A film by Benoit Jacquot
In 1865 Timothee, a wanderer, arrives in a village in southern France pretending he is deaf and mute. He is struck by the beauty of young woman, Josephine, and asks for hospitality at the house of Dr Hughes, her father. At dinner, he makes strange tricks giving Josephine a weird reaction. The next day, he comes back when she is alone and make her fall in a state of hypnotic lethargy before taking advantage of her. Overwhelmed by his powerful hypnotic gift, she follows him even though she seems to be disgusted and afraid of him. He takes her deep in the woods and continues to abuse her until he is arrested and trialed. But how did Josephine accept to follow him ?
A film by Katell Quillévéré
Anna, a young teenager, comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local priest, who is also a childhood friend. Anna clings to her beloved grandfather. She also grows close to Pierre, a free-spirited teenager who cares little about God. Anna is preparing for her confirmation, but her budding desire for Pierre shakes her faith. She longs to give herself over, body and soul but doesn't know if it is to God, or something else?
A film by Mikhael Hers
August in Paris' suburbs, 7 friends are gathered to spend a week in the city where they grew up. The city is empty and the days pass by under a deep blue sky.Each of them has a reason to be there: some still live there, some come back to see their family, some are searching their childhood, some want to escape boredom or eventually searching for love...They are all bearing the fact that these moments they are sharing are maybe the last ones...