On her birthday, Jeanne, an actress, learns from her mother that her father is Indian, a Hindu she met on her travels. An “Untouchable”, her mother says. Intending to find her father, Jeanne sets out on her own for the vastness of India with little more than a name as a clue.
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Its strength is in what it does not say. The emotional tension that Le Besco suggests, her character's inner conflicts, unresolved questions, are also put in front of our eyes when the narrative devices go silent.
Seems to be mostly a vehicle to show Isild Le Besco and scenes of India. The latter caters far too much to the male gaze so if you are not a heterosexual male or a lesbian than this film is a waste of time unless you like scenes of very busy streets in India.
Une oeuvre assez étonnante dans sa douce progression, qui prend son temps, (mais pas le nôtre) avec son rythme évanescent et fantasque, pour lentement imprégner le spectateur de sa diffuse présence et de son évidence certaine... www.cinefiches.com