Future Communist journalist Julius Fucik, lived in working-class and had a challenging childhood and youth. The authors created the movie in three episodes depicting him as early in life, in high school, and when he formed the resolve during the outbreak of WWII.
Based on August Strindberg’s Miss Julie, Julie, although remaining loyal to Strindberg, takes place in the contemporary tennis milieu. Julie, a renowned tennis player with the vunerability of a prima donna, is in the throes of a capricious trainer and an ambitious father.
Swiss-American filmmaker and photographer Rudy Burckhardt references his earlier and similarly autobiographical observation Montgomery,Alabama with —Julie_ ,shedding the former film’s soldier narrative in favor of a snapshot from his own life in rural Maine.
Her son dying of cancer and her marriage falling apart, Julie flees to Poland in search of a man who can heal using his hands. Julie finds not only a magical cure for her son, but also comes across a love so pure it begins to heal the aching in her heart.
Teenagers playing knights. They dream of a future far from their native village of Beauce. A loving and poetic glimpse of the young people and their surroundings, the French countryside. Julien prepares to leave his friends, his parents and the landscape of his childhood.