Paris. A very busy boulevard. Someone throws a crumpled piece of paper into the outstretched hands of a beggar-woman. This is the bond which, for an instant, links the trajectories of several very different characters.
Anne, a young actress, is on the threshold of making it in the cinema. Her boyfriend, Georges, is a war photographer, he is rarely in France. His father is a farmer. Georges’ younger brother Jean, has no interest in taking over the farm.
Amadou is a music teacher in a school for deaf-mute children. His father, a taxi driver, originates from Africa. His little sister is deaf and it’s because of her that Amadou has chosen his profession.
Maria comes from Romania and sends home the money she gets from begging. Having been deported she goes to spend some time with her family
BREAD & ROSESKen LOACH
DANCER IN THE DARKLars Von Trier
ESTHER KAHNArnaud DESPLECHIN
FAST FOOD FAST WOMENAmos KOLLEK
GUIZI LAI LEWen JIANG
HARRY? UN AMI QUI VOUS VEUT DU BIENDominik MOLL
IN THE MOOD FOR LOVEWONG Kar Wai
LA NOCEPavel LOUNGUINE
LES DESTINEES SENTIMENTALESOlivier ASSAYAS
NURSE BETTYNeil LABUTE
O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?Joel COEN
SANGER FRAN ANDRA VANINGENRoy ANDERSSON
TAKHTE SIAHSamira MAKHMALBAF
THE GOLDEN BOWLJames IVORY
THE YARDSJames GRAY
TROLOSA(FAITHLESS) Liv ULLMANN
YI YIEdward YANG