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An isolated beach on the south-coast of the Pacific Ocean. At the end of the beach : the mangrove. A young european woman comes back with her son after many years spent abroad. But can one make peace with the ghosts from the past ?
K and Eetu are two best friends who have cycling on the brain. Born on bikes essentially, both work as couriers in Helsinki during the day and train for the national cycling championships at night. But when new girl Oona joins their company, their friendship and love of the sport is tested.
Beautiful Anna turns all the men's heads without realizing it, which makes her husband incredibly jealous. When he throws her out, she and her two children stay with various men. But wherever they go, Anna's beauty and charm lead to misunderstandings and nasty gossip. Her son suffers so much that he breaks off contact with her, not returning until he is an adult and she is on her deathbed.
Every year, Max, a successful restaurant owner, and Véro, his eco-friendly wife invite a merry group of friends to their beautiful beach house to celebrate Antoine's birthday and kick-start the vacation. But, this year, before they all leave Paris, their buddy Ludo is hurt in a serious accident, which sets off a dramatic chain of reactions and emotional responses.
Hans had a good life. He saw the world, loved his wife Martha and yes, two or three things went wrong. But that doesn't need to be talked about. And now? Two years ago Martha died, Hans can barely manage his daily routine anymore, and after a visit to the vet his beloved dog Miller doesn't return home. Hans is tired. Basically he can't be bothered anymore. He wants to die.
Tom and Gerri are a couple who are drifting past middle age into their sixties; he's a geologist and she's a psychotherapist. Tom and Gerri have a stable and happy marriage and a grown son, Joe, an activist lawyer who hasn't settled down yet, much to his mother's chagrin.
Summertime in the north of Italy. Giacomo, a deaf teenager, goes to the river with Stefania, his best friend. They enjoy each other's company as they walk through a wooded area, looking for a place to access the river...
Two men in their forties who share a love of screwing around go out together night after drug-fuelled night to cheat on their significant others. As they give each other alibis reassure their nervous spouses, their adolescent philandering is matched only by their obsession for any women that moves.
Romain, 23, is the watchman of a small Paris hotel. He does not know it yet but he is about to become a novelist... One day, his grandmother Madeleine escapes from the nursing home where she has been placed against her will by her sons. Romain asks his employer for a leave and joins her in Etretat. Both have a wonderful day in the town of Madeleine's youth...
Journal de France is an engrossing and valuable personal record of the work of photographer and film-maker Raymond Depardon, depicting his autumnal journey across France, taking pictures of buildings and street scenes that he believes are in danger of dying out.
Mickael, an average 17-year-old who loves judo, is preparing for graduation and is seeing a girl called Vanessa. Mickael likes to tell his friends how things are, especially when it comes to sex - of all the new experiences he's had and how he shares Vanessa with his best friend Clément. The added spice is Mickael's poor background in the face of his rich young friends.
Camille and Sullivan, two adolescents aged 15 and 19, experience an intense and passionate first love. But Sullivan plans to travel no matter what. Camille is severely depressed and attempts suicide. She doesn't see Sullivan again for several years. But seeing her former love revives her passions and turns her life upside down...
It begins with a dream about an impossible encounter between Avi Mograbi and his grandfather, Ibrahim, outside their Damascus home in 1920. What language did they speak? Avi's Arabic is rudimentary, while his grandfather Ibrahim had yet to learn Hebrew. In the dream, Avi's grandfather informs him that the family has decided to leave Syria for Palestine, Damascus for Tel-Aviv.
The Catalan restaurant El Bulli has long become a legend and is now history. Archeologist and filmmaker Gereon Wetzel was allowed into the kitchens during two six-month cycles of experimentation and operations for a unique look at Ferran Adrià and his famous restaurant
Jean doesn't feel like doing anything anymore. Despite his wife's attempts to help him getting back to the top, he is obliged to stay in a psychiatric hospital during three weeks. When he gets out, he has only one desire: to reintegrate into society. As a proof of good will, he decides to offer her a microwave oven.
In the midst of attempting to end his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him if he can look after his niece, Sophia, for a few hours. Richie decides to cancel his plans, and spends the evening with Sophia. But Sophia has preconceived notions of who Richie is, and Richie has to overcome this perception, even though he lacks social graces.
Every day Wadjda passes a toy store window showing a beautiful green bicycle. Although it is forbidden for girls to ride bicycles, Wadja concocts a plan to earn enough money to afford the bike. She takes part in a Koran competition and with her slyness and cunning mind she tries to find a way to rise above her fellow competitors to make her most cherished dream come true... the green bicycle.
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.
