By Yann Le Gal, Isild Le Besco, Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige, Ismaël Ferroukhi, Corinne Garfin, Safy Nebbou
There is one event in everybody’s childhood which is a turning point, a point that influences the adult one has become, an event that changes you definitely. Fritz Lang, Orson Welles, Jacques Tati, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Renoir and Ingmar Bergman experienced it. 7 talented directors tell their stories, taken from their biography.
By Johan Grimonprez
"If you meet your double, you should kill him". Acclaimed Belgian director Johan Grimonprez (dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y) casts Alfred Hitchcock as a paranoid history professor, unwittingly caught up in a double take on the cold war period. The master says all the wrong things at all the wrong times while politicians on both sides desperately clamor to say the right things, live on TV.
By Sharunas Bartas
Gena does business with the Russian mafia. When he decides to leave Lithuania and go West with his girlfriend, he takes a last trip to Moscow to collect his money back.
By Amir Manor
Hayuta and Berl, an elderly couple, find it hard to adjust to today's Israel and to the social changes surrounding them.
By Maxime Giroux
FELIX AND MEIRA tells the miraculous love story between two separate beings from two distinct communities, who attempt to love each other.
By Raja Amari
Seeking refuge from her radical islamist brother, Samia stays at her friend Imed's, but longs for her independence and freedom. She will find it in the form of Mrs Bertaud, a rich widow she starts working for.
By Marjane Satrapi
Gang of the Jotas is a wacky take on the famous suitcase mixup at the airport. Nils and Didier are arriving to the South of Spain to play in a badminton tournament. A mysterious and manipulative woman is also coming in to set things straight with the Spanish mafia. When they meet to exchange suitcases, all three of their lives are going to be turned upside down.
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