From Paris in the sixties to 21st-century London, Madeleine and her daughter Vera waltz in and out of the lives of the men they love. But not every era allows us to love blithely and lightheartedly. How are we to resist the sands of time that attack our most heartfelt sentiments? [Synopsis courtesy of Cannes Film Festival]

Après lui

A woman (Catherine Deneuve) becomes obsessed with her son’s best friend after her child dies in a car accident. Camille voit sa vie brisée par la disparition de son fils dans un accident de la route. Incapable de faire le deuil, elle s’attache à Franck, le meilleur ami de celui-ci, qui est aussi le responsable du drame. Les proches de Camille ne comprennent pas son attitude. Le vide se fait autour d’elle. Qu’importe le scandale, Franck devient l’objet consentant de son affection. Mais il va prendre peu à peu conscience que l’obsession de Camille le met en danger.

Making Plans for Lena (Non ma fille, tu n’iras pas danser)

Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any means necessary, to make her happy.

Two Friends

Clément, a film extra, is madly in love with Mona, a salesgirl in a sandwich bar. Mona has a secret that makes her elusive. When Clément is desperate to win her heart, Abel, his best and only friend, comes to the rescue. The two friends set off in the adventure of conquering her. [Synopsis courtesy of Cannes Film Festival]