A film by Katell Quillévéré
It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely hooked up to life-support in a hospital in Le Havre, Simon’s existence is little more than an illusion. Meanwhile, in Paris, a woman awaits the organ transplant that will give her a new lease on life.
A film by Maria Schrader
The years of exile in the life of Stefan Zweig, one of the most read German-language writers of his time, between Buenos Aires, New York and Brazil. As a Jewish intellectual, Zweig struggles to find the right stance towards the events in Nazi Germany, while searching for a home in the new world.
A film by Renaud Fély, Arnaud Louvet
In Italy at the turn of the 13th century, Francis of Assisi led a simple fraternal life amongst the poorest, which fascinates and disturbs the all-powerful Catholic Church. With the support of the other friars, and driven by an intensely fervent faith, Francis fights to have his vision of a world of peace and equality recognized.
A film by Delphine & Muriel Coulin
At the end of their tour of duty in Afghanistan, two young military women, Aurore and Marine, are given three days of “decompression leave” with their unit, among tourists, at a five-star resort in Cyprus. But it’s not that easy to forget the war and leave violence behind.
A film by Jean-François Laguionie
On the last day of summer, Louise, an old woman realizes that the last train has departed without her. She finds herself alone in a small seaside resort town, abandoned by everyone. The weather quickly turns for the worse followed by the seasonal tides. Fragile and coquettish, not nearly as well-prepared as a would-be Robinson Crusoe, Louise isn’t likely to make it through the winter…
A film by Hubert Woroniecki
When he created the Elite modeling agency in the 1970s, John Casablancas invented the concept of the “supermodel.” If names like Naomi, Cindy, Linda, Iman, Gisèle or Kate are part of popular culture today, it’s mostly his doing. He lived a life many have dreamed about, surrounded by glamour and beauty. Now, John Casablancas tells his own story.