Fiction

FANON

29 May 2019
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Frantz Fanon vient d’être nommé médecin-chef à l’hôpital psychiatrique de  Blida en Algérie. Très vite, ses méthodes innovantes et le traitement huma-niste qu’il accorde aux patients algériens lui attirent les foudres de ses confrères et du Directeur de l’établissement.

Mais Frantz Fanon n’est pas homme à se laisser marcher sur les pieds. Sa dé-termination et ses idées suscitent l’intérêt du FLN et de son chef Abane Ramdane, qui lui propose de rallier la cause.
Dans un contexte où les tensions entre l’armée française et le FLN sont de plus en plus palpables, Frantz Fanon fait figure de traitre. Il se retrouve, avec sa femme Josie, prie dans un tourbillon de violence qui les conduit à prendre fait et cause pour l’indépendance de l’Algérie.

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BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH

29 May 2019
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A love story about divorce.. a road movie – a journey to the most unexpected places.  The film takes Tamer, the son of a revolutionary killed in Beirut in the 70’s and Salma, a Palestinian girl from Nazareth – living in the West Bank.  After 5 years of marriage, they receive permission to enter Israel.. only to get a divorce. Upon reaching the court, they are told that Tamer’s father (who is dead) still has residence in the country and they need to find his former partner, an Iraqi Jewish woman,  in order to finalise their divorce.

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TOUCH ME

29 May 2019
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Alice has a fight on her hands. Against her breast cancer which makes her feel so helpless as she sees her body changing. Against her fears about what still lies ahead. And against Moritz who loves her deeply but struggles as much as her with the new situation. In a quiet, atmospheric way, the movie tells the day-to-day story of a relationship that will never be the same again.

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RUSTY BOYS

13 June 2016
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When the elderly folk don’t behave like their children would prefer, the latter cannot cope at all. They have enough trouble trying to keep their own children in check, and now the old codgers are rattling their cages as well.

Fons (70), Lull (82), Nuckes (65) and Jängi (84) have spent their entire lives not letting themselves be bossed around, and they have no intention of putting up with it now.

Together, the four gentlemen plan their futures without an old people’s home. Nuckes is the leading force. As an old ’68 protester, he knows how to organize dissent, but all of this is easier said than done!

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POST PARTUM

2 November 2015
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Luce and Ulysse love each other. They live a full and happy life managing their own little veterinary clinic on the Atlantic coast. Luce is awaiting a happy event. The future looks good. At least at first sight. But when baby Rose arrives, nothing goes as planned. Luce is out of her depth before the constant crying of her baby.

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PUPPY LOVE

2 November 2015
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Diane is a mysterious and lonely teenager. Sharing special bonds with her father Christian, she takes care of the education of her brother Marc. The arrival of Julia in the neighborhood, a charismatic and liberated young British woman, is going to disturb Diane’s daily life. Desperately willing to become an adult, Diane is going to live, for a semester, the most shattering experiences of her life. The more she gets close to Julia, the more she gets irresponsible, ignoring consequences and limits to her desires.

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NUIT BLANCHE

2 November 2015
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A cop, Vincent, steals a big bag of cocaine from some gangsters, but he’s identified during the operation. The gangsters then decide to kidnap his son to get back the cocaine. But of course Vincent is no longer in possession of the stuff. To rescue his son he will have to find his way through the night club owned by the enemies and defer as much as he can the time of the exchange. The upcoming night seems to be the longest of his life and maybe even the last one…

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ANDUNI, Fremde Heimat

24 December 2010
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What is home? Is it a place? The place of mother tongue and tradition? The place of selfrealisation or of the family? ANDUNI – Where are we goin’ then? Always home! When her father dies, Belinda is drawn more and more into the burlesque world of her Armenian family, that she never really cared about earlier. But the more comfortable she feels here, the more she estranges from her college life and her boyfriend Manuel. Belinda makes herself onto a journey between safety and instability, freedom and narrowness. A search fo a home, with half of her familiy participating- and also Manuel.

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