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Family Life

A young family temporarily relocates for the father’s professorship, and an estranged cousin is recruited to house-sit. Martin, the cousin, is a peculiar, brooding, scruffy man. Eager to go, the family dismisses any doubts they have and leave the house in Martin’s care. Left to his own devices, Martin listlessly chain-smokes and goes through Bruno’s […]

Bonsai

At the end of this film, Emilia dies and Julio remains alone. Actually, Julio had remained alone several years before Emilia’s death. What matters is that at the end, Emilia dies and Julio does not die. Julio lives and Emilia does not live. The rest is fiction. [Synopsis courtesy of the Cannes Film Festival.]