Somewhere between the end of the Indochina War and the twilight of the twentieth century, Caroline Guiela Nguyen brings us the stories of Vietnamese exiles. The dramatist draws out a gentle, colourful melodrama from these voices.
For his first feature film, Ceasefire, Emmanuel Courcol reflects on Paris after the First World War. Through the character of Georges, who survived the trenches, the film discusses the difficult return of the soldiers.
The Woods Dreams are Made of is a feature-length documentary film about the Bois de Vincennes park and the unusual personalities who visit it every day. An enchanting film about the city’s relationship with nature.
An agile and elliptical investigation, immersed in the shadows of memory, So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighbourhood embodies Modiano’s style in all its splendour, the very year in which the writer was honoured with the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Beginning from the notes of a former soldier, Jean Echenoz recounts the First World War through the tale of one of its ordinary characters. His fluent prose and succinct descriptions make it an instant classic of its genre.