Alice is beautiful, has a great job as a pharmacist and a famous confident, Woody Allen. She has everything to be perfectly happy. Everything, except a man... But why should she marry? She keeps asking this question to her father, who desparately tries to find her a husband. But when she meets Victor things might change... For her first feature film, director Sophie Lellouche is surrounded by a distinguished cast: Alice Taglioni, singer / actor Patrick Bruel and Woody Allen as a special guest. All were charmed by the director's unconventional, sparkling and mischievous universe, who's leading actress sells feel good movie of independant films instead of medicine!
Mathias is a married man and father of a small girl. He accidentally meets a young boy who strangely reminds him of himself at that age. Bedazzled, he starts doing some research and discovers that the mother of the child looks like his own mother. And she has the same name. But she is 30 years younger… After his film Sans arme, ni haine, ni violence, actor/director Jean-Paul Rouve stands once more in front and behind the camera, together with Miou-Miou, Claude Brasseur, Benoît Poelvoorde, Gilles Lellouche. A touching comedy, with an existential question : if one could relive ones youth again, would one change the course of things ?
British director Terence Davies (The Neon Bible) adapts the eponymous novel by Sir Terence Rattigan. Elegantly set in post-war London with its pubs and dark alleys, Rachel Weisz shines as a bourgeois wife of an arrogant judge in a passionless marriage. She meets an ex-RAF pilot (Tom Hiddleston) and together they engage in a destructive affair set in Britain's puritan society.
A fine international cast: Penélope Cruz as a prostitute, Roberto Benigni as a mistaken filmstar, and also Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Allen himself who hadn't appeared in front of a camera since Scoop (2006). They all meet in Rome for a classic Allen-style comedy. After London (Matchpoint), Barcelona (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) and Paris (Midnight in Paris) the filmmaker settles his camera in Rome for a tribute to the Eternal City. How does this citizen of Manhattan view our old Europe? How is the Italian cinema of the 50ties and 60ties of Vittorio De Sica, Roberto Rossellini, Michelangelo Antonioni and Federico Fellini perceived by the most New Yorkan director of all?
They come from different social backgrounds and they are in love... If you have seen Tess by Roman Polanski, taken from the famous novel by Thomas Hardy, you will know the rest of the plot. Michael Winterbottom's (The Killer Inside Me, The Road to Guantanamo) adaptation is set in contemporary India and is augmented with a political dimension, confronting post-colonial Europe with rural India. With a beautiful Freida Pinto, who made her debut in Slumdog Millionaire.