Successful publisher Will Atenton quit a job in New York City to relocate his wife, Libby, and two girls to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was the murder scene of a mother and her children.
In Marocco, Dizzy, Rotamon and Fabia, three drug dealers, are pursued by the police after a failed operation. When Rotamon goes on his own way, Dizzy and Fabia must work as team. Distrustful of one another, they spend time observing each other. Their wandering leads them from camps to oasis until Dizzy commits a murder...
Lola is pregnant. But she does not know who the father is : Jamal, the black muslim, son of diplomats, or Felix, the pennyless jewish messenger. Jamal and Felix meet at Lola's, and the race begins. First long feature film by Vincent Kassovitz.
This movie follows Angèle a young woman who is fascinated by wildlife and determined to become the first woman veterinarian. Despite all the obstacles she faces she strives to find a way to connect with the wolves outside her village.
In Brooklyn Bridge Park, Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate Ethan Longstreet across the face with a stick after an argument. Among the more serious of Ethan's injuries is a permanently missing tooth and the possibility of a second tooth also being lost. Their respective parents learn of the altercation through Ethan's parents questioning him about his injuries.
Hockey Season 2009-2010. Against everyone's expectations, the club Geneva-Servette plays the final match against Bern. How was that possible? Through the voices of the players and the staff, the movie retells the epic rise of the Servette eagles during the unbelievable season 2009-2010.
Moved by the plight of the mother of her daughter's school friend, a young judge facing an incurable disease teams up with an older colleague in order to fight against financial companies that exploit the poor.
Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme 16 starts a new life after meeting a group of 3 free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in the gang, hoping that this will be a way to freedom.
For 28 months the dead man lay on the sofa in his studio in the centre of Geneva. His family, his neighbours, and his friends thought he was either travelling or in convalescence.The film examines how a man could be so forgotten.
Fall 2011. Christoph Blocher is on the campaign trail, working toward a victory for his rightwing. The story of Switzerland’s most controversial political leader. It also chronicles the face-to-face encounter between a filmmaker and a man of power, through a year of exclusive, up-close interviews and access to his private life.
Prison guard JC lives an ordered life, measured by his little routines. His only real hobby is the tango lessons he meticulously takes to keep himself properly fit for his job. One day a new student joins his class and while he's troubled by his reaction to the unknown woman, JC becomes even more so when the next day she brings her son along to prison to visit her husband and her lover.
Claudia, a lonely young woman, works in a supermarket. One night, she ends up in the hospital with a severe case of appendicitis. There, she meets Martha, the woman resting in the bed next to hers. Martha, who lives alone with her four children, gains Claudia's trust.
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.
Marianne, Mike and Angèle have gathered once more around their mother. In ten days, following the end of the treatment protocol, Claudine will be dead. Ten days? Marianne never grasped the fact that they would have to wait so long, yet she usually understands very well...
In his early forties, Joachim Zand returns to France from self-imposed exile in the United States. Zand left behind him a career in television which was initially brilliant, but made him enemies with subsequent failures. He returns to his homeland to promote a troupe of American «new burlesque» dancers.
To save their jobs, women decide to resume power in their lingerie company by forming a cooperative. At the mercy of events and twists, they find happiness with humor and strength of collective solidarity and a new freedom.
Based on Lisa Genova’s 2009 novel of the same name, "Still Alice" is a frightening, heartbreaking, but ultimately inspiring drama featuring an astonishing Oscar and BAFTA-winning performance from Julianne Moore.
Paco and Nora once were an ideally matched couple. Both loved nature, nomadic or semi-nomadic life and agreed to raise their children far from the corruption of the consumer society. But Nora, unlike Paco, grew tired of such a lifestyle and left Paco taking their children with her. Paco would not accept what he considered a betrayal, all the more since Nora had obtained custody of the children...
Who better to cover the Paralympics, the international sporting event for athletes with physical and intellectual disabilities, than Niko von Glasow, the world's best-known disabled filmmaker? Unfortunately — or fortunately for anyone seeking an insightful and funny documentary — this filmmaker frankly hates sports and thinks the games are "a stupid idea".
Jipé is the leadsinger of a succesful rockband. When his mic crashes he continues to sing, but loses his voice. Therefore he cannot scream when he falls into a ditch and dies. His rock buddies decide to pay him a last tribute by scattering Jipé's ashes on a tour to California.
On the mediterranean borders of Europe, tourists try to relax while “illegal” immigrants struggle for a chance to a better life. Breaking out of a strictly confined tourist zone, two children of a Swiss family rapidly experience that reality here has very little to do with the posh life in the camping site. Then a storm hits the shore and washes away almost all distinctions between rich and poor.