Happy-End is a found footage film: the re-working of someone elses home movies from the 60s and 70s. The sequences selected are taken from many hours of the staged private life of Rudolfand Elfriede, pivoting on demonstrative celebrations, alcohol and cake consumption together.
Leila is Moroccan, Mathieu is French. They’ve lived together for two years. With Leila being recently in an irregular situation, they made the decision to get married. The marriage approaches and they only miss one more document: the certificate of Leila’s celibacy.
Ouagadougou, its buildings and shantytowns… Wealth in a modern town and poverty in the suburbs. Through Fousseini – a Muslim firmly attached to his faith and traditions – and his family ‘Haramuya’ draws a picture of Ouagadougou in the traps of modernism and traditionalism.
The life of a mercenary is transitory and violent. They roam the world in packs, feeding off obscure political upsets, internecine wars, and the general shabby consequences of man’s continuing efforts to destroy himself. Some, though, are loners. John Connor is one such man.