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The reception is to take place in a sumptuous 17th century leisure castle and its beautiful park and the music to be supplied by an excellent DJ. The rich arrogant bridegroom demands that everything go according to plan. Max assures him that will be the case but what he fails to tell him is that his team is not absolutely above reproach. For instance, Etienne, a second-rate entertainer...
26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist's son, who investigated the sordid birth of the British working-class. Engels, the dandy, provides the last piece of the puzzle to the young Karl Marx's new vision of the world. Together, between censorship and the police's repression, riots and political upheavals..
The two are set to spend a few months in New York interning at the United Nations, but those plans quickly unravel when Leila's brother, Mahmoud, returns from an extended trip to the Middle East as a full-blown Islamist replete with beard, prayer beads and a desire to quell his sister's profane Western ways.
La Ciotat, summer 2016. Antoine has accepted to attend a writing workshop where some young people in insertion must write a novel noir with the help of Olivia, a well-known novelist. But Antoine, misanthrope, will quickly oppose the rest of the group and Olivia, that the violence of the young man will alarm as much as seduce ...
A family of beekeepers living in the Tuscan countryside finds their household disrupted by the simultaneous arrival of a silently troubled teenage boy and a reality TV show intent on showcasing the family.
These two men have nothing in common but the war. Lieutenant Pradelle, by ordering a senseless assault, destroys their lives while binding them as companions in misfortune. On the ruins of the carnage of WWI, condemned to live, the two attempt to survive.
A city in Sète. A bourgeois family in a house in the middle of nowhere clashes with slum-dwellers residing in the projects. A mother and her daughter. Two childhood friends. A disappearance. Blackmail. Deneuve plays a mother trying desperately to save her daughter (Diane Kruger) from a questionable relationship.
Martin Clément, born Marvin Bijou, fled. He fled his little village in the Vosges. He fled his family, the tyranny of his father, the resignation of his mother. He fled the intolerance and rejection, the bullying to which he was exposed all that made him a "different" boy, to become an actor ...
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.
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
Under Madrid's scorching summer sun, ordinary couples with real passion and the unquenchable desire to love and be loved, share the same irrepressible urge to investigate their own sexuality through five intertwined stories.
Danger of losing his business, Anthony Roca, an ordinary man, develops a scam that will become the heist of the century. Overtaken by the crime, he will have to deal with betrayal, murder and settling.
Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.
A 40-something theatre actress who longs for a child struggles with her director's advice while rehearsing for Tourgenev's «A Month in the Country». But behind these difficulties hide existential doubts that are much more serious. To address her concerns and regain her equilibrium, she turns to the Virgin Mother for help.
He is an actor, he is single, he is 30 years old, and he is a seductive man. He's letting himself go to idleness and easy sex. Sheltered in his bachelor flat in Paris, he is into his dependencies and shares his life with 3 mistresses. Up to now, our guy feels happy, healthy and well-balanced… until one of his mistresses starts putting some distance between them.
A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.
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.
The story of Jesus Christ is one of the most told stories in the world. Had his story been a movie it would be the biggest blockbuster in history. But what exactly happened in that "movie"? Who was Jesus? Luke Gasser, famous Swiss rock musician and movie director, took these questions and made the forgotten "Making Of". He visits the original stage where the biggest story in mankind played.
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...
Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero and policeman, agrees to be stationed in a small valley, at the very borders of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq. It is a lawless territory, right at the heart of illegal drug, medication and alcohol trafficking. He refuses to bow down to Aga Azzi, the corrupt tribal chief. Baran meets Govend, the village school teacher, who is also rejected by the villagers.
Marguerite Muir, an exuberant forty-something single woman, is mugged and her handbag stolen. A few hours later, Georges Palet finds her wallet by chance, lying at the foot of his car in the parking lot of the mall. This mysterious married man decides to meet Marguerite.
