François Sim considers himself worthless and he may have good reasons for that. Hasn't he lost his job as well as his wife Caroline? Isn't he unable to relate to Lucy, his teenage daughter?... See full summary »
Ostensible puppet master is an affable white-haired gentleman named Joseph Paskin casually approaches the sullen Pierre Blum outside a French casino. Joseph pretends not to recognize the 40... See full summary »
Jérôme Varenne, a French financier, lives and works in Shanghai with Chen-Li, his life and business partner. One day, during a short stay in Paris, while paying a call to his mother, he is ... See full summary »
Michel Racine is a feared president of Assize Court, as strict with himself as with others. Everything changes when he meets again Ditte when she's selected as a juror in a criminal trial over which he presides.
Sidse Babett Knudsen,
A French young woman unexpectedly dies in Berlin, where she lives with her boyfriend. Her sudden passing ruins the lives of her famliy and partner. They struggle to find new meaning in Paris, Annecy and New York.
Anders Danielsen Lie,
An unusually cold winter forces the french government to push the best housed people to accommodate some poor fellow citizens. The decree called "Le Grand Partage" creates some trouble ... See full summary »
Benoit, the new kid at school, is bullied by a gang of arrogant boys. Determined not to be pushed around, Benoit organizes a big party, but only three students turn up. What if this bunch of losers was to be the best gang ever?
An Iranian family survives the shah and the ayatollah and moves to France. This story follows the family through it all. Despite the politics, revolution, prison, beatings, assassinations and suicides this is a comedy.
This movie firstly seems to be a comedy confronting two women with radically different attitude about sex: Patty describes her very active sex life with a lot of embarrassing details to the shy and conservative bourgeois Caroline who just wants to conduct the funeral for her mother. Beyond these very funny scenes, it turns out to be a beautiful, heart-warming and poetic reflection about sex, happiness, grief and death. We follow Caroline in her journey from a sad, conventional, "respectable" life to the discovery of simple happiness, helped by the memories of her late libertine mother and a series of funny and nice people. The two main actresses are wonderful. (Note that contrary to what this review may imply, there are no sex scenes in this movie, although some language may sound very explicit).
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