Focusing on the world of a 14-year-old girl, Evridika, who is experiencing the first extremes of adolescent emotion, the film makes effective and imaginative use of her private world centred on internet chat rooms and mobile phone recordings.
Yacine is a brilliant student in political philosophy coming from a modest background. Richard, his teacher, gives him an unexpected support. Indeed, he offers to help him get a training course for the government. But one night, Yacine wakes up panic-stricken.
She’s alive, but won’t be for long. Soon a host of angels will fetch her. Poetic portrait of a Polish woman called Jadwiga, who is old, poor and has lived in many countries, including the Netherlands, but has now returned to Warsaw. The filmmaker follows her closely.
Sharing a birthday drink with his best friend, shy, disenchanted trader Robert (Rossif Sutherland) spots Daphne (Karine Vanasse), and, at Paul’s urging decides to chat her up. One wild night later, he wakes up in his car, heading north to Canada, to a town he’s never heard of.
A film about characters, characters who are part of a country. A reflection on personal stories apparently very far apart, stories that look for one another in a country also immersed in the struggle to find itself and create its own identity: Peru.