For two years, the artist Vik Muniz photographed people who live from separating garbage, with the idea of turning their work into a crazy project: transforming refuse into art and thereby money. In Jardim Gramacho, the largest dump in the world on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, 3000 people recycle 200 tons of stinking garbage every day. How can art change their lives?
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.
During their regular jogs, Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness - and what it means to fall in love with another man. Torn between his family and his new feelings for Kay, Marc sees his world careening more and more out of control. Suddenly, his life is in free fall and Marc realizes that, try as he may, he can't make everyone happy - least of all himself.
C'est une des voyageuses les plus étonnantes du 20e siècle. Exploratrice par quête de vérité, photographe par goût, écrivain et journaliste par nécessité, Ella Maillart, célèbre pour ses multiples exploits sportifs, ses voyages et ses livres, va parcourir les régions les plus reculées de la planète dans des conditions qui relevaient de la plus pure aventure.
Paul est un neurochirurgien de 60 ans. Marié à Lucie, leur bonheur ne connaît jamais d'ombre. Mais un jour, des bouquets de roses commencent à être livrés anonymement chez eux au même moment où Lou, une jeune fille de 20 ans, ne cesse de croiser le chemin de Paul. Alors commencent à tomber les masques : les uns et les autres sont-ils vraiment ce qu'ils prétendent être ?
Fluffy is the nickname of Kevin, a 12 years old kid already weights 100 kilos (220.46 lb). If he keeps devours fries, pastries and ice cream everyday, he's gonna have heart attack sooner or later unless he decides to change his diet to turn around and stop eating junk food.
Ava, 13, is on vacation by the ocean with her mother and her little sister. An introverted outsider, her life turns upside down when she learns she is losing her sight faster than expected. Because her mother decides to carry on so as not to spoil her daughter's vacation, Ava confronts things in her own way. Intrigued by a refugee boy she meets on the beach, she steals his big black dog...
Thomas Rickenmann’s documentary travels to the Alps to follow three families as they go through their summer rituals and traditions, the grueling climb up to the alps with their livestock and equipment to work the land, to make cheese and feed their cattle.
Business thriller in which a brilliant young woman leaves her husband and the bleakness and stagnation of Eastern Germany for the more prosperous West, in search of work and a future. Once in Hanover, she meets a shady business accountant who, with her consent, pulls her into his schemes. A brilliantly creepy cautionary tale about capitalism.
96 hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.
Cheyenne is a former rock star who is still rocking the Goth look. Now 50, he relives the days of super-stardom with avid young fan and best friend Mary. Living off his royalties he rattles around his grand Dublin mansion until the death of his estranged father calls him to New York. Reunited with his family, Cheyenne discovers a secret that sends him across America on the road trip of his life.
A documentary on the transformation of Mikhail Khodorkovsky - from a perfect socialist to a perfect capitalist and finally, in a Siberian prison, becoming a perfect martyr. Khodorkovsky - the richest Russian, challenges President Putin.
Adèle leads her secondary school life the way her adolescent state dictates. Tired of pretending with her new boyfriend, Adèle goes in search of a mysterious young woman with blue highlights whom she saw by chance on the street. She finds her in a gay bar. Emma, a fine arts student, is a bit older and, especially, more sure of her own sexuality.
Florence and Vincent have it all: career, marriage, house children. And now they want to succeed at divorce too. But destiny has different plans for them when it offers each the professional opportunity of their career – abroad. Unable to agree, the couple fights over who will have to take custody of their children.
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...
Monsieur Beiji is tired of a life of toil in a shipyard, and wants to realise his long-cherished dream, opening a floating restaurant specialising in fish-and-couscous dishes. But the ship is still to be renovated, and local dignitaries to be persuaded that the idea has a future. And then there are Beiji's friends and family who have their own parts to play in the success or failure of his dream.
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Zahira, 18, is close to her family until her parents ask her to follow Pakistani tradition to choose a husband. Torn between family customs and her western lifestyle, the young woman turns for help to her brother and confidant Amir.