AINDA ASSIM I Directed by Lillah Halla
90’ I 2023 I DRAMA I BRAZIL, URUGUAY, FRANCE I PORTUGUESE, SPANISH I 1ST FEATURE FILM
In Brazil, where abortion is a crime, Sofia, a 17-year-old girl who discovers she’s pregnant, sees her life put in jeopardy when she realizes she’s not ready to be a mother and everyone, except her dad, is against her will.
MAJORITY COPRODUCTION IN FINANCING
THE LAST DAYS OF R.M. I Directed by Amin Sidi-Boumédiène
R.M. is a writer threatened with death in 1990’s Algeria. He decides to go into exile in France, in the Parisian suburbs. Far from his wife and son, he feels the persisting anxiety of the life of a hunted man and progressively sinks into madness and the maze of his own imagination.
90’ I DRAMA I 2ND FEATURE FILM I SHOOTING : FRANCE, ALGERIA I LANGUAGE : FRENCH, ARABIC
MISTER ALVARES IS DEAD I Directed by Cristina Pinheiro
90’ I DRAMA I 2ND FEATURE FILM I SHOOTING : FRANCE, PORTUGAL I LANGUAGE : FRENCH, PORTUGUESE
To escape to her mum’s revelations about her father she has never seen, Jeanne, 48-year-old investigates the life of a mysterious neighbour who was found dead in his home after more than 15 years.
Confirmed cast : Isabelle Carré, JoeyStarr, Martine Chevallier, Nuno Lopes
L'HÉRITIER DES SECRETS I Directed by Mohamed Nadif
90’ I DRAMA I FRANCE, MOROCCO, CANADA I 3RD FEATURE FILM I SHOOTING : MOROCCO, CANADA I LANGUAGE : FRENCH
Farid was three years old when his father fled Morocco for another woman. He grew up, got married and began a promising career until a letter arrived from Montreal: it was at the request of Farid's mother that his father had left them. Farid then sets out to meet his father to try to find answers to his departure.
Confirmed cast : Assaâd Bouad
LES BOULES I Directed by Guillaume Levil & Lewis Eizykman
90’ I COMEDY I 1ST FEATURE FILM I SHOOTING : FRANCE I LANGUAGE : FRENCH
At 40 years old, Rémi and Manu, the best friends in the world, are lost in the meanders of contraception. They decide to do something and make a pact: if reversible methods such as heat- based contraception don't work within 3 months, they will have a vasectomy.
PARADIS I Directed by Alaa Eddine Aljem
90’ I GENRE FILM I FRANCE, MOROCCO I 2ND FEATURE FILM I SHOOTING : FRANCE I LANGUAGE : FRENCH
As humankind sees its senses withering because of an unexplained mutation, Nadir and Ahmed spend their lives idle in a dull neighborhood. The discovery of a strange tree and of the extraordinary effects of its flowers might shift their fate.
MINORITY COPRODUCTION IN FINANCING
ALT FYRI HANA I Directed by Andrias Høgenni
90’ I DARK COMEDY I FEROE ISLANDS, DANEMARK, FRANCE I FAROESE LANGUAGE I 1ST FEATURE FILM
Jákup ́s step daughter, Stina, is getting married today and everything is going swimmingly. That is until Jákup accidentally invites her biological father, the estranged, drunk and very toxic Anton, to the wedding. Jákup must work very hard to prevent Anton from ruining Stina ́s special day without she ever finding out.
HIJO MAYOR I Directed by Cecilia Kang
90’ I DRAMA I ARGENTINA, SOUTH KOREA, FRANCE I SPANISH I 1ST FEATURE FILM
An emotional cartography based on a family’s migration from post- war South Korea to Argentina. They break traditions to go against what is expected of them, delineating unexplored paths through
painful acts of freedom.
ARDE UN REINOI Directed by Catalina Arroyave Restrepo
90’ I DRAMA I COLOMBIA, FRANCE I SPANISH I 2ND FEATURE FILM
Candelaria is a teenage girl of Catholic religion. At a girls' school run by nuns in Medellin, her beliefs are shaken when a young teacher arrives at her school and shows her the possibilities outside this religious environment.