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Roméo Onze is a portrait of a shy young man seeking love in all the wrong places. Rami is a first-generation immigrant living in Montreal with his father and younger sister. At night, physically handicapped Rami, chats with the mysterious beauty Malaury26, presenting himself as successful businessman. A string of lies finally catches up with him before leading us to a surprising conclusion.
For more than 45 years, Sarah and Victor have been together. How did they do it? Who's really Sarah, this enigmatic woman who's always been on the shadow of her husband? Love, ambition and secrets feed this unusual couple's odyssey.
The film tells the story of a highly-gifted boy whose parents have demanding and ambitious plans for him - they want him to become a pianist. However, one day the boy, Vitus, is no longer willing to comply with his parents' plans and ambitions because he wants to follow his own star
electroboy tells the breathtaking true life story of a young man who leaves his claustrophobic Swiss surroundings for the wide world in search of fame and recognition. In a series of success stories he reinvents himself time and again, changing settings and careers like other people change their shirts. Swiss Film Prize 2015 for best documentary. Best film at Zurich Film Festival 2014.
After a catastrophic accident, Ben is sent to a physiotherapy center to learn how to live with his injuries. After some of the patients become friends with him, they all work together to find the strength to live again.
In 1964, Jean Ziegler was asked by Che Guevara to fight the "capitalist Monster". Former collaborator of Kofi Annan, professor and writer, Ziegler's books still act as a manifesto to left-wing intelligentsia.
In a mix of fiction and reality, a group of kids from the suburb of Lausanne will write a script and fulfill their dream. They will go to the most glamorous event of the world. A social worker comes across the tortured life of a group of kids from the suburbs of Lausanne. He will help them write a script and conduct them to fulfill their dream. A Road Movie to Cannes film festival.
A young American in Paris works as a personal shopper for a celebrity. She seems to have the ability to communicate with spirits, like her recently deceased twin brother. Soon, she starts to receive ambiguous messages from an unknown source.
Marie leaves her long term partner Eric to pursue a life of pleasure and freedom. Her expectations are very different to the reality however, and Marie soon discovers that her age and status is treated with suspicion.
The president and his family lead their country with a heavy hand, enjoying a life of luxury while their subjects live in misery. From one day to the next, a violent military coup overcomes this dictatorship and the president becomes the most wanted man in the country.
In Hindi, Sâdhu means he who is in search of truth. To this end, the bespectacled sâdhu Suraj Baba has spent eight years at 3200 meters in a cave at the source of the Ganges. But peace is hard to find. And so he decides to go on a pilgrimage to Kumbhamela. He soon realizes he can't have anyone imposing a code of conduct on him. In search of himself, he makes his way to the sacred lakes...
Paulette a xenophobic old lady lives alone in a banlieue and her pension is too small to get along. But she hears there is much money to be made in dealing cannabis. She visits a known criminal named Vito and asks him for work. Instead of just distributing sheer cannabis she starts to sell cakes and biscuits spiced with cannabis. Soon there is a huge demand for her elaborate pastries.
In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Courge lives in the heart of the forest, raised by his father, a tyrannical giant who reigns triumphant and prevents his son from exploring beyond limited boundaries. Ignorant about the ways of men, the boy grows up wild, with the placid ghosts who haunt the forest his only company. That is until the day that he is forced to go to the nearest village, where he meets young Manon...
Brigitte and Xavier farm cattle in Normandy. Now that their children have left home, the couple's routine life increasingly weighs Brigitte down. One day, in a moment's madness, she leaves and heads for Paris. Xavier then realizes that he is perhaps going to lose her... Will they manage to get back together?
A few years after the Spanish Civil War, a woman decides to move with her daughter to stay with her second husband, a particularly authoritative captain in Franco's army. Uncomfortable in her new surroundings, the young girl one day finds a labyrinth near her new home, where she meets a creature who guards this secret place and tells her she is the missing princess of an enchanted realm.
Set in Czechoslovakia in 1983, the film tells the story of Anna, a sprinter who is hoping to compete in the Olympics, and is selected into the national team. She is placed in a special state-run medical treatment where she is given anabolic steroids ("Stromba") by her trainer. Her performance increases but later discovers the negative effect of taking the steroids, causing her to stop using them.
Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.
At the Pakistan-Afghan border, the last pagan Kalash 3000 live surrounded by the Muslim community and the Afghan refugees. Among them, Najiba, a young woman must choose between converting to Islam, joining the modern world or enabling her tradition to continue.
Left behind on the motorway by the coach in which her family was travelling to Paestum, Rosalba decides without giving the matter much thought to offer herself a little holiday in Venice. Wandering around the streets of Mestre to satisfy her curiosity, but with nothing in her stomach since the morning, Rosalba ends up in a strange restaurant with a strange waiter.
The hostess is in the kitchen making dinner, the guests have almost all arrived, the evening promises to be a warm affair. As they wait, the husband is pestered by everyone about what the couple will name their baby, which is due soon. He decides to let everyone guess...
