New Films

THE EMPTY BOX

Due to his health condition, Toussaint, a 60 year old Haitian native, goes to live with Jazmin, his 30 year old daughter in Mexico City. Toussaint is a man who wasn’t able to take root in any of the places he lived. He was not a loving father and he is a complete stranger to Jazmín.

BITTER MONEY

a film by
Wang Bing

In a fast growing city of East China, migrants have been arriving and living for a dream of a better life. But what they find there are little opportunities and poor living conditions that push people, even couples, into violent and oppressive relations.

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Despite being nearly 30, Hélène still looks like a teenager. She writes powerful, physical texts with a caustic humour. As she herself says, she was part of a “miscalibrated batch that doesn’t fit in anywhere”.

MOKA

Diane Kramer is led by one obsession: to find the driver of the mocha color Mercedes which hit her son and devastated her life. With a few belongings, some money and a gun, she goes to Evian, where she's learned the driver lives.

Brooks, meadows and lovely faces

Yehia is a chef who manages with his two sons, Refaat, a passionnate cook, and the womanizer Galal, a catering company for weddings and other celebrations. Karima, Yehia’s niece, is promised to Refaat, but Refaat loves Shadia, without knowing that Karima loves also

CLASH

a film by
Mohamed Diab

Cairo, summer of 2013 - Two years after the Egyptian revolution. In the wake of the ouster of Islamist president Morsi, a police truck full of detained demonstrators of divergent political and religious backgrounds roams through violent protests.

THE GIRL WITHOUT HANDS

In hard times, a miller sells his daughter to the Devil. Protected by her purity, she escapes but is deprived of her hands. Walking away from her family, she encounters the goddess of water, a gentle gardener and a prince in his castle. A long journey towards the light…

THE EMPTY BOX

Due to his health condition, Toussaint, a 60 year old Haitian native, goes to live with Jazmin, his 30 year old daughter in Mexico City. Toussaint is a man who wasn’t able to take root in any of the places he lived. He was not a loving father and he is a complete stranger to Jazmín.

BITTER MONEY

a film by
Wang Bing

In a fast growing city of East China, migrants have been arriving and living for a dream of a better life. But what they find there are little opportunities and poor living conditions that push people, even couples, into violent and oppressive relations.

LATEST NEWS FROM THE COSMOS

Despite being nearly 30, Hélène still looks like a teenager. She writes powerful, physical texts with a caustic humour. As she herself says, she was part of a “miscalibrated batch that doesn’t fit in anywhere”.

MOKA

Diane Kramer is led by one obsession: to find the driver of the mocha color Mercedes which hit her son and devastated her life. With a few belongings, some money and a gun, she goes to Evian, where she's learned the driver lives.

Brooks, meadows and lovely faces

Yehia is a chef who manages with his two sons, Refaat, a passionnate cook, and the womanizer Galal, a catering company for weddings and other celebrations. Karima, Yehia’s niece, is promised to Refaat, but Refaat loves Shadia, without knowing that Karima loves also

CLASH

a film by
Mohamed Diab

Cairo, summer of 2013 - Two years after the Egyptian revolution. In the wake of the ouster of Islamist president Morsi, a police truck full of detained demonstrators of divergent political and religious backgrounds roams through violent protests.

THE GIRL WITHOUT HANDS

In hard times, a miller sells his daughter to the Devil. Protected by her purity, she escapes but is deprived of her hands. Walking away from her family, she encounters the goddess of water, a gentle gardener and a prince in his castle. A long journey towards the light…

TIFF Toronto International Film Festival

September 8th
to
September 13th

Sébastien Laudenbach

Sébastien Laudenbach competed in the most prestigious festivals through its past achievements : JOURNAL (1998, Youth award in Clermont-Ferrand), DES CALINS DANS LES CUISINES (2004, preselection Césars 2005), REGARDER OANA (2009, Selections Annecy, Clermont-Ferrand), VASCO (2010, Critics’Week Cannes 2010, preselection Césars 2012) and DAPHNÉ OU LA BELLE PLANTE co-directed with Sylvain Derosne (2015 Prix Emile Reynaud).
THE GIRL WITHOUT HANDS is his first feature film, adapted from the short story by the Brothers Grimm.