|Genre: , Murder, Psychodrama, Doctor|
Plot: Forty year-old Jean-Luc is a successful gerontologist living in the wealthy Parisian suburb of Versailles with his beautiful wife Isa. On the surface, Jean-Luc appears to have everything one could want from life, however the unexpected arrival of his long estranged father (Maurice) promises to shatter Jean-Luc’s facade.
A quiet yet lively man, Maurice abandoned his wife and two young sons years ago, without any apparent misgivings, to practice medicine in Africa. Upon his sudden return, Maurice is quick to view his older son’s life and world with a detachment that verges on cruelty, and it isn’t long before he profoundly disrupts the fragile and truly imperfect bourgeois lives of Jean-Luc and those around him.
In the face of a father who charms, disgusts and rejects him, Jean-Luc can no longer avoid confronting his own past. Secrets are revealed, and the crisis triggered by his mysterious father will alter things forever... © 2002 New Yorker Films
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| Directed by|
Nathalie..., Dry Cleaning, Augustin, roi du Kung-fu
Night and Fog, Totò the Hero, Every Morning of the World
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Rire et châtiment, Children's Play, Beyond Therapy
| Music By|
Gangs of New York, Eyes Wide Shut, The Merchant of Venice