As he is driving his wife to the maternity ward, Thomas runs over and kills a young man on the road. Marie-France, the mother, will not get over the mourning of her lost son. Nine years ...
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It's been four years since Sylvie's son Felipe was abducted by his father Pablo after their divorce. Having been let down by the French officials who had succeeded in tracking both them down, only to let them escape again, Sylvie has now decided to take matters into her own hands.
A large crowd joins the historic center of the city where a long procession of extras in costume of the fifteenth century scrolls to the Cathedral Sainte Croix. The last day of Johannine ... See full summary »
Une famille de brocanteurs d'Arras, presque ruinée, toujours sur les routes, va voir sa vie basculer, cette nuit, dans la chambre de ce modeste hôtel. Poussée à bout par la violence de son ... See full synopsis »
Married with a family and professionally successful, Vincent Ferreira has all he needs to be happy. Sensitive about his modest origins, he dreams of joining the local upmarket club attended... See full summary »
It's the turn of the century and jobs are hard to find. A young man assigns himself the job of a store clerk, without pay... only a place to sleep and eat... after he was manipulated by a ... See full summary »
As he is driving his wife to the maternity ward, Thomas runs over and kills a young man on the road. Marie-France, the mother, will not get over the mourning of her lost son. Nine years have passed. Marie-France has become Thomas' secretary and dangerously starts to interfere into his life, with one idea in mind: to get closer to his son...Written by
What a taut drama telling us the story of a woman whose the son is killed as a jaywalker by a hit - but not run - driver, a man whose the wife is about to give birth to their first child. Nine years later the deceased's mother - Nathalie Baye - seeks for a terrific revenge for her son death. She impersonates the killer husbands'secretary, assistant, and then step by step plans an insidious and machavellian intrusion inside the man's life, professional and personal: wife, child, father. Nathalie Baye is here absolutely outstanding as the villain, the first time in her career. But a villain character for whom we feel great empathy. This film reminded me another french feature which was made back in 2008: L'EMPREINTE DE L'ANGE, nearly the same atmosphere and same kind of story, if not the same tale. Don't miss it.
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