The Big Hit
Drama about a prison theatre workshop, who are staging Waiting For Godot.


The Divide
Two women on the verge of a breakup, in a hospital, are further stressed on the night of a big demonstration by the overwhelmed staff and by angry, injured protestors who land up besieging the building.
A TV journalist's career, home life, and psychological stability are shaken after a driving accident.


It's My Life
A woman drifts into prostitution after the break-up of her relationship.
I Want to Talk About Duras
Portrait of the complex romantic relationship between epochal experimental novelist and filmmaker Marguerite Duras and her much younger, homosexual partner, Yann Andréa.


Petite Maman
Something magical happens to a young girl after the death of her grandma.
A little girl faces a moral dilemma after she sees her brother being bullied.
A mayor in the final term of her political career faces a choice between integrity and ambition.


A Radiant Girl
Paris, summer 1942. Irene is Jewish and French. She is 19 and living a life of passions - Her friendships, her new love, her desire to be an actress. Nothing suggests that Irene's time is running out.
The Restless
A family struggles with the father's bipolar disorder.
Returning To Reims (Fragments)
An intimate and political story of the French working class from the beginning of the 1950s to today.
An actor forges and unlikely friendship with the woman assigned to provide him with security.
A woman becomes pregnant after having sex with a car.

59th New York Film Festival early bird highlights Futura, Jane By Charlotte, James Baldwin: From Another Place and The Velvet Underground

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