Growing up in the Moroccan village of Tazzeka, Elias learned the secrets of traditional Moroccan cuisine from his grandmother who raised him. Years later, meeting a top Paris chef and a young woman named Salma inspires him to leave home.
In order to participate with medal options in the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games, the national coach of France decides to form a basketball team composed mostly of fake mentally retarded. ... See full summary »
In the late 1950s in Châteauroux, France, Rachel, a modest office worker, meets Philippe, a brilliant young man born to a bourgeois family. This brief but passionate connection results in ... See full summary »
Lola, a divorce lawyer, has two brothers: Benoit, owner of an optical shop, and Pierre, who works demolishing buildings. Everything seems to keep these three brothers away, although, in ... See full summary »
An editor discovers a novel that she considers to be a masterpiece, in a library whose particularity is to collect the manuscripts refused by the publishers. The text is signed Henri Pick, a Breton pizza maker who died two years earlier.
The music is the secret of Mathieu Malinski, a subject about which he dare not speak in its suburb where it lagging behind with his friends. While a small burglaries that he made with the ... See full summary »
Kristin Scott Thomas,
Commissioner Beffrois waits for retirement with mixed enthusiasm when a theft of paintings catches his attention. Is it the elegance of the process? The audacity of the crime? The beauty of... See full summary »
Sidonie, a young air hostess, raises her 15 year old daughter Lolo alone as the father is unknown. In an effort to satisfy Lolo's growing curiosity as to her origins, Sidonie takes her to her own native region, Somme Bay, in search of potential fathers. The aim of the trip : to steal a precious hair from each of these men in order to carry-out a DNA paternity test. There are five potential fathers: a melancholic mechanic, an artist/painter jaded playboy, a former local football champion, a nightclub owner, a womanizing country doctor - five men who open the doors of their lives. Five men, five memories, five confrontations with the past, five unexpected encounters.