A film by Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala
In the heat of the summer. An isolated house in the countryside between woods and corn fields. Ten-year-old twins wait for their mother. When she comes back, her head wrapped in bandages after plastic surgery, nothing is as it was before. Stern and distant now, she shuts the family off from the outside world. Starting to doubt that this woman is actually their mother, the boys are determined to find the truth by any means.
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.
A film by François Ozon
After the death of her best friend, Claire falls into a deep depression, but a surprising discovery about her friend's husband gives her a new taste for life.
A film by Pascale Ferran
In the Paris airport zone,
two strangers are trying to make sense out of their lives: an American engineer
under great professional and emotional pressure who decides to radically change
the course of his existence, and a young hotel chambermaid who goes through a
life-altering supernatural experience.
A film by Carlos Vermut
Alicia, an ailing child who dreams of the dress in the Japanese series Magical Girl Yukiko; Luis, her father, who will do anything he can to make her dream come true; Bárbara, a pretty young girl with psychological issues; and Damián, a teacher who has retired from everything except his stormy past. All will be trapped in a net of obscure blackmailing where instincts and reason spar with one another in a tragic struggle.
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 Tessa Louise-Salomé
In France, Leos Carax has long been branded as a mysterious, solitary filmmaker with an aversion to both the media and the public at large. Yet outside of his home country, his work takes precedence over this public image, and he is recognized as an icon of world cinema. 'Mr leos caraX' tackles this complex artist—a cult figure since his first feature—by plunging the spectator into the poetic and visionary world of his films.
By means of exclusive archival materials, interviews with his closest collaborators (such as Denis Lavant), and excerpts from his favorite films, this documentary attempts to put together a few pieces of the Carax puzzle. What emerges is an immersive and dreamlike portrait inspired by his singular artistic vision. Sit back and let yourself drift into the world of this unparalleled visual poet…