Les Règles du jeu immerses into the world of the playoffs with the team of Geneva ice hockey team: Genève-Servette Hockey Club. This documentary was made in order to share with the audience what is the real life of a professional hockey team.
Hard-drinking journalist Paul Kemp takes a job at a besieged newspaper in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His volatile editor, Lotterman, assigns him to tourist pieces and horoscopes, but promises more. Paul rooms with Sala, an aging and equally alcoholic reporter, in a rundown flat.
Jonas, seize ans, vit un nouvel échec scolaire et pense pouvoir tout miser sur le tennis mais il échoue aux portes de la sélection nationale. Il rencontre Pierre, un trentenaire, qui touché par sa situation, va le prendre en charge. Fort de ce lien privilégié, Jonas abandonne l'école publique. Incapable de fixer les limites de cette relation, l'éducation va dépasser le cadre purement scolaire.
A naive and sensitive young gentleman, Louis Ives fancies himself a budding writer, wishes he had lived in the 1920s of F. Scott Fitzgerald, and secretly yearns to don ladies' undergarments. After an embarrassing incident that cuts short his career as a New Jersey English lit instructor, he makes his way to Manhattan to “find himself” — accompanied by a literary voiceover that tells us as much.
Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict fourteen years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and recruits a dysfunctional band of escapists...
With Jacques Grandjean, we strain to reach alpine crystals in brittle rock on sheer rock faces. On the north face of the Gross Ruchen, we hear extreme climber Dani Arnold cursing in the windstorm. We accompany Stefan Siegrist on his expedition to Makalu’s western pillar in Nepal. Werner Munter, more than 70 years old, is still searching for new routes in the remotest areas of Val d’Hérens.
A family live in a house next to an abandoned highway. They have been living for 10 years close to the highway and believe that it will not be used. One day without warning, construction workers begin to upgrade the road and the highway becomes open to traffic. Instead of leaving the house, they continue to live there. This becomes more complicated as the highway becomes increasingly used.
Zapa is a locksmith in a quiet little town lost somewhere in Buenos Aires' province. His boss sends him on a job that consists of opening a safe at an office. He is imprisoned for being responsible of robbing the place. His uncle, a retired policeman, bails him out and sends him to Buenos Aires. Zapa becomes an aspiring officer in the Police and starts to see his life turn into a strange fiction.
Leonidas, a young, ambitious police officer, is assigned to a remote island in the Aegean Sea. He dreams of solving important crimes, but there are few to be found here. But the island experiences what appears to be an actual crime. Eager to do some sleuthing, Leonidas soon finds clues that tie the victim to Angeliki, who returns to the island and joins the investigation.
Juillet 1979, pendant les vacances d’été dans une maison en Bretagne. A l’occasion de l’anniversaire de la grand-mère, oncles, tantes, cousins et cousines sont réunis le temps d’un week-end animé. Chronique familiale pittoresque racontée par Albertine, dix ans, LE SKYLAB est aussi celle d’une époque particulière.
Early summer. In a village in northern Turkey, Lale and her four sisters are walking home from school, playing innocently with some boys. The immorality of their play sets off a scandal that has unexpected consequences. The family home is progressively transformed into a prison...
Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the faeries and save the spirit world. They'll have to confront fear and danger to fight a witch.
Silvia wishes to get to know the young man, proposed by her father as future husband, before marrying him. So, with the consent of her father, she decides to disguise herself so as to be able to find out about this person, proposed for her but whom she does not know. For a time, she changes places with her servant Lisette.
Fifty years after Nicolas Bouvier’s journey from Geneva to Sri Lanka, Gaël Métroz follows the author’s footsteps with his camera. Although he wanted to revive Bouvier’s account, he ultimately tells his own story. While the Orient has changed a great deal since “l’Usage du Monde”, the fascination of this world continues to captivate. The danger and beauty of a journey which loses its innocence.
Res is a convicted criminal who would finally like to gain control of his life, but he can’t resist falling in love with the handicapped Greta. This impossible love becomes a case for the courts and Res's life starts again to be complicated...
Zinos, a young restaurant owner in Hamburg, is going through a rough time : his girlfriend Nadine has gone to Shanghai, the new chef of his restaurant, the Soul Kitchen, scares away the clients, and he is having a backache!
A woman is led by her family to her new husband's home, to live with, presumably, his elderly mother and younger brother. Despite being forced into the marriage, she discovers that he is not such a bad catch after all but domestic bliss does not last long.
Has 1558 anything in common with 2009 ? Have nobles of King Henri III's court anything to do with today's young people from poor neighborhoods, most of whom immigrants'children ? Is there any connection between he refined language spoken by sixteenth century courtiers and the foulmouthed way inner city kids are supposed to express themselves in the early twenty-first century?
Switzerland, 1977. Released from prison, Eddy is picked up by his friend Osman, who believes he owes him a favor. Osman therefore offers Eddy a bed in an old trailer next to his own, where he lives with his seven-year-old daughter, Samira. Both are low on cash so Eddy hatches a fantastic plan: to kidnap the body of the recently deceased Charlie Chaplin and demand a ransom from his rich family …