French teenager rising out from the underprivileged suburbs through love, education and rap music. Regis is a culturally gifted boy who dreams of success for his rap band through hard work and loyalty, but he must accept the drug money for the sake of his project. Discovering Islam and love, he bears with the harsh loss and paybacks of delinquency, until he finds alone the strength to express himself through rap music and slam-poetry – and ultimately becomes a major artist of the French music scene.
A film by Stéphane Demoustier
Jérôme, a senior executive, has just left his company. Determined to never work for nobody else ever again, he attempts to set up his own company, come what may, even ignoring the reluctance of his wife Laura. Ugo, their 11-year-old son, is a tennis player and a promising champion. To reach his goal, he must make it into the Roland Garros national training center. Just like his dad, he’s willing to do whatever it takes to make it. Together, Ugo and Jérôme will realize that not all rules can be bent in the quest for success.
A film by Céline Sciamma
Oppressed by her
family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood,
Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of 3 free-spirited girls. She
changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in the gang, hoping
that this will be a way to freedom.
Laure is 10 years old. Laure is a tomboy. On her arrival in a new neighborhood, she lets Lisa and her crowd believe that she is a boy. Truth or dare ? Dare.Summer becomes a big playground and Laure pretends to be Michael, a boy like the others... different enough to get the attention of Lisa who falls in love with him. Laure takes advantage of her new identity as if the end of the summer would never reveal her unsettling secret.
A film by Lucas Belvaux
Clement, a young Parisian philosophy professor is transferred to Arras for a year. Far from Paris and its nightlife, he doesn’t quite know what to do with his free time. Then he meets Jennifer, a pretty hairdresser who becomes his lover. While Clement’s life revolves around Kant and Proust, Jennifer’s is punctuated with chick lit, tabloids and karaoke evenings with her girlfriends. Free love and free hearts, they could live a beautiful romance together, but is it enough to bridge the social gaping and cultural divide between them?
A film by Benoît Mariage
José is a football agent. His specialty is scouting out promising African players. When he discovers Yaya, he takes him to Belgium to make a champion out of him. He thinks he hit the jackpot, but nothing goes as planned...